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By TIMES STAFF
Published May 11, 2007


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Paul Thorn will perform tonight during the Heatwave Warm-up Show at Skipper's Smokehouse in Tampa.

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Strut 2007 gives International Academy of Design and Technology students a chance to show off their work.

Blast From the Past Music Festival: With the Shaguars and the Wholigans today; and the Big Z Band, Vodkanauts, Pocket Change, others, plus fireworks Sat. 5-10 p.m. today, noon-10 p.m. Sat. Knology Park, 373 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. $3; 12 and younger free. 727 784-4287. Today-Sat.

Viking Regatta: 10 a.m., Philippe Park, 2525 Philippe Parkway, Safety Harbor. (727) 517-3148. Sat.

All Stars DEF Comedy Jam: With Shawty, Michael Blackson and Marvin Dixon. 8 p.m. Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $20-$50 (727) 892-5767. Sat.

Art Walk: St. Petersburg Downtown Arts Association gallery tour. Florida Craftsmen or the Arts Center, both on Central Avenue, are good starting points. 5:30-9 p.m. (727) 821-6767; www.stpetearts.com. Sat.

Heatwave Warm-Up Show: With Paul Thorn, Waitiki and the Dedringers. 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. $15. (813) 971-0666. Today

Say What/Di Que? Asia and 13 of Nazareth, 8 p.m. today. Youth Poetry workshop, 1 p.m. Sat. (under 19 free); Slam Nation film, 2 p.m.; and Youth Slam with poet Asia Elliot, 7-9 p.m. Sat. (under 19 free). Studio@620 620 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. Most events $5; "Say What" pass, $30. (727) 895-6620; www.thestudioat620.com. Today-Sat.

Say Anything: With Saves the Day, Meg and Dia and Manchester Orchestra. 6 p.m. Jannus Landing, St. Petersburg. $17. (727) 896-2276. Sun.

Licorice Schtick: Clarinet quartet plays jazz, classics, more. 7:30 p.m. St. Petersburg College Music Center, 6605 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 319-9164. Today

Tampa Bay Home Expo: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. today, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg. $3, 16 and younger free. (727) 893-8523. Today-Sun.

Orchid and Rose Fantasy: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sun. Botanical Gardens at University of South Florida, off Bruce B. Downs Boulevard, Tampa. Free. (813) 974-2329. Sat.-Sun.

Historic Central Avenue Festival in the Park: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Perry Harvey Park, 1200 N Orange Ave., downtown Tampa. Free. (813) 274-5833 or (813) 274-5835. Sat.

The Sisters Rosensweig: Stageworks. 8 p.m. today-Sat., 4 p.m. Sun. Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, Tampa. $19.50-$24.50. (813) 229-7827; www.tbpac.org. Today-Sun.

Urinetown, the Musical: By Eight O'Clock Theatre. 8 p.m. today-Sat., 2 p.m. Sun. Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. 8 p.m. today-Sat., 2 p.m. Sun. $25, $15 students. (727) 587-6793. Today-Sun.

Utopia, Limited: By the Gilbert and Sullivan Players. Helps fund St. Petersburg College Nursing Program scholarships. 8 p.m. today, 2 and 8 p.m. Sat. SPC Clearwater Campus Arts Auditorium, 2465 Drew St. $5. (727) 536-6250. Today-Sat.

Florida Orchestra Pops in the Park: 7:30 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, 15102 Amberly Drive, Tampa. Free. (813) 286-2403 or toll-free 1-800-662-7286. Sun.

Down on the Farm: SPCA Tampa Bay. With adoptable pets, farm animals for feeding, Devil Rays mascot Raymond (noon-1 p.m.), kids' games. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 9099 130th Ave. N, Largo. Free admission. (727) 586-3591. Sat.

Young Eagles Flight Rally: Event with free airplane rides for kids and teens ages 8-17. Flight registrations, 8:30 a.m.-noon, flights begin at 9 a.m. Also Pancake Breakfast, 8-10:30 a.m. (fee). Clearwater Airpark, 1000 N Hercules Ave. (727) 647-2661; www.eaa282.org. Sat.

Strut 2007: Runway fashion show and design expo by students of International Academy of Design and Technology in Tampa. 8 p.m. Tampa Convention Center, 333 S Franklin St. $20-$40, $10 students. Toll-free 1-800-222-3369; www.academy.edu.com or Ticketmaster. Sat.

Tampa Bay Record and CD Show: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Holiday Inn Express, 4732 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $3. (727) 251-9458. Sat.

50th Anniversary of Piping in Dunedin: With pipe bands from Dunedin Middle and High schools and the city of Dunedin. Noon-6 p.m. Dunedin Community Center, 1920 Pinehurst Road. Free. (727) 733-6240. Sat.

Pinellas Youth Symphony: Orchestra Finale. 2 p.m., Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $7, children/students free. (727) 822-3590. Sat.

Bandshell Bash: With Henry Turner Jr. and Flavor. 4-8 p.m., Hernando Park and Bandshell, 204 E Fort Dade Ave., Brooksville. Free. (352) 754-4788. Sat.

Jazz in the Gardens: With the Acme Jazz Garage. Noon-2 p.m. Botanical Gardens at USF , 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. Free. (813) 974-2329. Sun.

[Last modified May 10, 2007, 23:08:21]


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