2017-04-27 / What to Do, Where to Go

WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO


Broadway Palm Theatre presents Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s “Jesus Christ Superstar” through May 14. The musical has wowed audiences for more than 40 years with its message of hope, peace and the power of love. $40-$65. 1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers. 278-4422 or www.BroadwayPalm.com. Broadway Palm Theatre presents Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s “Jesus Christ Superstar” through May 14. The musical has wowed audiences for more than 40 years with its message of hope, peace and the power of love. $40-$65. 1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers. 278-4422 or www.BroadwayPalm.com. THEATER

Legs Diamond – By TheatreZone April 27-May 7 at G&L Theatre. 13275 Livingston Road. (888) 966-3352 or www.theatrezone-florida.com.

The Christians – By Gulfshore Playhouse April 27-May 21 at The Norris Center. 755 Eighth Ave. S. (866) 811-4111 or www.gulfshoreplayhouse.org. See story on page C5.

Clever Little Lies – By The Studio Players through May 7 at the Golden Gate Community Center. 4701 Golden Gate Parkway. 398-9192 or www.thestudioplayers.com.

Heaven Help Me – By The Marco Players through May 7 at The Marco Players Theater. 1089 N. Collier Blvd. 642-7270 or www.themarcoplayers.com.

I Hate Hamlet – By The Naples Players through May 14 at Sugden Community Theater. 701 Fifth Ave. S. 262-7990 or www.naplesplayers.org. See review on page C10.

The King & I - At the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall in Fort Myers through April 30. 481-4849 or www.bbmannpah.com.

The Last Night of Ballyhoo – By Laboratory Theater of Florida through April 30. 1634 Woodford Ave., Fort Myers. LaboratoryTheaterFlorida.com or 218-0481.

Doublewide – By Florida Repertory Theatre through May 14 in the ArtStage Studio Theatre. 2267 Bay St., Fort Myers. 332-4488 or www.floridarep.org.

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Cruisin’ – The Conservancy of Southwest Florida hosts a mangrove cruise with naturalist Kathy Worley from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. $20-$47. 213-2500 or www.conservancy.org.

Nature Talk – Enjoy smoked mullet and mojitos at 6 p.m. followed by a program at 7 p.m. about the pristine ecosystems of Cuba at Everglades Wonder Gardens. $15 for members, $25 for others. 27180 Old 41 Road, Bonita Springs. 992-2591 or www.evergladeswondergardens.com.

Environmental History – Author Steve Noll examines the relationship of people to the land of Florida, starting with Native American settlements, at 7 p.m. at the Marco Island Historical Museum. Free for members, $5 for others. 180 S. Heathwood Drive. 642-1440 or www.themihs.com.

Music at the Moe – Classical Jazz Quartet performs at 7:30 p.m. at Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs. $25. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org.

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Country Rock – Chris Hillman and Herb Pedersen perform at 8 p.m. at Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs. $35-$45. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org.

Piano Man – Musical comedian Jimmy Keys performs at Barbatella at 9 p.m. $35, includes a glass of wine. 1290 Third St. S. 263-1955 or www.barbatellanaples.com.

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Knick-Knacks – St. Paul Antiochian Church hosts a flea market at 8 a.m. 2425 Rivers Road. 348-0828 or anna@icsamerica.com.

Silly Strings – The Naples Philharmonic performs an up-close string concert for kids with instrument demonstrations at 10 a.m. at Artis—Naples. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org.

Happy Anniversary – Celebrate the Tamiami Trail’s 89th anniversary and Museum of the Everglades’ 19th birthday with talks, a car show, walking tours, lunch and live music from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Everglades City Museum. Free. 105 W. Broadway. 695-0008 or www.colliermuseums.com.

Anniversary Party – The Norris Gardens at Palm Cottage celebrates 10 years with free admission from 1-4 p.m. A performance by the Naples Dixieland Jazz Band ($17) follows the open house. 137 12th Ave. S. 261-8164 or www.napleshistoricalsociety.org.

All Shook Up – Naples Philharmonic, joined by Broadway singers, pays tribute to The King at 8 p.m. at Artis—Naples. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org.

Broadway in Naples – The Naples Orchestra & Chorus performs hits from “Camelot,” “Brigadoon,” “Oklahoma!” and more at 7 p.m. today and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 30, at Golden Gate High School. $18 in advance, $20 at the door. 2925 Titan Way. 298-7911 or www.naplesorchstraandchorus.com.

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Om in the Garden – Bend and stretch with an instructor from Greenmonkey yoga at 10 a.m. at Naples Botanical Garden. $10 for members, $20 for others. 643-4737 or www.naplesgarden.org.

Free Concert – Naples Jazz Society performs from 2-4 p.m. at Cambier Park. 263-1113 or www.naplesjazzsociety.com.

