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Tuesday, July 16, 2024

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‘One Last Drink’ gets audience involved in murder mystery show

The Flapper Era show “One Last Drink” got the audience involved in murder mystery show. Villages-News.com’s Tony Violanti was there.

Wheel of Fortune’s Pat Sajak to take last spin after 41 years as host

On Friday, the wheel stops turning for Pat Sajak. Tony Violanti reflects on Sajak's career and his glamorous sidekick.

Elvis Presley proudly served his country in U.S. Army

Elvis Presley proudly served his country in U.S. Army. Villages-News.com's Tony Violanti looks back at the Kng's stint as a G.I.

Ferris Deluxe brings old school rock and roll to The Villages

Ferris Deluxe features three relatively young dudes with an authentic passion for old school rock and roll. Villages-News.com's Tony Violanti introduces you to the band.

Music of Billy Joel will be on display in The Villages

Billy Joel’s musical world will be on display twice during the coming months in Savannah Center.

Beloved entertainer Sandie Hawthorne to take stage for last time

Sandie Hawthorne is ready to face the final curtain. It happens this week when she appears in the play “Old Hams.”

Singer recreates music of Celine Dion in show in The Villages

Jenene Caramielo brought the music of Celine to the stage at a show in The Villages.

Opera took root in The Villages thanks to visionaries 30 years ago

How did opera take root in The Villages? Villages-News.com's Tony Violanti takes a look at the launch of The Villages Opera Club which occurred 30 years ago.

Mutual love of music serves as main motivation for The Villages Pops Chorus

The Villages Pops Chorus presented an outstanding concert of favorites Monday night and Villages-News.com's Tony Violanti was there.

Rocky and the Rollers to mark 25th year of playing in The Villages

Rocky and the Rollers will mark their 25th year of playing in The Villages. Tony Violanti takes a look at the band and its amazing appeal.

Music of Frank Sinatra will be staged Saturday at Savannah Center

Alex Santoriello will perform a tribute called “Simply Sinatra,” Saturday at Savannah Center. Villages-News.com's Tony Violanti has a preview.

Bawdy love story brings ancient Rome to life in show at Savannah Center

“A Funny Thing Happened On The Way to The Forum” is a bawdy love story wrapped around a slave’s desire for freedom and the hoary glory of ancient Rome. Tony Violanti was there for opening night.

Beyonce’ meets the Beatles on new album, ‘Cowboy Carter’

Beyonce’ meets the Beatles on her new album, “Cowboy Carter.” Tony Violanti offers his take on the updated version of "Blackbird."

Catholic deacon spends Easter season playing Rabbi’s son on stage

Greg Senholzi is an ordained Catholic deacon but during this Easter season, found himself in a different role – a Rabbi’s son.

Humor and memorable tunes will take audience back to old Rome

“A Funny Thing Happened On the Way To the Forum” is filled with memorable tunes, lots of dancing and a heaping serving of farce. Tony Violanti has a preview of the show to be staged at Savannah Center.

Mark Kirschenbaum and Dave Saxe having fun in ‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels’

Mark Kirschenbaum and Dave Saxe are having fun in the production of "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels." Villages-News.com's Tony Violanti was there for opening night.

‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels’ to be staged this week at Savannah Center

"Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" will be staged this week at Savannah Center. Villages-News.com's Tony Violanti has a preview.

Villager returns to stage in wheelchair after taking terrible fall last year

Diana Arlt never left her wheelchair Friday but stood tall thanks to her courage, determination and vocal skill.

Lorrie Morgan’s red hot NFL romance predated Travis Kelce and Taylor Swift

Long before Travis Kelce squeezed Taylor Swift, there was another celebrity love match between a singing star and football hero that titillated the tabloids. She'll be performing in The Villages this week.

Stellar cast retells beloved story of ‘Fiddler On the Roof’

A sStellar cast is retelling the beloved story of "Fiddler On the Roof." Villages-News.com's Tony Violanti was there on opening night.

Parade kicks off St. Patrick’s Day in The Villages

Thousands of Villagers participated in this year's St. Patrick's Day Festival at Spanish Springs in The Villages on Sunday. We've got photos and video from the event.

The Doo Wop Project transcends musical  generations

Villages-News.com’s Tony Violanti has a preview of a performance of The Doo Wop Project, coming to The Sharon on March 25.

Singer in The Villages ready for triumphant return to performing after suffering traumatic fall

A singer in The Villages is ready for a triumphant return to performing after suffering a traumatic fall. Villages-News.com's Tony Violanti has the story.

Rocker Dave Mason scheduled for show in The Villages

Legendary Rock & Roll Hall of Fame musician and songwriter Dave Mason will perform at a show set for March 23 at the Savannah Center in The Villages.