June 15, 2017 RSS feed / Arts & Entertainment News

Naples Art Association puts photographs from around the country in the SPOTLIGHT

PHOTOGRAPHY IS ALL ABOUT LIGHT, capturing an image with everything from bright white to coal black and all the gradations of gray — or color — in between. More...

Settling in for a long, cool season of binge-watching

THE DIVA DIARIES

Finally, after a long, long wait, binge season is here.  Not binge eating, not binge drinking and not binge shopping. Instead, it’s time for the most glorious binging of all: The Netflix Binge.  More...

‘The poor man’s Wedgwood’ is tantalizing all the same

COLLECTOR’S CORNER

Ruth Coons always comported herself with an air of refinement.  She and her husband, Ernie, had downsized to Fort Myers from New Hampshire clearly were a little more to the manner born than the rest of us.  They walked a miniature poodle na More...

Reflections on Sgt. Pepper at 50

ARTS COMMENTARY

It was 50 years ago this month when we first heard “It was 20 years ago today/ Sgt. Pepper taught his band to play.” It’s difficult to believe, but the Beatles’ iconic “Sgt. More...

HOROSCOPES

GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) A misunderstanding needs more time to be worked out. Don’t give up on it just yet. Remain open to providing explanations, if called for. Another friend offers good advice.  More...

THIS WEEK ON WGCU-TV

THURSDAY, JUNE 15, 10 P.M. The Bee Gees: One Night Only   Watch The Bee Gees’ 1997 concert at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.  FRIDAY, JUNE 16, 9 P.M. The Great British Baking Show: Cake   More...

Films made in Southwest Florida bring home to the screen

There’s a special thrill that comes with seeing your hometown in a movie.  All those familiar sights and sites, up there on the big screen: Look, there’s downtown! There’s the beach! There’s the courthouse! More...

Deception reigns in Palm’s off-Broadway farce, ‘Right Bed, Wrong Husband’

The plot of Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre’s next off-Broadway production follows a series of bad decisions by a young bachelor named Ted who needs more money from the trust fund his parents created prior to their demise. More...

Teacher turned sleuth stirs up suspects in feel-good murder mystery

FLORIDA WRITERS

Coral Springs writer Diane Weiner has at least one thing in common with her protagonist in the Susan Wiles Schoolhouse Mystery series: They are both veteran public school teachers who keep busy.  More...

Collectors just love all kinds of antique, vintage tennis items

ANTIQUES

Tennis started in the 12th century and was played without a racquet. The ball was hit with the hand. It was not until the 16th century that the game was called “tennis” and players used a racquet. More...

Hendry County to the sea

GIVING

Sanibel Sea School has been sharing the ocean with children for over 10 years. More...

Let’s not get rambunctious

CONTRACT BRIDGE

It might seem that declarer must go down one at three spades doubled, losing three diamonds and two trump tricks. But the fact is that South made the contract, and there was nothing the defenders could do about it after West’s club lead.  More...

‘The Mummy’

LATEST FILMS

“The past cannot remain buried forever,” Russell Crowe’s Dr. More...