Downtown After Hours

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Thursday, August 31

Menashe (2017)
7:30pm to 9pm
Tampa Theatre
This film follows a Hasidic grocery store clerk trying to maintain custody of his son Rieven after his wife, Lea, passes away. Rieven is supposed to be adopted by the boy’s strict, married uncle, but Menashe’s Rabbi decides to grant him one week to spend with Rieven prior to Lea’s memorial. Their time together creates an emotional moment of father-son bonding, and offers Menashe a final chance to prove to his skeptical community that he can be a capable parent. Menashe (2017)

The Flick
Begins 8pm
Jobsite Theatre
In a run-down movie theater in central Massachusetts, three underpaid employees mop the floors and attend to one of the last 35-millimeter film projectors in the state. Their tiny battles and not-so-tiny heartbreaks play out in the empty aisles, becoming more gripping than the lackluster, second-run movies on screen. The Flick

Friday, September 1

Tampa Kizomba Festival
7am to 7pm
Hilton Tampa Downtown
This festival is the sister festival to the Tampa Salsa Bachata Festival. The top Kizomba dance artists in the world will be performing and teaching at this three day event that will get you up and dancing. Tampa Kizomba Festival

First Friday
5pm to 7pm
Henry B. Plant Museum
Explore the nation’s only Victorian railroad resort hotel museum, enjoy live music on the veranda, and share a treat with friends at the tastings table. Experience the magic of the Museum at dusk. First Friday at Henry B. Plant Museum

UT Volleyball vs. New Haven
Begins 7pm
University of Tampa
The Spartans take to the court to battle the visiting New Haven Chargers. UT Volleyball vs. New Haven

Tampa Salsa Bachata Festival
Begins 7pm
Hilton Tampa Downtown
The top Salsa & Bachata dance artists in the world will be performing and teaching. This event is all about the music! DJs from the best of both genres will be on hand, and they will provide an entire weekend of non-stop dancing. Tampa Salsa Bachata Festival

Kendrick Lamar
Begins 7:30pm
Amalie Arena
Get your tickets for an electric show with one the top artists in the world of hip hop. Kendrick Lamar will take the stage to perform some of his top songs, including hits from his platinum selling number one album, DAMN. YG and D.R.A.M. will open the show. Kendrick Lamar

I Think She’s the One
Begins 7:30pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Andre is a single and very successful businessman who is tired of dating around and wants to finally settle down. However, a strange turn of events causes Andre to vacate his luxury home and temporarily move in with his grandmother. Nothing could have prepared Andre for the journey he must embrace while trying to find his soul mate. In his search for love, he may end up finding himself. I Think She’s the One

I Do… Until I Don’t (2017)
7:30pm to 9:15pm
Tampa Theatre
A trio of Vero Beach couples at various points in their relationships become the subjects of a film about marriage being an antiquated idea that needs a reboot: why not turn marriage into a seven-year deal with an option to renew? I Do… Until I Don’t (2017)

The Flick
Begins 8pm
Jobsite Theatre
In a run-down movie theater in central Massachusetts, three underpaid employees mop the floors and attend to one of the last 35-millimeter film projectors in the state. Their tiny battles and not-so-tiny heartbreaks play out in the empty aisles, becoming more gripping than the lackluster, second-run movies on screen. The Flick

I Dared You! Truth or Dare 5 (2017)
10:30pm to Midnight
Tampa Theatre
The long-awaited, direct sequel to the 1986 cult horror classic, Truth or Dare? A Critical Madness. Disfigured internet madman “Chainsaw Dax” vows revenge on Dan Hess, the man responsible for letting the original “Coppermask Killer”, Mike Strauber, escape nearly 30 years ago. Following the film, producer and director Scott Tepperman will lead a panel discussion with cast and crew of the film, which was partially shot in and around the Tampa Bay area. I Dared You! Truth or Dare 5 (2017)

Saturday, September 2

Tampa Kizomba Festival
7am to 7pm
Hilton Tampa Downtown
This festival is the sister festival to the Tampa Salsa Bachata Festival. The top Kizomba dance artists in the world will be performing and teaching at this three day event that will get you up and dancing. Tampa Kizomba Festival

Tampa Bay Games
Begins 10am
Tampa Convention Center
This event is a one day Crossfit showdown. Teams of three will join together to compete and see who is crowned champion. Tampa Bay Games

