Seniors putting on a show |

Seniors putting on a show


Professional and amateur performers will entertain at the “Ageless Entertainers Variety Show,” which will be presented Aug. 31. The fund-raiser will begin at 1 p.m. at the South Lake Tahoe Senior Center, 3050 Lake Tahoe Blvd.

The director is Anne Kirk, professional singer, dancer and comedian, who also will perform. Approximately 20 acts have been scheduled including singers and instrumentalists who will sing and play popular, semi-classical and western music as well as sing-a-longs. Dancers will include a tap dance group with choreography by Robert Maloon, a professional dancer who will perform in that number; a tap dance presented by Maggie Latimer, a former Mrs. Senior Nevada; line dancing by the classes taught by Maxine Miller and Michelle Ott; and square dancing by the Cowboys & Petticoats. JJ the Clown (Joe Jimenez) will make balloons and perform magic tricks;

Dick Van Buskirk will sing selections from “Fiddler on the Roof;” Bill Paradise, who has played leading roles in “South Pacific” and “Hello Dolly,” will sing romantic ballads; Vern Lee, the “Cowboy Poet,” will dramatically act out his poetry; and Denver Driver, violinist, will play a duet with singer Bonnie O’Rork, who also will recite moving and humorous poems.

The show is produced by Arline June Gordon, master of ceremonies is Vern Lee, stage manager is Chuck White, assistant stage manager is Seymour Manoff and sound technician is Don Welton. John Collins, South Lake Tahoe Senior Center director, has provided assistance and support.

Tickets for the fund-raiser are $3 and may be purchased in advance by calling the South Lake Tahoe Senior Center at (530) 542-6094. For more information call Arline Gordon at (775) 588-6997.

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