February 19, 2009 RSS feed / Top News

Third on Canvas event culminates in live auction

For two days earlier this week, artists and their easels dotted the sidewalks of Old Naples as participants in the Naples Art Association's annual Third on Canvas event. More...

Planned Parenthood gala will feature 'first lady of the press' Helen Thomas

Feminist trailblazer and former White House correspondent Helen Thomas, "the first lady of the press," will be the guest of honor when Planned Parenthood of Collier County hosts its fifth annual gala, Our Choice Affair: Celebrating Our Vision, Cel More...

TV show on WGCU will reveal 'Xtreme Yard Makeover'

What does it take to transform a waterwasting yard into a Florida-friendly, lush landscape? Find out from a new documentary that follows the six-week transformation of the yard of Naples resident Daphne Volcy. More...

Museum of the Everglades hosts Marjory Stoneman Douglas Festival

The fifth annual Marjory Stoneman Douglas Festival takes place Feb. 23-26 in Everglades City. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

When In 'Doubt' . . .

Broadway actor embraces his non-singing, non-dancing role as a priest cast into suspicion

I F PEOPLE LEAVE "DOUBT: A PARABLE" DISAGREEING ABOUT WHAT THEY'VE just seen, "I'll be one happy actor," says Broadway performer Alan Campbell. In the Gulfshore Playhouse production of "Doubt," Mr. More...

'Living with Studio Furniture' exhibition is proof of collectors' passion

"Mom!" the boy exclaimed, wideeyed. More...

New River Fine Art gallery welcomes Italian artist Pino

New River Fine Art welcomes Italian artist and Naples winter resident Pino to his new Naples home with a reception at the gallery from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19. More...

A 'National' event returns to town

Naples Art Association celebrates festival's 30th year downtown

The Naples National Art Festival will draw 300 artists/exhibitors and tens of thousands of visitors to downtown Naples this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 21-22. More...

New this year: Interviews with participating artists

A new feature of the Naples National Art Festival for 2009 is a series of interviews with participating artists on Saturday, Feb. 21. More...

Speakers Assembly of SWF welcomes Fox News Jerusalem correspondent

Michael Tobin, Jerusalem-based correspondent for Fox News, will leave the front lines to be the featured presenter at the Speakers Assembly of Southwest Florida on Friday, Feb. 20, at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point in Estero. More...

Press club plans writers conference and book fair

The Naples Press Club presents its seventh annual Authors and Books Festival and Naples Writers Conference in and around The von Liebig Art Center on Saturday and Sunday, April 4-5. More...

Edison State College to honor Dudley Goodlette

The seventh annual Edison State College LIFE (Leadership In Fostering Education) Award will be bestowed upon longtime Naples resident and former Florida legislator J. Dudley Goodlette at a luncheon Thursday, Feb. More...

Sanibel forum will focus on Everglades

Everglades restoration and the U.S. Sugar Corp. land acquisition will be the topic of a forum sponsored by the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation, the Everglades Foundation and BIG ARTS on Tuesday, March 4, at BIG ARTS on Sanibel. More...

Business News

The value of higher education

FGCU plays large part in region's economic well-being

While Florida Gulf Coast University plays a vital role in educating thousands of people each year, it also contributes to the region's economic health. More...

YP Naples wants to pair members with mentors

Greater Naples Leadership and Young Professionals Naples have teamed up for a program in which GNL members, many of whom are retired executives, philanthropists and educators, will mentor YP members to enhance their professional and personal growth More...