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  1. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for May 26


    The Illusionists: With Broadway-quality staging this show of seven illusionists — each with their own specialty such as the Trickster or the Escapologist — perform stunts, tricks and magic acts with an army of sidekicks, a troupe of dancers and a live band. The show opens tonight at 7:30 p.m. and runs …

    Dan Sperry, The Anti-Conjuror, is one of the seven magicians coming to the Sraz Center with The Illusionist Tour from May 26-31. 

Photos Courtesy of Joan Marcus.

Illusionists, The: ? Witness the Impossible
Marquis Theatre

Seven illusionists enact mind-bending acts of magic and illusion; many have never been seen before. This critically acclaimed production is a mix of outrageous, jaw-dropping acts of grand illusion, levitation, mind-reading, disappearance and a full-view water escape. 

Cast List:
The Manipulator, Yu Ho-Jin
The Anti-Conjuror, Dan Sperry
The Trickster, Jeff Hobson
The Escapologist, Andrew Basso
The Inventor, Kevin James
The Warrior, Aaron Crow
The Futurist, Adam Trent

  2. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of May 25-31


    Memorial Day: Fox 13 anchor Kelly Ring will introduce speakers at a Memorial Day ceremony starting at 10 a.m. today at the C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center at 10000 Bay Pines Blvd., St. Petersburg. At 11 a.m., the local chapter of the Korean War Veterans Association will hold a ceremony at Freedom Lake …

  3. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Sunday May 24


    Rush: The Rock and Roll Hall of Famers celebrate 40 years and this is their only Florida show at 7:30 p.m., Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $46-$151. (813) 301-2500;

    NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 22:  Musician Alex Lifeson of Rush performs at the Barclays Center on October 22, 2012 in the Brooklyn borough of New York, New York.  (Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)
  4. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Saturday May 23


    Memorial Day Live with Flo Rida and Lunch Money Lewis: Ubiquitous hitmaker Flo Rida and Bills rapper LunchMoney Lewis headline this year's WFLZ Memorial Day Live concert at Shephard's on Clearwater Beach beginning at 9 p.m., 619 S Gulfview Blvd., Clearwater Beach. $35 weekend pass. (727) 442-5107.

    Flo Rida attends 93.3 FLZ's Jingle Ball in 2013.  [Photo Luis Santana | Times]
  5. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Friday May 22


    Darius Rucker: The former Hootie and The Blowfish lead singer, now a respected country singer, performs with openers Brett Eldredge, Brothers Osborne, A Thousand Horses. 7 p.m., MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre at the Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $25-$$44.75, Country Megaticket.

    INDIO, CA - APRIL 30:  Musician Darius Rucker performs onstage during 2011 Stagecoach: California's Country Music Festival at the Empire Polo Club on April 30, 2011 in Indio, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images) 113291727
  6. Things to do in Pasco and Hernando: 'Seussical,' a magic show and more


    Musically inclined

    Rock this: Rock the Park V, a music fest, will feature live music by nine bands including Daybreak Embrace, Area 52 and Dropshot starting at 6 p.m. today and 2 p.m. Saturday at Sims Park, 6341 Bank St., New Port Richey. Food and drinks will be available for sale and 98Rock will …