Charlotte County Florida Weekly

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THEATER

Rock of Ages – At Broadway Palm Theatre though Saturday. Dinner and a show option. Matinees are Thursday and Saturday. 1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers. 239-278-4422 or www.broadwaypalm.com.

The Savannah Sipping Society – By Lemon Bay Playhouse through Sunday. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. $23, $18 students. 96 W. Dearborn St., Englewood. 941-474-9610 or www.lemonbayplayhouse.com.

The Birds – By The Laboratory Theater of Florida on select dates through July 2. Show times vary. 1634 Woodford Ave., Fort Myers. 239-218-0481 or www.laboratorytheaterflorida.com.

 

 

ART

Members Exhibit – The “Member’s Only Anything Goes” exhibit is on display through Aug. 25 at the Visual Arts Center. Members were given 5 feet of space to decorate with any art they chose. A reception and awards ceremony starts at 5 p.m. June 30. 210 Maud St., Punta Gorda. www.visualartcenter.org or 941-639-8810.

Special Exhibit – The Military Heritage Museum hosts “The Art of War” exhibition by Sgt. Phillip Scott Moore. This traveling exhibition of 18 pastel paintings is on display through June 30. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 900 W. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. www.militaryheritagemuseum.org or 941-575-9002. New Exhibition – North Port Art Center and Wellen Park host award-winning artists Kathy Wilke, Sharon Eng and Cara Guagilardo through the month of June at the Wellen Park Welcome Center. The art on display may be purchased. 12275 Mercado Drive, Venice. www.northportartcenter.org or 941-423-6460.

Dwight Icenhower and The Blue Suede Review perform at 7:30 p.m. June 28 at Visani. A complete dinner and show package is available. Doors open at 5 p.m. Showtime is at 7:30 p.m. 2400 Kings Highway, Port Charlotte. 941-629-9191 or www.visani.net. COURTESY PHOTO

Dwight Icenhower and The Blue Suede Review perform at 7:30 p.m. June 28 at Visani. A complete dinner and show package is available. Doors open at 5 p.m. Showtime is at 7:30 p.m. 2400 Kings Highway, Port Charlotte. 941-629-9191 or www.visani.net. COURTESY PHOTO

Artists Highlighted – The Sea Grape Gallery features silver jewelry artist Nancy VanTassell and water-media artist Jim Beech through July 7. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. 113 W. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. 941-575-1718 or www.seagrapegallery.com.

Art & Music – North Port Art Center’s “Art & Music” exhibits challenge artists to draw inspiration from the meaning and emotions of songs or incorporate subjects from the lyrics and title of songs. For the June exhibit, on display through Friday, artists used “Garden Party” by Ricky Nelson as inspiration. For July, the song for inspiration is “Cheeseburger in Paradise.” The deadline to submit art is Saturday. A reception will be held July 8, and the exhibit will be on display through July 29. 5950 Sam Shapos Way, North Port. www.northportartcenter.org or 941-423-6460.

On Display – The North Port Art Center presents the exhibition “Art in Public Places” at Schmidt Real Estate-Century 21 through July 31. View more than 50 paintings by local artists available for purchase. 100 W. Venice Ave., Venice. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday Friday. 941-423-6460.

THURSDAY 6.23

Dance Class – The Punta Gorda Isles Civic Association offers Ladies Dance for all levels from 11 a.m.-noon on Thursdays. Get introduced to steps from salsa, rumba, Charleston, swing, blues, tango and paso doble; no partner needed. Instructor: Nathalie Lemoine. Registration required: lemoineswfl@gmail.com, 941-830-3151 or www.pgica.org. 2001 Shreve St., Punta Gorda.

Fishermen’s Village – Paul Roush performs from 4-8 p.m. in at the Sunset Beach Tiki Bar. 1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-639-8721 or www.fishermensvillage.com.

