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Venice Performing Arts Center

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Excellent venue

We had occasion to go hear the author of Boys in the Boat. The acoustics are excellent as are... read more

Reviewed January 29, 2017
Sarasota, Florida
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Exceptional Architecture

We went for the Shen Yun Performance in February. The theater is magnificent and the acoustics... read more

Reviewed March 27, 2018
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Reviewed March 27, 2018

We went for the Shen Yun Performance in February. The theater is magnificent and the acoustics outstanding. It was a great adventure for a Saturday evening. We were really surprised with the huge parking lot that gave you a choice for valet or for finding...More

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Reviewed January 24, 2018

Artistic Director, Morrie Trumble, really outdid himself with this partnership between SOUTH COUNTY JAZZ CLUB and the Venice Institute for Performing Arts. Tonight I was invited by my friend John for an unforgettable night of Jazz right here. Performing were HARRY ALLEN, renowned saxophonist, and...More

Thank mamamia70
Reviewed December 11, 2017 via mobile

Recently went to see the Nutcracker Ballet, which was excellent. However, I was told I could not use my camera even without flash. That would have been acceptable, except the usher set down beside us and also had a staff stand behind us. I found...More

Thank Lottie W
Reviewed April 30, 2017

I enjoy the symphony on a regular basis, however; the seating area is sometimes very stuffy (especially when you are around others that choose to wear a great deal of cologne, etc.). The air conditioning does not seem to be set at a comfortable temperature...More

Thank Lottie W
Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

Went to VPAC last night for a concert featuring an Abba group and a Bee Gees group. What a wonderful experience. The groups were great. The Abba group was too loud though. Had to plug my ears for part of it, but their performance was...More

Thank mimavenice
Reviewed February 23, 2017

This was our first visit to the Venice Arts Center. We were extremely impressed with the beauty of the center, a perfect place to attend a concert. Acoustics were excellent, extremely comfortable seats. Large Parking lot. A pleasure!!

Thank Lulu813
Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

Came here today not knowing too much about the performance and nothing about the venue. We saw Shen Yun. It was a terrific performance and the cast was amazing. We came expecting acrobats And drums, but were pleasantly surprised with the music, backdrops and performers....More

Thank Nonnieandpops
Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

We had occasion to go hear the author of Boys in the Boat. The acoustics are excellent as are lines of site. We sat in the last row and the visual was very clear. It's a large modern stage and probably a great place for...More

Thank JordanS8
Reviewed January 23, 2017

This venue is amazing....very comfortable seating, excellent sound system, VERY secure (you get thoroughly checked before entering). Saw the Toronto Big Band perform....excellent! The staff are very friendly and helpful.

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Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

Went to see a Fleetwood Mac tribute band. Unbelievable that in 2017 a venue would not have anything (not even bottled water) available to purchase. There were a few drinking fountains out in the lobby. There is no mention of this in any of the...More

Thank Bob B
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