Saturday, July 21, 2018
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 8

Fabrication: The play, held in conjunction with the Dali and Schiaparelli exhibition, imagines a dialogue between surrealist fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli and her rival Coco Chanel. 7 p.m., Dali Museum, 1 Dali Blvd. (Bayshore Drive SE and Fifth Avenue SE), St. Petersburg. $20, $15 members. (727) 823-3767.

Much Ado About Nothing: Preview: William Shakespeare’s romantic comedy gets an update by placing lovers Beatrice and Benedick against the backdrop of the Florida Keys as World War II is drawing to a close. Through Dec. 10. Pay what you can or $20 advance. 7 p.m., American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. $39. (727) 823-7529.

Mid-Week Madeira Beach Morning Market: Shop the family and pet friendly market, with local produce, vendors, arts and crafts, specialty food items and food trucks on site, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays, Nov. through end of May. 10 a.m., Madeira Beach, On Madeira Way, between Gulf Boulevard and 150th Avenue N, Madeira Beach. Free (items individually priced). (727) 278-4285.

Veterans Day Program: Veterans and their families are invited to attend a special ceremony honoring veterans. The event is sponsored by the Y, in cooperation with HPH Hospice and We Honor Vets, a joint program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs. The event will include a color guard flag folding ceremony, a POW/MIA table, information about Honor Flights and guest speakers. A free lunch will be served following the program. Call to RSVP for the lunch. 11 a.m., Hernando County Family YMCA, 1300 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. Free. (352) 688-9622.

Conversations and Cocktails: Melissa Dohme presents "Survivor to Sur-Thriver," the story of her come back and decision to live after being stabbed 32 times and nearly killed in a domestic violence crime. Includes light appetizers and one drink. 6 p.m., Rialto Theater, 1617 N Franklin St., Tampa. $13.65. (813) 221-8808.

TO WATCH

SEASON PREMIERE: Ozzy and Jack’s World Detour, 10 p.m., A&E: Ozzy and Jack make a stop in Key West for deep sea fishing and pay a visit to infamous Robert the Haunted Doll.

MORE TO EXPLORE

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Saturday, July 21

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Saturday, July 21

Chicago & Reo Speedwagon: Two of the most successful, legendary and critically acclaimed rock bands perform some of their greatest hits and more. 7:30 p.m., MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $29.50-$129.50. (813) 740-2...
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay on Sunday July 22

Top things to do in Tampa Bay on Sunday July 22

Safety Last!: Tampa Theatre’s Summer Classic Movie Series throws in a true classic this week with the iconic silent film Safety Last! (1923) accompanied by music performed on the Mighty Wurlitzer Theatre Organ. 3 p.m., Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St....
Published: 07/20/18
Review: Kent Wascom's 'New Inheritors' a novel of love, power on the gulf coast

Review: Kent Wascom's 'New Inheritors' a novel of love, power on the gulf coast

When a woman looks at the hands of the toddler who will become the main character of The New Inheritors, she sees "written in the lines of his palms a bird’s vision of the rivers and creeks that fanned across the region of his birth, the upper ...
Published: 07/20/18
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of July 23-29

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of July 23-29

Smashing Pumpkins: Billy Corgan got most of the original Grammy-winning, alt-rock band back together and hit the road. They’ll stop at Tampa’s Amalie Arena on Wednesday, likely performing favorites from Siamese Dream and Mellon Collie and the Infinit...
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay on July 20

Top things to do in Tampa Bay on July 20

Rascal Flatts: American country band will perform with special guests Dan +Shay and Carly Pearce. 7:30 p.m., MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $21-$85.75. (813) 740-2446. Classic Albums Live: Pink Floyd: The concert serie...
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Bar review: Sip and smoke at Blue Torch

Bar review: Sip and smoke at Blue Torch

Well, the bad news is that Blue Torch Cigars & Winery is not actually a winery. That combination seemed too ambitious to fly under my radar, as Blue Torch had since its opening this year, and that ended up being true.While it’s a curious name for wha...
Published: 07/19/18

Hernando Events for July 27

Events28 SaturdayWalking Sticks Club: Perry Oldenburg: The club will meet at Perry Oldenberg Wildlife and Environmental Area located off Deer Run Road, north of Brooksville. Registration is required. Those attending will learn about the history of Pe...
Published: 07/19/18
Paul Reiser, coming to Clearwater, talks about returning to standup and never winning an Emmy

Paul Reiser, coming to Clearwater, talks about returning to standup and never winning an Emmy

When Paul Reiser returned to standup comedy a few years ago, younger comics couldn’t figure him out. "All the younger comics would say, ‘Are you doing a special?’ I’d go no," said Reiser, 62. "‘What, are you getting rea...
Published: 07/19/18
Top events this weekend: Rascal Flatts, #MomTruths comedy, Metrocon, swimsuit bar crawl

Top events this weekend: Rascal Flatts, #MomTruths comedy, Metrocon, swimsuit bar crawl

MusicConcerts: Country band Rascal Flatts boot scoots through Tampa’s MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre on Friday ($21-$85.75). Saturday, rock-reggae-hip-hop fusion band Slightly Stoopid perform at Vinoy Park in St. Petersburg ($25-$40.98), while ...
Published: 07/19/18
Local craft beer of the week: Good For Life gluten-reduced Kölsch, Pair O’ Dice Brewing

Local craft beer of the week: Good For Life gluten-reduced Kölsch, Pair O’ Dice Brewing

For many sufferers of celiac disease, going out for a pint typically means ordering a cider. But brewers have worked hard to provide a reasonable analog for gluten-free drinkers, offering a range of brews produced from grains like sorghum and rice.Mo...
Published: 07/19/18