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Diversions: Coming attractions
By BARBARA L. FREDRICKSEN, Times Staff Writer
Published January 23, 2008
THROUGH FEB. 24
'The Full Monty,' a musical comedy, will be presented in matinees and evenings at the Show Palace Dinner Theatre, 16128 U.S. 19, Hudson, through Feb. 24. Dinner and show, $44; show only, $32.95, plus tax and tip. Not recommended for ages 13 and younger. Call 727 863-7949 in west Pasco; toll-free elsewhere at 1-888-655-7469.
The Florida Keys, a quartet of keyboard players, will perform at 2 p.m. today at Richey Suncoast Theatre, 6237 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. The program includes music from the 1930s through the 1990s, including a 30-minute segment of country music. Box office is open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays and an hour before any show. Call (727) 842-6777.
The award-winning 1970 filmState of Siege (in French with English subtitles) will be shown at 1 p.m. today at the Tarpon Springs Cultural Center, 101 S. Pinellas Ave. (Alt. 19), Tarpon Springs. Based on actual events, it was directed by Constantin Costa-Gavras and stars Yves Montand. Free.
Pasco Arts Council will accept donations of new and used art and art supplies from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through today for its annual "Artists' Attic Sale". Items needed are new and recycled frames, mats, canvases, paper, brushes, easels, cases, craft items, baskets, holiday decor, art and anything art or crafts related. The sale is 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Jan. 26. The center is at 5744 Moog Road, Holiday. Call (727) 845-7322.
Richey Suncoast Theatre continues the musical romance-drama, Chess, weekends through Sunday at the theater, 6237 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. Shows are at 8 p.m., except Sundays at 2:30 p.m. 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.
Student drafting and design exhibition continues at Pasco-Hernando Community College's fine art gallery in the Alric C.T. Pottberg Library on the New Port Richey campus, 10230 Ridge Road. Inquire at the library main desk about viewing hours. Library hours are 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturdays; 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays. Call (727) 816-3229.
THROUGH JAN. 31
Progress Energy Art Gallery continues an exhibit of paintings by local artist Carey Yaskovic, "Fatal Abstraction." The gallery is at 6231 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. The exhibit continues through Jan. 31. Hours are noon to 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays.
Pasco Arts Council will hold its second annual "Artists' Attic Sale" from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the art center, 5744 Moog Road, Holiday. Items for sale include new and recycled art and supplies - frames, mats, canvases, paper, brushes, easels, cases, craft items, baskets - plus holiday decor and more.
Stones Throw, a Rolling Stones tribute band, will perform from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Palmwood Pavilion at the Spring Hill Civic Association's Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave., Spring Hill (turn east on Applegate Dr. off U.S. 19 just north of the former Sebastiaan's Restaurant; go one mile, turn right). Opening act is Shaved Fish. Some seating available. Tickets are $10.
Jubilee Men's Chorus will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday at Buena Vista Manor Civic Center, 5112 Rosada Ave., Holiday. Director is Henry Fletcher, accompanist is Joan Geschke. A donation will be requested.
SATURDAY and SUNDAY
Stage West Community Playhouse will hold auditions for Death of a Salesman at 1 p.m. Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday at the theater, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. Roles are for eight men ages 20 to 50-plus and five women ages 20 through 50-plus. Director is Harvey Lasky (email@example.com) Production dates are weekends April 4-13 in The Forum at Stage West.
The Pinellas Opera League will present "Remembering Pavarotti: The Human and the Sublime" with speaker Dr. Michael Blauner at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art auditorium, 600 Klosterman Road, Tarpon Springs. Free.
The Village People (Y.M.C.A., Macho Man) will perform at 8 p.m. Monday at the Show Palace Dinner Theatre, 16128 U.S. 19, Hudson. Doors open at 6 p.m. for cash bar and buffet. Dinner and show, premium seating (front tables) is $75.95; other tables, $65.95, both plus tax and tip. Call (727) 863-7949 in west Pasco; toll-free elsewhere at 1-888-655-7469.
The award-winning film Paris, Texas, will be shown at 1 p.m. Jan. 30 at the Tarpon Springs Cultural Center, 101 S. Pinellas Ave. (Alt. 19), Tarpon Springs. Written by Sam Shepard, the R-rated movie stars Harry Dean Stanton, Nastassja Kinski and Dean Stockwell. Free.
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