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2002: Year at a glance

By Times staff writer
© St. Petersburg Times
published December 27, 2001


FEBRUARY

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[Times photo: Stefanie Boyar]
Feb. 2: Gasparilla Pirate Fest
Feb. 1-3 -- Fort Dade Mountain Man Rendezvous, Withlacoochee State Park, Dade City.

Feb. 1 -- Candida opens at American Stage, St. Petersburg.

Feb. 1 -- Canadian Brass, Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater. $25-$40.

Feb. 2 -- Bob Dylan, Ice Palace, Tampa. $28-$39.50.

Feb. 2 -- Gasparilla Pirate Fest, invasion, 11:30 a.m., parade 1:30 p.m., festival 10 a.m.-11 p.m. All in downtown Tampa. www.gasparillapiratefest.com.

Feb. 2 -- Statler Brothers, Ruth Eckerd Hall. $30-$55.

Feb. 2 -- Judas Priest, Jannus Landing, St. Petersburg. $29.50.

Feb. 3 -- Super Bowl XXXVI in New Orleans. 6 p.m., WTVT-Ch. 13.

Feb. 5 -- Italian American Music Festival, Ruth Eckerd Hall. $28-$40.

Feb. 6 -- The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Ruth Eckerd Hall. $25-$35.

Feb. 7 -- The Crucible, 8 p.m. Through Feb. 24. Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, Tampa. $15.50-$21.50.

Year in, year out
Want to rock with the Red Elvises? Or polka with the German-American Society? Have a day of family fun or an elegant night out? Take your pick for New Year's Eve.

Welcome the year in style
Lots of people are staying home to ring in the new year, gathering in small groups to raise a glass on New Year's Eve or having open houses Jan. 1. However you celebrate, we wish you a happy 2002.

January at a glance

Feb. 7-18 -- Florida State Fair, Florida State Fairgrounds, Tampa. Admission $3-$8. Headline entertainment: Travis Tritt, Feb. 7; REO Speedwagon, Feb. 8; Christian Choir Competition, Feb. 10; Marshall Tucker Band, Feb. 11; Danny Davis and the Nashville Brass, Feb. 12; Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Feb. 13; and Stars of the Grand Ole Opry, Feb. 14.

Feb. 8-9 -- Big River, Mahaffey Theater, St. Petersburg. $29-$49.

Feb. 8-9 -- Julio Iglesias, Ruth Eckerd Hall. $49.75-$75.

Feb. 9 -- Fiesta Day, Ybor City. Free.

Feb. 9-10 -- For the Love of Art, outdoor fine art show, Orange Lake, New Port Richey.

Feb. 9 -- A Salute to the Music of Glenn Miller, the Coliseum, St. Petersburg. $12.

Feb. 9-10 -- Basically Bernstein, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center. $9.50-$46.50.

Feb. 10 -- Burn the Floor, Ruth Eckerd Hall. $35-$45.

Feb. 12 -- Mardi Gras, parade and celebration, downtown Dunedin.

Feb. 14-24 -- Sound of Music Sing-A-Long, Tampa Theatre, Tampa. $16.50-$21.50.

Feb. 14 -- Patti LaBelle, Ruth Eckerd Hall. $40-$75.

Feb. 14 -- Connie Francis, Mahaffey Theater. $$36.75-$75.

Feb. 15 -- Los Hombres Calientes with Charlie Hunter, Skipper's Smokehouse, Tampa. $16-$20.

Feb. 15-17 -- Swing!, Ruth Eckerd Hall. $30-$45.

Feb. 15-17 -- David Copperfield, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center. $24.50-$45.50.

Feb. 16 -- Neil Diamond, Ice Palace. $35.75-$65.75.

Feb. 16 -- Sant'Yago Knight Parade, Ybor City. Free.

Feb. 16-April 14 -- Imprimature: Albert Paley; Sculpture, Drawings, Graphics, and Decorative Arts, exhibit of works by leading American metal artist, Gulf Coast Museum of Art, Largo.

Feb. 16 -- Liz Lerman Dance Exchange, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center. $24.50-$34.50.

Feb. 17 -- Stone Soup & Dragon Dumplings, Ruth Eckerd Hall. $5.

Feb. 19-24 -- Saturday Night Fever, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center. $20.50-$63.50.

Feb. 21 -- Moiseyev Dance Company, Ruth Eckerd Hall. $34-$45.

Feb. 21 -- Pat Cooper with Marty Allen and Karon "Kate" Blackwell, Mahaffey Theater. $29-$39.

