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ROGER WILLIAMS A2 OPINION A4 15 MINUTES A6 PETS OF THE WEEK A22 BUSINESS B1 NETWORKING B9 & 10 REAL ESTATE B11 ARTS C1 EVENTS C6 & 7 FILM C12 SOCIETY C26, 27, 28 & 29 CUISINE C31 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 Vol. II, No. 4 FREE WEEK OF OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 DATED MATERIAL PLEASE RUSHPOSTMASTER REQUESTED IN-HOME DELIVERY DATE: OCTOBER 29, 2009 POSTAL CUSTOMER Write onConference brings Carl Hiaasen, Floridas crazy native son, to Sanibel. C1 Pooches on paradeMutts strut their stuff, and more fun around town.C26, 27, 28 & 29 Got crabs?Fishermen work long and hard to bring seasonal stone crabs to the table. B1 Opera on its wayThe stars are coming soon to Cambier Park. C14 Sweet! Sugar Belle, a bold mandarin orange hybrid that ripens in time for the winter holiday market, will be the first University of Florida-created citrus variety intended for commercial production. A mix of the sweet Clementine and the colorful, bell-shaped Minneola, the new sweet-tart fruit can be best described as a mandarin with a tangy punch, says Fred Gmitter, a plant breeder at the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. Many old-timers in citrus have said this is the best-tasting citrus theyve ever had, he adds. The fruit, which has a patent pending and is also known as LB8-9, has been in the works since 1985. Mark McLellan, IFAS dean for research, said he believes the time that went into breeding this variety will be worthwhile. Sugar Belles flavor characteristics are expected to make this variety a consumer favorite, he says. Florida Foundation Seed Producers Inc., a direct support organization of UF, has awarded an exclusive U.S. license for the Sugar Belle to the New Varieties Development and Management Corp. In return for delivering new culitvars to the public, the corporation will pay royalties back to the FFSP and the Floirda Agricultural Experiment Station, to be reinvested in breeding and development programs. Peter Chaires, executive director at New Varieties, believes the Sugar Belle will make a big splash in the $52 million specialty citrus market. He describes its flavor almost like one would describe a fine wine: It has a flavor that takes it to the top of the show wherever it goes. Its got a very, very deep flavor. I dont want to say its rich, but its 'Mandarin with a punch' describes UF citrus cultivar many faces of thePagans, Christians, vendors put their own twists on a festival with ancient rootsBY ROGER WILLIAMSrwilliams@ T MIDNIGHT ON OCT. 31, WHEN THE VEIL BETWEEN the worlds of living and lost stretches thinnest, office manager and Neapolitan Rhiannon Ravenhawk will slip into the other world or at least ask permission to cross. Then, as Halloween parties are winding down and children have surrendered their trick-or-treat hoards for the land of dreams, Ms. Ravenhawk intends to visit with her great great grandmother, a Cherokee shawoman. This is our most important day, and we call it not Halloween Samhian (pronounced SOWwhen), which means end of summer, says Ms. Ravenhawk, a pagan and third-degree high priestess. The word pagan originally meant country folk, she points out. Its the beginning of the New Year for us, a time to get rid of the old energies and toss them into the fire. And its also a time to celebrate our ancestors. We believe in one thing: Harm none, Do as you will. And brooms? Costumed children may use them toASEE HALLOWEEN, A8 Our roundup of Halloween happeningsA9 >>inside:SEE SWEET, A12 COURTESY PHOTOThe newest Florida orange, the Sugar Belle SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________

PAGE 2 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA2 NEWS WEEK OF OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 Its nearly Halloween, so heres a suggestion for a costume that will frighten the bejeeezus out of a cast of thousands in Naples: James Madison. Its hard to believe, isnt it? His wife, Dolly, invented ice cream, one of the great antidotes to fright. He came from Virginia, went to Princeton and earned a reputation as a framer of the Constitution and the father of the First Amendment, championing free speech and freedom of religion. From 1809 to 1817 he even served as president, our fourth. Innocuous as all that sounds, Jimmy, like Freddy (Krueger, as in the Halloween horror story), strikes terror into the heart of God-fearing Christians up one side of Collier County and down the other. Not all of them, of course, and perhaps not even a majority of them. But many. And why? Well, just take one look at him (you can Google his image) and youll know by the powder, the wig, the drawn cheeks and the fact that hes been dead for 177 years, which doesnt enhance anybodys appearance. Would you like to have a ghoul like him come knocking on your door? By the standards of Main Street Naples, Mr. Madisons appearance is more than a little worrisome. But thats not what terrifies the mob, whether Christian or politician. Its not likely what makes Mayor Bill Barnett and City Attorney Robert Pritt shudder; or most of the City Council; or the entire community services advisory board (members make recommendations to the council); or Pastor Gene Scott of the Celebration Community Beach Church, with his family members who keep the books and help with Sunday services in Cambier Park, where he preaches the gospel and collects the green; or the parishioners therein, estimated at 400-800 every Sunday in and around the Cambier Park band shell; or Gretchen Shelton, executive director of the Fellowship for Christian Athletes of Southwest Florida, who led a Fields of Faith gathering of good Christians at Naples High School recently and who believes in putting her proselytizing Christians squarely in the center of a public campus. Just to name a few. What really gets their goats is what Mr. Madison said and wrote, which keeps echoing around Naples like a midnight howl from the mausoleum of the First Amendment. For one thing, he wrote, Religion is essentially distinct from civil government, and exempt from its cognizance; a connection between them is injurious to both; there are causes in the human breast which ensure the perpetuity of religion without the aid of law. And for another thing, The number, the industry, and the morality of the priesthood, and the devotion of the people, have been manifestly increased by the total separation of the church from the state. Heres what Mr. Madison did not mean by that thinking: He did not mean that politicians such as City Councilman John Sorrey, who belongs to the Celebration Church, cannot stand up and express their beliefs as individuals anywhere they choose, including at City Hall. He did not mean that Pastor Scott or Ms. Shelton cannot gather the faithful anytime they choose, to encourage each other, and to encourage faith on campus, as she put it about public schools. And heres what Mr. Madison did mean and this, along with his wifes ice cream (which goes perfectly with apple pie, just like a separation of church from state goes perfectly with freedom to worship), pretty much defines the American Way: He meant that a government of elected officials and its hired representatives should stubbornly insist on showing no hint of favoritism, support, aid, promise or, for that matter, persecution to any one religion, or non-religion. And that includes letting churches or faith groups settle in to use public property, which suggests more than a hint of government favoritism. Mr. Madisons First Amendment remains the sentry that guards religious freedom. To it, two clauses were welded that give it some real endurance, like additional fuel tanks attached to the wings of long-range aircraft: the establishment clause and the free exercise clause. Theyre not complicated. One says government should do nothing to establish any religion, and the other says government should do nothing to prevent the free exercise of any religion. By insisting on those principles, Mr. Madison said, officials actually increase the vitality of religion, which he favored. But he pointed out something else: There remains in others a strong bias towards the old error, that without some sort of alliance or coalition between Government or Religion neither can be duly supported. On Wednesday, Nov. 4, well see just how strong that old bias is. On that morning, Pastor Scott and his church will come before the Naples City Council, seeking an alliance by asking for another five-year lease on the Cambier Park band shell, good for the next 260 Sunday mornings.The lease for this several-million-dollar investment by taxpayers requires payment of a nominal weekly fee (about $125), and it offers a pro-forma nod to Neapolitans: Pastor Scott can be asked to step aside should another group seek the use of the band shell.In the last five years that happened only three times, city officials have said. So in this case, possession is 99 percent of the law. For Pastor Scott, who can quote the naturalist John Muir and believes the nations park system was created so people could find God, feel God and worship God (he presented this opinion in a letter to the local daily newspaper), a denial of the lease would amount to unfair and unequal treatment of his church. He sees his church, apparently, as just another group, like the garden club or the Audubon Society or the Junior League. That seems to be how many city officials see it, too. A couple of weeks ago, the community services advisory board voted unanimously to recommend that the council approve the five-year church lease again. Pastor Scott wrote, on Nov. 4, the Naples City Council will decide the fate of Celebration Community Beach Church. In that claim he was certainly wrong. The beautiful strength of Americans is that we will let Pastor Scott decide his own fate. On Nov. 4, instead, council will decide not only the fate of the First Amendment locally applied, but the fate of the American Way itself. COMMENTARY Heres to the American way, by God! A t h se r e t o n w rogerWILLIAMS


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PAGE 4 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA4 NEWS WEEK OF OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 MOMENTS IN TIME On Oct. 29, 1948, killer smog continues to hover over Donora, Pa. During a five-day period, the smog killed about 20 people and made thousands more seriously ill. Airborne pollutants emitted from a zinc smelting plant and steel mills appeared to have been trapped by fog close to the ground, where they were inhaled by local residents. On Oct. 30, 1938, Orson Welles causes a nationwide panic with his broadcast of War of the Worlds a realistic radio dramatization of a Martian invasion of Earth. Perhaps as many as a million radio listeners believed that a real Martian invasion was under way. On Oct. 31, 1912, The Musketeers of Pig Alley, directed by D.W. Griffith, debuts. The movie, which followed the career of a gangster nicknamed the Snapper Kid, initiated a long Hollywood tradition of gangster movies. On Nov. 1, 1969, Suspicious Minds, by Elvis Presley, hits No. 1 on the Billboard charts. The song was Presleys first charttopper in seven years and would be his last, as he failed to hit the Top 10 again before his death in 1977. PublisherShelley Lund slund@floridaweekly.comManaging EditorCindy Pierce Reporters & ColumnistsLois Bolin Bill Cornwell Karen Feldman Artis Henderson Pamela V. Krol Peg Goldberg Longstreth Jim McCracken Alysia Shivers Nancy Stetson Evan Williams Roger WilliamsPhotographerJim McLaughlinContributing PhotographersPeggy Farren Marla OttensteinCopy EditorCathy CottrillPresentation EditorEric Raddatz eraddatz@floridaweekly.comProduction ManagerKim Boone kboone@floridaweekly.comGraphic DesignersAmanda Hartman Jon ColvinCirculation ManagerPenny Kennedy pkennedy@floridaweekly.comCirculationPaul Neumann Gregory Tretwold David Anderson Carl FundAccount ExecutivesTauna Schott Nicole Masse nmasse@floridaweekly.comBusiness Office ManagerKelli CaricoOffice AssistantMari HornbeckPublished by Florida Media Group LLCPason Gaddis Jeffrey Cull Jim Dickerson Street Address: Naples Florida Weekly 2025 J&C Blvd., Suite 5 Naples, Florida 34109 Phone 239.325.1960 Fax: 239.325.1964 Subscriptions:Copyright: The contents of the Florida Weekly are copyright 2009 by Florida Media Group, LLC. No portion may be reproduced without the express written consent of Florida Media Group, LLC.Call 239.333.2135 or visit us on the web at and click on subscribe today.One year mailed subscriptions are available for $29.95. OPINION If only the laws of the universe didnt make it impossible to conjure something out of nothing. In a magical world free of such encumbrances, Democrats would be spared the bother of hiding the inevitable costs of ObamaCare. The latest gambit of Democrats in both the Senate and House is to take roughly $250 billion out of health-care reform for Medicare payments to doctors and spend it in a separate bill. This instantly makes ObamaCare appear cheaper, although its impact on the federal budget will be precisely the same. This isnt even competent threecard monte. Its the logic of the spendthrift who has maxed out on his Visa and MasterCard, but thinks its frugal to put a new $6,000 Samsung 65-inch LCD flat-screen TV on his American Express card instead. Every year, Medicare payments to physicians are supposed to fall. Congress always temporarily defers the cut. The House version of ObamaCare deferred it for 10 years, a reason it had so much red ink. The Baucus bill deferred it for only the first year (at a cost of $10.7 billion), then pretended Congress would subsequently cut doctor payments a drastic 25 percent. Without this otherworldly assumption, the Baucus bill would increase the deficit by roughly $150 billion over 10 years. Why stop there? If all the subsidies and other costs are removed and passed separately from the Baucus bill, it becomes a $900 billion deficit-reduction measure, and ObamaCare can be advertised as the worlds most affordable entitlement. The intractable truth is that getting millions of new people health insurance is not costless. New insurance regulations intended to benefit the sick and uninsured will increase premiums for everyone else. Supporters of the Baucus plan implicitly respond, Well, yes, thats why the bill has subsidies. But the subsidies are tightly limited to keep from exploding the deficit. If the subsidies go up, the new taxes will have to go up. And those are already causing a revolt on the left. In a revelatory moment, the unions argue that a tax on insurance companies offering highpriced Cadillac insurance plans will be passed along to consumers and hit the middle class. In this, they embrace a long-standing conservative argument that corporations dont pay taxes, their customers do. Perhaps for the first time ever, the head of the AFL-CIO thinks Milton Friedman has a point.This is the choice: Either premiums for middle-class people go up with limited compensating subsidies, or generous subsidies are funded with even more hidden middle-class taxes, or most likely some noxious combination of both.Any of these choices is wrong politically. Democrats must, then, deny theres a cost to most people and hide it however they can. At the same time they attempt to stuff a massive new entitlement inside the politically necessary constraint of a deficit-neutral price tag of less than $1 trillion. They are like the movers who cant fit the couch through the door frame and keep backing it up and trying it a different way. Its not going to fit. For that, blame the laws of the universe. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review.BY RICH LOWRYLaws of the universe vs. ObamaCare GUEST OPINION After five years of relentless commitment to Drug Free Collier, Hon. Lauren Brodie, 20th Circuit Court judge, and Dr. Marta Coburn, Collier County chief medical examiner, have passed Drug Free Colliers leadership baton on to a new president and vice president. Before we get acquainted with the new regime, however, a few words must be said about Judge Brodie and Dr. Coburn. These two women took a grass-roots concept and, with the assistance of Sheriff Kevin Rambosk, molded a substanceabuse coalition that has gained notoriety at both a local and national level. Drug Free Colliers mission is to reduce and prevent juvenile substance abuse. Judge Brodie, Dr. Coburn and Sheriff Rambosk, with the support of key stakeholders who became our first board of directors in 2005, have steadfastly united the community and spent most of their years in service to Drug Free Collier elevating awareness in Collier County. In 2005, substance abuse was still a topic that many would have preferred not to address. It was the 500-pound gorilla in the room. Today, Drug Free Collier stands on the shoulders of giants who strived to create a drug-free community for the youth of Collier County. They can rest assured that the mission will continue. Here are the words of words of our new president, Maj. Scott Salley, chief of corrections and judicial services of the Collier County Sheriffs Office: Drug Free Collier has made great strides and accomplishments during the last few years. It will be my responsibility to preserve those viable programs and expand with additional programs As a steward of the community, I will remain open and approachable to members of the community and to new and progressive ideas for preventing children from using illicit substances. What I have personally observed when children use illegal substances, goes beyond personal destruction it cripples the entire family unit. Our community campaign regarding illegal substance prevention is not a new philosophy; however, it is a continuous educational reminder that we all need to be involved, and remain involved, with this social challenge. Both our new president and our new vice president, Marla Ramsey, administrator of public services for Collier County, have been with Drug Free Collier since its inception. Their efforts to create opportunities for our youth to enjoy drug-free and safe events have been numerous. For instance, Ms. Ramsey, the mother of a teenage daughter, has facilitated the use of the Sun-N-Fun Lagoon Park for three consecutive years for an end-of-the-school-year event through our community partner Collier County Parks and Recreation. Middle and high school students splash in the pools, listen to music and realize that alcohol, tobacco and other drugs are not necessary to have fun. Last spring, more than 3,500 students attended Drug Free Colliers Sun-N-Fun event. Thousands of children look forward to future community events that bring them together just to have fun in a safe environment. The commitment of Drug Free Collier board members to reduce and prevent juvenile substance abuse is an example to our entire community. Two new board members Dr. Frank Nappo and Patricia Scoville come to the coalition with a wealth of expertise and resources that will positively impact our mission. Longstanding board members Helen Athan, Basil Bain, Vin De Pasquale, Christine Holmes, Shawn McGrail, Rey Pezeshkan and Elaine Wade are equally prepared to reach out to the community and unite Collier County. Drug Free Collier hopes that you will join its mission. Each of us has something to weave into the fabric of prevention that one day will create a protective blanket to keep our children drug free and safe. Maribel De Armas is the prevention coordinator at Drug Free Collier. For more information, call 377-4994 or visit, medical examiner hand off Drug Free Collier leadership batonBY MARIBEL DE ARMAS _________________________Special to Florida Weekly


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PAGE 6 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA6 NEWS WEEK OF OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 BY PAMELA V. KROL ____________________pkrol@ The A.Jaron line includes seasonal styles as well as custom and semi-custom pieces. Semi-custom means that if someone likes a design but wants sapphires and platinum (or silver) instead of yellow gold and diamonds, she fabricates it for them. Although they average from $500 to $600, A.Jaron jewelry pieces range from $200 to more than $30,000. Pieces in her line developed recently for the Home Shopping Network cost from $50 to $200. The designer also uses her expertise to aid local charities. She recently designed and donated a Christmas ornament for the Education Foundation of Collier County and its Take Stock In Children program. The foundation asked me to come up with an ornament design that the Take Stock kids could partially assemble themselves and then sell to raise money for the program, she explains. During a recent dinner and workshop at the Naples Grande, Ms. Jaron helped about 20 Take Stock kids and their mentors put the ornaments together and package them for sale. It was a very rewarding project for me, she says. I always enjoy the chance to work with kids. That might be because she gets plenty of practice at it, as the mother of 5-yearold twins Willem Michael and Alanna Jewel. Because of my own experiences, I am raising my children to take responsibility for their lives and to follow their dreams, she says. Living by those principles helped me to create joy in my life, and I hope my kids are just as lucky some day. 15 MINUTES She honed her merchandising and global marketing skills further by creating jewelry designs for Givinchy, Tommy Hilfiger, Jones New York, and other major retailers. Art can be very selfish, she says. It can be completely about what the artist wants. But working for the large retailers taught me to put the needs and desires of the customer first and to use my knowledge of art and manufacturing to satisfy their criterion rather than just mine. Composing sculptures made of diamonds, pearls and precious metals. That was designer Amanda Jarons inspired notion when she began creating jewelry more than two decades ago. Now the owner of her own line of designer gems, Ms. Jaron authors pieces that combine the most compelling elements of both fashion and art with a casual elegance that makes them as appropriate for the catwalk as for the boardwalk and every place in between. Since she opened her jewelry company, A.Jaron, in 2004 the same year she and her husband Steve moved to Naples from Manhattan Ms. Jarons styles have attracted the attention of fashion experts worldwide, along with an A-list following that includes celebrities and fashionistas such as Sela Ward, Melissa Joan Hart, Angela Basset, Rachael Ray and Tori Spelling, plus legions of everyday women who have an eye for style. The designer says she was lucky enough to discover her passion very early in life. When I was young, reading and math were very difficult for me, she says. I was diagnosed with a learning disability (most likely dyslexia) and put in SLD (slow learning and development) classes. At the same time, my I.Q. scores were very high, and so for the second half of the day I was put in to the gifted, enhanced learning program. It was very confusing for me, but I realized even then, that out of my whole day, the only class I really enjoyed and truly excelled in was art. By the time she was ready for high school, a magnet school for the creative and performing arts had opened in her northern Florida school district. My art teacher suggested that I put a portfolio together and apply, she says. I was accepted, and from then on, art has been the focus of my life. As part of her art studies, she learned to create sculpture from paper and craft materials. On a lark, she took a jewelrymaking class at the same time. It suddenly occurred to me that instead of using paper and cardboard to create works of art, I could actually use precious stones and metals to fabricate wearable sculptures. That was her a-ha! moment, and shes never looked back. After high school, she earned a bachelors degree in fine art, jewelry and metal smithing from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. Even then, I hoped to have my own jewelry line some day, she says, but I still needed a great deal more business and manufacturing experience. She worked as an assistant designer for a Philadelphia jeweler and for a costumejewelry manufacturer before going to work at Avon, which she acknowledges as the place where she learned to design jewelry thats both fun to wear and affordable for the average woman. Its very easy to make beautiful pieces that incorporate tons of gold and diamonds, she says. Thats not hard at all. Whats difficult is creating something unique and of high quality thats also reasonably priced.Jewelry designer lets her lifelong love of art lead the wayJIM MCLAUGHLIN / FLORIDA WEEKLY Amanda Jaron


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PAGE 8 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA8 NEWS WEEK OF OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 pretend. For us, theyre used to clean a space, she says.TraditionOthers may not be so ambitious as to seek another world. Like a proverbial onion, the 3,000-yearold root of Halloween disappears into the mists of time, but the celebrations overlaying it bloom robustly when theyre peeled away across Southwest Florida from the Wiccan (a variation on the pagan beliefs) to the pagan or neopagan, and from the Celtic to the Catholic to the cheerfully commercial. The ancient Celts celebrated Samhian summer in the latter half of the year at the beginning of the dark season, and also in May, notes Father Robert Garrity, a Catholic priest who serves as the chaplain and an adjunct professor of theology at Ave Maria University. However and this is where the intrigue with the darker half comes in the eighth and ninth centuries, Popes Gregory III and Gregory IV moved the celebration from May 13 to Nov. 1, the beginning of the dark time, and celebrated Christian feasts on top of the pagan ones. The pagan ones didnt disappear entirely, however. When they were finally ferried to America, they became light-hearted and socially important. This is the second-biggest American tradition we do, behind Christmas, says Amanda Evans, an assistant professor of sociology and a human behavior expert at Florida Gulf Coast University. For children, and even for teenagers and adults, its a chance to step out of your role. We like doing this in ways that are safe, but if we were to do it in normal life, wed be ostracized. Its a healthy thing. And now ever since the Irish arrived en masse following the potato famines of the mid-19th century, bringing with them fiercely insistent traditions that predated Christianity in Ireland Halloween has become synonymous with altered states of appearance. (The Scottish, the Welsh and the English also brought their own traditions, which were similar. And the Spanish-speaking world has more recently delivered the Day of the Dead to our cultural customs bank, from Mexico and the Americas.) Costuming has become common only since the Irish immigrated, Professor Evans explains. And for a century or so after, Mom would make a costume out of whatever was available. But American culture intruded to reshape the holiday, as it has on other occasions with other holidays. Christmas and Easter are also predated by pagan traditions, and have changed significantly in America. Beginning in the 1960s and s, women began to work outside the home in significant numbers. With moms working full-time, an avenue opened for commercialization, notes Professor Evans. So many moms work today that they dont make costumes anymore. The changes in this holiday tradition, as far as Im concerned, are nothing more profound than that. Weve industrialized so much, and most mothers work so much, that people buy their costumes now. And they buy them in a much wider range, which is very good for business, says Bethany Baier, the spokeswoman and sometime store manager for Masquerade and Balloons Galore, in both Naples and Fort Myers (her parents own the business).Commercial holidayMs. Baier notes that Halloween kicks off the year for the family store, after which a series of events, many of them dating to pagan origins, boosts the business especially Christmas, Mardi Gras and Easter. I think Halloween is a really great, unemotional holiday there are no financial ties, you dont have to exchange gifts. Its just a good thing that brings people together and includes kids, she explains. And it brings out the kid in the adults. We get 30-year-old men in here who take it as seriously as children, and we get 60-year-old women who do totally heavy costumes. They spend a lot of money. For Masquerade, as well as for Party World in the Coconut Point Mall and many other shops devoted to costuming not to mention the huge efforts of grocery stores and pharmacies and gift stores to focus on Halloween this is one of the biggest money-makers in the year. For good reason, suggests Ms. Baier. I had a lady come in here, and she said, I work in a hospital and I wear scrubs all day every day, and I want something pretty. Im never pretty, and I just want to be pretty. So Im like, You know what? We can do it. We can make you beeaauuutiful. And we did, and she was beautiful. Costuming for Halloween is a major undertaking for children faced with myriad choices or for adults. Youll always have the popular ones, the Cleopatras, the vampires and ghosts and goblins and witches, Dracula, Harry Potter is popular and people try other things. Theyve done swine flu this year, observes Ms. Baier. They really get into it, and they dont mind making it look right. They take it to the next step. Theyre not just a witch with a witch hat, but they take it into character, theyre not just into costumes.Pagan and ChristianWhich would describe Ms. Ravenhawk perfectly getting into character, and not just into costumes. Except that she makes the character her life, renewing it at the beginning of her year, from about midnight on Oct. 31 to midnight the following night. Much of that has to do with the people she loves and has lost, she says which is what the night of Oct. 31 means to her, and to other pagans. We know theyre there. And we invite them into our space, Ms. Ravenhawk explains. Whether they come or not, there is still a table set for them. And we have two volunteers dressed in black with white faces, and two volunteers in costume anything they choose. The two in black and white represent the ancestors we want to be invited in, and theyre usually the last ones invited to enter the circle. Its still Halloween for the children, and if theyre teenagers, they get to dress in anything they want. Finally, around a bonfire and together, they bring out the joy. We have food and drink and merriment and drumming, says Ms. Ravenhawk. The drumming signifies the raising of energy. The more energy we raise, the more we send back across, for our ancestors who have passed. For the Catholic community, expeditions into the occult, as Father Garrity describes the pagan ceremonies, are off-limits. But other celebrations are not. At Ave Maria University on All Hallows Eve (which is followed by All Saints Day Nov. 1, to celebrate the greatest defenders of the faith), variety, American style, will be the name of the game. There will be people praying and doing the blessed sacrament, says Father Garrity. There will be people dressing up in scary costumes theres not a whole lot of that, though. Youll see people dressed as saints or popular figures. Well have an All Saints Parade for the little kids, and some people will just be studying or hanging out together. And others will be going to the basketball game. What you wont see are expeditions into the dark places. We try to be prudent and avoid anything to do with the occult, Father Garrity says. We have a strong contingent here who want to avoid doing anything with the occult, so they dont celebrate Halloween. But Father Garrity, who grew up in the Chicago area and spent his youth trick-or-treating on Halloween often dressed, he says, as a bum recalls the judgment of Father Don Gabriele Amorth, an exorcist in the diocese of Rome. Father Amorth said that as long as Halloween is celebrated as a game, theres no harm in it, Father Garrity explains. Professor Evans, at FGCU, would probably agree with that. Halloween became a family thing (in America), she says. It became a way for little communities to get out, for people to talk to their neighbors and go door to door, then go back into their houses later. Theres powerful sociological impacts when people can do that. HALLOWEENFrom page 1GARRITY


