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Tampa area entertainment listings, June 3-7

03 Today

The Sensuous Senator : The Carrollwood Players perform this play at 3 p.m. at the Carrollwood Playhouse, 4335 Gunn Highway, Tampa. The show is a farce featuring a senator, the senator's elderly congressional colleague, some prostitutes and a wife who was supposed to be out of town. Recommended for adults only. $18, $15 seniors. (813) 265-4000. carrollwoodplayers.com.

Tampa Bay Heralds of Harmony: This 50-man chorus is ranked one of the top men's a cappella choruses in the country. This family-oriented performance features two barbershop quartets, including the award-winning Storm Front. 3 and 7 p.m. in MUS 101 at the University of South Florida School of Music, 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. $20. (727) 376-8399. heraldsofharmony.groupanizer.com.

Bluegrass: The April Verch Band plays with Mo' Gravy at 5 p.m. at Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. $10-$13. Toll-free 1-800-594-8499; skipperssmokehouse.com.

Classic film series: The Tampa Theatre features Seven Brides for Seven Brothers as the opening film for its 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.

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

Herjolfur Has Stopped Loving: Honors students in USF's School of Theatre and Dance perform Herjolfur Has Stopped Loving, a play about a man who comes to terms with the loss of his ability to love, at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, June 15 and June 16 in the TAR 120 black box theater at USF, 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. Admission is free; donations accepted. Proceeds go to the Student Theatre Production Board for the the black box theater. For tickets, call (813) 974-2701 or email stpbusf@gmail.com.

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 tastingtampa.com.

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

Comedy: Happy Cole performs at 8:30 p.m. at Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. For pricing, call (813) 960-1197 or go to sidesplitterscomedy.com.

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 macdonaldcenter.org.

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 rocktheparktampa.com.

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.

mA Streetcar Named Desire: Tampa Repertory Theatre performs Tennessee Williams' classic play at 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.

Showcase | 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. Thursday in Carol Morsani Hall at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place. $39.50. Call (813) 229-7827.

Tampa area entertainment listings, June 3-7 06/02/12 [Last modified: Saturday, June 2, 2012 4:30am]
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