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John Turturro in Barton Fink (1991)

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John Turturro in Barton Fink (1991)

Second Screen Cult Cinema: Barton Fink: A monthly series presents unconventional cult films. A cocktail reception begins at 6 p.m. followed by the 1991 Coen brothers film Barton Fink. Set in 1941, it stars John Turturro as a playwright who is hired to write scripts for a film studio in Hollywood 7 p.m., The Vault, 655 N Franklin St., Tampa. $5 suggested donation. (813) 382-2976.

Ales and Wild Tails: Enjoy craft beers while discussing environmental topics. In this portion, the waterways advocacy group Suncoast Waterkeeper's executive director Andy Mele will discuss phosphate mining in Florida. 6 p.m., The Ale and The Witch, 111 Second Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. No cover. (727) 821-2533. thealeandthewitch.com.

Coffee Talk: Blossom to Bare Bones: In a 30-minute presentation, artist in resident Nan Colton introduces great artists and historical figures. Included with museum admission. 10:30 a.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. (727) 896-2667; mfastpete.org.

The Pitmen Painters: Based on the true story of British miners who unexpectedly become art-world sensations. 8 p.m., American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. $39-$59. (727) 823-7529; americanstage.org.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Itty Bitty Splashtime: Parents and caregivers can socialize with other adults while their children ages 5 and younger enjoy the cool waters of the pool's splash area. 9:35 a.m., Highland Recreation Complex and Family Aquatic Center, 400 Highland Ave. NE, Largo. $1.50. (727) 518-3016.

Regal Summer Movie Express: The Croods and Dr. Suess' The Lorax: See $1 family movies every Tuesday and Wednesday throughout the summerat Largo Mall 8 and at 10 a.m., Park Place Stadium 16, 7200 U.S. 19 N, Pinellas Park. (727) 525-7777.

Carmike Summer Kid Series: Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip: This summer movie series includes a small popcorn and a small drink at Sundial in St. Petersburg and at 10 a.m., Royal Palm 20, 5125 26th St. E, Bradenton. $4. (941) 752-3796.

The Beach Tampa: Play in an ocean of 1.2 million white plastic balls in an architectural installation. Free timed tickets and parking vouchers also available through thebeachtampa.com. Noon-8 p.m., Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. (813) 301-2500; thebeachtampa.com.

TO WATCH

Mr. Robot, 10 p.m., USA. Mr. Robot tries to show Elliot that he can be useful; and Darlene and Angela's plan doesn't go as hoped.

Greenleaf, 10 p.m., OWN. Mac (Gregory Alan Williams) attempts to blackmail the Bishop (Keith David). However, Grace (Merle Dandridge) stands in his way.

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 10 08/09/16 [Last modified: Tuesday, August 9, 2016 2:02pm]
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