WEEK OF OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 NEWS A9 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Visit the Family Transition Blog at Follow me on Twitter@LifeBridgeSolns As many as 9 out of 10 bills om hospitals and medical proiders include errors. Does yours?Medical Billing AdvocacyLifeBridge SolutionsCall for your no-cost consultation to see 20% OFF Want to scare up some Halloween fun? Here are some of our picks for places to put on your trick-or-treating itinerary: Build-a-Costume Party The free fun begins at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, for young patrons at the Immokalee Branch Library. 657-2882. Bump in the Night Creatures that go bump in the night, a visit from a barn owl, a trip through the spooky Conservancy Discovery Center and ghost stories and folk tales around a campfire happen from 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Oct. 29-30, at The Conservancy of Southwest Florida. Reservations required. 262-0304, ext. 266. Happy Dog-O-Ween! Well-mannered pups and their people can participate in Dog-O-Ween, a two-course prix fixe meal for $25.95 and $5 signature cocktails plus organic dog treats for four-legged guests as a fundraiser for the Humane Society Naples from 5-10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, at Bamboo Caf. Come in costume and join the contest. Reservations recommended. 643-6177. Party at Noodles Dress up and join the fun at Noodles second annual costume party from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 29. Cash prizes for best costumes. Admission is free. 592-0050 or www.noodlescafe. com. Pint-size Fun in the Park Costume contest, prizes and arts and crafts for children from infant to 5 years old from 10:30 a.m. to noon Friday, Oct. 30, at Veterans Community Park. $10, first child; $5, each additional sibling. Registration is required. 566-2367. Trick or Treat at King Richards Hundreds of trick-or-treaters are expected at the annual festivities at King Richards Family Fun Park from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30. Admission is free; $11.25 will buy an armband for unlimited rides. The costume contest is at 7:30 p.m. 598-2042 or www. Light the Night Enjoy family games, a bounce house, hot dogs and refreshments from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, at East Naples United Methodist Church. $5 admission. 774-4696. Canine Costume Party Dress Fido up and head to C Grape in Bonita Spring as a benefit for Wee Waggin Rescue beginning at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30. 221-7388. Trunk or Treat Kids can go from car to car and trick or treat from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, at Max Hasse Community Park. Free. 348-7500. Family Halloween Ball Live music, dancing and costume contests are just part of the fun from 7-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, at Vineyards Community Park. $15 per family. Registration requested. 353-9669. Scary Skate Night Haunted music and treats at the door from 9-11 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, at Germain Arena in Estero. $5 for adults. Crusie-O-Ween Step onboard in your best costume for a Halloween-themed Sip n Sail Cruise. Tickets include three drinks and finger food. The boat departs at 5:15 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 30-31, from the dock at Pinchers Crab Shack. $39 for adults; $19.50 for kids. 272-3272. Party with Elmo The Dinosaur Playground Halloween party and costume contest will have crafts and a raffle, trickor-treating in the plaza and lots more fun from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31. 4307529 or Big-time Fun Big Cypress Marketplace holds its big Halloween celebration from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31. Bring the kids for pony rides, a petting zoo, indoor trick-or-treating, arts and crafts and holiday-themed food. There will be a costume parade with prizes for the best childrens costume and the best dog costume. Call 262-3210 or 774-1690, or visit www. Go Hog Wild Harley-Davidson of Naples celebrates Hog-O-Ween from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, with a costume contest, live entertainment and a trick-or-treat in every department at the dealership at 3645 Gateway Lane off Pine Ridge Road. Call 594-5504. Frights on Fifth A family Halloween celebration from noon to 4 p.m. features childrens costume contest, face painting and trick or treating; from 6:30-9:30 p.m. live music and the adult costume contest take place along Fifth Avenue South. 4353742. Fun at Freds Dress your canine companion up in costume and get to Freds Diner for a costume contest to benefit Newspapers In Education from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31. Halloween drinks and appetizers will be available. $15 entry fee for the doggy costume contest. 431-7928. Whole Food Trick or Treat Kids 15 and younger in costume get a bag at customer service and then visit each department for all-natural and alternative treats from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, at Whole Foods Market in Mercato. 552-5100. Halloween at the Depot Join the fun from 3-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, at the Naples Depot Lionel Train Museum. 2621776. Mall-o-ween fun Take the kids for tricks and treats plus a costume contest from 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, at Miromar Outlets. Free. 948-3766. Tree of Life The Halloween fun includes games and a costume contest from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, at Tree of Life Church. 530-2200. Fall Festival Fun Bounce house, obstacle course, games, candy, food and prizes promise fun from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, at East Naples Baptist Church. Free admission. 774-1282. Break Time Halloween bash includes live music with Billy Hamilton and prizes for best costume. The night begins at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, at Break Time Lounge. 775-7788. Blackout at Blue Martini The live entertainment begins at 7:30 p.m. and the nights fun includes a costume contest complete with prizes at Blue Martini in Mercato. Call 591-2583 for table reservations. Party at Piola The costume contest begins at 10 p.m. at Piola in Mercato. 5925056. HALLOWEEN HAPPENINGS

PAGE 10 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA10 NEWS WEEK OF OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 Starting October 28th, then Every Wednesday. ALL SEASON LONG. $2 Bud Drafts!Opens 1 hr prior to events. Enjoy dinner overlooking the ice. Reservations: 239.948.7825 x1309.With Purchase Of An Adult Ticket.KIDS12 &UNDER FREE FREEICE CREAM!For Kids 12 & Under Wearing Costumes.239.948.PUCK(7825) Dr. Thomas Hale is having his fourth annual Halloween candy buy-back event from 4-6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 2. As part of the dentists anti-tooth decay campaign, hell give children $1 per pound for their Halloween treats turned over that afternoon.Perishable items such as cookies or chocolate will be donated to the Youth Haven center for abused and neglected children. Non-perishables will be given to the local chapter of the American Red Cross for distribution to troops in Iraq, Afghanistan and Korea. Last years post-Halloween haul consisted of more than 350 pounds of treats. For more information, call 593-0880. Believing that everyone should be able to get where they need to go safely, without having to get in a car, the Naples Pathways Coalition is a nonprofit advocacy group that champions a safe, interconnected system of pathways, bike lanes and sidewalks for all users of non-motorized transportation. Members work in the community to educate cyclists, pedestrians and drivers, organize bicycle rodeos for kids and install lights on bikes for low-income individuals who use their bikes for commuting before or after daylight hours. The coalition also pushes local government to install and maintain sidewalks, bike lanes and off-road multi-use pathways, as well as appropriate signage to increase safety for all. The group has two major bike rides in the works: The fifth annual Iron Joe Bonness Turkey Ride Sunday, Nov. 29 Beginning at North Collier Regional Park, rides of 10, 20, 30, 62 and 80 miles are mapped out for bicyclists of all abilities. The fourth annual Pedaling for Pathways Brunch Sunday, Jan. 24 Setting out from Lowdermilk Beach Park, riders can choose to pedal 10, 20, 30, 62 or 100 miles. Registration includes continental breakfast, fully supported road ride with aid stations and SAG vehicles, lunch from Carrabbas Italian Grill and a T-shirt for all who sign up by Friday, Nov. 13. Registration for each ride is $30 for Naples Pathways Coalition members and $35 for others. New membership for $55 includes registration for the Turkey Ride. The first child 10 and younger rides free with a paid adult; additional children pay $15 each. For more information, call 810-5949 or visit Sunshine Pharmacy and Home Instead Senior Care are hosting a kick-off party for Be a Santa to a Senior from 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4, at the pharmacy. Anyone who wants to learn more about the program that provides holiday gifts to seniors in Collier and Lee counties is welcome. Last years effort resulted in the delivery of more than 1,200 gifts. Organizers say the need is even greater this year. Most people arent aware that there are hundreds, if not thousands, of seniors in every community who have no family and are alone, says Sue Bidwell, owner of the Home Instead Senior Care. Heres how the program works: Participating nonprofit organizations identify needy seniors in the community and provide names to Home Instead Senior Care. Christmas trees and wreaths bearing ornaments with the first names of those seniors and their specific gift requests go up in participating retail locations, where shoppers are encouraged to pick an ornament, buy items on the list and return them unwrapped to the store. Home Instead Senior Care then enlists volunteers to collect, wrap and distribute the gifts to these seniors. Gifts will be collected through Dec. 11 at these locations in Collier County: Coopers Farm Market, 285 Ninth St. Massage Envy, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Road Mels Diner, all locations Patrics, 1485 Pine Ridge Road Starbucks, 960 Immokalee Road, 769 Fifth Avenue South and 1 Tamiami Trail S. Moes Southwest Grill, all locations Sunshine Pharmacy, all locations Sunshine Pharmacy-Palm Medical Sweetbay, 5926 Premier Way The Bike Route, 655 Tamiami Trail N. Walgreens, 950 Immokalee Road For more information about volunteering, call Ms. Bidwell at 596-2030. Businesses are encouraged to contact the local Home Instead Senior Care office about adopting groups of seniors. For more information about Be a Santa to a Senior, visit The Market in the Park, sponsored by A Growing Connection of Southwest Florida and the Collier County Parks and Recreation Scholarship Fund, kicks off the season Friday, Oct. 30, at North Collier Regional Park with tricks ands treats, family games and music by Frontline Bluegrass. Following the opening celebration, Market in the Park will sell fresh produce and vegetables, baked breads, cheeses, jams and much more from 3-7 p.m. every Friday through April. The Growing Connection is an international outreach program operated by the United Nations to teach children about horticulture and health and to provide them and their families with healthy food. For more information, call 252-4060 or 252-4024. Dentist will buy back Halloween treatsIts time to shape up for pedaling with the Naples Pathways CoalitionHo! Ho! Ho! Help make holidays happy for seniorsNew farmers market sprouts for the season NEWS BRIEFS


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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA14 WEEK OF OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 Golf Memberships Available e Club at e Strand is a Private 27-Hole Championship Golf Club with an elegant and classic Old World ambiance. e Club is ideal for Power Business Meetings, Formal Galas or Intimate Gatherings. Our Award-Winning Chef, Professional Planners and Sta will ensure every detail is beautifully executed for a worry-free experience.A limited number of Single and Family Golf Memberships starting at $10,000 are now being o ered.THE CLUB AT THE STRAND5840 Strand Boulevard Naples, FL 34110 Contact Hilda Gilbert (239) 592-7710 ext. 210 You belong here with us. Several new collection sites have been added to the list for Youth Havens Thanksgiving Holiday Food Drive that will provide essentials for Thanksgiving holiday meals to the more than 1,600 children and family members served through Youth Havens residential emergency shelter and outreach family support programs. Non-perishable food as well as gift cards to local food stores will be distributed to Youth Haven families in advance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Due to refrigeration limitations, Youth Haven cannot handle perishable items for distribution to families. Donations can be dropped off through Friday, Nov. 20, at: Youth Havens Family Support Services Office, 273 Airport Road South (in the Commerce Center at Radio Road). Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Cottontails, 7935 Airport Pulling Road North (in Fountain Park Center at Vanderbilt Beach Road). Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Advanced Dentistry of Naples, Dr. Thomas P. Hale, 9180 Galleria Court, Suite 100. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Naples PrintSource, 350 Ninth Street South. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Starbucks, open every day from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the following locations: 796 Fifth Avenue South, 1 Ninth Street South (at Central and U.S. 41), 4810 Davis Blvd. (at Kings Lake), 7081 Radio Road (in Berkshire at Santa Barbara), 1427 Pine Ridge Road (at Goodlette-Frank Road), 3370 Pine Ridge Road (at Livingston Road), 5995 Pine Ridge Road (in Vineyards, east of I-75) and at Waterside Shops and Coastland Center. Suggested donations include: Canned food: Green beans, mixed vegetables, carrots, corn, candied yams, fruit cocktail and other fruit, cranberry sauce, gravy, soups, canned ham or chicken, pumpkin, condensed or evaporated milk. Pantry items: Beans, rice, raw potatoes (regular and sweet), gravy mix, pasta, pasta sauce, stuffing mix, boxed mashed potatoes, biscuit mix, French-fried onions, cooking oil, salt and pepper. Sweet treats: Pumpkin pie mix/filling and/or spices, flour, sugar, powdered sugar, cinnamon, pudding mix, Jell-O mix, marshmallows, fruit pie filling, pie crust mix, cookie/brownie/cake mixes. Turkeys: Grocery-store gift cards to help families purchase turkeys. If you would like donate food items or gift cards, or set up a food drive to help Youth Havens children and families, contact Jamie Gregor at Youth Haven, 6875153 or Youth Haven is Collier Countys only emergency shelter for abused, abandoned and neglected children as well as a provider of home-based parenting education, child abuse and homelessness prevention, crisis intervention and family support programs that divert children from the foster care system and keep families together. For more information, call 7742904 or visit Youth Haven Thanksgiving food drive establishes numerous collection points 239-261-7157 141 Ninth Street North NaplesFor over 70 years offering Wholesome fresh products to our customers. Wynns is now carrying a large selection of Natural, Organic, and Gluten-Free products. Must present coupon at time of purchase.From ItalyBella Famiglia Pasta Sauces Sea GlassBUY ONE GET ONE FREEGood thru 11\05\09Santa Barbara Sauvignon BlancLimit 1 per customer. Good thru 11\05\09 Must be over 21 for purchaseFree with a $30.00 Grocery order$78524 oz JarAssorted Sauces while supply lasts750 ml$799


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 NEWS A15 The Education Foundation of Collier County is seeking nominations for its ninth annual Men of Distinction awards. The awards are made in recognition of outstanding commitment and service to education in Collier County. Ten men will be honored at a dinner celebration on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2010, at Hilton Naples. The dinner is also in conjunction with the Men of Distinction Golf Tournament that takes place Feb. 5, 2010, at TPC Treviso Bay. All proceeds benefit Take Stock in Children, the scholarship and mentoring program of the Education Foundation. The deadline for nominating a candidates for Men of Distinction 2010 is Friday, Nov. 20. Visit to submit a nomination online or call the Education Foundation at 643-4755 to receive a form by fax or email. Education Foundation seeking Men of Distinction for 2010Stephen Moore, senior economics writer and member of the editorial board for The Wall Street Journal, will be the first speaker of the season for the Speakers Assembly of Southwest Florida on Friday, Nov. 6, at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point. His presentation will focus on economic issues and tax, budget, and monetary policy. Prior to joining WSJ, Mr. Moore was president of the Free Enterprise Fund, which promotes economic growth, lower taxes and limited government. He is also the founder and a former president of the Club for Growth, which raises money for political candidates who favor freemarket economic policies. A contributing editor for the National Review, he is a frequent economics commentator on CNBCs Kudlow & Company and appears on Fox News On The Record with Greta Van Susteren. A networking reception begins at 11 a.m. and will be followed by Mr. Moores presentation, lunch and a question-andanswer session. The program will conclude by 1:30 p.m. Cost is $45 for members of the Speakers Assembly and guests. Reservations must be made through the Speakers Assembly office by calling 948-7909 or e-mailing Also attending the Nov. 6 luncheon will be students from Florida Gulf Coast University sponsored by Northern Trust. They are eligible to receive one of the Speakers Assemblys inaugural scholarships funded by Moorings Park and Northern Trust. Wall Street Journal board member, writer launches Speakers Assembly 10154 Heritage Bay Blvd. Naples, FL 34120(East of I-75 off Immokalee Rd.)www.golfheritagebay.comCall 239-384-6166Heritage BaySunday BrunchEggs, French Toast, Bacon, Sausage, Fruit, Chicken, Vegetables, & Potatoes $11.95We cater to all types of events Brides, Celebrate your special day with us! OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Try the most beautiful dining room in town Protect Your Wealth for You & Your Heirs!Great Information on how to plan your nancial situation in todays changing times. Peter D. Jepson offers securities through AXA Advisors, LLC, (NY, NY 10104, (212)-314-4600), member FINRA, SIPC, and offers annuity and insurance products through AXA Network, LLC and its subsidiaries. P eter D. Jepson & Associates is not owned or operated by AXA Advisors or AXA Network. Cahlua & CreamEvent Sponsor: Peter D. Jepson, ChFCSpecial Guests:This Event Sponsored by Peter D. Jepson & AssociatesEnjoy this popular musical duo performing songs from the 50s todays hits, jazz and country in an entertaining performance. PPG 49281 (04/09) Wednesday November 4thHilton Naples Presentation 5:30-7:30 pm OR -Tuesday November 10thvon Liebig Art Center Presentation 5-7 pm h m T Reservations:(239) 263-2204 Hilton Naples v Cahlua & CreamAlso Enjoy My Special Guests


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA16 NEWS OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 Call: 239.995.82003420 Hancock Bridge Parkway, North Fort Myers, Florida 33903 DIRECTIONS FROM I-75 Take exit 138 west onto Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd. Make a right turn onto Monroe Street, followed by a quick left onto Main Street. Merge onto US 41 North. After crossing the bridge, make a left onto Hancock Bridge Parkway. UNBELIEVABLE VALUE!!$229,900$561,900WAS:NOW: Huge Waterfront Condos in Fort Myers, Florida!PRICED TO MOVE! ACT NOW! PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. CONTACT AGENT FOR DETAILS. EXCLUSIVE SALES & MARKETING Home # Bedroom SizeORIGINALLYWASNOW301 W3BR/2.5BA $561,900$229,900 407 E3BR/2BA $596,900$249,900 701 W3BR/2.5BA $805,900$269,900 $ 561,900 For thousands of years, natural salt has been known as a panacea. Alchemists called it the fifth element besides water, earth, air and fire because its qualities were comparable only to ether, the actual fifth element. Salt mines and their therapeutic properties have been noted since Hippocrates. Medieval monks took the sick to salt caves to breathe in salt particles created as the monks crushed stalactites.Halotherapy is the art of healing utilizing the health benefits of natural crystal salt. Embraced by European countries such as Britain, Poland and Lithuania for several centuries, the holistic treatment recently became available at The Salt Cave in Naples, one of the first such healing centers in the United States. Salt Cave owner and founder Andrea Geresdi was born and raised in Budapest, where salt caves are quite common. Looking back at the warm, healing memories I have of visiting salt caves there inspired me to bring the experience to Southwest Florida, she says. Halotherapy is a drug-free, natural process that takes place in a controlled air environment that simulates a natural salt cave microclimate. Visitors entering what seems to be the fairly typical storefront of The Salt Cave are filled with wonder when they step inside. The walls and ceiling of the cave area are covered with fine, pure Himalayan pink crystal salt. Several tons of large salt rocks adorn the walls and fill wooden crates. The large amount of dry rock salt creates a microclimate identical to underground salt caves, with a humidity level of about 40 percent and temperature between 70 and 75 degrees F. In the dry, sterile and hermetic space, patients relax on comfortable chairs for 45-minute sessions. Soothed by calming music, they absorb the energy and healing benefits of a salt-infused aerosol provided by a salt generator. Conditions including arthritis, asthma, dry cough, eczema, gout and sleep disorders are said to be assisted and regulated through the consumption of salt. The Salt Cave is at 4962 Tamiami Trail, N. For more information, call 403-9170 or visit Salt Cave brings ancient healing therapy to Naples COURTESY PHOTOThe walls and ceiling of the 25-by-25-foot Salt Cave in North Naples are covered with imported Himalayan pink crystal salt. The Susan G. Komen for the Cure Southwest Florida Affiliate and the Collier County Chapter of Hadassah will host a luncheon at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 13, at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort with Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz to bring awareness to women on the issue of breast cancer. The congresswoman will discuss her experience with breast cancer and her introduction of the EARLY Act for young women. Additional speakers will include Dr. Harmindar Gill with Advanced Imaging, Amy Lademann of Beyond Motion and Dorothy Hirsch, policy chair for Susan G. Komen Southwest Florida Affiliate. Event sponsors include: The Jewish Federation of Lee and Charlotte Counties, The Jewish Federation of Collier County, the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort, the Naples Daily News and Pushing the Envelope Inc. Cost for the luncheon is $30 per person. Reservations must be made by mailing a check made payable to Hadassah to Marsha Goldfine at 6107 Fairway Court, Naples, FL 34110. For more information, call 498-0016. Susan G. Komen Southwest Florida is dedicated to furthering the Komen mission in Collier, Lee, Charlotte, Glades and Hendry counties. Seventyfive percent of net proceeds stays in Southwest Florida to fund needed programs, while 25 percent goes toward groundbreaking research at the organizations national level. For more information, visit Congresswoman will discuss her breast cancer experience t h e te e r n 1 3, n ut mz to t he t ies, T l ier C o c Da i l o pe Co pers o by m to H a 6 1 07 34 1 4


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PAGE 18 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA18 NEWS WEEK OF OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 HEALTHY LIVING For years, college freshmen, particularly women, have feared the Freshman 15, that mythical average weight gain during their first year. Although nothing more than legend, putting on an additional 15 pounds has been the cause of a great deal of misery, preoccupation with food and exercise, said Dr. Rick Kilmer, clinical director of the Atlanta Center for Eating Disorders. At its worst, it can cause severe food restrictions, including binging, purging, and, in many cases, anorexia. I cant tell you how many women have gotten into a destructive cycle at college because they are so afraid of gaining weight, Dr. Kilmer said. What is tragic is that there is no Freshman 15. It is an urban legend, a college boogeyman that has been repeated year after year for decades. Truth is, Dr. Kilmer said, some women gain and some lose. He said a recent study of 137 freshman women at the University of Oklahoma showed an average weight gain of only 2.4 pounds. Even that can be 2 pounds too many for many freshmen, so we asked Dr. Kilmer how one might avoid the Freshman 2 and how do you know when a student is in trouble? Tips to avoid gaining weight: Take a food plan to college, not a diet. Have a plan that enables a healthy, enjoyable relationship with food. Eat consciously. Eat when you are hungry, stop when you are mildly full. Move your body. Enjoyably. Keep up an activity level similar to high school. Stop comparing your body to others. Do not create a daily mandatory beauty contest in your head. Your college awards diplomas, not tiaras. If you are already at school with eating or body image issues ... put up a safety net fast. Meet regularly with a registered dietician who has eating disorder experience. Do not isolate and try to go it alone. Warning signs there may be a problem: Makes excuses to skip meals and eat alone. Preoccupation with food-related subjects in conversations. Makes very critical statements about body. Begins to isolate, cancel social contacts. Begins to put exercise ahead of social events, studying and even classes. Freshman 15 weight gain is an urban mythColon cancers racial divide Colon cancer is the second leading cause of death from cancer in the United States, and blacks are less likely to survive the disease than whites, according to a recent study.Dr. Michael Simon, professor of medicine and oncology at the Karmanos Cancer Institute at Wayne State University, said that blacks may be at a greater risk, not because of race, but because of socioeconomic factors.That may represent part of the reason why survival differences exist, Simon said. It may not be the color of somebodys skin, but maybe its just what is available to you. It is alarming to me that in 2009 there are people that get colon cancer that dont have access to health care for whatever reason. The study found that 71 percent of the blacks involved in the study lived in working-poor areas versus only 10 percent of whites, and blacks were less likely to undergo surgery or treatment. A lack of access to adequate medical care and insurance in the black community could have an effect on the widening racial gap.BY SHARISE M. DARBY ____________________Special To Florida WeeklyThis was a statistical analysis looking at the differences between African-American and white patients, Dr. Simon said. We looked at the survival differences overall and looked individually to see what factors might help predict why there were survival differences. The study found that blacks were 13 percent more likely to die within five years than white patients, and blacks were more likely to be diagnosed with an advanced stage of the cancer. Nearly 48 percent of blacks were diagnosed with stage III or IV cancer in comparison to 43 percent of white patients. Throughout the study, researchers at the Karmanos Cancer Institute analyzed government data on men and women diagnosed with colon cancer between 1988 and 1992 in the Detroit metro area. They also set up census tracts to look at the patients socioeconomic and demographic data. Dr. John Kauh, assistant professor of hematology and oncology at Emorys Winship Cancer Institute, tends to agree with Simon. Kauh explains that, in the study, when researchers corrected for the socioeconomic status of people with the same amount of insurance and money, there doesnt seem to be a difference in outcome among white and black patients. Dr. Kauh said it is important for people to begin getting screened for colon cancer at the age of 50. But if someone has a family history of colon cancer, they need to get a colonoscopy 10 years before the age in which their family member was diagnosed. He encourages people of all races to decrease their chances of developing the cancer by simply following the guidelines to prevent it. While researchers continue to try to determine the various factors contributing to the racial gap, Dr. Simon said he hopes the information from this study encourages people to get proper care. I hope this promotes interest in screening and individuals getting colonoscopies and seeing their physician if they have signs of colon cancer, Dr. Simon said. BILLY SMITH III / COX NEWSPAPERSIn this 2005 photo, Joseph Greene holds a photo of sister Christine Greene Grady, father Charlie Greene and brother Solomon Greene. His sister and father died of colon cancer. In 2007, Joseph Greene also died of the disease. Before his death, Mr. Greene, who was a professor at Augusta State University in Georgia, became an apostle preaching the importance of screening for colorectal cancer, particularly for blacks.BY GRACIE BONDS STAPLES ________________________Special To Florida Weekly Although nothing more than legend, putting on an additional 15 pounds has been the cause of a great deal of misery, preoccupation with food and exercise... e a l s d -res a tements e l social ahead even o re o n nd s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s o f r y, o odDisease kills more blacks than whites WHAT YOU CAN DO TO HELP PREVENT COLON CANCER Exercise 45 minutes or more, five days a week Maintain an ideal body weight Eat a varied diet rich in fruits and vegetables Limit intake of foods high in saturated fat Dont smoke Get screened if you have a family history of the disease, or if you are over 50 Limit consumption of alcoholic beverages Source: American Cancer Society