Kai Water Fitness
10am to Noon
Urban Kai on the Riverwalk
Are you ready to get an amazing core conditioning workout and have fun at the same time? This workout is taught entirely on paddleboards using mostly body weight exercises like planks, sit-ups, burpees, prone paddles and even plyo jumps! Please RSVP if you need a paddleboard. Kai Water Fitness

Urban Street Exchange
10am to 2pm
Perry Harvey Sr. Park
This market event features BMX Oldsmar and FLATJAM (freestyle) along with DJ Deacon and 88.5 FM. The event will feature food, drinks, and local business vendors. Urban Street Exchange

Bucs Squad for Youth
10am to 2pm
Glazer Children’s Museum
Football season is upon us! Kick off the most wonderful time of the year with Tampa’s team! The Bucs street team will host pigskin-themed events and fun activities throughout the day while celebrating the return of football. Bucs Squad for Youth

UT Volleyball vs. Pace University
Begins 10:30am
University of Tampa
The Spartans look to protect home turf against the visiting Pace Setters. UT Volleyball vs. Pace University

Art Spot
11am to 2pm
Tampa Museum of Art
Let your imagination run free as the Museum’s art facilitators introduce exhibition-specific methods of art making filled with fun and creativity for you and yours. Art Spot

Summer of Rum Festival 2017
Noon to 4pm
Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
This festival features all your favorite summer time drinks! Try a variety of rums and mixed drinks while enjoying island-themed entertainment that will keep you dancing all day! Shaggy and the Baha Men will perform live. Summer of Rum Festival 2017

I Do… Until I Don’t (2017)
Shows at 2:30pm, 5:15pm, and 8pm
Tampa Theatre
A trio of Vero Beach couples at various points in their relationships become the subjects of a film about marriage being an antiquated idea that needs a reboot: why not turn marriage into a seven-year deal with an option to renew? I Do… Until I Don’t (2017)

Game the Night Away
Begins 3pm
John F. Germany Public Library
Say farewell to summer with a game day! Teens are invited to try out the library’s new PS4 and get old-school with board and tabletop games. Game the Night Away

Tampa Salsa Bachata Festival
Begins 7pm
Hilton Tampa Downtown
The top Salsa & Bachata dance artists in the world will be performing and teaching. This event is all about the music! DJs from the best of both genres will be on hand, and they will provide an entire weekend of non-stop dancing. Tampa Salsa Bachata Festival

UT Volleyball Vs. Concordia St. Paul
Begins 7pm
University of Tampa
The Spartans play the second match of the day. This showdown features the visiting Concordia St. Paul Golden Bears. UT Volleyball Vs. Concordia St. Paul

The Flick
Begins 8pm
Jobsite Theatre
In a run-down movie theater in central Massachusetts, three underpaid employees mop the floors and attend to one of the last 35-millimeter film projectors in the state. Their tiny battles and not-so-tiny heartbreaks play out in the empty aisles, becoming more gripping than the lackluster, second-run movies on screen. The Flick

Rock the Yacht: R&B Soul Party
10pm to 12:30am
Embarks from Channelside Bay Plaza
Say bon voyage to mundane evenings at home and hop on board the hottest live music venue on the bay! This R&B Soul Party theme is sure to get you up and moving. Have a rocking good time on the high seas! Rock the Yacht: R&B Soul Party

Sunday, September 3

Tampa Kizomba Festival
7am to 7pm
Hilton Tampa Downtown
This festival is the sister festival to the Tampa Salsa Bachata Festival. The top Kizomba dance artists in the world will be performing and teaching at this three day event that will get you up and dancing. Tampa Kizomba Festival

Summer of Rum Festival – Rum Hunt
Begins 2pm
The Brass Tab
The Rum Hunt is an adult twist on a scavenger hunt meets bar crawl, plus a whole lot of fun along the way. Hunt down rum specials and find a clue at each bar to help you solve the final puzzle. Summer of Rum Festival – Rum Hunt

Upstairs/Downstairs
2pm to 2:30pm
Henry B. Plant Museum
Step back in time and enjoy the single-character performances that bring turn-of-the-century Tampa Bay Hotel staff members and guests to life. Each character is based wholly or in part on actual hotel staff and guests. Upstairs/Downstairs

