Thursday, November 23, 2017
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Things to do in Tampa Bay for July 5

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Gulfport Art Walk: Meet independent artisans, craftsmen, authors and entertainers and purchase their work along Beach Boulevard. Visitors can also view the stars through St. Pete Astronomy Club's telescopes. It starts at 6 p.m. along Beach Boulevard in Gulfport. Free.

Mac Miller: The young rapper, whose last concert at the St. Pete venue sold out, will be joined by Chance the Rapper, the Internet, Vince Staples, Casinohiphop and the Come-Up for an exciting First Friday. It starts at 8 p.m. at Jannus Live, 200 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $27.50-$30. (727) 565-0550.

Sunset Cinema at Pier 60: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial: Bring blankets, low lawn chairs or towels and watch Steven Spielberg's Academy Award-winning movie. Concessions for sale. No alcohol. Shows start around dusk at Pier 60 on Clearwater Beach. Free. (727) 434-6060.

How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents: Based on the novel by Julia Alvarez, a close-knit immigrant family deals with the hardships of assimilating into a new culture. It starts at 8 p.m. at Stageworks Theatre, 1120 E Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. $26; $22 seniors; $10 students. (813) 727-2708.

Orange Avenue: The Florida-based five-piece band is best known for their song Just Refrain, which has been featured on shows for the MLB Network, SpikeTV, TeenNIck and MTV, as well as the Winter Olympics. Concert starts at 8 p.m. at Shepard's Beach Resort, 619 S Gulfview Blvd., Clearwater. Free. (727) 442-5107.

Lil Duval: Hailing from Jacksonville, the comedian can currently be seen on two MTV series: Guy Code and Hip Hop Squares. See him at 8 and 10:30 p.m. at the Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $22. (813) 864-4000

TO WATCH

Cult, 8 p.m., CW Edie is scared of a pair of figurines she had when she was little. Well, those Hummels are kind of unsettling.

Treehouse Masters, 10 p.m., Animal Planet A boomerang kid moves back in with her folks, so they decide to build a guest house in a bunch of trees behind the house. Just so long as she pays rent for it.

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