is a dance showcase by the Hip Expressions belly dance studio: a collection of circus-themed acts sprinkled with Egyptian-inspired numbers, lively gypsies and dancing clowns. Visit hip-expressions.com for more info. Tues., Oct. 13, 7-11 p.m., St. Petersburg Nights Restaurant, 6800 sunset Way, St. Pete Beach, $10, $5 ages 11 and younger.
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