Make us your home page
Instagram
Things to do Things to Do
 Today's TipSheet

On your radar: A Florida Orchestra Coffee Concert, a Food Truck Fiesta and golf in the dark

Florida Orchestra Coffee Concert Series: Teddy Abrams conducts a program with Wagner's Ride of the Valkyries, Liszt's Les Preludes and Schumann's Manfred Overture. It starts at 10 a.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $24–$42; package deals available. (727) 892-3337.

The Piano Lesson: After arriving in Pittsburgh from the South, Boy Willie decides to sell an old piano that has been in his family for generations for some quick cash. See it at 8 p.m. at American Stage, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. $39; $20 student advance, $10 student rush. (727) 823-7529.

Mayor's Food Truck Fiesta: The first Wednesday of the month brings a fleet of food trucks to Lykes Gaslight Square Park, 410 Franklin St., Tampa. Starts at 11 a.m.

Glow Golfing: Who says you can't play golf in the dark? The waterfront course and the balls are lit by glow sticks in this nine-hole, par three, four-person scramble. Tee off at 6:45 p.m. at Treasure Bay Golf and Tennis, 10315 Paradise Blvd., Treasure Island. $25, $40 twosome. (727) 360-6062.

The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe: Tour the galaxy with a self-proclaimed crazy person as your guide in the play made famous by Lily Tomlin. The show begins at 7 p.m. at Freefall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $15. (727) 498-5205.

Urban Cowboys: The Wild West meets the city in this tribute to honky-tonk. Hear some of your favorite tunes made famous by Reba McEntire, Kenny Rogers and George Strait at 7:30 p.m. at Florida Studio Theatre, 1241 N Palm Ave., Sarasota. $19–$36. (941) 366-9000.

To watch

Nashville, 10 p.m., ABC: Rayna is unhappy to learn Deacon is now in Juliette's band. Well, who wouldn't want to hang with the girl from Heroes?

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, 10 p.m., CBS: Thanks to a crossover with CSI: NY, Ted Danson and Gary Sinise are in the same episode. They will spend five minutes comparing their respective movie scenes with Tom Hanks, who would make a cameo if only this show were on NBC.

On your radar: A Florida Orchestra Coffee Concert, a Food Truck Fiesta and golf in the dark 02/05/13 [Last modified: Wednesday, February 6, 2013 8:27am]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. 5 things to do under $5: Type artists, shuffleboard, toy train show, Wildflower Walk

    Events

    1 Letterheads Typefest: The muralists who run Illsol Space, a gallery in Tampa Heights, said their respect for handmade fonts and sign painting techniques moved them to curate this exhibit featuring type-based muralists, hand-style lettering designers, sign painters, letterpress studios and type designers. …

    Colm O’Connor, a Dublin sign writer, is among the 22 artists featured in the Letterheads Typefest exhibit at the Illsol Space gallery.
  2. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 23

    Events

    The Art of the Brick: An elaborate display of more than 100 pieces of Lego artwork including the life sized sculpture of a man ripping open his chest, a 20-foot-long T. rex skeleton, a giant skull and replicas of famous works including Vincent Van Gogh's Starry Night and Leonardo Da Vinci's Mona …

    Nathan Sawaya with a sculpture from his The Art of the Brick exhibition coming to Tampa June 23- Sept. 4. It will be open for free Wednesdays through Sundays,  from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 802 E Whiting Street, Tampa. No tickets are required.[Courtesy  of the Art of the Brick]
  3. I give you a fish, you give me back my man

    Blogs

    The B-52s are a band with such a distinct visual look that you could tell it was them with just a glimpse of a picture. But was it always beehives and bright clothes for the hipsters from Athens? You can find the different looks of the B-52s in their video for the irresistible Give Me Back My Man.

  4. Joss Whedon's ex-wife accuses him of cheating, being 'hypocrite preaching feminist ideals'

    Celebrities

    Joss Whedon made his name directing cult television shows such as Buffy the Vampire Slayer and big-budget action movies, which often featured women in empowering roles. Many applauded him for being a champion of women, a feminist in an industry accused of misogyny and sexism.

    Joss Whedon at the screening of "Much Ado About Nothing" in 2014. Whedon's ex-wife Kai Cole alleged in an essay published by The Wrap on Sunday that Whedon had multiple affairs during their 16-year marriage. (Associated Press)
  5. For James Blunt, life is still 'Beautiful,' especially on tour with Ed Sheeran

    Music & Concerts

    Here's how much You're Beautiful still weighs on James Blunt: He specifically references his biggest hit twice on his new album, The Afterlove.

    ISCHGL, AUSTRIA - NOVEMBER 29:  James Blunt performs live on stage during the ‘Top Of The Mountain Concert’ on November 29, 2014 in Ischgl, Austria.  (Photo by Jan Hetfleisch/Getty Images)