Live Music – Doreen & Bobby perform hits from the ’50s to the ’80s from 5-8 p.m. at Nino’s Bakery & Restaurant. Minimum purchase of two drinks and one food item per person required. Reservations recommended. 3078 Cooper St. (Extension), Punta Gorda. 941-833- 8912 or www.ninosbakery.us.

Live music – La Lucha, featuring Ona Kirei, performs at the Grille at 1951 from 6-9 p.m. Tickets are $4.95. Reservations recommended. 1951 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte. www.thegrillat1951.com or 941-255-0994.

Music at Charley’s – Steve Amato performs from 6-10 p.m. at Hurricane Charley’s. 300 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-639-9695 or www.hurricanecharleys.com.

Smarty Pants – Trivia Night begins at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays in June at Coastal Expressions & Wine. $6 for bingo cards. 1133 Bal Harbor, Suite 1135, Punta Gorda. www.coastal-expressions.com/ events.

Tunes at Dean’s – Cross Eyed Chicks perform from 7-11 p.m. at Dean’s South of the Border. 130 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda. 941-575-6100 or www.deanssouthoftheborder.com.

At The Celtic Ray – The Trevor Bystrom Band performs from 7-10 p.m. at The Celtic Ray. 145 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. 941-916-9115 or www.CelticRay. net.

Art Class – Glass Painting with Andi is offered from 7-9 p.m. at the Gilded Grape Wine Bar. $45, includes all supplies, two wine glasses and a wine flight. 3796 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte. Reservations required. 941-235-9463 or www.gildedgrape.com.

Special Event – Comedian Anthony Rodia performs at 8 p.m. tonight, 7 and 10 p.m. Friday and 6 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday at Visani. Because this is a special event, a 20% automatic server gratuity is added to each check at the end of the night. 2400 Kings Highway, Port Charlotte. 941-629-9191 or www.visani.net.

FRIDAY 6.24

Dance Fusion – The Punta Gorda Isles Civic Association presents a Dance Fusion Class from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Fridays and Tuesdays. $12 per class. No class Tuesday. 2001 Shreve St., Punta Gorda. zumbawithcarla@gmail.com or www.PGICA.org.

Woodworkers Welcome – The Lemon Bay Woodcarvers meet from noon-2:30 p.m. every Friday at Community Presbyterian Church in Kastner Hall. All levels of carvers are welcome including beginners interested in learning the art of woodcarving. Instructions provided. A $1 donation is requested. 405 S. McCall Road, Englewood. 410-320-1489 or mazz102@yahoo.com.

Music at Charley’s – Shindig performs from 1-5 p.m. at Hurricane Charley’s. Latitude 26 performs from 6:30-10:30 p.m. 300 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-639-9695 or www.hurricanecharleys.com.

Dean’s Tunes – Lisa Fleming performs from 2:30-6:30 p.m. and Donut Army performs from 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. 130 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda. 941-575-6100 or www.deanssouthoftheborder.com.

Boat Club – The Punta Gorda Boat Club’s Sunset Social meets from 5-7 p.m. at the clubhouse. Guests are welcome. Bring an appetizer to share and BYO beverage of choice. 802 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-743-2472 or www.puntagordaboatclub.org.

Fishermen’s Village – Enjoy music by Steel Drum and vocals by John Patti from 5-9 p.m. in Center Court. Yard Dog Charlie performs from 4-8 p.m. at the Sunset Beach Tiki Bar. 1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-639-8721 or www.fishermensvillage.com.

Karaoke Night – Jimmy St. Onge hosts karaoke from 5-8 p.m. Friday and Wednesday at Nino’s Bakery & Restaurant. 3078 Cooper St. (Extension), Punta Gorda. 941-833-8912 or www.ninosbakery.us.

Sing It – Karaoke with Rick Crum runs from 6-10 p.m. at the Gilded Grape Wine Bar. 3796 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte. 941-235-9463 or www.gildedgrape.com.

