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Things to do in Tampa Bay for April 5

Cajun Crawfish Festival: Celebrate crawfish season with plenty of craft beer and loads of the small shellfish, plus there's music from Curley Taylor and Zydeco Trouble, John Wilson and the Zydeco HouseRockers, and JB's ZydecoZoo and the Ramblegrass Band. It starts at 5 p.m. at Cajun Cafe On the Bayou, 8101 Park Blvd., Pinellas Park. $15. (727) 546-6732.

Friday Extra Concert Series: Bring blankets and coolers for the first weekend of this outdoor concert series. This week features the Acho Brothers opening for NJ LadyFingers at 7 p.m. in Curtis Hixon Park in Tampa. Free. (813) 274-8221.

Much Ado About Nothing: Catch the final weekend of Jobsite Theater's production of Shakespeare's classic play and original battle of the sexes. See it at 8 p.m. in the Shimberg Playhouse at the Straz Center in Tampa. $28. (813) 229-7827.

Some Like it Hot: Acclaimed jazz sax player Harry Allen, his band and celebrated vocalist Rebecca Kilgore bring Marilyn Monroe's music to life in the show they made famous at New York's Feinstein's at Loews Regency. The show begins at 8 p.m. at the Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $26-$35. (727) 822-3590.

TO WATCH

Happy Endings, 8 p.m., ABC RuPaul's gossiping could ruin Max's relationship with Jane and Alex. You haven't heard the strangest part yet.

SERIES PREMIERE VICE, 11 p.m., HBO Bill Maher and Fareed Zakaria team up for this Shane Smith-hosted newsmagazine. Because what we need is more newsmagazines, right, Neal Conan?

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Things to do in Tampa Bay for April 5 04/04/13 [Last modified: Thursday, April 4, 2013 1:27pm]
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