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Cast photo for Steel Magnolias at American Stage. From (L-R) Brandy Grant, Perri Gaffney, Fanni Green, Whitney Drake, Tia Jemison, and Erica Sutherlin. Photo by Chad Jacobs. For Weekend.

Cast photo for Steel Magnolias at American Stage. From (L-R) Brandy Grant, Perri Gaffney, Fanni Green, Whitney Drake, Tia Jemison, and Erica Sutherlin. Photo by Chad Jacobs. For Weekend.

Steel Magnolias: Bob Devin Jones directs this version of Robert Harling's classic play, featuring an all African-American cast. See it at 8 p.m. at American Stage Theatre Company, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. $29-$59, $20 student advance, $10 student rush. (727) 823-7529.

Mayor's Food Truck Fiesta: Join Mayor Bob Buckhorn as food trucks line up for this monthly lunchtime event in downtown Tampa. New trucks this month include Ain't No Thang, Lizzie Cakes and Yogurtology. It starts at 11 a.m. at Lykes Gaslight Square Park, 410 Franklin St., Tampa. Menu prices vary.

The Mustache Kings: Standup comedian Nick Cantone and musician Brandon "Bonesaw" Freitag team up for a night of comedy, music and high-fives, all in "the pursuit of mustache excellence." Show is at 8 p.m. at Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $10. (813) 864-4000.

Free Meal for Teachers: Whole Foods Tampa and Carrollwood want to reward public and private school teachers and administrators by giving them a free dinner including pasta, salad and dessert. Available take-out or dine-in with valid school I.D.

Coffee with a Curator: A special monthly talk presented by the Dalí Museum's curatorial/education team, this portion features education curator Peter Tush. It's at 10:30 a.m. at Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 823-3767.

Jimmy Shubert: The comic is appearing on this summer's Last Comic Standing on NBC. See him at 9:30 p.m. at Coconuts Comedy Club at MJ's, 5501 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach. $25. (727) 360-5653.


2014 CMT Music Awards, 8 p.m., CMT Miranda Lambert, the anti-Taylor Swift, has six nominations! Oh, and Mr. Lambert, Blake Shelton, is among the scheduled performers.


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Pepper Fest: In Round 1 of It's Getting Hot, the annual Pepper Fest returns Saturday and Sunday to Pinellas Park's England Brothers Bandshell Park with a pepper eating contest, salsa competition and other spicy concoctions. $3, free for kids under 12.

Weezer: In Round 2 of It's Getting Hot, it's summertime. So says the Rays' Summer Concert Series, which kicks off after Saturday's game against the Seattle Mariners with nerdy Weezer rocking the Trop. It's included in ticket prices.

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for June 4 06/03/14 [Last modified: Tuesday, June 3, 2014 4:29pm]
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