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Riverfront Theater says goodbye

Riverfront Theater says goodbye

Bradenton, Florida -- The Manatee Players' performers are having a final tribute concert for the Riverfront Theater.

Veteran Manatee Players’ performers are having a tribute filled with style, grace and joy in “What I Did for Love” as they celebrate in song and sentimental stories. Don’t miss this once in a lifetime opportunity to experience the final performance at the Riverfront Theater.

Bradenton Christian School takes audiences to Oz

Bradenton Christian School takes audiences to Oz

Bradenton, Florida -- Fall in love with the characters of The Wizard of Oz all over again when it shows on stage at Bradenton Christian School.

Drama students will take audiences to the wonderful land of Oz March 7-9 at Wichers Auditorium on the Bradenton Christian School campus.

There is a dinner theatre at 6:00 p.m. on March 7 and 8, with table sponsorships available for $200, which includes eight tickets. You can get individual dinner theatre tickets for $15.

Unleash your inner artist at Pinot Picasso

Unleash your inner artist at Pinot Picasso

Bradenton, FLorida  -- Whether you're a beginner or have a passion for painting, Pinot Picasso helps you release your artistic spirit.

The experience was started by local artist Carment Leavitt, with a 20-plus-year art career, to offer a new leisure-time experience in the area.

Artists lead the group step-by-step to create a painting you can take home with you. It's for all ages and a good time for any occasion - girls night out, bachelorette parties, date night, family time or just for fun!

Watercolor paintings on display in Anna Maria Island

Watercolor paintings on display in Anna Maria Island

Anna Maria Island, Florida -- Through the month of February, you have the chance to check out paintings inspired by years of sailing around the world.

Terry Denson's "Everyday Delights" will be on display at Island Gallery West. The watercolor paintings are inspired by her extensive sailing excursions through the Eastern US, Bahamas, Caribbean and Central America.

Student artists auction off art at 6th annual Heart & Soul Gala

Student artists auction off art at 6th annual Heart & Soul Gala

Bradenton, Florida -- The artwork of some of Manatee County’s most talented students will be up for bid this Saturday, Jan. 26, when the Manatee Education Foundation hosts the 2013 HEART & SOUL Gala and Live Art Auction beginning at 6 p.m. at the Fete Ballroom at Polo Grill.

Proceeds from the gala and auction benefit programs of the School District of Manatee County through the work of the Manatee Education Foundation.

Sweethearts Artwalk kicks off the month of love

Sweethearts Artwalk kicks off the month of love

Bradenton, Florida -- Kick off the month of love with a stroll with your sweetie this Friday for the Sweethearts Artwalk.

You'll enjoy one-of-a-kind creations by local artists throughout 20 galleries featuring pottery, jewelry, paintings, folk art, sculptures and more.

The Sweethearts Artwalk is Friday, Feb. 1, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 2, from 11:00 a.m. for 4:00 p.m.

Watch Sundance Film Festival movie in Bradenton

Watch Sundance Film Festival movie in Bradenton

Bradenton, Florida -- You have the chance to see the Sundance Film Festival entry "Coral: Rekindling Venus".

The South Florida Museum will present the limited-run Planetarium show at the Bishop Planetarium Theater through Sunday, Feb. 17.

You also have the chance to discuss the movie and explore coral conservation issues with local researcher, Dr. Kim Ritchie. She will offer insights into coral reef conservation issues like climate change, invasive species and the important role these animals play in the oceans.