November 5, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

‘Physicians Got Talent’ — Local docs display artistic prowess

It’s like a mass case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde — except, in this case, local physicians unleash their alter egos to brave the stage as they sing, dance, play musical instruments and otherwise entertain for charity.  More...

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Real Estate News

What $500,000 will buy in Southwest Florida

15792 Melport Circle, Port Charlotte Thoughtfully built with no expense spared, this South Gulf Cove home is everything you could want in waterfront living. More...

From dream to reality: Vietnam Wall breaks ground Nov. 11

Bill Akins, 66, is a Vietnam War veteran who survived as an artillery forward observer in that now long-ago war, one that killed more than 58,000 Americans.  The Port Charlotte resident is working to make sure the dead are not forgotten. More...

Veterans appreciation schedule of events announced

In and around Charlotte County, a number of celebrations will honor United States military veterans. They include:  All veterans are invited to attend and participate in a program honoring veterans. Reception to follow   More...

SWFL Children’s Charities to award $1 million in scholarships to FGCU health care students

SWFL Children’s Charities Inc. made a $1 million pledge to Florida Gulf Coast University to benefit students studying to become health-care professionals. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Sarasota Chalk festival

‘Eat, Drink and Be Merry’ theme to be etched in Venice

On Nov. 9, the Sarasota Chalk Festival will once again open its gates in Venice. Artists from more than 30 countries, including Bosnia, China and Peru, will create artwork that will wash away with the next rain. More...

Stage kisses

The strange artifice and intimacy of the theater smooch

A smooch. A smack. A liplock, a snog. Whatever you call it, the act of kissing, of pressing two pairs of lips together, is an intimate one. Prostitutes, it is said, will have sex with johns for money, but refuse to kiss. More...

Visual Arts Center launches Harvest of Art celebration

The Visual Arts Center will kick off its 26th celebration of art with the Harvest of Art at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10, with a ribbon cutting to reveal a large-scale mural that represents a celebrated painting of a bygone era. More...