About HARRIET HOWARD HEITHAUS
Beat: At Home Editor/arts writer
Bio: Harriet has been a Collier Countian since 2000. A native of Troy, Ohio, she published her first 2-page newspaper at the age of 10 — shortly after her 7-page illustrated novel at age 8. She graduated from the College of Mount St. Joseph in Cincinnati and worked for newspapers in Ohio; Fort Wayne, Ind.; and Kentucky covering government, business, religion, travel and the arts, even pinch-hitting as a basketball desk writer.
She has won a William Allen White award for editorial writing and either first or second place in the Florida State News Editors for arts criticism for the last four years. That does not make writing a solid arts story one whit easier for her.
Her rewards for editing At Home's home and garden topics are meeting resourceful, talented people and having good food in her own back yard. She grows lettuce, bananas, papayas, tomatoes, mangoes and pineapple (the easy crops), skis badly and loves to cook as long as it doesn't involve Brussels sprouts.
Group petitioning to 'Save the Phil' reaches goal of 10,000 signatures
Updated 05/23/2013 at 2:38 p.m.
The "Save the Phil" organization announced it has reached its goal: 10,000 signatures asking that the Artis—Naples, the new name for Naples' 25-year-old performance hall, be rescinded. What now?
Sandoval spicy ArtsNaples' fest closer
Published 05/15/2013 at 1:07 p.m.
Arturo Sandoval plays a horn that can cut glass.
Mozart, Beethoven and an orchestra on speed
Updated 05/03/2013 at 12:45 p.m.
Slow or fast? Bird call or harbinger? Beethoven's Fifth Symphony is full of beautiful music, but it's still a head-scratcher.
Beethoven's 'Fate' symphony meets Mendelssohn and super-violinist Jennifer Koh
Published 05/02/2013 at 12:07 p.m.
It's Beethoven's Fifth, and Jennifer Koh's first.
TheatreZone's new season: From ABBA alum to Porter to Webber
Published 04/30/2013 at 10:11 p.m.
TheatreZone is promising something totally new and its first musical encore in its 2013-2014 season.
From the Phil to Artis—Naples has been a long, and somewhat surprising, journey
Published 04/26/2013 at 8:29 a.m. 1 Comment
What's in a name? A new name is only one part of the story.
Art news: Plays, plays, plays coming up
Updated 04/25/2013 at 2:52 p.m.
There are plenty of plays still opening and an artful weekend to be had.
Classic Chamber Series: Russian overtones, American premiere
Published 04/25/2013 at 4 a.m.
Classic Chamber Concerts has taken a cue from the Volga virtuosi who were here a year ago, with a season with Russian talent.
Boots & Boogie tames Wild West to help children
Published 04/21/2013 at 3:10 p.m.
Friends of Foster Children tamed the Wild West for its Boots & Boogie fundraiser Saturday, April 13.
The Phil changing its name to Artis — Naples to reflect wider scope
Published 04/19/2013 at 9:45 p.m.
"The definition of Artis is a collective of the arts in Naples," she explained in an interview after the announcement. "The name philharmonic center for the arts focuses one portion of what we really are."
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