Do It Today: Belly Dancing Under the Big Top, Kthx;)!!1!, GLBT financial course

other forms of communication -- namely, the cell phones seemingly glued to our fingers. To this end, the artists have extracted the surfaces of technology and embedded them in their collection of sculptures. On display through Oct. 16, Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Centre Gallery, USF Marshall Center, 4202 E. Fowler Ave., Tampa,

Equality Florida hosts several Wells Fargo financial advisers, who present a GLBT Financial Course and discuss the unique concerns of the GLBT sector -- including gifting strategies, planning techniques to ensure that partners are protected where the law is inadequate, minimizing federal estate, inheritance and gift taxes, replacement of lost benefits, passing assets to the people of your choice, and spousal vs. non-spousal beneficiaries. Please RSVP to [email protected] Tues., Oct. 13, 8-9:30 a.m. and Weds., Oct. 14, 6-8 p.m., Franklin Templeton, 100 Fountain Parkway, Bldg. 140, First Floor, Rm. B, St. Petersburg.

is a dance showcase by the Hip Expressions belly dance studio: a collection of circus-themed acts sprinkled with Egyptian-inspired numbers, lively gypsies and dancing clowns. Visit for more info. Tues., Oct. 13, 7-11 p.m., St. Petersburg Nights Restaurant, 6800 sunset Way, St. Pete Beach, $10, $5 ages 11 and younger.

As anyone familiar with the "texting phenomenon" will have guessed, Kthx;)!!1! — a collaboration by Elisabeth Horan and Ryann Slauson — "represents the technological advances that shift our direct dialogue." In other words, we're incapable of holding an IRL (that's "in real life" to you non-leet speakers) conversation without being constantly connected to

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