February 16, 2017 RSS feed / Arts & Entertainment News

Get your feet ready BeauSoleil is a comin' into town

It’s music that makes you want to move. Somehow, even though you’re listening with your ears, Cajun music affects your feet. Your entire body wants to respond, sway to the music and twirl on the dance floor. More...

A panoramic novel about how America began its global ascent to power

FLORIDA WRITERS

¦ “An Honorable War” by Robert N. Macomber. Pineapple Press. 392 pages. Hardcover, $26.95; trade paperback, $16.95. How does Robert Macomber keep doing this? More...

If you want some laughs, ‘Hound of the Baskervilles’ is a no-brainer

Imagine Monty Python deciding to put on a play about Sherlock Holmes, and you’ll have a good idea what Gulfshore Playhouse’s “The Hound of the Baskervilles” is like. More...

HOROSCOPES

AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) This is a good time for the usually “serious-minded” Aquarian to let loose and enjoy some fun times. Expect to get good news about a workplace issue. More...

Blues-rocker Joe Bonamassa’s songs on ‘Blues of Desperation’ may be among best of his career

Blues-rocker Joe Bonamassa has made a habit of having a specific theme or a musical direction in place before recording many of his solo albums. More...

Eugenia Zukerman, a woman of multiple talents, to perform with the symphony

In addition to being a virtuoso flutist, Eugenia Zukerman — nicknamed Classical Genie — is also an Emmynominated broadcast journalist, adept music administrator, acclaimed author and an internet entrepreneur who founded ClassicalGenie, a More...

GIVING BRIEFS

“Sweet” event to benefit VAC kids’ program More...

Singer-songwriter John McCutcheon takes the stage

John MCutcheon is that rare breed of musician whose songs make you feel like you’re old friends.  “More often, people come up claiming I’ve been stalking them,” Mr. McCutcheon said with a laugh. More...

Charlotte Symphony to perform concert in Englewood

The Charlotte Symphony Orchestra will perform in Englewood on Sunday, Feb. 26 — and some of the area’s students will receive some extra benefits from it. More...

THIS WEEK ON WGCU-TV

THURSDAY, FEB. 16, 10 P.M. Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries   More...

‘The LEGO Batman Movie’

LATEST FILMS

“The LEGO Batman Movie” is a delightful satire of Batman as a pop culture icon, and it’s a pretty decent Batman movie at the same time. More...

NOTES ON THE ARTS

FGCU presents “The Foreigner” More...

Holy Trinity’s big, fat, wonderful Greek festival returns

With the season at its height, it’s physically impossible to go to every event that sounds like fun. Read on for some offerings worthy of a spot on your calendar. Greek Fest 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...