February 22, 2017 RSS feed / Arts & Entertainment News

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year Okeechobee art Blockbuster music and festival rolls back into for a second

“IT’S FOUR DAYS IN A TROPICAL PARADISE, WITH swimming, camping, wild art, dance, yoga, local food, craft bazaar, beach and jungle stages, magic moments, late-night shenanigans, all night music … millions of stars.” That&rsquo More...

When he cares enough to give the very best — it’s Apple

THE DIVA DIARIES

Are diamonds really a girl’s best friend? Or could electronic gadgets be even better best friends than sparkly baubles? 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...

Florida Rep’s ‘Mockingbird’: Shattered illusions and racism in the South

ARTS COMMENTARY

That justice and right don’t always prevail is a bitter truth to swallow, no matter what our age. More...

HOROSCOPES

PISCES (February 19 to March 20) Keep a low profile in order to avoid being lured away from the job at hand. Focus on what has to be done, and do it. There’ll be time later to enjoy fun with family and friends.  More...

FILM CAPSULES

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‘Fist Fight’

LATEST FILMS

Schools such as the one in “Fist Fight” surely do not exist. If they do, I don’t want to know about them. This movie is a crass, unrealistic and, worst of all, unfunny look at a high school that is truly out of this world.  More...

‘The Foreigner’ at FGCU TheatreLab through Feb. 25

FGCU’s TheatreLab is producing Larry Shue’s “The Foreigner,” based on what the New York Post describes as a “devilishly clever idea,” the play demonstrates what can happen when a group of devious characters must de More...

Enos, Krause will return in ‘The Catch’ on ABC

CELEBRITY EXTRA

Q: Has “The Catch” been canceled? I’ve been waiting and waiting for it to come back, but I haven’t heard anything.  — Deena S., via email   More...

Our critic’s Oscar prediction? ‘La La Land’ will soar

There’s no #Oscarssowhite controversy at this year’s Academy Awards, but there is plenty to talk about. Will “La La Land” walk away with a record number of Oscars? More...

Guitarist Tim Berens to play with Southwest Florida Symphony

Cincinnati Pops guitarist Tim Berens joins the Southwest Florida Symphony for its final concert in its 2016-17 Small Stage Symphonies series, “Concierto de Aranjuez.”  This concert also features performances of Franz Joseph Haydn&rsq More...

Reception with artists kicks off March Art Walk

Join Arts for ACT Gallery, 2265 First Street in downtown Fort Myers, from 6-10 p.m. Friday, March 3, for the opening reception and art walk. More...

Community love notes

GIVING

Last week I was driving down College Parkway in Fort Myers and noticed a car stalled out in a turn lane. More...

From darkness into light

CONTRACT BRIDGE

Assume you’re in four hearts and West leads the queen and another club, which you ruff. The problem is to find the best method of play — and this is not easy even if you look at all four hands.  More...

Theatre Conspiracy’s ‘Black Bottom’ explores world of black musicians

“Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” a play exploring the complicated world of black musicians striving to make it at the height of the classic blues recording era in a culture denoted by both prejudice and gender bias, opens Feb. More...

Award-winning ‘Anything Goes’ on stage at Broadway Palm

The “SS American” set sail at the Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre on Feb. 16 with the opening of the Tony Award winning revival of “Anything Goes.” More...

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THIS WEEK ON WGCU-TV

THURSDAY,FEB. 23, 10 P.M. Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Season 3: Game,Set & Murder More...