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eNEWS Friends of the Ocean City Pops (FOCP)
Your last chance to purchase Luncheon tickets will be at tonight's concert, Aug. 11th .
Greetings - This eNEWS installment contains details on tonight's Ocean City Pops concert as well as highlights on upcoming performances, such as the special  David Kim recital, set for Aug. 15; next week's 21st annual Friends Luncheon on Aug. 19th; and the popular theater production of "You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown, to be staged at the Hughes PAC, Aug. 17-18-19.

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Wed. , August 11 Concert  
Ocean City Pops Presents
"Only Make Believe"
Ocean City, NJ - The Ocean City Pops Orchestra, William Scheible, Artistic Director, presents "Only Make Believe" on Wednesday, August 11th at 8 pm.
 Soprano Liz Filios and Baritone John Jarboe will be featured in selections from many musicals including Show Boat, The Secret Garden, Sweet Charity, and Candide. The concert takes place at the POPS' historic performance venue, The Music Pier, located at Moorlyn Terrace and the Boardwalk. 
   Tickets are available for $20/12 by calling the box office at 609-525-9248 or ordering online at
  Full information an all POPS concerts and events is available at
   Liz Filios has performed at The Arden Theatre, The Wilma Theatre, Walnut Street Theatre, The Joyce Soho Theater, and at Bang On A Can Contemporary Music Festival in New York.  Recently she has sung leading roles at The Devon Theater in Philadelphia and The Broadway Theater of Pitman, NJ.
Liz Filios
Liz Filios

   A graduate of the Musical Theatre program at the University of Michigan, Liz has also been fortunate to perform with the Cape Town Opera Company in South Africa, the
International Opera Theatre in Italy and most recently as a cabaret singer for Celebrity Cruise Lines in Europe.
   In Philadelphia John Jarboe has performed as the Baker in The Selkie Project, Bernard in Certain Old Clothes at Nice People Theatre Company, Simon in Passing By,
John Jarboe.
John Jarboe
and Jason in the PGLTF production of BARE: The Pop Opera. 
   At The Philadelphia Fringe Festival in 2009 John performed the solo piece Inside Julia Child and in the ensemble in Camera Blanca.  Recently he appeared in both Showboat and The Wizard of Oz at The Media Theater.  In 2009 he appeared in London in a reading of The Old 100th at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane. 

   Previous professional credits include The Michigan Shakespeare Festival as Lysander in A Midsummer Night's Dream and Rosencrantz in Hamlet. 

   John Jarboe is a recent graduate of the University of Michigan.  

Concert Sponsor:

Wed.- Kohr Bros Frozen Custard,
          Ocean City Boardwalk
August 15th
Violinist David Kim
   The sensational David Kim appears at the Music Pier, this Sunday, Aug. 15th at 8 pm. Don't miss the violin virtuoso and Philadelphia Orchestra Concertmaster in a recital sponsored by the Friends of the Ocean City POPS.
David Kim
David Kim

   See David Kim's Website links (below) for a sampling of his audio files.

   This program is made possible, in part, by funds from the NJ State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.  The funds were administered by the Cape May County Cultural and Heritage Commission, for the Board of Chosen Freeholders.

Sponsored by:
 -  Raymond N. Beebe, Esq.
 -  Friends of the Ocean City Pops

 21st ANNUAL
Friends POPS Luncheon
The annual Pops Luncheon will be held Thursday, August 19, 2010 - 12 Noon at Greate Bay Country Club  "Magical Melodies"
  Back by popular demand, tenor Cody Austin, a former
resident artist of the Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia, will entertain at the 21st Annual Summer Luncheon sponsored by the Friends of the Ocean City
Cody Austin
Cody Austin

   Cody, who has been described as "one of the most promising artists of his age," has performed both classical and contemporary music with orchestras in New York City
, Philadelphia, and Ocean City.  He has been featured in engagements with the New Jersey Master Chorale, the Ambler Symphony, Jupiter Symphony of New York, the Philly Pops, and, of course, the Ocean City Pops Orchestra.

Judy Perkins, Friends Trustee / Recording Secretary, selling Luncheon Tickets at a recent Pops Concert.
Ocean City (NJ) Music Pier
Tickets to the luncheon will be sold prior to and during intermissions at Ocean City Pops concerts on the Music Pier until Wednesday, August 11. 

   Participants will have the opportunity to win numerous door prizes, gift baskets, silent auction items, and a 50/50 donated by many merchants in Ocean City and off shore. 

Tickets are $40 and include valet parking.

For additional information, contact Marie: 609-204-2060.

SAVE A DATE - August 17-18-19
You're A Good Man Charlie Brown
SAVE A DATE - August 17-18-19 _ You're A Good Man Charlie Brown - An Ocean City Theater / Ocean City Pops production of the fun family musical, appropriate for everyone. Performances begin at 7:30 pm. Location: Hughes PAC, 6th St. & Atlantic Ave. (Ocean City High School).

Tickets Adults $20/ Children $12 Tickets are available by calling the box office at 609-525-9248 or ordering online at

Charlie Brown

All three performances sponsored by: Gillian's Wonderland Pier

Ocean City Theater Company Website

See the Ocean City Pops Web site for full schedule details, along with highlights on Friends activities.

Visit our Friends Information / Sales Table at most POPS concerts.

Watch the FOCP's Slide Show on stage prior to each concert for details on upcoming events. 

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eNews - Friends of the Ocean City Pops
Date: Aug. 11, 2010
Prepared by: Ralph Cooper, Trustee