Monday, April 23, 2018
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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Jan. 28

Disenchanted!: Snow White, Cinderella, Belle and other angry princesses are out for revenge in this satire, perfect for a girls night out. It opens at 7:30 p.m. in the Jaeb wTheater at the Straz Center, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $40. (813) 229-7827.

Schooner Lynx: If you missed the fanfare of Gasparilla this weekend, see this 97-foot 19th century-style boat docked in St. Petersburg. The ship is open for tours at 10 a.m. and departs for a sailaway at 3 p.m. at the Harborage Marina at Bayboro, 1110 Third St. S, St. Petersburg. $10, 12 and younger free (tours);$65, $35 ages 4-12 (sailaways). Toll-free 1-866-446-5969.

TiViTz Tuesday Kick-Off: Students in grades 4 through 8, their parents and teachers can gather to play math games in preparation for tournaments that promote education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Weekly programs run Feb. 4 through April 22, but the kick-off begins at 2:30 p.m. at McDonald's at 1905 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. Free, online registration required. (813) 876-111

TO WATCH

State of the Union 9 p.m., ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC, select cable channels It's been such a tough year for the president — HealthCare.gov, the economy, the NSA — that he has to follow The Biggest Loser on NBC.

Justified, 10 p.m., FX Raylan goes looking for a missing informant in Kentucky's "wild country." This time of year, that can mean only one thing: Our favorite U.S. Marshal is going to conduct the search in Rupp Arena.

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COMING UP

Willie Nelson and Family: The octogenarian whose career spans six decades returns Wednesday to Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater, where he sold out a show last May. $48.50-$150. (727) 791-7400.

Lebowski Fest: Dude, get ready because it's coming to Tampa on Friday at Ybor City's Orpheum ($16 advance, $20 day of), with live music and a screening of The Big Lebowski. On Saturday the festivities move to University Lanes, where you can bowl from 8 until midnight ($25 advance, $30 day of). White Russians will be the drink of choice. And don't forget: clever costumes, please. Tickets at lebowskifest.com.

Susannah: St. Petersburg Opera is tackling this American work about an innocent Tennessee mountain girl who is accused of sinful behavior by the church-going elders of the town. Shows are Friday, Sunday and Feb. 4. $21.50-$64.50. (727) 823-2040.

Carolina Chocolate Drops: The Grammy-winning folk band proves that old-time fiddle and banjo music can be cutting edge. Show is Saturday at the Straz Center in Tampa. Tickets start at $24.50. (813) 229-7827.

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