Make us your home page
Instagram

Things to do in Pasco: Feb. 12

Our picks

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 tarponarts.org.

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 nprgallery@aol.com.

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 WestPascoArtGuildandGallery.org.

'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 pascoart.org.

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 orchestra.com 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.

Things to do in Pasco: Feb. 12 02/11/14 [Last modified: Tuesday, February 11, 2014 7:11pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Sept. 22

    Events

    Arcade Fire: The wildly acclaimed indie rock outfit tour in support of their fifth album, Infinite Content. Presumably, the band will also play songs from their first few albums. Wolf Parade opens. 7 p.m., University of South Florida Sun Dome, 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. $35-$75. (813) 974-3004.

    LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 08:  Musician Win Butler of Arcade Fire performs onstage during The 24th Annual KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas at The Shrine Auditorium on December 8, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Radio.com)
  2. What the 11 terms Merriam-Webster just added to the dictionary say about our foodie culture

    Cooking

    Joining "troll" (as in, a rude person on the Internet, not a bridge-dwelling creature), "alt-right" and "dog whistle," 11 food-related words were added to the Merriam-Webster dictionary this week. That's out of 250 new terms, a pretty good ratio that signals the ongoing shift toward a more food-obsessed culture, one …

    IPA is one of the words recently added to the dictionary.
  3. St. Petersburg's newest hotel opens with craft beers, cocktails and Cozy Corners

    Real Estate

    ST. PETERSBURG — Last spring, Ryan Tarrant applied for a job with the new Hyatt Place nearing completion in downtown St. Petersburg. Among the questions an interviewer asked:

    What does this hotel need to succeed?

    Hybar, a bar area with outdoor seating  that will feature craft drinks and Sunday brunch starting Oct. 1, is ready to open at the new Hyatt Place hotel at  25 2nd St. N in downtown St. Petersburg. [SCOTT KEELER   |   Times]
  4. A coast away from her roots, American Stage's Stephanie Gularte is soaking up Florida

    Stage

    ST. PETERSBURG

    The last clear day before the storm, Stephanie Gularte looked at Milo, her 8-year-old Boston terrier.

    "You ready for action, bud?"

    Stephanie Gularte, who arrived in the Tampa Bay area 2 ? years ago to become producing artistic director of American Stage, strolls along Coffee Pot Bayou in St. Petersburg with Milo, her 
8-year-old Boston terrier.
  5. Tampa Bay theaters usher in a broadened vision, new works in 2017-18

    Stage

    By Andrew Meacham Times Performing Arts Critic

    The David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa will serve up the musical Waitress in April 2018.