December 27, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

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Filling the kettles

Local businesses push to help those in need

Don Corder’s new business idea offers little if anything to do with profit. More...

You WILL get in shape at The Dungeon


If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to get in shape (and if you’re serious about it), former bodybuilder and rugby player Dave Arndt is waiting for you at The Dungeon. More...

The college conundrum


A college education was once deemed a necessity for career success. With costs skyrocketing and a very changed landscape for post college employment, a college education has become a topic of great debate at the kitchen table.  More...

Honoring, thanking all who have served

Portrait project especially points to World War II veterans

This is the story of a thank you in art, delivered in the brilliant hues of the heart from a few talented and civic-minded baby boomers to the Greatest Generation, as television newsman and author Tom Brokaw characterized the men and women who endure More...

Arts & Entertainment News

‘It’s just a tutu’

Traveling tulle is self-portrait photographer’s single prop

BOB CAREY HAS NEVER BEEN TO THE ballet, except for maybe the time he watched his niece dance in “The Nutcracker.” Yet he owns a pink tulle tutu that he wears pretty regularly, usually outdoors. More...

State Ballet Theatre of Russia presents two ballets

Russia’s internationally acclaimed State Ballet Theatre of Russia brings to life P. Tchaikovsky “Nutcracker” through astonishingly beautiful dances set to Tchaikovsky’s musical score. More...

A multi-faceted study of late 19th century Punta Gorda


¦ “Punta Gorda: In the Beginning, 1865-1900,” by Vernon Peeples Sr. Book-broker Publishers of Florida. 263 pages. $39.99.   More...