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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Oct. 16

The Naked Magic Show: Magicians Mike Tyler and Christopher Wayne perform magic tricks in the buff in their boisterous, R-rated show. 7 p.m., Ferguson Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $35-$45. (813) 229-7827.

Silence! The Musical: This unauthorized parody of The Silence of the Lambs has power ballads about decapitated heads, dancing serial killers and musical numbers like Papa Shtarling and Are You About a Size 14? Through Nov. 22. 8 p.m., Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $28. (813) 229-7827.

Ringling International Arts Festival: Phare: The Cambodian Circus: The four-day festival of contemporary music, theater and dance presents seven performances that represent the many and varies cultures of Asia. 2 p.m., Asolo Repertory Theatre, 5555 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. $30-$35; $27-$31.50 members. (941) 358-3180.

BMX Gator Nationals: BMX riders of all ages come from across the country to compete in the Gator Nationals, which will be used by some racers as an Olympic qualifier for the 2016 games in Rio de Janeiro. 5 p.m., Canal Park Sports Complex, 3120 Tampa Road, Oldsmar. $5 parking. (727) 786-7433.

Annual Photography Showcase: United Photographic Artists Gallery presents more than 80 works from emerging and established photographers. 5 p.m., Studio@620, 620 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 895-6620.

Navaratri: The Gujarati Samaj of Tampa Bay celebrates the Indian festival of Navratri with live music and dancing called garba and raas. 8 p.m., University of South Florida Sun Dome, 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. $15, $10 students/seniors, free GSTB members. (727) 686-7424.

Bruce Bruce: He received the highest ratings ever as the host of BET's 10th Anniversary Comic View for two seasons. 8 and 10:30 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $25-$35. (813) 864-4000.

Florida Orchestra: The Music of Led Zeppelin: With rock concert lighting, the orchestra amps up the concert hall and joins forces with a full rock band for a classic tribute of to Led Zeppelin. 8 p.m., Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $35-$65. (727) 893-7832.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Where the Wild Things Are: Wear your pajamas and get wild with Where the Wild Things Are themed activities including puppet making, a puppet show and crown making. Included with admission. 10 a.m., Glazer Children's Museum, 110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa. $15, $12.50 military/seniors, $9.50 children, under 1 free. (813) 443-3861.

TO WATCH

SERIES PREMIERE Truth Be Told, 8:30 p.m., NBC. The new sitcom follows two couples (Mark-Paul Gosselaar, pictured, and Vanessa Lachey; Tone Bell and Bresha Webb) and their frank discussions about race, sex, politics and other touchy subjects. But the truth is we just want it to be funny.

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Oct. 16 10/15/15 [Last modified: Thursday, October 15, 2015 12:44pm]
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