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American Stage in the Park: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee: See a preview performance before the official opening night of this year's park production, a Tony Award-winning musical about a group of overachievers competing in a spelling championship. The best part is that admission is Pay What You Can tonight. The show starts at 8 p.m. but gates open at 6 at Demens Landing, 100 First Ave. SE, St. Petersburg. (727) 823-7529.

SPANK! The Fifty Shades Parody: If the prose of Fifty Shades of Grey wasn't comedic enough for you, this parody adds musical numbers, stripteases, jokes and more. See it at 8 p.m. in Ferguson Hall at the Straz Center, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $35.50 and up. (813) 229-7827.

Renaissance: The UK progressive rock band will perform both Turn the Cards and Scheherazade and Other Stories in their entirety. Concert starts at 8 p.m. at the Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $45-$85. (727) 822-3590.

Our Town Conversations: Rick Baker: Host Carol Mickett leads this monthly series of talks with local heroes about their contributions to shaping the identity of our town. This month features former St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Baker. The talk starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg. $5 (reservations required), free for members. (727) 823-3767.

Madeira Beach Food Fest: This annual food festival held in conjunction with the King of the Beach Kingfish Tournament includes food by local restaurants, arts and crafts, marine vendors and live music. It begins at 7 p.m. at the Madeira Beach Ball Field, 200 Rex Place, Madeira Beach. Free. (727) 216-6601.

TO WATCH

SEASON FINALE Project Runway, 9 p.m., Lifetime Yeah, some contestant will win, but more importantly, we'll all have to discuss how Zac Posen did as Michael Kors' replacement as judge. Kors himself may weigh in for the runway show.

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Things to do in Tampa Bay for April 25 04/24/13 [Last modified: Wednesday, April 24, 2013 1:53pm]
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