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NEW YORK - JANUARY 30:  Rock band Living Colour pose backstage during Grammy Fest 2003 "Songs Of The City: A Celebration Of New York In Song" on January 30, 2003 in the Winter Garden at the World Financial Center in New York City.  The free concert was presented by the Recording Academy and the NYC Grammy Host Committee to kick off Grammy Fest, the month-long celebration held throughout New York City leading up to the 45th Annual Grammy Awards which will be held on Febuary 23. (Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images)

NEW YORK - JANUARY 30: Rock band Living Colour pose backstage during Grammy Fest 2003 "Songs Of The City: A Celebration Of New York In Song" on January 30, 2003 in the Winter Garden at the World Financial Center in New York City. The free concert was presented by the Recording Academy and the NYC Grammy Host Committee to kick off Grammy Fest, the month-long celebration held throughout New York City leading up to the 45th Annual Grammy Awards which will be held on Febuary 23. (Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images)

Living Colour: The Cult of Personality rockers formed in New York in the mid '80s. 7 p.m., The Orpheum, 1915 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. $25-$45. (813) 248-9500.

Pilobolus: The avant-garde dance company employs shapeshifting, shadowplay and other expressions of the human body. 8 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $35-$75. (727) 791-7400.

Murder for Two: A hilarious musical murder mystery, in which one actor investigates the crime, the other plays all the other roles, and they both play piano. Through May 1. 7:30 p.m., Jaeb Theater at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N W.C. MacInnes Place, Tampa. $40. (813) 229-7827.

4000 Miles: Amy Herzog's Obie Award-winning drama, and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, charts the relationship between a grandson and his feisty grandmother in her Greenwich Village apartment. Through April 10. 8 p.m., American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. $39-$59. (727) 823-7529.

Sun'n Fun Fly-In: It's all about the planes and flight at International Fly-in and Expo April 5-10, with displays from all five branches of the United States armed forces. 8:30 a.m., Lakeland Linder Regional Airport, 3900 Don Emerson Drive, Lakeland. $37, $15 ages 11-17, 10 and younger free. (863) 644-2431.

Coffee with a Curator: Amanda Cooper presents "Exquisite Porch." 10:30 a.m., Dali Museum, 1 Dali Blvd. (Bayshore Drive SE and Fifth Avenue SE), St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 823-3767.

Indie Lens Pop-Up Screening: Peace Officer: The film unravels a crime as seen through both sides of the justice system. The founder of Utah's first SWAT team has his son-in-law killed by that same team 30 years later. See what he uncovers about this case and other officer involved shootings. 5 p.m., Reeves Theater, Vaughn Center, University of Tampa, 401 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. Free. (813) 739-2949.

Golden Baton Award Presentation: The annual seated dinner with live music by Florida Orchestra principal second violin Sarah Shellman, a silent auction and cash bar honors Dr. Robert H. Wharton Jr. for his continued support. Benefits the Florida Orchestra. 6 p.m., Renaissance Vinoy Plaza Ballroom, 501 Fifth Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. $100. (727) 864-1338.

Epicurean Education: Big Flavors from the Big Green Egg: 'Dr. BBQ', Ray Lampe, shows how to make cedar-planked, smoked salmon, honey-whiskey grilled pineapple and other outdoor recipes from his recent cookbook: Flavorize. $70. 7 p.m., Epicurean Theatre at the Epicurean Hotel, 1207 S Howard Ave., Tampa. (813) 999-8735.

TO WATCH

SEASON PREMIERE The Real Housewives of New York City, 9 p.m., Bravo. Can you believe the show launches its eighth season tonight? Yeah, we can't either.

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