Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Wednesday, July 10

A Tampa photographer talks about his 18-month project, plus ‘Constellations’ at the Straz and Adam Rank at the Improv.
For a year and a half, Renato Rampolla photographed homeless people across the country and published a book titled “Dignity No Matter What.” He will give a lecture on the project Wednesday at Tampa’s Carrollwood Cultural Center. [JAMES BORCHUCK | Times (2013)]
For a year and a half, Renato Rampolla photographed homeless people across the country and published a book titled “Dignity No Matter What.” He will give a lecture on the project Wednesday at Tampa’s Carrollwood Cultural Center. [JAMES BORCHUCK | Times (2013)]
Published July 9
Updated July 9

Renato Rampolla: The Tampa photographer discusses his book of pictures and excerpts from conversations gathered for an 18-month project on the homeless. Free. 6 p.m. Carrollwood Cultural Center, 4537 Lowell Road, Tampa. (813) 269-1310. carrollwoodcenter.org.

Constellations: Romance and science collide during this love story about an urban beekeeper and a physicist. Runs through Aug. 4 in the Shimberg Playhouse. $18. 8 p.m. David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. (800) 955-1045. strazcenter.org.

Adam Rank: The fantasy football expert and co-host of NFL Fantasy Live mixes standup comedy with fantasy football questions and answers onstage. $30. 8 p.m. Tampa Improv, 1600 E Eighth Ave. (813) 864-4000. improvtampa.com.

Rock the Yacht: Performers spotlight memorable artists and songs from the ’70s and ’80s. $33.75 and up. 8 p.m. Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. (727) 791-7400. rutheckerdhall.com.

Fresh Start: Drag Showcase: An open-mic drag show welcoming all sorts of queer performance art. Sign up downstairs in the back. Seating is first come, first served. Hosted every Wednesday. No cover. 9 p.m. SubCentral at Iberian Rooster, 475 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. (727) 258-8753.

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

Regal Summer Movie Express: Kids can escape the heat and watch older flicks for cheap at Regal Cinemas. This week, Lego Movie 2 and How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World are featured. Tampa’s Citrus Park 20 also participates. Runs Tuesdays and Wednesdays through Sept. 4. $1. 10 a.m. Park Place Stadium 16, 7200 U.S. 19 N, Pinellas Park. (727) 525-7777.

To Watch

The 2019 ESPYS, 8 p.m., ESPN: Comedian Tracy Morgan hosts the 27th annual edition of the star-studded event that honors top athletes, teams and performances. Among the big-name nominees this year are Serena Williams, Tiger Woods, Kevin Durant, Giannis Antetokounmpo and Mikaela Shiffrin. Also being presented: the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage, Jimmy V Award for Perseverance and Pat Tillman Award for Service. The three honorees, respectively, are Celtics legend Bill Russell, former Marine Corps sergeant Kirstie Ennis and high school football coach Rob Mendez.

SEASON PREMIERE Snowfall, 10 p.m., FX: As the third season begins, Franklin and Cissy look to make an investment in the community, while Andre tries to figure out what’s destroying it. Meanwhile, Jerome unveils his new business and Teddy’s operation in Mexico becomes more complicated.

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