Entries by LifeInNaples

STORYTELLERS CREATIVE ARTS

Storytellers Creative Arts was founded in 2002, by native New Yorker William Barnett. SCA is a Florida faith-based organization that uses the arts as a tool of transformation. The organization was born out of a vision that the arts have power to heal and transform lives. In 2003, Storytellers Creative Arts relocated to Southwest Florida, later becoming a […]

ICE ACADEMY

Subtropical Southwest Florida claims a surprising number of connections to ice and winter sports.  Naples’  Brian Shimer has become a fixture in Olympic bobsled competition and coaching. An 8,000-seat ice arena in Estero now hosts pro hockey, ice shows and recreation for all ages. Now the beauty and grace of Olympic class ice dancing and other figure skating comes to Hertz Arena as a […]

JOIN A SWINGING GOOD TIME – ALL FOR A GREAT CAUSE

Get all dolled up in your finest flapper dress or three piece suit and take a step back in time as the Naples Art Association (NAA) transforms into a roaring 20’s speakeasy for the year’s most anticipated event – For the Love of Art. This evening of artistic, culinary, and performing arts – all to raise funds to provide access […]

Hang in there, here’s how to create your home gallery…

Dear Artspert: I have annoying control panels for the air conditioning and the security system on my walls in places that prohibit me from hanging anything. Is there anything I can do, short of calling an electrician and redoing these walls, to hang art on these walls? Controlled Dear Controlled, One solution for your problem of having an […]

BLOW DRYING HINTS

by Erick Carter My clients always say,” I can never get my hair to look like you do when I blow dry it at home.” Thank heavens, or I would be out of business, but I will share a few tips that may help you achieve that professional look. First of all, start with a […]

DESIGN RETAINERS

Design Retainers and Why They Benefit You Kitchens by Clay has reached its 20th year as a corporation and we are quite proud of that. In fact, I’ve been designing kitchens in Naples Florida for all of 27 years now. Over the years I have learned a lot. Mistakes have been made and lessons learned […]

2019 NAPLES WINTER WINE FESTIVAL

The 2019 Naples Winter Wine Festival came to a close following its electric Live Auction, which raised just under $16 million for the underprivileged and at-risk children of Collier County. This brings the total amount raised by the Festival to more than $191 million since its inception in 2001. On-the-spot donations supporting this year’s Fund […]