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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Jan. 16

Porgy and Bess: George Gershwin's American folk opera brings the same infectious music to the stage with an updated book. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. in Carol Morsani Hall at the Straz Center, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $46.50-$81.50. (813) 229-7827.

Queensryche 25th Anniversary Tour: Queensryche vocalist and founding member Geoff Tate takes the tour on the road to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the metal band's 1988 release, Operation: Mindcrime. Concert starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $59-$79. (727) 791-7400.

Evenings With the Maestro: In New Hope Valley: The Tale of Susannah: The cast of Susannah, including St. Petersburg Opera's own Susie Hellman, will sing excerpts from the American opera while helping Maestro Sforzini and baritone Todd Donovan explain the plot and historical setting. It starts at 6 p.m. at the Music Gallery of Clearwater, 5990 Ulmerton Road, Clearwater. $20, $15 seniors/students. (727) 530-3304.

Jerry Lewis: At 86, the world-renowned comedian takes the stage with an evening that chronicles his legendary career as a movie and television star, film director and accomplished author. See him at 7:30 p.m. at the Lakeland Center Youkey Theatre, 701 W Lime St., Lakeland. $36-$44. (863) 834-8137.

CORRECTIONS

• The Bruce Springsteen song The Ghost of Tom Joad was released in 1995. A review in Wednesday's paper stated an incorrect year.

• Sono Cafe is located at the Tampa Museum of Art at 120 Gasparilla Plaza in Tampa. A story in today's Weekend section gave the wrong location.

TO WATCH

SEASON PREMIERE Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, 9 p.m., TLC In the Thompson clan's return, Sugar Bear gets a Man Camper, the girls enjoy some primping and the family makes another trip to the Redneck Games. And once again we question the bar for "entertainment" in our society.

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Find the list of the top 50 restaurants in Tampa Bay at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

Things to do in Tampa Bay for Jan. 16 01/15/14 [Last modified: Wednesday, January 15, 2014 4:16pm]
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