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By Times Staff Writer
Published June 29, 2007
Festivals & family
St. Pete Pride: Laughter in Paradise Comedy Festival, 7:30 p.m. today, USF St. Petersburg's Campus Activities Center, Second Street and Sixth Avenue S, $25. Promenade parade, 10 a.m. Sat. Street Festival follows, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat., Grand Central District, Central Avenue, 21st to 28th streets, St. Petersburg. Both free. (727) 388-9435; www.stpetepride.com. Today-Sat.
Main Street Blast! With music by the Edisons (5-8 p.m.) and headliners the Classic Rock All Stars (8:30-11 p.m.), fireworks, more. 4-11 p.m. on Main Street, Grand Boulevard and nearby, downtown New Port Richey. $2. (727) 842-8066; www.nprmainstreet.com. Sat.
Suncoast Offshore Grand Prix: With activities in downtown Sarasota and on the Sarasota bayfront, today-Sun., and Grand Prix Race, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Sun., along Siesta Key. (941) 371-8820, ext. 1800; www.suncoastoffshore.org. Today-Sun.
FlickStock: Surf Party with premiere of locally produced surf movie, music by the Hodaddys, 8 p.m. today. Also A Hard Day's Night and live performances of Beatles tunes, 6:45 and 9:30 p.m. Sat. And Standing in the Shadows of Motown and live music by Freight Train Annie, 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. Sun. Beach Theatre, 315 Corey Ave., St. Pete Beach. $7. (727) 360-6697; www.beachtheatre.com. Today-Sun.
Summer Classic Movie Series:Pal Joey (1957, 111 min.) starring Frank Sinatra, Rita Hayworth and Kim Novak. 3 p.m. Sun. Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St., Tampa. $7.50. (813) 274-8286. Sun.
Miss Florida Pageant: Preliminaries, 7:30 p.m. today, $22-$37. Finals, 7:30 p.m. Sat., $52. Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. (727) 892-5767; www.missflorida.org. Today-Sat.
Free Kids' Movies: Home Alone (PG). 10 a.m. Beach Theatre, 315 Corey Ave., St. Pete Beach. (727) 360-6697; www.beachtheatre.com. Sat.
Great White: With Jani Lane of Warrant. 8 p.m., Jannus Landing, St. Petersburg. $25. (727) 896-2276. Today
Kirk Organ Series: With Terry Charles and Sonny LaRosa's Youth Jazz Band. 8 p.m. today and 2 p.m. Sat., Kirk of Dunedin Community Church, 2686 Bayshore Blvd., Dunedin. $9-$12. (727) 733-9305. Today-Sat.
Col. Bruce Hampton: With the Quark Alliance. 9 p.m., Dunedin Brewery, 937 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. $10. (727) 736-0606. Sat.
Hidden Gems of Talent in Tampa Bay: With Rebekah Pulley, Gale Trippsmith and Toby Bonar. 8 p.m., Pro Star Recording, 3220 28th St. N, St. Petersburg. $15 at the door. (727) 526-0446. Sat.
Kevin Naquin: Cajun music and crawfish boil with the Ossun Playboys and Gumbo Boogie. 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse, Tampa. $10 advance, $15 day of show. (813) 971-0666. Sat.
Soul Kitchen, the Evolution of African American Music: 7:30 p.m., Studio@620 620 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. $10. (727) 895-6620. Sat.
Frankie Dee New York Orchestra: 2-5 p.m., VFW Post 10209, 15166 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. $9. (352) 596-9486. Sun.
A Doll's House: Henrik Ibsen's classic 19th century play, by Banyan Theater Company. 8 p.m. today; 2 and 8 p.m. Sat.; 2 p.m. Sun. FSU Theatre for Performing Arts, Sarasota. $28.50. (941) 552-1032. Today-Sun.
La Nuit D'impressionniste: "A Burlesque of Impressionists, Copycats and Imitators, " spoken word event. Costumes encouraged. 8 p.m.-midnight, Globe Coffee Lounge, 532 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 898-5282. Sat.