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 NEWS A19 $39*Introductory 1-Hour Massage Session HEALTH NEWS Dr. Robert Tober, a 30-year member of the Collier County Medical Society and medical director of Collier County Emergency Medical Services, received the Roy M. Baker, M.D. Award for 2009 from the Florida Medical Association. The award is presented to one doctor in Florida for outstanding leadership in the provision of emergency medical services. Dr. Tober continues to impress our membership with his unremitting dedication to the field of emergency medicine, says Joseph Gauta, M.D., president of the Collier Medical Society board of directors. Our community has seen his extraordinary achievements in the form of improved first-response time and programs that streamline cardiac care intervention. Dr. Tober has managed the communitys emergency medical services needs since 1973. Because of his efforts, Collier County has one of the lowest cardiacarrest response time records in America, an average three minutes from door to emergency room. The county also boasts a 53 percent success rate in the number of cardiac-arrest patients who return to spontaneous circulation through paramedic intervention, compared to a national average of 6 percent to 10 percent. Dr. Tober broadened his influence in 1986 when he joined the governing board on EMS education and became an affiliate faculty member of the American Heart Association. In 1999, he was elected president of the Florida College of Emergency Physicians, and within a year he launched the Code-Save-A-Heart Program, which has received international attention. He later initiated the CodeSave-A-Brain Program to attack acute stroke injury as fast as possible. But Dr. Tobers greatest triumph was in 2005, when he created the Pit Crew Concept for dealing with patients in cardiac arrest. The choreographed approach to arrest management resulted in Collier County EMS/FIRE and all Collier first responders gaining a return of spontaneous circulation in 53 percent of cardiac arrests in 2008. This past june, Dr. Tober received the Raymond H. Alexander, M.D. EMS Medical Director of the Year Award from the Florida Department of Health, and in March he was honored with the American Heart Associations Dr. Pascotto Golden Heart Award. Support groups can help make you feel betterCollier EMS medical director earns Florida Medical Association honorsPhysicians Regional Healthcare System holds an array of support group meetings for people who want to learn more about managing an array of medical ailments. Meetings take place in the cafeteria at Physicians Regional Medical Center-Pine Ridge and are open to anyone, free of charge. Heres the November line up: The Headache Center Support Group Tuesday, Nov. 3, 6-7 p.m. (meets on the first Tuesday of every month) This months guest speakers are Nancy McGlasson, gynecology nurse practitioner, and Ann Fowler, neurology nurse practitioners. They will discuss Hormones and Headache. Post Polio Support Group Saturday, Nov. 7, 10 a.m. to noon (meets on the first Saturday of every month) This months speaker is nutritionist Dee Harris. Diabetes Support Group Tuesday, Nov. 10, 6-7 p.m. (meets on the second Tuesday of every odd month) This months speaker is registered nurse Pam Eichler. The Physicians Regional Healthcare S y stem spine surgery program is among the top 5 percent in the nation and No. 1 in Florida, according to HealthGrades, an independent ratings organization that assesses patient outcomes mortality and complication rates at the nations nearly 5,000 nonfederal hospitals. The HealthGrades annual report also gave high marks to PRHS in cardiac, orthopedics, stroke, pulmonary, gastroenterology and critical care. According to the 12th annual HealthGrades Hospital Quality in America study, top-rated hospitals had a 52 percent lower mortality rate than the U.S. national average when looking at the patient o utcomes of 17 procedures and diagnoses ranging from bypass surgery to treatment for heart attack. HealthGrades rates hospitals independently based on data that hospitals submit to the federal government. No hospital can opt in or out of being rated, and no hospital pays to be rated.For more information on HealthGrades, including the complete methodology and the new ratings, visit operates two hospitals in Collier County with 201 licensed beds, an affiliated multi-specialty physician group and a medical staff of more than 300 physicians. The hospital campuses include 24-hour emergency rooms, state-of-the-art surgery centers, full-service diagnostic departments and medical office buildings housing physician offices. The system has received five-star ratings in multiple specialty services and the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence for several consecutive years. Physicians Regional earns high marks in independent HealthGrades study Dr. Robert Tober

PAGE 20 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA20 NEWS WEEK OF OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 Dont miss out on the fun and excitement of the Breeders Cup November 6th & 7th at the Naples Fort Myers Greyhound Track Join the pub crawl for spay/neuter clinicThe Collier Spay Neuter Clinic hosts its second annual PUBS 4 PAWS pub crawl from 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7. Board luxury transportation at Mercato and head out to Boston Beer Garden, Bayfront Inn and MiraMare Ristorante before returning to Mercato to wrap up the night with food and entertainment at AZN and The Pub. Cost is $35 per person. Call 370-4150 or visit Cough up $90 for the Hair BallThe fourth annual Hair Ball to benefit For the Love of Cats, a no-kill shelter on Marco Island, takes place from 5-8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8, at the Marco Island Marriott. Guests will enjoy a Tuscan-style buffet, cash bar, silent and reverse auctions and more. Admission is $90 per person and includes valet parking. Call 642-8674 or visit www. Eye for Art will help the visually impairedLighthouse of Collier presents Eye for Art, an evening with local artists Nancy Iannitelli, Geraldine Novy, John Pomeroy, Gene Salerno and Amanda Jaron from 6-10 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, at 457 Bayfront Place. Representatives from Coquina Angel Productions will also be on hand for the event that is underwritten by BB&T. Lighthouse of Collier promotes the development, implementation and ongoing evaluation of programs and services that foster independence and enhance the quality of life for the blind, visually impaired and their caregivers. Call 265-5355. Get in step for Collier literacy volunteersDancing with the Stars for Literacy Volunteers of Collier County steps out at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, at the Hilton Naples. Nine brave souls have been hard at work practicing their moves with professionals from the Fred Astaire Dance Studio and will provide the evenings entertainment. A few tickets remain for $150 per person. Call Literacy Volunteers of Collier County at 262-4448. Set out on a voyage to the Hospital BallWith a theme of A Venetian Voyage, NCH Healthcare Systems annual Hospital Ball takes place Saturday, Nov. 14, at The Naples Grande. The evening includes dinner and dancing, live and silent auctions and the announcement of NCH Physician of the Year and Nurse of the Year. Proceeds are designated for the NCH Orthopedic Center of Excellence to help fund the total renovation of the downtown orthopedic unit and purchase state-of-theart medical equipment.Packages up for auction include The Ultimate NASCAR Experience; a diamond pendant from De Beers, a stay at Venetian/Palazzo Resort in Las Vegas with VIP tickets to Blue Man Group, a Harrods shopping spree and five days in London, a 2010 Kentucky Derby package and tickets to the final rounds of the 2010 Masters golf tournament.Tickets to the Venetian Voyage are $475 per person. Call 436-4511 or visit Bahama Bash will benefit MS centerThe Multiple Sclerosis Center of Southwest Florida is planning a Bahama Bash at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at the Plantation Club at The Dunes. Founded in 2001, the center provides massage therapy, acupuncture, equestrian therapy, monthly lunch meetings for communication and support.The Bahama Bash will include tropical entertainment, dinner, drinks and a live and silent auction. Tickets are $75 a person. Call or e-mail Terrilyn VanGorder at 462-1653 or AZN at Mercato hosts event for Viva NaplesViva Naples, the fundraising committee for the American Cancer Society, is hosting a benefit at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16, at AZN at Mercato. For $20 per person, guests will enjoy sushi, calamari, spring rolls and other appetizers, along with a cocktail of their choice. RSVP to the American Cancer Society at 261-0337, ext. 117. Its time for tea for people and petsHumane Society Naples holds its 11th annual Afternoon Tea and Fashion Show from 2-5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, at the Hilton Naples. Fashions will be from Tickled Pink Boutique and Posh Paws and City Claws. SAVE THE DATE The theme is Tea in the Tropics. In a new twist this year, sponsors at a certain level are welcome to bring their well-behaved pets to tea. Tickets are $100 per person. Call Patricia Connell at 643-1880, ext. 18, or e-mail Philharmonic League goes all out for holiday galaThe Naples Philharmonic League hosts all-new Nutcracker Gala beginning at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 23, in the Figge Conservatory at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. A trumpet fanfare will welcome guests to an array of beautifully decorated holiday trees, a silent auction of artwork and gift items, as well as cocktails, hors doeuvres and a three-course dinner. De Beers has donated a ladies diamond watch for the silent auction. Music throughout the evening will be by the Philharmonic Center Chorale.After the gala, a holiday shopping boutique will be open daily through Sunday, Nov. 29 (closed for Thanksgiving). The gala trees will remain on display, and bids will be accepted on any not sold at the gala. All proceeds from the Nutcracker Gala and the holiday boutique will benefit the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra and its youth music education programs. Gala tickets are $125 per person. Call the league office at 254-2777.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 NEWS A21 OUTDOORS Federal Tax Credits forEnergy Ef ciency LIC.# CVC056664 29th Annual Key West World Championships November 8-15, 2009 Key West, FL IN 41 Minutes $135 ONE WAY Boat Racing of the Rich and Famous BOOK NOW AT(239) 403-3020Daily flights from Naples Municipal Airport (Across from Bass Pro Shops, next to Bar Louie and Border BooksThe MBT SuperstoreMens $ offWomens & Whether its on the playground, on the school team or some day, at college and with the pros, success in basketball starts with mastering the basics. With K6 Sports Skill, Drill and Compete, Naples youngsters in grades one through six can learn the basics and much more during the 2009-2020 Winter Basketball League from Nov. 14-Feb. 27. Practices and games will be held on Saturdays at Barron Collier High School and Community School of Naples. The league gives kids a chance to learn the basics of the game, participate in skills competition and then compete on teams, Director Bill Carufe says the program is led by a team of certified youth program professionals who teach and coach the game in carefully planned progressions. The league is divided into three divisions: Co-ed for grades 1-3; girls for grades 4-6; and boys for frades 4-6. Registration of $90 per child includes four weeks of basic skills sessions, the skills competition, regular season games, playoff competition and a K6 t-shirt. Registration forms and payment can be dropped off at any Sports Club onsite school location or can be mailed to: Sports Camp Inc., P.O. Box 111030, Naples, FL 34108. Sports Camp is a nonprofit organization that provides a safe and successful after-school environment for children through physical and mental activities. Additional information is available at 290-3430 or Sign up now for after-school hoops For more than 40 years, the Marco Island Coast Guard Auxiliary has been teaching boaters to get to know and enjoy local waters safely. The final classes for the 2009 season are: GPS: 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday and Thursday, Nov. 3 and 5 In this two-day class, students gain hands-on experience using a Garmin GPS 72 handheld unit. Boaters Local Knowledge: 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10 In one evening, students learn about shelling, fishing and navigating the waterways around Marco Island, Isles of Capri, Goodland, Everglades City, Keewaydin Island and Naples. A new season of classes will begin in January. All classes take place at the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary station in Caxambas Park on Marco Island. Registration is required by calling Doug Johnson at 642-8406. The auxiliary also offers free vessel safety checks to ensure that your boat meets federal, state and local requirements. To schedule a safety chedk, call Ron Klein at 775-7599 or the auxiliary station at 394-5911. Marco auxiliary issues advisory about boating classes, inspectionsHere are some chances to tee up for a good cause on the local links: Nov. 7: The Naples International Film Festival A tournament to benefit the Naples International Film Festival takes place Saturday, Nov. 7, at Pelican Marsh. Proceeds will help the NIFF develop of film education programs for schools in Collier and Lee counties. Call Blake Owen at 2733117 or e-mail Nov. 8-9: The Gulfshore Playhouse Charity Classic Gulfshore Playhouse is teeing up for its 2009 Charity Golf Classic. The festivities begin the evening of Sunday, Nov. 8, with a reception at Naples Tomato, where players, patrons and guests will enjoy cocktails and a silent auction. This event is not restricted to tournament participants; anyone wishing to support Gulfshore Playhouse can attend for $50 per person. Tournament play begins with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9, at The Colony Golf and Bay Club in Bonita Springs. The afternoon concludes with an awards ceremony and a buffet.To sign up for golf or to reserve a spot at the pre-tournament party, call 261-7529. Dec. 4-5: Gridiron Legends Charity ShootoutFormer players from the National Football League will host the inaugural Gridiron Legends Charity Shootout on Saturday, Dec. 5, at Palmira Golf and Country Club in Bonita Springs. The tournament will benefit The Childrens Network of Southwest Florida, Step by Step Early Childhood Education and Therapy Center, and Angels Activities Inc.Former Minnesota Vikings running back Chuck Foreman will serve as the NFL honorary host. Former Collier County Sheriff Don Hunter will be the honorary community host. Among the former NFL players who have signed up are former St. Louis Cardinals quarterback Jim Hart and former Green Bay Packers wide receiver Barry Smith. The shootout will begin with a pairings party and live and silent auction the evening of Friday, Dec. 4. Breakfast on Saturday will be followed by the 18-hole scramble, awards ceremony and raffles. A three-team shootout will determine the champion team, which will earn a spot to play in the 2010 South Florida NFL Alumni Chapter Super Bowl Golf Tournament in February 2010 in Fort Lauderdale. The tournament is a qualifier for the Super Bowl of Golf National Championship that takes place in Maui, Hawaii, in April 2010. For information about registration and sponsorship opportunities, call 591-8901 or visit Tournaments for charity

PAGE 22 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA22 NEWS WEEK OF OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 Pets of the WeekTo adopt a petCollier County Domestic Animal Services is at 7610 Davis Blvd. Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Adoptions begin at 11 a.m. and are processed through closing time. Adoption fees are $60 for cats and $85 for dogs and include spay/ neuter surgery, a bag of pet food, pets license and a micro-chip ID. Call 252-PETS (7387) or visit DAS online to search for a lost pet or nd a new pet at >>Toby & Keith are looking for their new best friend of the human variety. Theyre 6 months old and a mix of American pit bull terrier and hound. They love to hang out together and would love to hang out with you, too. Theyve never been apart, so it would be great if they could go to the same home.>>Angel is a 2-year-old Shih Tzu mix. 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Punishing your pet isnt fair, and it isnt the answer: You have to go back to square one and teach him properly. No shortcuts here. Before you start training, though, you must be sure that what you have is really a behavior problem and not a physical problem. This is especially true with a dog who has been reliable in the past. You wont be able to train your pet if hes struggling with an illness. So check with your veterinarian first for a complete checkup. If youve ruled out medical problems, house-training an adult dog uses the same principles as house-training a puppy, except you have to be even more diligent because you need to do some PET TALES Out, out, good Spot!untraining, too. And a lot of cleaning: You must thoroughly clean any soiled area with enzymatic cleaner (available through pet-supply outlets) to eliminate the smell that invites repeat business. Youll need to teach your dog whats right before you can correct him for whats wrong. To do this, spend a couple of weeks ensuring that he has nothing but successes by never giving him the opportunity to make a mistake. Heres how: Leash him to you in the house so you can monitor his every move during his training period. If he starts to mess, tell him no, take him outside, and give him a command for going (go now or even lets hurry). Then praise him for doing right, so he starts to understand what you want. Put him in a crate whenever hes not on leash with you. Its not unfair during training to leave him in a crate for four or five hours at a stretch assuming, of BY DR. MARTY BECKER & GINA SPADAFORI_______________________________Universal Press SyndicateHouse-training isnt hopeless with an adult dogcourse, that hes getting his regular daily exercise. Take him outside first thing in the morning, as soon as you get home from work and just before you go to bed (when you put him in his crate for the night). Always remember to give your go command, and praise him when he does as you wish. People never seem shy about punishing their dogs, but too often forget to praise them they take it for granted the dog should do the right thing. Never, ever forget the praise! If youve been consistent, your dog likely will get a good idea of whats expected of him within a couple of weeks, and you can start to give him a little freedom. Dont let him have the run of the house yet. Keep his area small and let him earn the house, room by room, as he proves his understanding of the house rules. Accidents happen. If you catch him in the act, tell him no, take him outside, and give him the chance to set things right. Give your go command, and praise him if he does. Clean up the mess inside promptly and thoroughly, so he wont feel inclined to refresh his smell there. Dont punish him for any messes you find.If you arent catching him, youre not keeping close enough tabs on him. Go back to the crate and leash, and start over.If you continue to have problems, ask your veterinarian for areferral to a veterinary behaviorist. One-on-one assistance can pinpoint the problems in your training regimen and get you both on the right track.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 NEWS A23 Rx In 1640, a bronze tablet was discovered in Apulia, southern Italy. This tablet is now in the city of Vienna, the very city in which Sigmund Freud dissected the testicles of myriad eel, in hope of achieving an understanding of their elusive life cycle. Like this Freudian endeavor, the tablet was also unsuccessful. It bears an inscription created by the Roman senate in 186 BCE prohibiting Bacchanalian rituals without specific Senate approval. Although there were many executions in the service of enforcing the prohibition of the orgiastic rites associated with Bacchus, the god of wine, the practice survived. The devotees and this Roman god, the liberator through wine, ecstasy, and madness, can even be seen in Peter Paul Rubens paintings. They are voluminous flesh, pouring out like the wine itself, onto each other and into the world. Like the raving maenads and perpetually erect satyrs who came earlier with the Greek Dionysius, they intrigue us. Rising up straight and stiff out of Puritanical roots, true to form, we have our Halloween celebrating summers end and the coming of the dead of winter. There are plastic pumpkins and laughing children in front of hushed intercourse about pagans in our midst. Perhaps pagans are MUSINGS The old in-out Rx is the FloridaWeekly muse who hopes to inspire profound mutiny in all those who care to read. Our Rx may be wearing a pirate cloak of invisibility, but emanating from within this shadow is hope that readers will feel free to respond. Who knows: You may even inspire the muse. Make contact if you dare.the newest aliens. Without clear identification they come in, illegal, and are put out, foreign barbarians. The word pagan might come from a Latin root that means country dweller, bumpkin, one not in the know, one out of touch with the in-crowd sophistication of clear city vision. Whatever is the root of this word, present understanding of its meaning is amazingly multi-dimensional. The gamut of suggestions include polytheists, heathens, those with no religion or hedonists. Also suggested are non-Abraham originating systems. Christians, Jews, and Muslims all come from the common ground of father Abraham. So any Asian, or Aboriginal, or other outlier belief systems would be pagan in this perspective. One of my favorite definitions puts it simply: Pagans are all those outside the true religion revealed by the one God. I tend to feel like Wonderlands Alice. She said that if she had a world of her own, that everything there would be nonsense. Nothing would be what it is because everything would be what it isnt. And contrary wise; what it is it wouldnt be and what it wouldnt be it would. You see? Maybe our word pagan really comes from the Latin root meaning to fix, to fasten. The pagan seems unwittingly to provide opportunity to define, to fix, to fossilize meaning. Thanks to the pagan for providing context for fearful prohibition, bronzed, lasting attempts to clarify and to concretize identity: What is in over and against what is out. Alices chaos be damned, out, out, pushed out to the hinterlands beyond the prudent boundaries of political correctness. Who needs the betweenness of liminality, the ambiguous, open, indeterminate, crepuscular meanderings of pagans? Or of the illegal immigrants or the transgendered or those of mixed ethnicity? Who needs anything reminiscent of shape shifters or tricksters? There are many pagan movements, comings and goings between the up and down, the in and out. Like wounds they are doors between the in-out-in-out, menstrually bloody, isolated in tents apart, far away from even the outskirts. There the being of their toothed gash is rabbit hole and worm hole. Like seaweed between water and earth they are solidly wet Siren singings. Like mistletoe between sky and earth they are airy kissings, wet and waving. If they tell us we are neither and both, that we are Schrodingers cat, persistently vegetative fetuses as well as gods in sexual embrace, will we love them beyond belief? Or will we believe them into bronze? Who needs this in between outlying? I dont know. Contrary wise, for pirates there are only tricks and treats. Visit us online at Pick up a copy of Florida Weekly at any of these fine Marco Island establishmentsNow Available on Marco Island


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The doctor is inMeet Mark Lovett, chief medical of cer at the David Lawrence Center. B2 BUSINESS & REAL ESTATENAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA GUIDE TO THE NAPLES BUSINESS INDUSTRY BSECTIONWEEK OF OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 WEEK at-a-glance Its who you knowWomens Networking of Collier County, and other events that get down to business. B9 & 10 Traditional homeThe St. Andrews in Grey Oaks has everything youd expect. B11 A few months ago, Shannon Palmer was a Boston-based public relations professional working for a mid-size agency, who desperately wanted to relocate to Southwest Florida. Not wanting to offend her employer by posting a resume online, she instead looked to the social media tools she used every day for the benefit of her clients. Its such a powerful networking tool, and I needed to aggressively network from afar, she says. Her approach was two-fold: Create a Twitter account that still allowed her to be herself but under a name that would be difficult for colleagues and management to know it was her; and create a LinkedIn account where she could post her work experience, her education and her skills. Her Twitter name included the place she wanted to move to and the industry she wanted to work in. She then began to follow public relations pros, marketing and human resources folks and many Southwest Florida businesses, as well as any and every account that posted job openings. In her profile, she made it known that she was seeking employment in Southwest Florida and that she currently lived in Boston. I tried to be as specific as possible without risking anything, she explains. She also was cognizant of everything she posted, making sure nothing could be termed as negative. But as any avid social media buff will tell you, you are best received by others when you provide valuable information rather than outwardly selling yourself or your services. Thats the most ineffective thing to do, because people get so annoyed with you, she says. Branding via Twitter lands Boston PR pro a new job in NaplesSEE POWER POINTS, B8 POWER POINTS AlysiaSHIVERS Harvesting stone crabs is hard work, big business Paul Gladding harvests stone crab claws, a delicacy brought up almost exclusively from waters off the coast of South Florida. In spite of a fractured and swollen wrist from a recent slip on his boat and the fact that Mr. Gladding, 62, could retire comfortably he went to work on Thursday before sunrise as usual. Now, just two weeks into the sevenmonth stone crab season that began Oct. 15, people are clamoring for the claws that Mr. Gladding and other commercial fishermen bring to dinner tables. They are all the more desirable for their seasonality, traditionally served with homemade mustard sauce and drawn butter. Ill have people call me up every year and say I want so many pounds of stone crab claws, said Andy Meltz, owner of Andys Island Seafood in Matlacha, who gets the claws fresh, cooks them, chills them and sells them to go. Theyre very succulent. Theyre very, very meaty. In the faint, hopeful glow of pre-dawn light, Mr. Gladding begins to gather the daily harvest, caught in traps sitting like milk crates on the ocean floor. He stepped from his backyard in Bokeelia into the Spartan crab boat he built three decades ago, Lucky Lady, and pointed her out toward the Gulf of Mexico. You have to love the work number one, he said. Mr. Gladding is grizzled after four decades of such labor. He is tanned and blue-eyed, with cliff-like shoulders and huge, rough hands, two fingers on one of them half-gone from some long-ago accident. His hair is bleached blond from the scorching sun. He worked relentlessly through the choppy waters of a cloudy morning hard, rhythmic labor until the sky and sea both glared with naked afternoon sunlight. Then he worked some more. Mr. Gladding started harvesting BY EVAN SEE STONE CRABS, B5 EVAN WILLIAMS / FLORIDA WEEKLYAbove: Paul Gladding, a Pine Island crab trapper with one of the stone crabs he catches daily in the Gulf. Below: T.B., a delivery driver for Andys Island Seafood in Matlacha, with crab claws for sale at the Saturday morning GreenMarket at the Alliance for the Arts in Fort M yers.


As chief medical officer for the David Lawrence Center, Dr. Mark Lovett oversees all of the facilitys medical services. And at a facility like David Lawrence, which is Collier Countys only not-forprofit mental health treatment center, thats a sizeable task. Every day, the centers outpatient services draw new clients. The inpatient services are frequently full. Its a balancing act, but one that Dr. Lovett, 49, doesnt mind not if it means hes able to able to properly serve the community. We really are a full-service provider, he says. We do offer in-service level of care, but on the other side of that, we do see lots and lots of people for counseling. An increasing number of those counseling patients are children. From July 1, 2008, to June 30, 2009, the center provided care to 23,100 individuals. Of those, 32 percent were children, the majority of which suffered from child and adolescent disorders, adjustment disorders and mood disorders. Child psychiatry is one of the most critically underserved specialties of all the medical specialties, Dr. Lovett says. The center recently expanded its childrens outpatient services to meet the demand. Although they added clinical and medical staff, however, Dr. Lovett remains the centers only child and adolescent psychiatrist. Also as part of the outpatient expansion, the center launched the Juvenile Assessment Center Web site, which grants parents access to free mental health and substance abuse information. The center also worked with the court system to redesign diversion programs in an effort to increase referrals to the centers outpatient substance abuse programs. Dr. Lovett is pleased with the level of outpatient services the center provides. The inpatient services, though, continue to be an area where he hopes to see eventual expansion. The center currently has a 51-bed capacity, including 16 licensed adult crisis beds and four licensed childrens crisis beds. The average length of stay is almost six days and almost three days, respectively. The center also has an adult substance abuse residential program with 12 beds. There, the average stay is about 24 days. In emergency cases, its often necessary to work with other area community mental health facilities to find a place for a patient, Dr. Lovett says. But requiring a Naples resident to go to a Fort Myers or farther treatment facility distances them from their family and might make their recovery difficult in other ways. In many other communities, you dont struggle to find a bed for somebody, he notes. We definitely need more. It definitely is frustrating. A veteran of the community mental health profession, Dr. Lovett has more than 20 years of experience in the field. He earned his bachelors degree and medical degree from the University of Kansas, then completed post-graduate work at Kansas University. He moved to Southwest Florida in 1998. For seven years, he acted as the childrens medical director at the David Lawrence Center, followed by two years as the centers medical director. Although he continues to do some limited private practice, he regards direct clinical care as the most satisfying part of his professional life. Community mental health is pleasantly unique because theres an opportunity to serve everyone, he says, adding he also finds it less isolating than private practice, and he appreciates the team approach at the David Lawrence Cenetr and the opportunity to work together with his clinical and medical staff. Its serving all the residents, all the citizens, regardless of the funding source. Youre not so worried about the funding. In private practice, its a business in a different way, he says. I can really focus on more on the mental health needs. As a board-certified adult, child and adolescent psychiatrist, Dr. Lovett has treated a variety of those mental health needs. He was a major in the United States Army Reserves from 1998 until 2006, and served in Iraq in 2005 and Germany in 2006. During his Iraq deployment, when he was stationed at Camp Victory, he was the only psychiatrist for thousands of soldiers. Nevertheless, he says, It was very enjoyable. While the soldiers overall morale was high, there was certainly a need for psychiatric services, he recalls. They had a lot of difficulties, he says of the soldiers. They had a lot of trouble with acute stress, things they had seen. Being in Naples, and at David Lawrence, has been an excellent opportunity for Dr. Lovett and his family, even if some days are a little hectic, he says. Its busy, but its manageable. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB2 BUSINESS WEEK OF OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 BY ELIZABETH KELLAR ____________________Special to Florida Weekly BUSINESS PROFILE In charge at the David Lawrence Center, its busy but manageable COURTESY PHOTODr. Mark Lovett FREE ADMISSION


