Friday, February 23, 2018
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Sept. 22

Heart and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts: Two of the rockingest, rollingest, ragingest female-fronted rock acts in history team up for a summer tour. Cheap Trick opens. 6:30 p.m., MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre at the Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $26.45-$76.45. (813) 740-2446.

Chase Rice: The rising country and acoustic rock star embarks on the Everybody We Know Does tour. 7 p.m., Jannus Live, 200 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $30. (727) 565-0550.

Purple Xperience: Celebrate the life and music of Prince with this concert presented by the five-piece tribute band, led by Matt Fink (aka Doctor Fink), a member of Prince and The Revolution from 1978 to 1991. 8 p.m., Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St., Tampa. $32-$38. (941) 448-0995.

Fashion Photos and Prosecco: In part of Fashion Week Tampa Bay, view fashion photography while enjoying cupcakes and prosecco. 11 a.m., Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, 400 N Ashley Drive, Tampa. $10, members free. (813) 221-2222.

Kool Jazz: The music series at Stageworks includes a buffet before musicians jam. 6 p.m., Stageworks Theatre, 1120 E Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. $25, includes free buffet. (813) 374-2416.

Swanky Soiree VII: The seventh annual upscale event includes food, wine, coffee and desserts. Benefits Brookwood Florida. 6:30 p.m., NOVA 535, 535 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. N, St. Petersburg. $150. (727) 822-4789, ext. 31.

The Art, History and Mystery of Tarot: Join Madame Ani Crane for a fall forecast and learn about different types of readings and how to develop your own intuitive skills. 7 p.m., [email protected], 620 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. $10. (727) 895-6620.

The Mousetrap: Enjoy this Agatha Christie thriller. 7:30 p.m., Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St., Tarpon Springs. $20; $19 for group 10 or more; $18 members and students. (727) 942-5605.

Sebastian Junger Lecture: The journalist and filmmaker first delved into the culture of war and army life during his stay in Afghanistan with the late Tim Hetherington. Their experiences gave rise to the Academy Award nominated documentary, Restrepo, as well as the bestselling book WAR. 7:30 p.m., Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. Free. (813) 229-7827.

Good People: Set in Southie, a Boston working class drama tackles serious subjects with a light touch. Runs through Oct. 2. 8 p.m., American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. $39-$49. (727) 823-7529.

Capone: The former host of Harlem's Amateur Night at the Apollo is one of the N.Y. Kings of Comedy. 8 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $20. (813) 864-4000.

Star Chix: Trekkie Estrogen in Space: Preview Night: A musical tribute to sci-fi adventure with an all-female starship crew. Through Oct. 2. $15. 8 p.m., St. Petersburg City Theatre, 4025 31st St. S, St. Petersburg. $22, $15 students. (727) 866-1973.

The Underpants: Jobsite Theater's production of Steve Martin's farce about a couple's life twists resulting from her pants falling down in public during a parade. Runs through Oct. 2. 8 p.m., Shimberg Playhouse at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $28. (813) 229-7827.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Book Time at Brooker Creek: Program includes story related crafts, games and other hands-on activities. Best for ages 3 to 5. 10:30 a.m., Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. Free (registration required). (727) 453-6800.

TO WATCH

SEASON PREMIERE Grey's Anatomy, 8 p.m., ABC. In the Season 13 opener, one of Grey Sloan Memorial's own lands in the hospital. Bailey (Chandra Wilson) tries to figure out what happened while the rest of the doctors jump in to help.

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