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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for May 23

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Lavell Crawford: He broke out of the urban scene to land regular roles on Breaking Bad and Adult Swim's Sperm Whale. 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $25. (813) 864-4000.

Old Crow Medicine Show: The old-time, bluegrass group whose re-imagining of Bob Dylan's Wagon Wheel became a huge hit return to Tampa Bay after a long hiatus. 8 p.m., Jannus Live, 200 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $36-$42. (727) 565-0550.

National Don't Fry Day: For National Skin Cancer Prevention Day, this event to teaches how to protect skin from the sun's damaging rays through UV bead bracelets, sun print paper, sun-related crafts and games. Included with museum admission. 10 a.m., Great Explorations Children's Museum, 1925 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg. $10, $9 seniors, 1 and younger free. (727) 821-8992.

Friday Flight: The Doll Parts, an all-female punk band will perform hits from the '80s and '90s in the main terminal between Airsides A and C. 4:30 p.m., Tampa International Airport, 4100 George J. Bean Parkway, Tampa. Free. (813) 870-8700.

Oldsmar Freedom Fest: A Memorial Day festival with live music by local bands, food and craft vendors, children's activities, a bike show and a Memorial Day ceremony. 5 p.m., Oldsmar State Street Festival Zone, State Street E and Fairfield Street, Oldsmar. Free. (813) 855-4233.

Logic: The rapper, best known for his Young Sinatra series of mix tapes, performs on his While You Wait tour. 7 p.m., State Theatre, 687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $18-$20. (727) 895-3045.

Club Revive Grand Opening: Tampa Bay's newest Christian nightspot opens with a party including virgin daiquiris and dancing to music by DJs Kross-Style and Tune Selekta. 9 p.m., Taproot Community Cultural Center, 1917 N Howard Ave, Tampa. $5. (480) 359-7983.

Memorial Day Weekend: The beachfront party kicks off with Pearl Jam tribute band Ten. 10 p.m., Shephard's Beach Resort, 619 S Gulfview Blvd., Clearwater. $30 weekend passes. (727) 442-5107.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Tampa Bay Rays: Vs. Boston Red Sox: This game is a three-fer: the Ticket Tandem item is an Alex Cobb Military Bobblehead, there's a Rays Irish Heritage T-shirt package, and it's Volleyball Night. 7:10 p.m., Tropicana Field, 1 Tropicana Drive, St. Petersburg. Ticket prices vary. Toll-free 1-888-326-7297.

TO WATCH

SEASON FINALE Hannibal, 10 p.m., NBC Will ties up loose ends — in this show that usually means severed arteries — as he finally sets a trap for Hannibal.

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