Live Music – Bill Fredericks performs from 6-9 p.m. at The Grille at 1951. 1951 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte. www.thegrillat1951.com or 941-255-0994.

Bingo Night – Play Wine-O Bing from 6-8 p.m. Fridays in June at Coastal Expressions & Wine. $6 for bingo cards. 1133 Bal Harbor, Suite 1135, Punta Gorda. www.coastal-expressions.com/events.

Award Winner – The 2022 Blues Music Award winner Jason Ricci & The Bad Kind performs with Dockta D & The Powers That B from 7-10 p.m. at MarTEEni’s Bar and Grill at the Port Charlotte Golf Club. $35. 22400 Gleneagles Terrace, Port Charlotte. www.thephoenixradio.com.

At The Celtic Ray – Beau and the Burners performs from 9 p.m. to midnight at The Celtic Ray. 145 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. 941-916-9115 or www.CelticRay.net.

SATURDAY6.25

Downtown Market – The Saturday Farmers Market is open from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays at the corner of Taylor and Olympia in downtown Punta Gorda. Vendors offer produce, nuts, baked goods, homemade pasta, kitchenware, beef and fresh seafood, citrus, jewelry, candles and soaps, crafts, cheese and live music. www.facebook.com/PuntaGordaFarmersMarket or www.puntagordachamber.com/punta-gorda-farmers-market.

Just Jammin’ Weekend – The Heartland-Southwest Bluegrass Bash takes place all weekend at Craig’s RV Resort. The Jam band performs at 1 p.m., Bear Hill Bluegrass performs at 2 p.m. and Gator Ridge Ramblers perform at 3 p.m. Food concessions available Saturday. A slow-jam workshop for beginners takes place at 10 a.m. today. Free for members of the Heartland Bluegrass Association and the Southwest Florida Bluegrass Association, $7 donation for non-members. BYO chairs. A family membership is $25 per year. Campsites are available at $25 per night. Dry camping is $10. 7895 N.E. Cubitis Ave., Arcadia. 941-467-2051 or www.heartlandbluegrass.org.

Gun show – The Two Guys Gun Show takes place today and Sunday at the Charlotte County Fairgrounds. 2333 El Jobean Road, Port Charlotte. 941-629-4252 or www.thecharlottecountyfair.com.

Goodbye, Stress – The Yoga Sanctuary offers a Spring Sensory Awareness Practice Series from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. focusing on “Bringing Ease to the Shoulders, Neck, and Throat: A practice for reducing strain and tension in the shoulders and neck, and enhancing the function of the complex structures of the throat.” $45. 112 Sullivan St., Punta Gorda. 941-505-9642 or www.theyogasanctuary.biz.

Fishermen’s Village – Terry Dotson and Dave Heveron performs from noon-4 p.m. and Jason Brownie performs from 5-9 p.m. in Center Court. Rick Rourke performs from 4-8 p.m. at the Sunset Beach Tiki Bar. 1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-639-8721 or www.fishermensvillage.com.

Tunes at Dean’s – J&B Acoustics performs from 1-5 p.m. and Hillbilly Ryzen performs from 8 p.m.-midnight at Dean’s South of the Border. 130 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda. 941-575-6100 or www.deanssouthoftheborder.com.

Music at Charley’s – The David Henry Project performs from 1-5 p.m. at Hurricane Charley’s. Acoustic Fire performs from 6:30-10:30 p.m. 300 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-639-9695 or www.hurricanecharleys.com.

At The Celtic Ray – Brendan Nolan performs from 4-7 p.m. at The Celtic Ray. 145 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. 941-916-9115 or www.CelticRay.net.

Bingo Saturdays – Bootsey-Licious Bingo returns to Nino’s Bakery & Restaurant. Seatings begin at 5 p.m. Games begin at 6 p.m. $20 cash at the door. Minimum purchase of two drinks and one food item per person required. Reservations required at 941-833-8912.

