July 13, 2017 RSS feed / Arts & Entertainment News

Librarians suggest

What you might like and what they’re looking forward to reading this summer

IT’S A GIVEN: LIBRARIANS ARE PASSIONATE ABOUT BOOKS. They love reading them, love discussing them, love suggesting them to others. More...

Bold young adult novel probes into the psyche of troubled teen

FLORIDA WRITERS

¦ “Rosie Girl” by Julie Shepard. Putnam. 384 pages. Trade paperback, $17.99. Once again, I’m shaken by a young adult novel. More...

‘Women in Jeopardy’ kicks off Theatre Conspiracy season

Theatre Conspiracy at the Alliance for the Arts presents the first production of its 2017-18 season: “Women in Jeopardy” by Wendy MacLeod and directed by Bill Taylor.  More...

‘War for the Planet of the Apes’

LATEST FILMS

There’s not much war in “War for the Planet of the Apes,” which is a problem given that it’s called “War for the Planet of the Apes.” A better, more accurate title would have been “Failed Diplomacy on the Pla More...

Coming up at the Renaissance Academy

The Renaissance Academy of FGCU offers lifelong learning classes to enrich life experiences at any age. The following sessions will be held at Herald Court Centre in downtown Punta Gorda.   More...

The tale of Granny, Aunt Cleo, the car and the cow

COLLECTOR’S CORNER

What is it with my family and cars? A maternal great-grandfather loved them enough that he built one of his own — he and my grandfather even owned an Oldsmobile and Buick dealership in Indiana. Driving wasn’t just for the men, either. More...

Prepare yourself for the Writing Challenge (hacks included)

It’s that time for the annual Florida Weekly Writing Challenge. More...

FILM CAPSULES

War for the Planet of the Apes .. More...

THIS WEEK ON WGCU-TV

THURSDAY, JULY 13, 10 P.M. Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Season 1: Murder in the Dark   More...

Partners with Picasso: An artist’s perspective

GUEST COMMENTARY

When I heard about the upcoming Fine Arts Festival’s mural competition, I knew I had to be a part of it. More...

HOROSCOPES

CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Your kindness makes a difference in someone’s life. But by week’s end, a touch of Cancerian envy could create a problem with a colleague. Take care to keep it under control. More...

NOTES ON THE ARTS

Charlotte Players holds Open Mic Night More...

GIVING BRIEFS

Habitat to receive matching grant   More...