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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Jan. 7

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Gregg Allman: The founding member of the legendary Allman Brothers Band and Rock 'N' Roll Hall of Famer returns to Clearwater venue after his sold-out show in 2012. Concert start at 7:30 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $41-$71. (727) 791-7400.

Florida Gulf Coast Clusters: The largest dog show cluster in the state features 10 American Kennel Club all-breed shows, obedience trials and free behind-the-scenes tours to show how a dog is judged. You can also bring your pooch for the Doggie Fun Zone obstacle course ($12). It runs through Jan. 19 at Florida Classic Park, 5360 Lockhart Road, Brooksville. Free admission; $5 parking. (813) 215-3580.

Target Tuesday: The hands-on Glazer Children's Museum and Target team up for this event offering free admission to everyone from 2 to 7 p.m. at the museum, 110 W Gasparilla Plaza in Tampa. (813) 443-3861.

TO WATCH

SERIES PREMIERE Killer Women, 10 p.m. ABC Tricia Helfer stars in this new crime drama as Molly Parker, a Texas Ranger who, as one of the few women in this elite law enforcement outfit, knows better than her colleagues what motivates female criminals.

SERIES PREMIERE Intelligence, 9 p.m., CBS Josh Holloway stars as an intelligence operative with a supercomputer microchip in his brain. Which kind of seems like cheating.

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The Hound of the Baskervilles: Jobsite Theater adds a bit of wackiness to the popular Sherlock Holmes tale about a family curse, a spectral hound and a deranged killer. It opens Friday at the Straz Center in Tampa, with previews Wednesday and Thursday. $28; $14 previews. (813) 229-7827.

Bravo Beethoven: The Florida Orchestra does an all-Beethoven program, with Irish pianist John O'Conor performing Piano Concerto No. 3, with the Overture to Egmont and Symphony No. 6, Pastoral. Concerts are Friday at the Straz Center in Tampa, Saturday at the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg and Sunday at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater. $15-$45; onstage seating $75. (727) 892-3337 or toll free 1-800-662-7286.

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