Make us your home page
Instagram

Things to do in Pasco County this week

Our picks

What's cookin': Chef Jon Dalomba teaches a cooking class at 5 p.m. Friday at CARES Musunuru Enrichment Center, 12417 Clock Tower Parkway, Hudson. The menu is designed for beginner and intermediate cooks who would like to entertain with impressive but easily prepared selections. Attendees will assist in preparing a red pear pizza appetizer, rolled and grilled tenderloin beef, dirty rice, vegetable and dessert. The class is followed by a dinner of the food that was prepared. Registration required. $35. (727) 863-6868.

Get comical: Auditions for the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center's production of the comic opera HMS Pinafore will be held at 7 p.m. Monday at the Heritage Museum, 100 Beekman Lane. Show dates are Nov. 15-17. There are several principal roles for adults and a large chorus of children and adults. Those who are interested in auditioning for a specific principal role should bring a prepared song. All ages and levels of experience are welcome to audition. (813) 334-3747.

Tropical fun: The 14th Annual Night in the Tropics event is from 5 to 11 p.m. Friday on Main St. in downtown New Port Richey. The Key West-style street party features the Sunset Corvette Classic and Customized Car Cruise-In, a scavenger hunt for a chance to win prizes worth more than $300, a performance by professional dance troupe Shazadi and Jewels of the Desert, and local food trucks. Live music includes opening acoustic rock act Gypsy Star Band, followed by Jimmy Buffet tribute band Jason Webb and the Caribbean Chillers. (727) 842-8066; nprmainstreet.com.

Art and music

Music to your ears: Singer, comic and impressionist John Timpanelli performs in From Buble to Broadway and Beyond from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Hernando Beach Club, 3145 Flamingo Blvd., Hernando Beach. Tickets are $10 for members and $12 for non-members, including dessert and coffee or soft drink. Cash bar is available. Call or email for reservations. (585) 247-3294; patriciaasommers@aol.com.

Art in the city: City Art Gallery's new exhibit includes works by artists Kim Dewitt Paff, Lee Broede, Andy Fotopoulos and Albert Juliano, presented by Abrams Art Gallery owner Richard Melton. Also on display are ship models by Suncoast Ship Model Society, photographs by the Spring Hill Camera Club, handmade quilts by the Hernando Quilters Guild, a new selection of poetry by members of Just Poets and arrangements by the Brooksville Garden Club. The exhibit continues through Nov. 1 at the gallery, 201 Howell Ave., Brooksville. (352) 263-4923; (352) 540-3810.

Twice the art: St. Petersburg College's Leepa Rattner Museum of Art, 600 Klosterman Road, hosts two exhibitions through Sept. 15. Lin Carte: A Tribute remembers well-known Tampa Bay area art therapist Lin Carte-Anderson, best known for her Serene Women prints series. Metropolis of Kotopoulis is a retrospective of Dino Kotopoulis' two- and three-dimensional creations since moving to the Tampa Bay area in the 1980s. (727) 712-5762 or spcollege.edu/central/museum.

Consider this

Represent Pasco: The Florida Association of Counties hosts a photo contest for its 2014 calendar. The theme is "Beautiful Roads and Trails." The deadline is Sept. 2. Submit .jpg files at high-quality compression size. Minimum of 2,000 pixels; 3,000 pixels preferred. 8x10 prints and 35mm slides will be accepted, but digital submission is preferred. To submit, visit flcounties.wufoo.com/forms/q7x0q1.

Things to do in Pasco County this week 08/19/13 [Last modified: Monday, August 19, 2013 1:13pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. 5 things to do under $5: Type artists, shuffleboard, toy train show, Wildflower Walk

    Events

    1 Letterheads Typefest: The muralists who run Illsol Space, a gallery in Tampa Heights, said their respect for handmade fonts and sign painting techniques moved them to curate this exhibit featuring type-based muralists, hand-style lettering designers, sign painters, letterpress studios and type designers. …

    Colm O’Connor, a Dublin sign writer, is among the 22 artists featured in the Letterheads Typefest exhibit at the Illsol Space gallery.
  2. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 23

    Events

    The Art of the Brick: An elaborate display of more than 100 pieces of Lego artwork including the life sized sculpture of a man ripping open his chest, a 20-foot-long T. rex skeleton, a giant skull and replicas of famous works including Vincent Van Gogh's Starry Night and Leonardo Da Vinci's Mona …

    Nathan Sawaya with a sculpture from his The Art of the Brick exhibition coming to Tampa June 23- Sept. 4. It will be open for free Wednesdays through Sundays,  from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 802 E Whiting Street, Tampa. No tickets are required.[Courtesy  of the Art of the Brick]
  3. I give you a fish, you give me back my man

    Blogs

    The B-52s are a band with such a distinct visual look that you could tell it was them with just a glimpse of a picture. But was it always beehives and bright clothes for the hipsters from Athens? You can find the different looks of the B-52s in their video for the irresistible Give Me Back My Man.

  4. Joss Whedon's ex-wife accuses him of cheating, being 'hypocrite preaching feminist ideals'

    Celebrities

    Joss Whedon made his name directing cult television shows such as Buffy the Vampire Slayer and big-budget action movies, which often featured women in empowering roles. Many applauded him for being a champion of women, a feminist in an industry accused of misogyny and sexism.

    Joss Whedon at the screening of "Much Ado About Nothing" in 2014. Whedon's ex-wife Kai Cole alleged in an essay published by The Wrap on Sunday that Whedon had multiple affairs during their 16-year marriage. (Associated Press)
  5. For James Blunt, life is still 'Beautiful,' especially on tour with Ed Sheeran

    Music & Concerts

    Here's how much You're Beautiful still weighs on James Blunt: He specifically references his biggest hit twice on his new album, The Afterlove.

    ISCHGL, AUSTRIA - NOVEMBER 29:  James Blunt performs live on stage during the ‘Top Of The Mountain Concert’ on November 29, 2014 in Ischgl, Austria.  (Photo by Jan Hetfleisch/Getty Images)