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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 22

Community Movie Night: The March: To honor the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, WEDU-PBS presents a screening of the story of the 1963 march where Dr. Martin Luther King gave his compelling I Have A Dream speech. Movie starts at 7:30 p.m. at Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St., Tampa. Free. (813) 274-8982.

Mystery of Edwin Drood: The audience votes on the ending to this "whodunit" in which a member of a love triangle turns up dead and people are left wondering if he was murdered. Show starts at 8 p.m. in the Shimberg Playhouse at the Straz Center, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $22. (813) 229-7827.

Tech Jam: Speakeasy Soiree: Come dressed in your flapper costumes to this roaring '20s party including a silent auction, hors d'oeuvres by Mattison's, signature cocktails and entertainment by the Late Night Brass jazz band. It's at 5:30 p.m. at Ritz Ybor, 1503 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. $50. (813) 247-2555.


Ghost Shark, 9 p.m., SyFy On the heels of Sharknado comes a yarn about the daughter of a fisherman now chased by the specter of the fish her dad killed. Meanwhile, you have people being eaten in thunderstorms, swimming pools and buckets of water. So be sure to make popcorn.

Burn Notice, 9 p.m., USA Michael and Sonya go to Mexico to help James. Bring plenty of bottled water, because that will really help.


The Big Picnic event planned this Sunday at the Glazer Children's Museum in Tampa has been canceled. The event appears in today's Weekend section, which is printed in advance.


Check out Katie and Michelle's ultimate bar guide picks in this week's Play Tampa Bay video at

Things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 22 08/21/13 [Last modified: Wednesday, August 21, 2013 6:44pm]
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