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Posted on February 7, 2011 at 10:57 AM

Updated Monday, Feb 7 at 2:26 PM

THE HOSPITALITY SWEET www.thehospitalitysweet.com HOW TO PICK OUT JEWELRY Since 1991, Eric Olschwanger has been creating unique diamond rings and exquisite jewelry "works of art." A Dallas native, Eric began his career working for an Israeli based diamond importer and wholesaler. Fascinated by the lure of these exquisite gems, Eric found the trade that he was meant for. For over 10 years, Eric supplied some of the largest retailers in the country with their loose, certified diamonds. Always the artist, the skill of jewelry design came quite naturally. Eric has always strived to make his creations perfect. From specializing in ideal cut, G.I.A. (Gemological Institute of America) certified diamonds, the use of AutoCAD software for the most accurate precision in design, 14K, 18K or platinum alloys, to the finest setters and engravers there are to offer, Olschwanger Designs is one of a kind. www.olschwangerdesigns.com EVITA/ CASA MANANA Casa Mañana is excited to bring the Broadway classic Evita to Fort Worth, February 5 – 13 at Casa Mañana Theatre. The production stars Broadway veterans Lauren Kennedy and Kevin Gray. Tickets are on sale now. Andrew Lloyd Webber & Tim Rice's hit Broadway musical brings to life the dynamic, larger-than-life persona of Eva Peron, wife of former Argentine dictator Juan Peron. The story follows Eva from her young, ambitious beginnings to the enormous wealth and power she gained. Featuring the popular song “Don’t Cry For Me Argentina,” this moving and inspiring musical is not to be missed. Casa Mañana’s production of Evita stars Kennedy as “Eva Peron” and Gray as “Che.” Kennedy was most recently seen in Monty Python’s Spamalot on Broadway. Her other Broadway credits include Side Show, Sunset Boulevard and Les Misérables. Gray is most well-known for being the youngest actor to play the title role in The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway. His other credits include Jesus Christ Superstar and The King and I on Broadway and the national tours of Disney’s The Lion King and Music of the Night. Casa Mañana’s production of Evita is directed and choreographed by Richard Stafford. Stafford directed the Off-Broadway production of Summer ’69 and the national tour of Cats. Stafford has choreographed several productions including In My Life and Aspects of Love on Broadway and the national tours of My Fair Lady and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Local actors Greg Dulcie and Jonathan Bragg are playing the roles of “Peron” and “Magaldi.” Dulcie has appeared in several Casa Mañana productions including The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Peter Pan. Bragg is making his debut at Casa Mañana Theatre. He has recently performed at Theatre Three and Theatre Arlington. Additional cast members include Ashley Arnold, Lindsay Gee, Aubrey Adams, Tami Mostert, Olivia Sharber, Addie Hoobler, Jeremy Dumont, Sidney Eric Wright, Chaz Wolcott, Christopher J. Deaton, Babakayode Ipaye, Daniel R. Johnson, Doug LoPachin, Sarah Comley and Joanna Jacobs. Children’s ensemble members include Ashton Miramontes, Katherine D’Souza, Logan Macaulay, Riley Seymour and Victoria Wilson. Casa Mañana’s production of Evita is presented for an exclusive limited engagement at Casa Mañana Theatre in Fort Worth. Performance dates are Saturday, February 5 at 8:00 p.m.; Sunday, February 6 at 2:00 p.m.; Tuesday, February 8 at 7:30 p.m.; Wednesday, February 9 at 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, February 10 at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, February 11 at 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, February 12 at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.; and Sunday, February 13 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Friday, February 4 at 7:00 p.m. is a student preview night with cast talkback following the show; open for students, faculty and staff with valid school ID for $10. This show is suitable for most audiences, parental discretion is advised. Tickets for Evita are on sale now and can be purchased by calling the Casa Mañana Theatre box office at 817.332.2272. You can also visit the box office at 3101 West Lancaster Ave., Fort Worth. Ticket prices are $40 to $65, depending upon seating location. For more information, visit www.casamanana.org. SEASONS 52 RESTAURANT 7300 Lone Star Drive Plano, TX 75024 (972) 312-8852 www.Seasons52.com

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