February 9, 2012 RSS feed / Arts & Entertainment News

Author of ‘The Weird Sisters’ to speak at the Phil

Eleanor Brown, author of the New York Times bestseller “The Weird Sisters,” will join Elaine Newton as her guest for Critic’s Choice at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, and at the same time Saturday, Feb. More...

Boa feathers fly in ‘La Cage’ coming to the Philharmonic

“La Cage aux Folles” starring George Hamilton and Christopher Sieber comes to the Philharmonic Center for the Arts Feb. 28-March 4. More...

CAPSULES

Man On A Ledge (Sam Worthington, Elizabeth Banks, Jamie Bell) An escaped convict (Worthington) threatens to jump from a New York City high rise in an effort to prove his innocence. More...

Catch an opera from The Met at your local movie theater

Opera aficionados can see The Metropolitan Opera’s production of Wagner’s “Götterdämmerung” (“The Twilight of the Gods”) live in high-definition at movie theaters around the country beginning at noon Saturday, Feb. More...

Play tells true-life stories of ‘The Exonerated’

Theatre Conspiracy presents “The Exonerated,” an award-winning play about six former death row inmates who were eventually released after being found innocent, Feb. More...

Sailor’s valentines actually travel souvenirs

KOVELS: ANTIQUES

Valentine’s Day has been celebrated for centuries. By the 1790s, romantic cards were being given to that “special” person. More...

This week on WGCU-TV

Full Story

CLUB NOTES

It’s high season for clubs and organizations to hold special events and programs for members and guests as well as regular meetings. More...

SAVE THE DATE

Holocaust museum plans celebration More...

Naples artists become the subject of art

In an unusual switch, the artists featured in an upcoming exhibition are not the creators of the works, they are the subjects. More...

Sculptor carves out time and provides materials for promising young student

Alexander is a 12-year-old student in the sixth grade at Pine Ridge Middle School. His family recently moved here from South Africa, and English is his second language. He speaks Spanish, but some might suggest that art is his first language. More...

A bedroom-hopping farce: Dated, but fun at Florida Rep

Three bedrooms, four couples. Imagine the possibilities. British playwright Alan Ayckbourn did, and wrote a farce about it. More...

‘The Woman in Black’

LATEST FILMS

Daniel Radcliffe will always be Harry Potter. He could win eight Oscars, cure cancer and establish world peace, and we’ll still refer to him as Harry Potter. Such is the cost of being financially set for life before you’re a teenager. More...

Enjoy the Oscars at Café Lurcat with film festival friends and fans

Lurcat hosts the second annual Naples International Film Festival Oscars Party on Sunday, Feb. 26. The restaurant on Fifth Avenue South will roll out the red carpet for guests who will sip champagne and enjoy a threecourse dinner. More...

Theatre Conspiracy joins in aid effort for Japan

Shortly after Japan was devastated by an earthquake, actor James Yaegashi called friends in the New York theater world. More...

A stitch in time saves nine

CONTRACT BRIDGE

There are many hands where it is much more dangerous for declarer to have one defender on lead than the other. More...

Hardly like a bad hair day, ‘Shear Murder’ is a sheer delight

¦ “Shear Murder” by Nancy J. Cohen. Five Star. 246 pages. $25.95. Nancy J. Cohen extends her Bad Hair Day mystery series with this latest entry in which trouble once again finds Marla Shore. More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ The Pi Beta Phi Alumnae Club of Naples holds its next meeting at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, at the Naples Beach Hotel. The combined “Monmouth Duo” meeting is hosted by the Kappa Kappa Gamma Alumnae Club of Naples. More...