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AMERICA'S GOT TALENT -- Auditions St. Petersburg Mahaffey Theater -- Pictured: (l-r) Howard Stern, Nick Cannon, Sharon Osbourne, Howie Mandel -- (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)

AMERICA'S GOT TALENT -- Auditions St. Petersburg Mahaffey Theater -- Pictured: (l-r) Howard Stern, Nick Cannon, Sharon Osbourne, Howie Mandel -- (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)

America's Got Talent Live: The All-Stars: The NBC variety competition show launches its first ever all-stars tour featuring season 8's comedian, Taylor Williamson, season 9's performer Emily West, season 8's comedic hand balancing duo, KriStef Brothers and the "junk rock" performers, Recycled Percussion, from season 4. 7 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $35-$60. (727) 791-7400.

Pinellas Opera League Luncheon: The Pinellas Opera League meets October through June on the first Wednesday of every month. Meetings include lunch and entertainment by local opera singers. Thanksgiving Business Luncheon Meeting. $22 members, $25 for non-members. RSVP by Oct. 30. 11 a.m., Dunedin Country Club, 1050 Palm Blvd., Dunedin. $25, $22 members. (727) 738-4007.

Lingering Smoke, Laboring Women, and Latin Identities: This presentation by Brad Massey examines efforts by Tampa boosters to create a marketable 'Latin' identity after World War II. 2 p.m., University of South Florida, 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. Free. (813) 974-4592.

Raw Fusion: Art of Delicious Nutrition: Learn about a raw foods lifestyle, how to create healthier versions of favorite dishes, how to control cravings, and more, in program with Dr. L. J. Rose, with food demonstrations and tastings of health-conscious recipes. 7 p.m., Jan Kaminis Platt Regional Library, 3910 S Manhattan Ave., Tampa. Free. (813) 273-3652.

July Talk: The Toronto-based blues, alternative rock quintet embark on a North American tour in support of their self-titled debut album, with opener, Little Hurricane. 7 p.m., Crowbar, 1812 N 17th St., Tampa. $10-$12. (813) 241-8600.

Veterans: The Telling Project: This 60-minute documentary takes a behind the scenes look at the conception, rehearsals and production of dramatic performances in which veterans relay their personal experiences in the military. This is part of an effort to bridge the gap between civilian society and the lives of those who serve our country. 7 p.m., Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St., Tampa. Free. (813) 274-8982.

Dee Dee Bridgewater and Irvin Mayfield with the New Orleans 7: The jazz diva will perform with the young virtuoso and his septet, highlighting songs from their collaborative album, Dee Dee's Feathers. 7:30 p.m., Ferguson Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $35.50-$55.50. (813) 229-7827.

Caroline Rhea: Beginning her career doing stand-up in New York in 1989, the comic and actress has performed sold-out shows around the country and Canada, appeared in numerous films including Man on the Moon, and has many, many television credits, including her role as Aunt Hilda on Sabrina, The Teenage Witch. 8 p.m., Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $20-$22. (813) 960-1197.

The Psychedelic Furs: Since releasing a self-titled debut album in 1980, the alternative rock band has scored hits with Love My Way, Pretty in Pink, Heaven, The Ghost In You and Heartbreak Beat. 8 p.m., Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $49-$65. (727) 822-3590.


49th Annual CMA Awards 8 p.m., ABC. It's the biggest night in country as Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood team up once again to host.


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