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Snooty’s birthday bash is set
Wed  Jul 20 2016 08:30AM
South Florida Museum will celebrate Snooty’s 68th birthday on Saturday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Officially, it’s called Snooty’s 68th Birthday Bash & Wildlife Festival presented by Mosaic. The … Find out how to read more online.
Doug Canney chats clean comedy
Wed  Jul 20 2016 08:30AM
Actor, comedian and musician Doug Canney has appeared in shows like Dawson’s Creek, One Tree Hill, and HBO’s Eastbound and Down. He has performed with such greats as Bobcat Goldthwait, … Find out how to read more online.
Italiano’s is not just for great pizza anymore
Wed  Jul 20 2016 08:30AM
For years, Il Panificio in Venice, and its later version, Italiano’s Pizza & Pasta, has been revered for its delicious homestyle pizzas. But since owner Morgan Glickman took over the … Find out how to read more online.
Are you ready for 26 world premieres in only three days? The Sarasota Improv Festival is back!
Wed  Jul 13 2016 08:30AM
It’s that time of year again when laughter takes over the entire Florida Studio Theatre campus. Eighteen of the top improv groups from all over come to Sarasota to take … Find out how to read more online.
Comedian and movie star Kevin Pollak!
Wed  Jul 20 2016 08:30AM
Visani Restaurant and The Comedy Zone are proud and honored to bring a true comedy legend, and also one of the hardest working actors of our time, to Port Charlotte. … Find out how to read more online.

Thu  Jul 21 2016 10:20AM
ARCADIA Heartland Bluegrass Bash Three top-rated local bluegrass bands are scheduled to perform Saturday, July 23, at the Heartland Bluegrass Bash. The location is Craig’s RV Resort, located 7 miles … Find out how to read more online.
Snooty’s 68th Birthday Bash and Wildlife Festival
Wed  Jul 20 2016 08:30AM
Rain or shine on Saturday, July 23, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., go to the South Florida Museum for Snooty’s 68th Birthday Bash & Wildlife Festival presented by Mosaic. … Find out how to read more online.
Abstract art — an explosion of simple and direct colors
Wed  Jul 20 2016 08:30AM
For first time visitors, a tour of the Erlenbach Modern Art Gallery & Studio in Englewood can be a pleasantly overwhelming experience. Melissa Erlenbach’s dazzling displays are both eye-catching and … Find out how to read more online.
Pine Island celebrates its 20th year of MangoMania
Wed  Jul 13 2016 08:30AM
More than 7,500 are expected to flock to the German American Social Club for the 20th annual MangoMania Tropical Fruit Fair on July 16 and 17. Greater Pine Island Chamber … Find out how to read more online.
New children and family audio tour at Edison & Ford
Wed  Jul 13 2016 08:30AM
There is something new at the Edison & Ford Winter Estates this summer just in time for summertime visits by family groups with children and summertime children’s group tours. The … Find out how to read more online.
Petting zoo returns to Edison Ford
Wed  Jul 20 2016 08:30AM
The petting zoo has been such a hit with area children that Edison & Ford Winter Estates will have the animals back onsite at the end of the month. Kids … Find out how to read more online.
Quiet Fire burns bright on the music scene
Wed  Jul 20 2016 08:30AM
Singing group Quiet Fire got started back in 1994 when founders Michael Metevier and Christopher Ruble decided to take their karaoke skills to the next level. “I don’t remember how … Find out how to read more online.
Sun Coast Wind Ensemble presents: ‘It’s Show Time!’
Wed  Jul 20 2016 08:30AM
The Sun Coast Wind Ensemble will perform a summer concert entitled “It’s Show Time!” as a musical tribute to Broadway, opera and the movies. The performance will be on Friday, … Find out how to read more online.
Getting swindeled has never been this much fun: FST presents The CardShark
Wed  Jul 20 2016 08:30AM
FST’s second Summer Cabaret production exposes the mastery used in tricks by con artists from Vegas to your neighborhood casinos. Jason Michaels rolls up his own sleeves and shows how … Find out how to read more online.

Thu  Jul 21 2016 10:29AM
OPENING THIS WEEK Ice Age: Collision Course Runtime: 1 hr. 34 min. | Rated PG | Action/adventure, animated Scrat’s epic pursuit of the elusive acorn catapults him into the universe … Find out how to read more online.
Grab a cup of ‘Joe’ at Joe Maxx Coffee Company
Wed  Jul 20 2016 08:30AM
At Joe Maxx Coffee Company, trained baristas are constantly thinking about new ways to prepare drinks. “Since opening our doors less than six months ago, we’ve been named: ‘Best Place … Find out how to read more online.
Helen Keaney with Tim the Dairy Farmer at Visani
Wed  Jul 13 2016 08:30AM
On July 13 through July 16 see Helen Keaney at Visani, 2400 Kings Highway in Port Charlotte. Helen Keaney began her career in New York City where she honed her … Find out how to read more online.
Take your kids and improv with Harry’s Senior Moment Troupe and their kids
Wed  Jul 13 2016 08:30AM
The Alliance for the Arts and Harry’s Senior Moment Improv Troupe are hosting a special family-oriented Improv Mini-show & Workshop for parents and children ages 8 and up on Friday, … Find out how to read more online.

