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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Jan. 11

The Zombies: The ’60s rockers reunite to celebrate the 50th anniversary of their classic album Odessey and Oracle, which features the hit Time of the Season. 8 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $49.50-$69.50. (727) 791-7400.

Poetry at the Dali: Poets Angela Shannon (Singing the Bones Together) and Ira Sukrungruang (Southside Buddhist) present their work with host/poet laureate Helen Wallace. 6 p.m., Dali Museum, 1 Dali Blvd., St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 823-3767.

Gnit: Preview: Tampa Repertory Theatre presents the play that follows young Peter Gnit as he travels the world on a journey of self-discovery that often results in missteps.Through Jan. 28. The play is by Will Eno, who was hailed by the New York Times as "a Samuel Becket for the Jon Stewart generation," $15. 8 p.m., University of South Florida Theatre Center Studio Theater (TAR 120), 3837 USF W Holly Drive, Tampa. $25, $20 student/senior/military. (813) 974-3867.

21st Century Voices: Leni & Joseph: The play festival features five works selected from submissions from throughout the country, presented in staged readings and workshops, with talkbacks. By Jacob Marx Rice. 8 p.m., American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. $10 per reading; all access pass $40, $30 members. (727) 823-7529.

Florida Orchestra Coffee Concerts: Musicians in the Spotlight: Under the direction of Stuart Malina, the orchestra presents pieces by Rossini, Prokofiev and Rachmaninoff. 11 a.m., Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $24-$42. (727) 892-3337.

Real Music Series: Cirque Vertigo Featuring The Wallenda Duo: The series features live mixed music from the 1950s to today. Performances held at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. in the Stanleyville Theater. Included with daily admission. The eccentric production brings aerial feats and adrenaline-pumping balancing acts from this award-winning group. 11:30 a.m., Busch Gardens, 10165 N McKinley Drive, Tampa. $104, 2 and younger free. Save $15 if you order online. (813) 884-4386.

Branford Marsalis Quartet: Grammy-winning saxophonist Branford Marsalis is one of the most revered instrumentalists of his time and leader of one of the finest jazz quartets today. Their latest current recording Four MFs Playin’ Tunes focuses on each tune as an important musical entity unto itself and not merely a vehicle for showcasing individual talent. 7:30 p.m., Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $52-$79.50. (727) 893-7832.

9 to 5 the Musical: Featuring music and lyrics by Dolly Parton, who also starred in the hit 1980 film, in which three co-workers kidnap their unbearable boss and take over the office. Through Jan. 21. 7:30 p.m., Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $25 adults, $20 students. (352) 683-5113.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Franzini Family Science Circus: Children’s entertainers Professor Franzini and Lippo the Clown turn their circus show into a science lesson. 10:30 a.m., Carrollwood Cultural Center, 4537 Lowell Road, Tampa. $8, $7 members, free for children 4 and younger, but a ticket is required. (813) 269-1310.

TO WATCH

Truth and Lies: The Tonya Harding Story, 9 p.m., ABC: On the heels of the acclaimed movie starring Margot Robbie, now ABC shows a two-hour documentary special with a new interview with Tonya Harding, the renowned figure skater who lost it all after she was accused of helping injure her rival.

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