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Things to do in Tampa Bay for August 1

Whitesnake: The hair rock band from the '80s performs hits including Here I Go Again, Still of the Night and Is This Love. Concert starts at 8 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $34.50-$59.50. (727) 791-7400.

The Lonesome West: Two brothers living in their father's house after his recent death find it impossible to exist without violent disputes. Curtain is at 8 p.m. in the Shimberg Playhouse at the Straz Center in Tampa. $28. (813) 229-7827.

Tommy Davidson: Besides his roles on In Living Color, the comedian has also appeared in standup specials like Illin' in Philly and movies like Bamboozled. See him at 8 p.m. at the Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $20. (813) 864-4000.

Play: Toys & Games Made By Artists: Play games that are featured in the current exhibit led by Game Masters. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. at Florida Craftsman, 501 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 822-4294.

TO WATCH

SEASON FINALE The Hero, 8 p.m., TNT A winner is chosen tonight, hopefully by having to best the Rock in a wrestling match/punching contest/swordfight. Then it's on to saving helpless civilians the world over!

Our Nixon, 9 p.m., CNN A documentary that uses Richard Nixon's home movies to prove there was a human side to him, after all. When he wasn't plotting to destroy people's lives or bastardize the electoral process, that is.

Note to readers

GWAR Beer is now the name of the collaboration between Cigar City Brewing and the band GWAR. They changed the name because there was already a beer called Impaled Ale. The Weekend section, which is printed in advance, contains the old name. The article also has the wrong state for Three Floyds Brewing. It is in Indiana.

Also, the opening date of the movie I'm So Excited was changed to Aug. 9 after press time. A review runs in today's Weekend.

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Things to do in Tampa Bay for August 1 07/31/13 [Last modified: Wednesday, July 31, 2013 5:46pm]
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