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Words such as; I love this stock or I love the market at these levels are being bantered about again. But, as many a woman has heard her mother say, Be careful. Just because you love someone, it does not mean he loves you. Look at his actions more than words. It will speak volumes. So you love the market, but does it love you? Is it a passing moment of passion or is the market really going to be there for you for your retirement, for your childrens college funds, for your medical needs? Are you assuming reciprocal treatment by the market? Well, lets look at how the market has treated you. Maybe it, too, will speak volumes. Assuming this is long-term relationship, lets look at the past 10 years. Total return includes capital gain and dividend income. For the 10-year period ending Oct. 23, the Dow Jones Industrial Index had a capital loss of 5 percent. CDs earning 3 percent per annum or cash values in a whole life insurance policy earning a statutory rate of 4 percent per annum, did far better than the Dow. However, dividend income offset the 10-year loss. Total return for the index for Love is in the airthe entirety of the 10 year period gained 19 percent. Those truly in-love with equities argue that long term is not 10 years; long term is 20, 30, 40 years or more.OK, so lets look at a much longer period of time and see if this relationship was reliable or more like a drama queen? Translated: how much did the U.S. equity return vary from the average (actually the average annual compounded rate of return.) Equity investors are told to expect 8 percent to 9 percent from U.S. equities over the long term. Unfortunately people hear this and they actually expect 8-9 percent each year. If you were invested in 1985-1999, you are accustomed to consistent and large gains and expect much more than 8 percent. In the years 1899 to 2002, the annual change for the Dow Jones Industrial Average was a simple 7.2 percent per year. Some investors might think that very few years had losses and that the annual returns were generally around 7 percent. But that was not the case. During that 103-year period, one third the time the index had a loss and in only five years was the return in between 5 and 10 percent. To get a better picture of the roller coaster ride in that period, consider that half of the 103 years had gains in excess of 16 percent or losses in excess of 16 percent; boom or bust. Grandmas dont like roller coasters; many other people dont like them either. This is not to suggest that equities are bad. It does suggest that people attach strong emotions and beliefs to their investments and many times the decision making is flawed. The concept is that the average investor, as well as the sophisticated investor, is not well served by emotions when investing because the asset you love, wont necessarily love you back and the truisms governing bland assets may not be so true. Most investors do not begin tabula rasa. They have a set of expectations for risk and return for their asset class. If someone told you over and over and over again to expect an 8 to 9 percent returns, you dont expect the variability. Have you ever heard an investment adviser say that (beyond statements of what to expect over the long term) you might get a roller coaster ride? Or that the year in which they need to use the funds, they might be 16 percent lower than the prior year? On the other hand, for those whose investment management discipline is tilted toward investment in dividend paying stocks, you will hear that the bulk of returns for a 20 to 30 year period, and all of the returns for the last 10 years, have come from dividends. Yes, the frequently boring, dividend-paying stocks. No sex appeal with them. None of the above applies to the investor who is sufficiently skillful to outperform market averages and escape market declines. Among professional money managers, 85 percent underperform their relative index. You might be able to join the ranks of the 15 percent, but buying one or two stocks (very selective, big position, and hopefully very successful) is not the same as broad based, diversified investing. Some ideas for taking the emotions out of investing? Have a diversified asset and income base. A diversified equity portfolio is not a diversified asset base. Secondly, attempt to assign various terminal values to your investment and assign probabilities to each. Cant entertain the idea that there could be a loss? Then, please reread this article. Can you withstand this loss? At least you are now entering the relationship knowing that there is a chance you can get burned. How to get off the emotional roller coaster of investing? A prescription for the ladies might be to adopt as a mantra from Tina Turner: Whats love got to do with it? Jeannette Rohn Showalter is a Southwest Florida-based chartered financial analyst, considered to be the highest designation for investment professionals. She can be reached at jshowaltercfa@ th 19 ar te of JeannetteSHOWALTER, CFA


tainer and fitness instructor at resorts in the south of France, Corsica and Greece. She moved to the U.S. nearly 20 years ago. Her extensive European and U.S. travel experience includes the Maldives and Seychelles. Ms. Kelley has resided in Naples since 2001. Her travel career began at Neiman Marcus in Texas. She is a certified travel counselor and destination specialist for the South Pacific and France. She also completed an in-depth study program with the Spanish Tourist Board and maintains contacts there. She has planned every aspect of travel from honeymoons to multi-generational family cruises and tours. Donna Christensen, a Preferred Travel of Naples senior travel specialist, has been recognized by Travel + Leisure magazine in the eighth annual A List of travel professionals. Ms. Christensen was named among 2009s top 129 travel consultants. She was the only travel agent in the United States to be recognized in the category of Special Interests for Private Jet Tours. The announcement was made in Travel + Leisures October issue.Judy Sproul has established the Juliet C. Sproul Chair for Southwest Florida Habitat Restoration and Management at Florida Gulf Coast University. Proceeds each year from this newly created endowment fund will help the university attract and retain an internationally renowned scholar in the field of tropical systems and ecology. In addition, the eminent scholar holding the Sproul Chair will conduct lectures and seminars for the community. FGCU is conducting a national search for this position, which will begin in the fall 2010 semester. Primary work will take place at the universitys nearly completed Harvey Kapnick Education and Research Center on the Naples Botanical Garden campus. Naples office. Ms. Taylor has been hired as the scheduling specialist, also in the Naples office.Manfred Baehr, Steward Fabrega, Sitra Friedman and Karen Kelley have joined the Preferred Travel of Naples team of domestic and international travel specialists. Mr. Baehr, a member of the European Business Council, was born and raised near Frankfurt, Germany, and has lived in Southwest Florida for nearly 10 years. His career includes extensive European and U.S. travel and encompasses travel agency, airline and tour operator experience. Mr. Fabrega began his travel career in 1960 in shore excursion and tour sales management. He has worked for Cunard, American Express and Maupintour, has led cruise and tour groups to nearly every country and has hosted trips for the residents of Bentley Village, Arbor Trace and Moorings Park. He moved to the Naples area in 1970 to open his own travel agency. Ms. Friedman was raised in Paris, France and began her career as an enterMexico and Alabama Association of Broadcasters. Ms. Wurstle discussed the complexities of the health care industry with convention attendees in television, radio and digital media and also offered strategies for broadcast sales, programming and newsgathering efforts. She was also contracted by the Radio Association of Broadcasters to conduct national training webinars for member stations and broadcasting corporations. The Medical Marketing Agency serves physicians, group practices, health systems, ancillary service providers and medical product manufacturers and providers throughout the U.S.Csar Carrascao, a bilingual master social worker and psychotherapist, has joined the Immokalee Satellite Services Office of the David Lawrence Center as a therapist who will perform clinical assessments and provide individual therapy for children and adults and provide therapeutic behavioral onsite services for children and their families. Mr. Carrascao has 20 years of clinical experience. He relocated from New York, where he had a private practice providing individual and couples psychotherapy. He also provided psychotherapy to preschool children in the special education program and outpatient chemical dependency treatment to adults. Mr. Carraso earned a bachelors of arts degree in graphic design from the University of Chile and a masters degree in computer graphics from the New York Institute of Technology. He went on to earn a masters degree in social work from Hunter College School of Social Work.Claudine Le Hors and Marion Taylor have joined the staff at Bridgeport Home Health Care. Ms. Le Hors, a registered nurse who graduated from The University of Haute de Bretagne in France with a science of nursing degree, will serve as director of nursing in Bridgeports Ed Cahill has joined John Marazzi Nissan of Naples as sales manager. He is a former general sales manager at Fort Myers Toyota. Mr. Cahill will oversee all day-to-day sales operations at John Marazzi Nissan of Naples. Tara Lumley has been named pastry chef for Sassy Cakes Inc., a Naples-based company that specializes in cupcakes. Ms. Lumley graduated from the Culinary Institute of America with a degree in baking and pastry arts. After working at Main Street Catering in Princeton, N.J., she joined The Ritz-Carlton, Naples, where she was named a five-star employee and eventually ran the pastry department. In February 2009, her work was featured on the cover of Gulfshore Life magazines Best Dishes in Town issue. Pam Fultz has been named community relations director for The Terraces at Bonita Springs, a gated senior living community. Ms. Fultz, who previously worked as a public relations consultant in Naples, has more than 12 years of experience in the radio and television news industries as a reporter, anchor and news director. She holds an associate of arts degree in communications arts from Sinclair Community College and a bachelors degree in communications studies from Wright State University, both in Dayton, Ohio. 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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 BUSINESS B5 the crabs in 1970 in Key West, but they werent popular then. Nobody wanted them, he said. I peddled them for the raw bars and (other local places). Since then, they have exploded into a $20 million seasonal industry for crabbers in Florida that number is before they are sold by wholesalers or served by a waiter. Last year, the average dockside price for claws in Florida was $6.14 per pound, down from a recent high of nearly $10 per pound in 2006, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Dockside prices so far this season are hovering just above $6 per pound, not as much as most recent years. And so far this year, the haul hasnt been as plentiful. Most crabbers say thats because the water is too clear. Stone crabs are less likely to be up walking around into traps unless cold weather fronts muddy up the water, helping them hide from predators. Its pretty early to tell, but were off to kind of a slow start, said Jeff Haugland, who runs Island Crab Company in St. James City, a major wholesale and retail distributer of stone crab claws. Its like going out fishing. Some days they bite. Working by himself, Mr. Gladding brought in 150 pounds last week, while a good week yields 600 to 800 pounds of claws. Larger operations can bring in 1,000 pounds per day. Its repetitive work. As his boat approached each trap, guided by a GPS system, Mr. Gladding used a longhandled hook to grab one of his colorcoded buoys. Then he wrapped the rope around a motorized pulley system to bring the trap up from the ocean floor and pulled it by hand into the boat. If there were any stone crabs inside, he snapped off their claws, measured to make sure they were the legal 2 inches long and tossed them in a bucket of saltwater. He rebaits the trap with a pig foot and throws the rest of the crab back in the sea where it can regrow its claws. With no claws, about 25 percent of stone crabs thrown back in the water survive. Although most stone crab claws are harvested south of Sarasota and Fort Lauderdale, according to the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, the crabs may be found in waters along the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts as far north as South Carolina. Big businessLast year, the recession may have been the reason the pricey delicacy, sold to consumers for $14 per pound and up, had a lower value than most recent years. Statewide, the total value of stone crab claws sold dockside, before being sold at restaurants or to go, came to $18.9 million the lowest statewide average since 1994. The greatest dockside value in recent years was in 2000, when $28.3 million worth was sold by crabbers. Certainly, the economy is a factor and availability can also be a factor, said Grant Phelan, director of operations for Pinchers Crab Shack restaurants, which is a part of Island Crab Co. There are seven Pinchers locations from Sarasota to Naples. Every October, the promise of stone crab claws draws a crowd of diners, who very well may be enjoying a claw Mr. Gladding caught. Almost every day during season, he sells his claws to Island Crab Co. Currently, he gets about $7 per pound, depending on the size of the claw. Each restaurant will have like 10 tables waiting for the crabs to arrive on that first day of stone crab season, said Mr. Phelan. Diners at Pinchers seven locations combined can go through 2,000 pounds of stone crab claws on a busy weekend day. Stone crab claw dinners at Pinchers restaurant go for $20 to $30 along with two side dishes, depending on market price and the size of the claw you get. Southwest Florida crabbers haul hundreds of thousands of pounds of stone crab claws every year. Lee County crabbers harvested 154,467 pounds of stone crab claws in 2008. Collier County crabbers harvested 621,064 pounds. Charlotte County crabbers harvested 28,874 pounds. Mr. Meltz of Andys Island Seafood sells the claws at market prices to go, now about $14 per pound for mediums, $18 for large and $24 for jumbo. Mr. Gladding has been there for the highs and lows of crab trapping and selling. He lived on a boat in Key West until he was 10, where his father had a boat salvaging business. Then his family moved to Pine Island. Mr. Gladding went into the Navy before becoming a crab trapper. Hes also owned three businesses, including a marina and a hotel, but he likes being out on the water more than just about anywhere else. His catch on Thursday, a disappointing one, was enough to cover his daily expenses (about $100) and pay him around $50. Mr. Gladding looked down at the yellow bucket with about 30 pounds of stone crab claws the result of that days hard work. A bad day on the water is better than a good day on land, he said. STONE CRABSFrom page 1 EVAN WILLIAMS/ FLORIDA WEEKLYPaul Gladding checks one of his stone crab traps and rebaits it with a pigs foot, left. Its pretty early to tell, but were off to kind of a slow start. Jeff Haugland, Island Crab Company, St. James City >> In Florida since 2000, the pounds of stone crab claws harvested per year, average dockside value and total value: YEAR POUNDS HARVESTED $PER POUND TOTAL VALUE 2000 3.4 million $8.2 $28.3 million 2001 3.3 million $6.01 $20 million 2002 3.2 million $7.10 $22.9 million 2003 2.6 million $8.60 $22.7 million 2004 3 million $8.80 $26.4 million 2005 2.3million $9.2 $21.1 million 2006 2.4 million $10 $24.3 million 2007 3.0 million $9 $26.5 million 2008 3.1 million $6.14 $18.9 million In Florida last year, the total value of stone crab claws sold dockside, before being sold at restaurants or elsewhere, came to $18.86 million the lowest statewide average since 1994, when $18.67 million worth of stone crab claws were sold. In 2008, Lee County crabbers harvested 154,467 pounds of stone crab claws. Collier County crabbers harvested 621,064 pounds. Charlotte County crabbers harvested 28,874 pounds. Source: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission stone crab statistics COURTESY PHOTOThe object of everyones desire during stone crab season, a perfect specimen freshly plucked from the Gulf.

PAGE 30 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB6 BUSINESS WEEK OF OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 The Naples Area Board of Realtors holds its Howl for Habitat fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity from 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, at Miramonte at Grey Oaks. Call 597-1666. The Bridgers Group at Merrill Lynch presents Moving Forward Through Volatile Times at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, at Shulas Steakhouse in the Hilton Naples. The presentation will be by Jay Bridgers, vice president and senior financial advisor, and Dale Kirk, financial advisor. Call 649-2915 to RSVP. The Sales and Marketing Council of CBIA host a mixer from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3, at Blue Martini in Mercato. Admission is $10 for council members and $15 for CBIA general memebers, plus a toy that will be donated to schoolchildren in Immokalee. Reserve your spot at The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce presents An Everyone Wins Approach to Paying Employees, a seminar about performance-based incentives led by John Haas of Management Strategies Group, from 8-10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3, at chamber headquarters. Cost is $5 for chamber members and $25 for others. Register at www. The next Accelerated Networking luncheon hosted by the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce begins at noon Thursday, Nov. 5, at The Island Pub. Cost for the members-only event is $15 per person. Sign up at The next Executive Club luncheon hosted by the Greated Naples Chamber of Commerce begins at noon Wednesday, Nov. 11, at The Naples Beach Hotel. Guest speaker is Rick Scott, founder of Conservatives for Patients Rights. Cost is $30 for members only, reservations required. Sign up at The Naples Area Professional League of Executive Services N.A.P.L.E.S., holds its annual Business Reception from 5-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, at The Club at Naples Bay Resort. Keynote speaker Lewis Schiff will discuss Five Trends for the Future: Why the Working Wealthy are the Window into the Next Consumer Economy, from 5:45-6:45 p.m. Cost is $70 per person. For more information or to order tickets, call Tim Tillapaugh at 825-7711 or e-mail Tickets are also available at Lee-Collier Networkers meets for lunch once a month in Bonita Springs and also in Naples. The Naples meeting is at 11:15 a.m. on the fourth Friday (next meeting Nov. 27) at the Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club; $30 at the door or $25 in advance. The Bonita Springs meeting is at 11:15 a.m. on the second Thursday (next meeting Nov. 12) at the Elks Lodge on Coconut Road; $21 at the door (cash only), $16 in advance. The Naples Area Professional League of Executive Services N.A.P.L.E.S., meets from 7-9 a.m. on the first and third Thursdays of the month at The Club at Naples Bay Resort. www. 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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 BUSINESS B9 Womens Networking of Collier County annual Business ExpoNETWORKING Jacqueline Curtz, Wendy Ihrig and Jane Page Brooke Bond, Cat Foster and Lisa Gruenloh Julie Franklin and Gigig Carandang Jennifer Gerali and Dellene Hasen Nancy Sustersic, Barbara Schiering and Debbie Provost Ashley Collier, AJ Jones and Jennifer Odell Debbie Ferris and Pam Blackwell Candace Yatulis and Dora Watson Bobbi Wasserman, Buffy Parks and Tina DiasioDENNIS GOODMAN / FLORIDA WEEKLYWe take more society and networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www. and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@

PAGE 34 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB10 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 Zonta Club of Naples assists PACE Center for Girls Theyve got talentNaples Teenage Parenting Program A showcase with Talent! The Agency of Choice, Lyfe of the Party and The Plantation Club at the DunesNETWORKING Lynne Holley, Mary Ann Delaney, Lori Carpenter, Sarah Hanahan and Irene Neff Alese Lawrence, Jennifer Easton and Sarah Krehling Vacharee Howard, Honey Gardiner, Martha Bibby, Jennifer Garrison, Patrice Latore and Jackie Rose Michelle Castaday, Beth Fromm and Joy Simenova Dan and Patty DiComo, Ali Matjani and Tom Sbrocco Paul Easton and Stacey KnightsCOURTESY PHOTOSWe take more society and networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www. and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@ COURTESY PHOTOS


REAL ESTATEA GUIDE TO THE NAPLES REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY WEEK OF OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY B11St. Andrews model is par for the course at Grey Oaks Country ClubSet amidst the classic streetscapes that define the Grey Oaks Country Club community, the elegant St. Andrews coach home is one of four models available for viewing at Traditions, the Golf Residences at Grey Oaks. Built by The Newport Companies, the homes traditional three-bedroom, 3-bath design encompasses 3,033 square feet of living space. Inside and out, details represent the builders attention to quality, comfort and energy-efficient living. In the kitchen/great room, a breakfast nook and window seat lend a cozy feel to a space that can easily accommodate a crowd, while the living and dining rooms are more suited for formalities. A wet bar off the dining room has its own icemaker and wine chiller. A spacious study just off the foyer with aged, hand-planed maple flooring and custom built-ins with a partners desk. The St. Andrews master suite has everything for a total retreat, including separate walk-in closets. The second and third bedrooms, each with full bath, are designed to make guests feel welcome and at home. A complete outdoor living area and an attached, two-car garage completes the St. Andrews package. Equally enjoyable are the luxuries included in the Grey Oaks lifestyle. Long known for its stately homes and luxurious amenities, Grey Oaks Country Club has been recognized as one of Americas top 100 golf communities by Travel & Leisure Golf for three consecutive years. The community has 54SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY Stock Development releases year-to-date sales reportStock Development strengthened its position as one of Southwest Floridas leading residential developers with a strong sales report for the first three quarters of 2009. From Jan. 1 through Sept. 30, the company posted 193 new home sales at its communities of Lely Resort, in Naples, the 2009 CBIA Community of the Year; at Paseo in south Fort Myers; and at Vivante in Punta Gorda. CEO Brian Stock reports the total sales volume of $70.4 million was boosted by a $10.5 million surge in sales during the usually slow months of August and September. Lely Resort led the way with 117 new home sales. There has been a marked increase in sales and traffic recently and our average sales price has increased, Mr. Stock says. In the first quarter of this year our average sale price remained steady from last year at $355,000. However, in August it increased to $364,000 and in September it jumped to $396,000. The early October numbers indicate the trend is continuing, with twice as many homes sold in the first 10 days of the month as during all of October 2008, he adds. The sales offices are reporting an increase in out-of-town buyers, indicating that the word is getting out up north that new home inventories are dwindling and demand is up, he says. The company has seen record numbers of visitors to its three Southwest Florida sales centers, with more than 6,200 people touring our three communities to date this year. One of the strengths has been the number of returning visitors. People who have seen our communities early on usually return after touring other communities, Mr. Stock says. We noticed this trend in March and correctly projected our strong April and May sales. I believe we will see a lot of return visitors this season and they will be surprised by how much the new home market has changed. Stock Development is building homesSPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY NABOR launches redesigned Web siteThe Naples Area Board of Realtors has redesigned its Web site, www.naplesarea. com, to put the most powerful resources for searching real estate listings in one easy-to-navigate place. Visitors to the site can browse MLS listings in real time, thoroughly research communities and schools and connect with a Realtor. The all-new gives buyers the most-up-to-date information about homes, communities, schools and public records. Sellers benefit from increased buyer traffic spurred by Internet exposure. There is comprehensive behindthe-gates information on communities and golf courses, plus school information, tax records and real estate market statistics to keep consumers well informed. Detailed Realtor profiles include skills and specialties, languages spoken and even hobbies. Formed in 1949, NABOR has served the community for 60 years through its professionalism and adherence to a strict code of ethics. With more than 4,000 members, NABOR is the largest trade association in the Collier and Lee county area. SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY COURTESY PHOTOThe tiki bar at The Players Club & Spa at Lely Resort SEE STOCK, B17 SEE GREY OAKS, B17 COURTESY PHOTOOne of two guest rooms in the St. Andrews has a masculine feel.


BROKER PARTICIPATION WELCOMED.ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING THE REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELO PER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS REFERENCE SHOULD BE MADE TO THEDOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503,FLORIDA STATUTES,TO BE FURNISH ED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE.NOT AN OFFERING WHERE PROHIBITED BY STATE LAW.PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. SPLASH n SAVEVisit our Sales Center today.8020 Grand Lely Drive,Naples,Florida 34113(239) 793-2100 www.lely-resort.comLely Resort Realty,LLC,Exclusive Sales Agent,Licensed Real Estate Broker Caldecott $324,990Heres an added value toNAPLES BEST VALUE...Let us furnish you with your own FREE LUXURY POOL PACKAGEwhen you purchase a single family home at Lely Resort! But act fast,this offer is for a limited time only! Homebuyers already know the value of Lely Resort and its unparalleled resort lifestyle.Brought to you by theDeveloper of the Yearand theCommunity of the Year.Come experience it for yourself! Cordoba $437,500*Cage not included Moorgate $314,990 Avonlea $519,990 Martinique $564,990 Covington Place $669,990 Cottesmore $449,990Single family home pricing includes pool,deck & cage* HURRY!Offer Ends This Weekend!



PAGE 38 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB14 BUSINESS WEEK OF OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 Email me or call and register to search MLS listings & sales on your own 239-849-2767 The Realtor who is Recommended by Her Clients www.BevCzachor.comBeverly Czachor Patrick Ruff Collier Audubons Cornell receives ULI AwardThe Urban Land Institute Southwest Florida District Council has announced its first-ever Sustainability Award winners. The new award was created to recognize and celebrate progress made by individuals, organizations and corporations toward making the region more sustainable. Sustainability means changing our communities and our economy to utilize and restore the environment so that todays actions do not compromise future generations. People and organizations that demonstrate innovation, leadership and have a positive impact on the region were invited to submit nominations for the Sustainability Awards. Entries were reviewed and considered by a panel of jurors selected by the district council. The 2009 winners were determined by a majority vote of the panel. They are: The Trailblazer Award, to an individual whose personal work has helped to shape the sustainability movement in the Southwest Florida region Brad Cornell of the Collier County Audubon Society in recognition of his long-term commitment to developing environmental policies in Southwest Florida. The Impact Award, for demonstrating measurable results that positively impact Southwest Florida The Charlotte County School Board in honor of its efforts to rebuild sustainable following Hurricane Charley. The ULI is a nonpartisan research and educational institute directed by its members and supported by due. ULI neither lobbies nor acts as an advocate for any single profession or industry. Its mission is to provide leadership in the responsible use of land in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. The Robb & Stucky showroom in N aples in vites the public to free seminars about design tips and trends. Coming up: 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, Unique Holiday Giving Tis the season for holiday shopping, and Robb & Stucky offers imaginative gift-giving ideas for family, friends, colleagues in the office, business associates and everyone on your holiday shopping list. 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, Entertaining at Home: Professional Tips for Festiva Tabletops From themed tabletops to simply elegant settings, enjoy a guided tour of table dcor by Robb & Stuckys design professionals. Be inspired to dine in style and learn how you can incorporate expert tips to wow the guests at your next gathering. 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, Bring in the New, and Keep the Old Making room for new furniture? Dont put antiques and family heirlooms away just yet. Let Robb & Stucky design consultant Todd Stevenson tell you how to mix and match antiques with new furniture to create beauty and design in your home. The Naples showroom is at 2777 Tamiami Trail N. For more information, call 261-3969, ext. 7000. Free seminars cover design tips, trends


Come experience the incredible value that many others have already discovered...WITH OVER 160 SALES IN THE PAST 18 MONTHS!Uniquely designed residences in an amenity-rich community, including a magnificent resort-style pool, a private theatre, a state of the art gym, an inviting pub, a sophisticated bistro, an ice cream parlor, Internet caf, and so much more! An affordably priced neighborhood in Naples esteemed Lely Resort with a lifestyle thats truly priceless. AT LELY RESORT(239) 793-2100www.lely-resort.comDirections: I-75 to exit 101, go west. Right on Grand Lely Drive. Left on Celeste. Follow the signs to Ol. BROKER PARTICIPATION WELCOMED.ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING THE REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER.FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS REFERENCE SHOULD BE MADE TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503,FLORIDA STATUTES,TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE.NOT AN OFFERING WHERE PROHIBITED BY STATE LAW.PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. A NAPLES BESTSELLER. SAN CLEMENTE UNIT #204 2 Bedroom,2 Bath $185,990SAN CLEMENTE UNIT #103 2 Bedroom,2 Bath $189,990SAN PABLO UNIT #302 3 Bedroom,2 Bath $214,990SAN PABLO-B UNIT #304 2 Bedroom,2 Bath $218,990 FLATS TOWNHOMESCASITAS JOIN US FOR THE NFL TICKETTHIS SUNDAY at the OL PUB, from12:00-5:00 PM.Experience the spectacular lifestyle at the Ol Village Center with wide-screen entertainment and a special menu for the game. ONLY 15 INVENTORY RESIDENCES REMAIN... HURRY,WHILE THEY LAST! CARMEL UNIT #8903 2 Bedroom,2.5 Bath $229,990furnished!CORDOVA UNIT #12801 2 Bedroom,2.5 Bath $224,990CORDOVA UNIT #13401 2 Bedroom,2.5 Bath $229,990CAPISTRANO UNIT #8703 2 Bedroom,2.5 Bath $239,990CAPISTRANO UNIT #12102 2 Bedroom,2.5 Bath $244,990CAPISTRANO UNIT #11305 2 Bedroom,2.5 Bath $279,990furnished!LAGUNA UNIT #5202 3 Bedroom,3 Bath $339,990 SANTA ANA END UNIT #306 3 Bedroom,2.5 Bath $209,990SANTA ANA END UNIT #105 3 Bedroom,2.5 Bath $213,990SANTA ROSA UNIT #201 3 Bedroom,2.5 Bath $238,990SANTA ANA END UNIT #6101 3 Bedroom,2.5 Bath $284,990SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD18SOLD SOLD


