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Art, plays, concerts, etc., in Pasco

Otherworldly dance: John Leggio's Center for the Performing Arts will present Out of This World, a dance production inspired by Cirque du Soleil, at 7 p.m. today and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at the Eleanor Dempsey Performing Arts Center at Bishop McLaughlin Catholic High School, 13651 Hays Road, Hudson (between Hudson Avenue and State Road 52, half a mile west of the Suncoast Parkway). Tickets are $15 and $17 at Leggio's studio and at the door. Call (352) 683-8395.

Nostalgic musical: Forever Plaid continues in matinees and evenings through July 27 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.

Fiber art: Work by Diane Prekup continues through July 3 at the Pasco Arts Council's art center, 5744 Moog Road, Holiday. Open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays.

Opera favorite: Centennial Opera Group will show a video of George Bizet's Carmen at 12:30 p.m. today at Centennial Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday. Filmed outdoors in Spain, it features soprano Julia Migenes-Johnson and Placido Domingo. Free.

Wool for the walls: Hudson Beach Yoga will hold a show of wool tapestries and sculptures by Danielle Dulsky, "Warmth of the Chakras," from 6 to 8:30 tonight. Admission is $10, with proceeds going to the PACE Center for Girls in Pasco County. A portion of sales of Ms. Dulsky's work will go to Suncoast Waldorf School, which the artist's son attends. The studio is at 12835 U.S. 19, Hudson. Phone (727) 863-6984.

Battle of the bands: 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Spring Hill Civic Association's Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave. (Turn east off U.S. 19 onto Applegate Drive, go 1 mile, then south on Kenlake.) Free.

REEL Pride Fest: The films at 6 p.m. Saturday are Madame Sata, about the notorious Brazilian transvestite Joao Francisco dos Santos, and For the Bible Tells Me So, a documentary that reconciles homosexuality and biblical Scripture. The 8 p.m. films are Puccini for Beginners, wherein a bisexual woman has affairs with a man and a woman who were once a couple, and Confusion of Genders, a comic romance in which a bisexual man has affairs with a man and woman who are a couple. All are free, at the New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St.

The cute Beatle: Live and Let Die, the Paul McCartney Experience will be presented by Eddie Toye's band at 8 p.m. June 27 and July 5 at VFW Post 10209, 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive, Spring Hill. Tickets are $15. Doors open at 7. A full menu and bar available at additional cost. Call (352) 796-0398.

Last of the REEL Pride Fest: June 28 at New Port Richey Public Library, 5939 Main St. The 6 p.m. film is the documentary Some Ground to Stand On, the story of lesbian activist Blue Lunden, followed by talk with some of her friends. The 8 p.m. films are Shelter, a surfer dude romance, and The Walker, the Woody Harrelson movie about a gay socialite in Washington, D.C., who gets into legal trouble. Free.

Hudson Summer Fun Fest: The outdoor music festival will be held from noon to 9 p.m. July 5 off Denton Avenue midway between Little Road and U.S. 19. The show includes Gary Puckett & the Union Gap, Tommy James & the Shondells, and Gary U.S. Bonds. Reserved seats $25; lawn seats, $15; kids 11 and younger, free. For tickets, call (727) 645-7007.

Art, plays, concerts, etc., in Pasco 06/19/08 [Last modified: Monday, November 1, 2010 12:15pm]
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