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For music planner on 6/23: Handout photo of Dashboard Confessional, performing at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre on 6/25/16. Credit: Reybee, Inc.

For music planner on 6/23: Handout photo of Dashboard Confessional, performing at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre on 6/25/16. Credit: Reybee, Inc.

Dashboard Confessional: Florida's emo kings embark on a spring tour with Vinyl Theatre. 8 p.m., Ritz Ybor, 1503 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. $27.50. (813) 247-2555.

Chris Roach: He plays Mott on CBS' Kevin Can Wait and had a recurring role as Rodney the mental patient on ABC's One Life to Live. 8:30 p.m., Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $10-$16.50. (813) 960-1197.

Tommy Emmanuel: The Australian virtuoso guitarist and singer-songwriter is best known for his complex finger-style technique. 8 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $39.50-$49.50. (727) 791-7400.

Opera at the Dali: Opera at the Dali introduces audiences to emerging opera artists through 20-minute performances held on the Spiral Staircase in the museum lobby. The series returns and opens with a performance by The Three Tenors from St. Pete College singing Mexican art songs by Manuel M. Ponce. 6 p.m., Dali Museum, 1 Dali Blvd. (Bayshore Drive SE and Fifth Avenue SE), St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 823-3767.

13th: A screening of the 2016 documentary that examines the United States prison system and how it reflects the nation's history of racial inequality. 6 p.m., Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum, 2240 Ninth Ave. S, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 323-1104.

Wicked: The multiple Tony award-winning musical tells the untold story of the witches of Oz long before Dorothy arrived. Runs through Feb. 26. 7:30 p.m., Carol Morsani Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $31.50-$125. (813) 229-7827.

Forbidden Broadway: The show spoofs characters, plots and show tunes of contemporary and classical Broadway musicals. Through March 12. 7:30 p.m., Jaeb Theater at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $40. (813) 229-7827.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Florida State Fair: Rides, food, exhibits, animals, shopping, lawnmower races and more. 8. 10 a.m., Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $11, $6 for kids; $13, $7 for kids Fridays through Sundays. $9 seniors (Feb. 13-17 only). (813) 627-7821.

TO WATCH

Milk, 3 a.m., Netflix: Stream the 2008 biographical film on the famous gay rights activist Harvey Milk, played by Sean Penn, who became the first openly gay person to be elected to public office in California.

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