CL's must-do list for the week of
Thurs., Aug. 30-Wed., Sept. 5
30California alt-rockers Incubus bring their summer tour to Ford Amphitheatre tonight; The Bravery and Simon Dawes — a band, not a person — provide support. 7 p.m., Tampa.
31This evening, Lorna Bracewell, Ken Spivey Band, Geoff's Evil Twin and several others perform in support of Open Arms Homeless Outreach, a nonprofit that assists the Brandon/Seffner/Valrico-area homeless. 8 p.m.-1 a.m., Sacred Grounds Coffeehouse, Tampa.
01Marcus Kyle is joined by four other Bay area comics in Saturday Night Raw, a special R-rated show hosted by Side Splitters in celebration of Labor Day Weekend. Midnight, Tampa, sidesplitterscomedy.com.
02Drop by the Central Florida Cactus & Succulent Society's Labor Day Show & Sale, and stock up on a variety of agaves, opuntias, sedums and other water-retaining plants you've probably never heard of. 10 a.m.-3 p.m., USF Botanical Gardens, USF-Tampa.
03Florida's Largest Home Show features more than 1,250 home building, remodeling, decorating, landscaping and furnishing exhibits as well as various demos, special guests and "eco-friendly" appliance and furniture displays. 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Tampa Convention Center, downtown Tampa.
04In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, HCC-Dale Mabry Art Gallery presents Latino Artists: A Multicultural Show, an exhibit of sculptures and paintings by Gerardo Aristud, Giovanni Bosch, Anthony Cardoso, and Carlos Camargo Vilardy. Through Oct. 13, HCC-Dale Mabry, Tampa.
05M.A.D. Theatre opens its 2007-08 season with Reefer Madness!, a tongue-in-cheek musical inspired by the 1939 propaganda film about a group of clean-cut kids who smoke pot and totally lose their shit; see the list for more details. Sept. 5-29, The Ritz Theatre, Ybor City.
Sept. 7-23, Stageworks presents Lobby Hero, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, Tampa, tbpac.org.
Sept. 8, Deep Carnivale: A Celebration of Words, Ybor City, deepcarnivale.com.
Sept 12, Dave Matthews Band w/The Wailers, Ford Amphitheatre, Tampa, fordamp.com.