Sunday, May 20, 2018
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 17

Brian Wilson: The main creative force behind many of the most popular songs in rock history will be joined by fellow Beach Boys legend, Al Jardine. 7:30 p.m., Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $49.50-$79.50. (727) 893-7832.

The Glass Menagerie : A fitting setting inside the gallery of St. Petersburg glass artist Duncan McClellan, this Simple Theatre production of Tennessee Williams' tale reveals the fragile illusions of the Wingfield family, threatened by a gentleman caller's visit, in a classic piece of American theater. 7:30 p.m., Duncan McClellan Gallery, 550 24th St. S, St. Petersburg. $20. (727) 864-7811.

SciCafe: Space is the Place: A conversation about science for adults only. RSVP required. Intergalactic attire is encouraged for this exploration of space beyond our solar system. 6 p.m., Dali Museum, 1 Dali Blvd. (Bayshore Drive SE and Fifth Avenue SE), St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 803-9799, ext. 206.

USF Lecture Series: Michael Uslan: The series features a variety of renowned guests. The event is open to the public but it's a good idea to arrive early; seating is limited and it usually fills up fast. The executive producer of the Batman film series will share his perspective from behind the camera. 7:30 p.m., University of South Florida, 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. Free. (813) 974-2011.

Jake Shimabukuro: The Hawaiian-born ukulele wizard combines traditional ukulele styles with modern rock to form his own style. In addition to his original compositions, his repertoire includes Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody, Schubert's Ave Maria and Cohen's Hallelujah. Rolling Stone called him "one of the hottest axe men of the past few years doesn't actually play guitar." 8 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $35-$47.50. (727) 791-7400.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Puddle Jumpers: Children ages 3 to 4 can enjoy a nature story, crafts and outdoor exploration. 9:30 a.m., Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, 1101 Country Club Way S, St. Petersburg. $5. (727) 893-7326.

TO WATCH

SERIES PREMIERE Chicago Med, 9 p.m., NBC. Focusing on a teaching hospital overseen by a chief administrator played by Law & Order vet S. Epatha Merkerson.

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