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Things to do in Tampa Bay for March 6

Hall & Oates: The duo is known for their heyday in the '80s with hits like Kiss on My List and Rich Girl. Yet they've made a resurgence, appearing in films like (500) Days of Summer. See them at 8 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $49.50-$100. (727) 791-7400.

Mayor's Food Truck Fiesta: Food trucks line up for this lunchtime event in downtown Tampa with two new food trucks joining in this month, Nico's Arepas and Hott Mess. The rally begins at 11 a.m. in Lykes Gaslight Square Park, 410 Franklin St., Tampa.

Boston Pops presents Streisand Songbook: Vocalist and songwriter Ann Hampton Callaway joins Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops to celebrate Barbra Streisand, featuring symphonic spins on Streisand's classic songs. Maestro Lockhart will also lead the orchestra in a tribute to the Big Apple with works by Bernstein, Gershwin, and Duke Ellington. It starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg. $35-$145. (727) 892-5798.

Tom Dustin: A dry sense of humor and an affinity for telling tall tales helped Tom win the Sam Adams Comedy Contest and remain a staple at the Boston Comedy Festival. He performs at 8 p.m. at the Improv, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $10. (813) 864-4000.

Coheed and Cambria: The high-pitched prog-punks return to Jannus Live with support from Between the Buried and Me and Russian Circles. See them at 8 p.m. at 16 Second St. N in St. Petersburg. $26. (727) 565-0551.


SERIES PREMIERE Feed the Beast, 9 p.m., Travel Mikey Roe goes to cities to try the food after dark. We start with fried candy, frog meat and Korean-Mexican fusion. Big deal. Sounds like a day at the Florida State Fair.

Kim Novak: Live From the TCM Classic Film Festival, 8 p.m., TCM 1950s movie star Novak has come out of seclusion to do a special for this year's film festival. If only TV did a reboot of Falcon Crest, too.

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Florida Strawberry Festival: The Plant City berry extravaganza is also one of three outdoor music fests this week. The hottest concert is Blake Shelton on Sunday, but reserved seats are sold out, so you'll have to take your chances with the grandstands. Other music includes Bret Michaels on Saturday and Hunter Hayes on Sunday. Festival admission is $8, $4 ages 6-12 advance at Sweetbay throughout the fest; $10, $5 ages 6-12 at the gate.

Gasparilla Music Festival: This is the second year for the hit festival in Curtis Hixon Park in Tampa. Saturday's lineup includes headliner the Meter Men, as well as hot indie groups Best Coast, Dr. Dog and Dawes. $25 advance, $30 day of.

Nude Nite: Now, now, no giggling. This is art. The three-night juried art exhibition in a warehouse celebrates the human form with photos, body painting, sculpture, experimental installations and live music. It's Thursday through Saturday at 3606 Fourth Ave., Tampa. $20.

Sea Monsters Revealed: New exhibit is similar to "Bodies," except with a look inside 200 real sea creatures, including an 18-foot whale shark. It opens Saturday at the Museum of Science and Industry in Tampa. $18.95, $16.95 seniors, $12.95 for kids 2-12.

Things to do in Tampa Bay for March 6 03/05/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, March 5, 2013 1:44pm]
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