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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Sept. 21

The cast of Good People, at American Stage, includes (from left) Bonnie Agan, Britt Michael Gordon, Rebecca Dines and Vickie Daignault. Photo by Joey Clay Photography.

The cast of Good People, at American Stage, includes (from left) Bonnie Agan, Britt Michael Gordon, Rebecca Dines and Vickie Daignault. Photo by Joey Clay Photography.

Good People: Set in Southie, a Boston working class drama tackles serious subjects with a light touch. Runs through Oct. 2. 7 p.m., American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. $39-$49. (727) 823-7529.

The Florida Orchestra on the Go: Listen Local: Brass Trio: A combination of full orchestra and chamber group concerts, totaling more than 15 free performances in four days. Noon, Sundial St. Pete, 151 Second Ave. N, St. Petersburg and 4:30 p.m., Tampa International Airport, 4100 George J. Bean Parkway, Tampa. . Free. (727) 892-3337.

Tampa Bay Fashion Week Sip and Shop Soiree: A boutique featuring local businesses that support a fashion-forward Tampa Bay. Network with professionals. Enjoy drink specials and shop local designer and accessories brands. 6 p.m., The Hideaway Sushi Lounge, 1120 E Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. Free. (813) 284-7962.

Women of Red: The Invasion: Gayle Sierens hosts a panel discussion with Buccaneer legends Ronde Barber and John Lynch at this celebration with a look inside the NFL Rookie Experience and behind the scenes information on what happens in the Draft War Room. 6 p.m., Raymond James Stadium, 4201 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $20. (813) 870-2700.

Simmer and Sift: A one hour culinary demonstration by top area chefs followed by tastings, a signature drink and live music. Demonstration, samples and signature drink by Matthew Rainey, Executive Chef of Rococo Steak, with music by Joe Braccio. 6 p.m., Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. $45, $35 members. (727) 896-2667.

Turner Classic Movie Series: Dr. Strangelove: War room chiefs try to stop a nuclear holocaust triggered by an insane general. 7 p.m., Sundial 19, 151 Second Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $12.50. (727) 502-9573.

Keb' Mo' Band: The Grammy winner for Best Contemporary Album 1996, 1998 and 2004 leads a band consisting of multi-instrumentalist Casey Wasner, bassist Stan Sargeant and keyboadist, Michael B. Hicks. 7:30 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $45-$69. (727) 791-7400.

Il Divo: The record-breaking classical crossover popera group brings their Amor & Pasion Tour to Clearwater in support of their seventh studio album of the same name. 8 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $75-$125. (727) 791-7400.

Gary Menke : The stand-up comedian has been on Comedy Central, Nash Bridges, and Animal Planet. 8 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $5. (813) 864-4000.


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.

note to readers

Lakeland Prince tribute canceled: Organizers on Tuesday canceled a concert by the Prince tribute band the Purple Xperience scheduled for Saturday at the Polk Theatre in Lakeland. Tickets will be automatically refunded. Two additional Tampa Bay concerts — 8 p.m. Thursday at the Tampa Theatre and 8 p.m. Friday at the Coliseum in St. Petersburg — will go on as planned.


SEASON PREMIERE Empire, 9 p.m., Fox. Season 3 picks up exactly where we left off, with Anika (Grace Byers) and Rhonda (Kaitlin Doubleday) brawling on the roof. So which one of them took a plunge?


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