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Brandon area entertainment

18 Today

'Annie Jr.': Kids ages 4 to 8 from the summer theater group at Music Showcase perform the classic musical. 6 tonight, 10 a.m. Saturday. $8. Music Showcase, 402 Oakfield Drive, Brandon. Call 685 5998 or visit the Web site

FishHawk concert: Wiley Fox, a Florida band with western Kentucky roots, will be cranking out country tunes at Park Square at FishHawk Ranch in Lithia. There will also be line dancing. 7 p.m. Free.

The Fab Four: The Fab Four, a Beatles tribute band featuring members of the Broadway show Beatlemania, takes to the stage of Ferguson Hall at the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center. 7:30 p.m., 1010 N W.C. MacInnes Place, Tampa; $49.50-$60.50. Call 229-7827 or visit

Metrocon: Keep an eye out for costumed conventioneers downtown at all hours this weekend. Metrocon, Florida's largest anime convention, is coming to the Tampa Convention Center. Noon today to 3 a.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. Saturday to 3 a.m. Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday; 333 S Franklin St., Tampa; $10-$55. Visit

22 Tuesday

Heavy Metal Heaven: Break out your torn jeans and sleeveless shirts because Poison, Sebastian Bach and Dokken are bringing the rock to Ford Amphitheatre. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.; 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa; $32-$67. Call 740-2446 or visit

24 Thursday

Make Believe Theatre: Hear stories about animals from around the world in Animal Safari Stories at the Center Place Children's Theater. 10:15 and 11:45 a.m., 619 Vonderburg Drive, Brandon, $5. Call 685-8888 or visit the Web site

To submit an event for the calendar, send an e-mail to Jan Wesner at or by fax to (813) 661-2427. Submissions should be sent at least two weeks before the event.

Brandon area entertainment 07/17/08 [Last modified: Monday, November 1, 2010 4:10pm]
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