Tuesday's TipSheet

On your radar: The Steve Miller Band kicks off the Lightning season, the Florida Orchestra Wind Quintet plays in Carrollwood, 'The Fly' is a Capitol Classic and Dalí's wife speaks

Lightning Launch Party: The Steve Miller Band will launch the Lightning with a Jet Airliner to celebrate the start of hockey season. And even better, a ticket deal. Tickets are $25–$92; free for Lightning season ticket holders, but you can get a two-for-one deal by entering the code TMN241 into Special Offers Box on Ticketmaster. The party starts at 7 p.m. at the St. Pete Times Forum, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. (813) 301-2500.

Florida Orchestra Principal Winds Quintet: Just days after their show in Cuba, the quintet performs live so you can see what they heard in Havana. This is the only concert scheduled so far in the Tampa Bay area featuring the Cuba tour program. It's 7 p.m. at Carrollwood Cultural Center, 4537 Lowell Road, Tampa. $20, $16 members, $18 seniors. (813) 269-1310; carrollwoodcenter.org.

The Fly: As part of the Capitol Classics series, see the 1958 horror sci-fi film The Fly, starring David Hedison, Patricia Owens and Vincent Price. In it, a scientist has a horrific accident and turns into a giant man/fly when he tries to use his newly invented teleportation device. It's 7:30 p.m. at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $6. (727) 791-7400.

My Unspeakable Confessions — Gala Dalí Declines to Explain Herself: In this encore presentation, Roxanne Fay portrays Dalí's wife, Gala, in a play that uses the museum's library to draw a portrait of the Dalí family at 8 p.m. at the Dalí Museum, One Dalí Blvd. (Bayshore Drive SE and Fifth Avenue SE), St. Petersburg. $15, $12 members and students. (727) 823-3767; thedali.org.

Kids and family

Two Dollar Target Tuesday: Get a cheap peek at the Glazer Children's Museum today, with $2 admission from 2 to 7 p.m. at 110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa.

To watch

Renee, 8 p.m., ESPN: A documentary about Renee Richards, nee Richard Raskind, who wanted to play in the 1977 U.S. Open as the first transgender tennis player. Spoiler alert: She got to play.

Series premiere, Mad Fashion, 10 p.m., Bravo: Project Runway refugee Chris March gets his own madcap show.

More to explore

Find movie theaters, trailers and grades at tampabay.com/things-to-do/movies.

On your radar: The Steve Miller Band kicks off the Lightning season, the Florida Orchestra Wind Quintet plays in Carrollwood, 'The Fly' is a Capitol Classic and Dalí's wife speaks 10/03/11 [Last modified: Tuesday, October 4, 2011 8:33am]

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