1. Matthew McGee as James Beard in Freefall Theatre's one-man show, "I Love to Eat," in February. McGee will star in American Stage's "Wonderful Life," another one-man show, Dec. 15-24 in St. Petersburg.
  2. Barbara Kingsolver's new novel is "Demon Copperhead."
  3. Layer dry ingredients for soup in a jar for a simple, affordable DIY gift.
  4. Peter Shatner and his half brother, Darren Freedman, look at a photo of their late father on Shatner’s phone. DNA testing recently connected Shatner to his biological father and his half siblings after decades of believing his father was actor William Shatner.
  5. Actor and singer Irene Cara, who died this week, posed for this photo during an interview in Los Angeles on July 2, 1990.
  6. Bill DeYoung is one of a trio of St. Petersburg Press authors appearing Friday.
  7. Kate Atkinson's new novel is "Shrines of Gaiety."
  8. Members of the Tarpon Springs Leadership Conservatory for the Arts' marching band rehearses in front of friends and family in Tarpon Springs. The students will be performing in the 2022 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.
  9. Jo Dyke tests the lights on the branch of a cherry blossom tree. The LED lights can be programmed to display different colors. The cherry blossom trees will be pink.
  10. Christmas Town at Busch Gardens in Tampa a variety of colorful elements.
  11. The 1947 classic "Miracle on 34th Street," with Edmund Gwenn and Natalie Wood, will be among the holiday movies presented at Tampa Theatre. In addition to holiday movies, there will be an in-theater sock ball fight.
  12. Laura Hine is resigning as executive director of The James Museum of Western & Wildlife Art in St. Petersburg. “I’m going to dedicate my time and energy to public education, advocacy and improvement through my role as an elected school board member,” she said.
  13. Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady attends a news conference after a practice session in Munich, Germany, Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.
  14. Actor Maulik Pancholy is the author of "Nikhil Out Loud."
  15. “Mujer Vestida” (Dressed Woman), an 8-foot tall bronze sculpture by Colombian artist Fernando Botero has been bestowed to the Tampa Museum of Art by collector and philanthropist Jorge M. Pérez.
  16. In this 2018 photo, a bonnethead shark swims in a tank at the Mote Marine Aquarium in Sarasota. The aquarium houses manatees, sharks, sea turtles and otters. Visitors can explore touch pools, hands-on exhibits and windows into the real research being done by scientists in the Mote Marine Laboratory.
  17. Tristan Eaton's art print collection "Doves of War" is on display at Tampa's CASS Contemporary through Dec. 10.
  18. A scene from "Love is Blind," which features a bunch of conventionally attractive people who (mostly) try to give their hot mystery dates a shot. [Netflix]
  19. Michael Raabe in "The Night Before" at Freefall Theatre in 2021. The original holiday musical comedy returns to Freefall on Nov. 25.
  20. "Selling Tampa" won't be returning for a second season on Netflix.
  21. Lindsay Lohan, left, and Chord Overstreet staring into your soul in "Falling for Christmas."
  22. Willie Nelson will perform March 3 at the Florida Strawberry Festival in Plant City.
  23. An artwork by British street artist Banksy is seen on a destroyed by fightings building in Borodyanka, Kyiv region, Ukraine on Sunday.
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