Sunday, April 22, 2018
Events

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for March 12

Joe Popp: Tampa's former pop-punk king returns for a two-set acoustic show as part of the BBQ Wednesday Acoustic Series at 7 p.m. at New World Brewery, 1313 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. Free. (813) 248-4969. newworldbrewery.net.

Agent Orange: This California punk rock band has been making hits since 1979. Show is 8 p.m. at the Local 662, 662 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $12. (727) 258-4829.

St. Petersburg International Baseball: It's the Atlanta Braves vs. Team Canada and also dollar dogs day at 1:05 p.m. at Progress Energy Park/Al Lang Field, 180 Second Ave. SE, St. Petersburg. $10.

Astronaut Nicole Stott: As part of the Florida Conversations Lecture Series, and in conjunction with the Suited for Space exhibit of spacesuits from the Smithsonian, NASA astronaut and Clearwater resident Nicole Stott serves as guest speaker at this free talk at 6 p.m. at the Tampa Bay History Center, 801 Old Water St., Tampa. (813) 228-0097.

University of Notre Dame Glee Club: The all-male choral group will perform a varied program including Renaissance selections, shanties, traditional pieces and spirituals, at 7 p.m. at Cathedral School of St. Jude, 600 58th St. N, St. Petersburg. $5-$12. (727) 347-8622.

Disenchanted!: The original fairy tale princesses are none too happy in this satire that runs through April 13. Show is 7:30 p.m. at the Straz Center in Tampa. $40. (813) 229-7827. strazcenter.org.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Jungle Boogie: Children ages 3 to 4 can join in the fun with a nature story, crafts and outdoor exploration at 11 a.m. at Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, 1101 Country Club Way S, St. Petersburg. $3. (727) 893-7326; www.stpete.org/boyd.

TO WATCH

The Middle, 8 p.m., ABC Frankie is arrested because of an overdue library book. It would be fitting if the book is Crime and Punishment.

SEASON FINALE Men at Work, 10 p.m., TBS The series wraps up with a doubleheader. In the opener, Tyler wants to ask Jude on a date, but her past is an issue.

MORE TO EXPLORE

Looking for a new restaurant? Check out our food and dining reviews at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

Comments
Dynasty bids farewell to Tampa with one last show

Dynasty bids farewell to Tampa with one last show

Local hip-hop artist Dynasty is on her way to Hollywood, but before she goes she will grace Tampa with one more performance.Originally from New York, Diana "Dynasty" Hardy came to Tampa in 2004 and quickly became acclimated to the area’s underground ...
Published: 04/20/18
Updated: 04/21/18
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 22

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 22

American Stage in the Park: The Producers: Mel Brooks’ classic cult comedy sees a down-and-out producer and his accountant scheme to produce the most notorious flop in theater history. Through May 13. 8 p.m., Demens Landing, 100 First Ave. SE, St. Pe...
Published: 04/20/18
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 21

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 21

Kenny Chesney: The tight-jeaned country superstar is making his first return to Tampa in five years and will be joined by country music’s hottest, new act Old Dominion after the release of their sophomore album Happy Endings which debuted No. 1 on Bi...
Published: 04/20/18
Underoath’s Spencer Chamberlain talks breakup, reunion, getting sober and returning to St. Petersburg

Underoath’s Spencer Chamberlain talks breakup, reunion, getting sober and returning to St. Petersburg

ST. PETERSBURG — HGTV fanatic that he is, Spencer Chamberlain sees a metaphor for his band in the ever-evolving St. Petersburg skyline."When you go downtown and you look at the ONE, that used to be a dirt parking lot," said the singer, referring to a...
Published: 04/20/18
Review: Gilbert King’s ‘Beneath a Ruthless Sun’ a compelling, horrifying look at Florida’s racist history

Review: Gilbert King’s ‘Beneath a Ruthless Sun’ a compelling, horrifying look at Florida’s racist history

If Willis McCall were a fictional character, he’d be too far over the top to be believable. Readers (and editors) would scoff that no one could be such a monster of violent, unabashed racism — and get away with it for so long. But McCall...
Published: 04/20/18
Tampa, Brandon 4-year-olds earn starring roles in Waitress at the Straz

Tampa, Brandon 4-year-olds earn starring roles in Waitress at the Straz

TAMPATwo little girls, strangers to each other just a month ago and now best friends, will become authentic stars this week as they perform in the Broadway musical hit, Waitress, at the Straz Center’s Morsani Hall.Both Lucy Capri, 5, of Tampa and Mad...
Updated: 8 hours ago
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 20

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 20

Spyro Gyra: Nine-time Grammy nominated, contemporary jazz icons known for blending soul, Latin, pop, and world beat influences and one of the most famous instrumental ensembles of all time will perform. 8 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Cle...
Published: 04/19/18
Updated: 04/20/18
The Holocaust connection that makes the Florida Orchestra’s Verdi ‘Requiem’ concert special

The Holocaust connection that makes the Florida Orchestra’s Verdi ‘Requiem’ concert special

The Florida Orchestra puts another exclamation point on its 50th season with Verdi’s Requiem, this weekend’s concert series, a major presentation of an iconic work. Composed by Giuseppe Verdi, Requiem debuted in 1874 but took on a new layer of signif...
Published: 04/19/18
Updated: 04/20/18
On its 20th anniversary, Disney's Animal Kingdom credits conservation with longevity

On its 20th anniversary, Disney's Animal Kingdom credits conservation with longevity

ORLANDO — When Disney’s Animal Kingdom opened 20 years ago, it was light on thrills and heavy on conservation. On April 22, 1998, Earth Day, the Orlando park had a single thrill ride, Countdown to Extinction, and a handful of shows like ...
Published: 04/19/18
Updated: 04/20/18
Persall: Upon retirement, a look back at a star-quality career

Persall: Upon retirement, a look back at a star-quality career

Do you see what I did there? The comma and extra "E" in my byline? One last pun, just for fun. It’s the end, fin in French, and something unfortunately ruder in Swedish. Time to retire, nearly 25 years to the day after starting work as the T...
Published: 04/19/18