January 15, 2009 RSS feed / Top News

MOMENTS IN TIME

• On Jan. 14, 1870, the first recorded use of a donkey to represent the Democratic Party appears in Harper's Weekly, drawn by political illustrator Thomas Nast. More...

CHILDREN'S MUSEUM NEWS

$250,000 grant makes Suncoast a C'mon partner

Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union, through its Suncoast for Kids Foundation, is the newest corporate Infinity Partner with the Children's Museum of Naples. More...

Journalist Bob Woodward next in The Phil's Speaker Series

The Phil's Speaker Series welcomes award-winning investigative reporter and author Bob Woodward to the Philharmonic Center for the Arts at 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 26. More...

JDRF looks into The Crystal Ball

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation holds its third annual Hope Gala: The Crystal Ball on Saturday, Jan. 24, at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples. More...

Buffalo State alumni reception planned

Buffalo State College alumni are invited to meet college President Dr. Muriel e Howard and other al alumni at a reception from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, at Stonebridge Country Club. More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

LA BOHEME

LOOK AT ME, she demands. W HEN IT COMES TO THE ARTS, OPERA IS MOST DEFINITELY NOT THE daughter who hides in the corner. Opera is the daughter who bursts through the door in a grand entrance, bosom heaving, adorned in feathers, sequins and jewels. More...

'Moon Over the Brewery' paintings are more than set dressings

Most times after an entertaining evening of theater, the only reminder playgoers can take home is the playbill. More...

Don't Sleep, There Are Snakes: Life and Language in the Amazonian Jungle

By Daniel L. Everett (Pantheon, $26.95)

Daniel Everett first traveled to the Amazon with his wife and three young children as an evangelical Christian missionary in 1977. More...

Hodges University names Humanitarians of the year

Philanthropists Terry and Christine Flynn have been named Hodges University's 2009 Humanitarians of the Year. This is the 13th year the school has honored a local individual or individuals for making a difference in the lives of others. More...

Put some Soul in the Game

It's time. Time to start the new millennium, finally, rather than living like we were still ensnared in the 1950s only without Eisenhower to lead us. The Obamas are about to take the White House, and (like every president elect) Mr. More...

Get your ducks in a row on Saturday

Ten thousand "adopted" rubber ducks will bob along toward the finish line for numerous prizes as part of The Great Venetian Duck Race at The Village on Venetian Bay on Saturday, Jan. 17. Ducks can be purchased for $10 each at www. naples. More...

Planning a summer cruise?

Take a chance on this one and help the Philharmonic

As part of its 20th anniversary celebration, the Philharmonic Center for the Arts is raffling a $10,000 Regents Seven Seas cruise sailing this summer from Venice to Monte Carlo. More...

Mending Broken Hearts with Hope luncheon

The ninth annual Mending Broken Hearts with Hope luncheon to benefit The Shelter for Abused Women & Children takes place Friday, Feb. 27, at The Ritz- Carlton, Naples. More...

Business News

Blades still packing 'em in

Club has led the league in attendance for five of the past eight years

It could be the jumbo hot dogs or the draft beer. Or, the spectacle of the crowd or the satisfying thud of hockey players slamming into the Plexiglas divider. More...

Expanded sports club complete at Mediterra community in N. Naples

A summer-long expansion project that created a separate spa area, nearly doubled the size of the fitness center and added new exercise equipment is now completed at The Sports Club at Mediterra, Bonita Bay Group's 1,697-acre master-planned communit More...

IDC has free seminars, art exhibits

The International Design Center in Estero offers the following free seminars to the public this month: . "Mixing Your Family Antiques with New Design," 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. More...