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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for July 12

Sarah Lasko, who plays Dorothy in Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Wizard of Oz, grew up watching the Oscar-winning movie. Photo courtesy of the Straz Center.

Sarah Lasko, who plays Dorothy in Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Wizard of Oz, grew up watching the Oscar-winning movie. Photo courtesy of the Straz Center.

The Wizard of Oz: Based on the beloved MGM screenplay, this production features all the old familiar songs and characters plus a few new surprises by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber. The July 14, 7:30 p.m. performance will be Sign Language Interpreted. Through July 17. 7:30 p.m., Carol Morsani Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $32.50-$75.50. (813) 229-7827.

Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market: With live music from jazz to rock, pop to island, plus vegetables and fruit, baked goods, herbs, teas, plants, crafts, handmade jewelry.. 9 a.m., Gulfport, Beach Boulevard, Gulfport. Free. (727) 902-2326.

Summer Nights: Busch Gardens celebrates summer with extended hours, the Kinetix rock-fueled acrobatic show, fireworks and DJ dancing. The park remains open until midnight every Friday and Saturday night through out Summer Nights. Included with regular daily admission. 9:30 a.m., Busch Gardens, 3605 Bougainvillea Ave., Tampa. $99, $79 for ages 3-9. (888) 800-5447.

Stand Up Comedy Open Mic: The Homemade Broadcast invites amateur comedians to compete for a $50 cash prize and a Nerd Tag from Tangible Labs, picked by audience participation. 8:30 p.m., Sly Bar, 2061 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 800-2971.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Regal Summer Movie Express: Minions and The Peanuts Movie: Select Regal Cinema Theaters will show G and PG-rated movies for $1 every Tuesday and Wednesday throughout the summer. Benefits the Will Rogers Institute. Also taking place at Largo Mall 8. 10 a.m., Park Place Stadium 16, 7200 U.S. 19 N, Pinellas Park. $1. (727) 525-7777.

TO WATCH

The White House: Inside Story, 8 p.m., PBS. A presidential election year feels like the perfect time to present. The documentary provides an intimate, behind-the-scenes historical tour told via the first-person accounts of former employees, historians, members of the media and First Families.

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for July 12 07/11/16 [Last modified: Monday, July 11, 2016 11:34am]
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