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Recording artist Kanye West performs onstage at the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival at MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 18, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

Recording artist Kanye West performs onstage at the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival at MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 18, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

Kanye West: No artist today can match his track record from party anthems (Gold Digger, Mercy, Stronger) to his genre-redefining LPs, to his work molding the careers of Jay Z and John Legend. He brings his Saint Pablo Tour to Tampa, featuring a sparse, floating stage that hovers above the audience. Who else has the audacity to attempt something like that? 8 p.m., Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $29.50-$125. (813) 301-2500.

Leon Bridges: The throwback soul crooner who received a Grammy nomination for best R & B album was one of the breakout singers of 2015 for his single So Long, from the soundtrack to Concussion. 8 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $38.75-$53.25. (727) 791-7400.

Coffee Talk: 1960s Designs and Signs: In a 30-minute presentation, artist in resident Nan Colton introduces great artists and historical figures. Included with museum admission. 10:30 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.

Making of the Runway: Watch as area artists create and paint this year's runway for St. Pete Art and Fashion Week. Includes a fashion show by Radish and Company. 6 p.m., The Ale and The Witch, 111 Second Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 580-9328.

Second Screen Cult Cinema: Don't Look Now: A monthly series presenting unconventional cult films. A cocktail reception begins at 6 p.m. The 1973 thriller stars Julie Christie and Donald Sutherland. 7 p.m., The Vault, 655 N Franklin St., Tampa. $5 suggested donation. (813) 382-2976.

Good People: Pride Night : Set in Southie, a Boston neighborhood where a night on the town means a few rounds of bingo and this month's paycheck covers last month's bills. Margie Walsh has just been let go from yet another job. Scrambling to catch a break, Margie thinks an old fling who's made it out of Southie might be her ticket to a fresh new start. Runs through Oct. 2. With a reception at 6 p.m. with a signature cocktail crafted by Station House. Includes an exclusive post-show presentation from an American Stage artist and a local LGBTQ community leader. 7 p.m., American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. $39-$49. (727) 823-7529.

The Queers and The Ataris: The punk favorites team up for a fall tour with opener, It Starts Today. 7 p.m., The Local 662, 662 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $10-$15. (727) 258-4829.

Twin Peaks: The five-piece rock 'n' roll band based out of Chicago embark on the Down In Heaven tour with opener, the White Reaper. 8 p.m., Crowbar, 1812 N 17th St., Tampa. $12-$15. (813) 241-8600.

Ramon Garcia : The comedian's act includes pieces of life growing up in a multi-cultural household, his experiences in the military and romantic woes. 8 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $5. (813) 864-4000.

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

SEASON PREMIERE American Horror Story, 10 p.m., FX. The theme for Season 6 has been a mystery all summer as producers have trolled us with misleading trailers. Tonight, we finally get some answers as the over-the-top creep show returns.

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