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BY BILL CORNWELLbcornwell@ HE 2011 POLO SEASON BEGAN EARLIER THIS month in Palm Beach and its environs, and somethings amiss terribly so, in fact at the sports premier venue. To the casual observer, all seems to be going swimmingly at the International Polo Club Palm Beach (which actually is located in nearby Wellington, the equestrian epicenter of South Florida). The club not only is Mecca for polo in Florida, it is one of the worlds foremost facilities T g g g g s s s s s s b b b ly ly ly ly ly l y y t t t t t t at at at at at t t ed ed ed ed ed ed d ed d d th th th th th th h t h h t e e e e e e e e o o o o f f f f f f f f So So So So So S o S ut ut ut ut t ut h h h h h h h h h h Fl Fl Fl Fl Fl or or or or o or or r id id id id id d a a) a) a) a) a) a) ) . . . M M M M M ec ec ec ec c ec e c ca ca ca ca a f f f f f f f f or or or or o o r p p p p p p ol ol ol ol l ol o o o o o in in in in in in i F F F F F lo lo lo lo lo o ri ri ri ri r r Goodmans high-priced lawyers are internationally known strategistsA9 >>inside: BY BY BY BY Y Y B B B B B IL IL IL L L L L L L CO CO CO CO CO CO C C RN RN RN RN N RN N R W WE WE WE W W WE LL LL LL LL L L L LL L LL L bco bco bco bco b bc c c o rnw rnw rnw rnw nw rnw n ell ell ell el ell e ell @ @ @ @ @ @ ori ori ori or ori ori o o daw daw daw daw daw daw aw aw w eek eek eek eek eek eek ee eek e ly. ly. ly. ly. ly l l y y com com com com com com com m o o o o HE HE HE H H H E 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 01 01 01 01 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 PO PO PO PO PO O LO LO LO LO LO O L LO L L O S S S S S EA EA EA EA EA A EA SO SO SO SO SO SO O SO O O N N N N N BE BE BE BE BE B E B E B GA GA GA GA GA GA G A N N N N N N EA EA EA EA E EA E EA RL RL RL RL RL RL R RL R IE IE IE IE IE E IE I E E R R R R R R TH TH TH TH TH TH TH IS IS IS IS IS I IS I I mo mo m mo mo m m nt nt nt n h h h h h in in in in in in P P P P P P al al al al al a a l m m m m m m m m m m Be Be Be Be e ac ac ac ac ac a h h h h h h h h h h an an an an an an an n a d d d d d d it it it it it it s s s s s s en en en en en en en vi vi vi vi vi vi ro ro ro ro o o ns ns ns ns ns n n , , SEE RUIN, A8 ABOVE: The Palm Beach Sheriffs booking photo of John Goodman. TOP RIGHT: John Wash, far left, has been lling in at the Polo Club for Goodman. Wash was recently arrested on a domestic violence complaint. Wellington Mayor Darrell Bowen, second from left, says Goodman is not getting special treatment. TOP LEFT: Players took the eld for the rst match of the season. INSET: Polo is a regal pursuit at the club in Wellington.BOOKING MUG COURTESY PHOTO; POLO PHOTOS BY VANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLY DUI manslaughter charge against multi-millionare polo magnate disrupts sport of kingsLongtime Naples philanthropists Dolph and Sharon von Arx have been named 2011 Humanitarians of the Year by Hodges University. The award recognizes those who have nudged society forward through their philanthropic actions and who have touched the lives of so many in our community, Louis Traina, vice president of university advancement, says. In its 15-year history, this is just the fourth time the award has been presented to a couple. Mr. and Mrs. von Arx will be honored at a luncheon ceremony Tuesday, March 29, at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. Originally from St. Louis, Mo., the couple has been married 53 years and has three children. They began visiting Southwest Florida and purchased a seasonal home here in 1984 before moving to Naples permanently in 1992. A graduate of Washington University and a former Naval aviator, Mr. von Arx was the chairman, president and CEO of Planters LifeSavers Company, an affiliate of RJR Nabisco. He retired from the position after 30 years in the consumer products business sector. He serves on the executive committee and board of directors of the Economic Development Council of Collier County; as chairman of the Conservancy of Southwest Florida; and on the board of the Florida Gulf Coast University Lutg ert College of Business. He Hodges U. honors Naples couple as 2011 Humanitarians SEE COUPLE, A19 BILL CORNWELL A2 OPINION A4 PETS OF THE WEEK A36 HEALTHY LIVING A39 BUSINESS B1 NETWORKING B8, 9 & 10 REAL ESTATE B11 ARTS C1 EVENTS C6-7 BOOK REVIEW C12 SAVE THE DATE C32-33 SOCIETY C34-37 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 INSIDE Vol. III, No. 16 FREE WEEK OF JANUARY 27-FEBRUARY 2, 2011POSTAL CUSTOMER DATED MATERIAL REQUESTED IN-HOME DELIVERY DATE: JANUARY 27 2011 Picture-perfectRookery Bay juried exhibit has works by 30 photographers. A33 Art for autism14th annual Naples Invitational set for Fleischmann Park. C1 Going to the dogsThird Street South celebrates Pets in Paradise. A18 Making StuffPBS/Nova picks Naples-based Arthrex for premiere episode. B1 SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYCOURTESY PHOTODolph and Sharon von Arx


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I had embraced Lord Byron only recently my enthusiasm fueled partly by Mothers passion but more so by a curmudgeonly professor who had somehow reached deep within my dull, uninformed adolescent soul and instilled a love of not only the mad, bad Byron but of Keats, Shelley, Coleridge, Wordsworth and the Romantic Movement as a whole. She Walks in Beauty was my mothers favorite piece of Byronic writing, while I was enraptured by a lesser-known poem, The Maid of Athens. This difference sparked a lively debate, as I recall, and even brought a welcomed bloom of color to her sallow cheeks. As the afternoon light grew dim and Mothers strength waned, we called an end to our Byron fest. When I arose from my chair, she reached out and touched my forearm with a palsied hand that was as dry as parchment. This, she said in a low, soft voice, has been my best Mothers Day ever. That long-ago afternoon at my mothers bedside proved to be an enduring gift made possible by the intrepid professor who taught an early-morning class in romantic poetry to a collection of mostly indifferent students. You could hear the old guy coming as he fought his way toward the classroom, which sat atop an ancient building that had no elevator. He coughed and wheezed as he trudged up flights of steep stairs, and he invariably arrived in class with sweat on his brow and a smoldering Pall Mall between his lips. On the day of my poetic epiphany, he had flung his battered satchel to the table and proclaimed, Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, we now shall examine the work of Lord Byron. In a voice rubbed to the nub by unfiltered cigarettes and cheap-gin martinis, he read the words of the fabled poet who had lived a life of such determined licentiousness that he was denied burial in Westminster Abbey. Maid of Athens, ere we part/Give, oh, give back my heart/Or, since that has left my breast/Keep it now, and take the rest The tottering teacher moved about the room, book in one hand, cigarette in the other, a Vesuvian cloud of smoke and ashes trailing him. It was a performance worthy of Olivier, in his prime, at The Old Vic. I was beyond thrall and smitten immediately and for life by the power and beauty of the English language. This was a man of knowledge a scholar with an almost manic need to share his learning with others. He never ran a business, met a payroll or manufactured a widget. His calling was to impart truth and beauty to generations of students many of whom snoozed contentedly through his classes. But those who remained upright and conscious emerged with enriched lives and supple minds that were open to creative thought and new ideas. Sadly, he was the sort of man who is widely mocked by many of our present-day political leaders and the chattering heads who dominate cable television and talk radio. He was a member of the class that is now derisively referred to as the academic elite. Americas tradition of marginalizing its deepest thinkers is longstanding. Consider the sulfurous braying of George Wallace, the late race-baiting presidential aspirant and governor of Alabama, who in the 1960s and 1970s sneeringly demonized pointy-headed intellectuals. In Gov. Wallaces day, this nonsense was confined, mostly, to a handful of agitators who foraged at the fringe. In contemporary America, though, such slurs are widespread and depressingly commonplace. Tune in Glenn Beck or Sean Hannity or Rush Limbaugh or others of that ilk if you doubt me. And, please, dont get me started on Sarah Palin, who would have us refudiate everything from evolution to global warming. Typical of this breed is a man I know in Texas. He has amassed a vast fortune in real estate, and he will pay for his childrens college educations only if they major in one of the following subjects: business, accounting or statistics. Im not going to spend good money for them to read Socrates and spout poetry, he told me. Im raising them to be productive members of society, not ivory-tower intellectuals. How sad. Scholarship is not a cause for shame or rebuke. Learning all learning, be it practical, technical or theoretical should be celebrated. We must never apologize for intellectual curiosity. I write the above without reservation, for it is the enduring truth I learned on Mothers Day 1968, when Lord Byron came alive in a forlorn sickroom and filled the heart of my dying mother with joy, wonder and hope. The day Lord Byron came to life billCORNWELL bcornwell@floridaweekly.comCOMMENTARY


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PAGE 4 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA4 NEWS WEEK OF JANUARY 27-FEBRUARY 2, 2011 PublisherShelley Lundslund@floridaweekly.comManaging EditorCindy Reporters & ColumnistsLois Bolin Susan Powell Brown Bill Cornwell Karen Feldman Artis Henderson Phillip Jason Peg Goldberg Longstreth Jim McCracken Jeannette Showalter Nancy Stetson Evan Williams Roger WilliamsPhotographersPeggy Farren Bernadette La Paglia Dennis Goodman Marla Ottenstein Charlie McDonald David MichaelCopy EditorCathy CottrillPresentation EditorEric Raddatz eraddatz@floridaweekly.comProduction ManagerKim Boone kboone@floridaweekly.comGraphic DesignersJon Colvin Paul Heinrich Natalie Zellers Dave AndersonCirculation ManagerPenny Kennedy pkennedy@floridaweekly.comCirculationDavid Anderson Paul Neumann Greg TretwoldAccount ExecutivesNicole Masse Cori Higgins Jeff Jerome jjerome@floridaweekly.comBusiness Office ManagerKelli CaricoSales and Marketing AssistantKim RiggiePublished by Florida Media Group LLCPason Gaddis Jeffrey Cull Jim Dickerson Street Address: Naples Florida Weekly 9051 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 202 Naples, Florida 34108 Phone 239.325.1960 Fax: 239.325.1964 Subscriptions:Copyright: The contents of the Florida Weekly are copyright 2011 by Florida Media Group, LLC. No portion may be reproduced without the express written consent of Florida Media Group, LLC.Call 239.325.1960 or visit us on the web at and click on subscribe today.One-year mailed subscriptions: $29.95 in-county$49.95 in-state $54.95 out-of-state OPINION The Glock 19 semiautomatic pistol that Jared Loughner is accused of using in his murderous rampage in Tucson, Ariz., is, according to Glocks website, ideal for versatile use through reduced dimensions and is suitable for concealed carry. The site continues, Compact and subcompact GLOCK pistol model magazines can be loaded with a convincing number of rounds, from the standard 15 up to 33. The shooter was able to kill and wound to the extent that he did, with six dead and 13 injured, because he had a semiautomatic, concealed weapon, along with the extended magazine. He was attempting to reload the weapon with another extended magazine when a brave, unarmed woman knocked his next clip from his hand. Jared Loughner confirmed Glocks claim that 33 is a convincing number of rounds. Rep. Carolyn McCarthy, D-N.Y., doesnt need convincing, though. Her husband, Dennis McCarthy, was gunned down on the Long Island Rail Road on Dec. 7, 1993, when Colin Ferguson pulled a semiautomatic pistol out of his bag and methodically made his way along the afternoon commuter train, randomly shooting passengers. He, too, killed six people, and wounded 19, including McCarthys son, Kevin. Ferguson was tackled, as was Loughner, while reloading his weapon. In both cases, the act of reloading the gun created a pause in the shooting that allowed unarmed citizens to take action. Carolyn McCarthy mourned the loss of her husband and nursed her critically injured son back to health. He had been shot in the head. Carolyn McCarthy then decided to go further, to try to heal the nation. She lobbied her Long Island member of Congress, Republican Daniel Frisa, to support the 1994 Federal Assault Weapons Ban. He refused. McCarthy had been a nurse for 30 years, and a lifelong Republican. Turning her anger into action, she switched to the Democratic Party, ran for Congress against Frisa and defeated him in 1996. She has been in Congress ever since, and is one of the staunchest supporters there of commonsense gun laws. The 1994 law prohibited a number of weapons outright, as well as extendedcapacity magazines like Loughner used. The law expired in 2004 under President George W. Bush. In response to the Tucson shooting, McCarthy is introducing the Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Devices Act. In a letter to other members of Congress seeking co-sponsors, she says the bill will prohibit the transfer, importation, or possession of high capacity magazines manufactured after the bill is enacted, and, thus, the increased difficulty in obtaining these devices will reduce their use and ultimately save lives. The ban on these bullet clips is a start. But ultimately, the guns themselves semiautomatic weapons are the personal weapons of mass destruction that are designed not to hunt animals, but to kill people. These guns need to be controlled. By controlling them, we will reduce violence not only in the United States, but across the border in Mexico as well. In Ciudad Juarez, just 300 miles from Tucson, directly across the border from El Paso, Texas, Mexican officials say more than 3,100 people were killed in drug violence last year, the bloodiest year to date. In May 2010, President Felipe Calderon spoke before a joint session of the U.S. Congress and called for a reinstatement of the assault-weapons ban. According to law-enforcement officials, 90 percent of the guns picked up in Mexico from criminal activity are purchased in the United States. Susana Chavez was a poet and activist in Ciudad Juarez. She popularized the phrase Not one more dead. She was buried last week in Mexico, just as the bodies of Tucsons youngest victim, 9-year-old Christina Greene, and federal Judge John Roll were being prepared for burial in Arizona. A month earlier, anti-violence campaigner Marisela Escobedo Ortiz was shot in the head while maintaining a vigil to demand that the government take action in pursuit of the killers of her 17-year-old daughter, Rubi Frayre Escobedo.The U.S. group Mayors Against Illegal Guns has just released the results of a bipartisan survey, which found that 86 percent of Americans and 81 percent of gun owners support background checks on all gun sales. The group maintains a website, Close the Loophole ( Gun shows, the ready access to semiautomatic weapons and the additional availability of extendedcapacity magazines are a recipe for the massacres that occur every few years in the U.S., and every few weeks in Mexico.In the wake of the Tucson shooting, amidst calls for bipartisanship and civility, now is the time for Democrats and Republicans to join together to pass a permanent ban on assault weapons, and make us all safer. Amy Goodman is the host of Democracy Now!, a daily international TV/radio news hour airing on more than 800 stations in North America. She is the author of Breaking the Sound Barrier, recently released in paperback and now a New York Times best-seller.Tucson, Juarez and an assault-weapons banJudging by the past three decades, theres no worse fate than getting touted as the next global superpower. The Japan of the 1980s did not end up owning the United States; it wallows in a never-ending lost decade. The European Union of the 1990s didnt end up becoming a significant, unified force on the world stage; it will be lucky to hold together its currency. As Chinese President Hu Jintao visits Washington, his country has stepped into the well-worn role of the emerging power that provokes exaggerated fear and misplaced envy. China is rising only because it partially adopted our economic system and plugged into the international markets we built and sustain. Without the economic liberalization that began 30 years ago, Chinese rulers enlightened or not would still sit atop a vast expanse of misery. If China has come far, it started from the absolute dregs of totalitarian socialism. In 1978, GDP per capita was $240. It is more than 10 times that now. But that still leaves it between Albania and Angola in the world rankings. Its middle class remains a slice of the population in a country with enough desperately poor people to fill up Bangladesh several times over. Partly as a matter of sheer size, China has bypassed Japan as the worlds second-largest economy. This hardly makes it a dire economic threat, even if ignorant or demagogic American politicians insist on portraying it as such. China hasnt ruined U.S. manufacturing. As Kevin Williamson, the author of the engaging Politically Incorrect Guide to Socialism, notes, we make more stuff than we did in the 1950s; we just do it more efficiently, so require fewer workers. China isnt our evil banker. It owns about 11 percent of our foreign-held debt, a little more than Japan. It isnt an unstoppable green-energy powerhouse. In 2009, coal-dependent China emitted 50 percent more greenhouse gases than the U.S., even though its economy is only one-third as large. Reviving the U.S. economy has little to do with China. If we dont reduce our debt, and dont adopt policies that spur savings, investment and innovation, China could let Timothy Geithner single-handedly determine the value of its currency, and wed still languish. None of this means that China isnt a major worry. It feels that it is finally taking its rightful place among nations and deserves to project its power out into the Western Pacific. It considers Americanstyle liberalism a threat to its government and perhaps its national existence. This makes it an ambitious, bristling power with the disruptive potential of 19th-century Germany. The Obama administration came into office believing that China only needed more coddling. Two years of Chinese provocations in the region exploded this navet. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivered a speech on the cusp of Hus visit that reflected a new realism. She rejected out of hand a world run by a G-2 of the United States and China (an idea floated when President Barack Obama first took office), and referred to the U.S. and China as competitors. She pointedly related how the U.S. has worked to strengthen alliances with Asian countries that happen to be essential to containing China. Clintons speech is a step toward what our domestic debate so desperately needs a China without illusions. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review.China without illusions sh d n b to on a amyGOODMAN Special to Florida Weekly It th A cl in p ti richLOWRY Special to Florida Weekly GUEST OPINION


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Along with these timeless classics, the Southwest Florida Symphony will indulge in the most charming and graceful of all works for orchestra and cello, Tchaikovskys Rococo Variations as well as JC Bachs Cello Concerto in C minor, both featuring cello soloist Mihai Marica. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased by calling (239) 454-2067.Shell Point Tour & PresentationFebruary 1, 9, and 15 at 10amJoin us for a group presentation about the Lifestyle and Lifecare available at Shell Point followed by a narrated bus tour of the community. Light refreshments will be served. Space is limited. Call ( 239) 466 -1131 or 1-800-780-1131 to re serve your place.Retro Images from The Florida Gulf CoastWednesday, February 9 from 10am to 11:30am The Woodlands at Shell PointArtist Myra Roberts will give a power point presentation in which she will share photos from her new book, Retro Images From The Florida Gulf Coast Roberts original, vintage-style art portrays things people love about Florida. The book, which will be available for purchase, offers an intriguing look at the life and creative process of one of Southwest Floridas most critically acclaimed artists. Reservations can be made by calling (239) 454-2054.How to Sell Your Home in a Challenging Market SeminarThursday, February 10 at 2pm Crown Plaza at Bell Tower, Fort MyersLocal realtor Paula Hellenbrand, will join Mary Moore, Moving Resources Manager with Shell Point, as they offer a presentation that focuses on tips for selling your home in todays market. Ted Benjamin, Sales Director for Shell Point, will offer information about Whats New at Shell Point in addition to a brief outline on the services offered in the retirement community. Admission to this seminar is free; however, seating is limited, so reservations are required. Please call Maureen at (239) 466-1131 or 1-800-780-1131.Geniuses of the Renaissance and Geniuses of the BaroqueFriday, February 11 from 10:15am to 11:45am The Island at Shell PointProfessor Roxanne Precopia will present an illustrated art history lecture focusing on the Geniuses of the Renaissance, specically Michelangelo Buonarroti and Leonardo da Vinci. Friday, February 11 from 1:45pm to 3:15pm The Island at Shell PointIn the afternoon lecture, Professor Precopia presents the Geniuses of the Baroque, which will focus on Gianlorenzo Bernini and Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio. Shell Point has several dining venues where you can enjoy lunch between lectures. Each lecture is $10. Reservations can be made by calling (239) 454-2054.Shell Point Tropical Open HouseThursday, February 24 from 10am to 3pmShell Point Retirement Community will host a Tropical themed Open House welcoming guests to come on-site and tour the community, while taking the opportunity to learn more about the services and amenities offered in the Resort Style Lifecare community. There will be several activities occurring during this event as well, including water-skiers, synchronized swimmers, musical performances and more. This is a free event. For additional information, please call 239-466-1131 or 1-800-780-1131.exp l ore imagine play create laugh inspire learnShell Points Life Enrichment Series offers the opportunity to discover new things about yourself and the world you live in. February Events FREE! FREE! (239) 466-1131 www.shellpoint.orgShell Point is a non-profit ministry of The Christian and Missionar y Alliance Foundation 2011 She ll Point. All rights reserved. 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She was a visiting writer at Bar-Ilan University in Tel Aviv from 2007-2010.Cost of the luncheon program is $25 per person. For reservations, call 348-8713. Sisterhood welcomes author on religious, political extremismLEEGANT t e r Ms Na he i n g a m 1, 4 6 Ro g r fr a l B oston Universit y, Ms.

PAGE 8 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA8 NEWS WEEK OF JANUARY 27-FEBRUARY 2, 2011 devoted to that regal pursuit. For the most part, the clubs habitus still include men who are affluent and women who are uniformly stylish and well-groomed, if not always drop-dead gorgeous. Iced bottles of champagne (Veuve Clicquot Brut Yellow Label, if you please) are ever-present, while the grandstands and tailgating areas continue to be full of lively, enthusiastic patrons. On the field itself, the play is uniformly expert. Even the normally subdued but always superbly manicured croquet court hums with excitement as the club awaits next months visit by an Egyptian team whose members include the man who is to present-day croquet what Michael Jordan once was to basketball. No one disputes that the International Polo Club is a gem, and the physical plant got even better this season with the opening of a $2 million building on the east side of the playing field. Yet something is missing. That something is John Goodman, the 47-year-old man-about-town/multimillionaire (he might be a billionaire, for there is some dispute about the extent of his wealth) who founded the club and has been a constant and dominating presence since its opening in 2004. The clubs inaugural match featured a team led by Mr. Goodmans good buddy, Academy Award-winning actor and fellow polo enthusiast, Tommy Lee Jones. To commemorate that grand occasion, a champagne-laden helicopter landed on the field at Mr. Goodmans behest and dispensed bubbly to giddy fans. Mr. Goodman is nowhere to be seen these days. For those not familiar with the world of polo, the absence of Mr. Goodman from the fields of Wellington is analogous to the Dallas Cowboys kicking off their season without high-profile owner Jerry Jones in attendance. Mr. Goodman, a native of Houston and heir to a Texas-sized fortune built by his late father in the air-conditioning and heating industry, is a polo super star, and in Palm Beach that is a very big deal indeed. Photographs of the dark-haired, flaccid-chinned Mr. Goodman sometimes in black tie and sometimes in polo attire and almost always posing with movie stars and the super-rich have been a staple of Palm Beach society pages for years. As far as John Goodman and International Polo Clubs standing in the polo world, there is no denying they have helped bring the sport of polo to a larger audience and kept polo alive in Palm Beach County, Gwen Rizzo editor of POLO Players Edition, a publication that follows the sport explains in an e-mail to Florida Weekly. Today, it is the largest polo facility in the United States for international high-goal, professional competition and it draws some of the largest crowds of any polo club in the country. It is uncertain where, exactly, Mr. Goodman is keeping himself, although the presumption is that he is hunkered down at his 78-acre estate in Wellington. For a time, Mr. Goodman was situated in a suite at the Four Seasons in Miami, which is where he was arrested on May 19 of last year and slapped with a string of criminal charges that includes DUI manslaughter and vehicular homicide. Mr. Goodman is free on $100,000 bond, according to a Palm Beach Sheriffs Office report. His passport is surrendered, and, according to the terms of his release, he cannot drive a motorized vehicle, drink alcohol or set foot in a saloon. He undergoes random court-supervised tests for alcohol and drugs. If convicted of the raft of offenses lodged against him, Mr. Goodman could spend up to 30 years behind bars. Neither Mr. Goodman nor his high-profile Miami attorneys in the criminal case Roy Black and Mark Shapiro are talking outside of court. (Messers Black and Shapiro did not respond to interview requests from Florida Weekly.) Mr. Black did release a written statement not long after Mr. Goodmans arrest. It said: The police reports are one-sided and ignore the favorable evidence such as all the witnesses who gave statements that Mr. Goodman was not intoxicated. Mr. Goodman intends to vigorously defend himself against the criminal charges, and he is entitled to his day in court. We ask that the public and the media not rush to judgment until all of the facts are known. When this criminal case will be resolved is anyones guess. Mr. Goodman waived his right to a speedy trial, and at a hearing held on Jan. 14, his lawyers said they hoped to be ready to go to trial sometime this year possibly in eight months or so. Despite the deafening and understandable silence that emanates from Mr. Goodman himself, one may assume that he spends more than one sleepless night contemplating what life would be like for a Palm Beach polo princeling confined within the notoriously forbidding walls of Florida State Prison. It has been a precipitous and extraordinarily ugly fall from grace for John Goodman, and his travails have transfixed Palm Beach which has never met a scandal that it didnt absolutely devour in general and the polo world in particular. The events have played out over nearly a year.RUINFrom page 1VANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLYSpectators watch during the first polo match of the season this year. Until he was charged with DUI manslaughter, John Goodman was a dominant presence at the International Polo Club in Wellington. VANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLYPlayers enjoy perfect grass at the polo club, which is the largest polo facility in the U.S.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 27-FEBRUARY 2, 2011 NEWS A9 On Feb. 12, 2010, at approximately 1 a.m., Mr. Goodman, alone and traveling south on 120th Avenue in Wellington, blows through a stop sign at Lake Worth Road at a speed estimated at close to 65 miles per hour (nearly twice the speed limit), according to police reports. Mr. Goodman alledgely spent most of the evening drinking tequila and chatting up women, first at a charity event at the White Horse Tavern and then later at the Players Club on South Shore Boulevard. Mr. Goodmans 5,500-pound, 500horsepower 2007 Bentley GTC plows broadside into a 2006 Hyundai Sonata (a vehicle with an approximate curb weight of 3,200 pounds) driven by Scott Wilson, a 23-year-old civil engineer, who is recently graduated from the University of Central Florida. Mr. Wilson is en route from Orlando to his mothers house in Wellington and is motoring west on Lake Worth Road at about 45 miles per hour, the report said. The force of the impact of the tanklike Bentley is devastating to the smaller Hyundai and its driver. Mr. Wilsons car is pushed across the road by Mr. Goodmans vehicle and deposited in a canal. The preceding is bad enough, but Mr. Goodmans actions take a turn for the worse from here on. As Mr. Wilsons car sinks into the murky waters of the canal, Mr. Goodman flees. A sheriffs report concludes that Mr. Goodman makes no effort to assist the young man, who subsequently drowns while the polo icon dithers. The Palm Beach Post said it later obtains cell phone records that show Mr. Goodman makes an unsuccessful attempt to reach his assistant at about the time the accident occurs, but no one outside of Mr. Goodman himself knows if the call is placed an instant before the crash or immediately thereafter. Almost an hour after the crash, Mr. Goodman appears at a house trailer near the accident scene. The trailer is occupied by Lisa Pembleton, a young horse trainer who has come to Wellington from California. (Ms. Pembleton recounts details of the encounter in an affidavit to investigators and in an online blog she writes before leaving Wellington for Vermont not long after the accident.) Mr. Goodman tells Ms. Pembleton there has been an accident (an endof-the-world accident, is how she says he phrased it), and asks to use her telephone, claiming his cell phone is inoperable. Mr. Goodman, who is divorced, alledgedly rings up his girlfriend and not the police. I told him he should call 9-1-1, she writes in her blog. He was very hesitant as he did not want to get into trouble, but after some encouragement he called and I walked with him down the driveway to meet the officers. Ms. Pembleton also confesses that the only thing I regret is that while I was with (Mr. Goodman) for about a half hour, before the authorities came, I never prayed with him. She underscores this melancholy entry in her blog by inserting a smiley face, with the smile turned upside down to a frown. Meanwhile, Mr. Wilson remains, unaided and alone (unbeknownst to Ms. Pembleton), in the submerged vehicle that ultimately becomes his tomb. A lawyer involved in a civil suit against Mr. Goodman says it appears that Mr. Wilson would have died eventually from his injuries they were that severe but that drowning claimed him first. Deputies arrive and return Mr. Goodman to the accident scene and later transport him to Wellington Regional Medical Center. At about 4 a.m., authorities draw blood from Mr. Goodman against his wishes. It is later determined that Mr. Goodmans blood alcohol level is 0.177, which is more than double the Florida limit of 0.08 that is the standard for intoxicated driving. It is worth noting that level of alcohol was present in his system some three hours after the crash. It is not known if tests were run for other drugs specifically cocaine and this becomes an issue later, when reports surface that Mr. Goodmans exwife, in divorce papers filed in Houston, has alleged he has a longstanding fondness for the drug, according to press reports. (Mr. Goodman) has a history of substance abuse, namely cocaine use, Carroll Goodman contends in divorce documents unearthed by the Houston Press. It seems peculiar, in the minds of some, that it took Palm Beach County authorities nearly three months to arrest and charge Mr. Goodman in what appeared to be a rather straightforward incident involving alledged drunken driving and reckless behavior. Authorities countered that they wanted to build the strongest possible case before bringing charges, and the severity of those charges certainly does not hint at any favors being done for Mr. Goodman by the prosecution. Upon reflection, this makes sense because it was widely and correctly assumed that Mr. Goodman would wage a vigorous (and well-financed) defense against whatever charges the state decided to levy. Darell Bowen, Wellingtons mayor and a friend of the accused millionaire, strongly disputes any insinuation that Mr. Goodman is receiving favorable treatment. Wellington does not have a police department. Rather, it contracts with the Palm Beach County Sheriffs Office for its police services. The sheriffs office assigns officers to serve Wellington. In the wee hours of Feb. 12, 2010, Mayor Bowen says he was rousted from his sleep by a telephone call from a captain assigned to Wellington by the PBSO. Although it would be hours before it was announced publicly that Mr. Goodman was involved in the accident, Mayor Bowen says officers at the scene that morning knew right away they had their hands full. The captain called me from the scene and told me that I needed to know something, recalls the mayor. He said they had John Goodman in custody and that he had been involved in an unfortunate accident and that a death was involved. He also told me there was a chance it was alcoholrelated. Mr. Bowen says the captain went on to say that the officers assigned to Wellington would not be the lead investigators in the case. Instead, that task would go the vehicular homicide detail within the PBSO. That was a bit of relief, concedes Mr. Bowen. That let us off the hook, actually, because I feared if the (Wellington-assigned cops) handled it, no matter what we did, somebody was going to say we were going easy on him. The mayor took the news of Mr. Goodmans arrest hard. Indeed, an acquaintance who saw Mr. Bowen a few hours later, at breakfast, says the mayor looked like the world had come to an end and we didnt even know anything about the accident then. When the news broke later on, we figured out what was weighing so heavily on him. Darell likes and respects John a lot. There is more than friendship and good feelings at stake here, as the mayor readily points out. Mr. Goodmans International Polo Club has proved to be an economic boon for Wellington. According to the mayor, the clubs presence in Wellington has had a major role in increasing property values in the community, which is dotted with signs that counsel motorists to Watch for Horses. Despite all this, Mr. Bowen says that Mr. Goodmans exalted standing might paradoxically work against him. There are a lot of people out there saying, This guys a rich jerk who thinks he can get away with anything, the mayor says. No matter how the case is handled or resolved, people who think like that are going to believe he is getting preferential treatment, which I am firmly convinced he is not. Still, Mr. Bowen acknowledges that Mr. Goodmans enormous financial resources afford him advantages not available to most people. Specifically, the mayor points to the presence of Roy Black quite possibly South Floridas preeminent criminal defense attorney at Mr. Goodmans side. Mr. Black achieved national prominence in 1991 when he successfully defended William Kennedy Smith a nephew of the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy against rape charges in Palm Beach, which was a scandal that enthralled not only South Florida but the nation as a whole. Mr. Black raised eyebrows within and without the legal community by later marrying a member of the jury that acquitted Mr. Smith. How do I think this thing is going to play out? Mr. Bowen says. I think hes going to get just the sort of treatment that you can get when you have the money to hire the sorts of attorneys hes hired. I believe they will probably get it postponed for as long as possible, and in the end, he may get a light sentence or no sentence or he may get off altogether. But he might also go to jail. I dont know. But hell have the best legal representation money can buy, thats for sure. In addition to the criminal case, Mr. Goodman faces a civil suit brought on behalf of Scott Wilsons parents, who are divorced. Scott B. Smith, a Palm Beach Gardens attorney representing Mr. Wilsons father, echoes Mr. Bowen and says he believes Palm Beach authorities are treating Mr. Goodman with a firm hand in the criminal proceedings. With that said, Mr. Smith does allege that Mr. Goodman and his attorneys are playing a high-stakes shell game with financial assets that could be vulnerable in the civil case, which is docketed for trial in May.WPBF.COMJohn Goodmans 2007 Bentley GTC, shown above after the crash, hit Scott Wilsons Hyundai Sonata. SEE RUIN, A10

