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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Dec. 16

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Sister Act: Alan Menken's disco score helps tell the story of a wannabe diva who ends up hiding in a convent after witnessing a crime. It's at 1 and 6:30 p.m. at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa. Tickets start at $46.50. (813) 229-7827.

A Very Swell Noel: Sara Delbeato and Michael Raabe join with award-winning bass player Tito Vallejo for some retro renditions of holiday favorites in a cabaret show. See it at 7 p.m. at Freefall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $15. (727) 498-5205.

Cirque du Soleil's Kooza: This is the show's last St. Petersburg performance. See the circus-themed story of a loner under the Grand Chapiteau at 1 and 5 p.m. at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg. $43.50-$143.50 adults; $33-$104.50 ages 2-12. Toll-free 1-800-450-1480.

Kids and family

Miracle on 34th Street: The 1947 holiday classic starring Natalie Wood as a young girl who believes that a nice old man is Santa Claus continues the theater's December holiday series. See it at 3 p.m. at Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St., Tampa. $9, $7 members. (813) 274-8982.

To watch

SEASON FINALE Survivor: Philippines, 8 p.m., CBS: We're all wondering if The Facts of Life actress Lisa Whelchel has what it takes to win it all. If this were a contest between Blair and Jo, Lisa would have been long gone by now.

Royal Pains: Off-Season Greetings, 9 p.m., USA: We're all wondering if the wedding for Evan and Paige will be enough to sustain a double-length episode. If this were an episode of Grey's Anatomy, they'd have done it over a three-week period.

SEASON FINALE Dexter, 9 p.m., Showtime: We're all wondering if LaGuerta will figure out what Dexter does in his spare time. If this were an episode of Dexter, Debra would have figured it out a year ago.

SEASON FINALE Homeland, 10 p.m., Showtime: We're all wondering if Brody will die after being caught by Carrie. If this were an episode of 24, Jack Bauer would have offed him on sight.

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