Suncoast Culture Club

Suncoast Culture Club

Your ticket to the arts scene on Florida's Suncoast

Recent Episodes

April 10, 2023

Audrey Landers, American Actress, Singer, and Sarasota Resident, Joins the Club

Many know her as Afton Cooper, JR Ewing’s mistress on the hit 1980's television show Dallas, others may know her from her role as Val Clarke in the film version of A Chorus Line, others will recognize her from her many appea…
March 20, 2023

Joan Ellison, Songstress and Judy Garland Restorationist, Joins the Club

In 2016, she embarked on a mission to restore Judy Garland's original orchestrations, culminating in a song-for-song recreation of Garland's 1961 Carnegie Hall concert. At Michael Feinstein's invitation, she serves as Editor…
March 13, 2023

JoAnn Falletta, Conductor of the Buffalo Philharmonic, Joins the Club

You saw her guest conduct the Sarasota Orchestra last February and now she returns to the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on Monday, March 27 at 7:30 p.m., courtesy of the Sarasota Concert Association, to conduct her very own…
Jan. 19, 2023

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

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…
Dec. 12, 2022

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

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…
Dec. 5, 2022

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

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…
Nov. 27, 2022

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

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…
Nov. 20, 2022

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

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. …
Nov. 14, 2022

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

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…
Oct. 30, 2022

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

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…