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Entertainment calendar

Published April 20, 2007


Carrollwood Players: The theater group seeks scripts for its annual One-Act Weekend in August. The plays must be original and 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.

The group will perform the play The Other Fellow's Oats from Friday-May 12. Shows are at 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at 4333 Gunn Highway. Tickets cost $14, and $12 for seniors and students. Call (813) 265-4000.

Anne Frank play: The Tampa Jewish Community Center will present the teen production of Anne Frank and Me from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at the center, 13009 Community Campus Drive, at Gunn Highway and the Veterans Expressway. Call (813) 769-4723.

Local art: The works of north Tampa artist Terry Klaaren will be on display through May 10 at the Museum of Science and Industry, 4800 E Fowler Ave. Paintings of unpaved roads and their surroundings, called Cycle Paths, will be on display in the second-floor planetarium hall gallery. Postcards and prints will be available in the gift shop. Call (813) 987-6300.

Hurricane Relief Party: The World's Largest Hurricane Party will be 1-8 p.m. May 12 at Hooper's Hollow, 4050 Dana Shores Drive. The $25 admission fee includes free food, beer, drinks, live music and dancing. Proceeds go to Krewes Kare, which provides relief to hurricane-damaged areas inaccessible to larger relief organizations. Call (813) 839-1302, ext. 629.

Gaither High School: A world of flapper dresses and big city dreams promises to come alive in Gaither High School's production of the award-winning Broadway musical Thoroughly Modern Millie on Thursday and Friday at 7 p.m. Set in the Roaring Twenties, the play is a musical comedy revolving around the character Millie Dillmount, who escapes to New York City from Salina, Kansas, determined to marry rich. Her adventures in the Big Apple find her in love with a local ne'er-do-well, in a friendship with a mysterious woman and breaking up a prostitution ring. Tickets are available at the door for $8 at the Gaither auditorium, 16200 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. Call Candace Newman at Gaither at (813) 975-7340 for more information.

Please send information on local events to or fax to (813) 269-5310 two weeks in advance. 

Blues concert

A Mother's Day benefit, "Take Back the Night: A Women's Blues Revue," will be 5-9 p.m. May 13 at Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road.

Area musicians will perform at the benefit concert, which is meant to bring attention to the problem of domestic violence. Money raised will be donated to five area domestic violence agencies. Performers include the Women's Blues Revue and Sugar & Spice.

[Last modified April 19, 2007, 07:25:03]

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