PAGE 10 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA10 NEWS WEEK OF JANUARY 27-FEBRUARY 2, 2011 Attorneys representing Mr. Wilsons parents say Mr. Goodmans wealth is camouflaged by a highly complex but perfectly legal tangle of trusts, corporations and tax shelters that were put in place years ago by lawyers retained by Harold Goodman, John Goodmans late father. The family fortune derives from Goodman Manufacturing Company (Thank Goodness for Goodman!), which was founded by Harold Goodman and based in Houston, where it grew to become the worlds largest privately held manufacturer of air conditioning and heating equipment. In 2000, Forbes ranked Goodman Manufacturing as the 73rd largest privately held company in the United States with revenues estimated at $2.16 billion. The company of which John Goodman was chairman was sold in 2004 for $1.43 billion to Apollo Management. Texas Lawyer magazine ranked the sale as one of Texas Top Deals for 2004. Mr. Smith, the attorney in the civil suit, says that thanks to canny estate planning, John Goodman and his three siblings netted $1.05 billion from the sale after all taxes and other obligations had been satisfied. Mr. Smith also says that Mr. Goodman has numerous business interests that continue to generate considerable income. (Mr. Goodman) is telling us that he derived a benefit of less than 1 percent of that $1.05 billion, says Mr. Smith. That is certainly not enough to support the lavish lifestyle he lives. Attorneys for Mr. Wilsons parents contend the wealth is tucked away in a variety of locations, including the United States, Bermuda and Lichtenstein. Typical of this artful dodging is the use of Mr. Goodmans Wellington estate, which is valued on tax rolls at about $6 million. The estate was sold for less than $4 million to a trust that benefits Mr. Goodmans children. Mr. Goodman, in turn, rents the estate from the trust for $2,000 a month. Furthermore, tax returns from 2004 through 2009, according to Mr. Smith, reveal that Mr. Goodman spent more than twice as much as he listed as income through that period. Attorneys for Mr. Goodman say their client has been forthcoming about his finances. The extent of the wealth is important, because a judge had ruled that Mr. Wilsons parents can seek punitive damages, which, if awarded, could be tied to Mr. Goodmans net worth. (The attorneys for Harold Goodman) did a masterful job of shielding and protecting income, and theres absolutely nothing wrong with that, says Mr. Smith. They were trying to protect the estate from inheritance taxes and the like. I doubt they envisioned that (John Goodman) would wind up killing someone. As the sad case continues to play out in dribs and drabs, Palm Beach is absorbed by its details, although not everyone is quick to cast a harsh light on Mr. Goodman. There is a sizable segment of the privileged who look at the matter with a there but for the grace of God empathy. Others, even many who are not in Mr. Goodmans lofty income bracket, believe his body of positive work within the Wellington community should be taken into account. Hes a great guy, very charitable, says Lois Spatz, who lives in Wellington and frequently attends events and matches at Mr. Goodmans club. He has done a lot to try and get the regular folk, not just the really rich, involved with polo in Wellington. I should know, because I think of myself as one of those regular folk. Ms. Spatzs husband, David, adds that Mr. Goodman has initiated programs designed to interest school children in polo. Hes been a positive presence in the community in a number of ways, continues Mr. Spatz, who is an executive in the financial services industry. Mr. and Mrs. Spatz say they reserve judgment on the matter of Mr. Goodmans guilt or innocence. Mrs. Spatz was up early on the morning the accident occurred, and she remembers seeing images of Mr. Goodmans battered, $200,000 automobile being towed from the scene. I took one look at that Bentley and knew it was somebody very wealthy involved and, because this is Wellington, that it was somebody who probably was involved with polo. Mrs. Spatz says she detects a real sense of disappointment in the community over the whole sorry affair. There are those, however, who say there was little surprise in the eruption of scandal within the world of Palm Beach polo. You should hear what some of the ladies say when they get together for coffee or wine, says one woman who requests anonymity because her husband would wring my neck if he knew she was talking to the press. Theres a lot of drinking that goes on, and no one is too surprised to hear the word cocaine used. Also, there is much talk about young women who cluster around these older guys. Polo groupies, I guess you would call them. Sooner or later, something was bound to happen, I suppose. Too bad someone had to die as a result. One person who definitely is not the least bit surprised by the whole mess is Laurence Leamer, a 69-year-old writer who divides his time between Palm Beach and Washington, D.C. A couple of years ago, Mr. Leamer penned a marvelously dishy and compulsively readable nonfiction tome titled Madness Under the Royal Palms: Love and Death in Palm Beach. A promotional blurb for the book notes that its cast of characters includes trophy wives, trophy husbands, purported gigolos, glamorous widows, a pioneering gay couple, a wildly irreverent event planner, a sociopathic multimillionaire, and an elegant society queenor what many observers might conclude is simply a reasonably representative crosssection of Palm Beach high society. If there is a sequel in the offing, perhaps Mr. Leamer can add a dissipated polo baron to the list. This is Disneyland for billionaires, Mr. Leamer says of Palm Beach and, by extension, the polo world of Wellington. Theyve got lots of time and lots of money, so things happen. Mr. Leamer says this unreal atmosphere creates a sense of denial and entitlement that can be a witches brew for bad behavior. It comes as no shock to learn that he was vilified by much of Palm Beach following the publication of his book, which was nonetheless read by its eviscerated subjects with a ferocious intensity. The people here think, How dare you write about this stuff? he muses. Mr. Leamer says that a pervasive view in Palm Beach is that supreme wealth can achieve anything even immortality. (In Palm Beach proper) there is no funeral parlor, no cemetery, no hospital its as if illness and death do not apply, he says. The allure of Palm Beach, Wellington and polo which is the true sport of kings is widespread and powerful, and it acts as a magnet for many who are rooted in more prosaic locales. If you doubt that, simply count the number of Ralph Lauren Polo shirts you encounter the next time you are out somewhere anywhere. Brooke Nord is an attractive twentysomething blonde who migrated from Ohio to the International Polo Club, where she is employed and involved in tennis and croquet activities. All my friends back in Ohio think this is so glamorous, says Ms. Nord. They hear I work at a polo club, and they automatically think of royalty. There is glamour, but Im down-toearth. Still, this is a wonderful place to work and live. As Ms. Nord chats idly about her work, Paul Hope, a native Brit who is the director of tennis and croquet, stops by to remind her to restrict her comments to the narrow confines of croquet and its exciting applications. We cannot talk about anything else involving the club, he says. You want to talk about croquet, we can do that. But thats all we can talk about. This defensiveness reflects the palpable sense of unease at the club brought about by the tidal wave of negative attention over the past year. As a result, things are starting to get a bit testy. Not long ago, the club refused to allow a writer from Broward-Palm Beach New Times to attend a press conference there, presumably because of displeasure spawned by that publications energetic reporting on the Goodman case. This reflects the fundamental dilemma now facing The International Polo Club Palm Beach. The institution and John Goodman are inextricably entwined and separating one from the other will not be easy. On a recent glorious Sunday which is game day polo enthusiasts (nearly 5,000 of them) are on hand for a match and the amenities that accompany it including a membersonly brunch, relaxed hobnobbing and sampling a bit of the bubbly along with other strong waters. A subdued musical ensemble is working its way through a constipated version of When Youre Smiling, and everyone does, in fact, seem to be smiling. It also is Wellington Day at the club and a variety of local dignitaries are on hand. Ordinarily, this would be a time when Mr. Goodman would take center stage and shine. In his stead, John Wash, president of club operations, holds forth. Mr. Wash, a trained executive chef who also has experience in hotel management, is responsible for managing the clubs day-to-day operations. But with Mr. Goodman in the shadows, Mr. Wash has now stepped forward to assume a greater, more prominent public role. On this Sunday, Mr. Wash, through his public relations representative, agrees to sit for an interview with Florida Weekly. As the day grows busier and more hectic, Mr. Wash again through his representative respectfully begs off the interview. It is agreed he will make himself available by telephone early in the coming week. Attempts to reach Mr. Wash during the week stall. It seems he is preparing a speech. But his representative says that he very much wishes to chat and that something will be worked out. As the week progresses, however, communications from Mr. Washs representative cease and calls from Florida Weekly. go unreturned. Late in the week, though, word arrives via the public press that explains why Mr. Wash is no longer eager to talk. On the evening of Wednesday, Jan. 12, John Wash was arrested in Wellington on an allegation of domestic violence, according to police reports. Reports indicate he tossed wine in his wifes face before storming from their home. Shortly thereafter Mr. Wash was pulled over by a deputy and arrested. The deputy said Mr. Wash was uncooperative. Mr. Wash spent the night in jail before leaving the next day on his own recognizance. The charge against him is a first-degree misdemeanor with a maximum term of one year in jail and a $10,000 fine. Mr. Washs legal woes pale in comparison to the horrific charges facing Mr. Goodman. Still, the timing of Mr. Washs arrest coming as it did just two days before Mr. Goodmans latest court appearance is unfortunate. You neednt be a public relations genius to discern that a problem exists when the most memorable photographic portraits of your two top executives turn out to be police mug shots. At this rate, The International Polo Club Palm Beach is in danger of running out of front men. Please, do not despair; the season is young. RUINFrom page A9VANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLYLois and David Spatz. Tim Skaryd and Ryan Nilsson hand out souvenirs from the bed of a pickup truck on the field during halftime.


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Hilton Naples 5111 Tamiami Trail North Naples, FL 34103 Thursday, February 3, 2011 5:30pmLIGHT REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED. Space is limited! So, register today!To register call 1-888-STRYKER (1-888-787-9537) or go online to: by: Stryker Orthopaedics Free Joint Pain SeminarListen in as Hall-of-Fame Catcher and Stryker Hip Recipient Johnny Bench shares his personal experience with joint replacement. Local orthopaedic surgeon H. Morton Bertram, III, MD will be discussing topics including: Arthritis of the Hip New T echnologies in Hip Replacement Surgical and Non-Surgical Joint Pain T r eatment Options Johnny Bench is a paid spokesperson of Stryker Orthopaedics. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA14 WEEK OF JANUARY 27-FEBRUARY 2, 2011 Mark D. Generalesis a former manager and Wall Street Department Head since 1978. During his career, he has been the keynote speaker at over 1,000 nancial planning workshops across the USA. Today he focuses his experience and expertise on assisting investors in the SWFL communities from Naples to Ft. Myers. Mr. Generales is a Sr. V.P. of Investments with Southern Trust Financial.HOSTED BYSouthern Trust Financial Planning, a full service nancial planning rm, is a completely independent company. Having the strength of the fth largest independent broker dealer in the country* (Securities America Inc.) allows us the resources to manage investment portfolios very efciently. The following topics will be discussed in a completely unbiased manner as Southern Trust Financial Planning has no proprietary products: *Financial Planning Magazine Annual Dealer Survey; June 2009 **STFP is not in the business of providing tax advice and this information although taken from public sources believed to be reliable, may not be accurate and complete. You should consult your CPA to fully understand how these tax issues could affect you. Investment Advisory Services offered through Southern Trust Financial Planning, Inc. Securities offered through Securities America, Inc. Member FNRA, SIPC, Southern Trust Financial Planning Inc. is not afliated with the Securities America companies. Ination: Dont outlive your income! An in depth discussion of the importance of protecting your future income. Strategies designed to help protect against the taxation of your Social Security Income** Has a buy and hold strategy worked for you? If not, consider an actively managed strategy designed to quickly adapt to the current market environment. Is your estate set up properly for the Stretch IRA? Beneciary naming is critical. Potential situations that could cost your estate thousands in taxes. 2010 Roth IRA Conversion Opportunity. How to hire an advisor that covers the entire 6 segments of the nancial planning process? Ideas to avoid the costly and time consuming process of probate.invites you to attend our seminar 9420 Bonita Beach Rd | Suite 202 Bonita Springs, FL 34135239-676-5676WHEN & WHERE YOUR MEAL IS ON US! Dont miss this opportunity!DINNER Tues., Feb. 8th & Tues., Feb. 22nd @ 4:30pm 24041 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs, FL 34134Please call 239-676-5676 to reserve your spot! Reservations are Required. DINNERWed., Feb. 9th & Wed., Feb. 23rd @ 4:30pm 1100 Immokalee Road, Naples, FL 34110 Dinner catered by Naples TomatoPlease call 239-676-5676 to reserve your spot! Reservations are Required.DINNERThurs. Feb. 10th & Thurs., Feb 24th @ 4:30 2122 Second Street, Fort Myers, FL 33901Please call 239-676-5676 to reserve your spot! Reservations are Required. Marco Presbyterian Church hosts its 25th annual missions conference, To Pray, to Go to Send, Friday through Sunday, Feb. 4-6, featuring representatives from Gideons International; Oasis Counseling Center; Habitat for Humanity; the Good News Club, a ministry of Child Evangelism Fellowship; and El Shaddai of Grace Church, a Haitian church in Naples. All programs are open to the public: Womens brunch, 9:30-11:30Friday, Feb. 4: Ethel Buker will share stories of the challenges she faced as a missionary. Shared dish dinner, 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5: Representatives from local mission agencies will share their visions for Collier County. Mens breakfast, 8 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 6: The Rev. Sainvil Dorsainvil will share his hopes for the Haitian community in Southwest Florida. Worship services, 9 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 6: The Rev. Dr. Frank Barker, theologian, author and chairman of Mission to North America, will preach. Evening worship: 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 6: The Rev. Dr. Barker will preach, and missions representatives will be on hand for discussion. The church is at 875 West Elkcam Circle, Marco Island. Reservations are required for breakfasts and dinner and can be made by calling 394-8186. Marco Presbyterian Church hosts 25th annual missions conference The 28th annual Marco Island Prayer Breakfast takes place at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 1, at the Marco Island Marriott. Several hundred attendees are expected to watch the color guard, enjoy the music and listen to guest speaker Phil Burgess. Cost is $20 per person. Tickets are available at most houses of worship on Marco and at the Marco Island Chamber of Commerce. For more information, call Bob Olson at 394-2000. The Goodland Civic Association holds its annual All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast from 8-11:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 29-30, at the Goodland Community Center, 417 E. Mango Ave. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for children.Raffle tickets will be sold for gift certificates to the following Goodland restaurants: Stans Idle Hour, Little Bar Restaurant, Marco Lodge and Marker 8. All proceeds will benefit civic projects in Goodland. Hundreds expected for annual prayer breakfastGoodland prepares for pancake breakfast ng s : l t


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PAGE 17 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA18 NEWS WEEK OF JANUARY 27-FEBRUARY 2, 2011 Third Street South goes to the dogs for Naples Dog ParkPETS IN PARADISE HELEN CATLIN / FLORIDA WEEKLY 1. 2. 4. 6. 9. 8. 11. 3. 5. 7. 10. 12. 13. 14. 1 4 1. Her futures so bright... 2. Jim and Vicki Cloonan with children Jimmy and Angela and dogs Indy and Rory 3. Cameron and Addison Lauro with Cody 4. Deborah OBrien and Stella 5. Part of the parade 6. Cheers! 7. You looking at me? 8. Shelby 9. Maui, owned by Barbara Lapham 10. Mayor Bill Barnett 11. Carolyn Thibeault and Wrigley 12. Dave Nailor and Tripod 13. Christine Thompson and Caesar 14. Lexi Morrison and Zoe


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 27-FEBRUARY 2, 2011 NEWS A19 btnttfrntr fntttbtn tftrtrrnrftf fttnbtttnbtft t tnn!t"rtftntnrbf #fnttrt$t%r#t&ntrf t'rnfnt%r#rftbt&tnfnt rfftbfnbt#(t)tnrftbt*t*(f! btnfrtbtbt t !"#rbtnfrtttnttfr $!t%b# is past chairman of the Regional Business Alliance of Southwest Florida and was a member of the executive committee and board of the Philharmonic Center for the Arts for more than 15 years. While there, he was the first chairman of the Naples Museum of Art. He also served as chairman of the board for NCH Healthcare System for 10 years. Mrs. von Arx has serving in a variety of leadership roles with organizations throughout the Naples area and in North Carolina and Connecticut. Locally, she is director emeritus of the Shelter for Abused Women & Children and served for four years on the board of directors of Youth Haven Inc. She is a former board member of the Community Foundation of Collier County as well as a former vice president of the Philharmonic Center for the Arts Friends of Art. For nearly two decades, Dolph and Sharon von Arx have generously given of their time and talents to assist in the betterment of our community through many worthy causes, says Terry McMahan, president of Hodges University. We are delighted to recognize their contributions by naming them as our 2011 Humanitarians of the Year. According to a press release from the university, the Humanitarian of the Year distinction is bestowed to individuals for their support of the community, for fostering hope in those afflicted by despair, for proving that the promise of tomorrows future never means forsaking the past, and for demonstrating the degree to which a family can make a positive difference when times most demand it. The 2011 award is underwritten by Baird Wealth Management as part of a five-year partnership that matches two organizations with similar reputations and operational philosophies. Under the agreement, Baird, which has six offices in Florida, including a branch in Naples, is the first corporate partner to serve as the official named sponsor of the annual Humanitarian of the Year ceremony. The 2011 luncheon is co-chaired by Terry and Christine Flynn. In addition to being a past award recipient, Mr. Flynn currently serves as a board member of the Hodges University Foundation. Tickets are $175 per person. For reservations or information about sponsorship opportunities, call 598-6159 or visit www. COUPLEFrom page 1 >> In good company Dolph and Sharon von Arx join a distinguished list of Humanitarian of the Year recipients: 2010: the Sproul family Juliet Judy Sproul, Katherine Katie Sproul and Jennifer Sproul Sullivan 2009: Terry and Christine Flynn 2008: Jerry and Arlene Nichols 2007: Truly Nolen 2006: Michael Watkins and Ellin Goetz 2005: Clyde Butcher 2004: Peter Thomas 2003: William Schoen 2002: Frances Pew Hayes 2001: Earl Hodges 2000: Corbin Wyant 1999: Jack Humphrey 1998: Myra Janco Daniels 1997: Lavern Norris Gaynor in the know Youth Leadership Collier, a program offered by the Leadership Collier Foundation, is accepting applications for its 2011 program to be held June 11-17 at the Hilton Naples. YLC annually receives 30 students who are in their junior year of high school and preparing for their final year of secondary education. Founded in 2005, YLC strives to inspire participants with the values and importance of community stewardship and to help them create the necessary networks and resources to encourage their involvement within Collier County. Students develop an understanding of contemporary issues through interaction and problem solving and learn to cultivate mutual trust and respect for others. The weeklong session as four components: Team Building; Community Orientation and Issue Definition; Decision-Making; and Program Planning Skill Building. The program includes two overnight stays, several community visits and a graduation ceremony. Weekend activities include professionally facilitated teambuilding exercises designed to improve individuals leadership ability. Daily sessions immerse participants in several important pillars of the community, including government and health care, business and the arts. They are also exposed to the various industries and career opportunities available in Collier County. We have been overwhelmed at the success and gaining popularity of this enriching program, which we believe is the premier youth leadership program of its type anywhere, says Martha Bibby, chair of the YLC Advisory Committee, which is in its seventh year. We are extremely appreciative of the support we receive from the Collier County community. It is through these collaborative relationships that we are able to provide an enriching and memorable program for area youth. Apply nowApplications for the 2011 YLC program are due by Monday, Feb. 28, and can be downloaded at For more information, call Bob Sandy at 298-7926 or e-mail Youth Leadership Collier seeking rising seniors for summer session >> Youth Leadership Collier, a program for rising high school seniors, sponsored by the Leadership Collier Foundation and the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce When: July 11-17 Where: The Hilton Naples Applications: Due by Feb. 28 Info: Call Bob Sandy at 298-7926 or e-mail in the know SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY


March 21-22, 2011 The Ritz-Carlton Golf ResortAt the second annual Imagine Solutions Conference, you can join in the discussion of todays most important issues with 40 distinguished thinkers and doers and 500 successful people who, like you, want to link learning and leadership to address crucial concerns. Youll experience eye-opening ideas, true inspiration and several a-ha moments. You may even become part of creating solutions to problems we face as a community, a country, and a world. Attendance is limited. To register: www.ImagineSolutionsConference.com239.216.4228 Forty of todays top minds at a thought leader conference Linking learning and leadershipTo address social challengesInspiring Minds for CHANGE Searching for Solutions, Inc. is a 501(c)3 Foundation; membership is tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.2011 Speakers include: Nobel Prize nominee NASA chief scientist Creator, Planet Earth Fortunes Mr. Gene Founder, Teach for America National Geographic Explorers Best-selling authors CNBC anchor Fiscal Times journalists Retired UNICEF exec President, Carnegie Foundation Cure Alzheimers founder & lead scientist Discovery explorer Time most inuential people Founder and CEO of KIPP (Knowledge is Power Program) Charter Schools Multiple Emmy Award winner Fulbright Fellow McNulty Prize Winner Public Radio Chief Correspondent Dean, top 5 business school Winner, Childrens Nobel Prize And many others 4980 Bayline Drive, North Fort Myers, FL 33917 239.656.2300 | www.LCEC.netWith the LCEC kiloWATCH tool, the power to manage your electric usage and savings is just a few clicks away. You can track daily energy usage and also see an approximate dollar amount spent for a particular day. Plus, you can sign up to be alerted when your usage reaches a threshold that you set. Visit our website and click on the View Daily Energy Usage button for all the details. Its all very empowering. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA20 WEEK OF JANUARY 27-FEBRUARY 2, 2011 If you look up in the sky early next week and see World War II bombers, its not your imagination. Three vintage warbirds will buzz overhead as part of the Wings of Freedom tour coordinated by the national Collings Foundation. The planes will be on view, and available for flights, at the Marco Island Executive Airport from 2-4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 31; from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 1; and from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Feb. 2. Painted as Witchcraft, the 1944 vintage Consolidated B-24J Liberator is an 8th Air Force bomber that flew a record 130 missions over Europe as part of the 467th Bomber Group. The Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress flies as Nine-O-Nine, an 8th Air Force, 91st Bomber Group heavy bomber. The B-17 was the companion of the B-24 in thousands of wartime, bombing and reconnaissance missions. Together they were the backbone of the daylight strategic bombing campaign of WWII. Joining the bombers is Betty Jane, a P-51C Mustang escort fighter, planes that bombers crews affectionately referred to as their Little Friends. Arguably the finest fighter aircraft in the history of aviation, the P-51 Mustang and the pilots who flew them saved countless lives in the skies and on the ground, and helped turn the tide of WWII. Tours of the planes are $12 for adults and $6 for children ages 12 and younger. WWII veterans are free. Flights are $425 per person. Flight reservations are required and can be made by calling (800) 568-8924. WWII bombers cleared for landing at Marco Island Executive AirportThe Marine Industries Association of Collier County presents the Naples Boat Show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Sunday, Jan. 27-30, at 100 Goodlette Road S. on the corner of U.S. 41. New this year is a Kids Corner sponsored by the Second Chance Foundation. Texas Tonys BBQ Shack will serve Southern cuisine, and various blues bands will perform on Saturday and Sunday. Celebrity guest Ed Hansen from TVs Deadliest Catch will sign autographs on Saturday. Admission is $10 per adult and free for children. Parking is free. For more information, contact Summer Hoglund at 682-0900 or director@ If boating floats your boat COURTESY PHOTO The Betty Jane is a P-51 Mustang escort fighter.


