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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Sept. 4

Mayor's Food Truck Fiesta: Join Mayor Buckhorn as food trucks line up for this monthly lunchtime event in downtown Tampa. Some of the new trucks this month include Pita on the Run, Kind Grind, Hot Box'd Steamed Burger, Lucia Gelato and Roaming Gourmand. It starts at 11 a.m. in Lykes Gaslight Square Park, 410 Franklin St., Tampa. Menu prices vary.

Hedwig and the Angry Inch: Preview performance: This Off-Broadway smash tells the story of a rock 'n' roll goddess who suffers a botched sex-change operation. Show starts at 8 p.m. in the Shimberg Playhouse at the Straz Center, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $28. (813) 229-7827.

Helen Keaney: The Home Shopping Network host has had standup appearances on A&E's An Evening at the Improv and Comedy Central's Make Me Laugh. Geeks might recognize her voice as the female lead on the popular video game Pandemonium. See her at 8 p.m. at the Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $12. (813) 864-4000.

Christopher Bell: The quirky pop songwriter plays the cello, keyboard and even beat boxes. He performs at 7 p.m. at New World Brewery, 1313 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. Free. (813) 248-4969.


SEASON FINALE Melissa & Joey, 8 p.m., ABC Family Mel pretends to be Joe's wife in an attempt to fool his grandmother, who doesn't know about divorce. Because that's what ABC Family is about: Fooling gullible old people!

SERIES FINALE Futurama, 10 p.m., Comedy Central The cartoon that wouldn't die will go into hypersleep again, with tonight marking the final episode of a series that started in 2000.

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Jason Aldean: The cowboy hat gives him away as all country, with hits The Only Way I Know, Night Train and When She Says Baby. Show is Friday at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa. $25.50-$55.25. (813) 740-2446.

Rob Schneider: An alum of Saturday Night Live and just about every Adam Sandler movie, he has said that his Grown Ups castmates prodded him to get back into standup. He's at the Improv in Tampa on Friday through Sunday. $27-$30. (813) 864-4000.

$5 Days: The Glazer Children's Museum in Tampa celebrates three years with a great deal: $5 admission for everyone Saturday through Sept. 30. (813) 443-3861.

Things to do in Tampa Bay for Sept. 4 09/03/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, September 3, 2013 6:24pm]
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