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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Thursday, Oct. 10

Motown legend Smokey Robinson plays the Hard Rock, ‘And Then There Were None’ opens at Ruth Eckerd and rockers Adelitas Way hit the Orpheum.
Smokey Robinson will visit the new Hard Rock Event Center at Tampa's Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino on Thursday. [Courtesy of Mahaffey Theater]
Smokey Robinson will visit the new Hard Rock Event Center at Tampa's Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino on Thursday. [Courtesy of Mahaffey Theater]
Published Oct. 9, 2019

Smokey Robinson: The legendary Motown singer performs to a sold-out crowd at the new Hard Rock Event Center. 8 p.m. Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, 5223 Orient Road, Tampa. (813) 627-7625. seminolehardrocktampa.com.

And Then There Were None: One of Agatha Christie’s darkest tales that follows 10 strangers who are summoned to a remote island. It plays out onstage in this Hat Trick Theatre production. Runs through Oct. 20. $24 7:30 p.m. Murray Theatre at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. (727) 791-7400. hattricktheatre.com.

Adelitas Way: The Las Vegas hard rock group performs alongside Arizona rockers the Black Moods and South Dakota alt rock/hip-hop duo Blacklite District. $17 and up. 6:30 p.m. The Orpheum, 1915 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. (813) 248-9500. theorpheum.com.

Halloween Paper Masks: Kids use library supplies to make their own spooky paper Halloween masks this season. Free. 4 p.m. SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin. (813) 273-3652.

Hedwig and the Angry Inch: As part of its LGBTQ Film Series, the Gulfport Public Library shows this cult classic adapted from the celebrated musical of the same name. Free. 7 p.m. 5501 28th Ave. S. (727) 893-1074.

Hocus Pocus: Dress like your favorite character for a screening of the Disney movie fit for Halloween. Prizes go to best costume. In addition, “witches brew” drinks and a “cauldron of soup and hot sandwich” are on the menu. Free, food and drink additional. 8 p.m. Caddy’s, 3128 Beach Blvd. S, Gulfport. (727) 592-2842.

Dan Cummins: This comic, who has several comedy specials on Comedy Central and Amazon, hosts the podcast Timesuck. $20 and up. 8:30 p.m. Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. (813) 960-1197. sidesplitterscomedy.com.

Larry Myles: From Boston, the comedian has appeared on MTV and NBC’s Law & Order. $20. 9:30 p.m. Coconuts Comedy Club, 5501 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach. (727) 360-5653. coconutscomedyclubs.com.

Dance Hall Festival: A month-long celebration showcasing dance through demonstrations, lectures, performances and workshops. Today brings New Mexico-based troupe Theater Grottesco, presented by St. Petersburg Performs. $15 in advance, $20 at doors. 7:30 p.m. The Studio@620, 620 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. (727) 895-6620. thestudioat620.org.

Story Days in Tampa Bay: Stories, Poetry, Motion and More: The series continues with an evening that explores love through song, dance, theater, poetry and comedy. Free. 5 p.m. Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, 255 Beach Drive NE. (727) 432-1602. yourrealstories.blog.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: The Broadway show based on Roald Dahl’s classic book features tunes from the 1971 film as well as a new score by the songwriters of Hairspray. Runs through Sunday. $41 and up. 7:30 p.m. David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. (813) 229-7827. strazcenter.org.

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