Sunday, May 27, 2018
Events

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for March 5

Nude Nite: This three-night, 21-and-older sensual art event has grown in popularity and moved to a bigger warehouse this year with burlesque performances, live art by body painters, aerialists, pole dancers, explicit photography, live music and a cast of adult-themed strolling characters. It's at 6 p.m. at VF Warehouse, 1601 N 39th St., Tampa. $20-$25. (321) 229-8110.

Beer and Cheese Pairing: Try Florida Beer Co. varieties paired with different styles of cheeses from around the world at this Tampa Bay Beer Week sampling at 1 p.m. at Mazzaro's Italian Market, 2909 22nd Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Free.

Opera at the Dalí Concert Series: See a 20-minute performance by soprano Sarah Silverberg on the Spiral Staircase in the museum lobby at 6 p.m. at Dalí Museum, One Dalí Blvd., St. Petersburg. Free.

Intimate Collaborations: An Irish Pops Delight: The Florida Orchestra and the [email protected] bring music to an intimate setting, this time on a journey to the Emerald Isle. It's at 7 p.m. at [email protected], 620 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. $10; tickets required. (800) 662-7286.

kids and family

Tampa Bay Lightning: The Bolts play the Buffalo Sabres at 7:30 p.m. at Tampa Bay Times Forum, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. (813) 301-6600.

TO WATCH

Parks and Recreation, 8:30 p.m., NBC Leslie's attempt to get the wall between Pawnee and Eagleton torn down has unexpected results.

SERIES PREMIERE Sirens, 10 p.m., USA This new sitcom is being described as Scrubs meets Rescue Me for Chicago EMTs.

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Find date night ideas at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

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Published: 05/25/18
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for May 29

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Published: 05/25/18
Veterans get in free at Busch Gardens, SeaWorld and more with Memorial Day deals

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Published: 05/25/18
Professional wrestlers are telling their stories through comic books

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Published: 05/25/18
Top things to do in Tampa Bay on May 27

Top things to do in Tampa Bay on May 27

Tampa Bay Margarita Festival: In addition to cocktails, music headliners today are Everclear and Fastball. 11 a.m., Curtis Hixon Park, 600 N Ashley Drive, Tampa. $20-$30 single day; $35, $40 at door (if available) for two-day tickets; VIP $100-$225. ...
Published: 05/25/18

Top things to do in Tampa Bay on May 26

97X Barbecue, Music and Arts Festival: Alt-rock station 97X expands the annual Memorial Day weekend music festival to show love to all arts with a display by local artists and a music line-up including The Dirty Heads, Awolnation, Judah and the Lion,...
Published: 05/25/18
Hooper: More than a restaurant, Lee Roy Selmon’s was a meeting place

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It’s where former Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Doug Williams had lunch with current Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston.It’s where University of South Florida fans often gathered to watch the program’s biggest road games.It’s where folks showed up in...
Published: 05/24/18
Ballet Nacional de Cuba stuns with a spectacular ‘Giselle’

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TAMPA — The Ballet Nacional de Cuba performed Giselle, its signature ballet, on Wednesday at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts. Fifty-four dancers charmed a packed house, culminating in about two hours an effort that took more tha...
Published: 05/24/18
Bar review: Things are hopping at new Swan Brewing in Lakeland

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Published: 05/24/18
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Published: 05/24/18