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The evening of Tuesday, Jan. 4, a 12-footwide by 15-foot-tall work of art was installed in a prominent location in the east wing of the Southwest Florida International Airport. The two-sided piece was constructed using more than 300 vinyl records. A giant image of John F. Kennedys head, fitted with a crown of thorns, was painted on one side. It could be adjusted like blinds to show the other side, an image of George W. Bush wearing the Popes ceremonial hat. No one at the airport had a chance to see that side. About 24 hours after Blinding Perceptions was on the wall, complaints from airlines, passengers and employees led to its swift eviction. Airport officials declined to say who complained. Some thought the piece was offensive. As you looked to the right, it covered the entire wall down by AirTran, which is our second largest carrier, said Victoria Moreland, head of public affairs for the airport. Air Berlin and Spirit Airlines also have ticket counters near where the piece was. It was quite prominent. Artistic expression meets its limits SEE SIGN, A10 Aquarius Aqua a a a ri ri u us s Aq Aq q q ua ua ua a a a ua ua ua ua a ri ri ri ri r r us us s u January 21-February 19Feb. 16-March 11 PiscesMarch 11-April 18February 20 March 20 AriesApril 18-May 13March 21-April 20 GeminiJune 21-July 20May 22-June 21 TaurusMay 13-June 21April 22May 22 Cancer July 20-Aug. 10June 22-July22 LeoAug. 10-Sept. 16July23August22 LibraSeptember 22-October 22Oct. 30-Nov. 23 VirgoAugust 23September 21Sept. 16-Oct. 30 SHAKEUPASTROLOGICALBY ELLA NAYORenayor@ WILL HOT, STEAMY LEOS STILL MATCH UP with adventurous, independent-minded Sagittarians? Will serious, achievement-minded Capricorns wind up with free-spirited Aquarians? One of the oldest pick-up lines at bars and parties is being tested these days after a Minnesota college professor claimed the Earth has shifted its trajectory, thereby changing astrological signs. OphiuchusNov. 29-Dec. 17AS THE WORLD WOBBLES, SO DOES ZODIAC WISDOM CapricornDecember 22-January 20Jan. 20-Feb. 16 COURTESY PHOTOA piece by artist Cesar Aguilera, above, was deemed too controversial to hang at SWFL International Airport and was removed. BY EVAN WILLIAMSewilliams@ SEE ART, A12 October 23 -November 21Nov. 23-29 Scorpio 2 1 ber 23 3 Octobe 23 No ve e mb mb er e r 2 2 Sc Sc Sc c Sc S c c or r or or or or or o or r or or or p pi pi pi pi p pi pi pi p p p p p p p p o o o o o to be r 2 r 23 No o ve ve mb mb b er er e 2 1 October SagittariusNovember 22-December 21Dec. 17-Jan 20 All abuzz about OscarFive film aficionados chime in on the upcoming Academy Awards. C1 The need for speedBusinesses rely on the ability to send and receive data. B1 ROGER WILLIAMS A2 OPINION A4 HEALTHY LIVING A42 PETS OF THE WEEK A45 BUSINESS B1 NETWORKING B8 REAL ESTATE B11 EVENTS C6-7 BOOK REVIEW C18 SAVE THE DATE C34-36 SOCIETY C37-41 VINO & CUISINE C42-43 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 INSIDE Vol. III, No. 20 FREE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 17-23, 2011POSTAL CUSTOMER Gypsy queenOpera Naples stages Carmen at Gulf Coast High School. C13 Guilt-free shoppingA Designer Boutique spree will benefit the Shelter for Abused Women & Children. A19 DATED MATERIAL REQUESTED IN-HOME DELIVERY DATE: FEBRUARY 17 2011

PAGE 4 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA4 NEWS WEEK OF FEBRUARY 17-23, 2011 DR. H. KURTIS BIGGS is the founder of the Joint Replacement Institute and brings the experience of over 5,000 successful joint replacements to Southwest Florida. His unique practice style of personalized orthopedic care combined with state-of-the-art surgical techniques provides for unparalleled outcomes. Dr. Biggs completed his fellowship at the world renowned Cleveland Clinic Foundation before entering private practice. He was instrumental in developing a tertiary referral center as well as two, hospital-based joint replacement centers in Ohio before relocating to Florida. He continues to serve as a national knee and hip replacement instructor and an advisor on replacement technology development.Specializing inHIP, KNEE & SHOULDER SURGERY Free Seminar:March 23, 2011, 3:00 pmHyatt Coconut Point Call for reservations. Seating is limited.NEW PATIENTS WELCOME Privileges at all Area Hospitals Most Insurances AcceptedDr. H. Kurtis BiggsFellowship Trained Joint Replacement Surgeon Board Certi ed Orthopedic Surgeon 239 261.2663 {BONE}www.jointinstitute .com1250 Pine Ridge Road, Suite #3 Naples, FL 34108 CUSTOM FIT KNEE & DIRECT ANTERIOR HIP Gov. Rick Scott came out of Kansas City public schools (rated among the worst in the nation from time to time), spent an enlistment in the Navy and returned to his hometown to open a donut shop or two while going on to college. Then he went to law school and into health care management, according to his online biography. Ive always liked doughnuts. The governors Horatio Alger story says nothing about the kind of donuts his shops sold, which was my chief interest in reading it. Chocolate? Vanilla? Glazed? Fat-free? Yeah, that was probably it. Ill take six Rick Scott doughnuts to go, and cut the fat. Mmmm, Mmmm, good. Neither does the governors website tale mention (nor will he) that his tenure as CEO at the helm of the profiteering health care giant Columbia/HCA proved both catastrophic and massively lucrative. There, according to federal investigators, he and others offered to make doctors even wealthier than they already were if they referred patients to the company. Thats against the law, unlike fat-free doughnuts (although maybe they should be, too). Columbia/HCA later admitted it had committed 14 felonies (most when Mr. Scott ran the organization). It even paid about $1.7 billion in fines. But when the wrist-slapping occurred, Mr. Scott escaped scot-free. He allowed as how he should have known what was happening before he resigned in 1997, but didnt. He fessed up, which I admire, and went on to spend about $96 million of his own hard-earned money becoming governor. Shucks, folks, I dont think thats anything to worry about. It was just bad management. It was just a bad day at the office. He just took his eyes off the ball for a second. His car got a flat tire. He lost his keys. His dog ate the records, and the homework, and the felony counts, and the doughnuts. Besides, thats all history, now not opinion, but history, hard-wired to the facts. Its also water under the bridge. Or more precisely, its taxpayer money under the bridge the huge sums the company stole from taxpayers and from Medicare during Mr. Scotts tenure as a manager. Now, hes a governor (a manager again) and a man acquitted of all wrongdoing except bad management. But this time, instead of the King of Columbia, hes the King of Cut the biggest, baddest sawbones south of the Georgia line. That might not be a bad thing. Maybe we need a King of Cut to get us out of a rut. But what rut, exactly? Its said we spend too frivolously, and now we have to suffer. Too much on retirement for public servants. Too much on the environment, for humans and creatures. Too much on just about everything but the governors office, where his new proposed budget would give him a boost in staff. Good. Its time we sliced and diced (not him, of course, but us). But when you slice off the fat, you probably dont want to cut out the heart. Dont get me wrong. Im not claiming to know anything about surgery. Or anatomy, either physical or economic. Or doughnut making. But Ive always heard that if you cut out the heart, the body dies. And our children are the heart of everything we do. Arent they? Well, maybe not. Maybe Gov. Scott has struck the very heart of a general notion here in Florida that were sometimes loathe to admit. Perhaps many of us think to ourselves: Hey, we were children once. We even raised children once. Now were old and we shouldnt have to worry about somebody elses children. In other words, maybe many Floridians embrace a tacit attitude that says: To hell with children. Somebody else should pay for them. Could it be that Gov. Scott recognized that ungenerous thought and tapped into it? That certainly appears true of the governor himself. Otherwise, why would he propose cutting 20 percent from the school-targeted property taxes of people comfortable enough in life to own property, effectively taking the spoon right out of the mouths of our children with the food still in it? But thats what hes done. Hes forgotten that children arent excess. Theyre not fat-full doughnuts. On the contrary, theyre heart and soul, the muscle and the hope of our future. Already here in Collier County, the school district has not been funded sufficiently to cover the cost of limiting class sizes for three years a constitutional requirement thats great for children, but that requires hiring enough teachers to make it happen. Children are expensive, and if we claim to care about their well being, we have to put our money where our mouths are. Florida ranks only 34th in the amount of money it spends per pupil, and the Florida School Boards Association has pointed out that currently, before any cuts are made, were anteing up about $1,100 less per student than the national average. Thats embarrassing, and at this point in time leaders are furiously trying to fine-tune the education-cuts dial. Theres a lot of talk about where the money will come from or go to about stimulus dollars and increased teacher contributions to retirement dollars and other dollars whose use can be adjusted here and there in public education. But the long and short of it is this: The governors proposed cuts mean amputating the well being of children. In county terms, the cuts would force a significant drop (somewhere between $300 and $700 per student) in what can be done for each of the roughly 43,300 kids in the Collier system. Which might not worry the governor. After all, nobody did a lot for him, apparently, in those Kansas City schools of the late 1950s and s. And you can see how hes turned out. One thing, though. The state legislature has to approve Gov. Scotts proposed cuts before they become real. I wonder if they all went to school in Kansas City, too? COMMENTARY The King of Cut rogerWILLIAMS

PAGE 6 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA6 NEWS WEEK OF FEBRUARY 17-23, 2011 PublisherShelley Lundslund@floridaweekly.comManaging EditorCindy Reporters & ColumnistsLois Bolin Susan Powell Brown Bill Cornwell Karen Feldman Artis Henderson Peg Goldberg Longstreth Jim McCracken Kelly Merritt 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 Conservancy of Southwest Florida is shocked and dismayed that U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney (R-Tequesta) has introduced legislation aimed to prevent clean-up of his districts rivers, as well as other Florida water bodies. Other than the Caloosahatchee River, the St. Lucie River and Indian River Lagoon are some of the worst rivers in the state for nutrient pollution. We are stunned that Congressman Rooney would file legislation to prevent clean-up of his own districts rivers and streams. Fundamentally, his message to the waterways is, Drop Dead. On Tuesday, Feb. 15, Congressman Rooney introduced an amendment to a must-pass appropriations bill that would prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency from implementing water quality standards in the state of Florida. These standards are meant to reduce the amount of manure and sewage flowing in the states rivers and streams. The standards, known as numeric nutrient criteria, are a response to Floridas failure to protect rivers such as the St. Lucie and Indian River Lagoon. Just last May, Martin and St. Lucie counties had to issue an emergency health alert when toxic algae broke out in the St. Lucie River. Rep. Rooneys amendment would prevent the EPA from helping clean up the mess. In 2009, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida, Florida Wildlife Federation, Sierra Club, Earthjustice and other groups reached an agreement with EPA to set standards for manure, sewage, fertilizer and other pollutants in Florida s waters. The first set of rules, governing rivers, streams and lakes, was finalized in November 2010. A second set of rules, governing estuaries, is scheduled for late 2012. The rules would require Clean Water Act permit holders such a sewage treatment facilities to meet specific criteria for phosphorus and nitrogen in rivers, streams and drinking water. Rep. Rooneys amendment would prevent the EPA from implementing those standards. The text of the amendment follows: Amendment No. 13: At the end of the bill (before the short title), insert the following: Sec. __. None of the funds made available by this Act may be used to implement, administer or enforce the rule entitled Water Quality Standards for the State of Floridas Lakes and Flowing Waters published in the Federal Register by the Environmental Protection Agency on Dec. 6, 2010 (75 Fed. Reg. 75762 et seq.). Congressman Rooney is running the football into his own teams end zone. We need to tackle his amendment and soon. Andrew McElwaine is president and CEO of the Conservancy of Southwest Florida. For more information, call 262-0304 or visit opposes Rooney amendment that would stop waterway clean-upThere is a complicated mathematical symbol practically unknown to the House Appropriations Committee. Its called the minus sign. House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan is making a long-overdue introduction between appropriators and the symbol that first caught on in 16th-century Europe. It has proven its usefulness to mathematicians and schoolchildren down through the ages, but never in certain congressional committee rooms. Ryan has set a ceiling for the rest of fiscal year 2011 nonsecurity domestic spending that takes it back to the fiscal year 2008 levels promised in the GOP Pledge to America. This is an unheard-of cut that amounts to reversing the physical laws of the universe in Congress. Ryans ceiling would reduce nonsecurity domestic spending $58 billion from President Barack Obamas (never enacted) request for this fiscal year, or 12 percent. It would reduce such spending $43 billion, or 9 percent, from its level in fiscal year 2010. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid calls these cuts unworkable and even more draconian than we originally anticipated. What did he originally anticipate? If anything, the GOP cuts are milder than promised. They fall short of the headline number in the Pledge of $100 billion in cuts, partly because they apply only to the part of the fiscal year still remaining. Returning to 2008 can be draconian only if the past two years were extravagant. According to Congressional Budget Office numbers, the Department of Education saw an 11 percent increase in its budget from 2008 to 2010, and a 181 percent increase when the stimulus is included; the Department of Energy saw a 10 percent and a 171 percent increase, respectively; the EPA a 36 percent and a 130 percent increase. Washington has been on a binge of Charlie Sheen-like proportions. The top Democrat on the Budget Committee, Chris Van Hollen, warns that the Ryan cuts will harm the economy and put more people out of work. Hed have us believe that the difference between an economy beginning to heal and an economy slipping back into the abyss is the difference between the current $1.087 trillion and Ryans $1.055 trillion in discretionary spending. This is Keynesianism as childishness. Still, Ryans cuts are vulnerable to the criticism that they barely nick a $1.5 trillion deficit. If Congress keeps the lid on spending going forward, though, they will ramify substantially over time. Some of Ryans colleagues, admirably, want to hit the $100 billion figure for reductions right away. They shouldnt underestimate the coming firestorm when Ryans cuts are fleshed out in detail. A Gallup survey found that people oppose cuts in every specific category of spending other than foreign aid. This would be wonderful news if foreign aid were the fiscal ruination of America. Its not. Majorities oppose cutting everything else, from arts funding to defense to education not to mention Medicare and Social Security. The Republican challenge is to resolve the publics cognitive dissonance between opposition to new debt and opposition to specific spending cuts in favor of austerity. Then, over time, to move from discretionary cuts to cost-saving entitlement reforms. Theyll have to do lots of sharp work with the minus sign. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review.The first $58 billion richLOWRY Special to Florida Weekly GUEST OPINION BY ANDREW MCELWAINE_______________________Special to Florida Weekly Just last May, Martin and St. Lucie counties had to issue an emergency health alert when toxic algae broke out in the St. Lucie River. Rep. Rooneys amendment would prevent the EPA from helping clean up the mess.


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PAGE 10 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA10 NEWS WEEK OF FEBRUARY 17-23, 2011 513-9004 HELP@JUBILEENAPLES.COMBRAND NEW STATE OF THE ART FACILITY LOCATED NEXT TO STAPLES IN THE COSTCO SHOPPING CENTER. A Doctors Confession to the City of Naples And why, despite all, I still do what I doDear Friend, Confessions are tough, really tough. But I want my confession to set the record straight. Before I talk about my confession, though, let me say a few other things rst. Let me start by explaining the photo in this letter. You know, when I meet people in town they usually say, Oh, yeah, I know you, Ive seen your ad with that picture of you and the cute little boys. Well that is me with my family. Years ago something happened to me that changed my life forever. Let me tell you my story. Back then I was a teenager with learning disabilities, serious health problems and horrible back pains. In my case it came on gradually throughout my life. You see I had a serious injury at birth and grew up taking lots of drugs and seeing lots of doctors that didnt seem to help me. en in high school I had a serious sports injury that almost took my life. But, theres more My mothers friend had tried for over a year to get my mom to take me to her doctor. Finally, after my injury my mom decided we had no other options (other than more drugs). is new doctor did an exam, took some lms, and then adjusted my spine. e adjustment didnt hurt, it actually felt great. To me, that day was truly a miracle in my life. My learning disabilities, health problems, and pains decreased immediately! Oh, did I mention that this doctor was a chiropractor? It worked so well for me, and I was so impressed with the other awesome results I saw in her oce, that I eventually went to chiropractic school myself. Now as for my family and my wife Erin, I was able to check their delicate little bodies and spines immediately. I feel condent knowing they started out this life with the best potential for health and could start out life so dierent than I had to begin mine. ank God that I know some things that my parents didnt. Getting to check children from the start has amazing long lasting eects. at is what I call prevention. at seems like a small thing, but it makes a huge dierence to them. Its strange how life is, because now people come to see me with their health problems. ey come to me with headaches, migraines, chronic pain, neck pain, shoulder/arm pain, injuries from car accidents, backaches, ear infections, asthma, allergies, numbness in limbs, athletic injuries, just to name a few. Several times a day patients thank me for helping them with their health problems. But I cant really take the credit. My confession is that Ive never healed anyone of anything. What I do is give specic scientic spinal adjustments, exercises and other rehab to remove nerve pressure, and the body responds by being able to function properly. We get tremendous results. Its as simple as that! Being a chiropractor can be tough, because theres a host of unqualied experts out there. ey tell people a lot of things that are just plain ridiculous, misleading and false about my profession. In May of 2009 Consumer Reports reported that Chiropractic was the #1 treatment for back pain. is was a poll of 14,000 people! Regardless of your beliefs or skepticism the results and research keeps speaking that chiropractic is tough to beat if you want RESULTS and SATISFACTION. Also conventional drugs and back surgery were rated very low in satisfaction. Consumer Reports even suggested you use caution with these treatments (remember Consumer Reports is non-biased to protect you, the consumer). Are you listening?Look, it shouldnt cost you an arm and a leg to correct your health. So what I will do is do is give you a chance to see if we are right for you. If you are suering with pain or just want to sit and talk with me about your health issues you can schedule a consultation to discuss it with me at NO CHARGE. en I am oering an extensive new patient exam including, postural, neurological and orthopedic examinations and xrays for $67! is is usually $ please take advantage of this oer it will expire February 28th. and I dont want you to miss out. Please, I hope that theres no misunderstanding about quality of care just because I have a lower exam fee. Youll get great care at a great fee. My qualications Im a Summa cum Laude graduate of Life University and Cum Laude graduate of Auburn University. I just have that low exam fee to determine IF I can help you. My assistants are Laura and Jennifer and they are really awesome! Our oce is both friendly and warm and we try our best to make you feel at home. Our oce is called e patient or any other person responsible for payment has a right to refuse to pay, to cancel payment or to be reimbursed for payment for any other service, examination or treatment which has been performed as a result of and within 72 hours of responding to advertisement of the free service, examination or treatment. Oer does not apply to Medicare, Medicaid, Tricare or Champus.When Minneapolis Community and Technical College instructor Parke Kunkle announced earlier this year that due to the earths orbit astrological signs are not where they used to be, the news set horoscope enthusiasts ablaze. But the fact that the earth might have wobbled a bit from where it has been doesnt mean much to astrologers whose practice doesnt depend on tilts or wobbles. It has no significance whatsoever, said Bob Mulligan, a Naples-based astrologer. Mr. Mulligan, who owns The Astrology Company in Naples and has been practicing astrology for nearly 40 years, said the earths movement does not have any effect on ones sign. There has been a lot of buzz about a new zodiac, one with 13 signs, he said. This is not a new theory, just a bad one. In the 1970s, there were a couple of books written about Ophiuchus being the 13th sign of the zodiac. Well, there are only 12 signs, but the confusion is compounded by not understanding the difference between signs and constellations. The constellations have the same names as the signs, but they are different. Constellations are star patterns lying along the path that the earth makes around the Sun each year. This path is called the ecliptic. We usually agree that this circle is a Zodiac of 12 Constellations. But the earth changes its orientation against this backdrop of stars due to its wobbling on its axis. This is called the precession of the equinox. The equinox moves backwards through this pattern of constellations making a complete circle every 26,000 years. The equinox is the point where the sun is when we have equal hours of daylight and darkness. Every so often, someone gets the idea that because of this motion another constellation gets inserted into the zodiac, it just isnt the case. Mr. Mulligan and other area astrologers say this latest news about signs changing and a 13th sign being inserted in the mix is just another attempt by astronomers to discredit astrology. Its just hype, said Sophia Prescott, an astrologer in Fort Myers. Ms. Prescott, who has been practicing astrology for more than 30 years, said the information about the Earths movement is nothing new under the sun. Its been a known fact, she said. Sandy Anastasi, a veteran astrologer in Port Charlotte and personal advisor to nationally known psychic John Edwards, brushes off the idea of signs shifting. Absolutely nothing has changed, she said. Astrologers base astrology dates on the equinoxes and solstices. Put simply, nothing has changed for those who follow their horoscope. The supposedly new sign, Ophiuchus, the serpent holder, is not really so new. The sign is barely in the suns path, making it a minor player in astrology. So, when asked at parties, those born between Nov. 29 and Dec. 17 can still tell people that they are indeed Sagittarians. The bottom line is your sign has not changed, Ms. Anastasi said. At the heart of this debate is mankinds belief in astrology. Astronomers say astrology is not based on science and is a pseudo-science or art. The idea that the planets and heavenly bodies gravitational pull on our bodies could influence us to act in certain ways is seen as ludicrous to astronomers. Its not a real science, said Florida Gulf Coast University professor Dr. Michael Fauerbach. The astronomy professor said he often uses astrology as an icebreaker starting his course. He asks students to look at horoscopes from different days and see which one they believe. He said often people cherry pick and look for traits in their signs that they believe fit them. But Dr. Fauerbach also has a tolerant attitude toward those who choose to believe in astrology. He says that as long as people are not harming themselves, then let and let live. Everybody has to come up with his or her own world view, he said. For Fort Myers resident Ginger Walters, astrology makes sense in her life. A lot that I have read on my sign is true for me, Ms. Walters said. Terry Corke, a Sanibel resident, follows whats going on with her sign. If theres a horoscope, I read it, she said. Shes not too worried about the latest ripple in the astrology world. I was going to wait and see if it became the standard, Mrs. Corke said. Jason Elek, who teaches writing at FGCU, finds the notion that many peoples personalities match their signs interesting, but he doesnt believe. If the signs have changed, I wont lose any sleep, the Port Charlotte resident said. And for Sanibel attorney Tom Rizzo, astrology doesnt shine any light on his life. There isnt concrete, scientific evidence, Mr. Rizzo said. As a general rule, I need solid evidence from a solid source. Mark Shefts, a business owner and seasonal Southwest Florida resident, said he believes many of the traits he hears about his sign Virgo to be true. But he doesnt believe it enough to control his life. I just found it interesting, he said. For some, it is a religion and a pathway to greater knowledge and understanding. For others, its a way to find a sense of control in the world. And for others, its something to disregard and shun. But this is all good to Dr. Rose Thorn, a Fort Myers-based psychologist. She holds that the belief system, in and of itself, can be a useful tool for people to understand their world. Theyre all theories, she said. Theories work if you believe them. Maybe astrology isnt for everybody. And for some, its good. And for me, thats beautiful. SIGNFrom page A1 >> According to the Minnesota Planetarium Society, here is where the signs of the Zodiac should fall. Get ready for your world to change forever: Capricorn: Jan. 20-Feb. 16 Aquarius: Feb. 16-March 11 Pisces: March 11-April 18 Aries: April 18-May 13 Taurus: May 13-June 21 Gemini: June 21-July 20 Cancer: July 20-Aug. 10 Leo: Aug. 10-Sept. 16 Virgo: Sept. 16-Oct. 30 Libra: Oct. 30-Nov. 23 Scorpio: Nov. 23-29 Ophiuchus: Nov. 29-Dec. 17. (This is the new one better known as the snake handler.) Sagittarius: Dec. 17-Jan. 20. in the know


