May 12, 2011 RSS feed / Arts & Entertainment News

Quail West offers tennis, golf, swimming instruction

Quail West Golf and Country Club is holding a series of four-day camp sessions in June and July designed for ages 7-14 and ages 6-10. Sessions from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Florida Rep stage heats up with season finale

You can debate all you want about whether the blues is the devil’s music or not. One thing is indisputable: When Miche Braden sings the blues, she raises the temperature more than just a couple of degrees. More...

LATEST FILMS

‘Thor’

“Thor” singlehandedly takes the inherent cheesiness of both mythology and comic books and transforms it into a vast, energetic movie that’s accessible and enjoyable for all. More...

CAPSULES

Something Borrowed More...

Eighth annual contest seeks original scripts

The Naples Players ETC…Reader’s Theatre is soliciting one-act scripts (no musicals) for its eighth annual New Plays Contest. More...

FLORIDA WRITERS

No surprise that new ‘Lincoln’ thriller surprises and satisfies

Hard times have hit the man known as “The Lincoln Lawyer.” Criminal cases have dried up for Mickey Haller, so to make ends meet he has plunged into the foreclosure defense business. More...

Singers needed for 9-11 memorial

The Fort Myers Symphonic Mastersingers will join with the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorale to perform the Mozart Requiem and other patriotic music on Sunday, Sept. 11, at the Philharmonig center for the arts. More...

Theatre Conspiracy sets summer stage

Theatre Conspiracy in Fort Myers will produce two comedies this summer: “See How They Run,” a British farce from 1944, and the world premiere of “Elsewhere.” More...

Baseball dreams come true for 10 Immokalee students

Ten seventh- and eighth-grade students from Take Stock in Children-Immokalee were recently treated to their first professional baseball game, thanks to the Minnesota Twins and proceeds from The Immokalee Foundation’s Charity Classic “Fund More...

Museum offers slice of Navy SEALs’ history

On May 2, a team of Navy SEALs descended upon Osama bin Laden’s compound in Pakistan, shot him, collected his body and brought to an end the longest and costliest manhunt in history. More...

Garden cultivates fun and learningg for ages 5-12

The Naples Botanical Garden has planted the seeds for a series of summer camps beginning June 20. Designed for children ages 5-12, sessions will meet from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. More...

Visually impaired kids can ‘camp out’ at Naples Beach Hotel

Lighthouse of Collier is registering blind and visually impaired children for its second annual summer camp at the Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club. Sessions will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in July. More...

Head to school this summer

From practical to brainy or simply entertaining, there’s a class for that

Staying around town for the summer? Don’t just sit around bemoaning the heat and humidity. Head to the airconditioned Naples Center of Florida Gulf Coast University and learn something new at the Renaissance Academy. More...

ARTISTS AMONG US

Keith Raygor

>>Describe your art form I enjoy merging the performance arts of magic, music and mentalism into theatrical presentations. More...

Moliere’s classic ‘Learned Ladies’ in staged reading at the Sugden

The Naples Players’ ETC… Readers Theatre present Moliere’s sophisticated family comedy, “The Learned Ladies,” at 7:30 p.m. Sunday,unday, May 15, in the Tobye Studio tu- of Sugden Community - Theatre. More...

‘Camera USA’ exhibition focuses on photographs

Fifty images captured by professional and amateur photographers from across the United States have been juried into the Naples Art Association’s first national photography exhibition. More...

KOVELS: ANTIQUES

Drinks and their accoutrements evolve

Drinks before or after dinner have been part of the ritual of dining in America since the 1800s. By then, the wealthy lived in houses that had a dining room, living room and perhaps a parlor or library. More...

This week on WGCU TV

. THURSDAY, MAY 12 8 p.m. – Priceless Antiques Roadshow Revisit some of the most memorable moments from 31 years of the BBC’s “Antiques Roadshow.” . FRIDAY, MAY 13 10 p.m. More...

Donated car will help therapists reach kids for treatment

Mutual of Omaha Bank, a corporate partner of the David Lawrence Foundation, has donated a 2003 PT Cruiser in excellent condition to the David Lawrence Center for use in providing free mental health treatment to children and adolescents residing in Co More...