RocÃo Molinaâ€™s flamenco performance at the Ringling International Arts Festival, â€œDanzaora y VinÃ¡tica,â€ was hypnotizing with the rhythms created by Molinaâ€™s movements, the traditional Spanish ballads, strums of the guitar and hand clapping keeping beat.
The clock was rewound Saturday night at the Opera House when the Sarasota Orchestra celebrated its 65th anniversary with a recreation of its very first concert.
Pianist/composer Stephen Prutsman put together a charming score that he and the Aeolus Quartet performed live, while we were sent hurtling through time to a gentler, funnier and, yes, more ingenious way of life.
The new film, 'Captain Phillips,' is a white-knuckle, nail-biter.
It's the 45th Anniversary of Ringling Bros Barnum & Bailey Clown College. A performance "The Big Shoe Review" is the culmination performance of a four-day reunion of more than 160 clowns. It took place Saturday, Oct. 12 at the Sailor Circus Arena and benefited Circus Sarasota's Big Top Education.
Leev Theater Group's recent adaptation, "Hamlet, Prince of Grief," now playing at the RIAF festival, features masterful direction by Mohammad Aghebati, a 40-minute script by Mohammad Charmshir and a single actor.
Hundreds of Sarasota Opera patrons joined in a celebration of Verdi's 200th Birthday Thursday, Oct. 10. The party started at the library then moved to the opera house where an open house, demonstrations and performances took place.