Thursday, June 21, 2018
Events

Things to do starting June 2 and onward

2 Today

David Alan Grier: Although lately he has been busier on the stage with Tony-nominated roles in Porgy and Bess and Race, the performer's also a comedian, as anyone who has seen his standup, In Living Color or Chocolate News can tell you, 7 p.m. at Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave. $20-$22. Call (813) 864-4000.

The Girlie Show: Big Top Burlesque: Join "Big Momma" and her live Dixieland Band as they set sail on a visual "ODD'yssey" featuring striptease and acrobatics by entertainers with experience from companies like Cirque du Soleil, Cirque Fantastique, Le Click and Les 7 Doigts de la Main, 6 p.m. at the Honey Pot, 1507 E Seventh Ave. $25-$50. Call (727) 248-5974.

Suncoast Gun Show: This show for collectors, hunters and outdoor enthusiasts features firearms accessories, knives, ammunition, safety classes and more. 17 and younger must be with an adult, 9 a.m. at Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N. $9, 12 and younger free. Call (954) 922-9258.

Davis Islands Bicycle Ride: This 14- to 18-mile ride tours waterfront homes, an airport, boat basin and other sights on and around Davis Islands. Helmets required, 7:30 a.m. at Hillsborough Community College Corporate Training Center, 39 Columbia Drive. Free. Call (813) 598-4944.

Rummage Sale: You might find some odd items at Jobsite Theater's sale of props, costumes, furniture and baked goods, along with music by DJ Cub, pizza and beer for purchase, 2-7 p.m. at New World Brewery, 1313 E Eighth Ave. Free. Call (813) 248-4969.

Summer Classic Movie Series: All summer, Tampa Theatre will show classic Hollywood movies, opening with a 75th anniversary screening of the Adventures of Robin Hood. Sir Robin of Locksley, defender of downtrodden Saxons, runs afoul of Norman authority and turns outlaw, 3 p.m. at Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St. $9; $7 members. Call (813) 274-8982.

Tammy Pescatelli: Being one of the final five on the second season of NBC's Last Comic Standing catapulted the comedian's career and won her a slew of new fans, solidifying her as one of the sharpest women in the comedy world, 7 p.m. at Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway. $14-$18.50. Call (813) 960-1197.

Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo: 2013 USF Theatre Honors presents an Iraqi translator's struggle through the eyes of a captive Bengal tiger at the zoo during the Iraqi War. For mature audiences. 3 p.m. at University of South Florida Theater 120, 3837 W Holly Drive, Tampa. Free, donations appreciated.

Lend Me A Tenor: The players present Ken Ludwig's farce filled with mixups, mayhem and mistaken identities, 3 p.m. at Carrollwood Playhouse, 4335 Gunn Highway. $18; $15 seniors. Call (813) 265-4000.

Soul Surfer Screening: As part of movies with a message, the church plays this movie based on a girl who loses an arm in a shark attack and the story of how she overcomes those obstacles, 3 p.m. at Oak Grove United Methodist Church/Church on the Move, 2707 W Waters Ave. Free. Call (813) 935-4471.

Jimmy Thackery: The impression of Muddy Waters branded deeply into Thackery's blues soul, who learned firsthand from the master of the blues, 5 p.m. at Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road. $12 advance; $15 day of show. Call (813) 977-6474.

3 Monday

Luis Rosado-Bermudez: The young classical guitar player will perform a free concert to show his appreciation for the public's generosity after a Tampa Bay Times article detailed how the talented musician needed a guitar to continue his studies at FSU upon graduating, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Blake High School, 1701 N Boulevard. Call (813) 272-3422.

4 Tuesday

Mike Alstott Appearance: The former Bucs player makes himself available to meet fans, take pictures and play Pop-A-Shot in this event for guests of legal drinking age, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Lykes Gaslight Square Park, 410 Franklin St. Free.

5 Wednesday

ZZ Ward: The musician, who has done renditions of Childish Gambino and Tyler the Creator songs and covered Frank Ocean for the A.V. Club's Undercover series, plays the Royal Room, 6:30 p.m. at Ritz Ybor, 1503 E Seventh Ave. $13 advance, $15 day of. Call (813) 247-2555.

6 Thursday

Hot Art, Cool Crowd Opening Reception: The center unveils its new art exhibit in cooperation with VSA Florida with complimentary wine tastings and refreshments, 5-7:30 p.m. at MacDonald Training Center, 5420 W Cypress St. Free.

Rock the Park: Monthly music series showcasing Tampa's musical talents of all genres, this month featuring Day Joy, Loud Valley and Oxford Noland, 6:30 p.m. at Curtis Hixon Park, 600 N Ashley Drive. Free.

Dan Cummins: Dan's unusual observations and unique autobiographical standup have earned him TV spots on The Tonight Show, Showtime's Live from Amsterdam and the Comedy Central special Crazy With a Capital F, 8 p.m. at Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave. $15-$17. Call (813) 864-4000.

Neville's Island: Members of a middle management group on a wilderness team-building exercise find themselves in a slapstick nightmare when their boat hits the rocks and leaves them stranded on an uninhabited island. For mature audiences. 8 p.m. at Shimberg Playhouse at David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place. $18. Call (813) 229-7827.

Flux Pavilion: The English dubstep musician, who was nominated for BBC's Sound of … 2012 poll, tours following the release of his album Blow the Roof, 9 p.m. at Amphitheatre, 1609 E Seventh Ave. $30. Call (813) 873-8368.

Cory 'Zooman' Miller: After his comedic TV debut on Def Comedy Jam, Zooman has also been featured on BET's Comedy View and Comedy Central's Premium Blend, 10:15 p.m. at Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave. $12, $17 VIP. Call (813) 864-4000.

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