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Ronnie Brooks due to perform Sunday


Ronnie Baker Brooks CD is entitled Take Me Witcha.


Ronnie Baker Brooks, the son of blues artist Lonnie Brooks, will perform at 8 p.m. Sunday in the Toledo Speedway Bar & Grill, 5625 Benore Rd. The concert is sponsored by the Black Swamp Blues Society. Cover is $12 for blues society members, $15 for the public. A general membership meeting takes place at 6 p.m.


Double Indemnity, the 1944 thriller, has been scheduled at 1 p.m. tomorrow in Super Cinemas, 1301 East Mall Dr., Holland, as the latest entry in National Amusements' Silver Screen Classics program.

The film concerns a beautiful woman (Barbara Stanwyck) who seduces an insurance agent (Fred MacMurray) into murdering her husband. Their scheme to profit by the husband's death is complicated by a clause in his insurance policy and by the decision of a brilliant insurance investigator (Edward G. Robinson) to probe the case.

The price of $1 will buy viewers a ticket, popcorn, and a soft drink. The Silver Screen Classics program is geared toward senior citizens, but movie fans of all ages are welcome to attend.


The Artie Shaw Orchestra under the direction of Dick Johnson will be in concert at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Valentine Theatre, 400 North Superior St. Tickets range from $20 to $40. Information: 419-242-2787.


Comedian Gallagher will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday in the Ritz Theatre, 30 South Washington St., Tiffin. Tickets range from $15 to $35 from the box office. Information: 419-448-8544.


The River Raisin Centre for the Arts, 114 South Monroe St., Monroe, plays host to the Modernaires with Paul Kelly, Jr., at 8 p.m. tomorrow. The group performs Glenn Miller classics. Tickets are $24 for adults, $22 for seniors, and $12 for students and children. Information: 734-242-7722.


The 54th annual Zenobia Shrine Circus opens today in the SeaGate Convention Centre, 401 Jefferson Ave. Shows will be at 2 and 6:30 p.m. daily through Sunday. Tickets range from $7 to $16 and are available from the box office, 419-321-5007; 800-GO-

CIRCUS, and Ticketmaster, 419-474-1333.


Kenny Wayne Shepherd will be in concert April 15 in Club Bijou, 209 North Superior St. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, $23, maybe purchased at the SeaGate Centre box office, Ticketmaster outlets, and Allied Records.


Children's Theatre Workshop will present the classic fairy tale The Pied Piper of Hamelin, adapted by Madge Miller, at 1 and 3:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in the Lois M. Nelson Theater for the Performing Arts in the Collingwood Arts Center, 2417 Collingwood Blvd. Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for students and seniors at the door.


Much Ado About Nothing will open tomorrow at Owens Community College and run through April 24. Curtain time is 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sundays in the Center for Fine and Performing Arts, 30335 Oregon Rd., Perrysburg. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for seniors, students, and Owens employees. Information: 567-661-2787.


Mickey Finn's Pub, 602 Lagrange St., and the Kidney Foundation of northwest Ohio are hosting a benefit for David Holman beginning at 7 p.m. Sunday. Music will be provided by the Baptist Accents, Jeff Stewart & Gregg Leonard, Patrick Lewandowski, and Bobby & Frank May. Cover is $5.


The Toledo-Lucas County Library continues with the spring schedule for Film Movement: An Independent Film Festival, running Thursdays through May 12 in the Main Library, 325 Michigan St. Each free screening begins at 6:30 p.m. in the McMaster Family Center for Lifelong Learning and will be followed by a group discussion.

Today's film will be Promises, an Academy Award-nominated documentary that follows several Jewish and Palestinian children that are put in touch with each other, offering an alternative look at the Jewish-Palestinian conflict. Information: 419-259-5285.


Auditions for the Toledo Repertoire Theatre production of Twelfth Night, Shakespeare for children (13 years old or under), will be 1 p.m. Saturday in the theater, 16 10th St. Performances will be June 17-19 and 24-26. The second round of auditions for Rep-A-Looza, a local talent contest, are scheduled in the theater from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Information: 419-243-9277.


The Village Players Theatre will hold auditions for The Shape of Things, Neil Labute's contemporary story of love and art, at 7 p.m. Sunday in the theatre, 2740 Upton Ave.

Production dates will be June 23-25. Information: 419-472-6817.

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