Love, Loss and What I Wore: Every outfit tells a story in this show by Nora and Delia Ephron, opening at 7:30 p.m. at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa. $38.50 and up. (813) 229-7827.
Annie Wenz, Grant Peeples, Ronny Elliott: The folk singer-songwriters perform at 7 p.m. at Skipper's Smokehouse in Tampa. $7.
Hot Off the Press Play Reading Series: Featuring the new play Love's Labors by Sheila Cowley about Charlie, a man who felt drawn to men all his life but kept his feelings buried. Performed in the lobby cabaret at 7 p.m. at American Stage in St. Petersburg. Talk-back with the author follows. Pay what you can at the door.
Akron/Family: With experimentalism, tribal drumming, war cries and even the tones of a creaky rocking chair, on occasion, they keep fans grinning — or guessing at 8 p.m. at Crowbar, 1812 N 17th St., Tampa. $11–$14.
Viva Las Vegas: The Capitol Classics Film Series brings this 1964 rom-com with Elvis Presley as a race car driver who enters the first Las Vegas Grand Prix. Screenings at 3 and 7 p.m. at Capitol Theatre in Clearwater. $5.
Season premiere: Dance Moms, 9 p.m., Lifetime: In case Toddlers & Tiaras didn't already ruin your faith in parenting, there's this one again.
Series premiere: 24 Hour Catwalk, 10 p.m., Lifetime: Four designers will compete for the chance to create their own fashion lines in one day. One very, very long day.
Dennis Miller's show at the Mahaffey on May 3 has been canceled because of scheduling conflicts.
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