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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Sept. 20

A scene from Chicago, shown here in Chicago's Ambassador Theatre. The musical comes to the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts Sept. 18-23, 2018. (Photo by Jeremy Daniel)
Published Sep. 19, 2018

Chicago: The Tony-Award winning musical is a universal tale of fame, fortune and All that Jazz. 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.

Jasmin Brown as Toya Turnup: Brown gained an online following with her videos of various characters, including the neck-rolling, lip smacking homegirl, Toya Turnup. Her popularity online led to her starring in BET's sketch comedy show 50 Central. 7:30 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $25. (813) 864-4000; improvtampa.com.

Mike E. Winfield: He's appeared on Comedy Central's Live at Gotham and on BET's Comic View. 8:30 p.m., Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $10-$16.50. (813) 960-1197; sidesplitterscomedy.com.

Jerry Seinfeld: The comedian has continued to tour doing stand up and is the host of the Emmy-nominated web series, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. 7:30 and 9:30 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, 777 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. Start at $88.25. (800) 826-9303; vanwezel.org.

The Last Goodbye: The museum offers the first virtual reality film to take audiences through a concentration camp, running daily through Jan 16. 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.

Clearwater Beach Restaurant Week: Check out Clearwater's top-notch restaurants, with prix fixe menus specially prepared by the chefs, and drawings for prizes. See website for complete list of participating restaurants. $15-$35 prix fixe menus; some locations offer lunch menus for $10-$15. (727) 447-7600; www.clearwaterbeachrestaurantweek.com.

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.

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

TO WATCH

Bite Club, 9 p.m., Food Network: It's all about grill thrills on tonight's edition with host, Tyler Florence, who brings together five chefs to compete in a Japanese hibachi restaurant. (9 p.m., Food Network).

MORE TO EXPLORE

Find new places to eat at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

ALSO IN THIS SECTION

  1. Suzanne Natzke, an artist and teacher with the Pasco Fine Arts Council, arranges her watercolor paintings for an upcoming exhibit, 'Moments in Time.' The exhibit will be held through Oct. 21 at the council's new gallery at Avalon Park West in Wesley Chapel. MICHELE MILLER  |  Michele Miller
    The countywide Council will exhibit work at the Avalon Park West community.
  2. The Tampa Bay Lightning has tapped Cigar City Brewing to bring its Jai Alai, Guayabera, and Florida Cracker beers to Amalie Arena as the team’s official craft beer partner. (Photo via Tampa Bay Lightning) Tampa Bay Lightning
    Cigar City also will move its popular annual Hunahpu’s Beer Festival to Amalie Arena starting next March.
  3. Pinellas County resident and bestselling author Lisa Unger. Courtesy of Jay Nolan
    Plus, Tampa’s Sulphur Springs Museum will host Raymond Arsenault for a discussion about ‘Arthur Ashe: A Life.’
  4. Cyclists make their way north at Main Street in Dunedin along the Fred Marquis Pinellas Trail Tuesday, July 23, 2019. The trail runs from St. Petersburg to Tarpon Springs. There are several options for food and drinks along the trail. CHRIS URSO   |   TIMES  |  Tampa Bay Times
    From the breweries of Dunedin to the Tampa Riverwalk, these rides show off Tampa Bay’s character
  5. Local favorites, the Bearded Brothers, will once again perform at the 15th-annual Music & Motorcycles in downtown Zephyrhills. Ghaith Khder
    The one-day festival brings thousands to the historic downtown area
  6. Humorist Dave Barry's new book, "Lessons From Lucy." is about what he's learned from his dog. Jeffrey Salter
    It’s a power-packed lineup for the area’s signature book event.
  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.
[CHRIS URSO | Times] CHRIS URSO  |  Times
    Patrons’ memories of the bar, and a definitive history, remain elusive.
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