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Pops concert to benefit cultural center

By Times Staff Writer
© St. Petersburg Times
published July 26, 2002

CROSS CREEK -- The second performance of Pops in the Palms will debut indoors after a rainy outdoor premiere last month.

The concert will be Saturday at St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church at 9724 Cross Creek Blvd. Doors open at 7:30 p.m., and the concert begins at 8.

A selection of the "Best of Broadway" will be performed by the Mostly Pops Orchestra and conductor Robert Romanski. There is a $10 suggested donation. Tickets also can be purchased online at www.newtampaculturalcenter.org.

Proceeds will benefit the New Tampa Cultural Center, an organization still searching for a site.

"These pops events, I think, are helping to establish us pretty well," said Graeme Woodbrook, president of the cultural center.

"We're looking for a big turnout," he said, adding that tickets also will be available at the door. Seating capacity is 850.

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