Artist SPOTLIGHT: Basket weaver lets the wood inspire the result

Sheila King and her husband, David King, share a passion for art but art in different mediums. Sheila King is a basket weaver and David King is a watercolor artist. At juried outdoor art shows they share booths next to each other. More...

Posted 2/13/2018 07:42 PM

Artist SPOTLIGHT: Stephen Mancini, pushing the parameters

Classically trained, Stephen Mancini has been painting for more than five decades — always looking for a new way to stretch parameters. More...

Posted 1/31/2018 08:20 AM

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Posted 1/31/2018 08:20 AM

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Artis–Naples February 5 Jessica Lang Dance More...

Posted 1/31/2018 08:20 AM

Artist SPOTLIGHT: Robin Remick’s abstracts draw in the viewer

For Robin Remick, art has been a process of discovery. She hopes it will be a discovery process for the viewer as well – pleasurable from a distance and revealing more when seen up close. More...

Posted 1/17/2018 11:24 AM

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Posted 1/17/2018 11:24 AM

Custom barns, dollhouses come from a gift idea

A self-described workaholic who thrives on very little sleep, Rob Kircher of Bonita Springs spends his waking hours in multiple creative pursuits.  A television producer by trade, he has produced two television shows locally about health and wel More...

Posted 12/26/2017 08:16 PM

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Artis–Naples  January 9 – January 13 Naples Philharmonic – “Casablanca”   More...

Posted 12/26/2017 08:16 PM

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B/Bonita Springs E/Estero FM/Fort Myers N/Naples December 16: SATURDAY More...

Posted 12/13/2017 01:08 PM

Artist SPOTLIGHT: Viktorija Bulava: A figurative artist shaped by her rich environment

Riga, Latvia was once called Little Paris – a cosmopolitan city on the Baltic and a cultural center with a wealthy past. Riga is known for its richly decorated Art Nouveau architecture, colorful stained glass and sculptures. More...

Posted 11/28/2017 09:25 PM

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Artis–Naples  December 2 & December 3 Naples Philharmonic — “Handel’s Messiah”   More...

Posted 11/28/2017 09:25 PM

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November 17: FRIDAY – 26: SUNDAY More...

Posted 11/15/2017 09:50 AM

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Artis–Naples  November 21 Randy Newman  November 26 Dave Koz 20th Anniversary Christmas Tour   More...

Posted 11/15/2017 09:50 AM

Wearable art adorned the runway for art association benefit

The Scene to be Seen Runway Art Show, held November 2, was an evening of fabulous wear­able art for fashionistas. The inaugural event benefited the Naples Art Association, which has served the community for more than 60 years.  More...

Posted 11/15/2017 09:50 AM

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Artis–Naples  November 1 Miami City Ballet  November 3 “Madama Butterfly”   More...

Posted 10/25/2017 08:26 AM

Artist Spotlight: Janine Wesselmann paints satires with sensitivity and humor

Janine Wesselmann has spent a lifetime observing people and their lives across all social strata and in the more elegant Euro­pean and American capitals. More...

Posted 10/4/2017 06:44 AM

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Posted 8/29/2017 04:27 PM

Artist Spotlight: Popo Flanigan is where she’s supposed to be

Popo Flanigan always want­ed to be a painter. More...

Posted 8/29/2017 04:27 PM

Artist Spotlight: Suzanne French Luker on breaking the rules

Suzanne French Luker is not afraid of breaking any of the rules. More...

Posted 7/26/2017 11:45 AM

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Posted 7/26/2017 11:45 AM

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Posted 6/28/2017 05:55 PM

In a league of her own

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Every parent has heard the question coming from the back seat, “Are we there yet?”  More...

Posted 6/28/2017 05:55 PM

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B: Bonita Springs E: Estero FM: Fort Myers N: Naples  June  3 Saturday   More...

Posted 5/30/2017 02:59 PM

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Artis–Naples  June 1 & 2 Naples Philharmonic Chamber Music  June 3 Pro-Am  June 4 Festival of Great Organ Music  June 9 Youth Chamber Music Festival Concert   More...

Posted 5/30/2017 03:00 PM

A dramatic departure for Bill Kreutz

Artist Spotlight

Bill Kreutz figured it out. He found a way to bring the excitement of graffiti art onto canvas and present it as a traditional art form. More...

Posted 4/26/2017 01:05 PM

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Posted 4/11/2017 07:49 PM

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Posted 2/13/2018 07:42 PM

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Artis–Naples  February 18 The Beach Boys   More...

