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Calendar of events, June 1-7

01 Today

The Seance Tour: Bands playing include God Module, Twich the Ripper, Mordacious and DJ Bryant Griffin of the Communion After Dark radio podcast, 8 p.m. at the Orpheum, 1915 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. $10. Call (813) 248-9500.

Race: David Mamet's play explores personal prejudice and its impact on society when a law firm deals with an interracial rape case, 8 p.m. today and Saturday in the Shimberg Playhouse at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place. Tickets start at $24.50. Also at 4 p.m. Sunday. Call (813) 229-7827.

Young Dramatists' Project: Get a peek at plays written by Tampa Bay area high school and middle school students, 8 p.m. today, Saturday and Thursday in the TECO Theater at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place. $25, $20 seniors/students. Also 3 p.m. Sunday. Call (813) 229-7827.

Tony Rock: The actor, stand-up comic and younger brother of Chris Rock performs, 8 p.m. at the Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave. $14-$18. Also 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday. Shows are 21 and up only. Call (813) 864-4000.

02 Saturday

Ybor City Saturday market: Peruse produce, fresh baked breads, prepared foods, and arts and crafts, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Centennial Park, 1800 E Eighth Ave. Call (813) 241-2442.

Hurricane expo: Get information and help in making emergency plans for the hurricane season, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Museum of Science and Industry, 4801 E Fowler Ave. Free. Call (813) 987-6000.

Art on 19th Street: The monthly event includes live music and fine art jewelry, featuring local artists Margarita Jaller and Dan Balk, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Singing Stone, 1903 N 19th St. Free. Call (813) 247-2787.

Charity car show: The Memorial Day car show has awards for the top 15 cars and best in 11 categories, bounce house and DJ with oldies music, 10 a.m. at the Hillsborough County Veterans Memorial Park & Museum, 3602 U.S. 301 N. Free, $20 registration fee to enter contests. Call (813) 744-5502.

Naomi McGregor launch: Tampa designer Naomi McGregor will launch her chic ready-to-wear label "NALI," 7 p.m. at the Howard Johnson Plaza, 111 W Fortune St. $20. Call (813) 446-4333.

03 Sunday

Classic film series: The Tampa Theatre features Seven Brides For Seven Brothers as the opening film for it's summer series, 3 p.m. at 711 Franklin St. $9, $7 members. Call (813) 274-8982.

Neil Diamond: The singer-songwriter stops in Tampa as part of a career-spanning tour, 7 p.m. at the Tampa Bay Times Forum, 401 Channelside Drive. $32.25-$117.25. Call (813) 301-2500.

Tampa Bay Heralds of Harmony: The 50-man a cappella chorus will perform a family-oriented show featuring two barbershop quartets, 7 p.m. at the University of South Florida School of Music, MUS 101, 4202 E Fowler Ave. $20. Call (727) 376-8399.

04 Monday

There's A Monster Under My Bed: A week of monster-themed story times, crafts and slime making, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Thursday at Glazer Children's Museum, 110 W Gasparilla Plaza. $9.50-$15. Call (813) 443-3861.

Bike ride: The weekly guided bike ride breaks into groups for slow and fast riders and ends at a bar or restaurant for socializing. Lights required, helmets suggested, 6 p.m. at City Bike Tampa, 212 E Cass St. Free. Call (813) 225-1777.

05 Tuesday

Transit of Venus Watch Party: St. Petersburg Astronomy Club members will conduct a public viewing of the Venus transit of the sun, 6 p.m. at the Richard A. Beard parking garage at the University of South Florida, 4202 E Fowler Ave. Free.

City and Colour: The Canadian indie rock outfit will perform. David Bazan, songwriter for indie band Pedro the Lion, will open, 8 p.m. at the Ritz Ybor, 1503 E Seventh Ave. $25. Call (813) 247-2555.

06 Wednesday

Food truck fiesta: A smorgasbord of food on wheels in downtown Tampa, held the first Wednesday of every month, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Lykes Gaslight Square Park, 410 Franklin St. Free admission, charge for food and drink. Visit

Two Door Cinema Club: This is the Irish pop-rock group's first headlining show in the area, with openers Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, 8 p.m. at the Ritz Ybor, 1503 E Seventh Ave. $21.50. Call (813) 247-2555.

07 Thursday

Art reception: The summertime show, "Hot Art Cool Crowd," features colorful, kooky works of art created by MTC Fine Art Studio artists and VSA Florida artists, 5 p.m. at the MacDonald Training Center, 5420 W Cypress St. Free. Visit

Rock the park: Stokeswood, Breakdown and Empire Cinema perform for the two-year anniversary of the monthly music series, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Curtis Hixon Park, 600 N Ashley Drive. Free. Visit

Coffeehouse films and networking: This month's documentary is Heroes From the Bay, highlighting the area's role in World War II and the war's impact on residents, 7 p.m. at the Buzz, 710 Harbour Post Drive. $5. Call (813) 224-9214.

The Malone Brothers: Fans of the Radiators (and singer Dave Malone) and the Subdudes (and singer Tommy Malone) can see the Malone Brothers, together in this duo, 7:30 p.m. in the Jaeb Theater at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place. $23-$25. Call (813) 229-7827.

A Streetcar Named Desire: Tampa Repertory Theatre performs Tennessee Williams' classic play, 7:30 p.m. at Hillsborough Community College Studio Theater in the Ybor Campus Performing Arts Building, 1304 E 11th Ave. $20, $15 students, seniors or military personnel. Call (813) 253-7623.

Bon Iver: The Grammy-winning folk band fronted by singer-songwriter Justin Vernon stops here before heading to Bonnaroo. The Staves will open the show, 8 p.m. in the Carol Morsani Hall at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place. $39.50. Call (813) 229-7827.

Showcase | Cirque Over the Park

Moving Arts of Tampa Bay blends dance, circus arts, acrobatics and musical theater into this cirque-style show, 5 to 11 p.m. Saturday at Curtis Hixon Park, 600 N Ashley Drive. $20 advance, $25 day of show, $75 VIP, 11 and younger free. VIP tickets include buffet dinner, open bar, stage front seating and VIP bathrooms. Call (727) 686-9110.

Calendar of events, June 1-7 05/31/12 [Last modified: Thursday, May 31, 2012 4:30am]
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