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Things to do for Feb. 4

Pinetop Perkins: At 97, Perkins bangs out blues boogie on the keys like a guy who'll never settle for the senior center. He plays with Willie "Big Eyes" Smith, Liz Pennock and Dr. Blues at 8 p.m. at Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. $20. (813) 971-0666.

Wolfgang Gartner: The Grammy nominee is a DJ with an arsenal of spooky tech-house and some playful electro. Show is at 9 p.m. at Ritz Ybor, 1503 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. $22-$25.

Pelican Pop Fest: More proof that St. Pete's 600 block is making a comeback, this fest today and Saturday is bringing quality local acts such as Gentlemen Please and the Wanderer at 7 p.m. at the Local 662, 662 Central Ave., and Fubar, 658 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $7 for two-day pass.

Repo! The Genetic Opera: The Degenerates cast will act out the 2008 horror-rock opera movie as the film about organ transplant repo men plays on the screen. It's 10 p.m. at Beach Theatre, 315 Corey Ave., St. Pete Beach. $7.


Shrek: Bring a chair to the Riverwalk of the Straz Center and enjoy a free outdoor screening of this ogre's tale that inspired the upcoming show Shrek the Musical. Bring your camera for pictures with giant cutouts. The movie starts at 8 p.m. at 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa.


SEASON PREMIERE: Who Do You Think You Are? 8 p.m., NBC: Vanessa Williams goes to D.C. and South Carolina to trace her roots.

Kitchen Nightmares, 8 p.m., Fox: Gordon Ramsay goes to Queens to fix P.J.'S Steakhouse, a restaurant designed to honor the memory of the owner's late brother.


Find out how to win two free tickets to see Ozzy Osbourne (with special guest Slash) Feb. 18 in Tampa. Details at


Some movie times for the Beach Theatre in St. Pete Beach were incorrect in Thursday's Weekend section. Correct times are:

The King's Speech (R): Fri. 1:40, 4:20, 7; Sat.-Sun 12:10, 3, 6, 8:40.

Rocky Horror (R): Sat. 11:30 p.m.

Things to do for Feb. 4 02/03/11 [Last modified: Thursday, February 3, 2011 7:49pm]
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