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Deck the Halls with Divas, Cowboy Comedian, Die Fledermaus

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THURS., Dec. 21-WED., DEC. 27

21 Local women's song and dance ensemble Divas Delicious perform in Deck the Halls with Divas, an upbeat concert of seasonal songs and witty ditties, like "Chanukah Hoedown" and "Santa Brought Me a Prozac This Year." 8 p.m., Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center.

22 This season's last conventional production of The Nutcracker is presented by Orlando Ballet with more than 100 students from Tampa and Orlando dance schools, and live accompaniment by the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra. 8 p.m., Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center.

23 The last day of Chanukah. If you're among the Menorah-lighting population, set that eighth candle ablaze and make merry with your loved ones.

24 Drop by the Metropolitan Ministries Holiday Center and give the gift of charity: feed a family of four with a Box of Hope ($35) or fill up a Bag of Joy ($50) for an underprivileged child. Open 8 a.m.-8 p.m., metromin.org.

25 Merry Christmas!

26 Matisyahu's obsessively loyal fans get a post-holiday treat: No Place To Be hits shelves today. The latest album by the reggae-spouting Hasidic Jew features seven new tracks and comes with a 90-minute DVD of his December '05 Tel Aviv concert.

27 The Cowboy Comedian (who comes from a town "where driver's education and sex education are in the same pick-up truck") brings his Southern-fried comedy to the Tampa Improv. 7:30 p.m., 813-864-4000.

Dec. 29, '70s Soul Jam, Ruth Eckerd Hall, 727-791-7400.

Dec. 29-30, Die Fledermaus, Palladium Theater, mypalladium.org.

Dec. 31, First Night, downtown St. Petersburg, firstnightstpete.com.

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