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Briefs: Grand Central party is prelude to Cinco de Mayo

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Grand Central party is prelude to Cinco de Mayo

The Grand Central District warms up for Cinco de Mayo with an early party Friday.

Businesses will extend shopping hours as the event pours on live music, food, refreshments and street vendors from 5 to 10 p.m.

There will also be a show from salsa dance group SalsaMania. The family-friendly festivities are centered at 2060 Central Ave. as part of the Grand Central District Association's monthly Fourth Fridays event series.

For more information, visit GrandCentralDistrict.org or call 804-3399 or 328-7086

St. Pete Beach

Russian restaurant offers trio of shows

Russian restaurant St. Petersburg Nights is hosting a trio of events this week, from folk dancing to techno.

Tonight there will be a show featuring the seductive dance of the Roma gypsies and songs of Ukraine's nomadic Kazaks, as well as modern interpretive dance, in a dinner show called Russian Accents. There will be special guest appearances by live bear ambassadors Lucy and Tootsie of Welde Bears. Some show proceeds will benefit Bearadise Ranch in Myakka City.

Thursday the restaurant couples Russian food with cinema, featuring ageless masterpieces of Russian cinematography, in English.

There will be a European Discotheque Party on Saturday with DJs spinning eurodance, techno, house and trance.

For specific schedules and arrangements, visit the Web site stpetersburgnights.com or call 363-3832. The restaurant is at 6800 Sunset Way.

Briefs: Grand Central party is prelude to Cinco de Mayo 04/22/08 [Last modified: Thursday, October 28, 2010 11:53am]
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