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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 5

Brandon Stanton creator go the photo blog "Humans of New York," in New York, March 22, 2016. Stanton has worked hard to filter politics and moral judgments out of his posts, intent on maintaining objectivity as he captures his subjects in words and on film, letting them speak for themselves. That changed last week when Stanton, 32, shed his sedulously cultivated neutrality to take on Donald Trump, excoriating the Republican presidential candidate in a 300-word Facebook post presented as an open letter to Trump. (Alex Welsh/The New York Times) XNYT68

Brandon Stanton creator go the photo blog "Humans of New York," in New York, March 22, 2016. Stanton has worked hard to filter politics and moral judgments out of his posts, intent on maintaining objectivity as he captures his subjects in words and on film, letting them speak for themselves. That changed last week when Stanton, 32, shed his sedulously cultivated neutrality to take on Donald Trump, excoriating the Republican presidential candidate in a 300-word Facebook post presented as an open letter to Trump. (Alex Welsh/The New York Times) XNYT68

University Lecture Series: Brandon Stanton: The photographer and creator of the Humans of New York project began by collecting quotes and short stories from the people he met. The portraits and captions became the subject of a vibrant blog that is now followed by nearly 14 million people, is the fastest growing Arts and Humanities page on Facebook and is the subject of a New York Times bestselling book. 8 p.m., University of South Florida Marshall Student Center, 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. Free. (813) 974-5383.

They Might Be Giants: Though the alternative-pop cult heroes recent projects have included children's albums and a catalog-scraping collections like Glean, you'll probably still hear some of their well-known hits, Particle Man and Birdhouse in Your Soul. 8 p.m., State Theatre, 687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $23-$25. (727) 895-3045.

Chasco Fiesta: Located adjacent to the park on Bank Street, this year's nine-day festival carnival has a midway with a special area for younger children offering them more minimally frightening rides. 5 p.m., Sims Park, 5547 Main St., New Port Richey. Free to attend. Wristband for carnival rides: $15-$25 (varies by day). (727) 842-6055.

Murder for Two: A hilarious musical murder mystery, in which one actor investigates the crime, the other plays all the other roles, and they both play piano. Through May 1. 7:30 p.m., Jaeb Theater at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N W.C. MacInnes Place, Tampa. $40. (813) 229-7827.

Larry Coryell: The contemporary giant of jazz guitar will be joined by special guest, fellow guitarist and Florida-based, Nate Najar. Najar will be accompanied by bassist, John Lamb. 7:30 p.m., Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $25. (727) 822-3590.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Free Tuesday at Glazer Museum: The hands-on museum and the Children's Board of Hillsborough County join for this event offering free admission from 2 to 7 p.m. 2 p.m., Glazer Children's Museum, 110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa. Free. (813) 443-3861.

TO WATCH

SERIES FINALE The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, 10 p.m., FX. The TV event of the winter concludes as the prosecution and the defense make their closing arguments and the verdict comes in. Spoiler alert: He walks.

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 5 04/04/16 [Last modified: Monday, April 4, 2016 11:47am]
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