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Earth Day Festival is Sunday in Englewood
Wed  Apr 22 2015 08:30AM
The 3rd annual Earth Day celebration is planned from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Buchan’s Airport Park in Englewood at the north end of Old Englewood Road. Again … Find out how to read more online.
Comedian Gid Pool performance a must-see
Wed  Apr 22 2015 08:30AM
North Port has its own award-winning stand-up comedian and he will be appearing at Visani in Port Charlotte this Wednesday through Saturday. Who is this you might ask? Well, his … Find out how to read more online.
NYC-area chanteuse a big hit in Southwest Florida
Wed  Apr 22 2015 08:30AM
Kitt Moran has seamlessly shifted her singing career from New York City supper clubs and casinos in Atlantic City and Las Vegas to Southwest Florida venues that have welcomed her … Find out how to read more online.
Jimmy’s Grill — a family place
Wed  Apr 22 2015 08:30AM
After 30 years in Port Charlotte, it’s no surprise that Jimmy’s Grill has a faithful following among snowbirds and year-round residents alike. Diners appreciate the unique mixture of Mediterranean and … Find out how to read more online.
Last weekend to see The Story of Jesus — ‘Experience of a lifetime’
Wed  Apr 22 2015 08:30AM
You have only one more weekend to see The Story of Jesus this year. The popular passion play is held annually in Wauchula, in Hardee County, and is a spectacular … Find out how to read more online.

Thu  Apr 23 2015 01:58PM
PUNTA GORDA Charlotte Elementary chorus concerts planned The elementary honor chorus is a free performance of the best of the best elementary fifth-grade music students. It is held at the … Find out how to read more online.
Venice is entertaining
Wed  Apr 22 2015 08:30AM
With the addition of the Venice Performing Arts Hall and so many restaurants that offer entertainment, there is plenty to do in Venice. Friday, head to the new Venice Performing … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Apr 15 2015 08:30AM
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.
Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe presents ‘Spunk’
Wed  Apr 15 2015 08:30AM
Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe’s 15th anniversary mainstage season concludes with “Spunk,” written by Zora Neale Hurston and adapted by George C. Wolfe. The three stories about love, revenge and redemption … Find out how to read more online.
Culinary cowboy
Wed  Apr 15 2015 08:30AM
Two cowboys rolled into Arcadia’s newest restaurant, The Carvery. They sat, with a jingle of spurs. One, a weather-beaten 80-year-old, remembered Saturday nights when the freight would slow down to … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Apr 22 2015 08:30AM
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.
BBQ and Bluegrass draw fans to Venice Saturday
Wed  Apr 15 2015 01:34PM
One of the newest festivals in Venice, the BBQ and Bluegrass Bash, has already grown to be the biggest event of its kind in Southwest Florida. With more cooks than … Find out how to read more online.
‘Food So Great … Yu Scrape Yu Plate’
Wed  Apr 22 2015 08:30AM
It’s morning prep at North Port’s D&G Caribbean Restaurant, and grizzled local farmer Dennis Ellison stops in with a bagful of collard greens from his garden. “That’s my friend, he … Find out how to read more online.

Thu  Apr 23 2015 01:55PM
OPENING THIS WEEK The Age of Adaline Runtime: 1 hr. 50 min. | Rated PG-13 | For a suggestive comment A young woman, born at the turn of 20th century, … Find out how to read more online.
There’s always a party at Englewoods on Dearborn
Wed  Apr 22 2015 08:30AM
Six years ago Tony and Merrill Hollinger transformed The Emporium, several small shops and a courtyard restaurant, into Englewoods on Dearborn, a restaurant and bar where patrons are offered a … Find out how to read more online.
La Rocca — upscale food at reasonable prices
Wed  Apr 15 2015 08:30AM
By name, La Rocca in North Port is an “Italian Ristorante and Pizzeria,” but it’s not just some little pizza place. Diners are welcomed with a pleasing atmosphere, a clean, … Find out how to read more online.
Arbor Day takes over Gallery Walk
Wed  Apr 15 2015 08:30AM
Thursday night from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. is the monthly third Thursday Gallery Walk in Downtown Punta Gorda. This month the merchants are teaming up with the city to … Find out how to read more online.
Derby Day event to raise funds for WaterFest 2015
Wed  Apr 15 2015 08:30AM
The Englewood Event Center will house a special “Black Tie & Boat Shoes Derby Party” on Saturday, May 2, to raise funds for Englewood Beach WaterFest 2015, which will take … Find out how to read more online.
Cellist Bion Tsang leads off concert series at Historic Asolo Theater
Wed  Apr 15 2015 08:30AM
Leading off the spring concerts presented by Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota are cellist Bion Tsang and pianist Adam Nieman at the Historic Asolo at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, … Find out how to read more online.


Charlotte Players to produce ‘Sin City,’ an original musical
Wed  Apr 15 2015 08:30AM
Sherrie Moody, executive producer of the Charlotte Players, said her organization is excited to produce “Sin City,” a musical comedy written by local resident David Abraham. “David’s been with us … Find out how to read more online.