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PAGE 12 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA12 NEWS WEEK OF FEBRUARY 17-23, 2011 It had originally been displayed at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center in downtown Fort Myers last year with an exhibit called Turn Turn Turn the Artistic Synthesis of Vinyl to Art. All the pieces in the exhibit were made out of records or album covers. The airport didnt remove the other pieces, which are scheduled to remain for about six months. A few older passengers were even mildly dismayed by a giant transformer robot sculpture included in the presentation, says Ms. Moreland, although children have thoroughly enjoyed it. Sanibel resident and former Vogue Italy photographer Rene Miville, who curated Turn Turn Turn, is no stranger to provocative imagery or local culture. Some of his fine art photographs capturing a Florida nudist colony prove that. He broke the news to Naples-based artist Cesar Aguilera that hed have to take the piece down, or else paint over the crown of thorns. The (airport) workers, the staff, they loved it, Mr. Miville said. Everyone was like wow, its so cool. And then the next day, they got five or six calls. But what bothered them was a couple of the airlines called. I just thought of the big picture: having the airport as a place where a lot of the local artists can show art. I thought, lets win the war and lose this battle. And I made an instant executive decision and just told Cesar to get to work on another piece. Another thing is, its not a museum. If it were a museum, I would have fought tooth and nail. Lydia Black, director of Alliance for the Arts in Fort Myers, helps the airport find works for its Art In Flight program, which began with a showing of Florida Gulf Coast University students art in 2008. When the airport asked her opinion about removing Blinding Perceptions from the exhibit, her immediate reaction was No. For me, I would never approve a piece and take it down, she said. She also allowed, Theres a lot to think about in airport art. Its both a great place and a tough place for those working in partnership to make (art) happen. Ms. Moreland recently agreed to take over the airports Art In Flight program, secondary to her duties as a public representative. That was after Blinding Perceptions had been installed. It was her job to have the piece removed. By the way, it was quite a stunning piece, she said. But by having the crown of thorns on Kennedy there were people who felt it had a very religious overtone. An artists statement on the wall explained the piece in non-religious terms. But of course, that didnt prevent viewers from reaching their own conclusions, which, as a measure of general cerebral activity, is probably a positive sign. In a place where bleary-eyed passengers might arrive on the red-eye, still testy from a vigorous pat down, airport officials are reluctant to stir the pot further with provocative imagery, no matter how brilliantly rendered. Theyve been surprisingly successful at avoiding controversy, considering how art lends itself to interpretation. This is the first time a piece has ever come down at Southwest Florida International. Airport case studiesTaking down art also been a rare occurrence at Denver International Airport, although Matt Chasansky, the director of the art program there, doesnt necessarily mind if passengers dont like what they see. His rule: nothing that advocates violence is allowed in. Sometimes it does end up in controversy, and thats OK, Mr. Chasansky says. Its part of the dialogue people have about art. You dont have to like a piece to understand its value to the community. The steed of death, as it has been colorfully described, refers to the bold and thrilling sculpture that greets drivers who enter and exit the Denver International Airport. The 32-foot tall muscled equine rears across the Rocky Mountains with eyes blazing red. Mustang, by Luis Jimnez, reportedly cost $650,000 and was paid for by Denvers public art fund, both of which gave art director Matt Chasansky ample reason to defend it. The chief complaint: scary, evil-looking eyes. Obviously that is a controversial work of art, Mr. Chasansky said. We definitely defended that piece to people who wanted to remove it. That being said, we made an investment in it, and that warranted protection. One assumes then that money speaks first and loudest when it comes to what art gets removed, and how vigorously it is defended. Its easy to speculate that if Mustang had been installed free of charge, and public funds had not been used which is the case with the Turn Turn Turn exhibit at Southwest Florida International it would be in storage. But Mr. Chasansky also described his job as a defender and interpreter of sometimes-unpopular works. Its more about educating people about that piece (Mustang), he said. Once they learn this piece is about the history of the West, once they understand why color was used the way it was Once people understand those reasons, the feelings of like and dont like kind of pale in comparison. Airports are a more emotional environment, Mr. Chasansky says, where not all expression is invited, a place where in the end, officials have a business to run. Just imagine Faith Ringgolds unsentimental new painting, Hate is a Sin, now at the Alliance for the Arts in Fort Myers, greeting weary travelers coming in from a Midwestern blizzard. It is striking, even beautiful, and culturally relevant. The work by a black artist includes a confederate flag and script around the edges that reads, The first time I was called a NIGGER was at the Whitney Museum in New York City. Even in the context of this newspaper, the statement resonates differently maybe even in some ways more effectively than at an art museum, where complaining about bold racial or political statements would cause knowing, sophisticated eyes to begin rolling. Challenging artIn 2004, Svetlana Mintcheva, director of programs for the National Coalition Against Censorship, wrote a letter to the mayor of Denver, Colo., claiming a work of art installed there was removed unfairly, and perhaps illegally. Parts of The Luggage Project came down after complaints that they violated DIAs policy at the time of no violence or political statements. The unwanted sculptural components included box cutters, r ed paint splatter, political bumper stickers and toy missiles. That they provoked discussion and thought is their virtue, not their defect, wrote Ms. Mintcheva. That same year, at Los Angeles International Airport, a 150-foot-long tapestry that according to the Los Angeles Times included images inspired by the attacks (on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001), such as a bare-breasted woman holding a bleeding heart with the World Trade Centers twin towers on fire behind her, was removed. The LAX and DIA pieces were both ultimately reinstated for passengers to enjoy. Both were also financed by public art programs, unlike at SWFL International. Regardless, Ms. Mintcheva suggested that complaints first be met with a clear explanation in terms of meaning and artistic merit. There needs to be more education about a piece of artwork, especially if its selected through a curatorial process, she said. The question is, how many complainers do you decide to respond to? One, five, 10? The problem is, the 1,000 people who like and appreciate having a more politically challenging work in a public space will not come and tell you. Attorney Matthew K. Schettenhelm, a partner in Miller & Van Eaton, a Washington, D.C.-based legal firm that specializes in communications law, said First Amendment rights for artists and others change once you step inside an airport. He cited the 1982 case International Society for Krishna Consciousness, Inc. v. Lee, which involved handing out religious pamphlets at an airport. That was the big case that established that airports are not like the street, he said. Theyre not open to all for First Amendment purposes. Even if they dont have a legal responsibility to uphold First Amendment rights, and their focus is on facilitating safe travel, airports find merit in displaying challenging art. Officials hope to showcase the best and brightest of local culture that, too, is good for business. About 0 or 11 million people pass through Southwest Florida International every year, Ms. Moreland says. Picking out the best works to show them is a balancing act between what is vanilla or cardboard, and what gets people talking and interested in exploring local cities and galleries. Mr. Chasansky said that in Denver, People expect very captivating artwork, sometimes edgy. Southwest Florida Internationals art program is much younger, doesnt have a full-time curator, and runs on nominal funds. Some say Turn Turn Turn is the most progressive exhibit show there yet. You might even argue that vinyl itself is a radical expression of support for the sexual and political attitudes of 1960s protest singers. Art and writing and music are made to make people think, Ms. Moreland said. You want to perhaps feel uncomfortable, because it takes you to some other dimensions, makes you think. But a public airport, youre not at a book signing, or a symphony, or at a museum. Its a little bit of a delicate balance. We just want to make sure were doing it right.Artists responseCesar Aguilera, 31, spends his days working in a clutter ed, paint-sp attered garage at his home in North Naples. Born in Ecuador, he works in a local frame shop a few days per week to make rent. He moved to the United States in his late teens and says his art aims to reflect societys hopes and struggles. A few weeks after Blinding Perceptions came down, during an interview at Barnes & Noble, he suggested dryly that maybe palm trees and sunsets would have been more palatable. He wondered if people who complained had read his artists statement, and questioned what ideas are lost when a work is censored. Art is kind of like the last way to get to people, to express whats really going on, he said. (The airport) is not an art center, a gallery, but its one of those central places. When they come here and the only thing they see is palm trees and little flowers, nothing that invites them to think, only safe art he stopped there. Mr. Aguilera has shown his work at the Sidney & Berne Davis Center, the Journeyman Gallery, The von Liebig, daas Gallery, and out at the airport, at least for a day. Maybe thats enough, for now, in a place where popular focus remains on images of Thomas Edison and the Seminole Indians, wading birds and palm trees, chamber music and placid seascapes reflecting an endless string of beautiful days. ARTFrom page A1COURTESY PHOTOBlinding Perceptions features an image of President John F. Kennedy wearing a crown of thorns made from more than 300 vinyl records.


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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYNEWS TW0 A33NEWSOutdoors Healthy Living Musings WEEK OF FEBRUARY 17-23, 2011 Need a Copier? BUDGET COPIER$(239) 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 www.BriersCPA.comThe annual Fakahatchee Safari, a fundraiser organized by Friends of Fakahatchee, takes place from noon to 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, at the campground near the state park ranger station in Copeland (State Road 29 three miles north of U.S. 41). Among the items up for bid is a 40-by52-inch framed photograph donated by Clyde Butcher, who will be a guest of honor at the safari. Theres also a panther-tracking day with Dennis Giardina of the Florida Wildlife Commission and a weekend at the Carroll Family Camp, one of the few inhabited in-holdings in the Fakahatchee Strand State Park. Photography classes, bicycle and boat tours, original paintings and homemade calamondin jam are also on the auction block. Fifth Third Bank is the safari sponsor. The unique ecology of the Fakahatchee Strand supports myriad rare plants and animals. Safari guests will get up close to the areas flora and fauna during tram rides, nature walks and guided swamp walks. Swamp buggy rides are optional, as is a professional photography workshop. Book signings and art exhibits will also take place. The safari adventure winds down with a barbecue dinner and live music and storytelling around a sunset bonfire. Cost is $125 per person. For reservations or more information, call 695-2905 or visit www.orchidswamp. org. Safari raises funds for Fakahatchee COURTESY PHOTO Clyde Butcher has donated a print of his Fakahatchee Prairie, above, valued at $2,000. Each night, weather permitting, the Conservancy of Southwest Floridas Good Fortune pontoon boat sets out on a sunset cruise that provides its own definition of extraordinary. An early January cruise was but one example. Cold weather had moderated by the time Capt. Tom Des Fosses eased the boat out into Henderson Creek. The 16 passengers had binoculars at the ready. Soon we were compiling a species bird list of sightings that would grow to 20-plus by the end of the evening. An eagle on a high limb of a slash pine had the passengers rapt attention. I sharpened the focus of my field glasses and saw the bright white head, like a little white flag against the blue sky. My co-narrator on the cruise, Len Rothman, tracked the bird and kept folks apprised of its location as we made an arc around the bay. The bald eagle, our national symbol, was down to about 40 mated pairs in the lower 48 states by 1970. After the implementation of the Endangered Species Act and the ban on DDT on Dec. 31, 1972, the population began to recover, I said over the portable mike. Today the population is estimated to be over 10,000 mated pairs, and Florida is second only to Alaska. We might call ourselves the Eagle State.Good Fortune deliversLEN ROTHMAN / COURTESY PHOTOSunset over Rookery IslandBald eagle, magnificent frigate among sunset cruise sightingsSEE FORTUNE, A34 BY ART RITASSpecial to Florida Weekly


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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA38 WEEK OF FEBRUARY 17-23, 2011 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. FREE CONSULTATIONNo Recovery No Fees or CostsOut of Area Call 1-800-852-65853515 Del Prado Blvd., Suite 101 Cape Coral 1629 K. Street NW, Suite 300 Washington D.C.www.lawinfo.cc239-540-3333 INJURED William M. PowellPracticing Law in Florida for over 28 years. Former President Cape Coral Bar Association Former Cape Coral City Attorney. Serious Bodily Injury Medical Malpractice Hospital/Physician Errors Wrongful Death Trucking Accidents Auto, Motorcycle & Plane Nursing Home Paralysis Slip & Fall Failure to Diagnose Drunk Drivers Brain Damage Birth Defects Men in Black Heres some of whats ahead at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19 : Its a Sensational Saturday to learn about Beautiful B utter flies and their amazing metamorphosis. Followed by a walk to the Conservancy Butterfly Trail and beautiful b utterfly craft. 12:30-1:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19: Butterfly Garden Workshop Longtime gardener Mike Malloy will show how to create and nurture a butterfly garden. No registration required. Free for Conservancy members; free with Nature Center admission for others. 3-6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22: Take Action Tuesday, Amazing Birds at Rookery Bay Discover the birds of Rookery Bay on this sunset cruise with a stop on Keewaydin Island to remove trash and fishing line that endangers the avians. Cost is $40 for members, $50 for others. 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24: Wood Storks in the Outback of Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary This excursion begins with a presentation about wood storks by Jason Lauritsen, director of the Corkscrew sanctuary, and is followed by a backcountry excursion to see nesting wood storks at their largest breeding grounds in the country. Pack a picnic lunch. Cost is $120 for members, $155 for others (includes a one-year membership). Registration required. For reservations or more information about the above programs, call the Conservancy of Southwest Florida at 262-0304, ext. 266, or visit www.conservancyorg. Conservancy programs focus on butterflies and wood storksThe Naples Preserve and Eco-Center presents free nature talks at 11 a.m. Tuesdays. Visitors are welcome to explore the boardwalk after the lecture. Coming up Feb. 22: Victor Hill of the Florida Division of Forestry and Picayune Strand State Forest will discuss wildfires and the importance of prescribed burns. And on March 1: A ranger from Everglades National Park will discuss the Dry Tortugas. The Naples Preserve and Eco-Center is at 1690 Tamiami Trail N. For more information, call 261-4290. Preserve has free nature talks COURTESY PHOTO A wood stork at Corkscrew Swamp


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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 17-23, 2011 A41 Our New Seasonal-Trial Membership has been so Successful we had to build another bridge!The Marco Island Yacht Club has expanded the ways you can bridge the fun and friendship of this great Club. There are many ways to join, however our new 3 month Seasonal-Trial Membership has been extremely successful. It allows a prospect to experience all the Clubs bene ts for one 3 month season for $600. Enjoy great dining, social events, banquet opportunities or just gazing at our wonderful vistas including our new bridge progress! Have boating fun whether you have a boat or not. Meet and make new friends and hopefully like this experience so much that you just might want to join us as a full member. Please call Lisa at (239) 394-0199 to sign up. Dr. Yinong Chong and Shawn Cartwright of the Traditional Chinese Culture Institute International will conduct workshops in qigong, self-healing and meditation Friday-Sunday, Feb. 25-27, at the Beach Club of Marco on Marco Island. Qigong is the ancient Chinese art and science of cultivating the vital energy (qi pronounced chee) that exists in all living things. Participants will learn how qigong can bring peace and harmony to body, mind and spirit. The opening session, Energy of a Youth, Wisdom of a Sage Qigong for Joyful Living, is from 2-5 p.m. Feb. 25. Two sessions are set for Feb. 26: Young at Heart: Five Animal Frolics and Five Elements Qigong Meditation in the morning, and Activate Your Hidden Power: Science and Arts of Qigong Healing in the afternoon. The final session, Total Renovation: Qigong for Muscle, Bone and Tendons Renewal, will take place Sunday morning, Feb. 27. Participants will earn credits toward qigong and tai chi certification. TCCII has offices in the Washington, D.C., area and Beijing. Tuition for a single session is $70, $130 for two sessions, $190 for three sessions and $240 for all four sessions. For registration and more information, call Jane Kiester at 394-1612. Marco workshops will focus on ancient Chinese practices

PAGE 41 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA42 NEWS WEEK OF FEBRUARY 17-23, 2011 HEALTHY LIVINGBridging the patient/doctor divide The week of Valentines Day is a great time to focus on the wonderful women who mean so much in all our lives. There are truly no greater contributors to the health of our society than women. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 61 percent of caregivers and 85 percent of health care decision makers are female. Additionally, 57 percent of all the wealth in America is controlled by women, which suggests their substantial influence in philanthropic decisions. I recently attended a presentation on the differences between womens and mens health challenges. It was conducted by Pat Read, administrative director of Women and Childrens Services here at NCH, and Dr. Shona Velamakanni, a non-interventional cardiologist. These knowledgeable professionals pointed out that about one-third of life expectancy is related to our genetic inheritance, with the remainder dictated by lifestyle. They also noted that many people dont realize the most common disease and cause of death in women is cardiovascular disease. About 500,000 women die each year from cardiovascular disease, three times the number who die from cancer. Another under-recognized disease in women is osteoporosis, aka the silent thief, which affects more than 50 percent of all women. A woman has a better chance of dying of osteoporosis than she does of breast cancer. Fortunately, being informed and educated makes a huge difference: When detected early, both osteoporosis and breast cancer offer excellent prognosis. One excellent way to prevent illness is our ongoing pursuit at NCH in community education. This month, NCH and 70 other hospitals across America are sponsoring programs to increase awareness of cardiovascular disease and its risk factors. The goal is to inspire everyone to take action to improve their individual health, as well as their familys health, through prevention. Focusing on disease prevention helps improve the value of health care we deliver to the community. Physicians say their top gripe is patient noncompliance with advice or treatment recommendations according to a new report appearing in the upcoming issue of Consumer Reports. Most said it affected their ability to provide optimal care and more than one-third (37 percent) said it did so a lot. Those are just some of the findings in a new poll of 660 primary-care physicians. The report also found that 37 percent of physicians said they now keep patient records entirely electronically up from 24 percent in a 2007 survey. Doctors points of viewIn the doctors poll, physicians named these top challenges: More than three-quarters (76 percent) of doctors said when it came to getting better medical care, forming a long-term relationship with a primary-care physician would help very much. Next on the list: being respectful and courteous toward doctors 61 percent said it would help very much. More than two-thirds (70 percent) said since they had started practicing medicine, respect and appreciation from patients had gotten a little or much worse. Forty-two percent of physicians said health plan rules and regulations interfered a lot with the care they provided.Patient perspectivesPatients say they were highly satisfied with their doctors. But they still had complaints ranging from the irritating, such as having to sit too long in the waiting room, to the substantive, such as ineffective treatments. Thirty-one percent of patients said they wished they had more information before choosing a doctor. More than one-quarter of patients indicated some level of discomfort with their doctors inclination to prescribe drugs. Only nine percent of patients said they e-mailed their doctor directly in the previous year.Tips for the office visit Plan ahead Jot down a list of questions or concerns to address during the appointment, and prioritize them to get the most important ones answered first. Take notes during the appointments Eighty-nine percent of doctors said that keeping an informal log of treatments, drugs, changes in condition, notes from previous doctor visits, and tests and procedures could be helpful. But only one-third (33 percent) of patients routinely did so. The complete report and more advice for patients is available at February programs focus on cardiovascular healthPoker Walk set for Parkinson AssociationThe Parkinson Association of Southwest Florida steps out for the 10th annual PASFl Poker Walk beginning at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, at Vineyards Community Park. Continental breakfast will follow the walk that will consist of two laps around the park lake. Registration is $10. To help raise additional money, raffle tickets will be sold for prizes including tickets to Smuckers Stars on Ice at Germain Arena and SeaWorld in Orlando, and a laptop computer and printer. For more information, call 417-3465 or visit sponsors womens health dayThe Collier County Chapter of Hadassah is sponsoring its annual Womens Health Education Day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 21, at the Club at Olde Cypress. Dr. Jerry Kumin, who practiced internal medicine and nephrology for 35 years and has focused his practice on health without medication, will present Live Your Life. Dr. Tom Hudson a radiologist and former head of Womens Imaging at Naples Diagnostic Imaging Center, will present Breast Cancer: Self-Care and Prevention. Tickets are $25 and include lunch. Everyone is welcome. For reservations, call Rhonda Brazina at 325-8694 or Ida Margolis at 963-9347.Take the mystery out of yogaEver take a yoga class only to find yourself confused about how to make the poses work for your body? Are you an athlete with tight hips and hamstrings who finds it impossible to get into and out of even the most common yoga postures? Perhaps you have been advancing your yoga practice and are looking for ways to challenge your body further. If any of these sounds like you, then Break It Down & Build It Up, part one of the Demystifying Yoga series at Beyond Motion, could be in order. Led by certified yogi Yiota Kotokis, the first session is set for 1-2:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, at the fitness studio in North Naples. The newest addition to the staff at Beyond Motion, Ms. Kotokis is known for her simple explanations and attention to detail as an instructor. She received her certification from Ganga White and Tracey Rich at the White Lotus Foundation. The Demystifying Yoga series is designed for people that are curious about yoga and how to realistically apply it to their own body and fitness regime, says Amy Lademann, cofounder of the fitness center. Cost of Break It Down & Build It Up is $35. Register by calling 254-9300 or visiting www. SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYCOURTESY PHOTO TO YOUR HEALTH Th ewe ek o f Va le nt in e sDay is a o a c t d S t allenWEISS STRAIGHT TALKCOURTESY PHOTOYiota Kotokis, left, with a student MORE TO YOUR HEALTH, A43


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Fans are welcome to watch practices at North Park from 5-7 p.m. Feb. 18-19, 21-22 and 24-25 and from 9-11 a.m. Feb. 17-19, 21-22 and 24-25. In addition, the players will conduct a free community soccer clinic from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 20, at North Collier Regional Park. Registration begins at 2:30 p.m. From 6-7 p.m., the players will meet fans and sign autographs at Mercato. For more information, visit Tennis stars bound for Bonita BaySeventeen pros, including the worlds No. 1 doubles player (Don Johnson) and the 1988 Olympic Silver Medalist (Tim Mayotte), will participate in the foiurth annual Bonita Bay Celebrity Tennis Event coming up March 4-5. Presented by FineMark National Bank & Trust, the tournament benefits Barbaras Friends, the cancer fund at The Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida. Tickets remain available for the Pro Marquis Challenge set for 5-7 p.m. Friday, March 4, at the Bonita Bay Tennis Center. The evening will feature two doubles matches with commentary by Fred Stolle. Tickets for $75 include a barbecue dinner. Prior to the challenge, tennis pros and Chad Oliver, morning anchor for ABC7, will participate in the Wells Fargo Kids Cup Challenge, giving pediatric cancer patients and survivors from The Childrens Hospital an opportunity to play. The Pro-Am Competitions on Saturday morning and afternoon are sold out, but there are a few remaining $100 tickets for the Taste of the Town cocktail party and auction that begins at 6 p.m. in the Esperia high-rise at Bonita Bay. All proceeds will be earmarked to name the Bonita Bay Pediatric Pharmacy at the $191 million, 148-bed expansion planned for The Childrens Hospital in Fort Myers. For more information or reservations, call 343-6950. Get ready for Marco Island Half-MarathonThe Marco Island Half-Marathon begins at 7 a.m. Sunday, March 20, beginning at Publix in the Shops of Marco and taking runners along a scenic course through Key Marco and over several bridges. Course certification is pending. The race is dedicated to the memory of Marco real estate agent Carole Sbertoli and benefits the Greater Marco YMCA, the Marco Island Fire-Rescue Foundation and the Marco Police Foundation. Registration by March 13 is $40; raceday registration is $50. For more information, e-mail or visit Weekend seminar set to reel in lady anglersWomen of all angling abilities can hone their skills at the Ladies, Lets Go Fishing! seminar March 11-13 at the Naples Harbour Yacht Club. Held in conjunction with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, the weekend begins with the Harbor Financial happy hour Friday evening, March 11. The classroom portion starts at 8 a.m. Saturday, March 12, and includes Rod and Reel Basics with instructor Capt. Kevin Merritt; Inshore Techniques with Capt. Jon Fetter; Offshore/Bottom Fishing with Capt. Will Geraghty; and Fly Fishing with Capt. Roan Zumfelde. The afternoon consists of a variety of handson sessions about everything from conservation techniques to spin casting, knot tying and trailer backing. On Sunday, March 13, participants have the option to practice their newly learned skills from either a bay/backcountry or group boat. A fillet demonstration wraps up the seminar. Registration is $99 by Feb. 25 and $135 thereafter and includes Friday and Saturday activities; the Sunday fishing adventure is an additional $99 for the group boat and $140 for bay/flats fishing. 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The sad truth is that investment and financial planning designations, once badges of excellence, have become a marketing strategy. Advisers want to differentiate themselves from the pack. One way to do so is to promote oneself as an expert. To the unsuspecting retail investor, a line of letters after a name looks pretty good. Other than self-proclamation of said expertise, the professional can study and test for a designation, proudly hang a certificate on an office wall and add an acronym on a business card. Financial designations have grown in number to approximately 100, per the list offered at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority website, which allows research of each designation and offers a checklist for picking an investment adviser. In reality, some of these designations mean very little. Some designations reflect high levels of work and knowledge. They require tremendous study, one or several rigorous, multiple-day tests (some spanning a several-year period). And if that isnt enough, the pass rate is skimpy. The result: many applicants but few awards of a designation. Many an article about designations agrees that there are the Big Three: CFA, or chartered financial analyst, is the premier investment designation and the only worldwide investment designation; CPA, or certified public accountant. is the premier accountancy designation; and CLU or chartered life underwriter is the premier insurance designation. The New York Society of Security Analysts publication suggests there are the Big Eight. (April 13, 2010, Privilege of Peerage: The Value of Professional Designations,) Whether three or eight, these designations have something in common: They are difficult to attain, require huge amounts of study and end in grueling tests. As a CFA, I am most familiar with my designations requirements: approximately 250 hours of study for each of three levels corresponding exams; sequential exams allowing failure at each level only one time; and a pass rate below 50 percent. The Feb. 2 publication of the New York Society of Security Analysts noted, Last week the CFA Institute posted results from the December 2010 Level I exams. Of the 46,644 candidates who took the exam worldwide, only 36 percent passed. And that is after some 250 hours of study for that first level. As to designations focused on financial planning, the CFP or certified financial planner and ChFC or chartered financial consultant designations are awarded great respect. Not as rigorous as other exams, these designations are definitely not easy and are far from a weekend study experience. There is also specialization that is so suggestive that it has come under scrutiny of many state securities divisions. Designations such as Certified Senior Such-and-Such have come under great scrutiny. Some states do not allow usage of the senior as it has become known as a marketing ploy to get senior business. What to make of it all? Here are some suggestions for the navigating the ocean of acronyms. Per the FINRA website, be aware that financial analyst, financial adviser (Advisor), financial consultant, financial planner, investment consultant or wealth manager are generic terms or job titles, and may be used by investment professionals who may not hold any specific designation. Use the FINRA website which lists some 100 designations and their definitions, course of study, testing descriptions and continuing education requirements. Consider the litany of acronyms after the name on a business card. CFA, CLU and CPA collectively are an incredible achievement as each individually is an accomplishment. But a litany of other designations might mean several weekends of courses and a couple of nonproctored, online, two-hour tests. Lastly, I know many outstanding professionals who have no designation and the lack thereof should not suggest a lack of professionalism and expertise. Jeannette Rohn Showalter is a Southwest Florida-based chartered financial analyst. jeannetteSHOWALTER, CFA Annual Growth rates for leading designations


