Friday, August 17, 2018
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 13

Voodoo Macbeth: This updated production of Shakespeare's tragedy honors the 1936 Orson Welles' production created in Harlem with an all African American cast. A live percussionist will accompany the production, and the set contains an installation created by artist Ya La' Ford. Through April 23. 7 p.m., [email protected], 620 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. $25, $20 students and seniors. (727) 895-6620.

Riverfront Easter Egg Hunt: Join the scurvy crew of pirates for a hunt for Easter egg geofilters hidden along the Riverwalk. and downtown riverfront. Download the Snapchat App and start the hunt. When you find them, post photos of your treasures to #PWTEasterEggHunt. 11:30 a.m., Pirate Water Taxi, 333 S Franklin St., Tampa. Fare and data charges. (813) 559-1804.

SunLit Festival: Pull My Daisy (1959) and This Song for Jack (1983): This spring time celebration of literature connects literary circles with other arts and cultural endeavors. Two short films enhance the experience of the Open Road: Photography and the American Road Trip exhibit. $5, members free. Call (727) 896-2667, ext. 220. 6 p.m., Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. $17, $15 seniors and military, $10 students with college ID, kids 6 and younger free. $5 after 5 p.m. Thursdays.

Community Conversation: George C. Edwards, a leading scholar of the presidency, will examine "Is the Electoral College Good for America." Optional dinner and reception available. 7:30 p.m., Poynter Institute, 801 Third St. S, St. Petersburg. $25, $75 with dinner. (727) 553-4676.

Synia Carroll: The jazz vocalist draws her inspiration from legends of the '40s, '50s and '60s. She will be joined by the The Billy Marcus Quartet. 7:30 p.m., Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $20 advance, $25 day of show; $30 reserved. (727) 822-3590.

One-Woman Sex and the City: A Parody of Life, Friendship and Shoes: The favorite characters come to life in this laughter-infused stage version of all six season of the HBO show. 7:30 p.m., Jaeb Theater at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $25-$35. (813) 229-7827.

An Evening with George Edwards: George Edwards, a leading scholar of the presidency, will share his insights and perspectives on American politics and public policy making. Reception and dinner at 5:30 p.m., conversation at 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m., Poynter Institute, 801 Third St. S, St. Petersburg. $25, $75 with dinner. (727) 553-4676.

Underhill Family Orchestra: The rock 'n' roll band, native to the Alabama delta, is known for performances that keep you dancing all night. Band of Sorrows and Cottondale Swamp open. 8 p.m., New World Brewery, 1313 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $8. (813) 248-4969.

Kinky Boots: The Tony Award-winning musical, featuring songs by Cyndi Lauper, is inspired by true events. 8 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $35-$125. (727) 791-7400.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Dinos Alive: A special exhibit of life-like and life-size dinosaurs. 9:30 a.m., Lowry Park Zoo, 1101 W Sligh Ave., Tampa. Included with admission. $32.95, $24.95 ages 3-11, 2 and younger free. (813) 935-8552.

TO WATCH

SPECIAL: Casey Anthony: An American Murder Mystery, 8 p.m., TLC: A special examining Casey Anthony, a case that began with the 22-year-old Florida woman claiming her 2-year-old daughter Caylee had been kidnapped. Investigators soon found out the child had been missing for a month.

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