CL's must-do list for the week

Thurs., Nov. 16-Wed., Nov. 22

16 Put down your stinking butts for today's Great American Smokeout, a nationwide venture that encourages cigarette smokers to quit for a day while keeping an open mind about the possibility of quitting for good. To download a free "Proven Stop Smoking Technique," visit

17 In To The Winners, Brazilian-born Wilson Loria uses mime, dance and accordion to take audiences on a fantastic search for a long-lost message. 8 p.m., Tampa Bay PAC,

18 Local artist collective [5]Art presents a Silver Meteor Gallery Fundraiser And Exhibit to raise money for future improvements to the gallery; for more info, see Megan Voeller's story on p. XX. 8 p.m.-midnight, Silver Meteor Gallery, Ybor City.

19 Don't forget to drop by the Coliseum for the second and last day of CraftArt 2006, Florida Craftsmen's annual juried craft event featuring nearly 100 local and national crafters. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., downtown St. Petersburg.

20 Close your eyes and pretend with the Pink Floyd Experience, a tribute band that plays all Floyd music, all the time, and with dazzling lights! (Maybe you'll want to keep your eyes open?) 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Center, Sarasota.

21 Get crackin' early: St. Petersburg Ballet Company presents an early production of The Nutcracker at Palladium Theater. 7:30 p.m., St. Petersburg.

22 It's the day before Thanksgiving and you know what that means: PARTY TIME! Make it cheap and local with Summerbirds in the Cellar, Auto! Automatic!!, The Shoals, Eric Hayden and others at New World Brewery. 9 p.m., Ybor City.

Oct. 19, String Cheese Incident, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center,

Oct. 20, Revolution and Renewal exhibit, Ybor City Museum,

Oct. 21, 2006 St. Pete Air Fest, Albert Whitted Airport,

—Leilani Polk

Nov. 23, Ziggy Marley, Jannus Landing,

Nov. 24, Enchanted Tree Lighting, Old Hyde Park Village,

Nov. 28, The Smothers Brothers and Judy Collins, Ruth Eckerd Hall,

—Leilani Polk


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