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Things to do Wednesday, June 11

Trust us, this is about as normal-looking as The Cure’s Robert Smith gets these days.

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Trust us, this is about as normal-looking as The Cure’s Robert Smith gets these days.

To do today

The Cure Even 30 years later, the cult classics still produce textured pop-rock that overflows with both mope and hope. Guru of gloom Robert Smith and crew canceled their gig here last summer in order to work on a new album, now slated for release Sept. 13. Tickets sold for the original show will be honored. They play with 65daysofstatic tonight at 7 at the St. Pete Times Forum, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $43.25-$63.25. (813) 301-2500.

Matt Costa This former pro skateboard dude is now singing for surfer Jack Johnson's label and has produced some appealing pop songs. Hear him at the State Theatre tonight at 7, 687 Central Ave. St. Petersburg, (727) 895-3045. Tickets are $18.

Nutrition workshop Check out a free nutrition workshop taught by an exercise instructor and a nutritionist starting tonight and running through July 30. It includes lessons on weight management, how to grocery shop and hands-on cooking lessons for ages 8 and older tonight from 6 to 8 at the Enoch Davis Center, 1111 18th Ave. S in St. Petersburg. To register, call (727) 582-2122 to reserve a spot.

Hit the 'Bleach' Anime fans can get a big-screen treat in the two-day showing of Bleach: Memories of Nobody, the epic hit anime film adapted from anime-manga series by Japanese artist Tite Kubo. The 2006 film is dubbed in English and plays at 7:30 tonight and Thursday at Citrus Park 20, 7999 Citrus Park Town Center Mall, Tampa. $10. (813) 920-0835.

The Great Jaguar Rescue A stage show based on the popular Nick Jr. cartooon Go, Diego Go! takes the stage at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m today at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets are $19 to $32, and children who have reached their first birthday must have a ticket to enter. Call (727) 791-7400 or go to

— Sharon Kennedy Wynne [email protected]

Coming up

Dinosaurs! The Exhibition Friday is opening day for the Museum of Science and Industry's collection of 10 robotic dinosaurs created by Kokoro, the Japanese wizards who pioneered the method of bringing fossil records to sort-of life. The menagerie includes a Pteranodon, flying reptile with a 23-foot wingspread, Tyrannosaurus Rex, Stegasaurus and Triceratops with two young. MOSI is at 4801 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. Admission: $23.95, $21.95 ages 60 and older; $19.95 ages 2-12 Phone: (813) 987-6100.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers FanFest Meet players and cheerleaders, and engage in games and other activities on the field. It gets hot, so bring water. And the autograph lines can be long for stars like Ronde Barber and Cadillac Williams, so get there early. But hey — it's free! 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Raymond James Stadium, 4201 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. (813) 879-2827.

— Sharon Kennedy Wynne [email protected]

Things to do Wednesday, June 11 06/10/08 [Last modified: Wednesday, June 11, 2008 4:57pm]
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