Lots of laughs: Christopher Titus performs at 8 and 10 p.m. at Side Splitters Comedy Club at 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway. Again at 8 and 10 p.m. Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday. Call (813) 960-1197 or visit sidesplitterscomedy.com for information.
Skipper's got the blues: The Tommy Castro Band plays with Tucci at 8 p.m. at Skipper's, 910 Skipper Road. $15-$20. Call toll-free, 1-800-594-8499.
Folk Fest: Unitarian Universalist Church of Tampa and Friends of Florida Folk present a mini folk festival at 3 p.m. in the UU dome, 11400 Morris Bridge Road. Features Amy Carol Webb, Jubals Kin, Elan Chalford and Pete Gallagher and more. Free. Call (813) 988-8188.
Rock for Autism 2010: Marty Balin and Slick Aguilar play with Donny Baldwin, Chris Smith, Charlie DeChant, Joe Lala, Mark Leland and 60s Groove play to raise awareness about autism and money for the Children's Hyperbaric Center of Tampa Bay at 8 p.m. at Skipper's, 910 Skipper Road. $15-$20. Call toll-free, 1-800-594-8499.
R&B: See old-school R&B groups perform from 9 p.m. to midnight Saturdays at Kennedy's Bar and Grill in Heritage Isle Golf and Country Club, 10630 Plantation Bay Drive, New Tampa. Call (813) 406-4941.
Music at Sweetwater Organic Community Farm: Jimmy Payne and Peace Trio play at 1 p.m. at the farm, 6942 W Comanche Ave. Call (813) 887-4066.
Shigeru Piano Series: Leonidas Lipovetsky plays the music of Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin and Schumann at 3 p.m. at the Carrollwood Cultural Center, 4537 Lowell Road. $30 for CCC members, $35 for nonmembers. Call (813) 269-1310.
Rock show: Amanda Drake and the Barnburners play with Johnny Cakes and the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypso at 5 p.m. at Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road. $5. Call toll-free, 1-800-594-8499.
Jazz: A jazz band plays from 7 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays at Kennedy's Bar and Grill in Heritage Isle Golf and Country Club, 10630 Plantation Bay Drive, New Tampa. Call (813) 406-4941.
Art show: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays at Carrollwood Cultural Center, 4537 Lowell Road. See the work of local artist Peter Stilton and an exhibit of contemporary and abstract art by the Hillsborough County Visual Arts Alliance through Jan. 29. Call (813) 269-1310.
'Play On': Actors try to rehearse for a murder-mystery show while the playwright constantly changes the script. Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. through Jan. 24 at Masque Community Theatre, 8825 56th St., Temple Terrace. For ticket information, call (813) 983-1710.
'The Senator Wore Pantyhose': This farce is about a senator seeking to run for president. 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays through Jan. 30 at the Carrollwood Playhouse, 4335 Gunn Highway. $13-$15. Call (813) 265-4000.
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