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Tampa teen has shot at joining TV's "Got milk?" brigade

A cute little video presentation by Tampa's Victoria Leggett, 14, now has the dancer and Idlewild Baptist Church member vying for a chance to become one of nine representatives for a new "Got Milk" campaign aimed at teenage girls. Go to and vote for Victoria L. before April 21. …

Two jazz performances to check out this weekend: At the Vinoy in St. Petersburg Friday at 8 p.m., the Valerie Gillespie Ensemble teams with trumpet/flugelhorn player John DePaola to salute Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker. The monthly Vinoy shows are drawing rave reviews.

Meanwhile, the Tampa Jazz Club and the HCC Visual and Performing Arts presents former Duke Ellington bassist John Lamb at the Ybor HCC Mainstage Theatre Sunday at 3 p.m. …

On Saturday, Monopoly moguls can put their skills to the test in a tournament at the Tampa Letter Carriers Hall, 3003 W Cypress St. Proceeds go to the art Community Stepping Stone's after-school programs.

To register, call (813) 932-1950 or e-mail [email protected]

Seen on a bumper sticker: Vuja De — The Feeling You're Doing It Wrong All Over Again. …

Regardless of what happens in the Lightning's first two games in Pittsburgh, I hope it plays before a full house for Game 3 on Monday. The team and the new ownership deserve that.

Of course, I'll be at the Yanni concert at the Straz with my wife. Yeah, I know, but she wants to go. …

I tease my northern friends that their summers last only a month, but it seems to me we went from winter to summer in a matter of weeks. Exactly what happened to spring?

That's all I'm saying.

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