- Tuesday January 8, 2013
- 10:00am - 11:30am
- Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, 777 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota
- Group Hosting:
- Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
- Group Benefiting:
- The Fine Arts Society of Sarasota and Van Wezel
- Van Wezel Box Office
- Contact Phone:
- Contact Email:
- Ticket Price:
The Fine Arts Society of Sarasota and The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall present public backstage tours at the Van Wezel beginning at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 8. The tours are guided and offer a rare opportunity to go behind the scenes of the Van Wezel. View the movable orchestra pit, dressing rooms, hydraulic lifts and the green room, where visiting performers relax between shows. In addition to the backstage tour, visitors have the unique opportunity to view most of the FASS Art Collection. The tours are offered at 10 a.m. the first Tuesday of each month, October through May. Tours begin in the main lobby of the Van Wezel and last approximately 1 1/2 hours. Cost is $5. Tickets can be purchased at the Van Wezel box office or by calling the Charge It Line at 953-3368. Proceeds benefit the Van Wezel and the Fine Arts Society.
PHOTO GALLERY: Bird Key Yacht Club Labor Day Celebration
Bird Key Yacht Club kicks off Labor Day weekend with its Labor Day Celebration Party Friday, Aug. 29, at Bird Key Yacht Club.
FYI Friday — Your Weekly news roundup
Catch up on the week's most important and most interesting news stories from Sarasota, Longboat Key and East County with FYI Friday.
Deputies make arrest in murder investigation
The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office has charged 25-year-old Karli Wilbanks with second-degree murder in connection the shooting death of her boyfriend Michael Goodman.
City, county closures scheduled for Labor Day
Government offices in Sarasota County, the city of Sarasota, Longboat Key and East County will close Monday, Sept. 1, in observance of the Labor Day holiday.