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Clap Your Hands Say Yeah: The indie-rock group's latest album, Only Run, released this week to coincide with their 7:30 p.m. performance at the Orpheum, 1915 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. $16. (813) 248-9500.

Tony Rock: The younger brother of Chris Rock has stepped into his own as an actor and comedian. He's the host of the newly revamped talent competition Apollo Live and a series regular on BET's Reed Between the Lines. See him at 8 p.m. at Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $15-$17. (813) 864-4000.

A Splash of Color: This exhibit of 12 rooster paintings inspired by the roosters of Ybor City opens. It's on display through July 3 at Bamboozle Tea Lounge, 109 N 12th St., Tampa. Free. (813) 231-2579.

Dalí and Beyond Film Series: The Dalí Dimension: This documentary weaves together interviews with scientists and art historians to explore how science motivated Dalí's artwork about the DNA molecule and the 4th Dimension. Starts at 6 p.m. at Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 823-3767.

True West: It's opening night for the Tampa Bay Actor's Theatre's interpretation of the classic play about a clash over a film script. It's at 7 p.m. at Studio@620, 620 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. $20; $15 students/seniors. (727) 895-6620.

D.O.A.: After making music for more than 35 years, this punk band is now embarking on a worldwide farewell tour. Abandon the Midwest, Dead Cat Lounge and Mosquito Teeth also perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Brass Mug, 1450 Skipper Rd, Tampa. $15. (813) 972-8152.


Fizz, Boom, Read: Mayor George Cretekos is expected to read a story at this kick-off party for summer reading programs. Also includes goody bags, tours of the rooftop terrace and more. It starts at 2 p.m. at Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave. Free. (727) 562-4970.


Hollywood Game Night, 8 p.m., NBC Jason Biggs, Laura Prepon and Natasha Lyonne from Orange is the New Black are among the players this week. Surely they're not here to remind us that OITNB starts Friday?


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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for June 5 06/04/14 [Last modified: Wednesday, June 4, 2014 2:24pm]
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