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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Thursday, Nov. 14

Jannus Live welcomes a performance by Third Eye Blind, watch ‘Signature Move’ in Gulfport and the Gallery at Creative Pinellas brings the Arts Annual.
Third Eye Blind will perform at Jannus Live in St. Petersburg on Thursday. [Courtesy of Danny Nolan]
Third Eye Blind will perform at Jannus Live in St. Petersburg on Thursday. [Courtesy of Danny Nolan]
Published Nov. 13
Updated Nov. 13

Third Eye Blind: The California alt-rock group tours in support of their recent album Screamer with special guest Smallpools. $36.25 and up. 7 p.m. Jannus Live, 200 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 565-0550.

Signature Move: This series of LGBTQ movie screenings continues with the film about a young woman searching for her identity in life, love and wrestling. Free. 7 p.m. Gulfport Public Library, 5501 28th Ave. S. (727) 893-1074.

Arts Annual: The showcase of visual, musical, literary and performing artists features work by Nathan Beard, Catherine Woods and Babs Reingold, performances by Marquis Floyd and Roxanne Fay, music by David Manson and a literary performance by Tenea D. Johnson. $25, $50 VIP. 7 p.m. Gallery at Creative Pinellas, 12211 Walsingham Road, Largo.

Chili Cook-Off: Bring your taste buds to this 11th annual competition, which offers chili sampling and live music by the Hatley Band and Buster T Bones. Benefits Silver Santas of Pinellas County. $5. 11:30 a.m. The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay, 1255 Pasadena Ave. S, St. Petersburg. (727) 812-3197.

The Twilight Zone: Celebrate the 60th anniversary of this iconic anthology series with digitally restored versions of six episodes, plus a new documentary short about creator Rod Serling. $7.59 and up (price may vary by theater). 7 p.m. Cinebistro and Citrus Park 20 (Tampa), Park Place 16 (Pinellas Park), Regency 20 (Brandon), Riverview 14 (Gibsonton), Woodlands Square 20 (Oldsmar) and Grove 16 (Wesley Chapel).

Thursday Morning Yoga: Instructor Nancy leads a one-hour yoga class on the beach. Bring a yoga mat or towel. Free. 9 a.m. Caddy’s on the Beach, 9000 W Gulf Blvd., Treasure Island. (727) 360-4993.

The Return of the Real: Spoken Word: Youth poetry group Heard Em Say perform in reaction to the exhibition by artists Robert Lazzarini and Rodrigo Valenzuela, who are on site for a discussion. On display through Dec. 7. Free, $5 parking. 6 p.m. USF Contemporary Art Museum, 3821 USF Holly Drive, Tampa. (813) 974-4133.

Dinner on the Lawn: Chefs Nathan Hardin of Steelbach and Anne Kearney of Oak and Ola combine their culinary talents for a five-course, wine-paired meal inspired by the autumn harvest. $155. 6 p.m. Armature Works, 1910 N Ola Ave., Tampa. (813) 777-7600.

Disenchanted!: The original storybook heroines come to life to set the record straight in this musical comedy from Mad Theatre. Runs through Nov. 24. $37.50 and up. 7:30 p.m. Jaeb Theater at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. (813) 229-7827.

Jay and Silent Bob Reboot Roadshow: The New Jersey stoner icons who first hit the screen 25 years ago in Clerks are back. Jason Mewes and Kevin Smith stop by Tampa Theatre to show their latest movie, followed by a discussion. $50, VIP $110 and up. 7:30 p.m. 711 N Franklin St. (813) 274-8286.

Straight No Chaser: This nine-person a capella group presents a medley of contemporary and classic hits. $29.50 and up. 8 p.m. David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. (813) 229-7827.

John Paul White: The Nashville solo act performs an acoustic set in support of The Hurting Kind, his recent album. $20. 8 p.m. The Attic, 1510 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. (813) 241-0110.

Jeff Gerbino: Originally from New York, this comedian has appeared on HBO, Showtime, ABC’s Good Morning America and CBS This Morning. $20. 9:30 p.m. Coconuts Comedy Club, 5501 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach. (727) 360-5653.


Grey’s Anatomy, 8 p.m., ABC: Meredith may finally be out of the slammer, but she’s not out of the woods. Now she goes in front of the medical board and must reckon with her past in some challenging ways.


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  1. Hillsborough County Sheriff Office arrested 22-year old Ozcan Rodriguez Okur, an Amazon delivery driver who kept approximately $890 in items and gift cards from packages he was responsible for delivering to customers. [Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office]
    Ozcan Rodriguez Okur Junior kept approximately $890 in items and gift cards, marking them as “missing.”
  2. Alanis Morissette is seen onstage at the 39th Annual American Music Awards in 2011 in Los Angeles. [MATT SAYLES  |  AP]
    Whitney Cummings, Def Leppard and Patton Oswalt are other highlights.
  3. A rendering of Iron Gwazi, the hybrid wooden and steel roller coaster coming to Tampa theme park Busch Gardens in 2020. [Courtesy of Busch Gardens]
    Deck the halls and the roller coasters. There’s a tree atop the Iron Gwazi, the hybrid steel and wooden roller coaster now under construction.
  4. Vendors at a previous Indie Noir Market, which will return on Dec. 14. [Courtesy of Camille Washington]
    Plus, the St. Petersburg Pier Marketplace vendors have been selected.
  5. The Boley Centers' annual Jingle Bell Run will return to Albert Whitted Park in St. Petersburg on Dec. 13. [Tampa Bay Times (2017)]
    CeeLo Green headlines the Winter Wonder Ride, plus holiday-themed runs and parades fill the calendar.
  6. Lighted boats cruise along Boca Ciega Bay in South Pasadena in 2015. [Tampa Bay Times (2015)]
    More boat parades, prancing horses, a fashion show and free fitness classes provide free and cheap fun.
  7. Alligator Attraction started offering sloth yoga classes in November. []
    Sloth yoga and other sloth activities are becoming more popular around the Tampa Bay area, but some say it puts the animals in peril.
  8. The Trans-Siberian Orchestra perform during their 2019 tour, which will return to Amalie Arena in Tampa on Dec. 15. [Courtesy of Jason McEachern]
    The Trans-Siberian Orchestra makes a local stop, as do John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John for Meet 'n' Grease. Plus, more boat and holiday parades are planned.
  9. Chewbacca stands in front of the Millennium Falcon at the Black Spire Outpost at Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge at Disney's Hollywood Studios in Orlando. Now that Rise of the Resistance is complete, the 14-acre land is complete. [ALLIE GOULDING  |  Times]
    Now that Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge is finally complete at Hollywood Studios, we have some tips on when to go and how to make the most of your time.
  10. Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser, a Star Wars hotel coming to Walt Disney World, will open in 2021. Guests will feel as if they are aboard the Halcyon, a starcruiser. This is an artist's rendition of the ship’s main deck atrium. [DISNEY/LUCASFILM  |  Disney/Lucasfilm]
    Disney has revealed details on Epcot films, a Star Wars hotel, a new Mickey ride and more.