Tiffany Yates: My final bow to the future of theater in Southwest Florida
Published 11/08/2007 at 11:25 a.m.
Not long ago, I overheard someone asking my then-8-year-old nephew about our family. His dad was a police officer, he told them. His other aunt was a teacher. And his aunt Tiffany “gets paid to tell people what she thinks.” ...
Island Hopper: Rock on
Published 11/07/2007 at 1:03 p.m.
Most people have visceral memories of important childhood events, almost like mental snapshots or home movies of formative experiences.
Tiffany Yates: Tennessee Williams classic falls flat in Naples Players production
Published 11/01/2007 at 10:29 a.m.
Staging a Tennessee Williams play is like making a soufflé: It requires a sure hand, a deft touch, and delicacy, delicacy, delicacy.
Island Hopper: A tribute to an unforgettable Crandall
Published 10/31/2007 at 1:24 p.m.
Some artists find a way to reach people that goes beyond just their art. It seems like no matter where I go these days, people want to come talk to me about Tim Crandall, the singer and guitarist who passed ...
Island Hopper: A bloody good idea for All Hallows Eve
Published 10/24/2007 at 1:14 p.m.
The crispness in the air, the shorter days, the stores filled to the rafters with tinsel and glitter and boughs of evergreen can mean only one thing, dear readers... Halloween is upon us once again!
TIffany Yates: ‘Life’ lacks humanity
Published 10/18/2007 at 4:35 p.m.
Great theater can take even the most difficult subject matter — tragically dysfunctional marriage, two couples mired in academia and the passive-aggressive emotional sabotage among them — and transform it into something provocative and even uplifting.
Island Hopper: The evolution of music in Southwest Florida
Published 10/17/2007 at 12:56 p.m.
Most movements, when they begin, start so small that at first there’s no way of detecting it’s actually part of a wave of something bigger.
Island Hopper: Nevada is only a few minutes away
Published 10/10/2007 at 1:07 p.m.
It was not a happy Sunday afternoon. Your Island Hopper was feeling a bit stressed this past weekend. Pressing deadlines, a slew of chores to be done, and feeling a bit behind the eight ball with work had all combined ...
Island Hopper: There’s a first time for everything
Published 10/03/2007 at 9:46 a.m.
When the Island Hopper is not hopping about Marco seeking entertainment for your delectation, she has a full and rich social life among friends.
Island Hopper: Change is good
Published 09/26/2007 at 11:15 a.m.
Change is a funny thing. I’m writing my column this week for the first time on a laptop computer. Yes, your little Island Hopper is rather severely behind the technological times, as up until this week I have also been ...
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