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By Times staff reports

© St. Petersburg Times, published March 23, 2001


ART SHOW: The Beverly Hills Art Group will have its yearly art show from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Saturday at the Beverly Hills Community Building, 1 Civic Circle. All media will be represented and ribbons awarded. The judge will be Rosemary Zweigbaum, who has won awards in Vermont, Connecticut, Virginia and exhibits at galleries and museum shows all over Florida. The group is having its monthly meeting at the Central Ridge Library at 1 p.m. Monday in the Community Room. The guest artist will be Yolanda Mayhall, who will demonstrate the ancient art of sumi-e painting.

ART LEAGUE WORKS: An All-Member Show will be exhibited through March at the Citrus County Art League, 4644 N Annapolis Ave., Hernando. Gallery hours are Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and weekends from 1 to 4 p.m. Call 726-0162.

PLAY CONTINUES: Taking My Turn, a musical based on essays about growing old, continues this weekend at Playhouse 19, 865 U.S. 19 S, Crystal River. Show times are Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 8 and Sunday at 2. Tickets are $12. Call 563-1333.

SCULPTOR CAIN: Sculptor Rick Cain will be at Vanishing Breeds, 105 W Main St., on the Courthouse Square, Inverness, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Working mainly with hardwoods, Cain's work features wizened old men's faces and graceful forms that contain hidden images. Cain will autograph collector's works. Call 726-6614.

Look ahead

CFCC ART SHOW: Central Florida Community College in Lecanto will host the Fourth Annual Art on Campus spring festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 31 to April 1. The show features juried art competition, workshops, food and live entertainment. Call 746-6721.

FIDDLER: The classic musical Fiddler On The Roof will be performed at 7 p.m. March 31 and 2 p.m. April 1 at Curtis Peterson Auditorium. Herb Urbano directs. The play is sponsored by the Citrus Shrine Club. Proceeds will benefit the Egypt Shrine Patient Transportation Fund. Tickets are $10. Call 527-0698.

OZELLO PARTY: A Pioneers Day celebration takes place at Ozello Civic Center, 14095 W Ozello Trail from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 5. Pioneers Day includes antiques, collectibles, arts, crafts, plants and a yard sale. Call Sara Benson, 563-5387.

BEATLES FOREVER: 1964 . . . The Tribute, will perform at 7 p.m. April 14 at Rock Crusher Canyon amphitheater stage. The band is billed as one of the best Beatle tribute groups currently performing. They have appeared on national television and at major concert festivals. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the gate. Children 5 and under free. Blankets and lawn chairs recommended for the outdoor show. No coolers. Call 795-1313.

SPRING MUSICAL: Broadway musicals old, new and somewhere in between will highlight the annual Spring Concert of the Sugarmill Chorale at 7:30 p.m. April 6 at First United Methodist Church of Homosassa, 8831 W Bradshaw St. The 55-voice chorale, now in its 21st year, is under the direction of Christopher Berke with Martin Bachthaler as accompanist. Proceeds from the concerts are used in part to fund a $1,000 music scholarship for a Citrus County student who is studying for a career performing or teaching singing. Last year's winner, Kacie Ann Whaley of Citrus Springs, is a student at Palm Beach Atlantic College, majoring in music education. Tickets are $6, available from any chorale member or by calling 382-3498.

WOODY'S ROUNDUP: Riders in the Sky will appear on Rock Crusher Canyon's Garden Pavilion Stage for two shows April 6. The Riders won a Grammy award for best children's album Woody's Roundup featuring Riders In The Sky on the soundtrack of the movie Toy Story 2. Tickets are $25 for adults (children 5-12 are $12.50) for the show and a barbecue buffet. The Riders will perform shows at 4 and 7 p.m. Call 795-1313 or visit the Web site at www.rookcrushercanyon.com.

BERGSMA SIGHTING: Artist Jody Bergsma will appear at Vanishing Breeds art gallery 105 W Main St., on the Courthouse Square, Inverness, from 3 to 5:30 p.m. April 7. Her Dream Keepers live in a magical world of peace and harmony that celebrate family, friendship, parenthood and love. Her second style, Natural Elements, are inspired by childhood trips to the San Juan Island with her father and her love of nature.

Quick trips

DEATHTRAP: Broadway's longest-running mystery play and Ocala Civic Theatre's next Main Stage production, opened Thursday. Deathtrap is about Sydney Brubi, a playwright who specialized in murder thrillers but is suffering from a creative dry spell. He finds a student who has written a murder mystery that's sure to be a smash. This brings out a surprising twist of homicidal schemes, plots and counter-plots. The show runs through April 15. Curtain times are 8:15 p.m. for evening performances and 2:15 p.m. for matinees. Tickets are $16 for adults and $7 for full-time students. Call the theater box office at (352) 236-2274.

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