Wednesday, December 13, 2017
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for June 26

St. Pete Pride Festival: The daytime festival expands another block covering Central Avenue from 22nd Street to 28th Street with more than 350 vendors, multiple stages, live music, a wellness pavilion, art and food. 8 a.m., Grand Central District, 2429 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 342-0084.

Joel Wynkoop Day: The Florida-based filmmaker who has gained a following in the horror-movie video circuit gets a salute from the Tampa Pitcher Show with a block of short films by Joel Wynkoop including Chomp, Mombie, Doggo, Love/Hate, The People from Table 12, The Controller and Diary of Blood. Also includes DVD and movie poster giveaways. 12 p.m., Tampa Pitcher Show, 14416 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $5. (813) 963-0578.

Cabaret: M.A.D. Theatre's production of the legendary musical that focuses on 1930s Berlin's nightclub scene. Don your glad rags and arrive an hour early for a Pre-Show Vintage Soiree in the lobby bar featuring a '20s-inspired soundtrack and dancing. 2 p.m., Shimberg Playhouse at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $25, $35 very limited VIP onstage table seating. (813) 229-7827.

Summer Classic Movie Series : Forbidden Planet: All summer long, Tampa Theatre will show classic Hollywood movies. In honor of the 25th anniversary of the series, this year features classic films also celebrating landmark anniversaries of their original release. The series continues with the 60th anniversary of Forbidden Planet. 3 p.m., Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St., Tampa. $10, $8 members. (813) 274-8982.

A Tale of Two Cities: The one-man comedy recreates Dickens' story with a drag queen who discovers a baby on his doorstep. 3 p.m., American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. $39-$49. (727) 823-7529.

The Iceman Cometh: Tampa Rep presents Eugene O'Neill's masterpiece about hope and alienation that follows Hickey, the traveling salesman who brings unsolicited advice to the denizens of Harry Hope's saloon and rooming house. 3 p.m., University of South Florida Theatre Center Studio Theater (TAR 120), 3837 USF W Holly Dive, Tampa. $20, $15 students, military and seniors.

Adam Ferrara: The veteran stand-up comedian showed he can also act when he played Chief Needles Nelson on the Emmy-nominated FX drama, Rescue Me and Showtime's Nurse Jackie. 7 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $22-$25. (813) 864-4000; improvtampa.com.

Rise Up Sunday Sessions: Nahko & Medicine For The People: This weekly concert series is bringing reggae and reggae-rock music to Jannus Live. Satsang, a music collective, opens mixing reggae, folk, and hip-hop. 7 p.m., Jannus Live, 200 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $10-$15. (727) 565-0550.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Sundays at the Morean: Art and clay activities geared towards kids ages 5-15. Parents or guardians must remain with their children at all times. 1 p.m., Morean Arts Center for Clay, 420 22nd St. S, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 821-7162.

TO WATCH

SERIES PREMIERE, Roadies, 10 p.m., Showtime. The new music-filled dramedy from producer-writer Cameron Crowe focuses on the unsung heroes who travel with, and set the stage for, a fictional rock band. Luke Wilson and Carla Gugino head the cast.

MORE TO EXPLORE

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