What to do today
Talk of the Arts with Bill Irwin: Meet the Tony Award-winning actor, clown, choreographer and playwright whose credits include Northern Exposure, 3rd Rock from the Sun and Jonathan Demme's most recent release, Rachel Getting Married, which has Oscar buzz. 7 p.m. Theatre 1 at University of South Florida, 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. Free. (813) 974-2323. arts.usf.edu.
Mogul Street Reserve: Young Tampa rock act Mogul Street Reserve boasts indie-prog tunes with potential to please fans of King Crimson, the Police or My Morning Jacket. Crisp chords, taut rhythms and clean melodies prove the group's technical savvy almost immediately. But bassist and vocalist Jack Pfiester says: "We like to play our instruments well without losing sight of what makes for good songwriting." With the Tape Delay and Via Segovia. 21 and older show. 9 tonight. New World Brewery, 1313 E Eighth Ave., Ybor City. $6. (813) 248-4969.
Afternoon Tea Party and Vintage Fashion Show: Enjoy imported loose-leaf teas, scones, pastries, cookies and fresh fruit while watching a vintage clothing show. Participants also will make English tiaras with sequins and feathers to keep as a memento. Feathered tiaras? You know, Mardi Gras is coming up. Reservations required. Noon. Golda Meir/Kent Jewish Center, 2010 Greenbriar Blvd., Clearwater. $20. (727) 736-1494. gmkjc.org.
And more: You don't normally think of Tuesday as a busy day, but there are more than 60 things other events to choose from at entertainment.tampabay.com.
What to watch for
Wednesday: Manufacturers compete for the rights to say "mine's bigger" at the Florida RV Supershow at the Florida State Fairgrounds.
Thursday: An Evening with Martin and Langston: Actors Danny Glover, as Langston Hughes, and Felix Justice, as Martin Luther King Jr., perform some of the civil-rights leaders' best speeches, poems and writings at the USF Sun Dome.
— Adam Newman [email protected]