To do today
The Ocean If you like your heavy metal complicated and multilayered, this German outfit could be for you. They play tonight with Kylesa and Lair of the Minotaur at 8 at the Brass Mug, 1441 E Fletcher Ave., Tampa. (813) 972-8152.
The Leg Business Get a leg up on this artistic tribute to burlesque that just opened at the Centre Gallery at USF. The mixed-media show by artist Taylor Robenalt includes porcelain and metal sculptures that showcase the spirit and style of women who chose to strut their stuff. The show runs through June 20 in the Phyllis P. Marshall Center at USF, 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. For details, call (813) 974-5464 or visit ctr.usf.edu/gallery.
The Fall Tampa Theatre is playing this visually sumptuous fantasy from music video director Tarsem Singh about a 1920s Los Angeles hospital ward that turns Wizard of Oz on us when a little girl with a broken arm (Untaru) is told a fantastic story about mythical heroes. First screened at festivals in 2006, it was acclaimed for its arresting visuals, as well as called disturbing and compelling. It plays through Thursday at Tampa Theatre, 711 N Franklin St.
Pier Aquarium Summer vacation's here, so check out the new exhibit about sport fish in the 352-gallon aquarium stocked with snook, red drum, black drum, spotted sea trout and grouper. There's also a touch tank and four ocean tanks. Open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mon.-Sat., noon-6 p.m. Sun. $5, $4 seniors and students ages 7 and older Mon.-Sat.; $2.50 for all ages (7 and older) Sun. The Pier, 800 Second Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. (727) 895-7437; pieraquarium.org.
Nada Surf Surf's up at the State Theatre on Tuesday when the '90s alt-popsters (Popular) play at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15.
Pat Dinizio The lead singer and founder of the Smithereens plays at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Tank's Tap Room, 13150 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $20 advance, $25 day of show. (813) 961-2337.
— Sharon Kennedy Wynne [email protected]