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On your radar: A Tony Award winning musical, indie-folk at the Ritz and a tall ship

Billy Elliot: A winner of 10 Tony Awards in 2009, this musical set in a small mining town follows young Billy as he stumbles out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class. See it at 8 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $50–$70. (727) 791-7400.

Churchill: The Denver indie-folk band who was recently signed to A&M Records plays the Ritz Ybor's stage. The show starts at 6 p.m. at 1503 E Seventh Ave. in Tampa. $14. (813) 247-2555.

Traces: Acrobatics and the traditions of circus meet the energy of street performance, employing music, dance, illustration, skateboarding and more. It all begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. Tickets start at $31.50. (813) 229-7827.

Tall ship: Come to Harborage Marina for a dockside tour of the Lynx. The 122-foot square top sail schooner arrived in St. Petersburg on Friday as part of her tour of the United States and Canada to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 and the Star-Spangled Banner. Tours run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Harborage Marina at Bayboro, 1110 Third St. S, St. Petersburg. $6, 12 and younger free. Toll-free 1-866-446-5969.

To watch

Series premiere; Southie Rules, 10 p.m., A&E: Why bother to make up a show about three generations of working-class Bostonians fighting off gentrification when you can simply make a reality show about it?

On your radar: A Tony Award winning musical, indie-folk at the Ritz and a tall ship 01/28/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, January 29, 2013 7:20am]
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