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Things to do Monday, May 12

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Spencer Davis Group Steve Winwood sang the Spencer Davis Group's two biggest hits in 1967, Gimme Some Lovin and I'm A Man. The latest incarnation by the British rock legend arrives tonight at 7:30 at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. $29-$32 (727) 587-6793.

Nova 535 Every Monday from 6 to 10 p.m., the Nova 535 art lounge in downtown St. Petersburg opens its doors for artists, jewelry designers and even filmmakers to show off their latest work, listen to music, play a game of chess and have a drink among the cool kids. The lounge is at 535 Martin Luther King Jr. Street N (Ninth Street).

Success Summit The Tampa Bay Success Summit will use sports as a metaphor and motivator with Kevin Carroll, a consultant for Nike, ESPN and Starbucks. Carroll, along with panelists Dawna Stone (Martha Stewart's Apprentice, publisher of Her Sports magazine), Cliff Floyd of the Tampa Bay Rays and Earnest Graham of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, will hold a panel from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Tampa Theatre, 711 N Franklin St., Tampa. Tickets are $40-$50.

Play Guitar Hero Aerosmith 7-Eleven stores have a huge tie-in with the new Aerosmith version of Guitar Hero, and a media truck is pulling up to two Hillsborough stores to give fans a chance to play. It will be at the Riverview store at 13220 U.S. Highway 301 S at Big Bend from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and in Plant City from 2 to 6 p.m. at 2710 S Turkey Creek Road.

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USTA Men's Futures at Harbour Island The singles and doubles event Tuesday at the Harbour Island Athletic Club & Spa in Tampa is bringing some rising stars in the tennis world here. The event, which is entering its ninth year on the USTA Pro Circuit, features Clinton Thomson, 23, of Australia, the highest-ranked player in the field, Rhyne Williams, 17, of Knoxville, Tenn., who became the youngest winner on the men's USTA Pro Circuit in 2007, and Todd Paul, 22, of Stamford, Conn., a Wake Forest University student who was named the ITA Senior Player of the Year for the Mideast Region in 2007. Things get started at 10 a.m., and it's free for spectators. The club is at 900 S Harbour Island Blvd.

Sergio Mendes The Brazilian master of pop-inflected jazz performs Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at the Mahaffey Theater, 400 First Street South, St. Petersburg. $37-$52. (727) 892-5767.

— Sharon Kennedy Wynne

Things to do Monday, May 12 05/09/08 [Last modified: Monday, May 12, 2008 12:47pm]
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