Thursday, June 21, 2018
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for May 21

Muse: The '90s rock trio embark on a tour with Thirty Seconds to Mars and PVRIS. 7 p.m., MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre at the Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $30-$99.50. (813) 740-2446.

Avenue Q: The Tony Award-winning Broadway musical uses puppets to tell the story of the residents of shabby Avenue Q in New York. Many performances have already sold out; check their website. 3 and 7 p.m., Stageworks Theatre, 1120 E Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. $30. (813) 374-2416.

Mann's World Family Tour: Join Stella gospel music award winner, Tamela Mann and David Mann aka Mr. Brown, for a night of comedy and music. 6 p.m., Carol Morsani Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $35-$95. (813) 229-7827.

Gary Owen: In addition to numerous comedy specials on Showtime and Starz, he's appeared in the films Think Like a Man, Ride Along, Little Man and Meet the Blacks, and was proclaimed " Black America's favorite comic" by Ebony magazine. 7 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $27-$30; $40 VIP. (813) 864-4000.

Del the Funky Homosapien: With the help of his cousin Ice Cube, the rapper entered the music business at age 17. 7 p.m., Crowbar, 1812 N 17th St., Tampa. $20-$25. (813) 241-8600.

Corey Avenue Sunday Market on St. Pete Beach: Browse the weekly market with more than 60 local vendors offering farm fresh produce, specialty and ready-to-eat foods, plants, handcrafted items, live music, then stop in for breakfast or lunch at the nearby restaurants. 10 a.m., Along Corey Avenue, 155 Corey Ave., St. Pete Beach. Free admission. (813) 481-8805.

Tour de Shine: A guided tour providing bicyclists a close up look at 30 new works in the Shine Mural Festival. 10 a.m., St. Petersburg Bicycle Cooperative, 559 Mirror Lake Drive N, St. Petersburg. $20. (813) 263-8600.

Taste of Dunedin: Purchase a taste card that will get stamped at each local restaurant you visit to enjoy appetizers, desserts, craft beer, spirits and wine. Turn in the completed tasting pass for a chance at a prize. Benefits the Homeless Emergency Project and Dunedin Cares Food Pantry. Taste cards can be purchased on the Taste of Dunedin Facebook page. 1 p.m., Downtown Dunedin, along Main Street, Dunedin. $25 (10 tastes); $40 (20 tastes). (727) 437-3569, ext. 3.

World Day Festival of Cultural Diversity: This celebration salutes older Americans, Pacific Islanders and Asian Americans with a variety of ethnic foods, craft vendors, folk music and dance. 1 p.m., Mirror Lake St. Petersburg Shuffleboard Club, 559 Mirror Lake Drive N, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 552-1896.

Author Talk Morgan Parker and Erica Dawson: The poets will engage in conversation about the many challenges today's poet face, as well as the styles and honesty that makes their respective work so relevant. 1:30 p.m., Oxford Exchange, 420 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. Free. (813) 253-0222.

Cheat Codes: The EDM DJ trio is known for their 2016 single, Sex and for the 2017 single, No Promises with Demi Lovato. 2 p.m., Shephard's Beach Resort, 619 S Gulfview Blvd., Clearwater Beach. Free email member ticket; $10 general admission. (727) 442-5107.

Laidback Luke: Party beach side with the DJ/producer as well as Sunnery James and Ryan Marciano. 2 p.m., Beach Bar, 7700 Courtney Campbell Causeway, Tampa. $15-$25. (813) 281-8900.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Big and Small Royal Ball: Dress your child as a prince or princess for an enchanting evening with royal meet and greets, brunch bites, DJ dancing, "princess" punch, crafts and drawings. 10 a.m., Great Explorations Children's Museum, 1925 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg. $20. (727) 821-8992.

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