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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for March 23

Don Rickles 90th Birthday Celebration: The comedy legend will engage in a live Q & A with Regis Philbin. 7:30 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $50.25-$103.75. (727) 791-7400.

Nightwish: The Finnish symphonic metal band was formed in 1996 by lead songwriter and keyboardist, Tuomas Holopainen, guitarist Emppu Vuorinen, and lead singer Tarja Turunen. 6 p.m., Ritz Ybor, 1503 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. $36.50. 1-800-745-3000.

Skinny Lister: The six-piece pop, punk and folk band embark on a tour with Beans on Toast and Will Varley. 7 p.m., The Local 662, 662 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $10.50 advance, $12.50 day of show. (727) 258-4829.

Ten Commandments: Celebrate the Easter holiday with the 60th anniversary screening of Cecil B. DeMille's remake of The Ten Commandments, which tells the story of the life of Moses, who turned his back on the privileged life granted to him by the Pharaoh to lead his people to freedom. Also being held at Sundial 19 in St. Petersburg. 7 p.m., Park Place Stadium 16, 7200 U.S. 19 N, Pinellas Park. $12.50 (price may vary by theater). (727) 525-7777.

Palladium Chamber Players: Florida Orchestra Concertmaster Jeff Multer, violist Danielle Farina, cellist Edward Arron and pianist Jeewon Park bring vibrant interpretations of the classic chamber repertoire. 7:30 p.m., Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $25-$38; $140 for 4, $105 for 3. (727) 822-3590.

Hitchcock Truffaut: Produced from a week-long interview with Francois Truffaut, Hitchcock delivers the ultimate cinema lesson, while plunging you into his dark life. 7:30 p.m., Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St., Tampa. $11. (813) 274-8982.

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. 8 p.m., American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. $39-$59. (727) 823-7529.

Dean Edwards: First appearing on Russell Simmons' Def Comedy Jam, Edwards appeared in the movie The Original Kings of Comedy and two seasons of SNL. He is noted for his impressions of such celebrities as Michael Jackson and Denzel Washington. 8 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $5. (813) 864-4000.

TO WATCH

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, 9 p.m., NBC. A squad member is implicated in a cover-up for a sex-trafficking operation involving government and church officials. The team struggles to crack the case and clear their co-worker's name.

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