Past Perfect: A Celebration of Vintage Designs: This Fashion Week kickoff features a display of vintage garments by Chanel, Halston, Ceil Chapman and more. There are free hors d'oeuvres and champagne while you check out the collection at 7 p.m. at the Art Institute of Tampa, 4401 N Himes Ave., Tampa. $65 at the door.
Bad Brains: The D.C. legends blend hard-core, reggae, metal, dub, funk and socially conscious lyrics at 7 p.m. at State Theatre, 687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $25.
The Hurricane Brothers: Part of the Hot off the Press play-reading series at American Stage, the event is designed to give writers feedback. This play is set in the summer of 1900 in Galveston, Texas, when it was hit with the most deadly natural disaster in our nation's history. Through letters, wires and witness accounts, the ghosts of Galveston tell their story of what really happened. It's pay what you can at 7 p.m. at American Stage in St. Petersburg.
Pearl Jam 20: Legendary Seattle-based rock band Pearl Jam celebrates its 20th anniversary with a film that chronicles its beginnings. It's 7:30 p.m. at Tampa Theatre. $10.50.
Black on Black Rhyme Tampa: Tampa's longest-running spoken-word show celebrates its 10th anniversary at 9 p.m. at Club Nouveau, 1701 N Franklin St., Tampa. $10.
Helios Jazz Orchestra: The 18-piece jazz orchestra performs big band music, then opens it up for a jazz jam session. Full bar and catered appetizers and desserts available at 7 p.m. at NOVA 535 Art Lounge, 535 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. N, St. Petersburg. $15.
Season premiere, NCIS, 8 p.m., CBS: Tony asks Gibbs for help. More TV characters should be asking Mark Harmon for help, we think.
Series premiere, New Girl, 9 p.m., Fox: Zooey Deschanel gets her own series, as a single woman who lives with three guys. Can her adorableness be contained?
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