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Entertainment calendar

Published January 5, 2007


Opera: Regal Cinemas Citrus Park, 7999 Citrus Park Town Center, will continue broadcasting live digital feeds from the Metropolitan Opera in New York City with Bellini's Puritani 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $18 for adults and $15 for children. Call (813) 920-9471.

Wine festival: Florida Estates Winery will hold a wine festival, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Jan. 13 at the winery, 25241 State Road 52. Fresh foods, sandwiches, sauces, homemade arts and crafts, live music and, of course, wine. The festival will be followed with a wine class, which will include topics such as a brief history of wine, wine grape varieties, wine grape diseases, wine glass styles and uses, cork history, oak aging, and rating wines. The class will also include samples and discussion, and will run from 2-4:30 p.m. Call (813) 996-2113.

Make bluebird houses: Come to Lettuce Lake Park, 6920 E. Fletcher Ave., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Jan. 20 to help make bluebird houses. The event, intended to support the dwindling bluebird population in the area, is part of a Girl Scout Gold Award project. Call (813) 494-7013.

Tank's Tap Room Anniversary: Tank's Tap Room, formerly Bilmar Station, will be celebrating its one-year anniversary all day on Jan. 20. There will be food, alcohol and live music. The bar is at 13150 N. Dale Mabry Highway. Call (813) 541-8405.

Florida Horror Authors: Carrollwood's Barnes & Noble bookseller, 11802 N Dale Mabry Highway, will host a reading and book signing by several horror, fantasy, thriller and paranormal romance writers from throughout Florida, 1-4 p.m. Feb. 2. Call (813) 962-6446.

Carrollwood Players: The theater group is seeking scripts for its annual One-Act Weekend. The plays must be original, require minimal sets, props and costumes. Submissions should be postmarked no later than May 1 and be sent to P.O. Box 270116, Tampa, FL 33688. A $10 entry fee is required. Include street address, telephone number and e-mail address. Call (813) 265-4000.

Broadway Theatre Project: The musical theater program held at the University of South Florida will take place July 8-29. Live auditions will take place at 10 a.m. Feb. 3 at the University of South Florida Theatre Center, 4202 E Fowler Ave. Taped auditions are due Feb. 14. Applicants must be high school or college age and excel in either acting, voice or dance. Call toll-free 1-888-874-1764.




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