March 16, 2017 RSS feed / Arts & Entertainment News

Florida may be wacky but it's ours....

Craig Pittman, who penned popular book on weird Florida, joins other authors at the Southwest Florida Reading Festival.

Author Craig Pittman arrived without his machete for a Florida Weekly interview at a Panera Bread plopped down in a patch of Pinellas County urban sprawl more than 100 miles north of Fort Myers.  “It’s in the car,” Mr. More...

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THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 10:30 P.M. Tom Jones: A Soundstage Special   More...

Lavish and loverly: The Naples Players present ‘My Fair Lady’

ARTS COMMENTARY

The news that two theaters in Naples, just blocks away from each other, would present the same show in the same season was initially met with consternation. But theatergoers — and the venues themselves — need not have worried.  More...

HOROSCOPES

PISCES (February 19 to March 20) A patch of roiling water in the workplace could be threatening, but stay the course and you’ll soon be clear of it. Then go out and have a great time with loved ones.  More...

All aboard for Naples Depot Museum exhibit showing ‘Life Along the Line’

The Naples Depot Museum presents “Life Along the Line,” a traveling exhibition courtesy of the O. More...

‘The Sense of an Ending’

LATEST FILMS

For a movie that highlights the ending in its title, “The Sense of an Ending” doesn’t have much of one. It’s anti-climactic, if anything. More...

Classic Naples-based mystery series says adieu with class

FLORIDA WRITERS

¦ “Death in the Dark” by Kinley Roby. Privately published. 277 pages. Kindle e-book, $2.99. More...

Florida Rep’s ‘Shear Madness’ extended to April 2

Florida Rep’s “Shear Madness” has extended its nearly sold-out run to April 2, setting an 11-week record for the theater. For its final week, Lisa McMillan will join the cast. More...

March resolutions: It takes three months for the gyms to clear, right?

THE DIVA DIARIES

A New Year’s resolution counts if I start in March, right? More...

Improv on the page

Children’s book author never gave up the art of ad-libbing

When author Chris Grabenstein attends a book festival or speaks at a school, he’s greeted like a rock star — especially by those in the 8- to 12-yearold range.  Even reluctant readers love his books.  Third through sixth graders More...

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Points, shmoints

CONTRACT BRIDGE

The number of tricks a side can make often is determined by distributional factors rather than high-card points, as witness this deal from a match between Ireland and Italy.  The Irish declarer, Peter Pigot, got to four hearts doubled as shown a More...

‘These Shining Lives’ sheds light on the Radium Girls of the 1920s

In recognition of Women’s History Month, The Naples Players present Melanie Marnich’s historical drama, “These Shining Lives,” March 22-April 15 in the Tobye Studio at the Sugden Community Theatre. Jessica Walck directs.  More...

FILM CAPSULES

Kong: Skull Island ..½ More...