May 20, 2010 RSS feed / Arts & Entertainment News

Silverspot extends ‘Oceans,’ sales benefit Rookery Bay

The run of DisneyNature’s “Oceans” has been extended to Friday, June 4, at Silverspot Cinema, with $1 from each ticket sold going to the Friends of Rookery Bay. More...

Florida Weekly launches round two of fiction challenge

The first round of our fiction challenge drew about a dozen submissions from readers who riffed on a vintage photograph to create tales of redemption and renewal among other themes. More...

THEATER REVIEW

You can tuna fish but you can’t tuna play

Sometimes you just can’t get enough of a show and want to see it over and over again.   People return to “Phantom of the Opera” or “CATS” numerous times. More...

ECT… Readers Theatre presents one more reading for the season

The Naples Players ETC… Readers Theatre closes its eighth season with a single performance of the rollicking Italian classic, “Mirandolina,” at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, May 23, in the Tobye Studio at the Sugden Community Theatre.   More...

Polish your script for ‘New Plays’ contest

The Naples Players ETC… Readers Theatre is accepting entries in the seventh annual “An Evening of New Plays” contest through June 15.   Playwrights must reside in Collier, Lee, Charlotte, Glades or Hendry counties. More...

CLUB NOTES

TV is topic   at press club   What does the future hold for television viewers? Thousands of channels? Cable or direct TV? Hi-def or fiber optic? More...

SAVE THE DATES

Eat like a king   at Hilton Naples   Dine like, well, royalty at “Dine Like Royalty” at Shula’s Steakhouse on Sunday, June 27. More...

FULLY BOOKED

Considering how we choose what we read

When I meet couples, I generally like to hear the story of how they got together.   Was it a chance meeting? Were they set up? Did they go to the same school? How   did they pick each other out? More...

There’s no mystery about these winners

If you, like my friend in the accompanying story, prefer books that would likely be blurbed by Lee Child or Elmore Leonard, here’s a list that should appeal to you. More...

Circus toys are popular with collectors

Children love the circus, so what better   Childlhi hb   More...

Young Naples Ballet students present ‘Aurora’s Wedding’

The students of Naples Ballet will perform “Aurora’s Wedding,” based on the third act of Tchaikovsky’s “Sleeping Beauty,” at 7 p.m. Friday, May 21, and at 3 and 6 p.m. More...

ORCHESTRA NOTES

Here’s some of what’s coming up on the program for the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra. Unless otherwise noted, concerts take place at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. For tickets and more information, call 597-1900 or visit www. More...

A Tribute to Richard D. Westlake

Richard Westlake never failed to make me laugh.   More...

LATEST FILMS

‘Letters to Juliet ’

“Letters to Juliet” imagines, in its own way, what would have happened if starcrossed lovers Romeo and Juliet didn’t die, but merely went their separate ways. More...