Downtown After Hours

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Thursday, June 1

Rock the Park – Celebrating its Seventh Anniversary
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 Zigtebra, Luxury Mane, and Ari Chi. Rock the Park

Finding Neverland
Begins 7:30pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
The incredible story behind one of the world’s most beloved characters: Peter Pan. A playwright struggles to find inspiration until he meets four young brothers and their beautiful widowed mother. With a little bit of pixie dust and a lot of faith, he takes a monumental leap, leaving his old world behind for Neverland. Finding Neverland

The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity – Preview Night
Begins 8pm
Stageworks Theatre
A drop-kicking, body-slamming theatrical happening set in the larger-than-life world of professional wrestling. Macedonio “Mace” Guerra plays the fall-guy, losing again and again to the impossibly charismatic champ Chad Deity. When Mace discovers a kid whose charisma rivals that of Chad’s, Mace decides to get him a job in the company. Only problem is, the boss plans to put them onscreen as terrorists. The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity

Israel Horovitz’s Gloucester Blue
Begins 8pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Stumpy and Latham are working-class painters employed by upscale clients. Blood-red and blackmail emerge as dominant hues on the palette in this dark comedy. Who will cash in their paint chips first and take the fall? Who will be left standing when the last lies are told? Israel Horovitz’s Gloucester Blue

Friday, June 2

Outside the Lines: Coloring for Adults
2:00pm to 3:30pm
John F. Germany Library
Think coloring is just for kids? Join the hottest trend for adults! Relieve stress and boost creativity with art, fun and mellow music to help you release your inner artist. Outside the Lines: Coloring for Adults

Bang! The Bert Berns Story (2017)
7:30pm to 9pm
Tampa Theatre
Music meets the Mob in this biographical documentary about the life and career of Bert Berns, the most important songwriter and record producer from the sixties that you’ve never heard of. Bang! The Bert Berns Story (2017)

The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity – Opening Night
Begins 8pm
Stageworks Theatre
A drop-kicking, body-slamming theatrical happening set in the larger-than-life world of professional wrestling. Macedonio “Mace” Guerra plays the fall-guy, losing again and again to the impossibly charismatic champ Chad Deity. When Mace discovers a kid whose charisma rivals that of Chad’s, Mace decides to get him a job in the company. Only problem is, the boss plans to put them onscreen as terrorists. The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity

Finding Neverland
Begins 8pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
The incredible story behind one of the world’s most beloved characters: Peter Pan. A playwright struggles to find inspiration until he meets four young brothers and their beautiful widowed mother. With a little bit of pixie dust and a lot of faith, he takes a monumental leap, leaving his old world behind for Neverland. Finding Neverland

Israel Horovitz’s Gloucester Blue
Begins 8pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Stumpy and Latham are working-class painters employed by upscale clients. Blood-red and blackmail emerge as dominant hues on the palette in this dark comedy. Who will cash in their paint chips first and take the fall? Who will be left standing when the last lies are told? Israel Horovitz’s Gloucester Blue

Kindergarten Cop (1990)
10:30pm to 12:30am
Tampa Theatre
Unusual circumstances find large, strong, detective John Kimble, played by Arnold Schwarzenegger, posing as a kindergarten teacher in order to apprehend a major drug lord, as well as his ruthless accomplice and mother. Kindergarten Cop (1990)

Saturday, June 3

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

Craft Beer Clash
Begins 1pm
Rialto Theatre
Brewers from all over the Bay Area will be showcasing their fan favorite brews to attendees who will then vote on their favorite with tokens. While tasting the area’s most unique and show-stopping brews, attendees will enjoy food, live entertainment from Actual Bank Robbers, and silent auction opportunities. Craft Beer Clash

Finding Neverland
Shows at 2pm and 8pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
The incredible story behind one of the world’s most beloved characters: Peter Pan. A playwright struggles to find inspiration until he meets four young brothers and their beautiful widowed mother. With a little bit of pixie dust and a lot of faith, he takes a monumental leap, leaving his old world behind for Neverland. Finding Neverland

Sing-Along Beauty and the Beast
3pm to 4:30pm
Tampa Theatre
See the Disney classic film, follow along with the lyrics on screen, and belt out the songs right alongside the Belle and the rest of the fun cast of characters! Beauty and the Beast

