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Fort Myers Beach International Film Festival wraps up

Films about the supernatural, love, family strife, the apocalypse and the afterlife were among the many subjects explored at this past week's Fort Myers Beach International Film Festival. More than 130 films were shown all week at the Beach Theater on Estero Boulevard, the bulk of which were ...

Fort Myers Beach International Film Festival opens

The 15th annual Fort Myers Beach International Film Festival opened Wednesday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony assisted by actor Zack Gottsagen of "The Peanut Butter Falcon." The ceremony was held before the showing of the short film "At Last," which stars Gottsagen and George Lopez. The short ...

Film festival kicks off this week

Sure, there have been plenty of movies about the end of the world, but not many made in Iceland. Known for its otherworldly landscape, from waterfalls to Ice Age remnants of glaciers, volcanoes and geysers, along with its Viking past, Iceland is the setting for the new independent feature ...

Everything in the End

Sure, there have been plenty of movies about the end of the world, but not many made in Iceland. Known for its otherworldly landscape, from waterfalls to Ice Age remnants of glaciers, volcanoes and geysers, along with its Viking past, Iceland is the setting for the new independent feature ...

Late Bad Company singer Brian Howe celebrated with concert

A year after he died from a heart attack, former Fort Myers Beach resident and Bad Company singer Brian Howe was remembered with a tribute show at Cape Cabaret in Cape Coral. The Bad Company cover band Bad Inc., featuring some of Howe's former bandmates, and the Foreigner cover band 4NR2 ...

Busy summer at Lani Kai

At the Lani Kai Island Resort, entertainment is a key component of its longstanding success. There is usually some type of musical performance going on most nights. Jazz singer Angela Hicks will be returning to the resort's rooftop Island View to perform every Tuesday and Thursday evening as ...

Photos at the library

The striking images of waves of water crashing over the Fort Myers Beach Pier during Hurricane Eta last fall were captured by a skilled local photographer who will be adding to her reputation this month with an exhibit of her work at the Fort Myers Beach Public Library. Lorna Littrell, a ...

Summertime rolls

After a head-spinning turn of shows from the “Fall Show” to the “Art Divine” to the winter show, “Anything Goes” and the Student Scholarship Show, the Fort Myers Beach Art Association is settling down for its non-judged “Summer Show,” which begins Saturday and runs into October. ...

Fort Myers Beach Art Association awards scholarships to student artists

The importance of the scholarships handed out to art students at the Fort Myers Beach Art Association's student show Sunday can't be stressed enough. It's a tradition that goes back to the 1950's for the group. The association's members look forward to it every year. Giving out scholarships and ...