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Top things to do in Tampa Bay the week of June 23-29

The Voice Tour: The stars of the NBC show will probably be breathing a little easier Wednesday at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts with no judges or eliminations on tour, just Season 5 and 6 champs, runners-up and fan faves. $35-$65. (813) 229-7827.

St. Pete Pride: There are lots of events, but the big hoopla is Saturday's block party and first night parade along Central Avenue in St. Petersburg. A concert by Mary Lambert is Friday at the State Theatre ($25; (727) 342-0084) and it ends Sunday with an all-day festival with 300 vendors. See stpetepride.com for more.

DATE NIGHT

The Wayans Brothers: Shawn and Marlon, the youngest brothers in the comedic family, bring their standup to Tampa's Improv Thursday through Sunday after writing and acting in hits such as I'm Gonna Git You Sucka, White Chicks and Scary Movie. $35-$40. (813) 864-4000.

West Side Story: Wait, this production is by St. Pete Opera? We're watching to see how this plight of star-crossed lovers in 1960s New York plays out Friday and Sunday at the Palladium Theater, with more dates through July 6. $21.50-$64.50. (727) 823-2040.

SPORTY

Professional Women's Night: Local sports are really going beyond sports this week, starting tonight with the Rays' pregame Q&A with three female Rays execs. Then, watch the home team take on the Pittsburgh Pirates (ticket prices vary; call toll-free 1-888-326-7297). Then Wednesday, the Rays' wives and girlfriends host Rays on the Runway at the Renaissance Vinoy Resort in St. Petersburg with the latest fashions modeled by players, coaches, executives and "dream children." Benefits the Children's Dream Fund. $125-$250.

Clearwater Threshers vs. Brevard County Manatees: Clearwater's swimming celebs Hope and Winter get honored Friday at Bright House Field with bobblehead giveaways. $5-$9.50.

Millennium Dancesport Championships: Top international dancers compete Wednesday through Saturday at Marriott Tampa Waterside for more than $125,000 in cash and prizes. $25-$150. (863) 668-9668.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Hairspray: Patel Conservatory students perform the Tony-winning family-friendly musical Friday through Sunday at the Straz's TECO Theater. $15. (813) 229-7827.

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay the week of June 23-29 06/22/14 [Last modified: Tuesday, June 24, 2014 10:03am]
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