STAYING THE course... AND ONLY GETTING BETTER.Grey Oaks. Serene and luxurious, ideally located and more lovely all the time. But the true beauty of Grey Oaks isnt just the elegantly manicured greens or the impeccable service everywhere you turn. Its not only the warm camaraderie of a prosperous community, or the grace of the beautifully nished homes the true beauty of Grey Oaks is its legacy: a thriving private club ourishing now and into the future. Grey Oaks Country Club. Timeless Beauty. Timely Value. Airport Pulling Road, north of Golden Gate Parkway, in the heart of NaplesGrey Oaks is offered by Grey Oaks Realty, Inc., a licensed real estate broker. Prices, features and availability subject to change without notice.New Decorator Models Open Daily Spacious Coach Homes from the $600s Luxurious Single-Family Villas from $895,000 TORINOSingle-Family Villas from 2,820 3,954 a/c sq. ft.Spacious Coach Homes from 2,533 3,972 sq. ft. Single-Family Villas from 3,724 5,002 a/c sq. ft.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 REAL ESTATE B17 Sales ExecutiveFlorida Weekly is currently seeking an Account Executive to grow our business in the Naples and Fort Myers markets. Media sales experience highly desired. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of the area; be able to make presentations, prepare written contracts and inform customers of contract standing. Tact and persuasion to effectively close sales and handle client objections; ability to aggressively make cold calls; confidence and knowledge to call on and maintain long-term relationships with smalland medium-sized clients. Strong organizational, presentation, time management, and communication skills to work with a variety of clients. Valid drivers license, clean driving record and accessible transportation to make account calls. Typically 1-2 years experience in marketing and/or sales in the market. Working knowledge of advertising layout, black and white color printing. Computer skills to include MS office. College Degree Preferred. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, life insurance and 401(k). Background check and driving record verified prior to employment. Florida Media Group LLC is an EOE employer and a drug free workplace. To learn more visit www.FloridaWeekly.comTo apply, please send resume to Visit us online at Florida Weekly Job Opening Doreen Vachon 643-0636Home Grown Girl!Resident in Naples since 1969 OWNER FINANCE OR LEASE OPTION 161 4th St. 3/2, tiled oors, updated kitchen/baths. New windows. Wrap around covered deck, carport, workshop/shed.$767 per month* $159,500 3587 Bolero Way 3/2 garage, all updated, oversized lot backs up to golf course.$959 per month* $199,900$529,000$3,298 per month*5325 Cypress Ln, 4/3 newer 2 stories, large barn/workshop, 2 laundry rooms, in-law suite, plenty of storage for RV, boats, 4 car garage1702 Kings Lake Blvd. #106 3BR/2BA, rst oor condo, $15,000 down.*owner nance with 15%-20% down PITI, amortized over 30 years at 6% interest$642 per month* $125,000 RENTNAPLES.COMFeaturing our Portfolio of Southwest Floridas most Luxurious Rental Properties239.262.4242 800.749.7368 RENTAL DIVISION BONITA SPRINGS & ESTERO AREAPelican Landing/Florencia .................$2950 Bonita Bay/House .............................$2750 Coconut Point/Residences .................$1495 Rapallo .............................................$1300 Stoneybrook/Villa .............................$1200 Bella Terra ................................ from $950Furnished Annuals from $1000 ANNUAL RENTALSwww.premier-properties.comUNFURNISHED CONDOMINIUMSBay Colony/Trieste .................. from $6200 The Vanderbilt .................................$6200 Old Naples/Cambier Place .................$3000 Pelican Isle .......................................$2995 Parkshore Beach/La Mer ...................$2900 Pelican Marsh/Seville ........................$2100 Pelican Bay/St. Marissa .....................$1800 Banyan Woods ..................................$1800 Bermuda Greens ...............................$1290 Stonebridge/Carrington .....................$1100Furnished Annuals from $1200 UNFURNISHED HOUSESGrey Oaks ......................................$13000 Park Shore .....................................$12000 Port Royal .............................. from $10000 Moorings ..........................................$9500 Pelican Bay/Villa Lugano ..................$2400 Royal Harbor ............................ from $2400 River Reach Estates ..........................$2400 Vanderbilt/Canal ..............................$1900 Seagate .............................................$1600 in all three of its Southwest Florida communities. We have new construction under way in both Lely Resort and Paseo, with additional homes in for permitting. Our construction division is planning for a busy season. At Lely Resort, a total of 12 neighborhoods of flats, townhomes, coach homes, twin villas, single-family homes and estate homes are offered with prices beginning from the $180s. The Lely Resort sales center is at 8020 Grand Lely Drive. For more information, visit www. Paseo offers flats and town homes in 14 designs, as well as six casita floor plans. These award-winning homes range from 1,200 square feet to more than 2,000 square feet under air. Two neighborhoods of single-story, twostory and courtyard-style single-family homes are also available at Paseo, where prices at Paseo begin in the $180,000s. The Paseo sales center is at 11940 Palba Way. For more information, visit At Vivante in Punta Gorda, twoand three-bedroom condominiums with 1,485 square feet to 2,500 square feet are priced from $149,990. Harborfront units begin at 299,990. The Vivante sales center is at 2950 West Marion Ave. For more information, visit holes of golf on three distinctly different courses. Grey Oaks Country Club members also enjoy 5,500 square feet of fitness facilities, a tennis club with eight lighted courts and a pro shop, a heated pool and formal and casual dining at two clubhouses, the 62,000-squarefoot Grey Oaks Clubhouse and the 19,000-square-foot Estuary at Grey Oaks Clubhouse, home of the Estuary Course (designated the 2005 Florida Golf Course of the Year by the National Golf Course Owners Association). Resident and non-resident memberships are available. Grey Oaks Realty is the exclusive sales and marketing representative of Traditions, the Golf Residences at Grey Oaks. For additional information, call 262-5557 or visit www. STOCKFrom page 1GREY OAKSFrom page 1 COURTESY PHOTOThe living room in the St. Andrews


41 41 41Bonita Springs Bonita SpringsNaplesImmokalee RoadLivingston RoadBonita Beach Road3 Oaks PkwyCoconut RdOld U.S. 41Old U.S. 41Pine Ridge Road Golden Gate Blvd. Davis BlvdCollier Blvd Collier Blvd Airport Pullimg RdGulf Shore Blvd.Park Shore Dr. Rattlesnake Hammock Road Goodlette Frank RoadVanderbilt Beach Road Radio Road Marco Island NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB18 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 Florida Weeklys Open HousesCall 239.325.1960 to be included in Florida Weeklys Open Houses. Roxanne Jeske 450-5210 18 KENSINGTON 5212 Old Gallows Way $1,475,000 Premier Properties Emily K. Bua/Tade Bua-Bell 213-7420 19 THE BROOKS SHADOW WOOD BANYAN COVE 22200 Banyan Hideaway Drive $1,549,000 Premier Properties Marty & Debbi McDermott 564-4231 20 GREY OAKS ESTUARY MARSH WREN 1553 Marsh Wren Lane $1,550,000 Premier Properties Daniel Guenther 357-8121 21 MEDITERRA MILAN 15429 Milan Way $1,649,900 Premier Properties Emily K. Bua/Tade Bua-Bell 213-7420 22 BONITA BAY COCONUT ISLE 26400 Brick Lane $1,650,000 Premier Properties Gary L. Jaarda/Jeff Jaarda 2487474 >$2,000,00023 BAREFOOT BEACH BAYFRONT GARDENS 209 Bayfront Drive $2,595,000 Premier Properties Cynthia Joannou 273-0666>$3,000,00024 MOORINGS VISTA ROYALE 231 Harbour Drive From $3,495,000 Premier Properties Michael Lawler 571-3939 25 OLD NAPLES 1355 Gordon Drive $3,295,000 Premier Properties Marty & Debbi McDermott 564-4231 26 MARCO ISLAND 512 Antilles Court $3,299,000 Premier Properties Roe Tamagni 398-1222 27 OLD NAPLES 244 4th Avenue North $3,495,000 Premier Properties Mitch/Sandi Williams 370-8879 >$5,000,00028 GREY OAKS ESTUARY 1392 Great Egret Trail $5,499,000 Premier Properties Emily K. Bua/Tade Bua-Bell 213-7420 29 PORT ROYAL 4233 Gordon Drive $5,995,000 Premier Properties Michael Lawler 571-3939 1 3 2 4 15 5 9 16 17 13 14 10 6 19 7 8 12 18 11 20 22 23 25 28 24 27 26 29 21Open Houses are Sunday 1-4, unless otherwise marked>$300,0001 PARK SHORE AREA PARK WEST VILLAS 4708 West Blvd. $359,000 Premier Properties of Southwest Florida, Inc., REALTORS Jeri Richey 269-2203 2 PELICAN LANDING BAYCREST 25270 Galashields Circle $399,000 Premier Properties Daniel Pregont 272-8020>$400,0003 LEMURIA 7172 Lemuria Circle #1801 From the Mid $400s. Premier Properties Tom Gasbarro 404-4883 Mon. -Fri. 10-4 and Sat. Sun. 1-4 4 THE STRADA AT MERCATO Located just North of Vanderbilt Beach Rd on US 41 Contemporary living from the low $400s. Premier Properties Call 800-719-5136 Mon. Sat. 10-8 and Sun. 12-8 5 THE BROOKS COPPERLEAF CINNAMON RIDGE 23811 Copperleaf Blvd. $420,000 Premier Properties Roxanne Jeske 450-5210 >$500,0006 TREVISO BAY 9004 Tamiami Trail East Priced from $500s Premier Properties Call 239-643-1414 Mon. Sat. 9-5 and Sun. 11-5 7 BONITA BAY ARBOR STRAND 27408 Arbor Strand Drive $599,000 Premier Properties Cathy/George Lieberman 777-2441 >$600,0008 BONITA BAY ESPERIA & TAVIRA 26951 Country Club Drive New construction priced from the $600s. Premier Properties Call 800-311-3622 Mon. Sat. 10-5 and Sun. 12-5>$700,0009 PARK SHORE COLONADE 247 Colonade Circle $739,000 Premier Properties Linda Ohler 404-6460. 10 MOORINGS 2338 Beacon Lane $799,000 Premier Properties Virginia Wilson/Randy Wilson 450-9091>$800,00011 THE DUNES GRANDE PRESERVE 280 Grande Way From $875,000 Premier Properties Call 239-514-1700 Mon. Sat. 10-5 and Sun. 12-5 12 BONITA BAY ESTANCIA 4801 Bonita Bay Blvd. #304 $895,000 Premier Properties Carol Johnson 564-1282>$1,000,00013 ESTUARY at GREY OAKS 1485 Anhinga Pointe Priced from $1,795,000 Premier Properties Call 239-261-3148 M-Sat:9-5 & Sun: 12-5 14 MEDITERRA VILLORESI 15746 Villoresi Way $1,095,000 Premier Properties Emily K. Bua/Tade Bua-Bell 213-7420 15 PELICAN MARSH GABLES 1004 Spanish Moss Trail $1,145,000 Premier Properties Pam Hartman 216-7949 16 PELICAN LANDING HERON POINT 3680 Heron Point Court $1,190,000 Premier Properties Stephanie/John Coburn 9484000 17 PELICAN LANDING RIDGE 25161 Ridge Oak Drive $1,199,000 Premier Properties


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Prologue to the Sanibel Island Writers ConferenceBY NANCY STETSONnstetson@ USED TO THINK CARL HIAASEN WROTE FICTION. Then I moved to Florida. And when Id read the news or catch a local newscast, Id often find myself thinking: Oh my God! Im living in a Carl Hiaasen novel! All those bumbling crooks, clueless tourists, laughably inept politicians theyre all real and living in the Sunshine State! They had different names, of course, and maybe slightly different circumstances. But I recognized them from the pages of Tourist Season, Strip Tease, Lucky You and Sick Puppy. If youre a writer and especially if youre a humor writer living in Florida turns out to be the equivalent of winning the lottery. Its a goldmine of quirkiness. Reading your local newspaper can sometimes feel akin to reading the Weekly World News.The Florida factorIts hard to keep up, if youre a novelist, and stay ahead of the curve, Mr. Hiaasen, keynote speaker for the upcomingSEE WRITERS, C4 I >> What: Sanibel Island Writers Conference >> When: Nov. 5-8 >> Where: BIG Arts, 900 Dunlop Road, Sanibel >> Cost: $350 for the conference >> Free public events: Carl Hiaasen will speak on Saturday, Nov. 7, preceded by a reading by Julianna Baggott, author of 16 books, including Girl Talk and Which Brings Me to You. William Giraldi and Ishmael Beah, authors of A Long Way Gone, Memoirs of a Soldier Boy, will speak on Thursday, Nov. 5. Dan Bern and Willy Vlautin will give a reading and a concert on Friday, Nov. 6. All public events begin at 6 p.m. in BIG Arts Schein Hall. >>Information: 590-7198 or you go Harp, ute music will ll churchThe Naples Music Club begins the new season with A Magical Evening of Harp and Flute featuring flutist Janelle House, one of the clubs Turiel Scholarship winners, along with Naples Philharmonic Orchestra harpist Dickie Fleisher and the sevenmember Flute Cocktail led by Wendy Willis. The concert begins at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8, at North Naples United Methodist Church. As is true at all Naples Music Club performances, there is no charge for admission, although a free-will offering will be collected for the Naples Music Club Scholarship Fund. Inspired at the age of 6 by a Christmas harp performance, the now 27-year-old Ms. House has performed at Walt Disney Worlds Epcot Center and has appeared with numerous orchestras since 2005. It is her work outside the conventional arena, however, that has distinguished her musical career. In 2006, she traveled to the Bronx, N.Y., to share the beautiful sounds of her small harp with adults and children in the areas housing projects, subways, soup kitchens and churches. Reaction to the music was amazing, she says. People stopped what they were doing to listen. I even sensed a reduction in stress wherever I played. Ms. House has also created a music ministry she calls Journey to Rest, in which she uses the harp as a call to relaxation and contemplation. From the very beginning, I thought the harp was the prettiest thing I had ever heard, she says. As an adult, she still feels her life is much happier as a result of her discovering the soothing sounds of the harp.Scholarship winner returns for Naples Music Clubs first concert of seasonTIM CHAPMAN/ COURTESY PHOTOHiaasenNAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYARTS & ENTERTAINMENTA GUIDE TO THE NAPLES ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT SCENE CSECTIONOCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009SEE CLUB, C24 WEEK at-a-glance The stars come outOpera Naples is tuning up for seasons opener in Cambier Park. C14 A new colonyMarco Island artists team up in new studio, exhibit space at the Esplanade. C16 Not so stellarAstro Boy fails to entertain film critic Dan Hudak. C12 Twist and shoutDancing the night away for The Sunshine Kids, and more fun.C26, 27, 28 & 29 SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________ COURTESY PHOTOJanelle House{Floridas crazy native son}CarlA conversation withHiassen

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PAGE 48 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 Sanibel Island Writers Conference, says. If youre trying, as novelists are supposed to do, to take it a degree beyond real life, its very hard to improve on the headlines, especially those of us who write satire. Why does Florida possess such an overabundance of weirdness and strangeness? Crooks and scammers come here for the same reason everyone else does: the weather. Might as well be crazy in the warm weather, Mr. Hiaasen says. If you had a choice between being a car thief in Toledo and a car thief on South Beach, where would you be? A lawless atmosphere exists throughout the state, he says. Its a state where, if youre not an honest person, you can easily get the perception that its easy to get away with stuff. And it is. Thieves and scoundrels have thrived here since the 1800s. It drew dreamers and people wanting a better life, but also all kinds of scammers and criminals, outlaws, who saw it as a refuge, and also as a place they could continue their predatory ways. And down to this day, he adds, we lead the country in mortgage fraud and Medicare fraud. Theres more public corruption prosecution in South Florida than anyplace else in the country, including Washington, D.C. which is quite an achievement. For a writer, Mr. Hiaasen says, Florida is a great culture. You have plenty of material. Its not great, he adds, if youre trying to have a sane, peaceful, affordable place to raise your family. But if youre an opportunistic novelist or journalist, you cant beat the material. Boca Raton used to be the boilerroom capitol of the country in terms of running money scams and rip-offs, he says. It thrived on the states large population of elderly people who had savings that could be pilfered and stolen. Nowadays, more people are immigrating from the Caribbean and from Central America and South America. They become prey too, to some extent, he says, with the language barrier and education differenceYou could double or triple the size of the U.S. Attorneys office in Miami and still not have enough manpower to prosecute everyone who should be prosecuted, starting with the local government.A new chapter in publishingA third-generation Floridian, Mr. Hiaasen will deliver a free lecture on Saturday, Nov. 7, in Schein Hall at BIG Arts on Sanibel. Open to the public, it takes place after Julianna Baggotts reading, which begins at 6 p.m. The hall can hold approximately 400, and conference attendees will be seated first. Mr. Hiaasen will talk about how he got started, how he works, and the modern challenges facing the publishing industry. The book business is very different today than it was 25 years ago, when he was starting out, he says. Back then, there were more publishers, more options for writers; now, because of the consolidation of publishing houses, Theres been a rather severe thinning out of the marketplace publishers have gotten hit like everybody else by the economy. As a matter of fact, he says, book publishing was hit before most of the economy, because of 9/11. After the terrorist attacks, fiction especially took a dive. In general, people were watching television more, they were wondering whats going to happen there was a general and understandable anxiety about the state of the universe at that point, he says. People still read books to escape, and certainly theres been a resurgence, but by and large, the markets a tough market. Although its much tougher for writers today to break into the market than it was when he did, Mr. Hiaasen says he believes talented authors, wherever they are will eventually get published.Setting the plotWhen Mr. Hiaasen was 6, his father gave him a red Royal manual typewriter. The desire to write stayed with him, and years later he graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in journalism. Two years after that, he was working at the Miami Herald, where he still writes a regular column (some of which have been compiled in two books: Paradise Screwed and Kick Ass). When he was in college, he did some ghost writing, and that shored his confidence. If he could help someone else put together a manuscript and write a book, then surely he could do it on his own, he reasoned. When his editor at the Miami Herald, William Montalbano, suggested they write a novel together about the cocaine wars of the late s, Mr. Hiaasen sought advice from his friend and New York columnist Pete Hamill (the New York Post, the New York Daily News, Newsday). Mr. Hamill told him to write five chapters and then send them to his agent. The agent gave the manuscript to her assistant, who turned around and sold the book within a couple weeks. Mr. Hiaasen and Mr. Montalbano wrote three novels together: Power Burn, Trap Line and Death in China. They sold enough that the publisher kept wanting more, Mr. Hiaasen says. So thats the trick, when youre starting, to build on it. The point is, I was in the right place at the right time. I just had such good luck and such good people (around me), he says modestly. But he kept his day job. Because of the fragile nature of the book-publishing industry, I couldnt count on being a novelist, he says. I was a newspaper guy. Thats what I was. At night, he went home and worked on his novels.Its thrilling. Its humor. Its both.His first solo novel, Tourist Season, was about a columnist for the Miami Sun who leads a small terrorist cell. They believe tourists are causing Floridas over-development, so in order to protect the land and slow the states rapid growth, they kidnap tourists and feed them to a giant crocodile. GQ magazine called it one of the 10 destination reads of all time. More quirky, satirical novels followed: Skin Tight, Native Tongue, Strip Tease, Stormy Weather, Skinny Dip, Double Whammy, Lucky You, Sick Puppy and Basket Case. The books are unashamedly pro-nature and anti-overdevelopment, gleefully bizarre, with characters who often die in unusual ways. (A chamber of commerce president chokes to death on a 79-cent toy alligator. Someone else is crushed by a bulldozer. Another is loved to death by an overly amorous bottle-nose dolphin.) Though sometimes placed in the mystery section of bookstores, his novels are humorous. Janet Maslin, in a review in the New York Times, compared Mr. Hiaasen to Preston Sturges, Woody Allen and S.J. Perelman. In 2002, he published Hoot, a novel for young adults. He wanted to write something his stepson and his nieces and nephews could read, he explains. Its classic Hiaasen but without the sex, drugs and swearing. Hoot was awarded a Newbery Honor and was also a New York Times bestseller. It was also the basis of a 2006 movie. Mr. Hiaasen followed it up with Flush and, most recently, with Scat, which is set in Southwest Florida. (All his young-adult novels have one-word titles, while his adult novels all have two-word titles.) About the plight of the panther, Scat re-introduces the eccentric Twilly Spree, who appeared in Sick Puppy. I thought that would be great for a kids book, he says about the panther, because theyve become these sort of mythical creatures. There are so few of them. You hear about them if they get hit on the road, but very, very few Floridians have ever seen one, or will ever see one, aside from in an exhibit I thought it would be neat to put the characters on the trail of a real Florida panther, or at least in the midst of where they live. And most of them are in Southwest Florida. The next Carl HiaasenMr. Hiaasen has become so successful that now authors try to imitate his writing. Some write to his agent claiming to be the next Carl Hiaasen, and publicists often tout new Floridian writers with the same phrase. He says he finds it flattering and also amusing. While some of the books are fine, he says, some are dreadful. I pick them up and say, I hope this guy isnt the next me, or the old me! Its just hype, he says, adding readers are pretty sophisticated and can easily determine if someones trying to ride his coattails or if they have real talent. Every lawyer who writes a book, theres going to be a blurb saying its the next John Grisham. Nobody goes for that anymore. It looks good, but the proof and the test are in the book itself. There arent a lot of John Grishams out there, but there are plenty of good novelists who happen to be lawyers. Thats just how the business works. Its nothing you can take too seriously. Meanwhile, Mr. Hiaasen continues to write. Hes finishing another novel for grown-ups. He doesnt have a title yet. Ive got to get it done within a month or two, he says. Im in that miserable crunch of trying to get the draft off to my editor. But it will be a title for large people, he promises. And he doesnt have to worry about being the next Carl Hiaasen. Hes still the original. WRITERSFrom page 1 Want to write a book? It all boils down to going into the room, Carl Hiaasen tells people. When they ask, OK, how do you write a book? I tell them, Its easy. You take 400 blank pieces of paper, you go into a room and you fill them up. And then you come out with a book. Thats it. Not. Writing a book, Mr. Hiaasen says, is really one of the hardest things to do in the world. But everyone wants to think theres a formula, a method for it. And there is none. The only method is hard work. Wanna-be writers who are looking for a shortcut arent going to find one, he stresses. The point is, theres no easy and quick way to get from A to B, except to do it, and beat yourself up and do it again and again until you get it right. And it doesnt get any easier as you go along, he says. It gets harder, if you care about the craft and you want to get better. If you want to jump through the same hoop and write the same book 10 times, with different characters in it, and youve got your little formula and your Joe Detective guy, thats great, he concedes. But not many people can do that. The trick to writing? Understanding there isnt oneBY NANCY STETSONnstetson@ But everyone wants to think theres a formula, a method for it. And there is none. The only method is hard work. Carl Hiaasen


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Heres what the United Arts Council of Collier County suggests you work into your plans for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 30, 31 and Nov. 1. Its a good idea to call ahead or check online for open hours and specific times: Lend Me a Tenor and Much Ado About Nothing The Naples Players on stage at Sudgen Community Theatre. 263-7990 or www. Music Makers Concert Sunday afternoon in Cambier Park. 2133058. Paintings for Pink On exhibit at Gardner Colby Gallery. 403-7787 or Collier County Band Show Saturday at Naples High School. 377-2201. Fine Art Outside An exhibit at the Art League of Marco Isaland Center for the Arts. 394-4221 or www. Frontline Bluegrass Friday at Bayshore Coffee Company. 287-2035. Live bands The Bay House 6-9 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday: Jazz with Stu Shelton and Patricia Dean. 799 Walkerbilt Road. 591-3837. Bayside Seafood Grill & Bar 6-9:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday: Lynn Carol on the piano and vocals. In the Venetian Village. 649-5552 Brio Tuscan Grille 6:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesday: Nevada Wilkens Trio performing jazz standards, Motown and music from the s and s. Waterside Shops. 593-5319. Capri, A Taste of Italy Thursday: Jebrys Jazz Jam; Friday: Manhattan Connection; Monday: Bob Zottola and The Expandable Jazz Band; Tuesday: karaoke with Steve Roberts. 11140 Tamiami Trail. 594-3500. Freds Diner 7 p.m. Wednesday: Singersongwriter night hosted by Tim McGeary. 2700 Immokalee Road. 4317928. Jacks Bait Shack Thursday: Soapy Tuna; Friday and Saturday: Diane Russell Band; Monday: Overthrowing Amy; Tuesday: Geek Skwad; Wednesday: Love Funnel. 975 Imperial Golf Course Blvd. 594-3460. Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club Thursday and Monday: Guitarist Kevin Ribbel; Friday and Tuesday: Guitarist JoRey Ortiz. Saturday and Wednesday: Guitarist Barefoot Gino. All from 6-9 p.m. at the Sunset Beach Bar. Sunday: Mixed Nuts poolside from 6-9 p.m. 851 Gulf Shore Blvd. N. 659-4309. Naples Flatbread & Wine Bar 6:30-9 p.m. Thursday: Blues and jazz with Rick Howard, Dave Tregether, John Lamb and Bob Zottola; 8-11 p.m. Saturday: Acousticlectic Music for the Easily Amused featuring Beck; 6:309 p.m. Sunday: Bob Zottola and The Expandable Jazz Band. 6436 Naples Blvd., 598-9463. Paddy Murphys Thursday: Justin; Friday: Barefoot Geno; Saturday and Tuesday: Michael Maxi Courtney; Monday: Patrick. 10 p.m to closing. 457 Fifth Ave. S., 649-5140. The Pickled Parrot 5-9 p.m. Thursday: Nevada Smith; 5-10 p.m. Friday: Steve Hill; 5-9 p.m. Saturday: Maxi Courtney. On the boardwalk at 1100 Sixth Ave. S. 435-7900. South Street City Oven and Grill Thursday: Monkey Mitchell; Friday: Maxi Courtney at 5:30 p.m. and Justin Raymond at 9:30 p.m.; Saturday: The Hype; Sunday: Reggae with Spread the Dub; Monday: Meagan Rose; Tuesday: Karaoke; Wednesday: Maxi Courtney. 1410 Pine Ridge Road. 435-9333. Theater Lend Me A Tenor The Naples Players present Lend Me A Tenor on the main stage at Sugden Community Theatre through Nov. 7. 263-7990. Much Ado The Naples Players perform Much Ado About Nothing in the Tobye Studio at Sugden Community Theatre, through Nov. 21. 2637990. Boeing-Boeing Florida Repertory Theatre in Fort Myers opens the new season with BoeingBoeing Oct. 30-Nov. 21, with a preview Oct. 29. 332-4488. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre in Fort Myers presents the Broadway hit Dirty Rotten Scoundrels through Nov. 14. 278-4422 or Doctor Faustus FGCU Black Box Theatre presents Doctor Faustus through Nov. 8. 590-7268 or Thursday, Oct. 29 All About Orchids Learn about The Wonderful World of Orchids from 10:30 a.m. to noon at The Renaissance Academy of FGCU, 1010 Fifth Avenue South. Anne Knox is the instructor. 434-4737. Studio Walk The Art League NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC6 A&E WEEK OF OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO Best bets for the weekend No sharing, no substitutions Not valid with any other offers or coupons COURTESY PHOTOLaura Needle plays Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing, on stage in The Tobye Studio at Sugden Community Theatre through Nov. 21. Call 263-7990 or visit COURTESY PHOTOBoeing-Boeing opens at Florida Repertory Theatre in Fort Myers Oct. 30.


WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GOWEEK OF OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C7 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY HOTTEST SHOWS. COOLEST GAME.ART OF FIGHTING 6Seasons BeatingsMixed Martial ArtsSunday,Nov.22 7pm $67,$47,$27For More Information Visit:www.AOFMMA.comSEASON HAS BEGUN!Upcoming Home Games:WED,Oct.28 . . .7:30pm FRI,Oct.30 . . . .7:30pm SAT,Oct.31 . . . .7:30pm WED,Nov.11 . . .7:30pm Breakaway Sports Pubopens 1 hr prior to events. Enjoy dinner overlooking the stage. Reservations: 239.948.7825 x1309. For a more information visit, can be purchased in person at the T.I.B.Bank Box Office & all Ticketmaster outlets,via telephone at 800.334.3309, or online Sale Now!of Bonita Springs has its Studio Walk with musical entertainment from 6-9 p.m. at the Promenade at Bonita Bay. 495-8989. The Soprano The FGCU Bower School of Music presents a faculty artist recital with soprano Jeanie Darnellat at 7:30 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom. 590-7851. Lots of Laughs Arnez J. performs through Nov. 1 at the Off The Hook Comedy Club on Marco Island. 389-6900. Friday, Oct. 30 Turtle Time Curious about Floridas hard-shelled ancient mariners? Join a park ranger for a presentation about sea turtles and gopher tortoises beginning at 9:30 a.m. at Delnor Wiggins State Park. 597-6196 for reservations. Bluegrass at the Market Frontline Bluegrass performs from 5-7 p.m. at Market in the Park at North Collier Regional Park. Market hours are 3-7 p.m. Free. Art at The von Liebig A reception for the Naples Art Associations 48th Founders Juried Awards Exhibition takes place from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at The von Liebig Art Center. 2626517. Free Movie on Marco Coraline begins a few minutes after sunset in Frank E. Mackle Community Park in Marco Island. Coolers, blankets and lawn chairs welcome. Popcorn, sodas and neon necklaces will be for sale. 642-0575. St. Olaf Orchestra The St. Olaf Orchestra performs at 7 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Bonita Springs. Adults $15, students $10; tickets available at door. Free Tunes Miromar Outlets presents Angie & The Perfect Gentleman in a free outdoor concert from 6-8 p.m. near the Restaurant Piazza. More Free Tunes The Kapo Kings perform beginning at 8 p.m. in the Market Plaza at Gulf Coast Town Center. 267-0783 or Saturday, Oct. 31 Horsing Around The Southwest Florida Dressage Association holds an open house from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Da Vinci Farms in Buckingham. Learn more about the club and the sport of dressage. Riding demonstrations and games for kids. 693-0385 or hascar1@ Quilts Galore Clothesline Quilt Show and Airing of Quilts is set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Edison & Ford Winter Estates in Fort Myers. See a variety of antique quilts and a collection of antique cars, all with Edison-era music in the background. 334-7419. Its Your Move The Southwest Florida Chess Club invites players of all ages and abilities to gather at Books-AMillion at Mercato from 1:30-5 p.m. 8980458 or e-mail Buckingham Blues The World Famous Buckingham Blues Bar presents a live blues band from 9 p.m. to midnight. or 693-7111. Monday, Nov. 2 Moonlight Paddle Lovers Key State Park is the site of a Moonlight Kayak Tour from 5-8 p.m. Limited to 15 participants. 463-4588. Love Trivia? Test your knowledge of the small stuff beginning at 7:30 p.m. at The Pub at Mercato. 594-9400. Tuesday, Nov. 3 Story Time Barnes & Noble at Waterside Shops holds Moms & Tots Story Time at 10 a.m. 598-5205. Team Trivia Bring all your smart friends for Team Trivia beginning at 9 p.m. at Boston Beer Garden. 2396 Immokalee Rd. 596-2337. Wednesday, Nov. 4 Sushi Art Marcia Norberg presents The Art of Sushi Demystified when Ikebana International meets at 9 a.m. at Moorings Presbyterian Church. Call 390-2881 for a reservation. To learn more, visit or 390-2881. Go Underground for Art More than a dozen studios and galleries in the Pine Ridge Industrial Park will be open from 6-9 p.m. for Underground Art Wednesday. 821-1061. Upcoming events Naples International Film Festival The Philharmonic Center for the Arts will host the Opening Night Gala for the Naples International Film Festival at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, with a red carpet event followed by the 2009 Sundance Award-wining film, The Cove at 7 p.m. with introductory remarks by director Louie Psihoyos. The black tie Opening Night Gala at the Phil will feature film previews, live music, entertainment and the opportunity to mix with stars, founders, directors and producers in the festival. The festival will show independent films at Silverspot, The von Liebig and Norris center Nov. 6-8. Tickets to the gala are $29. Call 597-1900 or go to www. Wine Tour Bell Tower Shops in Fort Myers hosts the second annual World Wine Tour to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southwest Florida from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5. $20 per person or two for $35. 437-0202. Old Florida Fun The Old Florida Festival takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 7 and 8, at the Collier County Museum. Presented by Friends of the Collier County Museum. 252-8476 or Hot Stuff Hot Works presents the fourth bi-annual Estero Fine Art Show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 7 and 8, at Miromar Outlets. (941) 755-3088, or Send calendar listings to events@ PHOTOSundance Award-wi nni n g movi e The Cove k i cks off the Naples Internati onal Fi lm Festi val Nov 5 at the Phi lharmoni c Center for the Arts wi th speci al g uest, di rector Loui e Psi hoyos.


C8 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY NAPLES PRINCESSCall (239) 649-2275 For Reservations Traditional anksgiving Dinner. featuring Joe Marino. the musical. (I wasnt even that wild about the film, but the musical blew my socks off.) Its also the type of show that appeals to men even those who think they dont care much for musicals. Its humor is sharp, sometimes crude and often self-referential. Its an interesting mixture of intelligence and fluff, old Broadway and new. It zigs when you expect it to zag. Go see it. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels will steal your heart. down somewhat. Mr. Mordechai gives us nothing at all to like about his character, and except for possibly a slightly nicer wardrobe, he doesnt seem to have grown or changed at all by the end of the musical.The heart of the showKatherine Walker twangs her way through a small role as Jolene Oakes, an Oklahoman who falls for Lawrence and tries to rush him to the altar. But its a couple of secondary characters who provide the shows heart. Kevin T. Murphy plays Andre, the chief of police who fronts as prince Lawrences bodyguard and also acts as his valet and confidante. He falls in love with Muriel (an endearing Erin Romero), a rich woman from Nebraska who wants to help the prince. The two provide the musicals most tender moments and share a sweet duet in Like Zis/Like Zat. In his delightful French accent, Mr. Murphy mixes comedy with elegance as he sings of his disdain of Freddy in Chimp in a Suit, while Ms. Romero has her turn in the spotlight with What Was a Woman to Do, about how she is helpless in the face of love. (Dont miss the camouflage suit John P. White designed for her, complete with a train.) Special note should be made of the shows chorus, singers/dancers who provide much of the musicals charm. Thanks to choreographer Amy Marie McCleary, they hit the Swingle Singers sound and vibe on the button, looking as if theyre in a classic TV variety show from the s. Dancing about as bellhops, French maids and socialites, they have so much fun that if theres such a thing as reincarnation, I hope I get to come back as one of them. Evan Adamsons minimalist sets are perfect, especially his stylized palm trees and the Monet on the wall in Lawrences villa. The stage manager was a little slow the night I saw the show, with some mikes not being turned on fast enough during What Was a Woman to Do. (A spotlight was also delayed in that song for one of the soloists.) The small orchestra, under Loren Stricklands direction, is superb, though it did drown out a couple of the singers in one or two instances. And with this musical, you dont want to miss any lyrics.Intelligence plus fluffUnfortunately, the show was not well ARTS COMMENTARY Watching Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is such fun that it doesnt occur to you until later if at all that youve been cheering for the bad guys. But the entire musical is so clever, so entertaining, you cant help yourself. And any floating guilt you might feel about rooting for the wrong side is quickly drowned out by David Yazbeks hook-happy score. Lawrence Jameson (Gary Kimble) has been scamming high-class society women on the French Riviera by pretending to be a prince. Hes urbane, sophisticated, charming. But one day, another scammer, Freddy (Zac Mordechai), enters his territory. Freddy is coarse, crass and not nearly as experienced as Lawrence. Not only does he lack social skills (an understatement), hes also somewhat dim-witted. As the town isnt big enough for the two of them, they make a bet to scam $50,000 from a newcomer to town, Christine Colgate (Alison Rose Munn). The loser has to find another place to prey upon the unknowing. This musical isnt a battle between good and evil, but between two crooks, between experience and youth, subtlety and blatancy; Freddys minor league, while Lawrence is the big time. Mr. Kimble (most recently from the Off-Broadway Palms Bill W. and Dr. Bob), is as suave and deceptively understated as James Bond. Playing the role with great comfort and ease, he romances gullible women one after the other, seducing them out of their jewelry and money. Loud and obnoxious, Freddy is a marked contrast. In fact, Mr. Mordechai plays him with such vehement, unceasing crudeness that it becomes off-putting. Twisting his face into grotesque features, he seems to belong to the school of physical humor of Jerry Lewis and Jim Carrey. Its only funny if you go for that sort of thing. Hes hilarious in Great Big Stuff, however, singing about his unrestrained greed for more and more stuff and for connections with the rich and famous. While its obvious that Mr. Mordechai is a talented actor, a little Freddy goes a long way, and I wish director Paul Bernier had gotten him to tone it do u s ac n i gr th T NancySTETSON Youll fall in love with Dirty Rotten Scoundrels >>What: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels >>When: through Nov. 14 >>Where: The Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, 1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers >>Cost: $27-$53 >>Info: 278-4422 or If you go COURTESY PHOTOS Zac Mordechai in Great Big StuffGary Kimble, Alison Rose Munn and Zac MordechaiKerry Lambert, Ian Frasier, Christopher Russell and Alison Rose Munn attended the night I went, which is a shame. To generalize, I suspect that older audiences arent as familiar with Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, as its not a classic along the lines of My Fair Lady or The Sound of Music, and younger audiences might mistakenly think a dinner theater couldnt possibly have anything that would interest them. Somehow, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is the neglected younger child of Broadway shows. Though nominated for 11 Tony Awards, it was overshadowed by The Producers, which set records for the number of Tony Awards won, and by Spamalot, which was adored by Monty Python fans before they even saw it. Like both musicals, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels was inspired by a movie and contains offbeat, off-color humor. Its witty, continually surprising and smart in a way few Broadway musicals are nowadays. Mr. Yazbeks melodies are catchy and his lyrics fresh, and Jeffrey Lanes book made me laugh more than I laughed at Spamalot. If you enjoyed the movie, youll love


FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 A&E C9 GIVING The Immokalee Foundation is dedicated to building pathways to success for Immokalee children through programs that help them stay in school and find their talents. In 2008, more than 5,000 children from kindergarten through college benefited from the foundatiions efforts to support and enhance literacy development, life skills, vocational training, mentoring and sportsmanship. The foundation also funds grants to organizations whose projects fit the mission.Now in its fourth year, the Immokalee Foundation Charity Classic Pro-Am golf tournament showcases the many ways in which the foundation gives local children hope for a bright future. It also highlights the commitment on the part of Immokalee community to ensure that socioeconomic factors do not determine a childs access to life-changing opportunities. The Charity Classic raises more than $1,000,000 per year and unites the community in a celebration of both potential and accomplishment. Such a celebration would not be possible without the support of presenting sponsor Fifth Third Bank. In 1948, Fifth Third Bank became the first financial institution in the United States to establish a charitable foundation. Today, it continues to invest the time, resources and people to help build a better tomorrow in the communities it serves. Now in its third year as presenting sponsor of The Immokalee Foundation Charity Classic event, Fifth Third Bank has made a commitment to investing in the future of the children of Immokalee by laying the foundation for raising the dollars needed to fund many of our programs, Ed Laudise, foundation executive director, says. In fact, Fifth Third Banks investment in the Charity Classic is much more than a simple monetary donation; the bank also provides company volunteers who donate more than 1,000 hours to making the event happen. We build a better bank by investing in the communities we serve, says Bob Schoonmaker, senior vice president and investment advisor division executive of Fifth Third Private Bank in South Florida. The programs of the Immokalee Foundation build future givers, he says, adding children served by the foundation are learning to give back to the community themselves. Hosted by Bay Colony Golf Club and chaired by Don and Ellen ONeill, this years Charity Classic Pro-Am takes place Monday, Nov. 16. The day begins at 7:30 a.m. with breakfast and golf clinic, followed by a shotgun start at 9:30 a.m. Participants will team up with a different pro for each nine holes. Last year a team of Immokalee Foundation students brought home the tournament trophy, and a Pro-Am participant made a hole-in-one for a Land Rover and a Rolex. To purchase tickets or to become a sponsor of The Immokalee Foundation 2009 Charity Classic, call Jessica Toker at 430-9122 or e-mail, or visit Coming up: A cultural celebrationThe vibrant sights, sounds and cultures of Immokalee provide inspiration for this years Fiesta of Fun, The Immokalee Foundations largest annual fundraiser. This lively event brings together many community supporters for a night of socializing, dining and celebrating the accomplishments of the children at the heart of The Immokalee Foundation. Coming up Friday, Nov. 13, the evening at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples, will feature live and silent auctions, cocktails, dinner, musical performances by children from Immokalee and much more. For information about tickets, call 430-9122 or e-mail Established in 1991, the Immokalee Foundation is designed to build pathways to success for the children of Immokalee. To learn more, visit Follow foundation news on Twitter at or become a fan on Facebook at Dont miss Pathways to Success, the new show dedicated to The Immokalee Foundation and community, on The Education Channel (Comcast 99).Charity golf classic provides big returns on investmentBY NICOLE FLESVIG _______________________Special to Florida Weekly Fine Foods Full Service Bar Live EntertainmentOPEN DAILYLunch 11am 4pm Early Bird Specials 11am 6pm Dinner Menu 12nOON 10pm Sunday Breakfast Buffet 8am 1pmLocated at the intersection of Collier Blvd. & Manatee Rd. Just North of Prime Outlet Mall between Marco Island and US 41. Gift Certificates Available PUZZLE ANSWERS 2245 VENETIAN COURT NAPLES, FL 34109239-513-0333 Info@BettyMacleanTravel.comBETTY MACLEAN TRAVEL Inc. 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PAGE 54 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC10 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 UPCOMING KEY WEST EVENTS GETTING THERE IS HALF THE FUN The Best Way to Travel to Key West 1-800-539-7259*Minimum 8 day advance pre-purchased ticket, non-refundable, no cash value, cannot be combined with other offers. Excludes weekend fee.Depart from Ft. Myers Beach $109*ROUND TRIPwith this adReg. $139Nov. 8th: Super Powerboat Races Nov. 11th: Veterans Day Parade FLORIDA WEEKLY PUZZLES Place a number in the empty boxes in such a way that each row across, each column down and each small 9-box square contains all of the numbers from one to nine.HOROSCOPES SAILING LESSONS By Linda ThistleSponsored By: Moderate Challenging Expert SEE ANSWERS, C9 SEE ANSWERS, C9 King Features Synd., Inc. World rights reserved. King Features Synd., Inc. World rights reserved. Puzzle Difficulty this week: SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) The facts continue to be on your side. So make use of them in dealing with any challenge to your stated position. Also, open your mind to the offer of help from an unlikely source. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) There could still be a communication problem holding up the resolution of a troublesome situation. Stay with it, and eventually your message will get through and be understood. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) A possible change in your workplace schedule might create a chaotic situation for a while. But once things begin to settle down, you might find that this could work to your advantage. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) A recent job-linked decision might need to be reassessed because of the possibility of finding benefits you might have overlooked. Check out all related data to help in the search. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) A personal situation you agreed to might not be as acceptable to the other person involved in the matter. Avoid pressuring and bullying. Instead, seek common ground by talking things through. ARIES (March 21 to April 19) A rejection of your attempt to be friendly leaves you with two choices: Try again, or give up. If you want to make another effort, go slowly. Let things develop without pressure. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) It could be a problem dealing with unfamiliar people who do things differently from what youre used to. But rely on that strong sense of purpose to get you through this difficult period. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) To avoid neglecting a personal matter because of a demanding new workplace schedule, start prioritizing immediately. Knowing how to apportion your time takes a little while to set up. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) It wont be easy to avoid some of the pressures that come with change. Best advice: Take things a step at a time, and youll be less likely to trip up while things are in a chaotic state. LEO (July 23 to August 22) A much-talked-about workplace change could be coming soon. Be sure to get all the details involved in the process, and once you have them, you can decide how you want to deal with it. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) You might still believe that your trust was betrayed, although the facts would appear to prove the opposite. But by the weeks end you should learn something that will help set the record straight. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) Holiday plans could be a challenge because of shifting circumstances. But a more settled period starts by midweek, allowing you to firm up your plan-making once and for all. BORN THIS WEEK: You have a gift for touching peoples minds as well as their hearts. You would make an outstanding educator.


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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC12 WEEK OF OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 In Metro City, a floating metropolis in the sky, robots cater to lazy humans in a way that will make you embarrassed to be human. Its a bit like the futuristic setting of Wall*E, but Astro Boy isnt sophisticated enough to pull off the social commentary, humor and warmth of that childrens movie. Instead, its a mediocre action pic that may amuse some 6to 12-year-old boys, but certainly no one else.The story centers on Toby (voice of Freddie Highmore), a precocious little squirt whose father, Dr. Tenma (voice of Nicolas Cage), is the creator of the accommodating robots. Since no child in childrens movies listens to his parents, Toby sneaks into the lab when Dr. Tenmas associate, Dr. Elefun (voice of Bill Nighy), demonstrates the possibilities of dangerous energy forces for the power-hungry minister of science (voice of Donald Sutherland). Toby dies when things go awry. His father gives him life again, only as a robot with superpowers, such as incredible hearing and the ability to fly. Hes now Astro Boy, and after a daring escape from the military he finds himself on Earths surface, where he meets a variety of local weirdoes. Theres Cora (voice of Kristen Bell), the sassy leader of a group of ragtag kids; Hamegg (voice of Nathan Lane), a robot handyman who has a history with Dr. Tenma; Zog (voice of Samuel L. Jackson), a huge robot they repair; and the Robot Revolutionary Front, who are three stooges trying to take back the night for robots everywhere. Through it all, lessons are learned, people are saved and no one watching whos above the age of 12 cares. Its not that the movie does anything particularly wrong, its that its all so pedestrian. The animation is fine, but not impressive. The action scenes are amusing, but unspectacular. The story is predictable and clich. The social messages feel stolen from other, better films (Pinocchio, Robots, the aforementioned Wall*E, among others). Wheres the wow! factor? If it were in 3-D it may have more going for it visually, but thats a big if.Director David Bowers (Flushed Away, another mediocre film) Astro Boy isnt the worst animated movie youll see, but it is forgettable. Watching it, I tried to remember what I wouldve liked when I was a young boy, and I think the escapist fun of a boy (like me!) having superpowers and saving people is something I would have enjoyed. But Im not younger than 12 anymore, so now I have to say Astro Boy is something I did not enjoy. Dan Hudak is the chairman of the Florida Film Critics Circle and a nationally syndicated film critic. You can e-mail him at and read more of his work at Serious Man (Michael Stuhlbarg, Richard Kind, Fred Melamed) Life couldnt be worse for Larry Gopnik (Stuhlbarg), an embattled physics professor in an unnamed Midwestern city circa 1967: His wife (Sari Lennick) is leaving him for another man (Melamed), his crazy brother (Kind) refuses to leave the bathroom, the kids disrespect him and his bosses arent sure if he should be granted tenure. This tale of malaise is one of the Coen Bros. (No Country For Old Men) best, largely because of the way a sense of foreboding doom pervades ordinary life. Special kudos to Broadway veteran Stuhlbarg as the ultimate beta male who cant win. Rated R. Where the Wild Things Are (Max Records, Voices of James Gandolfini, Catherine OHara) Young Max (Records) gets in a fight with his mother (Catherine Keener) and runs away to an imaginary world of humungous creatures that treat Max as their king. Its fun to watch Max interact with the creatures, but a story that goes nowhere and builds to nothing makes the movie feel tiresome very quickly. Its ironic and a bit sad that the best moments come in the first 15 minutes, as Max plays near his home. Based on the beloved childrens book by Maurice Sendak. Rated PG.Law Abiding Citizen (Gerard Butler, Jamie Foxx, Colm Meaney) Ten years after his wife and daughter were murdered, a family man (Butler) seeks revenge on the justice system that allowed one of the murderers to go free. The films social commentary gets lost in the plot holes and gratuitous violence, but as a whole this is a fresh idea thats always entertaining. Rated R. LATEST FILMS CAPSULES Astro Boy REVIEWED BY DAN ............Is it worth $10? No >>This is the rst time Astro Boy has appeared on the big screen. He rst appeared in 1951 as a character in a Japanese comic book and was subsequently featured on his own television series that aired in more than 40 countries. Astro Boy created the standard for a new form of animation that has become world famous as anime. Did you know? danHUDAK


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Now Open at The Mercato!9110 Strada Place Naples, FL 34108 239-514-0042 Opera Naples opens its fifth season with the return of Opera Stars Under the Stars at Cambier Park. Performances take place at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 13 and 14. Both evenings will feature Metropolitan Opera vocalists Ashley Howard Wilkenson, bass, and Heather Buck, soprano, performing highlights from the shows in Opera Naples 2009-2010 season: Il Trovatore, Romeo & Juliet, Then & Now, and The Magic Flute. The Opera Naples orchestra and chorus, along with other soloists, also will perform. The outdoor concerts are casual and friendly. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Tickets are $75 for front and center stage cushioned chairs, $35 for chairs in general admission and $20 for open lawn seating (folding chairs and blankets are welcome). The complete Opera Naples season is as follows: Verdis Il Trovatore, Friday and Sunday, Jan. 22 and 24, featuring guest artists from the San Francisco Opera and New York City Opera. This production, described as a good buy, a bad guy, a distraught noblewoman and a crazy gypsy caught in between, will be staged at Gulf Coast High School. Tickets are $25-$95. Romeo & Juliet, Then & Now, Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 20 and 21, featuring the American operatic debut of acclaimed Irish tenor Anthony Kearns. This production will be staged at the International Design Center in Estero. Tickets are $75-$125. Mozarts The Magic Flute, Friday and Saturday, March 5 and 6, with a cast of stars from the San Francisco Opera, Dallas Opera and Chicago Light Opera Works. The much-loved story of a young prince who must rescue a beautiful princess will be presented in Cambier Park. Tickets are $25-$95. Individual performance and season tickets are available for purchase by calling (800) 771-1041 or by visiting Opera Naples online at Opera stars will take their place under the starsSPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________ Opera Under the Stars, 2008 BUCK SHANNON WILKENSON TAYLOR HOLLOWAY PEARCE PAT SHAPIRO/ COURTESY PHOTO >> Opera Naples depends on a core group of dedicated volunteers who assist with productions, publicity, tickets sales and numerous other areas. New helpers are always welcome. As the 2009-2010 season begins, help is needed with: Housing and hospitality Set construction and tear down Backstage helpers Ushers Box of ce staffers Concession helpers on performance days For more information, call 514-7464 or e-mail details about your interests, talents and availability to call for volunteers


Please join us as Coach Don Shula of the 1972 Perfect Season Miami Dolphins makes a very special appearance here in Southwest Florida to support local womens cancer care. is high-powered evening will include an address by Coach Shula on strategies of a winning team and applying his successful principles to todays corporate world. Silent and live auctions will feature autographed memorabilia from some of the most beloved athletes and celebrities in the world.Master of Ceremonies e Honorable Bill Barnett ursday, November 12, 2009 6:00PM-9:00PM 239.985.3550


