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Things to do in Tampa Bay Jan. 8

Mayor's Food Truck Fiesta: Join Mayor Buckhorn as food trucks line up for this monthly lunchtime event in downtown Tampa. New truck Pasta Bowl joins this month, along with the Cheesesteak Truck, Burger Culture, Pitas on the Run and more. It starts at 11 a.m. at Lykes Gaslight Square Park, 410 Franklin St., Tampa.

The Hound of the Baskervilles: Preview performance: A deranged killer is on the loose and Sherlock Holmes and Watson must uncover an ancient family curse in the most celebrated Sherlock Holmes story, which Jobsite Theater gives a cheeky touch. Show starts at 8 p.m. in the Shimberg Playhouse at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa. $14. (813) 229-7827.

Duo de Twang: Primus front man Les Claypool will bring his acoustic project to the theater, along with guitarist Bryan Kehoe. Concert starts at 7 p.m. at State Theatre, 687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $25-$27. (727) 895-3045.

Off-Air and On Stage 2: To benefit Tampa Bay's Feeding America chapter, Fisher from the 97X Morning X Show, Frank Robertson, Johnny Bell and Murv Seymour will trade in their radio microphones for standup ones. Show starts at 8 p.m. at the Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $10-$15. (813­) 789­-0409.


Arrow, 8 p.m., CW Oliver and Felicity decide to join Diggle on his rescue mission to Russia, but things get complicated when Isabel shows up and insists on coming along.

American Horror Story: Coven, 10 p.m. FX Fiona tries to get Misty to reveal herself as the new Supreme with a visit from her idol, Stevie Nicks, guest starring as herself.


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Hats off to Dr. Seuss: Well, of course, Dr. Seuss had a unique hat collection, which will be on display at Syd Entel Galleries and Susan Benjamin Glass Etc. in Safety Harbor, starting Saturday with a free reception. (727) 725-1808.

Garrison Keillor: Well-known for hosting Minnesota Public Radio's Prairie Home Companion, the humorist will touch on poetry from his new book, O, What a Luxury: Verses Lyrical, Vulgar, Pathetic & Profound, along with other topics. He speaks Sunday at the Straz Center in Tampa. $35.50-$55.50. (813) 229-7827.

Things to do in Tampa Bay Jan. 8 01/07/14 [Last modified: Tuesday, January 7, 2014 3:44pm]
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