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COVENANT HOSPICE'S 20TH ANNUAL EVENING OF COMEDY

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Covenant Hospice is proud to present the 20th Annual Evening of Comedy, a gala-style event featuring a cocktail hour and sit-down family style dinner, live and silent auctions, prize drawings, a photo booth, theme-related activities and comedic entertainment by stand-up comedian, Henry Cho, whose TV and film credits include appearances on NBC's The Tonight Show, CBS's The Late, Late, Show, and NBC's Young Comedians Special. He served two years as host of NBC's Friday Night Videos and had many guest roles on various network sitcoms. Henry's one hour Comedy Central Special, What's That Clickin' Noise? is currently running and he can also be heard on Sirrus, XM and Blue Collar Radio. He's also a regular performer at the Grand Ole Opry.

Laughter truly is the best medicine, and this years event promises to be a great time with lots of laughs from 6 to 10pm on Friday, August 22 at the Hilton Pensacola Beach Gulf Front. WEAR ABC 3 news anchor Sue Straughn will return to emcee the event, and Brent Lane of Cat Country 98.7 will serve as our live auctioneer. Tickets are available for $75 per person. Tables of ten are available for $750 and tables of twelve may be purchased for $900. Dress will be business and cocktail attire.

Live and silent auctions will showcase a broad array of items including adventure and vacation packages, artwork, goods and services, dining and jewelry. The silent auction boasts a variety of jewelry, weekend getaways to New Orleans, Atlanta and Orlando, vacation weekends at Portofino, sports memorabilia including autographed by Former FSU, Coach Bobby Bowden as well as services from some of the finest in our community. The live auction features amazing experience packages that will appeal to all ages.

Proceeds from the Evening of Comedy support Covenant Hospice's mission to add life to days when days no longer can be added to life. For tickets, sponsorships, donation to the auction or more information, contact the Development Department, at (850) 438-9714 or visit the Evening of Comedy website at  http://eventsatcovenant.org/eveningofcomedy/.


2014 GULF COAST SUMMER FEST

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Banks Enterprise presents the 2014 Gulf Coast Summer Festival, Saturday, August 30th at Pensacola Casino Beach. A 12-hour event on non-stop R&B, Jazz and Southern Soul Blues! Performing live in concert will be Johnny Gill, Dru Hill, The Average White Band, Will Downing, Gina Brown, Lacee, Tucka and Pensacola's own En'Trigue Band.

Advance tickets $50 and day of event $65. Tickets are on sale at all Tickemaster locations including all Walmart stores. Gates open at 12 noon. No glass containers or tents allowed! You can bring your own lawn chairs, coolers, swim wear and beach umbrellas, The Gulf will be open for swimming during the event until dusk. For more information, go to  www.GULFCOASTSUMMERFESTIVALcom or call 850-393-3028.


2014 SAENGER CLASSIC MOVIE SERIES - DR. NO

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The Saenger Classic Movie Series continues Saturday, August 23 at 7pm with Ian Fleming's first film in a series of classic James Bond spy movies, from 1962, "Dr. No", starring Sean Connery, Ursula Andress, and Bernard Lee.

James Bond (007) is Britain's top agent and is on an exciting mission, to solve the mysterious murder of a fellow agent. The task sends him to Jamaica, where he joins forces with Quarrel and a loyal CIA agent, Felix Leiter. While dodging tarantulas, "fire breathing dragons" and a trio of assassins, known as the three blind mice. Bond meets up with the beautiful Honey Ryder and goes face to face with the evil Dr. No. 

Movies will be shown each Saturday at 7 p.m. (there are a few Saturday exceptions, see the schedule below) and tickets are only $5.00 each. The movie 10-pack can be used for any film in the series in any combination. Tickets are on sale at the Saenger Theatre Box Office only. Seating is general admission for each movie.


Saenger Classic Movie Series

August 23          Dr. No
August 30          How the West Was Won
September 6      Its A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
September 13    *prior event scheduled
September 20    Vertigo
September 27    Blazing Saddles

Individual movie sponsorships as well as series sponsorships are available.  Contact Kathy Summerlin at 850-595-3882 or by email at ksummerlin@cityofpensacola.com.

For more information about all of the exciting shows coming to the Saenger Theater and to register to receive event pre-sale notifications and discounts you can visit our website at  www.pensacolasaenger.com.  Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/saengertheatre.


MIRANDA LAMBERT PLATINUM TOUR 2014

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Pensacola welcomes the Reigning ACM and CMA Female Vocalist of the Year, Miranda Lambert to the Gulf Coast as she brings her Platinum Tour 2014 to the Pensacola Bay Center, Thursday, September 11th with special guests Justin Moore, Thomas Rhett and Jukebox Mafia. *Tickets are now on sale and are available at LiveNation.com, Ticketmaster.com, the Rodizio Grill Box Office at Pensacola Bay Center, all Ticketmaster Retail Outlets, or charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000.

*All dates, acts, and ticket prices are subject to change without notice.
*Tickets may be subject to fees.



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