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Dive-In Movies: Space Jam: Bring your noodles, floats and chairs to watch Michael Jordan and the Looney Tunes face off against the Monstars. Gates open at 8 p.m. at the St. Pete Beach Aquatic Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive, St. Pete Beach. $4. (727) 363-9264.

Pitch for Pink: The Threshers salute breast cancer survivors with a special night including a pre-game lap around the field and a post-game concert by "Wild Thing" Tone Loc and Rob Base. Game starts at 6:30 p.m. at Bright House Field, 601 N. Old Coachman Rd, Clearwater. $5-$9.50. (727) 467-4457.

Pauly Shore: He came to fame in the '90s for his stint at MTV and his mockumentary Pauly Shore is Dead. Lately, he has thrown himself into standup and helming his own independent films. See him at 8 and 10:30 p.m. at Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $22. (813) 864-4000.

The Lonesome West: A part of Martin McDonagh's Connemara trilogy, 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, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $28. (813) 229-7827.

Urban Conga: Join an Urban Conga tonight in Tampa. It's a local effort by a group of artists, designers and creators who look for dead spaces in the city and try to liven them up through interactive installations and play time. Expect lights, movement and unusual sights from 8 to 11 p.m. in downtown Tampa at the parking lot at Twigg and Florida streets. Free.

TO WATCH

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 21

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 21

Ice Skating at Tampa’s Winter Village: Even in Florida, you can get in the holiday spirit by ice skating on an outdoor rink in the park. Each 90-minute session includes skate rental. Stop by the cafe for themed drinks and holiday snacks. 10 a.m., Cur...
Published: 11/20/17
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 23

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 23

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Published: 11/20/17
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 22

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 22

Much Ado About Nothing: William Shakespeare’s romantic comedy gets an update by placing lovers Beatrice and Benedick against the backdrop of the Florida Keys as World War II is drawing to a close. Through Dec. 10. 7 p.m., American Stage Theatre Compa...
Published: 11/20/17
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of Nov. 20-26

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of Nov. 20-26

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Published: 11/17/17
Updated: 11/19/17
Holiday-themed events dot the East Hillsborough landscape

Holiday-themed events dot the East Hillsborough landscape

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Published: 11/17/17
Updated: 11/19/17
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 18

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 18

CraftArt Festival: More than 120 fine craft artists from around the country will be on hand for this annual street festival with a children’s activity tent and an artists’ demonstration tent. From ceramic artists throwing on the wheel to glass blowin...
Published: 11/17/17
Updated: 11/18/17
Christmas in downtown Tampa as Winter Village ice rink opens

Christmas in downtown Tampa as Winter Village ice rink opens

TAMPAWhile her teenage daughter and 6-year-old son glided effortlessly across the outdoor ice rink at Curtis Hixon Park on Friday, Danielle Engram, 35, stood nervously on her rented blades.This would be the lifelong Tampa resident’s first time on the...
Published: 11/17/17
With Harry Potter’s Christmas, Universal Orlando proves holidays are big business

With Harry Potter’s Christmas, Universal Orlando proves holidays are big business

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Published: 11/17/17
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 19

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 19

Randy Newman: The legendary Oscar-, Grammy- and Emmy-winning singer-songwriter is known for hits like Feels Like Home, You’ve Got a Friend in Me and Sail Away. Every ticket purchased includes a physical or digital copy of his forthcoming album Dark ...
Published: 11/17/17
Storytelling company hosts poetry contest

Storytelling company hosts poetry contest

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Published: 11/16/17
Updated: 11/19/17