Foreign Film – FGCU’s Renaissance Academy screens “Phoenix” (Germany, 2015) at 2 p.m. A disfigured Holocaust survivor is determined to find out whether the man she loved betrayed her trust. $6 for members, $8 for others. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4737 or www.fgcu.edu.

Play Reading – The Naples Players’ Etc. . . Readers Theatre performs a reading of Samuel French’s “The New York Idea” at 2 p.m. $10. 262-7990 or www.naplesplayers.org.

Student Concert – Faith Lutheran Church hosts a youth concert featuring trumpeter Arthur Zanin at 3 p.m. Free, but donations appreciated. 4150 Goodlette-Frank Road. 434-5811 or www.flcnaples.com.

Youth Concert – Naples Philharmonic Youth Orchestra performs at 7 p.m. at Artis—Naples. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org.

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Film for Film Lovers – Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs screens “The Forgotten Kingdom” (2013) at 7 p.m. A young man travels to the mountainous African region of Lesotho to bury his father and falls in love. $10. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org.

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Pups on Parade – Naples Botanical Garden welcomes friendly, leashed dogs from 8-11 a.m. Free for member dogs, regular admission plus $9.95 for nonmembers and their pooches. 643-4737 or www.naplesgarden.org.

Local Star – FGCU’s Renaissance Academy hosts a presentation about Naples resident and marine film consultant Capt. Lance Julian’s film career (“Waterworld,” “Titanic”) from 1-2:30 p.m. at The Arlington. $20 for members, $25 for others. 7900 Arlington Cir. 307- 3000 or www.fgcu.edu.

Suicide Girls – Burlesque troupe The Suicide Girls perform high-energy striptease performances that reference “Star Wars,” “A Clockwork Orange,” “Donnie Darko” and more at 8 p.m. at the Southwest Florida Performing Arts Center. $25-$85. 11515 Bonita Beach Road. 389- 6901 or www.swflpac.com.

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Jazz Night – Naples Philharmonic Jazz Orchestra performs a tribute to Antonio Carlos Jobim at 6 p.m. in the Daniels Pavilion at Artis—Naples. 597- 1900 or www.artisnaples.org.

Art ALIVE – The Naples Art District west of Airport-Pulling and north of Pine Ridge roads opens its 40 galleries and studios to the public from 5-8 p.m. 596-5059 or www.naplesartdistrict.com.

Jazz Concert – Bob Zottola and his jazz ensemble perform from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Marco Island Center for the Arts. $25. 1010 Winterberry Drive. 394-4221 or www.marcoislandart.org.

COMING UP

Mercato Nights – Folk- and jazzinfused band The Woodwork plays under the stars on the lawn at Mercato from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, May 4. The Mercato Nights music series continues June 1 with Wilder Sons and Sprout, July 6 with the Ben Allen Band, Aug. 3 with Electric Mud and Sept. 7 with Rockin’ Horse. Free.

Author Talk – Barnes & Noble at Waterside Shops hosts a book signing and discussion with author Jennifer Lin (“Shanghai Faithful: Betrayal and Forgiveness in a Chinese Christian Family”) at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 4. 598-5200 or www.bn.com.

Masterworks – Naples Philharmonic performs works by Wagner, Grieg and Beethoven at 8 p.m. Thursday and Saturday, May 4 and May 6. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org.

Big Impressions – Collier Child Care Resources hosts “Big Impressions by Little Artists,” where guests can purchase art by local artists and youngsters in the organization’s preschool programs from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, May 5, at Hilton Naples. $75. 643-3908 or www.collierchildcare.org. See story on page C3.

Cinco de Meow – Humane Society Naples brings its adoption mobile full of furry felines to Riptide Brewing Company from 5-7 p.m. Friday, May 5. 987 Third Ave. N. 649-1555 or www.hsnaples.org.

Cinco de Mayo – Miromar Outlets hosts a Cinco de Mayo celebration with live entertainment, a margarita crawl, prizes and more from 6-9 p.m. Friday, May 5. 948-3766 or www.miromaroutlets.com.

Choral Concert – Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus performs at 7 p.m. Friday, May 5, at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. 2408 Linwood Ave. 963-9050 or www.operanaples.com.

With A Paddle – The 41st annual Great Dock Canoe Races brings the traditional races and new paddleboard races to Crayton Cove with the fun starting at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, May 6. 825-1228 or www.greatdockcanoeraces.com.

Madama Butterfly – Gulfcoast Symphony and Gulfshore Opera collaborate on a production of Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly” at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 6, at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, Fort Myers. 481-4849 or www.gulfcoastsymphony.org.

Foreign Film – FGCU’s Renaissance Academy screens “Amores Perros” (Mexico, 2000) at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 7. A horrific car accident connects three stories, each involving characters dealing with loss, regret and life’s harsh realities, all in the name of love. $6 for members, $8 for others. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4737 or www.fgcu.edu.

Community Day – Artis—Naples opens invites to public to enjoy free activities and performances from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, May 7. 597-19000 or www.artisnaples.org.

