Do It Today: Seinfeld, Nude Nite, filmfest kickoff

Gasparilla International Film Festival Ten days of films, workshops and parties kick off tonight at Tampa Theatre with a screening of Rod Lurie's Nothing But the Truth, starring Kate Beckinsale in a much-buzzed-about take on the Valerie Plame/Judith Miller case. Tonight's festivities also include a lifetime achievement award to Terry Moore, the Oscar-nominated actress, Playboy model, pilot and ex-wife of Howard Hughes (to name a few of her lifetime achievements) who's still going strong at 80. Tribute to Terry Moore and screening of Nothing But the Truth, 7:30 p.m., Tampa Theatre, $10. Free after-party at Spain Restaurant, gasparillafilmfestival.com

Jerry Seinfeld. Hard to believe it’s been almost 11 years since Seinfeld went off the air, though you wouldn’t know it by scanning the TV dial. Jerry has kept himself busy making babies, tending to his massive car collection and getting back to his stand-up roots. Expect mostly new material in his four-show stint at the Mahaffey, though a sprinkling of the classic stuff is sure to appear as well. 7 and 9:30 p.m., Fri.-Sat., Feb. 26-27, Mahaffey Theater, St. Petersburg, $47-$77. Best ticket availability is tonight's 9:30 performance. A very limited number of single tickets remain for the other three shows.

Nude Nite. More than 100 works of film/video, metal, glass, sculpture, paintings, photography and more by local and national artists that celebrate the body in all its various shapes and sizes. Among the highlights are “Body Text Project,” a photo installation by California artist Darren Saravis in which text is projected onto bare human canvases; “Naked Sushi,” an exhibit/tasting experience held each night from 6 to 8 p.m.; and a “Lucid Labyrinth” featuring now-legal absinthe served by painted green fairies. Other enticements include body painting vignettes, strolling performers, living sculptures, and burlesque and modern dance performances. Proceeds from beverage and art sales benefit The Artery, an organization that promotes the breast cancer education through art. Feb. 26-28, 6 p.m.-midnight Thurs.-Sat., Ybor City Warehouse, 1925 E. Second. Ave., Ybor City, $20 (21 and up, cash only).

NFL History From Getty Images Closing Night A fundraiser for the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts highlights its exhibit of 32 iconic photos spotlighting great moments in National Football League history. Paul Wilborn and Blue Roses perform, with wine and hors d‘oeuvres by All Events Catering. Proceeds benefit the educational and cultural programs of FMOPA. Florida Museum Of Photographic Arts, 6-8:30 p.m., $10 museum members/$15 general.

The Awesome 80’s Prom Ever wonder why your prom wasn’t as cool as the one in Pretty in Pink? The Awesome 80’s Prom, which is made up of characters inspired by "classic" ’80s movies, is an interactive off-Broadway musical that transports audiences back to the decade of big hair and legwarmers. Wear your parachute pants. Feb. 26-March 1, 8 p.m. Thurs.-Fri., 5 and 8 p.m. Sat., 3 p.m. Sun., Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, $35, 727-791-7400.

Bobby and the Chimps James Phillips' new play about love, faith and politics in America explores arguments about evolution and God against a backdrop of a present-day Bethlehem, Penn. school board election. 8 p.m. Thurs.-Sat., Feb. 26-28, and March 4-7, 3 p.m. March 1 and 8, USF College of Visual and Performing Arts Theatre II, Tampa. www.arts.usf.edu

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