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Things to do in Tampa Bay for May 10

Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band: Actor, musician and humanitarian Gary Sinise performs a concert with his band to benefit Sgt. Michael Nicholson and raise money for custom homes for veterans. Concert starts at 7 p.m. at Curtis Hixon Park in Tampa. $35 lawn, $75 VIP.

Tropical Heatwave: Tampa Bay's largest live music festival begins tonight in Ybor City. See the Applebutter Express, the Selwyn Birchwood Band, Ray Bonneville and more starting at 6 p.m. at the Cuban Club, 2010 N Avenida Republica De Cuba, Tampa. Continues Saturday at venues all over Ybor City; for lineup and details go to wmnf.org/heatwave. $30 advance, $40 at the door, $12 ages 12-20. (813) 248-2954.

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

The Secret Life of Salvador Dalí Read-a-Thon: More than 80 readers will participate in a 24-hour read-a-thon of the artist's autobiography The Secret Life of Salvador Dalí to commemorate his 109th birthday. It begins at 11 a.m. in the lobby of the Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 823-3767.

TO WATCH

SEASON FINALE; Fashion Star, 8 p.m., NBC: The winner's designs will be available at Macy's, Saks and Express. Someone should design, like, a Lady Gaga meat dress, just for kicks.

Things to do in Tampa Bay for May 10 05/09/13 [Last modified: Friday, May 10, 2013 8:20am]
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