Downtown After Hours

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Thursday, July 6

The Hero (2017)
7:30pm to 9pm
Tampa Theatre
The story of an aging Western actor with a smoky baritone, a bumpy personal life, and the peaks of his career in his rear-view mirror. At the age of 71, he sets about trying to set right what remains of his time on Earth: repairing his relationship with his estranged daughter, starting an exciting new one with a much younger woman, and trying to land just one more big part. Starring Sam Elliott, Krysten Ritter, and Laura Prepon. The Hero (2017)

Disney’s The Little Mermaid
Begins 7:30pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
With music by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken, this beautiful Broadway hit is based on your favorite Disney film! Fall in love with the magic for the first time (or all over again)! Disney’s The Little Mermaid

Caryl Churchill’s Cloud 9
Begins 8pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Witnessing this brilliant comedy is a sure-fire mental workout! Imagine a British sex farce put into a blender with a Women and Gender Studies thesis. Time shifts, women are played by men (and vice versa), and even black can be white. Caryl Churchill’s Cloud 9

Friday, July 7

Science Tastic Day: Chemistry
10am to 8pm
Glazer Children’s Museum
Bring the kids to the museum and let them discover how chemicals react with a variety of scientific programming throughout the day! Science Tastic Day: Chemistry

Tampa Turns 130!
11am to 2pm
Lykes Gaslight Park
Celebrate the city’s 130th birthday with the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, plus giveaways, music, and more! Tampa Downtown Partnership will be handing out FREE Whatever Pops (while supplies last). Bring your lunch, enjoy the fun, and cool off with a birthday popsicle for dessert! Tampa Turns 130!

Cuba En Tampa: Many Generations
12:30pm to 1:30pm
Tampa Bay History Center
Cubans are present in the Tampa story from the earliest pioneer days to the cigar boom of the 1880s. Indeed, Tampa played a pivotal role in Cuba’s first revolution, and a minor, but still important, role in its second. Led by historian Maura Barrios, celebrate Tampa with a look and the historical and cultural connections between the Tampa Bay area and Cuba. Cuba En Tampa: Many Generations

Summer Movie @ The Library
3pm to 5pm
John F. Germany Public Library
Grab a seat at the library for a special showing of The Secret Life of Pets! The film depicts the quiet life of a terrier named Max. Max’s world is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a stray whom Max instantly dislikes. Summer Movie @ The Library

The Little Hours (2017)
Shows at 5:30pm and 8pm
Tampa Theatre
This film, ostensibly based on one of the stories in 14th-century Italian romance anthology The Decameron, is a raucous, bawdy, end-to-end comedy escapade of entirely contemporary sensibility. Starring Aubrey Plaza, Alison Brie, Fred Armisen, and Nick Offerman. The Little Hours (2017)

Brews & Bites Food Truck Rally
6pm to 11pm
Sail Pavilion at the Tampa Convention Center
A rolling celebration of food and fun, featuring a fleet of area food trucks and live entertainment from local musicians at the venue’s unique 360-degree waterfront bar. Brews & Bites Food Truck Rally

Patel Conservatory presents Jazz Intensive Concert
Begins 7:30pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
The smooth stylings of summer jazz will be featured in this culminating performance from the students of the Patel Conservatory Summer Jazz Intensive as they present an evening of various jazz styles and improvisation. Jazz Intensive Concert

Disney’s The Little Mermaid
Begins 8pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
With music by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken, this beautiful Broadway hit is based on your favorite Disney film! Fall in love with the magic for the first time (or all over again)! Disney’s The Little Mermaid

Caryl Churchill’s Cloud 9
Begins 8pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Witnessing this brilliant comedy is a sure-fire mental workout! Imagine a British sex farce put into a blender with a Women and Gender Studies thesis. Time shifts, women are played by men (and vice versa), and even black can be white. Caryl Churchill’s Cloud 9

Zardoz (1974)
10:30pm to Midnight
Tampa Theatre
In the distant future, a savage trained only to kill finds a way into the community of bored immortals that alone preserves humanity’s achievements. Zardoz (1974)

Saturday, July 8

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

Disney’s The Little Mermaid
Shows at 2pm and 8pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
With music by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken, this beautiful Broadway hit is based on your favorite Disney film! Fall in love with the magic for the first time (or all over again)! Disney’s The Little Mermaid

