CL's must-do list for the week

Thurs., March 29-Wed., April 4

29Jobsite Theater reprises its success from last season, The March of the Kitefliers, which opens tonight at Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center. For more info, see Mark E. Leib's theater preview on p. 28. 8 p.m., Shimberg Playhouse.

30Writer/actor/comedian Charlie Murphy — the charming older brother of Eddie and former Chappelle's Show True Hollywood Story-teller — brings his anecdotal stand-up back to the Tampa Improv stage. See him tonight through Sunday. 8 and 10 p.m., 813-864-4000.

31Today, Museum of Fine Arts opens Compelling Visions: Florida Collects Folk Art, an exhibit of more than 120 pieces of contemporary self-taught art by 60 creative talents. Through July 8, 727-896-2667.

01Locals are invited to St. Petersburg to enjoy an evening of spoken word performances, music and dance by a selection of Bay area artists during Nation of Poetry's Foolish State event. For more info, visit 7:30 p.m., State Theatre.

02Every Monday through mid-April, the St. Petersburg Lawn Bowling Club offers bocce gaming opportunities to anyone interested in taking part in the low-impact, croquet-like sport. 9 a.m.-noon, St. Petersburg.

03In an effort to raise funds for its jazz program, Blake High School for the Arts hosts A Night of Jazz, a concert of live music by Eric Darius, Leon Anderson, Jose Valentino and a few others. 7 p.m., Don Thompson Theater, Blake High School.

04Brooker Creek Preserve Environmental Education Center presents "Living on the Edge: Becoming 'Fire-wise' Neighbors," a sustainable living talk with Lisa Baltus of the Pinellas County Environmental Lands Division. 6:30-8:30 p.m., 727-453-6800.

April 5, Stephen Lynch, Tampa Theatre,

April 6-8, Sunscreen Film Festival, St. Petersburg,

April 7, Historic Roser Park Tour of Homes, St. Petersburg, 727-374-3118.

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