April 29, 2010 RSS feed / Arts & Entertainment News

This week on WGCU TV

. THURSDAY, APRIL 29, 9 P.M. The Civil War The Cause 1861 - Part 1 More...

‘A Kingdom Strange: The Brief and Tragic History of the Lost Colony of Roanoke’

BEACH READING

By James Horn (Basic Books, $26) What happened to the lost colony of Roanoke remains one of the most intriguing mysteries in our national history. More...

Keep your eye on the ball

GIVING

A number of years ago, a member of my staff happened to know Mark Victor Hansen, the author of the famous and very popular “Chicken Soup for the Soul” series. More...

CAPSULES

Formosa Betrayed More...

Favorite performer gives free concert

Turning Leaf Productions turned over all its proceeds Sunday night in a free concert, the final of its Fab Five concert series. More...

SWFL Fashion Week events hit Punta Gorda April 29-May 2

Joanne Cetrangelo is originally from Long Island and has been the owner of Gianna’s, a full-service hair salon in Port Charlotte for more than six years. She’s lived in Charlotte County for 20 years and been a hair stylist for 34. More...

Hand-painted art pottery highly valued

KOVELS: ANTIQUES

Art pottery was first made in the United States by a group of women in Cincinnati who had seen the pottery exhibits at the Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia in 1876. More...

Most importantly, this play is delightfully Wilde and Earnest

THEATER REVIEW

When we fall in love, do we fall in love with the person, or with our idea of them? More...

HOROSCOPES

¦ TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Going to new places and meeting new people appeals to both the Taurean’s romantic and practical side. After all, you never can tell where those new contacts can take you. Right? More...

‘The Back-Up Plan’

A fresh approach is more than welcome in most genre movies, so “The Back-Up Plan” deserves credit for trying something different as a romantic comedy. More...

Octogenarian artist still carves stone by hand

Anne L. Nuzzo’s award-winning marble grouper has been on display at the Visual Arts Center in Punta Gorda for the past month. The Scuptor’s Exhibit closes at 4 p.m. April 29. More...

Broadway Palm Children’s Theatre performs ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’

Broadway Palm Children’s Theatre presents the Hans Christian Anderson classic, “The Emperor’s New Clothes,” playing April 29 to May 1. More...