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Tampa Bay Rays Get out your cowbells, the Boston Red Sox are back for a three-game series against the Rays, and their fans take some work to drown out. The games are at 7:10 tonight through Wednesday and since it's the BoSox, it's a premium game and tickets start at $14 advance, $16 at door. Toll-free 1-888-326-7297; raysbaseball.com.
Indie Fest The Beach Theatre gets out of the heat of the metroplex tonight and Tuesday with gritty independent films. Tonight's feature is Married Life a noir-style tale of man who decides to kill his wife to spare her the pain of divorcing her. Wait, huh? See it at 7:30 at 315 Corey Ave. Other offerings are The Counterfeiters (5 p.m.), the true story of the Nazi counterfeiting operation, and Gus Van Zant's Paranoid Park (3 p.m.) about murder at the skatepark. All films also play Tuesday. Tickets are $7 adults/$5 seniors, students, children and active military, (727) 360-6697, beachtheatre.com.
Surfacing This group show at the Dunedin Fine Art Center offers a multitude of ways to look at fiber art. See felting, weaving, quilting, embroidery, even dollmaking. "Luminous" features the work of the late Jan Boyer, a local artist who specialized in natural pigment-dyed textiles. And another solo show spotlights Connie Lippert's interpretations of the Navajo wedge weave, a woven geometric pattern popularized by Indian artists in the 19th century. The Dunedin Art Center, 1143 Michigan Blvd., is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. The show runs through Sunday; dfac.org.
Dethklok This tour by the rock stars of Adult Swim's Metalocalypse isn't so far-fetched because it serves both metal fans and people just there for the joke of Scooby Doo meets Spinal Tap. The black metal gets cranking tonight at the Hard Rock in Orlando ($25 at 7 p.m.) and on Tuesday at Jannus Landing with Soilent Green and Chimaira at 7 p.m. at 16 Second St. N, St. Petersburg. $22 advance, $24 day of show. (727) 895-3045.
History on the Water Take a pontoon boat ride through Old Tampa Bay and learn something about local history from the Safety Harbor Museum of Regional History and Safety Harbor Charters. Space is limited, so call for reservations at (727) 726-1668. Tour is 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. Tuesday at the museum, 329 S Bayshore Blvd., Safety Harbor. $25. (727) 726-1668.
— Sharon Kennedy Wynne [email protected]