Archive for the ‘Entertainment’ Category

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…

Celebrate Beaujolais Nouveau

Beaujolais Nouveau Day – the first chance for wine lovers to savor the first wine of the 2010 harvest – will be observed Nov. 18. To celebrate, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board and Majestic Wine & Spirits will host tasting events in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Harrisburg and Hershey.

Beaujolais Nouveau Day, marked globally on the third Thursday in November, marks the debut of the first wine made from the annual harvest of Gamay grapes in France’s Beaujolais region. Celebrated as a holi…

Punta Gorda Farmers Market

Punta Gorda has long been a central location for events, food and entertainment in Charlotte County.  During the months from May through April, every Saturday morning the Punta Gorda Farmers’ Market is open for business with fresh fruits and vegetables; a flavorful and colorful variety of produce and freshly baked breads and pastries, flowers, gourmet appetizers and much, much more!  Just the thought makes many mouths water for the fullness found therein.

Punta Gorda Farmers Market has be…

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…

Miko

The Music industry new breath of fresh air is only 17 years old, born in Portland Oregon and currently living in Petersburg, VA. Her story, her life and her struggles are parallel to her debut album “The Way I See It”.  Contrast to her image of what people see, she’s embraced her life difficulties and turned them

into lesson of growth through her music and songwriting. Miko began singing and writing at the early age of 10.  Not being the typical youth, she was different and unique…

2011 Relais & Chateaux Ambassador

Richard Gere, acclaimed actor and passionate innkeeper of the Bedford Post, has a new leading role as the 2011 Ambassador of Relais & Chateaux, an association of the world’s finest small hotels and gourmet restaurants.  The Bedford Post, located an hour north of New York City, also was named a new member of the prestigious hospitality Association.

Gere, known for such movies as Pretty Woman and Chicago, along with his wife, Carey Lowell, and their business partner, Russell Hernandez, underto…

All Inclusive Program to Punta Cana

CheapCaribbean.com, the largest online provider of beach vacations from the USA to the Caribbean and Mexico, announced today the introduction of the first-ever Condo All Inclusive™ program, exclusive to CheapCaribbean.com.  The company is launching its new program by offering the brand new all inclusive Presidential Suites Punta Cana, located in the Dominican Republic, at 80 percent off published rates – starting from just $599 for 5 nights including round-trip air – an unbeatable rate for …

FUN FLY

October has a way of bringing on the fun, for the Charlotte Sport Modelers’ Society (www.csms-rc.org) and the Charlotte County Sheriff’s department: fabulous fun is just what they got! They held a “Fun Fly” event for all interested parties, at the CSMS field; which is located off Kings Highway in Charlotte County. A gathering of people attended to show their support and enthusiasm for flight and all pilots. This was no formal competition, though there were a few stages throughout the da…

Rock and Roll on the High Seas

Due to overwhelming demand, the second annual Malt Shop Memories Cruise will set sail on October 27, 2011 from Tampa to the Grand Bahamas, returning on October 31st, 2011.  Inspired by Time Life’s popular Malt Shop Memories CD series, the entire ship will be transformed into a “floating malt shop” complete with performances by some of the biggest artists of the era, including the Beach Boys (celebrating their 50th anniversary), Chubby Checker & The Wildcats (celebrating the 50th anniversary of …

ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL XIII

In 2010, ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL (UMF) had its most successful year with two sold-out days drawing over 100,000 people, featuring more than 200 international leading electronic music performers, DJs and cutting-edge bands alongside Miami regional artists.  For its 13th year, the music extravaganza returns to downtown Miami as a massive three-day event Friday, March 25, Saturday, March 26 & Sunday, March 27, 2011 , with the continued support of the biggest artists in the world and leading the cha…