Friday, November 16, 2018
Events

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Sept. 13

Classic Albums Live Led Zeppelin: The concert series that takes classic albums and recreates them on stage. The bandís album Houses of the Holy will be played including the songs The Rain Song, Over The Hills. 8 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $35-$50. (727) 791-7400.

Hedwig and the Angry Inch: Jobsite Theater presents the tale of transgender immigrant Hedwig and her queer-glam rock musical act. Through Sept. 15. 8 p.m., Shimberg Playhouse at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. Start at $29.50. (813) 229-7827; jobsitetheater.org.

Crossdresser For Christ - The Musical: Starring Ginger Minj from Season 7 of RuPaulís Drag Race, itís an evening of comedy as Ginger takes sinners and saints on a wild ride through the adventures of her life. 8 p.m., Jaeb Theater at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $27.83. (813) 229-7827; strazcenter.org.

lona Krasavseva, Nina and Robert Wegmann: The international trio plays selections of classical, tango and jazz music, performed by Elona Krasavseva (vocals), Nina Slyusar-Wegmann (accordion) and Robert Wegmann (contrabass). 7 p.m., [email protected], 620 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. $25, $20 members. (727) 895-6620; thestudioat620.org.

Karlous Miller : Heís appeared on BETís ComicView, MTVís WildíN Out and the WildíN Out tour. 8 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $15. (813) 864-4000; improvtampa.com.

Maronzio Vance: Heís appeared on Last Comic Standing, Wanda Sykes and was a writer on The Boondocks. 8:30 p.m., Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $10-$16.50. (813) 960-1197; sidesplitterscomedy.com.

Happy Hour With the Historian: Mark DeNote: Enjoy an evening of wine, words and history. The author will discuss his book, Tampa Bay Beer: A Heady History. 6 p.m., St. Petersburg Museum of History, 335 Second Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. $5, members free. (727) 894-1052; spmoh.org.

Florida Stories: Walking Tour App Launch: Enjoy refreshments and get the new app that guides you on a tour through area streets to learn about local history. 6 p.m., Safety Harbor Museum and Cultural Center, 329 S Bayshore Blvd., Safety Harbor. Free. (727) 724-1562; safetyharborculture.com.

Taste of Tampa !p: Mingle with business owners, researchers and community organizers while enjoying appetizers and refreshments from local providers, including new this year: Mission BBQ, Prost, and RyRyís Chicken and Waffles, with talk by journalist, urbanist and futurist Greg Lindsay. 6 p.m., Galeria at USF Connect, 3720 Spectrum Blvd., Tampa. $50. (813) 279-5231.

Tampa International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival Launch Party: Be among the first to pick up your festival program and see trailers of films features in this yearís festival at this party with event specialty drinks and a cash bar. 6:30 p.m., The Vault, 655 N Franklin St., Tampa. $45 advance, $55 at the door. (813) 879-4220; tiglff.com.

Crazy Cat Lady Party: Join other cat lovers to paint a cat related pottery project. Benefits Friends of Strays. 6:30 p.m., Practically Pikasso, 1912 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg. $6, plus pottery piece fee. (727) 522-6566; practicallypikasso.com.

ECarmen Ciricillo: "The Construction Comic." 9:30 p.m., Coconuts Comedy Club at MJís, 5501 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach. $20. (727) 360-5653.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Sportstember: Marking the museumís eighth birthday, everyone gets $8 general admission for exhibits focusing on health, wellness, nutrition and fitness. Valid through Sept. 30. 10 a.m., Glazer Childrenís Museum, 110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa. $8. (813) 443-3861; glazermuseum.org.

TO WATCH

The Oslo Diaries, 8 p.m. HBO: The docudrama recalls the 1993 Oslo Peace Accords - secret meetings between Palestinians and Israeli officials that were conducted in Norway. Included: rare archival footage and diary entries of the key negotiators.

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