Sunday, May 20, 2018
Events

Pasco Things To Do for the weekend of June 6

Our Pick

m Movie in the Park: The New Port Richey Cultural Affairs Committee and the New Port Richey Parks and Rec Department host a free showing of the movie The Croods at 8:30 p.m. Saturday at Sims Park at Grand Boulevard and Bank Street in New Port Richey. Bring chairs or a blanket. Concessions will be available. For information, call (727) 841-4560, email [email protected] or visit citynpr.org.

Film

Cinema Saturday: Watch a movie newly released to DVD at 1 p.m. June 14 at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 Lemon St. E. Seating is limited to the first 80 people. For the movie title or other information, call (727) 943-4922 or email [email protected]

On Stage

Church Basement Ladies: See this musical comedy at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays and select Saturdays through June 29 at Jimmy Ferraro's Studio Theatre, 5732 Main St., New Port Richey. Doors open an hour before each performance. Tickets are $23.36 plus tax. For more information, call (727) 409-0293 or visit ferrarostudiotheatre.com.

Follow the yellow brick road: Join Dorothy Gale of Kansas as she travels through the magical land of Oz alongside the Scarecrow, the Tin Man and the Cowardly Lion. The Wizard of Oz runs through June 15 at Show Palace Dinner Theatre, 16128 U.S. 19, Hudson. Cocktails start at 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 6 p.m. Fridays, 11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m. Sundays. $49.50 for dinner and show; $38.45 show only; ages 11 and younger $24.95 and $19.95, all plus tax and tip. For information, call (727) 863-7949 or visit showpalace.net.

The Prisoner of Second Avenue: See this comedy by Neil Simon at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays today through Sunday and June 13-15 at the Tarpon Springs Cultural Center, 101 S Pinellas Ave. Tickets cost $14 to $16. For more information, call (727) 942-5605 or visit tarponarts.org.

Art Events

Submit your art: The Pasco Arts Council is seeking submissions of art in drawing, fine craft (clay, fiber, glass, metal, wood), mixed media, painting (including pastel), photography and sculpture categories for the Pasco Art Annual Exhibition, which is not juried but will be professionally judged. Artists who are 18 and older may submit one entry each, and entries cannot exceed 48 inches, including bases and frames. Two-dimensional work must be framed or museum-wrapped and equipped with hanging wire. No saw-tooth hangers will be accepted. Three-dimensional work must be self-supporting. All work must be original. No reproductions are eligible for entry, nor are works copied from other artists' art. The cost to enter is $20 for PAC members and $30 for nonmembers. For more information, call (727) 845-7322, email [email protected] or visit pascoart.org.

Get Outdoors

Night in the Islands: Tarpon Arts presents this event from 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the Sponge Docks on Dodecanese Boulevard between Hope and Athens streets in Tarpon Springs. It includes Greek music, dancing and dining. Admission is free. For more information, call (727) 942-5605.

Obstacle race: Overcome 25 "epic" obstacles at the Rugged Maniac obstacle race from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 14 at Little Everglades Ranch, 17951 Hamilton Road, Dade City. Obstacles include towers of stacked shipping containers, underground tunnels of mud and a water slide. Each runner gets a T-shirt, free professional race photos, a beer (21 and older) and access to a festival featuring a mechanical bull, adult bounce houses, a foam dance pit and music. The cost is $74 until Monday and $85 at the gate. Students and military receive a $10 discount. Spectators attend for free. To learn more, visit ruggedmaniac.com.

Comments
Florida Orchestra closes 50th masterworks season with Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony

Florida Orchestra closes 50th masterworks season with Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony

TAMPA — The Florida Orchestra wraps up its final masterworks concert of the season with a masterfully complex Johannes Brahms piano concerto and Ludwig van Beethoven’s warmly accessible Symphony No. 6, commonly known as the "Pastoral."Friday’s sold-o...
Published: 05/19/18
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for May 20

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for May 20

Florida Orchestra Masterworks: In the season finale, the orchestra performs Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony, under the direction of Michael Francis and accompanied by pianist Javier Perianes. 7:30 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Cle...
Updated: 4 hours ago
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of May 21-27.

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of May 21-27.

American Baseball Championship: Teams from USF, Houston, East Carolina, UConn, UCF, Cincinnati, Tulane and Wichita State vie for the American Athletic Conference championship crown at Clearwater’s Spectrum Field Tuesday-Sunday. $8, $6 senior/military...
Published: 05/18/18
Updated: 05/19/18
The real stuff is how Tom Wolfe best used his write stuff

The real stuff is how Tom Wolfe best used his write stuff

om Wolfe’s best writing lifted real people into legend: car designers and astronauts and disciples of LSD. With that writing, Wolfe lifted himself into legend as well.The author of 16 books, including such bestsellers as The Right Stuff and The Bonfi...
Published: 05/18/18
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for May 19

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for May 19

Little Steven and the Disciplines of Soul: After gaining notoriety as a guitarist in Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band, Steven Van Zandt went on to have an acting career and recently got the Disciples of Soul back together to record the album of new ...
Published: 05/18/18
I went through 'Jeopardy!' auditions in Tampa, and I have a few questions

I went through 'Jeopardy!' auditions in Tampa, and I have a few questions

TAMPA — What’s it like to audition for Jeopardy!? What kind of questions are you asked? What realms of trivia must you master? How deep into your life should you expect producers to dig? Can you keep your cool with the buzzer in your han...
Published: 05/18/18
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for May 18

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for May 18

David Koechner: While his name might not be instantly recognizable, you’ll know his face from his roles as Todd Packer on The Office and Champ Kind from the Anchorman films. He currently stars on the CBS comedy, Superior Donuts. 8 and 10:30 p.m...
Published: 05/17/18
tbt* local craft beer of the week: PB and J Brown Ale, Palm Harbor Brewery

tbt* local craft beer of the week: PB and J Brown Ale, Palm Harbor Brewery

There’s a decent chance you’ve never had a beer from Palm Harbor Brewery. Its tiny taproom can seat no more than half a dozen folks at the bar, and that includes guests coming for wine from the brewery’s on-site sister business, Two Lions Winery. You...
Published: 05/17/18
Bar review: Champagne, whiskey and caviar? Yes, please, at luxe Flute and Dram

Bar review: Champagne, whiskey and caviar? Yes, please, at luxe Flute and Dram

I have a rocky relationship with Champagne.If I could drink it every day, there’s a good chance I would. But I can’t often stomach the thought of paying more for a name than the product itself, which, as a non-expert, has been my experience. I’ve had...
Published: 05/17/18
Plan your weekend May 18-20: Royal wedding watch parties, David Koechner, Fiesta Maxima, half off Dali admission

Plan your weekend May 18-20: Royal wedding watch parties, David Koechner, Fiesta Maxima, half off Dali admission

What's happening this weekend in Tampa Bay.
Published: 05/16/18
Updated: 05/18/18