Show Appreciation – Public Safety Appreciation Night, an annual Charlotte County event benefiting Charlotte County Sheriff’s Explorers Post #29 and Do The Right Thing Of Charlotte County Inc., takes place at 6 p.m. at the Charlotte Harbor Event & Conference Center. 75 Taylor St., Punta Gorda. $20-$40. 941-833-5444. www.charlotteharborecc.com.

Live Music – Tony Boffa Solo performs from 6-9 p.m. at The Grille at 1951. 1951 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte. www.thegrillat1951.com or 941-255-0994.

Rock on – The Petty Hearts, a tribute to Tom Petty, takes the stage from 7-10 p.m. at Kings Gate Ballroom. Frank Bang also performs. $30 general admission; $60 VIP, includes a meet & greet. 24400 Rampart Blvd., Port Charlotte. 941-677-0290 or www.thephoenixradio.com.

Sing Along – Karaoke with Jeannie Smyth takes place from 7-10 p.m. at the Gilded Grape Wine Bar. 3796 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte. 941-235-9463 or www.gildedgrape.com.

SUNDAY 6.26

Last Market – The Punta Gorda Farmers Market runs from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays in History Park through today. 501 Shreve St., Punta Gorda. 941-380-6814.

Kayak Group – The Port Charlotte Kayakers meet for kayak trips from 9-11 a.m. on Sundays. Bring your own kayak and safety equipment. The group meets at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays for dinner and to determine the next kayaking destination. For location and details: 407-935-1949.

Fishermen’s Village – Steel Drum featuring Dave Lapio performs in Center Court from noon-4 p.m. and Rick Rourke performs from 4-8 p.m. at the Sunset Beach Tiki Bar. 1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-639-8721 or www.fishermensvillage.com.

Tunes at Dean’s – R&R performs from 1-5 p.m. and J&B Acoustics performs from 7-11 p.m. at Dean’s South of the Border. 130 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda. 941-575-6100 or www.deanssouthoftheborder.com.

Music at Charley’s – Kenny Giordano performs from 1-5 p.m. and Pete Taylor performs from 6-10 p.m. at Hurricane Charley’s. 300 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-639-9695 or www.hurricanecharleys.com.

Rendez-Vous – A Social Dance Party takes place from 2-5 p.m. at the Punta Gorda Woman’s Club. Dance lessons are also offered. $15 USA Dance members, $20 member couples, $17 non-members, $30 non-member couples. 118 Sullivan St., Punta Gorda. 330-501-2366.

At The Celtic Ray – Cage O’Hanlon performs from 4-7 p.m. at The Celtic Ray. 145 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. 941-916-9115 or www.CelticRay.net.

MONDAY 6.27

Free Class – The Charlotte County Genealogical Society hosts a free Zoom genealogy class from 10:30 a.m.-noon. on Mondays. This week features a “Genealogy Q & A” presented by CCGSI team members. Members receive the link by email; non-members can email dharris122@yahoo.com for the link. www.ccgsi.org or 941-380-2898.

Music at Charley’s – Chris Connolly performs from 6-10 p.m. at Hurricane Charley’s. 300 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-639-9695 or www.hurricanecharleys.com.

Music Bingo – Belgian Monk hosts Monk-A-Delic Music Bingo from 7-9 p.m. on Mondays. 318 Tamiami Trail #111, Punta Gorda. 833-843-6665 or www.thebelgianmonkpg.com.

Tunes at Dean’s – Tone Jeff performs from 7-11 p.m. at Dean’s South of the Border. 130 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda. 941-575-6100 or www.deanssouthoftheborder.com.

TUESDAY6.28

Green Market – The Tuesday Harbour Heights Farmers Market is open from 8 a.m.-noon Tuesdays year-round at its new location at 27000 S. Dunnybrook Road, Punta Gorda. Some produce and food vendors stay late until 2:30 p.m. Email teddyehmann@earthlink.net.

