Archive for the ‘Ft. Myers’ Category

FGCU Presents Dance Work at SBDAC

 

Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) students will present an original dance-theater work exploring water ecology issues affecting Southwest Florida on April 25, 2014 at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center located at 2301 First Street in the Downtown Fort Myers River District.

 

 

 

Led by Lynn Neuman, an instructor in the Bower School of Music & the Arts, students in the “Repertory and Performance” class studied scientific models and principles of water flow to create a…

Aleatoric Art in the 21st Century

On Friday, May 2 the Alliance for the Arts will present the first ever dedicated gallery show featuring work by members of what’s called the Movement of Aleatoric Modern Artists or MAMA. The show will feature 15 of MAMA’s top artists displaying works in a variety of disciplines, all with one thing in common—their collaboration with nature, chance and the laws that govern the universe. When an element of uncertainty is intentionally incorporated into the concept and creation of a wor…

Gourmet food, wine, and world-class entertainment

The Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center invites you to an evening of enjoyment on April 19, 2014. Dine on gourmet food, savor delicious wine and enjoy the sound of music from renowned classical musicians. Plus it’s all for a good cause. Proceeds from the Dinners with Berne support the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center, located at 2301 First Street in the downtown Fort Myers River District.

 

The special event is underwritten by Robert & Ruth Diefenbach. Berne Davis (100 years-old), bene…

Learn to cook with Love

Norman Love has announced the 2014 class schedule for chocolate making classes at Norman Love Confections.

Through September, the master chocolatier will share some of the techniques he uses to create the chocolate indulgences that are ranked No. 1 in the nation. Love, along with his award-winning team of artisan pastry chefs, will lead participants in the step-by-step process of making exquisitely beautiful chocolates and desserts.

Love has planned an assortment of evening classes tha…

Dance Alliance presents its Annual Season Concert

Dance Alliance, the resident company of the Alliance for the Arts, presents Momentum and Memories on Saturday, April 5 at 8PM. It’s a celebration of the company’s fifth year featuring the best choreography from their first four years including, The Four Seasons, set to Max Richter’s beautiful re-imagining of Vivaldi’s classic; an expanded version of Stuck (2013) by choreographer Lauren LaPatin; and a re-staging of Storms, by Lori Madl, which was a hallmark of the 2011 season. The compan…

New Non-Surgical Cosmetic Service In SWFL

Fort Myers Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Douglas M. Stevens, MD, is one of only three doctors in the Fort Myers area to offer the wrinkle filler Artefill. Unlike other wrinkle fillers, Artefill is a long-lasting solution for natural looking wrinkle correction. Patients have seen results that have lasted as long as five years or more. This means fewer trips to the doctor and no need for multiple injections.One of the prominent differences allowing for these long-lasting results…

Artist Marvin Gralnick Opens Solo Exhibition

The Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center is proud to present the solo exhibition of artist Marvin Gralnick, opening on March 7, 2014. Gralnick is the retired CEO and founder of retail giant Chico’s and a renowned artist in his own right. The show opens for Art Walk on Friday, March 7th, at 6 p.m. and continues through March 28. The Davis Art Center is located at 2301 First Street, in the River District, downtown Fort Myers.

 

Self-taught artist, Marvin Gralnick was born in Saint Louis, Mi…

Wine Tasting & Author Reading

On Saturday, March 1 participants in the Alliance for the Arts’ 3rd Annual Artists Studio Tour will spend the day exploring the studios and homes of artists around the Fort Myers area. They’ll meet artists who create works in a wide variety of mediums, including painting, fiber, glass, pottery and jewelry. The tour will wrap up at the studio of artist Babs Snyderman with a Wine Tasting and Author Reading, when Laurie Nienhaus will read from her latest book “Steeped.” It takes readers…

THE ALTRUISTS

The Off-Broadways bad-boy Nicky Silver brings us another hilarious look at modern problems with his snarky comedy, The Altruists.

 

Sydney, a soap opera actress, is disdainful of and yet subsidizes a group of self-involved, slacker do-gooders who spend their days protesting one cause after another. They protest school cutbacks and arts funding and march for Women Against Drunk Drivers. The do-gooders include Ronald, Sydney’s social worker brother, Cybil, sexually-confused with a lot …

Curtis on Tour Comes to The Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center

Bring your Valentine on Friday, February 14, 2014 for a special evening of song as the Curtis Institute of Music brings members of its acclaimed Curtis Opera Theatre, to present Curtis on Tour “Love Notes” under the artistic direction of Mikael Eliasen, to the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center, located at 2301 First Street in the downtown River District.

 

Curtis On Tour, the touring program of the school that brings the extraordinary artistry of students, alumni, and faculty members…