October 22, 2014 RSS feed / Arts & Entertainment News

The psychology of the SCARE

Experts say fear helps us escape the true anxieties in life

THE faces, void of individuality, stood by the general, the doctor and the executioner in their haunted house, dress rehearsal huddle. “Go for the chicken,” coached creative director Craig McInnis. More...

HAUNTED HOUSES AND HALLOWEEN EVENTS

¦ Mike Greenwell's 23rd Annual Haunted Hike When: 7-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday through Oct. 31,and Thursday, Oct. 30 Where: Mike Greenwell's Bat-A-Ball and Family Fun Park, 35 N.E. Pine Island Road, Cape Coral More...

Walk to school for regional impact

GIVING

This year, our family committed to riding our bikes to school with our first grader and preschooler in tow. More...

Good things come in threes from Southwest Florida writers

FLORIDA WRITERS

¦ “D.A.S.P.O.” by Ronald B. Fenster and Jerold A. Greenfield. Creative Products International. 360 pages. Trade paperback, $14.95.  ¦ “I Know What My Cat Is Thinking” by Dorothy Seymour Mills. Barrington Publishing. More...

Actor takes on reality TV role

Q: I saw Cameron Mathison in the Hallmark movie “Along Came a Nanny” and realized how much I had missed him. Can you tell me what else he has going on?  More...

Time’s up. Take your fingers off the keyboard

WRITING CHALLENGE

This year’s writing challenge has been the most successful ever. During the past few months we’ve provided readers with photo prompts, and they’ve let their imaginations run; providing us with stories inspired by the photos. More...

Cut Man

As soon as the Naples Philharmonic season ended, Diane quit and went to carpentry school. She had been a bassoonist for seven years, when an accident changed her mind. More...

THIS WEEK ON WGCU-TV

THURSDAY, OCT. 23, 9 P.M. Doc Martin   Danny’s near death experience has made him appreciate how precious life is, and how special his relationship with Louisa is to him. More...

FSW and Edison & Ford Estates co-host Black Maria Film Fest

The Thomas Edison Black Maria Film Festival returns to the Edison & Ford Winter Estates in Fort Myers, and the Thomas Edison (Lee) Campus of Florida SouthWestern State College Friday and Saturday, Oct. 24-25.  More...

True to form, Ringling International Arts Festival surprises and delights

ARTS COMMENTARY

You might not know exactly what you’re going to see when you go to the Ringling International Arts Festival (RIAF) in Sarasota, but one thing is certain: What you see will be cuttingedge, exciting and unlike anything else you see around Southwe More...

HOROSCOPES

¦ SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) Don’t accept halfway explanations for a situation that requires full disclosure. The more you know now, the better able you will be to handle any complications that might arise.   More...

‘Fury’

LATEST FILMS

“Fury” treads in places war movies rarely find success, and it does so with captivating force.  Writer/director David Ayer (“End of Watch”) strikes a clean balance between the brutality of battle and the humanity of war, More...

It’s time to scare up some costume ideas

THE DIVA DIARIES

A Parisian showgirl, Alice in Wonderland, Medusa, a voodoo queen …. As we creep into Halloween party season, these are just a few of the incarnations some of my girlfriends report they are transforming themselves into. Elaborate, no? More...

Have a hot time at Cool Jazz

The Southwest Florida Symphony will host its annual Cool Jazz fundraiser concert from 4-7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26, in the Crowne Plaza Hotel ballroom, 13051 Bell Tower Drive, Fort Myers.  More...

Maelstrom

The first thing he felt when he fell overboard was the cold. The freezing water in the dead of night shocked him. He could hardly move. Looking around, he couldn’t see the boat. It belonged to the ocean now. More...

Halloween collectibles scare up high asking prices

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Halloween is the second most popular holiday among collectors of holiday memorabilia. Christmas comes first. More...