Film for Film Lovers – Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs screens “Snatch” (2000) at 7 p.m. Monday, May 8. Underground thugs fight to track down a priceless diamond. $10. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org.

Women’s Work – Lunafest, a traveling film festival featuring short films by women, stops by Paragon Pavilion at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 11. $25-$35, with proceeds benefitting the Breast Cancer Fund and Girls on the Run of Collier County. www.lunafest.org.

Beautiful Italy – FGCU’s Renaissance Academy hosts a lecture about Umbria’s hill towns from 10-11:30 a.m. Friday, May 12 and 19, at The Arlington. 7900 Arlington Cir. 307-3000 or www.fgcu.edu.

Beer Me – Blues, Brews & BBQ returns to Tin City with craft beer, barbecue, stone crabs, family activities and more Friday and Saturday, May 12-13. www.naplesbluesbbq.com.

Doo Wop – Rocky and the Rollers and Tokens perform at 5:30 p.m. Friday, May 12, at The Naples Zoo. $37. 390-2788 or www.stayinmay.com.

Free Concert – Rockin’ Horse performs from 6-9 p.m. Friday, May 12, at Miromar Outlets. 948-3766 or www.miromaroutlets.com.

Opera Night – Opera Naples presents Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” at 8 p.m. Friday, May 12, at Artis—Naples. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. 825- 1228 or www.greatdockcanoeraces.com.

Book Signing – Barnes & Noble at Waterside Shops hosts author and Naples resident Nathan Hill (“The Nix”) at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 13. 598-5200 or www.bn.com.

Brunch for Mom – Young Life in Collier County hosts an al fresco, strawberrythemed Mothers Day brunch provided by Here’s Howe catering from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, May 14, in the outdoor plaza at Sugden Community Theatre. $15-$25. www.mothersdaybrunch.org.

Sultan of Swat – FGCU’s Renaissance Academy hosts a lecture about Babe Ruth from 10-11:30 a.m. Monday, May 15, at Moorings Park. 132 Moorings Park Drive. 261-1616 or www.fgcu.edu.

French History – FGCU’s Renaissance Academy hosts a talk about Louis XIII and Richelieu from 1-2:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 16, at The Arlington. $20 for members, $25 for others. 7900 Arlington Cir. 307-3000 or www.fgcu.edu.

Art Talk – FGCU’s Renaissance Academy hosts a lecture about life and art in the Middle Ages from 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 17, at Moorings Park. $20 for members, $25 for others. 132 Moorings Park Drive. 261-1616 or www.fgcu.edu.

Classical Concert – Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs presents a concert featuring the flute and piano with works by Poulenc at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 18. $25. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495- 8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org.

Frankly Funny – Actor and comedian Frank Blocker presents a one-man show with zany characters, improv, special guests and more at 8 p.m. Friday, May 19, at Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs. $15. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org.

Ice Dancers – Disney on Ice’s “World of Enchantment” visits Germain Arena at 10:30 a.m. Friday through Sunday, May 19-21. $22-$87. 948-7825 or www.germainarena.com.

Free Concert – Neon Summer performs from 6-9 p.m. Friday, May 19, at Miromar Outlets. 948-3766 or www.miromaroutlets.com.

Magic Carpet – Members of the Naples Philharmonic perform an upclose woodwind concert for kids at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 20. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org.

Smooth Moves – The Tenors perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 20, at Seminole Immokalee Casino. $45. (800) 218-0007 or www.moreinparadise.com.

Country Crooners – Two Way Crossing brings four-part harmony to country music at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 20, at Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org.

Frothy Fun – Southwest Florida Soapfest Weekend returns to Marco Island with daytime television stars attending a variety of parties and events with the public Friday through Monday, May 26-29. Events are priced separately. Proceeds benefit Camp Able and ITC Kids. 394-0080 or www.theateronmarco.com

Free Concert – Hester Prynne performs from 6-9 p.m. Friday, May 26, at Miromar Outlets. 948-3766 or www.miromaroutlets.com.

Still the King – Western swing giants Asleep at the Wheel perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 27, at Seminole Immokalee Casino. $25. (888) 219-0007 or www.moreinparadise.com.

Vocal Concert – Terry Barber Trio performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 27, at Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs. $35- $45. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org.

Summer Spectacular – The Naples Philharmonic performs classical favorites alongside the organization’s youth orchestra students at 7 p.m. Sunday, May 28, at Artis—Naples. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org.

Pro-Am – Talented amateur musicians perform great orchestral works alongside the Naples Philharmonic at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 3, at Artis—Naples. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org.

Got Some Pipes – Artis—Naples shows off its 3,604-pipe Casavant organ with a performance of a wide range of music by the areas best organists at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 4. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org.

Free Film – Paragon Pavilion screens “The Peanuts Movie” at 10 a.m. Tuesday through Thursday, June 13-15. 833 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 596-0008 or www.paragontheaters.com. ¦

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