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On your radar: Art (and beer) on Tap, 'Wit' and a holiday boutique

Art on Tap: Sample more than 20 craft beers and hors d'oeuvres, plus enjoy music by bay area band the Highwaters at this popular event that sold out last year. The museum galleries will be open. It's at 7 p.m. at Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg. $55. (727) 896-2667.

Steven Wright: Popular in the '80s for his deadpan one-liners, the comic was also in movies like Reservoir Dogs and Natural Born Killers. Recently, he appeared on Louie. See his standup set at 7:30 p.m. at Capitol Theatre in Clearwater. $65–$73. (727) 791-7400.

Wit: See Margaret Edson's Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a brilliant professor, which ends Sunday, then enjoy dessert and coffee during a talk-back with the cast after the performance. Show is at 8 p.m. at Palladium Theater in St. Petersburg. $49; $10 student rush. Talk-back is $10 and benefits Suncoast Hospice. (727) 822-3590.

Florida Orchestra Pops: Here to Stay: The Gershwin Experience: Gershwin interpreter Kevin Cole, soprano Sylvia McNair, and tap dancer Ryan VanDenBoom join the orchestra for this multimedia tribute to George and Ira Gershwin (Rhapsody in Blue, I Got Rhythm, 'S Wonderful). It's at 8 p.m. at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa. $15–$45. (813) 229-7827.

Florida Craftsmen Member's Holiday Boutique: This festive opening reception with holiday music kicks off this annual gift market featuring ornaments and one-of-a-kind gift items created by Florida artists. It runs through Dec. 29. Reception is at 5:30 p.m. at Florida Craftsmen Galleries , 501 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 821-7391 .

To watch

Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together, 8 p.m., NBC: Artists including Jon Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, Sting, Christina Aguilera, Brian Williams and Jimmy Fallon are on board to perform at this benefit concert for victims of Hurricane Sandy. It will also stream live on NBC.com.

Series premiere: Malibu Country, 8:30 p.m., ABC: Reba McEntire plays a country singer whose husband cheats on her, so she moves her family to California. The difference between this and Reba's real life is that here, Lily Tomlin plays her mom.

On your radar: Art (and beer) on Tap, 'Wit' and a holiday boutique 11/01/12 [Last modified: Friday, November 2, 2012 8:11am]

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