Saturday, January 20, 2018
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for June 16

Anthony Hamilton and Fantasia: The soul powerhouse and onetime American Idol winner embark on a co-headlining summer tour. 7:30 p.m., University of South Florida Sun Dome, 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. Start at $49.50. (813) 974-3004.

Experience Cuba: The opening for an exhibit featuring photography by Clyde Butcher and original artwork of Cuban artists Los Carpinteros and Ibrahim Miranda. Included with admission. 10 a.m., St. Petersburg Museum of History, 335 Second Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. $12, $9 seniors (60+), $6 students with ID, $6 ages 7-17, 5 and younger free. (727) 894-1052.

St. Petersburg Opera: Evenings/Mornings With the Maestro: Some Enchanted Broadway: Operatic Qualities in South Pacific: Enhance your understanding of opera and preview shows. 6 p.m., Music Gallery, 5990 Ulmerton Road, Clearwater. $20, $15-$17 seniors/students. (727) 530-3304.

Russell Dickerson: A country singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. 7 p.m., Ferg's Live, 490 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $5. (813) 443-8403.

Lectores Speaker Series: The University of Tampa's series presents readings, signings and discussions by renown authors. The series begins with Terrance Hayes. 7:30 p.m., University of Tampa, 401 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. Free. (813) 257-3514.

Chris Cornell: The Soundgarden frontman and multiple Grammy-Award winner embarks on the second leg of his Higher Truth World Tour. 8 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $54.75-$74.75. (727) 791-7400.

A Tale of Two Cities: The one-man comedy recreates Dickens' story with a drag queen. 8 p.m., American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. $39-$49. (727) 823-7529.

Lord Huron: The L.A. indie-folk band will play a post-Bonnaroo show. 8 p.m., Ritz Ybor, 1503 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. $23.50. (813) 247-2555.

Robert Shaw: Man of Many Voices: This one night only film traces the path of the life of a once aspiring minister, who turned into one of the greatest choral directors in history. 8 p.m., Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St., Tampa. $11. (813) 274-8982.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Carmike Summer Kid Series: Epic: This summer movie series features older movies, but admission includes a small popcorn and a small drink. Also taking place at Sundial in St. Petersburg. 10 a.m., Royal Palm 20, 5125 26th St. E, Bradenton. $4. (941) 752-3796.

TO WATCH

SEASON PREMIERE Aquarius, 9 p.m., NBC. It's the dawning of a new age of Aquarius. As the period crime series returns, Los Angeles detective Sam Hodiak (David Duchovny) continues to chase down Charles Manson (Gethin Anthony).

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Gasparilla may be a raucous party to you, but it’s art to Charles Hessemer

Gasparilla may be a raucous party to you, but it’s art to Charles Hessemer

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Published: 01/19/18
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Jan. 20

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Jan. 20

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Published: 01/19/18
Banksy’s Haight Street Rat coming to Winter Haven gallery

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‘Year in Provence’ author Peter Mayle dies at 78

‘Year in Provence’ author Peter Mayle dies at 78

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Things to Do in Pasco and Hernando counties starting Jan. 19

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Published: 01/18/18
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Jan. 19

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Jan. 19

Steve Martin and Martin Short: The longtime actor-comedians and frequent collaborators present, An Evening You Will Forget For the Rest of Your Life, featuring Martin’s bluegrass band, the Steep Canyon Rangers and Jeff Babko. 7 p.m., Mahaffey Theater...
Published: 01/18/18
Inside American Stage’s plan to offer free or reduced admission to young people

Inside American Stage’s plan to offer free or reduced admission to young people

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Published: 01/18/18
2018 Children’s Gasparilla Parade: Guide and insider tips

2018 Children’s Gasparilla Parade: Guide and insider tips

On Saturday, the kids get first crack at the booty from the pirates at the Children’s Gasparilla Extravaganza, the annual alcohol-free party on Bayshore Boulevard. To kick off the season of Jose Gaspar, the fictitious marauder whose legend has...
Published: 01/18/18
‘Piratically speaking,’ NHL thrilled to don Gasparilla garb for All-Star Game

‘Piratically speaking,’ NHL thrilled to don Gasparilla garb for All-Star Game

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Sweets, savories and surprises at Jules’ Place in southeast Seminole Heights

Sweets, savories and surprises at Jules’ Place in southeast Seminole Heights

Tampa native Julie Harris worked for the City of Tampa for 22 years, under four mayoral administrations, until retiring as director of communications and neighborhood liaison in 2003.Her familiarity with Southeast Seminole Heights and countless conta...
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