Feb. 22-March 30: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Show Palace Dinner Theatre, Hudson.

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feb. 24: Luma — theater of light
Feb. 23 -- Turandot, Ruth Eckerd Hall. $30-$45.

Feb. 24 -- Melissa Ferrick and Friends with Edie Carey, Nini Camps, Anne O'Meara Heaton, Skipper's Smokehouse. $15-$18.

Feb. 24 -- Luma -- Theater of Light, Mahaffey Theater. $8-$12.

Feb. 24 -- Dick Hyman, Improvisations on Bernstein, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center. $14.50-$24.50.

Feb. 25 -- Jimmy LaFave and Friends, with the Burns Sisters, Tom Russell with Andrew Hardin and Ray Bonneville, Skipper's Smokehouse. $20.

Feb. 26-27 -- Swan Lake, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center. $18-$60.

Feb. 27 -- 44th Annual Grammy Awards from the Staples Center, Los Angeles. 8 p.m., WTSP-Ch. 10.

Feb. 27 -- The Tempest, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center. $14.50-$24.50.

Feb. 27 -- The Mikado, Ruth Eckerd Hall. $28-$35.

Feb. 28 -- Ballet Hispanico of New York, Ruth Eckerd Hall. $30-$35.

Feb. 28-March 10 -- Florida Strawberry Festival, Plant City. Headline entertainment: Mel Tillis, Feb. 28; Charlie Daniels, March 1; Trace Adkins, March 2; Toby Keith, March 3; Oak Ridge Boys, March 4; Lee Ann Womack, March 5; Wayne Newton, March 6; Glen Campbell, March 7; Brad Paisley, March 8; Tracy Lawrence, March 9; Vince Gill, March 10. $5-$10. Tickets available at www.flstrawberryfestival.com.

Feb. 28 -- Spring training opens.

MARCH

March 1 -- Philadanco, Mahaffey Theater. $23-$30.

March 1 -- Doo Wop Reunion II, Ruth Eckerd Hall. $35-$75.

March 1-30 -- Me and Jezebel, Angel Cabaret Dinner Theatre, New Port Richey.

March 2 -- A Tribute to Ol' Blue Eyes with the 42nd Street Orchestra, The Coliseum. $12.

March 2-3 -- Gasparilla Festival of the Arts, downtown Tampa.

March 5 -- Dancing Wheels, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center. $19.50-$29.50.

March 5-17 -- Beauty and the Beast, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center. $23.50-$65.50.

March 6-7 -- Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Ruth Eckerd Hall. $30-$37.

March 7-17 -- Chasco Fiesta, downtown New Port Richey.

March 8 -- San Jose Taiko, Mahaffey Theater. $23-$30.

March 8 -- Tony Bennett, Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater. $49-$100.

March 8-10 -- St. Petersburg International Folk Fair, Times Bayfront Arena, St. Petersburg.

March 8-10 -- Salvador Dali Museum 20th anniversary celebration.

March 9 -- KC and the Sunshine Band and the Village People, Ruth Eckerd Hall. $35-$75.

March 9-10 -- Will McLean Music Festival, Sertoma Youth Ranch, northwest of Dade City.

March 9-14 -- Bay Area Renaissance Festival, Largo Central Park.

March 10 -- Little Everglades Steeplechase, Dade City. $5.50-$10.

March 10 -- Goodnight Opus, Mahaffey Theater. $8-$12.

March 15 -- Target Stars on Ice, Ice Palace. $34.75-$57.75.

March 15-17 -- Rhodessa Jones in Hot Flashes, Power Surges and Private Summers, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center. $15.50.

March 16 -- Abilities Wine Tasting and Auction, Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg.

March 16 -- Florida Orchestra Blue Jeans Classics: Made in America, The Coliseum. $16.

March 16 -- The Odd Couple, starring Barbara Eden and Rita McKenzie, Ruth Eckerd Hall. $30-$65.

March 17 -- Styx, Ruth Eckerd Hall. $34-$75.

March 20 -- Tommy Tune & The Manhattan Rhythm Kings, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center. $24.50-$54.50.

March 21-22 -- Engelbert Humperdinck, Ruth Eckerd Hall. $34.50-$75.

March 21-31 -- The Tibetan Book of the Dead, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center. $15.50.

March 22 -- Ethos Percussion Group, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center. $19.50-$29.50.

March 22-24 -- Art & Spirituality Festival and Conference, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center. Prices vary.

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march 23: Itzhak Perlman
March 23 -- Joan Baez, Tampa Theatre. $35.

