1. The quarter-mile-long rainbow flag being rolled up at the end of the Pride in Paradise Parade, with hundreds of people carrying the flag down the street in 2022.
  2. Broadway star Idina Menzel will perform at the St. Pete Pride Friday night concert, the day before the big parade.
  3. "Jobsite Theater's Alice" is a cabaret celebrating Lewis Carroll. It's being staged at Tampa's David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts through June 4.
  4. Horror film fans won't want to miss the inaugural Sunshine City Scare horror convention at St. Petersburg's Coliseum this weekend.
  5. The crowd filled up from the pit to the lawn during the Next Big Thing at Tampa's MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in 2021. Many concerts at the venue will go on sale for $25 May 10-16.
  6. The TikTok stars known as the Savannah Bananas baseball squad has two sold out appearances at Steinbrenner Field in Tampa April 28-29.
  7. A scene from "Ragtime - the Musical," presented by American Stage in the Park.
  8. Taylor Swift performed during the Eras Tour concert at AT&T Stadium in Texas on March 31. She's bringing the tour to Tampa for three sold-out nights starting Thursday at Raymond James Stadium.
  9. Guests attend American Stage in the Park's production of "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" in 2013. American Stage in the park returns to Demens Landing with "Ragtime" in St. Petersburg April 12-May 14, 2023.
  10. Richard Thomas stars as Atticus Finch in the touring Broadway production of "To Kill a Mockingbird," coming to The Straz Center in Tampa April 11-16, 2023.
  11. Taylor Swift performed to a sold-out crowd at the then-Tampa Bay Times Forum (now Amalie Arena) on April 20, 2013, on her Red tour. The Tampa Bay area was a warm haven for a rising teen star and Swift has made worldwide headlines for her Tampa spectacles.
  12. From left, Eric Davis and Matthew McGee in Ken Ludwig's "Baskerville - A Sherlock Holmes Mystery" at Freefall Theatre in St. Petersburg through April 23.
  13. Taylor Swift performs songs during The 1989 World Tour in Cleveland in 2015. For her Eras Tour coming to Tampa April 13-15, light-up costumes and signs will not be permitted.
  14. "The Thorn" comes to the Yuengling Center in Tampa on April 5.
  15. Chief meteorologist Denis Phillips is set to headline the Poynter at the Straz series May 12.
  16. Tim Heidecker attends a Premiere Party for "Killing It" on Wednesday, April. 6, 2022, Casita Hollywood in Los Angeles.
  17. Jahvier Prince, 5, and Rich Ham, both of Tampa, cheer during the Tampa Pride Parade last year.
  18. Black high school and college students participate in a sit-in at a Woolworth's lunch counter in Tampa on Feb. 29, 1960. Tampa's Stageworks Theatre presents a new play detailing this event, "When the Righteous Triumph," from March 17 to April 2.
  19. "Shear Madness" is on at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa through April 8.
  20. "Les Miserables" is coming to the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa from June 11-16, 2024, as part of the Broadway series.
  21. A recent aerial drone photo shows construction in progress on the site of Coachman Park in Clearwater. The amphitheater has been given a name, The Sound, and Kenny Loggins and Billy Currington are among the artists lined up to perform after it opens in June.
  22. Vanessa Vanjie Mateo arrives at the red carpet in Los Angeles in 2019 for Season 11 of "RuPaul's Drag Race." Mateo is part of the lineup of RuPaul's Drag Race Werq the World tour, coming to Clearwater's Ruth Eckerd Hall on June 23.
  23. Lynyrd Skynyrd, shown here with Gary Rossington in the center front, will perform at the Florida Strawberry Festival in Plant City on March 12. Rossington died on Sunday, but the show will go on.
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