August 5, 2010 RSS feed / Arts & Entertainment News

This week on WGCU TV

.THURSDAY, AUG. 5, 8 P.M. Andy Williams: Moon River and Me A collection of digitally re-mastered, full-length performances from the legendary crooner’s classic television series that aired from 1962-1971. Mr. More...

Big Name Acts are nice, but don’t overlook the dark horses

ARTS COMMENTARY

It’s human nature: Every year when the Naples Philharmonic Center for the Arts announces its next season, people want to know who the big names are. More...

HOROSCOPES

¦ LEO (July 23 to August 22) The Big Cat’s energy levels should be rather high these days, and you might do well to tackle any tasks that still need doing. This will clear the way for those upcoming projects. More...

CAPSULES

Winter’s Bone ... More...

My summer at Camp Blue Skies

FLORIDA WEEKLY WRITING CHALLENGE

“Rain, stop,” that’s what Larry would say when we would get the occasional thundershower at camp. It was 1968. I was 13 years old and had volunteered to work as a counselor at Camp Blue Skies. More...

VAC: Re-creating ‘The Creation’ and other great works

Using house paint, artist Suzanne Bowles worked to re-create Michelangelo’s “The Creation of Adam” at the Visual Arts Center in Punta Gorda. More...

‘When the Game Was Ours’

BEACH READING

By Larry Bird, Earvin “Magic” Johnson and Jackie MacMullan (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $26) In the wake of yet another memorable NBA Finals between the Boston Celtics and the Los Angeles Lakers, it’s a good time to revisit one of More...

Commerce and politics merge to create rare posters

KOVELS: ANTIQUES & COLLECTING

It made news in January 2010 when a photo of President Barack Obama wearing a Weatherproof Garment Co. jacket was used on a billboard on Times Square. More...

It’s later than you think

GIVING

As I sat down to write this week’s column, I thought that I would take a minute to check my two favorite television stations, the Weather Channel and ESPN. More...

‘Cat & Dogs: The Revenge Of Kitty Galore’

LATEST FILMS

Sometimes a movie just makes you smile. “Cats & Dogs: The Revenge Of Kitty Galore” made me smile with its humor, good-natured story, quirky script and spirited visuals. More...