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Plays, concerts, art reception, auditions

This week

Squeezebox jam: The Florida Accordion Association will host Accordion Jamboree 2009 today and starting at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the Sertoma Youth Ranch, 85 Myers Road, south of Spring Lake. All musical genres are welcome at this overnight camping event. Starts with a wiener roast at 6:30 tonight and continues throughout Saturday. The cost is $5 for Friday or $25 for both days. Call Cathy Finamore at (352) 686-0975 or Peg Owens at (352) 442-5574.

Broadway revue: Springstead High School will present "Broadway Spectacular! A Broadway Revue" at 2 p.m. Sunday at Springstead Theater, 3300 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. Tickets are $6, available at the door. Call (352) 797-7010.

Art reception: The Spring Hill Art League and Easy Street Home Decor will host a reception for artist Emerson Barron from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Easy Street's new location, at 100 N Brooksville Ave., Brooksville. Barron's works include acrylic and oil paintings that demonstrate the movement away from realism into impressionism and expressionism popular in the 20th century. Sangria, wine and hors d'oeuvres will be served at this free event. Call (352) 848-0177.

Quick trips

Another romp in Vegas: Viva Vegas! — The Sequel continues through May 31 at the Show Palace Dinner Theatre, 16128 U.S. 19, Hudson. Show times are at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays (doors open at 6 p.m. for buffet and cash bar); 3 p.m. Sundays (doors open at 1 p.m.); and 1:15 p.m. some Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays (doors open at 11:30 a.m.). Tickets for dinner and show, $46; show only, $34.95; children 12 and younger, $28.45 and $23.45; all plus tax and tip. Call toll-free at 1-888-655-7469.

Here comes the bride … maybe: The audience interactive show The Godfather's Meshuggener Wedding, a Jewish/Italian Comedy Wedding Extravaganza will be presented as a dinner show at 7 p.m. today and May 23 and at 4 p.m. Sunday and May 17 at Spartan Manor, 6121 Massachusetts Ave., New Port Richey. Tickets are $49. Call (727) 858-8588.

Look ahead

Dancing with mom: The Hernando County Recreation Department will host a Mother's Day dance from 6 to 9 p.m. May 9 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, 20428 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville. The event is for the entire family, or just mother and son. Music will be provided by Exclusive DJ Services. Snacks, drinks, a photo and frame will be provided. You can also bring your own camera. The event will include contests and other activities. Hawaiian attire is encouraged, as well as casual to semiformal dress. Awards will be given to the best-dressed family and best-dressed theme attire. Tickets are $10 each and must be purchased in advance. Call (352) 754-4031.

Curtain call

Hot Coffee and Meshuggah Nuns: Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill, will hold auditions for the Reader's Theater presentation of Hot Coffee and Life Bait at 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Be prepared to read from the script. For details, call (352) 683-5113. Auditions for the musical Meshuggah Nuns will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. The cast includes five women and one man. Those trying out must prepare a vocal number and have the sheet music. Accompaniment will be provided. Production dates are July 10-12 and July 17-19. Call (352) 683-5113.

Plays, concerts, art reception, auditions 04/30/09 [Last modified: Thursday, April 30, 2009 6:51pm]
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