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North Pinellas Religion Briefs for Wednesday, Aug. 7

Ventriloquist, magician and juggler Lowell Tauszik, founder of Razzmatazz Entertainment Co.

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Ventriloquist, magician and juggler Lowell Tauszik, founder of Razzmatazz Entertainment Co.

The Gamble of Our Lives, winner of the 2012 Movie of the Year by the Solari Report and the Top Transformational Film by AwareGuide, will be shown at 7 p.m. today as part of the Regenerative Film Series at the Unitarian Universalists of Clearwater, 2470 Nursery Road.

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The film explores the position that genetically engineered foods are a major contributor to rising disease rates in the U.S. population, especially among children. Also addressed are gastrointestinal disorders, allergies, inflammatory diseases and infertility in humans, pets, livestock and lab animals that eat genetically modified soybeans and corn.

Attendance is free and open to the public. Offerings will be accepted.

For more information call (727) 531-7704 or email junglejay@tampabay.rr.com.

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Unity Church of Palm Harbor, 1960 Tampa Road, welcomes all to its fourth annual Summer Splash! concert featuring singalongs and dancing to songs from the 1940s to the present day performed by the church's music team.

The concert will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $15 each or $25 per family and all proceeds benefit the Unity of Palm Harbor music program.

Refreshments will be served.

For details and advance tickets call the Unity office at (727) 784-7911. Visit unitychurchofpalmharbor.org.

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Razzmatazz Entertainment will present an evening of ventriloquism, magic and juggling for the entire family at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Crystal Beach Community Church, 625 Crystal Beach Ave.

After 12 years of entertaining people of all ages with his talent for ventriloquism, performer Lowell Tauszik founded Razzmatazz Entertainment in 1999. During that time he also added magic and juggling to his performances.

A member of the North American Association of Ventriloquists, Tauszik has made several television appearances and in 2005 won third place for stage magic at the "Magic By the Bay" convention sponsored by the International Brotherhood of Magicians, of which he is also a member.

Admission is free. Refreshments will be served.

For more information call (813) 814-1994 or visit razzent.com.

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Before his death in 1926 at an art colony in Cragsmoor, N.Y., artist George Inness Jr. and his wife wintered in Tarpon Springs for more than a quarter-century. Eleven of his paintings are housed in the Unitarian Universalist Church of Tarpon Springs, where he and his wife were members.

Guest speaker Lynn Whitelaw, curator of the Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, will discuss "The Spiritual Nature of George Inness Jr." at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Tarpon Springs, 230 Grand Blvd.

During a coffee hour at noon, Whitelaw will be available for an informal question and answer session in the social hall.

Call (727) 937-4682 or visit uutarpon.org.

Mail religion news to Tampa Bay Times, 1130 Cleveland St., Suite 100-A, Clearwater, FL 33755; fax to (727) 445-4119; or email nbeall@tampabay.com.

North Pinellas Religion Briefs for Wednesday, Aug. 7 08/05/13 [Last modified: Monday, August 5, 2013 6:54pm]
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