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Brandon entertainment calendar

Showcase Ybor Festival of the Moving Image

The festival offers an array of documentaries and personal films from independent filmmakers who are predominately Florida artists. General admission is $6. Some workshops and lectures are free. The festival is Wednesday through April 11 in the Performing Arts Building at the Hillsborough Community College Ybor City campus, 1505 E Palm Ave. For more information, visit yborfilmfestival.com.

02 Today

Arctic Monkeys: The UK-based band promises a performance of indie rock meets neo-punk, 7 p.m. at the Ritz Ybor, 1503 E Seventh Ave. Sleepy Sun opens the show. Tickets are $23. All ages allowed. Call (813) 247-2555.

The Lark: The trial, condemnation and execution of Joan of Arc are depicted at 8 p.m. at Gorilla Theatre, 4419 N Hubert Ave. Also at 8 p.m. Saturday. Final performances are 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday. Suitable for adults and teens. $25. Call (813) 879-2914. gorillatheatre.com.

Comedy hypnotist: Side Splitters Comedy Club features Erick Känd in "Get Hypnotized!," a comedy performance where volunteers from the audience get hypnotized and become the center of the show, 8 p.m. at 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway. Also at 10 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $8 to $12. Call (813) 960-1197.

03 Saturday

Eggstravaganza: Start Easter celebrations early with a free breakfast, photos with the Easter Bunny, a petting zoo, face painting and 20,000 eggs stuffed with candy and prizes, 9 to 11 a.m. along the Riverwalk at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place. Free. Visit tbpac.org.

Ybor art walk: Take a self-guided tour of more than 18 Ybor City artistic spaces and visit the Saturday Market, featuring art in the park; noon to 6 p.m. at 1515 E Seventh Ave. Hands-on projects for kids available at Jezebels Gypsies, 1523 Seventh Ave. Free. Call (813) 495-4649.

Cavalia: Cirque du Soleil creator Normand Latourelle's show features 12 breeds of horses, acrobats, dancers and riders performing under a big white tent, 3 and 8 p.m. at the Florida State Fairgrounds, I-4 at U.S. 301 N. Also 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $44.50 to $189.50. The show has been extended through April 11. Visit cavalia.net or call toll-free, 1-866-999-8111.

04 Sunday

Stars on Ice: Olympic ice skaters including 2010 bronze medalist Joannie Rochette, will lead performers at Stars on Ice, 4 p.m. at the St. Pete Times Forum, 401 Channelside Drive. Tickets range from $25 to $140. Visit starsonice.com or call (813) 301-2500.

08 Thursday

Of Montreal: From psychedelic pop to indie rock, Of Montreal brings its musical musings to the Ritz Ybor at 8:30 p.m. 1503 E Seventh Ave. James Husband opens the show. Tickets $18 in advance, $20 day of show. Call (813) 247-2555.

Brandon entertainment calendar 04/01/10 [Last modified: Wednesday, March 31, 2010 4:12pm]

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