July 20, 2017 RSS feed / Arts & Entertainment News

Who is that guy?

Comedian Adam Ferrara is recognized, but some can’t put name to face

Adam Ferrara has never been the big, above-the-title star. More...

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

FLORIDA WRITERS

This stunning, hyper-suspenseful mystery thriller, the third title in George A. Bernstein’s Detective Al Warner Suspense series, offers a psychotic serial killer and an intrepid Miami police detective. More...

Make the rounds for Hope for Haiti

Hope for Haiti holds its seventh annual Haitian carnival-themed pub crawl on Saturday, Aug. 5, at Mercato, where registration begins at 3:45 p.m. at The Pub. 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...

FILM CAPSULES

(Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Judy Greer) After his wife and child are murdered, Caesar (Mr. Serkis), the leader of the apes, vows vengeance on the man who killed them (Mr. Harrelson). More...

Washington mold churns a memory of homemade ice cream

COLLECTOR’S CORNER

Summer in South Georgia was a time for celebration.  That’s when my father’s family might convene on the farm for a weeklong visit to see my great-grandmother, my grandmother Dorothy, her husband, whom we called “Grandpa Bill,& More...

THIS WEEK ON WGCU

THURSDAY, JULY 20, 10 P.M. Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Season 1, King Memses’ Curse   Murdoch Foyle is at large and has been connected with the mysterious death of antique dealer Albert Monkton. More...

Ann Kidd Taylor’s debut novel features sharks, loss and love

Just call it the anti-“Jaws.”  Peter Benchley’s 1974 novel, “Jaws,” and the film it spawned a year later, made people terrified to go into the water, because they were scared of a shark attack.  The movie&rsquo More...

Step up to the Florida Weekly 2017 Writing Challenge

“I try to leave out the parts that people skip.”  — Elmore Leonard  That’s great advice from the prolific novelist and short story writer. More...

Auditions set for Naples Players

The Naples Players holds auditions from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, for two upcoming plays at the Sugden Community Theatre.  More...

Fun, light ‘Sister Act’ at Sugden Theatre

THEATRE REVIEW

Turning a movie into a stage musical can be a tricky business.  Sometimes the story translates well (“Billy Elliot,” “The Full Monty”), sometimes it fails miserably (“Saturday Night Fever,” “Footloose&rd More...

An unfortunate choice

CONTRACT BRIDGE

The opening lead often makes or breaks a contract, and we can all testify to this from bitter experience. 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...