December 2, 2017 at 7:30 pm
Wang Opera Center
Playing the music of Charles Mingus, Oliver Nelson, and Cannonball Adderley, with a sound unlike anything currently being performed in SW Florida, this high-energy jazz sextet combines four horns (two saxes, trombone, and trumpet), bass, and drums. Displaying strong Gospel, Blues, and Soul influence, the group comes directly out of the Oliver Nelson recording “Blues and the Abstract Truth” and will play 4 or 5 songs from that recording, in addition… Read the rest
December 2, 2017 at 7:30 pm
Pianist Milana Strezeva and Anton Belov, baritone
Milana Strezeva breaks new ground for CAPA by teaming up this year with baritone Anton Belov for the season opening program of lush and masterfully portrayed Russian and Italian Art Songs.… Read the rest
The CAPA Cultural and Performing Arts Center Board remembers our President and friend, Chick Heithaus. His enthusiasm and love of the arts will be a part of his enduring legacy. He will be in our hearts forever.
A Memorial Reception will be held on Saturday, November 4th from 3:00 – 5:30 p.m. with a Music Tribute at 4:30 p.m. at the Wang Opera Center.
John Charles “Chick” Heithaus
John Charles “Chick” Heithaus, 74, Naples, died Thursday, October 19, 2017 in… Read the rest
The public-invited Round 2 of the inquiry by the CRA Advisory Board will be 5pm on October 19. Of the three proposals two include a substantial cultural element. The third proposal provides only rental property and a commercial strip.
Paul Arsenault, a leading locally-based artist and community supporter, offers these comments regarding VPAC’s part of the two complying proposals:
“CAPA’s planned facility – now VPAC’s, as well – seeks to fill and unfulfilled need in the Naples community for a… Read the rest
Naples Ballet President, Toshiko Thompson, and Artistic Director, Christophe Maraval, auditioned ballet students yesterday for the 7 pm, November 28 and 29 Nutcracker performances at Artis-Naples. Ms. Thompson said she was pleased with the turnout and the quality of the dancers.… Read the rest
Dr. J. David Watson – Chair, Development Committee
Music composer and theorist by training, performing arts department chair and conductor in a new music series; directed four musicals at Breck School in Golden Valley, Minnesota. He is a veteran of thirty years in independent school education. John was Head of School for fifteen years at West Nottingham Academy in Maryland, founded in 1744, and Seacrest Country Day School in Naples. He is an independent school consultant with Educational Directions, Inc.… Read the rest
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Adults needed for party guests! Please contact the studio for details. It is a wonderful experience without a huge time commitment!!!… Read the rest
This report is Issue One of the seventh year we’ve published it – every Sunday evening. It’s fitting that we celebrate that anniversary with a freshly decorated new home office!
The physical move will be Tuesday, but CAPA Director and Board Secretary, Dwight Richardson (never misses a ceremony) accepted the keys to 213 Airport Pulling Road South on Friday.
Richard Curry, landlord representative presented the keys at the front door.
The property, at Commerce Centers of Naples is owned by… Read the rest
Displaying strong gospel, blues, and soul influences, this group plays the music of Charles Mingus, Oliver Nelson, and Cannonbll Adderley. This high-energy jazz sextet combines four horns (two saxes, trombone, and trumpet), bass, and drums. The sextet plans to do only a few concert type appearances this coming season and, Dan Heck says, “CAPA is the perfect venue/audience type for what we will be presenting. This group is insanely exciting and will make a very fun concert!”
The Dan Heck… Read the rest