Wednesday, September 19, 2018
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Plan your weekend Nov. 3-5: Fall Out Boy, new Dali exhibit, Tracy Morgan, Home Show, 2-Headed Calf Fest

Concert

Fall Out Boy: Sunday’s concert in Tampa might not feature as much new music as originally intended, but Fall Out Boy can still shake an arena with a hit like Dance, Dance, Thnks fr th Mmrs or This Ain’t a Scene, It’s an Arms Race. And they’ll probably play at least one new, unreleased song called Expensive Mistakes. "I feel like rewarding people’s patience for sticking around is good to do," bassist Pete Wentz said in a phone interview. " Blackbear and Jaden Smith (yes, Will Smith’s kid) open at 7 p.m. Sunday at Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $30.50 and up. (813) 301-2500. amaliearena.com.

For more with Pete Wentz, see tampabay.com/soundcheck.

Art

In Daring Fashion: Dali and Schiaparelli: This new exhibition at the Salvador Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg, blurs the lines between art and fashion. The Italian-born Elsa Schiaparelli was a prominent couture designer in Paris during the 1920s and ’30s whose chief rival was Coco Chanel. With garments, jewelry, paintings, sculptures, prints and photographs, it’s plain to see they were kindred spirits. The exhibition runs through Jan. 14. Admission is $24, $22 seniors, $17 students and children ages 13-17, $10 children ages 6-12. $10 after 5 p.m. Thursdays. 1 Dali Blvd. (Bayshore Drive SE and Fifth Avenue SE), St. Petersburg, 33701. (727) 823-3767.

Hip-hop

Last Damn Show: Hip-hop station Wild 94.1 put together a solid lineup for its first Last Damn Show festival in five years, starting with Grammy winner and industry innovator Chance the Rapper at the top. He’ll fight for stage time with the omnipresent Migos, who since hitting No. 1 with Bad and Boujee have guest-starred on half the hits on this year’s Hot 100. Ludacris will also be there, so will gospel-rap superstar Lecrae, R&B new-schooler Jessie Reyez and Atlanta mixtape upstart 24hrs. 7 p.m. Friday at Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $50 and up. (813) 301-2500. amaliearena.com.

Oddities

Two-Headed Calf Fest: Celebrate the weirdness of St. Petersburg at this craft beer party that toasts the St. Petersburg Museum of History’s Alligators and Oddities exhibit, highlighted by a nearly 100-year-old two-headed calf. The freaky creature, born in Safety Harbor in 1925, was stuffed and donated to the museum after its short, six-week life, and it has long been a popular exhibit. In keeping with the oddities theme, there will be live mermaids and alligators, carnival side-show oddities, a costume contest, live music, food trucks and museum admission. The party is 6 to 10 p.m. Friday. St. Petersburg Museum of History, 335 Second Ave. NE. $30-40. (727) 894-1052. spmoh.com.

Old school

95.7 Beats By the Bay: The music festival returns after a five-year hiatus at 2 p.m. Saturday to Vinoy Park in St. Petersburg, with an old-school lineup of T-Pain (I’m ’n Luv (Wit a Stripper)) above, Bad Boy rapper Mase (Feel So Good), R&B singers Brandy (The Boy Is Mine) and Mario (Let Me Love You) and, at the top, Ja Rule and Ashanti (Always on Time, Mesmerize, Put It on Me, What’s Luv?). $49.50 and up. 957thebeat.com.

Comedy

COMEDY: Demetri Martin, Tracy Morgan: Multitalented Demetri Martin, who has been branching out into directing, brings his lauded standup comedy to Ferguson Hall at Tampa’s Straz Center at 8 p.m. Sunday. $37.50. strazcenter.org. Saturday Night Live legend and 30 Rock star Tracy Morgan returns to St. Petersburg’s Mahaffey Theater at 7 p.m. Sunday. 400 First St. SE, St. Petersburg. $39-$69. mahaffeytheater.com.

Stage

The Year of Magical Thinking: Joan Didion’s no-frills memoir of loss and recovery, opens at Stageworks Theatre this weekend. Didion wrote the piece while mourning the loss of her husband, fellow novelist and screenwriter John Gregory Dunne, and a daughter, Quintana, within two years. Opens Friday and runs through Nov. 19. 1120 E Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. $30-$35. Preview 8 p.m. today , $15. (813) 374-2416. For show times, see stageworkstheatre.org.

Picnic

Straz Live: Bring a picnic lunch to Curtis Hixon Park on Sunday to hear singers performing Broadway favorites and operatic gems. Opera Tampa’s Straz Live! in the Park returns from 3 to 5 p.m. (activities start at 1:30 p.m.). Free. Tables available for $125. (813) 229-7827. strazcenter.org.

Food trucks

Asian Lantern Festival: There will some special mood lighting added to this month’s food truck rally in downtown St. Petersburg. More than 200 giant lanterns will be strung among the trees in Albert Whitted Park (but not released to the sky) for the Asian Lantern Festival. The food truck lineup includes I Wanna Wok, Smokin’ Bowls, Flip’n Tasty Filipino Food Truck, Empamamas, the Twisted Indian, BBQ, Maggie on the Move and Surf and Turf Truck. 6-9 p.m. Friday. 107 Eighth Ave. SE, St. Petersburg. Free admission.

Family fun

Conga Caliente: The annual celebration of Hispanic arts, culture and food includes a youth area, health village, art displays, beer garden and cigar area. Entertainment includes salsa singer Oscar D’León and Dominican bachata singer Andy Andy. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday. Al Lopez Park, 4810 N Himes Ave., Tampa. Free.

Honey-do list

Tampa Bay Home Show: The largest home show on Florida’s west coast brings the area’s top home improvement experts, along with more than 600 exhibits. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Tropicana Field, 1 Tropicana Drive, St. Petersburg. Free.

Contact Sharon Kennedy Wynne at [email protected] Follow @SharonKWn.

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