Downtown After Hours

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Thursday, June 13

The Biggest Little Farm (2019)
Shows at 5pm and 7:30pm
Tampa Theatre
When the barking of their beloved dog leads to an eviction notice, John and Molly Chester make a choice that takes them out of the city and into the foothills, naively endeavoring to build a diverse farm. However, the land they’ve chosen is utterly depleted of nutrients and suffering from a brutal drought. As their plan to create perfect harmony takes a series of wild turns, they realize that to survive they will have to reach a far greater understanding of the intricacies and wisdom of nature, and of life itself. The Biggest Little Farm (2019)

Barre in the Park
Begins 6pm
Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
In conjunction with the Bryan Glazer Jewish Community Center, the Tampa Downtown Partnership is proud to bring this free community fitness class to Tampa’s Downtown! Barre in the Park

Live Music: Forrest Hoffar
Begins 6pm
Armature Works
Spend the evening basking in the scintillating sounds of live music in Downtown Tampa. Forrest Hoffar will perform live at this event. Live Music: Forrest Hoffar

mad Theatre presents Man of La Mancha
Begins 8pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Inspired by Miguel de Cervantes’ seventeenth-century masterpiece Don Quixote, Man of La Mancha is one of the most successful musicals in Broadway history. Powerful, brutal, hilarious, and heartbreaking, Man of La Mancha celebrates the perseverance of a dying old man who refuses to relinquish his ideals or his passion. mad Theatre presents Man of La Mancha

Friday, June 14

Patel Conservatory presents Junior Intensive
Begins 4:30pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
This showcase features students who are enrolled in the Junior Intensive (full day option). Students will perform what they learned during their two-week summer intensive. Patel Conservatory presents Junior Intensive

Live Music: DJ Sam
Begins 6pm
Armature Works
Spend the evening basking in the scintillating sounds of live music in Downtown Tampa. DJ Sam will perform live at this event. Live Music: DJ Sam

Live & Local – Frankie Raye
6pm to 9pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Frankie Raye is a full-time musician who has been featured on talk show programs, local radio stations, and more. Self-described as “Acoustic Coffee Shop Music”, she has released two albums and has developed a following from listeners residing both in and outside of Florida. Live & Local – Frankie Raye

Live Music at Sparkman Wharf
Begins 6pm
Sparkman Wharf
Grab a drink and a find a nice place to sit as the live music lays down a soundtrack for your weekend. If you have not visited Sparkman Wharf yet, this is a great excuse to make the trip! Live Music at Sparkman Wharf

Non-Fiction (2019)
7:30pm to 9:15pm
Tampa Theatre
Set amidst the bohemian intelligentsia of the Parisian publishing world, Non-Fiction traces the romantic and emotional fallout that results when a controversial writer begins blurring the line between fact and fiction, using his real-life love affairs – including a passionate fling with an actress who happens to be married to his editor – as fodder for his explosive new novel. Balancing dry wit with keen observations on the tensions between art, commerce, and technology, Non-Fiction is a buoyant, breezy delight from a master director at his most effortlessly brilliant. French with English Subtitles. Non-Fiction (2019)

Cabaret (The Musical)
Begins 8pm
The Portico
In a Berlin nightclub, as the 1920’s draw to a close, a garish Master of Ceremonies welcomes the audience and assures them they will forget all their troubles at the Cabaret. With the MC’s bawdy songs as wry commentary, the show explores the dark, heady, and tumultuous life of Berlin’s natives and expatriates as Germany slowly yields to the emerging Third Reich. This is the 1998 version. Cabaret (The Musical)

mad Theatre presents Man of La Mancha
Begins 8pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Inspired by Miguel de Cervantes’ seventeenth-century masterpiece Don Quixote, Man of La Mancha is one of the most successful musicals in Broadway history. Powerful, brutal, hilarious, and heartbreaking, Man of La Mancha celebrates the perseverance of a dying old man who refuses to relinquish his ideals or his passion. mad Theatre presents Man of La Mancha

Four Guys Named Jose and Una Mujer Named Maria
Begins 8pm
Stageworks Theatre
Four young Latino men have a chance meeting at Burrito World in Omaha and discover they share the same name! Even though their ancestral roots are different, not only do they share a common name, they share a common dream: to stage a show of Latin standards that puts forth a positive image to counteract Latino stereotypes. Enter Maria, a beautiful woman who provides a romantic interest as the gentlemen vie for her attentions. Performed in Spanish and English, this show features some of the most evocative Latin music ever written, sung in four and five-part harmony. Four Guys Named Jose and Una Mujer Named Maria

Saturday, June 15

Saturday Sweat Sesh
Begins 9am
Julian B Lane Park
Workout in one of our lovely City of Tampa Parks for approximately 1 hour on three Saturdays out of each month. The workout is typically a fun mix of cardio and strength training for all fitness levels. Saturday Sweat Sesh

