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Wilma (played by Sally Kimberly) and Wes (played by Malcolm Sanford) rehearse a scene from "Perfect Party" at the Acrosstown Repertory Theatre.

Matt Stamey/Staff photographer
Published: Monday, June 17, 2013 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Friday, June 14, 2013 at 6:08 p.m.

PLAYING ‘PERFECT’:

In A.R. Gurney’s “The Perfect Party,” now onstage at the Acrosstown Repertory Theatre, a former English professor attempts to throw the perfect party and have it reviewed by a New York City newspaper, whereupon things start to go terribly wrong. The production continues through June 30.

“The Perfect Party”: 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through June 30, Acrosstown Repertory Theatre, 619 S. Main St. Tickets: $12, $10 for students, seniors, military personnel and educators. (505-0868)

THEATER:

The Hippodrome Theatre’s production of “Avenue Q,” the hit Broadway musical featuring actors and puppets in a coming-of-age tale, has been extended through July 21.

“Avenue Q”: 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 5 and 8:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday through July 21, Hippodrome Theatre, 25 SE Second Place. Tickets: $30-$35, $25 for senior citizens, $15 for students. (375-4477, www.thehipp.org)

MUSIC:

The Drifters, the vocal group known for such ’50s hits as “On Broadway,” “Up on the Roof” and “This Magic Moment,” performs a benefit concert for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Florida on Saturday at Santa Fe College’s Fine Arts Hall.

The Drifters: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Fine Arts Hall, Santa Fe College, 3000 NW 83rd St. Tickets: $35-$75, seniors 60 and older receive $10 discount. (www.sfcollege.edu/finearts)

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Fresh off a featured, Saturday-night spot at the Florida Folk Festival, The Currys bring their mix of bluegrass, country, rock and blues to the Prairie Creek Lodge for a performance on Saturday.

The Currys: 8 p.m. Saturday, Sandhill Stage at Prairie Creek Lodge, 7204 SE County Road 234. Admission: $20, proceeds benefit Alachua Conservation Trust and Conservation Burial Inc.; limited seating, for reservations call 317-7307 or email sandhillstage@gmail.com.

AT THE MOVIES:

“Monsters University”: animated

“World War Z”: action

BOOK RELEASES:

“The Ocean at the End of the Lane”: Neil Gaiman

“Sweet Salt Air”: Barbara Delinsky

“Warrior Princess, A U.S. Navy SEAL’s Journey to Coming out Transgender”: Kristin Beck, Anne Speckhard

“Island Gifts”: Nancy Thayer

ALBUM RELEASES:

“Yeezus”: Kanye West

“Anthem”: Hanson

“Waiting for the Dawn”: The Mowgli

“A Constant Sea”: Heliotropes

DVD RELEASES:

“Jack the Giant Slayer”: fantasy

“The Last Exorcism Part 2”: horror

“Movie 43”: comedy

“21 and Over”: comedy

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