George Thorogood and the Destroyers: The blues singer/songwriter of Bad to the Bone fame performs with his band, the Destroyers, at 8 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater. $29.50–$46.50. (727) 791-7400.
The Duke Ellington Orchestra: Part of the Mid-Day Live Music Series, this concert features the music of Duke Ellington, who created hits Take the A-Train and It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing). Show is 2 p.m. at Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $37.50. (727) 892-5798.
600 Block Holiday Preview Party: This free Girl's Night Out event features discounts at 600 block boutiques, free signature cocktails, live models and raffles. If you bring an unwrapped toy for Metropolitan Ministries, you get a gift card. Starts at 7 p.m. in the 600 block of Central Avenue in St. Petersburg.
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes: The Capitol Classics Film Series features the 1953 comedy/musical starring Jane Russell, Marilyn Monroe and Charles Coburn at 7:30 p.m. at Capitol Theatre in Clearwater. $6. (727) 791-7400.
Kids and family
Elmo's Super Heroes: When Super Grover loses his superness, it's Elmo and friends to the rescue at 7 p.m. at the St. Pete Times Forum in Tampa. $12, $16 and $22. (813) 301-2500.
Series premiere, America's Supernanny, 9 p.m., Lifetime: It's like the original with Jo Frost, but with a Yank, Deborah Tillman, in charge. The lack of accent automatically makes her 30 percent less effective.
The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, 10 p.m., CBS: Come for the half-naked supermodels and performances by Nicki Minaj, Kanye West and even Maroon 5, stay for the discussion over whether the $2.5 million Fantasy Treasure Bra is worth the money.
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