June 22, 2017 RSS feed / Arts & Entertainment News

Setting the Summer Stage

Southwest Florida delightfully rich in off-season theater

EVERYONE KNOWS THINGS SLOW down in Southwest Florida once season ends.  More...

Maybe I’ll leave FB and hit the ‘Gram #divacan’ttakethedramamama

THE DIVA DIARIES

There are times when I feel certain we’d be better off if Mark Zuckerburg had left Facebook to the youngsters.  More...

Professional comedians join the lineup for SalusCare comedy night

Two nationally recognized professional comedians will perform July 22 at the “Laughter Is the Best Medicine Comedy Night” to benefit SalusCare Inc. More...

‘Cars 3’

LATEST FILMS

Aging is inevitable, but to see it manifest in a talking car? That’s different. More...

HOROSCOPES

CANCER (June 21 to July 22) You might feel somewhat “crabby,” as you fuss over plans that don’t seem to work out. Maybe you’re trying too hard. Ease up and let things happen without forcing them.  More...

THIS WEEK ON WGCU-TV

THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 9 P.M. Doc Martin, Season 4 Driving Mr. McLynn   Martin is called to Louisa’s new home after she has a dizzy spell. More...

‘Mary Poppins’ flies onto the Broadway Palm stage

This summer is going to be supercalifragilisticexpialidocious as “Mary Poppins” flies onto the Broadway Palm stage June 29 through Aug. 12. Based on the books by P.L. More...

Singer prefers Fort Myers Beach and Naples over Nashville

Whether he’s guilty or not, when you listen to singer/songwriter Wendell Ray’s “The Crime,” you realize that someone stole somebody’s heart.  See for yourself. More...

Artists invited to apply for ArtFest

ArtFest Fort Myers is accepting applications for its 18th annual downtown Fort Myers juried fine art festival. Up to 200 professional artists will be selected to display and sell their original works at the show set for Saturday and Sunday, Feb. More...

Local setting stars in tale of love, loss, forgiveness, sharks

FLORIDA WRITERS

Maeve Donnelly is the 30-year-old protagonist of this elegantly written first novel. She is part of the Shark Club triumvirate, the other two being her longtime boyfriend Daniel and his daughter, 6-year-old Hazel. More...

The role of creative arts and dementia

GIVING

Last month I had the opportunity to travel to the University of Florida in Gainesville to participate in a seminar with colleagues who represented organizations that have all been fortunate enough to receive grants from the Southwest Florida Communit More...

One play makes all the difference

CONTRACT BRIDGE

One play — even an innocent-looking one — sometimes makes a world of difference. More...

Musical comedy ‘Sister Act’ headed to the Sugden

The Naples Players present “Sister Act the Musical” June 29-July 30 on the main stage at the Sugden Community Theatre. More...