Actors Workshop by Tampa Film Network
3pm to 5pm
John F. Germany Public Library
A new ongoing workshop for local actors to practice scenes, monologues, and performance techniques and hone their craft. Filmmakers are also welcome to watch scenes and network. Actors Workshop by Tampa Film Network

The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity
Shows at 3pm and 8pm
Stageworks Theatre
A drop-kicking, body-slamming theatrical happening set in the larger-than-life world of professional wrestling. Macedonio “Mace” Guerra plays the fall-guy, losing again and again to the impossibly charismatic champ Chad Deity. When Mace discovers a kid whose charisma rivals that of Chad’s, Mace decides to get him a job in the company. Only problem is, the boss plans to put them onscreen as terrorists. The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity

Francesca – Live & Local
5:45pm to 7:45pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Audiences at talent shows, festivals, local venues, and charitable events across Tampa Bay have been won over by Francesca’s impressive vocals, guitar and piano skills, heartfelt performances, and authentic persona. Francesca – Live & Local

Obit (2017)
Shows at 6pm and 8:30pm
Tampa Theatre
The first documentary to look into the world of editorial obituaries, via the legendary obit desk at The New York Times. The film invites some of the most essential questions we ask ourselves about life, memory, and the inevitable passage of time. Obit (2017)

Tampa Bay Storm vs. Baltimore Brigade
Begins 7pm
Amalie Arena
The Tampa Bay Storm host the visiting Baltimore Brigade for the first time this season. Head to Downtown Tampa’s sports mecca for an indoor football showdown on turf. Don your blue and gold and cheer on the Storm! Tampa Bay Storm vs. Baltimore Brigade

Israel Horovitz’s Gloucester Blue
Begins 8pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Stumpy and Latham are working-class painters employed by upscale clients. Blood-red and blackmail emerge as dominant hues on the palette in this dark comedy. Who will cash in their paint chips first and take the fall? Who will be left standing when the last lies are told? Israel Horovitz’s Gloucester Blue

Sunday, June 4

Finding Neverland
Shows at 2pm and 7:30pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
The incredible story behind one of the world’s most beloved characters: Peter Pan. A playwright struggles to find inspiration until he meets four young brothers and their beautiful widowed mother. With a little bit of pixie dust and a lot of faith, he takes a monumental leap, leaving his old world behind for Neverland. Finding Neverland

Broadway Star of the Future Awards Showcase
Begins 2pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
This Tony Awards®-inspired showcase will honor local high school musical theater programs and students. Celebrating artistic excellence in musical theater, this event features musical numbers representing the best of Tampa Bay high school productions. Broadway Star of the Future Awards Showcase

Sing-Along Beauty and the Beast
3pm to 4:30pm
Tampa Theatre
See the Disney classic film, follow along with the lyrics on screen, and belt out the songs right alongside the Belle and the rest of the fun cast of characters! Beauty and the Beast

The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity
Begins 3pm
Stageworks Theatre
A drop-kicking, body-slamming theatrical happening set in the larger-than-life world of professional wrestling. Macedonio “Mace” Guerra plays the fall-guy, losing again and again to the impossibly charismatic champ Chad Deity. When Mace discovers a kid whose charisma rivals that of Chad’s, Mace decides to get him a job in the company. Only problem is, the boss plans to put them onscreen as terrorists. The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity

Israel Horovitz’s Gloucester Blue
Begins 4pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Stumpy and Latham are working-class painters employed by upscale clients. Blood-red and blackmail emerge as dominant hues on the palette in this dark comedy. Who will cash in their paint chips first and take the fall? Who will be left standing when the last lies are told? Israel Horovitz’s Gloucester Blue

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

Nightlife & Music

Beyond This Weekend - Upcoming Events

31st Annual Meeting & Luncheon
Thursday, June 15
Hilton Tampa Downtown
The Partnership’s signature event celebrates accomplishments and inducts new leadership for Tampa Downtown Partnership. Keynote speakers deliver thoughtful discussion, exciting downtown updates, and the Partnership’s vision for the upcoming year. 31st Annual Meeting & Luncheon

