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1. Tampa Theatre continues its extended run of Brideshead Revisted, a film based on the novel by Evelyn Waugh that takes place in pre-WWII England and follows a young man who becomes hopelessly involved with a noble family. 7:30 p.m., 711 N. Franklin St., downtown Tampa, $9 adults/$8 students/$7 seniors and military, 813-274-8981.

Ben Whishaw, Matthew Good and Hayley Atwell in Brideshead Revisted

 2. Gulf Coast Museum of Art opened two new exhibits this past weekendVictoria Block: Narrations, large-scale impressionistic landscapes paired with ceramic vessels other forms by the Canadian artist, and Studio Works, the museum's annual juried show of works created by instructors and artists who have taught or taken classes or workshops at GCMA over the past year. Both can be viewed today. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 12211 Walsingham Road, Largo, 727-518-6833, $8 adults/$7 seniors/$4 students and youths.

3. Wine, Dine, Canine is a happy hour fundraiser at Global Elements Cuisine held to raise money for “Get Rescued … Gulfport,” a nonprofit animal rescue organization that serves numerous area pet groups. Pets are welcome. 5-7 p.m., 3121 Beach Blvd., Gulfport, 727-343-9894.

4. Ybor City Chamber of Commerce welcomes Shelton Quarles as the guest speaker for its Membership Luncheon. Quarles is Chair of the Tampa Bay Area Regional Transportation Authority (TBARTA), which was formed by the legislature to develop a regional plan for a Bay area mass transit system. 11:45 a.m., Columbia Restaurant, 2117 E. Seventh Ave., Ybor City, $24.

5. At this evening’s Arabian Nights Belly Dance Show and Party, Hip Expressions Belly Dance Studio welcomes Ophelia Tzighan, a 22-year veteran of belly dance who’s performed in 13 countries around the world and was a dancer on U2's ZOOTV Tour. Other performers include Johanna 'Xenobia', Karen Sun Ray, Loud Zoo Tribal Belly Dance, Kimshara, Maritzina, the Three Gypsies and several others. Guests also enjoy Eastern European fare, a bazaar and a hookah lounge. 7 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. showtime, St Petersburg Nights Russian Restaurant & Lounge, 6800 Sunset Way, St Pete Beach, $5 general/$3 ages 11 and under, 727-644-4839.

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