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LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 13:  Singer Rihanna performs onstage during the 2016 MusiCares Person of the Year honoring Lionel Richie at the Los Angeles Convention Center on February 13, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for NARAS)

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 13: Singer Rihanna performs onstage during the 2016 MusiCares Person of the Year honoring Lionel Richie at the Los Angeles Convention Center on February 13, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for NARAS)

Rihanna: Better have your money ready when the popstar comes to Tampa in support of her album, Anti, with opener Travi$ Scott. 7:30 p.m., Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $27.25- $122.75. (813) 301-2500.

Jewel: Jewel returns for an intimate tour, performing hits spanning her 12-studio albums including 2015's Picking Up the Pieces. 7:30 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $65-$90. (727) 791-7400.

Gasparilla Music Festival : Five stages overlooking the water host more than 50 bands in various genres. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the MacDill Park stage will be devoted to yoga. 10 a.m., Curtis Hixon Park, 600 N Ashley Drive, Tampa. $30-$150. (813) 708-8423.

Bay Area Renaissance Festival: Pirates and Pets: . Week six is all about "Pirates and Pets." 10 a.m., Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI), 4801 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. $17.95 advance, $20.95 day of; $9.95 advance, $12.95 day of (ages 5-12); $16.95 seniors/students; $10 dogs. Toll-free 1-800-966-8215.

Florida Strawberry Festival and Concerts: The Band Perry : The country group closes out the 2016 festival, taking the stage at 7:30 p.m. Echosmith performs at 3:30 p.m. $20-$25. 10 a.m., Florida Strawberry Festival Grounds, 303 N Lemon St., Plant City. $10, $5 ages 6 to 12, 5 and younger free. Concert tickets are extra. (813) 752-9194.

Busch Gardens Food and Wine Festival: O.A.R.: Runs weekends noon-9 p.m. through April 24, with gourmet food samples that start at $4, wine and cocktails starting at $7.50. Live entertainment is at 6 p.m., included with admission. There are food and wine "sampler" tickets available for $24.99-$44.99 that get you five to 10 smaller-sized samples. Noon, Busch Gardens, 3605 Bougainvillea Ave., Tampa. $97, $92 for ages 3-9. (888) 800-5447.

PNC Bank Concert Artist Series: Music for Organ: Four Hands and Four Feet: This year's series includes performances by organist Eric Plutz with The Tampa Brass, The Svyati Duo, comprised of cellist Rebecca Hepplewhite and organist Julian Collings and more. 2 p.m., University of Tampa Sykes Chapel, 401 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. Free. (813) 253-3333.

Black Coffee: When a physicist dies after consuming a poisoned beverage, sleuth Hercule Poirot must solve the mystery, in this Agatha Christie tale. 2 p.m., St. Petersburg City Theatre, 4025 31st St. S, St. Petersburg. $22, $10 students. (727) 866-1973.

Inherit the Wind: The great American drama of a science teacher put on trial for teaching evolution is loosely based on the Scopes Monkey Trial of 1925. Through March 27. 3 p.m., Stageworks Theatre, 1120 E Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. $30-$40. (813) 374-2416.

Duke University Chorale: Fifty singers, all college students, perform both sacred and secular music ranging from the Renaissance to contemporary work. 6:30 p.m., Hyde Park United Methodist Church, 500 W Platt St., Tampa. Free will offering. (813) 253-5388.

Sondheim on Sondheim: This revolutionary biographical revue employs state-of-the-art video to tell the story of Sondheim's life. Through April 10. 2 and 7 p.m., Freefall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $20-$43. (727) 498-5205.

Florida Orchestra Masterworks Series: Brahms - A German Requiem: The orchestra presents The World's Ransoming (MacMillan) and A German Requiem (Brahms). 7:30 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $15-$45. (727) 892-3337.

Mau5hax Bus Tour: Canadian record label mau5trap (pronounced "mousetrap") puts its stable of experimental artists on this tour including producer Attlas, producer/sound designer and DJ Matt Lange, as well as Rezz, another Canadian production talent, and Steve Duda. 10 p.m., Amphitheatre, 1609 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. $15. (813) 873-8368.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Blanket Fort Movie Night: Bring a blanket and build blanket forts and watch a movie in the meeting room! Snacks provided. 6:30 p.m., East Lake Community Library, 4125 East Lake Road S, Palm Harbor. (727) 773-2665.

TO WATCH

And Then There Were None, 8 p.m., Lifetime. The Agatha Christie mystery comes to prime time in a two-part miniseries. Set in 1939, as Europe teeters on the brink of war, 10 strangers with dubious pasts are invited to an isolated island where a murderer stalks them one by one

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for March 13 03/11/16 [Last modified: Friday, March 11, 2016 11:32am]
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