Suncoast Culture Club

Suncoast Culture Club

Your ticket to the arts scene on Florida's Suncoast

Recent Episodes

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Welcome to Our Carnival-Presented by the SCF Bradenton Symphony Orchestra featuring trumpet soloist Brandon Ridenour

Oct. 11, 2021

Step right up and experience a different kind of carnival by the SCF Bradenton Symphony Orchestra on Thursday, October 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the SCF Neel Performing Arts Center. Featuring Hector Berlioz’s “Roman Carnival Overtu…

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New Beginnings-Presented by the SCF Music Program, Thursday, October 7, 7:30 p.m. in the Neel Performing Arts Center

Oct. 4, 2021

On Thursday, October 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the SCF Neel Performing Arts Center, join the SCF Music Program for our collaborative concert "New Beginnings," celebrating the return of a live audience and the feeling that this year…

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George Nickson and Samantha Bennett of Ensemble New SRQ Join the Club

Sept. 27, 2021

The Sixth Season Five Concerts Four Premiers of commissioned works Two dynamic leaders TONS of guest performers Three options for concert viewings Take a listen to percussionist George Nickson and violinist Samantha Bennett …

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Cuban Passport: The Rhythms from Havana to New Orleans-Presented by Pete Carney and SCF Jazz. September 23, 7:30 p.m.-Recital Hall

Sept. 20, 2021

For the third year in a row, the SCF Music Program is performing a concert to help the SCF Hispanic Latino Heritage Club celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month on the State College of Florida campus. This year, Dr. Pete Carney an…

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The Lopez Tabor Duo, Violinist Alfonso Lopez and Pianist Michelle Tabor, Joins the Club

Sept. 13, 2021

Alfonso Lopez and Michelle Tabor both hail from Caracas, Venezuela. Alfonso is the concert master for the Venezuela Symphony Orchestra and Michelle lives in Tallahassee since she completed her doctorate in music theory at Fl…

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Dr. Joe Holt, Conductor and Artistic Director of Choral Artists of Sarasota, Joins the Club

Sept. 9, 2021

After spending 20 years as the principal pianist with the United State Army Band, Dr. Joe Holt decided it was time retire to a place that met three criteria: by the water, warmer weather and less politics than Washington D…

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Urbanite Theatre's Brendan Ragan and Summer Dawn Wallace Join the Club

Sept. 2, 2021

After 18 months of thought provoking time and pent-up creative energy , Urbanite Theatre is back with "Radiance." Committed to creating visceral, shared experiences by fearlessly lifting up the boldest new voices in theatre,…

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Bruce Ensinger, Accompanist for Diversity: The Voices of Sarasota, Joins the Club

Aug. 26, 2021

He taught music in the public schools of West Virginia for 38 years before finding the cultural scene of the Suncoast too good to pass up. Since moving here in 2015, he has become the piano accompanist at Sunnyside Village R…

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Dingbat Theatre Project's Production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Aug. 19, 2021

Dingbat Theatre Project's Luke McFatrich and Amanda Heisey tell us all about their upcoming production of the groundbreaking show Hedwig and the Angry Inch being performed August 27 through September 11 at the Bazaar on Apri…

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Alex Zickafoose, Star of Manatee Players' Pippin, Joins the Club

Aug. 12, 2021

He is a homegrown talent whose path to musical theatre began at Braden River High School, continued at the State College of Florida, ventured to the University of South Florida, and landed him as the choir director and depar…