Thu  Apr 16 2015 11:53AM
NORTH PORT North Port Chorale presents ‘Cohan & Co.’ concert The North Port Chorale, under the direction of Jeffrey Herbert, will present “Cohan & Co.” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, … Find out how to read more online.
An EGGS-TRAordinary hidden gem
Wed  Apr 15 2015 08:30AM
It's easy to drive by the EGGS-TRAordinary Breakfast & lunch Café without noticing it. It’s located in Mama Leone's Plaza behind Mama Leone's Authentic Italian Cuisine right off busy Tamiami … Find out how to read more online.
Pannists perform vibrant melodies as ‘Women of Steel’
Wed  Apr 15 2015 08:30AM
Pannists Linda Browne and Berta Finkelstein, a duo calling themselves "Women of Steel," are passionate about performing melodic pop, classical, and, of course, traditional Calypso tunes on their shiny, tenor … Find out how to read more online.

Thu  Apr 16 2015 11:54AM
OPENING THIS WEEK Unfriended Runtime: 1 hr. 22 min. | Rated R | For some sexuality, pervasive language, drug and alcohol use by teens and violent content While video chatting … Find out how to read more online.
Step back in time at Snook Haven
Wed  Apr 15 2015 01:27PM
In its own unique way, Snook Haven is a living history site showcasing “old Florida.” “They say” smugglers took illegal libations to the site during prohibition. Given its remote location … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Apr 8 2015 08:30AM
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.
Charlotte Chorale presents final concert of season
Wed  Apr 8 2015 08:30AM
Buckle up your seat belts and get ready to take a musical journey across the U.S. with the Charlotte Chorale as it presents its final concert of the season entitled … Find out how to read more online.
Balloons to paint the sky at festival
Wed  Apr 8 2015 08:30AM
Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee will bring its fourth annual Balloons Over Paradise Festival to the Seminole Tribe Youth Ranch, Saturday and Sunday, April 11-12, starting at 6 a.m. daily. The … Find out how to read more online.
‘Evening Under The Stars’ to celebrate music from the ’60s
Wed  Apr 8 2015 08:30AM
The State College of Florida will present an “Evening Under The Stars” on Saturday, April 11, to both provide an enjoyable evening of music and raise funds for program enhancements … Find out how to read more online.
Sarasota Film Festival offers films, fun and festivities
Wed  Apr 15 2015 08:30AM
More than 200 films of various lengths, topics and types are just part of the 17th annual Sarasota Film Festival. Films range from features such as “I’ll See You in … Find out how to read more online.
‘Keeping it Real’ with Bob Comeau
Wed  Apr 15 2015 08:30AM
Solo acoustic guitarist, vocalist, and popular DJ, Bob Comeau provides music for all occasions. His CD, "Keeping it Real," showcases Comeau's authentic style and features songs by some of his … Find out how to read more online.
Shark Tooth Festival is a Venice favorite
Wed  Apr 8 2015 08:30AM
It is only fitting that the Shark Tooth Capital of the World would celebrate its status with a toothsome festival. The 23rd annual festival begins Friday at 4 p.m. at … Find out how to read more online.
‘Next to Normal’ next up in Stage II at Venice Theatre
Wed  Apr 15 2015 08:30AM
Closing Venice Theatre’s Stage II season is the 2010 Tony Award and 2010 Pulitzer Prize-winning rock opera, “Next to Normal,” which will run through April 26 in Venice Theatre’s Pinkerton … Find out how to read more online.
Enjoy BBQ and chili Saturday in Venice
Wed  Apr 15 2015 08:30AM
Some of the best BBQ cooks in Florida, Georgia and elsewhere will gather in Venice this week for the annual Suncoast BBQ and Bluegrass Bash at Venice Airport’s Festival Grounds. … Find out how to read more online.
Mary Smedley of Michael Saunders Realty at The Pink Elephant
Wed  Apr 8 2015 08:30AM
Mary Smedley’s philosophy for being a real estate broker likely stems from what she learned from her father growing up. A Marine who served in numerous wars, Richard Sengewald lived … Find out how to read more online.
‘Mom always liked you best’ Dickie Smothers, Marcella Brown to perform to raise funds
Wed  Apr 8 2015 08:30AM
For those who remember, CBS-TVs’ Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour was a huge hit in the mid- to late-1960s. They were so popular they dethroned the award-winning Western “Bonanza” from the … Find out how to read more online.
Kitchen dreams
Wed  Apr 8 2015 08:30AM
You love to cook. You prep and present like a pro. You’re riveted to “MasterChef” and scoff at “Worst Cooks in America.” Your spouse pulls mystery ingredients out of the … Find out how to read more online.
Ringlng opens ‘Fan-Tastic!’ exhibit
Wed  Apr 8 2015 08:30AM
Newly opened at the John and Mable Ringling Museum of the Art at The Ringling is “Fan-Tastic!” which features special fans selected from the museum’s collection that numbers more than … Find out how to read more online.


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