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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Sept. 18

Kings of Leon: The kings of the charts play with critically adored rockers the Black Keys at 7:30 p.m. at 1-800-ASK-GARY Amphitheatre in Tampa. $49.35-$71. (813) 740-2446.

Rays concert series: Adam Lambert: The glam American Idol runnerup is joined by another Idol alum, Allison Iraheta, for a show after the Rays play the L.A. Angels. The concert is included with your game ticket, but you can pay extra for a wristband that gets you on the field and closer to the stage. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.; (888) 326-7297.

Pitch in for pets: Does your dog love the Tampa Bay Rays? Bring him down to the SPCA for a photo with you and Rays pitcher Grant Balfour. There will also be drawings for ball caps, game tickets and an autographed Balfour glove. $5; free if you adopt a dog. It's 11 a.m. at 9099 130th Ave. N, Largo. (727) 586-3591.

Josh Blue: The Last Comic Standing winner mines his cerebral palsy for laughs and dares you to risk purgatory for laughing at him. He's at the Improv, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa, at 7:30 and 10 p.m. $20. (813) 864-4000; improvtampa.com.


$5 day at the museum: Everyone can tour the Museum of Science and Industry's exhibit galleries and catch an IMAX standard film for just five bucks, starting at 9 a.m. at 4801 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. (813) 987-6000; www.mosi.org.


Fred: The Movie, 8 p.m., Nickelodeon: The kid from Nebraska who got famous by doing annoying shorts on YouTube is rewarded with his own TV special.

SEASON FINALE, Curb Appeal, 9:30 p.m., HGTV: Why bother fixing up these houses? They're not going to sell anyway.


Because of incorrect information provided to the Times, a couple dressed as pirates at Gaspar's Grotto were misidentified in a photo in Thursday's Weekend section. The correct names were not provided.


St. Petersburg has a new bistro, and if you want to get into Chouinard's Cuisine, better make reservations. Keep up on all the latest restaurant news at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

Things to do in Tampa Bay for Sept. 18 09/17/10 [Last modified: Friday, September 17, 2010 7:03pm]
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