Friday, May 25, 2018
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for June 27

27/82 Concert: For St. Pete Pride, the Real L Word's Hunter Valentine, Macklemore's Same Love vocalist Mary Lambert, local sensation Connor Zwetsch and others perform at 7 p.m., State Theatre, 687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $25. (727) 342-0084.

West Side Story: It's opening night for St. Pete Opera doing the musical adaptation that puts Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet in 1960s New York at 7:30 p.m., Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $21.50-$64.50. (727) 823-2040.

The Wayans Brothers: Shawn and Marlon, the youngest brothers in the comedic family, bring their standup after hits such as I'm Gonna Get You Sucka, In Living Color, White Chicks and Scary Movie. 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $35 regular; $40 VIP. (813) 864-4000.

Badfish: The Sublime tribute band performs Sublime's 40 oz. to Freedom in its entirety. 8 p.m., Jannus Live, 200 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $10-$15. (727) 565-0550; jannuslive.com.

Kiafest Main Street Blast: It's a week-early Independence Day celebration with music (the Bob Hope Band and the Black Honkeys), kids games, activities, arts and crafts show and fireworks. 5 p.m., Sims Park, 6341 Bank St., New Port Richey. Free. (727) 842-8066.

Clearwater Threshers vs. Brevard County Manatees: The Threshers honor Clearwater Marine Aquarium residents Hope and Winter with their own bobbleheads. 6:30 p.m., Bright House Field, 601 N Old Coachman Road, Clearwater. $5-$9.50. (727) 467-4467.

Hairspray: Students from the Patel Conservatory perform the Tony-winning family-friendly musical about plus-size teen Tracy Turnblad chasing her dreams of dancing on the popular Corny Collins Show in 1960s Baltimore. 7 p.m., TECO Theater at David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $15. (813) 229-7827.

Alonzo Bodden: The comedian won season 3 of Last Comic Standing, was the runner-up in season 2 and judged season 5. 8 p.m. and 10:15 p.m., Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $10-18.50. (813) 960-1197.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Dive-In Movies: It's nice and hot out, so chill with Disney's Frozen this week at the St. Pete Beach city pool with its huge Olympic swimming lanes, a spray play area for kids and two large water slides. 8 p.m., St. Pete Beach Aquatic Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive, St. Pete Beach. $4. (727) 363-9264.

TO WATCH

Treehouse Masters 10 p.m., Animal Planet An Arkansas family matriarch hires the crew to build a birds nest-inspired "human nest.'' We suspect there must be plenty of Walmart heiress money at work here.

MORE TO EXPLORE

Plan your summer with our theme park guide at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

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