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December 12, 2013

In brief: Naughty musical coming to arts center

JOHNSTOWN — Tickets go on sale today for a new show at Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center, Richland Township.

“50 Shades! The Musical” will be performed at 3 p.m. Jan. 19.

The musical opens with a ladies book club deciding to read the book “Fifty Shades of Grey.”

Through their interpretation of the novel, the audience is led on a hilarious roller coaster ride of this unlikely bestseller.

The show is full of dance numbers, 11 original songs and a live band backing the performance.

Original songs include “They Get Nasty,” “I Don’t Make Love” and “There’s a Hole Inside of Me.”

Like the book series, the musical is not recommended for those younger than age 18.

Tickets are $39 and $35.

Box office hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Information: 269-7200 or visit www.upjarts.org.

Cartoonist to appear at Pgh.’s Toonseum

Patton native and cartoonist Shaun Boland will be appearing from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Toonseum in downtown Pittsburgh.

He will be signing copies of his book, “In the Eye of the Beholder: A Collection of Bol’s Eye Cartoons.”

Boland is selling the book for $15 and donating 50 percent of his 2013 book profits to Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.

Boland’s illustrations have appeared in over 40 publications in 10 states across the United States.

For more information, visit www.bolseye.com or www.toonseum.org.

Kernville church to host Christmas dinner

Christ Centered Community Church at 531 Somerset St. in Kernville will be hosting a complimentary Christmas dinner from 1 to 5 p.m. Dec. 25.

This dinner is open to the public at no cost. The menu will feature turkey, ham, stuffing, whipped potatoes, cranberry sauce, vegetables, salad, rolls, dessert and beverages.

The church is seeking volunteers as well as donations of food and dinner supplies.

Anyone interested in contributing may contact the Rev. Sylvia J. King at 244-2737 or Rev. Reginald Floyd at 361-2393.

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