2010-11-11 / What to Do, Where to Go

WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO

Aura Fine Art presents “You’re Invited to Smileville,” an exhibit of works by Neapolitan Popo Flanigan, opening with a reception from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, and hanging in the gallery through Dec. 1. Owned by Tim Parker and Barbara Groenteman, Aura Fine Art is at 837 Fifth Ave. S. Call 572-3386. COURTESY PHOTO Aura Fine Art presents “You’re Invited to Smileville,” an exhibit of works by Neapolitan Popo Flanigan, opening with a reception from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, and hanging in the gallery through Dec. 1. Owned by Tim Parker and Barbara Groenteman, Aura Fine Art is at 837 Fifth Ave. S. Call 572-3386. COURTESY PHOTO This week’s theater

 Regrets Only – By The Naples Players at Sugden Community Theatre through Nov. 20. 263-7990 or www. naplesplayers.org.

 Come Blow Your Horn –By The Marco Players through Nov. 21. 642- 7270 or www.TheMarcoPlayers.com.

 Tuesdays with Morrie – By Gulfshore Playhouse at The Norris Center through Nov. 21. (866) 811-4111 or www.gulfshoreplayhouse.org.

 The Rockettes – The Radio City Rockettes Christmas Spectacular at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, Fort Myers, through Nov. 28. (800) 440- 7469 or www.bbmannpah.com.

Sweet Art Gallery welcomes singer/songwriter/artist Bobby Goldsboro from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12. Mr. Goldsboro will entertain while gallery visitors check out an exhibit of his newest oil paintings. Sweet Art Gallery is at 2054 Trade Center Way. Call 597-2110 or visit www. thesweetartgallery.com. COURTESY PHOTO Sweet Art Gallery welcomes singer/songwriter/artist Bobby Goldsboro from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12. Mr. Goldsboro will entertain while gallery visitors check out an exhibit of his newest oil paintings. Sweet Art Gallery is at 2054 Trade Center Way. Call 597-2110 or visit www. thesweetartgallery.com. COURTESY PHOTO  The Andrews Brothers – At the Off Broadway Palm Theatre, Fort Myers, through Dec. 25. 278-4422 or www. broadwaypalm.com

 Hairspray – At Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, Fort Myers, through Nov. 20. 278-4422 or www.broadwaypalm.com.

 Noises Off – By Florida Repertory Theatre, Fort Myers, through Nov. 20. 332-4488.

This week’s symphony

 Classical Concert - The Naples Philharmonic Orchestra presents NPO Classical 1: People’s Choice Concert at 8 p.m. Nov. 18-20. in Hayes Hall. 597-1900 or www.thephil.org.

Thursday, Nov. 11

 Rock Out – The Grammy Awardwinning, multi-platinum-selling Doobie Brothers perform at 8 p.m. at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. 597-1900 or www.thephil.org.

 Oh, Joy – Island Trends hosts the “Joie de Vivre” by Robert Graham trunk show and wine tasting to benefit the Friends of Rookery Bay from 6-8 p.m. 850 Fifth Ave. S. 963-4227.

 Garden Benefit – Waterside Shops donates 10 percent of the day’s sales to the Naples Botanical Garden in celebration of the grand opening of three news gardens.

 Thursday on Third – The Third Street South Shopping District features music, dining and shopping from 6-9 p.m. 261-8936.

 Night Out – Evenings on Fifth, with music, shopping and dining, takes place from 6:30-9:30 p.m. on Fifth Avenue South. 435-3742.

 Boats Galore – The 38th annual Fort Myers Boat Show runs today through Sunday in downtown Fort Myers. 332- 6888.

 Art Talk – Artist Stephen Knapp discusses the work in his Naples Museum of Art exhibition “Lightpaintings” at 7 p.m. in the Daniels Pavilion at the Naples Philharmonic Center for the Arts. 597-1900.

Friday, Nov. 12

 It’s a Shoe-In – Stop by Signatures at Mercato and enjoy champagne and chocolates and enter a drawing for a new pair of designer shoes. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Naples Fact Team. 254-5800.

 Open House – Le Bouron, Cottontails and Pretty Woman in Fountain Park Center host a Holiday Open House from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today and Saturday. Enjoy refreshments and a gift with purchase.

 Free Concert – Gulf Coast Town Center presents acoustic guitarist Pat “Trick” in Market Plaza afrom 7-9 p.m. 267-0783 or gulfcoasttowncenter.com.

Saturday, Nov. 13

 Pet Pictures – Angel Animal Hospital in Bonita Springs has pet photos with Santa from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. $5 donation requested, with proceeds going to the rescue groups that AAH works with, including Golden Retriever Rescue of Southwest Florida. Bring your pets dressed in their best Christmas attire. 25100 Bernwood Dr., Bonita Springs. 221- 8444 or info@bonitavet.com.

 Holiday Bazaar – St. Paul’s Episcopal Church hosts its farmers market along with the Episcopal Church Women’s Holiday Bazaar at 3901 Davis Blvd. 643-0197.

 Party in the Park – The Island Parks & Recreation Foundation presents the second annual Party in the Park with family fun from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Veterans Community Park, Marco Island.

