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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 15

Culture Club: Lead singer, Boy George reunites with his pop-rock, soul group, known for hits like Do You Really Want To Hurt Me and I'll Tumble 4 Ya, to headline a festival at the newly renovated waterfront park. Other bands include Howard Jones, Marc Almond, Thrill Kill Kult, C+C Music Factory and Book of Love. 3 p.m., Madeira Beach Recreation Center and Baseball Field, 300 Municipal Drive, Madeira Beach. $30-$179.

TAKEOFFxLANDING: The new hip-hop festival, which includes art installations curated by A$ap Rocky's art director, Robert Gallardo, will take over multiple Ybor City venues. The line-up features artists, Travi$ $cott, Robb Bank$, Denzel Curry, OG Maco and Pouya. 1 p.m., Ritz Ybor, 1503 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. $40-$75. (813) 247-2555.

Pole for a Purpose: A showcase of pole and aerial fitness combining artistry and athleticism, with proceeds to benefit CASA St. Petersburg. Doors open at 7. 8 p.m., Jaeb Theater at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $32.50-$77.50. (813) 229-7827.

Godfrey: He has his own one-hour Comedy Central special and had a recurring role on Louie. 7:30 and 10 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $15-$17. (813) 864-4000.

Fetish Con: The 15th annual trade show brings vendors, models and much more we'd rather not mention. 12 p.m., Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront, 333 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $100 after June 30. (727) 894-5000.

Great St. Pete Cupcake Contest: The fundraiser for the Morean Arts Center invites bakers of all skills to submit six of their best cupcakes to be judged in this city wide contest for "Best Cupcake." 12 p.m., Morean Arts Center, 719 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Free to attend, $1 per vote. (727) 822-7872.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Cobb Theatres Back to School Bash: The Fantastic Four-themed back to school party features free school supplies, games, face painting, medical screenings and free hair cuts. 10:30 a.m., Grove 16, 6333 Wesley Grove Blvd., Wesley Chapel. Free. (813) 948-5445.

TO WATCH

Hannibal, 10 p.m., NBC. A full moon is approaching, and Will (Hugh Dancy) is convinced that the Red Dragon will strike again. Unfortunately, without a solid lead to go on, he can't predict who will be the victim.

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Find date night ideas at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

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