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Diversions: Coming attractions

By BARBARA L. FREDRICKSEN
Published April 21, 2007


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THROUGH MAY 5

'Kyoto Rediscovered: Paintings & Collages by Jim Sikes' is at the Pasco Art Council's art center, 5744 Moog Road, Holiday, through May 5. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. Free.

THROUGH MAY 7

Paintings, etchings, photographs and sculpture by Marc Venus will be at the Pasco-Hernando Community College Art Gallery in the library at the New Port Richey campus, 10230 Ridge Road. To enter the gallery, inquire at the main desk in the library. To schedule a private or group tour, call 727 816-3407.

THROUGH SUNDAY

'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?' a drama for adults, continues at the Forum at Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. Shows are at 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $10. Call (352) 683-5113.

THROUGH MAY 27

The musical 'Swingtime Canteen' will be presented matinees and evenings at the Show Palace Dinner Theatre, 16128 U.S. 19, Hudson. 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.

SUNDAY, FRIDAY AND APRIL 29

Wagner's opera 'Das Rheingold' will be performed in English at 8 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Sunday and April 29 at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St., Tarpon Springs. Das Rheingold is the first of four parts of The Ring of the Nibelung. Tickets are $16. Call (727) 942-5605.

TODAY

The Jacaranda Poetry Festival and Awards will be held at 1 p.m. today at the Pasco Arts Council, 5744 Moog Road, Holiday. Some 113 poems were entered in the first festival competition, and winners will be announced sometime during the afternoon. Performance poet Stazja McFadyen will read some of the entries. Other poets will read their own or others' entries.

SUNDAY

The Thursday Musicale women's chorus will present singers John and Mary K. Wilson at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Living Word Church, 5151 Rowan Rd., New Port Richey. Tickets are $5; call (727) 841-7631 or 847-5920. Tickets are also available at the door.

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

[Last modified April 20, 2007, 21:37:38]


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