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Saturday, March 28, 2015
Cuban Jazz Ensemble
Cuban Jazz Ensemble featuring Freddy Montes y Su Son, Saturday March 28, 7 to 9 p.m., at Largo Public Library, Jenkins Community Wing, 120 Central Park Drive, Largo. Admission is free. Call 587-6715, ext. 2547.
The show will feature a rhythmic blend of traditional Cuban songs performed with today's original Latin jazz arrangements. There will be an open cash bar, indoor table seating and dance floor, and outdoor seating in the Library's garden courtyard. Free advance tickets will be available in the library.
Dunedin Highland Games, Saturday, March 28, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., at Highlander Park, 1920 Pinehurst Road, Dunedin. Tickets are $16 in advance and $18 at the gate. Children 12 and younger will be admitted free. Visit dunedinhighlandgames.com.
“Gutenberg! The Musical!”, by Scott Brown and Anthony King; March 13 through April 5, with previews March 11 and 12; presented by American Stage Theatre, a professional equity theater, at the Raymond James Theatre, 163 Third St. N., St. Petersburg. Call 823-7529 or visit www.americanstage.org.
Generally, main stage performances are Wednesday through Saturday, 8 p.m. Matinees are Saturday and Sunday, 3 p.m. Ticket prices range from $29 to $59 depending on the date and time of the performance.
“Hotbed Hotel,” by Michael Parker, March 7 through April 26, at the Early Bird Dinner Theatre, 13355 49th St. N., Clearwater. Matinees are Thursday and Saturday, 11 a.m. Evening performances are Saturday and Sunday, 4 p.m.
Lunasa, Saturday, March 28, 8 p.m., at Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St., Tarpon Springs. Tickets are $28 for adults and $24 for members and students. Call 942-5605 or visit tarponarts.org.
Inspired by Ireland’s great 1970s groups, Lúnasa uses melodic interweaving of wind and string instruments, pairing flutes, fiddle, whistle and pipes in often-breathtaking arrangements. Named for the Irish god Lugh, patron of the arts, Lúnasa is a gathering of some of the top musical talents in Ireland.
The Jammin’ Divas, Saturday, March 28, 8 p.m., at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets are $16.50. Call 587-6793 or visit largoarts.com.
Four stunning voices come together to perform traditional, contemporary and original folk music from each of their cultures.
Performing will be Aoife Clancy from Ireland, Grammy nominee with Cherish the Ladies; Becky Chace from the United States; Kath Buckell from Australia; Hadar Noiberg, a flutist from Isrrael; and Craig Akin from the United States on bass. Together, they blend beautiful harmonies and song through storytelling of how their cultures came together and influenced one another.
Tom Papa, Saturday, March 28, 8 p.m., at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Tickets start at $25. Call 791-7400 or visit www.atthecap.com.
With more than 20 years as a stand-up comedian, Papa has found success in film, television and radio as well as on the live stage.
His second hour stand-up special “Tom Papa: Freaked Out,” directed by Rob Zombie was named one of the 10 Best Comedy Albums of 2013. His first hour special, “Tom Papa Live in New York City,” premiered on Comedy Central in January of 2012.