Art Southwest Florida for the week of October 15-21

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Here’s the news from the arts and community theater here in Southwest Florida for the week of October 15-21:
At Florida Gulf Coast University
At the Edison Ford Winter Estates
  • Edison Ford to host insider’s look into the making of ‘Titanic’ with nod to Edions’ role in creating filmmaking industry (10-17-15)
In the Fort Myers River District
At the Alliance for the Arts
  • Young Artists Awards’ ‘Cabaret & Cabernet’ fundraiser takes place October 24 in Foulds Theatre at Alliance (10-18-15)
  • Alliance’s ‘200 Under $200′ exhibit will be ‘cash & carry’ holiday extravaganze (10-17-15)
In the Cape
  • Cape Coral Library highlighting work by Pen Women of Southwest Florida in November (10-21-15)
On Sanibel
  • Sanibel’s Watson MacRae Gallery opens Season 8, releases exhibition schedule (10-17-15)
In the Naples Art District
In Naples’ Third Street South Art District
  • Artists Claire Kendrick, Kevin Sloan and Tom Manziano complete commissions for Gardner Colby collectors (10-18-15)
Art Fairs and Festivals
At the Theater
On this Day in Local History

  • Today is the 104th anniversary of the opening of the Andrew D. Gwynne Institute (10-20-15)
  • Fort Dulany’s destruction by the great hurricane of October 19, 1841 led to the creation of Fort Myers (10-19-14)
  • On this day in 1903, Flossie Hill and friends saved Fort Myers from burning to the ground (10-16-15)
As always, you can read each of these stories in one place by simply clicking here or click on the hyperlinks for more detailed treatment of the topics that interest you most.
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