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Things to do Wednesday, Sept. 24

If it’s good enough for Scott Kazmir, what are you waiting for?


If it’s good enough for Scott Kazmir, what are you waiting for?

What to wear

Free Rayshawks! The Rays already have made history this season, but it's not too late to jump on the bandwagon and show you are the most hard-core fan of a team you didn't care about until a month ago. (We're being harsh, but be honest with yourself.) Anyway, to show your friends and coworkers how excited you are about the playoffs, Shades & Shaves is giving away free Rayshawks — similar to a mohawk but with less irony — until the Rays win the World Series or are eliminated from the playoffs. Take our advice: If you're going to do this, get a pro to do it. You're going to look crazy enough as it is. 5323 Kelly Road, Tampa. (813) 886-3145.

What to do

Enrique Iglesias Since one Iglesias apparently wasn't enough, Enrique picks up where his padre Julio left off, bringing us endless sappy romantic-pop pleasers. Now he's getting hip with the kids, with a Lil Wayne collaboration and more fast-paced, club-ready anthems. We know the Iglesias clan is popular, but we're shocked to learn there are fans dedicated enough to spend $80 to see him perform in person. And as entertaining as it is to make fun of the guy, it's only because we're jealous, considering he's sold more than 50 million albums worldwide and has been dating Anna Kournikova for years. 8 p.m. Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $75.50-$85.50. (727) 791-7400.

From the Farm to the Fridge Remember those things called "farms"? They existed before corporate agriculture came along and food started magically appearing pre-packaged in supermarkets. It seems they're a museum piece now, and visitors can learn the workings of a Florida dairy farm without worrying about the cow patties and funky smell. And what simulated farm visit is complete without a life-sized mechanical cow that visitors can milk? We can only hope the beef industry does not copy this idea from Florida's dairy farmers. Through Dec. 7. Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI), 4801 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. $23.95, $21.95 ages 60 and older and $19.95 ages 2-12. (813) 987-6000.

Bankie Banx and the Roots and Herbs We can imagine there will be plenty of herb at this show. An established veteran of the international reggae scene, Bankie Banx has been recording for 30 years. Not only a musician, Banx is also a successful businessman, owner of The Dune Preserve resort and promoter of Moonsplash, the Carribean's premier roots-music festival. And because reggae is best enjoyed outdoors, Skipper's Smokehouse is the perfect place to let your hair down and get into the groove. 7 p.m. 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. $10/$13. (813) 977-6474.

And more There are 79 other things to do today listed at, so we don't want to hear any excuses.

— Adam Newman

What to watch for

Thursday: Christian rockers Anberlin will treat fans to an intimate acoustic set at Vinyl Fever.

Thursday: Comedian, actor and all-around fabuloso Margaret Cho brings her Beautiful tour to the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center.

— Adam Newman

Things to do Wednesday, Sept. 24 09/23/08 [Last modified: Wednesday, November 3, 2010 1:12pm]
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