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Presenters Christine Davlin of the Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau and Arthrex corporate trainer Michael Winder discuss how to create a pleasant work environment and articulate a companys message so that employees are inspired and clients satisfied. Cost is $24 for PRSA members and $29 for others. For reservations or more information, visit Florida Association of Mortgage Professionals holds its next regular meeting at noon Tuesday, Feb. 22, at Shulas at the Hilton Naples. For more information, call Marisa McDougall, FAMP president, at 325-1808.The ABWA Neapolitan Chapter holds is annual Women in History luncheon at 11 a.m Friday, Feb. 25, at the Hilton Naples. Honorees are Liz Allbritten, Nancy Payton, Adria Starkey and Sharon Treiser. For reservations or more information, visit www. Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce holds its next Business Before Business event from 8-9:15 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, at Sami Lees Deli & Catering, 3501 Health Center Blvd., Bonita Springs. 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There are much more sophisticated advanced technologies in major cities. Here, were kind of mom and pop. If his opinion is arguable, the facts arent. Unlike some regions of the state or country (the Miami-Fort Lauderdale corridor, for example) businesses that wish to locate here may discover that some desirable geographic sites lack access to fiber optic cable. Or they may lack access to speedy wireless communications. Microwave signals, for example, offer sizeable broadband opportunities at the highest speeds, which means they can deliver huge quantities of data at once but not if they lack the required line-of-site access to a signal tower. Were starting to get the backbone of an appropriate infrastructure in place, but we have to ask two questions: Do we have the right kind of infrastructure, and is it adjacent to and available to non-residential land uses and structures? asks planner Joe Mazurkiewicz, owner of BJM Consulting and president of the Council for Progress Foundation. Fiber optic cable, steadily replacing the older, slower copper through which data long traveled, is considered state-of-the-art by major research companies, universities, hospitals, government offices and others that push massive amounts of information at nearly the speed of light through the bundles of heavily protected filament. But it can cost in the tens of thousands per mile, if not more, to install. And even though fiber optic access exists variously from Naples north to Charlotte County, and more goes in all the time, users say, cable itself may rapidly be approaching dinosaur status. That creates a dilemma for companies seeking to upgrade their FASTFrom page B1WIRELESS PATH ILLUSTRATION/COURTESY T3Population and business density helps make high-speed communication easier to disseminate. TERMS OF ART: >> Broadband: A signal. The broader the band, the more traf c it can carry. In Internet communications (as opposed to just radio, television or voice), the Federal Communications Commission currently de nes basic broadband as any transmission of data that can travel downstream from the Internet to the users computer at 4 megabits per second, which means 4 million bits per second, and back upstream from the users computer to the Internet at 1 megabit per second. But no precise de nition of speed or quantity exists. Many marketers de ne broadband or highspeed merely as a minimum of 256 kilobits per second, or 256,000 bits per second. >> High-speed: a term often used synonymously with broadband. But precisely, how fast the information in a band can move. >> Bit: the word is a contraction of binary digit, the basic unit of information shared by computers that always arrives as one of two possibilities such as a yes or a no, a plus or a minus, a one or a zero. >> What the speeds of bits are per second (kilo, mega, giga): a kilobit is 1,000 bits; a megabit is 1 million bits; and a gigabit is 1 billion bits per second. The abbreviations in speed per second are kbit/s, mbit/s, and gbit/s. >> Pipe: the bandwidth through which bits of information pass. The bigger the pipe, the broader the band. >> Cloud: a computer, a server, or network of computers available to many users who exist remotely, and located between the two ends of a transmission. Data goes into a cloud, where it is managed appropriately before being sent to its recipient. >> Backbone: a term used to describe the infrastructure that provides Internet service, whether copper or ber optic cable, wireless with its necessary signal towers, or some other (satellite wireless, for example). >> DSL: Digital Subscriber Line: a line that allows both the higher-frequency transmissions of digital data and telephone transmissions in the same line. >> Dial-up access: outdated form of access to the internet, moving less than 56 kilobits per second, and requiring a dedicated telephone line. Still used by some. >> Fiber optic cable: glass or plastic bers woven together that transmit light pulses to send information, instead of using electronic pulses to send information along copper. >> Microwave: High-frequency signals that can carry large quantities of data at high speed, either in line-of-sight transmissions from ground stations with limited ranges, or from satellites. >> Wi-Fi: Uses radio waves with no wire or cable connection between the user and the sender of computer data. Wi-Fi use requires a so-called access point that can broadcast a radio signal computers adapted to it can recognize. >> Wimax: Similar to Wi, but capable of transmitting a lot of data in different forms, at high speed and greater range. A local company places a shoebox-sized receiver on a building roof with line-of-sight access to a signal sender, then runs a cable from the roof to the system in the building. >> Ethernet: a way to allow computers to network by sending packets of data, also known as frames. Thus, its described as a frame-based technology. in the know


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 17-23, 2011 BUSINESS B7 telecommunications systems. Whats going to occur is that your speed will continue to impr ove, but the technology is headed toward (mobile offices), so therefore wireless, predicts Joe Shepard, vice president for administrative services and finance at Florida Gulf Coast University. As the university arose through the last 10 or 12 years, every single building was wired for fiber optics, he says. And now the campus is also completing a state-of-the-art plan for wireless communication. Much to the worry of cable companies, adds Mr. Shepard, a great deal is becoming more and more wireless, so the cable companies are worrying about how theyre going to compete, in the future.The game changer Whatever means by which it can be delivered, high speed is the new highway, the new electric line, the new railroad. High speed is high opportunity. In the mind of President Barack Obama and many political leaders, high speed telecommunications are no less important to Americans than President Eisenhowers game-changing Interstate highway system of the 1950s, or President Roosevelts society-altering rural electrification program of the 1930s, or President Lincolns transcontinental railroad line of the 1860s, uniting east and west. Speaking Feb. 10 in the Upper Peninsula at Northern Michigan University, the president noted this goal: Within five years, we want to make it possible for businesses to put high-speed wireless services in reach of virtually every American. Now the number is a sorry-seeming 65 percent of Americans with broadband or high-speed telecommunications access of any kind, President Obama noted, and in many rural areas the number may remain less than 50 percent. That puts the United States out of the top 10 for high-speed telecommunications among industrialized nations. The government will therefore invest not only in high-speed rail and new transportation models, but in the emerging models for high-speed telecommunications, the president promised just as the government once supported the development of railroad, rural electrification and Interstate highways. But that doesnt mean that businesses arriving in Southwest Florida can now get what they decide they should have, quickly and inexpensively. High speed may be the game changer, but its hobbled by logistics for many would-be users. One thing to consider is that Southwest Floridians dont live like people do in major cities, points out Brian Hamman, a spokesman for CenturyLink, the largest provider of fiber optic cable services in the region. The company also relies on the older copper cables, whose carrying capacity can be enhanced by doubling them, he says, and it provides Ethernet services up to 10 gigabits per second. That means hospitals, doctors offices and radiology firms that are networked together can share files and scans at lightning speed. Unfortunately, that doesnt mean everybody else can do the same. In New York or Boston, for instance, hundreds, if not thousands of households can live in one building, Mr. Hamman adds. So from an economic standpoint, providing higher speeds takes a smaller investment because you only have to build one connection to hook up an entire building. In Southwest Florida, there is an investment involved in hooking up each individual household or office. Suburban sprawl, in other words, becomes a huge disadvantage to many businesses. This is a chicken-and-egg situation, says Mr. Mazurkiewicz. You have to have infrastructure, but you have to have the users. Which comes first? We dont have enough density. Its a unique characteristic of the Southwest coast that its not as developed as the rest of coastal Florida. The growth management plan originally sought to prevent urban sprawl, but it fostered something much worse suburban sprawl, without the density to build sustainable communities. My greatest hope is that the new governor (Rick Scott) convinces the legislature and Department of Community Affairs to change the law to create density, so we can create sustainable communities connected communication-wise and transportation-wise. Now, Mr. Mazurkiewicz adds, there is no 4 gigabit network south of Tampa, either hardwired or wireless, that can reach virtually everyone. To provide such an enviable tool, companies able to do the work will need to see the money up front. We are in touch with Economic Development offices in the area and have planned to grow in the same areas that they are planning to grow, explains Mr. Hamman, the CenturyLink spokesman. Also, new advances in technology are allowing us to augment our current facilities to push higher speeds. When communities are willing to partner with us on the investment, we can build and support all-fiber networks. We are also using new technology to get more out of our copper infrastructure, and in many parts of Southwest Florida we offer 25 MBPS high speed Internet over copper. All of which may be fabulous where it exists, whether you like your eggs fried, scrambled or poached. For many, however, the problem remains getting the chicken in place to lay the eggs in the first place, concludes Mr. Mazurkiewicz. Once again, density of the user is the issue for utility companies. We dont need a bunch more people in Southwest Florida, although we will grow. We just need to locate them in denser urban centers, to support the infrastructure for connectivity.FGCU technologyFlorida Gulf Coast University took advantage of new and emerging technologies beginning more than a decade ago, and that might ultimately prove to be valuable to many private businesses and to local governments from Naples to Fort Myers to Punta Gorda and Port Charlotte, officials and entrepreneurs agree. The advent of FGCU and its interconnectivity with the rest of the Florida universities gives them a state-of-the-art system. And now the ability of communities to pull lines off of that, and get connectivity from outside locations piped into the backbone system will be imperative, says Mr. Mazurkiewicz. Are we a service provider to businesses? asks Mr. Shepard rhetorically. No. But go get your provider and connect to us, and knock yourself out. That open invitation to any who wish to benefit has both a history and a precedent. One precedent might be Collier County public schools. Collier County put in fiber optics throughout the school district, which is very progressive, Mr. Shepard explains. That would allow almost real-time transactions to take place between the university and the public schools, just as it would between the university and businesses, since the infrastructures are almost the same. But a problem can arise. If the infrastructure between Collier (schools or businesses) and FGCU is the old copper wire, that will slow things down, he says. Historically, FGCU came along at a good time, and seized the opportunities that timing presented. Even at the nations most reputable universities, those opportunities may not have come as easily. If you went to Harvard, they have legacy, and that means old buildings, Mr. Shepard says. They never contemplated having technology and computers. To get through the thick stone or brick or old walls is rather problematic. How do you solve that? It forces a wireless solution. Although wireless was just emerging, since the university was starting from scratch, officials decided to include a gigabit structure with fiber optics everywhere. They also decided to put in the wireless infrastructure. So we were able to put in a Ferrari, concludes Mr. Shepard, when everybody else from a technological standpoint had to drive in a Volkswagen. A Volkswagen will get you there, but not as fast as a Ferrari. In dormitories on campus now, telephones are no longer installed, as they were in each room a decade ago. Now, every student has a cell phone. And there are no longer any telephone lines going through a switchboard. We no longer do that, Mr. Shepard says. Everything operates off the same Internet (line) that the computer does, through voice-over-Internet-protocol. Now, we put in one line that can be used for both. Statewide nowadays from FGCUs satellite campuses in Collier or at Herald Court Centre in Punta Gorda, to each of the 10 other state universities FGCU relies on LambdaRail, which ties every university into the system through fiber optics, at almost light speed. The Florida university system is just one of many users, however. The national LambdaRail system, described as a 10 gigabit Ethernet network, is owned and operated by universities and research institutions, and extends across the continent in a 12,000-mile, national network of fiber-optic lines. Its users include NASA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the Oak Ridge National Laboratory and groups from Colorado, Texas, North Carolina, Oklahoma, the Pacific Northwest, Virginia and New Mexico, to name some. What that means for FGCU, and what it would mean for any businesses for institutions tying into the system, ranges from nearly real-time data transmissions of the most complex research projects, to much more efficient daily living. Everything we do from library resources to signing up for classes, to taking classes can be done this way youd never have to come on campus, says Mr. Shepard. Were doing away with the need for paper. And not just paper, but bricks and mortar, or wallboard and office sites, suggests the T3 salesman, Steve Davis. Phone lines, Internet connections, computers on the desk all thats expensive, Mr. Davis says. Its a going to pipes and clouds, with one connection to get to data. And someday even the connection may go away. Right now, you can work off a laptop on a mountain, so what do you need an office for? The only question will be pipes and clouds. There will still be a need for connectivity, physically, to major establishments, but the majority of businesses are smaller. They need to be mobile and office space is expensive. Perhaps the most important question for businesses here remains this: How soon will we get to it, and who can beat us there? Frank Mambuca, president and CEO of US M etr opolitan Telecom based in Bonita Springs, owns one of three telecommunications companies that offers its own network in Southwest Florida. The other two, CenturyLink and Comcast, rely on hybrid fiber-optic and copper networks; the US Metro network is solely fiber optic. Here, Mr. Mambuca answers three questions about his company. What have you done in general terms to bring fiber optic cable to businesses in Collier County and elsewhere? Collier County and the school district wanted to build a fiber network to serve their needs. While that was being built, we also built a fiber network to serve the business community across Southwest Florida. After (putting in) a a portion in a coordinated effort with other network builders, US Metro then completed a fiber-optic network with a regional ring across Lee, Collier, and Hendry counties and an inter-city ring across both Southwest and Southeast Florida (from Fort Myers to Miami). Whats the focus of this network? It spans every major thoroughfare in Collier County and Lee County. It also runs a stretch of State Road 29 between Immokalee and LaBelle. The focus was to be close to businesses that would most need the high speeds, high bandwidth, and high reliability of fiber-optic networking. US Metros network also connects to Miami it connects to the world at a key interconnect point, known as the Network Access Point of the Americas (or the Miami-NAP). Our plans include connecting fiber to Lehigh Acres, Cape Coral, and North Fort Myers. Who now benefits from your network? We have 144 business buildings in Southwest Florida, and that number grows each and every week. A locally owned company competes in high-speed big time MAMBUCA

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3,049 sq ft. furnished villa decorated by Collins & Dupont. Golf course views. $1,998,500 at Mediterra Built in 2007. 3,925 living sq ft. Private lake views. $1,995,500 at Mediterra 3,786 sq ft. 4bed/4bath. Built in 2007. Private lake views. $1,999,999 at Mediterra 1.27 acre lot. golf/lake views. New 5bed/6bath. 10,262 total sq ft. $4,995,000 at Mediterra 5,807 sq ft. furnished model with long lake/golf views. $3,495,000 at Mediterra Brand new. 7,316 total sq ft. 1 acre lot. 4bed/4bath. NEW PRICE $2,750,000 at Mediterramediterra 2,505 sq ft. 1st oor 3+den/3 bath coach home with spectacular long lake views. $595,000 at Mediterra Build your custom Mediterra home on one of the few remaining lots. From $299,000 to over $1M Possibly the best home site available in Cabreo. 2,875 sq ft 3+Den/3.5bath $719,000 at Mediterra Open Sun 1-4 Pending Pending DAVID WILLIAM AUSTON, PA AMERIVEST REALTY | NAPLES, FL | 3 distinct golf courses. Single family homes from $1.5 million to $5 million + Grey Oaks Brand new luxury beachfront condos from $2.4 million and up Moraya Bay From $2 million + in Park Shore to over $10 million in Port Royal Luxury Waterfront Former model offered furnished. Golf & lake views. 3,505 sq ft. $1,499,900 at Tuscany Reserve Tuscany Reserve Luxury high rise beachfront condos. Priced from $2 million + Bay Colony Rare pie-shaped lot. Approx 135 of waterfront. Quick access to the Gulf of Mexico. $2,499,000 Aqualane Shoresnaples luxury real estate Open Sun 1-4


Owners at all price points are seeking functional value in design, so contractors have to be able to understand the real needs and design philosophy for each client. The real magic is maintaining the integrity of that design philosophy throughout the design, construction and interior design phases. PBS Construction recently completed a renovation of Unit #702 at The Grosvenor in Pelican Bay. The owners were in Europe for the summer and needed the renovation of their condominium completed on a tight deadline to comply with association construction rules. Led by the owners representative Friley Saucier, PA, the renovation dream team included PBS Constructions design and construction division as well as interior designer Diana Hall. They went from concept to design to construction to completion in three months. PBS Construction, at work in Collier and Lee counties since 1986, was named Builder of the Year by the American Institute of ArchitectsFlorida Southwest. RENOVATEFrom page B11 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB14 WEEK OF FEBRUARY 17-23, 2011


Foreclosure and Finance CenterA Service of ONESource Real Estate Services Center WEEK OF FEBRUARY 17-23, 2011 B15 John R. Wood Realtors Inc. has opened a ground level entrance for its office at 800 Fifth Ave. S. Easily accessible to passers-by, the lobby has computers for searching and viewing available properties as well as a variety of free magazines and maps and refreshments. The main John R. Wood Fifth Avenue office is upstairs, in a 5,000-squarefoot luxury office overlooking the main street of Old Naples. The office includes two large conference rooms where real estate agents and their customers can meet.John R. Wood opens lobby reception areaWe have finally turned the corner on this difficult market and expect to see a continuing decrease in inventory and some price increases during the year, Phil Wood, president of the agency, says. He cites a 2010 sales increase of 18 percent over the prior year for John R. Wood Realtors and projects a 15 percent increase for 2011. John R. Wood Realtors has 300 agents and 100 staff in eight offices from Marco Island to Sanibel/Captiva. meet




'Download AT&T code or = scanner on your 'Smart phone' and read our QR code' BRIDGETTE FOSTER 239.253.8001 | GENE FOSTER 239.253.8002 | www.Fosterteam.Listingbook.comINTEGRITY EXPERTISE DIRECTION FOR REAL ESTATE AMERIVEST Realty UNIQUE PROPERTIES NAPLES & BONITA SPRINGS Estate home/guest house, 1.4 acres, 9640SF, exceptional detail! $3,950,000 10 Acre w/home, can be subdivided, west of 75. $3,900,000 Pine Ridge | 60 North Street Livingston Woods | 6520 Daniels Rd. Elegant 4669SF, 4+Den/4.5Ba. w/private guest cabana. $2,495,000 5898SF, 4+den, private estate pool home. $1,795,000 Mediterra | 15204 Medici Way Audubon | 345 Chancery Way Authentic beach cottage, 2642SF, amazing views, replace. $999,000 3+Den, oversized pool-extended lanai, like new. $695,000 Estancia | 4801 Bonita Bay Blvd. #603West Bay Club | 22129 Natures Cove Ct. Immaculate home, spacious lanai w/ 33'x13 pool, Motivated! $247,000 Spring Lakes | 11600 Red Hibiscus Dr. Stunning lake/golf course view, 3+Den/3.5 Ba. 2912Sf. $695,000 Avellino Isle at Vineyards S. Ft. Myers: Well maintained, new A/C,carpet, paint, lake view, 3/2. $239,900 Bermuda Bay II: Refurbished, 2/2, Hi-Ceilings, top r, single car garage. $248,000 Bay Forest | 15465 Cedarwood Ln. #303 Laurel Oaks | 5769 Elizabeth Ann Way 32'x14'x4', slip is permitted for a vessel w/ LOA of 32ft. $94,500 S. Boat Slip #11: LOA of 125'/24', close to 5th Ave. $1,349,000 Old Naples Seaport | 1001 10th Ave. Marina Bay Club | 13105 Vanderbilt Dr. #4 RESIDENCES OF PELICAN ISLE OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY, FEB 20 1-4PM Great Gulf views, 2677SF, 3/3, 2 lanais. $894,000 Pelican Isle I #402 3+Den/3.5Ba. completely refurbished 2872SF end unit. $985,000 Pelican Isle II #201 Dramatic 2677SF, elegant upgrades, beach/Wiggins Pass views. $879,900Pelican Isle II #302 Walk into breathtaking views! Wood rs, Granite kit. 3/3. $889,000 Pelican Isle II #303 "Best Buy Admiral" granite kit, end unit,3+Den/3.5Ba 2872SF. $895,000Pelican Isle II #304 Refurbished 3/3, redesigned kit. Gulf/Bay/W.P. views. $1,425,000 Pelican Isle II #903 New A/C units & hot water heater, 2677SF, Views. $899,000 Pelican Isle II #702 Bright, spacious great room, w/ water views, 2 lanais, 2428SF. $749,000 Pelican Isle III #403 Beautiful waterfront! New decor, 2677SF, 3/3. $799,000 Pelican Isle III #602 3096 SF, lanais off living & Master suite, amazing views. $1,499,000. Pelican Isle III #605 2677SF, designer decorated, wood rs, Gulf/ Bay/River views. $849,900 Pelican Isle III #702 Marble rs, new granite kit, Gulf views, 3+Den/3.5Ba. $1,399,000 Pelican Isle III #906 (W-10 $82,500) (W-31 $191,000) (N-79 $195,000) (N-25 $249,900) Boat Slips Available Granite kit, new carpet, upgrades, spacious 2428SF, Views!. $779,000 Pelican Isle III #503


Your Distinctive Edge to Naples Real Estate370 12th Ave. South #101 Naples, FL 34102Your Distinctive Edge ROYALHARBOR This charming bermuda style home overlooking a wide water way with dockage for six vessels, Gourmet kitchen, Heated Pool & Spa, Summer kitchen, Tongue & curve ceilings, fireplace, Media room, Direct Gulf Access and 3 Car Garage. 4+Den, 4.5 $2,995,000 Kim Price 239.248.6924 MAJORSATLELYRESORT Featuring a private preserve view located on a quiet cul-de-sac lot, this fabulous home has a large lanai, granite kitchen, salt water heated pool/spa with spitters, waterfalls & sunshelf, wall ovens, and tall ceilings! $100,000 in Upgrades! 4+Den/3.5 $879,000 Rick DeStefano 239.919.4978 PELICANBAY Stunning-Spacious-Distinctive! Exquisite Total Renovation offers Unique French Limestone Floors, Pecky Cypress Ceiling, Black Walnut cabinetry, Handcrafted Hardwood Casegoods, 2,111 sq ft of Serene Retreat in this Private 2.5 mile Beachfront Community. 2+Den/2 $795,000 $795,000 Linda Reidy 239.595.9884 VASARI Private and endless preserve and the golf course! Featuring wood floors, bahama shutters, granite counters, stainless steel appliances, and crown moulding throughout! This gatedbundled golf communty offers a club house, tennis, pro shop& fitness. 3+Den/3.5 $749,000 Kim Price 239.248.6924 SATURNIALAKES A LOT to Love! Cul-de-Sac Lot, Long Lake Views, Two Story Living & Dining Room, Huge Loft, First Floor Master, Outdoor Kitchen with Granite Counters, Stainless Steel Appliances, Diagonal Tile throughout, 3 Car Garage. 4+Loft/3.5 $699,000 Chris Lecca 239.776.5423 FORESTGLEN This fabulous Forest Glen home presents a spacious floor plan, private preserve view, diagonal tile, outdoor kitchen, crown molding & coiffured ceilings. Numerous upgrades await you in this private cul-de-sac beauty! $699,000 Karen Grosso 239.776.1860 KENSINGTON Kensingtons finest: Plantation shutters, Spacious kitchen with gas cook top and custom cabinets.Meticulously maintained,oversized garage with separate door for golf cart, Spectacular Golf Course Views, Private cul-de-sac lot. 3/2.5 $699,000 Anne Nichols 239.272.0043 SATURINALAKES The Prestigous Pink Diamond! Triple Cul-de-Sac lot, Plantation Shutters & High Hats throughout, Amazing Master Suite, Second Floor Balcony/Lanai, 2 seemless glass windows, huge backyard, large rooms, crown molding! 5/4. $599,000 Chris Lecca 239.776.5423 SATURNIALAKES The King's Castle! Pie Shaped Lot, Heated Pool/Spa, Cooks Kitchen, Crown Molding, Diagonal Tile, Second Floor Balcony, Central Vac, His & Her Baths, Private Master Balcony, Wide Lake View, Aqualink Pool System, Custom Closets! 5/4 $535,000 Chris Lecca 239.776.5423 SATURNIALAKES A Tropical Oasis! Enjoy the sunsets overlooking your maintenance free pool and long lake view. Hardwood floors, granite kitchen, double ovens, expanded covered lanai, new pool heater, tumbled marble master bath. 3 Car Garage. 4/3. $499,900 Chris Lecca 239.776.5423 SATURNIALAKES Seller Says Sell! Spacious Single Story home with 12' ceilings, tile thoughout, crown molding, heated pool, lake view, central vac, walk in cooler, water purifier, new refrigerator and 3 Car Garage. Just Reduced! 4/3 $499,900 Chris Lecca 239.776.5423 MOORINGS A Perfect Beach Getaway! Enjoy Eastern Bay views from this Top Floor condo. Nicely updated with New HVAC, New Hot Water Heater, Remodeled Kitchen and Views from Every room! Beachside Pool and Clubhroom.Short elevator ride to the Beach! 2/2. $399,000 Mary Ann Simms 239.253.8414 BRIDGEWATERBAY Courtyard home featuring tons of upgrades including stainless steel appliances, HVAC UV light air purifier, electric and accordian hurricane shutters, lake view, pie shaped lot, 2 spacious screened lanais, expanded tile, jetted master bath tub, courtyard cabana. 3+Den/3. $389,900 Bob Murphy 239.963.5653 SATURNIALAKES Spacious Cul-de-Sac lot home featuring Cooks Kitchen with Stainless Steel Appliances, Upgraded Cabinets, Tile Backsplash, and Over & Undercounter lighting. Diagonal Tile, California Closets, Southern Exposure, Huge Backyard, New Carpets! 4/2.5 $345,000 Chris Lecca 239.776.5423 SATURNIALAKES Show Stopper! Looking for Light, Bright and Airy? Than this is it! Open floorplan featuring 12' vaulted ceilings, large kitchen, new carpets, new lights, new paint, diagonal tile. Room for Pool, Southern Exposure. 3/2. $294,000 Chris Lecca 239.776.5423 ISLANDWALK Best Views Anywhere of the Lake & Two Bridges! Capri Model, Divosta Wall unit, Plantation Shutters, Bamboo & Tile Flooring, Central Vac, California Closets, Close to Towncenter and Gate Best Amenities at Islandwalk! 2+Den/2. $279,900 Diane Lecca 239.776.2977 SATURNIALAKES A Private Sanctuary! Spacious Pie Shaped Lot, Extended 20x30 Paver Lanai, Accordian Hurricane Shutters, Tile throughout, Wood Cabinets, New Stainless Steel Refrigerator. Close to Clubhouse! 2+Den/2 $247,000 Chris Lecca 239.776.5423 HUNTERSRIDGE Views of the 18th green and Championship Golf Course. Property comes with a "Deeded Charter Membership" worth over $20,00 which covers the cost of the initiation fee for golf. All furnishings are negotiable. Close to Shopping and the airport. 3/2. $234,900 Ronald Miller 239.287.6047 SPANISHWELLS Paradise Found! End Unit, Granite Counters, Stainless Steel Appliances, Crown Molding throughout, 18" tile, lake view, formal dining room, large rooms, top of the line light fixtures, Extremely Spacious! 3/2. $225,000 Chris Lecca 239.776.5423 SANDPIPERBAYCLUB Rare and clean third floor condo featuring hurricane shutters, new carpet & hardwood floors, new hot water heater, new refrigerator, private preserve views. Close to Tin City, Fifth Ave, Olde Naples, and Beaches. This wont last long! 2/2. $189,500 Bob Murphy 239.963.5653


