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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. strazcenter.org.

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 tampabay.com/things-to-do 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 tampabay.com/things-to-do.

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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