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HOUSTON, TX - FEBRUARY 17: Rapper B.o.B performs during the Sprint NBA All-Star Pregame Concert in Sprint Arena during the NBA All-Star Weekend on February 17, 2013 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Gregory Shamus/NBAE via Getty Images)

HOUSTON, TX - FEBRUARY 17: Rapper B.o.B performs during the Sprint NBA All-Star Pregame Concert in Sprint Arena during the NBA All-Star Weekend on February 17, 2013 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Gregory Shamus/NBAE via Getty Images)

B.o.B: Get a taste of Airplanes, Nothin' On You and Magic when the hip-hop, pop artist hits the stage. Special guests include Scotty ATL and London Jae. 7:30 p.m., State Theatre, 687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $20-$23. (727) 895-3045.

Brit Floyd: Journey through 50 years of Pink Floyd as the tribute band performs moments from The Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Here, Animals and more, as well as Echoes in its entirety. 8 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $35.75-$75.75. (727) 791-7400.

Damon Fowler Group: A hybrid of roots rock, blues, and sacred steel. 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. $10-$13. (813) 971-0666.

An Evening with Kate DiCamillo: Best selling author Kate DiCamillo will discuss her new book for young readers Raymie Nightingale. DiCamillo has won two Newbery Medals, recognizing her novels The Tale of Despereaux (2003) and Flora and Ulysses (2013). 6 p.m., Robert W. Saunders, Sr. Public Library, 1505 Nebraska Ave., Tampa. Free. (813) 273-3652.

The Iceman Cometh: Tampa Rep presents Eugene O'Neill's masterpiece about hope and alienation that follows Hickey, the traveling salesman who brings unsolicited advice to the denizens of Harry Hope's saloon and rooming house. Through July 3. 7 p.m., University of South Florida Theatre Center Studio Theater (TAR 120), 3837 USF W Holly Dive, Tampa. $20, $15 students, military and seniors.

Buckcherry: The California rock band (Lit Up) known for blistering live shows perform alongside Adelitas Way and Stitched Up Heart. 7 p.m., Jannus Live, 200 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $28, $25 advance. (727) 565-0550.

The Light in the Piazza: This romantic contemporary musical follows Margaret and her daughter Clara on their visit to Florence in the summer of 1953. When Clara meets a handsome Florentine, Margaret attempts to shield her from the outside world and it becomes clear, not everything is as it seems. Through July 10. 8 p.m., Freefall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $20-$48. (727) 498-5205.

Adam Ferrara: The veteran stand-up comedian showed he can also act when he played Chief Needles Nelson on the Emmy-nominated FX drama, Rescue Me and Showtime's Nurse Jackie. 8 and 10:30 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $22-$25. (813) 864-4000.

Pride with No Labels: Mayven Missbehavin hosts the 21 and older only red carpet St. Pete Pride event with performances by Aaron Bonk, Vita DeVoid, Gemma Lux and Anita Waistline, go-go dancers, music by DJ L Mo and a celebrity appearance by Zuly Ramos "The Bad Girls Club." Includes one free shot and valet parking. 10 p.m., Hofbrauhaus St. Petersburg, 123 Fourth St. S, St. Petersburg. $10. (813) 438-3537.

Monty Python and the Holy Grail: Wear a costume to this sing-a-long celebration of the 40th anniversary of Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Includes roaming characters, movie themed trivia games and a costume contest with a Holy Grail awarded. 10 p.m., Tampa Pitcher Show, 14416 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $8. (813) 963-0578.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Harry Potter Countdown Party: Relive the Magic: A month-long celebration in anticipation of the July 31 release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts 1 and 2. This script book is from the play based on the continuation of the Harry Potter story line. A night of activities includes trivia, coloring stations, giveaways, the assembly of a 3D Hogwarts Astronomy Tower and themed treats. 7 p.m., Barnes & Noble Clearwater, 23654 U.S. 19 N, Clearwater. Free.

TO WATCH

SERIES PREMIERE Adventures in Babysitting, 8 p.m., Disney Channel. Based on the 1987 film starring Elisabeth Shue, the new TV remake features Sabrina Carpenter and Sofia Carson as a pair of competing baby sitters.

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  1. Seasoned cast scores an extra-base hit for St. Petersburg Opera with 'Faust'

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    TAMPA — Charles Gounod's Faust sets the table early. The world-weary philosopher immortalized in a dramatic poem by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe is in his study, lamenting his state of affairs. He's willing to give away everything he has to be young again, even his soul.

    The St. Petersburg Opera Company begins its season with Faust, in a production seemingly aligned with the original intent of French composer Charles Gounod and librettists Jules Barbier and Michel Carre. [St. Petersburg Opera Company]
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    For those who saw Taylor Trensch grow up in Tampa, his rise from promising student to star is heartwarming and entirely predictable. In January, Trensch, 28, will be moving into the title role of Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway, one of the hottest tickets in theater.

    Taylor Trensch, a 2007 Blake High graduate, will play the title role in Broadway's Dear Evan Hansen. Courtesy of Frank Trensch.
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  4. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Oct. 22

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    Clearwater Jazz Holiday: The Avett Brothers: The Avett Brothers, with their blend of folk, bluegrass and rock, lead the lineup. 1:30 p.m., Coachman Park, 301 Drew St., Clearwater. $16 per day, $45 reserved, $170 VIP. (727) 461-5200.

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  5. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Oct. 21

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    Conor Oberst: The Bright Eyes mastermind will be joined by opener, the Felice Brothers. 8 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $30.50-$36. (727) 791-7400.

    Handout photo of Conor Oberst, performing Oct. 21 at the State Theatre in St. Petersburg. Credit: Grandstand Media