Make us your home page
Instagram

Things to do Things to Do
 Today's TipSheet

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for May 11

LAS VEGAS, NV - JUNE 13:  Recording artist George Benson performs onstage during the 19th annual Keep Memory Alive "Power of Love Gala" benefit for the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health honoring Andrea Bocelli and Veronica Bocelli at MGM Grand Garden Arena on June 13, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. on June 13, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Keep Memory Alive)

LAS VEGAS, NV - JUNE 13: Recording artist George Benson performs onstage during the 19th annual Keep Memory Alive "Power of Love Gala" benefit for the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health honoring Andrea Bocelli and Veronica Bocelli at MGM Grand Garden Arena on June 13, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. on June 13, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Keep Memory Alive)

George Benson: The 10-time Grammy Award-winning pop and jazz legend is appreciated as both a musician and performer. 8 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $82.50-$92.50. (727) 791-7400.

Clearwater Beach Restaurant Week: Expanded culinary celebration offers the chance to check out Clearwater's roster of restaurants, with prix fixe menus specially prepared by the chefs. Rate your experience for each restaurant visited for Best in Class. See website for participating restaurants. 11 a.m., Clear Sky Beachside Cafe, 490 Mandalay Ave., Clearwater. $15-$35 prix fixe menus; some locations offer lunch menus for $10-$15. Prices do not include gratuity. (727) 447-7600.

Dunedin Blue Jays: vs. Clearwater: 6:30 p.m., Florida Auto Exchange Stadium, 373 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. Price varies by event. (727) 733-9302.

Second Screen Cult Cinema: A monthly series presenting unconventional cult films. A cocktail reception begins at 6 p.m. Blue Velvet 7 p.m., The Vault, 655 N Franklin St., Tampa. $5 suggested donation. (813) 382-2976.

Beatz 'N' Eatz: New York City's drum and bass expert Dieselboy, along with Luigi Seija, Thee Joker, Footsouljahs and Chef Delano, provide the beats for the STUFT Gourmet Foods launch party. 8 p.m., Ybor City Jazz House, 1611 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. $10. (619) 309-3119.

TO WATCH

SEASON FINALE Underground, 10 p.m., WGN America. The provocative and relentlessly gripping slave drama closes out its first season as the day of reckoning arrives. New alliances are formed, old relationships take on different dynamics and everyone is left to ponder what the future holds.

MORE TO EXPLORE

Find events for the whole family at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for May 11 05/10/16 [Last modified: Tuesday, May 10, 2016 4:36pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Recipe for Nutty Quinoa Carbonara

    Cooking

    If you've never made carbonara, consider adding it to your weekday dinner lineup. It is a traditional Italian pasta dish in which eggs are mixed with cheese and then swirled into cooked pasta just before serving. The result is a luscious bowl of food you won't believe contains so few ingredients. This recipe swaps …

    Quinoa Carbonara. Photo by Michelle Stark, Times food editor.
  2. Lady Antebellum's Charles Kelly talks family, songwriting and more before Tampa show

    Music & Concerts

    A while back at the Grammys, Charles Kelley found himself in the same room as Paul McCartney. The Lady Antebellum singer, a seven-time Grammy winner in his own right, couldn't work up the courage to say hello.

    Lady Antebellum perform at Tampa's MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre on Friday. Credit: Eric Ray Davidson
  3. Taste test: new products including S'mores English Muffins, Town House crackers, Keebler Cereal with Real Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies and Birds Eye pasta

    Taste Test

    My summer memories always included being hungry. I'm pretty sure it was boredom, but it was always dangerous for my mom to bring me and my siblings along on a July grocery run. We would always reach for sugary cereals or salty snacks. Apparently, we weren't alone. The grocery store aisles are full of new snack offerings …

  4. Discovering the true meaning of Black Forest cake in the German region itself

    Cooking

    The first time I had a taste of the Black Forest, it wasn't by way of cake.

    Black Forest Cake in Germany was granted legally protected status in 2013. It must use the gateau’s original ingredients, including kirsch, a brandy made from fermented sour cherries from the region.
  5. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of July 24-30

    Events

    Tampa Bay Comic Con: The geek fest returns to the Tampa Convention Center from Friday-Sunday, bringing celebrity appearances including Val Kilmer (Batman Forever), Nichelle Nichols (Star Trek's Uhura), Kate Beckinsale and numerous comic book artists and writers. Also, comics, videos, toys, action …

    Shaun Audit poses for a photo at opening day of the 2015 Tampa Bay Comic Con at the Tampa Convention Center. (Friday, July 31, 2015.) [Photo Luis Santana | Times]