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Diversions: Coming attractions

By Times Staff
Published February 3, 2007



The musical 'Victor/Victoria' continues at the Show Palace Dinner Theatre, 16128 U.S. 19, Hudson. Shows are at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and some Thursdays and at 3 p.m. Sundays. Doors open two hours before each show for cash bar and included buffet. Shows are also at 1:15 p.m. some Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. for cash bar and buffet. Dinner and show, $42.50; show only, $31.45; ages 12 and younger, $24.95 and $19.95, all plus tax and tip. Call 727 863-7949 in west Pasco; toll free elsewhere at 1-888-655-7469.

Through FEB. 16

Pasco Arts Council presents "Dreams, Meditations & Myths: The Art of Patrick Stickney" through Feb. 16 at the council's gallery, 5744 Moog Road, Holiday. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays.


Paintings of European scenes by Karen L. Hayne will be exhibited Feb. 1-27 in the UpStairs Gallery at the Pasco Arts Council's art center, 5744 Moog Road, Holiday. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. A reception will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday. Free.

saturday and sunday

A youth talent show, "Ticket to Broadway," will be presented by Richey Suncoast Theatre and the Pasco Education Foundation, Inc. at the theater, 6237 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. Profits provide scholarships for students majoring in the performing arts. Shows are at 8 p.m. Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $10. Call (727) 842-6777 or go by the box office between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and an hour before each show.

Through MARCH 31

Women artists will be featured in "A Woman's Work Is Never Done" at the Progress Energy Art Gallery, 6231 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. The gallery is open noon to 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturdays. Free.


Hudson Regional Library will present actor Ersula Odom portraying Dr. Mary McLeod-Bethune at 2 p.m. at the library, 8012 Library Road (off Fivay Road), Hudson. Dr. Bethune, who died in 1955, was a civil rights activist, educator and founder of Daytona Normal and Industrial Institute for Negro Girls (now Bethune-Cookman College) and vice president of the NAACP.


The Heritage Arts Center Association will present the "Moonlight and Ivory" concert at 2 p.m. ($15) and 7 p.m. ($25) today at the Dade City Woman's Club, 37922 Palm Ave., Dade City. The event starts with an art show and refreshments, followed by the show. For tickets, call (352) 523-0305 or (352) 567-3460.


The Lovell Sisters Band will play a fusion of bluegrass, folk, country and contemporary music at 8 p.m. at Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St., Tarpon Springs. Tickets are $18; center members and students, $16, reserved seating. Call (727) 942-5605.

Send arts and entertainment items for Diversions: Coming Attractions to Barbara L. Fredricksen, St. Petersburg Times, 11321 U.S. 19, Port Richey 34667 or e-mail to

[Last modified February 3, 2007, 07:18:38]

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