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IN PICTURES: PRODIGY DANCE CENTER STUDENTS ACE SPRING SHOWCASE

Friends and families filled the Stanley Switlik cafetorium on May 7, eager to watch a host of talented junior dancers in “Small Town, Big Dreams,” Prodigy Dance...

‘UNNECESSARY FARCE’ OPENS THIS WEEK AT MARATHON COMMUNITY THEATRE

There are two cops, three crooks, two rooms and eight doors. Good luck keeping track of it all. Audiences will try their best during the run of Paul...

THIS WEEKEND ONLY: ‘NEWSIES’ AT MARATHON HIGH SCHOOL

The Marathon High School drama club’s shows have never lacked star power in lead roles. In “Newsies,” the club’s latest musical, that power extends across the entire...

ABSTRACT RADIO BRINGS VERSATILE VIBES WITH ROCK & FUNK COVERS

“We can set soft vacation vibes while you eat dinner or melt your face when you’re six beers into happy hour.” That’s how guitarist and vocalist Chris Campbell...

ARTIST YOSLAN O’FARRILL REDESIGNS MARATHON VET HOSPITAL MURAL

March is for murals in Marathon. On the heels of Wyland’s restoration of Whaling Wall #87 on March 2, another of Marathon’s most famous paintings received a complete...

ARTIST SPOLIGHT: KEY WEST LOCAL MAKES A SPLASH WITH WATERCOLOR

By Shannon P. Wiley We have no shortage of colorful characters gracing this chain of islands, and when you factor in artists, the fascinating stories seem endless. I...

THIS WEEKEND: MARATHON COMMUNITY THEATRE’S POLITICAL SATIRE ‘THE OUTSIDER’ OPENS

Ned Newley is far from an average guy. With a rock solid understanding of his state’s government and a genuine devotion to bettering the lives of his...

IN PICTURES: ARTS COUNCIL’S CONNECTIONS PROJECT CELEBRATES 10 YEARS

A reception on March 8 at Marathon’s Shady Palm Art Gallery saw visitors take in a massive 24-foot-long mosaic. And while some pieces are created by a...

MCT’S ‘THE OUTSIDER’ HILARIOUSLY SKEWERS POLITICS FROM ALL ANGLES

Last Thursday night, before another rehearsal for Marathon Community Theatre’s latest production, the political comedy “The Outsider,” the cast and crew were hanging out. Their laughter echoed...

IN PICTURES: WYLAND RESTORES LANDMARK MURAL IN MARATHON

One of Marathon’s most iconic art pieces was treated to a facelift on March 2 as world-renowned artist and conservationist Wyland returned to the Kmart plaza to...