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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Sept. 9

Rooms: A Rock Romance: See a preview performance of the Southeast premiere of the off-Broadway hit set to a vibrant rock score. The show is at 7 p.m. at Studio@620, 620 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. $20. (727) 895-6620;

Meet one of the Lost Boys: In What Is the What: The Autobiography of Valentino Achak Deng: A Novel, Dave Eggers describes one of the "Lost Boys of Sudan" (above) on his journey from southern Sudan to Ethiopia, Kenya and Atlanta. St. Petersburg Times book editor Colette Bancroft leads a Q&A, and both Eggers and Deng will sign books. Free tickets may be picked up at Eckerd's Upham administration building. The talk is at 7:30 p.m. at Eckerd College, 4200 54th Ave. S, St. Petersburg. (727) 864-7979.

Andy Kindler: The veteran comic was one of three judges on NBC's Last Comic Standing and regularly serves as a comic correspondent for David Letterman. See him at 8:30 tonight and through this weekend at Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $8-$10 advance, $2 additional day of show. (813) 960-1197.


Disney on Ice: Mickey and Minnie are snowbirds in this magical journey into imagination with an ace team of figure skaters at 7 p.m. today through Sunday at St. Pete Times Forum, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $15-$75. (813) 301-6500.


SERIES PREMIERE, Nikita, 9 p.m., CW: With La Femme Nikita being remade so many times, it's a little shocking the CW dares to call this show new, but at least it has Maggie Q to make it interesting.

SEASON PREMIERE, Destination Truth, 9 p.m., SyFy: The team heads to Pompeii to conduct experiments to find out if there are ghosts in the town's ruins. No, but there are plenty of plaster casts of dead people.

MINISERIES PREMIERE, Beast Legends, 10 p.m., SyFy: A surgeon, an anthropologist, a museum curator and a comic book artist try to re-create what mythical beasts would have actually looked like. Tonight: the kraken.


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