A.M. Yoga – The Punta Gorda Isles Civic Association offers Mellow Morning Yoga with instructor Linda Haverlock from 10-11 a.m. on Tuesdays. The class is a safe and playful alignment-based yoga practice that incorporates both mind and body. $10 per class. 2001 Shreve St., Punta Gorda. Info: lmhaverlock@gmail.com. Registration is required at www.PGICA.org.

Painting Class – The Punta Gorda Isles Civic Association presents Landscape Painting in Oils Section 2 with instructor Mary Taglieri from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Thursdays. $175 for four sessions. 2001 Shreve St., Punta Gorda. Call 941-979-0901 for a supply list. Registration is required at www.PGICA.org.

Film Study – Punta Gorda Isles Civic Association continues its Foreign Language Film Series at 1 p.m. Tuesdays in June. This week’s film: “Strictly Ballroom” (Australia, 1992). Award-winning journalist and local author Naomi Pringle hosts this popular classic and contemporary film series. Pre-commentary and a post-screening group discussion are included. English captions are provided. Four films for $30 or $8 at the door. 2001 Shreve Street, Punta Gorda. Register at www.PGICA.org or 941-637-1655.

Live Music – Tom & Paul, the Classic Duo, performs 6-9 p.m. at Nino’s Bakery & Restaurant. 3078 Cooper St. (Extension), Punta Gorda. 941-833-8912 or www.ninosbakery.us.

Music at Charley’s – Luke Perring performs from 6-10 p.m. at Hurricane Charley’s. 300 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-639-9695 or www.hurricanecharleys.com.

Live Music – The Grille at 1951 presents the Tony Boffa Quartet from 6-9 p.m. 1951 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte. www.thegrillat1951.com or 941-255-0994.

Tunes at Dean’s – Feast or Famine Duo performs from 7-11 p.m. at Dean’s South of the Border. 130 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda. 941-575-6100 or www.deanssouthoftheborder.com.

Tribute Show – Dwight Icenhower and The Blue Suede Review perform at 7:30 p.m. at Visani. A complete dinner and show package is available. Doors open at 5 p.m. Showtime is at 7:30 p.m. Icenhower is a five-time world champion Elvis Presley tribute artist. 2400 Kings Highway, Port Charlotte. 941-629-9191 or www.visani.net.

WEDNESDAY 6.29

Funny Guy – Comedian Rondell Sheridan performs tonight through July 2 at Visani. 2400 Kings Highway, Port Charlotte. 941-629-9191 or www.visani.net.

History Presentation – Learn about “ Punta Gorda’s Hurricane History” in a talk and photo slideshow at 1 p.m. at the Punta Gorda History Center. Free admission. 512 E. Grace St., Punta Gorda. To reserve a seat: 941-916-8800.

Karaoke Night – Jimmy St. Onge hosts karaoke from 5-8 p.m. on Wednesday and Friday on the Patio at Nino’s Bakery & Restaurant. 3078 Cooper St. (Extension), Punta Gorda. 941-833-8912 or www.ninosbakery.us.

Charity Event – Cooking With C.A.R.E., an event hosted by and benefitting the Center for Abuse and Rape Emergencies, takes place from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at FM Don’s. Chef Keith Myer prepares a complete meal — appetizer, entrée and dessert — and demonstrates his skills and “how to utilize everything you buy.” $50 or $75 for VIP with front row seating, a free drink and first service. Menu: Gulf shrimp cicchetti, roasted lamb ragu with Moroccan couscous and chocolate mousse with fresh berries. There’s also a raffle. 201 W. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda.careauxiliary@gmail.com or 239-699-1569

Music at Charley’s – John Patti performs from 6-10 p.m. at Hurricane Charley’s. 300 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-639-9695 or www.hurricanecharleys.com.

Live Tunes – Time Goodman Jazz Jam performs from 6-9 p.m. at The Grille at 1951, 1951 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte. www.thegrillat1951.com or 941-255-0994.

