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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Sept. 19

"The Last Goodbye" features Holocaust survivor Pinchas Gutter. Photo courtesy USC Shoah Foundation
Published Sep. 18, 2018

The Last Goodbye: The Florida Holocaust Museum museum is now offering the first virtual reality film to take audiences along with a survivor revisiting a concentration camp. Running daily through Jan 16. This 17-minute virtual reality experience is available to one person at a time, with only two time-slots offered every hour. Call the museum at (727) 820-0100 ext. 226 to schedule. Included with admission 10 a.m., Florida Holocaust Museum, 55 Fifth St. S, St. Petersburg. $16, $14 seniors, $8 ages 7-17, military/USF students/ages 6 and younger free. (727) 820-0100; flholocaustmuseum.org.

Chicago: The Tony-Award winning musical is a universal tale of fame, fortune and All that Jazz. Part of the Straz's Broadway series. 7:30 p.m., Carol Morsani Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. Start at $31. (813) 229-7827; strazcenter.org.

From Ashes to New: Popular rock band will perform alongside Badflower, Dead Girls Academy and Killakoi. 6 p.m., The Orpheum, 1915 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. $18-$30. (813) 248-9500; theorpheum.com.

Grandma Lee: The 80-year-old comic was featured on season two of Last Comic Standing. 8 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $7. (813) 864-4000; improvtampa.com.

Rojo Perez: He made his late night debut on Conan in 2017. 8 p.m., Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $10-$12. (813) 960-1197; sidesplitterscomedy.com.

Clearwater Beach Restaurant Week: Culinary celebration Sept. 14-23 offers the chance to check out Clearwater's roster of top-notch restaurants, with prix fixe menus specially prepared by the chefs, and drawings for prizes.See website for complete list of participating restaurants. 11 a.m., Rusty's Bistro, 1160 Gulf Blvd., Clearwater. $15-$35 prix fixe menus; some locations offer lunch menus for $10-$15. Prices do not include gratuity. (727) 447-7600; www.clearwaterbeachrestaurantweek.com.

Suntan Art Center Grand Re-Opening: The art center celebrates with art, refreshments and live music. 5 p.m., Suntan Art Center, 3300 Pass-A-Grille Way, St. Pete Beach. Free; donations accepted. (727) 698-2285; www.suntanart.org.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Tampa Bay Area Resident Special: For the month of September, residents of Pinellas, Hillsborough, Hernando, Citrus, Manatee and Pasco counties get reduced price admission to the Aquarium. $14.99, $9.99 ages 3-12, 2 and younger free. Regular admission all others. 10 a.m., Clearwater Marine Aquarium, 249 Windward Passage, Clearwater. $22.95, $20.95 ages 60-older, $17.95 ages 3-12, 2 and younger free. (727) 441-1790.

TO WATCH

SEASON FINALE America's Got Talent, 8 p.m., NBC: Tonight wraps up another zany season by crowning its newest champion. But before Tyra Banks declares the winner, you'll have to endure a bloated, two-hour finale.

SERIES PREMIERE I Feel Bad, 10 p.m., NBC: The new sitcom from executive producer Amy Poehler gets a special preview with back-to-back episodes. Sarayu Blue stars as a busy mom, wife and boss who is trying to get to the point where she's perfectly okay with being imperfect.

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  7. South Florida Bulls during a game against the Massachusetts Minutemen on Saturday October 6, 2018 at McGuirk Stadium in Amherst, MA. TRAVIS PENDERGRASS  |  South Florida
    The Bulls tackle a ranked foe at Tampa’s Raymond James Stadium on Friday.
  8. Patrons are silhouetted against the entrance to The Hub. The iconic Tampa bar is celebrating its 70th year.
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    Patrons’ memories of the bar, and a definitive history, remain elusive.
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