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John Carfi seeking funny people
Wed  Jul 13 2016 08:30AM
Comedian John Carfi will be performing at McCurdy’s in Sarasota July 13, hosting an open mic night on July 19 at Visani in Port Charlotte, and performing a free show … Find out how to read more online.
Forbidden Fruit Farmers are top bananas to their fans
Wed  Jul 13 2016 08:30AM
Tom Rocko of the Forbidden Fruit Farmers said he didn’t start playing rock until he was in his 50s. “Back home I performed acoustic music for years, either as a … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Jul 13 2016 11:09AM
PUNTA GORDA Fred Lang Summer Ball — A Summer Night on the Serengeti On Saturday, July 23, at 6 p.m. is the 13th Annual Summer Ball presented by Fred Lang … Find out how to read more online.
Comedian Hannibal Buress performs at Barbara B. Mann July 23
Wed  Jul 6 2016 08:30AM
Hannibal Buress will perform standup at The Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall on July 23, at 8 p.m. Hannibal Buress is a wildly popular Emmy-and WGA Award-nominated comedian, writer … Find out how to read more online.
Eco Friendly Florida Fest in Sarasota
Wed  Jul 6 2016 08:30AM
Eco Friendly Florida Fest is Sarasota’s hottest Eco-Friendly and family-friendly summer event that is not to be missed. This event spans four days from July 14-17 and is being held … Find out how to read more online.

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Wed  Jul 6 2016 10:33AM
OPENING THIS WEEK Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates Runtime: 1 hr. 38 min. | Rated R | Comedy Hard-partying brothers Mike (Adam Devine) and Dave (Zac Efron) place an … Find out how to read more online.
Don’t Stop Believin’
Wed  Jul 6 2016 08:30AM
Don’t Stop Believin’ because after you hear the DSB Journey Tribute band perform on July 15, you’ll understand why media affiliate AXS TV’s producer/host, Katie Daryl said, “DSB is the … Find out how to read more online.
Cater to your sweet side at Bentley's Homemade Ice Cream
Wed  Jul 6 2016 08:30AM
Chris Stevens, owner of Bentley’s Homemade Ice Cream, invites you to cool off in style this summer by visiting his shop on Albee Road in Nokomis. “I’m a fanatic when … Find out how to read more online.
Remedy offers the cure for a great night out
Wed  Jul 6 2016 08:30AM
Drummer and vocalist Gary Barton said he and lead guitarist Mark Chang came up with the name “Remedy” for their new band after suffering through some personality clashes in their … Find out how to read more online.
‘Peter Pan’ marks 10th annual show for Venice Theatre SummerStock
Wed  Jul 13 2016 08:30AM
Venice Theatre’s SummerStock program (a “boot camp” for students interested in pursuing careers in professional theater) will present Peter Pan — its 10th annual musical — on the theater’s MainStage … Find out how to read more online.
Let’s Go! launches new phone app
Wed  Jul 6 2016 08:30AM
Over two years ago Englewood Sun Publisher Carol Moore and President/CEO of Sun Coast Media Group David Dunn-Rankin had the idea of creating a mobile app for smartphones that would … Find out how to read more online.
Geraldi's, a pizza place that delivers
Wed  Jul 13 2016 08:30AM
For 11 years husband and wife team, Jose and Marita Valderrama, have owned and operated Gerald’s, a popular “To Go” pizza, sub, and salad restaurant located just steps away from … Find out how to read more online.
Art In Flight: 10 Year Anniversary Show leaves Southwest Florida International Airport to be displayed in the Alliance Gallery
Wed  Jul 6 2016 08:30AM
Thanks to a decadelong partnership between the Alliance for the Arts and the Southwest Florida International Airport millions of travelers get to see works by area artists each year as … Find out how to read more online.
Art Center Sarasota presents the fourth annual “Florida Flavor”
Wed  Jul 6 2016 08:30AM
Art Center Sarasota presents the fourth annual “Florida Flavor,” a juried exhibition of works by Florida artists, July 7-August 12. The opening reception is Thursday, July 7, 5-7 p.m. Art … Find out how to read more online.
Literary evening at Hermitage Beach event
Wed  Jul 6 2016 08:30AM
On Friday evening, July 8, the Hermitage Artist Retreat invites the public to come experience the work of two poets who are in residency. The beach reading, which starts at … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Jul 6 2016 10:33AM
PUNTA GORDA 6th Annual Collector Car Appreciation Day Open Cruise In On Friday, July 8, 9:30 a.m. to noon is the 6th Annual Collector Car Appreciation Day Open Cruise In … Find out how to read more online.
Peter’s Family Restaurant offers new Broaster Chicken
Wed  Jul 6 2016 08:30AM
Just what is broasted chicken? Is it roasted twice? Is it broiled; then roasted? None of the above. If you want real broasted chicken, head on over to Peter’s Family … Find out how to read more online.
Mark Chesnutt in concert, Friday, July 15, at Englewood Event Center
Wed  Jul 6 2016 08:30AM
Mark Chesnutt is in concert at the Englewood Event Center Friday, July 15. The Ben Gallaher Band is supporting along with local opener, The Hatley Band. Tickets are $35 and … Find out how to read more online.
Blues, Brews and BBQ Festival returns to Punta Gorda
Wed  Jun 22 2016 08:30AM
The Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce is very pleased to present the 2nd Annual Blues, Brews and BBQ Festival, the weekend of June 24-26. This year, the festival will move … Find out how to read more online.


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