Monday, April 23, 2018
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Things to do in Tampa Bay for June 11

Say Anything: The emo band, known for tracks like Alive with the Glory of Love and Wow, I Can Get Sexual Too, plays with Texas quintet Eisley, HRVRD and Northern Faces. Concert starts at 7 p.m. at State Theatre, 687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $17-$20. (727) 895-3045.

Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market: Enjoy live music while perusing the stalls for produce, baked goods, herbs, teas, plants and crafts. It starts at 9 a.m. in Gulfport on Beach Boulevard. Free (items individually priced). (727) 278-4285.

Muvico Free Summer Film Fest: Despicable Me: Muvico theaters are showing a different children's movie every Tuesday-Thursday throughout the summer. This week you can see the animated hit Despicable Me featuring those adorable minions and the voice of Steve Carell as Gru. Movie starts at 10 a.m. Free. (727) 502-9573. See it at Baywalk 20 in St. Petersburg, Palm Harbor 10, and Starlight 20 and Centro Ybor 20 in Tampa.

TO WATCH

SEASON PREMIERE Shipping Wars, 10 p.m., A&E You'd think transporting unknown quantities of bizarre items wouldn't be a cutthroat business these days, but here we are.

Pretty Wicked Moms, 10 p.m., Lifetime For any parent who overplans their kid's birthday party: You do realize the tyke will probably forget it by the time they get up the next morning, right?

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Find movie times and reviews at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

COMING UP

The dog whisperer: Also known as Cesar Millan, who has a new show, Leader of the Pack. He does a live tour that uses local shelter dogs to share secrets on how to get pooches — and their owners — to behave. See him Saturday at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa. Tickets start at $35.75. (813) 229-7827.

Tampa Bay Rays: You can take your dog and your dad on Sunday — Father's Day — when the Rays play the Kansas City Royals at the Trop in St. Petersburg. It's Bark in the Park, with special seating in the tbt* Party Deck ($30 for you, pooch, Rays dog leash). Plus, kids get free Jeremy Hellickson headphones. After the game, which starts at 1:40 p.m., the kid-friendly Imagination Movers perform. (888) 326-7297.

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Blueberry Festival returns with special Brooksville touches

Blueberry Festival returns with special Brooksville touches

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 24

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Review: American Stage hits ‘The Producers’ out of the park

Review: American Stage hits ‘The Producers’ out of the park

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Published: 04/23/18
Black Maria Film Festival brings 10 short films to Richey Suncoast Theatre

Black Maria Film Festival brings 10 short films to Richey Suncoast Theatre

NEW PORT RICHEY — The world-renowned Black Maria Film Festival returns to the Richey Suncoast Theatre April 27, giving the usual nod to the creator of motion pictures, Thomas Edison, as well as the diversity of 10 award-winning short films.Now in it’...
Published: 04/23/18

Pasco Events for April 27

27 FridayIQuit Smoking Cessation: Learn strategies for quitting all forms of tobacco. Learn about Nicotine Replacement Therapy and get free NRT patches, gum and lozenges while supplies last. Reservations required. 1 to 3 p.m. Free. Zephyrhills Librar...
Published: 04/23/18

Things to Do in Pasco and Hernando counties starting April 27

FestivalsOld Time Jamboree: The Florida Fiddlers Association hosts this three-day jamboree, kicking off with a potluck dinner at 6 p.m. April 27 and continuing through April 29 at the Sertoma Youth Ranch, 85 Myers Road, south of Spring Lake, on the H...
Published: 04/23/18
Underoath’s Spencer Chamberlain talks breakup, reunion, getting sober and returning to St. Petersburg

Underoath’s Spencer Chamberlain talks breakup, reunion, getting sober and returning to St. Petersburg

ST. PETERSBURG — HGTV fanatic that he is, Spencer Chamberlain sees a metaphor for his band in the ever-evolving St. Petersburg skyline."When you go downtown and you look at the ONE, that used to be a dirt parking lot," said the singer, referring to a...
Published: 04/20/18
Updated: 04/23/18
Dynasty bids farewell to Tampa with one last show

Dynasty bids farewell to Tampa with one last show

Local hip-hop artist Dynasty is on her way to Hollywood, but before she goes she will grace Tampa with one more performance.Originally from New York, Diana "Dynasty" Hardy came to Tampa in 2004 and quickly became acclimated to the area’s underground ...
Published: 04/20/18
Updated: 04/21/18
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 22

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 22

American Stage in the Park: The Producers: Mel Brooks’ classic cult comedy sees a down-and-out producer and his accountant scheme to produce the most notorious flop in theater history. Through May 13. 8 p.m., Demens Landing, 100 First Ave. SE, St. Pe...
Published: 04/20/18
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 21

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 21

Kenny Chesney: The tight-jeaned country superstar is making his first return to Tampa in five years and will be joined by country music’s hottest, new act Old Dominion after the release of their sophomore album Happy Endings which debuted No. 1 on Bi...
Published: 04/20/18