Thursday, June 21, 2018
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 19

Movies on the Patio: Airplane: Costumes are encouraged for this '80s cult classic. Surely, you say, that can't be serious. It is serious, and don't call us Shirley. It's at 7 p.m. at Dalí Museum, 1 Dalí Blvd., St. Petersburg; museum galleries are closed. Free. (727) 823-3767.

Michael McDonald and Toto: Their rock 'n' roll friendship dates back to McDonald's appearance on Toto's I'll Be Over You in 1986. Now, they co-headline a tour that stops at 7:30 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $45-$95. (727) 791-7400.

Wordier than Thou: Prose and Short Story Open Mic: Featured readers Julie Armstrong and Thomas Hallock from the USF St. Pete English department are followed by 10-minute open mic slots, with no poetry or music allowed. It's at 7 p.m. at [email protected], 620 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. $5. (727) 895-6620.

Art Critiques at Studio 1212: Got art you want an honest opinion on? Studio 1212 invites all artists to bring up to two unframed, unfinished paintings to the gallery for a free critique at 10:30 a.m. at the studio, 1405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. (727) 446-4566.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Toddler Takeover: Designed for children 5 and younger, this early childhood program focuses on emotional and social development as well as motor skills at 10 a.m. at Glazer Children's Museum, 110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa. $15, $12.50 military/seniors, $9.50 children, under 1 free. (813) 443-3861.

TO WATCH

Wizard Wars, 10 p.m., SyFy We're not talking Harry Potter here, but the Wizards, a team of world-renowned professional magicians who try to out-illusion challengers. Trust us, when magicians compete to entertain, we are the winners.

MORE TO EXPLORE

Love live music? Find out who's playing locally at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

COMING UP

Sharknado 2: The Second One: If you missed the sensational shark-infested cyclone (or if you just want to live it again), SyFy's campy reply to Shark Week is coming to theaters Thursday: Pinellas Park's Park Place Stadium 16, Brandon's Regency 20, Tampa's Citrus Park Stadium 20 and Oldsmar's Woodlands Square 20. Ticket price varies by theater.

The Divine Sister: If you your laughs a little less sharky, this stage comedy homage to Hollywood film nuns tells of St. Veronica's indomitable Mother Superior, determined to build a new school for her Pittsburgh convent. $30. Opens Thursday at Tampa's Stageworks Theatre. (813) 374-2416.

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for June 21

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for June 21

Go Skateboarding Day: June 21 is the worldwide Go Skateboard Day and there’s free skateboarding all day at the skate park with free barbecue and a trick challenge. 8 a.m., Skatepark of Tampa, 4215 E Columbus Drive, Tampa. Free. (813) 621-6793; ...
Published: 06/20/18
Ticket window: Comedy Get Down, Clearwater Jazz Holiday, Gladys Knight and more

Ticket window: Comedy Get Down, Clearwater Jazz Holiday, Gladys Knight and more

Tickets for the following events go on sale this week: • Comedy Get Down with Cedric the Entertainer, Eddie Griffin, D.L. Hughley and George Lopez, 7 p.m. Nov. 17 at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, Tampa, $25-$125, on sale at 10 a.m....
Published: 06/20/18
Big concerts this weekend: Luke Bryan, Hall and Oates, Weezer, Logic and more

Big concerts this weekend: Luke Bryan, Hall and Oates, Weezer, Logic and more

HIS KIND OF NIGHT: Luke BryanIt’s been three long years since Tampa has seen the well-groomed hide of Luke Bryan, the Hollywoodiest hunk in Nashville. But he’s about to make up for lost time. On Saturday he’ll headline his biggest-ever show here, a b...
Published: 06/20/18
Wine dinners, beer projects and more will wet your whistle this summer

Wine dinners, beer projects and more will wet your whistle this summer

FILIPINO FOOD: WELCOME CHISMISHave you been to the Heights Public Market at the 73,000-square-foot Armature Works yet? It’s the buzzy food market in Tampa Heights with more than a dozen vendors offering up everything from rolled ice cream to Cuban sa...
Published: 06/20/18
Top things to do this week: Go Skateboarding Day, Hollywood medium Tyler Henry

Top things to do this week: Go Skateboarding Day, Hollywood medium Tyler Henry

Tyler Henry: Hollywood MediumTyler Henry, the so-called Hollywood Medium who stars in an eponymous E! hit show, is coming to town with a live show called "Life Lessons I Have Learned From the Departed." The soft-spoken 22-year-old has done readings f...
Published: 06/20/18
On stage this week: Freefall Theatre’s ‘The Musical of Musicals,’ Jay Pharoah

On stage this week: Freefall Theatre’s ‘The Musical of Musicals,’ Jay Pharoah

SENDUP: MUSICAL OF MUSICALSFive composers, a talented cast, choreography by Cheryl Lee and music directed by Michael Raabe — that’s Freefall Theatre’s recipe for a laugh-filled, season-ending summer musical, appropriately titled The Musical of Musica...
Published: 06/20/18
What’s in theaters this week: ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ and heist caper ‘American Animals’

What’s in theaters this week: ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ and heist caper ‘American Animals’

OPENING FRIDAY:JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOMDinosaurs: Keep them alive or kill them off? It’s a question that haunts the human characters in between fireball-dodging cardio workouts in Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, the spectacularly ho-hum new ent...
Published: 06/20/18
Artists’ talks and Sharon Norwood’s definition of beauty

Artists’ talks and Sharon Norwood’s definition of beauty

MARK MAKING: DEFINING BEAUTYBlack, squiggly lines are at the center of multidisciplinary artist Sharon Norwood’s works, an exhibition of which titled "Defining Beauty" opens at Tempus Projects on Saturday. Norwood’s use of the line in a variety of me...
Published: 06/20/18
5 things to do under $5: USF Summer Plant Festival, Bridal Show, free show by AnastasiaMax

5 things to do under $5: USF Summer Plant Festival, Bridal Show, free show by AnastasiaMax

1 Summer Plant Festival: If you think you can’t get anything to thrive in Florida’s brutal summers, check out the vendors with fruit trees and advice on how to grow them, along with hundreds of blooming butterfly plants, herbs and tropical and exotic...
Published: 06/20/18
Like ‘a beer after a hockey fight,’ Canada Day hopes to promote friendship between fighting nations

Like ‘a beer after a hockey fight,’ Canada Day hopes to promote friendship between fighting nations

TAMPA — As a Toronto native living in Tampa Palms, Bryan Grimsdale is not at all comfortable with the way political tensions are rising between Canada and the United States."I am a Canadian citizen, but a resident alien. This is my home, but that is ...
Published: 06/19/18
Updated: 06/20/18