Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Events

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Jan. 20

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis: The Thrift Shop hip-hop duo head to downtown Orlando. 8 p.m., Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S Magnolia Ave., Orlando. $50.50. (844) 513-2014.

The Temptations and the Four Tops: Enjoy a night of Motown as these Grammy Award-winning and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees perform popular hits like My Girl, Ain't Too Proud To Beg, Reach Out, Baby, I need Your Loving and many more. 7:30 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $45-$89. (727) 791-7400.

Arlo Guthrie: The legendary singer-songwriter, storyteller, social commentator and humanitarian commemorates the 50th anniversary of his iconic song, Alice's Restaurant by performing the song in full. 7:30 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $45-$75. (727) 791-7400.

Leadership Luncheon with Dick Gregory: Part of the Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival, the American civil rights activist and entertainer Dick Gregory serves as keynote speaker for this luncheon designed to engage the community about current events. 11:30 a.m., University Area Community Development Center, 14013 N 22nd St., Tampa. $15. 1-888-224-1733 ext. 3143.

Real Music Series: Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone: The series features live mixed music from the 1950s to today. Performances held at 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Included with daily admission. 11:30 a.m., Busch Gardens, 3605 Bougainvillea Ave., Tampa. $97, $92 for ages 3-9. (888) 800-5447;.

Tampa Black Heritage Festival Youth Night: Filmmaker Ric Mathis (Black Friday) is a champion of financial literacy and the importance of leaving a financial and ethical legacy for the next generation. The event also features speakers, panelists and student performances. 6 p.m., Blake High School, 1701 N Boulevard, Tampa. Free. 1-888-224-1733, ext. 3143.

Ybor Ghost Tour: Find out what ghosts haunt the historic Cuban Club. Ghost meters supplied. 7:30 p.m., King Corona Cigars Cafe & Bar, 1523 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. $25, $10 ages 11 and younger. (813) 386-3905.

TO WATCH

American Crime, 10 p.m., ABC. The riveting drama continues as a news story pops up online describing what happened at the captains' party and naming Kevin (Trevor Jackson) as a participant in the alleged assault on Taylor (Connor Jessup).

MORE TO EXPLORE

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 25

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 25

Foo Fighters: The hard rock band led by Dave Grohl tours in support of the group’s new album Concrete and Gold, which debuted at No. 1. But expect some classic hits like Times Like These, Best of You, and Monkey Wrench. 8 p.m., MidFlorida Credit Uni...
Published: 04/24/18
The ‘most interesting man in the world’ will be tending bar in Tampa on Friday

The ‘most interesting man in the world’ will be tending bar in Tampa on Friday

"Stay thirsty, my friends," the most interesting man in the world is coming to Tampa to tend bar on Friday. Jonathan Goldsmith, the face that launched a thousand memes, will be slinging cocktails at Tampa’s trendy Hall on Franklin, the food hall anno...
Published: 04/24/18
Blueberry Festival returns with special Brooksville touches

Blueberry Festival returns with special Brooksville touches

When the Florida Blueberry Festival made its debut in downtown Brooksville in 2012, it drew both praise and criticism. When state organizers pulled out last June, that also drew both sneers and cheers.But when the Brooksville Blueberry Festival debut...
Published: 04/23/18
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 24

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 24

Waitress: The Broadway hit musical based on Adrienne Shelley’s film follows Jenna, a waitress stuck in a bad marriage and a small town. 7:30 p.m., Carol Morsani Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $45-$128....
Published: 04/23/18
Review: American Stage hits ‘The Producers’ out of the park

Review: American Stage hits ‘The Producers’ out of the park

ST. PETERSBURG — Without question, Mel Brooks’ The Producers carved a more indelible mark than most of the musicals in the entire genre of throwaway musicals it parodied.The creator of Get Smart and Blazing Saddles not only co-wrote the adaptation of...
Published: 04/23/18
Black Maria Film Festival brings 10 short films to Richey Suncoast Theatre

Black Maria Film Festival brings 10 short films to Richey Suncoast Theatre

NEW PORT RICHEY — The world-renowned Black Maria Film Festival returns to the Richey Suncoast Theatre April 27, giving the usual nod to the creator of motion pictures, Thomas Edison, as well as the diversity of 10 award-winning short films.Now in it’...
Published: 04/23/18

Pasco Events for April 27

27 FridayIQuit Smoking Cessation: Learn strategies for quitting all forms of tobacco. Learn about Nicotine Replacement Therapy and get free NRT patches, gum and lozenges while supplies last. Reservations required. 1 to 3 p.m. Free. Zephyrhills Librar...
Published: 04/23/18

Things to Do in Pasco and Hernando counties starting April 27

FestivalsOld Time Jamboree: The Florida Fiddlers Association hosts this three-day jamboree, kicking off with a potluck dinner at 6 p.m. April 27 and continuing through April 29 at the Sertoma Youth Ranch, 85 Myers Road, south of Spring Lake, on the H...
Published: 04/23/18
Here’s who won big at the Mainsail Art Festival

Here’s who won big at the Mainsail Art Festival

St. Petersburg — The Mainsail Art Festival returned to Vinoy Park last weekend, bringing the artwork of 250 local, regional and national artists.The park was teeming with people anxious to check out the works of fine art and fine craft, including pai...
Published: 04/22/18
Updated: 04/24/18
USF great Charlie Bradley to lace them up for charity basketball game

USF great Charlie Bradley to lace them up for charity basketball game

TAMPA — In basketball, players utilize moves to help win the game.Why not apply those same skills to help youth win at life?That’s the goal John "Coach J" Johnson had in mind when he created "Charlie Bradley’s Roundball Classic," which takes place on...
Published: 04/21/18
Updated: 04/24/18