Metropolis (1927)
2pm to 5:30pm
Tampa Theatre
In 2010, Tampa Theatre was one of a few theatres in the world to present the complete restoration of Fritz Lang’s Metropolis. The theatre is once again presenting Metropolis as close as possible to how it would have been experienced upon its release in 1927, and Dr. Stephen Ball will score the movie on the original, historic Mighty Wurlitzer Theatre Organ. Metropolis (1927)

The Flick
Begins 4pm
Jobsite Theatre
In a run-down movie theater in central Massachusetts, three underpaid employees mop the floors and attend to one of the last 35-millimeter film projectors in the state. Their tiny battles and not-so-tiny heartbreaks play out in the empty aisles, becoming more gripping than the lackluster, second-run movies on screen. The Flick

Yoga in the Park
Begins 6pm
Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
In operation since 2010, Yoga in the Park is a free riverside yoga session led by an instructor from Yoga Downtown Tampa. Yoga in the Park

Tampa Salsa Bachata Festival
Begins 7pm
Hilton Tampa Downtown
The top Salsa & Bachata dance artists in the world will be performing and teaching. This event is all about the music! DJs from the best of both genres will be on hand, and they will provide an entire weekend of non-stop dancing. Tampa Salsa Bachata Festival

I Do… Until I Don’t (2017)
7:15pm to 9pm
Tampa Theatre
A trio of Vero Beach couples at various points in their relationships become the subjects of a film about marriage being an antiquated idea that needs a reboot: why not turn marriage into a seven-year deal with an option to renew? I Do… Until I Don’t (2017)

Nightlife & Music

Beyond This Weekend - Upcoming Events

Tailgate Taste Fest

Saturday, September 30
Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
Top restaurants from the Tampa Bay area will be cooking up some of the best tailgate foods around in a variety of categories. Each restaurant will compete to win a series of awards, including People’s Choice. Meanwhile, guests who purchase food sample wristbands can enjoy generously sized samples from any of the participating restaurants. Tailgate Taste Fest

Activities on the Water

Yacht Starship Captain Larry’s Water Taxi eBoats Tampa
Olde World Sailing Line Urban Kai Paddleboarding American Victory Ship
FL Aquarium’s Wild Dolphin Cruise Tampa Bay Fun Boat
Riverwalk Boating Company Pirate Water Taxi Kraken Cycle Boats

Arts & Culture Spotlight

Amalie Arena
Kendrick Lamar – September 1
Chris Tucker with Special Guest D.L. Hughley – September 8
Preseason: Tampa Bay Lightning vs Carolina Hurricanes – September 19
Mumford & Sons – September 20
Preseason: Tampa Bay Lightning vs Nashville Predators – September 22
The Spin Stops Here Tour 2017 – September 23
Preseason – Tampa Bay Lightning vs Florida Panthers – September 24
Disney On Ice presents Frozen – September 29 to October 1
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Florida Panthers – October 6
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Washington Capitals – October 9
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Pittsburgh Penguins – October 12
Scorpions: Crazy World Tour – October 15
Bruno Mars – October 19
Soul2Soul The World Tour 2017 – October 20
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Detroit Red Wings – October 26
Santana – October 27
André Rieu – November 1
Tampa Bay Lightning vs New York Rangers – November 2
Fall Out Boy – November 5
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Dallas Stars – November 16
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Chicago Blackhawks – November 22
Lady Gaga – December 1
Tampa Bay Lightning vs San Jose Sharks – December 2
Tampa Bay Lightning vs New York Islanders – December 5
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Colorado Avalanche – December 7
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Winnipeg Jets – December 9
Katy Perry – December 15
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Ottawa Senators – December 21
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Minnesota Wild – December 23
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Montreal Canadiens – December 28
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Philadelphia Flyers – December 29
Jim Gaffigan – December 31

District 3 Arts and Events Venue
Art of the Brick – Through September 4

Florida Museum of Photographic Arts
She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not – Through September 13
By the Yard, Cirkut Camera Photography – Through December 31
International Photography Competition 2017 – Through August 18
Focus on Your Talent – Through August 28
Photography 101 – Through August 23
The Business of Art – August 12 to September 16
Social Media Photography Blogging Bootcamp – September 2
Photoshop for Beginners – September 11 to October 2
How to Make a Picture After You Take a Picture – September 13
iPhoneography – October 21

