May 18, 2017 RSS feed / Arts & Entertainment News

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How I went back to kindergarten to learn to play the cello

IT’S NOT UNCOMMON FOR PEOPLE TO GO BACK to school later in life. Maybe they audit classes or take online courses. Me? I went back to kindergarten. It all began when my editor gave me an assignment early last year. More...

An alliance of necessity in a world where loyalty is bought and sold

FLORIDA WRITERS

Billed as “A Lone Wolf Thriller – Book One,” William Schnorbach’s book is a piece of novelist history that sets several fascinating characters against the turmoil in Peru born of corrupt government and a brutal revolutionary f More...

Llama llama (hey hey), red pajama!

ARTS COMMENTARY

I remember a story from when I was a little girl, though I don’t remember all the details.  It was in a children’s magazine, and I think it was called “The Llama’s Pajamas.” It might have been about a llama who didn More...

FILM CAPSULES

(Charlie Hunnam, Jude Law, Djimon Hounsou) This is the origin story of how Arthur (Mr. Hunnam) came to be king and how he got revenge on the man (Mr. Law) who killed his parents. More...

THIS WEEK ON WGCU-TV

THURSDAY, MAY 18, 8 P.M. British Antiques Roadshow   Similar to the American version, this BBC series invites members of the public to have their antiques and collectables examined and valued by experts.  FRIDAY, MAY 19, 9 P.M. More...

A highfalutin’ find that’s better than, ahem, just desserts

COLLECTOR’S CORNER

My name is Scott and I hoard china.  I live in a 1,200-square-foot house with two cats, five sets of silver and 10 sets of china.  There.  I feel better now.  The only good thing I can say? More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ The PCBUG computer and technology club invites all those interested in learning more about computers and mobile devices to meet at 5 p.m. Thursday, May 18, at Naples Regional Library, 650 Central Ave. For more information call J. More...

‘Frankly Funny’ promises laughs at Bonita center

In the mood for some belly laughs? How about some pop-culture parody presented by original characters? More...

Professional storyteller to share Florida tales at Marco museum

Florida’s long and colorful history is filled with interesting folktales and legends of days gone by — some of them factual, others filled with hyperbole. More...

HOROSCOPES

TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) A “tip” about a co-worker’s “betrayal” might well raise the Bovine’s rage levels. But before charging into a confrontation, let an unbiased colleague do some fact checking. More...

Marco Island Center for the Arts awards aspiring student artists

Marco Island Center for the Arts has announced the winners of its longstanding awards program for Collier County high school junior and senior aspiring artists. More...

‘Alien: Covenant’

LATEST FILMS

Admit it: We all despised “Prometheus” (2012), right? It was too long, too confusing and didn’t seem to have much to do with the “Alien” franchise at all.  More...

Sara Rue stars in new Hallmark movie

CELEBRITY EXTRA

Q: Can you tell me what Sara Rue has been up to? I loved watching her on “Bones,” but now that it’s over, I wonder what she’s doing next.  — Hailey H., via email   More...

But of course, collectors collect items showing a collection

ANTIQUES

Collecting is a pastime in almost every country. Children start collecting with, bottle caps and free toys that came with a Happy Meal. More...