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On your radar: USF's homecoming comedy show is free in Tampa, there's a Mardi Gras celebration in North Pinellas and a jazz orchestra in St. Pete

USF Homecoming Stampede Comedy Show: It's free to see comics Eddie Griffin and Lavell Crawford (a.k.a. Huell from Breaking Bad) at the USF Track and Field Stadium at 8 p.m. at 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa.

North Pinellas PRIDE 2011: Tonight is a Mardi Gras Fat Tuesday celebration with a Cajun menu, entertainment by NOLA jazz entertainer Lee Pons and great wines at 6 p.m., Tapping the Vine, 737 Main St., Safety Harbor. For a schedule of events see northpinellaspride.org/dnn.

Helios Jazz Orchestra: Playing with the Brazilian samba jazz band O Som Do Jazz, this 18-piece jazz orchestra performs swingin' big band dance music, then opens it up for a jazz jam session. Full bar and catered appetizers and desserts available at 7 p.m. at NOVA 535 Art Lounge, 535 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. N, St. Petersburg. $15.

The Wolf Man: Part of the Capitol Classics Film Series, the 1941 horror flick stars Claude Rains and Lon Chaney Jr. Things get hairy at 7:30 p.m. at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $6.

Date night

The Addams Family: Today through Sunday, the weird and wonderful family comes to life in this macabre musical comedy. Tickets start at $38.50. Show is 7:30 p.m. at Straz Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa.

The Rolling Stones: Some Girls Live in Texas: This concert filmed live in Fort Worth, Texas on July 18, 1978, features classic Stones tunes (Honky Tonk Woman, Brown Sugar) mixed with blues numbers and Chuck Berry covers. Playing today at Hyde Park Cinebistro in Tampa, Citrus Stadium 20 in Tampa, Grove 16 in Wesley Chapel and Park Place Stadium in Pinellas Park. Check movies.tampabay.com for theater start times.

To watch

Series premiere, Man Up!, 8: 30 p.m., ABC: Three doughy Gen Xers reach their midlife crises, with a dad, a divorcee and a singleton all bemoaning their lot in life.

90210, 8 p.m., CW: American Idol contestant Kellie Pickler visits as a — surprise! — contestant on a talent show competing against Naomi.

More to explore

Enter to win tickets to the Josh Groban concert and meet-and-greet at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

On your radar: USF's homecoming comedy show is free in Tampa, there's a Mardi Gras celebration in North Pinellas and a jazz orchestra in St. Pete 10/17/11 [Last modified: Tuesday, October 18, 2011 8:30am]

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