Filmmaker Jeff Barrie (pictured) sheds light on energy in documentary that focuses on where we get our electricity, the problems energy production causes, and the individuals, businesses, organizations, and communities trying to make a difference by practicing energy conservation and efficiency, and using renewable, green power. The film is screened locally for free, with special related presentations to follow. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Nov. 19-20, at Muvico Starlight 20 on Wed., and Muvico Centro Ybor 20 on Thurs., free admission.
Studio at 620 welcomes author Michael Connelly appears for an intimate reading and signing event in support of the creative venue's educational programs. 7 p.m., $30 (includes a copy of The Brass Verdict).
The topic for this month's Wide aWoke Wednesday event — a live interactive talk show featuring a panel of local guests ranging from writers to religious leaders — is "Holidays, Holy Days and Pagan Days," about the real history behind different holidays. 6:30 p.m. social hour, 7:30 p.m. show, USF's Alumni Center-Traditions Hall, Tampa, $5 (free admission with student ID).
Another Steve Solomon comedy comes to Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, this one My Sister's an Only Child, a prequel that sheds light on Solomon's relationship with his twin sister. 7:30 p.m. Wed.-Fri., 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sat., 1 and 5 p.m. Sun., Nov. 19-23, $31.50.