July 16, 2009 RSS feed / Arts & Entertainment News

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Public speaking for fun… draising

As I mentioned in my initial article, my goal will be to give you ideas about fundraising and marketing today that you can implement tomorrow. Today's topic is communication. More...

Charlotte State Bank awards bonds to art contestants

Charlotte State Bank awarded $50 U.S. savings bonds to the three winners of the bank's Fourth of July coloring contest for children. The bank invited entries in each of three age groups: 6 and under, 7 to 9; and 10 to 12. More...

Local History open house to be held July 25

The Punta Gorda Historical Society will conduct an open house from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 25. More...

Fine art on loan at Charlotte Bank

A dozen paintings by award-winning artist Bonita Williams Goldberg are on display at Charlotte State Bank's Punta Gorda office at 2331 Tamiami Trail. More...

Sea Grape Gallery scholar takes creativity to next level

Emily Baniak is a fine artist, and a young one at that. She graduated from Charlotte High School this year with an impressive GPA. Her solid work and impressive talent earned her the Bright Futures Scholarship. More...

Audiences are getting hooked on 'Peter Pan'

The story of Peter Pan is a boy's fantasy of a "perfect world": non-stop adventures with no spaces inbetween, no rules, no responsibilities, just do what you want and hang out with your buddies. More...

HOROSCOPES

¦ CANCER (June 21 to July 22) That seemingly clear-cut agreement might not be quite so straightforward after all. Recheck for language that could make you liable for hidden costs and other unpleasant surprises. More...

Golf summer sweepstakes announced

Rotonda Golf and Country Club is running a $5,000 summer sweepstakes now through Oct. 31. Each time customers pay a qualifying green fee at one of Rotonda's four golf courses they receive a raffle ticket. A live drawing will be held Nov. More...

International photo experience comes to Punta Gorda July 18

Last year, 236 cities across the globe took part in an international photo walk. More than a million photos were taken by 8,234 photographers in 47 countries. The walk will be hosted in Punta Gorda this year, starting at Gilchrist Park at 6 p.m. More...

This week on WGCU TV

. WEDNESDAY, JULY 15 8 p.m., "Time Team America" Topper, S.C. The team wades into the swamps of South Carolina to find out about North America's first human inhabitants. Experts debate when people first came to this land. More...