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Friday, October 30, 2020

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Book Review: ‘The Body in Question’

Book Review: ‘The Body in Question’

By Jill Ciment. An affair between jurors puts a murder case at risk. Jill Ciment’s “The Body in Question” is set in Central Florida, where jurors are sequestered for a case in which a teenage girl on the autism spectrum…
Local Talent: Moved by the wind and tides

Local Talent: Moved by the wind and tides

Made of Earth brings nature’s elements to the stage through its lyrics. When three Lake County musicians were trying to name their band, they looked to their Christian faith and the name “Made of Earth” just flowed. “As Genesis 2:7…
Social Spotlight: Beads, bands and a little booze

Social Spotlight: Beads, bands and a little booze

Enjoy the Mardi Gras experience in Leesburg.  Revelers dressed in purple, green and gold costumes watch as a fire-eater blows a golden flame from his mouth. Masked men and women riding in glowing decorated floats throw beads and candy to…
Book Club: A ballot of choices

Book Club: A ballot of choices

Book clubs can educate readers about issues such as suffrage. Story: Diane Dean More than 25 book clubs operate in The Villages, and each has its own way of selecting books and conducting discussions. Regardless of the format, book clubs…
Local Talent: Free spirit

Local Talent: Free spirit

Singer Christina Adinolfi spreads energy through her music. Spirituality plays a part in singer Christina Adinolfi’s performances, and listeners felt that one recent evening as her voice floated from the patio of Magical Meat Boutique to the heavens above Mount…
Local Talent: She’s a natural

Local Talent: She’s a natural

Artist Hope Barton features Florida scenery at her Clermont gallery. Florida’s natural beauty is recognized worldwide, so it’s no wonder that an artist would want to capture it. Hope Barton, for example, has a simple motivation behind her artwork. “I…
‘Chakra Crystals’

‘Chakra Crystals’

By Dr. Kate Tomas. A detailed guide to chakras and crystal meditation. In Dr. Kate Tomas’ meditation guide, “Chakra Crystals: Promote Balance and Self-healing Through Crystal Meditations,” she leads people who are both new and experienced through the exploration of…
Social Spotlight: A hard look in the mirror

Social Spotlight: A hard look in the mirror

‘Cracked Mirrors’ web series, produced in Lake County, will reflect today’s social issues. A living hell.  That’s how Lori Bajares, of Eustis, describes a five-year period of her life in the early 1980s while living in Texas. Her bruises and…
Social Spotlight: The nuns return to The Villages

Social Spotlight: The nuns return to The Villages

The Little Sisters of Hoboken will sing at the Hollywood Bowl(-A-Rama).  A musical that includes a scene with Bette Davis’ 1962 film character “Baby Jane” surrounded by nuns in wheelchairs might sound like a bunch of nonsense. Actually, it’s just…
Local Talent: Talking heads

Local Talent: Talking heads

Ventriloquist Mike Palma brings audiences to life by bringing dummies to life. Ventriloquist and comedy magician Mike Palma got started with magic at a young age and has now been performing for more than 20 years. He got his first…
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