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North of Tampa entertainment calendar

Today

UniverSoul Circus: See the UniverSoul Circus at 10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. today; at noon, 4 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; and at 1, 4 and 7 p.m. Sunday in the parking lot of Raymond James Stadium, 4201 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. The show is an African-American touring circus with multi-ethnic performers, high-tech special effects and African-American, Caribbean, African and South American music. Also features clowns, aerial ballet, daredevils, hip-hop and Caribbean dancing, acrobats, illusionists, dogs, tigers, elephants and a high wire. $15-$28. Call toll-free 1-800-316-7439. www.universoulcircus.com.

Art: Mark Dion's work is on display in "Mark Dion: Troubleshooting" through March 3 at the University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum, 3821 Holly Drive, Tampa. Dion's work addresses the gulf between popular perception and scientific inquiry. Free. (813) 974-2849. ira.usf.edu.

Odd Couple: Florence Unger and Olive Madison are the housemates in this female version of Neil Simon's contemporary comedy classic. 8 p.m. today and Saturday at the Carrollwood Playhouse, 4335 Gunn Highway, Tampa. $18 general admission, $15 for seniors. (813) 265-4000. carrollwoodplayers.com.

Live music: Cope performs with the Bird Street Players at 8 p.m. at Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. $10-$13. Call toll-free, 1-800-594-8499. skipperssmokehouse.com.

Saturday

Tampa Time Lord Festival: The city's official Doctor Who mini-convention is at 5 p.m. at the Empress Tea Room and Bistro, 12924 N Dale Mabry, Tampa. $8. (813) 988-9027. timelordfest.com/time-lord-fest-tampa.

Live music: Atomic Fate plays at 6:30 p.m. at the Pegasus Lounge, 10008 N 30th St., Tampa. $5 for ages 21 and up; $7 for ages 18-21. (813) 971-1679. pegasusniteclub.com.

Goldberg Variations: Part of the center's classical music series, Japanese pianist Junko Ueno Garett performs Bach's Goldberg Variations at 8 p.m. at the Carrollwood Cultural Center, 4537 Lowell Road, Tampa. $14-$20. (813) 269-1310. carrollwoodcenter.org.

Jazz and Jokes: See a comedy show followed by the house jazz band at 8 p.m. at Whiskey North, 11921 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $10. (813) 389-9463. whiskeynorth.com.

Indie Rock: The Bright Light Social Hour plays with Black Taxi at 8 p.m. at Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. Hosted by WMNF. $12-$15. Call (813) 238-8001. skipperssmokehouse.com.

Shadow Cast of 'Clue': A group called Crazy Random Happenstance performs an adult-themed, audience participation shadow cast of the film Clue at 11:30 p.m. at the Tampa Pitcher Show, 14416 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $8. (813) 963-0578. www.tampapitchershow.net/CLUE.html.

Sunday

Pop/rock/folk: The Ditchflowers will perform with the Human Condition at 5 p.m. at Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. $7-$10. Call toll-free, 1-800-594-8499. skipperssmokehouse.com.

Monday

Chris Pickering: Chris Pickering, an award-winning Australian singer, performs at 7:30 p.m. at Sacred Grounds, 4819 E Busch Blvd., Tampa. Free. 813-983-0837.

Wednesday

Metal: Anthrax performs with Testament and Death Angel at 6:30 p.m. at Green Iguana's Hawaiian Village, 2520 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. Tickets start at $19.50. (813) 868-7600.

Thursday

'My Fair Lady': A musical performance is at 7:30 p.m. at Florida College, 119 N Glen Arven Ave., Temple Terrace. $10-$15. Call toll-free 1-800-326-7655. www.floridacollege.edu.

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