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Published Aug. 3, 2007

An exhibit of artwork by Pasco County artists concludes today at the Pasco Arts Council's art center, 5744 Moog Road, Holiday. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free.

Two final operas: Intermezzo Opera Festival of New York concludes its week of performances today at the Black Box Theatre on the Nature Coast Technical High School campus, 4057 California St., Brooksville, with Falstaff at 3 p.m. and The Magic Flute at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 adults, $10 students. The box office in the theater lobby will be open one hour before each performance. Discounted multiple show packages are available. Call (352) 797-7088, ext. 296, or (727) 534-5742 for reservations and information.

Little Sisters of Hoboken keep on singing: The musical comedy Nunsense continues weekends through Aug. 12 in Xavier Hall of St. Francis Cabrini Catholic Church, 5030 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. Shows are at 8 p.m. today and Aug. 10; 1 p.m. Saturday and Aug. 11; and 2 p.m. Sunday and Aug. 12. Tickets are $10, open seating. Call (352) 683-9666 or (352) 683-6241 for ticket information.

Meet the artists: Progress Energy Art Gallery will hold an artist's reception from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the gallery, 6231 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. The honoree is abstract artist Martha Marshall. Also exhibiting are Ralph Annan, Mark Burton, Sali Dalton, Harry Farmlett and Carol Gula. The exhibit, "Unconventional Wisdom: Abstract Expressionism with a Dash of Les Fauves," will be shown through Sept. 29. Hours are noon to 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays.

Art in public places: "Through the Painter's Eye," an exhibit of work by members of the West Pasco Art Guild, opens today at the West Pasco Government Center, 7530 Little Road, New Port Richey, through Sept. 28. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays through Sept. 28. Closed holidays. Many of the paintings are for sale. Call Pasco Arts Center at (727) 845-7322.

Swing time: The Frankie Dee New York Orchestra will perform from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at VFW Post 10209 at 15166 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. Tickets are $9 and include a chance at a door prize. For information and reservations, call Mary at (352) 596-9486.

Comedy and song on its way: Singer-impressionist Rich Natole will perform at a dinner show at Aripeka Elks Lodge 2520, 9135 Denton Ave., Hudson, on Aug. 11. Dinner is at 6 p.m., show at 7:30 p.m. Natole's act includes impressions of Larry King, Jay Leno, Robert DeNiro, Joe Pesci and others. Tickets are $26; reservations required. The office is open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Call (727) 868-2994.

Head-banger time: The power metal band Kamelot (Ghost Opera) will headline on Aug. 15 at Bourbon Street Concert Club, 4331 U.S. 19, New Port Richey. Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Special guests are Wade Black (Crimson Glory) and Royal Anguish. Tickets are $16 in advance, $19 at the door.

Hospice fundraiser: The Save Our Sandbar group will hold a pig roast, treasure hunt and costume contest at the "Pirates for the Care-of-Being, A Bounty for Hospice," a fundraiser for Gulfside Regional Hospice, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Aug. 16 at Gulf Harbors Yacht Club, 3924 Marine Parkway, New Port Richey. Tickets are $30 each or $50 for two. Call (727) 709-1599 or (727) 934-8986.