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To do Wednesday
By Sharon Kennedy Wynne, tbt* staff writer
Published October 17, 2007
Saosin The Orange County emo-tinged alterna-rockers play with screaming alterna-rockers Norma Jean, Alexisonfire and the Dear and Departed tonight at 6 at Jannus Landing, 16 Second St. N, St. Petersburg. $15 advance, $17 day of show. (727) 896-2276.
Climate Change - A Call to Action Nobel schnobel, now the hard work begins. Roberta Fernandez, who was trained through the Climate Project to continue where film An Inconvenient Truth left off, will speak tonight at 7 at the PinellasCounty 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
Twelve Girls Band From the People's Republic of China, these classically trained musicians combine classical, folk and contemporary sounds with both Eastern and Western influences. They've even recorded critically acclaimed versions of Coldplay's Clocks and Enya's Only Time. They play at 7:30 tonight at Morsani Hall at Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $29.50-$49.50. (813) 229-7827.
A Taste of Midtown and a Community Conversation The kids from Melrose Elementary and John Hopkins Middle schools' summer journalism camp put together a magazine and a 100-photo exhibit called Midtown Through Our Eyes. Tonight you can see the exhibit and also sample some tastes of Midtown restaurants from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Studio@620 620 First Ave. S., downtown St. Petersburg. It's free admission (donations appreciated), (727) 895-6620, thestudioat620.com .
Dom Famularo The internationally known jazz percussionist performs at 7:30 tonight at the Neptune Lounge and Cyclery, 13 S Safford Ave., Tarpon Springs. Free. (727) 943-5713
Cuban photography David Audet will give a gallery talk about his exhibition of photographs taken in Cuba, and shares anecdotes and printing techniques from 5 to 7 tonight. A $4 suggested donation is requested for the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, 200 N Tampa St., Tampa. (813) 221-2222
Stone crab season Get your butter melting, this week marked the start of stone-crab season, which ends in May. The crab fans at Frenchy's restaurants in Clearwater Beach will once again host their annual Stone Crab Weekend starting Friday, with sweet crab claws offered up at wholesale prices and $2 Yuengling beers to wash them down. There are three locations in Clearwater. See www.frenchysonline.com for directions.
Michael Winslow One of the most amazing sound effects comedians, Winslow should fall under the magician category because darn if we can figure out how the guy who voiced Stripe in Gremlins can sound exactly like a Donkey Kong game. He's appearing at the new Bonkerz Comedy Club in Brandon at 9 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, 779 W Lumsden Road. $25. Doors open at 7 p.m., first come, first seated. (813) 951-1265; www.bonkerzcomedy.com/brandon.htm