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Arts and Entertainment Wednesday, Mar. 18, 2015 7 years ago

A&E Highlights and Picks

A&E Editor Nick Reichert picks the events to attend this week.
by: Nick Reichert Arts & Entertainment Editor

Visual Arts

De Vos Banners
John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Searing Galleries
Runs through March 29
Tickets: $5 to $25. Call 359-5700.

Glass Exhibition: Lino Tagliapietra
Richard & Barbara Basch Gallery, Ringling College of Art & Design
Runs through March 29
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday and Wednesday through Saturday; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday
Call 351-5100.

Nancy Colby Artist Reception
Marietta Museum of Art & Whimsy
5 to 7 p.m. March 20
Tickets: $10. Call 364-3399.

S/ART/Q Print Party
The HuB
5 to 11 p.m. March 21
Tickets: $5 per print. Visit

Bayfront Gardens, Ringling
Noon until closing
March 25 to 28
Tickets: Free. Call 359-5700.

Performing Arts

‘Catch Me If You Can’
The Players Theatre
7:30 p.m. March 19, 21, 24 and 25; 8 p.m. March 20; 2 p.m. March 22
Runs through April 4.
Tickets: $25 to $30. Call 365-2494.

‘Jesus Christ Superstar’
The Manatee Players, Manatee Performing Arts Center
7:30 p.m. March 19, 24 and 25; 8 p.m. March 20 and 21; 2 p.m. March 22
Runs through April 5.
Tickets: $27 to $37. Call 748-5875.

‘The Golden Cockerel’
Sarasota Opera
7:30 p.m. March 19
Tickets: $80 to $135. Call 366-8450.

‘I’m A Stranger Here Myself’
Keating Theatre, Florida Studio Theatre
8 p.m. March 20, 21, 22 and 24; 3 p.m. March 22
Runs through March 29.
Tickets: $36 to $39. Call 366-9000.


Pops 2: The Music of Billy Joel & More
Sarasota Orchestra, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
8 p.m. March 19 and 20
Tickets: $32 to $74. Call 953-3434.

Sarasota Folk Festival
Oscar Scherer State Park, Sarasota Folk Club
10 a.m. to 10 p.m. March 21; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 22
Tickets: $10 to $100. Call 918-8333.

Itzhak Perlman
Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
8 p.m. March 21
Tickets: $65 to $105. Call 953-3368.

Chamber Soiree 6: Viola
Elizabeth Beilman, Sarasota Orchestra, Holley Hall
4 p.m. March 22
Tickets: $30 to $39. Call 953-3434.

Jackie Evancho
Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
7:30 p.m. March 24
Tickets: $58.50 to $122.70. Call 953-3368.

Nick’s Pick
Hot Club of San Francisco
The best film experience of the season won’t be had at any local cinema but in the intimate confines of the Historic Asolo Theater. At 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, the quintet of Paul Mehling (guitar), Isabelle Fontaine (guitar), Evan Price (violin), Jeff Magidson (guitar) and Sam Rocha (bass), the innovative collective known as the Hot Club of San Francisco, will perform. Part of the Ringling’s “New Stages” contemporary performance art initiative, the quintet will perform songs of gypsy jazz to score two pre-World War I films by Russian stop-motion animator Ladislaw Starewicz, “The Cameraman’s Revenge” and “The Mascot.” The group’s sound is like Starewicz’s films — from a long lost age that feels delightfully contemporary.

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