Monday, April 23, 2018
Events

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for March 20

The Bodyguard: R&B artist Deborah Cox reprises the role that Whitney Houston made famous in the hit film. 7:30 p.m., Carol Morsani Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $39 and up. (813) 229-7827.

Mike and the Mechanics: One of pop music’s first supergroups play their first local concert in 30 years. 8 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $49.50-$69.50. (727) 791-7400.

University Lecture Series: Cat Cora: This portion features Cat Cora, the first female Iron Chef. 8 p.m., University of South Florida Marshall Student Center, 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. Free. (813) 974-1001.

Pipe Organ Concert: Bring your lunch and enjoy a concert by the Mighty Wurlitzer Theatre Organ, which produces the sound of a full orchestra including percussion. 11 a.m., Pinellas Park Auditorium, 7690 59th St. N, Pinellas Park. Free. (727) 541-0895.

Gasparilla International Film Festival: The annual festival will screen more than 100 shorts, films and documentaries. 5 p.m., Centro Ybor 10, 1600 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. $12 each film. Special events additional. (813) 693-2367. Opening Night Reception: Come early to enjoy drinks and food samples at this private mix and mingle with the festival’s stars and celebrities. Includes admission to the opening night screening of Stuck. 5 p.m., The Vault, 655 N Franklin St., Tampa. $65. (813) 693-2367.

A History of the 1950s and ’60s Through Song: Sing along with New York Blues Hall of Fame inductee Marc Black in this multi-media trip through time. 7 p.m., Jan Kaminis Platt Regional Library, 3910 S Manhattan Ave., Tampa. Free. (813) 273-3652.

Restoring Respect: A Community Conversation: A five part series on our current "lack of respect" situation due to appearance, thought, worship and voting differences. This portion features comments by Adam Smith (Tampa Bay Times political editor), Susan MacManus (professor of government and international affairs at USF) and Alexios Mantzarlis (fact checker at Poynter Institute). 7 p.m., Cathedral Church of St. Peter, 140 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 822-4173.

Million Dollar Quartet: The musical tells the story of music icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins. 7:30 p.m., Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $39-$69. (727) 893-7832.

TO WATCH

SEASON PREMIERE: Shadowhunters, 8 p.m., Freeform: Secrets abound as the Shadowhunters and Downworlders try to get back to normal after Valentine’s death.

MORE TO EXPLORE

Find TV reviews at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

Comments
Blueberry Festival returns with special Brooksville touches

Blueberry Festival returns with special Brooksville touches

When the Florida Blueberry Festival made its debut in downtown Brooksville in 2012, it drew both praise and criticism. When state organizers pulled out last June, that also drew both sneers and cheers.But when the Brooksville Blueberry Festival debut...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 24

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 24

Waitress: The Broadway hit musical based on Adrienne Shelley’s film follows Jenna, a waitress stuck in a bad marriage and a small town. 7:30 p.m., Carol Morsani Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $45-$128....
Updated: 2 hours ago
Review: American Stage hits ‘The Producers’ out of the park

Review: American Stage hits ‘The Producers’ out of the park

ST. PETERSBURG — Without question, Mel Brooks’ The Producers carved a more indelible mark than most of the musicals in the entire genre of throwaway musicals it parodied.The creator of Get Smart and Blazing Saddles not only co-wrote the adaptation of...
Updated: 6 hours ago
Black Maria Film Festival brings 10 short films to Richey Suncoast Theatre

Black Maria Film Festival brings 10 short films to Richey Suncoast Theatre

NEW PORT RICHEY — The world-renowned Black Maria Film Festival returns to the Richey Suncoast Theatre April 27, giving the usual nod to the creator of motion pictures, Thomas Edison, as well as the diversity of 10 award-winning short films.Now in it’...
Updated: 7 hours ago

Pasco Events for April 27

27 FridayIQuit Smoking Cessation: Learn strategies for quitting all forms of tobacco. Learn about Nicotine Replacement Therapy and get free NRT patches, gum and lozenges while supplies last. Reservations required. 1 to 3 p.m. Free. Zephyrhills Librar...
Published: 04/23/18

Things to Do in Pasco and Hernando counties starting April 27

FestivalsOld Time Jamboree: The Florida Fiddlers Association hosts this three-day jamboree, kicking off with a potluck dinner at 6 p.m. April 27 and continuing through April 29 at the Sertoma Youth Ranch, 85 Myers Road, south of Spring Lake, on the H...
Published: 04/23/18
Underoath’s Spencer Chamberlain talks breakup, reunion, getting sober and returning to St. Petersburg

Underoath’s Spencer Chamberlain talks breakup, reunion, getting sober and returning to St. Petersburg

ST. PETERSBURG — HGTV fanatic that he is, Spencer Chamberlain sees a metaphor for his band in the ever-evolving St. Petersburg skyline."When you go downtown and you look at the ONE, that used to be a dirt parking lot," said the singer, referring to a...
Updated: 7 hours ago
Dynasty bids farewell to Tampa with one last show

Dynasty bids farewell to Tampa with one last show

Local hip-hop artist Dynasty is on her way to Hollywood, but before she goes she will grace Tampa with one more performance.Originally from New York, Diana "Dynasty" Hardy came to Tampa in 2004 and quickly became acclimated to the area’s underground ...
Published: 04/20/18
Updated: 04/21/18
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 22

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 22

American Stage in the Park: The Producers: Mel Brooks’ classic cult comedy sees a down-and-out producer and his accountant scheme to produce the most notorious flop in theater history. Through May 13. 8 p.m., Demens Landing, 100 First Ave. SE, St. Pe...
Published: 04/20/18
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 21

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 21

Kenny Chesney: The tight-jeaned country superstar is making his first return to Tampa in five years and will be joined by country music’s hottest, new act Old Dominion after the release of their sophomore album Happy Endings which debuted No. 1 on Bi...
Published: 04/20/18