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PAGE 21 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA22 NEWS WEEK OF JANUARY 27-FEBRUARY 2, 2011 Due to the increasing need for specialized pediatric services in Collier, Lee, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades counties, we are responding. A new state-of-the-art facility will be constructed at HealthPark Medical Center in South Fort Myers. Our new Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida will house 148 beds and all of the ancillary specialty services to treat the most critically ill children and their families. Please join us as we embark on this amazing journey of hope and care for the children of Southwest Florida. For more information on how you can help save a childs life, please call 239-343-6950, or visit Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida is Growing. Lost Your Center? Find it at the House of Prayer Inter faith Retreat and Spiritual Growth Center a peaceful spot to come home to yourself and to G od Hungarian American Club receives awardThe Hungarian American Club of Southwest Florida has received the Cross of Merit award from the president of the Hungarian Freedom Fighters on behalf of the Republic of Hungary. The award recognizes the clubs support of the Freedom Fighter memorial statue at the Naples Government Center. The award was presented at the clubs recent annual meeting, with 200 members in attendance at Forest Glen Country Club. Frank Dobos, club president, accepted the award along with club members Collier County Commissioner Donna Fiala, former County Commissioner Frank Halas and Andrew and Phyllis Evva, directors of the American Foundation for Hungarian Youth and Culture. AAUW will hear from FGCU presidentThe Greater Naples Branch of the American Association of University Women holds its regular meeting from 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 5, at the Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Naples, 6340 Napa Woods Way off Pine Ridge Road east of I-75. Guest speaker Dr. Wilson Bradshaw, president of FGCU, will give his perspective on Title IX and parity for women faculty members and women athletes at the university. The public is welcome. There is no admission charge. For more information, call Vi Steffan at 596-0929 or e-mail vinot@ In other news, the Greater Naples AAUW Charitable Foundation will honor its 2011 Women of Achievement at a benefit luncheon at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 10, at Grey Oaks Country Club. This years honorees are Elizabeth Albritten, Mary Brown, Karen Conley, Kathy Feinstein, Joanna Fitzgerald, Patt Franciosi, Kerry Geroy, Dawn Montecalvo, Sandy Parker and Kim Slote. Luncheon tickets are $75. Reservations must be made by Feb. 25 by sending a check payable to Greater Naples AAUW Charitable Foundation to Pat Croker, 849 Carrick Bend Circle, #102, Naples, FL 34110. All proceeds will help fund AAUW fellowships, grants, research, legal advocacy and local scholarships. For more information, visit www. The New car club gears up for showThe Naples Ferrari and Exotic Car Club will display dozens of Ferraris, Lamborghinis, Bentleys and hot rods from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 29, at Mercato. The new club is an offshoot of the Naples Ferrari Club. Enjoy live entertainment by Kenny Grubbs and Ron Rutz will fill the streets of Mercato from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. For more information, call 403-2204 or visit German-American club plans dinnerThe German-American Club Harmonie holds a dinner dance at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18, at St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church, 7100 AirportPulling Road. For reservations or more information, call 352-0041 or 596-8207, or visit CLUB NOTES A 2010 Ferrari ItaliaCOURTESY PHOTO


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 27-FEBRUARY 2, 2011 A23 MARKET OPENNNUMC Art & Farmers Market6000 Goodlette-Frank Road, Naples Saturdays 7:30am 2:00pmProduce, Seafood, Art, Crafts, BBQ Complimentary Health or call 239-398-8623 BriersCPA Tax laws change. Advance preparation and smart moves year-round help minimize taxes. Isnt it time you brought your tax planning home?3301 Bonita Beach Rd., Suite 306 Bonita Springs, FL 34134239-390-8882 CLUB NOTES Penn Staters meet for lunchThe Penn State Alumni Chapter of Naples holds its monthly luncheon meeting beginning at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 1, at the Country Club of Naples. Guest speaker will be David Monk, dean of the Penn State College of Education. All Penn Staters and friends are welcome. Deadline for reservations is Jan. 27. Call 597-2681. Ave Maria founders plan dinner meetingThe Ave Maria University Naples Founders Club holds its next dinner at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 8, at the Hilton Naples. Theologian and author Michael Novak will present Washington and Lincoln: In God We Trust. Mr. Novak has written more than 30 books on the philosophy and theology of culture and the essential elements of a free society. Cost is $35, and reservations must be made by Feb. 3. Call 254-9730 or e-mail Kimonos coming up at ikebana luncheonThe Naples chapter of Ikebana International holds its annual demonstration and luncheon on Wednesday, Feb. 16, at Grey Oaks Country Club. Yoshiko Carlton, a professionally licensed kimono dresser, and her assistant will give a presentation on the various types of kimono, how they are worn and for which particular occasions. Several kimonos will be modeled. Everyone is welcome. The event includes a silent auction beginning at 9:30 a.m., followed by the program at 11 a.m. and the lunch. Tickets are $60 per person and must be purchased by Jan. 15. Send a check made payable to I.I. #160 to the following address: Ikebana International #160, P.O. Box 825, Naples, FL 34106. For more information, visit Porcelain painters offer free lessonsThe Naples Porcelain Artists offer free lessons at 10 a.m. on the second Friday of each month at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 777 Mooring Line Drive. The group is a nonprofit organization created to inspire porcelain artists and offer a forum to learn new techniques. For more information, e-mail Wilma@


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The United Arts Council of Collier County and Friends of Rookery Bay announce that works by 30 Florida photographers have been chosen for the Photography Annual exhibit at the gallery in the Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center. The exhibit runs Feb. 3 through April 1 and is free with learning center admission of $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 6-12. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The Friends of Rookery Bay will sponsor an opening reception from 5:30-7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 3. The reception is free to the public, and refreshments will be provided. Internationally acclaimed photographer Clyde Butcher served as juror for the exhibit and will attend the opening. A total of 137 photographs were submitted for consideration. Winners of prize money totaling $1,750 will be announced on Feb. 3. Photographers selected for the exhibit include 10-year old Kayla Goodman, who has two pieces in the show (her father, Dennis Goodman, also has work in the show). Other exhibitors are: Allessandro Abate, Paul Allen, Chad Anderson, Tim Bath, David Bosworth, Angie Chestnut, Marc Damon, Laura DePamphillis, Brett Donnelly, Terence Fitzgerald, Jim Freeman, Muffy Clark Gill, Richard Grant Gil Ihrig, Nancy Job, John Johnson, Kim Johnson, Robert Kenedi, Jennie Kendrick, Gary Lefebvre, Dianne Magrone, Laurie Meehan-Elmer, Ann Sickels, Paul Stephan, Martin Surak, Teresa Trubilla, Dana Vannoy, Don Wendell and Lisa Willnow. The Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center is at 300 Tower Road, just off Collier Boulevard one-half mile south of U.S. 41 on the way to Marco Island. The center features aquariums, interactive exhibits, nature films, kayak tours, guided cultural walks, a nature trail with observation platforms and other daily programs. For more information, call 417-6310 or visit www. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYNEWS TW0 A33NEWSOutdoors Healthy Living Musings WEEK OF JANUARY 27-FEBRUARY 2, 2011 239-261-7157 141 Ninth Street North Naples For over 70 years offering Wholeseome fresh products to our customers. Wynns is now carrying a large selection of Natural, Organic, and Gluten-Free products. Free with a $20 Grocery OrderOrganic Valley Cheese Assorted 8 oz. blocksMust have coupon at time of purchaseFree with a $30 Grocery OrderMain Street Chardonnay .750 ml. Must have coupon at time of purchaseHit the swamp to commemorate Presidents Day From George Washington on, every U.S. president has endured old-fashioned political muckraking, party mud-slinging and slogging through economic tough times. So what could be a more fitting way to celebrate Presidents Day than a swamp walk? And what could be a better tribute to our leaders than getting in touch with nature? Its entirely doable and without any of the muck that accompanies our nations highest office with a visit to the clear, clean waters of the Everglades eco-system and the gallery of Clyde Butcher, world-renowned environmentalist and photographer. Butcher y will o n a y, t o t s d e r i t A e G J K e n L M M S i M Tr n o an E n i n g To w CollierBoulev Mr. Butcher and his wife, Niki, will welcome visitors to Big Cypress Gallery to see their work and to brave the Big Cypress Swamp (accompanied by guides) Saturday-Monday, Feb. 19-21. Saturday and Sunday hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Monday hours are 9 a.m. to noon. Not many people brave the mysterious and secretive environment off U.S. 41 to discover the beauty and peace found in the more than 1 million acres that are the Everglades. Its a diverse wilderness of subtropical flora and fauna found nowhere else in our country. The Butchers will greet visitors in their gallery, where Mr. Butcher will autograph his books and Mrs. Butcher will demonstrate her technique of hand-painting photographs. After the 90-minute swamp walk, sit around the campfire to warm your feet and enjoy some hot cocoa or coffee. Cost is $50 per person; $25 for ages 17 and younger. For reservations or more information, call 695-2428 or visit >>What: Photography Annual, a juried exhibit of nature photography >>Where: Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center, 300 Tower Road >>When: Feb. 3-April 1 >>Opening reception: 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 3 >>Info: 417-6310 or in the know Rookery Bay exhibit focuses on nature photographyGary Lefebvre John Johnson total of 137 photographs were su b W i i n g on t h o l t w fa a l O sa C D C L D a e John Allen Paul


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PAGE 35 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA36 NEWS WEEK OF JANUARY 27-FEBRUARY 2, 2011 MODEL AND INFORMATION CENTER12276 Tamiami Trail East, Suite 501, Naples, Florida 34113 (239) 206-2646 or toll-free (866) 986-9690 The Arlington of Naples welcomes those of all faiths, beliefs and tradi ons. Located on Tamiami Trail, across from the Lely Freedom Horses Monument. Open 8:30 a.m to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and Sundays by appointment. I thought we were just going to sh. But I caught so much more. ont get me wrong. I love shingalways have. Even when I arrive home empty handed. Yet these days, its not just the next catch Im looking for. Now, I look forward to catching some extra special time with my grandson. Sure, we may hook a few. But mostly, its what we dont reel in that winds up being the greatest gift of all. Talking. Laughing. Digging our toes in the sand. Just looking out over the water. I guess thats how Id describe my entire outlook on life now that Ill be moving to The Arlington of Naples. Its a new choice in retirement living thats given me a new way to look at things. And the opportunity to enjoy them all. Sure has opened my eyes. One thing is for certain. Ill never arrive home empty handed again. D you trim the excess from your pet. These products were well-represented at the North American Veterinary Conference, which recently wrapped up its 25th annual convention for veterinarians in Orlando. Healthy pets have so me padding on them, but a little padding is plenty. Rub your hands over the ribs of your dog or cat. The skin should move easily back and forth, and you should be able to feel the ribs. Your pet should have a definable waist at the bottom of the rib cage. Take a look from the side: If your pet looks pregnant, hes fat. Crash diets arent good for pets, especially not for fat cats, who can develop a fatal liver problem if forced to reduce too quickly. A pet doesnt get fat overnight, and he shouldnt be forced to change course any more rapidly. What youll need to do is change your pets eating and exercise habits gradually. Your veterinarian is your partner and resource in this lifestyle change, so enlist her aid early. Carve out some time in your schedule to walk your dog or play with your cat three times a week, at least, daily if possible. Exercise has an added bonus: In addition to keeping your pet healthy, regular activity helps to correct many behavior problems caused by boredom. Whatever regimen you and your veterinarian decide on, be determined to stick to it. Get out of the habit of expressing love for your pets by constantly offering treats, and use lower-fat treats such as carrots when you do hand over the goodies. And remember that exercise is good for you both. Yes, itll be hard in the beginning, what with those begging eyes and all. But dont give in. Your pets life will be happier and longer if hes kept fit. And yours will be, too. Even as public health experts report with alarm that human weight averages are increasing, veterinarians have long been worried about the same trend in our pets. Dogs and cats are getting larger for the same reasons that people are: too much food and not enough exercise. And obesity in pets causes a lot of the same problems it does in people. An overweight pet is prone to a host of related issues, including diabetes, joint, ligament and tendon difficulties, and breathing and heart challenges. Overweight cats can even develop skin problems from not being able to groom themselves properly. The overall impact on comfort and longevity can be dire. But the truth is that its not as difficult to trim down pets as it might be to fight your own battles with the bulge. What pets eat depends on what we give them. And although we might groan at the thought of exercise, our pets are always up for a brisk walk, a game of fetch or some play with a toy on a string. They love to move, especially if were moving with them. Simply put: Theres no excuse for an overweight pet. Especially not today, with veterinarians well-armed not only with advice but with special foods that can help PET TALES A fat epidemicVeterinarians ready to help take pounds off petsBY DR. MARTY BECKER _______________________________Universal Press SyndicateFat or fluffy? You need to put your hands on your pet to know for sure. A little padding is normal, but too much is a health risk. Pets of the WeekTo adopt a petThese pets are available for adoption ($85 for dogs, $60 for cats) through Collier County Domestic Animal Services. The fee includes sterilization surgery, vaccinations, pet license, ID microchip and a bag of food. Visit these and other adoptable animals at DAS headquarters, 7610 Davis Blvd., from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Call 252-7387 or for more information. >> Yumi is about 2 years old. A beautiful calico/ Turkish angora mix, she has a silky coat and a charming personality. Calm and digni ed, she loves to be petted and deserves a forever home. >> Poo Bear is about 7 months old. A handsome and friendly guy, he loves to cuddle and purr. This adorable lap cat will make a wonderful addition to a loving home.


Advances in Cardiac SurgeryJoin us for a lecture and question-and-answer session covering the latest advances in cardiac surgery including minimally invasive, robotic bypass surgery and valve surgery. Paul DiGiorgi, M.D. Cardiothoracic Surgeon Thursday, Feb. 3, 20115-6:30 p.m. Hyatt Place Coconut Point Located at Coconut Point Mall 23120 Via Villagio, EsteroSeating is limited. Reservations are requested. Please call 239-454-8762.Plan now to attend our next lecture.Primary Prevention of Heart DiseaseThursday, Feb. 17, Robert Cross, M.D. Cardiologist Darina Neel, RD Clinical Dietitian For Your HealthLECTURE SERIESLee Memorial Health System brings you a complimentary lecture series designed to introduce you to the latest health topics and treatments available right here in Southwest Florida. Lectures are scheduled through April with topics to include pediatrics, neurology, orthopedics and cancer.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 27-FEBRUARY 2, 2011 NEWS A39 omas Quigley, M.D.Board Certied Eye Physician & Surgeoncomplete medical exam with one of our board certied eye doctors includes prescription for eyeglasses, and tests for cataracts, glaucoma and other eye diseases. Offer applies to new patients 59 years and older. Coupon Expires 02/28/2011Naples Bonita Springs www.doctorquigley.comFREEEYE EXAMFOR NEW PATIENTSNo Hidden Charges: It is our policy that the patient and or any other person responsible for payment or be reimburse by payment or any other service, examination or treatment Offer does not apply to Avantica managed insurance plans including Freedom, Optimum and some Universal.CODE: FW00 TO YOUR HEALTH Learn all about Relay For LifeThe American Cancer Society invites anyone who wants to learn more about the Naples Relay For Life to a kick-off party from 5:45-7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 3, at the Inn at Pelican Bay. Those who want to participate in the relay as well as cancer survivors and anyone who is undergoing treatment are welcome. With a theme of Producing a Cure: Hollywood Movies, the 2011 Naples Relay For Life is set for Friday and Saturday, April 15-16, at Gulfview Middle School. The Naples Relay For Life is celebrating its 15th year. The 2010 event raised more than $525,000 for cancer research, education, advocacy and patient services. About 400 survivors and caregivers walked together in the opening lap. For more information, call the Naples office of the American Cancer Society at 261-0337, ext. 3860, or visit www. Church welcomes breast cancer survivorMoorings Presbyterian Church welcomes author and actress Kathy LaTour as part of its Distinguished Speaker Series at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27. In her monologue titled One Mutant Cell, Ms. LaTour, delivers a humorous and poignant account of her journey through breast cancer that began in 1986 when she was 37 years old. For 23 years, Ms. LaTour served as senior lecturer and award-winning faculty member in corporate communications and public affairs at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. Today she is editor-at-large and one of the founders of the magazine CURE: Cancer, Updates, Research and Education. She is also the author of The Breast Cancer Survivor. For more information, call Moorings Presbyterian Church at 261-1487 or visit Step up for Zumba to help Naples woman in needLifestyle Family Fitness is holding a Zumba class on Saturday, Jan. 29, to raise money for Naples resident Lisa Wilk, who is in need of a kidney transplant. In addition to the class from 10-11 a.m. for a $10 donation, there will be a silent auction at the fitness center at 2349 Vanderbilt Beach Road. Ms. Wilk has been diagnosed with end-stage renal disease. For more information, visit We often hear the phrase high tech and high touch when describing the two essential attributes of a great health-care system. But what do these attributes really mean? This past week, I saw both in action at NCH.High techThe Heart Beat Suite, a central monitoring station for patient electrical heart rhythms, was created by R.N. Director Claudia Garone and a team of 17 directors, educators and operations managers. Patients were previously monitored 24/7 at the nursing station on each individual floor, which was less efficient than having everyone on both campuses monitored in one central location. With the exception of the ICUs, we now monitor all downtown patients in the Heart Beat Suite. We will add North Naples later this spring. I visited with the highly trained monitor technicians. Their station on the first floor of the downtown campus, next to central registration, was specially designed to be comfortable and secure, with easy communication to the nursing floors so that any change in status can be quickly shared. The mood was upbeat, with all agreeing the new high tech space allows them to cover for each other, be supportive, discuss changes in rhythms and generally do a better job.High touchWhile visiting a patient who was a personal friend and longtime NCH supporter, I had a revealing conversation with R.N. Sandy Erlacher in Gulf View Suites. Ms. Erlacher explained that she and many of the nurses and techs in the unit, as well as some of the folks in the downtown ER, had gotten to know this gracious lady and her late husband, as both unfortunately became frequent users of our facilities. Ms. Erlacher said this lovely woman usually leaves a kind note and some sweet treats after each hospital stay. As commonly happens in our business, over time the professional relationship between a friendly patient and a caregiver nurse, tech, physician evolves from professional to very personal, as each becomes part of the others life. With time, a wall breaks down the wall that normally exists to separate and even protect professionals from becoming overly involved in the lives of those they care for. We caregivers see, experience, feel and become part of an extended family. We might try to deny it, but the fact is that we, too, are emotionally involved and invested in our patients, who become our friends. Thats why when I visited my friend, Ms. Erlacher stopped me and confessed, Im using my waterproof make-up. I was puzzled at first but then realized that Sandy contemplated a tearful day because this patient, with whom she had become so close, was approaching the end of life. It doesnt get more high touch than that. A few days later, while in line with NCH board member Kay Gow and others to share condolences with the family at the memorial service, I bumped into Ms. Erlacher, who was there reconnecting and trying to console the adult children. The point is that to do our jobs right, we need both high touch and high tech. And we should always recognize that holding someones hand when they need comfort is equally as important as monitoring their heart beat. Dr. Allen Weiss is president and CEO of the NCH Healthcare System. High tech, high touch are equally important in care giving W fththhhih allenWEISS STRAIGHT TALK HEALTHY LIVINGMORE TO YOUR HEALTH, A40 COURTESY PHOTOgymthinking?about aIf you pledged to lose some pounds this year by joining a gym, the Better Business Bureau recommends asking 10 questions before signing on the dotted line. In 2009 alone, BBB received 7,787 complaints about gyms and health clubs, putting the industry in the top 20 for mostcomplained-about businesses. Not only does BBB receive a lot of complaints about gyms, but complaints increased by 21 percent in 2009 over the previous year.Due diligence will help ensure it works outSPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYSEE GYM, A40

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New radiation treatments like TrueBeam, High Definition RapidArc and Calypso can also work more quickly, reducing the number of treatments patients may need to undergo to treat their tumors. Those wanting to learn more can attend a seminar by doctors from 21st Century Oncology from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 29, at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples. Breakfast will be served, and a question-and-answer period will follow the formal presenation. Reservations are required. Call 434-0166. Type O blood in demandCommunity Blood Center in Collier and southern Lee counties has seen a sudden increase in usage by area hospitals for types O-positive and O-negative blood. Donors are urged to visit CBC donations centers or the bloodmobile to help replenish supplies. In Naples, the blood center is at 311 Ninth St. N. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday. Call 436-5455. The Bonita Springs center is at 9170 Bonita Beach Road. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Thursday and Friday. Call 495-1138. For a complete list of times and locations for the bloodmobile, visit www. Womens health expert, author will discuss joyUnity of Naples will present New York Times best-selling author Dr. Christiane Northrup in a discussion about The Healing Power of Joy and Pleasure at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 1, at 2000 Unity Way. A book signing will follow her presentation. Dr. Northrup is an internationally known expert on womens health and wellness and on medicine and healing that acknowledges the unity of the mind and body. She practiced obstetrics and gynecology for more than 25 years and has been featured on the Oprah Winfrey Show, the Today show, the NBC Nightly News and The View, among others. Seating is limited, and tickets will be available at the Unity of Naples bookstore beginning Jan. 2. General admission is $50 per person; VIP tickets are $125 and include a VIP reception with Dr. Northrup at 5:30 p.m. and premium seating at her presentation. For more information, call Unity of Naples at 775-3009 or e-mail Take the time to do your research before joining a gym and dont give in to high-pressure sales pitches, advises Karen Nalven, president of BBB serving west Florida. Inspect the facilities closely and read the contract carefully, making sure that all of the promises are in print, she adds. BBB recommends asking the gym and yourself the following questions before signing up for a membership:Ask the gymGetting out of a gym contract isnt always as easy as getting into one so make sure you understand what steps you would need to take to cancel your membership. Ask: What are the terms of any introductory offers? Gyms often use special introductory offers to lure in new members. Just make sure you understand the terms and what the price will be once the introductory period is over. Will my membership renew automatically? Every year, BBB receives a large number of complaints from people who joined a gym and didnt realize their contract would renew automatically unless they took specific steps to cancel it. How can I get out of my contract? What happens if I move? Gyms have any number of different policies when it comes to how moving will affect your membership. It might depend on how far away youre moving and if they have other locations nearby. What happens if you go out of business? BBB often receives complaints from people after their gym suddenly closed up shop and took their money with them. Ask the gym to explain what will happen to your money if they suddenly go out of business.Ask yourself What are my fitness goals? Determining your fitness goals in advance will help you select a facility that is most appropriate for you. If you have a serious health condition, consult with a medical professional when setting your goals. Is this location convenient? If the gym is across town, youll be less likely to workout. Choose a place thats convenient to work or home so the location is not a deterrent to getting exercise. Can I really afford this every month? Monthly gym fees add up, and after introductory periods are over, the price could jump higher than your budget can handle. Do the math before you join. Am I feeling pressured to join? Dont give in to high-pressure sales tactics to join right away. A reputable gym will give you enough time to read the contract thoroughly, tour the facilities and make an informed decision. Did I get everything in writing? Read the contract carefully and make sure that all verbal promises made by the salesperson are in writing. What matters is the document you sign; dont just take a salespersons word for it. GYMFrom page A39 TO YOUR HEALTH


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 27-FEBRUARY 2, 2011 A41 It Only Looks Expensive 900 Neapolitan Way(Corner of US 41 & Neapolitan Way, Naples in the Neapolitan Shopping Center)239.434.9700 Open Daily 10-6 Sundays 12-5 As Americans grapple with how the recent election results, pending legislation and economic recovery will affect their futures, one thing is certain: They remain fearful of not being able to pay for health care in their retirement. A recent survey by the financial services firm Edward Jones revealed nearly a quarter (23 percent) of Americans said not being able to pay for health care in retirement was their top fear. The survey also found that 19 percent of Americans are worried about having to work longer to supplement retirement savings. Americans between the ages of 55 and 64 are considerably more worried (35 percent) about not being able to cover health care costs than those of lower age brackets. Gender also influenced this sentiment, as 27 percent of women indicated they were most concerned about health care costs, while only 19 percent of men consider this their greatest post-retirement fear. While the numbers may have changed slightly from a similar survey taken in 2006, the concerns remain the same for Americans of all ages, says Joan Fernandez of Edward Jones. We dont know the future of health care costs and we cant predict the o utcome of elections, but we do have control over how we plan for retirement. The study of 1,008 respondents, which was conducted by Opinion Research Corp. on behalf of Edward Jones, revealed that a large percentage of Americans also rank having to work longer to supplement retirement savings and having to rely on others for support as major concerns as they approach retirement. Respondents between the ages of 45 and 54 showed the most anxiety about having to work longer to supplement their retirement savings. Americans in lower age brackets are most concerned about having to rely on others to support them during retirement. Household income also had a considerable effect on respondents retirement fears, as Americans with annual incomes between $75,000 and $100,000 indicated that they are most concerned about having to work longer and having to cut back on a desired lifestyle. Respondents in lower income brackets are more concerned about having to rely on others for support and not being able to provide for family after they are gone. Paying for health care tops retirement concernsClasses for the visually impairedLighthouse of Collier Inc., Center for Blindness and Vision Loss collaborates with the Division of Blind Services to present classes for those who are going blind or having vision loss. Classes take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Monday and Thursday at Lighthouse of Collier, 424 Bayfront Place. Lighthouse of Collier Inc. also has magnifiers and optical character readers available to the public for evaluation from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. For more information, call 430-3934 or visit


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BUSINESS & REAL ESTATENAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA GUIDE TO THE NAPLES BUS INESS & REAL ESTATE INDUSTRIES BSECTIONWEEK OF JANUARY 27-FEBRUARY 2, 2011WEEK at-a-glance IntroducingNew neighborhoods unveiled in Quail West and Lely Resort. B11 Good relationsA meeting of PR/marketing professionals, and more business events. B8-10 Great lakesNAHB bestows Gold Award on Miromar Lakes. B18 Two science giants came together in Naples last week with one goal in mind: to hear, and tell, how science contributes to making things. Arthrex hosted PBS producers and WGCU Media for the premiere of the first episode in the new Nova series called Making Stuff. The episode shown at Arthrex was Making Stuff: Stronger; the NOVA four-part Making Stuff series also includes Smaller, Cleaner and Smarter. Arthrex was selected to host the premiere because it is one of the worlds most successful biotechnology manufacturers of the latest and strongest surgical devices and techniques. In line with the shows topic of making things stronger, the evening included a demonstration by Naples orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Guerra and Arthrex director of medical education and orthopedic surgeon Dr. Bryan Hanypsiak of some of the companys strongest products. The event was of special interest to Reinhold Schmieding, Arthrex founder and CEO and a supporter of public television who has long watched the NOVA program. Mr. Schmieding has said he is a dedicated scientist at heart and businessperson only for the pursuit of medical science. The Michigan native founded Arthrex more than 30 years ago in Munich, Germany, and established the Arthrex world headquarters in Naples in 1991. Arthrex is expected to achieve $1 billion in annual revenues this year. For Mr. Schmieding, an endless passion of science and persistent quest for perfection have been consistent ingredients in the companys success. Arthrexs mission is to help surgeons treat patients better. That includes developing the tools and techniques for surgeons to reduce the amount of invasive procedures, which in turn minimizes the size of incisions as well as surgery and patient recovery time. PBS approached Arthrex to host the premiere of the NOVA series because of the correlation between the topic of making stuff stronger and the new product innovation in arthroscopic surgery thatMaking Stuff at Arthrex PBS/Nova series debuts in Naples BY KELLY MERRITTSpecial to Florida Weekly SEE ARTHREX, B4 Behind the idyllic scenes of art festival crowds strolling among white tents in picturesque downtowns or parks, art shows are created through old-fashioned capitalist competition and the sweat of hard work and long hours. For some artists, the shows are a crucial part of making a living and feeding their families. During festival seasons, such as the one Southwest Florida is now in the thick of, artists an their tents commonly move from town to town for several weeks at a time. The goal, of course, is to sell their work, whether on the spot, or later on commission. To make the cut for these shows, artists apply months in advance for booth space. There are no guarantees that a festival that welcomed an artist last season will ask him or her back for the next. The top festivals tend to choose artists with a blind jury. They usually pick a few hundred of the best from more than 1,000 applications. Getting in means a chance to show work among serious buyers in natures finest, and proven, retail setting: the velvety days of winter in the sub-tropics. But working the festival circuit is not without sacrifice. Artists spend weekends away from families, sometimes setting up before sunrise on Saturdays, only to sell one or two pieces. A rainy day can ruin it all. And they get criticized all day though not too harshly, says Clayton Swartz, a Pinellas Park-based sculptor who displays throughout Southwest Florida. When youre at an art show and 50,000 people go to it, all day long youre getting your work criticized, he says. People are always talking to you about your work. You definitely find out what they like more and what they like less.Have art, will travel: The lucrative grind of the festival circuitSEE FESTIVALS, B7 BY EVAN WILLIAMSewilliams@ COURTESY PHOTOAt Arthrex heaquarters, Dr. James Guerra and Dr. Bryan Hanypsiak demonstrate rotator cuff surgery on a shoulder model. COURTESY PHOTOClayton Swartz packs up pieces from his workshop in Pinellas Park before hitting the road to travel to art shows throughout Southwest Florida.

