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Best Bets: Fun stuff to do in the Tampa Bay area this week

Best Bets: Fun stuff to do in the Tampa Bay area this week

Not sure what to do this week? Don't worry, we've got you covered. Here are our editors' picks for things to do near Tampa, from blues and soul legends on the St. Pete waterfront to high-jumping horses at the Forum.
Published: 04/10/14
Updated: 04/11/14
‘Wiz’ eases down to St. Pete for American Stage in the Park

‘Wiz’ eases down to St. Pete for American Stage in the Park

Opening tonight and running through May 4, the annual American Stage in the Park production will be performed at Demens Landing Park, at First Avenue South and Bayshore Boulevard Southeast in downtown St. Petersburg.
Published: 04/10/14
Updated: 04/11/14
Kiss, Peter Gabriel lead new class into Rock Hall

Kiss, Peter Gabriel lead new class into Rock Hall

NEW YORK – Kiss, thumbing their noses at critics who disdained them, entered the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Thursday in a class that included Nirvana, Peter Gabriel, Hall & Oates, Cat Stevens, Linda Ronstadt and Bruce Springsteen’s E...
Published: 04/10/14
Manchester Orchestra brings sonic power to Ybor

Manchester Orchestra brings sonic power to Ybor

When the members of Manchester Orchestra were sitting around pondering how to follow up 2011’s adventurous concept album “Simple Math,” their new direction became evident.
Published: 04/11/14
Panic! at the Disco, Karmin play free concert Friday at USF Bullstock

Panic! at the Disco, Karmin play free concert Friday at USF Bullstock

The University of South Florida's USF Week comes to a close Friday (April 11) when emo rockers Panic! at The Disco headline Bullstock, the annual, outdoor concert at the university's Tampa campus.
Published: 04/10/14
Legendary ‘Royal Horses’ make leap to Tampa

Legendary ‘Royal Horses’ make leap to Tampa

The first time Rene Gasser spotted Javano, he knew the horse was something special.
Published: 04/10/14
‘Wizard of Oz’ stage production has new songs for Clearwater

‘Wizard of Oz’ stage production has new songs for Clearwater

“The Wizard of Oz” certainly is one of the most beloved childhood tales.
Published: 04/10/14
Blues legends arrive in St. Petersburg this weekend

Blues legends arrive in St. Petersburg this weekend

There are a number of venerable acts slated to perform at the Tampa Bay Blues Festival, which is slated for Friday through Sunday at Vinoy Waterfront Park. ...
Published: 04/10/14
Kiss not the first band to tell Rock Hall to kiss off

Kiss not the first band to tell Rock Hall to kiss off

Graciousness is not always high on the list of attributes you find in successful rock ‘n’ roll stars.
Published: 04/09/14
Bastille headlining free 97X BBQ in St. Pete

Bastille headlining free 97X BBQ in St. Pete

British pop-rock stars Bastille, whose boisterous, earworm single, “Pompeii,” has been bouncing around the Top 40 since late last year, will headline the 97X BBQ on St. Petersburg’s downtown waterfront. ...
Published: 04/09/14