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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 9

Adam Ant: The pop star known for Goody Two Shoes steps out for a show at the Palladium. The tour, supposedly his largest North American one in 18 years, supports his new album. Concert starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $25-$145. (727) 822-3590.

Brews and Bites: A fleet of food trucks, a beer garden, live music and a 360 degree waterfront bar will set up at the pavilion. It starts at 6 p.m. at Sail Pavilion on the Riverwalk, 333 S Franklin St., Tampa. Free admission. (813) 373-1193.

Leftover Cuties: This band may sound familiar whether you've heard the opening song on Showtime's The Big C or seen the Samsung commercial that ran with their infectious song Smile Big. See them at 7:30 p.m. at the Straz Center, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. Tickets start at $23. (813) 229-7827.

Mario Lopez: The actor and entertainment host looks to be in fine form for the Hot Summer Nights Poolside Party. There are also going to be DJs and free liquor samples. Party starts at 9 p.m. at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, 5223 N Orient Road, Tampa. Free. (813) 627-7625.

TO WATCH

America's Next Top Model, 9 p.m., CW The ongoing curse of having the worst weather possible continues when the contestants have to walk a vertical runway in the rain. Seriously, it's not like the crew checked the weather and saw the report and decided today would be a good day to fight the elements to make for good television or anything.

SEASON PREMIERE Strike Back, 10 p.m., Cinemax Scott and Stonebridge are on vacation when a team member is killed in Beirut, forcing them to return to work. Some people are so selfish!

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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 9 08/08/13 [Last modified: Thursday, August 8, 2013 12:52pm]
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