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A limited number of ag analysts thought otherwise: Possible alternatives included that the USDA had over-estimated the 2009 carryover crop and that the anticipated weather pattern for the 2010 summer of no clouds on the horizon could turn out to be difficult crop weather here, there and everywhere. Stable to increasing world demand for grains, possible weather problems limiting planting and harvest and probable corrections of over-stated carryover inventory all contributing to a perfect storm in grains. It was on that basis that this column focused on Anything popping in the corn market? on July 15. Remember? So where do we stand now, some seven months from 2010 lows in grain prices? First, wheat and course grain prices are up an approximate 50 percent since June. Second, there has been an increase to an all-time high in the international food price index, a group of 55 food commodities measured by the Food and Agricultural Organization of The United Nations. Third, per video news clips and press releases, the senior grain economist at the FAO is worried that the state of high prices might turn into a food crisis. The FAO index level in December had advanced for the sixth straight month and, at 214.7, was above the previous alltime high of 213 in June 2008, when there was a certifiable food crisis. While most U.S. citizens were mired in their own real estate and financial problems in 2008, scores of foreigners in poor countries were demonstrating, rioting and manifesting all sorts of turmoil related to food shortages. Financial asset prices were under siege, while many agricultural prices were rapidly rising. Some countries keep their own food index, such as India, which monitors prices weekly. As of Dec. 25, 2010, Indian food prices year over year had risen an astounding 18 percent. Yikes! Tthats some serious price inflation. Whats with the 2010-2011 weather? Theoretical answers abound. In reality, things happen. There were: droughts in Russia and Kazakhstan; wet conditions in Canada, the U.S. and Europe; flooding in Pakistan and Australia; and possible dry conditions in Latin America. What happened with demand? It did not abate. The BRIC countries staged impressive economic recoveries, and their growing middle class kept growing and wanting better food and more protein. (Florida Weekly, Nov. 18, 2010: Commodities: A necessity or a fad about to bust?) The ratio of reserves to usage is now at 30-year lows. And the upcoming harvest in South America, South Africa and the rest of the southern hemispheres crop production is critical to prevent a food shortage. Frequently, prices react to export bans, as has recently been the case in Russia. If prices get really high, there is a possibility panic buying could emerge. Ridiculous? The FAO is extremely concerned and wants more wheat and corn plantings and reserves. Theres no question that long-term, there will be more mouths to feed. Per a report of the Population Division of the Department of Economics and Social Affairs of The United Nations, the worlds population will grow by another 1 billion people (to 8 billion) or more by 2030, growing at some 70 million people per year (World Population Prospects, June 2008 revision.) Add to that the established trend of increased consumption of protein by the middle class in the BRIC countries, and the lack of arable land and government-incentivized biofuel programs, and we could have an interesting agricultural story for a long time to come. In your quest for the suitable portfolio and proper allocation to traditional and alternative assets, you might want to discuss agricultural themes with your investment adviser. Jeannette Rohn Showalter is a Southwest Florida-based chartered financial analyst, considered to be the highest designation for investment professionals. jeannetteSHOWALTER, CFA FAO / COURTESY GRAPHICGrain prices

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Arthrex remains an independent, privately held company, something which Mr. Schmieding attributes to the rapid pace at which company engineers and surgeon consultants can produce new products and surgical techniques. As a private company without outside financial investors, we can remain exclusively committed to surgeons and their patients, he explains. During the NOVA Stronger program, viewers learned from experts who are re-engineering what nature has provided to create the next generation of materials to make strong stuff. Nova television host David Pogue tested the worlds strongest materials, from steel and Kevlar to bioengineered silk. (Spoiler alert: spider silk is actually the worlds strongest stuff.) Arthrex incorporates many of these new high-technology materials to make its products smaller and stronger. Mr. Pogue also delivered on his usual brand of intelligent comedy. Upon sliding in and out of a demolition derby car, he referred to himself and one of his test partners as the Starsky and Hutch of science nerds. The audience laughed throughout the program in between multiple ah-ha moments of discovery. For many visitors, learning about Arthrex was as enlightening as the NOVA program. Arthrex engineer Peter Dreyfuss shared original planning documents that highlighted the challenging process an Arthrex instrument must endure in order to make it to market. Dr. Guerra accented the presentation by explaining how Arthrex works with surgeons inside and outside of the operating room to design and manufacture devices and develop surgical techniques that ultimately change lives. Arthrex has never relied on taxpayer subsidies to operate in Collier County and is one of the states prized employers with nearly 1,000 employees. Prior to the 2010 elections, lackluster support from Collier County officials chafed the company that, according to a study by Guy Hagen of Innovation Insight, has pumped more than $100 million into the local economy since opening its doors in Naples. Our expenditures for expansion are expected to increase significantly in future years, with education programs for surgeons and operating room staff. And the companys sales force has already grown to more than 1,000 representatives in the U.S. this year, Mr. Schmieding says. We look forward to working with our regional governments and community leaders to create a positive business environment that will foster further expansion investment in Southwest Florida. For more information about Arthrex, visit For more information about Nova and other PBS programming, visit ARTHREXFrom page B1COURTESY PHOTOSAbove, founder and CEO Reinhold Schmieding explains Arthrex innovation to NOVA Senior Executive Producer Paula Apsell. Right: Josh Karnes, manager of research and development at Arthrex, explains product testing. Take Simple Steps before starting a businessIf youre considering starting a business, perhaps you should start with a series of Simples Steps workshops offered by SCORE Naples and the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce. The first session of Is Starting a Business Right for You? is free and takes place from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 29, at chamber headquarters, 2390 Tamiami Trail N. The free introductory session will be repeated from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, at Headquarters Library on Orange Blossom Boulevard off Airport Pulling Road. Subsequent sessions are set for Feb. 19 and 26 and March 5 and 12 and cost $39.50 each, or pay $125 for all five. Successful, experienced executives will lead the sessions designed to help entrepreneurs reach a go or no-go decision for starting a business. Participants will learn how to define and evaluate their idea and turn it into action, develop a marketing strategy, identify funding sources and connect with other entrepreneurs. Bank of America is SCOREs national sponsor for the Simple Steps. For more information or to register for the first session, call 430-0081 or visit www. Myers law firm hangs shingle in NaplesThe Law Offices of J. Patrick Buckley III have opened at 1415 Panther Lane, Suite 337, in Naples. The firms primary office is based in Fort Myers. Both locations offer services related to business law, including corporate formation and litigation, real estate law and those areas that compliment them. Mr. Buckley earned his bachelors degree in political science from the University of Pittsburgh and his law degree from the University of Miami School of Law in Coral Gables, Fla., where he was a member of The Society of Bar and Gavel and vice president of Alpha Epsilon Lambda, the graduate and professional studies honor society. For more information, call 591-6755 or e-mail Home-Tech seeks apprenticeship applicantsHome-Tech, an employee-owned airconditioning and major appliance sales and service company that operates in Lee, Charlotte, Collier, Sarasota and Manatee counties, is seeking applicants for its apprenticeship training program. Every year, five to eight apprentices undergo a 240-hour boot camp at Home-Techs in-house training facility in Fort Myers equipped with computers, displays, simulators for air-conditioning systems and major appliances for handson practical training. A senior technician supervises the training, and all apprentices must pass a written and practical test. Once apprentices are on the road, their training continues through their first and second year with in-house and online instruction totaling 260-hours a year. We are basically offering a full-ride scholarship to a proven, recession-proof career path, company founder and CEO Steve Marino says. Applicants must be at least 21 years old, drug-free, with a good driving record and no criminal record. The most important quality in an applicant is a proven mechanical aptitude and a willingness to learn and work hard. For more information about applying for the apprenticeship program, call (800) 433-9740, ext. 298. For more information about Home-Tech, visit www. BUSINESS BRIEFS BUCKLEY

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This years beneficiary is Voices for Kids of Southwest Florida. For more information, visit www. The Bonita Springs Area Chamber of C ommer ce hosts a welcome reception for new members from 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 1, at 25071 Chamber of Commerce Drive. Parmesan Petes is the food sponsor, and new member partners are EverBank and Rosier Insurance. Call 992-2943. The Council of Hispanic Business P r o fessionals meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. Guest speaker Feb. 2 will be stylist Barbara King with a program on Dressing for Success. Cost is $18 for members and $23 for guests. For more information, visit The Executive Club of the Greater Nap les Chamber o f Commerce meets from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 3, at Purely You Spa, 3066 Tamiami Trail N. Networking is for Executive Club members only. Free. Register at www.napleschamber. org/events. The Southwest Florida Employers Association meets at 8:15 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 8, at North Naples United Methodist Church, 6000 Goodlette-Frank Road. Guest speaker Cyndee Woolley will present Social Media and Your Human Resources: Strategies to Leverage the Power of the Internet to Entice, Engage and Empower your Staff. Free for SWFEA members, $25 for HR Collier and Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce members, and $30 for future members. Register at or call 285-4777. The Womens Network of Collier County meets at 11:30 a.m. on the second Tuesday of the month at Carrabbas at 4320 Tamiami Trail N. Next meeting: Feb. 8. Register at The Bonita Springs Area Chamber o f C ommer ce holds its next Business After Hours networking event from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, at The Inn at Pelican Bay. Visit The Collier County Bar Association holds its gener al member ship luncheon from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11, at Carrabbas, 4320 Tamiami Trail N. Register at Wake Up Naples for members and guests of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce takes place from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16, at the Hilton Naples. Aysegul Timur of Hodges University will present a progress report on the Collier County Comparative Analysis Project. Register at PRACC, Public Relations and Marketing Pr ofessionals of Collier County, holds a luncheon meeting at 11:30 a.m. on the third Thursday of the month at McCormick & Schmicks. Next meeting: Feb. 17. Call 4362105 to register or visit BUSINESS MEETINGS


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 27-FEBRUARY 2, 2011 BUSINESS B7 His schedule this year includes ArtFest Fort Myers on Feb. 5 and 6. The festival jury not only chose him again this year, but also put his design on its 2011 T-shirt. The show has a reputation for being good to its artists, he said, by doing things like letting artists set up their tents the day before instead of before sunrise on show day, and drawing a big crowd. Festival organizers say 55,000 people come over the weekend. Different shows have different qualities about them, Mr. Swartz said. But obviously the better shows, the shows you make the most money at, are the ones you want to get into. ArtFest definitely brings out a big enough crowd that it gives you good odds. No matter the sacrifices or risks, working the festival circuit is worth it, says Mr. Swartz and other artists. Its an integral part of a year filled with other activities: the work itself, for instance, making cold calls for commissions or selling pieces in galleries. Regardless of how many Facebook friends or website hits an artist collects, or how many print ads he runs, no marketing technique can replace the face-to-face, shoulder-to-shoulder, beer-to-mouth, painting-to-living room festival crowds. Its the best advertising I know of, said Ben Essenburg, a 63-year-old Englewood-based painter who started working outdoor art shows in South Florida nearly 35 years ago. He helped put four kids through college with his detailed acrylic treatments of local flora and fauna a fact hes proud of. Some of the real small shows you get 3,000 or 4,000 people. Some of the large shows like Coconut Grove (near Miami) have (an estimated 100,000 attendees every year, event organizers said). Youre getting those people who care enough about art to get in their car and travel to a show and look at it in person. Youre going right directly to your specific market. Tim Parker agrees. A former New York City graphic designer, Mr. Parker, 49 owns a gallery and studio, Aura Fine Art, on fifth Avenue South in Naples. And he was ArtFest Fort Myers 2009s top seller ever by a big margin, event organizers said. His paintings range from abstract figures to classic murals. Although hes successful, that doesnt free up his weekends from art festivals. Outdoor shows are probably the best advertising, for yourself and the gallery, he said. At art shows you have people who are there for one reason: to look at art. He adds, The art business is almost more like the moving business, because youre constantly moving paintings without damaging them, which is a challenge, especially on windy days and rainy days and stuff like that. Like good agents, festival organizers work hard to attract crowds by promoting their chosen artists, hiring food vendors and entertainment and setting the scene in picturesque downtown or beachfront locations. You actually gets the opportunity to meet each individual artist, learn why they made each piece, why they decided to travel city to city with their artwork rather than holding down a 9-to-5, said Darrin Alan, marketing director for the eighth annual St. Armands Circle Art Festival in Sarasota on Jan. 29-30. The show picks 200 artists out of 1,500 applications and draws about 40,000 to 75,000 people for the weekend, Mr. Alan said, depending on the weather. Marianne Megela, festival director, for the 32nd annual Naples National Art Festival on Feb. 26 and 27, said about 85 percent of the 270 artists are from out of town. About 25,000 people came to the show last year. For them to consider our show and come to our city and invite the folks to see that creativity theyre a great group of talented, hardworking people, she said. One-of-a-kind salesClayton Swartz lives with his wife and four children in Pinellas Park. He produces metal sculptures, usually from aluminum, selling them at about 10 festivals between January and May among other activities. His goal ultimately is to make money, to provide for my family. To that end, he stays attuned to the tastes of festival-goers. But hes also been fortunate to produce and sell art that is, always, very much his own vision. I have never developed any work specifically because I thought someone would buy it, he said. You see what people are liking more and maybe you make a little more of that, depending. If hes not loading up his car to set up at a weekend festival, hes producing more sculptures. Each piece is unique. For Mr. Swartz it means he must constantly be on to the next project. Theres no reproductions that are possible, he said. As Im selling work I constantly have to make new work. He made a conscious decision to be a professional artist starting in the ninth grade, and later worked as a high school art teacher, a member of an electronic band that toured the country, and owned a small record label. After his first child was born, he started working more at home as an artist and going to art festivals to promote the work. Ive met artists that do 50 shows per year, he said. To me, thats crazy. I much prefer my house to a hotel.Crazy hard workPainter Mr. Essenburg, for example, attends about 20 shows per year between October and May: St. Petersburg, Naples, Fort Myers, Punta Gorda and Cocoa Beach are all cities on his list this season. Now that his four children are grown, his wife Jill drives him. He used to do twice the number of shows when he was younger and work 90 hours per week on painting, he said. The work ethic came from his Dutch Calvinist upbringing. Very business oriented and very work oriented, he said. You dont do something like artwork for a living. His father owned a garbage collection business in Chicago before working for the citys waste management division, then retiring at age 51 to become a minister. Mr. Essenburg started working on the trucks at age 8 and continued through college. Both his parents still live in the Windy City. In 1970, he moved with his wife to Southwest Florida, where he was a paint and wallpaper contractor. He built up a crew of 10 people when business started to tank in a way everyones familiar with now. It led to him becoming an artist on a whim. He didnt have formal training. Everything went down the tubes all of a sudden, he said. We had several big condo projects go bankrupt. I was kind of scrambling around working graveyard shifts at 7-Elevens, trying to pick up whatever bits and pieces of custom wallpaper work I could do. I saw a flyer in a convenience store advertising a local arts show. Id liked to draw all my life, but never with any serious intent of making money. So I figured Id try it to pick up a few extra bucks. It was in November 1975. I sold three things (two were sketches of zebras) and made $120. But I got hooked. I did it part-time for a year and a half, and full-time ever since then. He started out traveling up north to festivals, but decided he could do as well staying in the state. Ive done things like the Southeast Wildlife Expo in Charleston, N.C. Thats an exclusively wildlife art festival. Ive done little strip malls out in front of Western Auto stores, and Ive done mall shows. Ive done mostly the regular outdoor street festivals. Some of them exclusively fine art of high quality like ArtFest Fort Myers is now and also craft shows. With his years of art festival experience, Mr. Essenburg has come to feel at home among artists, and even some of the drawbacks of routine travel have become familiar comforts. Artists as a group of people in a profession are probably the nicest people I know, he said. They are extremely gregarious, interesting, tend to be very intelligent, and independent. Theyre interesting people and it becomes like an extended family. Otherwise, you live out of a suitcase in a motel room. In fact, during the season, I find myself living out of a suitcase at home, just out of habit. Thats where everything is, and its organized. FESTIVALSFrom page B1 Clayton Swartzs See Life In Color has been selected as the 2011 Commemorative T-shirt Artist for ArtFest. COURTESY PHOTOSAn abstract figure painting by Tim Parker Spoonbills and Mangroves by Ben EssenburgPARKER ESSENBURG ArtFest Fort Myers takes place in the River District Feb. 5 6. For more information, visit www.artfestfortmyers.comOther upcoming art festivals include: >> Jan. 29: Beth El Art Festival St. Petersburg, >> Jan. 29 30: Englewood Bank Invitational Art, Englewood >> Feb. 12 -13: Coconut Point Art Festival >> Feb. 26 27: Naples National Art Festival, Naples, >> March 11-13, Vero Under the Oaks, Vero Beach >> March 12 13: Bonita Springs National Art Festival, Bonita Springs, >> March 19 20: 5th Peace River National Art Festival, Punta Gorda, >> March 26 27: Downtown Naples Festival of the Arts. >> March 26 27: Englewood Spring Fine Art Festival, Englewood, >> April 2 3: 37th Tarpon Springs Fine Art Festival, Tarpon Springs, >> April 3: Academy Prep Tradewinds Resort, St Pete Beach >> April 9 10: 42nd Sante Fe College Spring Arts Festival, Gainesville, >> April 16 17: Mainsail Art Festival, St. Petersburg >> April 23 24: 27th Melbourne Art Festival, Melbourne, >> April 30 May 1: Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival, Fernandina Beach, >> May 7 8: MidFlorida Mayfair by the Lake, Lakeland, For more shows in and outside Florida visit in the know

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PAGE 60 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB18 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JANUARY 27-FEBRUARY 2, 2011 Let me help you with your mortgage. Kimberli Escarra Vice President 239.642.4759 Office 877.793.3628 SOLID FINDS A WAY Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club has been named Community of the Year for 2011 by the National Association of Home Builders. Margaret Antonier, president and CEO of Miromar Development, accepted the Gold Award at the NAHB annual convention recently in Orlando.Miromar Lakes Beach Club was the 2010 winner of the NAHB Gold Award for Best Clubhouse in the United States; no other community has won both the national Gold Awards for Community of the Year and for Best Clubhouse. The NAHB awards competition is open to communities in the United States, Mexico and Canada. Miromar Lakes was also awarded its second Silver Award for Best Clubhouse for its Golf Clubhouse. Silver award recipients are the top vote getters in their category and finalists for the Gold Award. Just north of Naples, Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club has more than 700 acres of freshwater lakes, three miles of private, sandy beach and championship golf. The community has won 84 awards since 2003. For more information, call the Sales Center at Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club at 425-2340 or visit Miromar Lakes goes for the Gold as NAHB Community of the YearJanet Bilotti of Janet Bilotti Interiors has been named Miromar Design Centers first Designer of Distinction, a new monthly appreciation program. From her Naples-based design studio, Ms. Bilotti has been serving clients from Southwest Florida to Europe since 1994. I make frequent visits to the Miromar Design Center and so do my clients, she says. It is a pleasure to be able to work with the wide selection of showrooms in one convenient location. All of the staff is incredibly knowledgeable, friendly and responsive. The Designers of Distinction program recognizes the talents, loyalty and support of interior design professionals doing business at the Miromar Design Center. The centers 45 showrooms nominate a designer each month based on professionalism, talent and commitment to the showroom partners. Ive worked with Janet Bilotti for more than 20 years, says Ozzie Pancaro, showroom manager for Casa Italia. She is a consummate professional, and it has been a pleasure being a part of her projects. Starting with Ms. Bilotti, each honoree will be featured on a display near the concierge desk at the design center, and a portfolio of the designers work will be available for viewing. In December 2011, the years 12 recipients will be honored at the Designers of Distinction awards reception. The design center showcases some of the worlds most desired names in furniture, fabrics, flooring, lighting, kitchen and bath products, art, accessories and wall coverings. Among those represented are: Baker, Ann Sacks, Fendi Casa, Ralph Lauren Home, Pierre Deux, Poggenpohl, Roche Bobois, Clive Christian, Walker Zanger and Francesco Molon. In addition, a clearance showroom offers items at prices at least 50 percent off regular retail showroom pricing. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. The center is on Corkscrew Road in Estero across from Miromar Outlets, at exit 123 off I-75. For more information, call 390-5111 or visit Naples designer first to receive Miromar Design Center award Coming up at the design center Miromar Design Center invites the public to the following free seminars and special events. Attendance is free unless otherwise noted. Call 390-5111 to RSVP. 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 3: AS part of the design centers Distinguished Speaker Series, New Yorkbased designer David Easton will discuss his work and sign copies of his book, Timeless Elegance: The Houses of David Easton. Mr. Easton was named to Architectural Digests Top 100 List and inducted into the Interior Design Hall of Fame in 1992. RSVP by Monday, Jan. 31. 4-7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4: The third annual Fashion Obsession to benefit the American Heart Associations Go Red for Women campaign consists of an evening of fashion with one-of-a-kind designs created from materials exclusively found at Miromar Design Center. Each original piece will be auctioned off to benefit Go Red for Women. Tickets for $30 can be purchased at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5: Jean Renoux of Art and Architectural Tours & Seminars presents The Fashion Impact of Coco Chanel and Madame Gres. 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17: As part of the Distinguished Speaker Series, Deborah Burnett of Design Service Inc. in Nashville, Tenn., presents Sleep, Weight Loss & Enhanced Memory: Who Knew Light Bulbs and Paint Colors Could Do So Much? Ms. Burnett is a nationally recognized authority on how the body and brain are affected by the interior environment. RSVP by Feb. 11. 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19: Lets Get Your House in Order for 2011, presented by Barbara Bell of Barbara Bell Design Group and lifestyle coach Lora Ulrich. They will share tips on how to energize your new year and bring better health, prosperity and abundance to all aspects of your life. 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb 24: The Distinguished Speaker Series continues with Elegance! Elegance! Elegance! by Jennifer Post of New York-based Jennifer Post Design Inc. An Architectural Digest Top 100 List designer, Ms. Post is known for her minimal approach to creating clean, sophisticated, modern interiors. RSVP by Feb. 18. 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26: Designing Green Interiors, presented by Melissa Allen, principal of MGA Interior Design. Ms. Allen will discuss how to enhance your home with environmentally friendly furnishings and finishes. Learn what to look for, what to avoid and how each option relates to different environmental concerns. COURTESY PHOTOJanet Bilotti COURTESY PHOTOSAbove: The entrance to Miromar Lakes. Right top: Cabanas at Miromar Lakes. Right: The Beach Clubhouse.


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Excellence has an Address. Just south of Bonita Beach Road on Bonita Grande, 6289 Burnham Road, Naples Join us Sunday, January 30th from 12 4p.m. and meet the 8 featured builders. Reservations required for clubhouse entrance and self-guided tour.Enjoy complimentary food, refreshments and entertainment by The Youth Symphonia from the Philharmonic. Youre Invited to the t.Its Such a BIG DEAL, Weve Decided to Give You One Too! 239.592.1010Please Call in Advance for Entrance into Quail West from 12 4p.m. on January 30th.INTRODUCTORY OFFER ONE WEEK ONLY JANUARY 30 FEBRUARY 5 SAVE Tamworth Lot Approximately 1/2 acre JANUARY 30 FEBRUARY 5 SAVE$175,000* Estate Lot Approximately 1 acre Absolutely Ends February 5th $100,000** Not to be used in combination with any other promotion.


