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Published: Thursday, 4/7/2005

Ronnie Brooks due to perform Sunday

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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