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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Sept. 1

Artist Carrie Jadus, 39, St. Petersburg works on a mural called "Resonance," which shows the portrait of inventor Nikola Tesla, known for his design of the alternating current electrical supply system. The mural is on the east side of the CreativeGenius headquarters, currently under construction in St. Petersburg at 2232 5th Ave. South.
Published Aug. 31, 2015

Shine St. Petersburg Mural Festival: This festival running through Sept. 12 will showcase nearly a dozen large-scale murals around the arts districts of St. Peterburg by internationally renowned and local artists. The festival is part of SPF 15, a new celebration of the arts. 9 a.m., Edge District, 11th Street and Central Avenue, St. Petersburg. Free.

Shine St. Petersburg Mural Festival: Style Wars: A screening of the documentary of 1980s New York graffiti and hip hop culture. A panel of muralists will lead a post-film discussion. Free. 7 p.m., Studio@620, 620 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 895-6620.

Back to School and Back in Shape: BYOB Yoga: St. Petersburg's Baby Boot Camp presents its annual open house event to showcase local health and wellness products and programs for families and a week of free fitness classes. Bring your baby with you to a free yoga class. 9:15 a.m., Vinoy Park, 501 Fifth Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. Free.

Lecture: Actual Scenes - Genuine Characters: The American Cowboy: Using select pieces from The American Spirit exhibition, Stephanie Knappe will discuss the rise of the American Cowboy as an iconic figure. 6:30 p.m., Tampa Museum of Art, 120 Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa. $5; members and students with valid ID free. (813) 274-8130.

Earl Sweatshirt: The Odd Future rapper makes a rare appearance in Florida with Vince Staples and Remy Banks. 7 p.m., The Orpheum, 1915 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. $30. (813) 248-9500.


Free Tuesday at Glazer Museum: The hands-on museum and the Children's Board of Hillsborough County join together for this event offering free admission from 2 to 7 p.m. 2 p.m., Glazer Children's Museum, 110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa. Free. (813) 443-3861.


SEASON PREMIERE From Dusk Till Dawn, 9 p.m., El Rey Network. The show returns for Season 2, and you just know there will be lots of fangs and blood. Joining the creepy fun is Danny Trejo, who plays a brutally evil character called "the Regulator."


Battle of the pop divas: The Ritz Ybor celebrates Bey Day with all things Beyonce on Thursday with a live tribute show, birthday cake and a "Freakum Dress" contest. $20; $50 VIP. Then over at St. Petersburg's Local 662, there's Burning Up: A Tribute to Madonna the same night. $9.


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  1. Families enjoy carnival rides at the 2018 Rattlesnake Festival at the Pasco County Fairgrounds. The festival returns Oct. 18-20, kicking off with a concert featuring the Bellamy Brothers on Friday and food, entertainment and educational activities throughout the weekend. "LUIS SANTANA  |  TIMES"  |  Tampa Bay Times
    Musicals, art exhibits and other things to do in Pasco and Hernando counties
  2. Alison Krauss will perform at the Clearwater Jazz Holiday on Oct. 20. Capitol Records
    The Clearwater Jazz Holiday returns with a strong music lineup, Zac Brown Band plays Tampa and Barry Bostwick will be here to screen ‘Rocky Horror.'
  3. Festival goers move through the midway during the St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church's annual Ethnic Festival. This year's festival will be Oct. 17-20 at the church on Spring Hill Drive at Coronado Drive. Tampa Bay Times | 2010
    The 28th-annual Ethnic Festival returns to St. Joan of Arc.
  4. On Sunday, Wayne Brady will perform at the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg. Courtesy of Mahaffey Theater
    Wayne Brady performs at the Mahaffey, St. Petersburg hosts the UpDog Triple Crown Challenge and Taking Back Sunday stops by Jannus Live.
  5. Nghtmre performs at the Sunset Music Festival in Tampa on May 26, 2018. LUIS SANTANA  |  Tampa Bay Times
    Catch up on today’s Tampa Bay concert announcements.
  6. Trebek made clear he plans to continue working as a host. [Associated Press]
    The longtime Jeopardy! host announced a pancreatic cancer diagnosis in March, then remission in May, but now says tumors are worse than ever.
  7. Jill Ciment. Courtesy of Arnold Mesches
    The story of jurors on a Florida murder trial takes some wicked twists.
  8. The cast of "Floribama Shore." Season 3, which was shot in Pinellas County, premieres in November. Courtesy of MTV
    MTV released a teaser trailer for its hit reality series filmed in Pinellas. Here’s a first look at what happened in St. Petersburg.
  9. J.B. Smoove will perform at the Straz Center in Tampa on Saturday. RICHARD SHOTWELL  |  Invision/AP
    J.B. Smoove takes the Straz Center stage, plus Roboticon Tampa Bay at the Yuengling Center and the St. Pete Side Lot hosts the Guerilla Art Market.
  10. Author Susan Isaacs' new novel is "Takes One to Know One." Linda Nutter
    ‘Takes One to Know One’ follows an ex-FBI agent uncovering hidden identity and crime in an upscale suburb.