Park Shore, 4101 Gulf Shore Blvd N, #16 S From dramatic floor tile to custom coffered ceilings, this exquisite 8400 SF Gulf-front condo designed and furnished by Collins & DuPont has it all. 5+Den/6+2half (C7032) Don Winkler, 961-2166, Robyn Pfister Griffin, 262-7366 $7,900,000 Park Shore, 4101 Gulf Shore Blvd N, #6 S Custom 6th floor estate with wraparound panoramic views of the Gulf. The ultimate in beachfront living. Marble and hardwood floors, gourmet kitchen, library. 5+Den/6+2half (C6506) Don Winkler, 961-2166, Robyn Pfister Griffin, 262-7366 $5,250,000 Port Royal, 4246 Cutlass Ln One and onehalf lots setting, southwest exposure. 161 on Cutlass Pass. Mature trees and landscaping. Deep water, quick access, no bridges to the Gulf. 4+Den/3.5 (H5175) Don Winkler, 961-2166, Robyn Pster Grin, 262-7366 $4,700,000 Port Royal, 3530 Fort Charles Dr Tropical retreat fronting no-bridges, Gulf access canal. 2-story home w/marble oors, replace, formal living & dining, poolside guest suites. 40 boat dock. 6 or More/6.5 (H3228) Don Winkler, 961-2166, Robyn Pster Grin, 262-7366 $3,950,000 Old Naples, 238 9th Ave S Built in 2001, courtyard home w/ fml liv & din, fam rm, travertine rs, granite counters, pool & spa, sep guest cabana, steps to beach. 4+Den/4.5 (H4958) Don Winkler, 961-2166, Robyn Pster Grin, 262-7366 $3,695,000 Bay Colony, 355 Sedgwick Ct Open by Appt. New Listing. Magnicent residence in prestigious Bay Colony Shores. Lg living & dining rms, FP, marble rs, beautiful study, lake view & 3c gar. 3+Den/4.5 (H5549) Nelly B. Willshire, 860-1097 $3,500,000 Royal Harbor, 1680 Dolphin Ct Amazing home built in 2008. Naples Bay views. 4,600 sq. ft. living space, formal living & dining, fam rm, den, 1st master, sum kit, 61 boat dock. 5+Den/4+2half (H4456) Robyn Pster Grin, 262-7366 $2,890,000 Park Shore, 324 Pirates Bight Entertain in elegance in this immaculate remodeled home. Double dock hoist & davit. Visit the Gulf of Mexico by boat or just a short walk to beach. SW exposure. 3+Den/3 (H2435) Cheryl Turner, 250-3311 $2,350,000 Old Naples, 272 11th Ave S e perfect retreat for friends & family! Spanish inuenced multi-level home w/unique oor plan in private courtyard setting, detached 1 BR casita poolside. 4+Den/4.5 (H5538) Robyn Pster Grin, 2627366, Don Winkler, 961-2166 $2,295,000 Pine Ridge, 88 Cajeput Majestic two story on the lake. Situated on 1.99 acres with private dock and gazebo, plus workshop and oversized 4 car garage. Price to Sell! 5/4.5 (H5481) John Turner, P.A., 272-0013 $2,980,000 Moorings, 540 Putter Point Pl Magnicent, new estate home with golf views. Impressive architectural elements & custom wood craftsmanship, 2nd level bonus room, summer kitchen, pool/spa. 4+Den/4.5 (H5525) Robyn Pster Grin, 2627366, Don Winkler, 961-2166 $2,250,000 Pelican Marsh, 9085 Terranova Dr Stunning Villa. Oversized lakefront lanai w/sitting area, replace, summer kitchen, pool/spa. Chipped travertine rs, Wood beamed ceiling & oor in family rm. 4+Den/4.5 (V1446) Cheryl Turner, 250-3311 $2,000,000 Moorings, 1255 Gulf Shore Blvd N, #3N Spacious Gulf front condo. 180 degree Gulf views. Over 2,900 sq ft, formal living & dining, den, roomy bdrm suites w/full baths, glass-enclosed screened porch. 3+Den/3.5 (C7092) Robyn Pfister Griffin, 262-7366, Don Winkler, 961-2166 $1,895,000 Park Shore, 4745 Whispering Pine Way 2-story 3800+ SF new home, picturesque lake views, spacious oor plan, builtins, elegant moldings, laundry/hobby rm & 3-car garage. 4+Den/5.5 (H2735) Cheryl Turner, 250-3311 $1,550,000 Grey Oaks, 1335 Noble Heron Way Mediterranean villa. Custom oor plan. Lake/ golf views. Marble & wood oors, soaring ceilings, state-of-art kitchen. Summer kit., covered loggia, pool & spa. 4/4.5 (V1272) Robyn Pster Grin, 262-7366 $1,495,000 Old Naples, 256 11th Ave S Deep lot w/ rear alley access available for you to build the estate home of your dreams. Prime location accessible to all Naples has to oer. (L1239) Robyn Pster Grin, 262-7366, Don Winkler, 961-2166 $1,495,000 Pelican Bay, 803 Arrowhead Ln Pool home w/wonderful natural light throughout. Move in ready w/granite, replace, French doors, tile/diagonal, wood oors, volume tray ceilings and more. 3/2.5 (H5351) Jim Scartz, 877-9726 $1,049,000 Pelican Bay, 7225 Pelican Bay Blvd, #502 Open by Appt. New Listing. Beautiful condo w/views of Gulf & city in excellent condition. 2 lanais. 24 hr front desk security. Trams to beach outside building. 2+Den/2 (C5983) Nelly B. Willshire, 860-1097 $995,000 Royal Harbor, 1260 Tuna Ct Two BR two BA home on intersecting deep water canals that can accommodate multiple watercraft. Open great room/kitchen, 3 car gar. 2/2 (H5302) Robyn Pster Grin, 262-7366, Don Winkler, 961-2166 $995,000 Old Naples, 617 6th Ave S #202 Beautifully furnished condo located a block o 5th Ave. S. Stroll to beach, Cambier Park & all downtown has to oer. 2 covered parking spaces. 2/2.5 (C2574) Don Winkler, 9612166, Robyn Pfister Griffin, 262-7366 $749,000 Pelican Bay, 7515 Pelican Bay Blvd, #4-B Sunset views of the Gulf. Live in the Claridge for a great price with all the amenities of Pelican Bay. 2+Den/2 (C4374) Cheryl Turner, 250-3311 $745,000 Old Naples, 1325 7th St, 6D #6D Sixth oor totally remodeled unit oers views of Naples Bay, the city, and gorgeous sunsets. Guest accomms, boat slips, extra storage, covd parking. 2/2 (C6605) Don Winkler, 9612166, Robyn Pfister Griffin, 262-7366 $699,000 Vineyards, 5612 Hammock Isles Dr BEST BUY! Immaculate home in beautiful Hammock Isles in e Vineyards is priced to sell. Pool & spa overlook county preserve. Premiere country club mbrshps avail. 3+Den/3 (H5282) Bobbie Dusek, 659-6132 $679,000 Tiburon, 2805 Tiburon Blvd E, #102 2-car garage, private elevator 2400 sq ft of living area. Amenities include: tness ctr, clubhouse, community pool/spa, concierge service, pvt beach shuttle. 3/2 (C6573) Cheryl Turner, 250-3311 $625,000 Pelican Landing, 3664 Olde Cottage LN Charming villa with guest cottage! Very spacious oor plan with great room. Lovely home Must See! 3/3 (V1494) Bunny Caravello & Team, 949-3907 $599,900 Pine Ridge, 618 West St Oversized lot w/ fruit trees. Main home remodeled in 1990. Oak wood ring, lg home ofc, fully equipped separate guest qrtrs. Central to dining, shopping & bches. 3+Den/2 (H5441) Don Winkler, 961-2166, Robyn Pster Grin, 262-7366 $595,000 Pelican Landing, 23800 Merano Ct, #201 Fabulous unit in the Colony. 2 guest suites with full baths, built-in entertainment center, lots of upgrades. Dont miss out! 3+Den/3 (C7196) Bunny Caravello & Team, 949-3907 $479,900 Naples Lakes Country Club 4740 Cerromar Dr Well maintained Franklin model. Pool, hurricane shutters, pillared columns. Bundled golf course designed by Arnold Palmer. Seller oers a 1 year HO Warranty! 2+Den/2 (H5345) Annemarie M. Giannini, 289-1820 $464,000 Lake Park, 1171 14th Ave N Newly renovated lakefront home. New kitchen, baths, hardwood oors, A/C, windows to current hurricane code, fenced yard & fabulous location. 3+Den/3 (H5409) Cheryl Turner, 250-3311 $450,000 Oyster Bay, 1569 Chesapeake Ave C.6595 is pet friendly condo has it all! Completely renovated, 30 deeded boat slip, direct Gulf access, vaulted ceilings, addtl storage, laundry in unit. 3/2 (C6595) Robyn Pster Grin, 2627366, Don Winkler, 961-2166 $449,000 Naples Bay Resort, 1055 Sandpiper St, #H 205 Many ne restaurants, shops, art galleries and attractions on 5th Ave. South, Bay front, and Tin City are within walking distance. Great amenities. 2/2 (C4072) Cheryl Turner, 250-3311 $439,000 Pelican Marsh, 2420 Ravenna Blvd, #202 Outstanding lake view from this lovely 2nd oor coach home. 2,015 air-conditioned sq. ft. Minutes to Beaches, shopping dining and entertainment. 3+Den/3 (C6226) Cheryl Turner, 250-3311 $420,000 Vineyards, 156 Spring Lake Cir Oak Colony; picturesque hamlet of 14 homes. Villa w/many features including plantation shutters, 2car garage, hurricane protection and private back yard. 3/2 (H4367) Bobbie Dusek, 659-6132 $325,000 Pelican Landing, 24680 Canary Island Ct, #202 What a Deal!! 2nd oor end unit, spacious oor plan with vaulted ceilings. Custom mirrors, art niches and walk-in closet. Must See! 3/2.5 (C7154) Bunny Caravello & Team, 949-3907 $299,900 Ocean Terrace, 1500 Gulf Shore Blvd N, #NW3 Perfect Snowbird beach nest. Directly across from Lowdermilk Park Beach. 2/1 ready for creative upgrading. Sunsets over the gulf at a great price. 2/1.5 (C6900) Bobbie Dusek, 659-6132 $259,000


.. premiersothebysrealty.comSothebys International Realty and the Sothebys International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each Office Is Independently Owned And Operated. PELICAN BAY | 7853 COCOBAY Three + den pool home with guest cabana in gated neighborhood close to beach tram, tennis & fitness. Aggressively priced for quick sale. $1,445,000 PELICAN MARSH | 9194 TROON LAKES Three + den pool home in pristine condition. Volume ceilings & numerous upgrades. Gated community with tennis, fitness, community center. $593,500 PARK SHORE | THE TROPICS 4560 Gulf Shore Blvd. N. #243 Spectacular 3 bedroom bayfront condominum with new kitchen & wood floors. Walk to beach, shops, dining of the Village. $950,000 OPEN SUN 1-4LITTLE HARBOUR | 286 LITTLE HARBOURFour bedroom + den waterfront retreat in gated enclave near Old Naples. 3,800 SF home designed for privacy. $3,000,000 PELICAN BAY | 708 HOLLYBRIAR LANESerene elegance welcomes you to this exceptional 7BR/7.5BA sanctuary, 1st fl. master, granite island kitchen. Quiet location, just minutes to beach, tennis and fitness. $2,395,000 OPEN SUN 1-4 OPEN SUN 1-4 Foreclosure and Finance CenterA Service of ONESource Real Estate Services Center Visit your new house today!www.OpenHouseSWFL.comThe rst stop to nding your new house!OpenHouse Southwest Florida lists the open houses for any given day in Naples, Bonita Springs and Estero. Customize your search by choosing location, living area, price range and more, quickly and easily.We make nding your new home easy!The Of cial Naples, Bonita Springs and Estero REALTORS Website DOWNING-FRYE REALTY INC. VASARI $349,9003 bed/2bath plus den 2nd oor carriage home with attached garage, Professionally decorated with loads of upgrades!VASARI $565,0003+den, 2 full bathes. This fabulous Porta Rosa villa has western exposure located on Lake Vasari. VASARI 349,000Spacious carriage home boasts 3 large bedrooms+ Den 2 full baths. Bundled golf, tennis and CC amenities included. VASARI $219,9002 bedrooms +den/2 baths Don't miss this newly listed 2nd oor garden home with outstanding lake and golf course views.Bonita Springs, FL 34135 The Good Life... is closer than you think!Greg A. Pedrotty, REALTOR Cell: 239.776.4251 Whether you are Buying or Selling let me go to work for you to exceed your expectations in the real estate process. My goal is to relieve the stress and make the transaction an enjoyable memory. 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. $809 per month* $159,500*owner nance with 15%-20% down PITI, amortized over 30 years at 6% interest 3587 Bolero Way 3/2 garage, all updated, oversized lot backs up to golf course. $930 per month* $179,900 Lot included in sales price co-op ownership. Newer home with carport, closed porch and decks around. 55+ community. BUILT IN 2002 2 bed plus den, 2 bath Carport, parking for 3 cars. Workshop shed and lanai. Quiet end of the road community with pool clubhouse. Recreation room, BBQ area. $98,400 $59,900 $10,000 Down, 6% Interest, Amortized over 20 years$143 per month* $29,900


COURTESY PHOTOVasari Country Club in Bonita Springs recently celebrated the completion of its golf course redesign and clubhouse renovations. Specifications used on the golf course include the latest industry offerings in turf varieties for greens, tees and fairways as well as USGA-recommended greens construction specs. Billy Fuller Golf Design completed the course work. The clubhouse, above, has an elegant new look as well. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 27-FEBRUARY 2, 2011 B25 J Cbt 287-6732Nnb Of Tn Prfr Br Cr 370-8687 239-596-2520 STOP BY TO VIEW THESE AND OTHER PROPERTIES VILLAGE WALK VANDERBILT BEACH LOCATION Capri with wide water views. Clean, light and bright, ready for quick closingenjoy it this season! $229,000 REDUCED ISLAND WALK VANDERBILT BEACH LOCATION Island Walk Great buy! 2BR,2BA open oor plan, nicely upgraded tile throughout entire home, large screened lanai with lake views! $210,000 BARGAIN SHORT SALE The unique over-sized lot is only one of the fabulous features this 3BR,2.5 BA plus den has to offer. Upgraded throughout with tile in living areas, new stainless appliances, granite, private pool with lake view and more! $384,900 3BR,2.5 BA plus den beauty has the WOW factor for its views. Outstanding Sunset and wide water views from inside and out! Original owners have taken pride in their seasonal home and it shines throughout. $399,000 UPGRADEDIncredible deal! This popular Oakmont oor plan offer 3BR,2BA plus Den and extended interior living space. Totally renovated and not lived since the renovations the home is in pristine condition and shows like new! Must see to appreciated! Priced to sell! $349,900 Extra clean Oakmont with real wood oors, full hurricane protection"turn key" package available. $349,900 REDUCED LIKE NEWExtra clean and loaded with upgrades Capri with large screened patio, hurricane shutters, custom built-ins. Asking $239,000 EXTENDED 2BR,2BA lake view Carpi offers 1680 sq ft under air! Desirable oor plan features tile, built-in entertainment center, New A/C, private pool with lake views and desirable southern exposure. $265,900 LAKE VIEWNicely appointed Oakmont model offers 3BR, 2.5BA plus den, tile throughout entire home, built-in entertainment center, and large screen lanai with lake views. Desirable location just steps from all amenities. $349,900 Turnkey Package Available Oakmont 3BR,2.5BA,plus den spacious single family home features open oor plan with upgrades including private heated salt pool with lake views! Accordion Hurricane protection for entire home and much more! $382,900 NEW LISTINGCausal Elegance 4BR,3.5BA, features both formal living and dinning, replace, custom moldings, and pool w/lake views! Pristine Condition. Furnishings Included! Shows Like New $499,000 TURNKEY PACKAGEONE OF A KIND MAGNIFICENT CARLYLE 4 BR, 3.5 BA, features unparalleled craftsmanship throughout entire home, gourmet kitchen with top of the appliances, designer nishes, genuine hardwood oors, private pool with lake views and much more! A must see home! $569,900 Cedar Hammock. Bundled Golf Course living at its nest! 3 plus den with bright Eastern exposure. $529,000 NEW LISTING CEDAR HAMMOCKThe Orchards. Light, Bright, and Super Clean! 3 bedroom, on the lake with screened patio and 2 car garage. $383,000 NEW LISTING ORCHARDS ISLAND WALK OTHER FINE COMMUNITIES NEW PRICEExtended Capri with screened patio. Original owner, very clean, near all amenities. $229,000 REDUCED Oakmont in Village Walkneed to sell quickly. Tropical retreat complete with Koi pond. Asking $335,000 REAL ESTATE BRIEFS The Collier Building Industry Association is offering three courses in February: Business Management for Building Professionals will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18, at CBIA headquarters. Cost is $210 per person. Participants will gain a solid foundation in best business practices for smaller businesses regarding planning, organizing, staffing/directing and controlling. Marketing and Communication Strategies for Aging and Accessibility will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, at CBIA. Cost is $210 per person. Participants will learn how millions of Americans age 50 and older are also looking to revitalize their home environments so they can age in place. Design/Build Solutions for Aging and Accessibility will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25, at CBIA. Cost is $210 per person. This Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) course will help builders understand the guidelines and requirements of accessibility, the importance of doing an assessment with input from occupational and physical therapists as well as qualified health care professionals and the significance of good design in making modifications that can transform a house into a safe, attractive and comfortable home for life. For registration and more information, call 436-6100 or visit CBIA offers classes for buildersNaples Estate Properties, representing properties exclusively in excess of $1 million, has opened at 296 14th Ave. S. at Third Street. Brokers/owners are Carmen DAngelo Jr., Joseph Liguori, Gerard Liguori and Emily Bua; Tade Bua-Bell is a broker associate. Naples Estate Properties joins Premier Estate Properties established five east coast Florida offices as a prominent part of its prestigious brand. We have long been impressed by the number of important estates Naples has to offer our international registry of wealthy buyers, Mr. DAngelo says. We are extremely pleased to have a local presence and eager to provide our extensive experience, successful strategies and specialized services to the sellers of these important estates. For more information, call (866) 8843639 or (866) 884-8196, or visit www. Naples Estate Properties opens boutique officeWeber Design Group Inc. has completed construction documents for new custom luxury homes in Olde Naples and South Korea. Construction at both sites is slated to commence in the next month will be completed in approximately 14 months. In Naples, a five-bedroom, multi-level waterfront home of nearly 6,000 square feet will be built on a corner lot by Grand Bay Building and Development. Bill Weber has designed more than 100 homes in the city of Naples alone and is eager to watch this one take shape and says it will have a quaint curb appeal perfect for the Olde Naples environment. For his client in South Korea, Mr. Weber designed a California/Mediterraneanstyle home of all-concrete construction consisting of nearly 7,000 square feet under air. Numerous features consistent with South Koreas religious and cultural characteristics are included in the design, such as an octagonal tearoom and expansive trellised gardens. In business for more than 20 years, Weber Design Group has expanded its international presence over the past few years, and Mr. Weber says the South Korean residence has been another enlightening and highly unique project. For more information, call 594-9778 or visit Weber designs under construction from Olde Naples to South Korea


Jacki StrategosSRES, G.R.I., Richard Residential, LLC 4.77 AcresHuge tax benefits w/this zoning. Lake, fenced, Utilities, new barn & more. $320,000 2nd oor condo, golf course views. Upgraded, generous floor plan. Great deal $299,000 Lower upgraded unit, huge s.f., 2 BR/2 BA. Soaring ceilings, 2-car garage. NEW PRICE SELLER FINANCING ZONED AGRICULTURAL magically inspired gardens... divinely located beaches... completely private open house692 94th North Naples $359,000 Saturday 1 to 4613 109th North Naples $459,000Sunday 1 to 4For more info contact Barb Kennedy239.594.9689 or barb@kennedydetails.comBrokers Protected Lakoya is surrounded by subtropical woodlands and The Classics 18-hole championship course. An elaborate series of lakes have been crafted throughout the neighborhood, giving homes an array of water, golf course and nature preserve views. Enhancing Lakoyas natural serenity are several passive parks with paver sidewalks and stone arches. Stock Construction has taken its most successful Lely Resort floor plans and redesigned them for Lakoya, says Claudine Lger-Wetzel, vice president of sales and marketing for Stock Development. The homes have more dramatic exterior elevations and greater livability within, she says, adding additional changes include barrel tiles roofs, deeper garages, expanded outdoor living areas, attic storage throughout, larger outdoor kitchen options, enhanced landscaping and Low-e insulated glass. Granite kitchen countertops are standard in each Lakoya home, and natural gas is available throughout the neighborhood. The Lely Resort Sales Center is at 8020 Grand Lely Drive, on U.S. 41 and Collier Boulevard. For more information, visit or www. The Tamworth Collections 24 floor plans were de v eloped in r esponse to a trend toward modestly sized residences with elegant features and finishes, says Cheryl Deering, vice president of sales and marketing for Quail West. With a build-out period of six to nine months, buyers who purchase a Tamworth Collection home during the 2011 season can be in their new home by next Christmas, she adds. The homes range from 3,500 square feet to 4,500 square feet and will be built on 95-by-200-foot lots and priced from $1.5 million to $2 million, lot included. Featured Builders for the Tamworth Collection are: Diamond Custom Homes, Florida Lifestyle Homes of Fort Myers, Fox Custom Builders, Imperial Homes of Southwest Florida, London Bay Homes, McGarvey Custom Homes, Michelangelo Homes and Robert DAngelo Jr. Construction Company.Reservations requiredRefreshments will be served during Inside the Gates, and the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra Youth Symphonia Quartet will perform at 2 p.m. Visitors must make reservations to ensure access to the community. Call the Quail West Sales Center at 592-1010. The entrance to Quail West is east of I-75, one mile south of Bonita Beach Road. Turn right on Bonita Grande Drive and follow the signs to the Sales Center. For more information, visit www.QuailWest.c om. LAKOYAFrom page B11COURTESY PHOTOThe Riviera is one of several homes offered in Lakoya at Lely Resort. QUAIL WESTFrom page NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB26 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JANUARY 27-FEBRUARY 2, 2011 COURTESY PHOTOSQuail West is a private, 1,180-acre country club community in North Naples. The Villa Navona by Michelangelo Homes has four bedrooms, four full baths and two half-baths. The August model by Robert DAngelo Jr. Construction Company has four bedrooms and 4 baths in 4,000 square feet.


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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 WEEKLYB30 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JANUARY 27-FEBRUARY 2, 2011 Florida Weeklys Open Houses Open Houses are Sunday 1-4, unless otherwise markedCall 239-591-2727 Open Mon. Sat. 10-5 and Sun. 12-5 >$1,000,00027 GRANDE GENEVA AT THE DUNES 265 Indies way, #1404 $1,039,000 Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate Doug Grant 239-860-0005 28 VANDERBILT BEACH VANDERBILT GULFSIDE II 10851 Gulfshore Drive #205 $1,050,000 Premier SIR Barbara Bardsley 784-692429 BONITA BAY ESTANCIA 4801 Bonita Bay Blvd. #2101 $1,074,000 Pr emier SIR Carol J ohnson/ Michael Lickley 948-4000 30 PARK SHORE PARK SHORE TOWER 4251 Gulf Shore Blvd. N. #12-A $1,174,000 Pr emier SIR Angela R. Allen 825-8494 31 BAREFOOT BEACH 41 Southport Cove $1,299,000 Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate Doug Grant 239-860-0005 32 PELICAN BAY ST. RAPHAEL 7117 Pelican Bay Blvd. #401 $1,449,500 Pr emier SIR J ean Tarkenton 595-0544. NEW LISTING33 ESTUARY AT GREY OAKS 1485 Anhinga Pointe From $1,499,000 Pr emier SIR C all 239-2613148 Mon. 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Sisterly loveAn artful gathering of Seven Sisters alum, and more to-dos around town C34-37 Grave secretsPhillip Jason gets chills over the latest thriller from Tami Hoag. C12 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYARTS & ENTERTAINMENTA GUIDE TO THE NAPLES ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT SCENE CSECTIONWEEK OF JAN. 27-FEBRUARY 2, 2011 Tickets going fastIts not too late to reserve a seat for Opera Naples production of Carmen. C18 BROUGHT TO YOU BY: InsideHigh-Rises at Bonita Bay 495-1105 Estuary at Grey Oaks 261-3148 The Strada at Mercato 594-9400 The Village 261-6161 The Gallery 659-0099 Old Naples 434-2424 North Naples 594-9494 Promenade 948-4000 Fifth Avenue 643-3445 Marco Island 642-2222 Rentals 262-4242 Naples Botanical Garden presents its new Wednesday Night Out series of entertaining things to do starting Feb. 2 and running weekly through April 27. Activities will include live musical performances, movie showings, tastings and even yoga. Fifth Third Bank is the series sponsor. The Landsharks kick off the fun from 6-9 p.m. Feb. 2 with a live performance on the Water Garden stage and a Barbecue and beer tasting by Texas Tonys, sponsoredSEE GARDEN, C13 SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY 14th annual Naples Invitational Art Fest bene ts Eden Autism Services FloridaArt for autism Some of the best artists in the country will set up shop at Fleischmann Park this weekend, displaying and selling their wares ranging from oil, acrylic and watercolor paintings to blown glass, turned wood pieces, sculptures, jewelry and a variety of mixed media. Theyre coming to town for the 14th annual Naples Invitational Art Fest, a juried art show that benefits Eden Autism Services. The show is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 29-30. Consistently ranked as one of Americas top art shows by industry magazine Sunshine Arts, it is judged by prominent art collectors, gallery owners, educators and guest artists. As the director of Art Fest, Jill Spanbauer, a lifelong art lover and gallery owner, seeks the best and brightest new talent to bring to Naples, alongside local artists and well-known names, such as glassblower Charles Savoie and painters David Gordon and John Long, who have exhibited in previous festivals. Weve had artists from around the country and even as far as Israel, Ms. Spanbauer says. She has served as director of Art Fest for 13 years. SEE ARTISTS, C4 Garden cultivates a Wednesday evening tradition 2 1 31. Pearls in Motion, by Kim Koch, 2010 Art Fest Award of Excellence 2. Glass torso, by Karen Naylor 3. Splendor, cover art for the 2011 Art Fest brochure, by Kimberly MarshallCOURTESY PHOTOSSPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYCOURTESY PHOTO t

PAGE 76 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC2 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JANUARY 27-FEBRUARY 2, 2011 320 13th Avenue South Naples, FL 34102 (239) 263-8881 NAPLES CHARM Enjoy Patio Dining for Breakfast and Lunch.1209 3rd Street South(Behind Concierge Gazebo)(239) 261-2253 Daily 8:00am 5:00pm Breakfast & Lunch: Mon-Fri All-Day Weekend Brunch Happy Hour 3 Like most people on the romance market, I hate that the meeting and mating process is rife with strategy. I want it simple. Dont we all? Still, love is complicated, and to get it right we have to play the game. But sometimes I forget. Sometimes I let my natural enthusiasm get the best of me, and before I know it Im responding to calls right away, answering texts in a timely fashion and shooting off e-mails to men Id do better to ignore. The results? Always disastrous. In the span of two weeks, I received three messages off the CouchSurfing website, an online community where world travelers offer advice and a free bed to visitors coming to their part of the globe. Although the sites regulations explicitly state its not a dating service, my experience says otherwise. The first note came from a young man new to the area. We shared similar backgrounds Southern roots, travels to the same countries and he seemed eager to meet up. Exclamation points dotted his email, and he even threw in a wooohoo. I just joined CouchSurfing actually tonight and it is already awesome! he Tired of game playing, I let it all hang out SANDY DAYS, SALTY NIGHTS ArtisHENDERSON wrote. I am looking for new people to meet. When it comes to strategy-driven dating, my M.O. when receiving solicitations of any kind is non-response. I practice e-mail silence for a few days, and then I send a brief message, distant and cold. The lack of interest works like a hook in a mans soft palete. But this time, given the CouchSurfers own excitement (A fellow American!!! Wooohoo!), I had a momentary lapse and let my guard down. All of my carefully built restraint, my holding back, my planned coolness gone. I dashed off a response, threw in a few exclamation points of my own and said I would be thrilled (yes, thrilled) to meet for coffee. I even handed over my phone number. Just. Like. That. The response? Are you kidding? There was no response. In the game of potential romance, I got caught staring at the sun and the ball dropped at my feet. Every relationship-advice guide I know cautions women not to be overly keen. The books warn about looking too available. They caution us to throttle back, to invent alternative plans and create doubt in the male mind. Which goes against womens natural instincts. Most of us want to reassure, to comfort, to make life easier on our partners. We are nurturers, after all. But it turns out that in love we have to go against our usual inclinations. We have to do that which is most contrary to our innate behavior. Only then do we have a shot at snagging real love and a lasting partner. I received two more requests (and two more nonreplies) from other CouchSurfers before I got back on my game. I stopped handing out my phone number; I stopped sayW e h ave to d o t h at h i ch i s m os t o n t rary t o our n nat e be havi o r. n l y t h en d o e h ave a s h ot t snagging real o v e and a la s tn g partner. I receiv ed wo m o r e eq ues ts s a nd two mo r e n o nep lies) o m o th e r o u c hSur fr s before I o t b ac k on m y ga m e sto pp ed a nding out m y p h one u m b er ; I opped sa ying, Lets meet up! I wrapped myself in a cool aura and let them worry about how I would respond. I cant stand being this way, but like they say: Dont hate the player, hate the game. The lack of interest works like a hook in a mans soft palete...


