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  1. Things to Do

Top things to do in Tampa Bay the week of Aug. 24-30

Wearable Art 11: The Dunedin Fine Art Center's annual event Saturday showcases artists making art that can be worn — including outfits with pyrotechnics and raw meat. Lady Gaga, above, would be proud. An after party includes music and artist meet and greets. $20-$75. (727) 298-3322.

Great Beer Challenge: Bring your game and a team to Sweetwater Brewing's challenge to compete in cornhole, flip cup, stein holding and even shuffleboard, at the Mirror Lake Shuffleboard Courts. $40 participants, $30 spectators. (727) 822-2083.

India International Film Festival: Various films of the subcontinent come to the screens of Centro Ybor from Friday to Sunday, including a red carpet and Q&A sessions. $5-$10 per film, $25-$75 for passes. See for a full lineup.


Music: Rowdy rapper Machine Gun Kelly performs Tuesday at Crowbar in Ybor City ($30). Rather more tame is Australian Pink Floyd the same day at Ruth Eckerd Hall ($40.50-$70.50). Late '90s rockers Breaking Benjamin have released new music and come to Jannus Live on Wednesday ($36). Throw things back even farther with the Runaways' Lita Ford and guest Kip Winger on Saturday at the Capitol Theatre ($32.50-$40).

Patton Oswalt: From King of Queens to Pixar's Ratatouille, his voice alone has quite the comedy range. The comic performs Saturday at the Straz Center. $30-$50. (813) 229-7827.

Color Your Cares Away: Haven't you heard? Adult coloring is cool now! This free session Tuesday at the Pinellas Park public library is designed to reduce stress and encourage creativity. (727) 541-0718.

Kids and family

Family Day: Admission to the Tampa Museum of Art is pay what you will Saturday so you can see exhibits "The American Spirit," "In Living Color" and "The Classical World." That's not to mention the coloring activities, music, dance, a silkscreen demo, food tastings and film screenings. (813) 274-8130.

Totally Tots Week: Tots 4 and younger have the run of Great Explorations Children's Museum until Friday. $10, $9 seniors, 1 and younger free. (727) 821-8992.

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