1. Shoppers browse for items at vendor booths at Shopapalooza in St. Petersburg's Vinoy Park Saturday, Nov. 25, 2023.
  2. Doja Cat brought her Scarlet Tour to Amalie Arena on Friday, her first local concert since early 2020.
  3. The Chick-fil-A at 6299 W. Waters Ave. in Tampa has gone over the top on its Christmas decorations for nearly 30 years. Some of the features include concerts, visits with Santa and a snowblowing machine.
  4. Artist Ales Bask Hostomsky poses for a portrait during the opening reception to his newest show “B.A.S.K.: Because Art Should Kill” on Friday, Oct. 20, 2023, in Tampa.
  5. People crowd the Florida CraftArt gallery in St. Petersburg in 2018 as they watch Tibetan Buddhist monks from the Drepung Gomang Monastery in India dissolve their sand mandala during the conclusion of their Sacred Art Tour. Voting is open now for which mandala the monks will create when they return in January 2024.
  6. Florida artist, mermaid and veteran Iona Parris teaches a "Military Mermaid" class through the Wounded Warrior Project.
  7. Banners for the new exhibit Bernini and the Roman Baroque hang from the front of the Museum of Fine Arts St. Petersburg in 2022 in St. Petersburg. It was announced on the museum's website that executive director and CEO Anne-Marie Russell is stepping down.
  8. Event coordinator Christine Irons paddles among the nearly 100 participants of the annual Witches and Warlocks Paddle Parade in Tarpon Springs.
  9. Dozens of people gather to watch the Sylvan Ramble light show in 2021 in Tampa. Created by Sam Johnson, the computerized light show features special effects such as flames and dancing lights synchronized to music and lasts 20 minutes, all to raise money for charity.
  10. The mural by Chicago-based artist Max Sansing on the north facing exterior wall at Trinity Lutheran Church on Monday in St. Petersburg. It was completed last week as part of the Shine Mural Festival in St. Petersburg.
  11. People enjoy Enchant Christmas at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg in 2022. The event returns Nov. 24 and tickets are already on sale.
  12. We suggest some locally inspired Halloween costume ideas.
  13. Woes Martin, a Los Angeles-based artist, studies his rendition of pandas which he is painting on the side of the Bayboro Brewing Co. during the Shine Mural Festival in 2021. The festival returns in St. Petersburg Oct. 13-22, 2023.
  14. Tampa Am draws some of the best amateur skateboarders in the world to Skatepark of Tampa this weekend.
  15. "Ghost Stories" is on display at Florida CraftArt in St. Petersburg through Oct. 21, 2023.
  16. Dave Bevirt walks through “Dune,” an art installation at Sparkman Wharf in Tampa, on Oct. 5.
  17. "Radical Self-Acceptance" a photographic exhibit of breast cancer survivors by Michelle Caudle, opens at the Brenda McMahon Gallery in Gulfport on Oct. 6.
  18. The exhibition, "Icons of Black & White" is on display at the Florida Museum of Photographic Art at its new location in Ybor City, which opened in September 2023.
  19. Imagine Museum on Central Avenue in St. Petersburg is among the local museums participating in Arts Alive! Free Museum Day on Sept. 23.
  20. Joseph Tonelli came to the St. Petersburg Times as a news artist in 1962, and he worked bringing the news to life there for 30 years.
  21. Colombian artist Fernando Botero gives an interview in 2013. Botero died Friday in Monaco, according to his daughter Lina Botero, who confirmed his passing to Colombian radio station Caracol.
  22. Images of Salvador Dalí are projected on the 360-degree screen during "Dali Alive 360," an immersive experience in the new dome structure in the Avant-Garden at the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg on Aug. 2, 2023. "Dali Alive 360" showcases Dali's works through projection mapping on the walls, ceiling and floor, while taking viewers on a journey through the artist's life.
  23. The Museum of the American Arts and Crafts Movement in St. Petersburg is offering $10 admission Sept. 7-9, 2023.
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