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Friday, April 24, 2015
98Rockfest featuring Five Finger Death Punch, Rise Against, Breaking Benjamin, The Pretty Reckless, Nothing More and Young Guns; Friday, April 24, 6 p.m., at Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. Tickets start at $40.15. Call 813-301-2500 or visit www.amaliearena.com.
• “Always a Bridesmaid,” by Nicholas Hope, Jamie Wooten and Jessie Jones; April 17 through May 3, at West Coast Players, 21905 U.S. 19 N., Clearwater. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m.; and Sundays, 2 p.m. Tickets are $19. Call 437-2363 or visit www.wcplayers.org.
Clearwater’s Blast Friday presented by Bright House, Friday, April 24, 5:30 to 10 p.m., in the Cleveland Street District, 400 block of Cleveland Street and Osceola Avenue. Call 791-7400 or visit www.BlastFridayClearwater.com.
The free street festival will celebrate Clearwater’s Centennial with a classic street party featuring music from Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes, a variety of vendors, as well as food, beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages. District retailers and restaurants are open during Blast Fridays with outdoor dining available on Cleveland Street.
“Clybourne Park,” April 17 through May 3, at St. Petersburg City Theatre, 4025 31st St. S., St. Petersburg. Tickets are $24 for adults and $10 for students. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m.; and Sundays, 2 p.m. Call 866-1973 or visit www.spcitytheatre.org.
CLEARWATER – The St. Petersburg College CoMotion Spring Dance Concert will be presented Thursday through Saturday, April 23-25, 7:30 p.m., at St. Petersburg College Clearwater Arts Auditorium, 2465 Drew St.
General admission is $5. The concert is free for SPC students and staff with ID.
Celebrating its 30th season, the St. Petersburg College CoMotion Dance Theatre, directed by Nancy Smith and Cindy Hennessy, will perform several modern dance pieces in a variety of styles that are sure to captivate the audience. The directors and local guest artists from the Tampa Bay area have choreographed the performances. Established in 1985, CoMotion Dance Theatre is the resident dance company at St. Petersburg College and is locally recognized for their professional quality performances.
“Dearly Beloved,” by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten; April 24 through May 3, at Dunedin Community Center, 1920 Pinehurst Road, Dunedin. Tickets are $10. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 p.m.; and Sundays, 3 p.m. Call 812-4530 or visit www.dunedinshowcasetheater.net.
This comedy concerns the Futrelle Sisters, and their elaborate preparations for the wedding of Frankie's daughter Tina Jo. Plans go awry as Frankie talks to her deceased mother, conspires with her sisters Twink and Honey Raye, and deals with a cantankerous wedding coordinator and Clovis Sanford's House of Meat. The citizens of Fayro, Texas have rarely seen the likes of these happenings.
Films in the Park Series, Friday, April 24, at Pioneer Park, 420 Main St., Dunedin. Attendees are encouraged to bring a blanket and a picnic basket to this free event. Films are shown under the night sky. Movies begin at dark. The featured film will be “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.” For information, call 812-4530.
Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival, April 17-26, at Pier 60, 1 Causeway Blvd., Clearwater Beach. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students 6 to 17 years old, and $7 for seniors 55 and older. Children 4 and younger will be admitted for free.
The 10-day festival will celebrate all that is spectacular about Clearwater Beach. A thousand tons of the world famous sugar sands will be creatively carved into the Sugar Sand Walk Exhibit, an artistic walk-through display in a 14,000-square-foot tent.
The event will also include a variety of other free activities. This year’s theme is classic fairy tales. Visit www.SugarSandFestival.com.