Sunday, June 17, 2018
Features and More

On your radar: Catch a free screening of 'Back to the Future,' hear the pub-band stylings of the Features or get caught up in Art After Dark

Sunset Cinema at Pier 60: This week's free movie, 1985's Back to the Future, starts around dusk at Pier 60, Clearwater Beach. (727) 434-6060; www.sunsetsatpier60.com.

The Features: The Nashville group is a hot commodity in Britain, thanks to its bar-band/pub-band style. With Girl In a Koma, Kirsten and Jasmine at 7 p.m. at The Local 662, St. Petersburg. $10. (727) 258-4829.

Art After Dark: This month's celebration of art and entertainment is inspired by the museum's upcoming exhibits, which celebrate the '60s. Look for live outdoor art installations and music by the Sleepy Vikings at 8 p.m. at Tampa Museum of Art, 120 Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa. $5, free for members. (813) 274-8130.

CANVAS 7: Browse work by dozens of local artists and listen to live music by jazz quartet La Lucha, singer-songwriter Caleb Hyers and the California Baseball Band at 8 p.m. at the Warehouse/ Element Church, 2702 Causeway Center Drive, Tampa. Free. (813) 620-3770.

Date night

Florida Orchestra Pops: Music for Lovers: A romantic evening of ballads and love themes from the likes of Barry White, Cole Porter and Dolly Parton starts at 8 p.m. at David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, Tampa. $15–$45. (813) 229-7827.

More to explore

For complete movie listings, visit movies.tampabay.com.

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