Wednesday, June 20, 2018
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for May 21

Hall and Oates: The Rich Girl rock 'n' roll duo embark on a summer tour with Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings and Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue. 7 p.m., MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre at the Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $18-$118. (813) 740-2446.

Suns. Moons. Stars. Dreams.: Opening Reception: An exhibit of recent work from video, performance and collage artist Kalup Linzy, who is the Artist in Residence at Tempus Projects. He's a renowned artist whose work has been acquired by prestigious institutions including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney Museum. Remains on display through June 24, and Linzy remains in residence through May 24. 7 p.m., Tempus Projects, 4636 N Florida Ave., Tampa. Free. (813) 340-9056.

Hands Across the Sand Aerial Art: As part of the demonstration on beaches across the world, hundreds of people will be posed by aerial artist John Quigley on Treasure Island to create an image of a huge sun to support clean energy. Arrive by 11:30 a.m. to be a part of sun creation. 11 a.m., Bilmar Beach Resort, 10650 Gulf Blvd., Treasure Island. Free.

St. Pete Bike and Eat: Bike from stop to stop on a restaurant hop with free samples at each stop. Meets at Trek Bicycle Store and continues on to Fresh Kitchen, Swah-rey, The Mill, 400 Beach Seafood and Taphouse, Westshore Pizza and back to Trek for a party. 2:30 p.m., Trek Bicycle Store of St. Petersburg, 3169 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg. Free (registration required as space is limited). (727) 498-8655.

Down the Rabbit Hole: In celebration of their two-year anniversary, this Alice in Wonderland themed event and art exhibition features mutli-media installations that create a Wonderland-inspired environment, complete with actors and soundscapes. Remains on display through mid June. 7 p.m., Bloom Art Center, 910 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $5, $3 in costume.

Laughing Stock: A small theatre company rehearses and performs three shows at once, Hamlet, Charley's Aunt and Dracula to avoid paying royalties. Through May 29. 7:30 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall Murray Studio Theater, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $20, $10 students and military. (727) 791-7400.

Marlon Wayans: A comedy show by the former host of NBC's variety show I Can Do That! and star of the satire Fifty Shades of Black. 8 p.m., Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St., Tampa. $42.50-$150. (813) 274-8982.

Florida Orchestra Masterworks Series: Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 3: Under the direction of Stuart Malina, the principal guest conductor, conducts this Masterworks concert. 8 p.m., Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $15-$45. (727) 892-3337.

Chuck Ragan: The folk singer-songwriter and frontman of Florida punks Hot Water Music teams up with guitarist Tim Barry for a tour. 9 p.m., Crowbar, 1812 N 17th St., Tampa. $15-$18. (813) 241-8600.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Make and Take Saturday: Create your own masterpiece inspired by works in the museum's collection and special exhibitions. For ages 5 and older. 11 a.m., Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. $17, $15 seniors and military, $10 students with college ID, kids 6 and younger free. $5 after 5 p.m. Thursdays. (727) 896-2667.

Correction

The Dunedin Concert Band will perform at John Lawrence Pioneer Park, 420 Main Street, Dunedin at 5 p.m. An incorrect location was listed in Thursday's Weekend section.

TO WATCH

All the Way, 8 p.m., HBO. Bryan Cranston reprises his Tony Award-winning role as President Lyndon B. Johnson. The compelling TV film tracks Johnson's tumultuous first year in office after the assassination of John F. Kennedy.

MORE TO EXPLORE

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

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for June 21

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for June 21

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