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Things to do in Tampa Bay for April 18

Jillian Michaels: For 11 seasons, Michaels has starred on NBC's The Biggest Loser. Now, she brings her Maximize Your Life show to Clearwater to share her keys to health, success and happiness to harness your potential, kickstart your goals and live an exceptional life. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $49–$75. (727) 791-7400.

Sunscreen Film Festival: The 8th annual festival kicks off today with an opening night screening of Hecho en México and party at NOVA 535, with more events and screenings throughout the weekend. Go to sunscreenfilmfestival.com for a complete schedule. It starts at 10 a.m. at Baywalk 20, 151 Second Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $35 per day. (727) 259-8417.

David Benoit and Brian Culbertson; Piano2Piano: The two high-profile contemporary jazz pianists join together to perform some of their best-known compositions on two acoustic grand pianos. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Palladium, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $42.50–$59.50. (727) 791-7400.

Lewis Black: The acerbic comic, actor and author has a love/hate relationship with America that he expresses — often loudly — in his standup routine. See him at 8 p.m. at Carol Morsani Hall at the Straz Center, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. Tickets start at $39.50. (813) 229-7827.

Happy Birthday Crossword Puzzles: Join Washington Post crossword constructor Merl Reagle in honoring the 100th birthday of the crossword puzzle with a discussion on crosswords and using the English language as a "playground." Reagle will also play a game of "25 Questions" with the audience, give out prizes and conduct a question and answer session. It all starts at 6 p.m. at Studio@620, 620 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. $10. (727) 895-6620.

To watch

Parks and Recreation, 9 p.m., NBC: Leslie wants to get rid of some outdated Pawnee laws. The one forbidding women from serving in politics probably will cause some problems.

Chef Wanted With Anne Burrell, 10 p.m., Food: A Cuban cafe is celebrating 50 years by looking for a new chef. It must be safe to say the kitchen didn't operate that way all five decades.

Things to do in Tampa Bay for April 18 04/17/13 [Last modified: Thursday, April 18, 2013 9:00am]
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