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Things to do in Pasco: Feb. 12

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Nollywood Film Festival: The African American Club of Pasco County and the New Port Richey Library present the second and third Nollywood Film Festival installments at 6 p.m. today and Feb. 19 at the library, 5939 Main St. Tonight's film is Last Flight to Abuja; the Feb. 19 film is This America, a film that tells the story of Nigerian immigrants to the United States. The films are from Nigeria, the third-largest film-producing country in the world, as a celebration of Black History Month. Free. Popcorn will be provided. For information, call (727) 495-3206.

'The Pirates of Penzance': Gilbert & Sullivan Players perform the The Pirates of Penzance at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St. Tickets are $16-$18. For information, call (727) 942-5605 or visit

Skating competition: Florida Skating Academy and SpinNations Skating Center host their 12th year of the popular roller figure skating competition from 6 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday and 6 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sunday at SpinNations, 8345 Congress St., Port Richey. Admission is $5. For information, call (727) 207-4071.

Art events

Art exhibit: An exhibit called "Music of My Life" is on display through Feb. 20 at the Rao Musunuru, M.D. Art Gallery at Pasco-Hernando State College, 10230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey. The works showcase musical performance culture and feature images of artists ranging from Lennon to Jagger and Hendrix to Joplin. Free and open to the public. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Fridays. For information, call (727) 816-3231.

'Love Is All Around Us': A love-themed exhibition is on display through March 1 at the Downtown New Port Richey Art Gallery, 6231 Grand Blvd. Gallery hours are noon to 6 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. For information, call (727) 848-6500 or email

Heart art: The West Pasco Art Guild and Gallery's "Heart to Heart" art show is on display through Feb. 22 at the Guild, 6206 Jefferson St., New Port Richey. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays and noon to 3 p.m. Saturdays. For information, call (727) 841-7732 or visit

'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 Friday through March 21 at the PAC, 5744 Moog Road, Holiday. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. For information, call (727) 845-7322 or visit

Musically inclined

Big-band sounds: The 42nd Street Big Band performs "Dixieland Jamboree: It's Mardi Gras Time" at 2 p.m. today at Richey Suncoast Theatre, 6237 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. $12. For information, call (727) 842-6777.

Music to your ears: John Timpanelli gives a Valentine's Day performance from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Beacon Square Civic Association, 3741 Bradford Drive, Holiday. $10 for members, $12 for nonmembers. Includes dessert. For information, call (727) 379-6557.

Acoustic rock: Gypsy Star performs at 8 p.m. Friday at Richey Suncoast Theatre, 6237 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. $20 in advance, $23 at door; $18 for law enforcement and season ticket holders. (727) 842-6777.

Eagles Tribute: The Long Run performs at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Center for the Arts at Wesley Chapel, 30651 Wells Road. Tickets are $20; $15 for seniors and students. For information, call (813) 794-8772 or (727) 774-8772.

Music to your ears: Richey Community Orchestra performs "The Wild Blue Yonder — Music That's Out of This World" at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Center for the Arts at River Ridge, 11646 Town Center Road, New Port Richey. $15 at the door, online at richeycommunity or the RCO Box Office. For information, call (727) 919-3866.

A John Timpanelli show: Singer, comic and impressionist John Timpanelli performs from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Brentwood Estates, 9920 Princess Lane, Hudson. Tickets are $10 for residents and $12 for nonresidents. For information, call (727) 857-4542.

Legends of Song: Bill Stabile and Barbara Van Eycken perform "Legends of Song," a tribute to Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland, Liza Minnelli and Barbra Streisand, at 2 p.m. Feb. 19 at the Richey Suncoast Theatre, 6237 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. $15. For information, call (727) 842-6777.

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