Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Events

Things to do in Tampa Bay for Jan. 30

Our Town Conversations: Mayor Rick Kriseman: Come early for hors d'oeuvres and cocktails at Cafe Gala before the newly elected St. Petersburg mayor speaks about shaping the identity of the town. The talk begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg. $5 (reservations required), free for members. (727) 823-3767.

Keb' Mo': This blues artist has been in the business since 1994, producing Grammy Award-winning records like Just Like You, Slow Down and Keep It Simple. Concert starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $45-$55. (727) 791-7400.

John Henton: After his big break on the 1993 sitcom Living Single, Henton has established a career with his role in The Hughley's and a standup tour. See him at 8 p.m. at the Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $16-$18. (813) 864-4000.

The Hound of the Baskervilles: A deranged killer is on the loose and Sherlock Holmes and Watson must uncover an ancient family curse in this celebrated Sherlock Holmes story. See it at 8 p.m. in the Shimberg Playhouse at the Straz Center, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $28. (813) 229-7827.

TO WATCH

Project: Shattered Silence, 9 p.m., WEDU The locally-produced documentary is making its broadcast premiere with riveting true stories told by teenagers.

Parks and Recreation 8:30 p.m., NBC Oh, Anne, you beautiful tropical fish, why can't we quit you? And Chris, we LITERALLY will miss you, too. Everyone shed a tear as our favorite couple leaves Pawnee.

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Pasco Events for May 25

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Hernando Events for May 25

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