Sunday, November 18, 2018
Events

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 1

Shakespeare in the City: A large cast including musicians and five dancers have taken over Williams Park for A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The shows are free, running through Nov. 11. 7:30 p.m., Williams Park, Fourth Street and First Avenue N, St. Petersburg.

Kashmir: The Led Zeppelin tribute show features some of their greatest hits. 8 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $25-$50. (727) 791-7400.

Florida Orchestra Coffee Concert: Broadway: Stuart Malina conducts a morning including selections from Fiddler on the Roof and Phantom of the Opera, along with Slaughter on 10th Avenue. Free coffee and doughnuts are included. 11 a.m., Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $24-$42. (727) 893-7832; mahaffeytheater.com.

Between Riverside and Crazy: Pulitzer Prize-winning play. 7 p.m., American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. $44-$54; a subscription-style $15 a month for people younger than 30 and free for people younger than 20. (727) 823-7529; americanstage.org.

9 to 5 the Musical: Dolly Parton penned the music and lyrics for the musical based on the hit movie that she starred in with Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin. Presented by M.A.D. Theatre of Tampa. Through Nov. 11. 7:30 p.m., Jaeb Theater at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $35.50 and up, subject to change. (813) 229-7827; strazcenter.org.

Miki Kratsman: People I Met: There’s a concert in the gallery tonight as USF Contemporary Chamber Music responds to the exhibit of anonymous portraits of Palestinians living under Israeli occupation by the Israeli photographer. Remains on display through Dec. 8. 8 p.m., University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum, 3821 Holly Drive, Tampa. Free. (813) 974-2849; ira.usf.edu.

Art of Forensics: Solving the Nation’s Cold Cases: An exhibit of reconstructions of clay busts, drawings, digital compositions, artifacts and information about cold case crime scenes. Remains on display through Nov. 27. 10 a.m., Tampa Bay History Center, 801 Old Water St., Tampa. $14.95, $12.95 seniors/students, $10.95 ages 7-17, 6 and younger free. (813) 228-0097; tampabayhistorycenter.org.

Foundations: Opening Reception: The 50th anniversary exhibition showcases work from permanent collection of the galleries at both campuses, including works by Clyde Butcher; Kirk Ke Wang and Josette Urso. Remains on display through Nov. 30. Remarks will begin at 6 p.m. 4:30 p.m., HCC Ybor Campus Art Gallery, 2204 N 15th St., Tampa. Free. (813) 253-7000.

Transcending Gender: Bodies and Lives: The opening reception for the exhibit that presents a timeline of the cultural and human rights struggles transgender people includes a talk by Ashley Brundage, who fought through discrimination and rose to powerful position at a major bank. The exhibit remains on display through November. 7 p.m., Gulfport Public Library, 5501 28th Ave. S, Gulfport. Free. (727) 893-1074.

Shuffleboard: Beginners Boot Camp: Learn to shuffle. Class covers scoring, etiquette, rules, tips and basic strategy. 7 p.m., Mirror Lake St. Petersburg Shuffleboard Club, 559 Mirror Lake Drive N, St. Petersburg. $10, members free. (727) 822-2083; stpeteshuffle.com.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Greater Pinellas Country Fair: A country-themed fair with pig racing, livestock exhibits, live music, carnival games, midway rides and the Anastasini Circus. 5 p.m., England Brothers Bandshell Park, 5010 81st Ave. N, Pinellas Park. Free (with non-perishable food donation) today, $5 Friday-Sunday.

Day of the Dead Celebration: Kids create ofrendas and learn how the Mexican culture celebrates Dia de los Muertos with food and folk art. 10 a.m., Glazer Children’s Museum, 110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa. $15, $12.50 military/seniors, $9.50 children, 1 and younger free. (813) 443-3861; glazermuseum.org.

TO WATCH

Grey’s Anatomy, 8 p.m., ABC: Get out the tissues. Meredith has a patient whose family is celebrating Day of the Dead, making the doctors remember loved ones they have lost.

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