September 7, 2017 RSS feed / Arts & Entertainment News

Hungry like the wolves

Grammy-winning Los Lobos to highlight the Big Orange Music Fest

START WITH ROCK AND ROLL. STIR IN TEXMex, country and good old-fashioned Latin. Now add some zydeco, folk and R&B with a pinch of the blues and a little brown-eyed soul. What you’ve got is the recipe for the eclectic sound of Los Lobos. More...

Silents were golden in St. Augustine for two dazzling decades

FLORIDA WRITERS

¦ “Silent Films in St. Augustine” by Thomas Graham. University Press of Florida. 198 pages. Hardcover, $24.95. This totally engaging, compact treatment of early U.S. film history is packed with information and a lot of fun. More...

Part 2: The Florida Weekly Writing Challenge

Round two of the 2017 Florida Weekly Writing Challenge continues with the photo prompt you see here. More...

HOROSCOPES

VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) A rise in your energy level helps you finish an especially demanding task. Take some time now to spend with family and friends before starting a new project.   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...

NOTES ON THE ARTS

‘Wiley and the Hairy Man’ opens at Venice Theatre More...

Common Grounds is North Port’s uncommon entertainment venue

Don’t be fooled by the nondescript building in a strip mall off the east Tamami Trail access road between Grobe Street and Ortiz Boulevard in North Port. More...

Of sand, seashells and memories

COLLECTOR’S CORNER

The water was murky the afternoon I drowned. Obviously, I didn’tn’t sd drown, but I was convinced I had drowned. More...

‘Wind River’

LATEST FILMS

The Wind River Indian Reservation is a terrible place to call home. In “Wind River,” all the locals hate it. It’s cold, isolated, unforgiving and horribly dull. More...

THIS WEEK ON WGCU-TV

THURSDAY, SEPT. 7, 9 P.M. Doc Martin Season 5, Remember Me   Martin and Louisa’s baby still doesn’t have a name, and P.C. More...

Symphony opens 57th season with classic Beatles tribute

The Southwest Florida Symphony opens its 57th season with the uncanny likenesses of John, Paul, George, Ringo, with the direction of Nir Kabaretti in the Beatles tribute “Classical Mystery Tour.” “Classical Mystery Tour” perfo More...