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Things to do in Tampa Bay for August 2

Sunset Cinema at Pier 60: Dolphin Tale: Bring blankets or low lawn chairs to watch this movie filmed in the Tampa Bay area about our very own Winter the dolphin. Show starts around dusk at Pier 60 in Clearwater Beach. Free. (727) 434-6060.

Get Downtown First Friday Music Series: Celebrate the first Friday of the month with music by the Tropics, food and a lively crowd between Second and Third streets on Central Avenue. Proceeds from beer and wine sales benefits area organizations. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. at Second Street N and Central Avenue, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 393-3597.

Frank Lini: The Fort Meyers-born, Southern-style rapper was nominated for underground album of the year. See him at 10 p.m. at State Theatre, 687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $20. (727) 895-3045.

Sharknado: This movie made a splash recently after an airing on SyFy Channel. If you missed it, here's your chance to see sharks rampage on land after being sucked up into super tornadoes. Movie starts at midnight at Citrus Park 20 in Tampa and Park Place Stadium 16 in Pinellas Park. $12.50. (813) 920-0835.

Flip Orley: The comic hypnotist has been featured on Entertainment Tonight and The Today Show and was called "gut-bustingly funny" by The Washington Post. See him at 8 and 10:15 p.m. at Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $10-$14. (813) 960-1197.


America's Next Top Model, 8 p.m., CW Tyra Banks' dramafest has reached 20 cycles, so fresh ideas are hard to come by. This time it'll be a coed competition, though, which is so brilliant we wonder why they didn't do it before.

Magic City, 9 p.m., Starz Ike makes a deal to run the Havana hotels. Somehow we don't think that's the safest bet.


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