Do It Today: Driving Miss Daisy, Portugal. The Man, and lessons on art, relationships and Greek mythology

Kimberly Felos, Professor of Humanities and Ancient Greek Mythology at St. Petersburg College, tells you everything you need to know to run the ever-present Jeopardy category on Greek legends in her discussion on Ancient Greek Mythology: Olympic Gods. Weds., March 10, 7 p.m., Tarpon Springs Library, Tarpon Springs, free.

The Portland-by-way-of-Wasilla, Alaska indie foursome Portugal.The Man mixes elements of piano pop, prog and psyche rock, soul, blues and folk, and throws in electronic and symphonic flourishes, the multi-voice choruses commanded by the distinctive high tone of singer/multi-instrumentalist John Baldwin Gourley. Port O'Brien and The Dig open. 9 p.m. Weds., March 10, Crowbar, Ybor City, $12-$15, -- Leilani Polk

Local artist Terry Klaaren's portraits are inspired by the Hillsborough River corridor, from dirt trails to the thousands of untouched acres, where Florida is at its finest. He discuses "Inspiration and Preservation" at today's arts lecture at the Carrollwood Cultural Center. Visit for more info. Weds., March 10, 6 p.m., Carrollwood Cultural Center, Tampa, free.

Life coach and matchmaker Dr. Nancy H. Wall discusses "G Series: Guessing Games," in tonight's installment of Conversations and Cocktails. Learn about the importance of open communication in relationships -- from the first date to decades of marriage. Visit the events section at for more info. Weds., March 10, 5:45 p.m., Maestro's Restaurant, Straz Center for the Performing Arts, Tampa, $10.

Plays like Driving Miss Daisy remind us why theater is so powerful — sans preachiness, and without fairly beating the audience over the head with a message (albeit, a few tears are probably in order). American Stage produces the Pulitzer-winning Daisy, which tells the post-WWII story of a wealthy, sharp-tongued Jewish woman who forges a close, unlikely bond with her African-American chauffeur over the course of 25 years. The theater company's  "most requested play" stars theater scene staple Bob Devin Jones, and Ann Morrison in the title role (pictured). Visit for more info. March 10-April 18, 7:30 p.m. Tues.-Thurs., 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 3 p.m. matinees Sat.-Sun., American Stage, St. Petersburg, $26-$45, $10 student rush tickets 30 minutes prior to curtain.

After the break: Portugal. The Man at Crowbar, learn about Greek legends, and discussions on art, relationships and life

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