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PAGE 78 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JANUARY 27-FEBRUARY 2, 2011 This years festival will include a booth with art for sale by the students of Eden School as well as a coloring contest for local children. As in years past, the Art for Autism silent auction, made possible through donations from the shows artists to directly benefit programs of Eden Autism Services, is also planned.New this yearThe inaugural Art Fest Coloring Contest encourages kids to color adorable line drawings by John Long of Up and Art Design Gallery Naples, a longtime friend of Art Fest. Children ages 5-18 are invited to download Mr. Longs line drawings from or and deliver their colored entries to Art Fest by 3 p.m. on the first day o the show. Art Fest exhibitors will help to select a grand overall winner as well as a winner and runnerup in each of three categories: age groups 5-7, 8-12 and 13-18. Winners will receive a gift certificate for lunch or dinner for two; the overall winner will receive a $50 gift certificate to Jasons Deli in either Collier or Lee counties. The Art Fest Coloring Contest is sponsored by the Naples Daily News. Other festival sponsors include HomeTech, Arthrex and First National Bank of the Gulf Coast.About Eden Autism ServicesThe Naples Invitational Art Fest benefits the 501(c)(3) organization, Eden Autism Services Florida. Eden Autism Services was founded in New Jersey in 1975 with a mission to improve the lives of individuals with autism by providing a range of community-based services to meet specific needs throughout the lifespan. In 1996, Eden Autism Services Florida was founded to address the states growing need for specialized services for children and adults with autism and their families. Eden Autism Services Floridas services range from comprehensive outreach, including program consultations and early intervention, to schools for children in Naples and Fort Myers, an organic training farm in Naples and residential and employment services for adults. For more information, cal Taire Malloy at 992-4680, ext. 206, or e-mail Eden. >> What: The 14th annual Naples Invitational Art Fest, a bene t for Eden Autism Services >> When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 29-30 >> Where: Fleischmann Park, 1600 Fleischmann Blvd. >> Cost: Free >> Info: or www.eden in the know ARTISTSFrom page C1 COURTESY PHOTOSClockwise, from left to right: Jaffa Port, by Israeli artist Yoram GalDouble Swirl, by sculptor Andrew Carson of Seattle, Wash.Necklace by Ella Lazkovich of Toronto, Ontario Flamingo painting by Marcus Thomas, who paints with his mouthSinger/songwriter Benjamin Taylor, the son of music legends James Taylor and Carly Simon, returns to Naples to headline the Alive in the World Concert, a benefit for Eden Autism Services Florida, on Friday, May 6, at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. The concert and accompanying live and silent auction, presented by the Trust for the Advancement of Responsible Artists, begins at 6 p.m. The younger Mr. Taylors music defies a single genre label, merging the sounds and styles of rock, pop, folk and hip-hop. His memorable melodies, immaculate acoustic guitar playing and insightful, honest lyrics, have struck a chord with audiences throughout his musical career. Coupled with a tuneful and expressive voice, Taylors music, expressed in four full-length albums, has received rave reviews from both fans and the media. Mr. Taylor retains creative control over his music by releasing albums on Iris Records, a label he founded and co-owns. He has toured extensively with artists including Blues Traveler, Sheryl Crow, Ziggy Marley and Dar Williams. Weve brought Benjamin Taylor back to Naples because he was so well received when he headlined the concert four years ago, says Bob Goldman, director and founder of TARA. He has continued to grow and develop as an artist, and were eager to see where the last four years have taken him, musically. Mr. Goldman founded TARA as a result of his involvement with Eden Autism Services. Charities like Eden need community awareness, he says, and concerts are one way of bringing public attention to those charities. Opening act for the Alive in the World Concert will be the CSN All-Star Rock Band from Community School of Naples. Tickets are $150 each, and only 200 will be sold. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 919-0408 or visit Benjamin Taylor headlines benefit concert for Eden COURTESY PHOTO Benjamin Taylor


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PAGE 80 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JANUARY 27-FEBRUARY 2, 2011 Theater MacBeth: A Love Story By Shakespeare in Paradise at the Naples Botanical Garden, through Jan. 30. 6437275 or The Killing of Mr. Watson Jan. 29 at the Collier County Museum. $10 at the door. Unnecessary Farce By the Gulfshore Playhouse Jan. 28-Feb. 13 at The Norris Center. (866) 811-4111 or www. I Love You, Youre Perfect, Now Change Jan. 31 at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. 597-1900 or Love Letters Jan. 31 at The Norris Center. 213-3049. See story page C16. Sylvia By The Naples Players through Feb. 5 at the Sugden Community Theatre. 263-7990 or www.naplesplayers. org. All Shook Up Feb. 2 at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall in Fort Myers. 481-4849 or Flamingo Court Through March 6 at the Off Broadway Palm Theatre in Fort Myers. 278-4422 or www. The Full Monty At the Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre in Fort Myers through Feb. 12. 278-4422 or Symphony Master Works The Southwest Florida Symphony Orchestra performs MasterWorks #2 Jan. 29 at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall. 418-1500 or Chamber Music The Naples Philharmonic Orchestra presents Sypert Salon #4 Jan. 30 at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. 597-1900 or www. Gershwin Tunes the Gulf Coast Symphony performs The Great Gershwin Jan. 30 at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall. 277-1700 or www. Classical Series The Naples Philharmonic Orchestra presents Shelley Plays Rachmaninoff Feb. 2-5. 5971900 or Thursday, Jan. 27 Fraud Alert The von Liebig Art Center presents Art Theft & Art Fraud: The Challenges in Investigating Art Crimes at 6 p.m. $10 for Naples Art Association members, $15 for non-members. 262-6517 or Caution Wet Paint Live runs from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Marco Island, with an auction at 7 p.m. at the Marco Island Art League. 394-4221 or Jewish Film The 23rd annual Jewish Film Festival presents In Search of Peace at 7 p.m. at Regal Bell Tower Cinema in Fort Myers. 481-4449, ext. 9 or Grammy Winner Michael Bolton performs at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. 597-1900 or www. Bonita Art Night The Center for the Arts Studios hosts Art Walk at the Promenade at Bonita Bay from 5-8 p.m. 495-8989 or Thursdays on Third Enjoy shopping, music and more from 6-9 p.m. throughout the Third Street South shopping district. 261-8936. Evening on Fifth Stroll Fifth Avenue and enjoy music and shopping from 6:30-9:30 p.m. 435-3742. Friday, Jan. 28 Heres to Broadway Years of Broadway is at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. 597-1900 or www.thephil. org. Art Lecture Joyce Tenneson presents The View Project, a lecture on the exhibition of the same name on display at the Naples Museum of Art, at 10 a.m. in the Daniels Pavilion at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. 597-1900 or Big Band The Southwest Florida Big Band performs from 7-9 p.m. in the band shell at Cambier Park. 394-0470. Saturday, Jan. 29 Sidewalk Show The NaplesPelican Bay Rotary Club presents Chalk Art 2011 from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. along Fifth Avenue South. www.pelicanbayrotary. com. Art in the Park The Naples Invitational Art Fest runs from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today and Sunday at Fleischmann Park. See story on page C1. 992-4680. More Art The Bayshore Festival of the Arts runs from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today and Sunday at Sugden Regional Park. 7752800 or Horse Play The Southwest Florida Dressage Association holds a schooling show from 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Lee Civic Center in North Fort Myers. Spectators are welcome. Revved Up The Naples Ferrari and Exotic Car Club displays dozens of Ferraris, Lamborghinis, Bentleys and hot rods from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Mercato. Enjoy live entertainment from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 30 Dog in the Garden Canine companions are welcome with their human counterparts from 9-11 a.m. at Naples Botanical Garden. 643-7275 or Foreign Film The Renaissance Academy of FGCU presents a screening and discussion of In the Name of the Father from 1-4 p.m. at the FGCU Naples Center, 1010 Fifth Ave. S. $5. 434-4737. Outdoor Tunes The Gulf Coast Big Band perform at 2 p.m. in the band shell at Cambier Park. Bring blankets or lawn chairs for seating. 434-4925. Strike Up the Band The 43-piece Band of the U.S. Air Force Reserve ends its nine-day winter concert tour with a free concert at 4 p.m. at the Bayshore Festival of the Arts at Sugden Regional Park. Numerous area groups will perform on stage throughout the day a part of the festival. St. Olaf Band The St. Olaf Band performs at 4 p.m. at Moorings Presbyterian Church. or www. Tenor Time The Ten Tenors perform at 8 p.m. at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. 597-1900. Dinner Show Tea-A-Ria returns to Freds Food, Fun & Spirits, with performances tonight, Feb. 27 and March 6. Enjoy a show, glass of champagne and a three-course Italian peasant-style meal. Doors open at 5 p.m. $29.95. 431-7928. Monday, Jan. 31 FGCU Music A series of Kaleidoscope Concerts take place from 4-10 p.m. at the FGCU Bower School of Music. 590-7851 or Tuesday, Feb. 1 Foreign Film The Italian Cultural Society presents a screening of Life Is Beautiful at 7 p.m. at The Norris Center. $5. TO DO, WHERE TO GO COURTESY PHOTOJohn McKerrow stars in MacBeth: A Love Story at the Naples Botanical Garden through Jan. 30. The show is a production of Mr. Mr. McKerrows new Shakespeare in Paradise company. For tickets or more information, call the Garden at 643-7275 or PHOTOThe St. Olaf College Band performs at Moorings Presbyterian Church as part of its 2011 Journeys national tour at 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 30. Free and open to the public, the program includes a recent work by conductor Timothy Mahr and the premiere of a composition by St. Olaf alumnus Jonathan Bartz from the class of 2008.COURTESY PHOTOPablo Repun instructs group classes in Argentine tango from 8-9 p.m. every Tuesday at 1673 Pine Ridge Road and is also planning a special Valentines milonga from 8-11 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12. Call 738-4184 or visit


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S. 948-5828 Just south of Bonita Beach Rd., ne xt to KFC KENNEBUNKPORT, MAINE www.bestofeverythingnaples.comTHE BEST JEWELRY THE BEST BRACELETS THE BEST NECKLACES THE BEST PINS THE BEST RINGS THE BEST WATCHES THE BEST STERLING SILVER THE BEST MUSIC THE BEST DANCING THE BEST SMILES THE BEST ACCESSORIES THE BEST HANDBAGS THE BEST SCARVES THE BEST HAIR ACCESSORIES THE BEST SUNGLASSES THE BEST VISORS THE BEST REPUTATION THE BEST ATMOSPHERE THE BEST STAFF THE BEST GIFTS THE BEST ELIZA B SANDALS THE BEST GIFT CERTIFICATES THE BEST STUFFED ANIMALS THE BEST CARDS THE BEST GIFTSSimplythe best. WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO Country Great Merle Haggard performs at 7 p.m. at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall in Fort Myers 4814849 or Music Lecture Jared C. Hartt, assistant professor of music theory at the Oberlin College Conservatory of Music, presents The Music of Guillaume de Machaut at 7:30 p.m. at the FGCU Bower School of Music. 590-7627 or dthurmai@ Chamber Music Classic Chamber Concerts presents The Art of the Trio with Ilya Itin at the piano at 8 p.m. at Sugden Community Theatre. $45. 434-8505 or Jewish Film The 23rd annual Jewish Film Festival presents Cinemas Exiles: From Hitler to Hollywood at 7 p.m. at Hollywood Theater Coconut Point. 481-4449, ext. 9 Wednesday, Feb. 2 Underground Art Underground Art Wednesday runs from 6-9 p.m. in the Pine Ridge Industrial Park. Visit more than a two dozen studios and galleries. 821-1061. Wednesday Night Out The first in a weekly series of entertaining evenings at the Naples Botanical Garden presents The Landsharks from 6-9 p.m. 643-7275 or Upcoming events Trunk Show Marissa Collections hosts a Lucifer vir Honestus jewelry trunk show Feb. 3-5 at 1167 Third St. S. 687-1148 or Raku for You Rosen Gallery & Studios presents A Taste of Raku, and evening of glazing, socializing and firing, from 6-9 p.m. Feb. 3. 821-1061. First Friday Mercato presents live entertainment and more fun throughout the center from 6-9 p.m. Feb. 4. Bluegrass Sounds The Saw Grass Drifters perform from 7-10 p.m. Feb. 4 at Freds Food, Fun & Spirits. $5 cover. 2700 Immokalee Road. 431-7928. Life is a Cabaret Andrea Marcovicci performs at 6 and 8:30 p.m. Feb. 4-5 as part of the Cabaret Series at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. 597-1900 or Everglades Seafood Festival Get a taste of local culinary treats and lots of live country-and-western tunes at the Everglades City Seafood Festival on Feb. 5-6. 695-4100 or Cmon Down The Golisano Childrens Museum of Naples presents The Produce Market from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 5 next to GiGis Childrens Boutique at Mercato. 514-0084 or Go Nuts The Naples Art Association and The von Liebig Art Center host the annual Nuts About The von Liebig free family day from noon to 4 p.m. Feb. 5. Enjoy coconut painting, face painting, crafts, a clown, caricatures, music, food and more. 262-6517 or www. Art in the Park The Naples Art Association and The von Liebig Art Center present Art in the Park from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 5. 262-6517 or www.naplesart. org. Oom-Pah The fourth annual Naples German Fest runs from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 5 at Our Savior Lutheran Church. 597-4091 or Pickin in Paradise The Acoustic Music Society of Southwest Florida presents Pickin in Paradise on Feb. 6 at the Bonita Elks Club, 3231 Coconut Road. 248-8906. Jewish Film The 23rd annual Jewish Film Festival presents Anita at 7 p.m. Feb. 8 at Regal Bell Tower Cinema in Fort Myers. 481-4449, ext. 9, or www. Art Lecture Albert Paley presents Albert Paley Sculpture, a lecture about his exhibition by the same name on display at the Naples Museum of Art at 10 a.m. Feb. 8 in the Daniels Pavilion at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. 597-1900 or Shirley MacLaine Academy Award-winning actress Shirley MacLaine appears at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts at 8 p.m. Feb. 9. 597-1900 or Final Jewish Film The 23rd annual Jewish Film Festival closes with an American comedy, The Yankles, at 7 p.m. Feb. 10 at the Regal Bell Tower Cinema in Fort Myers. 481-4449, ext. 9. www. All That Jazz The Philharmonic Jazz Orchestra presents February Jazz at 6 and 8:30 p.m. Feb. 10 at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. 597-1900 or Send calendar listings to events@ Plain e-mail, Word document or jpegs, please. No pdfs. COURTESY PHOTOAustralias renowned Ten Tenors return to the Philharmonic Center for the Arts at 8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 30. The platinum-selling, classically trained road warriors present The Power of Ten, a blend of high-octane arias and rock classics with music by Carl Orff, Meatloaf and Sarah McLachlan, among others. Tickets start at $79. Call 597-1900 or visit

PAGE 82 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC8 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JANUARY 27-FEBRUARY 2, 2011 HARMON-MEEK GALLERY599 Tamiami Trail North, #309 Naples, Florida 34102 (239) 261-2637Established in Naples in 1964 Open Monday through Friday 10 am to 5 pm Saturdays by AppointmentBOB KANERbtn fr PJ F Carousel oil on canvas, 14 x 30, 2009 Some modern reactions to seeing a classic NancySTETSON ARTS COMMENTARY I saw South Pacific at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall on opening night, and ever since then, Ive been turning the show over and over in my mind, thinking about it and considering it from different angles. Some elements of it made me happy, some made me curious and others left me puzzled. I wasnt reviewing it and hadnt intended on writing about it at all, but it just stuck with me, the same way some of its songs kept playing over and over in my head for days after. I even question some of the questions South Pacific raises with me; I recognize that Im a product of the later 20th century and definitely not the generation the show was created by or for. This Rodgers and Hammerstein classic turns 62 this year. Is it fair to judge it by modern standards? This production a national tour of the Lincoln Center Theater 2008 revival is nothing short of stupendous. No wonder it played to sold-out houses for more than two years and won seven Tony Awards. Its so fresh, so authentic, it was almost as if Id never seen the musical before, and as a critic, Ive seen South Pacific many, many times. In fact, I wasnt sure I wanted to see it again, and many of the friends I invited expressed a definite lack of interest in attending. But Id heard rave reviews about this production and knew it was a hot ticket in New York. The show knocked me out, starting with the 6-piece orchestra that sounded great yet never overwhelmed the singers (a problem that happens too often, and even in shows with much smaller orchestral accompaniment). This is how musicals used to sound, full and rich, with no synthesizers. Clearly, the producers refused to cut corners, creatively or financially. Unfortunately, some shows that come through town do; wanting to save money, they perform with a minimum of musicians. (Perhaps thats why orchestras are sometimes over-amplified; theyre overcompensating for their small size.) Cutting corners happens in a show happens locally, too. A woman with an accounting/business background once boasted to me about how shed convinced an artistic director to hire non-Equity actors instead of Equity actors. Theyre so much cheaper, she said proudly. And really, who can tell the difference? She was looking at it from a purely bottom-line perspective, quality and creativity be damned. I dont know if my face revealed how dismayed I felt. But it sure explained why the shows at that particular venue were so consistently mediocre.More than strong voicesThis production of South Pacific doesnt stint on the talent. That doesnt just mean that the actors sing better. Theyre also able to interpret the roles and lyrics with nuance and depth, which makes our experience and understanding of the show much richer. I was stunned by Carmen Cusack, who plays the female lead, Nellie Forbush. In previous productions of this musical, Id never liked this character all that much because she seemed silly and emptyheaded and racist. But Ms. Cusack fully embodies Nellie, giving us someone complex and loveable, optimistic but conflicted. She sings the songs as if no one has ever sung them before. Shes not just singing words or hitting notes, shes conveying the meaning of the lyrics. In this way, the production doesnt settle for easy. Instead of a surface interpretation of their characters, the actors dig deep. In some of the other productions Ive seen, Bloody Mary, the Tonkinese woman who sells trinkets to the sailors, has been played just for laughs, portrayed as a stereotype. But Jodi Kimura avoids those pitfalls. An eye for detail, tooThis production also pays attention to details. Its easy to gloss over the small things and ignore them, but they make a big difference. Even if the audience doesnt consciously register each one, they have a powerful and cumulative effect. Everything and I mean everything about this production was superlative, from the lighting to the sets to the costumes to the sound. Director Bartlett Sher not only deserved the Tony Award he received (for Best Direction of a Musical), hes to be commended for insisting on excellence, even with the national tour. But as exhilarated as I was as I left the hall, I soon became sad. Because I realized just how much other shows pale in comparison, by not having a full orchestra, by not hiring the best talent, but cutting down the number of performers so theres only a handful of people in a chorus and not a full ensemble. Sometimes Ill see a show here and think: Wow, I really liked that play. But I wonder what its like with better actors/a better set/better direction?I wonder what layers of interpretation or nuance are missing. And as fabulous as it is, South Pacific made me question some things. The scene where Bloody Mary basically acts as a pimp for her daughter, Liat, has always struck me as strange. (In some ways, like Mama Rose in Gypsy, she wants a better a better life for her daughter and isnt above going to shocking extremes to try to get it.) But in this production, it seems as if shes offered her daughter to at least one other man besides Lt. Cable, which makes me wonder just how many American men Liat has slept with in attempts to leave the island and be taken to America. What also made me uncomfortable is how tiny and young Liat seems. Next to the big, muscular lieutenant, she looks like a child, which makes their union even more disturbing. And although it was groundbreaking for its time in daring to speak out against racism, the show still and forgive me for using this term refers to Japs repeatedly. While historically accurate, its contradictory, as if the musicals saying, Racism is bad, lets go kill those Japs! In addition, I noted that during There is Nothin Like a Dame, the two African-American sailors pretty much kept to themselves, staying, for the most part, closer to the plane while the white sailors danced and sang. To me, that was very telling. It was probably an accurate representation of what things were like in the barracks. Also, the show takes a stand against prejudice but remains blind to its own sexism. While There is Nothin Like a Dame has always seemed to be an homage to women and their feminine appeal, in this production its clear the sailors just want sexual release, and any dame will do. And the lead, Nellie, falls in love with Emile, a middle-aged French plantation owner. Theyve only known each other for two weeks and dont seem to have anything in common. He treats her as a child, is somewhat overbearing and extremely paternalistic. (In other productions, hes been outright arrogant.) Its a definite May-December romance. When Lt. Cable makes a comment about their age difference, he receives a little lecture from his commanding officer about how hes 50 and still frisky.But its not a romance between equals. Emiles at least twice her age or more. On stage, someone says hes 44, but the actor playing him seems even older than that.(Its amusing to note that Oscar Hammerstein II turned 54 the year South Pacific premiered, which might explain how this little episode insisting on the attractiveness of older men to young women turned up in the story.)How it should be doneBut despite these questions, there are all these wonderful songs, sung as if theyve just been written yesterday, and that beautiful, lush orchestra. And those sets and that lighting and those costumes and Ms. Cusack, who makes you fall in love with her Nellie, despite her prejudices.This is the way Broadway musicals should be. Even the touring ones. I was highly tempted to go back closing night to see it a second time. Because God only knows when a musical produced with this much love and care will come around again. PETER COOMBS / COURTESY PHOTOAnderson Davis as Lt. Joseph Cable and Sumie Maeda as Liat.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 27-FEBRUARY 2, 2011 C9 January 29, 2011 EXCLUSIVE MASCIARELLI 5-COURSE WINE DINNER6:30 Reception | 7:00 DinnerMarina Cvetic, owner of Masciarelli vineyard, will be attending. $100 per person + tax and gratuity Growing up in Italy, my Nonna made the best Mushroom Risotto in town. Ive captured the essence. Call me, lets do dinner Angelina 24041 S. TAMIAMI TRAIL, BONITA SPRINGS 239.390.3187 | WWW.ANGELINASOFBONITASPRINGS.COM Real. Italian. PUZZLE ANSWERS The St. Matthews House board of directors recently agreed to purchase 8.8 acres on Old 41, south of Bonita Beach Road, for a potential new emergency housing facility in Bonita Springs. This property is the site of the old Causeway Lumber. The proposed project is slated to include dining facilities, a community room and transitional housing with 60 beds, some of which will be designated for veterans. Some recent accounts question the need and location of this site. I would like to take this opportunity to dispel some of the misconceptions associated with this project. Today, the need is greater than ever. According to a 2010 study, there were approximately 3,400 homeless in Lee County. With limited facilities in Lee County, 35 percent of the residents at St. Matthews House are from Bonita Springs and South Lee County. Our thrift store in Bonita Springs distributes food to those in need and serves about 100 families per week. Among the most common misconceptions about St. Matthews House is that its a flophouse, a place where drunkenness and crime are condoned. Nothing could be further from the truth. People who live at St. Matthews House in Naples, the Immokalee Friendship House or the Wolfe Apartments in Golden Gate City must remain clean and sober. Random breathalyzer tests and drug screenings are given on a daily basis. There is a zero tolerance policy for drug and alcohol use; those who fail the tests must leave immediately. Our structured recovery program requires that residents submit themselves to our rules and regulations, which in turn lead to the self-respect that comes from accountability. Residents must hold a job or be looking for work, meet regularly with a case manager, attend daily meetings, follow the rules, complete daily chores and pay program fees associated with their stay. The staff and volunteers work closely with the Collier County Sheriffs Office to make sure those who live in our facilities behave in a safe and responsible manner. The face of a homeless person today doesnt fit a stereotype. The homeless are just as likely to be your co-worker, an employee from a Fifth Avenue restaurant, the middle-aged couple who were your neighbors or a single mother and her children. In the last fiscal year, through housing, direct assistance and feeding programs, St. Matthews House helped more than 5,000 working poor, 2,200 of whom were children. One hundred seventy-one children were residents with their families. St. Matthews House has served the hungry and homeless of Collier County since 1987, building a program that nourishes people physically and spiritually, while helping them become independent, successful members of society. Not only does this help the individuals served when they turn their lives around and become functioning members of society, it benefits the community as a whole. I encourage you to learn more about St. Matthews House by taking the Tour of Hope. Enjoy a complimentary lunch served in the dining hall, learn about our programs that provide a path for our residents return to the community as productive citizens and discover ways you might want to get involved. For more information, call 239-774-0500 or visit Rev. Vann Ellison has been president and CEO of St. Matthews House since 2004. Immediately prior to SMH, he was senior chaplain at the Collier County Sheriffs Office.GIVING St. Matthews House moves closer to emergency housing in BonitaBY REV. VANN ELLISON ________________________________Special to Florida Weekly Winter is not over yet, and the next cold front is sure to create an urgent need for blankets and warm coats, jackets, etc., for residents of St. Matthews House and the Friendship House in Immokalee. Donations can be dropped off at the main shelter, 2001 Airport-Pulling Road, Naples; Friendship House, 602 W. Main St., Immokalee; the Marco Island Chamber of Commerce office, 1102 N. Collier Blvd.; Keller Williams Realtors, 713 Bald Eagle Drive on Marco Island; or at IberiaBank, 605 Bald Eagle Drive, also on Marco. St. Matthews House also operates thrift stores in Naples, Immokalee and Bonita Springs, all of which will welcome donations of cold-weather clothing and blankets. Locations are: Naples 1115 Airport Road S.; 7743315 Bonita Springs 25091 Bernwood Drive; 495-0159 Immokalee 630 W. Main St.; 6575663 Call 774-3315 to arrange pick-up of items for donation. Coats, blankets needed before next cold snap 1 oad m t O faci __ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ __ __ __ _ __ __ __ _ _ __ _ _ _ __ __ __ _ _ __ _ _ _ __ __ _ _ _ __ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ __ _ _ _ __ _ _ __ __ __ _ __

