Thursday, January 18, 2018
Events

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for July 10

$5 Weekend: The Chihuly collection celebrates its sixth anniversary in downtown St. Petersburg with a $5 St. Pete Arts Experience combo ticket for the Chihuly Collection and a Morean Glass Studio and Hot Shop glassblowing show. Noon, Chihuly Collection, 400 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. $5. (727) 896-4527.

Firefall and Poco: The seventies hitmakers are known for hits You Are the Woman, Strange Way and You Better Think Twice. 7 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $49.50-$69.50. (727) 791-7400.

South Pacific: St. Petersburg Opera presents the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic, featuring songs that have become standards, including Cock-Eyed Optimist, Some Enchanted Evening and Wash that Man Right Outta My Hair. 2 p.m., Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $22-$67. (727) 822-3590.

The Light in the Piazza: This romantic contemporary musical follows Margaret and her daughter Clara on their visit to Florence in the summer of 1953. When Clara meets a handsome Florentine, Margaret attempts to shield her from the outside world. Through July 17. 2 p.m., Freefall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $20-$48. (727) 498-5205.

Summer Classic Movie Series : Notorious: All summer long, Tampa Theatre will show classic Hollywood movies. In honor of the 25th anniversary of the series, this year features classic films also celebrating landmark anniversaries of their original release. The series continues with the 70th anniversary of Notorious. 3 p.m., Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St., Tampa. $10, $8 members. (813) 274-8982.

Time Stands Still: The story of a photojournalist and a foreign correspondent trying to find happiness in a world that seems to have gone crazy. From Pulitzer Prize-winning author Donald Margulies, of Dinner with Friends and Shipwrecked! An Entertainment. Through July 24. 4 p.m., Shimberg Playhouse at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $28. (813) 229-7827.

Flag: Though the hardcore punk band doesn't have Henry Rollins or Greg Ginn, they do have former Black Flag members Keith Morris, Chuck Dukowski, Bill Stevenson, Dez Cadena and Stephen Egerton. War On Women and the Dirty Nil open. 7 p.m., State Theatre, 687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $25. (727) 895-3045.

KIDS AND FAMILY

SharkCon: It's all things sharks at this convention that includes exhibits from the Florida Aqwuarium and the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, speakers from Shark Week, more than 100 nautical themed vendors and kids' activities. 10 a.m., Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $14.95, $4.95 for kids. (941) 539-0833.

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