The Little Hours (2017)
Shows at 3pm, 5:30pm, and 8pm
Tampa Theatre
This film, ostensibly based on one of the stories in 14th-century Italian romance anthology The Decameron, is a raucous, bawdy, end-to-end comedy escapade of entirely contemporary sensibility. Starring Aubrey Plaza, Alison Brie, Fred Armisen, and Nick Offerman. The Little Hours (2017)

Angie Rey – Live & Local
5:45pm to 7:45pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Just 17 years old, Angie Rey has a dream, but this is not a little one, rather a vast dream. With her curly top, beautiful smile, and intriguing voice, Angie is from a really small town in Southern California, hoping to change the world one step at a time. In this process she has already seen success that most young teenagers only dream about. Angie Rey – Live & Local

New Kids on the Block
Begins 7:30pm
Amalie Arena
Paula Abdul makes her momentous return to the stage to open the show with a hit-fueled set that includes an incredible seven number-one hit singles. Then Boyz II Men will keep it going with their trademark, multi-platinum sound. Finally, New Kids on the Block will take the stage for an unforgettable performance! New Kids on the Block

The Veil of Illusion: A Decadent Evening with the Aerial Dragons
Begins 7:30pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
This theatrical evening of aerial acrobatics dazzles audiences with charismatic performers in feats of strength, elegance, and fearlessness. Using silks, trapeze, rope, and flexibility, the diverse members of The Keep create theatrical entertainment that transports audiences to another world. The Veil of Illusion

Caryl Churchill’s Cloud 9
Begins 8pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Witnessing this brilliant comedy is a sure-fire mental workout! Imagine a British sex farce put into a blender with a Women and Gender Studies thesis. Time shifts, women are played by men (and vice versa), and even black can be white. Caryl Churchill’s Cloud 9

Sunday, July 9

4th Annual OE Bridal Show
Begins Noon
Oxford Exchange
This event will showcase some of the Tampa Bay area’s premier wedding vendors. It is the perfect opportunity to see new designs, test products, and find exactly what you need for your wedding. 4th Annual OE Bridal Show

Tampa Indie Flea
Noon to 4pm
Rialto Theatre
This monthly market showcases the best vendors of all things local, indie, and handmade. You will find products like handmade jewelry, letterpress cards, screen printed t-shirts, vintage treasures, up-cycled home goods, artisanal jams, and lots of other funky finds. There will also be local food and drink, non-profit organizations, music, and good vibes at this family and pet friendly event. Tampa Indie Flea

Disney’s The Little Mermaid
Shows at 1pm and 6:30pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
With music by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken, this beautiful Broadway hit is based on your favorite Disney film! Fall in love with the magic for the first time (or all over again)! Disney’s The Little Mermaid

Saboteur (1942)
3pm to 5:30pm
Tampa Theatre
A factory worker is falsely accused of starting a fire at his aircraft plant, an act of sabotage that kills one of his friends. He believes he knows who really committed the crime, but his attempt to clear his name and stop the true villain will take him across the country and into constant mortal danger. Saboteur (1942)

Caryl Churchill’s Cloud 9
Begins 4pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Witnessing this brilliant comedy is a sure-fire mental workout! Imagine a British sex farce put into a blender with a Women and Gender Studies thesis. Time shifts, women are played by men (and vice versa), and even black can be white. Caryl Churchill’s Cloud 9

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

The Little Hours (2017)
6:45pm to 8:15pm
Tampa Theatre
This film, ostensibly based on one of the stories in 14th-century Italian romance anthology The Decameron, is a raucous, bawdy, end-to-end comedy escapade of entirely contemporary sensibility. Starring Aubrey Plaza, Alison Brie, Fred Armisen, and Nick Offerman. The Little Hours (2017)

Nightlife & Music

Beyond This Weekend - Upcoming Events

Tampa Bay Comic Con
Friday, July 28 to Sunday, July 30
Tampa Convention Center
This event is Tampa’s largest comic book convention, catering to a wide-spectrum of interests including comic books, magazines, toys, games, Star Wars, Star Trek, anime, cosplay, artwork, sketches, and apparel. In addition, a roster of comic industry professionals and celebrities will be in attendance for meet and greets. Tampa Bay Comic Con

Join the Downtown Crawlers on Saturday, June 29, for their Heroes and Villains Last Saturday Bar Crawl!