 C’Mon – The Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples hosts “At the Beach” from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Waterside Shops.

 Pug Party – Mercato hosts the inaugural Pug Crawl from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Pugs and their owners will take to the streets to enjoy food, live music and more in support of Humane Society Naples.

 Dancing Horses – The Southwest Florida Dressage Association hosts a schooling show from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Lee Civic Center. Spectators are welcome. www.swfda.org.

 Art Show – The Naples Artcrafters Fine Arts & Craft Show takes place from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Cambier Park. 352-3036.

 Monthly Milonga - Tango the night away with Pablo and Alicia Repun from 8-11 p.m. at the dance studio at 1673 Pine Ridgge Road. $15 for lesson, dancing and refreshments. 738-4184 or www. PabloRepunTango.com.

Sunday, Nov. 14

 Foreign Film – FGCU’s Renaissance Academy presents “35 Shots of Rum” (France, 2009) from 1-4 p.m. at 1010 Fifth Ave. S. $4 for RA members, $5 for others suggested donation. 434-4737.

 Outdoor Concert – The Naples Concert Band performs a free concert from 2-4 p.m. at Cambier Park. 593-5054.

 In Harmony – Spirit of the Gulf, a local chapter of the Sweet Adelines, International, performs a benefit concert for New Horizons of Southwest Florida’s Super Kids Club at 5 p.m. at North Naples United Methodist Church. $10 for adults, $5 for kids under 12. 248-0647 or e-mail NewHorizonsofSWFL@msn.com.

 Foreign Flick – Films on Fifth presents “Everlasting Moments,” a Swedish film from director Jan Troell, at 7 p.m. at the Sugden Community Theatre, 701 Fifth Ave. S. $12. 263-7990.

 Cinderella – Sarasota Opera presents “La Cenerentola” (“Cinderella”) at 8 p.m. at the Philharmonic Center for the arts. 597-1900 or www.thephil.org.

Monday, Nov. 15

 Holiday Tunes – Enjoy the Christmas music of Mannheim Steamroller at 8 p.m. at the Naples Philharmonic Center for the Arts. 597-1900 or www.thephil.org.

 Open Mic – The FWA Writers’ Group hosts open mic night at The English Pub from 6:30-8 p.m. 2408 Linwood Ave. www.naplesenglishpub.com or fwa_ naples_writers_group@yahoo.com

 History Lesson – FGCU’s Renaissance Academy presents “American Historical Oddities,” a look at extraordinary and unusual personalities and events that are part of our national fabric, from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Bentley Village. $20 for RA member, $25 for nonmembers. 434-4737.

Tuesday, Nov. 16

 Discover Your Roots – “Genealogy for Beginners” starts at 9:30 a.m. today and Nov. 23 and 30 at the Naples Regional Library, 650 Central Ave. 263- 7768 or 262-4130.

 Book Notes – Laurie Lisle, author of the Louise Nevelson biography “A Passionate Life,” discusses the life and art of the famous sculptor at 10 a.m. in Daniels Pavilion at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. 597-1900 or www.thephil.org.

 Rock & Blues – The Moony Mann Band rocks the Ave Maria Town Center from 1-4 p.m. 304-1236 or www.avemaria. com.

 Singer Supreme – Diana Ross take the stage at 8 p.m. at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. 597-1900 or www.thephil.org.

 Voice Recital – FGCU’s Bower School of Music presents a free voice recital at 7:30 p.m. in the Music Building Recital Hall. 590-7851.

Wednesday, Nov. 17

 One-Woman Show – Janina Birtolo performs “Conversations with History: Most Affectionate Daughter,” sponsored by the Friends of the Library, at 3:30 p.m. at Naples Regional Library, 650 Central Ave. 263-7768 or 262-4130.

 Art Chat – Art critic and author Janet Koplos explores the Naples Museum of Art exhibition “Three Visions in Glass” in a lecture by the same name at 10 a.m. in Daniels Pavilion at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. 597-1900 or www.thephil.org.

Upsoming events

 Art Walk – The Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs presents Art Walk from 5-7 p.m. Nov. 18 at the Promenade at Bonita Bay. See art and demonstrations and enjoy a live concert. 495-8989.

 Flamenco Night – “Flamenco Passion” with Clarita Filgueiras starts at 7 p.m. Nov. 18 at the Promenade at Bonita Bay. Tickets are $30 for Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs members/$35 nonmembers. 495-8989.

 Music Performance –FGCU’s Bower School of music presents a free Symphonic Band/Chamber Ensemble at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 18 in the Student Union Ballroom. 590-7851.

 Book Talk – Elaine Newton discusses “Let the Great World Spin” by Colum McCann, as part of the Philharmonic Center’s Lifelong Learning arts education program at 10 a.m. Nov. 18. 597-1900.

 Holiday Bazaar – The Ladies of St. Agnes Holiday Bazaar and Bake Sale is set for 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 20 and 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 21 at 7775 Vanderbilt Beach Road.

 Sing-Along – Voices of Naples presents the eighth annual “Messiah” sing-along at 3 p.m. Nov. 21 at Naples United Church of Christ, 5200 Crayton Road. $10 in advance, $15 at the door. 455- 2582 or www.voicesofnaples.org.

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