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Diversions: Coming attractions
By BARBARA L. FREDRICKSEN, Times Staff Writer
Published September 20, 2007
Centennial Opera Group will present "A Tribute to Beverly Sills" at 12:30 p.m. Friday at Centennial Park Library, 5740 Moog Rd., Holdiay 1.2 miles east of U.S. 19. The program will include her PBS interview with Charlie Rose and a narrative/discussion of her life and career. It will conclude with a video of Ms. Sills as Queen Elizabeth in Donizetti's Roberto Devereux.
Shady Hills Family Center will hold its 12th annual Septemberfest and Concert in the Park with Wiley Fox from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday. There will be a Trash and Treasures sale, food concessions, a chili cook-off, classic car show and games. County social service agencies will have information booths with advisers. Businesses and agencies that want to participate should call Tammy Castillo at (727) 868-1966.
The musical 'Man of La Mancha' continues at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Richey Suncoast Theatre, 6237 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. Tickets are $15. Box office is open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays and an hour before each show. Call (727) 842-6777.
The comedy-farce 'Noises Off' continues at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday at Stage West Community Playhouse 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. Tickets are $18. Box office is open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and an hour before each show. Call (352) 683-5113.
The comedy 'Greater Tuna,' starring Matthew McGee and Candler Budd, continues through Sunday at the Show Palace Dinner Theatre, 16128 U.S. 19, Hudson. Shows are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday. Doors open two hours earlier for buffet and cash bar. Dinner and show, $44; show only, $32.95; ages 12 and younger, $26.45 and $21.45, all plus tax and tip. Call (727) 863-7949 in west Pasco; toll-free elsewhere at 1-888-655-7469.
The Frankie Dee New York Orchestra will perform from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Sept. 23 at VFW Post #7987 Chester McKay Dr., New Port Richey. Featured singers will be Pearl May and Bill Dimmitt. Tickets are $9. For reservations and information, call Mary at (352) 596-9486.
Artists for Humanity will present the music of Andrew Lloyd Webber at 8 p.m. Sept. 23 at the Groves ballroom, 7924 Melogold Circle, Land O'Lakes (off U.S. 41). The nine-member group includes seven members of the Tampa Opera Company. Proceeds will go to Herhnando-Pasco Hospice. Tickets are $15. Call Lois Ownes at (813) 996-5727.
Auditions for 'A Pasco Christmas 2007 - Scrooge Revisited' will be held Monday and Tuesday at Richey Suncoast Theatre, 6237 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. Auditions for ages 6 through 12 are at 6:30 p.m. Auditions for ages 13 and older are at 7 p.m. Director is Marie Skelton. Production dates are Nov. 23-25 and Nov. 30-Dec. 2. Call (727) 842-6777.
THROUGH Sept. 27
West Pasco Art Guild will exhibit "September Student Art Show" at the gallery at 6206 Jefferson St., New Port Richey, from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Sept. 21; from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday; and 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 25 and 27.
THROUGH SEPT. 28
Through the Painter's Eye, an exhibit of work by members of the West Pasco Art Guild, will be at the West Pasco Government Center, 7530 Little Road, New Port Richey. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed holidays) weekdays through Sept. 28. Many of the paintings are for sale. Call Pasco Arts Center at (727) 845-7322.
THROUGH SEPT. 28
A photography exhibit by St. Petersburg Times photojournalist Scott Keeler, "Jewel on the Gulf: A Photographic Celebration of Tarpon Springs and Its People," will be at the Tarpon Springs Cultural Center through Sept. 28. The center is at 101 S. Pinellas Ave. (Alt. 19), Tarpon Springs. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Free.
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