October 22, 2008 RSS feed / Arts & Entertainment News

Defending Angels

By Mary Stanton (Berkley Prime Crime, $7.99)

West Palm Beach author Mary Stanton has penned a delightfully quirky paranormal cozy (no sex, no gore) in this, her 33rd novel. Ms. Stanton has laced her pages with intriguing phantoms and eerie events. More...

The Naples Players' 'Goodbye Girl' fails to connect

Sometimes, attending theater is like going on a blind date. You hope you'll have a great time, but you don't want to have unrealistic expectations, only to have them dashed. More...

COUCH THEATER [ DVD PREVIEWS ]

New DVD Releases for Week of Nov. 3

PICK OF THE WEEK . "Get Smart" — Steve Carell and Anne Hathaway star in one of the funniest and most entertaining films of 2008. More...

The dead walk: Zombicon returns to Fort Myers

Oct. 25 event promises more blood, more gore, more music

The streets of downtown will once again play host to legions of the "Living Dead," as Zombicon returns to Fort Myers on Saturday, Oct. 25. More...

SW Florida Symphony in concert at Shell Point

The Southwest Florida Symphony will perform two concerts at Shell Point Retirement Community in the second annual Southwest Florida Symphony Concert Series hosted by the community. More...

Halloween art fun at IDC

Wear a costume, scary mask, gruesome hat or come as you wish and experience an artsy and fun Halloween at Florida West Arts' Halloween Celebration at the International Design Center, Friday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 9 p.m. More...

Youth ballroom dancing program

Cindy-Lee Overton, founder of 1st Danz of Fort Myers, has a new youth ballroom program for children aged 10 to 14. More...

NASA/ART: Where science and art meet

There's science. And then there's art. Rarely do the two meet. But as the "NASA/ART: 50 Years of Exploration" exhibition demonstrates, not only do opposites attract, but they make a wonderful, enduring marriage too. More...

Pottorf, Rey featured at Arts for ACT event

Join Arts for ACT Gallery, located at 2265 First Street in downtown Fort Myers, on Friday, Nov. 7, from 7 to 10 p.m. More...

WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO

This week's theater Best Little Whorehouse - Broadway Palm Dinner Theater presents "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas" running through Nov. 15. More...

Nonprofit survival in these tough times

GIVING

These are unsettling and uncertain times for the nonprofit sector, as every day it seems we are greeted with more and more bad news about the economy. More...

Next monthly downtown Art Walk set for Nov. 7

Coming on the heels of a tremendously successful first Art Walk in downtown Fort Myers, organizers are gearing up for the next monthly event to be held Friday, Nov. 7, from 6 to 10 p.m. More...

Art Royale discount tickets on sale

The Alliance for the Arts annual signature fundraiser, Art Royale, explodes into the night Nov. 22 at the Alliance's McGregor Boulevard grounds. More...

SWFAS talent show Nov. 15

Southwest Florida Addiction Services is looking for some talented middle and high school students to participate in the "Every Child Is a Star Talent Show" Saturday, Nov. 15, in Fort Myers. More...

'Cinderella' at Alliance beginning Nov. 7

The Creative Theater Workshop will present "Cinderella" Nov. 7, 8, 9, 14 and 15 at the Alliance for the Arts, 10091 McGregor Blvd. More...