Suncoast Culture Club

Suncoast Culture Club

Your ticket to the arts scene on Florida's Suncoast

Recent Episodes

Robyn Bell Interviews

Linda Moxley, Executive Director of the Sarasota Concert Association, Joins the Club

Jan. 19, 2023

She has had an amazing career in marketing and public relations for orchestras such as the Baltimore Symphony, San Francisco Symphony, and Atlanta Symphony, but in October of 2020, she moved to Sarasota to be the first execu…

Robyn Bell Interviews

Scott Keys, Musical Theatre Director and Educator, Joins the Club

Dec. 12, 2022

He was the theater teacher and director at Booker's Visual and Performing Arts High School for 22 years, has directed shows at nearly every theatre house on the Suncoast, has won so many awards, we don't have room to list th…

Robyn Bell Interviews

The Pops Orchestra Presents "Hollywood Holidays" with Four Guest Film Makers from the State College of Florida

Dec. 5, 2022

The Pops Orchestra celebrates this holiday season with all your favorite Hollywood holiday film scores, featuring original movies made to the arrangements by four SCF Film students. Their teacher, Chris Bellanca, joins the P…

Robyn Bell Interviews

Robert Vodnoy, Conductor of the Chamber Orchestra of Sarasota, Joins the Club

Nov. 27, 2022

Robert Vodnoy brings almost 50 years of conducting experience to the Chamber Orchestra of Sarasota, which he founded in 2017. They have grown from one concert a season to five, and Bob joins the club this week to tell us abo…

Robyn Bell Interviews

Eddie Weaver, Cast Member of Florida Studio Theatre's "The 70s: More Than a Decade", Joins the Club

Nov. 20, 2022

Eddie Weaver hails from Atlanta, was an acting apprentice for Florida Studio Theatre last year, and is now one of the four stars of FST's cabaret "The 70s: More Than a Decade," showing now through February 12 at the John C. …

Robyn Bell Interviews

Urbanite Theatre Presents Matt Schatz's Play "The Burdens," Now Through December 4

Nov. 14, 2022

Actors Morgan Lavenstein and Jake Fallon join the Suncoast Culture Club Podcast to talk about their lives, journey to the Suncoast, and this crazy, wacky, dark, raucous family comedy about a brother and sister who are launch…

Robyn Bell Interviews

The Pops Orchestra Presents "The Spirit of America" with Guest Artists from the Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe

Oct. 30, 2022

The Pops Orchestra welcomes Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe performers Amber Myers, Maicy Powell, CJ Melton, and Raleigh Mosely II in presentation of The Spirit of America, featuring spirituals, gospel tunes, and anthems, al…

Robyn Bell Interviews

Jeffery Kin, Executive Director and CEO of Sarasota Rising, Joins the Club

Oct. 24, 2022

You might know him as the former Producing Artistic Director at the Players Centre, but Jeffery Kin has a new job and mission and he wants to share it with the world. Join Robyn Bell and Jeffery Kin as they both talk about t…

Robyn Bell Interviews

Joy McIntyre, Retired Opera Singer, Teacher, and Suncoast Arts Volunteer, Joins the Club

Oct. 17, 2022

The first 20 years of her career was spent performing leading roles in more than 30 opera houses across Europe. Her second 20 years was spent teaching voice at Utah State University and Boston University. Her next 20 years h…

Robyn Bell Interviews

Jay Handelman, Arts Editor and Theatre Critic for the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, Joins the Club

Oct. 5, 2022

Who has the coolest job in town? Why, it would most certainly be Jay Handelman, the arts editor and theatre critic for the Sarasota Herald-Tribune , his employer since 1984. Jay joins the club to talk about his career at the…