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Monday, May 16, 2011
Event Title: Singin' in the Rain
Where: Manatee Players
Monday, May 16, 2011
Singin' In the Rain
Final Mainstage Production of this Season

May 5 - May 22
You won't want to miss this tap dancing musical extravaganza where it will actually, intentionally rain on our stage! Based on the classic MGM film, our production stars DeWayne Barrett as Don Lockwood (Gene Kelly's role) and Jonah Wright as Cosmo Brown (Donald O'Conner's role). The 2 female leads will be performed by Andrea Wright and Kim Betts. Tickets are on sale now at the Box Office and also online.

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Event Title: Jazz Drawings by Martina Wald
Monday, May 16, 2011
Jazz Drawings by Martina Wald Exhibiting in Alliance Member Gallery
Lee County Alliance for the Arts exhibits the artwork of German native, part-time Sanibel resident, Martina Wald, in the Member Gallery on May 6th-28th. The exhibit features various pieces of Wald's jazz-related artwork, allowing guests to view or purchase while enjoying browsing the gallery.
Martina's artwork is inspired by her love and passion for jazz music, as she composes all of her pieces while simultaneously viewing and listening to live jazz concerts. Wald focuses on the connection between musician and instrument by improvising and jotting down lines onto paper during the concerts. This process makes her work uniquely expressive of the tones and emotions conveyed through the music as it is experienced firsthand.
The opening reception for the exhibit will be held at the Alliance on May 6th, 5:00-7:00PM, and is free and open to the public. The reception also presents the work of artist and News-Press Cartoonist, Doug MacGregor, whose exhibit, "Poked in the Mind's Eye", will be on display in the main gallery at Alliance.
For more information on the artists and their work, visit Alliance for the Art's Website, www.artinlee.org, or call (239) 939-2787.


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Where: Alliance for the Arts
Monday, May 16, 2011
Alliance Presents "Poked in the Mind's Eye: The Humorous Perspective of Doug MacGregor"
Lee County Alliance for the Arts will exhibit the artwork of the local News-Press Cartoonist in, "Poked in the Mind's Eye: The Humorous Perspective of Doug MacGregor," from May 6 to May 28. The exhibit will feature 40 pieces of Doug's work reaching across various topics.
A special opening reception for the exhibit, open to the public, will be hosted at the Alliance for the Arts on May 6th, from 5:00-7:00PM. Light hors d'úuvres will be served as guests browse the gallery, meet the artist and have the opportunity to view and purchase artwork.
MacGregor's new book, "Get Creative, Turn on the Bright Side of Your Brain," will be available for sale as a complement to the exhibition. In addition, guests are invited to join Doug MacGregor as he leads a Gallery WALK & TALK Tour of the exhibit on Wednesday, May 18th from 1:30- 2:30PM.
Doug MacGregor has served as the resident cartoonist for The News-Press for over twenty-nine years creating about five editorial cartoons per week. The Association of American Editorial Cartoonists characterizes Doug's work as 'hilarious', "Whether it's roasting Congress over annual pork-barrel legislation, grinding lawmakers in Tallahassee over partisan politics, or criticizing county commissioners for caving into special interests, Doug has covered it all!" Doug is inspired by, "The wonderment of everyday life, what's going on around us and keeping the humor in the forefront for everything we do creatively."
Don't miss this unique exhibit, "Poked in the Mind's Eye: The Humorous Perspective of Doug MacGregor," at the Alliance for the Arts from May 6th to May 28th. Experience the artwork May 6th, from 5:00-7:00PM at the opening reception or May 18th from 1:30-2:30PM at a Gallery WALK & TALK Tour with the artist. For more information visit www.ArtInLee.org or call (239) 939-2787.
In conjunction with this exhibit, the work of Martina Wald will be displayed in the Alliance Members Gallery. Martina's work is inspired by her love and passion for jazz music, as she composes all of her pieces while simultaneously viewing and listening to live jazz concerts.

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Event Title: Classical Christian Academy art students
Where: Art League of Fort Myers
Monday, May 16, 2011
Reception: Mother's Day from 2:00-4:00 pm
Show on display through May 16th
Location: Art League of Fort Myers
1451 Monroe Street
Fort Myers, FL 33902
The Art League of For Myers proudly presents Classical Christian Academy art students, 5th through the 9th grade in our gallery in the Heart of the River District. Students of art instructor Sherry Diaz will exhibit from May 2nd to May 16th. Ms. Diaz chose a beautiful array of delightful art from each her student's portfolio. 30 pieces will be available for your visual pleasure.
The students will have their art for sale providing you with an opportunity to add to your collection of original works. Sales of student art to benefit CC Academy art program.
A reception will be held on Mothers Day from 2-4 at the Art League for parents, students, friends, neighbors and family. This event is free and open to the public.
We will have an exciting time! Come join us to celebrate our great artists of the future! And, of course buy some wonderful art. The kids are really excited to share their work with you.

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Where: Asolo Theater
Monday, May 16, 2011
Time: 7:00 PM EST
Monday Night Movies at the Ringling
7 p.m.
Tickets: $7
February 21, 2011
Funny Girl - Barbara Streisand, Omar Sharif; Rated G; 149 minutes; 1968
February 28, 2011
Women in Love - Glenda Jackson, Oliver Reed, Alan Bates; Rated R; 131 minutes; 1970
March 7, 2011
KLUTE - Jane Fonda, Donald Sutherland; Rated R; 114 minutes; 1971
March 14, 2011
Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore - Ellen Burstyn, Kris Kristofferson; Rated PG; 112 minutes; 1974
March 21, 2011
NETWORK - Faye Dunaway, William Holden, Peter Finch; Rated R; 121 minutes; 1976
March 28, 2011
Coal Miner's Daughter - Sissy Spacek, Tommy Lee Jones; Rated PG; 125 minutes; 1981
April 4, 2011
On Golden Pond - Katherine Hepbrun, Henry Fonda, Jane Fonda, Dabney Coleman; Rated PG; 109 minutes; 1981
April 11, 2011
Sophie's Choice - Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline, Peter MacNicol; Rated R; 157 minutes; 1982
April 18, 2011
Terms of Endearment - Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger, Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, Jeff Daniels, John Lithgow; Rated PG; 132minutes; 1983
April 25, 2011
Places in the Heart - Sally Field, Lindsay Crouse, Ed Harris; Rated PG; 113 minutes; 1984
May 2, 2011
Moonstruck - Cher, Nicolas Cage; Rated PG; 102 minutes; 1987
May 9, 2011
Driving Miss Daisy - Jessica Tandy, Morgan Freeman, Dan Aykroyd; Rated PG; 99 minutes; 1989
May 16, 2011
The Silence of the Lambs - Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Scott Glenn, Anthony Heald; Rated R; 118 minutes; 1991
May 23, 2011
Dead Man Walking - Susan Sarandon, Sean Penn; Rated R; 127 minutes; 1995
May 30, 2011
Fargo - Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi, William H. Macy; Rated R; 97 minutes; 1996
June 6, 2011
Monster's Ball - Billy Bob Thornton, Halle Berry, Heath Ledger, Peter Boyle, Sean Combs, Mos Def, Milos Addica; Rated R; 111 minutes; 2001
June 13, 2011
Iris - Judi Dench, Jim Broadbent, Kate Winslet, Penelope Wilton; Rated R; 90 minutes; 2001
June 20, 2011
The Hours - Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman, Julianne Moore, Ed Harris; Rated PG-13; 120 minutes; 2002
Call the Historic Asolo Theater Box office 941.360.7399, or on-line at www.ringling.org for more information.

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