February 16, 2017 RSS feed / Arts & Entertainment News

Get your feet ready: BeauSoleil is a comin' into town

It’s music that makes you want to move. Somehow, even though you’re listening with your ears, Cajun music affects your feet. Your entire body wants to respond. sway to the music, twirl on the dance floor. More...

Garage sale Civil War relics fuel third installment in mystery series

FLORIDA WRITERS

“Garage Sale Riddle,” the third title in Naples winter resident Suzi Weinert’s Garage Sale Mystery Series, follows “Garage Sale Stalker” and “Garage Sale Diamonds.” Sound familiar? Ms. More...

If you want some laughs, ‘Hound of the Baskervilles’ is a no-brainer

ARTS COMMENTARY

Imagine Monty Python deciding to put on a play about Sherlock Holmes, and you’ll have a good idea what Gulfshore Playhouse’s “The Hound of the Baskervilles” is like. More...

FILM CAPSULES

The Comedian ..  (Robert De Niro, Leslie Mann, Edie Falco) Struggling stand-up comic Jackie Burke (Mr. De Niro) bickers with his agent (Ms. Falco) and finds a kindred spirit in a woman he meets in a soup kitchen (Ms. Mann). More...

Take yourself to Golden Gate for ‘You Can’t Take It With You’

If there’s one common experience mankind shares, it’s family dysfunction. More...

CAPA presents mother-daughter duo for a musical tour of Eastern Europe

Next up in the Spectrum Series of concerts presented by the Cultural and Performing Arts Center is The Lana Do with “A Celebration of Eastern European Song” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20, at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center.  More...

With friends like these, who needs, uh, enemas?

COLLECTOR’S CORNER

King Louis XIV may have been known as the Sun King.  But the French monarch had a penchant for putting things where the sun doesn’t shine.  In other words, he liked his enemas.  His court at Versailles set the standards for fashi More...

THIS WEEK ON WGCU-TV

THURSDAY, FEB. 16, 10 P.M. Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries More...

SAVE THE DATE

¦ Temple Shalom Sisterhood hosts “C’est La Vie: An Afternoon in France” on Tuesday, Feb. 21, at the Hilton Naples. More...

Marco museum opens ‘Windows and Doors to History’

The Marco Island Historical Society introduces “Windows and Doors to History,” a new and permanent exterior exhibit at the Marco Island Historical Museum that gives visitors a glimpse of island history spanning 10,000 years from the Pleis More...

PFLAG sponsors next presentation in Collier County Jewish Book Fest

The second annual Collier County Jewish Book Festival continues with an evening sponsored by the Naples chapter of PFLAG at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20, at JFCC headquarters. Guest authors are Stephen Gaines and Julie Tarney. More...

HOROSCOPES

AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) This is a good time for the usually “serious-minded” Aquarian to let loose and enjoy some fun times. Expect to get good news about a workplace issue. More...

Achieving the impossible

CONTRACT BRIDGE

One of the most remarkable hands on record is this gem, which appears in the book “Reese on Play.” West’s A-10-8-7 of diamonds over declarer’s J-9-6-5 appear to constitute two sure trump tricks. More...

‘The LEGO Batman Movie’

LATEST FILMS

“The LEGO Batman Movie” is a delightful satire of Batman as a pop culture icon, and it’s a pretty decent Batman movie at the same time. More...

Annual ‘Jazz to Broadway’ concert benefits Laces of Love

A former Saturday Night Live Band saxophonist and other award-winning musicians join forces for the eighth annual “From Jazz to Broadway” concert to benefit Laces of Love at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19, at Covenant Church of Naples.  More...

1930s English cabinets compete with ’50s furniture among collectors

ANTIQUES

Fifties furniture is very popular with vintage collectors today, but some earlier Art Deco designs from the 1930s are not in demand. Look at old movies on television to study some of the stranger pieces. More...

‘Harry Potter’ star Isaacs now co-starring in ‘The OA’

CELEBRITY EXTRA

Q: I really loved Jason Isaacs in “Awake” a few years back, and I was super bummed when it was canceled. Can you tell me what he’s up to now? — Jeremy G., via email More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ The Gulf Coast Orchid Alliance meets from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, at 1455 Pine Ridge Road. Admission is free, and all are welcome. More...