Tuesday, December 12, 2017
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for May 20

The Monkees: The iconic band celebrates its 50th anniversary with a tour and the group's first new album in 20 years, titled Good Times. 8 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $52.50-$102.50. (727) 791-7400.

Def Leppard: The rock band's influential career includes numerous hit singles and multi-platinum albums, including two of the best-selling albums of all time, Pyromania and Hysteria. $48.50-$76.50. 7 p.m., Amway Center, 400 W Church St., Orlando. $48.50-$76.50. (407) 440-7000.

A Night at the Brewseum: Adults take over the museum for a craft beer infused night of Nerf gun black jack, beer pong tic-tac-toe, elbow only can stacking, relay games and live music. 7 p.m., Great Explorations Children's Museum, 1925 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg. $35 advance, $45 at the door. (727) 821-8992.

Women's Conference of Florida: The professional conference features Jean Chatzky, financial editor for NBC's Today Show, Jill Abramson, former executive editor of The New York Times and Lori Greiner, investor, entrepreneur, author and cast member of the reality TV show Shark Tank. Plus, exhibits, networking events and panel discussions. 7 a.m., Tampa Marriott Waterside, 700 S Florida Ave., Tampa. $215, $89 reception only. (813) 579-2157.

Half Moon Run: Canadian indie rockers. 7 p.m., State Theatre, 687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $15. (727) 895-3045.

Mr. Burns: In this "post-electric" play, the few survivors left to rebuild after a cataclysm due to grid failure attempt to remember the details of an episode of The Simpsons. Through May 22. 8 p.m., Freefall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $21-$48. (727) 498-5205.

Ron Funches: Funches played oddball Shelly on the NBC sitcom Undateable and is a frequent panelist on Comedy Central's faux game show @midnight. 8 and 10:30 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $22-$25. (813) 864-4000.

Screaming Females: The New Jersey punk-rock trio will be joined by Aye Nako. 8 p.m., New World Brewery, 1313 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $8. (813) 248-4969.

The Mystery of Edwin Drood: The audience votes on the ending to this musical "whodunit" based on the unfinished work by Charles Dickens. Through May 22. 8 p.m., Francis Wilson Playhouse, 302 Seminole St., Clearwater. $26, $15 students. (727) 446-1360.

If/Then: The hit Broadway musical about the endless possibilities of choices that can change your life. Cast includes Jackie Burns (Wicked), Anthony Rapp (RENT), Tamyra Gray (American Idol) and Matthew Hydzik (Side Show) Through May 22. 8 p.m., Carol Morsani Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $45-$95. (813) 229-7827.

Wiwek: The Netherlands-based DJ who is known for fusing electronic elements with tropical rhythms, embarks on the Free and Rebellious tour. 10 p.m., Ritz Ybor, 1503 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. $15. (813) 247-2555.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Sunset Music Series: The Soul Bender: Watch the sunset over St. Joseph Sound and enjoy live entertainment by area artists. 7 p.m., Weaver Park, 2750 Bayshore Blvd., Dunedin. Free. (727) 812-4530.

TO WATCH

SEASON FINALE Grimm, 8 p.m., NBC. Black Claw makes a shocking strategic move against Hank (Russell Hornsby) that sends Nick (David Giuntoli) on a war path. Also, Hadrian's Wall searches for a mystery man named Bonaparte.

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