Archive for the ‘Arts’ Category

Jennifer Lopez and Denzel as National Spokesperson for Boys & Girls Clubs of America

 

Who: Denzel Washington has served as national spokesperson for Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) since 1992. An alumnus of the Club in his hometown of Mount Vernon, N.Y., Denzel has proven a tireless advocate for the Clubs and the young people they serve. He has participated in five national advertising campaigns, has served as an active member of BGCA’s Board of Governors since 1996, appeared before Congressional leaders on Capitol Hill, and wrote a book about mentorship – A Hand To …

Ruinart Selects Ten Artists for Exhibition

The Betsy South Beach will be playing host to the works of ten emerging artists, commissioned by Ruinart, the first established champagne House in 1729.  On December 2, 2010, the exhibition will kick off during Art Basel in Miami Beach highlighting a commitment to the arts from both organizations.  The works were produced using classic and avant-garde techniques, in a variety of mediums, including photography, paint and sculpture.  Artists were inspired by many facets of this pioneering Champ…

Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center

Powerhouse for the arts, education, and celebration!

The Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center, located on the banks of Fort Myers’ Caloosahatchee River, recently celebrated their second season of supplying the community with world-class performances, educational opportunities, and above all-amazing exhibits!  Their contribution toward enriching their community through the arts is astoundingly spectacular.

The center, which was originally constructed for business in 1933, has an opulent and imp…

Garden Center – Design assistance for indoor and outdoor

Northern landscapes can now regain curb appeal after annuals succumb to frost.  Lori Butala and Kathy Kisch have launched Winter’s Wow, the first on-line garden center providing materials and design assistance for indoor and outdoor winter containers. Available in assembled arrangements, pre-designed kits or ala carte; home enthusiasts can now combine fresh and preserved boughs, preserved foliage, twigs, berries, cones … in fact, over 80 different items, to create extremely colorful and dura…

Art Royale 2010 – IT’S ALL ELEMENTAL

Contact: Chelsea Birczak, (239) 939-2787 ext. 28

publicity@artinlee.org

FORT MYERS (June 25, 2010) The Alliance for the Arts signature fundraiser, Art Royale, has been described as the most anticipated and innovative arts event in Lee County.  Now in its seventh year, the event returns with a theme inspired by the natural word and all of its beauty, mystery and power.  Art Royale 2010 – IT’S ALL ELEMENTAL is scheduled for November 20, 2010.

Art Royale is a one-night celebratio…

Shakespeare Festival in Southwest Florida

The Laboratory Theater of Florida is proud to present the very first Shakespeare Festival in southwest Florida. The Gulf Coast Shakespeare Festival will be held on the weekend of November 20th and 21st and will appeal to adults and children alike. Community theaters, small troupes, performance art groups, swordfighters, costumiers, authors, lecturers, musicians and student performers will be descending on the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center in lovely, restored downtown Fort Myers. Shows will i…

Swarovski Star for the 2010 Christmas Tree

Actress Blake Lively today joined Swarovski, the leading designer and producer of fashion jewelry, to unveil the 2010 Swarovski Star that will crown the world-famous Rockefeller Center Christmas tree this holiday season.

Lively donned jewelry from Swarovski’s current collection for the unveiling event including the Bella Earrings and Nirvana Ring. Swarovski offers a selection of holiday jewelry and ornaments on sale at the Swarovski boutique and holiday kiosk at Rockefeller Center and at Swar…

Fundamentals of Pastel

von Leibig Art Center

585 Park St., Naples, FL   239-262-6517

Fundamentals of Pastel

Fridays November 19, December 3, 10, 17   9:00am-12:00pm

Please call art center for price and registration.

Experience the GreenMarket

Put down the iPhones and Blackberries and stop by “The Alliance for the Art’s weekly GreenMarket” for a delightful seasonal surprise.  Take a walk through the exotic colors and flavors of the GreenMarket and pick your deliciously healthy produce.  Isn’t it time you too partook of the latest in edible trends?  You are indeed what you eat: not just what you do; nor are you made up of the fashion accessories and latest technological gadgets you carry.

Ask anyone of the vendors about the…

Conrad Williams Glass Sculptors at Marissa Collections

 
Conrad Williams glass art ornaments will be prominently featured at Marissa Collections this holiday season. Sculptor and glass artist, Conrad Williams grew up in Naples and now makes his home in Eugene, Oregon, where his STUDIO WEST is a hub for innovative artists and a glass blowing center for both production and education. Mr. Williams has interned with both Ben Moore and Dale Chihuly, resulting in his personal glasswork style which draws from the heritage of Italian techniques, while app…