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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of Oct. 10-16.

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Amy Schumer: The Emmy-winning writer and star of Comedy Central's Inside Amy Schumer brings her stand-up act to Tampa's Amalie Arena on Sunday ($32.25-$105.25). amaliearena.com.

Clearwater Jazz Holiday: The 37th annual music festival returns to Coachman Park starting Thursday. The eclectic lineup includes Kool and the Gang, Trombone Shorty and more; $16 per day, $45 reserved. clear waterjazz.com.

Chihuly Collection: A Homecoming: A block party and ribbon-cutting Saturday celebrates the new location for the collection of glass sculptures by world-renowned artist Dale Chihuly at 700 Central Ave. in St. Petersburg. morean artscenter.org/chihuly.

Date night

Music: Korn and Breaking Benjamin co-headline Tuesday at Tampa's MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre ($29.50-$69.50). Wednesday, California punk legends Bad Religion and Gainesville-based Against Me! team up at Jannus Live in St. Petersburg ($25.50).

Also Wednesday, jazz keyboard great Chick Corea comes home to Clearwater at the Capitol Theatre with his quintet, the Elektric Band ($65-$85).

On Thursday, blues multi-instrumentalist John Mayall plays the Capitol Theatre ($39-$49).

Lizzie: The women-led gothic rock opera that tells the story of Lizzie Borden opens Friday at Tampa's Straz Center. ($29.50). straz center.org.

Il Trovatore: St. Petersburg Opera presents Verdi's tale Friday, Sunday and next Tuesday at St. Petersburg's Palladium Theater ($22-$67). stpeteopera.org.

Florida Orchestra: Friday brings the Music of Genesis to St. Petersburg's Mahaffey Theater, accompanied by Genesis touring group member Daryl Stuermer ($35-$65). Then it's the free Pops in the Park concert at St. Petersburg's Vinoy Park on Saturday and at Tampa's River Tower Park on Sunday. floridaorchestra.org.

Kathleen Parker: The Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post columnist speaks Thursday at the Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg ($25-$75). poynter.org.

Tampa Theatre 25-cent movies: Celebrating its 90th birthday Saturday with 1926 prices. See Martin Scorsese's Hugo (11:45 a.m.), 2011's The Artist (3:15 p.m.), Buster Keaton's 1928 comedy The Cameraman (7 p.m.) and 1989's Cinema Paradiso (10:10 p.m.) at 711 N Franklin St., Tampa.

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