Dallas Brass Performance

The Charlotte Chorale is pleased to present the Dallas Brass in performance on Sunday, February 26, 2023 at 4:00 pm at the Charlotte Performing Arts Center. This concert will include selections from the album “Dallas Brass – American Musical Journey” an enjoyable selection of American music old and new. Although Dallas Brass will also be performing earlier in the month Read more […]

“Voices of Spirit” Concert

The Charlotte Chorale’s upcoming concert, “Voices of Spirit” on February 25, 2023 at 4:00 pm in the Charlotte Performing Arts Center has all the ingredients for a superb presentation that will inspire the audience. The program will include “O Great Spirit” by Charlotte County composer Barbara Goldberg. The piece is a unique setting of a Native American prayer and is Read more […]

Charlotte County Coin & Currency Expo

Buying, selling, trading all types numismatic collectables. Free verbal appraisals. Security present.

Charlotte Harbor Book Festival

The Military Heritage Museum, 900 West Marion Avenue, Punta Gorda, FL is hosting the Charlotte Book Festival on February 25, 2023 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Featured keynote speaker is Robert Macomber. The festival will offer live music, autographed books, free writing seminars, youth writing workshop, bookseller’s row with authors, art and sculpture garden, veteran’s tales, and a children’s Read more […]

Charlotte County Jazz Society presents The Orlando Jazz Orchestra

Charlotte County Jazz Society presents The Orlando Jazz Orchestra playing the music of Henry Mancini on February 13 at 7:00. This evening features 11 of Central Florida’s finest musicians playing some of the beloved works of the composer Henry Mancini. This event takes place at The Charlotte Performing Arts Center. There will be a special performance by the Lemon Bay Read more […]

Loveland Center 3rd Annual Ability 5K Race and 1K Fun Walk

Race Day Registration: 6:30 – 7:30 a.m., Laishley Park Pavilion. Race day cost is: $30.00 Parking: Park in Laishley parking lot in front of Laishley Crab House. Course: Starts at Laishley Park, onto the Harborwalk, past Gilcrest Park and back. Please be mindful of others using Harborwalk during the race. Start Times: 5K @ 8:00 a.m., 1K Walk @ 8:15 Read more […]

Arts Season Guide

2023-02-02 E-Edition

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What’s causing Florida’s home insurance rates to rise?


Some Floridians have already received the news in their mailboxes. Many others will see it arrive in the coming months. None will welcome it. “Our homeowner’s insurance went from $2,150 to $6,250,” said Shelly Salzman of Lee County. “How’s that for an increase?” Ms. Salzman had been with her insurance company, Kin Interinsurance Network, since she had moved to Southwest […]

Report: Florida lags behind nation in preventing and reducing tobacco use


Florida is listed as one of the states with the worst policies to prevent and reduce tobacco use, according to the American Lung Association’s 21st annual “State of Tobacco Control” report, which was released recently. The state earned mostly failing grades on this year’s report. The “State of Tobacco Control” report evaluates state and federal policies on actions taken to […]