May 31, 2012 RSS feed / Arts & Entertainment News

Pictures perfect

‘Camera USA’ exhibit focuses on 49 photographs

What makes a good photograph? More...

Naples Art Association invites applications for 2012-13 festivals

Artists can begin applying on June 1 to participate in any of five distinct, long-running annual festivals hosted by the Naples Art Association.  Festivals hosted by the NAA are the primary funding source for education programs at The von Liebig More...

Actors can get in shape for future casting calls

“Lights, camera, action!” is the cue for Boot Camp for Actors, a week-long session offered for the first time in Naples by Casting Coach Inc., June 18-22 at The Courtyard Marriott. More...

CAPSULES

The Dictator ...   (Sacha Baron Cohen, Anna Faris, Ben Kingsley) A tyrannical North African dictator (Cohen) gets lost in New York City and struggles to adjust. More...

Whimsical fantasy furniture breaks the rules of design

KOVELS: ANTIQUES

“Fantasy furniture” is a term used to describe tables and chairs that don’t fit the rules of any recognized style. More...

Author will lead workshop for writers at FGCU’s Renaissance Academy-Naples

The Renaissance Academy, Florida Gulf Coast University’s adult lifelong learning and enrichment program, presents a Summer Writers Workshop led by published author Lisa Wroble. Classes start at 10 a.m. More...

CONTRACT BRIDGE

Diagnostic analysis

This deal demonstrates how a declarer can take advantage of the knowledge he has acquired during the bidding and play to bring in a seemingly unmakable contract.  More...

THIS WEEK ON WGCU-TV

¦ THURSDAY, MAY 31, 8 P.M. Antiques Roadshow Raleigh – Hour 1 An Arts & Crafts desk and lamp; a 1960 Gibson Double 12 Electric Guitar; and a set of four Chinese carved jade objects that garner the highest-value More...

Check out ‘A Collection of Works’ at the library

More than two dozen works by award-winning artist Ara “Lou” Panutsos are on exhibit in the West Wing Art Gallery at Naples Regional Library from June 1-30. More...

If the shoe fits… ‘Cinderella’ at Broadway Palm

THEATER REVIEW

I recently went to see a school play at a local elementary school. I don’t typically do that (and I certainly don’t review school plays or children), but went to show my support of two young friends who were performing in it.  More...

HOROSCOPES

¦ GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Keep your thoughts focused on the positive as you deal with an unexpected turn of events in a personal or professional relationship. This could be the start of a welcome change.   More...

‘Men In Black 3’

LATEST FILMS

For the third film of a trilogy, “Men In Black 3” is far too mediocre to justify its existence. Consider: The storyline from the other films didn’t need closure. The stars don’t need a hit. More...

Dorothy Mills hits a home run with baseball novel

FLORIDA WRITERS

¦ “Drawing Card” by Dorothy Seymour Mills. McFarland. 265 pages. $25 trade paperback.   Sitting down with a new book by Dorothy Mills is always a rewarding experience. More...

Get some class this summer at Hodges U.

be obtained at the university and at select local libraries after June 1. Registration is open for classes that begin  June 18. More...

‘That Woman: The Life of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor’

BEACH READING

by Anne Sebba (St. More...

SAVE THE DATE

Comedy aboard the Naples Princess   The Mental Health Association of Southwest Florida presents an evening with humorist, author and mental health advocate Wambui Bahati aboard the Naples Princess as part of the association’s 55th annivers More...