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Published: Wednesday, 3/24/2004

George Jones slated at Stranahan

Country music legend George Jones will be in concert at 8 p.m. Friday in the Stranahan Theater, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd. Tickets are $41.50 from the box office, 419-381-8851, and Ticketmaster, 419-474-1333.

Tickets are on sale for the Ultimate Doo-Wop Show, to be staged May 1 in the theater. The 7 p.m. show will feature Jack Scott, Maurice Williams & the Zodiacs, the Spaniels, the Edsels, the Marcels, Kathy Young, Shades of Blue, the Magnificents, the Eldoradoes, Stormy Weathers, and Daddy G & the Church Street Five. Tickets are $43 and $53.

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The Unsinkable Molly Brown will be staged Saturday in the Valentine Theatre, 401 North Superior St. The 8 p.m. show is sold out, so a 3 p.m. matinee has been added; tickets are $30 to $52. Information: 419-242-2787.

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The Charlie Daniels Band will take the stage at 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday in the Ritz Theatre, 30 South Washington St., Tiffin. Tickets range from $29 to $44.

"Weird" Al Yankovic returns to the theatre for an appearance at 7 p.m. March 30. Tickets range from $29 to $48.

Information: 419-448-8544.

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Jazz legend Maynard Ferguson and his Big Bop Nouveau Band will be in concert at 8 p.m. March 31 in Northwood High School, 700 Lemoyne Rd., Northwood. The Maumee Bay Big Band will open the show. Tickets are $15. Information: 419-666-3816 days, and 419-661-0677 evenings.

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The Gospel play Exposed will be staged at 1 and 7 p.m. Saturday in Owens Community College's Fine and Performing Arts Center on Oregon Road in Perrysburg Township. Tickets are $20 for the afternoon performance, and $25 for the evening performance. A special price of $15 is available for children, youth groups, and seniors for the matinee performance. Information: 419-531-2780.

Literary expert Dr. John Ditsky will visit the college's law library at 4 p.m. tomorrow to discuss the life of John Steinbeck and provide insight into one of his more famous books, Cannery Row. Information: 419-661-7096.

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Gumbo's Bayou Grille will present Savoy Brown, featuring Kim Simmonds, at 9 p.m. Friday. Tickets are $15 in advance from Ticketmaster and $18 the day of show.

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The northwest Ohio Arthritis Foundation chapter will present its Inaugural Spring Break Party - "Arthritis Gone Wild" - at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Event Center, 23 North Summit St. Soul Kitchen will provide music for dancing. Proceeds will help fund local programs and services for those affected by arthritis in northwest Ohio. Tickets are $25. Information: 419-537-0888.

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Little Eyolf, written by Henrik Ibsen and directed by Stephen Berwind, continues at the University of Toledo's Studio Theatre through Sunday. The play tells the tale of how a tragic accident ignites an explosion of unexpressed resentment that exposes the weak foundation of a marriage, Curtain times are 7:30 p.m. today-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $6 and $8. Information: 419-530-2375.

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West Side Montessori Center will host its second annual spring fundraising event at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Courtyard at the Navy Bistro. "Passport to Paradise," is the title of this year's travel-themed silent auction and grazing event. Dress is casual island attire; tickets are $50 a person. Information: 419-866-1931.

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Kalamazoo's Blue Dahlia will bring its vintage silent film and modern music to the Collingwood Arts Center, 2413 Collingwood Blvd., for a CD release party at 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for students and seniors. Information: 419-244-2787.

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Tickets go on sale Friday for a concert by Journey at 8 p.m. July 7 in the SeaGate Convention Centre. Tickets are $37.50 and $45 from Ticketmaster and www.ticketmaster.com.

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The Way Library in Perrysburg continues its classic film series program with the 1955 Academy award-winning film Marty at 10 a.m. tomorrow in the lower level auditorium of the library, 101 East Indiana Ave. Dennis Vaughn, local film memorabilia collector, will discuss the film. Admission and refreshments are free, but seating is limited. Information: 419-874-3135.



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