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Wed  Jul 23 2014 08:00AM
NORTH PORT Family movie at New Hope’s East Campus ON fRIDAYS A free, family-friendly movie will be shown at 7 p.m. Fridays at New Hope Community Church’s East Campus, meeting … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Jul 23 2014 08:00AM
ENGLEWOOD Travis Taylor’s Busted Knuckle Bike Night at Englewood Event Center Get your tickets today for Travis Taylor’s Busted Knuckle Bike Night taking place Thursday, July 24, at the Englewood … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Jul 23 2014 08:00AM
Upbeat focuses on pop and rock music of the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. By Tom Lovasko, Sun Correspondent … Find out how to read more online.

Fri  Jul 25 2014 02:48PM
OPENING THIS WEEK And So It Goes Runtime: 1 hr. 34 min. | Rated PG-13 | For some sexual references and drug elements A self-centered realtor enlists the help of … Find out how to read more online.
Maiden Cane to open for Head East
Wed  Jul 23 2014 08:00AM
Maiden Cane is one of the newest and most versatile bands to come out of Southwest Florida. They are an event band that is focused on pleasing large crowds that … Find out how to read more online.
‘Always worth the journey’
Wed  Jul 23 2014 08:00AM
‘Well it’s a little far out, but it’s always worth the journey. A little spot up the river where the real adventure begins.” — Jim Morris, “Nav-a-Gator Afternoon” Any cool … Find out how to read more online.
Good Times Diner hidden in plain sight
Wed  Jul 23 2014 08:00AM
If you are like most people who have formed a mental picture of what a neighborhood diner should look like, get ready for a big surprise. The Good Times Diner … Find out how to read more online.
Being a tourist
Wed  Jul 23 2014 08:00AM
Taking my own advice, I am playing tourist this summer, first at the Inn on Fifth at Naples and second to the Biltmore at Coral Gables. The Inn on Fifth … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Jul 16 2014 08:00AM
PORT CHARLOTTE ‘The Beatles’ tribute show by the Nowhere Band On Tuesday, July 22, Visani presents “The Beatles Tribute Show” starring The Nowhere Band. Covering the full spectrum of The … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Jul 16 2014 08:00AM
PUNTA GORDA Punta Gorda Atelier Artists to host reception in Fort Myers Eight artists from the Punta Gorda Atelier will display work ranging from fashions and sculpture to abstract paintings … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Jul 23 2014 08:00AM
ENGLEWOOD Shrine Club to host indoor picnic The Englewood Shrine Club will host an indoor picnic from 11 a.m to 2 p.m. on July 26 at the Masonic Lodge, 265 … Find out how to read more online.
JP Soars to perform at Englewoods on Dearborn
Wed  Jul 23 2014 08:00AM
JP Soars of Boca Raton is releasing his fourth CD entitled “Full Moon Night In Memphis.” He and the band are celebrating the release with shows in Fort Lauderdale and … Find out how to read more online.
Go beyond books at your public library
Wed  Jul 16 2014 08:00AM
Gone are the days when libraries were silent sanctuaries. Today's public library is bustling with activity. It's a place where patrons interact with other creative, fun-loving people who share their … Find out how to read more online.
Venice Theatre offers ‘Cabaret’ and Cabaret Festival
Wed  Jul 23 2014 08:00AM
The “theater that never sleeps” is the place to learn about cabaret shows this summer. Not only is the theater offering a 21-show festival of cabaret acts but its summer … Find out how to read more online.
Swinging Bridge, a delightful mix of vocals and instrumentals
Wed  Jul 23 2014 08:00AM
Swinging Bridge has its act together. According to Herb Washburn, president of the Southwest Florida Bluegrass Association, "They (Swinging Bridge) have a repertoire of songs and instrumentals that draws from … Find out how to read more online.
Museum of Fine Arts can be a weekly road trip destination
Wed  Jul 23 2014 08:00AM
In my travels I have discovered that museum restaurants offer some of the best meals — and deals in a city , big or small. Consider the Museum of Modern … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Jul 16 2014 08:00AM
Upbeat focuses on pop and rock music of the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. By Tom Lovasko, Sun Correspondent … Find out how to read more online.


