CL's must-do list

Thurs., May 31-Wed., June 6

31HCC-Dale Mabry Art Gallery hosts an 11 a.m. reception for Journal of Light: A Photographer's Search for the Soul of Florida. The exhibit features more than 50 color photographs of Florida wildlife and environments by John Moran. May 31-Aug. 11, HCC-Dale Mabry, Tampa.

01The grand opening of Anne Bonney Tattoos is celebrated with refreshments, prize giveaways, an arts and crafts display by a range of local talents and an exhibit of original images by NYC-based photographer Katrina del Mar. June 1-3, Palm Harbor, 727-424-3455.

02Get spiced up at the free, family-friendly PepperFest 2007, which includes free nibbles by several local restaurants, salsa and hot sauce competitions, live music, salsa dancing, kid's entertainment, mini-garden seminars and cooking demos. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sand Key Park, Clearwater.

03Local author/artist/actor John DiSanza signs copies of his book, Johnnie Saigon No Band Played, a series of stories about the experiences of a young Vietnam vet from the Bronx. 2-4 p.m., Barnes & Noble-Clearwater.

04Electronic music composer/performance artist Dan Deacon brings his unique, high-energy dance show to New World Brewery; Video Hippos and Bonz Xylophone open. For more info, see this week's music column p. XX. 9 p.m., Ybor City.

05Tonight's Sixth Annual Pink Martini is a fundraiser for the Florida Suncoast Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Guests enjoy cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and a silent auction of items donated by area businesses. 5-8 p.m., The Tampa Club, downtown Tampa.

06 The Tampa Improv's former house comic, Gary Menke, returns to his old stomping ground for a single-night performance. 8 p.m., Centro Ybor, Ybor City.

June 7-10, Mark Curry, The Tampa Improv, Ybor City, tampaimprov.com.

June 9-10, Tampa Bay Caribbean Carnival, Vinoy Park, St. Petersburg, tampacarnival.com.

June 12-17, The Producers, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, Tampa, tbpac.org.

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