Sunday, May 20, 2018
Events

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Feb. 4

Barry Manilow: The Can't Smile Without You music legend and his band of 13 musicians and singers embark on his One Last Time Tour. Saxophonist Dave Koz joins in a special guest. 7:30 p.m., Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $19.75-$149.75. (813) 301-2500.

ArtFlix: Disney and Dali: A Date with Destino: A film series that features art-related documentaries and feature films. A short, animated love story imagined by Disney and illustrated in Dali's surreal style. 6 p.m., Dali Museum, 1 Dali Blvd. (Bayshore Drive SE and Fifth Avenue SE), St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 823-3767.

Florida State Fair: In addition to rides, food, exhibits, entertainment, animals, attractions and shopping, this year the fair guarantees at least 112 free things to do. 10 a.m., Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $9, $5 ages 6-11 (advance). $11 Mon.-Fri., $13 Sat.-Sun.; $6 Mon.-Fri., $7 Sat.-Sun. ages 6-11 (at the gate). Make a donation at any Goodwill Industries location and get a coupon good for $2 off admission. (813) 621-7821.

In the Blood: Meet Director Fanni Green: A modern day riff on The Scarlet Letter, this tragedy tells the story of Hester La Negrita, a homeless woman with five children living on the streets of the inner city. Through Feb. 21. 5:30 p.m., preview Old Tampa Book Co., 507 N Tampa St., Tampa. $30-$40. (813) 209-2151. In the Blood: Preview: 8 p.m., Stageworks Theatre, 1120 E Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. $30-$40. (813) 374-2416.

Epicurean Education: Ribs, Ribs, Ribs: Get the grill fired up for the Superbowl party, and learn rib-cooking techniques for novices to pitmasters, in Just Grillin' Super Bowl Rib Throwdown; plus make sauce, dry rub, hasselback potatoes. $55. 7 p.m., Epicurean Theatre at the Epicurean Hotel, 1207 S Howard Ave., Tampa. (813) 999-8735.

Our Town: Since its premiere in 1938, Thornton Wilder's play has remained one of the most often performed works in the American canon. It tells the story of the fictional town of Grover's Corners from 1901-13 through the lives of its citizens. Through Feb. 14. 7 p.m., Freefall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $21-$43. (727) 498-5205.

Jackie Mason: The legendary stand-up comic still delivers pungent political satire and observation from modern life. 7:30 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $25-$50. (727) 791-7400.

Harland Williams: The comedian and actor is known for his ability to combine sketch comedy with stand up, and for his roles in movies including Dumb and Dumber, There's Something About Mary and Half Baked. 8 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $5-$22. (813) 864-4000.

2Cellos : The Croatian duo's playing style has broken down the boundaries between different genres of music, from classical and film music, to pop and rock. 8 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $33.25-$53.25. (727) 791-7400.

Who's Bad: The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute: The Michael Jackson tribute band delivers singing, dancing and musicianship inspired by the music legend in this multimedia show. $34-$49. 8 p.m., Lakeland Center Jenkins Arena, 701 W Lime St., Lakeland. $39.50-$54.50. (863) 834-8111.

John Kadlecik Band: The singer, songwriter and musician can play most string instruments but is primarily known for being a guitar-slinging sideman to Grateful Dead members Phil Lesh and Bob Weir in the band Furthur. 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. $14-$17. (813) 971-0666.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Book Time at Brooker Creek: Story related crafts, games and activities. Best for ages 3 to 5. 10:30 a.m., Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. Free (registration required). (727) 453-6800.

Correction

The opening reception of the Pastel Society of Tampa Bay's 10th Annual awards exhibit at the Stirling Art Studio will be Feb. 12. An incorrect day ran in this week's Weekend section.

TO WATCH

DC's Legends of Tomorrow, 8 p.m., The CW. Rip (Arthur Darvill) and Sara (Caity Lotz) attempt to weaken Vandal Savage (Casper Crump) by attacking his financial assets. Naturally, complications arise.

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