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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Wednesday, May 22

Chris Crawford stars in ‘Buyer and Cellar,’ running at St. Petersburg theater company Freefall through June 9. [Courtesy of Thee Photo Ninja]
Published May 20

Buyer and Cellar: This comedy, which Times Entertainment Critic Jay Cridlin called "both hilarious and surprisingly cutting," chronicles the relationship between Barbra Streisand and the struggling actor who works in her basement. Runs through June 9. $39.50-$52.50. 7 p.m. Freefall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. (727) 498-5205.

Bob Dylan Birthday Bash: The legendary singer and songwriter turns 78 on Friday. Celebrate with a tribute show featuring Kettle of Fish, Passerine, Grant Peebles and Steve Arvey. $15. 7 p.m. Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. (813) 971-0666.

Kaprow Reinvented: Pose, 1969-2019: A series of performance art popups that allow Tampa artist Vincent Kral — and you — to reimagine artist Allan Kaprow's Pose. Hosted every Wednesday, running through July 10. Free. 11 a.m. Marshall Student Center at USF, 4103 Cedar Circle, Tampa. (813) 974-4133.

Ten x Ten: Listen to 10 inspiring locals tell their stories over 10 slides in five minutes. Light bites and a cash bar await. RSVPs are required. $10, free for members. 6:30 p.m. Imagine Museum, 1901 Central Ave, St. Petersburg. (727) 300-1700.

The Smiths vs. The Cure: Who else has a birthday coming up? Yup, Morrissey. The Bricks observes the Wednesday occasion with drink deals and a mix of everything from covers to deep cuts from the Smiths, led by Morrissey, and the Cure. No cover. 8 p.m. 1327 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. (813) 247-1785.

Z: The Grizzly Atoms, Liquid Pennies and Blestian join this Nashville, Tenn., experimental band for a concert as part of their tour. $8. 8 p.m. Lucky You Tattoo, 9633 Bay Pines Blvd., St. Petersburg. (727) 623-9928.

Wine Tasting + Sampling: Try the new wines that sushi and hibachi restaurant Umami has added to its menu, plus enjoy complementary food pairings. $10. 6 p.m. 3942 Tyrone Blvd. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 800-2799

To Watch

Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear's All in the Family and The Jeffersons, 8 p.m., ABC: The extremely long title for a special in which current stars recreate episodes of the classic sitcoms. Participants include Woody Harrelson, Marisa Tomei, Jamie Foxx and Kerry Washington.

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