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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Thursday, June 27

“Sunshift,” an archival inkjet photograph by Suzanne Williamson, is part of the “Fractured/Spaces” exhibit at HCC’s Ybor City campus. [Suzanne Williamson]
“Sunshift,” an archival inkjet photograph by Suzanne Williamson, is part of the “Fractured/Spaces” exhibit at HCC’s Ybor City campus. [Suzanne Williamson]
Published Jun. 24

Fractured/Spaces: Catch the opening reception for this exhibition of work by the women artists' collective Creatives Exchange. Highlights include a dance performance. Free. 5 p.m. Gallery 114 at Hillsborough Community College, 14th Street and Palm Avenue, Tampa. (813) 253-7674.

Guy Torry: An actor and comedian who has appeared on BET's ComicView, Comedy Central's Premium Blend, Fox's Showtime at the Apollo and HBO's Russell Simmons Def Comedy Jam. $15 and up. 8 p.m. Tampa Improv, 1600 E Eighth Ave. (813) 864-4000. improvtampa.com.

Ben Gleib: This comic hosts the Netflix show Idiotest and voiced characters in animated films like Ice Age: Continental Drift. He's also a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate. $10 and up. 8:30 p.m. Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. (813) 960-1197. sidesplitterscomedy.com.

Helen Keaney: You might recognize the HSN host from her appearances on HBO, Comedy Central or Tooth Fairy 2. $20. 9:30 p.m. Coconuts Comedy Club, 5501 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach. $20. (727) 360-5653. coconutscomedyclubs.com.

Your Kingdom Come: A night of music and dance presented by acclaimed area Christian artists. Free. 7 p.m. Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club, 36750 U.S. 19 N, Palm Harbor. (727) 458-8569.

Warrior Games: Preliminaries for wheelchair rugby (8 a.m.) at the Tampa Convention Center, 333 S Franklin St., and sitting volleyball (3 p.m.) at the Yuengling Center, 4202 E Fowler Ave., continue. Plus, at the convention center, you can also watch competitors use a mix of air rifles and pistols to test their accuracy in shooting. The sitting volleyball finals are planned for Sunday, while the shooting and wheelchair rugby finals take place Friday. Free. dodwarriorgames.com.

Cobb Summer Movie Series: Cobb Theatres screen more than 10 films during this seasonal cinematic series. Up next are Paddington 2 and Curious George. Runs Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays through Aug. 1. Free. 10 a.m. Westfield Countryside Mall, 27001 U.S. 19 N, Clearwater. (727) 796-1070.

To Watch

SEASON FINALE In the Dark, 9 p.m., The CW: In the Season 1 finale of the drama series, things begin to take an interesting turn between Murphy and Dean.

SEASON FINALE Life in Pieces, 9:30 p.m., CBS: Say farewell. In the sitcom's series finale, Tim and Heather decide to have another baby. Meanwhile, Jen and Greg want a new house, and Matt gets a job offer in Germany, which is problematic for Colleen and Lucas.

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