Sunday, April 22, 2018
Events

Pasco Things to Do

Our picks

Mardi Gras Dinner Concert: The Richey Community Orchestra's Mardi Gras dinner concert starts with cocktails at 1 p.m. (cash bar), dinner at 1:30 p.m. and the show at 3 p.m. Sunday at Spartan Manor, 6121 Massachusetts Ave., New Port Richey. Guest soloist, Las Vegas trumpet virtuoso Charly Raymond, performs. Tickets are $40. Advanced reservations are required. Buy tickets online at richeycommunityorchestra.com or at the RCO Box Office, 6827 Amberjack Lane, Hudson. Call (727) 919-3866.

Art by Dr. Seuss: Dr. Seuss's illustrations, sculptures and never before seen "secret art" is on display through April 18 in the Rao Musunuru, M.D. Art Gallery in the Alric C.T. Pottberg Library at Pasco-Hernando State College, 10230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday. Free and open to the public. For information, call (727) 816-3231.

Art events

The Horio: Work by Tarpon Springs photographer Beeba Christopoulos-Lekkas is on display in an exhibit called "The Horio: Greek Life in Tarpon Springs" at the Center for Gulf Coast Folklife in the Tarpon Springs Cultural Center, 101 South Pinellas Ave., Tarpon Springs. The photography is an insider's view of poignant and exquisite moments in the daily life of the Greek community. The exhibit runs through April 5. (727) 942-5605.

'For the Love of ...': A multimedia exhibit called "For the Love of ..." features the work of students of the Pasco Arts Council and is on display through March 21 at the PAC, 5744 Moog Road, Holiday. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays and Saturday. For information, call (727) 845-7322 or visit pascoart.org online.

Musically inclined

Singing songs: The 50-voice women's chorus Thursday Musicale performs with the winners of this season's scholarship at 2 p.m. Thursday at Trinity Presbyterian Church of Seven Springs, 4651 Little Road, New Port Richey. The guest musicians are percussionist Nicolas Remy, a senior at Mitchell High School, and bassoonist Shane Gillen, a senior at Gulf High School. Free; donations for the group's scholarship fund are accepted. (727) 934-3647.

Got folk? The Tamburitzans of Duquesne University, the longest-running American folk ensemble, performs at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St. $30, or $28 for members and students. (727) 942-5605.

An Evening with Colman Reaboi: Join Cantor Colman Reaboi for an evening of opera and Broadway at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Heritage Museum, 100 Beekman Lane, Tarpon Springs. Reaboi attended the Boston Conservatory of Music, where he majored in vocal performance and opera. He has sung with several major opera companies, with principal roles in La Traviata, Rigletto and La Boheme. $18, or $15 for members and students. (727) 942-5605.

Big Band Dance: The Frankie Dee New York Orchestra performs from 2-5 p.m. Sunday at the Hernando County Shrine Club, 13400 Montour St., Brooksville. Doors open at 1 p.m. BYOB, food and snacks. Ice is provided. $12. Call (352) 596-9486.

Musical comedy: Musical comedy Church Basement Ladies: A Mighty Fortress is Our Basement is on stage at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St. The show, set in 1962, is about Beverly, Mrs. Snustad, Mavis and Karin — pillars of the church who stand strong in faith and friendships with crazy antics, songs and lessons reluctantly learned. $25, or $23 for members and students. (727) 942-5605.

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