Posted 2/13/2018 07:42 PM

Performer sings from the heart about Jewish themes and more

Naples Jewish Congregation presents Julie Silver in concert Thursday, Feb. 15 at 7:30 p.m. and she will help conduct the Naples Jewish Congregation Shabbat service on Friday Feb. 16. More...

Posted 1/31/2018 08:20 AM

Phil Coulter and Geraldine Branagan return to The Stage

Known for dinner shows with tribute bands that bring Bonita Springs a taste of Las Vegas and Broadway, The Stage will present a unique live performance of international entertainers Phil Coulter and Geraldine Branagan in concert Jan. More...

Posted 1/17/2018 11:24 AM

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Artis–Naples  January 16 – January 21 “An American in Paris”   More...

Posted 1/17/2018 11:25 AM

Artist SPOTLIGHT: Mila Apperlo sees light from a unique perspective

An accomplished stained glass artist, Mila Apperlo has been exhibiting and winning awards and accumulating collectors for her abstract paintings here and abroad. More...

Posted 12/26/2017 08:16 PM

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Posted 12/26/2017 08:16 PM

Artist SPOTLIGHT: Ancient art became Rothenberg’s new fascination

Marilyn Rothenberg tells of her Caribbean vacation a few years ago that took an unexpected turn. At a French resort in the Turks and Caicos she saw people doing what she thought was very unusual. More...

Posted 12/13/2017 01:08 PM

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Artis–Naples  December 19 – December 24 “The Book of Mormon”   More...

Posted 12/13/2017 01:08 PM

All ages, backgrounds merge in Bonita Springs Concert Band

As many as a hundred members of the Bonita Springs Concert Band rehearse at Estero High School once a week for the pure joy of expressing their talent and performing once a month in concert at Riverside Park.  More...

Posted 11/28/2017 09:25 PM

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Posted 11/28/2017 09:25 PM

Artist SPOTLIGHT: Kathleen Bean’s imaginary world

Only Kathleen Bean could have persuaded 7th and 8th grade football players at a local school to lie on the floor and paint under their desks simulating a Michelangelo experience. “They had paint on their faces,” said Bean with a laugh. More...

Posted 11/15/2017 09:50 AM

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November 1: WEDNESDAY More...

Posted 10/25/2017 08:26 AM

Artist SPOTLIGHT: Juan Carlos Collada’s good omen

For Juan Carlos Collada, butterflies are a good omen. “When I see a butterfly, I always think it’s going to be a good day,” he said. More...

Posted 10/25/2017 08:26 AM

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Posted 10/4/2017 06:44 AM

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Artis–Naples  October 14 Naples Philharmonic — Magic Carpet  October 22 The Temptations and The Four Tops  October 28 Naples Philharmonic — Halloween Concert   More...

Posted 10/4/2017 06:44 AM

Amazing, abundant works await at art co-op

Tucked away unpretentiously next to Panera Bread at the Coconut Point mall in Estero sits an art lover’s paradise: the AC­SWF Co-operative Art Gallery. More...

Posted 10/4/2017 06:44 AM

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Artis–Naples  Sept. 7 – 10, 13 Naples Philharmonic — Chamber Music  Sept. 9 Naples Philharmonic — Magic Carpet  Sept. 12 – 15 Naples Philharmonic — Trip to the Phil   More...

Posted 8/29/2017 04:28 PM

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Broadway Palm  June 29 – Aug. 12 “Mary Poppins”  Sept. 7 – Oct. 7 “Groovin’”  Center for Performing Arts  Aug. 5 Improv Tonight!   More...

Posted 7/26/2017 11:45 AM

“Sister Act” is a fun night of theater

Opening night of “Sister Act” on June 29 was an off-Broadway success, with high-caliber acting, singing and choreography. The Naples Players performances, throughout July, are at Blackburn Hall at the Sugden Community Theater in Naples. More...

Posted 7/3/2017 09:49 AM

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Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall  July 18 & 19 PAW Patrol Live  Broadway Palm  Jun. 29 – Aug. 12 “Mary Poppins”  Center for Performing Arts   More...

Posted 6/28/2017 05:55 PM

Cori Scheft has a passion for self-expression

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Artist Cori Scheft has a unique take on life and the best of her striking collages reflect her joyous perspective.  More...

Posted 5/30/2017 03:00 PM

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B: Bonita Springs E: Estero FM: Fort Myers N: Naples  May  2 Tuesday   More...

Posted 4/26/2017 01:04 PM

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Artis–Naples  May 5 Deb & The Dynamics  May 12 “The Magic Flute”  May 18 & 19 Naples Philharmonic Patriotic Pops   More...

Posted 4/26/2017 01:05 PM