The John F. Germany Public Library
Walk-In Tech Help – Wednesdays
Toddler Time – Wednesdays
Crafternoon – Thursdays
Baby Sign – Thursdays
Come Write In: Introduction to Memoir – September 2
Game the Night Away – September 2
Tai Chi with Bonnie Birdsall – September 5
Movies @ the Library: The Founder – September 8
Bring Your Burgert to the Library – September 9
The Burgert Brothers and You: A Look at Family Land Records – September 9
Burgerts & Beyond: New Perspectives on Historic Photographs – September 13
Movies @ the Library: The Fate of the Furious – September 15
100th Anniversary – Founding of the Burgert Brothers Studio – September 16

Glazer Children’s Museum
Make it Monday – Weekly 
Toddler Tuesday – Weekly 
Worldly Wednesday – Weekly
Tinker and Tech Thursday – Weekly
Fun Fridays – Weekly
Imagination: A Gala to Benefit GCM – September 8
Check the Museum’s website for a full list of weekday programming.

Henry B. Plant Museum
First Fridays – First Friday of the Month
Menus: The Epicurean Experience – Through December 23
The Great Gatsby Party – November 11

Jobsite Theater
The Flick – Through September 24

Patel Conservatory
The Threepenny Opera – October 20 to November 12

Stageworks Theatre
The Speak! Tank: Spoken Word Sundays – First Sunday of every month
Christ Fellowship – Wednesdays
Lesson Plans To Late Night – Lucas Bohn – September 8
The Got Jokes? Improv Experience – September 9
Corey Van Valin – Redefining Magic – September 9
The Marvelous Wonderettes – September 21 to October 8
Jackie Beat and Sherry Vine in Battle of the Bitches – October 22
The Year of Magical Thinking – November 2 to 19

Straz Center for the Performing Arts
I Think She’s The One – September 1
John Moreland – September 12
War on the Catwalk – The Queens from Season 9 – September 17
RENT – 20th Anniversary Tour – September 19 to 24
Coyote Peterson – Brave Adventures Tour – September 22
Combustion Live Presents “Christopher Titus, Amerigeddon” – September 23
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone – In Concert – September 29 to October 1
11th Annual Crack Up Cancer Comedy Show – September 30
The Florida Orchestra – Camina Burana – October 6

Tampa Bay History Center
Blue Star Museum Program, Presented by USAA – Through September 4
Walk Tampa: The Ybor City Story – September 9
Florida Conversations: Reinventing the Gulf Coast “Hell Hole” – September 13
My Doll and Me – Kit Kittredge – September 16
History Center Book Group: Florida in Poetry – September 21
9th Annual Duckwall Lecture – September 27
Walk Tampa: Tampa Bay Black History Tour – September 30

Tampa Museum of Art
Skyway: A Contemporary Collection – Through September 24
The Classical World: Selections from the Permanent Collection – Ongoing
The Classical World in Focus: Animals in Ancient Art – Ongoing
Monday Meditation at the Museum – Mondays
Art on the House – Fridays
Art Spot – Saturdays
Kiss and Tell by Wolfgang Flad – Through December 10
Photorealism: 50 years of Hyperrealistic Painting – Through October 22
Susanne Bartsch: Art-a-Porter – July 30 to November 12

Tampa Theatre
I Dare You! Truth or Dare 5 – September 1
Metropolis – September 3
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind – September 6
WineFest 2017: Wine’s World – September 8
Wayne’s World – September 10
Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk – September 13
Snap Judgement – September 29
Julie Scardina Presents MISSION: WILDLIFE – October 13
My Favorite Murder Live – November 3

Outside is In - Public Space

First Wednesday, 11am to 2pm at Lykes Gaslight Square Park.
Rock the Park
First Thursday, 6:30pm to 9pm at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park.
– Free Weekly Community Fitness Classes at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park –
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U-JAM Fitness – Monday, 6pm to 7pm
Zumba in the Park  – Tuesday, 6pm to 7pm
Bamboozle Fit Club Boot Camp – Wednesday, 6pm to 7pm
Yoga in the Park – Sunday, 5pm to 6pm
– Free Seasonal Programs –
Do the Local Motion – First and third Friday, noon to 1pm (October to May). Walking tours take off from Poe Plaza, Jackson and Franklin streets.

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