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Arts & Entertainment: Week of Oct. 10

October 10, 2012
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

* 13th annual Southwest Florida Blues Festival

The 13th annual Southwest Florida Blues Festival will be held Saturday, Nov. 17, at the German American Social Club at 2101 Southwest Pine Island Road

Gates will open at 11 a.m. - Music from 11:45 a.m. - 9 p.m. $15 in advance / $ 20 at the gate

Kids 11 and under free with a paid adult.

Blankets and chairs are encouraged. No coolers, No pets, No Beach Umbrellas please. Complete details, including advance ticket information can be found online at: Or Or call Jerry Tolliver at 239-464-0809.

Rain Date - Sunday Nov.18.

* Cape Chorale to present Cabaret Show

The Cape Chorale, Lee County's only male acapella chorus affiliated with the Barbershop Harmony Society, will present its annual Cabaret Show at 2 p.m, Sunday, Oct. 14. Enjoy the world of barbershop harmony in the congenial surroundings of the Cape Coral Yacht Club, 5817 Driftwood Parkway, Cape Coral. This show is always a sell-out with many patrons returning year after year.

The chorus is eager to present its first public performance since taking fifth place in this year's statewide barbershop harmony singing contest.

It will be performing a number of new songs while guests enjoy complimentary snacks and soft drinks and have a chance to win numerous door prizes. Guests are free to bring beverages of their choice and other munchies. Some even bring pizza.

An added bonus this year is the appearance of guest quartet Sassy, current holders of the Sweet Adelines Region 9 champions title. These four talented women, members of the Ft. Myers Spirit of the Gulf chorus, are representing the region at the upcoming International contest to be held in Denver.

Tickets are $12 per person and may be secured by calling 855-425-3631.

* Alice in Wonderland, A Mystery Oct. 20

Alice in Wonderland, A Mystery, will be held from 6:30 p.m. -9:30 p.m. Oct. 20, at the Southwest Florida Museum of History, 2031 Jackson Street, Fort Myers.

Join Alice for the Symphony's interactive event featuring Clues, Croquet (with Pink Flamingos, of course) and Costumes! Take a trip down the rabbit hole into the fantasy world of the White Rabbit, Cheshire Cat, Mad Hatter and Queen of Hearts in this entertaining themed event.

It all happens at the Southwest Florida Museum of History. Come play this fun interactive game. Solve the clues, grab a flamingo and meet the musicians. Could it be the smashed tarts or the broken bottle marked "Drink Me!" that we are seeking? The event will start with a jazz concert featuring members of the Southwest Florida Symphony. Croquet and the Mystery Game to follow. Food and beverages will be served with a cash bar. The Silent Auction includes the chance to conduct the Symphony, trips and art. Tickets are $50 per person

Call the Symphony at (239) 418-1500 for reservations. Themed costumes from Alice in Wonderland are suggested but not required.

* Moscow Ballet Tickets on sale

Tickets for the Wednesday, Dec. 26, 3 p.m. matinee and 7:30 p.m. performances of Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall are now on sale. Tickets start at $28. Group discounts are available for 10 or more, and can be arranged through 800-320-1733, or

For tickets call 800-440-7469 or 239-481-4849 or go to

* Fun, games and music at the remodeled Miscue Lounge

Musicians' Jam Nights every Sunday night at the Miscue. Seasoned musicians, bring your instrument or your sticks and join the guys on stage for a set of rock and blues. House PA, mics & drum kit provided.

Live DJ every Friday night.

The Miscue Lounge is l in central Fort Myers at 2011 Carrell Road. (239)936-1116.



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