March 26, 2015 RSS feed / Arts & Entertainment News

FORT MYERS FILM FESTIVAL TO SCREEN A KNOCKOUT

Documentary about pro boxer Heather ‘The Heat’ Hardy one of many highlights to 2015 festival

WHAT’S IT LIKE TO STEP INTO A BOXING RING AND punch another woman in the face?  “It’s just another day in the office,” says professional boxer Heather “The Heat” Hardy. More...

Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! Southern greed rules at Florida Rep

ARTS COMMENTARY

I don’t care how much make-up or Botox you use: Greed makes you ugly.  But it has never looked as good as it does in “Dividing the Estate,” where it’s a source of great conflict and much comedy.  More...

‘The Gunman’

LATEST FILMS

“The Gunman” starts in 2006 in the Congo. News reports tell us the country’s ongoing civil war is the worst conflict since World War II. But this is not a polemic about the travails of a small, imploding African nation. More...

‘The Good Girl’

BEACH READING

Early in “The Good Girl” (new in paperback) we meet Mia, who’s recently returned home after being kidnapped and held for months in a remote cabin in the frigid Minnesota wilderness. More...

THIS WEEK ON WGCU-TV

FRIDAY, MARCH 27, 9 P.M. Great Performances: “L’Allegro”with the Mark Morris Dance Company More...

Learn about local history from members of pioneer families

Jewish Family & Community Services of Southwest Florida invites the public to a free panel discussion about local history from 2-4 p.m. Monday, March 30, at the JFCS Naples Senior Center, 5025 Costello Drive.  More...

Three nonprofits team up for community art project

After sea turtle nesting season ends on area beaches in the fall, other turtles will arrive in the form of “Turtles on the Town,” a collaborative art project of the Community Foundation of Collier County, the Conservancy of Southwest Flor More...

Clothes make the women in ‘Love, Loss & What I Wore’

The Naples Players present “Love, Loss & What I Wore” April 1-25 in the Tobye Studio at the Sugden Community Theatre. More...

HOROSCOPES

¦ ARIES (March 21 to April 19) You might be upset about having to deal with problems that are no fault of your own. But you can turn the annoyance into an asset by showing how quickly and how well you can resolve them.  More...

FILM CAPSULES

Run All Night ♦♦♦ (Liam Neeson, Joel Kinnaman, Ed Harris) Mob boss Sean (Mr. Harris) and his hit man Jimmy (Mr. Neeson) are old friends, but all that changes when Jimmy is forced to kill Sean’s son (Boyd Holbrook). More...

Naples guidebook geared to kids colors facts with fun

FLORIDA WRITERS

There’s nothing square about this 8-by-8-inch highenergy book. It’s the hip answer to youngsters who visit Naples and say, “I’m bored. What are we going to do?”  More...

Fortunes rose and fell, measured and reported on ticker-tape

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Collectors are searching for antique and vintage items related to discontinued technology — old computers, transistor radios, early television sets, computer games, and even old typewriters, fans and ticker tape machines. More...

Marg Helgenberger goes ‘Under the Dome’

CELEBRITY EXTRA

Q: Will “Under the Dome” be back for another season?  — Terry V., via email   More...

Sign up now for next season’s opera road trips

The Naples Opera Society is taking reservations for the 2015-16 season of road trips to Miami to see performances of the Florida Grand Opera. More...

SAVE THE DATE

¦ The Naples Art Association hosts the 11th annual Goddess Night, an evening of friendship, empowerment, education and philanthropy for women, on Thursday, April 9, at The von Liebig Art Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. More...