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
Alabama – May 28
Tampa Bay Storm vs Baltimore Brigade – June 3
Tampa Bay Storm vs Washington Valor – June 10
Iron Maiden – June 11
Chance the Rapper – June 14
Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull – June 22
Tampa Bay Times Bridal Show – June 25
Tampa Bay Storm vs Washington Valor – July 1
Rod Stewart and Cyndi Lauper – July 8
Roger Waters – July 11
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
August 11 – Lionel Richie: All the Hits – August 11
John Mayer – August 13
Monster Jam – August 19
Ed Sheeran – August 29
The Spin Stops Here Tour 2017 – September 23
Scorpions: Crazy World Tour – October 15
Bruno Mars – October 19
Soul2Soul The World Tour 2017 – October 20
André Rieu – November 1
Lady Gaga – December 1

Florida Museum of Photographic Arts
The Boomer List, Photographs by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders – Through June 16
Academy of the Holy Names: Defining Womanhood – Through June 16
Photography 101 – June 7 to 28
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
Wonder Woman Day – June 3
Trashion Fashion – June 5
Tai Chi with Bonnie Birdsall – June 6
Sketch Night at the Library – June 7
Build a Better World with Razzmatazz Magic! – June 8
Come Write In: Flash Fiction – June 9
Summer Movie @ The Library: Jason Bourne – June 9
Day of the Doctor – June 10

Glazer Children’s Museum
Make it Monday – Weekly 
Toddler Tuesday – Weekly 
Worldly Wednesday – Weekly
Tinker and Tech Thursday – Weekly
Fun Fridays – Weekly
MathAlive! – Through July 9
Sunshine Sunday – May 28
Children’s Board of Hillsborough County Free Tuesday – June 6
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
Broadway Star of the Future Awards Showcase – June 4
Showstoppers Jr. : Thunder Mountain Revue – June 16
Junior Intensive Showcase – June 16
Disney’s Beauty and the Beast – June 22 to July 2
Be Our Guest Etiquette Tea – June 24
Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream – July 6
Choral and Chamber Music Intensive Concert – July 7

Stageworks Theatre
The Speak! Tank: Spoken Word Sundays – First Sunday of every month
The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity – June 2 to 18

Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Israel Horovitz’s Gloucester Blue – Through June 11
Finding Neverland – May 30 to June 4
The Naked Magicians – June 2 and 3
Broadway Star of the Future Awards Showcase – June 4
In the Spotlight: The City of Tampa and Cando Inc. Dance & Gym Recital – June 9 to 11
Victoria’s School of Dance 20th Annual Recital – June 11
mad Theatre presents Company – June 15 to July 2
Jim Jefferies: The Unusual Punishment Tour – June 16
Junior Intensive Showcase – June 16
Showstoppers, Jr.: Thunder Mountain Revue – June 16
Tig Notaro – June 16
Latin Nights – June 22
An Evening of Song with Leslie Odom Jr. – June 23
Be Our Guest Etiquette Tea – June 24
Voice of the Nightingale – July 1

Tampa Bay History Center
TBHC/OLLI: Exploring Tampa Bay’s History – June 10
Sangria and Stories – June 10
History Center Member Reception: Finding Fairyland – June 11
Life of the Party – June 18
TBHC/OLLI Course: Florida’s Fantastic Artifacts and the Science of Archaeology – June 31

Tampa Museum of Art
Sky – 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
Fourth Friday – May 26
Alex Katz: Black and White – Through May 29
Kiss and Tell by Wolfgang Flad – Through December 10

Tampa Theatre
Kindergarten Cop – June 2
Sing-Along Beauty and the Beast – June 3
Singin’ in the Rain – June 11
Raising Arizona – June 18
Beerfest 2017: Barley’s Angels – June 24
The Graduate – June 25
All Quiet on the Western Front – July 2
Welcome to Night Vale – July 8
The Sting – July 9
Saboteur – July 16
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

University of Tampa
Lectores Reading Series: Jennifer Egan – June 15
Lectores Reading Series: Sarah Gerard – June 16
Lectores Reading Series: Thomas Pico – June 17
Lectores Reading Series: Jensen Beach – June 19
Lectores Reading Series: Rahul Mehta – June 21

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 –
Powered by Athleta
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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