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'Cinderella,' live jazz and other Things to Do on the North Suncoast

On stage

Bibbidi-bobbidi-boo: Tarpon Arts and the Gilbert and Sullivan Players will present Cinderella at 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Tarpon Springs Cultural Center, 101 South Pinellas Ave., Tarpon Springs. Tickets are $12, or $6 for Tarpon Arts members and students. For information, visit

Sinatra and his songs: My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra continues with Thursday matinees and weekend shows through Aug. 14 at the Show Palace Dinner Theatre, 16128 U.S. 19, Hudson. Dinner and show, $49.50, plus tax and tip. Children's and group rates available. Call (727) 863-7949 or visit

Shakespeare: Tarpon Arts will present William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 12 and 13 and at 2 p.m. Aug. 14 at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St., Tarpon Springs. Tickets are $18, or $14 for Tarpon Arts members and students. For information, visit

'Legally Blonde, Jr.': Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill, will present Legally Blonde, Jr. at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and at 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Aug. 12 to 21. For information, call (352) 683-5113, send email to or visit

Art events

Mixed medium art: Art by local artists is on display in an exhibit titled "My Country, My Home" throughout August in the Susan Dillinger Art Gallery on the first floor of New Port Richey City Hall, 5919 Main St. Visitors may vote for their favorite art through Aug. 15. A reception will be held at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 16. The three artists who receive the most votes will be given People's Choice ribbons. One artist will be given the 2016 Mayor's Choice Award medal. Gallery hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Admission is free. For information, call Judy Meyers at (727) 853-1021.

More art on display: Art by Aaron M. Corbitt, who a figurative and portraiture artist, will be on display at Bug's Splatter Gallery, 5718 Sixth St., Zephyrhills, through Oct. 22. The work will include, but is not limited to, nudes. An opening reception will be from 5 to 7 p.m. July 30, at which the band Weather for Strangers will perform. Regular gallery hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. For information, call (217) 341-0274.

Musically inclined

Hot fun in the summertime: Trumpeter and composer Isaac Byrd Jr. will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday as part of the city of New Port Richey Summer Sunset Concert Series at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Sims Park, 5547 Main St., New Port Richey. Limited seating will be provided. Bring a blanket or chair. Admission is free. For information, call (727) 841-4560.

On screen

A free movie:The city of New Port Richey will present a free Family Movie Night featuring the film Meet the Robinsons at 8:30 p.m. Aug. 20 at Sims Park in downtown New Port Richey. Bring a chair or blanket. Light concessions will be available for purchase. For information, call the New Port Richey Recreation & Aquatic Center at (727) 841-4560

Other fun

Curtain call: Open auditions for 2016-17 productions at Live Oak Theatre will be from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 20 in the Fellowship Hall at Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 200 Mount Fair Ave., Brooksville. Those auditioning should prepare 16 bars from a song that shows their strengths and vocal range. A monologue of less than two minutes will be welcome, but not required. Cold readings will be used for callbacks only. Members of Live Oak Theatre who participated in previous productions need not attend open auditions; just indicate an interest in participating in this year's productions. Children, young adults and their parents who have no prior experience with Live Oak should have completed the theater's orientation program. The program consists of two classes from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Aug. 15 and 18 at the church. To register for orientation, contact theater producer and vice president Vince Vanni at or (352) 797-9199. Members of Live Oak who wish to be considered for callbacks should contact Vanni or stage manager Kelli Alexander at or (352) 247-0666. Rehearsals for Peter Pan begin on Sept. 6.

'Cinderella,' live jazz and other Things to Do on the North Suncoast 08/04/16 [Last modified: Thursday, August 4, 2016 10:06am]
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