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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Feb. 7

Mythbusters Explosive Exhibit: The Emmy-nominated show comes to life in this interactive exhibit mixing the scientific method with curiosity to uncover truths behind popular myths. Mythbusters co-hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman helped design the exhibit, which includes a workshop where guests use science to test myths and a live stage demonstration. The exhibit remains on display through May 8. Doors open at 9 a.m. today at MOSI, 4801 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. $24.95, $21.95 seniors, $19.95 ages 2-12. (813) 987-6000.

Book Signing with Tony and Laura Dungy: Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Tony Dungy and his wife Laura will stop to sign copies of their newest book, Uncommon Marriage: Learning about Lasting Love and Overcoming Life's Obstacles Together. Meet them at noon at Barnes and Noble, 11802 N Dale Mabry, Tampa. Free. (813) 962-6446.

Classic Albums Live: Abbey Road: Relive the glory days of the Beatles in this show featuring world-class musicians who re-create the music just as you remember it. The concert will feature hits including Come Together, Something and Here Comes the Sun. It starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $25-$50. (727) 791-7400.

The Normal Heart: In Larry Kramer's largely autobiographical play, Ned Weeks works to bring the AIDS epidemic to the forefront of political conversation after he sees how it affects his friends and community. Show begins at 8 p.m. at Freefall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $20-$44. (727) 498-5205.


XXII Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony, 7:30 p.m., NBC Fingers crossed that these Games win a gold medal for safety. On a less serious note, what's up with those Team USA uniforms?

SEASON PREMIERE Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, 10 p.m., Food Guy takes us on a tour of his hometown, Ferndale, Calif. Now we know where to place the blame for Mr. Triple D.


Find out why Times movie critic Steve Persall loved The Lego Movie at

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