Opportunity isnt just knocking... its kicking in the door. Quail West Golf & Country Club is offered by Quail West Realty, LLC., a licensed real estate broker. Prices, features and availability subject to change without notice. Spacious residences with over 3,000 sq. Spectacular golf & lake views Carefree, maintenance-free living Member-owned Country Club Community and Club are debt-free A uail West, Naples address Community of the Year Sand Dollar Award Executive homes from $1.5 million Luxury estate homes from $2 million Oversized estate homesites from the $300s Five new designs remarkably priced from $815,000 e Perfect Match.SINGLEFAMILY VILLAS AND QUAIL WEST. Just south of Bonita Beach Road on Bonita Grande 6289 Burnham Road, Naples Excellence has an address.MODELS OPEN DAILY


J Cbt287-6732Nnb Of Tn Prfr Br Cr370-8687 239-596-2520 3250 VILLAGEWALK CIRCLE, #101, NAPLES, FLORIDA3BR,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 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 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! $377,000 Nicely 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 STOP BY TO VIEW THESE AND OTHER PROPERTIES VILLAGE WALK VANDERBILT BEACH LOCATION ISLANDWALK OTHER FINE NAPLES LOCATIONSThe Orchards. Light, Bright, and Super Clean! 3 bedroom, on the lake with screened patio and 2 car garage. $383,000 Cedar Hammock. Bundled Golf Course living at its nest! 3 plus den with bright Eastern exposure. $529,000 ORCHARDS CEDAR HAMMOCKIsland Walk Great buy! 2BR,2BA open oor plan, nicely upgraded tile throughout entire home, large screened lanai with lake views! Good Condition. $200,000 PENDINGLovely end unit villa with lake and golf course views offers 2BR,2BA plus den and 2car attached garage! Prefect for a full time residence or an occasional vacation home. HERITAGE GREENSCapri villa with custom pool, full hurricane protection, and large side yard. Great price $244,500 Extended 2BR,2BA lake view Capri offer 1680 sq ft of living space under air! Desirable oor plan features tile, built -in entertainment center, NEW A/C private southern facing pool with lake views! $259,000 OPEN SUN 1-4Extra clean Oakmont with real wood oors, full hurricane protection"turn key" package available. $349,900 Lovely 2BR, 2BA with open oor plan lives like a single family home. Immaculate home offers tile in living areas, custom heated pool with lake views, hurricane shutters and more! $269,900 Association of the Year Incredible 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! Priced to sell! $349,900 OPEN SUN 1-4 ISLANDWALK VANDERBILT BEACH LOCATION VILLAGE WALKCapri with wide water views. Clean, light and bright ready for quick closing-enjoy it this season! $229,000 Causal 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 The Manor, only 18 of these beauties were built in Village Walk. 4 plus den, 3 1/2 baths, 3 car, with pool. $589,000 The Windsor is a 4 bedroom, den, 3 full bath, 2 car garage home with room for pool. Electric hurricane shutters, crown moldings, quiet street, large screened patio...more. $422,000. PENDINGExtended Capri with screened patio, original owner, very clean, newer all amenities. $219,000 OPEN SUN 1-4


YOUR GOLDEN MOMENT OF OPPORTUNITY AT GREY OAKS IS NOW. Be among the select few to build at Grey Oaks. While the new home designs are timeless, availability is not.GREY OAKS IS OFFERED BY GREY OAKS REALTY, INC., A LICENSED REAL ESTATE BROKER. PRICES, FEATURES AND AVAILABILITY SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. THE ALESSANDRA at Miramonte THE HIBISCUS at Miramonte THE WISTERIA at TorinoPlatinum Clubs of America Top 100 Award Winner 54 holes of championship golf Two magnicent clubhouses 5,500 square feet of tness facilities Minutes from the beaches, shops, dining and rich cultural diversions of Floridas Gulf Coast In the heart of Naples, discover new residential offerings at Grey Oaks two luxury villa neighborhoods, Torino and Miramonteprivate enclaves full of tradition and charm, natural beauty and uninterrupted tranquility. There is no other Naples communityso exquisitely designed, rich with private club amenities, visually enchanting and prestigious in name and locationnor will there ever be. Secure your spot at Naples premier address. Schedule a private tour today. 239.262.5557 Villa homes priced from $995,000. Resident and Non-resident Memberships available. Inquiries welcome. www.greyoaks.comAirport Pulling Road, north of Golden Gate Parkway in the heart of Naples.


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 Its the opportunity of the year with two new exclusive enclaves with attractive pricing and low maintenance fees. Enhanced by a highly desirable North Naples location, close to beaches, superb shopping and dining, all within a very desirable school district. Unmatched style and sophistication, with several oorplans from which to choose, and brought to you by Single family homes from the $300s Single family homes from the $200s Located o Livingston Road on Veterans Memorial Blvd. approximately 2 miles north of Immokalee Road. Located on Vanderbilt Beach Road, east of I-75 and west of 951. SALES CENTER NOW OPEN. Broker participation welcomed. Oral representation cannot be relied upon as correctly stating the representations of the developer. Secoya Reserve Developed by Secoya, LLC and Black Bear Ridge Developed by Black Bear Ridge Naples, LLC member of the Stock Development family of Companies. The renderings, designs and other depictions may be of locations or activities not on the property however, are based on current development plans and are for the purpose of illustration only and subject to change without notice. Judy Jones 239-821-3533 239-821-3534cbjudy@earthlink.netwww.JonesLarsonTeam.comLynn & Ed Brown 239-641-4968 239-641-4903EBrown822@aol.comwww. oridamoves.com928 N. Collier Blvd., Marco Island, Fl. 34145 1-800-733-8121 ext. 640, 645 or 660 872 S. Heathwood Beautiful bay water view. Completely updated throughout. Offered furnished.$2,639,250 Hideaway Beach Cottage 2 Bed + Den, 3 Bath. Fabulous Gulf Views, updates galore! $1,300,000 1824 Bahama Fabulouse Christian Slocum built 3 bedroom 3 bath home on Tarpon Bay.$950,000 San Marco Villas 2Bd/1.5Bath condo. Tile and new kitchen appliances. Central location.$155,000 266 Heathwood Dr. Former Sunset Builders Model home on oversized lot with long water views.$755,000 Tropical Retreat Close to shopping and dining. 2 bedroom 2 bath end unit condo with lots of updates. $149,000 Dill Court Southern exposure lot with newer seawall. Wide water view, on city sewer. $629,000 Seaview Court #307 Beautifully updated. Lots of built-in storage. Fabulous location.$309,000 Verona Walk Attached villa, 2Bd/2Baths. Large lanai with oversized lot view. 2-car garage. $229,000 530 Nassau Rd. Golf Course View! Over 2400sq.ft of living space. 4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths. $629,000 Villa De Mar Condo 2Bd/2Bath condo, completely updated, deeded boat dock. Rental income history available. $289,000 REDUCED Bay front Penthouse Over 2700sq.ft. 3Bd/2.5Baths. Granite counters, outdoor lanai & balconies. Priced at only$450,000 REDUCED


PARK SHORE $4,195,000 Just Reduced $300,000! Sought aer SW exposure with long sunset views across Venean Bay. 5+BR, 5.5 BA Custom slate and wood ooring. Chef designed kitchen. Dock included. Kathie Soller 239 CAP FERRAT AT PELICAN BAY $3,185,000 Breathtaking Gulf and Golf Views. Private Elevator. Private PoolSide Cabana. Volume Ceilings w/ Custom Lighng. Gas Fireplace. Custom Cabinetry. 3 Lanais. 2 Parking Spaces & Extra Storage. Sally Masters or June Miller 239/502 QUAIL WEST $2,995,000 Over 8,000 sq. 6+BR, 8.5BA Estate Must Sell! One Acre Site. Excellent Condion. Large screened lanai with pool and summer overlooking lake and golf course views. 3+ garage, lots of storage. Kathie Soller 239 MERIDIAN CLUB $975,000 Best priced 3BR/3BA residence with fabulous views of the Gulf & twinkling lights of Venean Bay. This 17th oor residence oers surroundbalcony access with allroom water views! Judy Hansen 239 OLDE NAPLES $1,100,000 Just a block from the beach on Fih Avenue South in Olde Naples, this dramac turnkey furnished villa fea tures 3BRs & a den, 2 1/2 BAs, a spacious living area, custom kitchen, private courtyard with pool and a garage. Barry Brown 239 PELICAN BAY $1,439,000 Direct Gulf views from this elegant & exquisitely dec orated 3BR/BA 11th oor luxury condo. Outstanding renovaons with top of the line nishes and upgrades. Enjoy all the fabulous Pelican Bay ameni es private beach pavilion, walking paths, tennis & more. The Price Team 239 Sunday 1-4 PMEAGLE CREEK $675,800 Seller will purchase a $ 35,000.00 Golf Membership for the buyer. Immaculately maintained 3BR/3BA home in E agle Creek C.C. Golf views. All new appli ances, great open oor plan. Sally Masters, P.A. 239 FIDDLER'S CREEK $644,900 OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS! Beaufully furnished & decorated CoachHome/Condo. Long SE lake views. 3 BRS+Den, 3 _BA wood ooring & crown molding throughout the living spaces. Other features include a private elevator, marble baths, impact glass, wine room+more. Aached 2 car garage. Kathie Soller 239 AVELLINO IN THE VINEYARDS $589,000 Gated. Luxurious 1st Fl 3/3.5 Coach Home 2800+ SF coered ceilings, niches, columns, marble, wrap around lanai overlooking a lake. Community Jr. Olympic innity edge pool, spa, BBQ's. Debra Gladchun 239 FOUNTAIN LAKES, ESTERO $259,000 Beauful 3BR/2BA pool home w/lake view on a pri vate, large corner lot. Home is immaculate and ready to move in. High ceilings, gourmet kitchen, 3 car garage & more. Community has a 9 hole golf course and low ($70) monthly fees as well as a clubhouse, tennis & tness center. Carole DiCupero 239 GULFSIDE IN PARK SHORE $529,000 GULF & BAY VIEWS! This well maintained 2BR/2BA condo has the desired southern exposure & has great rental income potenal. Gulfside has been recently renovated & is right on the beach. It has a communi ty pool, tness center & more. Close to Venean Village. Garry Moore 239 HORIZON HOUSE IN PARK SHORE $579,000 Beachfront, renovated, spacious & decorated with Beachcoage Judy Hansen 239 Sunday 1-4CARLTON LAKES $219,000 You won't be disappointed with this 2BR+DEN/2BA/1 CG 1st oor condo with private courtyard entrance & beauful lake/ fountain views. F eatures include le on the diagonal, crown molding, granite counters & many more. Great locaon& amenies! Low fees! Beth Brown 239 WYNDEMERE $159,900 Beaufully furnished second oor end unit. 3/2 with open oor plan.Upgrades include granite, appliances, cabinets, A/C system.Seller contribuon towards social membership. B. Jean Adams 239 GLADES COUNTRY CLUB $119,000 Long lake & golf course views from the wide, screened balcony of this 2nd oor 2BR/2BA end unit. Well maintained unit has 20 le in entry & kitchen, crown molding throughout & large master suite. Bundled golf community oers 2 courses, tennis, community pool & more. Larry Bresnahan 239 300 Mermaids Bight Naples FL 34103 505 EAGLE CREEK DR 9316 Menaggio Ct #201 NEW LISTING


550 5th Ave S., Naples, FL 34102 Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. Coldwell Banker is a registered trademark licensed to Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. An Equal Opportunity Company. Equal Housing Opportunity. Owned And Operated By NRT LLC. THEGRANTGROUPFL. COM THE GRANT GROUPCondo Sale 550 5th Ave S. Naples, FL 34102 BAREFOOT BEACH $1,129,900 Best beachfront 3BR/2BA remodeled, no sign on property DOUG GRANT 239 BAREFOOT BEACH CLUB $519,000 Best bayside value, 3BD/3BA, no sign on property DOUG GRANT 239 BRIDGEWATER $459,000 Wide bay views, close to the beach DOUG GRANT 239 SEASCAPE $549,900 3BD/2BA Beachfront, best view on Bonita Beach DOUG GRANT 239 CAPER BEACH $699,000 Beachfront 2BD/2BA Spectacular views tenthoor condo. JUDI MARTIN 239 THE DUNES $1,039,000 Best price, newest building, 14th oor, 2800 SF DOUG GRANT 239 Open Sunday 1 4 Open Sunday 1 4 Open Sunday 1 4 HIGHLAND WOODS $289,000 Beauful end unit condo overlooks lake and golf course JUDI MARTIN 239 LIGHTHOUSE BAY $184,500 Fabulous locaon, 2+Den/2BA JUDI MARTIN 239 THE CARLYSLE $179,900 Best value! New construcon 1.5 miles to the beach CRAIG PALMER 239 COTTAGES AT BAREFOOT BEACH$2,795,000 Elegant Gulf front spacious 4BR+den/4BA DOUG GRANT 239 BONITA BEACH $3,999,999 Beaufully furnished 4BD/5BA Gulffront home LORETTA YOUNG 239 GRANT GROUP Enjoy these open house opportunies! The Grant Group The #1 Team in Southwest Florida First class representaon for the acquision or sale of Southwest Florida Real EstateALSO OPEN.. Open Sunday 1 4 Open Sunday 1 4 BONITA BEACH $1,999,999 Beachfront, spacious 4BD/4BA home LORETTA YOUNG 239 BONITA BEACH $1,795,000 Beauful 3BD/2BA beachfront home, room for a pool. LORETTA YOUNG 239 BAREFOOT BEACH $1,299,000 Bayfront home on culdesac 5BD+Den, 3.5 BA, pool, spa, boat dock. DOUG GRANT 239 Open Sunday 1 4 Open Sunday 1 4 Open Sunday 1 4 262 BAREFOOT BEACH BLVD #305 4975 BONITA BEACH RD, #304

PAGE 76 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB30 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 17-23, 2011 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 Florida Weeklys Open Houses Open Houses are Sunday 1-4, unless otherwise marked#1702 $975,000 Coldwell Banker Judy Hansen 239-248-4735 27 PELICAN MARSH GABLES 1070 Spanish Moss Trail $995,000 Premier SIR Terri Moellers/ Sharon Kaltenborn 404-7887>$1,000,000 28 BAREFOOT BEACH 253 Barefoot Beach Blvd. #505 $1,129,900 Coldwell Banker Doug Grant 239-860-0005 29 MARCO ISLAND 1832 North Bahama Avenue $1,275,000 Premier SIR Roe Tamagni 398-1222 30 BAREFOOT BEACH 41 Southport Cove $1,299,000 Coldwell Banker Doug Grant 239-860-0005 31 PELICAN BAY ST. RAPHAEL 7117 Pelican Bay Blvd. #409 $1,325,000 Premier SIR Jean Tarkenton 595-054432 ESTUARY AT GREY OAKS 1485 Anhinga Pointe From $1,499,000 Premier SIR Call 239-2613148 Mon. Sat. 9-5 and Sun. 11-5 33 VANDERBILT BEACH BEACHMOOR 9051 Gulfshore Drive #PH-3 $1,499,000 Premier SIR Stacie Ricci 777-5983 34 MOORINGS 540 Ketch Drive $1,695,000 Premier SIR Virginia/Randy Wilson 450-9091 35 OLD NAPLES ISLA MAR 1006 5th Street South #503 $1,700,000 Premier SIR Patterson Patterson 36 PELICAN BAY PELICAN BAY WOODS 725 Teal Court $1,795,000 Premier SIR Adrienne Kubiak Young 825-5369 37 BONITA BEACH 26580 Hickory Blvd $1,795,000 Coldwell Banker Loretta Young 239-450-5022 38 OLD NAPLES 877 7th Street South $1,799,000 Premier SIR Marty/Debbi McDermott 564-4231 39 BONITA BEACH 27664 Hickory Blvd $1,999,999 Coldwell Banker Loretta Young 239-450-5022>$2,000,000 40 MOORINGS 320 Springline Drive $2,195,000 Premier SIR Michael Lawler 571-3939 41 THE BROOKS SHADOW WOOD LAKE FOREST 9540 Lakebend Preserve $2,195,000 Premier SIR Jack Despart 273-7931 42 AQUALANE SHORES 2201 Forrest Lane $2,499,000 Amerivest Realty David William Auston, PA 239-273-136743 VANDERBILT BEACH MORAYA BAY 11125 Gulfshore Drive From $2,500,000 Pr emier SIR C all 239-514-5050 Mon. Sat. 10-5 and Sun. 12-5 44 BONITA BAY BAYWOODS 26301 Woodlyn Drive $2,700,000 Premier SIR Carol Wood/Claire McMahon 822-370945 COTTAGES AT BAREFOOT BEACH 265 Shell Dr, #8 $2,795,000 Coldwell Banker Doug Grant 239-860-0005 46 BRIDGEWATER 4975 Bonita Beach Road #304 $2,795,000 Coldwell Banker Doug Grant 239-8600005 47 MEDITERRA 17002 Verona Way $2,975,000 Amerivest Realty David William Auston, PA 239273-1367>$3,000,000 48 OLD NAPLES VILLAS ESCALANTE 270 5th Avenue South #H-2 $3,200,000 Premier SIR Tom McCarth y 2435520 49 BONITA BEACH 26748 Hickory Blvd $3,999,999 Coldwell Banker Loretta Young 239-450-5022>$5,000,000 50 GREY OAKS ESTUARY 1280 Osprey Trail $4,995,000 Premier SIR Call 239-261-3148 51 PORT ROYAL 3620 Fort Charles Drive $5,450,000 Premier SIR Philip N. Collins 404-6800>$10,000,000 52 PORT ROYAL 1176 Spyglass Lane $10,995,000 Campbell and Prebish, LLC, Real Estate Professionals Peter G. 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Fun Times 50thA milestone celebration, and more great times around town. C37-41 Raising the stakesRandy Wayne White elevates the genre expectations his Doc Ford stories have always satisfied. C18 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYARTS & ENTERTAINMENTA GUIDE TO THE NAPLES ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT SCENE CSECTIONWEEK OF FEBRUARY 17-23, 2011 Right on the markFrom start to finish, nothing falls short at Sam-Bucco Bistro. C43 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 The second annual Art and Jazz Festival at Ol takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 19-20, in the Ol neighborhood at Lely Resort. Admission is free. National artists skilled in photography, jewelry, glass blowing and painting will line the walkways around the reflecting fountain. The renowned Alan Darcy Jazz Band will perform beginning at 11 a.m. both days in the Ol amphitheater. Among the artists is photographer Lee-Margaret Borland of Jacksonville, who enjoys capturing underwater scenes from most of the worlds warm water oceans and has had a particular love affair with the Solomon Islands and the islands and reefs of the Caribbean. She has also developed a special interest in faces, especially those of the young and elderly, as well as flowers. Whether on land or in the sea, my subjects are all different, Ms. Borland says. And yet, they are all alike in that they represent a moment in time. Another participant, watercolor artist Peggy Furlin from Sun City, worked as an art director in Milwaukee for Fill up on fine art, great jazz and food at Ol SEE OL, C27 SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY COURTESY PHOTOThe fountain at Ol in Lely Resort Oscar And the goes to BY NANCY STETSONnstetson@ Five film aficionados make their predictionsITS OSCAR SEASON, THE TIME OF YEAR we endure or embrace the exhilarating, exasperating, glittery, glamorous marathon that is the Academy Awards. Movie lovers around the world will tune in Sunday, Feb. 27, to find out what and who The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences deems the best of the past cinematic year. Winners take home the coveted Oscar statuette. In living rooms, family rooms, rented ballrooms and neighborhood bars, announcements of winners are met with cheers or jeers. Gowns, jewels, tuxedos and hairstyles are praised and picked apart. Its a roller coaster ride, with long speeches, memorable moments, ad libs and glamor, glamor, glamor. The 83rd Academy Awards show airs on ABC. Anne Hathaway and James Franco host the ceremony beginning at 8 p.m. and ending at well, thats another prediction movie fans make wagers on. At its televised shortest, The Academy Awards ran for 1 hour, 40 minutes, back in 1960. In 2002, it lasted 4 hours, 23 minutes.SEE OSCARS, C4 James Franco and Anne Hathaway co-host The 83rd Academy Awards telecast from Hollywoods Kodak Theatre beginning at 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 27. i n g t h e s t a k e s

PAGE 80 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC2 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF FEBRUARY 17-23, 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 I start to understand what Dr. D. is saying. From the mans side, this type of behavior looks a little, well, crazy. I want to reassure him that were not all like that, that most women have a sense for boundaries and a grasp of expiration dates. But the more I talk to my female friends, the more I realize this n utty behavior is common. Perhaps were more wigged out than we realize. I wonder, then, how many men have walked away from me, shaking their heads and saying, Thats one crazy broad. A Dr. D. in Naples wrote to ask about eligible w omen in the ar ea. Hes quite a catch: early 40s, impeccable resume, steady job, assets. He shares custody of his two young children with his ex-wife, and he comes across as one of those rare, nonbitter divorcs. I decided I really wasnt happily in l ove, he said. It was a very comfortable life. We never fought a day, but we didnt have passion, amazing chemistry or true love.What with his medical practice and the kids on the weekends, Dr. D. has a hard time finding women in South Florida. In his e-mail, he did me the favor of including a list of his requirements, a comprehensive collection that covered honesty and niceness.Here was his number one request: Not crazy. Why is it, I wondered, that smart, successful men still stipulate, No nut jobs? It feels like a Victorian-era throwback, this too-quick move to classify women as hysterical, as if were all one step away from a Fatal Attraction meltdown. Havent we gotten past that? My single friends are intelligent, attractive, and sassy Id never call them crazy. But, then, Im not a man, and Ive never been on the receiving end. My friend Susie called recently with the Crazy is as crazy does SANDY DAYS, SALTY NIGHTS artisHENDERSON ...this too-quick move to classify women as hysterical, as if were all one step away from a Fatal Attraction meltdown....latest gossip, a tidbit about a mutual friend, Nicole, who has been chasing Josh for almost a year. Nicole and Josh got together over the course of a weekend last spring. The experience was intense, full of the sort of heavy promises people make when they jump in the sack just after meeting. Nicole claims that at one point in the night, Josh said he loved her. What did you say? she asked him. I love your comforter, he replied. The two saw each other twice more once when Josh came for a visit and once when Nicole flew out to see him. But things started to dissolve somewhere in between, and by the time Nicole headed for a yearlong stay overseas, Josh had dropped out of communication.Which is more or less normal. This is how men and often women operate when theyve moved on. Nicole never got the clue. She talked about Josh incessantly during her stay abroad. She wondered when he would contact her (the answer: never). As soon as she came home to the States, she visited his hometown, hoping to bump into him. When that didnt happen, she wrote him a fierce e-mail, demanding a meeting, asking for closure and imploring him to be a better man. All this for someone she had not seen in months. Josh didnt respond. When I hear stories like this, I st a i s t h a h o n u t a mutual friend, chasin g Josh f or d Josh got together e kend last spring. n se, full of the sort e make when the y r meetin g. one point in the h e r. h e as k e d h i m. he replied o th e r twi ce m o r e m e for a visit and ut to see him. But v e somew h ere e time Nicole y overseas, Josh m unication. n orma l T h is n w o m e n m oved on. She tal ky d urw ont a c t o me t e d h is m p into app en, -mail, sk in g g him is fo r e n in e t h is