March 23 -- Seven Potato More!, Ruth Eckerd Hall. $8.

March 23 -- Take 6, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center. $19.50-$29.50.

March 23 -- Itzhak Perlman, Ruth Eckerd Hall. $40-$75.

March 24 -- 74th annual Academy Awards, from Los Angeles.

March 29 -- Canada's Royal Winnipeg Ballet in Sleeping Beauty, Ruth Eckerd Hall. $32-$42.

March 30 -- Bill Cosby, Ruth Eckerd Hall. $30-$60.

APRIL

April 3-7 -- Florida Winefest and Auction, Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota.

April 4 -- Pat Metheny Group, Ruth Eckerd Hall. $32.50-$70.

April 4-14 -- Festival of States, downtown St. Petersburg.

April 5 -- Gary Puckett & Friends, Ruth Eckerd Hall. $35-$70.

April 5-6 -- Barrage, Mahaffey Theater. $24-$49.

April 5-7 -- Rigoletto, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center. $19.50-$56.50.

April 5-7 -- Tampa Bay Blues Festival, downtown St. Petersburg.

April 5-7 -- Odessa Rodeo and Festival, Starkey Ranch, Odessa. $12.

April 5-May 12 -- Man of LaMancha, Show Palace Dinner Theatre.

April 5-May 19 -- Dames at Sea, Angel Cabaret Dinner Theatre.

April 6 -- John Hancock Champions on Ice 2002 Tour, Ice Palace. $30.25-$65.25.

April 6 -- Carrot Top, Ruth Eckerd Hall. $29.75-$45.

April 9 -- Festival of States Illuminated Night Parade, downtown St. Petersburg. Free.

April 11-28 -- Art, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center. $15.50-$21.50.

April 12-13 -- Ragtime, Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater. $30-$45.

April 13 -- Festival of States parade, downtown St. Petersburg.

April 13 -- Dunedin Highland Games, Highlander Park, Dunedin.

April 13-14 -- Tarpon Springs Arts & Crafts Festival, downtown Tarpon Springs.

April 14 -- Young King Arthur, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center. $5.50-$10.50.

April 14 -- Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Ice Palace. $40.50-$86.

April 16 -- Barry Manilow, Ruth Eckerd Hall. $59-$100.

April 19 -- Jim Brickman, Ruth Eckerd Hall. $29.50-$50.

April 20 -- Tomas Kubinek Mission Impossible, Ruth Eckerd Hall. $8.

April 20-21 -- Mainsail Arts Festival, downtown St. Petersburg.

April 21 -- Tap Kids, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center. $5.50-$10.50.

April 26-28 -- Brandon Balloon Classic, Vandenberg Airport. Free.

April 30-May 12 -- Mamma Mia!, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center. $23.50-$65.50.

MAY AND BEYOND

May 3-5 -- Son of O'Donnellogues, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center. $15.50.

May 4 -- Jim West's Aesop's Fables, Ruth Eckerd Hall. $8.

May 10-12 -- Nine Months, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center. $15.50.

May 11-12 -- Cotee River Seafood Festival and SunTrust Boat Show, downtown New Port Richey.

May 17-June 9 -- Camping with Harry and Tom, American Stage, St. Petersburg.$20-$30.

May 17-June 22: Love, Sex and the I.R.S., Show Palace Dinner Theatre.

May 28-June 2 -- The Vagina Monologues, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center. $22.50-$39.50.

May 31-June 2 -- Taste of Pinellas, downtown St. Petersburg.

June 4-16 -- Maybe Baby, It's You, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center. $19.50-$29.50.

June 29 -- Main Street Blast, Independence Day celebration with fireworks, downtown New Port Richey.

July 25-Sept. 1 -- Shear Madness, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center. $27.50-$29.50.

Aug. 20-25 -- The Male Intellect: an Oxymoron?, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center. $15.50-$34.50.

Aug. 23 -- A Night in the Tropics, Key West-style street party, Grand Boulevard, New Port Richey.

Aug. 23-Sept. 29 -- Some Enchanted Evening: Rodgers and Hammerstein, Show Palace Dinner Theatre.

Oct. 11-Nov. 17 -- My Fair Lady, Show Palace Dinner Theatre.

Oct. 17-20 -- Clearwater Jazz Holiday, Coachman Park, downtown Clearwater.

Oct. 26 -- Guavaween, day-into-night street festival, Ybor City.

Mid-November -- Ribfest, downtown St. Petersburg.

Nov. 22-Dec. 26 -- Christmas Review, Show Palace Dinner Theatre.

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