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Four-course Prix Fix Menu also available $29.95 per person Welcome to corporate America in 2011. No job is safe. No manipulation or lie is unheard of. No integrity needed. The Company Men shows us a new, ugly American business mentality, and the results are startlingly effective. Of course, it wasnt supposed to be this way. The rising star, Bobby (Ben Affleck), is supposed to keep his job and herald the company into its bright future. The 25-year veteran, Phil (Chris Cooper), who worked his way up from the bottom is supposed to be protected. Surely, CFO Gene (Tommy Lee Jones), whos been there since the very beginning, isnt supposed to be forced out. In a pre-Enron/economic collapse world, these guys would keep their lush suburban Boston homes, retire to Florida and live out their days sipping a brewski after a long day on the golf course. What happened? Greed at the top, for one. Shameless avarice, for another. Heres an example: Early on, Gene tells people at a conference that his shipping company, GTX, hasnt made any money this year and probably wont make any next year. Then he gets on his corporate jet to fly home to his wife and mistress (Maria Bello). Its hard to feel sorry for someone in his position, but the great thing about writer/ director John Wells movie is the way it humanizes these businessmen as real people with families and personal lives. In spite of his reluctance to give up his Porsche and country club membership, Bobby is sympathetic because he desperately yearns to provide for his wife Maggie (Rosemarie DeWitt) and family, as any good/husband father would. For perspective, we also have Maggies brother Jack (Kevin Costner), a carpenter who teaches Bobby what hard work really is. Although its a tough sell, Mr. Jones convinces us that CFO Gene is indeed having a crisis of conscience and hates that the owner of GTX, his old friend Jim (Craig T. Nelson), is building a new office facility at a time when so many of their mens lives are falling apart. Gene knows this is how business is done, but that doesnt mean he likes it. There havent been many feature films that deal head-on with the economic hardships in corporate America today (Up In The Air and Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps are the only two that come to mind). The Company Men is a smart social commentary that tries to understand its protagonists rather than judge them. It might not always connect Cooper isnt given much to do with Phil, leaving the character a bit thin but it hits more often than it misses. To those who dont want to see The Company Men because it hits too close to home, I understand. But youre depriving yourself of a superbly written, acted and directed drama thats too timely and smart for any serious movie lover to miss. Dan Hudak is the chairman of the Florida Film Critics Circle and a nationally syndicated film critic. You can e-mail him at dan@hudakonhollywood. com and read more of his work at www. Good Things 1/2(Ryan Gosling, Kirsten Dunst, Frank Langella) A New York City real estate heir (Mr. Gosling) is happily married for a while, but things get worse as his wife (Ms. Dunst) tries to assert her independence. The story keeps you at a distance and is hard to get into, but Mr. Gosling, as usual, is so good you dont want to stop watching him. Inspired by true events. Rated R.Somewhere (Stephen Dorff, Elle Fanning, Chris Pontius) A successful and shallow actor (Mr. Dorff) matures while spending time with his 11-year-old daughter (Miss Fanning, Dakotas little sister) in the latest from writer/director Sofia Coppola (Lost in Translation). Unfortunately, the 98-minute running time feels like three hours, as nothing interesting happens, and too much forced symbolism weighs the movie down with an attempted deeper meaning that isnt achieved. Rated R.Rabbit Hole (Nicole Kidman, Aaron Eckhart, Dianne Wiest) Once happily married Becca (Ms. Kidman) and Howie (Mr. Eckhart) try to move on after their 4-year-old son is killed in an accident. Its depressing, to be sure but the performances are so good you cant help but admire the movie. Rated PG-13. LATEST FILMS CAPSULES The Company Men REVIEWED BY DAN ............Is it worth $10? Yes >> Prior to this lm, writer/director John Wells worked primarily in television, writing for shows including ER, The West Wing and Southland. in the know danHUDAK

PAGE 86 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC12 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JANUARY 27-FEBRUARY 2, 2011 THE ENGLISH PUBNaples Oldest Authentic British Tavern EST. 1969Monday, January 31stRod Stewart Dinner Show Starring George Orr3 Course Dinner with 5 Choices Dinner @ 6:00 PM and Show @ 8:00 PM Just $34.95 ++ Reservations A Must!Monday, February 7th Neil Diamond Tribute Dinner Show Starring Neil Zirconia 3 Course Dinner with 5 Choices Dinner @ 6:00 PM and Show @ 8:00 PM Just $34.95 ++ Reservations A Must! M a n n d d R e e Secrets to the Grave, by Tami Hoag Dutton. 450 pages. $26.95 In her latest thriller, New York Times best-selling novelist Tami Hoag presents a complex, multi-faceted study in criminal detection, psychological aberration, trauma recovery and small-town power dynamics. Set in fictional Oak Knoll, an upscale community north of Los Angeles, Secrets to the Grave continues the setting and principal characters introduced in Ms. Hoags recent Deeper Than the Dead. Even while local law enforcement officers remain occupied with a serial killer investigation, a new and gruesome murder demands their attention. A young single mother and rising artist, Marissa Fordham, is found dead in her home, her breasts amputated and missing. The attractive womans daughter, 4-year-old Hayley, is the terrified witness, and she has blocked out the traumatic experience.Near-victim Anne Navarre, the main witness in the ongoing trial against the serial killer whose crimes are detailed in Deeper Than the Dead, takes on the unofficial role of temporary custodian for Hayley. Anne is a local schoolteacher, trained child advocate and the new wife of Vince Leone, a retired FBI agent who consults for the county sheriffs department and is a central figure in the new case.The investigation pursues the answers to a series of questions: Why is there no record of Marissas life before she showed up in Oak Knoll about four years back? Who is Hayleys father? Who would have the motive and opportunity to perform such a brutal murder? How did Marissa gain the patronage of the powerful socialite and self-styled art connoisseur Milo Bourdain? What is the meaning of Marissas breasts being mailed to Milo, whose wealthy husband Bruce is a reputed philanderer? Det. Tony Mendez becomes the primary investigator, assisted and mentored by Mr. Leone, partnered with Bill Hicks and under the supervision of Sheriff Cal Dixon. Each of these professionals, and several others, is neatly characterized and differentiated. Suspects include primarily the Oak Knoll men who have had some kind of relationship with Marissa men she dated or had been seen with. These include Steve Morgan, the husband of Marissas friend Sara. Mr. Morgan, who had been connected to the victims in the See-No-Evil serial killer case, was a friend of Peter Crane, the man on trial. Other suspects include Milos son Darren, McCaster College music department head Mark Foster and weird mathematics genius Alexander Zahn, a friendly neighbor who frequently visited Marissa but whose strange behavior made many townspeople uneasy. One person is likely to have information that will move the investigation forward: Marissas best friend, Gina Kemmer. But when she goes missing just before shes to be interviewed, the investigation is handicapped and a second one begins. If Gina knows what Marissa knew, then shes likely to become a victim of the same killer. As the investigation proceeds, other seeds planted in Ms. Hoags previous novel continue to develop. A 12-yearold psychopath, Dennis Farman, is part of the fallout from that case. Incarcerated in the county mental health facility, the boy is visited by Anne in her child advocate role. Ms. Hoag does a remarkable job of exploring young Dennis psyche and presenting him as a seemingly unredeemable incarnation of pure evil. At the same time, she explores Annes unbounded empathy and desire to be a healer. The portraits of Dennis, of Marissas traumatized daughter Haley and of the older but equally traumatized Wendy Morgan (Saras daughter) provide a nexus of extraordinary interest and insight into the minds of child victims. Ms. Hoags superb portrait of Anne grows out of the authors handling of how her character relates to these troubled youngsters. Compelling as well is Ms. Hoags fictional analysis of the price people will pay to keep their secrets. With Secrets to the Grave, Ms. Hoag, a resident of Wellington, Fla., and a dressage aficionado, offers readers yet another in a long line of chilling thrillers driven by masterful character development. First-time readers will be pleasantly surprised and eager to take on the backlist of this writers works. As the second title in a micro-series that leaves several questions hanging in the air most notably the future of young Hayley Secrets to the Grave sets high expectations for what Ms. Hoag will come up with next. Philip K. Jason, Ph.D., United States Naval Academy professor emeritus of English, is a poet, critic and freelance writer with 20 books to his credit, including several studies of war literature and a creative writing text.FLORIDA WRITERS There are no secrets like grave secrets V su an to li philJASON he inves r n s o nnisFarmanispart the a h ow t o t h ste r s Co is M a n al pe o th ei W Gr a r e s Fl a ci o y e t li n e r fu m er su to ofthiswriter swor k


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 27-FEBRUARY 2, 2011 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C13 by Pinchers Crab Shack. Admission to Wednesday Night Out events is $12.95 for adults and $7.95 for children (ages 4-14). Kids ages 3 and under and Garden members are admitted free. Wednesdays have traditionally been an overlooked evening by visitors and residents around town, and we wanted to host a series that would draw groups, couples and families out to enjoy their midweek, says Brian Holley, executive director at Naples Botanical Garden. Thanks to the input from our visitors, weve put together an exciting schedule of entertainment that will be an ideal night out. Heres the lineup (from 6-9 p.m. each week): Feb. 2: The Landsharks and beer/ BBQ tasting by Texas Tonys Feb. 9: Little Shop of Horrors movie showing Feb. 16: James Steve Farnsworth and the Paradise Brass Quintet, plus a wine tasting by Artichoke & Co. Feb. 23: Beer tasting by Decanted Wine & Beer March 2: Music by The Laws, wine tasting by Artichoke & Co. March 9: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory movie showing March 16: Partner yoga with Shanti Shanbon March 23: Bee Movie movie showing March 30: Music by John Friday, beer tasting by Decanted Wine & Beer April 6: Music by Frontline Bluegrass, wine tasting by Decanted Wine & Beer April 13: Wine rasting by Artichoke & Co. April 20: Music by J. Robert, wine tasting by Artichoke & Co. April 27: Partner Yoga with Shanti Shanbon Wednesday Night Out events are held outside in the Garden. Visitors are encouraged to bring their own chairs/ blankets for musical performances and movie nights. All events are subject to cancelation/rescheduling due to inclement weather. For the latest information, visit or call 6437275. GARDENFrom page 1 >> About the Garden Naples Botanical Garden is a 170-acre garden that features the ora and cultures of the tropics and subtropics between the latitudes of 26 degrees north and 26 degrees south, including Brazil, the Caribbean, Southeast Asia and Florida. A hands-on interactive Childrens Garden along with 90 acres of beautifully restored natural habitats, walking trails and a Butter y Garden offer educational entertainment and enjoyment for people of all ages. Regular hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day. in the know


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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC16 WEEK OF JANUARY 27-FEBRUARY 2, 2011 EXPERIENCE THE DIFFERENCEAUTHENTIC NEW YORK STYLE ITALIAN FOOD THE WORLD FAMOUS AWARD HAPPY HOUR 4-7PM1/2 PRICE ONHouse Wines, Domestic Draft Beers, Wells and Appetizers DJ THURSDAY, FRIDAY & SATURDAY NIGHTS (S.E. CORNER OF AIRPORT AND VANDERBILT IN THE PUBLIX SHOPPING CENTER)(IN THE MIROMAR OUTLETS FACING BEN HILL GRIFFIN RD.) 20% OFF Alcohol Not Included. Not valid with any other offer. Expires 02/10/11 House wine /Not valid with any other offer. Expires 02/10/11 LUNCH GOURMET LASAGNA11:30am2:30pm$199 TM Carole Fenstermacher and Val Kuffel bring A.R. Gurneys timeless romance, Love Letters, to The Norris Center for one performance Monday, Jan. 31. This is the duos fourth presentation of the play that follows the relationship of Andrew Makepeace Ladd III and Melissa Gardner through the letters and postcards they exchanged over the course of 50 years, starting in grade school. It earned Mr. Gurney a Pulitzer Prize for Drama nomination in 1989.Ms. Fenstermacher appeared last season as the maid in Gulfshore Playhouses production of A Dolls House. She has also appeared with The Naples Players in numerous productions, including Lend Me A Tenor and Anything Goes.Mr. Kuffel has been a regular on the local theater scene since he moved to Naples in 2002. For The Naples Players last season, he appeared in All My Sons, You Cant Take It With You and Mauritius.Open seating tickets for Love Letters are $18. For more information, call 213-3049. Acting duo reprises Love Letters for one show at The Norris CenterChanteuse Carole Fenstermacher pays homage to some of the great lyricists of stage and screen in her cabaret-style program Its De-Lyrical!, at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 7, in the Tobye Studio at the Sugden Community Theatre. Ms. Fenstermacher is a veteran of Dannys Skylight Room in New York. This is her second presentation in the intimate Tobye Studio and her fifth solo engagement in Naples. Its De-Lyrical! showcases the wordsmiths of song through some of their brightest, wittiest, funniest and most touching lyrics. It includes standards and newer songs from on and off Broadway, cabaret and the movies. It was a labor of love to research the material, Ms. Fenstermacher says. We started with more than 200 songs. Narrowing it down to about 22 was both a challenge and a joy. I would like to have sung them all. Jimmy Dale accompanies at the piano, and Carl McVicker plays bass. Mr. Dale received an Emmy nomination for his work as music director for The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour and won a Grammy Award as the pianist with the Canadian group, Boss Brass. McVickers reputation as a premier jazz bassist was earned playing for Mr. Rogers Neighborhood for more than 30 years. Cabaret-style show pays homage to great lyrics of stage and screen >>What: Its De-Lyrical! >>When: 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 7 >>Where: The Tobye Studio at the Sugden Community Theatre >>Tickets: $20, open seating >>Info: 263-7990 or in the know


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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC18 WEEK OF JANUARY 27-FEBRUARY 2, 2011 SHIPPING NATIONWIDEVisit Paradise Shrimp Company 866-949-6005 239-949-6001 24851 Tamiami Trail, S. Suite 5 Bonita Springs, FL 34134 At the Palm City Market on concourse D at S.W. Florida International Airport2 Locations!www.paradiseshrimponline.comor Online! 239-593-5555www.randys shmarketrestaurant.com10395 Tamiami Trail N. Naples, FL 34108 Retail Seafood Market HoursMonday-Sunday 10am 9pmRestaurant HoursMonday-Sunday 10am 9pm Check out Randys New iPhone App! Welcome to Randys Fishmarket Restaurant, wed like you to join us! Enjoy a bit of traditional Old Florida Charm! Have a frosty cold drink, some freah scrumptious seafood, and our own special Key Lime Pie, the best this side of heaven! Randys features the freshest seafood, caught daily by our local sherman or own in fresh from the icy waters of New England. A ne selection of wine and beverages will complement your meal, topped off with one of our delectable desserts. So come in, kick back and relax! Emjoy the Old Florida culinary experience that is Randys Fishmarket Restaurant!Tickets are selling fast for Opera Naples production of Carmen, coming to Gulf Coast High School on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 18 and 20. Were all sold out in the premium section for both performances, says Steffanie Pearce, founding artistic director. The companys first Grand Opera of the season, Lucia Di Lammermoor, played to sold-out performances and extended standing ovations at the Miromar Design Center earlier this month. The Gulf Coast High School Performing Arts Call has a seating capacity of 1,200, nearly twice the capacity of the design center.About CarmenGeroge Bizets French opra comique has been one of the worlds most performed operas and a staple of the operatic repertoire since the 1880s. Set in Seville, Spain, it centers on Carmen, a beautiful Gypsy with a fiery temper who woos the inexperienced soldier Don Jos, whose jealousy turns murderous when Carmen rejects him for the bullfighter Escamillo. Underwritten by Moran Edwards Asset Management of Wells Fargo Advisers, the Opera Naples production of Carmen stars mezzo-soprano Audrey Babcock in the title role. She is joined by dramatic tenor Jeffrey Springer as Don Jose and baritone Mark Walters in one of his signature roles as Escamillo. Tickets range from $25 to $95 and are available by calling 514-7464 or visiting Next from Opera Naples: Carmen >> Carmen, by Opera Naples When: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 20 Where: Gulf Coast High School Tickets: $25 to $95 Info: 514-7464 or in the know The Naples Opera Society has seats on the bus for its next trip to see the Florida Grand Opera in Miami. The date is Saturday, Feb. 5, and the opera is Tales of Hoffman. The tour bus departs from Crossroads Shopping Center at 2 p.m. and stops for dinner in Coral Gables in time to make the 7 p.m. pre-opera lecture at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Art. The performance begins at 8 p.m. Cost is $118, all-inclusive, with mezzanine seating. Rear orchestra seating is available for a total cost of $139. The next trip is planned for Don Giovanni on April 30, followed by Cyrano on May 7. For reservations or more information, call 431 7509 or e-mail ehandjhb@gmail. com. Board the bus for opera in Miami BABCOCK


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 27-FEBRUARY 2, 2011 C19 PHILHARMONICCENTERfortheARTS Friday-Sunday,February11-13eveningsandmatineesavailable,startingat$69BUYTICKETSNOW!,Naples,FL34108Monday-Saturday,10a.m.-5p.m.,Sunday,noon-5p.m.Photo:KenHoward At Physicians Regional, were pleased to welcome Carlos Portu, M.D., board certified internal medicine physician, to our team of specialists. Dr. Portu is conveniently located on the beautiful campus of Physicians Regional-Collier Boulevard, and specializes in multi-disciplinary primary care with special emphasis on disease prevention, integrated diabetes management, and pre-operative and perioperative care and consults. The award-winning Swedish film, You, the Living is up next in The Naples Players Films on Fifth series, with show time at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 13, in Blackburn Hall at the Sugden Community Theatre. A quirky, morosely comic symphony on the meaning (or is it the meaninglessness?) of life, You, the Living unfolds as a series of tableaux of humankind 50 in all full of awkward moments, non sequiturs and wry Nordic humor. Running time is 90 minutes. The film is unrated and has subtitles. Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun Times praised director Roy Anderssons work as hypnotic. A film like nobody else has ever made, a comedy with a twist of the knife. It garnered a total of 11 awards, including Best Film from the Chicago International Film Festival and nods from the European Film Awards. The seasons final Films on Fifth selection has yet to be announced, but the date is set for Sunday, March 13. Tickets are $12, depending on availability. Call the box office at 263-7990. The Edison & Ford Winter Estates, Edison State College and BIG ARTS on Sanibel Island will host the 30th annual Thomas Edison Black Maria Film Festival for a fifth season March 19-21. The traveling festival makes stops at museums and colleges around the country and showcases independent and experimental film and video. Films include a variety of contemporary works drawn from an annual juried selection of award winning works. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recognizes the Black Maria as an Academy Awards qualifying festival for short films. For more information and updates, visit or Absurdist film from Sweden next up for Films on Fifth Black Maria Film Festival comes to Fort Myers in March


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Photographer and author Joyce Tenneson presents The View Project, a lecture on the exhibition of the same name currently on display at the Naples Museum of Art, at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 28. The exhibit consists of work by approximately 50 international photographers depicting places that speak to our heart in an unforgettable manner. Ms. Tenneson has delighted Naples Museum of Art patrons in the past with two other exhibitions: Wise Women and Amazing Men. Lecture tickets are $25 for adults and $20 for Naples Museum of Art and Friends of Art members. Neil Bergs 2 Years of Broadway, an all-new revue that features the actual stars of Broadways greatest musicals along with an all-star New York band, comes to the Phil at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28. The show contains moments from such memorable musicals as Wicked, Rock of Ages, Tommy, Miss Saigon and more. It is the follow-up to Mr. Bergs 00 Years of Broadway and 01 Years of Broadway, both of which played the Phil to sold-out audiences at the Phil. Tickets start at $50. Kenny Loggins takes the stage at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 29. Mr. Loggins won his first Grammy Award for What a Fool Believes, which he co-wrote with Michael McDonald of the Doobie Brothers. He won a second Grammy for This Is It. Tickets start at $69. The Magic returns... COCKTAILS SILENT AUCTION DINNER LIVE AUCTIONJoin us for this gala fundraiser at Gulf Bays Cap dAntibes mangrove-fringed property located at Pelican Bay.Proudly Sponsored byTHURSDAY MARCH 3, 2011 Tickets & Reservations 239.403.4219 Visit for more information. 1450 Merrihue Dr. Naples, FL 34102 www.conservancy.orgA gala benefit for the Conservancy of Southwest Florida BETTY MACLEAN TRAVEL, INC. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC24 WEEK OF JANUARY 27-FEBRUARY 2, 2011 COMING UP AT THE PHIL COURTESY PHOTO Off to Market, Madagascar, by Beth Moon, is part of The View Project on exhibit at the Naples Museum of Art. A lecture about the exhibit takes place at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 28.Heres some of whats ahead on the program at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. For more information about or tickets to any of these performances, call 597-1900 or visit LOGGINS


January 30thSelections from Girl Crazy, Porgy &Bess, Rhapsody in Blue, Cuban Overtureand more...Starring David Pasbrig & Jason Switzer.Sponsored By: 21st Century OncologyFebruary 20thA tribute to Frank Sinatra and Mario Lanza. Starring Kip Wilborn & Sal VivianoSponsored By: Dr. Jacob Goldberger and Margarita Suarez & FamilyMarch 12thYour favorite Andrew Lloyd Webber musicals mixed with hits from his contemporaries. Starring Doug LaBrecque & Anne RunolfssonSponsored By: Mayer Family DentalApril 10thFiveBroadway musicals rolled into one jam packed evening with lots of laughter. Starring William Michals & Lisa VromanSponsored By: FineMark National Bank & Trust2011 SYMPHONIC SENSATIONS SEASON(239) 277-1700 / / All Concerts at 7:30pm NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 27-FEBRUARY 2, 2011 C25 COMING UP AT THE PHIL Miami City Ballet presents Fanfare at 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 15-16, with the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra, led by conductor Juan Francisco La Manna. A dance preview with Edward Villella, Miami City Ballet founding artistic director and CEO, begins one hour prior to each performance. The program opens with the company premiere of Fanfare, Jerome Robbins tribute to Queen Elizabeth II. Next is Bugaku, Balanchines most erotic ballet, which he created for Allegra Kent and Mr. Villella. The closing piece is Theme and Variations.Set in a 19th century ballroom to the soaring music of Tchaikovsky, the grand classic ballet has a large cast, lavish costumes and elegant dancing. Tickets start at $69. Merrill Ashley, former principal dancer with the New York City Ballet, presents Balanchine Choreographing Ballo della Regina for Me, the first lecture in the Dancing for Balanchine series, at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 19. Ms. Ashley will discuss the creative process leading to one of Balanchines most popular ballets. The following Saturday, Feb. 26, she will present Key Moments in My Career with New York City Ballet. Ms. Ashley joined the New York City Ballet at the age of 16 and enjoyed a 31-year career there one of the longest in the history of the company. She danced the principal roles in nearly all of Balanchines ballets, earning a reputation as a dancer of impeccable technique and extraordinary versatility. After retiring from performing, she began staging ballets for the Balanchine Trust, as well as teaching, coaching and lecturing around the world. Tickets are $34 for each lecture or $64 for both. Gregory Harrison and Linda Purl team up for a program of favorite tunes from Broadway and the Great American Songbook as part of the Phils Cabaret Series at 6 and 8:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 16-17. Mr. Harrisons eclectic career has spanned film, television and Broadway and includes the role of Dr. Gonzo Gates on TVs Trapper John, M.D. Ms. Purl played Fonzies fiance on Happy Days and, most recently, Pams mother on The Office. Tickets start at $42.ASHLEY HARRISON PURL


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Lady Violets winning streak in the flower show is threatened. SATURDAY 29, 10:30 P.M. Ar e Y ou B eing Served? This innuendo-laden comedy from the BBC is set in the Ladies and Gents departments of an antiquated department store. SUNDAY, JAN. 30, 9 P.M. Mast erpiec e C lassic Downton Abbey Part 4 The heir crisis at Downton Abbey takes an unexpected turn. Anna unearths Bates mysterious past and OBrien and Thomas plot their exit strategy. MONDAY, JAN. 31, 8 P.M. Antiques Roa dsho w San Diego Hour 2 Highlights include an 18th-century ivory crche; a beautifully preserved banner from George Washingtons inauguration ball; and a circa-1900 Turkmenistan rug. 9 P.M., American Experience T he Gr eel y Expedition Using scientific accounts, diaries, photographs and letters, this film reveals how poor planning, personality clashes, questionable decisions and pure bad luck conspired to turn a noble scientific mission in the Arctic into a human tragedy. TUESDAY, FEB. 1, 8 P.M. 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Because one of Americas first Sunday newspaper comic strips featured a character called the Yellow Kid. Why does a mechanical bank show a man trying to shoot a bear cub? Its telling the story of President Teddy Roosevelt, who went hunting but did not kill a cornered bear and was praised by newspapers. But why do so many toys show monkeys driving cars or tricycles or riding on other animals? Was there a famous circus act featuring talented monkeys? No one is sure, but old monkey toys are popular. In September, a cast-iron toy in very good condition made by Hubley Manufacturing Co., a famous Pennsylv ania toymaker (1894-1965), auctioned for $1,948. It sold at one of the four Bertoia auctions held so far of the famous Donald Kaufman collection of toys. Perhaps the fame of the collection added to the value of the toy. Who owned a toy often can affect its value.Q: We found a commercial icebox with the brand name Lorillard on it in an old home that we are restoring. It has been repainted several times. We would like to restore it. Ive heard several theories about what we ought to do. Should we strip it down to the wood and shellac it or repaint it? Or should we leave it as it is? Your guidance would be appreciated. A: The Lorillard Refrigerator Co. was established in New York City in 1877. A 1901 advertisement for the company called its iceboxes the highest-priced refrigerators made and listed several millionaires, including Andrew Carnegie and George Vanderbilt, who were installing them in their homes. Vanderbilt ordered five Lorillard refrigerators for his Biltmore mansion in Asheville, N.C., in 1894. The company was in business until at least 1920. Theres not a big market for old commercial ice boxes, but you probably will increase its value by restoring the finish. Most were originally shellacked over wood. Q: I inherited a 19th-century vase from my grandmother. It is 28 inches high and is signed H. Despres, Sevres. Its painted with scenes of what looks like a rich family going for a ride in the country. What would be the insurance value of this vase? A: The scenes you describe are typical of Sevres vases decorated by Henri Desprez from about 1875 to 1890. Vases as large as yours sell for more than $5,000, depending on condition. It should be seen by a qualified appraiser to determine its value. Contact some of the major auction houses or an appraiser in your area for an estimate. The insurance value should be the same as the price it would cost to replace the piece if it were damaged or destroyed. Q: I have a Singer sewing machine that still works. I was told it is Model 15. The serial number is G8666585. Can you tell me what its worth? A: Singers Model 15, the Improved Family machine, was made for more years than any other Singer model. It was introduced in 1879 as a hand-crank machine. It was later made as a treadle machine and, finally, as an electric sewing machine. Model 15 was still being made in the late 1990s. The serial number on your machine indicates the year and location where it was made. The initial letter G refers to Elizabeth, N.J., and the numbers indicate that it was made in 1921. Isaac Merritt Singer (1811-1875), inventor of a sewing machine for home use, founded I.M. Singer & Co. in 1851. The company, now called Singer Sewing Co., still is in Turn-of-the-century toys made with iron and whimsyKOVELS: ANTIQUES & COLLECTING business. Isaac Singer held patents for several inventions and led a colorful life that included multiple marriages and mistresses, 24 children and lavish homes in the United States, England and France. At the time of his death, he was married to Isabella Eugenia Boyer, a Frenchwoman whom some believe to have been the model for Bartholdis Statue of Liberty. Tip: Turn over reversible rugs once a year. Turn the rug end to end every three years. This will even out wear and fading. Terry Kovel answers as many questions as possible through the column. By sending a letter with a question, you give full permission for use in the column or any other Kovel forum. Names, addresses or e-mail addresses will not be published. We cannot guarantee the return of any photograph, but if a stamped envelope is included, we will try. The volume of mail makes personal answers or appraisals impossible. Write to Kovels, (Florida Weekly), King Features Syndicate, 300 W. 57th St., New York, NY 10019.COURTESY PHOTOThe monkeys legs look as if they are peddling the bike when the toy rolls across the floor. The 6-inchlong toy brought $1,948 at a Bertoia auction in Vineland, N.J. c orated b y Henri u t 1875 to 1890. y ours sell for d ependin g on d b e seen by s er to deternt ac t so me o f h ouses or an r ea c e d d d d b usi n pa t a U n dFAhi COU RTE SY PHO TO T he monkey a re peddl i n g rolls acros s l on g toy b r Berto i a a