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PAGE 82 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF FEBRUARY 17-23, 2011 With the Academy Awards, everyones a critic. Heres what five local film experts have to say about the Oscars: their predictions, their hopes, their memories, their Oscar rituals. SHANNON FRANKLINExecutive director, Naples International Film FestivalWho she thinks will win for: Best Picture: The Kings Speech Best Actor: Colin Firth (The Kings Speech) Best Actress: I think its Natalie Portman (Black Swan). Who she thinks should win: Best Picture: I think Inception should win for Best Picture. They shouldve nominated (director Christopher) Nolan, and he shouldve won for Best Director. Best Actor: I cant weigh in on that, as I didnt get to see Javier Bardem in Biutiful. Best Actress: I think my opinion will match the industrys this year. I think Natalie Portman should win. How she sees the movies: In the last few years, weve been fortunate (that more nominated films are playing in local movie theaters.) And Im a member of SAG (the Screen Actors Guild). (The Oscar contenders) are often nominated for SAG awards, so they send us either screeners or iTune downloads that I can watch. Oscar ritual: For most years of my life, my ritual was: Shut off the phone, tape (the show), so that in case I needed to pause, I wouldnt miss anything. Id quietly watch it with a couple of people. I have a lot of respect for the ritual of watching the Academy Awards. Last year, going to the NIFF Oscar party was actually a lot of fun, and I found that the people there also really respected watching the Oscars, so we could also have a lot of fun doing it together. And it actually felt a little more like being there, with the cheering and the clapping. It was a really cool way to experience the show. And thats where Ill be again this year, at the Hilton Naples. RICK HARRISFilm lecturer, the Philharmonic Center for the ArtsWho he thinks will win for: Best Picture: Based on how they tend to do these things, probably The Kings Speech. Best Actor: Im guessing all along the line, probably Colin Firth. Best Actress: Annette Bening (The Kids Are All Right), probably. Who he thinks should win: I dont have any strong feelings about it. If you ask me this question in another 10 years, I could tell you what were the landmark movies. Whats that saying Journalism is the rough draft of history? Without the perspective of time, I dont know what was the absolute, most important movie of last year. Oscar ritual: I watch. Thats as much as I feel I need to do We dont throw a party. I just watch the show like the sensible adult Im supposed to be. More on the Oscars: The Oscars are neither an artistic contest (nor) a popularity contest, but an odd cross between the two. And a fashion show. Its a bizarre, wonderfully American combination Its good television entertainment. Its right up there with the Super Bowl, in every way. DENNIS CUNNINGHAMFilm and theater critic for WCBS-TV in New York City from 1978-2000, syndicated for all CBS stations in the countyWho he thinks will win for: Best Picture: I fear Black Swan will win, though its not worth anything. Best Actor: Colin Firth Best Actress: I hope to God Natalie Portman doesnt win, but I fear she might. Who he thinks should win for: Best Picture: The Social Network Best Actor: Colin Firth. He should have won last year for A Single Man. He was stunning. Best Actress: Annette Bening How he sees the movies: The studios send them to me to watch. They usually set up four or five screenings at Bell Tower 20 just for me, and I bring some friends. (Old) Oscar ritual: I used to have Oscar parties. Too much trouble and too many drunks in the room. More on the Oscars: I find them excruciating. There are so many low points between a few high points I can remember Oscars I loved, when Billy Crystal sang songs all about the movies up for nomination. I remember vividly Daniel Day Lewis winning an Oscar for There Will Be Blood. It was presented by Helen Mirren, and he knelt before her, because she was the queen. I also remember when Adrian Brody won and he kissed Halle Berry the rudest, ugliest thing I ever saw. LESLEY STAPLESBritish actress now living in Cape Coral, appeared in the film Calendar Girls with Helen Mirren and Julie Waters and appears in the upcoming films Phoenix Falling and Tortoise in Love.Who she thinks will win for: Best Picture: The Kings Speech Best Actor: Colin Firth Best Actress: Annette Bening Who she thinks should win for: Best Picture: The Kings Speech. I hope it wipes the board. Best Actor: Colin Firth. And Geoffrey Rush in the supporting role. Best Actress: Im pumping for Annette Bening. How she sees the movies: I saw The Kids Are All Right on DVD. The Kings Speech I saw at the local cinema. Im in the Cape and it finally played here. Oscar ritual: I dont have an Oscar ritual, but Im suggesting to friends that we get together this year. Im in the mood for a little party. More on the Oscars: Ive worked with a number of people who are past Oscar winners. I was at drama school with the scriptwriter who won the Oscar for Gosford Park, Julian Fellowes (now Lord Julian Fellowes) I worked with Jeremy Irons when I was in the Royal Shakespeare Company, just a few years before he won Best Actor for The French Lieutenants Woman. And of course, talking Calendar Girls, I worked with Helen Mirren, who won Best Actress for The Queen. Im ticking them off, until its time for me to get my Oscar! ELAINE NEWTONFilm critic and Oclock at the Movies lecturer at the Philharmonic Center for the ArtsWho she thinks will win for: Best Picture: I will not be surprised if The Social Network wins, and perhaps it should. Its super brainy and caustic and smartass in its dialogue. But I think The Kings Speech is one of these almost-perfect movies. Best Actor: I think its a lock for Colin Firth. I dont think they can take it away from him for the second year in a row. Best Actress: Although theres a lot of sentimental attachment to Annette Bening, it really is Natalie Portmans to take. Hers is a very low-key, wonderfully minimized performance. You see a lot of it in her eyes. No histrionics. Shes going mad quietly in front of you. Its very immediate and very visceral. Who she thinks should win for: Best Picture: On the one hand, Id love to see Inception win; in many ways, its the most creative and innovative and startling movie But the Best Picture is full of all the qualities and stands for all the qualities we all prize. Ill go with The Kings Speech. Best Actor: Colin Firth Best Actress: Id love to see Annette Bening win the award for an entire career, but I think Natalie Portman will win. And Im just in love with Michelle Williams portrait in Blue Valentine. How she sees the movies: I live in Toronto, the home of the largest international film festival in the world. They show everything there. The city stops, and everybodys there, all the stars Its a remarkable 10 days. I just take 10 days out of my life and attend. Everybody eats, sleeps breathes, talks movies Its wonderful. Oscar ritual: Since I was 16 years old, Ive had an Oscars party. We give out an Oscar for the best critic, for whoever guesses the most right. First, though, my brotherin-law and I place our bets Its not for money; its for dinner Even if Im out of the country, I send Ben a list. I sent him my list once from South Africa, and once from India. In those days we sent telegrams. So the first ritual is, Ben and I place our bets. Then I consult with my dear friend Hersh Zeifman (professor of English, York University, Toronto), and we go through who would be right, who will win. It takes hours. We do it over days and days and days. We talk every night until midnight. He also attends the Oscar party my husband I host. Its like an overnight free for all. Everyone gets a ballot, and we try and do food thats significant to the various best movies. When Slumdog Millionaire was nominated, we did some Indian food. Last time there was a British film nominated, The Queen, I made a huge shepherds pie. More on the Oscars: The Oscars are very exciting. I rant, I scream, I jump up and down. For me, the whole thing is an analog of something that I absolutely adore, and thats going to the movies. Its this wonderful, radiant symbol (of what) I feel every single time I go to the movies of what I feel when I sit down to write a lecture on The Kings Speech (and when) I talk with like-minded people about an art form that we all really love The Academy Awards are just the metaphor for that, the analog or the symbol. I adore the Academy Awards, but its just because I love movies. OSCARSFrom page C1 On Oscar night in Naples, the place to be is the Hilton, where the Naples International Film Festival will roll out the red carpet for movie aficionados and festival friends. After a three-course dinner beginning at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 27, guests will watch on multiple screens as James Franco and Anne Hathaway host the 83rd Academy Awards. Raffle tickets will be sold for prizes including celebrity-signed movie memorabilia, and silent auction lots will include two tickets to an invitation-only dinner with directors during the 2011 NIFF. Partygoers will also be able to cast ballots for their 2011 Oscar faves, and the person with the most winning picks at the end of the evening will take home a cash prize. Tickets are $100 per person. The evenings sponsors include the Hilton Naples and DeAngelis Diamond Construction Inc. Call 775-3456 or visit Naples International Film Festival hosts an Academy Awards party


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Feb. 20: Swan Lake by the Moscow Festival Ballet at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. 597-1900 or www. Feb. 20: Whats Your Pleasure? The Naples Players ETC Readers Theatre. 263-7990 All weekend: Tanya Trinkaus Glass: Oil & Pastel. The Norris Center. 213-3058. Theater The Art of Murder By The Naples Players at the Sugden Community Theater through Feb. 26. 263-7990 or Take Five By The Marco Players through Feb. 27. 642-7270 or www. The Unsinkable Molly Brown At Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, Fort Myers, Feb. 17-April 2. 2784422 or Flamingo Court At the Off Broadway Palm Theatre, Fort Myers, through March 6. 278-4422 or www. The 39 Steps By Florida Repertory Theatre, Fort Myers, through Feb. 26. 332-4488 or The Lady With All The Answers By Florida Repertory Theatre, Fort Myers, through March 6. 3324488 or See story page C8. Agamemnon By FGCU TheatreLab through Feb. 27. 590-7268 or www. Shipwrecked! 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Mann Performing Arts Hall in Fort Myers. 4814849. Thursday, Feb. 17 Doggie Stroll Canines with their human companions are welcome in the Naples Botanical Garden from 3-5 p.m. Thursdays and 9-11 a.m. Sundays. 643-7275 or Book Talk Elizabeth Bergs The Last Time I Saw You is the topic of discussion at 2 p.m. at the Golden Gate Branch Library, 2432 Lucerne Rd. Register at Jazz Talk The Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs presents a jazz forum with Dan Heck and Rebecca Richardson at 7 p.m. at the Promenade at Bonita Bay. 495-8989. Coors Time Beer, Barons and Business, the story of the Coors family, takes the stage at 7:30 p.m. at The Norris Center. 213-3058. Time for Feinstein Michael Feinstein performs at 8 p.m. at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. 597-1900 or Thursdays on Third Enjoy live entertainment along the sidewalks in the Third Street South Shopping District from 6-9 p.m. 261-8936. Evening on Fifth Stroll Fifth Avenue South and enjoy music and more 6:30-9:30 p.m. 435-3742. Friday, Feb. 18 Local History Planes, Trains, Automobiles... and Swamp Buggies Too! is presented at 11 a.m. as a Gardenside Chickee Chat at Palm Cottage, 137 12th Ave. S. 261-8164 or Pickin and Grinnin Wayne Taylor & Appaloosa with The Laws perform from 7-10 p.m. at The Norris Center. 213-3058. Carmen Opera Naples presents Carmen at 7:30 tonight and 3 p.m. Sunday at Gulf Coast High School. 514-7464 or Motown Tunes The Temptations and The Four Tops perform at 8 p.m. at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. 597-1900 or Recital Time A junior/senior recital with vocalists Randy Lozano and Megan Kalka starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Music Bulding at FGCU. 590-7851 or Saturday, Feb. 19 Story Time Story Time starts at 10:30 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays in the Childrens Garden at the Naples Botanical Garden. 643-7275 or Heritage Event The Naples Culture Heritage Celebration takes place from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the River Park Com-WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO COURTESY PHOTOGardner Colby Gallery presents Ladies Night, a group show featuring works by five of the gallerys leading ladies: Kimberlee Alemian, Lindsay Goodwin, Lesley Rich, Susan Morosky and Estella Fransbergen. The exhibit opens with a reception from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17. RSVP by calling 403-7787. The show runs through Feb. 27 in the gallery at 386 Broad Ave. S.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 17-23, 2011 C7 WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO munity Center. 213-3037. Art & Jazz The Art and Jazz Festival at Ole runs from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today and Sunday at Lely Resort. 793-2100. Party & Parade The Edison Festival of Light Grand Party & Parade kick off with festivities at 11 a.m. in downtown Fort Myers. The parade starts at 7 p.m. 334-2999. NOC The Naples Orchestra and Chorus performs with guest soloist Ming Gao at 7 p.m. today and at 2 p.m. Sunday at Golden Gate High School. 641-9801. The Chairman is Back Ray Livosi returns to The Norris Center with a tribute to Frank Sinatra beginning at 7:30 p.m. 213-3058. Sunday, Feb. 20 Outdoor Yoga Deb McGillen leads a yoga class from 10-11 a.m. in the Kapnick Caribbean Garden at the Naples Botanical Garden. 643-7275 or Foreign Film The FGCU Renaissance Academy presents The White Ribbon (Austria, 2009) from 1-4 p.m. at the Naples Center of FGCU, 1010 Fifth Ave. S. Suggested donation: $5. Big Band The Gulf Coast Big Band performs from 2-4 p.m. in the band shell at the Cambier Park. 597-8954. Bonita Band The Bonita Springs Concert Band performs at 2 p.m. at Riverside Park on Old 41 Road in Bonita Springs. www.bonitaspringsconcertband. com. Jazz in the Garden The Naples Botanical Garden presents The Dan Heck Trio from 2-4 p.m. Bring a blanket or chair. 643-7275 or Mozart Music The Ave Maria University Chamber Choir performs Mozarts Solemn Vespers at 4 p.m. at Moorings Presbyterian Church. $15. 3047032. Music on Marco Marco Presbyterian Church presents Music for the Soul with the organ/piano duo of Babs Hillenbrand and Marv Hollenbeck at 6 p.m. 394-8186. One-Act Plays ETC Readers Theatre presents four one-act comedies at 7:30 p.m. in the Tobye Studio at the Sugden Community Theatre. 263-7990 or Swan Lake The 50-member Moscow Festival Ballet performs Swan Lake at 8 p.m. at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. 597-1900 or Monday, Feb. 21 Music Lecture Concert pianist Jodie DeSalvo presents The Three Bs: Beethoven, Brahms & Berlin at 7 p.m. in the Daniels Pavilion at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. 597-1900 or www. Jazz It Up The Naples Jazz Orchestra performs from 7-9 p.m. in the Cambier Park band shell. 592-9205. Tuesday, Feb. 22 Garden Painting The Naples Botanical Garden invites artists to set up their easels on any o the Garden lawns from 8 a.m.-noon. 643-7275 or www. Book Signing Best-selling author Randy Wayne White signs books at 2 p.m. at Borders Books & Music, 10600 Tamiami Trail N. History Program Portrayals of Historical Women: Georgia OKeeffe starts at 6:30 p.m. at South Regional Library, 8065 Lely Cultural Parkway. 2527542 or Wednesday, Feb. 23 Beer Tasting Wednesday Night Out at the Naples Botanical Garden features a beer tasting by Decanted from 6-9 p.m. or 643-7275. Author Appearance Bestselling author Randy Wayne White signs books from noon-2 p.m. at Sunshine Booksellers, 677 South Collier Blvd., Marco Island. Nostalgic Tunes David Kilbride performs music from the 1950s and s at 2 p.m. at Headquarters Library, 2385 Orange Blossom Blvd. 593-0177. Sip & Sample The Village on Venetian Bay hosts Sip & Sample, with live entertainment and tasty fare, from 5-7 p.m. 262-1808. Acting Up Jay Johnson stars in The Two and Only! at 5 and 7:30 p.m. tonight and Thursday at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. 597-1900 or www. Upcoming events Jewelry Show Marissa Collections hosts a Yossi Harari jewelry show Feb. 24-26 at 1167 Third St. S. 687-1148. Art Walk The Center for the Arts Studios at the Promenade at Bonita Bay hosts Art Walk from 5-8 p.m. Feb. 24 at 26811 S. Bay Drive. Enjoy music, dining and art. 495-8989. History Program Naples Botanical Garden presents A Personal Account of Marjory Stoneman Douglas at 10 a.m. 643-7275 or www. Broadway Journey Enjoy song and dance at Broadway Inside-Out at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 24 at the South Regional Library, 8065 Lely Cultural Parkway. 252-7542. Music Night The Bonita Bay Singers perform at 7 p.m. Feb. 24 at the Promenade at Bonita Bay, 26811 S. Bay Drive. 495-8989. Bach Sounds The Bach Ensemble performs a concert of psalms, songs and spirituals, at 7 p.m. Feb. 24 at Grace Lutheran Church, 860 Banyan Blvd. www. One-Man Show See Benedict Arnold: The Traitor Who Saved America at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 24 at The Norris Center. 213-3058. Chamber Tunes enhake, a guest chamber ensemble, performs at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25 in the Music Building at FGCU. 590-7851 or Rock On REO Speedwagon performs at 8 p.m. Feb. 25 at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall. 481-4849. Jazz Singer Z Jane Monheit performs Feb. 25-26 at the Naples Philharmonic Center for the Arts. 597-1900. Music Makers The Music Makers Big Show Band performs at 7 p.m. Feb. 25 at the Cambier Park band shell. 596-6142. Ad Libbing Naples City Improv performs from 8-10 p.m. Feb. 25 at The Norris Center. 213-3058. Naples National The Naples National Art Festival runs from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 26-27 at Cambier Park and Eighth Street South. 262-6517. Comedy Night The Funny Divas present Hey Hey Hey! Shes Funny! at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 26 at The Norris Center. 213-3058. Hot Cars The West Coast Muscle Car Club hosts a car show from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 26 at Ave Maria. Pet Parade Mercato hosts Mardi Paws to benefit the Collier Spay Neuter Clinic from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 26. 514-7647. Voices of Naples Voices of Naples presents Britain to Broadway at 3 p.m. Feb. 27 at the Naples United Church, 5200 Crayton Road. 455-2582 or Sunday Jazz Composer/arranger Dick Hyman presents Dick Hyman Plays Variations on The Wizard of Oz at 3 p.m. Feb. 27 as part of the Philharmonic Centers Lifelong Learning classes. 5971900 or Dinner Show Tea-A-Ria returns to Freds Food, Fun & Spirits for dinner shows Feb. 27 and March 6. 4317928. Comedy Legend Tim Conway & Friends perform at 8 p.m. Feb. 27 at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. 5971900 or String Quartet The Womens Cultural Alliance presents The Bergonzi String Quartet, featuring Glenn Basham, at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27 at Temple Shalom. 596-1569. Luau Night The German American Club Gemuetlichkeit sponsors a Hawaiian luau dinner dance starting at 5 p.m. March 4 at St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church, 7100 Airport Pulling Road. 774-1582. Dog Party Golden Retriever Rescue of Southwest Florida hosts GoldenFest II from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. March 5 at Ruffn It Doggie Daycare in Bonita Springs. 948-3647 or Bluegrass Tunes The Boxcars perform at 7 p.m. March 10 at First Presbyterian Church, 250 Sixth St. S., to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Collier County. 325-1765. Bonita Blues The fifth annual Bonita Blues Festival is set for March 11-12 at Riverside Park in Bonita Springs. www. Send calendar listings to events@ Plain e-mail, jpegs or Word documents, please. No pdfs. COURTESY PHOTOThe Voices of Naples present Britain to Broadway at 3 p.m. Feb. 27 at Naples United Church.COURTESY PHOTOThe Ave Maria University Chamber Choir performs Mozarts Solemn Vespers at 4 p.m. Feb. 20 at Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Dr. $15. 304-7032. COURTESY PHOTOThe Bach Ensemble performs a concert of psalms, songs and spirituals at 7 p.m. Feb. 24 at Grace Lutheran Church, 860 Banyan Blvd.

PAGE 86 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC8 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF FEBRUARY 17-23, 2011 Man cant live off of Meatballs alone Buca Favorite NAPLES 8860 TAMIAMI TRAIL NORTH 2 3 9.596.6662 anti-war. She got behind what she felt she could. She was proud of her enemies. Ms. Landers was a friend to the gay community. When she died, comedian and joke writer Bruce Vilanch, who writes for award shows and wrote material for Bette Midler during her early days, sent Ms. Howard a sympathy note. He wrote me, Im sure it comes as no news to you, our community has lost a great friend, Ms. Howard recalled. She was instrumental in getting homosexuality out of the diagnostic manual, she added, referring to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. Like mother, like daughterLater, Ms. Landers offered to pass along her column and name to her daughter, but Ms. Howard declined. But much to her surprise, she found herself writing articles for People magazine, TV Guide and Nation, among others and giving advice later in her life. She wrote for The Chicago Tribune and was Dear Prudence online at She then gave advice on Yahoo!.com and is now found on www. Mother got prickly when people would say, Oh those goofs, writing to an advice columnist. But many people had nowhere to turn, no one to talk to about their problem. Theyd say: I cant talk to my minister, I am my minister, We live in a very small town. The column was free, anonymous. They could get advice just for the cost of a stamp. For almost five decades, Ann Landers provided a listening ear and responded to every single letter she received, never turning anyone away. then, she said, the experience has been les s emotional. Bu t she teared up twice at the Florida Rep production, she confessed. The actress, Ms. Michel, studied tapes of Ms. Landers to learn her accent and mannerisms. Describing the columnists style of speech as crackling, Ms. Michel portrays her with a mixture of warm wit and no-nonsense Iowan sensibility, calling people bub or honey, and using expressions such as Thisll twist your turban. The play, directed by Chris Clavelli, takes place during an evening when Ms. Landers is struggling to write the most difficult column shed ever had to compose an announcement that, after 36 years of marriage, shes getting divorced. A formerly staunch opponent of divorce, and fearful that the news could undermine her authority or even lead to losing her column, she grapples with how to word her letter to her readers. How did it happen that something so good for so long didnt last forever? she ponders. The lady with all the answers doesnt have the answer to this one. The Lady With All The Answers also shows Ms. Landers choosing columns for her book. She reads and comments on many of the iconic ones: the woman who wanted her husband to wear his motorcycle helmet when he made love to her, the woman who did housework in the nude, the reader poll on how toilet paper should hang.Serious stuff, tooThe play also covers the little-publicized fact that Ms. Landers, who was against the Vietnam War, visited the country for 10 days, making the rounds of field hospitals. Shed go as long as 13 hours a day, visiting every wounded American soldier. When she returned, she made more than 2,500 personal phone calls for them, delivering messages to parents, girlfriends, wives, best buddies. She did (her best) to change some top minds (about the war), her daughter said, adding her mother visited with Ellsworth Bunker and spent an hour and 20 minutes talking with Gen. Westmoreland, a meeting that lasted far beyond its allotted time because Ms. Landers has such good information. According to Ms. Howard, her mother told the general: Youre getting wrong information, and this is just a mess. Youre just getting in deeper and deeper and you need to get out. Her mother was very politically savvy and very involved, she said, adding Mr. ARTS COMMENTARY In a way, Ann Landers was mother to millions. From 1955 until her death in 2002, she dispensed homespun, practical advice about everything from nosy neighbors to commitment-phobic boyfriends to insufferable in-laws. She wrote about the mundane (whether toilet paper should roll away from the wall or toward it) the painful (losing a baby, going through a breakup or divorce) and the offbeat (the benefits and drawbacks of doing housework in the nude.) Her name often appeared on Most Influential Women lists. And at the height of her popularity, she had 90 million readers. But before Ms. Landers (whose real name was Eppie Lederer) became mother to the masses, she was a mother to her only flesh-andblood child, Margo Howard. Ms. Howard recently attended a performance of The Lady With All The Answers, a play about her mother the advice columnist, in the black box at Florida Repertory Theatre. After Carolyn Michels one-woman performance, Ms. Howard talked about her mother and answered questions from the audience. In an interview the following day, she shared that shes seen the play at least nine times. The first viewing was the world premiere at the Old Globe in San Diego, Calif. Randy Graff, the Tony Award-winning actress portraying her mother, got herself to look more like Eppie, she said, though (playwright) David Rambo says the wig does half the work. Everybody goes to town on the wig. Ms. Landers had a distinctive bouffant, with wings of hair at the sides and a curled up flip. Watching the play that first time was difficult, Ms. Howard said, because audience members were watching her for her reactions. Many people knew I was in the house. They were observing me, and I couldnt totally take in the play It was a mixed bag for me. I was almost part of the play. Every time shes seen the show since t l R o m nancySTETSON The Lady With All The AnswersRambo treads lightly in the play. People never figure out that she had real power. Then there was the time Ms. Landers volunteered to go on Irv Kupcinets TV show when porn star Linda Lovelace was a guest, to discuss the movie Deep Throat. Her adult daughter had to explain to her what the movie was about, and Ms. Landers, in turn, took it upon herself to enlighten the viewers. Although Ms. Howard is as straightforward and plain-spoken as her mother, she said that as a teen she felt embarrassed by some of the topics her mother covered. When I was younger, I pretended I didnt read her column, she said. She was 15 when her mother became Ann Landers. It was very embarrassing. She had a famous pamphlet, Necking and Petting and How Far to Go. I was in high school then. I just thought I would die. It was mortifying. But Ms. Landers was progressive, and she was proud of her enemies, such as the National Rifle Association. She was careful in what she got behind. She couldnt squander her (influence), Ms. Howard said. She was for gay rights, gun control, sex education. She was prochoice and (though a staunch American), HOWARD >> What: The Lady With All The Answers >> When: Through March 6 >> Where: The StudioTheatre at Florida Repertory Theatre >> Cost: $39 >> Info: 332-4488. Seating is limited; shows are selling out. If you go COURTESY PHOTO Carolyn Michel as Ann Landers in The Lady With All The Answers


