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Olivia Newton-John spoke about battle with breast cancer during appearance in The Villages

As the world mourns the loss of entertainer Olivia Newton-John, Villages-News.com's Tony Violanti looks back at her concert in 2017 at The Sharon in The Villages.

Paisley Craze brings music of the sixties to town squares in The Villages

Paisley Craze brings the music of the sixties to town squares in The Villages. Villages-News.com's Tony Violanti has their story.

Spazmatics appealing to audience in The Villages that grew up with MTV

The band the Spazmatics are appealing to a younger audience in The Villages that grew up with MTV. Tony Violanti has their story.

Evolution Motown brings classic songs to stage at Savannah Center

There seemed some divine intervention from Marvin Gaye Friday afternoon during the “Evolution Motown” show in Savannah Center. Villages-News.com’s Tony Violanti was there and has our report.

Elvis fans form long line at Old Mill Playhouse for first look at new biopic

Elvis fans shook up  The Old Mill playhouse in The Villages on Thursday for a preview of the biopic "Elvis." Villages-News.com's Tony Violanti was there.

Director Baz Luhrmann’s ‘Elvis’ a chaotic look at life of musical trailblazer

Director Baz Luhrmann’s “Elvis” rocks and roars like a speeding, out-of-control mystery train. Villages-News.com's Tony Violanti has a review.

Evolution Dance ready to celebrate Independence Day weekend with patriotic show

Evolution Dance will celebrate the upcoming Independence Day weekend with a toe-tapping bang. Villages-News.com's. Tony Violanti has a preview

The Villages Pops Chorus struggling with ticket sales after Village Box Office change in policy

The Villages Pops Chorus struggling with ticket sales after Village Box Office change in policy

We may never pass this way again – at least not in an itsy bitsy teenie weenie yellow polka dot bikini

Villages-News.com's Tony Violanti mourns the passing of two music legends and remarks that we may never pass this way again - at least not in an itsy bitsy teenie weenie yellow polka dot bikini.

‘Elvis’ biopic offers riveting portrayal of rise and fall of The King

The new "Elvis" biopic offers a riveting portrayal of the rise and fall of The King. Villages-News.com's Tony Violanti has an insider look at the powerful new movie.

Almost 80, Paul McCartney ready to turn back clock in Orlando

Paul McCartney turns 80 next month and he turns back the clock, Saturday in Orlando. Villages-News.com's Tony Violanti has a preview of what fans can expect.

Chicago Rewired brings back classic hits in show at SeaBreeze Recreation Center

Chicago Rewired bought back some classic hits in a show Sunday at SeaBreeze Recreation Center.

Rocky and the Rollers singer keeps faith at center of cancer battle

Villages-News.com's Tony Violanti talks with Al Morse who made a triumphant return to the stage this weekend with Rocky and the Rollers. The beloved singer has been battling cancer.

Villager returns to stage after 20-year absence to take lead role in ‘Beauty and The Beast’

A Villager has returned to the stage after a 20-year absence to take the lead role in a production of “Beauty and The Beast.”

91-year-old Villager brings enthusiasm to The Villages Pops Chorus’ upcoming concerts

A 91-year-old Villager is bringing enthusiasm to The Villages Pops Chorus' upcoming concerts. Villages-News.com's Tony Violanti has details.

Maria Williams to sing at LaliPoPs show at Aviary Recreation Center

Maria Williams will be the guest singer at the LaliPoPs monthly music show at 7 p.m. Friday, April 1 at Aviary Recreation Center, 5748 Morse Blvd.

Off Broadway Players going back to the 40s in upcoming show

“Musical Memories of the 1940s” is a tribute to our veterans. It will be performed in April 9 at La Hacienda Recreation Center.

The Villages’ Honeymooners capture spirit of original cast  

A stage production called “The Honeymooners: From New York to The Villages” brought back a classic comedy on opening night at Savannah Center. Villages-News.com’s Tony Violanti was there and has our review.

Auditions set for production of ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ in The Villages

SMASH Productions will hold open auditions for “Little Shop of Horrors.” We've got details.

Actor Tim Considine rode wave with Disney roles and ‘My Three Sons’

Actor Tim Considine rode wave with Disney roles in and in the long-running TV show, "My Three Sons." Villages-News.com's Tony Violanti looks back on Considine's many classic characters.

Performer revels in role as Teen Angel in ‘Grease’ staged in The Villages

A performer is reveling in his role as a Teen Angel in "Grease" being staged at the Savannah Center. Villages-News.com's Tony Violanti looks at the performer's long evolution in the part.

Grease is the word as stellar cast brings classic high school tale to Savannah Center

When it comes to “Grease” – everything old is new again. That’s what a rowdy gang of Villages’ greasers proved Thursday in Savannah Center on the opening night of a sold-out, three-day run of the famed musical.

Acclaimed University of Wisconsin troupe coming to The Villages

The Wisconsin Singers are bringing their spectacular show, “Come Alive!” to La Hacienda Recreation Center for performances March 15 and 16 at 7:30 p.m.

Broadway stars to perform classics with St. Timothy’s choir in April

A handful of Broadway stars will join the St. Timothy Catholic Church Choir for the show, “Best of Broadway,” on Tuesday, April 5. Shows are at 4 and 7 p.m.