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Frank Sinatra tribute, dancing and more

Meet the artist

The Spring Hill Art League will co-host a reception for local artist Wanda McVeigh, right, from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Easy Street Home Decor, 100 N Brooksville Ave., Brooksville. Refreshments will be served. McVeigh's works will remain on display through the end of January. For information, call (352) 556-3984.

This week

Old blue eyes: The Palace Grand will present "It Was a Very Good Year," a musical tribute to Frank Sinatra, at 8 p.m. today at 275 Della Court, Spring Hill. $20. Call (352) 688-3390 or visit palacegrand.com.

Dance the night away: A ballroom and open dance will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the Masaryktown Community Center, 539 Lincoln Ave., Masaryktown. Doors open at 5 p.m. Music will be provided by Take Two. A cash bar and snacks will be available. Tickets cost $6. For information, call (352) 796-5433.

Let me entertain you: Gypsy wraps up this weekend at Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. Showtimes are at 8 p.m. today and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday. Loosely based on the memoirs of the famous striptease artist Gypsy Rose Lee, the musical features hits such as Small World, Everything's Coming Up Roses and Let Me Entertain You. Tickets are $15. Call the box office at (352) 683-5113 or visit stagewest.net.

Dancing cheek-to-cheek: The Brookridge Woman's Club will host Big Band Entertainment featuring the Frankie Dee New York Orchestra from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Brookridge Clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St., Brookridge. The orchestra features 18 musicians and several singers who will perform big band, jazz, polkas, Frank Sinatra and other songs. Intermission entertainment will be provided. Tickets are $12 and include dessert and coffee. Guests may bring their own food, snacks and drinks. Call (352) 200-5294, (352) 835-4050 or (352) 596-9486.

Mystical fun: Inner Peace Church of the Spirit will host a Psychic Fair from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Inner Peace Bookstore, 421 W Jefferson St., Brooksville. The event will include psychic mediums for entertainment. Admission is free. For information, call Maria at (352) 544-0304.

Quick trip

Hilarious bedlam: Hot Bed Hotel, a farce about staffers posing as guests at a Key West hotel, runs weekends through Jan. 27 at Richey Suncoast Theatre, 6237 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. Shows are at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and at 2:30 p.m. Sundays. Tickets cost $17 for adults and $8 for children under 12. (727) 842-6777 or go to richeysuncoasttheatre.com.

All in a day's work: 9 to 5: The Musical continues with matinees and evening shows through Feb. 24 at the Show Palace Dinner Theatre, 16128 U.S. 19, Hudson. The show is based on the 1980 movie of the same name, with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton. Tickets cost $49.50 plus tax for dinner and show, or $38.45 plus tax for show only; tickets for children 11 and younger art $24.95 plus tax for dinner and show, and $19.95 plus tax for show only. Call (727) 863-7949 or visit online at showpalace.net.

Look ahead

Big band tribute: The Hernando Symphony Orchestra will present "The Big Bands" at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 1 and 2 and at 2 p.m. Feb. 3 at Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. Tickets are $12; $5 for students. Call the box office at (352) 683-5113. Visit hernandosymphony.com.

Frank Sinatra tribute, dancing and more 01/17/13 [Last modified: Thursday, January 17, 2013 2:28pm]
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