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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 13

Published Nov. 13, 2012

Vintage British Street Fair: To celebrate the opening of Agatha Christie's BBC Murders at the Capitol Theatre, the 400 block of Cleveland Street will be transformed into a scene from 1940s-era Britain. There will be classic cars, Scottish bagpipers, a swing band and wine tasting, starting at 6:30 p.m. along Cleveland Street in Clearwater. Free. The show, which brings four rediscovered Agatha Christie gems to life on stage, is sold out tonight, but runs through Sunday. Actor Gary Sand, above, best known for WKRP in Cincinnati, plays the lead. The next performances are at 2 and 8 p.m. Thursday. $40-$55. (727) 791-7400.

Tampa Bay Symphony: Under the leadership of conductor Mark Sforzini, the symphony presents its fall series featuring Antonin Dvorak's Symphony No. 9 "From the New World," Aaron Copland's Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo, Edward MacDowell's Woodland Sketches, and Morton Gould's Red Cavalry March. It's at 8 p.m. at Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $20, students free. (727) 595-0345.

To watch

MINISERIES PREMIERE Mankind The Story of All of Us, 9 p.m., History A 12-hour, six-day show about the entire history of every person who ever lived, hosted by Josh Brolin. We're scared to find out how much time they spend on the cast of Jersey Shore.

SERIES PREMIERE Little People Big World: Wedding Farm, 9 p.m., TLC The Roloffs are back, running a wedding venue in Oregon. Imagine how many times they'll get to do the Hokey Pokey!

SEASON PREMIERE Million Dollar Decorators, 10 p.m., Bravo The L.A.-based interior designers would continue to sell their souls, but the housing market out there has already cratered, so who can afford to decorate?

Coming up

Sand sculpting: Sand superstars will start building elaborate creations Wednesday in the Sanding Ovations Master Sand Sculpting Competition and Music Festival in Treasure Island. It runs through Sunday, with fireworks Saturday. Free; $10 beach parking. (727) 547-4575, ext. 237.

More to explore

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