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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Jan. 12

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Garrison Keillor: The Minnesota writer, humorist and author best known as the host of A Prairie Home Companion brings his iconic voice to Tampa. See him at 7:30 p.m. in Carol Morsani Hall at the Straz Center, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $35.50-$55.50. (813) 229-7827.

Florida Orchestra Masterworks: Bravo Beethoven: Irish pianist John O'Conor is the soloist in this all-Beethoven concert, opening with the Egmont Overture and concluding with Symphony No. 6, "Pastorale." Marcelo Lehninger conducts. Concert begins at 7:30 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $15-$45. (727) 892-3337.

Downtown Dunedin Art Festival: A wide variety of handmade art will be on display and for sale, and 100 crafters will be on site to discuss their art and inspiration. It starts at 10 a.m. along Main Street in Dunedin. Free. (561) 746-6615.

Leo Kottke: The guitar virtuoso will return to the renovated venue with his humorous monologues interspersed with blues, jazz and folk-inspired music. See him at 7 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $35-$45. (727) 791-7400.

TO WATCH

The 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards, 8 p.m., NBC Amy Poehler and Tina Fey team up again to host the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's traditionally loose-spirited salute to the best of the previous year's movies and television.

SERIES PREMIERE True Detective, 9 p.m., HBO Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey star in this new drama series from HBO as former partners in Louisiana's Criminal Investigation Division who are called in to give statements about a prostitute's murder they investigated 17 years ago.

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