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DUNEDIN - Some of the finest crafters in the country will showcase their handmade art and affordable gift items during the 14th annual Downtown Dunedin Craft Festival, set for Saturday and Sunday, June 25 and 26, on Main Street in downtown Dunedin.

Presented by American Craft Endeavors and sponsored by the city of Dunedin, the family-friendly festival promises plenty of booths brimming with the eclectic displays. Crafters will line Main Street and transform the area into an enchanting outdoor gallery. Admission is free and the public is welcome.

This popular summer event also will feature a Green Market where vendors will be selling orchids and exotic plants as well as gourmet dips, spices and many other distinctive items.
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ST. PETERSBURG - Project No Labels, an LGBTS organization based in the Tampa Bay area, presents Pride with Project No Labels - A One Love Edition to kick off St. Pete Pride weekend Friday, June 24, at Hofbrauhaus, 123 Fourth St. S.

This 21-and-older red carpet event starts at 10 p.m. Cost at the door is a $10 suggested donation, which includes a free shot. Free valet is available to all guests.

The night will include top-notch entertainment by Exquisite Entertainers with host Mayven Missbehavin and performances from Aaron Bonk, Vita DeVoid, Gemma Lux and Anita Waistline.
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ST. PETERSBURG - St. Petersburg Arts Alliance seeks performing artists of all ages and mediums to submit for programming consideration for the St. Pete Arts Fest 2016 Pop-Up Performances for the St. Petersburg Festival’s celebration of the arts.

Performers must be able to carry and move their acoustic act between three different locations in one evening. Event organizers are seeking singers (solo or a capella groups), instrumentalists, students, cabaret, classical, jazz, pop musicians, and short theatrical presentations.

Each artist or ensemble will perform one or two three- to five-minute pieces at three locations around the city. St. Pete Arts Fest Pop Up Performances will be Thursday through Saturday, Sept. 15-17. Most will take place in the evening from 6 to 9 p.m., in restaurants, hotels and business lobbies. The Arts Alliance will schedule appearances with the host venues. A small stipend will be provided to selected performers.
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TARPON SPRINGS - The next First Friday, hosted by the Tarpon Springs Merchants Association with a “Island Night” theme, will be Friday, July 1, 6 to 10 p.m., in downtown Tarpon Springs.

Each month, First Fridays will be a different theme. First Fridays will include music, food, vendors, beer and wine.

The ongoing event in Tarpon Springs is scheduled through November. The city will close Tarpon Avenue from Pinellas Avenue to Ring Avenue for each of the events.
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GULFPORT - Gulfport’s fourth Gecko Queen will be crowned at this year’s Gecko Ball on Saturday, Aug. 27 - and event organizers have put out a call for aspiring Gecko Queens.

This is a gender-neutral opportunity for adults of any age, 21 and older. What’s important is that the candidate can represent Gulfport “with flair,” according to a press release. Candidates who submitted an expression of interest in previous years are welcome to re-apply.

The Gecko Queen’s costuming should reflect this year’s theme of “20,000 Geckos Under the Sea,” so candidates should consider if this is a theme with which they can work. The costumed Gecko Queen represents Gulfport throughout the year at events including GeckoFest and Gecko Crawl, St. Pete Pride Parade, Gulfport July 4th Parade and more.
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ST. PETE BEACH - TradeWinds Island Resorts are inviting baseball fans to head out to St. Pete Beach for fun-filled, family-friendly game watching parties all season long. The action takes place at Guy Harvey Outpost, a TradeWinds Beach Resort, 6000 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach.

The games will be broadcast on a huge screen directly on the beach and Rays Radio will broadcast live. The Rays Street Team will also be on-hand with fun giveaways.

The schedule is as follows:
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CLEARWATER - The Clearwater Threshers have announced their 2016 promotional schedule for all 70 home games at Bright House Field. The season leads off with Opening Night by Regions Bank on April 8 with the 2 Millionth Fan Celebration.

New weekly promotions like Taps and Tacos by Tijuana Flats on Thursdays and returning promos such as $1 Tuesdays fill out the calendar along with giveaways, theme nights, fireworks, and concerts.

Threshers Opening Night by Regions Bank is Friday, April 8, with the 2 Millionth Fan being welcomed to the ballpark. Everyone in the park on Opening Night is a winner with scratch-off prize tickets from Threshers’ sponsors being distributed to all attending guests.
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ST. PETERSBURG - The Tampa Bay Rays will honor Kevin Kiermaier’s 2015 Platinum Glove award with a pair of premium promotional items for fans on the first home weekend of the season.

The collectables are among 24 items on the Rays 2016 promotional schedule, all slated for weekend home dates.