MIROMAR DESIGN CENTER P RESENTSTHE DISTINGUISHED SPEAKER SERIESAlexa Hampton Mark Hampton LLC, New YorkA book signing will follow Alexas presentation. Open to the Trade Professional and to the Public. Design Referral Services Available. For a schedule of upcoming events visit our website at www.MiromarDesignCenter.comMonday Friday: 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Trade showroom hours vary on Saturdays. Please call for specic showroom hours. (239) 390-5111 Located at 10800 Corkscrew Rd., I-75, Exit 123 in Estero, between Naples and Fort Myers across from Miromar Outlets 021711-465DECADES OF DESIGN WITH MARK HAMPTONTHURSDAY, March 17 at 2 p.m. Free and Open to the PublicNow one of Americas most inuential designers herself, Alexa Hampton provides a tour of stunning residences from her own portfolio. Listed as an Architectural Digest and House Beautiful Top 100 designer, Alexa has worked as a cast member on PBSs This Old House and Find. A book signing following her presentation will feature Alexas new book Alexa Hampton: The Language of Interior Design.Seating is limited. RSVP by Friday, March 11. Register online ONLY at Call (239) 390-8207 for more information.NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 17-23, 2011 C9 15100 SHELLPOINTBLVD. FT. MYERS, FL 33908 WWW.SHELLPOINT.ORG/VILLAGECHURCH CONCERT SERIES oF Tickets Just $10CALL(239) 454-2147FORINFORMATIONOR STOPBYTHECHURCHTOGETYOURTICKETS! VILLAGECHURCHATSHELLPOINTFounded in 1984 by its current music director, C. Harry Causey, the NCC is comprised of over 150singers from more than 100 different churches throughout the greater Washington, DC area. Their weekly inspirational broadcast, Psalm 95 is heard on over 400 radio stations. National Christian Choir T w o Dat esSATURDAY, FEBRUARY 19 AT 7:15 P.M. SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 20 AT 6:15 P.M. PUZZLE ANSWERS Since its beginning as Collier Health Services Inc. in 1977, CHS Healthcare has grown to meet the communitys need for affordable, quality health care services. Collaborative partnerships have been key to the success of CHS programs, particularly those that target children in our community. In the early 2000s, CHS began a bold move toward a new collaborative partnership. Ronald McDonald House Charities had a mobile medical program that was a proven success in other parts of the country, and its mission was in alignment with the goals and vision of CHS. The charity would donate the $400,000 medical bus, while CHS would raise, through private donations, the money to run the program. Richard Akin, CEO of CHS Healthcare, knew that the financial piece of the programs success would depend on finding committed volunteers within the philanthropic community; he needed someone who not only shared his vision for the program, but who would also embrace CHSs mission: To provide a quality health care home accessible to everyone in Collier County. Dr. Akin found an advocate in community volunteer and philanthropist Tom Schneider. Mr. Schneider envisioned the program reaching out and bringing services to children who would otherwise go without the most basic of primary health care. He gathered support and the funds were raised. Along the way, he found like-minded others, and together they formed the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile Advisory Council. The council continues to raise the yearly operating funds for the program, with strong support from Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southwest Florida. The Care Mobile has served more than 13,000 children in Southwest Florida since 2004. Partnering with Collier County schools, after-school programs and organizations such as the Shelter for Abused Women and Children, the Care Mobile is often referred to as the Happy Bus. Young patients eagerly climb on board, knowing they will be cared for in a clean, safe environment by compassionate people who love their jobs. The primary goal of the Care Mobile program is to identify children with unmet health care needs and to be a point of entry into a regular pattern of health care by connecting the child and his/her family to a permanent medical and/or dental home. Most find that home within the CHS family of offices. In 2007, the Care Mobile program received the coveted Migrant Professional of the Year Award from the Title I migrant education program. This award was given in recognition of the positive impact the program has made on the lives of so many migrant children in our community. CHS was honored with the 2011 FACE Award for its efforts, ability and success in embracing the cultural and socioeconomic diversity in its delivery of health services. We will continue to collaborate with groups and organizations like the Naples Children & Education Foundation, the University of Florida College of Dentistry, the Florida State University College of Medicine and others who share a commitment to providing affordable, quality health care. It is with help from committed organizations and individual volunteers in the community, like Mr. Schneider, that CHS has been able to adapt to the ever-changing and growing health care needs in Collier County. Connie Dillon is the executive director of CHS Healthcare, a private, nonprofit safety net health care provider with 12 facilities throughout Collier County offering basic primary and preventative medical and dental services.GIVING Collaboration is key to success for efforts of CHS HealthcareBY CONNIE DILLON____________________Special To Florida WeeklyCOURTESY PHOTOTom Schneider and Ronald McDonald at the 2010 Care Mobile Golf Classic.

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC14 WEEK OF FEBRUARY 17-23, 2011 EndocrinologyMeet Dr. Maria T. Vargas www.PhysiciansRegionalMedicalGroup.comPhysicians RegionalCollier Boulevard Regional Medical Arts Building 8340 Collier Blvd., Naples Now accepting new patients. Appointments: 239-348-4560At Physicians Regional, we are pleased to welcome Maria T. Vargas, M.D., board-certied endocrinologist, to our team of specialists. Dr. Vargas brings her Naples practice to the Regional Medical Arts Building on the beautiful campus of Physicians RegionalCollier Boulevard. With fellowship training and more than 17 years of physician experience, her specialty interests include diabetes and thyroid conditions; pituitary and adrenal problems; cholesterol and hypertension; hormonal dysfunctions such as hypogonadism; metabolism and nutrition. Monday Friday 8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. South Pacific Historic USO-Inspired GalaCelebrate a piece of Americana and support the SWFL Museum of History during the 3rd annual February 26, 2011 7-10pmAt Harborside Event Center Enjoy:Big Band Music Dinner Live & Silent Auctions Military Memorabilia Photo Booth 1940s & South Pacic costume encouraged Tickets are just $75 pp and corporate tables availableCall 239.321.7409 or visit 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 LIVE ENTERTAINMENT EVERY FRIDAY & SATURDAY NIGHT (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. Gratuity Not Included. Not valid with any other offer. Code: FLW. Expires 3/3/11 LUNCH GOURMET LASAGNA11:30am2:30pm$199 with the purchase of a soft drink The 13th annual Sarasota Film Festival takes place April 7-17 and includes a host of signature events and programs as well as several first-time offerings. Returning this year are the opening night film and party, the festivals popular Conversations With series, Cinema Tropicale, the Hollywood Nights Student Cinema Showcase and Youth Screenwriters Circle, the annual Filmmaker Tribute and the closing night awards ceremony and grand finale screening. Tickets for most events go on sale March 18. New this year is SFFs Short Stacks Family Film Day from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 9, at Sarasota High School. The morning will include a youthFEST Family Film shorts program screening, a pancake breakfast and a handful of Kids Reel Life Studio workshop activities such as constructing a pinhole camera. Admission will be $5 in advance and $10 at the door for children, and $10 for adults. Back this year is the festivals popular Cinema Tropicale, a sultry night of tropical fun, food and dance Wednesday, April 13, at the Sarasota Yacht Club. Christopher Plummer will be honored at the 2011 SFF Filmmaker Tribute, an evening dedicated to celebrating the art of film, on Saturday, April 16, at the Sarasota Opera House. Mr. Plummer will receive the festivals Cinema Master Award. The closing night film selected for this years festival is Beginners, a Focus Features release by Mike Mills. The screening will be Saturday, April 17, at Regal Cinemas Hollywood 20-Sarasota. Starring Mr. Plummer, Ewan McGregor and Mlanie Laurent, Beginners imaginatively explores the hilarity, confusion and surprises of love through the evolving consciousness of Oliver (Mr. McGregor), who meets the irreverent and unpredictable Anna (Ms. Laurent) only months after his father Hal (Mr. Plummer) has passed away. This new love floods Oliver with memories of his father who following 44 years of marriage came out of the closet at age 75 to live a full, energized and wonderfully tumultuous gay life. The upheavals of Hals new honesty, by turns funny and moving, brought father and son closer than theyd ever been able to be. Now Oliver endeavors to love Anna with all the bravery, humor and hope that his father taught him. We are thrilled to have the opportunity to close the 13th annual festival with a film as moving and powerful as Beginners, says Mark Famiglio, SFF president. For a complete list of 2011 Sarasota Film Festival movies and events, visit Sarasota Film Festival set for April 7-17


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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC16 WEEK OF FEBRUARY 17-23, 2011 WINNERBEST IN WOMENS CLOTHING7 YEARS IN A ROW 2004 TO 2010 Daily: 10 6 Thurs: till 7 Sun: 11 5 On the Plaza 3rd Street South Venetian Village Park Shore Promenade Bonita BaySpring is Bright!Light up the room in the techno fabric jacket. Two styles in Violet, Rose, Citron, Marigold$298 Winter Clearance up to80% o Spring 2011 Has Arrived 3652 Located next to e Best of EverythingArtful Woman's ApparelAmid the lovers of the high life on the Riviera, what could be more entertaining than a good con game? Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, the Naples Players big spring musical playing March 2-April 2, revolves around that very question. The plot centers on a bet between a sophisticated con man and a punk nickel-and-dime fraudster. With the Riviera hardly big enough for the both of them, they make a winnertake-all wager: Who will be the first to clean out a nave soap heiress? Winner of the bet stays, the loser scrams. Winner of a 2005 Tony Award and Drama League Award for Best Musical, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is based on the 1988 hit film starring Michael Caine and Steve Martin. David Yazbeks music and lyrics feature his signature melodic verve and lyrical cleverness with an array of catchy tunes that dont require flashy pizzazz to be memorable. Dalla Dunnagan directs, with choreography by Dawn Lebrecht Fornara and musical direction by Charles Fornara, the team responsible for The Naples Players past sold-out shows as Annie, Beauty and the Beast and Thoroughly Modern Millie. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels stars James Little as the suave Lawrence Jameson, Michael Freshko as the uncouth Freddy Benson and Laura Needle in the role of the target of their game, Christine Colgate. Show times are at 8 p.m. WednesdaySaturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $35 for adults and $10 for children 18 and under, and can be purchased at the box office or calling 263-7990, faxing a request to 434-7772 or visiting www. Seating for the Players spring musical traditionally fills early, so prompt ticket reservations are suggested. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels next up at Sudgen Community TheatreCOURTESY PHOTOChristine Colgate (played by Laura Needle) hits a note as the chorus reacts during rehearsal for Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 17-23, 2011 C17 Text CBAKE to 97063 to receive more special offers & promos!ETC Readers Theatre of The Naples Players present Whats Your Pleasure?, four one-act comedies in staged readings beginning at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 20, in the Tobye Studio at Sugden Community Theatre. Tickets are $10. The plays are: Relative Strangers by Sheri Wilner (directed by Nattalie King) The story of a young airline passenger who decides that the woman seated next to her might be the mother she never had. Whos a Good Boy by Anthony Wood (Carole Fenstermacher) A film noir dog-show spoof about a canine detective trying to retrieve a mysterious lost ball (some adult language and situations). The Right To Remain by Melanie Marnich (Annie Rosemond) Peter and Amy clash over their son Joshs eating habits, but the subtext is marital infidelity. A Matter of Husbands by Ferenc Molnar (Jeff Weiss) When an earnest young wife who suspects her husband is having an affair with a famous actress confronts the woman, the actress persuades her that its nothing but an illusion. Thats what actresses do, dont they? For tickets and more information, call 263-7990 or visit www.naplesplayers. org. Find your pleasure at the SudgenThe Naples Players ETCReaders Theatre has put the call out for one-act scripts in any genre comic, dramatic, suspense, other than musical for its eighth annual New Plays Contest. As many as three finalists and possible honorable mentions will be selected. ETC will present the winning plays in public readings in the Tobye Studio at Sugden Community Theatre on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 3-4. Finalists will receive $100 honorariums and trophies. Playwrights should submit original scripts, no more than 30 minutes in length and with no more than seven characters, to the attention of Joan Laughlin, An Evening of New Plays 2011, c/o The Naples Players, 701 Fifth Ave. S., Naples FL 34102. Include a cover page separate from the script with the authors name, address, phone and other contact information. Attach a title page, without the authors name, to the script. Send an SASE if you want the script to be returned. A cast of no more than seven characters is recommended. Plays not selected in prior years can be submitted again. Deadline for entries is Monday, May 30. For more information, call 262-7990 or visit New Plays Contest seeks original scripts

PAGE 96 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC18 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF FEBRUARY 17-23, 2011 Night Vision, by Randy Wayne White Putnam. 368 pages. $25.95 In the 18th installment of Randy Wayne Whites Doc Ford mystery series, the artistic stakes are higher than theyve ever been. The rich amalgam of sensibilities that the author has fused together raises his new novel several notches above the genre expectations that Mr. White has always satisfied with cunning and passion. This portrait of a Guatemalan girl on the edge of adolescence, a true believer on a fateful mission, is startling and emotionally stirring. Its also spiritually uplifting. Night Vision goes way beyond toughguy action (Doc Ford is the only cerebral marine biologist action figure youre ever likely to meet), yet theres plenty of that, too. In a squalid Southwest Florida mobile home park called Red Citrus, a young girl named Tula witnesses the park manager dumping a corpse into a polluted lake. The man, Harris Squires, is a steroid junky body-builder and all-around creep, and his girlfriend Frankie is even worse. Together, they run a steroid brew factory and are involved with several other criminal enterprises including prostitution, snuff flicks and human trafficking. Squires knows that Tula has seen him, and he needs to silence her. Tula has traveled on her own from Guatemala, hoping to find her mother and other relatives. Convinced that their decision to fracture family life for the illusion of financial betterment has been misguided, she wants to bring them home, restore them to themselves. A wise, disciplined, worshipful young person, Tula believes that she receives advice and direction for Joan of Arc, her patron saint. Tulas magnetic personal power affects those around her; she immediately becomes a spiritual guide to other Red Citrus residents, especially those who share her Mayan ancestry. Many feel that Tula herself is a saint. When Tula is befriended by Docs close buddy Tomlinson, the two men become involved in an effort to rescue her once Squires has stolen her away. The main plot describes this rescue effort, the menacing criminal underworld with which Squires is associated, the Hispanic immigrant communities in Southwest Florida (especially Immokalee) and a new romantic interest for Doc. Doc has to apply all his skills as an undercover agent and assassin to put down the bad guys and rescue Tula. Just how he does it the technical details, the adrenalin firepower, and the ferocious imagery keeps readers glued to Mr. Whites words. In each of his recent Doc Ford adventures, Mr. White has portrayed a man who is increasingly thoughtful and increasingly self-aware. Also, Docs sensibilities are continually being broadened and deepened. These aspects of characterization complement the high-energy, explosive action that never misfires. The real treat of the novel, however, is Tula. As readers hear her words and gain access to her thoughts and feelings, theyll be dazzled by Mr. Whites artistry. His ability to create and project an authentic voice for this remarkable character reveals an unexpected instance of what literary critics label sympathetic imagination. Just as astonishing is the authors handling of the growing relationship between Tula and her captor in which, over time, their positions are magically reversed. Other territory is familiar, as readers move with Doc from Sanibel Island eastward to Squires Everglades hunting camp. Also familiar is the engaging, artful presentation of Docs areas of expertise everything from sea life to ecology in general to weaponry to clandestine operations. The title Night Vision resonates with metaphorical power, as the special goggles Doc wears to see in the dark oddly echo the spiritual vision of young Tula as she enlightens a dark realm. Night Vision is a grand mixture of ingredients that will satisfy and surprise Mr. Whites fans while winning him new ones. It might also win him increasing respect as a writer willing to take chances, all the while raising the level of his craft and his art. Randy Wayne Whites Night Vision book tour will take him to these locations convenient for Florida Weekly readers: Sunday and Monday, Feb. 20-21: Noon-2 p.m. and 4-6 p.m.: Doc Fords Sanibel Rum Bar & Grille. Sanibel Island Tuesday, Feb. 22: 2 p.m. at Borders Books and Music, Naples; 7 p.m. at at Barnes & Noble, Fort Myers Wednesday, Feb. 23: Noon at Sunshine Booksellers, Marco Island; 5:30 p.m. at Sanibel Bookshop, Sanibel Island Monday, Feb. 28: 2 p.m. at the Palm Beach County Library, Palm Beach Gardens Sunday, March 13: Noon-2 p.m. and 4-6 p.m. at Doc Fords Fort Myers Beach Rum Bar & Grille, Fort Myers Beach For more information, visit WRITERS A fateful, powerful mission with the highest stakes yet philJASON WHITE t s rcaptori n i n g wr t a k th i n h i ar W b t and46pm:DocFordsSa


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 17-23, 2011 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C19 SPRING CHAMPIONSHIP TICKETS ON SALE NOW!MARCH 5 & 6, 2011SAT. MARCH 5 Time TrailsGates Open at 10:30amSwamp Buggy Dance Doors Open at 8:00pm for Live Band SUNDAY RACE DAYGates Open at 10:30am SWAMPBUGGY.comThe Pavilion at Florida Sports Park is available for rental call 239-774-2701 for information.For the ninth edition of the Naples Authors & Books Festival, the Naples Press Club and the Downtown Naples Association continue their partnership. The 2011 event, consisting of a writers conference and a book fair, takes place Saturday and Sunday, April 9-10, in downtown Naples.About the writers conferenceWorkshops for writers are scheduled over both days of the festival at the Naples Center of Florida Gulf Coast University, 1010 Fifth Ave. S. Registration is open now. Session leaders and panelists include: Lisa Black, highly-acclaimed forensic mystery author Sandy Lender, fantasy novelist and marketing expert Nancy Cohen, author of detective and science fiction romance Writers Digest managing editor Zachary Petit Diane Gilbert Madsen, author of the Literati Mysteries series and factchecking expert Lawrence DeMaria, former New York Times financial writer-editor and executive director of Forbes Marketing guru Randy Jones Conference sessions will separate into three tracks: Business and Marketing, Creative Writing and Journalism, with attendees welcome to switch from one track to another for presentations. Session titles include: Taking Publishing Into Your Own Hands Get Intimate With Your Setting If We Knew What We Were Doing, We Wouldnt Call It Research Shortcomings in Financial Journalism Young Adult Creative Writing Taxation and a Writers Deductions Writing Fiction for Fun and Profit The Good, the Bad and the Nightmare Freelance Query 01Marketing Ideas Is There a Doctor on the Plane? Slip-Ups in Suspense Novels A selected number of conferees will be able to schedule pitch sessions with representatives of Barringer Publications and Night Wolf Publications. About the book fairThe festival book fair, headed up by the DNA, takes place Saturday, April 9. Exhibitors will be paired with downtown merchants, creating a moveable book feast for the public along Fifth Avenue South. Three exhibitors will be scheduled in each participating merchants location, each for a three-hour shift, from noon-3 p.m., 3-6 p.m. or 6-9 p.m. With more than 20 participating merchants, this plan will allow for up to 60 authors/publishers to exhibit. The book fair will also feature several talks and panels open to the public at no cost. The Naples Press Club Celebrity Author Luncheon is also set for Saturday, April 9, at Vergina on Fifth Avenue South. This years celebrity author speaker is Nancy Cohen, author of the Bad Hair Day series of romantic detective fiction. A witty and dynamic speaker, Ms. Cohen will mix anecdotes from her writing career with insights about the impact of digital publishing on readers and writers. Open to the public as well as writers conference attendees, the Celebrity Author Luncheon has sold out each of its previous five years. Tickets to the luncheon are $40 for conference registrants and $50 for others. Conference registration is $175 for two days, $100 for Saturday only, and $110 for Sunday only (includes networking breakfast and lunch). For registration and information about all aspects of the 2011 Naples Authors & Books Festival, visit www. or e-mail Coming soon: The 2011 Naples Authors & Books FestivalBY PHIL JASONSpecial to Florida Weekly COURTESY PHOTONancy Cohen


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC20 WEEK OF FEBRUARY 17-23, 2011 Voices of Naples presents Britain to Broadway, an entertaining afternoon of music showcasing the development of Broadway musical theater from the operetta styles of Gilbert and Sullivan, beginning at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 27, at Naples United Church of Christ, 5200 Crayton Road. Starting with a whimsical look at the operetta through the comic creations of Gilbert (lyrics) and Sullivan (music), VON will highlight one of the English duos most famous works: H.M.S. Pinafore. Through the years, avid G&S companies were created, some of which still exist in Washington, D.C., and in Boston. American musical theater developed from the popularity of these operettas. Next on the program is a look at another English contemporary composer, Andrew Lloyd Webber. In addition to selections by Webber, a highlight of the afternoon will be the presentation of excerpts from Claude-Michel Schoenbergs Les Miserables. The program will also contain popular selections from Man of La Mancha and Carousel, as well as a few surprises.Scholarship winnersVON 2010 scholarship winners Lauren Davis and Kiamariz Rosado will be featured in solo performances. Ms. Davis graduated from Cypress Lake High School Center for the Arts in Fort Myers, where she had vast experience in choir, chorale, intermezzo choir and the jazz band. She has won numerous awards at the local, county, state and national levels and was the finalist for the Young Artists Awards in Classical Voice for 2010 and the won the Marine Corps Scholarship as Best Female Musician CLHS for 2010. She is a freshman at Stetson University majoring in music education with an emphasis in classical voice. She also continues to study jazz locally with Dan Miller. Ms. Davis intends to pursue advanced degrees with a goal of teaching and conducting at the university level. Ms. Rosado is a graduate of Palmetto Ridge High School in Naples, where she was active in her school choir for five years during which time she received a superior score on the Florida Vocal Association Assessment. She is interested in pursuing a career in music performance education both as a teacher and music producer. She is a founding member of Selah, a dance group for underprivileged children in her church community. Ms. Rosado attends the Bower School of Music at Florida Gulf Coast University. Tickets for Britain to Broadway are $20 and are available by calling 4552582. Scholarship winners will have solos in Voices of Naples spring concert >> Britain to Broadway by Voices of Naples >> When: 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 27 >> Where: Naples United Church of Christ, 5200 Crayton Road >> Tickets: $20 >> Info: 455-2582 in the know STARLUX LASER IPL TREATMENT BEFORE AFTER JAVIER G. LUGO, M.D.FREE Consultation on Cosmetic Procedures. Call for details.JAVIER G. LUGO, M.D.

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC22 WEEK OF FEBRUARY 17-23, 2011 CHARTER SIGHTSEEING BOATMaritime Lady | 239-593-7475 Naples Boat Charters | Captain Jim Albert Dolphin Watches, Sunsets, Trips to Marco Island for Lunch, Port Royal Homes & Yacht Tours, Waterfront Property Tours for Agents & Buyers Forty artists took to the streets of Old Naples and painted area scenes en plein air earlier this week during the fourth annual Third on Canvas along Third Street South. Their finished works will be auctioned off to benefit the Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida on Sunday, Feb. 20. The live and silent auction will take place in a tent on Third Street South. A first preview will be held during the farmers market on Saturday, Feb. 19, in a special gallery between The Garden District and John Craig. A second preview begins at 4:30 p.m. on auction day, with Mayor Bill Barnett starting the call for bids at 6 p.m. A Taste of Third Street buffet and wine bar will be available with offerings from Campiello Ristorante, Handsome Harrys, Janes Caf, Le Lafayette, Old Naples Pub, Ridgway Bar & Grill, Sea Salt, Tommy Bahamas and Tonys Off Third. Cost is $95 per person, and reserved VIP tables for 10 can be purchased for $1,200. Reservations can be secured by calling 343-6950. Third on Canvas artists this year include New Englanders Robert Gruppe, Kevin Shea, Donald Mosher and John Charles Tevelak; Bill Farnsworth, Hodges Soleil, Jane Chapin and Mary Erickson of Sarasota; and well-known locals such as Paul Arsenault, Barrett Edwards, Phil Fisher, Rachel Kennedy and Suzanne Luker. Eight artists are new to the event this year. The Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida, the only comprehensive child health care facility between Tampa and Miami, and is home to the regions only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Third on Canvas proceeds will support the campaign to build a new hospital at the Lee Memorial HealthPark campus in Fort Myers. Third on Canvas paintings go up for auction SundayCOURTESY PHOTOPaintings created on the sidewalks of Third Street South earlier this week will be auctioned off Sunday, Feb. 20, to benefit The Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida.