Music at Dean’s – 80HD Duo performs from 7-11 p.m. at Dean’s South of the Border. 130 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda. 941-575-6100 or www.deanssouthoftheborder.com.

Pub Trivia – The Celtic Ray hosts Pub Trivia from 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays. 145 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. 941-916-9115 or www.CelticRay.net.

UPCOMING

Live Music – Doreen & Bobby perform hits from the ’50s to the ’80s from 5-8 p.m. June 30 at Nino’s Bakery & Restaurant. Minimum purchase of two drinks and one food item per person required. Reservations recommended. 3078 Cooper St. (Extension), Punta Gorda. 941-833-8912 or www.ninosbakery.us.

Patriotic concert – “Let Freedom Swell the Breeze,” a patriotic concert, starts at 3 p.m. July 3 at First Presbyterian Church of Punta Gorda. The performers are Bion Cantorum with members from First Presbyterian Church of Punta Gorda choir and Community Singers. An ice cream social follows the concert. Suggested donation is $15. 25250 Airport Road, Punta Gorda. www.bioncantorum.com/index.php.

Find Waldo – Beginning in July, kids are challenged to find Waldo, the iconic children’s book character, around town. Waldo visits 25 local businesses, including PG Social House, Punta Gorda Coffee & Tea, and Wildwood Pizza and your job is to find him. Pick up a stamp card that contains the names of all the participating sites. Win a prize by collecting store stamps or signatures at 10 or more businesses. Collect 20 or more to be entered into a grand prize drawing for Waldo swag on July 30 at the “Find Waldo Local Wrap Party” with prizes and giveaways from 4-5 p.m. at Copperfish Books, 212 W. Virginia Ave., Punta Gorda. www.copperfishbooks.com or 941-205-2560.

ONGOING

Call for Singers – Rehearsals are held from 7-8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays for Bion Cantorum, a nonprofit vocal ensemble, at First Presbyterian Church of Punta Gorda. The group is seeking singers at all levels. Sign up with Jean Finks at 941-626-1070, Joan Byron at 941-661-1553 or Denny Ausman at 941-204-2900. 25250 Airport Road, Punta Gorda.

Shopping Tours – Mystery Resale Shopping Bus Tour resumes its resale shopping bus tours every other Thursday, with pickup points from Venice to Naples. Organizers don’t disclose the location until shoppers are on the bus. Tickets include a catered lunch, door prizes, discounts, contests and more. Choose from 17 different cities. Email happythriftertours@gmail.com or www.thehappythriftershopper.com or 941-786-4847.

Art Workshops – The Portrait Open Studio workshops meet from 9:30 a.m.- noon on Thursdays at the Visual Arts Center. Develop your portrait skills in any media with a live model. Easels available for use during session. 210 Maud St., Punta Gorda. Register in advance online at www.visualartcenter.org or 941-639-8810.

Third Thursdays – Punta Gorda Downtown Merchants and the Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce co-host The Downtown Punta Gorda Experience (aka Third Thursdays) from 5:30-8 p.m. The event features art, music, shopping, and food as shops and businesses stay open late for browsing. Pick up a map of participating businesses at Hector House Plaza across from the Old Courthouse. Sea Grape Gallery offers free refreshments and artist demonstrations. www.puntagordachamber.com/calendar-events.

Second Saturday – The Second Saturday Dance Lesson and Party takes place from 2-5 p.m. on the second Saturday of the month at the Punta Gorda Woman’s Club. Refreshments available. $15 USA Dance members; $25 member couple; $17 non-members; $30 non-member couple. 118 Sullivan St., Punta Gorda. Reservations requested at 330-501-2366.

Second Sunday – The Southwest Florida Fossil Society meets the second Sunday of every month from 2-4 p.m. at the PG Boat Club, 802 Retta Esplanade (past Fishermen’s Village). Meetings include guest speakers, show and tell, ID of finds, raffles and kid’s corners. Field trips are open to members. 941-993-6694 or sue.coller@yahoo.com. ¦

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