Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Thursday, Jan. 31

The iLuminate dance troupe clad in glow-in-the-dark suits, Broadway’s ‘A Bronx Tale,’ and Tony Orlando on local stages.
Published January 30

iLuminate: A dance troupe clad in glow-in-the-dark suits controlled by wireless lighting programs performs on a fully darkened stage. 7:30 p.m. Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $26.50-$49.50. (727) 300-2000.

A Bronx Tale: The Broadway production of Chazz Palminteri’s film takes place on the stoops of the Bronx in the 1960s, where a young man is caught between the father he loves and the mob boss he wants to impress. 7:30 p.m. Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $60 and up. (813) 229-7827.

Tony Orlando: One of America’s most endearing and enduring stars, Orlando has sold millions of records, including five No. 1 hits including Tie A Yellow Ribbon ‘Round The Ole Oak Tree and Knock Three Times. 1 p.m. Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. $18-$35. (727) 791-7400.

Pipeline: Inner city teacher Nya struggles to give her son opportunities for his future without turning her back on the community that raised him. Through Feb. 24. 7 p.m. American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. $44-$54. (727) 823-7529.

Drew and Ellie Holcomb: Popular Nashville duo brings country-tinged folk pop. 8 p.m. Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $29-$49.

Real Music Real Masters Series: With performances at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., the series brings Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone through Saturday. Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, 10165 N McKinley Drive, Tampa. Included with admission; $89 online. 2 and younger free. (813) 884-4386.

Emery and Oh Sleeper: Christian post hard-core band Emery originated in Rock Hill, S.C., in the early 2000s, went on to achieve national acclaim and recently released its seventh album, Eve. They are touring with Oh Sleeper, whose 2011 album, Children of Fire debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Hard Rock Albums chart. 6 p.m. The Orpheum, 1915 East 7th Avenue, Ybor City. $20-$35.

David Ryan Harris: The singer-songwriter has toured with John Mayer and Santana. 6:30 p.m. The Attic, 1510 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $25-$40.

Get Winehoused: The Amy Celebration: A party celebrating the life, performance, music, and beauty of Amy Winehouse. Winged eyeliner encouraged. 7 p.m. Jannus Live, 200 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 565-0550.

Atlas Genius, Red Wanting Blue: Before they take off on the Rock Boat from the port of Tampa, Atlas Genius headlines this concert, joined by the explosive live act Red Wanting Blue. 7 p.m. The Ritz Ybor, Tampa. $15-$45.

Hundred Days: A heartrending true story about embracing uncertainty, taking a leap and loving as if you only had 100 days to live. 7:30 p.m. Jaeb Theater at Straz Center, Tampa. $44 and up. (800) 955-1045.

Othello: Jobsite Theater takes a modern spin on Shakespeare’s tale of political treachery. Through Feb. 9. 8 p.m. Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $29.50-$39.50. (800) 955-1045.

Uncle John’s Band Show 1034: Grateful Dead Night: The band has faithfully brought the music and spirit of the Grateful Dead to Skipper’s every Thursday since 1998. 8 p.m. Skipper’s Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. Free.

Marco Benevento: Indie-rock singer-songwriter and pianist will perform. 8 p.m. Crowbar Ybor City, 1812 N 17th St., Tampa. $15-$18. (813) 241-8600.

Rich Guzzi: The comedy hypnotist has appeared on The Artie Lange Show, Access Hollywood and TMZ. 8:30 p.m. Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $10-$16.50. (813) 960-1197.

Whose Line St Pete: Watch up to nine improvisers challenge each other with short-form improv games, where the points don’t matter. The top three players square off with individual improv challenges to see who will be crowned that week’s Whose Line champ. 9 p.m. Spitfire Theater, 14 18th St. S, St. Petersburg. $15. (866) 811-4111.

Wild Adriatic: Guitar-heavy power trio. 11 p.m. The Attic, 1510 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $15. (828) 773-9481.

kids and family

Book Time at Brooker: Children ages 3 to 5 connect to the wonders of the natural world through a story and a craft, game or other hands-on activity. 10:30 a.m. Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. Free. (727) 453-6800.

New Port Richey Carnival: The St. George Greek Orthodox Church festival features a carnival with midway rides, games, fair food, a winter festival, a barbecue competition, vendors, raffle prizes, DJ dancing and live music by The Bearded Brothers Band and Gypsy Rain. 5 p.m. Kontos Event Center, 9426 Little Road, New Port Richey. Free. Ride cost varies. (866) 666-3247.

To Watch

30 for 30: Deion’s Double Plauy, 9 p.m., ESPN: The latest in this sports documentary series is a profile of Deion Sanders, the brash, magnetic and supremely gifted athlete who played both football and baseball and gave himself the nickname “Prime Time.”


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