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Things to do in Tampa Bay for April 19

Rihanna: The superstar's Diamonds World Tour is coming to Tampa. With six Grammys and a recent MTV Video Music Award for We Found Love, not to mention that Esquire 'Sexiest Woman Alive' title, Rihanna's at the top of her game these days. Rapper A$AP Rocky opens the show. Concert starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa. $36.75-$122.75. (813) 301-2500.

Sugar Sand Festival: This walk-through exhibition on Clearwater Beach features huge sand sculptures constructed out of more than 1,000 tons of sand. Guests can also participate in free interactive sand sculpting, get tips on sculpting from masters and children can play in the Camp Hyatt Sandbox. Gates open at noon at the Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa, 301 S Gulfview Blvd., Clearwater. $7, $5 ages 13-18/seniors, 12 and younger free. (727) 442-3604.

The Amish Project: This one-woman play based on the real-life murder of Amish schoolgirls in Pennsylvania is a powerful night at the theater. Show starts at 8 p.m. at American Stage in St. Petersburg. $49. (727) 823-7529.

Florida Orchestra Masterworks Concert: The orchestra and the Master Chorale of Tampa Bay perform Mozart's inspiring Requiem. It's at 8 p.m. at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa. $15-$45. (813) 229-7827.

Warehouse Arts District Block Party: Creative Loafing continues its 25th anniversary celebration with a special guided trolley tour through the galleries in the Warehouse district and concerts starting at 8 p.m. at Zen Glass, Dan's Place and U562. The party starts at 6 p.m. in the Warehouse Arts District, 2338 Emerson Ave. S, St. Petersburg. $15 music pass; $15 trolley tour; $25 all-inclusive. (813) 739-4800.


Chasing Ice, 8 p.m., NatGeo Watch this special about receding glaciers and quake in fear. Or rejoice that if you live inland a bit, you will soon own waterfront property.


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Things to do in Tampa Bay for April 19 04/18/13 [Last modified: Thursday, April 18, 2013 4:33pm]
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