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Little Mike and the Tornadoes, featuring Queens, N.Y., native Mike Markowitz on vocals and harmonica, performs at the Bo Diddley Community Plaza in this week’s “Free Fridays” concert.

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Published: Monday, July 29, 2013 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Friday, July 26, 2013 at 5:57 p.m.

BIG APPLE BLUES:

Little Mike and the Tornadoes, featuring Queens, N.Y., native Mike Markowitz on vocals and harmonica, brings a blast of the blues to the Bo Diddley Community Plaza in this week’s “Free Fridays” concert.

Little Mike and the Tornadoes: 8-10 p.m. Friday, Bo Diddley Community Plaza. Free.

THEATER:

The Hipp’s production of “Avenue Q,” the coming-of-age Broadway musical performed by youthful actors and wise-cracking puppets, offers final performances Tuesday through Sunday.

“Avenue Q”: 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 5 and 8:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday, Hippodrome Theatre, 25 SE Second Place. Tickets: $15-$35. (375-4477, www.thehipp.org)

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Leave the paintbrush at home but soak up Mark Twain’s colorful characters in “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,” a musical stage production at the Gainesville Community Playhouse with final performances planned Wednesday through Sunday.

“The Adventures of Tom Sawyer”: 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Vam York Theater, 4039 NW 16th Blvd. Tickets: $10-$16. (376-4949)

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Get a preview of upcoming performances and meet performers from the Acrosstown Repertory Theatre at the theater’s Season Gala, set for Friday at The Wooly.

Acrosstown Repertory Theatre Season Gala: 7-10 p.m. Friday, The Wooly, 20 N. Main St. Tickets: $5, includes two free sodas; $10, includes two servings of beer or wine.

AT THE MOVIES:

“The Smurfs 2”: Family comedy

“2 Guns”: Action

ALBUM RELEASES:

“Rhythm & Blues”: Buddy Guy

“Bakersfield”: Vince Gill and Paul Franklin

“In a World Like This”: Backstreet Boys

“HandPicked”: Earl Klugh

“All People”: Michael Franti & Spearhead

DVD RELEASES:

“Black Rock”: Thriller

“G.I. Joe: Retaliation”: Action

“The Angry Beavers: The Complete Series”: Animated TV comedy

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