Sunday, April 22, 2018
Events

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for June 14

Ottmar Liebert and Luna Negra: Catch the five-time Grammy-nominee's smooth, rich sound influenced by European and Asian musical traditions at 8 p.m. at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $35-$55. (727) 791-7400.

The Burnt Part Boys: It's opening night at 8 p.m. for this musical coming-of-age story of a boy who lost his father in a mining accident. It runs through July 6 at Freefall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $20-$44; package deals available. (727) 498-5205.

IIFA Watch Party: Didn't get enough of Bollywood when the International Indian Film Academy Awards were here in April? The city of Tampa is hosting a free watch party for the TV version, with vendors and food trucks, at 7:30 p.m. at Curtis Hixon Park, 600 N Ashley Drive, Tampa. (813) 274-8615.

WMNF Book and Record Sale: Community radio station WMNF holds its annual sale with deep, deep, deep discounts on records, CD's, DVD's, stereo equipment, musical instruments and other music related ephemera. Pay $5 extra for early admission to get the best pickings. Benefits keeping the station on the air. 9 a.m., Howard Johnson Plaza, 111 W Fortune St, Tampa. $8 early admission, $3 after 10 a.m. (813) 238-8001.

H2O Comedy Tour: This impeccably clean and fast paced show has been seen on Last Comic Standing, CTN, Grand Ol Opry and many others. 7 p.m., Pinellas Park Performing Arts Center, 4951 78th Ave. N, Pinellas Park. $12. (727) 483-3653.

3-D Printing the Future: It's the grand opening for this hands-on exhibit that shows how 3-D printing could change lives with live demonstrations and explanation of how the technology works. It's on display through Sept. 30. 9 a.m., Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI), 4801 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. $22.95, $20.95 seniors, $18.95 ages 2-12. Member discounts available. (813) 987-6000.

Flag Day Ceremony: Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn serves as guest speaker for a ceremony including a bugle and drum performance, military color guard presentations and a patriotic choral concert. 9 a.m., Harbour Island, 700 Harbour Post Drive, Tampa. Free. (813) 380-9009.

Poseidon and the Sea Exhibit Opening: This is the first major U.S. museum exhibit to focus on the myths and iconography of an important Greek god, with more than 125 works from major public and private collections in the United States and Europe. Runs through Nov. 30 but opens at 11 a.m. at Tampa Museum of Art, 120 Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa. $10; $7.50 seniors/military; $5 students; free for children 6 and under. (813) 274-8130.

The Beer Project: Public Tasting, Demonstrations and Awards: Taste home brews and vote for your favorite and catch a demonstration on the secrets of expert brewing. Plus learn how to turn a beer can into a fishing lure, just in time for Father's Day. $35, includes museum admission, keepsake cup. 12 p.m., Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. (727) 896-2667. See more events at www.fine-arts.org/beer-project.

Summerland Tour: The tour's founder band Everclear will be joined by fellow '90s rockers Soul Asylum, Eve 6 and Spacehog. 2 p.m., Vinoy Park, 501 Fifth Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. Free, $29.75 VIP.; www.summerlandtour.net.

KIDS AND FAMILY

World Oceans Day: Features special activities and programs to help us understand why water habitats are important to us and the ocean. 9:30 a.m., Florida Aquarium, 701 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $23.95, $20.95 for seniors 60+, $18.95 for kids 3-12. Prices are generally about $2 cheaper if you buy them at flaquarium.org. (813) 273-4000.

TO WATCH

SEASON FINALE Sing Your Face Off, 9 p.m., ABC Three weeks after it premiered, this strange competition show is already coming to an end. Tonight features contestants transforming into M.C. Hammer (the pants!), Madonna and Whitney Houston, plus Debbie Gibson and Darrell Hammond perform as Sonny and Cher.

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