Make us your home page
Instagram

Things to do Things to Do
 Today's TipSheet

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for July 24

LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 12: Musicians Aaron Bruno (L) and Duff McKagan of Awolnation perform onstage during 106.7 KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas 2015 at The Forum on December 12, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for CBS Radio)

LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 12: Musicians Aaron Bruno (L) and Duff McKagan of Awolnation perform onstage during 106.7 KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas 2015 at The Forum on December 12, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for CBS Radio)

97X Shinding: Sail rockers, Awolnation headline along with special guest New Beat Fund. The show is open to everyone on a first-come, first-served basis, but you do need a ticket to get in. The station will be handing them out between now and the concert, with the first announced drop coming July 1. 7 p.m., Jannus Live, 200 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 565-0550.

Metrocon: The focus of Metrocon is anime, the style of flashy Japanese animation and artwork familiar to anyone who has seen Speed Racer or Sailor Moon. But the event covers all elements of pop culture that have been influenced by anime, from video games to pop music to games like Pokemon and Yu-Gi-Oh! Also includes an anime human chess match, formal Fantasy Masquerade, stunt show, a rave dance and fire show. 10 a.m., Tampa Convention Center, 333 S Franklin St., Tampa. Tickets at the door $10-$40 for 12 and younger; $30-$70 for single and multi-day tickets. (813) 517-1171.

Summer Slaughter Tour: The annual metal music tour started in 2007. This year's line-up includes Cannibal Corpse, Nile, After the Burial, Revocation, Carnifex and Enterprise Earth. 2 p.m., Ritz Ybor, 1503 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. $29.50-$75. (813) 247-2555.

The Pitmen Painters: Based on the true story of British miners who unexpectedly become art-world sensations. Through Aug. 14. 3 p.m., American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. $39-$59. (727) 823-7529.

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.

A Night of Protest Poetry and Poetry of Witness: Tampa Bay poetry and institutional leaders join together for a night of poetry readings, photo exhibits, music and live painting in memory of those recently lost to senseless acts of violence. 5 p.m., Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum, 2240 Ninth Ave. S, St. Petersburg. Free (donations appreciated). (727) 323-1104.

The Florida Bjorkestra: The 15 piece ensemble brings us chamber/pop renditions of pieces by Icelandic artist Bjork. 6 p.m., Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $15 advance, $18 day of. (727) 822-3590.

DeRay Davis : Born and raised on the south side of Chicago, the comedian-turned-actor has starred in 21 Jump Street, Jumping the Broom and his Showtime comedy special, DeRay Davis: Power Play. 7 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $30. (813) 864-4000.

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

The Night Of, 9 p.m., HBO. If you're not watching this crime series, you're missing this summer's most riveting new show. In this episode, Naz (Riz Ahmed) adjusts to life at Rikers Island, where one inmate could be crucial to his survival.

MORE TO EXPLORE

Find more music news at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for July 24 07/22/16 [Last modified: Friday, July 22, 2016 11:14am]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Glen Campbell's wife Kim discusses challenges, guilt caregivers of Alzheimer's patients, others face

    Life Times

    If there's one thing Kim Campbell would change about caregiving for Alzheimer's patients, it's the attitude so many of us have toward transferring a loved one from home to a long-term care facility. According to Campbell, it's often the most kind, loving decision you can make. It's not a sign of failure, but one of …

    Kim Campbell, wife of country music legend Glen Campbell, is acknowledged by those attending the free event where she shared the story of her personal journey with Alzheimer???‚??„?s disease and the struggles she faced caring for her husband on Friday (5/26/17) at the Suncoast Hospice's Empath Health Service Center in Clearwater. Empath Choices for Care, a member of Empath Health, and Arden Courts Memory Care hosted the free event where Kim shared her story to help others understand the early stages, how the disease changes lives, the challenges families face and the role of caregiver.
  2. What happened when I took my dad to a Pitbull concert

    Music & Concerts

    TAMPA — "So, you know how you like Pitbull?" I asked my dad. "We can see him."

    Selfie of Divya Kumar and Anand Kumar at Pitbull/Enrique Iglesias concert.
  3. Tampa City Council votes to accept travel invitation from Cuban ambassador

    Blogs

    The invitation came to Tampa City Council chairwoman Yvonne Yolie Capin in a June 9 letter from Cuban ambassador to the United States José Ramón Cabañas Rodriguez.

    The Tampa City Council voted 6-0, with Frank Reddick out of the room, to respond to a travel invitation from Cuban ambassador to the United States José Ramón Cabañas Rodriguez.
  4. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for June 25

    Events

    St. Pete Pride Festival: The daytime festival covers Central Avenue's Grand Central District with more than 350 vendors, multiple stages, live music, art and food. 9 a.m., Grand Central District, 2429 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 342-0084.

    Kristen Whalen poses for a photo before the start of the St. Pete Pride Parade in St. Petersburg last year. It's that time of year again, so check with us for your planning purposes. [LUIS SANTANA  |   Times (2016)]
  5. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for June 24

    Events

    St. Pete Pride Block Party and Night Parade: St. Pete Pride's popular parade moves to downtown St. Petersburg's scenic waterfront. The block party brings DJs, food and drinks starting at 2 p.m. The parade steps off at Fifth Ave NE and Bayshore at 7 p.m. with fireworks at 9:45 p.m. 2 p.m., North Straub Park, Fifth …

    Thousands line the streets of Central Ave. during the St. Pete Pride Parade in St. Petersburg.  [Saturday, June 25, 2016] [Photo Luis Santana | Times]