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 Louis C.K. speaks onstage at the Comedy Awards on March 26, 2011, in New York City.

Louis C.K. speaks onstage at the Comedy Awards on March 26, 2011, in New York City.

Oddball Comedy and Curiosity Festival: Funny or Die brings this show to Tampa first, with two stages featuring Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari, Chris Hardwick, Marc Maron, Reggie Watts and Hannibal Buress, to name just a few. Laughs start at 5 p.m., MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre at the Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $35-$99.75. (813) 740-2446.

IFBB Pro Bodybuilding Championships Finals: Male and female pro competitors from around the world, including celebrity body builders, gather at 6 p.m., Grand Hyatt Tampa, 2900 Bayport Drive, Tampa. $45-$110. (813) 874-1234.

Memphis Soul: This music festival features a triple header of soul and blues men: Booker T. Jones, The Bar-Kays and William Bell. 8 p.m., Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $39-$69. (727) 893-7832.

Dunedin Wine and Art Walk: Downtown Dunedin merchants offer specials and discounts; browse the art exhibits, sip wine at tastings, and enjoy food samplings and live entertainment. 5:30 p.m., Pioneer Park, Main Street and Douglas Avenue. $10 wristbands get special offers from merchants and be eligible for prize drawing (valued at $150 or more). (727) 647-8181.

Brews and Bites: Celebration features fleet of food trucks, live music and craft beers. This month's lineup includes Jimmy's Meatballs, In Law Subs, Just Smokin' BBQ. 6 p.m., Sail Pavilion on the Riverwalk, 333 S Franklin St., Tampa. Free (food/drink additional). (813) 373-1193.

Tommy Davidson: He's best known as one of the original stars of In Living Color, but this comic's impressions of Sammy Davis Jr., Michael Jackson and other icons have become infamous. 8 and 10:30 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $20. (813) 864-4000.


Flicks and Fins: The Aquatic Center invites everyone for a family night of games, prizes and a film screening. Food and drink available for purchase. 7 p.m., Seminole Recreation Center, 9100 113th St. N, Seminole. $2 adult, $3 child/adult. (727) 391-8345.


Treehouse Masters: View From Above 2, 10 p.m., Animal Planet For a thrill-seeking family in Seattle, Pete and Daryl work on a 30-sided geometric globe connected to the trees solely by wires. So your childhood treehouse was definitely not the best treehouse ever.


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