Saturday, January 20, 2018
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Things to do in Tampa Bay for July 30

Muvico Free Summer Film Fest: Happy Feet Two: Muvico's summer movie series brings the sequel to the animated penguin classic back to the big screen. See it at Baywalk 20 in St. Petersburg, Palm Harbor 10, and Starlight 20 and Centro Ybor 20 in Tampa. Movie starts at 10 a.m. Free. (727) 502-9573.

Jonny Reno's Yappy Hour: Bring your pooch for a dog-friendly happy hour featuring drink specials and a special canine menu. Happy hour starts at 6 p.m. at the Kitchen, 226 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 565-0540.

Apron's Cooking Classes: Dinner at the Diner: Learn to make diner classics with a twist, like Angus patty melt paninis, Reuben on rye, meatloaf au jus, and a homemade chocolate hazelnut ''dry ice'' milkshake. Class begins at 6 p.m. at Apron's Cooking School, Publix Supermarket, 7835 Gunn Highway, Tampa. $40. (813) 926-4465.

Clearwater Threshers vs. Palm Beach Cardinals: It's $1 night with $1 general admission tickets, beer, soda, hot dogs and more. Game starts at 7 p.m. at Bright House Field, 601 N Old Coachman Road, Clearwater. (727) 467-4467.

The Underpants: This play combines playwright Steve Martin's wacky sense of humor with intelligent insight into human nature. It's at 8 p.m. at the Florida Studio Theatre Keating Mainstage, 1241 N Palm Ave., Sarasota. $18-$42. (941) 366-9000.

TO WATCH

SERIES PREMIERE Capture, 9 p.m., CW A reality show with a premise eerily similar to The Hunger Games or The Running Man. People will be literally slaughtered in prime time by 2025, for sure.

SERIES PREMIERE The Profit, 10 p.m., CNBC The CEO of Camping World, a store that actually sells RVs, offers businesses a hunk of cash to turn things around in exchange for a cut of the windfall. And perhaps firing the owner of the company.

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COMING UP

Jonas Brothers: Joe, Nick and Kevin have taken a break to pursue solo work and TV gigs, but now they're testing out the comeback trail with a show Saturday at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre. $29.50-$79.50. (813) 740-2446.

Whitesnake: Steered by rock god David Coverdale, the band hit it big in the '80s with Is This Love and Here I Go Again — remember Tawny Kitaen in the MTV video? Oh, yeah. They'll bring some new material too to Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater on Thursday. $34.50-$150. (727) 791-7400.

Shark Week: Between the Sharknado sensation and the ceaseless popularity of Shark Week (which starts Sunday on the Discovery Channel), it's clear that sharks are having a moment. Local attractions are jumping into the pool, kicking off shark-themed events Saturday at the Florida Aquarium and at the Museum of Science and Industry in Tampa. Plus, Jaws is the summer classic movie Sunday at the Tampa Theatre ($9).

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Gasparilla may be a raucous party to you, but it’s art to Charles Hessemer

Gasparilla may be a raucous party to you, but it’s art to Charles Hessemer

SOUTH TAMPA Charles P. Hessemer, 90 years young and about as sharp as the palette knives he paints with, finds artistic inspiration in the costumed-clad revelers of Tampa’s favorite annual event. The details in Hessemer’s oil painting s...
Published: 01/19/18
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Jan. 20

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Jan. 20

Tweed Ride: This popular leisurely bike ride around downtown St. Petersburg brings out ladies and gents in derby hats, vests, petticoats, lace-up boots and other fashionable vintage choices. Tea and scones served before the ride. After the ride, gath...
Published: 01/19/18
Banksy’s Haight Street Rat coming to Winter Haven gallery

Banksy’s Haight Street Rat coming to Winter Haven gallery

Fans of notorious street artist and activist Banksy won’t have to travel too far to see one of his original pieces, thanks to an exhibit opening on Jan. 27 at the Outer Space Gallery in Winter Haven. The "Haight Street Rat" will be on display, on the...
Published: 01/18/18
Updated: 01/19/18
‘Year in Provence’ author Peter Mayle dies at 78

‘Year in Provence’ author Peter Mayle dies at 78

Peter Mayle, whose international bestseller A Year in Provence sent countless tourists to the vineyards and lavender fields of Southern France, has died.In an email, Mr. Mayle’s publisher, Alfred A. Knopf, reported that he died Thursday in a hospital...
Published: 01/18/18

Things to Do in Pasco and Hernando counties starting Jan. 19

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Published: 01/18/18
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Jan. 19

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Jan. 19

Steve Martin and Martin Short: The longtime actor-comedians and frequent collaborators present, An Evening You Will Forget For the Rest of Your Life, featuring Martin’s bluegrass band, the Steep Canyon Rangers and Jeff Babko. 7 p.m., Mahaffey Theater...
Published: 01/18/18
Inside American Stage’s plan to offer free or reduced admission to young people

Inside American Stage’s plan to offer free or reduced admission to young people

ST. PETERSBURG An air compressor did most of the talking as the small crew stapled down flooring to the stage. A master carpenter kept unskilled but eager workers on track, telling them where to line up edges. An astringent smell of glue permeated t...
Published: 01/18/18
2018 Children’s Gasparilla Parade: Guide and insider tips

2018 Children’s Gasparilla Parade: Guide and insider tips

On Saturday, the kids get first crack at the booty from the pirates at the Children’s Gasparilla Extravaganza, the annual alcohol-free party on Bayshore Boulevard. To kick off the season of Jose Gaspar, the fictitious marauder whose legend has...
Published: 01/18/18
‘Piratically speaking,’ NHL thrilled to don Gasparilla garb for All-Star Game

‘Piratically speaking,’ NHL thrilled to don Gasparilla garb for All-Star Game

TAMPA — Jose Gaspar, mythical pirate, meet Lord Stanley of Preston. Hang out, get to know one another, have as much fun as possible during the wrinkle in time that makes possible what will likely be a one-time-only encounter. Next weekend, th...
Published: 01/18/18
Sweets, savories and surprises at Jules’ Place in southeast Seminole Heights

Sweets, savories and surprises at Jules’ Place in southeast Seminole Heights

Tampa native Julie Harris worked for the City of Tampa for 22 years, under four mayoral administrations, until retiring as director of communications and neighborhood liaison in 2003.Her familiarity with Southeast Seminole Heights and countless conta...
Published: 01/18/18