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Things to do around Tampa, April 22-28

Today

Video art reception: The "DigiMazing" exhibit features works of video art displayed with TVs, projectors, computers, videos and audio. A celebratory reception takes place from 7 to 9 p.m. Free. University of South Florida Centre Gallery, 4202 E Fowler Ave., MSC 2700, Tampa. (813) 974-5464. centregallery.usf.edu.

Lots of laughs: Comedian Spanky Brown performs at 8 and 10 tonight and 6, 8 and 10 Saturday night at Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway. For prices, call (813) 960-1197 or visit sidesplitterscomedy.com.

Live music: The Legendary JCs perform with the Fast Lane at 8 p.m. Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. $7-$10. Call toll-free, 1-800-594-8499. skipperssmokehouse.com.

Blood Wedding: See dramatic dance performances of Federico Garcia Lorca's Blood Wedding in English and Spanish. English performances are at 8 p.m. Saturday and Thursday and at 3 p.m. April 23 in the University of South Florida Theatre 2, 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. Spanish performances are at 8 p.m. today, 3 p.m. Sunday, and at 8 p.m. April 20 and 22 in the same theater. $8-$15. (813) 974-2323. www.arts.usf.edu.

Moor Hound: This folk/indie band plays with Wolf in the Fold, Awake in Gear and Victor Florence at 8 p.m. at the University of South Florida, 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. Free. (813) 974-2011. moorhound.com.

Saturday

Earth Day Tampa Bay 2011: An Earth Day festival featuring exhibits, demonstrations, arts and crafts, community groups, live music, food and children's activities runs from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the University of South Florida Botanical Gardens, 12210 USF Pine Drive, Tampa. Free. (813) 974-5398. www.usf.edu/earthday.

Dance performance: Dancers from the Philippine Performing Arts Company perform folk dances at 3 p.m. at the New Tampa Regional Library, 10001 Cross Creek Blvd., Tampa. Also learn about the history of the Philippines. Free. (813) 273-3652.

Recycled arts and crafts: See artwork created with reused, recycled and repurposed materials from 5-8 p.m. at Whole Foods Market, 1548 N Dale Mabry, Tampa. Includes wine and hors d'oeuvres. Free. (813) 874-9435. wholefoodsmarket.com.

More live music: Cope performs with Donna Hopkins at 8 p.m. at Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. $10-$13. Call toll-free, 1-800-594-8499. skipperssmokehouse.com.

Sunday

Johnny and the Wranglers: Johnny and the Wranglers performs country music, and the Midnight Bowlers League plays rockabilly at 5 p.m. at Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. $7. Toll-free, 1-800-594-8499. skipperssmokehouse.com.

Monday

Monday Night Jazz Series: Chuck Owen and the Jazz Surge Big Band perform from 8-9:30 p.m. at the University of South Florida Music Recital Hall, FAH 101, 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. $8-$15. (813) 974-2323.

Tuesday

Roots rock from the Netherlands: Bradley's Circus: performs at 7 p.m. at Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. $7. Call toll-free, 1-800-594-8499. skipperssmokehouse.com.

Thursday

Comedy: Christopher Titus performs at 8:30 p.m. at Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. For prices, call (813) 960-1197 or visit sidesplitterscomedy.com.

Things to do around Tampa, April 22-28 04/21/11 [Last modified: Thursday, April 21, 2011 5:30am]

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