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Men in Black 10 Southwest Florida Locations Whos Got Time To Cook?WE DO! To Find Your Neighboorhood Location! 1 1 1 1 1 8 8 8 8 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 K K K K K W W W W W E E E E E 7 7 7 7 7 2 2 2 2 2 5 5 5 5 5 5 9 9 9 9 9 9 ww ww w w. se se k ak ak ey ey we we t st st ex ex pr pr es es s s. co co m m fac ebook com / / KeyWe stExpress Reasons to VISIT KEY WEST January 29th-30th 26TH ANNUAL KEY WEST CRAFT SHOWThe Key West Craft Show is seeking artisans and crafters in all medium for the 26th annual show.January 29th-31st AMERICAN RED CROSS HUMANITARIAN OF THE YEAR GALAFundraising dinner dance to benet the Florida Keys Red CrossJanuary 30th 17TH ANNUAL MASTER CHEFS CLASSICA Culinary tasting and competition featuring some of the Keys nest Chefs and restaurantsJanuary 30th IMPROMPTU CONCERTS: SOO-YEON HAMAdmission is $20 and those under 19 are free. $ 112Roundtripwith 8 day prepurchase, non-refundable, not valid with other offers. Excludes Fri, Sat, Sun travel. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 27-FEBRUARY 2, 2011 C31 FL ST#37304 FL ST#37304 5 Day All Aboard Alumni CelebrationVisit Key West & Nassau! Cruise with the Staff!Cocktail Party, Gift & Bus! fr $299 15 Day Panama CanalVisit Mexico, Costa Rica & Colombia with a full Canal transit! FREE AIR & BUS! fr. $1,099 17 Day Spring TransatlanticSail to the Canary Islands, Seville, Malaga & Valencia plus 2 nts in Barcelona! FREE AIR & BUS! fr. $1,299 17 Day Spring TransatlanticSail to the Canary Islands, Palma de Mallorca & Corsica plus 3 nts in Rome! FREE AIR & BUS! fr $1,399 Autumn Leaves & Azure Seas21 Day Rail & Sail (no flying)Take the train from Florida to New York & cruise back to Florida! Visit Boston, Nova Scotia, Panama & so much MORE! fr. $1,299 Acupuncture Center of Naples Dr. Xiu Qiong Cen, A.P, O.M.D. (China) Licensed Acupuncture PhysicianDr. Cen has over 25 years experience in Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine. 5683 Naples Boulevard, Naples, FL 34109 Celebrate Chinese New Year OPEN Call for Details Nonprofits working to combat violence against women or to provide health care to women who cannot afford it are urged to file a grant application with the Zonta Club of Bonita Springs. The club is accepting applications for money to help with a project or for club member volunteer service hours to get the work done. The deadline for applications is 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 1. Also, each year the club awards a scholarship to a local woman continuing her education in math, science or business. The deadline for that application is April 1. Last year the club awarded $13,000 in grants to seven organizations and a $4,000 scholarship to a graduate of Golden Gate High School who is now at Washington & Lee University. Grant and scholarship application forms can be found at For more information, call Denese Mattrey at 989-3453 or e-mail Bonita Springs Zonta Club seeks applicants for grants, scholarshipsWhen faced with the difficult choice of buying diapers for the baby or food for the family, the working poor often find much needed help from Baby Basics of Collier County. The organization last year provided some 400,000 diapers for the children of low-income, working families. None of the families we serve receive federal or state cash assistance, says Jean Ann Lynch, who founded the first Baby Basics in 1992 in Ridgewood, N.J., and started the Collier County effort in 2004. Most have incomes too high to qualify for government help, but still are struggling to survive. When Baby Basics steps in to provide diapers, Ms. Lynch says, families are then able to pay essential bills on time and buy food such as fresh vegetables and fruits as well as medicine. Except for several annual fundraising events including the Baby Basics Biking and Walking Challenge coming up Saturday, Feb. 12, at North Collier Regional park (see story on page A34) the organization relies heavily on donations. All donations, except those specifically earmarked for administrative costs, are used for the purchase of diapers. Each $40 donated provides diapers to a child for a month. The diapers are distributed to families twice a month, and at each session a family member must attend. The sessions not only serve to provide the biweekly diaper supply, but also to reduce a familys isolation and provide reassurance that a support network exists. While there are some corporate sponsors, particularly for the fundraising events, private donors provide the bulk of the funds used to purchase the diapers. We really do rely on the individual donors, says Ms. Lynch. Without them and their help, we couldnt make the impact that we do. Just $480 can provide diapers for the baby in a working family for a year. Tax-deductible donations can be sent to Baby Basics of Collier County Inc., 8570 Danbury Blvd., #103, Naples, FL 34120. $40 donation can mean diapers for a month from Baby Basics SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYNONPROFIT NEWS

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1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda at941-575-2121 The Ruby Slipper WEEK OF JAN. 27-FEB. 2, 2011 C32 February 14 20, 2011The Quarry | Naples, FL Dont miss your chance to see them in actionAFFORDABLE TICKET OPTIONSDaily Tickets $25 advance | Weekly Tickets $50 advanceKids 17 & Under Admitted Free All WeekTHE IDEAL GOLF PACKAGEThe Ultimate Golf Experience Book ONLY $99Receive access to 39 Top SW Florida courses & a weekly badge to the ACE Group Classic Tickets & Golf Books Available at Your Local PGA TOUR D i h h i i To Purchase | 239.593.3900 Fashion Obsession is for the heartMiromar Design Center hosts the third annual Fashion Obsession event to benefit the American Heart Associations Go Red for Women Campaign from 4-7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4. The evening showcases fashions created from materials exclusively found at Miromar Design Center. Each original piece will be auctioned off for the cause. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased at Reservations are required by Jan. 31. A sneak peek at Garden trunk showA patron preview party for the ninth annual Trunk Show at Naples Botanical Garden starts at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10. Guests will enjoy cocktails and an exclusive chance to see and shop the merchandise before the boutiques open to the public. Tickets are $100 per person. Call 6437275 or visit Feathers & Friends benefits Audubon and CorkscrewNew York Times best-selling author Randy Wayne White will be the guest speaker at Feathers & Friends, a gala benefit for the Collier County Audubon Society and Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, at the Hilton Naples. Tickets are $125 per person. Call 6437822 or 348-9151, ext. 111. Fun for all at Fun Times 50thFun Time Early Childhood Academy is putting the final touches on the festivities for its 50th birthday party coming up Saturday, Feb. 12, at The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club. Tickets are $250 each, and SAVE THE DATE MORE SAVE THE DATE, C33

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Congratulations to the 2011 recipients of the Holland T. Salley LIFE Award(Leadership In Fostering Education)Thursday, February 24, 2011Registration at 11:30am Naples Grande Resort and Beach Club Ticket and table reservation information: (239) 732-3957 Foundation@edison.eduEdison State College Foundation Board of Directors Collier County Representatives Kevin Coleman, Coleman, Yovanovich & Koester, P.A. Kevin Cooper, NCH Healthcare System Rachel Gutman, Community Advocate Jason Korn, Cohen & Grigsby Jim Nici, Cox & Nici Mark Schlehr, Wachovia Wealth Management Mokey Shea, Northern Trust Bank Thomas Wagor, M & I Bank Jill Ciccarelli Rapps, Ciccarelli Advisory Services, Inc In recognition of the Naples Children and Education Foundation Trustees longstanding dedication to enriching the lives of Collier County studentsPresenting Sponsors: Coleman, Yovanovich & Koester, P.A. Cohen & Grigsby, P.C. Ciccarelli Advisory Services, Inc Moorings Park SAVE THE DATE NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 27-FEBRUARY 2, 2011 C33 guests are encouraged to dress up as their favorite storybook character. The evening is being orchestrated by a committee of Fun Time volunteers headed by Valerie Trotman. Fifth Third Bank is the presenting sponsor, and longtime board member Michael Watkins and Ellin Goetz are honorary co-chairs. Rufino Hernandez will receive the inaugural Distinguished Alumnus Award, and Mayor Bill Barnett will serve as emcee and auctioneer. Fun Time, which started as a small program to care for the children of the working poor, has grown over the years to become one of the top early education providers in Collier County. Its graduates were ranked in the top 20 percent for school readiness performance among all Collier County kindergarteners last year. Thats reason enough to celebrate. For tickets, call Fun Time at 261-8284. For more information about the preschool, visit Party is just what the clinic orderedThe Neighborhood Health Clinic holds its eighth annual Neighborhood Block Party beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club. This years theme is Its A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood. The evening includes sunset cocktails, dinner and dancing to the sounds of Cahlua and Cream, a $10,000 cash prize drawing and the Save-A-Life live auction. The clinic provides quality medical care to the working poor in Collier County who have no medical insurance. Medical professionals who work at the clinic provide their time and services as volunteers, and the clinic is funded solely by the financial kindness of individuals, The United Way, foundation grants, religious groups and civic organizations. No government funding is accepted. Tickets are $200 per person. Call 2602080 or visit Travel dreams come true for Founders FundThe Founders Fund Inc. announce that Preferred Travel of Naples will present its annual fundraising travel event from 5-8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 7, at the Club Pelican Bay. Explore Your Dream Destinations will honor the 20th anniversary of The Founders Fund, a nonprofit organization that provides posthigh school scholarships to students from Collier County based on need and merit. The Founders Fund is supported by golf and social members of The Club Pelican Bay, as well as by many corporate sponsors. Income from reserve assets and fundraising activities supports scholarship grants of approximately $180,000 per year. Thus far, more than $1,800,000 has been awarded. For more information about scholarships or sponsorships, call 593-0124. At Explore Your Dream Destinations, Preferred Travels many luxury travel partners will present some of the worlds most desirable travel destinations. Guests will enjoy informative presentations, live music by Richie C, hors doeuvres and cocktails. Admission is $45 per person, all of which will go directly to The Founders Fund. For reservations, call Preferred Travel of Naples at 261-1177 or visit www. Wine fest trustees will be honored with L.I.F.E. AwardThe Naples Children & Education Foundation, the founding organization of the Naples Winter Wine Festival, will receive the 2011 Holland T. Salley Leadership in Fostering Education Award from the Edison State College Foundation during a luncheon ceremony set for Thursday, Feb. 24, at the Naples Grande. The L.I.F.E. Award honors outstanding contributions toward advancing academic opportunities for the citizens of Collier County. NCEF, which was founded in 2000 by a group of Naples families to improve the physical, emotional and educational lives of underprivileged and at-risk children in Collier County, has raised $82.5 million to date. The foundation provides yearly grants to childrens charities and funds long-term initiatives aimed at filling the most severe gaps in services for the areas neediest children. The Naples Winter Wine Festival is the fundraising arm of NCEF. Tickets to the ninth annual L.I.F.E. Awards luncheon are $150 per person. For more information, contact Kevin Miller at 732-3718 or Charity Chuckle will raise funds for art and youthGuaranteed to bring loads of laughter, Comedy Centrals Juston McKinney will headline the Charity Chuckle to benefit the Naples Art Association and Youth Haven from 8-10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5, at The von Liebig Art Center. Mr. McKinney is a former patrol deputy and Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) instructor turned comedian. The evening is hosted by the Collier County Sheriffs Office and the Naples Art Association. Tickets are $100 per person. For more information, call Edyie Bird at 793-9204 or Capt. Tim Guerrette at 793-9204. Make sure the Bucket List Bash is on your listThe American Cancer Society presents the first Bucket List Bash to help raise funds and awareness beginning at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, March 12, at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. High bidders on an array of creative auction items designed to celebrate life will be able to cross off incredible experiences on their bucket lists. For reservations or more information, contact Kim Azar-Anderson at the American Cancer Society, 261-0337.

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 27-FEBRUARY 2, 2011 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C35 MIRAMARE RISTORANTE Waterfront Dining4236 GULFSHORE BLVD N. 3-Course Dinner FALL SPECIAL $19.10 4:30 PM 6:00 PM Everyday Waterfront Reservations Recommended FLORIDA WEEKLY SOCIETY We 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@ MR. TEQUILA RESTAURANT 3216 North Tamiami Trail(239) 304-8629 HAPPY HOUR 4-6pm 2-4-1 Margaritas Domestic Draft Beer $2.50 Everyday!Hours: Open 7 Days Sun-Thurs 11am-10pm Fri & Sat 11am-10:30pm Best Margaritas in Town! Spend $25 Receive $5 OFFThe Conservancy of SWFs 2011 annual meeting 1. George and Alice Ahrens, Kelly Lauman and George Leaman 2. Donna Comstock, Donna Hall and Christine Kruman 3. Colleen Kvetko, Lew and Dawn Allyn, Patsy Schroeder 4. Joel Curzon and Andrew McElwaineCOURTESY PHOTOS 2 4 3 1

PAGE 109 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC36 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JANUARY 27-FEBRUARY 2, 2011 FLORIDA WEEKLY SOCIETY We 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@ from Saks at St. Annes Jubilee Center 1. Butch Case and Drew Doehrman 2. Pastor Michael Vannicola, center with John and Sara Fumagalli 3. Honorary Chair Mary Wasmer and Pamela Macia 4. Christine and Vincent Mona 5. Melanie and Martin Wasmer 6. Mitzi Magin and Bishop Frank DewaneBERNADETTE LA PAGLIA / FLORIDA WEEKLY 1 4 5 6 2 3

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 27-FEBRUARY 2, 2011 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C37 FLORIDA WEEKLY SOCIETY We 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@ luncheon at the Naples Beach HotelCommunity Foundation of Collier County celebrates 25 years 1. Dolly Roberts, Geraldine Martin and Colleen M. Murphy 2. Donna MacNiven, Crystal Kinizel, Jeffrey Fridkin, C.J. Houston, Kathy Curatolo and Joan Cox 3. Curt Todd, Joel Kessler, Gregory Holtz and Jeff Creil 4. Peter and Sue Manion 5. Dottie Gerrity, Maureen OGorman and Mana Holtz 6. Delores and John SoreyWENDY CASTLE / COURTESY PHOTOS 1 3 5 6 4 2

PAGE 111 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC38 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JANUARY 27-FEBRUARY 2, 2011 And luxuriate in an inviting and welcoming boutique hotel in the heart of Downtown Naples. With 87 elegantly appointed rooms & suites, an intimate spa, inspired dining at Trulucks, lively McCabes Irish Pub & Grill, just steps from the beaches and everywhere you want to be.Enhance your Naples experience with one of our all inclusive packages. fth avenue south 699 fth avenue south, naples, orida 34102 888.403.8778 | 239.403.8777 | innon authenticallynaples. distinctivelydowntown. staycentered 2930_TIOF_FlaWeeklyNaplesAd.indd 1 1/24/11 11:02 AM Here are some capsule summaries of previous reviews: David Wongs Pan Asian & Sushi, 25301 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs; 992-5600From its subtle gold and maroon dining room to the knowledgeable and accommodating wait staff to the menu that affords diners a well-executed taste of several Asian cuisines, David Wongs is a delightful choice for lunch or dinner. The Thai-style papaya salad with peanuts, long beans and chili lime dressing was a resplendent starter, along with a sampler platter of flavorful (not sweet) coconut shrimp, savory chicken satay and tender Vietnamese shrimp ravioli. The crispy duck was, indeed, crisp, yet still moist within, served with sauted bok choy and three sauces. The ahi tuna two ways showcased the fish sushi style and as lightly seared fillets with stir-fried veggies and citrus sauce. Tempura cheesecake yes, thats fried cheesecake with vanilla ice cream was a decadent and delicious finale. Beer and wine served.Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed July 2009Mister Five, 1716 Airport Road South; 262-1555This tiny establishment packs a big diner punch with its down-home menu on which everything yes, everything is priced at $5. Its as close to a Jersey diner as youll find in these parts (with better prices) and is the brainchild of 20-something Anthony Chinaglia, whose family hails from the Garden State. Breakfast is served all day, including tuxedo pancakes (with dark and white chocolate chips and chocolate sauce). We tried super crisp chicken wings with a justright hot and sweet sauce; a Cape Cod salad, with lettuce, dried cranberries, apple slices, walnuts, tomato and onions; a creditable Philly cheese steak; and a fried fish sandwich that was surprisingly good given that said fish was inexpensive basa. The accompanying fries were crisp and tasty, too. I cant think of a place other than fast-food joints where you get food for this price and none that equal its quality. Beer and wine served.Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed September 2009The Pub, Mercato, 9118 Strada Place; 594-2748 At this lively gastro pub tartan-clad servers deliver well-prepared British fare in a room that appears to have been lifted whole out of the U.K. then plunked down in Naples. It offers a broad assortment of beers 25 on tap alone as well as a full bar that includes an impressive range of gins, bourbons, single-malt scotches and wine. The Scottish egg was a tasty concoction of hard-boiled egg wrapped in sausage and breadcrumbs then fried. A spicy pub mustard completed the dish. An order of curry chips crisp fries with red and yellow curry sauces was plenty for two. The fish and chips (made with pollock) were excellent and the Youngs Double Chocolate Stout BBQ burger was large, juicy and delicious with bacon, cheddar and tangy-sweet barbecue sauce. For dessert, we shared a Tipsy Laird two slices of fried pound cake with fresh berries sauted in brandy and creamy English custard. Full bar.Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed November 2009Remys Neighborhood Bistro, Target Plaza, 2300 Pine Ridge Road; 403-9922 This friendly European-style caf exudes a festive, relaxed air in both the dining room and bar. The food has a Mediterranean flair, with French and Italian dishes predominating but a few other surprises mixed in for interest. The duck spring rolls were crunchy with a chewy duck stuffing. Lobster bisque was creamy with more of a clam than lobster flavor., Osso buco made with lamb was fork tender with a mellow and delicious tomato sauce. Seafood Provencal contained a generous portion of scallops, salmon, shrimp and mussels in a pesto sauce over capellini. A caramel and chocolate mousse layered to look like a parfait was satisfying without being overly rich. Full bar.Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed January 2010USS Nemo Undersea Cuisine, 3745 Tamiami Trail N.; 261-6366 Chef Nicolas Merciers artful way with seafood and just about everything else is impressive. Seafood dominates the menu but theres also a handful of meat dishes and an adventurous kids menu as well. I loved the 26-item sake menu and we sampled two great selections Wakatake and Hakutsuruda both of which went well with appetizers of goat cheese and tuna tartare and an imaginative seaweed and seafood trilogy, featuring three kinds of seaweed, salmon, sea bass and lobster. Miso broiled sea bass and diver scallops with roasted red pepper and vanilla sauce were expertly prepared and presented. The trinity of profiteroles which included Japanese plum, adzuki and ginger ice creams was delightful. Somewhat less successful was the service, which was good until dessert, when the server had to also attend to outdoor tables. Tables are tightly grouped, adding a taste of reality to the submarine theme.Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed January 2010 PAST REPASTS a rtan-clad r itish fare b een lifted k ed down o rtment o f well as a s ive ran g e scotches a s a tasty wrapped h en fried. d t h e d is h c risp f ries c es was i ps ( made a nd the t out d ak e a went an d t wee d k ind s lo bs t e sca llo vani ll pres e whic h and g Som e vi c wh w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w w to g t Be In the Know. In the Now.Subscribe now and youll get comprehensive local news coverage, investigative articles, business happenings as well as the latest in real estate trends, dining, social events and much more.Get Florida Weekly delivered to your mailbox for only$2995*PER YEARPlease allow 2-4 weeks for delivery of first issue. *Rates are based on standard rate postage. A one-year in-county subscriptio n will cost $29.95 to cover shipping and handling. 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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 27-FEBRUARY 2, 2011 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C39 As the Naples Winter Wine Festival unfolds this weekend, next months Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest is shaping up to be another stellar celebration, with an impressive lineup of chefs and vintners pooling their talents to benefit local childrens charities. The event will feature chef/vintner dinners in private homes on Friday, Feb. 25, and a grand tasting and auction on Saturday, Feb. 26. Chefs and restaurants taking part in the grand tasting include: Marbin Alvirez from Bayfront Bistro; Norman Love and Nathaniel Reid, Norman Love Confections; Jason Grasty, Roys Bonita Springs; Thomas Pedit, Miromar Lakes Beach Club; Michael Ragusa, the Sandy Butler; Jayson Rydell, Flippers on the Bay/Lovers Key Resort; Shannon Yates, Lush; Christian Vivet, Blue Windows Bistro; Andreas Singer, the Hyatt Coconut Point; Andre Gratesol, French Bread Oven; and Angelinas. Caroline Hostettler from Quality Cheese will also take part. For the chef/vintner dinners, chefs Albirez, Grasty, Love and Reid join Harold Balink from Cru; Fabrizio Aielli from Sea Salt; Todd Johnson from Rumrunners; Derin Moore from The RitzCarlton Beach Resort; Brian Roland from M Waterfront Grille; and Melissa Talmage from Sweet Melissas. Staglin Winery is the 2011 Signature Vintner, with Taittinger Reims as the 2011 Champagne Reception Sponsor. Other well-known wineries taking part include: Benovia, Justin, V Madrone, Fisher, Silver Oak, Tablas Creek, Villa Erbice and Patz & Hall. The grand tasting will be held in the Beach Clubhouse at Miromar Lakes Beach Golf Club. Availability and prices for the chef vintner dinners vary; the grand tasting is $500 per person. For details, call 278-3900 or visit in customersTheres nothing like catching a fish then eating it for dinner that very night especially when someone else does the cooking. Thats the idea behind Cook-MyCatch! Dinners, a program launched by the charter boat captains at the City Dock and the chefs at Crayton Coves restaurants. After a day on the water with one of the charter captains, take your catch straight to the restaurant kitchen, where it will be cleaned and prepared. Choose to have your fish grilled, steamed, fried or pan sauted. The cost is $15.95 at Bamboo Caf, $19.99 at Bleu Provence and $12.95 at The Dock at Crayton Cove. Also included are side dishes such as baked sweet potatoes, sweet potato fries, steak fries and grilled vegetables. According to Karen Stone, president of Discover Crayton C ove, Cook-MyCatch! has helped unite and strengthen our groups goal to introduce locals and visitors to Crayton Cove for an authentic Old Naples flavor. To book a fishing trip with any of the Crayton Cove boat captains, check out the directory at The captains can refer guests to the restaurants of their choice.Not-so-sinful Haagen DazsIf just saying the name Haagen Dazs makes you break out in fat, help is at hand. The Haagen Dazs at Waterside Shops now offers chocolate and vanilla no-sugar-added, soft-serve frozen yogurt. A small cup or cone contains only gram of fat and 80 calories, a vast reduction from the 24 fat grams and 360 calories in half a cup of chocolate peanut butt er ice cream. (A small cup or cone of the frozen yogurt sells for $3.25.) Everyone goes on diets this time of year, says Janice Salvatore, who owns the ice cream shop with her husband, Tony. With this product you can indulge without packing on the pounds. Response has so far been enthusiastic, she adds. While youre there, pick up a free wall calendar (with any purchase) packed with $60 in coupons for ice cream cakes and other goodies. Its at 5455 Tamiami Trail N.; 591-1144.Bring a bottle; skip corkage feeBamboo Caf is waiving corkage fees on Thursdays, starting Jan. 27. Bring your own bottle of wine to enjoy with dinner without paying the usual fee. On Friday, Jan. 28, meet award-winning winemaker Marina Cvetic of Masciarelli Vineyards, in Italys Abruzzo region. The caf will hold a meet-thewinemaker tasting from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Sample five wines and a variety of hors doeuvres. Guests dining at the caf that night will receive a $10 credit on their chef and all wines presented at the tasting will be available for purchase during dinner. For details and reservations, call 6436177 or visit help foster childrenJoin Executive Chef Brian Roland at M Waterfront Grille on Saturday, Jan. 29, for Flatbreads on the Verandah. He and area foster children will create the dishes. Proceeds will benefit Friends of Foster Children. M Waterfront is at 4300 Gulf Shore Blvd., in the Village on Venetian Bay; 263-4421. food & wine CALENDAR Friday, Jan. 28, 6:30 p.m., Artichoke & Company: Wine importer Paul Hobbs is expected to stop by during this four-course dinner featuring Argentinean fare paired with Hobbs wines; $64, 4370 Gulf Shore Blvd. N.; 263-6979. Reservations required. Saturday, Jan. 29, 6:30 p.m., Angelinas Ristorante: Marina Cvetic, owner of Masciarelli Wine Co., will be on hand for this five-course dinner showcasing her wines; $100, 24041 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs; 390-3187. Reservations required. Wednesday, Feb. 2, 7 p.m., Caffe dellAmore: A five-course meal features the flavors of Sicily with wines paired to complement each course; $79, 1400 Gulf Shore Blvd.; 261-1389. Reservations required. Friday, Feb. 4, 7-9 p.m., Robb & Stucky Culinary Center: Join Chef Martin Murphy for a four-course dinner featuring fresh, seasonal ingredients and complementary wines; $60, 26501 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs; (866) 206-3840. Reservations required. Monday, Feb. 7, 6-8 p.m., Robb & Stucky Culinary Center: Take a tour of Italy with Chef Martin Murphy during this class featuring recipes and wines from several regions; $45, 26501 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs; (866) 206-3840. Reservations required. Wednesday, Feb. 9, noon-2 p.m., Robb & Stucky Culinary Center : Explore a variety of Pacific Rim flavors during this fun, interactive class; $40, 26501 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs; (866) 206-3840. Reservations required. Friday, Feb. 11 and 18, 7 p.m., Naples Grande Beach Resort: The resort welcomes 10 guests into its kitchen for a seven-course chefs dinner with wine; 475 Seagate Drive; 597-3232.Weekly farmers markets Saturday, 7 a.m.-noon: Promenade at Bonita Bay, hosted by the Lions Club of Bonita Springs. Saturday, 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m. : North Naples United Methodist Church, 6000 Goodlette-Frank Road; 398-8623. Saturday, 7:30-11:30 a.m.: Third Street South, in the parking area behind Tommy Bahamas between Third Street and Gordon Drive. Saturday, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.: The North Naples Green Market at Collection at Vanderbilt, the northwest corner of Vanderbilt Beach and Airport-Pulling roads; 594-9358. Sunday, 8 a.m.-1 p.m: Bank of Naples, 4099 Tamiami Trail; 249-9888. Wednesday, 2:30-6:30 p.m.: St. Monicas Episcopal Church, 7070 Immokalee Road; 591-4572. Send listings to cuisine@ WEEKLY CUISINE m : Thir d a rea b e h in d Th ir d Street Chefs, vintners step up for childrens charities karenFELDMAN atore s ho p o ny. an o n r i l S d w a w d 6 h 2 a d F i n t h e Vill a g e n et i an Ba y ; 4 21. Send dining news to

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