Tuesday, December 12, 2017
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for July 28

The Pitmen Painters: Young American Night: Based on the true story of British miners who unexpectedly become art-world sensations. Through Aug. 14. Tickets for people ages 21-29 are reduced to $15, and get a drink voucher for the after party at Station House, where they can mingle with the cast, crew and American stage cast. 8 p.m., American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. $39-$59. (727) 823-7529.

Bring It Live: Stars of the Lifetime series, Miss D and her Dancing Dolls hit the stage with a new competition storyline and action-packed finale. The audience can participate in live voting and a Q&A with the cast. 7:30 p.m., Carol Morsani Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. Starting at $29.75. (813) 229-7827.

Florida Lyric Opera: The historic opera company reopens with a production of Gaetano Donizetti's Viva La Mamma, a farce about opera singers behaving badly and stage mothers behaving even worse. 8 p.m., The Space, 2106 W Main St., Tampa. $30. (813) 390-6835.

Summer Nights: Busch Gardens celebrates summer with extended hours, the Kinetix rock-fueled acrobatic show, fireworks and DJ dancing. The park remains open until midnight every Friday and Saturday night through out Summer Nights. Included with regular daily admission. 9:30 a.m., Busch Gardens, 10165 N McKinley Drive, Tampa. $99, $79 for ages 3-9. (888) 800-5447.

Boris: The Japanese outfit will perform their 2005 album Pink in its entirety. As a bonus, Earth opens the show. 7 p.m., The Orpheum, 1915 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. $18-$35. (813) 248-9500.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Carmike Summer Kid Series: Peanuts Movie: This summer movie series features older movies, but admission includes a small popcorn and a small drink. Also taking place at Sundial in St. Petersburg. 10 a.m., Royal Palm 20, 5125 26th St. E, Bradenton. $4. (941) 752-3796.

TO WATCH

Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle, 10 p.m., Comedy Central. Funny folks actually compete in a war of insults. The host calls it " 'Fight Club' for comedians."

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Dec. 12

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Dec. 12

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Top things to do for the week of Dec. 11-17

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Dec. 10

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Dec. 10

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Dec. 9

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Dec. 9

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Published: 12/08/17
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Wild weather expected, 2 boat parades canceled

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Top holiday events, parades, parties this weekend

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Fun and profound Hanukkah celebrations around the Tampa Bay area

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