C16 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY AFE LUNAAFE LUNA $29.9921 Open 11am 2am 7 days/weekLocated in Publix Plaza across from Coastland Mall NFL Sunday Ticket, College Game Day & MLB packages! Your neighborhood watering hole239-261-1001 FREE DELIVERY MONDAYSTEAK & BAKE 8oz Sirloin $9.99TUESDAYHospitality night! 10pm till close1/2 off entire check for all restaurant employees!1/2 price pizza from 5pm till closeWEDNESDAYKaraoke 8pm-11pm PRIME RIB $10.99THURSDAY$2 (9oz.) Burger Nite! 5pm to 10pmFRIDAYLIVE MUSIC with MAX COURTNEY!SATURDAYCollege Football Special!A bucket of 5 domestic bottles for $12 or a domestic pitcher and 10 wings for $11.99! EVERY THURSDAY NIGHT 8-11pm QUIZZO! Cash Prizes & Giveaways to Winning Teams! Happy Hours11am 7pm Mon. thru Fri. & 11pm 2am 7 days/week SATURDAY NIGHTCOSTUME CONTEST PRIZES & GIVEAWAYS!SUNDAYNFL Sunday TicketCatch all the games while enjoying our bucket special as well as our pitcher and wings special! The Art League of Marco Island Center for the Arts is set to celebrate 40 years of service to the community while facing dire financial facts that reflect a lost of $62 for every hour of operation. With an annual budget of $318,000, only 14 percent of which is covered by membership dues, the center is $100,000 in debt. Although they confront a serious financial challenge, as many nonprofits around the county do, the art leagues members and board of directors have a plan to rescue the center. Volunteer fundraising consultant Dave Rice has developed Project Rescue, a plan to raise a minimum of $100,000 needed to keep the doors open. The strategy also sets forth a new business model for the future. Drastic problems call for drastic action, Mr. Rice says. The Art League already has reduced the centers days and hours of operation, cut back on staffing and curtailed programming. One piece of property the league owns is listed for sale. Project Rescue programs are in addition to the regular events and classes that produce income for the annual operation of the art center. The first two Project Rescue initiatives already are under way: AN ISLAND-WIDE 50/50 RAFFLE Businesses throughout Marco Island are selling $1 raffle tickets for a monthly drawing at the Art Leagues First Tuesday @ Five social (see below). In addition to the Center for the Arts, the first businesses to sign up to sell raffle tickets are: Marco Office Supply, CJs on the Bay, the video store at Town Center, Marco Island Florist, Island Liquors, Sunshine Ace Hardware, the Artist Colony at Esplanade, Marco Ace Hardware, Sunshine Booksellers (north and south locations), House of Mozart and Curves. Businesses wishing to participate should contact Keith Klipstein at 595-5232 or KeithKlipstein@gmail. com. FIRST TUESDAY ART @ FIVE Open to the public, these socials will begin at 5:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month starting Nov. 3, with each evening featuring a new exhibit, demonstration or entertainment. The winner of the 50/50 raffle will be announced at the social each month (winners need not be present). Admission to First Tuesday is $5 for Art League members and $10 for others. Christine Neal, executive director of the Art League, is seeking businesses to sponsor each months First Tuesday event. For more information, call 394-4221. Other fundraising events planned as part of Project Rescue include donor parties and a special gallery exhibit and an Easter weekend event, details of which will be announced as they are finalized. Fundraising committee members are David Rice, coordinator, along with Gail Fischer, Carol Jennings, LaVonne Johnson, Claire Keery, Jane Laird and Rose Patterson. For more information, contact Ms. Neal at the Art Center, 394-4221 or Marco art league launches Project Rescue to save centerSPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________ Marco Island artists Betty Newman, Tara ONeill, Susan Patton, Inez Hudson, Darren Clack, Carolyn Burger, Tony Dallman-Jones, Sandy Howe, Phyllis Pransky, Pat Perrotti, Claire Keery, Bill Mosley, Carolyn McAndrew and Tracy Gudgel have opened The Artist Colony at the Esplanade, a collection of working artists studios in the center at 940-960 Collier Blvd. on Marco Island. A grand opening celebration is planned for 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12. The public is welcome to visit with the artists, see some of them at work, commission a something special or choose a completed piece from the array of pottery, paintings, collages, photography and more. Although resident artists can be found at work in their studios at various times, regular hours at the Artist Colony are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday and Friday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Appointments can be made to visit the studios at other times by calling Betty Newman at 784-4436 or e-mailing betty@bettynewmanart. com. Marco artists set up studios at Esplanade BETTY NEWMAN/COURTESY PHOTOThe Artists Colony at the Esplanade


C18 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY On our 10th Anniversary Let The with the purchase of 2 Entres during October 2009 Free Bottle of WineMenu Decouverte 1 Appetizer, Entre & Glass of Wine $23.95 | 5-6:30 pm daily1234 8th St. South | Naples, FL 34102239.261.8239 | Open M-Sat. LIVE MUSIC 5-9 239-430-62734236 Gulf Shore Blvd. N. (The Village on Venetian Bay Naples) WATERFRONT DINING IN NAPLES NOW SERVING BREAKFAST Start Your Day with a Water Front Breakfast! HAPPY HOUR 4-6 bar only BEST PIZZA IN NAPLES1/2 Price Drinks Beer, Wine, Well Drinks 1/2 Price Drinks Beer, Wine, Well Drinks $ 18 09 10 Southwest Florida Locations To Find Your BOOKS Choices meant for authors: Sandy Lender remains true to her vision in sequelThe sequel to Naples resident Sandy Lenders 2007 fantasy novel Choices Meant for Gods was a long time coming. Now, to the great satisfaction of her fans, the long-awaited Choices Meant for Kings is available. Like the first title, it is from ArcheBooks Publishing. Why the wait? Well, not because of any writers block on Sandy Lenders part. Writers block is something this committed author has never experienced and doesnt understand. Most of Choices Meant for Kings was already completed when Choices Meant for Gods appeared. However, she says, ArcheBooks had hiccups with the production schedule, and many other titles were slated for production ahead of hers. Ms. Lender originally conceived of a two-part series, but when she presented Archebooks with a 270,000-word manuscript, some rethinking was necessary. The cutting process required to make Gods an affordable project left material available to be relocated in Kings. What was intended as a two-part series has now become a trilogy in order to distribute effectively all the material Ms. Lender created to explore the doings in the land of Onweald. Fortunately, Kings is written so that no one will be lost without first reading Gods. Characters are reintroduced and the essential story line is reinforced. The challenges confronting Amanda Chariss, Protector of the Master, are continued and complicated in riveting ways. Charisss power, says Ms. Lender, is a gift from the gods presented to those who will use it properly not a power to use to rule over others. However, the author insists that Chariss is not a sorceress. As in the Old Testament, the sorcerers are bad guys.The characters in this saga are lodged in imagined time, space, and history a history of power, intrigue, romance, and cross-purposes that spans centuries, though the present action is far more restricted. This author is confident about the inner logic of what she dramatizes, and her art generates suspense at every step.Ms. Lender has met the essential challenge of fantasy fiction: activating the readers willing suspension of disbelief. We go to a place that doesnt and didnt exist, we meet characters whose powers defy our habits of logic, and we swallow it whole. What is the authors magic? Total loyalty to her vision. Total immersion in the sensory and psychological aspects of setting and character. She has thought so long and hard about Onweald and its principle players that she writes with utmost sure-handedness. Because of her skill, we believe in the characters. And once we believe in them, we believe in their experiences: their world and its supernatural possibilities. Just as Jonathan Swift, through his totally believable Lemuel Gulliver, made all of Gullivers travels real, so, through her characters, does Sandy Lender. Readers can, and perhaps should, preview Ms. Lenders world and characters at Its a delightful and informative place to visit, as is the fully engaging What she has done is a great model for other writers discovering how to use the Internet as a marketing tool. Another entry into Ms. Lenders world is the chapbook The Choices We Made (2008), which offers stories that are part of the authors background preparation for writing the novels themselves. Sandy Lender on marketingI dont really consider it work when I jump into that (writing) world, Ms. Lender says. The promotion and marketing that comes after the writing is work. The writing is a joy. But she also insists that, You can enjoy the hard work of promotion and marketing. The real task is choosing, and then getting invited to, the best venues to promote your work to be efficient in picking opportunities that will have an impact on sales. Along with carefully selecting presentation and networking opportunities live appearances Ms. Lender makes extensive use of Internet marketing. This means virtual book tours that allow her guest appearances on other writers blogs. Because she must promote and market on a limited budget, she has found ways of exchanging services with other creative people, exploiting the barter system. Also, she says, I have learned that there are some wonderful and kind people who are willing to help you. Such a person offered her a cut-rate price on a trailer for her new book.What else?Recently, Ms. Lender saw an announcement on Facebook for a three-day novelwriting contest. Writing for 72 hours nonstop, she managed to complete a manuscript of more than 50,000 words. She discovered that her subconscious does not tolerate alarm clocks and that it is easy to make mistakes when fatigued. Ms. Lender is pleased that she succeeded in completing the task. Results in January. Her day job? Editor at AsphaltPro Magazine. BY PHILIP K. JASONSpecial to Florida Weekly Sandy Lender w or ld wauthorsandylendc ti v w in th on A s e l n e t l Le n us e in g. b o o gu es writ mu s o n a foun


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C19 Do you want to have aperfect bodyThere is no BETTER, FASTER, HEALTHIER W AY than a 30 minute Po wer Plate session! 30 minutes on the POWER-PLATE equals 90 minutes of hard training in a traditional gymTHE PAVILION Phone : (239) 325 9881 www.harmonybyarmorica.comThe rst session is FREESee the Power Plates website for more details: Open 7 Days A Week 4:30-Close 7205 Estero Blvd. on Ft. Myers Beach At Santini Marina Plaza For Reservations call (239) 463-7770 SERVING CREATIVE & TRADITIONAL CUISINE TASTE OF THE ISLAND MULTIPLE AWARD WINNER(Kids Menu Available)(MUST PRESENT AD)4:30PM-CloseDRINK & APPETIZER SPECIALS AT BAR ONLYHAPPYHOURSunday Brunchcoming November 1st!OCTOBERFEST!2Entresfor thePrice of 1! Elaine Newton, professor emeritus of humanities at York University in Toronto, begins the 20th season of her Critics Choice book discussions as part of the Lifelong Learning program at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 14. The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski is the first book of the season. Tickets are $30; subscriptions to the Critics Choice series are $180. The series includes additional Saturday morning events as follows: The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga, Dec. 12; The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows Jan. 9; The Help by Kathryn Stockett, Feb. 6; Little Bee by Chris Cleave, March 6; and Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese, April 10. Anyone who subscribes to the series is entitled to a complimentary ticket for a special audience appreciation lecture on March 20. The book for this event will be chosen by patrons this fall. The Phils Lifelong Learning program presents more than 120 adult education classes, each season featuring worldrenowned teachers and experts in music, dance, art history, painting, opera, photography and more. For more information or to order tickets, call 597-1900 or visit www.thephil. org. The Naples branch of Barnes & Noble holds its Harvest of Local Authors on Saturday, Oct. 31. Books to suit a wide range of interests and tastes, all written by residents of Naples, will be available for sale and signing, and the authors will be happy to meet and chat with all who come to visit. This is a great chance to find out about the literary scene in Naples and to build your own library or buy a gift. Here is the appearance schedule.From 10 a.m. to noon: Scott Anthony, How I Learned to Write in 5th Grade Bob Bair, Peace at Lambeth Bridge Dr. Molly Barrow, Malia & Teacup Awesome African Adventure Joe Carufe, Repeat Business D. K. Christi, Ghost Orchid Michael Kilbourn, Florida Domicile Handbook Sandy Lender, Choice Meant for Kings Phil Storm, Seven Soldiers Joyce Wells, Peace SeekersFrom 2-4 p.m.: Richard Duggan, Consequences of Foolish Behavior Renee Gardner, And the Dog Took the Cat Ernie Hunt, Terror on East 72nd Street Jim Ingraham, Remains to Be Seen Gene Landrum, Cover Your Assets Laurie Martin, Smile Across Your Heart Lauren Smith, Ashley Enright & the Darnell Diamonds Tom Williams, Lost and Found Donald Robert Wilson, Beware the Barracuda Barnes & Noble in Naples is in the Waterside Shops at 5377 Tamiami Trail N. Call 598-5200.Book discussion series begins with SawtelleBarnes & Noble hosts local authors Oct. 31 in Naples NEWTON


C20 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY IN A JACUZZI HOTTUB THE WEIGHT OF THE WORLD DISAPPEARS $1000 OFF!Voted BEST place to buy 12 years in a row!Up to We Love Warm Water Shop & Compare We have theLOWEST PRICES in Town! The Best Homemade Food In Bonita! P 239.948.4123 Old 41 & Bernwood Parkway Homemade Specialties including eggs, omelets, pancakes, waf es, scrapple, homemade soups, salads, sandwiches, chili, Taylor pork roll, sausage gravy, creamed chipped beef, homecooked roast beef & turkey, and Real Philly cheesesteaks.Open Daily 7am to 3pmBreakfast Served all day Dine-In or Take Out 1550 AIRPORT-PULLING ROAD N., NAPLES (239) 643-1559 Open 6 days a week Lunch 11 a.m. 4 p.m. Dinner 4 p.m. 10 p.m.Free Wi-Fi for our Patrons MONDAY RIBS THURSDAY PRIME RIB EARLY BIRD SPECIALS Monday-Thursday (4-6) Daily Lunch Specials Celebrating 25 Years in Business Dine in Naples most unique atmosphere, Nostalgia reigns Supreme in this Delightful Eatery. Seafood, Steaks, Prime Rib, Soup & Salad bar, BBQ, Pasta Dishes, FULL LIQUOR BAR. Monday Night Football with Wanda 9pm-12am free homemade Chips & SalsaHappy Hour pricesTheres always something going on at The von Liebig Art Center, home of the Naples Art Association. Heres a sampling of whats coming up:The 48th Founders Juried Awards Exhibition This show honors the artists who in 1954 joined together to form the NAA. The most influential founding members were Grace Lake, Elsie Dorey Upham and George Rogers. The 2009 exhibit features current work in 10 media categories by NAA member artists. Installed throughout The von Liebig Art Center on both the first and second floor levels, it opens with a preview reception from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, and will hang through Dec. 2. Daniel Stetson, executive director of the Polk Museum of Art in Lakeland, Fla., served as exhibition juror and awards judge. Cash awards totaling $2,500 include Best of Show ($800), First Place ($400) and Jurors Choice Award ($300) and will be announced at the preview reception.Art in the ParkThe seasons first monthly Art in the Park festival takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7 on Park Street alongside the center. The Art in the Park festival series features members of the NAA working in all media and is a casual way to get to know the artists on the first Saturday of the month from November through April. Admission is free. Novembers Featured Artist is watercolorist JoAnn Ostrowski, who earned national recognition by being selected to become a signature member of the National Watercolor Society. Art in the Park is sponsored by Steve Stolz/Edward Jones Financial Advisor and Happenings A&E magazine.The Naples International Film Festival As a viewing site for this inaugural festival The von Liebig will screen the Florida premiere of the award-winning Shooting Beauty as part of its lineup. Shooting Beauty will be shown at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6. The 60-minute film tells the story of an aspiring fashion photographer named Courtney Bent, whose career takes an unexpected turn when she discovers a hidden world of beauty at a center for people living with significant disabilities. Shot over the span of a decade, this film puts viewers in Ms. Bents shoes as she overcomes her own unspoken prejudices and begins inventing cameras accessible to her new friends. Her efforts snowball into an award-winning photography program called Picture This and become the backdrop for this eyeopening story about romance, loss and laughter that will change what people thought they knew about living with a disability and without one. Several film shorts will be screened following Shooting Beauty. A series of Cutting-Edge Comedy Shorts will be shown at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7. Tickets for NIFF films at The von Liebig are $9.60 for NIFF members and $12 for others. For more information, call 262-6517 x102. In addition, at 2 p.m. both days digital artist Laurence Gartel will discuss the evolution of his career and will show his new documentary, Years of Digital Art along with several examples of his multimedia video/animation DVDs, including his latest works, AUTO MOTION, based on the inspiration of the Ferrari automobile. COMING UP AT THE VON LIEBIG ART CENTER COURTESY PHOTOSTop: Entwined by Priscilla Coote. Bottom: First Recital by David Fuller from the 48th Founders Juried Awards Exhibition.COURTESY PHOTOSShooting Beauty tells the inspirational story of photographer Courtney Bent, top with her husband, whose career takes an unexpected turn when she discovers a hidden world of beauty at a center for people living with disabilities. The von Liebig will show several films and shorts from the Naples International Film Festival Nov. 6 and 7.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 A&E C21 Almost, MaineEnchanting Blackburn Comedy Jan. 13-Feb. 6Mauritius Feb. 3-27Fiddler on the RoofGreat Blackburn Musical March 3-April 3Crazy MarySly Tobye Comedy/Drama March 24-April 17The Importance of Being EarnestWitty Blackburn Comedy April 21-May 15Crimes of the Heart Nov. 25-Dec. 19Look whats coming: 239-263-7990THE NAPLES PLAYERS AT SUGDEN COMMUNITY THEATRE TH AE SOUTH NAPLES L NAPLESPLAYERSORG239-263-7990 Ken Ludwigs Outrageous Farce Blackburn Hall Comedy Oct. 14-Nov. 7To begin: The sexes battle in Shakespeares lusty comedy, Oct. 28Nov. 21 and then:Subscribe now and save for the whole Season Subscribe now and save for the whole SeasonA cooperative effort funded by the Collier County Tourist Development Tax. Champagne opening night!Dinner/Show available!Get ready for the Players Season Full of Laughter! Get ready for the Players Season Full of Laughter! Heres what the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra is tuning up for in the weeks ahead. Unless otherwise notes, all performances are in the concert hall at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts: 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29 Renowned British pianist Howard Shelley returns to join the orchestra in Shelley Plays Gershwin. Maestro Jorge Mester will lead the orchestra. Mr. Shelley will perform Gershwins sparkling Piano Concerto in F, the composers most classical work, which combines European sensibilities with the rhythmic excitement of American jazz and show music. Also on the program will be Rachmaninoffs popular Symphonic Dances. Mr. Shelley, a favorite among audiences at the Phil, was ranked one of the top 10 pianists in the world earlier this year by Classic FM magazine. Calling him a wizard of stylish conviction, the magazine noted that he has the rare knack of bringing to the music of every composer he plays an utterly convincing stylistic distinction, whether it be Mozart, Clementi or Rachmaninoff. Tickets are $50 for adults and $29 for students. 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7 World-renowned Irish tenor Ronan Tynan will join the Philharmonic Orchestra for the seasons kick-off beginning with a wine and hors doeuvres reception. Maestro Jorge Mester will conduct. Tickets are $129. 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 12-14 The orchestras Classical Series opens with Tchaikovskys Fifth, under the baton of maestro Jorge Mester. The Conductors Prelude begins one hour before each concert. In addition to Tchaikovskys Fifth, the program will feature Haydns Sinfonia concertante and Debussys Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun. Tickets are $64 for adults and $25 for students. The Philharmonic Center for the Arts is at 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd. 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15 Musicians from the Philharmonic Youth Orchestra play by themselves and members of the professional orchestra in the first Major/Minor concert of the season. Youth Orchestra Concerto Competition winners will be featured. Christopher Confessore will conduct. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students. 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18 Bridging the gap between rock n roll and classical music, the orchestra performs The Music of Led ZeppeThe lin along with a full rock band led by acclaimed Robert Plant sound-alike Randy Jackson (lead singer of the rock band Zebra) and guest conductor Brent Havens. This note-for-note re-creation of Led Zeppelins soaring rock sounds features more than 15 songs, including Stairway to Heaven, Heartbreaker, Immigrant Song, Kashmir and Black Dog. Tickets are $55 for adults and $33 for students. 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20 Led by New York City Opera conductor Joe Mechavich, the orchestra joins Mozart Festival Opera to present Mozarts Don Giovanni. Considered by many the greatest of all operas, Don Giovanni is based on the escapades of Don Juan of Seville, the seductive, devious and dangerous rake who lived in the 1600s. Performed in Italian with English supertitles. Tickets are $75. 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22 In the Daniels Pavilion The Sypert Salon Series continues with early chamber music treasures. Two chamber masterpieces are on the program: Schumanns Piano Quartet, celebrated for its crisp melodic passages and fluid continuity, and Schuberts String Quartet in A Minor, considered by many to be his finest quartet. 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 28 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 29 The orchestra and Miami City Ballet join forces for a Southwest Florida seasonal treat George Balanchines The Nutcracker, with more than 100 dancers, spectacular sets and costumes and Tchaikovskys famous score. The Naples Philharmonic Orchestra is sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Arts Council, and the National Endowment for the Arts. The Philharmonic Center for the Arts is at 1900 Pelican Bay Blvd. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 597-1900 or visit NOTES Motivated orchestral musicians who are in middle or high school are invited to audition for the Philharmonic Youth Orchestra on Friday, Nov. 13. Trombone, horn, tuba, string bas and viola players are especially needed to round out the orchestra, which performs alone and with the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra. Under the direction of Charles Gottschalk, the Philharmonic Youth Orchestra rehearses weekly on Sunday afternoons. Annual tuition is $250 and the refundable music deposit is $35. Some scholarships are available. Audition excerpts and other audition requirements may be found online at Youth Orchestra or by calling 254-2612. Auditions will be held at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd. Young musicians invited to audition SHELLEY COURTESY PHOTOThe orchestra plays Led Zeppelin on Nov. 18


C22 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 13585 Tamiami Trail North (one block North of Wiggins Pass)New Location at Gateway ShoppesNOW OPEN!Phone 239-566-1200 Goodlette Corners1410 Pine Ridge Road, #23Marquesa Plaza13020 Livingston Road, #15 Phone 239-261-5603Convenient LocationsPhone 239-261-5624 $1Off any purchase of $6.99 or moreSome restrictions apply. Not valid with any other offer. Must present coupon. No cash value. One coupon per customer per visit. Valid only at participating locations. Expires 11/30/09.Go to for more discountsFT. MYERS, FL(Gulf Coast Town Center) 9924 Gulf Coast Main St. Fort Myers, FL 33913 (239) 466-8642NAPLES, FL(Coastland Center) 1860 Tamiami Trail N Naples, FL 34102 (239) 352-8642NORTH NAPLES, FL(Fountain Park) 7941 Airport-Pulling Rd Naples, FL 34109 (239) 596-8840 French protest posters at the museumThe Patty & Jay Baker Naples Museum of Art showcases works from the permanent collection in French Protest Posters from May 1968, an exhibition that runs through Sunday, Nov. 15. In May 1968, thousands of French university students took to the streets in nationwide demonstrations that often led to violent confrontations with the police. When workers joined the student protests, the economy shut down and the French government was destabilized. What started as an expression of dissatisfaction with the university system led to a radical reassessment of almost every French institution. The year 1968 was characterized by worldwide student protests against the Vietnam War, and an assortment of social and political issues. The MayJune 1968 student protests in France mirrored the international sense of outrage with then-prevailing world conditions. All over France, 1 million posters like those included in this exhibition went up. They were produced quickly, with cheap materials donated to students by printers who were on strike. They were designed primarily by a group of students called the Peoples Studio; most of the artists were from the Paris School of Fine Arts. The posters initially were made to be sold as a form of fundraising for the student movement. The artists quickly saw that their art was not a product, however, but a form of political action. None of the artwork is attributed to a specific individual. The artists even rejected the idea of the posters as art to be used for decorative purposes or as historical documents. Those that survive remind us that art is never produced in a vacuum, and that it reflects the environment in which it is created.Second that Emotion with Smokey RobinsonRock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Smokey Robinson performs at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts at 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8. Mr. Robinsons sweet, soulful voice and rhapsodic lyricism have been melting hearts since the 1960s. His three dozen hits include Cruisin, Tears of a Clown, I Second That Emotion and Tracks of My Tears. Ticketes are $79. Lectures will examine opera as theaterJoe Leonardo, professor emeritus in the theater department at Temple University, opens the Opera as Theater series at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, in the Toni Stabile Building just south of the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. The series explores all of the operas to be presented at the Phil this season. In his discussion of Don Giovanni, Mr. Leonardo will focus on the development of the libretto its inspiration, sources and dramatic structure, as well as Don Giovanni in relation to Mozarts other operatic works and noteworthy contemporary productions of Don Giovanni. Mozart Festival Opera and the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra will perform Don Giovanni at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20. The Opera as Theater series includes additional lectures as follows: La Traviata, Jan. 19; Rigoletto, Feb. 16; and Die Fledermaus, March 16.Curator will discuss Esphyr SlobodkinaSandra Kraskin, director of the Sidney Mishkin Gallery at Baruch College and curator of the Esphyr Slobodkina exhibition currently on display at the Patty and Jay Baker Naples Museum of Art, presents the illustrated lecture Esphyr Slobodkina: Rediscovering a Pioneer of American Abstraction at 10 a.m. Wednesday Nov. 11, in the Daniels Pavilion at the Phil. Ms. Slobodkina (1908-2002) was a Russian migr who became one of the most innovative of the early abstract painters. She is also widely known as a bestselling author and illustrator of childrens books. Admission to the lecture is $25 for adults and $20 for Naples Museum of Art and Friends of Art members. COMING TO THE PHIL COURTESY PHOTOSTwo of the French protest posters on exhibit. ROBINSON


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 A&E C23 Private Yacht Charters on the 60 Great Lady 30% Federal Tax Credit SOLAR SOLUTIONSPremium Solatube Dealer12995 S. Cleveland Ave. St. 235A Fort Myers, FL 33907(239) 466-8605 solarsolutionsw .comNew showroom now open 10-2 M-FM or by appointment only. OPEN 7 DAYS, 11AM 2AM LIVE ENTERTAINMENT EVERY WEEKENDHalloween Weekend Spooktacular Friday & Saturday October 30 & 31 Grand Prizes Both Nights Worth $1,000 Ghoulish DJ Danny the Dead Drink Specials Outrageous Costumes 2408 Linwood Avenue, East Naples 239-775-3727 EVERY FRIDAY & SATURDAYExpires 11/07/09 with Coupon Not valid with any other offerFish n Chips Dinners for2$995 HAPPY HOUR, 4PM 7PMNaples Oldest Authentic British Tavern EST. 1969THE ENGLISH PUB FREE HORS DOEUVRES $2 WELLS $2 WINES 99 SELECTED DRAFTS $25.00Shampoo/Blow-dry Special! (239) 254-9006 99 Senior Coffee $4.29 Early Bird Specials Everyday 6 AM 8AM435-1616254-7929Breakfast/Lunch: Dinners $9.99 All you can eat Everyday 5pm-9pm battered fish fry The North Naples Arts Alliance invites art aficionados and novices as well as decorators and designers to explore the neighborhood of artists studios and galleries during Underground Art Wednesday from 6-9 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month. The next Underground Art Wednesday is Nov. 4. More than a dozen studios and galleries north of Pine Ridge Road and south of Trade Center Way between Taylor and Airport Pulling roads will be open for tours, many offering artist demonstrations and discussions plus refreshments. Brochures and maps leading visitors to the next stop on the tour will be available at each participating gallery or studio. A good place to start is Longstreth Goldberg Art at 5640 Taylor Road, where the front part of the gallery is devoted to works by the late Doug Sampson, a well-known Naples artists who died unexpectedly earlier this month at the age of 43. For more information about Underground Art Wednesdays, call Richard Rosen at Rosen Gallery & Studios, 8211061. Rosen Gallery & Studios offers several classes in the weeks ahead: An Evening of Creativity with resident artist Patty Kane takes place from 6-9 p.m. Mondays, Nov. 9, 23 and 30, and Dec. 7 and 14. Ms. Kane also instructs A Saturday Morning for Me sessions from 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 7 and 21 as well as Dec. 5 and 12. No experience is necessary. Cost is $35 per person and includes materials and refreshments. Call (321) 277-9880 or e-mail patty@artbypattykane. com for reservations. A Taste of Raku with Annabelle Johnson and Richard Rosen is from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, Dec. 1, Jan 7, Feb. 4, March 4, April 8 and May 6. Participants pick a bisque-fired vessel/ pot and learn about painting ceramics using raku glazes. A casual buffet meal follows as the ceramics dry and are placed into the raku kiln. After the post-firing reduction, each participant takes home a finished piece of raku. Cost is $43. Reservations can be made by calling 821-1061 or e-mailing rictra@ Rosen Gallery & Studios is at 2172 J&C Blvd. in North Naples. Go underground for art in North NaplesNorth Naples gallery offers painting and raku COURTESY PHOTOOne of the whimsical "People Fish" pieces by the late Doug Sampson hanging at Longstreth Goldberg Art


