Thrills for the week

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Starr-struck: A Ringo is a Ringo is a Ringo--there's no mistaking Ringo for anyone else. The former Beatles drummer, an instantly recognizable icon, is also an easygoing bloke--the rare showman who never flaunts his charisma and is happy to share the spotlight with others. In that spirit, Ringo's been throwing together one supergroup after another since 1989, taking each successive grouping on tour under the banner of Ringo Starr and His All-Starr Band. This year's model is one big blast from the past: Guitarists Peter Frampton and Dave Mason, keyboardist Gary Brooker, bassist Jack Bruce, drummer Simon Kirke and horn man Mark Rivera head the lineup, each bringing his own collection of hits to the band's repertoire. Catch them tonight at Fiddler's Green, 6350 Greenwood Plaza Blvd.; tickets to the 7:30 show range from $17.50 to $25. Call 830-

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Susan Froyd started writing for Westword as the "Thrills" editor in 1992 and never quite left the fold. These days she still freelances for the paper in addition to walking her dogs, enjoying cheap ethnic food and reading voraciously. Sometimes she writes poetry.
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