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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for July 17

For music planner on 7/14, handout photo of G-Eazy, performing 7/17 at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa. Credit: Bobby Bruderle.

For music planner on 7/14, handout photo of G-Eazy, performing 7/17 at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa. Credit: Bobby Bruderle.

G-Eazy and Logic: The rappers team up to co-headline The Endless Summer Tour with Yo Gotti and YG. 6:30 p.m., MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre at the Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $18-$62.50. (813) 740-2446.

Cool Art Show 28: Take shelter from the summer heat inside the historic Coliseum ballroom during this juried fine art and craft event, hosted by the Professional Association of Visual Arts. Browse cool art from local and statewide artists specializing in paint, wood, ceramics, photography, metal, glass, mixed media and jewelry. 10 a.m., Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 736-2466.

The Wizard of Oz: Based on the beloved MGM screenplay, this production features all the old familiar songs and characters plus a few new surprises by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber. Through July 17. 1 and 7:30 p.m., Carol Morsani Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $32.50-$75.50. (813) 229-7827.

Music in the Marly Series: In this diverse season of informal Sunday afternoon concerts, the audience is invited to meet the musicians. This portion features the Merling Trio and Friends. 2 p.m., Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. $20, $10 students; $15 members. (727) 896-2667.

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 and it becomes clear, not everything is as it seems. Through July 17. 2 p.m., Freefall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $20-$48. (727) 498-5205.

Summer Classic Movie Series : French Connection: 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 45th anniversary of the French Connection. 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. 4 p.m., Shimberg Playhouse at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $28. (813) 229-7827.

Alonzo Bodden: The winner of season three of Last Comic Standing is a regular on Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me. 7 p.m., Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $10-$16.50. (813) 960-1197; sidesplitterscomedy.com.

Jon Lovitz: Nominated for an Emmy his first two years on Saturday Night Live, the actor is a late bloomer as a stand-up comic. It wasn't until 2003 at the age of 46 that the voice of Tommy Flanagan the pathological liar gave stand-up a try. He now says he prefers it to his comic film roles. "I get to write and perform my own material, like I used to on SNL." 7 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $30. (813) 864-4000; improvtampa.com.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Sundays at the Morean: Art and clay activities geared towards kids ages 5 to 15. Parents or guardians must remain with their children at all times. 1 p.m., Morean Arts Center for Clay, 420 22nd St. S, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 821-7162.

TO WATCH

Ballers, 10 p.m., HBO. The stakes are raised in Season 2 as Spencer Strasmore (Dwayne Johnson) takes a risky go-big-or-go-home approach to his fledgling business. Will he score a touchdown or get sacked?

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for July 17 07/15/16 [Last modified: Friday, July 15, 2016 1:09pm]
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