July 20, 2017 RSS feed / Arts & Entertainment News

Charlotte's Kevin Moody

is making his mark in film

KEVIN MOODY CAUGHT THE ACTing bug early. He was just 4 years old when he saw his older brother Adam on stage in “Guys & Dolls” at Port Charlotte High School in 2003.  More...

Do you dare watch ‘Jaws’ while floating on the water?

Just when you thought it was safe to go back to a movie …  Crossroads Hope Academy is luring folks to its fundraising showing of the 1975 blockbuster “Jaws.” You can bring your own chairs and sit on the lawn. More...

The show will go on — even though she won’t be wearing pants

THE DIVA DIARIES

If you’ve followed this missive over the past few years, you may remember that every now and then, I’m susceptible to the theater bug and find myself drawn to the footlights, applause and minimum pay. More...

FILM CAPSULES

War for the Planet of the Apes ..   More...

THIS WEEK ON WGCU

THURSDAY, JULY 20, 10 P.M. Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Season 1, King Memses’ Curse   More...

Square One Improv returns to Laboratory Theater on July 21

Square One Improv returns to Laboratory Theater on July 21, with a night of antics, musical comedy and on-the-spot jokes. Every facet of the improvised show is based on audience suggestions. More...

HOROSCOPES

CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Stepping back from a relationship problem provides a fresh perspective on how to deal with it. Meanwhile, watch your words. Something said in anger now could backfire later.  More...

So your kid wants to be an actor: Advice from a show biz mom

As executive director of the Charlotte Players for nearly a dozen years, and mother of filmmaker and actor Kevin Moody, Sherrie Moody understands the hard work and sacrifice it takes to help a young person succeed in show business. More...

Nut case serial killer keeps trying to make it to the prom

FLORIDA WRITERS

¦ “The Prom Dress Killer” by George A. Bernstein. GnD Publishing LLC. 322 pages. Trade paperback, $14.95. More...

NOTES ON THE ARTS

Funeral home hosts artist reception As host of an Art in Public Places venue, Kays-Ponger & Uselton Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 635 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda, will hold a wine and cheese reception from 5 to 7 p.m. More...

Step up to the Florida Weekly 2017 Writing Challenge

That’s great advice from the prolific novelist and short story writer. Keep it in mind as you draw inspiration from the accompanying photograph and craft your entry in the 2017 Florida Weekly Writing Challenge. More...

Coming up at the Renaissance Academy

The Renaissance Academy of FGCU offers lifelong learning classes to enrich life experiences at any age. The following sessions will be held at Herald Court Centre in downtown Punta Gorda.   More...

‘Lost In Paris’

LATEST FILMS

“Lost In Paris” is an effective throwback to the great physical comedies of the silent era, which makes it a welcome respite from the crass comedies so often released today. More...

Lewis in recurring role in ‘Graves’

CELEBRITY EXTRA

Q: I loved Juliette Lewis in “Secrets and Lies.” Can you tell me what else I can see her in?  — Danielle F., via email   More...