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Things to do in Tampa Bay for April 10

Smokey Robinson: The Motown megastar whose Top 40 hits include Tracks of My Tears and Tears of a Clown celebrates his 50th anniversary in the music business and the 50th anniversary of Motown Records. See him at 7:30 p.m. at the Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $49.50-$79.50. (727) 893-7832.

Chicago: Their biggest hit may have been If You Leave Me Now, but 45 years later the rock group is still around. Known for other hits like Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?, Call on Me and more, the band recently released Chicago XXIV. See them at 8 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $62-$92. (727) 791-7400.

Highland Games Whiskey Tasting: As part of Dunedin Highland Games Week, sip on samples of Deanston Virgin Oak, Glen Grant 10 Year Old and Bruichladdach Rocks. There's also performances by bagpipers, drummers and dancers. It starts at 7 p.m. at Flanagan's Irish Pub, 465 Main St., Dunedin. $25. (727) 455-6599.

When the World Was Green (A Chef's Fable): An old man who was once a superb chef unfolds a mysterious story when a young reporter comes to interview him in prison. The show starts at 8 p.m. at American Stage Theatre Company in St. Petersburg. $39. (727) 823-7529.

KIDS AND FAMILY

DinoQuest 2: The life-size dinos that move, blink and roar are still on display at Lowry Park Zoo. See them during the day or head to Dino Nites after 6:30 p.m. The park opens at 10 a.m. at Lowry Park Zoo, 1101 W Sligh Ave., Tampa. $4 plus regular zoo admission during park hours; $9.95 for after-hours Dino Nites (park admission not needed); 2 and younger free at all times. Zoo admission is $23.95, $21.95 seniors, $18.95 ages 3-11, 2 and younger free. (813) 935-8552.

TO WATCH

Nashville, 10 p.m., ABC Juliette is doing the tour on her own when Rayna ditches her in New York. That's probably all she wanted to do in the first place.

SERIES PREMIERE Deep South Paranormal, 10 p.m., SyFy A Southern-fried version of a ghost-hunting show. Of course, in the South, the paranormal is just normal.

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