GOOD TO BE BACK!!!!!
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This eight day Jewish Celebration begins at sundown Tuesday and ends the evening of December 20. Lots of potato latkes and dreidel spinning.
DECEMBER is without a doubt the most wonderful time to be in Sarasota. So many venues with so much family and adult entertainment.......
Playing now at Manatee Performing Arts Center is classic musical, ANNIE. Running through December 30, I strongly recommend.
Box-office number is 941-748-5857. See you there this week.
What may well be one of their best opening musicals ever, EVITA, playing at ASOLO rep is drawing standing ovations at all performances. I was right there with the sold out matinee crowd last Sunday, and if you want to see this before closing later this month, I suggest you do so now. Very few tickets remain for the coming performances. Click here to order on line, but I suggest you call box office at 941-351-8000.
The acting, singing, staging, lighting, orchestrations...brought a little piece of Broadway to Sarasota. Though some may disagree with the new direction chosen by director, choreographer Josh Rhodes, you will be caught up in Eva Peron's story from birth to her untimely early death.
Now playing to sold-out crowds as well, is FST'S BLUE SUEDE SHOES. This Goldstein Cabaret production takes you back to an era of fabulous music. It was the 50's when Rock N' Roll took over the music charts. From rhythm and blues, country western, swing and do-wop came the sound that would change pop music forever
And along with sound came talent for the ages. From the so-called father of Rock N'Roll, Chuck Berry, to Buddy Holley to The King himself, Elvis Presley, the revue celebrates their music along with many memorable hits including Rock Around The clock, Mustang Sally, I Feel Good, Love Me Tender, In The Ghetto and much, much more. To order tickets for Cabaret and Mainstage click here.
This past week had dinner at one of our favorite Sarasota restaurants, The Rosemary. In their few short years of existence, The Rosemary has become not only one of Sarasota's before theatre dining destinations, but one of our best. Their new menu is over the top, as is presentation, service and taste. Our party had a late dinner, but several tables remained occupied.
Sure to be busy this holiday season call 941-955-7600. And when you call, ask to be put on the email list. Very creative.
Now that we're nearing a break from favorite television programming, NETFLIX is streaming season 2 of The CROWN. A new era begins for Queen Elizabeth as she struggles to navigate the changing world around her while preserving both the monarchy and her marriage.
JIM'S RANT.....It didn't come a day too soon, but the city of Sarasota has decided to cash in on their State St and Palm Avenue parking lots. Why it took so long is anybodies guess. And why my long ago proposed Parking for Charity idea was never considered. But this promises to be confusing as the first 3 hours in State and Palm garages will remain free. You pay beginning hour number#4. So if your a wise shopper and diner you'll be able to save the money and donate to your favorite charity of choice......JIM....See you next week as we get closer to Christmas........