Downtown After Hours

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Thursday, August 3

Rock the Park
6:30pm to 9pm
Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
This free monthly music series showcases musical talents of all genres. The event is family-friendly, fun for all ages, and dogs on leashes are welcome. This month’s show features Band of Sorrows, Venus Blue, and Kerry Courtney. Rock the Park

Maudie (2017)
7:30pm to 9:30pm
Tampa Theatre
Maudie is thrown unceremoniously out of her home and must find work and a place to live on her own. By luck, she bumps into a reclusive fishmonger who has advertised for a housekeeper. She moves into his one-room shack and love grows between them. Maudie’s painting begins to attract people’s attention and soon, the whole world will know her name. But can the couple survive that? Starring Sally Hawkins and Ethan Hawke. Maudie (2017)

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, August 4

Patel Conservatory Popular Dance (PCPD) Summer Intensive
Begins 4:30pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
This showcase features dance students enrolled in one of Patel Conservatory’s popular dance programs. Students will have a chance to perform what they learned over the last two weeks of dance training. Summer Intensive

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

A Ghost Story (2017)
Shows at 5:30pm and 8pm
Tampa Theatre
Casey Affleck and Rooney Mara play a married couple identified only by initials in this solemn, literally haunting story of the histories that binds us to each other and the voids left by absence. A Ghost Story (2017)

Patel Conservatory presents Showstoppers: Once Upon a Dream
Begins 7pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Showstoppers brings to life the most celebrated classic and contemporary songs from Disney’s films and musical songbook. High school and college students will perform in this musical celebration. Showstoppers: Once Upon a Dream

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

Saturday, August 5

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

Teacher Appreciation Day
10am to 5pm
Henry B. Plant Museum
Museum admission will be free for teachers and their families with their school ID. Teachers can explore the Museum at their leisure, learn about exciting field trip opportunities, and enjoy an in-depth, self-guided audio tour. Teacher Appreciation Day

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

A Ghost Story (2017)
Shows at 3pm, 5:30pm, and 8pm
Tampa Theatre
Casey Affleck and Rooney Mara play a married couple identified only by initials in this solemn, literally haunting story of the histories that binds us to each other and the voids left by absence. A Ghost Story (2017)

Bolts Brew Fest
Begins 7pm
Amalie Arena
More than 50 local and national craft breweries will descend upon downtown’s hockey haven with their finest craft brews. Beer enthusiasts can choose from over 100 different craft beers for sampling, and pick up a voucher for a Lightning preseason hockey game as well. Bolts Brew Fest

The Unlikely Candidates
Begins 7pm
Ferg’s Live
Based out of Fort Worth, Texas, The Unlikely Candidates are an indie rock band initially formed as an acoustic duo by childhood friends Kyle Morris and Cole Male in 2008. WD-HAN will open this all-ages concert event on Ferg’s “Stage in the Sky”. The Unlikely Candidates

Two Years of Beer in Art Opening Reception
7pm to 10pm
Hidden Springs Aleworks
Over fourteen artists will celebrate Hidden Springs Aleworks’ second anniversary through a variety of art including abstract, realism, sci-fi, photographs, watercolors, and acrylic works. Two Years of Beer in Art Opening Reception

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

Rock the Yacht: Latin Salsa Dance Party
10pm to 12:30am
Disembarks 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 Latin salsa dance party theme is sure to get you up and moving. Have a rocking good time on the high seas! Rock the Yacht

Sunday, August 6

Sketchbooks for the Sake of Art
1pm to 4pm
Tampa Museum of Art
Students of this course will create specialized visionary journals with artist Teri Navajo. Bind artistic prompt pages into self-designed sketchbooks to take home. Each journal will provide creative inspiration from cover to cover. Sketchbooks for the Sake of Art

Reservoir Dogs (1992)
3pm to 5:30pm
Tampa Theatre
Celebrate the 25th anniversary of Quentin Tarantino’s film by seeing it downtown on the big screen! Immediately after the film, USF film professor Harriet Deer will lead a short discussion and an audience Q&A. Reservoir Dogs (1992)

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
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

A Ghost Story (2017)
6:45pm to 8:15pm
Tampa Theatre
Casey Affleck and Rooney Mara play a married couple identified only by initials in this solemn, literally haunting story of the histories that binds us to each other and the voids left by absence. A Ghost Story (2017)

Nightlife & Music

Beyond This Weekend - Upcoming Events

Incredible Duck Race
Saturday, August 12
Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
Adopt a rubber duck and enter it into this massive duck race benefiting the Kiwanis Club of Tampa charitable foundation! The event features family friendly music, food, and activities all leading up to the big race. Incredible Duck Race 

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
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
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 – July 31 to August 28
Photography 101 – August 2 to 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
Laying Out the Clues in Funeral Home Records – August 5
Summer Movie @ The Library: La La Land – August 11
Florida Craft Beer: A History – August 12
Summer Movie @ the Library: The Arrival – August 18
Don’t Force Your Descendants to Research You – August 19
DIY Crafting – August 20 and 29

Glazer Children’s Museum
Make it Monday – Weekly 
Toddler Tuesday – Weekly 
Worldly Wednesday – Weekly
Tinker and Tech Thursday – Weekly
Fun Fridays – Weekly
Pop Art Studio – Through August 13
Member Morning – August 6
Quack to School – August 12
Toddler Takeover – August 14 to 26
Science Tastic Day: Kitchen Science – August 26
Museum Closed: Renovation Underway – August 28 to 30
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
Caryl Church’s Cloud 9  – Through August 6 
The Flick – August 30 to September 24

Patel Conservatory
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
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
Motown the Musical – August 8 to 13
Evening of Dance – August 11
Pole for a Purpose – August 12
Latin Nights – August 17, September 14
John Moreland – September 12
War on the Catwalk – The Queens from Season 9 – September 17
RENT – 20th Anniversary Tour – September 19 to 24
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone – In Concert – September 29 to October 1
11th Annual Crack Up Cancer Comedy Show – September 30

Tampa Bay History Center
Blue Star Museum Program, Presented by USAA – Through September 4
History Adventure Camp: Hysterical History – Through August 4
Walk Tampa: The Ybor City Story – August 12
Tap Talks: Invasion Pale Ale – August 15
Sangria and Stories: Mapping the Florida-Cuba Connection – August 16

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

Restoration Tour – August 3
A Ghost Story – August 4 to 10
Reservoir Dogs – August 6
Member Mixer – August 9
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – August 11
The Wizard of Oz – August 12
Fallen – August 16
Sing-Along Grease – August 20
Lalah Hathaway – August 24
Aliens – August 25
Casablanca – August 26
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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