Tuesday, May 22, 2018
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Things to do in Tampa Bay for June 27

Americanarama: Bob Dylan leads this concert with some of the biggest names in Americana-inspired rock. Wilco,My Morning Jacket and Grateful Dead guitarist Bob Weir will perform along with Dylan. The festival starts at 5:30 p.m. at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $25-$89. (813) 740-2446.

Showstoppers: A Musical Revue: Get a taste of the Straz Center's 2013-14 Broadway season in this revue featuring numbers from The Book of Mormon, Porgy and Bess and We Will Rock You. It starts at 7 p.m. in the Patel Conservatory at the Straz Center in Tampa. $15. (813) 222-1002.

Our Town Conversations with Jeff Klinkenberg: The award-winning journalist and author writes about Florida culture for the Tampa Bay Times and is the author of Alligators in B-Flat and other books about wild Florida tales. Come early for hors d'eouvres and cocktails at Cafe Gala. Talk begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg. $5 (reservations required), free for members. (727) 823-3767.

Awesome Day Celebration: To celebrate Tampa Bay's awesomeness, Curtis Hixon Park hosts classic picnic games and the Tampa Museum of Art offers free admission from 5 to 7 p.m. It all starts at 5 p.m. at Curtis Hixon Park in Tampa. Free. (813) 274-8130

Godfrey: One of the hottest comedians on the circuit, you'll recognize him from his roles in Zoolander, 30 Rock, and Louie. See him at 8 p.m. at the Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $15-$17. (813) 864-4000.

TO WATCH

Motive, 9 p.m., ABC A big-money lawyer is found dead in his home. No one cares but other lawyers.

The Out List, 9:30 p.m., HBO A host of fairly famous LGBT personalities share what it's like being out of the closet. Ellen DeGeneres, Wanda Sykes, Neil Patrick Harris and Cynthia Nixon are among the cast.

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