‘The Music Shop’ by Rachel Joyce


“There was once a music shop. From the outside it looked like any shop, in any backstreet. It had no name above the door. No record display in the window. There was just a homemade poster stuck to the glass. FOR THE MUSIC YOU NEED!! EVERYONE WELCOME!! WE ONLY SELL VINYL!!” “The Music Shop,” by Rachel Joyce, is the story […]

Wine and Hors d’oeuvres and a Boatload of Fun

The annual Marco Island Sail & Power Squadron’s annual Wine and Hors d’oeuvres Party again proved to be a popular event. Held recently at the San Marco Catholic Church Parish Center, the fundraiser drew a large crowd which dined on a vast assortment of fine foods, desserts and of course, vino, all for the price of $25. As always, there […]

The Marco Players Present Steel Magnolias

The production of “Steel Magnolias” by The Marco Players is, at first, a lighthearted comedy that follows the banter of six southern women with very large personalities as they lead the lives of average women in Chinquapin, Louisiana. At least that’s what the first act of the play leads you to believe. The story is set in Truvy Jones’ (Kathleen […]

Raymond James Hosts Women’s Financial Workshop

Manage your money. Design your life. Create your future. Investment Insights of Raymond James is proud to host national speaker Lisa Kueng, Director of Creative Campaigns for Invesco Consulting and coauthor of the book, “Picture your Prosperity: Smart Money Moves to Turn Your Vision into Reality.” What do you want out of life? How can you use your money to […]

An Adventure Along the Pacific Coast


cruise along the Pacific coast of Central America and Mexico, and back to Miami opened new vistas for exploration and discovery. I flew to Los Angeles and boarded the Norwegian Star for a 14-day cruise to see many new and more remote places. Our first stop was at the port of Cabo San Lucas, a new and popular resort at […]

Singin’ Broadway Returns

Back by popular demand, the talent is taking the stage for the Second Annual Singin’ Broadway with all new songs and shows. Sponsored by Clausen Properties, Inc., the Second Annual Singin’ Broadway is a special concert event featuring some of South Florida’s most talented singers, performing songs from your favorite Broadway musicals. Talented performers include: Carl Back, a Marco Island […]

J.Robert’s Florida Songwriter Showcase at Margood Harbor Theater

J.Robert’s Florida Songwriter Showcase is marching forward into its 2018 winter series at the Margood Harbor Theater after a popular 13-week summer series at The Marco Theater. The show is a music presentation featuring songwriters who have composed and recorded original Florida music. Every first Monday evening of the month from 6:30 to 9:30 PM, songwriters will take the stage […]


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