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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 16

Scream on the Green: The Exorcist: Arguably one of the scariest movies of all time, the 1973 Academy Award-nominated film about a possessed teenage girl starts at midnight in Curtis Hixon Park, 600 N Ashley Drive, Tampa. Free. (813) 966-5505.

Dine Tampa Bay Restaurant Week 2013: Explore the local culinary scene as more than 90 restaurants offer a special three-course prix-fixe menu, starting today and running through Aug. 30. For a complete list, visit

Florida's Largest Home Show: Guests can shop, compare and save on affordable ways to update their homes at more than 900 exhibits. It starts at 11 a.m. at the Tampa Convention Center, 333 S Franklin St., Tampa. Free. (813) 677-6925.

Wolfgang Gartner: The house music producer and DJ has performed at some of the biggest electronic music festivals, including Coachella and Ultra. See him in a smaller venue at 9 p.m. at the Amphitheatre, 1609 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. $15. (813) 873-8368.


The pay what you can performance of My Name is Asher Lev at American Stage is at 8 p.m. Sunday. It was incorrect in Thursday's Weekend section.


The Christian Lounge: Men of Valor, originally scheduled for Sunday at the Studio@620 in St. Petersburg, has been postponed to Sept. 22.


SEASON PREMIERE Ghost Adventures, 9 p.m., Travel The trio goes to Nevada to look for ghosts in a saloon.

America's Next Top Model, 9 p.m., CW Real models Alessandra Ambrossio and Rob Evans drop in to show the contestants that a little name recognition goes a long way. Being able to actually take a good photo doesn't hurt, either.


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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 16 08/15/13 [Last modified: Thursday, August 15, 2013 7:15pm]
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