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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Feb. 9

Sant' Yago Illuminated Knight Parade: This nighttime pirate parade features more than 100 illuminated floats, marching bands, krewes and their royalty. And, of course: beads! The parade begins at 7 p.m. at Seventh Avenue and Nuccio in Ybor City, then moves east on Seventh to 23rd Street, the parade's end. Free; bleacher seats available for $24. (813) 248-3088.

Muse Art and Body Art Show: If you're looking for a naughtier night on the town this Valentine's Day season, ARTpool hosts its annual party featuring a "breathing canvas" of nude models painted head to toe, video art and music. It's 18 and older only. It begins at 8 p.m. at ARTpool Gallery, 2030 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $20, $45 runway seats. (727) 324-3878.

Nunsense A-Men!: The original Nunsense is performed completely in drag in this musical comedy about the Little Sisters of Hoboken who start a highly successful greeting card company. See it at 8 p.m. at the Shimberg Playhouse at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa. $20. (813) 229-7827.

Chris James: The vocalist on Deadmau5's Grammy-nominated club hit The Veldt is getting ready to release his first solo tracks. See him at 8 p.m. at Push Ultra Lounge, 128 Third St. S, St. Petersburg. $10 for men; women free. (727) 871-7874.

Greg Fitzsimmons: In addition to being a well-respected New York comic, the comedian is also an author and host of the radio show and podcast The Greg Fitzsimmons Show. He performs at 7:30 and 10 p.m. at the Improv, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $20. (813) 864-4000.

Long Island Medium: The star of TLC's hit show comes to Tampa to do interactive readings with the audience. It starts at 7 p.m. at the USF Sun Dome, 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. $25.50-$85.50. (813) 974-3004.


Saturday Night Live, 11:30 p.m., NBC Justin Bieber is both the musical guest and the host of tonight's episode, sure to include references to chromed sports cars, Top 40 radio and Selena Gomez. Too bad Justin Bieber has to be on it.

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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Feb. 9 02/08/13 [Last modified: Friday, February 8, 2013 11:01pm]
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