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On the radar this week: Keith Urban, Def Leppard, plenty of comedy and classic flicks

Film series: Awesome movies this week, but the doozy is Raiders of the Lost Ark, celebrating 30 years. Harrison Ford never looked so good, at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Clearwater's Capitol Theatre ($8). Others include The Apartment on the lawn at St. Petersburg's freeFall Theater at 8 p.m. Wednesday ($7); cult favorite The Day of the Beast at the Dalí Museum at 6 p.m. Thursday (free); and Toy Story from your floatie at St. Pete Beach Aquatic Center at 8 p.m. Friday ($3).

Funny guys: If you like your comic outrageously offensive, Andrew Dice Clay is your guy, with shows Friday and Saturday at Side Splitters in Tampa. $48-$98. (813) 960-1197. Or try Pablo Francisco, known for his melodramatic renditions of Telemundo soap operas. Shows are Thursday through Sunday at the Improv in Tampa. $20. (813) 864-4000.

CuervoGames: It's a street party with extreme sports, giveaways, drinking and music in the heart of Ybor City (21 and older only). Starts at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, with a performance by rapper B.o.B. at 9:30 p.m. Free.

Date Night

Def Leppard with Heart: The hair metal legends somehow have outlasted many of their peers. And you have to love Heart, with smash choruses of Crazy On You and What About Love. Show is 7:30 p.m. Friday at the 1-800-Ask-Gary Amphitheatre in Tampa. $25-$125. (813) 740-2446.

Art After Dark: This monthly celebration of art and music takes up a popular theme, The Art of Wine, featuring different varietals from 8 to 11 p.m. Friday at the Tampa Museum of Art ($10; cash bar). And don't forget the museum is free on Fridays from 4 to 8 p.m.

Keith Urban: The New Zealand-born Grammy winner has a series of hit singles — Days Go By, Somebody Like You and Who Wouldn't Want To Be Me — powered by the mandolin and Urban's own explosive guitar playing. See him at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the St. Pete Times Forum in Tampa. $27.25-$75. (813) 301-2500.

Kids & Family

Glo-Night Party: A family-friendly night with a three-story slide at Highland Recreation Complex and Family Aquatic Center in Largo. The DJ cranks up tunes for dancing under disco and black lights. Free glow necklaces for the first 100. Starts at 8:45 p.m. Saturday. $5 residents, $6 non-residents, $9 without a rec card. (727) 518-3018.

On the radar this week: Keith Urban, Def Leppard, plenty of comedy and classic flicks 06/10/11 [Last modified: Monday, June 13, 2011 3:48pm]
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