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Plays, movies, art and eats in Pasco

Seven veils: The Centennial Opera Group will show a video of Richard Strauss' one-act opera, Salome, at 12:30 p.m. today at the Centennial Park Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday. The opera was deemed scandalous when it debuted in 1905 and was banned for years. Today's show will be in its entirety, with Teresa Stratas in the title role. Free.

Fame — The Musical: Richey Suncoast Theatre continues the show weekends through May 25 at the theater, 6237 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. Shows are at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. Sundays. 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.

Whodunit: Stage West Community Playhouse continues the Agatha Christie mystery Murder on the Nile at 8 p.m. today and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the theater, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. Tickets are $18, reserved seating. Box office is open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday and an hour before each show. Call (352) 683-5113.

Tribute to burlesque: The musical revue Sugar Babies has been extended matinees and evenings through June 1 at the Show Palace Dinner Theatre, 16128 U.S. 19, Hudson. Dinner and show, $44; show only, $32.95; kids 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.

Last chance for art: Works by members of the West Pasco Art Guild can be seen through Tuesday 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.

Ceramics: See Peter Hamann's Asian-influenced work through June 7 at the Pasco Arts Council's art center, 5744 Moog Road, Holiday.

Ham, corn and music: Faith United Methodist Church will have a Corn Festival from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday. All the locally grown corn you can eat will be part of the ham dinner. Adults, $7, kids 10 and younger, $4. Also folk songs and an apple pie baking contest. Call (727) 856-5000.

Free movie: The animated family movie Surf's Up will be shown at Craig Park in Tarpon Springs at dusk Saturday. Take lawn chairs or blankets for seating. There will be a free drawing for an air hockey table. Refreshments available.

Another free movie: The fact-based story of former U.S. Congressman Charlie Wilson's secret use of federal funds to help finance Afghanistan's war with the Soviet Union in the 1980s, Charlie Wilson's War, will be shown at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Tarpon Springs Community Center, 400 S Walton Ave.

Swing time: The Company Swing Band, featuring singers Lorri Hafer and Eddie Lawrence, will perform from 4 to 8 p.m. May 24 at the Spring Hill Community Association's Lake House. Gates open at 3:30 p.m. $10 general admission (take your own lawn chair or blanket), $15 VIP with seating in advance, $15 and $20 at the gate. Free for kids 12 and younger. Food and beverages for sale. Call (352) 666-4746 or (352) 650-1695.

Dinner and rock 'n' roll: Rock singer Bobby Lewis and Elvis impersonator Don Jett will perform at a dinner show May 24 at Colorama Music, a recording and performance studio at 9302 Denton Ave., Hudson. $30 in advance, $35 at the door, includes a buffet and cocktails. Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8. Call (727) 863-7539. Photos of the venue are at coloramamusic.com.

Plays, movies, art and eats in Pasco 05/15/08 [Last modified: Thursday, October 28, 2010 1:57pm]

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