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On your radar: A Spanish-flavored musical in St. Pete and chalk in Hyde Park

Bernarda Alba: In this musical adaptation of Federico García Lorca's play The House of Bernarda Alba, a Spanish-flavored score and flamenco tell the story of Bernarda, who sequesters her five daughters away in mourning after the death of her second husband. The play opens tonight at 8 p.m. at Freefall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $37–$44. (727) 498-5205.

Chalk Walk Festival: Now in its fifth year, the festival features more than 50 sidewalk artists who will create artwork in designated squares. It starts at 5 p.m. in Hyde Park Village in Tampa. Free. (813) 221-2787.

St. Patrick's Weekend Party: O'Keefe's kicks off its annual tent party with tons of corned beef and cabbage, green beer, Irish drinks, bagpipers, rock climbing, balloon artists, a bounce house and live music. The tent opens at 5 p.m. at O'Keefe's Family Tavern and Grille, 1219 S Fort Harrison Ave., Clearwater. $5. (727) 442-9034.

MOSI After Dark and Food Truck Rally: Come to the museum for this after-hours event with $5 discounted admission to select exhibits, a food truck rally outside and access to the Sky Trail Ropes Course. It starts at 6 p.m. at MOSI at 4801 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. Free, $5 for access to exhibits and IMAX. (813) 679-7718.

Jo Koy: You've seen him on the late-night circuit and as a weekly guest on Chelsea Lately. Now you can see one of Variety's "10 Comics to Watch" at the Improv at 8 and 10:30 p.m. at 1600 E Eighth Ave. in Tampa. $25. (813) 864-4000.

To watch

Season premiere; Flea Market Flip, 9 p.m., HGTV: Apparently showing people who shop at flea markets compete for a $5,000 prize was good enough to bring back.

On your radar: A Spanish-flavored musical in St. Pete and chalk in Hyde Park 03/14/13 [Last modified: Friday, March 15, 2013 7:58am]
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