Art of Jazz Exhibit Opening Reception: Watercolors, oils, acrylic paintings, sculptures, mixed media, photography and portraits by artists from the Exhibiting Society of Artists are on display through Nov. 30 at the Carrollwood Cultural Center, 4537 Lowell Road, Tampa. Meet the artists at an opening reception from 3-5 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Free. (813) 269-1310. carrollwoodcenter.org.
Jazz With Jim: Jim Burge performs with the Jazz Directions at 7:30 p.m. at the Carrollwood Cultural Center, 4537 Lowell Road, Tampa. $12-$18. (813) 269-1310. carrollwoodcenter.org.
Lots of Laughs: Comedian Sebastian Maniscalco performs at 8 and 10:15 tonight and 6, 8 and 10:15 p.m. Saturday at Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. Matt Davis performs at 7 p.m. Sunday. For pricing, call (813) 960-1197.
Fall Dance Concert: 8 p.m. today and Saturday in University of South Florida Theater 1, 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. Advance tickets are $12 or $8 for students and seniors and tickets day of show are $15 or $10 for students and seniors. (813) 974-2323.
Fall Follies Variety Show Benefit: Mme. Jiji's CaBurlesque combines talents with Hellcats Burlesque, Lady Mekaella DeMure, winner of Orlando's Pinup & Pasties Burlesque competition, plus drag queens from Royal-T Productions perform an adult- only show that includes comedy, singing and dancing at 10:30 p.m. at the Tampa Pitcher Show, 14416 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $12-$15. Proceeds benefit Feeding America Tampa Bay. (813) 658-8301. caburlesqueshow.com.
Rock show: Thomas Wynn and the Believers perform with Al Torchia and the Tattered Saints at 8 p.m. at Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. $7-$10. Call toll-free at 1-800-594-8499; skipperssmokehouse.com.
USF Symphony Orchestra: The school's orchestra performs a program featuring Edward Elgar's Enigma Variations, the Prague Symphony of Mozart, and John Adams' Short Ride in a Fast Machine. 2 p.m. in the University of South Florida School of Music Concert Hall, 4202 E. Fowler Avenue, Tampa. $8-$15. (813) 974-2323.
Live music: "Caribbean groove" band the Boukman Eksperyans performs with ska band Rocksteady @ 8 at 8 p.m. at Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. $12-$15. Call toll-free at 1-800-594-8499; skipperssmoke house.com.
Music for food: Bring nonperishable food donations or cash to be donated to Tampa Bay Harvest in exchange for a live performance of classical chamber music. 2 p.m. at the Carrollwood Cultural Center, 4537 Lowell Road, Tampa. (813) 269-1310. carrollwoodcenter.org.
Steinway Piano Series: Natalia Ehwald performs music by Schubert, Schumann and Brahms at 4 p.m. in MUS 101 at the University of South Florida School of Music, 4202 East Fowler Ave., Tampa. $8-$15. (813) 974-2311. music.arts.usf.edu.
Celtic rock: Enter The Haggis performs with Brother at 5 p.m. at Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. $12-$15. Call toll-free at 1-800-594-8499; skipperssmokehouse.com.