Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Tuesday, Feb. 5

‘Black Panther’ star Winston Duke gives a free talk at USF and there’s free admission at the Glazer Children’s Museum.
Published February 4

Winston Duke: This portion of the University Lecture Series features a free talk by actor Winston Duke, one of the stars of Black Panther, who will discuss his career and how films like Black Panther influence black culture. Takes place in Marshall Student Center. 8 p.m. University of South Florida, 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. Free. (813) 974-2011.

Children’s Board Free Tuesday: The hands-on museum and the Children’s Board of Hillsborough County join for this event offering free admission from noon to 6 p.m. 12 p.m. Glazer Children’s Museum, 110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa. Free. (813) 443-3861.

St. Pete Opera: Kiss Me, Kate: The company’s non-operatic musical selection this year is the play-within-a-play, Kiss Me, Kate, features a score by Cole Porter, which will be performed with the original-sized Broadway orchestra, filled with great numbers such as So In Love, Too Darn Hot , Why Can’t You Behave? and Brush Up Your Shakespeare. 7:30 p.m. Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave N, St. Petersburg. $20-$75. (727) 823-2040.

Sevendust: The band will be playing with support from Tremonti, Cane Hill, Lullwater, and Kirra. 5 p.m. Jannus Live, 200 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $24. (727) 565-0550.

G. Love & Special Sauce: On the heels of their 25th Anniversary Tour, alternative hip hop trio featuring frontman Garrett Dutton, better known as G. Love, Jeffrey Clemens on drums, and Jim Prescott on bass make their way to Clearwater for their Capitol Theatre debut. 8 p.m. Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $32-$40.

Real Music Real Masters Series: With performances at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., the series this week brings The Diamonds through Saturday to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, 10165 N McKinley Drive, Tampa. Included with admission; $89 online. 2 and younger free. (813) 884-4386.

Behind the Scenes of Ready Steady Yeti Go: Stageworks Theatre brings a behind-the-scenes look at its production of at Ready Steady Yeti Go. with the show’s playwright, director and artistic director. The show is set in the aftermath of a hate crime, and the satire examines the way folks working to stand up against racism can still perpetuate it. 6 p.m. Seminole Heights Branch Library, 4711 Central Ave., Tampa. Free. (813) 273-3652.

Gasparilla: A Tampa Tradition: This exhibit explores more than 110 years of parades, pirate invasions, coronation balls, and more. Gaze at vintage photographs from 1904 to the present, see memorabilia including invitations and pirate tokens, and marvel at gowns worn by Gasparilla queens and members of their courts. Runs through Feb. 24. 10 a.m. Henry B. Plant Museum, 401 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. $10, $7 seniors/students, $5 ages 4-12, 3 and younger free. (813) 254-1891.

Tampa Bay Lightning V Vegas Golden Knights: The Bolts kick off a three-game homestand with a matchup vs. the Golden Knights. 7:30 p.m. Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Dr, Tampa. $36.25. (813) 301-6500.

Hundred Days: A heartrending true story about embracing uncertainty, taking a leap and loving as if you only had 100 days to live. A two-time Critics Pick, the New York Times called it, “A luminous musical memoir.” 7:30 p.m. Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $44 and up. (800) 955-1045.


SERIES PREMIERE American Soul, 9 p.m., BET: Set in the early 1970s — and filled with music, dance, fashion and glamour — the new drama recalls the struggle to launch Soul Train, the first nationally-syndicated black music show. Sinqua Walls plays the young Don Cornelius.

Ray Romano: Right Here, Around the Corner, Netflix: In his first standup special in 23 years, the funny guy riffs on, among other things, marriage, family and aging.


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