Sunday, April 22, 2018
Events

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for May 20

Foreigner and Styx: Two blockbuster bands from the '70s and '80s join forces for this Soundtrack of Summer Tour. See it at 7 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $85-$135. (727) 791-7400.

Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour: Cirque du Soleil's high-energy dance and aerial acrobatic show is set to the King of Pop's famous jams. Show is at 8 p.m. at Tampa Bay Times Forum, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $50-$125. (813) 301-2500.

Miss Representation: This documentary film focuses on media's under-representation of women in positions of power. It features stories from teenage girls and interviews with prominent women like Condoleezza Rice, Rachel Maddow, Rosario Dawson and Gloria Steinem. A panel discussion on local issues follows. It's at 6 p.m. at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Free (RSVP required). (727) 641-0552.

Spotlight Awards: The Patel Conservatory's end-of-year show recognizes outstanding students and features some of the best performances from the 2013-14 season. Dinner and dancing follow the show, which starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa. $30. (813) 229-7827.

Pint of Science: In this festival,scientists leave the lab for local pubs to share knowledge over brews. Weather scientist Charlie Paxton will present "The wild weather of Tampa Bay" in one of the only presentations not yet sold out. It starts at 7 p.m. at Florida Avenue Brewing Co., 4101 N Florida Ave., Tampa. Free (registration required). (813) 374-2101.

Correction

Tirena Say (Seeing Colors) will sign her memoir at 3 p.m. Thursday at Barnes & Noble at USF St. Petersburg, 500 Third St. S. An incorrect time appeared in Sunday's Latitudes.

TO WATCH

SEASON PREMIERE I Wanna Marry 'Harry,' 8 p.m., Fox Half of watching this show is "Can these people really be this dumb?!" The other half is determining from which angles Matthew Hicks most looks like Prince Harry.

MORE TO EXPLORE

Find our summer movie and TV previews at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

COMING UP

Tampa Bay Rays vs. Boston Red Sox: Friday night's game at the Trop is a three-fer: the Ticket Tandem item is an Alex Cobb Military Bobblehead, there's a Rays Irish Heritage T-shirt package for $35 (code: Irish1), and it's Volleyball Night (lower level seat and a volleyball T-shirt for $30 with code Spike1). tampabay.rays.mlb.com.

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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

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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...
Published: 04/19/18
Updated: 04/21/18
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