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Things to do in Tampa Bay for July 18

Good Egg: A woman who has always taken care of her bipolar younger brother decides to have her embryos screened for the disorder in this play. Curtain is at 8 p.m. at Eckerd College Bininger Theatre , 4200 54th Ave. S, St. Petersburg. $25, $20 students/seniors. (727) 864-8279.

The Beach Boys: The band that symbolizes summer is part of the casino's Hard Rock Heatwave, which features daily promotions, entertainment and nighttime pool parties. Keep in mind this isn't the full lineup; you'll get Mike Love, Bruce Johnston and some others. Concert starts at 8:30 p.m. at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, 5223 N Orient Road, Tampa. $69. (813) 627-7625.

Lavell Crawford: After gaining national exposure on NBC's Last Comic Standing, Crawford has been on Chelsea Lately and Lopez Tonight. But you also might recognize him from his recurring role on Breaking Bad. See him at 8 p.m. at the Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $22-$25. (813) 864-4000.

Lost at Sea: Seminole High graduate Brent DiRoma, who toured the country with Tony Award-winning shows Avenue Q and Jersey Boys, returns to his local roots for this musical by Pinellas County natives Jason Tucker and Amanda Elend. Show starts at 8 p.m. at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. $25.50 adults, $12.50 ages 19 and younger. (727) 587-6793.

TO WATCH

SEASON PREMIERE Project Runway, 9 p.m., Lifetime As a first challenge, the designers must create an outfit from a parachute. Any child of the '80s knows pants are a given.

Hell's Kitchen, 8 p.m., Fox The four finalists have to guess ingredients in dishes using only sight, smell and taste. Um, how else would you guess ingredients? Through infra-red night vision goggles? Ultrasound scans? Ouija boards?

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Published: 04/20/18
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 20

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 20

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Published: 04/19/18
Updated: 04/20/18
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Published: 04/19/18
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