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

Things to do in Tampa Bay for May 9

John and Jen: In this musical, Jen and her younger brother John's family is divided over the war in Vietnam. Runs through May 26. It starts tonight at 7 p.m. at Freefall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $39-$46. (727) 498-5205. Check out our review at tampabay.com/thingstodo.

Rodriguez: The 70-year-old Detroit folk singer-songwriter barely made a blip in America before becoming a cult music superstar in South Africa, but his story formed the basis of the acclaimed documentary Searching for Sugar Man, which recently won an Oscar for Best Documentary. Jenny O. also performs. The concert is at 8 p.m. in Ferguson Hall at the Straz Center, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $35.50-$45.50. (813) 229-7827.

Foam 'n' Glow Party: After getting postponed in April, this traveling party is finally here touting foam, fire, dancers, music and more as if to say, "How much sensory overload can we put into one party?" It starts at 9 p.m. at Club Underground, 802 E Whiting St., Tampa. $24.50, VIP $59.50. (813) 221-2582.

Brian Posehn: The Mr. Show and Sarah Silverman Program star showing up at the Improv is somewhat surprising, as he's usually more likely to play rock clubs like the Crowbar. See him at 8 p.m. at the Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $20. (813) 864-4000.

TO WATCH

SEASON FINALE Two and a Half Men, 8:30 p.m., CBS Angus T. Jones isn't leaving the show for good, only becoming an occasional cast member — so unlike Charlie Sheen, he doesn't get a full funeral, only an emotional road trip with his dad. Then again, Jones only went half-crazy, not full-on crazy, like Sheen, so this makes sense.

SEASON FINALE Glee, 9 p.m., Fox A regionals win, or a callback for Funny Girl — which does Rachel want more? The episode's title, "All or Nothing," suggests it's not an either-or proposition.

MORE TO EXPLORE

Mother's Day is Sunday (you didn't forget, did you?), so this week's Play Tampa Bay video has ideas for events, deals and brunch spots you can treat Mom to. Watch the episode at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

Things to do in Tampa Bay for May 9 05/08/13 [Last modified: Wednesday, May 8, 2013 5:52pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Artist exchange creates Tampa-Havana friendships

    Visual Arts

    SEMINOLE HEIGHTS — Bad weather rocked the Southwest Airlines flight from Havana to Tampa.

    Marian Valdes of Havana, Cuba, who is a resident artist through the Tempus Projects artist exchange program, stands for a portrait at the non-profit art space in Tampa, Fla., on Monday, July 17, 2017. Valdes has an upcoming exhibit titled “Addicted Involution.”
  2. Bar review: Attic Cafe and Bar, brews with views of downtown Tampa

    Bars & Spirits

    It's ironic that Tampa Bay WaVE — an entrepreneur incubator with an eye on growing Tampa's tech startups — keeps its offices in a century-old building originally used as an auditorium for the adjacent Masonic Lodge.

    One big plus at the Attic Cafe & Bar is its patio and balcony, where you can spy City Hall and a few other landmarks in downtown Tampa. Local history also figures prominently.
  3. Local craft beer of the week: Joosy Froot IPA from Tampa Bay Beer Works

    Bars & Spirits

    Tampa Beer Works has always been a bit of an odd duck. Originally opened as ESB Brewing Co. by the owners of the adjacent homebrew supply store, the company rebranded and reopened last year with a new name, new head brewer, new recipes and a new brewing philosophy. This includes a range of beers treated with novel …

    Photo by Justin Grant/special to tbt*
  4. Behind the lens: To capture an exhilarating moment, it's better to be lucky AND good

    Travel

    Editor's note: Boyzell Hosey, our Assistant Managing Editor - Photography/Multimedia, shot this image while on a family vacation in Alaska. Below is his description of the shot.

  5. Looking Back: The Ybor City Streetcar gets a new life (Dec. 27, 1991)

    Attractions

    Before World War II Tampa's public transportation needs were covered by a network of Birney streetcars, with a peak of 24 million passengers in 1926. When a local streetcar enthusiast came across a 1920's model, she contacted the Tampa Trolley Society with an eye towards restoration. That streetcar would become the part …