C24 A&E WEEK OF OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY proprietor Donna Join the friendly pirates of Pieces of Eight aboard a haunted Pirate Ship this Halloween for a costume party of chaos on the high seas. Buccaneers young and old will experience a real-life pirate voyage and have a jolly roger of a good time on this fun for all ages interactive attraction Oct. 23 Nov. 1 Call For Times and Reservations 239-765-7272 H D auntePirate Ship Wear ye costume or be ogged!Located at: 239-765-7272 2500 Main Street Ft Myers Beach 90 Minutes of Thrills, Chills, Music and a Swashbuckling Pirate Show Onboard a 65ft. Replica Spanish Galleon Bonita Beach Rd.I-75Wiggins Pass Rd. Immokalee Rd.Old 41 951/Collier Blvd.Thomasson Dr.Tamiami Trail E US 41Airport Rd. Rattlesnake Hammock Rd. Games CASINO CASINOS13500 Tamiami Trail N., Naples(US 41 & Wiggins Pass Rd., Next to Walgreens)(239) 591-21964937 Rattlesnake Hammock Rd.(US 41 & Rattlesnake Hammock Rd., Next to Sunshine Ace Hardware)(239) 352-9200 $5 Match Play New Members with this ad. FREE Food & Drinks Smoke FreeUS41 Come Check Them Out! Come Check Them Out!ALL ALLon Machines CHOOSE FROM GREAT LOCATIONS! 2 11140 Tamiami Tr. N., Naples 239.594.3500 Riverchase Plaza at US 41 & Immokalee Rd. www.capriofnaples.com2 Entres 1 Bottle of Wine 27.95 Let Us Cater Your Next Party Let Us Cater Your Ne xt Party Live EntertainmentCheck Website for Details www.CapriOfNaples.comLive EntertainmentCheck Website for Details 1/2 1/2TuesdaysDine In OnlyPrice CheesePizzaAbout the Naples Music ClubThe Naples Music Club was founded by Tom and Grace Truesdale in 1965. Over the years its members have helped enlarge the string curriculum in Collier County schools and worked to improve the performance skills of young musicians in Immokalee music, among other initiatives. The club has awarded scholarships to Collier County students since 1970 and has received special awards from Immokalee High School for providing supplemental music instruction and instruments, from the District School Board of Collier County for its continued financial support of the Collier County Choral Program and the Choral Library, and from the Education Foundation of Collier County, which selected the Club as an Outstanding Partner in Education in 1999. Following A Magical Evening of Harp and Flute on Nov. 8, the season continues with: The Annual Members Recital, 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 25, at Moorings Presbyterian Church A Celebration of American Music will feature melodies and rhythms representing what audiences love most about Americas rich musical heritage. Piano recital by Alden Gatt, 2 p.m. Saturday, March 6, at Moorings Presbyterian Church This 23-year-old pianists performance is certain to be a riveting reflection of his passion for connecting music and audiences. A graduate of Community School of Naples, Mr. Gatt offers this performance as his thanks to the Naples Music Club and to the community. Music by the Masters Gala Benefit Recital and Reception, 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 6, at the home of maestro William Noll Floridas pre-eminent master musicians will perform in the superb setting of Mr. Nolls art-filled salon. Champagne, savories and sweets will follow. This evening fundraiser is open to members and guests by invitation; members will receive invitations. Others may e-mail a request to musicinfo@ 40th Anniversary Scholarship Winners Recital, 2 p.m. Sunday, May 2, at First United Methodist Church This popular recital will introduce the winners of the clubs 2010 Student Scholarship Competition to the membership and to the community. An anniversary celebration will follow the performances. For questions about programs, call Program Chair Jeannette Boucher at 273-6622. CLUBFrom page 1Grease opens at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall in Fort Myers on Tuesday, Nov. 3, with American Idol winner Taylor Hicks as Teen Angel. The new production is directed and choreographed by two-time Tony Awardwinner Kathleen Marshall (The Pajama Game, Wonderful Town) with book, music and lyrics by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey. Grease originated in Chicago in 1971 and made its New York premiere off-Broadway in 1972. After 128 sold-out performances, the show moved to thte Broadhurst Theatre on Broadway. The current Broadway production opened at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre in 2007. The film version of Grease is the highest-grossing movie musical of all time. Grease runs at the Mann Hall through Sunday, Nov. 8. For more information, go to or www. American Idol Taylor Hicks in Grease Tune up for scholarship competitionApplications are available now for the Naples Music Clubs 2010 Student Scholarship Competition, including the Senior Turiel Award and the Haegg Award for need-based music lessons. The competition will take place Tuesday, April 17, at Golden Gate High School. For more information, call Jan Grundeman or Judy Halpin at 353-2216 or visit


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C25 Lunch only $1195Prix Fixe Dinner only $16952 Courses plus beverageHappy Hour Daily 3-6:30pm1/2 Price Drinks & Bar Menu OPEN DAILY for DINNER & Visit our Web site to sign up as a registered customer & receive a FREE gift certicate! A preview concert of beloved Opera melodies, with world-class soloists and the Opera Naples Orchestra and ChorusJerome Shannon, Conductor Pensacola Opera Christopher Holloway, Baritone Orlando Opera James Charles Taylor, Spinto Tenor New York City Opera Ashley Howard Wilkinson, Bass Metropolitan Opera Steffanie Pearce, Soprano Opera Marseille Heather Buck, Soprano Metropolitan Opera Recycling and reusing is not a new idea. In the 18th century, well-to-do European and American families bought made-to-order dinner sets from China that were sent across the ocean in ships. It took a year to get the dishes, and if one broke, it was even more difficult to get a replacement. So plates were repaired by the best system known. Small holes were drilled in each broken part and metal rivets were inserted in the holes. Then the rivets were bent to force the broken parts together. Animal glue was added to fill cracks or holes. The finished piece could be used, but it had what we now consider unsightly repairs. A few collectors today like examples of waste not, want not from the past. Sometimes the repair made the piece resume its useful life. Sometimes the repair created a make-do, a new item made from old recycled parts. An 18th-century Chelsea porcelain teapot with a replaced spout of silver, a broken candlestick transformed into a pincushion by the addition of a cushion top or a kitchen grater made from a tin cup with newly punched holes are good examples. There are modern make-dos, too. Necklaces, pins and purses made from the pull tabs on aluminum beer and soft drink cans, cut-up cans made into rattles and colored telephone wire woven into African baskets can be bought in gift shops. They all have value because a few collectors appreciate that thrift and necessity can create interesting things that tell a story. Ms. Kovel answers your questions: Q: I have a table made by the Imperial Furniture Co. of Grand Rapids, Mich. There are impressed and chalk numbers on the bottom. Can you tell me when it was made? A: The Imperial Furniture Co. was founded in 1903 by F. Stuart Foote and was sold to Bergsma Brothers, another furniture manufacturer, in 1954. The plant closed in 1983. Imperial specialized in making quality tables library tables, card tables, desks and even office suites, most of mahogany, some of cherry. Bookcases were added later. In the 1940s, the company made wooden airplane wings for the government. The numbers on your table indicate the style and finish. Most vintage Imperial tables sell for about $200 to $400. Q: I have a Swirl Mixer made by Rochow of Rochester, N.Y., that belonged to my grandmother. It was a Stanley Home Products hostess gift. The mixer is swirled white, cream and clear hard plastic. I would like to know how old it is.A: Stanley Home Products was founded in 1931 by Frank Stanley Beveridge and Catherine L. OBrien in Westfield, Mass. Home cleaning products were sold doorto-door by sales representatives. The party plan was introduced in the late 1930s. Hostesses invited friends to a party that included a demonstration of Stanley products. The hostess could choose a gift from the Stanley representative. Stanley became part of CPAC of Leicester, N.Y., in 1995. Stanleys headquarters are now in Agawam, Mass. Its products for household cleaning, personal care and wellness are sold through home parties, the Internet and directly from sales representatives. Your plastic Rochow Swirl Mixer was probably made in the early 1950s. Its worth $10 to $15. Q: I received a Shirley Temple doll carriage as a young girl, probably in the late s or early s. It is tan wicker with a metal frame and hand brake. The carriage is lined with fabric. Shirleys picture is on a small metal plaque on the side of the carriage and her name is written on the hubcaps. What is the carriage worth?A: Shirley Temple, the famous child actress, was born in 1928. She made her first movie in 1932. Ideal Toy Co. made the first Shirley Temple doll in 1934. Ideal also held the license for the doll carriage, which was manufactured by F.A. Whitney Carriage Co. of Leominster, Mass. That company was founded in 1858 and was the first American baby carriage manufacturer. It made two different styles of Shirley Temple doll carriages, the wicker one like yours and a wooden carriage with an oilcloth hood. Your carriage was probably made about 1936. Thousands of items picturing Shirley have been and are being made today. If your carriage is in excellent condition, it could sell for $250. Q: I have a vase that says Wisc. 415 on the bottom. The Wisconsin Pottery Association says it is a piece of Pittsville Pottery. Its glazed so it looks like a pale red apple. Do you know anything about this kind of pottery? A: John Willitzer, a Catholic priest, founded Pittsville Pottery in Pittsville, Wis., in 1931 to provide work for people in his parish. The pottery was incorporated as the Wisconsin Ceramic Co., but its usually called Pittsville Pottery. It was in business until 1943 and made vases, a dripless pitcher and other items. Tip: The best care for an opal is to wear it. This helps restore moisture to the stone. Do not oil it. If you soak an unused opal in water, use distilled water. Do not store an opal in a safe deposit box. Waste not, want not: repairs prolonged useful lifeKOVELS: ANTIQUES & COLLECTING b b th in terryKOVEL n s eanin g n ess are e s, the m sales p lastic b COURTESY PHOTOThis 13-inch-long 1795 Spode tureen is too useful to throw away, so it was repaired with 23 staples in the lid and 33 staples in the bowl. The repair must have been expensive, but a tureen that matched a dinner set was saved. The tureen was offered for sale at The Ames Gallery of Berkeley, Calif.


C26 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Remember When A Sock Hop for The Sunshine KidsTwistin and shoutin with Prudential Florida Realtys Parkshore and The Ritz-Carlton officesWe take more society and networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www. and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@ WEEKLY SOCIETY 1. Kim McIntosh, GW Bailey, ML Meade and Dinah Wright 2. Emily Arnold and Sophie Loftus 3. Joe and Jamie Muni, Ronda and Matt Powers 4. Nancy Randall with Bud and Nancy Kimbrough 5. Helen Hussar and Sandy Pastoor 6. Barbara Bowman and Rosemary Heyen 7. Barbara Fortin-Silvia and Lauri Elliot 8. Carol Ann and Alan Levi 9. Dorothy Klinginsmith and Ruthann Mullaney 10. Sharon Cohan and John Ryba 11. Lori and Paul Grant 12. Linda and Denis Blaise 13. Lee Fisher and Bob BowmanCINDY PIERCE / FLORIDA WEEKLY1 6 789 10 11 12 13 23 4 5


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C27 Take Stock In Children ornament workshopStudent, mentors work together at The Naples GrandeWe take more society and networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www. and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@ WEEKLY SOCIETY 1. Amanda Jaron and Sandy Waite 2. Amanda Weekes, Mary Lynn Hill and Kimberly Leandre 3. Andrea Escobar and Maria Soto 4. Herb and Ann Rowe 5. Luisa and Juan Bravo 6. Marissa Santucci, Sharon Prentice and Juliana Santucci 7. Revenel Metayer, Barbara Kilroy, Yasmin Galindo and Gabriela BenitezJIM MCLAUGHLIN / FLORIDA WEEKLY 1 6 2 7 45 3


C28 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYWe take more society and networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www. and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@ WEEKLY SOCIETY 1. Alice Carlson and Jerry Alajajian 2. Billy Jollie 3. Carol Girardin and Susan Watts 4. Kari Lusk and Kenda Gerber 5. Jean Ankner, Joni Henderson and Susan Sweet 6. Myron and Ronnie Kratzer 7. Audrey and Ian Kemp 8. Biz and Richard Slama 9. Louise Steenburg, Cheryl Wicklund and Beverly Hyhre 10. Herb and Patricia Duchesne with their dog, Sydney 11. Andrew Lane conductingMARLA OTTENSTEIN / FLORIDA WEEKLY CHARLIE MCDONALD / FLORIDA WEEKLY 1 10 6 2 11 8 12 9 4 5 Women Supporting Women Wine Tasting The Philharmonic at Cambier ParkAn evening for breast cancer awareness at Handsome Harrys A free afternoon concert for the community 3


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C29 Strut Your Mutt for Humane Society NaplesA dog-gone good time at Germain BMSWe take more society and networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www. and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@ WEEKLY SOCIETY 1. Ozzy the boxer and Kristin Smith 2. Victoria Gendron and Bella 3. Grand prize went to the Carter family dad Stewart as the Scarecrow, mom Jaquiie as Dorothy, Bella as a Flying Monkey, Serena as the Wicked Witch of the West and Ashley as Glinda the Good Witch 4. Marlo 5. Suki 6. Murphy 7. Jericho 8. Henry and HannahMICHELLE HARRISON / FLORIDA WEEKLY 1 6 2 78 45 3


C30 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Now Open Sundays!! Call me! Lets do dinner... Angelina Open Sundays 5pm 9pm Half price bottles of wine on SundayLive Musicworld-renowned pianist & composer Kary RegraguiEvery Thursday, Friday and Saturday7:00 10:00 p.m. Indulge. Its Italian, Redefined. 24041 S. TAMIAMI TRAIL, BONITA SPRINGS 239.390.3187 | WWW.ANGELINASOFBONITASPRINGS.COM jimMcCRACKEN From their first sip, dessert-wine lovers will be sweet on Quady Winerys offerings, made from lesser-known grapes with intriguing aromatic properties. Winemaker Andrew Quady began making port wine in 1975 in Lodi, Calif., adding white dessert wine a few years later. Using orange muscat grapes, his Essensia was an instant success, followed by Elysium, made from black muscat grapes. He now makes several dessert wines, some aperitif-style wines and a line of award-winning vermouth. In fact, it was his Vya Vermouth, which recently won a gold medal and the vermouth trophy for sweet vermouth at the London International Wine Competition that brought about an opportunity for me to interview Mr. Quady by phone. The vermouth isnt available locally yet, so well save it for a future column. Meanwhile, heres what Mr. Quady had to say about his terrific line of sweet wines, some of which are available at ABC Fine Wines & Spirits and Total Wine and all of which may be ordered from the winery at How did you get started in the business? AQ: I started with a dessert wine from zinfandel, made like a port. After that we moved to Madera, northwest of Fresno, California, built a small winery and started making other wines from several muscat grapes. FW: What makes your wines special? AQ: The grape varieties are selected for their highly aromatic properties. I use the orange muscat for the basis of most of my wines, along with the black muscat for the reds. These varieties make our wines different from other muscat-based wines, which use the muscat blanc, or muscat canelli grapes. I choose grape varieties that have a good flavor profile for desserts. FW: What are the differences between these wines? AQ: Well, Essensia is a blast in the mouth of flavors. It is like an apricot tart, or maybe something with peaches. The Elysium is more exotic, and goes well with gorgonzola cheese and ripe pears. Or you should pour it over ice cream, like a sundae. Deviation is a different style of wine. The orange muscat combines with rose, geranium, and damiana and has a drier finish. Electra is our low-alcohol wine, 4 percent to 5 percent. People enjoy it as a beverage or paired with food. I call this a picnic wine and it can be enjoyed with a bowl of strawberries or fruit. It is similar to a light German Riesling but made from our muscat grapes. FW: What are your favorite foods to pair with your dessert wines? AQ: With Essensia, I like stone fruits, citrus and goat cheese. The orange essence goes well in that combination. With Elysium, I really think chocolate is made for that. We did dessert tastings for years with our wines, to see what chefs would come up with for pairings. We would feature just one wine so everyone would create a dessert to match. The Elysium always did the best with chocolate desserts. They would make some nice desserts with light fruits and sauces, or with milk chocolate to go with the Essensia. With Elysium, it was usually dark chocolate and red fruits. The Starboard 88 is also nice to have with chocolate, because it has a lower acidity than a lot of ports. Deviation is an after-dinner drink. It is best by itself as it is highly aromatic. FW: We grow a lot of tropical fruits here. Which wine would be best with them? AQ: I definitely think that mangoes would be perfect with Essensia. There are a lot of tropical flavors in Essensia that mangoes would complement and enhance.Tasting notes: Essensia 2007: Starts sweet on the tongue and ends with a drier, elegant finish. Orange and apricot on the nose with a little tropical spice added to the palate. About $25. Elysium 2007: This has nice black cherries and raspberries on the nose with a hint of orange. It is sweet when it hits the palate, and ends up with a little chocolate on the finish. About $25. Deviation NV: The fragrance exploded as soon as the bottle was opened. Aroma of roses, taste of geranium, and very herbal at first on the palate, but it tastes better with every sip. There is orange after the finish. Unlike anything Ive ever tasted, its a dessert unto itself. About $25 for a half-bottle. Starboard 88: Starboard is a euphemism for port, a label that now can only be applied to those made in the port or nautically to the left, as Quady calls it district in northern Portugal. The taste is lightly sweet, showing lots of complexity. Light berry nose develops in the glass after opening and develops to a rich flavor and nice chocolate finish. Lower acidity makes this more food friendly. About $25. Chat with a winemaker: Andy Quady of Quady Winery VINO COURTESY PHOTOQuady Deviation, Elysium and Essensia 300 Fifth Ave. South, Naples, Florida 239 262 4044 www.naples.bicegroup.comNOW OPEN ON SUNDAYEvery Tuesday LIVE MUSIC from 5:30PM to 8:30PM 2 for 1Join us for Happy Hour (on selected drinks) Every day from 4 to 6complimentary buffet &With


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2009 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C31 diningCALENDAR Thursday, Oct. 29, 5:30-7:30 p.m., ABC Fine Wine & Spirits: Celebrate Halloween with a tasting of more than 50 wines, selected cordials and spirits, hors doeuvres and cigars (outdoors); costumes encouraged, but no masks or full-face paint; $10 (includes $5 off any purchase that evening), 2755 Tamiami Trail E.; 775-6411.Friday, Oct. 30, 7 p.m., Robb & Stucky KitchenAid Culinary Center: Enjoy a multi-course dinner featuring selected wines paired with dishes made with seasonal ingredients and locally sourced food; $60, 26501 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs; (866) 206-3840. Saturday, Oct. 31, 7 p.m., Robb & Stucky KitchenAid Culinary Center: Treat yourself to a three-course Halloween night dinner with wine and a cooking demonstration at this date night event; $70 for two people, 26501 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs; (866) 206-3840. Monday, Nov. 2, 6 p.m., Robb & Stucky KitchenAid Culinary Center: Explore a sampling of tapas recipes with Chef Martin Murphy; $35, Robb & Stucky Casual Living Outdoor, 26501 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs; (866) 206-3840.Tuesday, Nov. 3, 6-8 p.m., The Good Life: Learn how to cook with a minimum of fat while achieving high flavor. Shelly Connors will make fireroasted tomato bisque with light chive cream, crunchy baked chicken paillards with peach basil gazpacho sauce and cardamom meringue peaches with almond crunchies and blackberry sauce; $50, 2355 Vanderbilt Beach Road; 514-4663.Wednesday, Nov. 4, noon, Robb & Stucky KitchenAid Culinary Center: Discover how to prepare simple, healthy and tasty meals inexpensively; $25, Robb & Stucky Casual Living Outdoor, 26501 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs; (866) 206-3840.Wednesday, Nov. 4, 9 a.m., Moorings Presbyterian Church: Marcia Norberg, who has lived in Korea and Taiwan and traveled extensively in Japan, will demonstrate and offer practical tips for sushi preparation at the Ikebana International Naples meeting; 791 Harbour Drive; 390-2881. Reservations requested. Submit event listings to Cuisine@ a pl es r bo ur R eser ve nt n e@ m. FLORIDA WEEKLY CUISINE Sea Salt wins, but Esquire columnist shows snobbish sideBy now youve probably heard that Sea Salt was named one of the nations best new restaurants of 2009 by Esquire magazine. Im thrilled that chef/owner Fabrizio Aielli won national recognition for his imaginative and well-executed cuisine and a menu that changes with whats fresh and what inspires him. And I think its lovely that restaurant writer John Mariani calls Mr. Aiellis wife, Ingrid, a Slovakian Salma Hayek. But I find the manner in which Mr. Mariani paid them tribute in the November issue downright boorish. Heres an excerpt: Having sold their superb ristorante, Teatro Goldoni, in D.C., the Aiellis are giving Naples a break from fried catch o the day. Oh really? Perhaps Mr. Mariani should have stuck around town long enough to at least peruse the menus of a few other restaurants, even if he couldnt bring himself to dine in any of them. Had he done so, he might have discovered such offerings as the wild bonito with pomegranate seeds and pomegranate foam served at IM Tapas, the orange miso-glazed sea bass with goat cheese dumplings at M Waterfront Grill, the spicy seafood gilani at Bha! Bha! Persian Bistro and the Incas wari fish at Incas Kitchen. Fried catch o the day indeed! As those who live and visit here know, the prowess of Naples culinary professionals would be impressive in cities far larger and, by Mr. Marianis standards, more sophisticated than little ol Naples. Mr. Mariani went on to praise Mr. Aiellis food at the expense of legendary restaurants in Rome and Venice. Nice for Mr. Aielli, not so much for Romes acclaimed chef Heinz Beck and his peers. Its also puzzling that he chose to compare the food at Sea Salt only to that of restaurants in Italy. While Mr. Aielli is Italian, his restaurant is not. He recently told me he finds it frustrating that people come in expecting an Italian menu when the primary focus is seafood, along with artisanal and organic ingredients, with which he fashions dishes that show influences from around the world and that consistently delight and surprise. Its terrific that Sea Salt has received such broad exposure. It is unfortunate, however, that Mr. Mariani exposes his elitist perspective in the process.French bakery widens availabilityFrench Bread Ovens been in Naples a long time, but its profile and business started rising like a yeast-laden loaf of bread when long-time French culinarians Andre Gratesol and Eric Truglas bought it last spring. Two weeks ago, they opened a Fort Myers branch. Both bakeries are open seven days a week. Theyve also expanded the number of farmers markets at which they sell their fresh breads, brioche, macaroons and other baked goods. Here are the markets at which you can find them: Promenade in Bonita Springs on Wednesdays and Saturdays; Third Street South and Davis Boulevard markets in Naples on Saturdays; Fridays at the Collection at Vanderbilt market that began last week; and, starting Nov. 18, Wednesdays at Veterans Park on Marco Island. The Naples bakery is at St. Andrews Square, 8793 Tamiami Trail E. Call 7327774. The first Saturday of each month, have complimentary champagne and brioche and pick up some baking tips from 10 to 11 a.m. with Mr. Truglas and Mr. Gratesol.Chocolatier earns accolades bestIf youve tasted Norman Loves chocolates, you dont need Dessert Professional Magazine to tell you hes one of the best at what he does. On the other hand, national acclaim never hurts. Mr. Love was recently named one of the top 10 chocolatiers in North America for 2009 by the publication and will be honored at the 12th annual New York Chocolate Show on Friday, Oct. 30. Hell also be featured in the magazines December edition. Norman Love Confections Chocolate Salon is at 11380 Lindbergh Blvd., Fort Myers. Call (239) 561-7215. His chocolates are also available at Sea Salt, 1186 Third Avenue South, and online at chefs face off on MarcoLovers of the popular Iron Chef TV show can get a ringside seat to a similar competition when Iron Chef Marco Island takes place Sunday, Nov. 15, at Bistro Soleil, 100 Palm St. Chefs from Arturos Italian Restaurant, Bistro Soleil, Caf de Marco, Chefs Express, CJs on the Bay, Island Caf, Marriotts Marco Island Resort and Verdis American Bistro will form two teams, each of which will prepare four dishes containing a secret ingredient. They will also create a flamb dessert. The cost is $85 per person, which includes hors doeuvres, dinner and the show. A cash bar will be available. The competition is sponsored by the Marco Island Area Chamber of Commerce, the Marco Island Restaurant Association and the Marco Island Eagle. Reserve tickets by Tuesday, Nov. 10, by calling 394-7549.Bamboo Caf starts loyalty programFrequent diners reap rewards when they patronize Bamboo Caf French Home Cooking. The restaurant offers Bamboo Bonus Dollars to guests with a minimum $75 check per meal. The loyalty certificates provide a 20 percent discount, up to $25 per check, when recipients return for another meal within 60 days. Bamboo Cafe is at 755 12th Avenue South. For details and reservations, call 643-6177.Chef returns to Bonita Springs Chef Martin Murphy is back after an 18-month sojourn north. Hes returned to the Robb & Stucky KitchenAid Culinary Center, but now its his own business: Chef Martin Creative Catering. Its exciting to be back, he said while sauting a pan of scallops and greeting new arrivals at his welcomeback reception. Ill be doing lots of classes and dinners, and can handle all kinds of catering and private parties. He also offers an assortment of hard-to-find gourmet condiments. Upcoming classes include tapas (Nov. 2), thrifty meals (Nov. 4), a tour of Italy (Nov. 9) and Thanksgiving traditions reinvented (Nov. 18). For reservations, call (866) 2063840 or visit culinary-center.aspx.Angelinas announces specialsAngelinas Ristorante is now open from 5 to 9 p.m. Sundays in addition to its usual hours of 5 to 10 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Food and wine specials continue through November, with half-price appetizers, flatbreads and antipasti platters in the lounge and all bottles of wine priced at $150 or less also discounted 50 percent. Angelinas is at 24041 Tamiami Trail in Bonita Springs. Call 390-3187 or reserve online at karenFELDMAN KAREN FELDMAN/ FLORIDA WEEKLYIngrid and Fabrizio Aielli of Sea Salt LOVE


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