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Jarrett Polk as Bane and Rhett Dornack as the Riddler at the 2013 Tampa Bay Comic Con. 
[Luis Santana | Times]

Jarrett Polk as Bane and Rhett Dornack as the Riddler at the 2013 Tampa Bay Comic Con. [Luis Santana | Times]

Tampa Bay Comic Con: Shop for comics, videos, toys, action figures and artwork from anime to Star Wars. Special guests include Evan Peters (American Horror Story/X-Men), John Rhys-Davies (Lord of the Rings/Indiana Jones), Richard Madden (Game of Thrones) and Caity Lotz (Arrow/Mad Men). Things kick off at noon, Tampa Convention Center, 333 S Franklin St., Tampa. $30, $60 three days, 12 and younger free. (610) 570-4273.

Bucs Training Camp: The public is invited to a series of free Bucs practices, with autograph sessions, a merchandise tent, discounted concessions and appearances by the cheerleaders and Captain Fear. It's at 5 p.m., Raymond James Stadium, 4201 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. Free. (813) 350-6500.

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest: Preview performance: This show opens Saturday, but you can get an early feel of what it's like to be in the therapy circle in a mental institution. Through Aug. 31. 8 p.m., Freefall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $20-$39; package deals available. (727) 498-5205.

Maxwell: The platinum soul star is still going strong on his Summer Solstice tour, which at 8 p.m. stops at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $41-$131. (727) 791-7400.

D.L. Hughley: Beyond comedy, he's left his mark on radio, TV and books, but he's known as a political commentator and is likely to riff on current events at 8 and 10:30 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $30. (813) 864-4000.

Curren$y: The rapper will be joined by Spitta Andretti. 7 p.m., The Orpheum, 1915 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. $30-$50. (813) 248-9500.

Mary Lynn Rajskub: You may recognize this stand-up comedian as Chloe from 24. 8 and 10:15 p.m., Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $20-$22. (813) 960-1197.


Snoozapalooza: A Night at the Museum: This sleepover inside the museum includes games, nonstop movies, simulator rides and food. Children must be accompanied by a parent. 7 p.m., Armed Forces History Museum, 2050 34th Way N, Largo. $65. (727) 539-8371.

A Day in the Life of ... Me!: The students of the Carrollwood Cultural Center's youth musical theatre troupe decided to write their own script about summer vacation. 7:30 p.m., Carrollwood Cultural Center, 4537 Lowell Road, Tampa. $6-$24. (813) 269-1310.


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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 1 07/31/14 [Last modified: Thursday, July 31, 2014 11:55am]
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