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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Feb. 9

The Divine Sister: St. Veronica's indomitable Mother Superior who determined to build a new school for her Pittsburgh convent is this comic homage to the nuns of Hollywood. Through Feb. 23. 3 p.m., Stageworks Theatre, 1120 E Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. $26. (813) 727-2708.

Bands Brew and Barbecue: Dickey Betts and The Marshall Tucker Band: This event will include live music with hip-hop headliner Jason Deruolo followed by Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Famer Dickey Betts and rock, country group The Marshall Tucker Band, paired with over 100 craft beers from 20 participating breweries and food from Outback, Kojaks House of Ribs and more. The event will run every Saturday and Sunday from February 8 through March 9. The Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Famer will be followed by the Marshall Tucker Band. 5 p.m., Busch Gardens, 3605 Bougainvillea Ave., Tampa. Price of park admission. (813) 987-5600.

2 Trains Running: In the aftermath of Dr. King's assassination and the rise of the black power movement in 1969, a young man learns about lives in transition and social awareness when an iconic Pittsburgh diner is slated for demolition. Through Feb. 23. 3 p.m., American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. $29-$49. (727) 823-7529.

Complexions Contemporary Ballet: Founded in 1994, Complexions' groundbreaking mix of methods, styles, cultures has created an entirely new and exciting vision of human movement over the past 18 years. 7:30 p.m., Ferguson Hall at David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $29.50-$49.50. (813) 229-7827.

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The Walking Dead, 9 p.m., AMC Sure, bloodthirsty zombies have destroyed society in general, and your family in particular, but c'mon, Carl, you don't have to get all pouty and emo about it.

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Bands, Brew and BBQ: Dickey Betts and the Marshall Tucker Band: Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Famer Dickey Betts and rock/country group the Marshall Tucker Band perform while you enjoy your choice of more than 100 craft beers and food from Outback, Kojaks House of Ribs and more. Gates open at 5 p.m. at Busch Gardens, 3605 Bougainvillea Ave., Tampa. Included with park admission. (813) 987-5600.

The Divine Sister: St. Veronica's Mother Superior is determined to build a new school for her convent in this comic homage to the nuns of Hollywood. Show starts at 3 p.m. at Stageworks Theatre, 1120 E Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. $26. (813) 727-2708.

2 Trains Running: A young man learns about social awareness in the '60s when an iconic Pittsburgh diner is slated for demolition in August Wilson's play. See it at 3 p.m. at American Stage Theatre, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. $29-$49. (727) 823-7529.

Complexions Contemporary Ballet: This company's mix of methods, styles and cultures has created a new and exciting vision of dance over the past 18 years. Performance is at 7:30 p.m. in Ferguson Hall at the Straz Center in Tampa. $29.50-$49.50. (813) 229-7827.

TO WATCH

The Walking Dead, 9 p.m., AMC Sure, bloodthirsty zombies have destroyed your family, but c'mon, Carl, you don't have to get all pouty and emo about it.

MORE TO EXPLORE

Find TV news at tampabay.com/blogs/media.

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Florida Orchestra closes 50th masterworks season with Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony

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