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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Sept. 2

Back Alley Block Party: This Labor Day Weekend party celebrates street art with a mural unveiling by Pale Horse and Tes One. There's also music by DJ Fader and Beat Showcase by Surreal (of Double Helix) and food trucks. It starts at 7 p.m. at State Theatre, 687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 895-3045.

Labor Day Sandbar Concert: Bring chairs and coolers and wade in the water while you listen to live music from a barge anchored off Weedon Island. Cross Creek Blues Band and Hal Hammer Jr. perform blues and Southern rock. It's at 1 p.m. at Weedon Island Preserve, 1800 Weedon Drive NE, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 224-1900.

Denise Moore and Then Some: An afternoon of jazz by this group featuring pianist Billy Marcus, Rodney Rojas on sax, Alejandro Arenas on bass and Mark Feinman on drums. It's at 3 p.m. at Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $18, $20 day of show. (727) 822-3590.

Bobby Slayton: Slayton mixes modern-day comedy with more classic comedic stylings (like portraying Joey Bishop in The Rat Pack). He performs at 7 p.m. at Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $17-$20. (813) 864-4000.

To watch

SEASON FINALE Hoarding: Buried Alive, 9 p.m., TLC A guy owns five houses to keep all of his tools. You sure he didn't just use the tools to build the houses, then just left them there?

TV's Most Dynamic Duos: Presented by the Paley Center for Media, 9 p.m., ABC Robin Roberts, who is now on leave from Good Morning America to get a bone marrow transplant, hosts a countdown of the 30 best couples on TV. Robin and her donor, sister Sally, should at least be 25th or so.

Breaking Bad, 10 p.m., AMC We're halfway through the final season of this mind-scrambler, which will go on break until next year. You know what that means: You only have a few more months to catch up on Netflix before the series ends and people ruin it for you by talking about how it ends.

More to explore

Find complete movie listings at tampabay.com/things-to-do/movies.

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