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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Oct. 25

Improvised Shakespeare Company: Based on one audience suggestion for a title of a play that has yet to be written, the company creates a fully improvised Shakespearean masterpiece on the spot. Show starts at 7:30 p.m. in the TECO Theater at the Straz Center, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $25.75. (813) 229-7827.

Clearwater Beach Chalk Art Festival: More than 20 chalk artists will adorn the sidewalks and promenades with creative works of art. There will also be a Kid's Chalk area so aspiring artists can work. Artists begin at 9 a.m. along Beach Walk, 301 S Gulfview Blvd., Clearwater. Free. (727) 674-4121.

John's Pass Seafood Festival: John's Pass is bringing in fresh local seafood specialties, a Halloween block party, arts and crafts stalls, and live music for this festival. It starts at 3 p.m. at John's Pass Village, 150 John's Pass Boardwalk, Madeira Beach. Free admission, food and drink additional. (727) 322-5217.

Fantasma Fest: Zombie Crawl and Zombie Fest: Zombie costumes are required for this six-stop pub crawl through Ybor City. Stops include the Dirty Shame, Boneyard, Coyote Ugly, Reservoir Bar and the Honey Pot. The crawl starts at 7 p.m. at the Dirty Shame, 1929 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. Free. (813) 453-9048.


The phone number for India Festival information is (813) 476-1540. A different number appeared in Thursday's Weekend section.


SERIES PREMIERE Styled to Rock, 8 p.m., Bravo A dozen would-be designers not good enough for Project Runway try to impress Pharrell Williams, supermodel Erin Wasson and stylist Mel Ottenberg in an attempt to join Rihanna's style team.

SERIES PREMIERE Dracula, 10 p.m., NBC Since Sleepy Hollow proved to be such a modest hit for Fox, the Peacock has decided that having Jonathan Rhys Meyers play the vampire in 19th-century London is a great idea.


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