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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Jan. 12

Winter Jam: The biggest Christian music festival of the year, hosted by Grammy-nominated NewSong, features headliner TobyMac as well as RED, Matthew West, Jamie Grace, Sidewalk Prophets and Royal Taylor. The concert starts at 6 p.m. at Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa. $10. (813) 301-2500.

Downtown Dunedin Art Festival: At this annual festival, top artists in the country and local artists will have their artwork set up starting at 10 a.m. along Main Street in Dunedin. Free admission.

The Vagina Monologues: Eve Ensler's whirlwind tour of a forbidden zone introduces a diverse gathering of female voices. See it at 8 p.m. at American Stage Theatre Company in St. Petersburg. $15 advance, pay what you can at the door. (727) 823-7529.

'Cake Boss' Buddy Valastro: In this live interactive event, Valastro, the baker and star of TLC's Cake Boss, will share stories, answer audience questions and give a demonstration of cake art techniques. It's at 7:30 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater. $35-$85. (727) 791-7400.

to watch

The 2013 Miss America Competition, 9 p.m., ABC After the United States won the Miss Universe contest, we're now poised to give a second American a pageant win. Odds are 3-2 in favor.

to note

Tickets for Hall and Oates' March 6 show at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater go on sale today at noon. $49.50-$100. Box office is at 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road. (727) 791-7400.

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