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Things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of April 18

Mireya Mayor: The former Miami Dolphins cheerleader turned anthropologist turned author (Pink Boots and a Machete) shares the secrets of her wild life in some of the most remote places on Earth at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Straz Center in Tampa. $25.50-$35.50. (813) 229-7827.

Charlie Sheen: His crazy train pulls into the St. Pete Times Forum in Tampa at 8 p.m. Friday for his Violent Torpedo of Truth/Defeat Is Not an Option Tour. It's supposed to be comedy. We think. $46.75-$86.75. (813) 301-2500.

Tom Jones: Hang on to your skivvies, ladies, the Welsh Wonder returns to Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater at 8 p.m. Friday. $42-$103. (727) 791-7400.

Date Night

Yanni: Zen out to his meditative brand of music, including a 17-piece orchestra, at 7:30 tonight at the Straz Center in Tampa. $39.50 and up. (813) 229-7827.

Spamalot: The musical lovingly ripped off from the movie is sort of about King Arthur, in a wacky way. One show only at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg. $42-$62. (727) 892-5798.

Meow Meow: The cabaret singer described as "a mixture of a young Liza Minnelli and Amy Winehouse" hits the Straz Center in Tampa in a swirl of sequins at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. $28.50-$36.50. (813) 229-7827.

Kids and Family

Trashy Fashion Show: In honor of Earth Day on Friday, these models will throw on the trashiest thing they can find — all made of recycled materials. Show is at 7 p.m. at the Largo Cultural Center. $10. (727) 587-6793.

Easter: The Easter Bunny is one busy dude on both Saturday and Sunday. For egg hunts and other events in your area, go to and click under Quick Links.

More to explore

The summer is fast approaching. Do you have camps lined up for the kids? Check out our list at

Things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of April 18 04/17/11 [Last modified: Sunday, April 17, 2011 9:33pm]
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