Wednesday, May 23, 2018
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On your radar: Warped? Antiwarpt? Commercial? Independent? Pick from an unbelievable number of bands this week

Warped and Antiwarpt: There will be an unbelievable number of bands in St. Petersburg in two days. It starts Saturday with Antiwarpt, when nearly 100 local bands, plus headliner the Mountain Goats perform in 10 venues including the State Theatre ($25 advance, $30 at the door; (727) 895-3045). Then on Sunday, the Vans Warped Tour brings dozens of acts, including the unpredictable Machine Gun Kelly, New Found Glory and We The Kings, to Vinoy Park. $40. www.warpedtour.com.

World Wing-Eating Championship: Gut-busting gladiators such as Micah "Wing Kong" Collins and Sonya "The Black Widow" Thomas could shovel down 200 wings in 10 minutes at this contest Thursday at Hooters, 2800 Gulf-to-Bay Blvd., Clearwater. Free to watch.

Bucs Training Camp: Check out the team at a series of free practices and autograph sessions, plus a merchandise tent and appearances by the Bucs cheerleaders at One Buc Place in Tampa. Starts Friday. buccaneers.com.

Dive-In Movies; 'Jaws': Double dare you to watch this one from your floatie in the water. It's 18 and older only Friday at St. Pete Beach Aquatic Center. $4–$5.

Date night

More music: Classic rock and soul supergroup Dukes of September features Michael McDonald, Boz Scaggs and Steely Dan's Donald Fagen on Tuesday at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater ($50–$90; (727) 791-7400). Country duo Sugarland lets the crowd pick the set list with the In Your Hands tour Friday at 1-800-ASK-GARY Amphitheatre in Tampa ($30.25–$65; (813) 740-2446). Heavy rockers Kiss and Motley Crue team up Saturday, also at the 1-800-ASK-GARY Amphitheatre ($36–$157; (813) 740-2446).

Ben Vereen: The legendary singer and dancer known for Broadway and acting roles will perform Friday at USF's Theatre I in Tampa to benefit the Broadway Theatre Project. $65.50; broadwaytheatreproject.com.

The Foreigner: A comedy about what happens when a very shy stranger pretends he doesn't understand English opens Friday at American Stage in St. Petersburg. $29–$47. (727) 823-7529.

Kids and family

2012 Summer Olympics: The opening ceremony is Friday in London. You can celebrate closer to home with "Let the Games Begin" starting today at the Glazer Children's Museum in Tampa, with lessons about sports using relays, challenges and games. Included with admission.

Mango Festival: For every fruit there is a festival, and this one has mango treats and trees, live music and food trucks all weekend at Colorfield Farms in Wimauma. $5 for those 5 and younger; 80 and older free.

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