Monday, August 13, 2018
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 9

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time: Tony Award-winning production about an extraordinary 15-year-old who falls under suspicion for killing the neighbors dog and sets out to clear his name. 7:30 p.m., Carol Morsani Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $31-$90. (813) 229-7827.

Tartuffe: An adaptation of Moliere's classic tale follows a wealthy businessman who entrusts his fortune to a con man posing as a political leader. Through Nov. 20. 7 p.m., American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. $39-$49. (727) 823-7529.

The War and Treaty: The trio's music is a blend of roots music, folk, gospel and R&B. 8 p.m., Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $20, $15 advance. (727) 822-3590.

Coffee Talk: In a 30-minute presentation, artist in resident Nan Colton introduces great artists and historical figures. Included with museum admission. Colton potrays Frida Kahlo, in Every Mind is a World. 10 a.m., Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. $17, $15 seniors and military, $10 students with college ID, kids 6 and younger free. $5 after 5 p.m. Thursdays. (727) 896-2667.

Tom Bedell: Guitar manufacturer Tom Bedell takes the stage for a guitar talk and demonstrations of his American made instruments. 6 p.m., Replay Guitar Exchange, 3944 Britton Plaza, Tampa. Free. (813) 254-8880.

Author Jason Vuic: The Yucks author will speak on "The Quest for an NFL Franchise: How Tiny Tampa Landed the Bucs." 6 p.m., Reeves Theater, Vaughn Center, University of Tampa, 401 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. Free. (813) 253-3333.

Florida Conversations Lecture Series: Local Culinary Traditions: The conversation series hosts a guest speaker monthly. In this portion, a panel of food experts look at Bay area historic restaurants, culinary personalities, lost traditions and latest creations. 6:30 p.m., Tampa Bay History Center, 801 Old Water St., Tampa. Free. (813) 228-0097.

General Wesley Clark: The former NATO Supreme Allied Commander will engage in a public conversation with Dr. Mohsen Milani. 6:30 p.m., University of South Florida Marshall Student Center, 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. Free. (813) 974-3180.

Kristallnacht Celebration: The commemoration of the event also called Night of Broken Glass includes prayers, a candle lighting ceremony with Holocaust survivors and a talk by Russel Lazega, author of Managing Bubbie. 6:30 p.m., Florida Holocaust Museum, 55 Fifth St. S, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 820-0100.

Second Screen Cult Cinema: La Samouri: A monthly series presenting unconventional cult films. A cocktail reception begins at 6 p.m. The 1967 neo-noir film by directed by the French master of the genre Jean-Pierre Melville 7 p.m., The Vault, 655 N Franklin St., Tampa. $5 suggested donation. (813) 382-2976.

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

American Horror Story: Roanoke, 10 p.m., FX: There are only three people left to survive the blood moon in Roanoke, but the cameras are still rolling.

MORE TO EXPLORE

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Things to Do in Pasco and Hernando counties starting Aug. 17

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