June 22, 2017 RSS feed / Arts & Entertainment News

Setting the Summer Stage

Southwest Florida delightfully rich in off-season theater

EVERYONE KNOWS THINGS SLOW down in Southwest Florida once season ends. More...

Since 1871, Majolica is magic for collectors

ANTIQUES

It is impossible to miss Minton majolica in a room. It usually is shaped like animals, birds, flowers or just fantasies. More...

GIVING BRIEFS

Wireless Zone, TCC offer school backpacks   More...

NOTES ON THE ARTS

Art opener features special event More...

HOROSCOPES

CANCER (June 21 to July 22) You might feel somewhat “crabby,” as you fuss over plans that don’t seem to work out. Maybe you’re trying too hard. Ease up and let things happen without forcing them.   More...

THIS WEEK ON WGCU-TV

THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 9 P.M. Doc Martin, Season 4 Driving Mr. McLynn   Martin is called to Louisa’s new home after she has a dizzy spell. More...

Local setting stars in tale of love, loss, forgiveness, sharks

FLORIDA WRITERS

¦ “The Shark Club” by Ann Kidd Taylor. Viking. 288 pages. Hardcover, $26. More...

Coming up at the Renaissance Academy

The Renaissance Academy of FGCU offers lifelong learning classes to enrich life experiences at any age. The following sessions will be held at Herald Court Centre in downtown Punta Gorda.   More...

The role of creative arts and dementia

GIVING

Last month I had the opportunity to travel to the University of Florida in Gainesville to participate in a seminar with colleagues who represented organizations that have all been fortunate enough to receive grants from the Southwest Florida Communit More...

Recording artist prefers SW Florida over Nashville

Whether he’s guilty or not, when you listen to singer/songwriter Wendell Ray’s “The Crime,” you realize that someone stole somebody’s heart.  See for yourself. More...

‘Cars 3’

LATEST FILMS

Aging is inevitable, but to see it manifest in a talking car? That’s different. More...

Artists invited to apply for ArtFest

ArtFest Fort Myers is accepting applications for its 18th annual downtown Fort Myers juried fine art festival. Up to 200 professional artists will be selected to display and sell their original works at the show set for Saturday and Sunday, Feb. More...

FILM CAPSULES

The Mummy   (Tom Cruise, Sofia Boutella, Russell Crowe) Treasure hunter Nick (Mr. Cruise) accidentally wakes a mummified princess (Ms. Boutella), and she’s not in a good mood. More...