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Gulf & Main: September/October 2017 Issue

Aug 28, 2017 05:46PM ● Published by Kevin

This month, we celebrate man's unlimited capacity for creative expression. They say that art is in the eye of the beholder, and we aim to give you "an eyeful" of it - painting, architecture, dance, music and more. Plus, we explore design trends as well as fashion. If creativity is your thing, this issue will both satisfy and inspire.

Read some of our top stories below.

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SoCo Cool Artists Carve a Neighborhood Niche South of Colonial - Aug 28 2017 0505PM

SoCo Cool! Artists Carve a Neighborhood Niche South of Colonial

Climbing aboard the branding strategy of previously neglected U.S. neighborhoods rich in culture, the SoCo Cultural District launched in October 2016. Read More » 

 

Some 4000 ballplayers age 35 and up arrive in Southwest Florida in October Photo courtesy of Roy Hobbs BaseballGreg Wagner Photography

Roy Hobbs World Series: Lee County’s No. 1 Amateur Event, Returns in October

The Roy Hobbs World Series has been held in Lee County since 1993, growing from 54 teams to more than 240. Read More » 

 

Photo courtesy of Little Palm Island

Little Palm Island: Just South of Miami, a Semi-deserted Isle, a No Cellphone Zone

While brochures and T-shirts worn by some staff (130 full-time) urge guests to “Get Lost,” the only type of lost you are on this South Seas-style resort island is a state of mind. Read More » 

 

Gin is Hot Again the Latest Spirit to Make a Splash - Aug 28 2017 0534PM

Gin is Hot Again: the Latest Spirit to Make a Splash

Gin is distilled from a number of grains that are often fermented first, then redistilled infusing botanicals, most notably juniper. Read More » 

 

Galleries Galore Art Scene is Crucial Aspect of Local Economy - Aug 28 2017 0541PM

Galleries Galore: Art Scene is Crucial Aspect of Local Economy

Fort Myers is a good place to be rejuvenated with its diverse range of galleries and visual artists in all mediums, classical and visionary. Read More » 

 

Art Gallery Bob Rauschenberg Gallery at FSW State College

Florida’s Creative Class: Their Work Helps Drive the Economy, Thousands of Jobs at Stake

In Lee County alone, the creative class produces $140 million in annual activity—supporting thousands of jobs and generating some $18.8 million in government revenues. Read More » 

 

In Print 2017
  • During the holiday season, from Thanksgiving weekend throughout the month of December, Captiva Is...


  • Open Painting at The Paint Escape

    11/28/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

    Ceramic painting for children and adults, create a decorative item. Friday night offers ladie...


  • Festival of Trees

    11/28/2017
    10:00AM

    The annual Festival of Trees is a five-day event in which beautiful and creatively decorated tree...


  • Surfside Sunset Market

    11/28/2017
    01:00PM — 06:00PM

    The Surfside Sunset Market is located at The Shops at Surfside. From November through April, the ...


  • After-school Clique, 3rd-5th grades

    11/28/2017
    03:00PM — 04:00PM

    avorite books, new books, never-knew-existed books plus puzzles, games, crafts and more! Geared s...


  • Edison & Ford Holiday Nights

    11/28/2017
    05:30PM

    The winter homes, gardens, and historic buildings of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford are decorated w...


  • Edison & Ford Holiday Nights

    11/28/2017
    06:00PM

    The winter homes, gardens, and historic buildings of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford are decorated w...


  • Preview Party & Breakthrough Awards

    11/28/2017
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Tree Preview attendees will see more than 20 artificial trees decorated by local businesses and v...


  • Complete original art while enjoying friends, music and favorite beverages. Materials provided, o...


  • Wines One

    11/28/2017
    07:00PM — 09:00PM

    An introduction to the pleasures of wine. Food & wine parings. Taste over a dozen wines - many ma...


  • Edison & Ford Holiday Nights

    11/24/2017
    05:30PM

    The winter homes, gardens, and historic buildings of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford are decorated w...


  • Edison & Ford Holiday Nights

    11/24/2017
    06:00PM

    The winter homes, gardens, and historic buildings of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford are decorated w...


  • Square One Improv

    11/25/2017
    08:00PM

    Fast-paced, hilarious, musical, completely improvised comedy show. Square One Improv features the...


  • The second-pass debris collection for the City of Bonita Springs will begin the week of November ...


  • Festival of Trees

    11/28/2017
    10:00AM

    The annual Festival of Trees is a five-day event in which beautiful and creatively decorated tree...


  • Preview Party & Breakthrough Awards

    11/28/2017
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Tree Preview attendees will see more than 20 artificial trees decorated by local businesses and v...


  • Ugly Sweater Contest

    11/29/2017
    06:30PM

    Don we now our ugly sweaters! ‘Tis the season for tacky holiday attire, and we want to see your...


  • Painting with a Purpose

    11/30/2017
    07:00PM — 09:00PM

    Join our friends from Painting with a Twist of Fort Myers for an evening of art and amusement on ...


  • Art Walk & Holiday Stroll

    12/01/2017
    06:00PM — 10:00PM

    Fun night at the Festival, as we celebrate Art Walk and the Holiday Stroll in the Downtown Fort M...


  • Children’s Workshop at Santa's Block Party!

    12/02/2017
    10:00AM — 02:00PM

    Santa’s Block Party at the Goodwill Festival of Trees and hosted by: Sydney & Berne Davis Art C...


  • Come enjoy some Christmas spirit at the 29th Annual Fort Myers Beach Christmas Boat Parade! Last...


  • Celebrate the holidays and help feed the hungry by singing at the 27th Annual Christmas Carol Sin...


  • Edison & Ford Holiday Nights

    12/06/2017
    05:30PM

    The winter homes, gardens, and historic buildings of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford are decorated w...


  • Christmas in the Park

    12/08/2017
    04:00PM — 10:00PM

    The City of Fort Myers celebrates the season with Christmas in the Park from 4 to 10 p.m. on Dece...


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