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Comedian Ron White from the Blue Collar Comedy Tour brought his tour crew to Al's Diamond Cabaret in Reading on Saturday night after a performance nearby. We're told that White drank Stella Artois beers and had dinner and that he and his friends were generous to the dancers and staff at the all-nude strip club. * Singer Keri Hilson stopped for a slice of Primo's Pizza at Harrah's Atlantic City after performing at the Pool After Dark on Saturday night. Hilson signed CDs, took pictures with fans and invited females from the crowd to dance and sing with her onstage for "Pretty Girl Rock," "Turnin' Me On" and a few other songs. * Professional poker player Annie Duke did some shopping Monday afternoon at Hipster Home (8236 Germantown) in Chestnut Hill. The Penn graduate was a runner-up on Donald Trump's "Celebrity Apprentice."
'DWTS' pro dancer's Monster Bash
"Dancing with the Stars" professional Maksim Chmerkovskiy will replace Mario Lopez as host of the Monster Bash Saturday at Penn's Landing Caterers (1301 S. Columbus). Promoter Bobby Capone says Lopez, the "Extra" and soon to be "X Factor" host, was scheduled for the party but had to cancel and enlisted Chmerkovskiy in his place.
Stevie B., Megan Nicole and Jade Starling will perform along with DJ Gino Caporale and DJ Johnny Chiro. For more info, visit ACTicketGuys.com or call 866-881-2999.
Brandy plays Voyuer party
Brandy performs Friday at the Simply Christopher Masquerade Party at Voyeuer (1221 St. James). Doors open at 10 p.m., with tickets available only at the door for $15 before 11:30. The R&B singer just released a new CD, "Two Eleven."
Phillies teaching baseball
Phillies Vance Worley and Erik Kratz have been giving baseball lessons off-season at South Jersey's AFC Baseball (5 Esterbrook) facility. Pitcher-turned-Comcast Sports Net analyst Ricky Bottalico and Phillies batting-practice pitcher Rob Potts have also been helping out at the youth sports facility. For info, visit AFCBaseball.com.
Piscopo does Sinatra in NJ
Joe Piscopo and his orchestra perform two shows Nov. 1 at The Madison (33 Lafayette) in Riverside. The former "SNL" funnyman and "Johnny Dangerously" star and his big band will play Frank Sinatra tributes at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Tickets are available for $35 at themadison.net or by calling 856-764-4444.
'Thriller' dancers needed
Not many people can dance like Michael Jackson, but many have at least tried the zombie part of the "Thriller" dance over the years. Now Ivan Kane's Royal Jelly Burlesque at Atlantic City's new Revel is seeking dancers to perform Saturday night in a "Thriller" flash mob on the casino floor. Dancers will receive gift cards, dinner, travel expenses and free parking. If you're interested, send a note to ShannonN
Q sent her on 'Fun Size' trip
Audubon, N.J.'s Heaven Gallagher was Q102's lucky winner sent to the Mall of America in Minnesota over the weekend for a party celebrating the movie "Fun Size," which opens in theaters Friday. "Call Me Maybe" singer Carly Rae Jepsen joined "Fun Size" stars Victoria Justice and Thomas Mann at the party at the Nickelodeon Universe complex.
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