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

Top things to do in Tampa Bay Feb. 19

Amy Schumer: The comedian brings her Inside Amy Schumer's Back Door Tour to Tampa where she fearlessly explores taboo subjects with her biting wit. The second season of her Comedy Central show Inside Amy Schumer premieres in April. See her at 8 p.m. at Carol Morsani Hall at Straz Center for the Performing Arts, Tampa. $37.50-$45. (813) 229-7827.

Manhattan Casino Friendraiser: The newly restored Manhattan Casino opens the doors for a night of music, catered soul food and tours. Benefits YWCA Tampa Bay. It's at 6 p.m. at Manhattan Casino, 642 22nd St. S, St. Petersburg. $15. (727) 896-4629.

St. Petersburg Jazz Festival: The festival brings the LaRue Nickelson Quartet for a performance at 7:30 p.m. at Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $15. (727) 822-3590.

Oscar Shorts: Live Action: View this year's Oscar-nominated live action short films, including Helium, The Voorman Problem and Do I Have to Take Care of Everything? All films are appropriate for ages 18 and older only. They start at 7:30 p.m. at Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St., Tampa. $11, $9 members. (813) 274-8982.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Schooner Lynx (Tampa): The replica schooner inspired by a vessel from the War of 1812 is open for tours at 10 a.m. at Tampa Convention Center, 333 S Franklin St., Tampa. $10, 12 and younger free (tour); $55, $30 12 and younger (harbor excursion). Toll-free 1-866-446-5969.

TO WATCH

XXII Winter Olympics, 8 p.m., NBC The finals in the men's skiing giant slalom give Ted Ligety and Bode Miller another chance to medal.

Inside the Actors Studio, 8:00 Bravo Jimmy Lipton gets two actual actors to visit the studio, and they are A-listers. It's just like the old days. Tonight, Amy Adams drops in, and Thursday night it's Matthew McConaughey.

MORE TO EXPLORE

Plan your weekend at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

Coming up

Nuclear Cowboyz: The freestyle motocross show has synchronized tricks — side-by-side quadruple back flips! — and lots and lots of fire. Performances are Friday through Sunday at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa. $20-$50. (813) 301-2500.

Flan Fest: While contestants compete for the best flan in Tampa Bay, you get samples of the sweet dessert, shopping and entertainment Saturday in Centennial Park in Ybor City. Free admission.

Top things to do in Tampa Bay Feb. 19

02/18/14 [Last modified: Tuesday, February 18, 2014 4:07pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Tampa City Council votes to accept travel invitation from Cuban ambassador

    Blogs

    The invitation came to Tampa City Council chairwoman Yvonne Yolie Capin in a June 9 letter from Cuban ambassador to the United States José Ramón Cabañas Rodriguez.

    The Tampa City Council voted 6-0, with Frank Reddick out of the room, to respond to a travel invitation from Cuban ambassador to the United States José Ramón Cabañas Rodriguez.
  2. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for June 25

    Events

    St. Pete Pride Festival: The daytime festival covers Central Avenue's Grand Central District with more than 350 vendors, multiple stages, live music, art and food. 9 a.m., Grand Central District, 2429 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 342-0084.

    Kristen Whalen poses for a photo before the start of the St. Pete Pride Parade in St. Petersburg last year. It's that time of year again, so check with us for your planning purposes. [LUIS SANTANA  |   Times (2016)]
  3. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for June 24

    Events

    St. Pete Pride Block Party and Night Parade: St. Pete Pride's popular parade moves to downtown St. Petersburg's scenic waterfront. The block party brings DJs, food and drinks starting at 2 p.m. The parade steps off at Fifth Ave NE and Bayshore at 7 p.m. with fireworks at 9:45 p.m. 2 p.m., North Straub Park, Fifth …

    Thousands line the streets of Central Ave. during the St. Pete Pride Parade in St. Petersburg.  [Saturday, June 25, 2016] [Photo Luis Santana | Times]
  4. Bar review: Les Partners Lounge goes old-school in Clearwater

    Bars & Spirits

    There are some local places that I'm shocked aren't more well known, and I think that's the result of a general aversion to stepping out of one's comfort zone. I make regular concerted efforts to step outside of mine, which often leads me to strange and rewarding drinking establishments.

    Les Partners Lounge is an old-school, smoker-friendly cocktail lounge and live music venue tucked away in a nondescript shopping plaza in Island Estates.
  5. Local craft beer of the week: Plongeur a L'eponge, Saint Somewhere Brewing Co.

    Bars & Spirits

    Tarpon Springs' Saint Somewhere Brewing Co. has a somewhat idiosyncratic approach to wild ale brewing, utilizing an open brewing approach involving uncovered fermenters in order to brew beer with local ambient microbes, reminiscent in some ways to the fermentation techniques used by rustic farmhouse breweries in Belgium …

     Plongeur a?€š€™L?ˆš??ponge, Saint Somewhere Brewing Company, 6/23/17  Electric Chair Sour Shandy, Angry Chair Brewing, 6/30/17   Pulp Friction Grapefruit IPA, Motorworks Brewing 7/7/17