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Pasco Things to Do, March 12

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Evening with an Author: Local novelist Trish Reeb will discuss and read excerpts from her mystery novels Dance of Deception and Death by Default from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Downtown New Port Richey Art Gallery, 6231 Grand Blvd. To reserve a seat, call (727) 848-6500.

Experience Elton John: Fathom Events, CinemaLive and Rocket Music Entertainment Group bring a two-night, live concert experience to the big screen at 7 p.m. Tuesday and March 28 at Cobb Grove 16 Cinemas, 6333 Wesley Grove Blvd., Wesley Chapel. Both shows, filmed at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, feature hits that include Rocket Man, Tiny Dancer and Your Song. The audience will be treated to a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the celebrated 1973 album Goodbye Yellow Brick Road. Visit fathomevents.com for information.

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 S Pinellas Ave. 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 Pasco Arts Council, 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.

Art by Dr. Seuss: Dr. Seuss' 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. For information, call (727) 816-3231.

A new spin on art: An exhibition of art by Spin D'Arte is on display through March 29 at the Downtown New Port Richey Art Gallery, 6231 Grand Blvd. Spin D'Arte is a collective of artists whose works are created by "spinning," a process that results in art in which the viewer can see two, three or four separate paintings on one canvas. Also on display is photography by students from the Pasco eSchool. Gallery hours are noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. (727) 848-6500.

Musically inclined

Music to your ears: John Timpanelli performs "The Best of Broadway" from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Beacon Square Civic Association, 3741 Bradford Drive, Holiday. $10 for members, $12 for nonmembers. Ticket price includes dessert and coffee. (727) 379-6557.

Florida's 'Neil Diamond': Bobby Palermo, a.k.a. Florida's "Neil Diamond," performs from 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Market Off Main, 6241 Lincoln St., New Port Richey. Admission is $5. Food and drink, including corned beef, cabbage and beer, will be sold. For information or reservations, call (727) 849-4940.

Big band sounds: The 42nd Street Big Band performs an Irish Eyes Are Smilin' St. Patrick's Day Salute at 2 p.m. March 19 at Richey Suncoast Theatre, 6237 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. $12. (727) 842-6777.

Pasco Things to Do, March 12 03/10/14 [Last modified: Tuesday, March 11, 2014 1:16pm]
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