Single-game tickets to these dates and all Rays home games are on sale at raysb­aseba­ll.co­m, the Rays Tampa Store at 400 N. Tampa St., the Tropicana Field box office and by calling 888-FAN-RAYS.
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ST. PETERSBURG - The Tampa Bay Rays will honor Kevin Kiermaier’s 2015 Platinum Glove award with a pair of premium promotional items for fans on the first home weekend of the season.

The collectables are among 24 items on the Rays 2016 promotional schedule, all slated for weekend home dates.

Single-game tickets to these dates and all Rays home games are on sale at raysb­aseba­ll.co­m, the Rays Tampa Store at 400 N. Tampa St., the Tropicana Field box office and by calling 888-FAN-RAYS.
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Entertainment Calender
• Sunday, June 26, 2016
A Tale of Two Cities
“A Tale of Two Cities,” adapted from Charles Dickens by Everett Quinton, presented by American Stage Theatre, June 1 through June 26, at the Raymond James Theatre, 163 Third St. N., St. Petersburg. For performance times and ticket prices, call 823-7529 or visit www.americanstage.org.
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Love, Lies and the Doctor’s Dilemma
“Love, Lies and the Doctor’s Dilemma,” through July 10, at the Early Bird Dinner Theater, 13355 49th St. N., Clearwater. Matinee shows are presented Thursdays and Saturdays, 11 a.m. Evening shows are Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, 4 p.m.

The price for buffet and show is $36 including tax. For reservations and information, call 727-446-5898, visit www.earlybirddinnertheatre.com or email susan.lyons@earlybirddinnertheatre.com.

“Love, Lies and the Doctor’s Dilemma” is the latest American farce written by Michael and Susan Parker. The Parkers have written countless hits such as “The Amorous Ambassador,” Hot Bed Hotel” and “Sex Please We’re Sixty.” The new farce takes a look at what happens when ordinary people tell little white lies – things like mistaken identities, unmitigated calamity and ensuing hilarity.
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The Light in the Piazza
“The Light in the Piazza,” with book by Craig Lucas and music and lyrics by Adam Guettel; June 18 through July 10, at freeFall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg.

Performances are Wednesday and Thursday, 7 p.m.; and Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. Matinees are Saturday and Sunday, 2 p.m. Tickets prices vary depending upon performance time. Call 498-5205 or visit freefalltheatre.com.

“The Light in the Piazza,” a musical with a book by Craig Lucas and music and lyrics by Adam Guettel, is based on a novella by Elizabeth Spencer.

 
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• Monday, June 27, 2016
USA Dance
USA Dance, Monday, June 27, 7 to 10:15 p.m., at Gulfport Casino, 5500 Shore Blvd., Gulfport. Admission is $8 and includes a dance workshop, professional and amateur exhibitions, dance hosts and snacks. For information, call 727-397-5754.
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• Wednesday, June 29, 2016
The Light in the Piazza
“The Light in the Piazza,” with book by Craig Lucas and music and lyrics by Adam Guettel; June 18 through July 10, at freeFall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg.

Performances are Wednesday and Thursday, 7 p.m.; and Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. Matinees are Saturday and Sunday, 2 p.m. Tickets prices vary depending upon performance time. Call 498-5205 or visit freefalltheatre.com.

“The Light in the Piazza,” a musical with a book by Craig Lucas and music and lyrics by Adam Guettel, is based on a novella by Elizabeth Spencer.

 
 ... Read More 
• Thursday, June 30, 2016
Love, Lies and the Doctor’s Dilemma
“Love, Lies and the Doctor’s Dilemma,” through July 10, at the Early Bird Dinner Theater, 13355 49th St. N., Clearwater. Matinee shows are presented Thursdays and Saturdays, 11 a.m. Evening shows are Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, 4 p.m.

The price for buffet and show is $36 including tax. For reservations and information, call 727-446-5898, visit www.earlybirddinnertheatre.com or email susan.lyons@earlybirddinnertheatre.com.

“Love, Lies and the Doctor’s Dilemma” is the latest American farce written by Michael and Susan Parker. The Parkers have written countless hits such as “The Amorous Ambassador,” Hot Bed Hotel” and “Sex Please We’re Sixty.” The new farce takes a look at what happens when ordinary people tell little white lies – things like mistaken identities, unmitigated calamity and ensuing hilarity.
 ... Read More 
The Light in the Piazza
“The Light in the Piazza,” with book by Craig Lucas and music and lyrics by Adam Guettel; June 18 through July 10, at freeFall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg.

Performances are Wednesday and Thursday, 7 p.m.; and Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. Matinees are Saturday and Sunday, 2 p.m. Tickets prices vary depending upon performance time. Call 498-5205 or visit freefalltheatre.com.

“The Light in the Piazza,” a musical with a book by Craig Lucas and music and lyrics by Adam Guettel, is based on a novella by Elizabeth Spencer.

