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Fine arts show this weekend at Lovers Key State Park

Arts, crafts and jewelry fans will have a lot to see this weekend as Lovers Key State Park hosts The Invitational at Lovers Key fine art show at its event field. The show will feature metal and wood sculptors, glass blowers, painters, fine jewelers, functional art and wearable fiber art. ...

Payzant brings Disney pedigree to Shucker’s Galleria

If you are a regular attendee of the shows at the Fort Myers Beach Art Association's gallery, you will notice that some names keep popping up on some of the standout works. Among those is Patricia Payzant, an earner of past awards for her works from the association and a board member who ...

Fort Myers Beach Art Association gets early start to spring

At the Fort Myers Beach Art Association, the art is always moving. While the winter show “Beyond Boundaries” will finish Thursday with hopes of a cold spell being over, the spring juried show “Freedom to Move” will be ushering in a new art season Monday, Feb. 15. The show, sponsored ...

The return of Gatlin

While it may take time for life to return to normal, the arrival of Gatlin back on the Fort Myers Beach music scene has brought a welcome familiarity to their fan base at the Parrot Key Caribbean Grill. The husband and wife singing team are performing every Tuesday and Wednesday fro 6 p.m. ...

Calusa Waterkeeper to hold online benefit Nov. 14

It's been 30 years since the Estero Bay tributaries were designated as Oustanding Florida Waters. That hasn't made the work any easier for protecting the quality of the water in the region. The Calusa Waterkeeper, in its 25th year fighting for the protection of the Estero Bay tributaries, will ...

Fort Myers Beach Art Association, Shucker’s to hold joint event Tuesday

The Fort Myers Beach Art Association announced that its gallery is reopening to the public this week. The association will also be participating on Tuesday in an outdoor painting event at Shucker's at the Gulfshore and Cottage Bar as part of a new partnership with the restaurant. The ...

And the winners are …

Even COVID-19 couldn't stop the power of cinema at the Fort Myers Beach International Film Festival. Though forced to stream the movies from more than 100 filmmakers online due to the pandemic, executive director Janeen Paulauskis said the festival was a success. “Though virtually, we ...

Return to the Gilded Age at Fort Myers Beach International Film Festival

Reaching back to the late 19th Century, Minnesota native Julie Koehnen saw a time where wide disparities in income were people like railroad tycoon James J. Hill to accumulate massive fortunes, build giant mansions as part of a lifestyle far removed from most ordinary people. In her movie ...

Fort Myers Beach International Film Festival marches online

Stocked with more than 100 films, the 14th annual Fort Myers Beach International Film Festival will be streamed online beginning Tuesday. Janeen Paulauskis, executive director of the festival, said there has been strong interest for the festival this year. “We're up a few films from last ...

The art must go on

Like many aspects of life, the Fort Myers Beach Art Association's plans were sidelined this past spring when the coronavirus pandemic hit. The association had to shutter its doors to the public and cancel its annual scholarship contest. Following some deep cleaning, interior work and painting, ...