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Naples Daily News naplesnews.comBonita Daily News choice CHAMPION2010southwest orida NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC24 WEEK OF FEBRUARY 17-23, 2011 Please Join Betty Maclean Travel for an Informative Gathering Featuring Exciting Oceania Cruising Destinations and featuring the new Marina. Exclusive oer: Additional $100 Shipboard credit per stateroom for any new booking by March 7, 2011 Date: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 Place: Betty Maclean Travel 2245 Venetian Court Naples, FL 34109 Time: 3:00pm RSVP: Space is limited, RSVP by February 18th Phone: 239-513-0333 or 800-865-8111 Email: info@BettyMacleanTravel.comYoure Invited...www.BettyMacleanTravel.comBETTY MACLEAN TRAVEL Inc. The Sanibel Music Festival, an island tradition, will begin its 25th consecutive season of bringing outstanding repertoire and artists to the Island on Saturday, March 5. This years festival will feature four new offerings: Jupiter String Quartet, Trio Solisti, Cassatt String Quartet and the Gould Piano Trio with clarinetist Robert Plane. In addition, three returning favorites include: Boston Chamber Music Society with William Purvis, French horn, Opera Theater of Connecticut, and pianist Olga Kern. All concerts will be performed at 8 p.m. throughout March on Tuesdays and Saturdays at the intimate setting of the Sanibel Congregational Church, 2050 Periwinkle Way. Tickets can be purchased for the sevenconcert series for $230, a savings of $35. For more information, call 344-7025 or visit Saturday, March 2 Opening the season will be the Jupiter String Quartet. This dynamic young American quartet, formed in 2001, is a family collaboration. They have been chosen to do the festivals 2011 Educational Outreach Program at the Sanibel Elementary School. The program includes Schumanns Quartet in A major, Op. 41, No. 3, Coplands Movement for String Quartet, Turinas La Oracion del Torero, and Beethovens Quartet in C-sharp minor, Op. 131.Tuesday, March 8 Trio Solisti is made up of three instrumentalists, violinist Maria Bachman, cellist Alexis Pia Gerlach and pianist Jon Klibonoff. The trio has made critically acclaimed debuts, including Lincoln Centers Great Performers Series, the Kennedy Center and Wolf Trap. The program consists of Schumanns Fantasiestucke for Piano Trio, Op. 88, Chopins Trio in G minor, Op. 8, Dvoraks Trio in F minor, Op. 65 and Hubays Hejre Kati, Op. 32, No. 4. Saturday, March 12 The all-female Cassatt String Quartet is acclaimed as one of Americas outstanding ensembles. Based in Manhattan, their American performancesMusic festival celebrates 25th anniversary Trio SolistiSEE MUSIC, C25 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. Call for out-of-county and out-of-state postage and pricing options. Call 239.333.2135 or visit us online at

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 17-23, 2011 C25 PAIN RELIEFHOLISTIC HEALTH SOLUTIONSBreakthrough Non-Invasive Pain Relief Technology. FDA Approved.Deep Tissue Laser Therapy Providing Profound Results for: Bring this coupon to Holistic Health Solutions & recieve:ONE FREELaser Therapy SessionExp. 3/1/11. New Clients Only.(239) 566-1210 877 91st Ave. N., Napleswww.holistic-healthsolutions.comBack & Neck Pain Arthritis Migraines Tennis Elbow TMJ Pain Sports Injuries Knee Pain ... & More! I went Shopping the Other Day include Alice Tully Hall, Carnegie Hall, Tanglewood, the Kennedy Center and the Library of Congress. The program includes Debussys Quartet, Dvoraks Selection from Cypresses in G Major Op. 106, and Schuberts Quartet No. 14 in D major Death and the Maiden.Tuesday, March 15 The Gould Piano Trio has performed world-wide, including Carnegie Hall, the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Lincoln Center and Wigmore Hall, plus festival appearances at Edinburgh, Spoleto and Bath. The program includes Milhauds Suite for Violin, Clarinet & Piano, Beethovens Trio for Piano, Violin & Cello in B-flat major; Brahms Trio for Piano, Clarinet & Cello, Op 114, and Schuberts Piano Trio in E-flat major, D.929.Saturday, March 19 Returning to the festival is the Boston Chamber Music Society with William Purvis, French horn, an ensemble of versatile musicians who come together in different instrumental combinations to perform chamber music. The Boston Globe calls them, vivid, compelling and first rate. BCMS has been called New Englands premier chamber music society and is known as one of the most extensive and longestrunning concert series in the region. Its program includes Mozarts Horn Quintet in E-flat major, K.407, Shostakovichs Piano Quartet, Schuberts String Trio in B-flat major, D. 471 and Brahms Horn Trio in E-flat major, Op. 40.Tuesday, March 22 Celebrating their Silver Anniversary 25th Season also, the Opera Theater of Connecticut returns to present a concert titled Festivals, Parties and Celebrations. Several of the companys gifted young singers, who have performed at the festival through the years, have gone on to the Met, the New York City Opera and Lyric Opera of Chicago. OTC will perform music from: Thomas, Offenbach, Mascagni, Donizetti, Rossini, Rodgers, Romberg, Bizet, Mozart, Verdi, Massenet and Puccini.Saturday, March 26 Olgamania will reign again when Russian pianist Olga Kern returns to Sanibel. She was the first woman to win Gold at the Cliburn International Piano Festival in more than 30 years. Critics have praised her almost superhuman power and endurance, her voluptuous charisma and her incredible stage presence. This year, she collaborated with legendary soprano Kathleen Battle at Carnegie Hall, in addition to her busy touring schedule. Her program includes Clara Schumans Variations of a theme of Robert Schuman, Op. 20 Robert Schuman: Carnaval, Op. 9 Rachmaninoffs Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 36 Scriabins Sonata, No. 9, Op. 68 The Black Mass and Balakirevs Islamey, Oriental Fantasy. KERN

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 17-23, 2011 C27 Interactive Friendly Pirate Fun for the Whole Family 1-800-776-3735 2500 Main Street Ft Myers Beach Salty Sams Waterfront Adventures Arrive 30-40 minutes prior to departure. Call For Times and Reservations 1-800-776-3735 2 2 2 2 2 W W W W W W W W W W I CAPE COD ARTISTS featuringR VbtnFebruary 14 25, 2011 HARMON-MEEK GALLERY599 Tamiami Trail North, #309 Naples, Florida 34102 (239) 261-2637 Open Monday through Friday 10 am to 5 pm Saturdays by Appointment Voted Southwest Floridas Best Steakhouse. 403 Bayfront Place Downtown MONDAY & FRIDAY Great Seafood Night Live Maine Lobster 1 1/2 lbsIncludes salad & potatoWEDNESDAY Great Steak Night/12 oz. USD A Pr ime NY Strip Includes salad & potatoIncludes salad & potatoTUESDAY & THURSDAY The One & Only Great Prime Rib Night Includes salad & potato $2995 $2495 $2595 1/2 Price Complete Lounge Bar Menu 5-6:00 2 for 1 Wells & House Wines EVERYDAY Live MusicThursday thru SundayNaples Best Entertainment!And All I Can Say Open Every Day 6:30 am 239-304-9754 for more info1485 Pine Ridge Rd., Suite 3, Naples | Mission West Square BREAKFAST, LUNCH & MORE Now offering tapas or small plates in the evenings Wednesday through Sunday starting at 5pm Call for Reservations 304-9754 WEDNESDAY: JEBRY SINGS FOR US THURSDAY: PETER LEWIS ON THE PIANO FRIDAY: SCOTT NIEBAUER PLAYS CLASSICAL ACOUSTICAL GUITAR SATURDAY: BACH AND BUTTERFLY, UNPLUGGED AND RAW, COFFEE HOUSE STYLE MUSIC SUNDAY: OUR OWN SPECAIL IN-HOUSE MUZAK20 years until she decided to follow her dream of painting full time. She works on watercolor canvas to create loose, colorful and uniquely bold images that she terms watercolor outside the lines. For more than a decade, Alan Darcy has performed concerts on television and radio. He has also entertained as a solo artist as well as with his band at hundreds of events and venues around the country, including the famous Birdland in New York City and the Historic Tampa Theater. Providing vocals as well as playing the saxophone and flute, Mr. Darcy will be joined by percussionist Gil Nino Garcia and Paul Buzine on guitar. Adding to the festivities will be refreshments sold by Ritas Ice Custard and The Nosh Truck, a purveyor of inspired street food that travels throughout Southwest Florida. At the Art and Jazz Festival at Ol, the truck will serve a Moroccan grilled chicken pita, Korean barbecue pork sliders with pickled Daikon slaw, a Market BLT with avocado, and fried arroncini risotto balls stuffed with crispy pancetta, corn and mozzarella served with a blood orange ketchup. The Nosh Trucks owner, Scott Sopher, was most recently executive chef for Naples Bay Resort and its signature restaurant, Olio on Naples Bay. Nine model homes in the Ol neighborhood will be open for tours throughtout both days of the festival. For more information, call 793-2100 or visit www. OLFrom page C1COURTESY PHOTOLee-Margaret Borlands orchid photograph will be in her booth at the Art and Jazz Festival.

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC28 WEEK OF FEBRUARY 17-23, 2011 NAPLES 11965 Collier Blvd. #1 (239) 352-1242 BONITA 26801 S. Tamiami Tail (239) 948-9700www.senortequilasnaples.comFamily Owned & Operated with 21 Years ExperienceFresh Food Prepared Daily Authentic Mexican Food.LIVEEntertainment! BUY ONELunch or Dinner Entre and get the SECOND FREEWith the purchase of 2 Drinks. Bonita Location Only. HAPPYHOURWeekdays 3-7pm Large Variety of Tequilas Best Mexican Restaurant in Town! Breakaway Sports Pub (overlooking the ice) opens at 5:30 before every game. 239.948.PUCK (7825) Garden club will welcome best-selling authorNaples Naples Garden Club members and guests will welcome New York Times best-selling author Amy Stewart as guest speaker at the next meeting beginning at 1 p.m. Monday, March 7, at Moorings Presbyterian Church. Ms. Stewart will discuss her book, Wicked Plants: The Weed that Killed Lincolns Mother and other Botanical Atrocities (Algonquin Books, May 2009). Described as the A to Z of plants that kill, maim, intoxicate and otherwise offend, Wicked Plants draws on history, medicine, science and legend for its tales of bloodcurdling botany that will entertain, alarm and enlighten even the most intrepid gardeners and nature lovers. From strychnine to castor bean, from poison sumac to monkshood, from carnivorous plants to weeds that spontaneously combust, Ms. Stewart introduces an unforgettable cast of characters and tells their tales with her own wicked sense of humor. She accompanies her 45-minute talk with photographs, copper engravings and other visuals including seeds and plant samples of the botanical villains she knows so well. General meetings of the Naples Garden Club are open to the public for a $10 admission. To make a reservation, visit Womens volleyball coach will address Penn State alumThe Penn State Alumni Chapter of Naples will hold its monthly luncheon meeting beginning at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 1, at the Country Club of Naples, 185 Burning Tree Drive. Guest speaker will be Russ Rose, coach of the women volleyball team that won its fourth consecutive national championship in December and recently had a winning streak of 108 games, the second longest for any college sport in NCAA history. All Penn Staters and friends are welcome. Deadline for reservations is Thursday, Feb. 24. Call 597-2681. CLUB NOTES STEWART

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 17-23, 2011 C29 The Old NaplesAntiques ShowFebruary 19 & 20, 2011Sat 9am 4pm ~ Sun 10am 4pmAllman Promotions LLC 239-877-2830 Admission is $8.00 W ith This Ad Only $7.00Featuring Quality Antiques, Art & JewelryGlass Repair AvailableLunch available for purchase by the students of Saint Ann School542 8th Avenue S, Naples, FL FL ST#37304 FL ST#37304 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 Special Celebration Cruises5 day All Aboard Alumni fr. $2998 day Liberty Anniversary fr. $4998 day Allure Anniversary fr. $749 Cocktail party, gift & FREE BUS! 19 Day Western Europe Sail from Copenhagen to Port Canaveral visiting Holland, Belguim, Portugal & the Azores! 2 nts in Copenhagen! FREE AIR & BUS! fr $1,499 19 Day Vegas & The Canal3nts Las Vegas plus Mexico, Costa Rica, full Canal transit, Colombia & Key West!FREE AIR & BUS! fr $1,399 15 Day Spain/Portugal Fall Transatlantic from Barcelona to Malaga, Seville, Lisbon & Ponta Delgada! FREE AIR & BUS! fr. $1,299I Always End Up At... 239-403-8771 1/2 Priced Drinks in Tavern 5-6 and $25 Three Course Menu seven days a week NOW OPEN FOR LUNCH Waterfront Dining on the Cocohatchee River... (239) 591-3837 www.bayhousenaples.com799 Walkerbilt Road Naples, Florida, 34110 LIVE ENTERTAINMENTMonday, Wednesday thru Saturday night and Sunday BrunchMONDAY: Rick Howard TrioWED & THURS: Michael Blasucci and Diego FRIDAY: Meagan Rose SATURDAY: Meagan Rose and Bill Zink SUNDAY BRUNCH: Rick Howard and Don Mopsick 550 Port-O-Call Way | Naples, FL 34102Call (239) 649-2275 for Naples Princess Naples Princess e Entertainmen CruiseTuesday, February 22Sounds of Sinatra featuring the talented Tony Avalon 5:00 7:00pm Thursday, February 24Hors doeuvres and wine tasting sponsored by Haskells 5:00 7:00pm Join our VIP Club and Receive Special Offers and Updates. Text NP to 97063. Standard data and messaging rates apply. Linguist will address ESUNaples BranchThe English Speaking Union-Naples Branch welcomes economist, linguist and philanthropist Paul Boltz, Ph.D., at its meeting beginning at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday Feb. 22, in Moss Hall at Moorings Presbyterian Church. Dr. Boltz will present Why There Are No Spelling Bees South of the Rio Grande, a program that focuses on the complexity of the English language and its arcane spelling rules, and the simplicity of the Spanish and Portuguese languages. He is a graduate of the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center at the Presidio in Monterey, Calif., where U.S. military service members study foreign languages at highly accelerated paces. He also has worked for the National Security Agency. He earned a doctorate in economics at the University of Illinois and served on the Presidents Council of Economic Advisors and on the board of governors of the Federal Reserve. Wine and light refreshments will follow the presentation. Admission is $15 (waived for first-time guests of members or potential new members). The ESU is an international organization whose mission is to promote scholarship and the advancement of knowledge through the effective use of English. For more information, call Karen Lannan at 434-2440 or e-mail klannan@ Get acquainted with newcomersThe Naples Newcomers Club welcomes women who have been permanent residents of Naples for no more than five years and who want to meet others who are new to the area. The club meets for luncheon at 11:30 a.m. on the second Thursday of each month, year round. In addition, groups within the club plan outings and dates to share varied interests, such as mahjongg and duplicate bridge, gourmet cooking and discussions about philosophy. Prospective members are invited to coffee at 10 a.m. on the first Thursday of each month. For meeting locations and more information, call 298-4083 or visit The Bonita Springs Newcomers Club welcomes women who have lived in Bonita for less than three years. Luncheons are held at area country clubs on the third Thursday of every month (December meeting is on the second Thursday). Members must attend five luncheons a year and pay annual dues of $40. A wide variety of other club activities are organized and directed by an allvolunteer board of directors. A monthly newsletter keeps members informed of programs and activities. For more information, e-mail or visit www. CLUB NOTES

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC30 WEEK OF FEBRUARY 17-23, 2011 Tropical Indoor & Outdoor Dining SANIBEL ISLAND Book Signing Event Sanibel: Feb 20th & 21st Times: 12-2pm & 4-6pm @ 11AM Live Music NightlyTry our Texas BBQ sauce on any of these items!Baby Back Ribs Chicken WingsPulled Pork BBQ Chicken BBQ Shrimp Enjoy Outdoor DiningROOFTOP THE WHALE Weve Got Your Game! NBA, NCAA & NHL Doc F ords.comDoc Fords Ft. Myers Beach708 Fishermans Wharf Dr. 239.765.9660Doc Fords Sanibel975 Rabbit Road239.472.8311 ZAGATZAGAT.COMRated by: Find Us OnOrchid Society making plans for annual showThe Naples Orchid Society holds its next regular meeting on Thursday, March 3, at Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive. The societys 38th annual Naples Orchid Show & Sale coming up March 25-27 will be discussed. Flower registration begins at 6:30 p.m. and judging at 7:10 p.m. The meeting takes place at 7:30 p.m. and is followed by the program at 7:45 p.m. Guests are welcome. Annual membership dues are $30 for an individual membership or $40 for a family membership. For more information, visit www. or e-mail 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 Scrabble Club meets MondaysThe Naples Scrabble Club meets from 5:30-8:30 p.m. every Monday at Wendys on the corner of Airport Pulling and Immokalee road. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call 304-5444. Zontians have designs on spring fashionsThe Zonta Club of Naples will hold its sixth annual Spring Fashion Show and Luncheon beginning at 11 a.m. Friday, March 25, at The Strand. Proceeds will benefit the clubs Sally Sitta Awards, the Naples and Immokalee Teenage Parenting Programs and Zonta International scholarships and awards. Tickets are $80 per person. For reservations and more information, call Honey Gardiner, club president, at 5989058. CLUB NOTES

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 17-23, 2011 C31 THE ENGLISH PUBNaples Oldest Authentic British Tavern EST. 1969THE GIRLS OF ABBAThird Great Year February 27th & 28th 3 Course Dinner 5 Choices Of Entrees Dinner @ 6:30pm Show @ 8:00pm Reservations A MUST!JUST $39.95Floridas Oldest Authentic British Tavern Your Royal Wedding Headquarters! 2408 Linwood Avenue, East Naples 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! NEW LOCATIONWe are opening a new location in Bonita Springs! Our new location will feature a shmarket (Randys Paradise Shrimp Co.) a new restaurant featuring breakfast, lunch and dinner, a live aquaculture sh farm, gourmet market and much more!!! Soon you will have 2 Great Locations to choose from!!! THURSDAY, FEB. 17, 8 P.M. Pric eless Antiques Roadshow Part 7 The team remembers some amazing stories brought to the Roadshow by the children of prisoners of war. One of the specialists invites the cameras into his home, and Henry Sandon relives the day a prized find was snatched from his grasp. (Followed by Part 8.) FRIDAY, FEB. 18, 8:30 P.M. F GCU Spor ts Report Catch Florida Gulf Coast Universitys weekly sports scores and highlights, as well as interviews, profiles and a preview of upcoming events on the Eagles schedule. Hosted by Tom James. SATURDAY, FEB. 19, 9:30 P.M. K eeping up Appear ances Hyacinth Bucket (who insists its pronounced Bouquet) is a character with few, if any, saving graces. Her pompous, self-serving attitude makes life miserable for all around her. SUNDAY, FEB. 20, 8 P.M. N a ture: Broken Tail A Tigers Last Journey Irish cameraman Colin Stafford-Johnson spent almost 600 days filming a tiger family and capturing some of the finest tiger documentaries ever made. 9 P.M. Mast erpiec e Classic: Any Human Heart Part 2 Logan is happier than ever with second wife Freya and their daughter Stella. Then World War II begins and he goes on a series of spy missions for friend Ian Fleming, including surveillance of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor. MONDAY, FEB. 21, 8 P.M. Antiques R oa dshow: Des Moines Hour 2 Highlights include: A collection of late-1950s and s Lucy M. Lewis Acoma Pueblo pottery; a 1790 Russian Loutkin snuff box inscribed with the imperial arms of the Romanov dynasty; and an extremely rare 1623 Shakespeare First Folio. TUESDAY, FEB. 22, 8 P.M. P ioneers o f Television: Sitcoms This popular genre of television is explored through five key sitcoms: I Love Lucy, The Honeymooners, Make Room for Daddy, The Andy Griffith Show and The Dick Van Dyke Show. 10 P.M. Sp a ce Age NASAs Story: Triumph & Tragedy Part With repeated triumphs and new challenges come increasing risk, until loss breaks the pattern. The white-knuckle suspense thriller of Apollo 13s famous near-disaster is only a triumphant prelude to darker moments ahead. WEDNESDAY, FEB. 23, 9 P.M. NO V A: Venom Natures Killer Venom scientists are in a race against time. Inside the bodies of many creatures, evolution has produced extremely toxic cocktails, all designed for one reason: to kill. It took millions of years to perfect these ultimate brews of proteins and peptides, and we have only just begun to discover their potential. 10 P.M. NO V A: ScienceNow Whats the Next Big Thing? What are the technologies most likely to revolutionize life in the future? This week on WGCU TV

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA & E TW0 C33ARTS & ENTERTAINMENTSave the Date Society Cuisine WEEK OF FEBRUARY 17-23, 2011 Bha!Bha!A Persian Bistro Kitsch is a term that refers to something thats overly sentimental or vulgar or in just plain poor taste. Paintings on velvet of Elvis Presley, plastic pink flamingos and hula girl statues were all once considered kitsch and laughable. But tastes change, and today some of these things are now acceptable collectibles, although you would not expect to see them in an art museum. It is the humor in an example of kitsch that makes it interesting and gives it a place among collectibles. The hula girl is a tourist symbol of Hawaii, and the related dolls, lamps, paintings, grass skirts and leis are collected. Pink flamingo garden figures, a symbol of Florida to most Americans, are sold in all parts of the country. Kitsch is the opposite of conservative taste, and sometimes it takes many years before it is not laughed at. Those who bought funny 1880 advertising posters for quack medicines or figurines of exotic dancing girls in the 19th-century art-nouveau style are now seeing some of their outlandish choices displayed as art. Many art-nouveau bronze dancers bring high prices today. So if you dare, collect what appeals to you even if it is kitsch. Tastes change, and prices change, too. Q: I received a pair of carved ivory earrings as a gift during World War II. Theyre marked Kitagawa Ivory Work Shop. What do you think theyre worth? A: The Kitagawa family of Tokyo has operated an ivory importing business since the late 19th century. Either the earrings were made before the war and were given to you later or you were given the earrings after the war ended. Japan and the United States were enemies during World War II, and trade between the countries was impossible. The earrings could be valuable, but their price depends on not just their age and maker, but also style and quality. Q: Can you tell me when printed paper labels and stickers were first used to label products like ceramics? I have seen some labels on pieces that I think date from the early 1900s. A: Paper labels have been used on products since at least the 1880s. The practice started in Europe and was soon picked up in the U.S. The first self-adhesive labels were introduced by R. Stanton Avery in the 1930s. Averys company became todays Avery Dennison Corp., which still makes adhesives Q: Please tell me the difference between the Miss America depression glass sherbet plate and the coaster. I notice the coaster is higher priced, but pictures I have dont show me the difference in the two pieces. A: The Miss America coaster and sherbet plate are the same size, 5 3/4 inches in diameter, but the coaster has six raised ridges to support a drinking glass. Miss America pattern was made by Hocking Glass Co. of Lancaster, Ohio, from 1935 to 1938. The coaster was made in crystal (clear glass) and pink. The sherbet plate was made in crystal ($3), pink ($9), green ($8) and Royal Ruby. The coasters are worth more than sherbet plates of the same color, but the Royal Ruby sherbet plate ($60) is worth the most. Reproductions have been made of some Miss America pieces. Q: I have a model of the Washington Monument with a label that says it is made out of macerated money. Its 6 1/4 inches tall and has a partial paper label attached to the base. A: Models of patriotic subjects and other items were made of macerated currency. Worn or damaged bills were shredded (macerated) and made into pulp at the U.S. Treasury and then used to make souvenirs. If the item is labeled, it usually tells how much money was used to make the piece. A 5-1/2-inch model of the Washington Monument with a label saying Made of U.S. National Greenbacks redeemed and macerated at the U.S. Treasury, estimated $5,000 sold at auction for more than $1,200 a few years ago. Q: I have a jacquard coverlet with the name Peter Lorenz-1845 woven into the corner. Can you tell me something about him? Is it the name of the owner of the coverlet or the name of the weaver? A: The jacquard loom, used to weave coverlets and other fabrics, was invented in 1801 and came into widespread use in the United States in abou t 1820. Designs were made by using punched cards to control the weaving. Coverlet makers usually put their name, location and the date in a corner of the coverlet. Sometimes a motto was included in the corner block. Peter Lorenz is the name of the weaver of your coverlet. He was born in France in about 1801 and later immigrated to the United States. Records indicate that he traveled across Ohio, Illinois and possibly Indiana. The U.S. Census lists him as living in German Township, Ohio, in 1850, 1860 and 1870. One of his coverlets costs about $750 today. Once kitsch, its now cool terryKOVEL COURTESY PHOTO This 26-inchhigh table lamp with a hula girl base is a kitsch joke. When the girl dances, her fringed skirt shakes. The 1940s lamp, very collectible now, auctioned for $500 at a fall Conestoga auction in Manheim, Pa. 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 OFF MIRAMARE RISTORANTE Waterfront Dining4236 GULFSHORE BLVD N. NAPLES MiraMare invites you to dine while enjoying the casual elegance of our Al Fresco patio overlooking the waters of Venetian Bay. 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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC34 WEEK OF FEBRUARY 17-23, 2011 10 Southwest Florida Locations Whos Got Time To Cook?WE DO! To Find Your Neighboorhood Location! Fishermens Village Waterfront Mall, Resort & MarinaDirections: Take U.S. 41 South, turn right on Marion Ave. From I-75, take exit 164, turn left on U.S. 17 (Marion Ave) go 3 miles to Fishermens Village941-639-8721 Follow us on Facebook! EVERY WEDNESDAY 10 AM 2 PM Center Court Tickets remain for Conservancys eco-chic affairA few individual tickets are still available for Magic Under the Mangroves, the signature fundraiser for the Conservancy of Southwest Florida. Sponsored by Northern Trust and Gulf Bay, the eco-chic evening takes place Thursday, March 3, on the mangrove-fringed property of Cap dAntibes, a Gulf Bay highrise in Pelican Bay.Among the evenings eight live auction items are a trip via private jet to remote Great Guana Cay in the Bahamas; a weeklong stay at a private mountain retreat in Costa Rica; a Galapagos adventure; a ladys diamond watch from De Beers; and a VIP Miami Dolphins experience.Silent auction surprises include oneof-a-kind jewelry and art, including a Hatchling Odyssey pendant of diamonds, pearls and aquamarine; private home stays at Marthas Vineyard and Park City, Utah; luxurious spa and salon treatments; plus family fun events and outdoor excursions. For tickets and more information, call 403-4219, e-mail or 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 Have a Beach Ball for the CACThe Childrens Advocacy Center of Collier County holds its 15th annual Beach Ball beginning at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, on the lawn at the Naples Beach Hotel. Organizers will recreate the kind of sunset festivities for which Key Wests Mallory Square is famous. After sunset cocktails and beach games, dinner will be served and the live and silent auctions will continue to the sounds of None Other. Since 1986, the CAC has worked to identify, intervene and treatment child abuse and neglect in Collier County. Beach Ball tickets are $250 per person. For reservations and more information, call Deanna Fitzgerald at 263-8383, ext. 233, or visit SAVE THE DATE

