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Tampa Bay Rays Get out your cowbells, the Yankees are back! At 7:10 tonight, the Rays play the boys from the Bronx in the first game of a three-game series. It's a prime game, so tickets start at $14 advance, $16 at door. Toll-free 1-888-326-7297. raysbaseball.com.
Anthony Green The screaming vocalist leaves the mosh pits of the prog-rock band Circa Survive for a solo tour of subdued guitar-driven songs. Check out his MySpace page for a chance to sing on stage with him tonight at the Orpheum. Green has chosen one fan from those who sent him covers of Dear Child to perform at each city of his tour. The show is at 1902 N Republica De Cuba on Ybor City. Doors open at 7, with Person L and Good Old War. $14.
Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde Gypsy Productions is back. The gay theater company, which had a four-year run at the Suncoast Resort in St. Petersburg, has a new home at the Ritz Ybor, 1503 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City, and its first production is a much-honored play about the iconic gay playwright by Moises Kaufman. At the Ritz, the company is partnering with nearby Street Car Charlie's Bar & Grille on a dinner-theater package for $40 and $45 (VIP seating). Theater tickets only are $20 and $25. The show goes on tonight at 8 and runs through Sept. 14. (727) 644-7077; gypsyproductions.org.
Jonas Brothers Stock up on earplugs, the screeching begins Thursday when the Disney darlings take the stage at 7 p.m. at the Ford Amphitheatre, Interstate 4 at U.S. 301 N in Tampa. Tickets are $25-$79.50.
Stand Up to Cancer Moffitt Cancer Center will host a free cancer education event as a preview to the huge nationwide screening of the televised show Stand Up to Cancer beginning at 8 p.m. Friday. The Moffitt event starts at 6 p.m. at the Vincent A. Stabile Research Building, 12902 Magnolia Drive in Tampa. Topics include cancer research, lung cancer, women's oncology and nutrition. Doctors will be available for advice and a question-and-answer session.
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