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
New Kids On The Block – The Total Package Tour – July 15
Tampa Bay Storm vs Cleveland Gladiators – July 22
Shawn Mendes Illuminate Tour – July 25
Bolts Brew Fest – August 5
August 11 – Lionel Richie: All the Hits – August 11
WWE Live: SummerSlam Heatwave Tour – August 12
John Mayer – August 13
Monster Jam – August 19
Ed Sheeran – August 29

Kendrick Lamar – September 1
Preseason: Tampa Bay Lightning vs Carolina Hurricanes – September 19
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
Scorpions: Crazy World Tour – October 15
Bruno Mars – October 19
Soul2Soul The World Tour 2017 – October 20
Santana – October 27
André Rieu – November 1
Fall Out Boy – November 5
Lady Gaga – December 1
Katy Perry – December 15
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 – June 23 to August 18
Photography 101 Express – July 22
Focus on Your Talent – July 31 to August 28
Photography 101 – August 2 to 23

The John F. Germany Public Library
Walk-In Tech Help – Wednesdays
Toddler Time – Wednesdays
Crafternoon – Thursdays
Baby Sign – Thursdays
Paper, Planes, and Obstacle Courses – July 14
Summer Movie @ the Library: The Secret Life of Pets – July 14
Remembering Cigar City: A History of Tampa’s Cigar Industry – July 15
Yoga for Everyone – July 17
Book Club: American Heiress by Jeffrey Toobin – July 19
Magic & Mayhem’s Worlds of Magic – July 20
Come Write In: Camp NaNoWriMo – July 21
Summer Movies @ the Library – Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – July 21
Nerdy Derby Racing – July 22
Teen Movie: Mean Girls – July 24
Into the Fold: Animals – July 25
Video Game Music Creation – July 26
Meanwhile… Comic Book Club – July 27
Travel Trivia and VR Vacation – July 28
Books & Bingo – July 29

Glazer Children’s Museum
Make it Monday – Weekly 
Toddler Tuesday – Weekly 
Worldly Wednesday – Weekly
Tinker and Tech Thursday – Weekly
Fun Fridays – Weekly
Science Tastic Day: Chemistry – July 14
Pop Art Studio – July 17 to August 13
Kids’ Gasparilla International Film Festival – July 21
Sunshine Sunday – July 30
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

Patel Conservatory
Lion King, Jr – July 20 to 23
Popular Dance Summer Intensive – August 4
Showstoppers: Once Upon a Dream – August 4 to 6

Stageworks Theatre
The Speak! Tank: Spoken Word Sundays – First Sunday of every month
Proof – July 21 to 30
Beehive, the 60s Musical – Preview Night – September 21
The Marvelous Wonderettes – September 21 to October 8
The Year of Magical Thinking – November 2 to 19

Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Disney’s The Little Mermaid – Through July 16
Caryl Church’s Cloud 9  – July 12 to August 6
The Veil of Illusion: A Decadent Evening with the Aerial Dragons – July 15 and 16
Angie Rey – Live & Local – July 15
Shevonne – July 16
Latin Nights – July 20
Next Generation Ballet’s Summer Intensive Showcase – July 21
Paw Patrol Live! – July 29 and 30
End-of-Summer Music Blowout – August 2

Tampa Bay History Center
Blue Star Museum Program, Presented by USAA – Through September 4
History Adventure Camp: Pirates & Explorers – Through July 14
Archives Awareness Week – Cuba en Tampa – July 14
Tap Talks: Maduro Brown Ale – July 18
Book Group: Summer Reading with Colette Bancroft – July 20
History Adventure Camps: Museum Makerspace – July 24 to 28
History Adventure Camp: Hysterical History — July 31 to August 4

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 – July 13 to October 22
Susanne Bartsch: Art-a-Porter – July 30 to November 12

Tampa Theatre
The Hero – Through July 13
Zardoz – July 14
Saboteur – July 16
The Circus Saved My Life – July 22
Young Frankenstein – July 23
It’s A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World – July 30
Reservoir Dogs – August 6
The Wizard of Oz – August 12
Sing-Along Grease – August 20
Casablanca – August 26
Metropolis – September 3
WineFest 2017: Wine’s World – September 8
Wayne’s World – September 10

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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