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 17-23, 2011 C35 1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda at941-575-2121 Joseph Ribkoff Frank Lyman Barara Lesser Clara S XCVI BelldiniGreat Gifts are found at(941) 575-1911 Unit Nicholes Collections February Steak Tasting! Wednesday, 2/23/11 5:30-7:30pm! Sample 5 steaks, 5 sides, 5 wines! $55 advance/$65 door Shulas Monthly Tasting Events! Last Wednesday of every month 5:30-7:30pm. Premier food, wine, liquor tastings, live music, cooking demonstrations, and more! Details/Advance online tickets: Win tickets, event updates, exclusive offers and more! Text SHULAS EVENTS to 97063 SHULAS EVENTS! e anThe LOWEST JEWELRY & DIAMON D prices in the WORLD! Bracelets Rings Earrings Wedding Bands Watches And so much more!Engagement Rings Anniversary Rings Tennis Bracelets Pendants Stud Earrings MountingsDamond... Jf Gr J Gbtn H B R Gbr FULL SERVICEOn-Site Jewelry Repair Custom Designs by a Master Goldsmith Watch Batteries while you wait!Jewelry Repair Estate Jewelry CASH ON THE SPOTFOR GOLD & DIAMONDS Rubies Sapphires Emeralds Tanzanite Pearls 14 kt. & 18 kt.COME MEET OUR TEAMWeve Never Sold Diamonds & Jewelry At Prices Like This! IMMOKALEE RD.AIRPORT RD. CERTIFIED JEWELERSGREENTREE PLAZASAMS CLUBGREEN TREE PLAZA2314 IMMOKALEE RD, NAPLESCORNER OF AIRPORT ROAD & IMMOKALEE ROAD239-513-0942www.certi Batfish Bash tickets on saleTickets are on sale now for the second annual Batfish Bash presented by Friends of Rookery Bay on Saturday, March 12, at the Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center. The evening features a cocktail hour, wild silent auction, Old Florida fare food stations and dancing to the Raiford Starke Band. A patron party Thursday, Feb. 24, at Hamilton Harbor Yacht Club will include cocktails, hors doeuvres and a sunset cruise. Tickets are $150 for the bash and $250 to include the patrons party. Proceeds will benefit Rookery Bays youth science education, environmental research activities and community outreach programs. For tickets or more information, call 262-0750, visit or e-mail friends@rookerybay. org. 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. Blind Side parents star for Youth HavenYouth Haven welcomes Sean and Leigh Anne Tuohy, whose real-life adoption of Michael Oher inspired the best-selling book and award-winning movie The Blind Side, to a fundraising luncheon on Thursday, March 10, at the Naples Grande Resort. With the encouragement and support of his adoptive family, Mr. Oher went on to become a star NFL player. Mr. Tuohy was a record-breaking University of Mississippi basketball player and an NBA broadcaster who is now a successful restaurateur. Mrs. Tuohy, dubbed a warrior princess in The Blind Side, is a Memphis native and interior designer featured on HGTV and in numerous publications. She will soon make regular appearances on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. Together the Tuohys wrote the New York Times best-selling book, In a Heartbeat: Sharing the Power of Cheerful Giving, about the transformative power of generosity. Luncheon tickets are $250 per person. Seating is limited. Patron packages for $1,000 include two tickets to the luncheon program and a champagne reception with the guests of honor. For more information, call 687-5153 or e-mail Jamie Gregor at jamie.gregor@ SAVE THE DATE

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February 14 20, 2011To Purchase | 239.593.3900 The Quarry | Naples, FL | Purchase your tickets online or at the Main Tournament entrance!Daily Tickets $30 | Weekly Tickets $60BRING YOUR FAMILYChildren 17 & Under Admitted Free All Week Tickets and Golf Books Available at DONT MISS THIS YEARS ACTIONSunday Sunday, February 20, 2011Present your Fifth Third Bank Debit or Credit Card at the Main Entrance on Sunday, Feb. 20 for One (1) Free Ticket courtesy of Fifth Third Bank 2135 Tamiami Trail North Naples, FL 34102 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC36 WEEK OF FEBRUARY 17-23, 2011 FEBRUARY 19 & 20, 2011 10 a.m.-5 p.m.Lely Resort is located at the corner of 951 & U.S. 41. The Art and Jazz Festival at Ol at Lely Resort will show visitors the best that Ol has to offer.The friendly community boasts charming Mediterranean architecture, lots of lush landscaping and inviting pedestrian thoroughfares situated around a thriving Village Center, designed and built by Stock Development in the Community of the Year, Lely Resort. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, national artists skilled in photography, jewelry, glass blowing and painting will line the walkways around the re ecting Spine Fountain while renowned jazz artist Alan Darcy performs in the Ol Ampitheater. Admission is free all weekend. Please join us for a wonderful weekend of art and music, fun, food and festivities. From Memphis to Naples for NCH Magnolia BallA true southern spirit will grace the Magnolia Ball 2011 when Chad Kimball from Broadways Memphis greets guests at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort on Saturday, April 9. The evening includes a champagne pre-party, live music and dancing to raise awareness and money for the health and well being of area cancer patients. Chair of the biennial ball is Jackie Bearse. Since 2001, the event has raised more than $5 million to help the NCH Healthcare Foundation provide equipment, facilities, treatment and caring support for Naples area cancer patients and their families. This years goal is to fund renovations to the Out-Patient Infusion Center that will enhance the comfort of patients being treated at the NCH North Naples Hospital. For reservations or more information, contact Cynthia Bennett at 436-4511 or visit Wishmakers Ball set for March 18The fifth annual Wishmakers Ball to benefit Make-A-Wish of Southwest Florida takes place Friday, March 18, at The Club at the Strand. British entertainer Jimmy Keys will delight guests with his signature mix of music and comedy. Individual tickets are $175 and sponsorships start at $2,000. For reservations or more information, call Pam LaFrance at 992-9474 or visit Wine Tasters planning a Decanted EveningThe Wine Tasters of Naples are planning the groups second annual charity event, Some Decanted Evening, beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 9, at The Players Club at Lely Resort. The islandinspired evening will include a wine tasting, dinner, live music and silent auction.The Wine Tasters of Naples began with 17 members in 2007. Membership today is approximately 500 people. The clubs mission is to bring together people who appreciate fine wines in a social atmosphere and to help local charities and businesses prosper. Activities include regular wine tastings at local restaurants and a monthly dinner/wine tasting party at a club members home. Proceeds from all Wine Tasters activities are donated to local charities. Admission to Some Decanted Evening is $85 per person and is open to all. Checks can be made payable to The Community Foundation of Collier County and mailed to Dan Leaman, Wine Tasters president, 5637 Whisperwood Blvd. #601, Naples FL 34110. Last years event sold out and raised more than $42,000 for Youth Haven, St. Matthews House and the Shelter for Abused Women and Children. The three charities have also been named beneficiaries of this years fundraiser. SAVE THE DATE

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 17-23, 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@ fun 50th for Fun Time Early Childhood Academy A sneak peek at the Garden Trunk Show 1. Susie Baker, Carol Munro and Nancy Zink 2. Mike Watkins and Ellin Goetz 3. Sue Manion, Ann Berlam, Marsha Murphy and Val Trotman 4. Kathy and Joe Leavesley 1. Jennifer and Kevin Walker with daughter Kayla 2. Linda Brown and Phyllis Racine 3. John and Connie VandenbergDAWN DINARDO / COURTESY PHOTOS COURTESY PHOTOS 1 2 3 1 3 4 2

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Welcome to the premiere of the Naples International Art & Antique Fair, presenting prestigious art, antique, and jewelry dealers from around the world in a spectacular Southwest Florida setting.Featuring the worlds largest collection of haute couture jewelry, a special one-artist exhibition of Pierre Auguste Renoir, impressionist and modern paintings, books, furniture, silver and decorative arts, the Fair is a unique cultural experience for experienced and novice collectors. The gala preview evening February 24th will bene t the Patty & Jay Baker Naples Museum of Art.Feb 25 Mar 1, 2011Naples International Pavilion 4835 Immokalee Road @ Livingston Naples, FL 34110 239 949 5411 www.niaaf.comFair details and advance tickets at ORGANIZED BY IFAE WWW.IFAE.COM Wlcome he F Anbuat Hammer Galleries, New York, Pierre Auguste Renoir GRAFF, London

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 17-23, 2011 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C39 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@ February is Dental Awareness Month! Initial Comprehensive Exam Full set of X-Rays Healthy Mouth Cleaning $95 regular $338Gentle, Caring Dentistry Since 2003239.261.7291 | www.naplesdentalcenter.com201 8th St South, Suite 106, Naples | Downtown at the Baker Center A Sunday soiree on Keewaydin IslandMagic Under the Mangroves patron party 1. Front row: Liz Heyworth, Diane Walker, Barbara Wilson and Sandy Frederick. Back row: Tony Heyworth, John Walker, Larry Wilson and Bill Frederick 2. Mary Bongiovanni and Chris Papadopoulos 3. Bill and Joyce OMeara 4. Lynne Gratton, Jack Minutella, Ted Corbin, Brendan Duffy and Cindy Dresselhaus 5. Bill and Penny Allyn with Sharon and Dolph von Arx 6. Carol Dinardo and Ann RatnerMARLA OTTENSTEIN / FLORIDA WEEKLY 1 4 5 6 2 3

PAGE 118 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC40 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF FEBRUARY 17-23, 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@ sweet affair at The von Liebig Art CenterThe annual Chocolate Extravaganza for Project HopeNeapolitans out on the town in Palm Beach 1. Paul Parshall and Sue Letizia 2. Mark and Diane Koestner 3. Rose OBrien and Margaret Roche 4. Ken and Liz Becker, Pam and Scott Peterson 5. Eileen Wesley, Michelle English, Trevor Watson and Eileeen Streight 6. Francine Cavasino, Wayne and Melody Kappauf 7. Sheriff Kevin RamboskCHARLIE MCDONALD / FLORIDA WEEKLYCOURTESY PHOTOOut on the town at Caf Europa in Palm Beach are, left to right: Joel Kessler, Rena Rowan-Damone, Vic Damone, Suzanne von Liebig and Frank Nappo. 1 2 4 5 67 3

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 17-23, 2011 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C41 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@ The 28th annual Marco Island Prayer Breakfast A Carmen luncheon with the Opera Naples Guild 1. Opera Naples baritone Mark Walters, mezzo-soprano Audrey Babcock, soprano Anne Leonardi and stage director Michael Scarola 2. Michael and Mona Wilson 3. Paula and Roger Weatherburn-Baker 4. Joanne Pottorff, Marilyn Dessauer and Leslie Riggio 1. Phil Burgess and Don Kolowsky 2. Katherine Auksel and Bob Olson 3. Nicole de Busman and Jack Avedesian 4. Deputy Chief Chris Byrne, Capt. David Batiato and Fire Marshal Ray Munyon 5. James Davison and Alex Martin BERNADETTE LA PAGLIA / FLORIDA WEEKLY BERNADETTE LA PAGLIA / FLORIDA WEEKLY 1 4 2 3 1 23 4 5

PAGE 120 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC42 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF FEBRUARY 17-23, 2011 239.530.5134 www.nbrboatrental.comText BOAT to 37483 Special Offer 1500 Fifth Avenue South Naples, Florida 34102 Exploring No Rain Guarantee (limited) Available at Ship Store Starting at $195 Swimming White Sugar Sand Beaches Shelling Fishing (rod & reels included) We all have our heroes. For wine lovers like me, its a Rhone Ranger like Randall Grahm. Owner and winemaker of Bonny Doon Vineyard in Santa Cruz, Calif., he eschews convention. When Napa and Sonoma wineries were planting chardonnay and cabernet sauvignon in the 1980s, Mr. Grahm joined with other imaginative winemakers south of San Francisco to become one of the original Rhone Rangers, promoting wines made from Rhone valley grapes like grenache, syrah and mourvedre. Look up Rhone Rangers in Wikipedia and youll see his picture. In 2002, he held a mock funeral for the cork, positioning screwcaps as a viable alternative. In 2009, on Oprah Winfreys show, he conducted a virtual wine tasting via Skype. His book, Been Doon So Long: A Randall Grahm Vinthology, (University of California Press) is a 2010 James Beard Award Winner and 2010 Georges DeBouef Wine Book of the Year. Now hes looking to create new grape hybrids and, hence, new wines by doing something thats simply unheard of: He wants to grow vines from seed. I had the pleasure of exploring some of his unconventional philosophies with him recently over a lovely dinner at Dereks in Sarasota. I am a winemaker first, says Mr. Grahm. But I am a farmer as well. Winemakers that do not farm are more cerebral and detached. In the New World, winemakers tend to make wines of effort and not of terroir. They are control freaks. They want to control everything from the clones to drip irrigation to the fermentation temperature. With wines de terroir, the grapes or vines have something to say and, as a winemaker, you try to make your own contribution more discreet. Although Mr. Grahm was a successful wine marketer for many years, notably with his Pacific Rim and Big House brands, he no longer wants to make wine of effort. The wines were successful, but its not what I want to do anymore, he says. Its not as satisfying and not personal. Hes become a terroir-ist. The main thing is to be humble, he says. That is not easy to be, but with wine with terroir you are there to serve something larger than yourself. Terroir is a complex concept that involves soil structure, topography, microclimate and other elements that imbue wine with distinctive characteristics. Great terroir is a blessing, says Mr. Grahm, who sounds like the philosophy major he started out to be before devoting his life to wine. It is something you discover over a lifetime. You polish it, express it, let it shine forth as brightly as you can. A wines flavor is a combination of three aspects, he believes. First there is the terroir, he says, whether it is strong or weak. If it is strong enough, the varietal character is more muted, and sometimes you dont even know what the grape variety is. Second is the genetic potential of the vine the variety, the clone, and the root stock together. Last is the technique used in making the wine the yeast, the fermentation style, the barreling. All of these are the stylistic inputs of the winemaker, he says. While New World wines tend to be more about technique, Mr. Grahm says, Old World wines concentrate on terroir. It is terroir, not the winemaker, that makes the wine great, he believes, and its a concept that needs development in this country.In the New World, we have no baseline for growing grapes, he says. We dont even know what to grow in the right spot. Are you growing grenache, when maybe syrah would do better there? You can have the right grape but the row orientation is wrong, or the gap between the rows isnt right, or the wrong rootstock. There are so any ways to screw it up, so how do you move forward?The way Bonny Doon is doing it is by going backward to time-tested techniques. The new vineyard in San Juan Bautista, Calif., will be farmed without an irrigation system and the grapes will be individually staked, not strung on wires. The soil has limestone in it, and will be farmed biodynamically, like the companys existing vineyards. Biodynamic farming is regenerative and organic, focused on soil health and allows one part of the farms waste to become energy for another. Clippings fall to the soil for mulch, and animals can wander through adding fertilization. Our vineyards have always been farmed biodynamically, says Mr. Grahm. We dont do it this way because it is stylish; its the way we farm. What is unusual is that Mr. Grahm wants to grow the vines from seed, using cross-pollination to create new hybrids that will be unique to the terroir of this vineyard. My belief is that if the wines get better and distinctive they will speak for themselves. They will sell themselves. b w jimMcCRACKEN Interview with a winemaker: Randall Grahm, Bonny Doon Vineyard VINO sh in e fo rt h as b ri gh tl y as y ou c an l d r w t t h b r o i t b n B an b w w

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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 17-23, 2011 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C43 It is a rare occasion indeed when all the elements of a meal come together in a seamless fashion. Usually, something falls short of the mark a dish is slightly overcooked; theres a lapse between courses; glaring lights or boisterous neighbors intrude. None of those petty annoyances or any others, for that matter marred an outstanding meal at Sam-Bucco Bistro, despite the fact that we went on the busy Saturday night before Valentines Day. Its not simply the food or the service, although both are exceptional. From the moment I walked in the door of this stylish restaurant, I felt as if Id been enveloped in a soothing cocoon of understated luxury. The dcor has an elegant golden glow, from the taupe walls to the graceful cream and gold curtains to the large, comfortable bar and gleaming glass wine storage area. The floors are covered in oversized tiles with muted pink, green and brown tones that match those in the subtle pattern of the upholstered chairs. The theme even carries into the immaculate restrooms. The overall effect is lush and seductive without screaming Hey, look at me! Arent I chic? The service is much the same. Servers are friendly but refined, knowledgeable about the menu and wine list and attentive to customers. The staff operates as a cohesive team. We watched them clear and reset tables in a flash, with anyone who was available pitching in regardless of whose table it was. When it comes to beverages, theres a full bar. Martinis come in chilled sidecars, and the wine list is excellent, with a selection of New World bottles, but an even better choice from the Old World. We enjoyed a wonderful Traviglini Gattinara made of Nebbiolo grapes like the Barolos, but at a lower price ($68). With a touch of rose on the nose, soft tannins and lots of red berries and cherries on the palate, it complemented the Mediterranean spices in our meal nicely. And then there was the menu, which offered surprising combinations that paired magnificently. Take one of the nightly specials: a large fettuccine pancake with Parmesan and cream topped with a cold water lobster tail, shrimp, fresh peas and pink sauce ($31.50). Or the shrimp and scallops chorizo, with braised pears, mandarin oranges, tomatoes and a tart pomegranate sauce, accompanied by asparagus and scalloped potatoes ($23.95). Both contained scrupulously fresh seafood and perfectly balanced seasonings, all masterfully plated. The classic dishes were just as good. The babaganouj has a creamy consistency, the mashed eggplant seasoned simply with lemon, roasted garlic and tahini. We enjoyed it along with chunky avocado salad, marinated mushrooms, assorted cheeses (including a sensuously creamy goat cheese) and fresh, chewy focaccia bread on the SamBucco appetizer ($12.95). My favorite dish of all was the Turkish grilled calamari ($10.95), consisting of lightly grilled and seasoned tubes of tender squid served over arugula and endive with balsamic vinaigrette. Even the desserts are just right miniature versions of favorites such as Key lime pie, tiramisu, rice pudding and others. The mini-martini glass of tiramisu ($3.75) we shared contained just a few satisfying bites of creamy mascarpone cream and tender cake marbled with coffee and chocolate. Despite the fact that every table was filled by about 7:30 p.m., the room wasnt overly noisy, most likely owing to all the absorbent surfaces, such as the chairs, curtains and tablecloths. That was as refreshing and unusual as the quietly classy dcor. The only minor miss of the evening was that it took a while to secure our check once wed finished dinner, owing to the fact that the service staff was working at maximum capacity and our server had to prepare and deliver several cappuccinos. Given the pleasant afterglow of the meal, however, we werent in a great rush and it was refreshing that no one seemed in a hurry to turn the table. It was clear that many of the guests were regulars, given that chef/owner Sam Bucco, co-owner Adel Khalil and several servers greeted them by name and stopped by tables to chat. Its equally clear what makes people return time and again: The management here has both the talent and vision to offer customers an exceptional dining experience. karenFELDMAN food & wine CALENDAR Saturday, Feb. 19, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Whole Foods Mar ket: The Kids Club teaches children how to eat a rainbow by filling their plates with vegetables; $5, Mercato, 9101 Strada Plac e; 5520 5100 or register at Saturday, Feb. 19, 7-9 p.m., Robb & Stuck y Culinary Center: Chef Martin Murphy prepares culinary tour of the Mediterranean; $75 inclusive, 26501 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs; (866) 206-3840. Monday, Feb. 21, 5-7 p.m., Pure Urb an Oasis: Explore the sparkling world of champagnes at this biweekly tasting; $10 (can be used as credit toward dinner that night), Mercato; 514-7873. Reservations preferred. Monday, Feb. 21, 5:30-7 p.m., Tonys Off T hir d: Meet winemaker David Guffy and sample wines from The Hess Collection; $15 per person (includes $10 coupon toward purchase of featured Hess wines); 1300 Third St. S.; 262-7999. Monday, Feb. 21, 6:30 p.m., Ruths Chris St eak House: Juelle Fisher, proprietor of Fisher Vineyards, will be on hand for a four-course wine dinner; $109, Coconut Point, Estero; 948-8888. Reservations required. Monday, Feb. 21, 6-8 p.m., Robb & S tuck y Culinary Center: Chef Martin Murphy creates tasty Caribbean recipes featuring local seafood, $45; 26501 Tamiami Trail S., Bonita Springs; (866) 206-3840. Reservations required. Wednesday, Feb. 23, noon-2 p.m., R obb & S tucky Culinary Center: Chef Martin Murphy demonstrates how to make creative salads, $35; 26501 Tamiami Trail S., Bonita Springs; (866) 206-3840. Reservations required. Wednesday, Feb. 23, 5:30-8 p.m., Decanted W ines: The ratings of Wine Spectator and Wine Advocate are put to the test in this sampling of highly rated reds; $10 (with $5 credit toward purchase that evening), 1410 Pine Ridge Road; 4341814. Reservations required. Wednesday, Feb. 23, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Shula s S teak House: Try all five of Shulas steak cuts at one time, paired with five signature sides and five wines; $55 in advance, $65 at the door; 5111 Tamiami Trail North; 430-4999. Reserve online at Wednesday, Feb. 23, 6-9 p.m., The Good Lif e o f Naples: Helen Chen demonstrates dishes from the healthy Chinese kitchen, $100, 2355 Vanderbilt Beach Road; 514-4663. Reservations required. Thursday, Feb. 24, noon-1:30 p.m., Bamboo Caf F rench Home Cooking: Enjoy a two-course lunch and an interior design presentation on Color Power by Joie Wilson; $25 inclusive, 755 12th Ave. S.; 643-6177 or reserve online at Reservations required. Submit event listings to Cuisine@ WEEKLY CUISINE The heavens align in perfect harmony at Sam-Bucco Bistro Sam-Bucco Bistro >> Hours: Lunch served 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; dinner served 4:30-10 p.m. daily >> Reservations: Accepted >> Credit cards: Major cards accepted >> Price range: Appetizers, $6-$12.95; entrees, $18.50-$30.95 >> Beverages: Full bar with exemplary wine list >> Seating: At the bar or one high top table, conventional tables and chairs in the dining room or on more casual enclosed patio >> Specialties of the house: Babaganouj, portobello a la Lyonnaise, Turkish grilled calamari, whole wheat penne rustiche, gnocchi, linguini all vongole (clams), risotto porcini, grilled salmon, shrimp and scallops chorizo, grilled rosemary chicken, grilled steak chimichurri, rack of lamb, veal Valenciana >> Volume: Low to moderate >> Parking: Free lot >> Web site: www.sam-buccobistro.comRatings: Food: Service: Atmosphere: 14700 Tamiami Trail N.; 592-6050SuperbNoteworthyGoodFairPoor In the know v e e sev6 -9 p.m., T h e n C h e n d e m hlthChi A showy special, this cold-water lobster tail and shrimp sit atop a large pancake made of fettuccine, parmesan and a touch of cream, all of which is covered with fresh peas and pink sauce. Turkish grilled calamari served with endive, arugula, blasamic vinaigrette and a spritz of fresh lemon juice makes a great starter at Sam-Bucco Bistro.Succulent shrimp and scallops are dressed up with chewy chorizo, pears, mandarin oranges and a just-tart-enough pomegranate sauce.COURTESY PHOTOChef Sam Bucco and business partner Adel Khalil have worked together in the restaurant business for 20 years, first in New Jersey then in Southwest Florida.KAREN FELDMAN / FLORIDA WEEKLY A scaled-down tiramisu affords a few satisfying sweet bites. M p > > > en > > co or > po w w vo sh ch ve > > > scr up ulousl y fresh c ma d c m d e n un ar s, s e he a is server had to prepare an d scrupulously fresh c tly balanced a sterfully di sh es d T he c ream y m as h e d simp ly e d garlic n joyed nk y r i, e a las tin g p p d eliver several ca p puccinos A scaled do wn t iramisu a f f o r ds a f e w satis f ying sweet b i tes

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