Do It Today: American Stage descends into Reefer Madness and Shades of Street at your local coffeehouse

Doritos and brownies in the lobby. 7 and 9 p.m. Mon., April 12, American Stage, 163 Third St. N., St. Petersburg, “pay what you can” admission, americanstage.org. —Lily Reisman


James Wittinghill's street photography is literally that -- images inspired by asphalt textures, lines, and shades -- the hieroglyphics that give us clues to human contact and interaction. Instead of getting your case-of-the-Mondays recaffeination fix at Starbucks on your lunchbreak, check out Shades of Street, local art at your friendly neighborhood coffee house. On display through May 2; Visit joeyclay.blogspot.com for more info. Kahwa Cafe, St. Petersburg.

In preparation for its upcoming string of performances at the Orlando International Fringe Festival, American Stage hosts Reefer Madness, based on the 1936 film cult classic. T. Scott Wooten (pictured) wrote, directed and stars in the play, alongside Katie Castonguay, Jan Ray and Michael Titone. Tonight offers two final chances to see Reefer, which follows a group of college students who commit serious crimes — manslaughter, rape and suicide — when they’re overtaken by the devil (aka reefer) and descend into insanity. This kind of reminds me of the anti-pot commercial where the kid forgets to go to grandma’s house for dinner because he got high. C’mon, who misses grandma’s dinner when they’re stoned? That’s exactly when you want home cooking the most. CL has said in the past that you’ll get high on this parody — American Stage must’ve noticed our munchies, because they’re serving up

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