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North of Tampa Out and About events calendar

Today

Pops in the Park: The Florida Orchestra performs under the stars at 7:30 p.m. at Compton Park, 16101 Compton Drive. Pack a picnic basket. Free. Call toll-free 1-800-662-7286.

Lots of laughs: Dale Jones performs at 8 and 10 tonight, at 6, 8 and 10 p.m. Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday at Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway. Call (813) 960-1197 or visit sidesplitterscomedy.com.

Gospel: The Blind Boys of Alabama perform with Bird Street Players at 8 p.m. at Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road. $25. Hosted by WMNF. Call (813) 238-8001.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Actors perform the The Rocky Horror Picture Show at 11:30 p.m. the first and third Friday and Saturday of the month at the Tampa Pitcher Show, 14416 N Dale Mabry Highway. $7. Call (813) 963-0578.

Saturday

Live music: Igor and Red Elvises play with the Jim Morey Band at 8 tonight and with Sarge and the Aeromen at 5 p.m. Sunday at Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road. $12-$15. Call toll-free, 1-800-594-8499.

R&B: See old-school R&B groups from 9 p.m. to midnight Saturdays at Kennedy's Bar and Grill in Heritage Isles Golf and Country Club, 10630 Plantation Bay Drive, New Tampa. Call (813) 406-4941.

Wednesday

Jazz: Live jazz from 7 to 10 p.m. at Kennedy's Bar and Grill in Heritage Isles Golf and Country Club, 10630 Plantation Bay Drive, New Tampa. Call (813) 406-4941.

Thursday

Teen poetry cafe: Middle and high school teens can celebrate National Poetry Month at 6 p.m. at the Jimmie B. Keel Regional Library, 2902 W Bearss Ave., Tampa. Share original poetry or a favorite published poem at the open mic event, or listen to the poetry over coffee and dessert. Call (813) 273-3652.

Ongoing events

'Norman, Is that You?': The Carrollwood Players perform the comedy at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays through May 15 at the Carrollwood Playhouse, 4335 Gunn Highway. $13-$15. Call (813) 265-4000.

Ongoing art displays

• Tampa artist Anne Drewry is showing through April 30 and the artwork of the Brandon League of Fine Arts is on display through May 2 at the Carrollwood Cultural Center, 4537 Lowell Road. Call (813) 269-1310.

• April's North Tampa Arts League artists of the month are Maritza Kalantar and Mary Curran Bitner. Kalantar's work is on display throughout April at the New Tampa Regional Library, 10001 Cross Creek Blvd. Bitner's work is on display throughout April at the Great Frame Up Art Gallery, 1646 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., Wesley Chapel. Call (813) 273-3959.

• The artwork of the Westchase Artists Society is on display indefinitely in an exhibit at the Tampa Jewish Community Center, 13009 Community Campus Drive. Call (813) 254-9000.

Send information two weeks in advance to Arleen Spenceley at northtampa@sptimes.com; fax to (727) 869-6233; or call (813) 909-4617.

North of Tampa Out and About events calendar 04/22/10 [Last modified: Wednesday, April 21, 2010 12:20pm]

    

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