 
 ... Read More 
• Friday, July 1, 2016
Love, Lies and the Doctor’s Dilemma
“Love, Lies and the Doctor’s Dilemma,” through July 10, at the Early Bird Dinner Theater, 13355 49th St. N., Clearwater. Matinee shows are presented Thursdays and Saturdays, 11 a.m. Evening shows are Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, 4 p.m.

The price for buffet and show is $36 including tax. For reservations and information, call 727-446-5898, visit www.earlybirddinnertheatre.com or email susan.lyons@earlybirddinnertheatre.com.

“Love, Lies and the Doctor’s Dilemma” is the latest American farce written by Michael and Susan Parker. The Parkers have written countless hits such as “The Amorous Ambassador,” Hot Bed Hotel” and “Sex Please We’re Sixty.” The new farce takes a look at what happens when ordinary people tell little white lies – things like mistaken identities, unmitigated calamity and ensuing hilarity.
 ... Read More 
Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific
“Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific,” presented by St. Petersburg Opera, July 1-10, at the Palladium at St. Petersburg College, 253 Fifth Ave. N. Tickets start at $22. Call 727-822-3590 or visit www.mypalladium.org.

“There is Nothing Like a Dame,” especially on an enchanted Pacific Island. Rodgers and Hammerstein created the adorable Nellie Forbush, who falls for the painter Emile DeBecque, only to have their love tested by her intolerant upbringing. A native woman captivates a young lieutenant and both he and Nellie have to unlearn the racial prejudice they were taught in order to find happiness.

One of the most beloved musicals of all time, South Pacific captures “island magic” in a memorable score that will have you feeling “Younger Than Springtime.”
 ... Read More 
The Light in the Piazza
“The Light in the Piazza,” with book by Craig Lucas and music and lyrics by Adam Guettel; June 18 through July 10, at freeFall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg.

Performances are Wednesday and Thursday, 7 p.m.; and Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. Matinees are Saturday and Sunday, 2 p.m. Tickets prices vary depending upon performance time. Call 498-5205 or visit freefalltheatre.com.

“The Light in the Piazza,” a musical with a book by Craig Lucas and music and lyrics by Adam Guettel, is based on a novella by Elizabeth Spencer.

 
 ... Read More 
• Saturday, July 2, 2016
Love, Lies and the Doctor’s Dilemma
“Love, Lies and the Doctor’s Dilemma,” through July 10, at the Early Bird Dinner Theater, 13355 49th St. N., Clearwater. Matinee shows are presented Thursdays and Saturdays, 11 a.m. Evening shows are Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, 4 p.m.

The price for buffet and show is $36 including tax. For reservations and information, call 727-446-5898, visit www.earlybirddinnertheatre.com or email susan.lyons@earlybirddinnertheatre.com.

“Love, Lies and the Doctor’s Dilemma” is the latest American farce written by Michael and Susan Parker. The Parkers have written countless hits such as “The Amorous Ambassador,” Hot Bed Hotel” and “Sex Please We’re Sixty.” The new farce takes a look at what happens when ordinary people tell little white lies – things like mistaken identities, unmitigated calamity and ensuing hilarity.
 ... Read More 
Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific
“Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific,” presented by St. Petersburg Opera, July 1-10, at the Palladium at St. Petersburg College, 253 Fifth Ave. N. Tickets start at $22. Call 727-822-3590 or visit www.mypalladium.org.

“There is Nothing Like a Dame,” especially on an enchanted Pacific Island. Rodgers and Hammerstein created the adorable Nellie Forbush, who falls for the painter Emile DeBecque, only to have their love tested by her intolerant upbringing. A native woman captivates a young lieutenant and both he and Nellie have to unlearn the racial prejudice they were taught in order to find happiness.

One of the most beloved musicals of all time, South Pacific captures “island magic” in a memorable score that will have you feeling “Younger Than Springtime.”
 ... Read More 
The Light in the Piazza
“The Light in the Piazza,” with book by Craig Lucas and music and lyrics by Adam Guettel; June 18 through July 10, at freeFall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg.

Performances are Wednesday and Thursday, 7 p.m.; and Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. Matinees are Saturday and Sunday, 2 p.m. Tickets prices vary depending upon performance time. Call 498-5205 or visit freefalltheatre.com.

“The Light in the Piazza,” a musical with a book by Craig Lucas and music and lyrics by Adam Guettel, is based on a novella by Elizabeth Spencer.

 
 ... Read More 
• Sunday, July 3, 2016
Love, Lies and the Doctor’s Dilemma
“Love, Lies and the Doctor’s Dilemma,” through July 10, at the Early Bird Dinner Theater, 13355 49th St. N., Clearwater. Matinee shows are presented Thursdays and Saturdays, 11 a.m. Evening shows are Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, 4 p.m.

