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To do Tuesday
By Sharon Kennedy Wynne, tbt* staff writer
Published October 16, 2007
African People's Solidarity Day An evening of presentations, multimedia and hip-hop by Krown and Bombai is a benefit for the African-led programs and campaigns of the Uhuru Movement and will be 6:30 p.m. at the Studio@620, 620 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. $10-$50. (727) 895-6620.
Caribou Rack up lots of hipster indie points at this show by a cool band that's part egghead experiment, part '60s psychedelic rock. These Canadians are so artsy-fartsy popular it's hard to like them so much, but rest assured they will win you over. They play Crowbar tonight with Born Ruffians and Dumbwaiters, 1812 N 17th St., Ybor City. $9. All ages. (813) 241-8600.
Fanfare Concert Winds This 40- to 50-piece concert band is made up of local musicians and music students. Their 7:30 p.m. show at the Ybor City campus of Hillsborough Community College is free, but donations are appreciated, at 14th Street and Palm Ave., Tampa. (813) 253-7000.
Island Rhythms Soiree This Florida Orchestra benefit lets you sip wine, try some gourmet food and mellow out to the steel drums of John Shaw, the orchestra's principal percussionist. It runs 5 to 8 p.m. today at Honeymoon Island State Park, One Causeway Blvd. (at the West end of Dunedin Causeway), Dunedin. $50. (727) 734-9727
Diana's dresses In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the 10th anniversary of the death of Princess Diana, the Appleton Museum of Art in Ocala will host memorabilia and 30 royal costumes, the largest collection of Princess Diana's dresses since the now famous 1997 Christie's Auction. The exhibit opened this week and runs through Dec. 30. Admission is $8 to $12; for children younger than 12, $5. The museum is at 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd. in Ocala, (352) 291-4455.
Clearwater Jazz Holiday One of Tampa Bay's signature events, this fan-friendly festival features free concerts for four days and nights starting Thursday with George Benson as the headliner at 8 p.m. and winding up with Natalie Cole on Sunday. See www.clearwaterjazz.com for a lineup.
Climate Change - A Call to Action Roberta Fernandez, who was trained through the Climate Project to continue where the film An Inconvenient Truth left off, will speak Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Pinellas County Extension Service at Florida Botanical Gardens, 12520 Ulmerton Road, Largo. The talk is free, but call (727) 582-2673 to reserve a spot. www.flbg.org
R.E.M., R.E.M. Live
Jimmy Eat World, Chase This Light
Cecilia Bartoli, Maria
Toby Keith, A Classic Christmas
Michael Buble, Let It Snow
Jimi Hendrix, Live at Monterey
Santana, Ultimate Santana
Angie Stone, The Art of Love and War
Kenna, Make Sure They See My Face
This week's releases
A Mighty Heart
This week's releases
Avatar The Burning Earth (GBA, PS2, NDS, Wii)
The Bee Game (NDS, GBA)
Cheetah Girls Pop Star Sensation (NDS)
Thrillville Off The Rails (PC, PS2, 360, NDS, PSP, Wii)
Tony Hawk Proving Ground (NDS. PS2, PS3, 360, Wii)