December 16, 2010 RSS feed / Arts & Entertainment News

Zoo residents go wild for holiday treats

On the 12 days of Christmas, The Naples Zoo gives to you… 12 gators swimming, 11 simians swinging, 10 hyenas laughing, nine panthers prowling, eight gibbons singing, seven hogs-a-rooting, six spider monkeys playing, five tigers, four roaring More...

LATEST FILMS

‘The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader ’

The best thing one can say about “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader” is that it’s not as painfully slow as the franchise’s last installment, “Prince Caspian,” in which after 140 long minutes More...

2011 von Liebig art lecture series kicks off Jan. 6

The 2011 series of art lectures hosted by The von Liebig Art Center promises to spark intrigue and interest for collectors and artists alike. More...

New book brings SWFL World War II history to life

Nearly 70 years ago, the skies over Southwest Florida were filled with warplanes swooping and diving above the gulf waters. America was at war and one of its most critical bases was headquartered in the wet scrublands east of Fort Myers. More...

KOVELS: ANTIQUES

Santa has changed his look throughout the centuries

Santa Claus hasn’t always been a fat, jolly man with a beard and a red coat. He hasn’t even always lived at the North Pole. More...

CLUB NOTES

Music club urges members to help at Bayshore festival The Naples Music Club encourages its members to sign up to volunteer for the Bayshore Festival of the Arts, which takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Jan. More...

SAVE THE DATE

Five ‘Stars’ will be honored at UAC luncheon in March More...

'TIS THE SEASON TO BE...SCARY

Sometimes Santa delivers chills

He’s presented as a jolly old elf, an altruistic, kindly old man who supernaturally distributes gifts to children around the world in the course of a night. More...

Celebrate winter solstice with a visit to the Garden

The Naples Botanical Garden holds its annual Winter Solstice Celebration from 6-8 p.m. Dec. 16-23, and Sunday through Thursday, Dec. 26-30. More...

If a dead man’s cell phone rings, will anyone answer?

Is there anything more demanding or insistent than a constantly ringing phone? Even crying babies pale in comparison. Ubiquitous cell phones have become technical tyrants in our society. More...

CAPSULES

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FLORIDA WRITERS

Both keepers: two new tomes about Florida tarpon

Fishing for a holiday gift? These two lavishly produced volumes will satisfy the knowledge hunger of any fly-fishing aficionado. More...

Awesome automobiles have star billing in wine festival raffle, auction lots

Auto aficionados have three special reasons to rev up their bids at the 30 Naples Winter Wine Festival charity auction coming up Jan. 28-30. More...

COMING UP AT THE PHIL

Here’s some of what’s ahead on the program at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. For more information about or tickets to any of these performances, call 597-1900 or visit www.thephil.org. More...

National report documents benefits of arts festivals

In a first-of-its-kind report, “Live from Your Neighborhood: A National Study of Outdoor Arts Festivals” finds outdoor arts festivals attract a range of audiences, they enhance their communities as creative placemakers, and they are a ga More...