The price for buffet and show is $36 including tax. For reservations and information, call 727-446-5898, visit www.earlybirddinnertheatre.com or email susan.lyons@earlybirddinnertheatre.com.

“Love, Lies and the Doctor’s Dilemma” is the latest American farce written by Michael and Susan Parker. The Parkers have written countless hits such as “The Amorous Ambassador,” Hot Bed Hotel” and “Sex Please We’re Sixty.” The new farce takes a look at what happens when ordinary people tell little white lies – things like mistaken identities, unmitigated calamity and ensuing hilarity.
 ... Read More 
Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific
“Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific,” presented by St. Petersburg Opera, July 1-10, at the Palladium at St. Petersburg College, 253 Fifth Ave. N. Tickets start at $22. Call 727-822-3590 or visit www.mypalladium.org.

“There is Nothing Like a Dame,” especially on an enchanted Pacific Island. Rodgers and Hammerstein created the adorable Nellie Forbush, who falls for the painter Emile DeBecque, only to have their love tested by her intolerant upbringing. A native woman captivates a young lieutenant and both he and Nellie have to unlearn the racial prejudice they were taught in order to find happiness.

One of the most beloved musicals of all time, South Pacific captures “island magic” in a memorable score that will have you feeling “Younger Than Springtime.”
 ... Read More 
The Light in the Piazza
“The Light in the Piazza,” with book by Craig Lucas and music and lyrics by Adam Guettel; June 18 through July 10, at freeFall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg.

Performances are Wednesday and Thursday, 7 p.m.; and Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. Matinees are Saturday and Sunday, 2 p.m. Tickets prices vary depending upon performance time. Call 498-5205 or visit freefalltheatre.com.

“The Light in the Piazza,” a musical with a book by Craig Lucas and music and lyrics by Adam Guettel, is based on a novella by Elizabeth Spencer.

 
 ... Read More 
• Monday, July 4, 2016
Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific
“Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific,” presented by St. Petersburg Opera, July 1-10, at the Palladium at St. Petersburg College, 253 Fifth Ave. N. Tickets start at $22. Call 727-822-3590 or visit www.mypalladium.org.

“There is Nothing Like a Dame,” especially on an enchanted Pacific Island. Rodgers and Hammerstein created the adorable Nellie Forbush, who falls for the painter Emile DeBecque, only to have their love tested by her intolerant upbringing. A native woman captivates a young lieutenant and both he and Nellie have to unlearn the racial prejudice they were taught in order to find happiness.

One of the most beloved musicals of all time, South Pacific captures “island magic” in a memorable score that will have you feeling “Younger Than Springtime.”
 ... Read More 
• Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific
“Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific,” presented by St. Petersburg Opera, July 1-10, at the Palladium at St. Petersburg College, 253 Fifth Ave. N. Tickets start at $22. Call 727-822-3590 or visit www.mypalladium.org.

“There is Nothing Like a Dame,” especially on an enchanted Pacific Island. Rodgers and Hammerstein created the adorable Nellie Forbush, who falls for the painter Emile DeBecque, only to have their love tested by her intolerant upbringing. A native woman captivates a young lieutenant and both he and Nellie have to unlearn the racial prejudice they were taught in order to find happiness.

One of the most beloved musicals of all time, South Pacific captures “island magic” in a memorable score that will have you feeling “Younger Than Springtime.”
 ... Read More 
• Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Culture Club
Culture Club, Wednesday, July 6, 7:30 p.m., at The Mahaffey, 400 First St. S. Tickets start at $69.50. Call 727-893-7832 or visit themahaffey.com.

Culture Club – one of the most successful pop bands of the MTV era – racked up seven straight Top 10 hits in the UK, and nine Top 10 singles in America, including “Do You Really Want to Hurt Me,” “Time (“Clock of the Heart”),” “I’ll Tumble 4 Ya” and the iconic “Karma Chameleon.”

Fronted as always by charismatic and flamboyant singer/songwriter Boy George, Culture Club also includes original members Mikey Craig on bass guitar, Roy Hay on guitar and keyboards and Jon Moss drums and percussion.
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The Light in the Piazza
“The Light in the Piazza,” with book by Craig Lucas and music and lyrics by Adam Guettel; June 18 through July 10, at freeFall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg.

Performances are Wednesday and Thursday, 7 p.m.; and Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. Matinees are Saturday and Sunday, 2 p.m. Tickets prices vary depending upon performance time. Call 498-5205 or visit freefalltheatre.com.

“The Light in the Piazza,” a musical with a book by Craig Lucas and music and lyrics by Adam Guettel, is based on a novella by Elizabeth Spencer.

 
 ... Read More 
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