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Diversions: Coming attractions

By BARBARA L. FREDRICKSEN
Published June 12, 2007


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THROUGH JULY 8

The comedy-farce 'Rumors' by Neil Simon continues matinees and evenings at 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 at 1-888-655-7469.

THROUGH AUG. 3

Work by Pasco County Artists will be at the Pasco Arts Council's art center, 5744 Moog Road, Holiday.Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. Free.

WENDESDAY AND THURSDAY

Sells Broadway Dance Company will perform "From Stage to Screen, " a tribute to big musical production numbers, at 7 p.m. at Bishop McLaughlin Catholic High School, Hays Road, Hudson. Tickets are $14, available at the studio, 7296 State Road 54, New Port Richey, or call (727) 376-2600. A limited number of tickets will be available at the box office on performance nights.

FRIDAY

Centennial Opera Group will show a video of Gaetano Donizetti's Lucrezia Borgia, a tale of 16th century opulence and decadence, at 12:30 p.m. at Centennial Park Library, 5740 Moog Rd., Holiday. The video features Dame Joan Sutherland in the title role. There will be a discussion of the real life and times of that era, "Growing Up Borgia." Free.

FRIDAY

Czech classical pianist Boris Krajny will perform at 8 p.m. at Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St., Tarpon Springs. Krajny has performed on five continents with major symphony orchestras. The program includes works by Beethoven, Bach, Chopin, Liszt and Janacek. Tickets are $16; $14 for center members and students.

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, JUNE 22 AND 23

Center Stage Theatre & Dance Academy will present its annual dance recital, "Fascinating Rhythms, " featuring students of the academy, at 7 p.m. Friday and June 22 and at 2 p.m. Saturday and June 23 at the Center Stage Theatre, 5201 U.S. 19 (Southgate Shopping Cebnter), New Port Richey. Ticket are $10, open seating. Call in advance for tickets at (727) 815-0100. Doors open 30 minutes before the show.

JUNE 30

Main Street Blast will be from 4 to 11 p.m. in downtown New Port Richey. The event includes the Miss Firecracker Pageant, Sunset Corvette Club Car Show, the Pup Strut dog contest in Cavalaire Square and the Cavalaire Square Beer Garden.

JULY 1

The Frankie Dee New York Orchestra will perform from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10209 at 15166 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. Tickets are $9 and include a free drink and a chance at a door prize. For reservations, call Mary at (352) 596-9486. Another show is scheduled Aug. 5.

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 June 11, 2007, 23:28:30]


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