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Out and about

By Times Staff Writer
Published September 13, 2007


Today

Glass beadmaking demo:Hang out, drink free coffee and talk about art at the "Coffee and Conversation" series from noon to 1 p.m. at the Dunedin Fine Arts Center, 1143 Michigan Blvd., Dunedin. This month's guest is Joseph Spencer, an Open Fire Enamelist who will demonstrate his technique to create delicate enameled beads made of glass. His work is on display at the Safety Harbor Museum. Call (727) 298-3322.

Just for laughs: Enjoy the antics of the The Odd Couple (female version) presented by the Francis Wilson Playhouse, 302 Seminole St. Clearwater. Performances run through Sept. 16. Show times are 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, including 2 p.m. matinees on Saturday and Sunday. Adult tickets $20, students $10. Reservations recommended. Call (727) 446-1360 or visit www.FrancisWilsonPlayhouse.org.

Tap your feet: "Bobby Tess and the Dixie Chaps" will Dixieland jazz it up from 6:30-9 p.m. at Coconut's Comedy Club, 2950 Gulf to Bay Blvd., Clearwater. Admission $5. No reservations required. Call (727) 724-3379.

Friday

Whodunnit?: Test your powers of deduction and tickle your funnybone at Whodunnit, at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St.. Performances are Friday, and Sept. 21, Saturday and Sept. 22 at 8 p.m., and Sunday and Sept. 23 at 2 p.m. Reserved seating tickets are $20, Center members and students $18. Call (727) 942-5605.

PAVA reception and exhibit:Works from the members of the Professional Association of Visual Artists, on display at the Octagon Art Center, 2470 Nursery Road, Clearwater, will be judged and awards presented at a reception from 7 to 9 p.m. Regular gallery hours are 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 to 11 a.m. and 12 to 1 p.m. Sunday. Show runs through Oct. 17. Call (727) 531-7704.