Cruising on the high seas
Wed  Jul 16 2014 08:00AM
Going on a cruise is probably one of the simplest ways to travel and see the world. You board a ship, unpack once and spend the rest of your time … Find out how to read more online.
The Blue Rooster is something to crow about
Wed  Jul 16 2014 08:00AM
“It all started with fried chicken.” Devin Rutkowski, co-owner and “head rooster” of the Blue Rooster in Sarasota, knows on which side his bread is generously slathered with butter. His … Find out how to read more online.
Shrimp Feast and family fun presented by local Kiwanis Clubs
Thu  Jul 10 2014 02:10PM
Royal Palm Marina’s “Doctor of the Docks” Mike Sternberg has ordered 500 pounds of shrimp for the Local Kiwanis Clubs’ 3rd Annual Shrimp Feast. This Saturday he expects to prepare … Find out how to read more online.
Cormick’s is simply delicious
Wed  Jul 16 2014 08:00AM
According to Jim Long, the owner of Cormick's in Venice, he has created the restaurant he always wanted to have. Cormick's is a small, casual eatery that serves breakfast and … Find out how to read more online.
Summer time and the reading is easy
Wed  Jul 16 2014 08:00AM
‘War and Peace” is a book for winter — too heavy in more ways than one for the beach. Lighter fare is needed, especially when hauling coolers, umbrellas, beach towels … Find out how to read more online.
World Oceans Day Family Festival at Mote Marine
Thu  Jul 10 2014 02:10PM
A worldwide ocean celebration is on the horizon — join the fun during the World Oceans Day Family Festival on Saturday, June 7, in The Aquarium at Mote Marine Laboratory. … Find out how to read more online.
‘Whipping Man’ opens Friday
Thu  Jul 10 2014 02:10PM
West Coast Black Theatre Troupe presents “The Whipping Man” as its second production of the season. The Civil War is over and Passover has begun when Confederate Army Capt. Caleb … Find out how to read more online.

Thu  Jul 10 2014 02:10PM
OPENING THIS WEEK Escape Plan | Runtime: 1 hr. 56 min. | Rated R for violence and language throughout. Action superstars Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger team up in the … Find out how to read more online.
‘Love, Loss and What I Wore’ to benefit the Lung Cancer Research Council
Thu  Jul 10 2014 02:10PM
A fun, local production of “Love, Loss and What I Wore,” will be held at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4 at the Cultural Center of Charlotte County. The play, written by … Find out how to read more online.
Venice Theatre brings pop culture phenomenon to life with Schoolhouse Rock Live!
Thu  Jul 10 2014 02:10PM
Venice Theatre’s Generations Series is proud to present the musical version of the Emmy Award-winning Saturday morning series, “Schoolhouse Rock.” Schoolhouse Rock Live! opened Thursday, Sept. 12 and runs through … Find out how to read more online.
‘What about the cilantro?’
Wed  Jul 16 2014 08:00AM
When Dary Colom’s mom went to work in Carolina, a beachfront town east of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Dary was in charge of cooking for her sisters and brother. Rice, … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Jul 16 2014 02:38PM
OPENING THIS WEEK Planes: Fire & Rescue Runtime: 1 hr. 23 min. | Rated PG | For some peril and action When world famous air racer Dusty learns that his … Find out how to read more online.
It's Mango Mania time in Matlacha
Wed  Jul 16 2014 08:00AM
Plan to visit Matlacha, a little piece of Old Florida, this weekend. Mango Mania, now celebrating its 18th year, is a festival that promises to draw more than 8,000 attendees … Find out how to read more online.
Hemingway’s legend honored this week at Key West
Wed  Jul 16 2014 08:00AM
Hemingway Days is one of Key West’s longest- running and most popular annual events at Key West. Celebrating the July 21 birthday of one of America’s most famous writers, the … Find out how to read more online.
Drama Desk winner is second Banyan offering
Wed  Jul 16 2014 08:00AM
“The Sty of the Blind Pig” by Phillip Hayes Dean is Banyan Theater’s second play of the season. Winner of the Drama Desk Award in 1971, the play is set … Find out how to read more online.
Artist Series offers game alternative
Thu  Jul 10 2014 02:10PM
While most people may be glued to their TV sets on Super Bowl Sunday, there are plenty of alternatives here on the Cultural Coast of Florida. For chamber music fans, … Find out how to read more online.
Florida Highwaymen sale at Mission Valley CC
Thu  Jul 10 2014 02:10PM
Traveling the highways and byways of Florida for some 40 years, a group of 26 self-taught African-American artists supported themselves by painting what they saw in tropical Florida. Known as … Find out how to read more online.
Coastal Cleanup at Cedar Point Park
Thu  Jul 10 2014 02:10PM
It’s time again for the International Coastal Cleanup. Interested individuals and groups are encouraged to participate in this annual event scheduled for Saturday Sept. 21 at 9 a.m. Meet at … Find out how to read more online.
Summer is coming to an end, sort of
Thu  Jul 10 2014 02:10PM
As we head into the last few weeks of September, “summer” will start to fade away in Southwest Florida. We all know Oct. 1 is when the snowbirds start to … Find out how to read more online.
New youth chorus auditions
Thu  Jul 10 2014 02:10PM
The Exsultate! Chorale will hold auditions for a new Youth Chorus Monday, Sept. 30 between 4 and 6 p.m. at Venice High School. The auditions are open to all Venice … Find out how to read more online.


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