Okeechobee Music Festival might return in 2020

OKEECHOBEE — An email from the Okeechobee Music Festival on Nov. 29 confirmed that there will not be a festival in 2019 — but added they are looking forward to returning in 2020. “Greetings, Okeechobeeings,” the email states. “After much consideration and looking at many different options, we have decided to take a fallow year […]

Firehouse Community Theatre presents ‘Boeing Boeing’

LABELLE — It’s the 1960s and bachelor Bernard has a flat in Paris and is engaged to three flight attendants from three different countries! Bernard’s perfect life gets bumpy when his friend Robert comes to stay and the girls’ schedules get changed! Fasten your seat belts as Bernard, his grumbling maid Berta and his friend […]

Lake area students perform in ‘Alice in Wonderland’

Students from around the Glades area tried out, practiced for four days and performed three times, all in one week’s time. The Missoula Children’s Theatre put on their annual performance this past week, with local students ranging from 5 to 18 years old, at the Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center in Belle Glade. The students […]

Students celebrate FSA scores with limo ride and lunch

CLEWISTON — Students from Central Elementary School in Clewiston finally got a chance to celebrate their hard work! On Friday, Sept. 14, the third-, fourth- and fifth-graders who received a five on their FSA reading, math and/or science during the 2017-18 school year, received their promised “Limo Ride to Lunch.” Like celebrities, they were cheered […]

Famous concert boat moors at Pahokee Marina

PAHOKEE — Point Counterpoint II, the world-famous floating concert hall designed by the late master architect Louis Kahn and constructed for the United States’ Bicentennial in 1976, moored at the city marina last week, and plans are being shaped for it to stay there permanently. Formerly homeported in Talinn, Estonia, and having traveled more than […]

Prom night for visually impaired teens brings out the community

NORTH FORT MYERS — On Dec. 16, Lighthouse of SWFL and its Transition Teen Program will host “A Night with the Stars” prom open to teens with blindness and vision impairment living in Lee, Hendry, Glades, Charlotte, Collier, Manatee, and Sarasota counties. The free event will be held at Lighthouse of SWFL 35 W. Mariana […]

Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center presents Ole on January 12

BELLE GLADE — The Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center is proud to present Ole on Thursday, January 12 at 7:30pm. It’s “Gypsy Kings Meets Three Amigos”! Paul Morocco, Guillermo de Endya and Marcial Heredia perform together in one of the most zany, unpredictable and spectacular shows in the world. It’s a wonderful celebration of music […]