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Things to do in Pasco County, June 8 and upcoming


Broadway Goes to the Movies, performed by John Timpanelli, and his cast, features hit songs from Broadway and film at 7 p.m. today at the TAT Clubhouse, 3210 Darlington Road, Holiday. Includes coffee and dessert. BYOB. $15. (727) 379-6557.

Theater buffs

Motown and more: New York City is the backdrop for New York Nights, a new revue featuring singing and dancing to the sounds of Motown, rock 'n' roll, disco and Broadway, playing matinees and evenings through July 15 at the Show Palace Dinner Theatre, 16128 U.S. 19, Hudson. Dinner and show, $49.50; show only, $38.45, plus tax and tip, for adults, $24.95 and $19.95 for ages 12 and younger. Call (727) 863-7949 in west Pasco; toll-free elsewhere at 1-888-655-7469.

Unlucky in love: Neil Simon's Last of the Red Hot Lovers, about a middle-aged man who fumbles through several attempts at an extramarital affair, wraps up this weekend at the Tarpon Springs Cultural Center, 101 S Pinellas Ave. Shows are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $14-$16. Call (727) 942-5605.

Laugh it off: Called deliciously malicious, Bill Corbett and Kira Obolensky's romantic comedy Hate Mail tells the story of Preston, a spoiled rich kid who meets his match in Dahlia, an angst-filled artist. The play runs weekends June 15-24 at the Tarpon Springs Cultural Center, 101 S Pinellas Ave. Shows are at 8 p.m. except for Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. Tickets to the show are $14-$16 ($10 opening night).

Film lovers

GLBT Reel Pride: The New Port Richey Library, 5939 Main St., features Friday and Saturday evening showings all month of movies about the GLBT community. This weekend's films are the documentary Pariah at 8 p.m. today; My Beautiful Laundrette at 6 p.m. Saturday; and Last Call at Maud's at 8 p.m. Saturday. Free. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call (727) 853-1279.

Musicals from Hollywood's Glory days: Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St., brings back some of Hollywood's top musicals from the '30s, '40s and '50s. Showings are at 12:30 p.m. Monday and include: Anchors Aweigh, Monday; Babes in Arms, June 18; and Flying Down to Rio, June 25. Free. (727) 943-4922.

Consider this

Lunch and Learn/the History of Modern Florida: Professor and author Gary Mormino discusses the history of modern Florida and his book Land of Sunshine, State of Dreams from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the Heritage Museum, 100 Beekman Lane, Tarpon Springs. $12-$15, includes catered box lunch and soft drink. Advance tickets required. For more information, call (727) 937-0686.

Natural Art: Use ferns, flowers and feathers to create amazing art with sun-sensitive paper, 4 p.m. June 15 at Upper Cotee Preserve, 17135 Minneola Drive, Spring Hill.

A picture's worth: The Dunedin Fine Art Center, 1143 Michigan Blvd., features the photo exhibits "Three Islands" by Maine artist Bill McCarthy and "Other's Elsewhere" by Sarasota's Aydelette Kelsey. Through Aug. 11. Free. (727) 298-3322.

Something for the kids: "Under the Big Top," an interactive exhibit, runs through Aug. 5 at the David L. Mason Children's Art Museum at the Dunedin Fine Art Center, 1143 Michigan Blvd. Members and children ages 2 and under are free; nonmembers, $4; seniors, $3. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. (727) 298-3322.

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Things to do in Pasco County, June 8 and upcoming 06/07/12 [Last modified: Thursday, June 7, 2012 4:33pm]
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