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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Sept. 22

Arcade Fire: The wildly acclaimed indie rock outfit tour in support of their fifth album, Infinite Content. Presumably, the band will also play songs from their first few albums. Wolf Parade opens. 7 p.m., University of South Florida Sun Dome, 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. $35-$75. (813) 974-3004.

UB40 Legends: Ali, Astro And Mickey: The three founding members of the iconic Birmingham reggae troupe rejoined forces. 8 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $35-$60. (727) 791-7400.

Rent: The Tony Award-winning Broadway musical follows the live of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams without selling out. 8 p.m., Carol Morsani Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $31-$67. (813) 229-7827.

Jack Russell's Great White: The rockers are best known for their Grammy nominated Best Hard Rock Performance hit, Once Bitten, Twice Shy. 8 p.m., Central Park Performing Arts Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. $24.50. (727) 587-6793.

Tampa Bay Boat Show: This three-day sales event features the area's top boat dealers/manufacturers, the latest in boating and fishing supplies, and great accessories. 10 a.m., Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. Free. (727) 893-8523.

Under the Cuban Sun: Photographs depict the everyday life of Cuba from the 1930s to today. On display through Dec. 31. 5 p.m., Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, 400 N Ashley Drive, Tampa. Pay what you wish. (813) 221-2222.

Celebrate Oktoberfest: "Tampa Bay's most authentic Oktoberfest" by the German American Society of Pinellas features live German oompah music, keg tappings, Gulf Coast Enzianer Schuhplattler Verein Folk Dancers, a variety of imported beers, homemade cuisine and German vendors. 5 p.m., German American Society of Pinellas County, 8098 66th St. N, Pinellas Park. $8, 12 and younger free. (727) 238-8201.

Halloween Horror Nights: For its 27th year, on select nights through Nov. 4, the park brings iconic horrors from The Shining, Saw, American Horror Story, Trick r' Treat and films from the Blumhouse studio. 6:30 p.m., Universal Orlando, 6000 Universal Blvd., Orlando. $69.99-$80.99. Toll-free 1-888-467-7677.

Sunset Paddle: Watch the sun set from atop a stand up paddle board or in a kayak. 6:30 p.m., Urban Kai, 13090 Gandy Blvd. N, St. Petersburg. $25, includes paddle, leash and lifejacket. (813) 598-1634.

Scream-A-Geddon: Brace yourself for this one. The interaction meter goes off the chart this year with an Infected Ground Zero making guests a part of the story and challenging them to stay alive. Other attractions include Deadwoods, Bedlam 3D, Cursed Hayride and Blackpool Prison. 7:30 p.m., Scream-A-Geddon, 27839 Saint Joe Road, Dade City. $19.95-$39.95. (813) 452-5412.

Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens: Seven haunted houses, five scare zones and the chance to ride coasters in the dark. Includes early access to the park at 5 p.m. and remains open until 1 a.m. 7:30 p.m., Busch Gardens, 10165 N McKinley Drive, Tampa. $39.99-$44.99. (888) 800-5447.

Ghost Tours (Tampa): A costumed walking tour to discover the haunted past of the city once described as "the damnedest town this side of Hell." 8 p.m., The Franklin, 510 N Franklin St., Tampa. $15, $10 ages 4-12. (727) 398-5200.

Touche Amore: A post-hardcore band from California. Single Mothers and Gouge Away open. 8 p.m., Crowbar, 1812 N 17th St., Tampa. $15-$25. (813) 241-8600.

Happy Cole: The comedian got his start in Tampa Bay and has been seen on Comic Strip Live, A&E's Evening at the Improv and Comedy Central's Premium Blend. 8 and 10:15 p.m., Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $10-$16.50. (813) 960-1197.

Practically Perfect: The music of Julie Andrews and her leading men. 8 p.m., Center Place Fine Arts and Civic Association, 619 Vonderburg Drive, Brandon. $18-$25. (813) 685-8888.


St. Pete Shuffle: A family-friendly night of shuffleboard with all equipment provided. Instruction available. Well behaved dogs welcome. 7 p.m., Mirror Lake St. Petersburg Shuffleboard Club, 559 Mirror Lake Drive N, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 822-2083.


Aaron Alcaraz is playing the character Angel in the 20th anniversary tour of RENT at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts. A story Thursday gave an incorrect last name for the actor.


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