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...

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...

Massachusetts photographer takes grand prize in ‘Camera USA 2017’ competition

The Naples Art Association named Massachusetts photographer Brian Malloy recipient of the “Camera USA 2017” National Photography Award. Mr. More...

FILM CAPSULES

(Tom Cruise, Sofia Boutella, Russell Crowe) Treasure hunter Nick (Cruise) accidentally wakes a mummified princess (Boutella), and she’s not in a good mood. More...

Another shot for ‘Lethal Weapon’

CELEBRITY EXTRA

Q: I was reading that the “Lethal Weapon” TV series is coming back for season two. Is it my imagination, or did they never finish season one? I don’t remember seeing an episode since just after Christmas. More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ Pi Beta Phi alumnae in the Naples, Bonita Springs, Estero and Marco Island areas are invited to mix and mingle from 4:30-6 p.m. Thursday, June 22, at The Wine Loft in Mercato. More...

Since 1871, Majolica is magic for collectors

ANTIQUES

It is impossible to miss Minton majolica in a room. It usually is shaped like animals, birds, flowers or just fantasies. 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...

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...

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...

One play makes all the difference

CONTRACT BRIDGE

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

‘Beatriz at Dinner’

LATEST FILMS

Ever sense that a movie has a lot to say, but never figures out how to say it? That’s “Beatriz at Dinner,” a topical social class commentary that never finds its message. More...

Local playwrights invited to enter Naples Players’ new works contest

The Naples Players’ ETC … Readers Theatre is accepting original one-act scripts for its 14th annual Evening of New Plays contest for Southwest Florida playwrights.  Deadline for submission is July 31. 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...

SAVE THE DATE

¦ A “Summer Bling Fling” and dress collection party to benefit PACE Center for Girls-Collier at Immokalee takes place from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, July 19, at Ooh La La Jewels Du Jour, 900 Neapolitan Way in Naples. More...