CL's must-do list for the week of

THURS., Feb. 22-WED., Feb. 28

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22 In Land & People: Conversations About Florida, author Gary Mormino, journalist Craig Pittman and artist/playwright Bob Devin Jones investigate the connection between Florida's people and the places they love via stories, song, poetry, visual arts and crafts. 7 p.m., The [email protected].

23 Tonight's grand opening of Cigar Theatre — a 116-year-old former cigar factory turned multidiscipline art space — features an exhibit of works by more than 40 artists and "Flight of the Beast," a theatrical performance set to music. 7 p.m., Palm Avenue and 18th Street, Ybor City.

24 If you like your performers mute, blue and playing tubes, the Blue Man Group tour stops in Tampa tonight; multimedia spin artist Mike Relm opens. 8 p.m. St. Pete Times Forum.

25 The Best Florida Beer Championship culminates at the Eighth Annual Florida Brewers Ball. Bay area folks enjoy samples of Florida's best microbrews, a Homebrew Keg Competition, tasty eats and live music by Soular System. Beginning at noon, Skipper's Smokehouse.

26 Jack Heller leads the all-volunteer, 100-piece Tampa Bay Symphony through Made In USA, a program that includes Aaron Copland's Lincoln Portrait with featured guest John Wilson serving as narrator. 8 p.m. Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater.

27 A panel of black USF alumni share experiences with current students during "Through Our Eyes: A Look Back," a USF Black Emphasis Month program. 6 p.m., Marshall Center, USF-Tampa.

28 The Trisha Brown Dance Company performs a selection of original Brown pieces: 1983's Set and Reset, 2002's Geometry of Quiet and 2003's Present Tense. 8 p.m., USF-Tampa College of Visual & Performing Arts Theatre I.


March 2, Tampa Bay Devil Rays vs. New York Yankees Spring Training Opening Day, Tropicana Field,

March 3, Cigar City Celebration, The Cuban Club,

March 7, Lindsey Buckingham, Tampa Theatre,

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