Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Events

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for June 29

Downtown Dunedin Craft Festival: This annual juried outdoor festival returns with original handmade crafts and affordable gift items by 100 crafters from 30 states. 10 a.m., Main Street Dunedin, 271 Main St., Dunedin. Free. (561) 746-6615.

Yoga + Dali: Classes are held in the Community Room or Avant-Garden with views of the waterfront. Bring a mat and a towel at noon at the Dalí Museum, 1 Dalí Blvd. (Bayshore Drive SE and Fifth Avenue SE), St. Petersburg. $15, $10 members. (727) 823-3767.

West Side Story: St. Pete Opera presents the plight of the star-crossed lovers to 1960s New York featuring classic songs like I Feel Pretty and Somewhere. 2 p.m., Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $21.50-$64.50. (727) 823-2040.

Phantogram: Before performing at Lollapalooza, the indie electro-pop duo will bring their hipster rhythm to the Ritz Ybor dance floor with openers Bad Things. 7 p.m., Ritz Ybor, 1503 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. $20. (813) 247-2555.

The Wayans Brothers: Shawn and Marlon, the youngest brothers in the comedic family, bring their standup to Tampa after writing and acting in TV and movie hits such as I'm Gonna Get You Sucka, In Living Color, The Wayans Bros., Little Man, White Chicks and Scary Movie. 7 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $35 regular; $40 VIP. (813) 864-4000; improvtampa.com.

All About Steve: Based on the Betty Davis movie All About Eve, the mature comedy stars local favorites Matthew McGee and Scott Daniel. Benefits People with AIDS programs. 7:30 p.m., American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. $10-$20 suggested donation. (727) 823-7529.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Hairspray: Students from the Patel Conservatory perform the family-friendly musical piled bouffant high with laughter, romance and tuneful songs. 2 and 7 p.m., TECO Theater at David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $15. (813) 229-7827.

TO WATCH

SERIES PREMIERE The Leftovers, 10 p.m., HBO Based on Tom Perrotta's 2011 book, this new drama picks up three years after the disappearance of 2 percent of the world's population. Everything about this show oozes an eerie vibe, especially the unsettling way people just ... vanish.

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Dec. 12

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Dec. 10

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Dec. 9

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