Senior Fitness Walk
Begins 10am
Armature Works
Lace up those walking shoes and get ready for a fun program with fellow Tampa seniors. This senior fitness walking program gives participants a chance to get out and get fit! Walkers will meet at the tables in front of the market facing the Riverwalk entrance. Senior Fitness Walk

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

Cabaret (The Musical)
Shows at 2pm and 8pm
The Portico
In a Berlin nightclub, as the 1920’s draw to a close, a garish Master of Ceremonies welcomes the audience and assures them they will forget all their troubles at the Cabaret. With the MC’s bawdy songs as wry commentary, the show explores the dark, heady, and tumultuous life of Berlin’s natives and expatriates as Germany slowly yields to the emerging Third Reich. This is the 1998 version. Cabaret (The Musical)

Non-Fiction (2019)
Shows at 2:30pm, 5pm, and 7:30pm
Tampa Theatre
Set amidst the bohemian intelligentsia of the Parisian publishing world, Non-Fiction traces the romantic and emotional fallout that results when a controversial writer begins blurring the line between fact and fiction, using his real-life love affairs – including a passionate fling with an actress who happens to be married to his editor – as fodder for his explosive new novel. Balancing dry wit with keen observations on the tensions between art, commerce, and technology, Non-Fiction is a buoyant, breezy delight from a master director at his most effortlessly brilliant. French with English Subtitles. Non-Fiction (2019)

Four Guys Named Jose and Una Mujer Named Maria
Shows at 3pm and 8pm
Stageworks Theatre
Four young Latino men have a chance meeting at Burrito World in Omaha and discover they share the same name! Even though their ancestral roots are different, not only do they share a common name, they share a common dream: to stage a show of Latin standards that puts forth a positive image to counteract Latino stereotypes. Enter Maria, a beautiful woman who provides a romantic interest as the gentlemen vie for her attentions. Performed in Spanish and English, this show features some of the most evocative Latin music ever written, sung in four and five-part harmony. Four Guys Named Jose and Una Mujer Named Maria

Live Music at Sparkman Wharf
Begins 6pm
Sparkman Wharf
Grab a drink and a find a nice place to sit as the live music lays down a soundtrack for your weekend. If you have not visited Sparkman Wharf yet, this is a great excuse to make the trip! Live Music at Sparkman Wharf

Live & Local – Jariah Higgins
6pm to 9pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Jariah Higgins is a soulful singer songwriter based out of Tampa. He captivates his audience with his soul driven voice, entrancing beatbox and melodic harmonies, through a looping technique that has become his signature sound. Live & Local – Jariah Higgins

mad Theatre presents Man of La Mancha
Begins 8pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Inspired by Miguel de Cervantes’ seventeenth-century masterpiece Don Quixote, Man of La Mancha is one of the most successful musicals in Broadway history. Powerful, brutal, hilarious, and heartbreaking, Man of La Mancha celebrates the perseverance of a dying old man who refuses to relinquish his ideals or his passion. mad Theatre presents Man of La Mancha

Sunday, June 16

Sixth Annual Richard’s Father’s Day Walk & Jog
Begins 8am
Tampa Riverwalk
This family-friendly Father’s Day event is non-timed with an option to run or walk either 5K or one mile. Participants receive a unisex dri-fit event shirt. One hundred percent of the proceeds will be donated to Moffitt Cancer Center, specifically this year as part of a $1 million pledge toward a brachytherapy suite there. The brachytherapy procedure, which uses more targeted internal radiation instead of external radiation, is highly effective on multiple cancer types, produces fewer side effects, and offers faster recovery times than other treatments. Sixth Annual Richard’s Father’s Day Walk & Jog

Wellness at the Wharf
Begins 10am
Sparkman Wharf
Get your heart rate up and burn more fat in less time with HIIT, Harbour Island Athletic Club’s high-intensity interval training. Please bring your own mat, towel, and water. Classes are free of charge and located on the lawn. Wellness at the Wharf

Father’s Day at the History Center
Begins 10am
Tampa Bay History Center
Raise a glass with Dad this Father’s Day at the History Center. Check out the exhibit “History by the Pint: Beer and Brewing in Tampa Bay,” and get a free souvenir History Center pint glass with paid adult admission while supplies last. And while the free pint glass might be empty, fear not! Local favorites Coppertail Brewing will offer samples and tastings of their Free Dive IPA. Father’s Day at the History Center

Father’s Day Celebration at the Henry B. Plant Museum
Noon to 5pm
Henry B. Plant Museum
Dads enjoy free admission on Father’s Day! Bring your Father to the Museum and let him escape to the former Tampa Bay Hotel. Dads will love exploring the building that hosted notables such as Teddy Roosevelt, Thomas Edison, and John Philip Sousa. Enjoy a rare opportunity to see and take a photo with a 1929 Ford Model A, owned by Dr. Wallace Reyes. Explore the grounds and see an historical marker commemorating Babe Ruth’s longest homerun. Father’s Day at the Henry B. Plant Museum

mad Theatre presents Man of La Mancha
Begins 2pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Inspired by Miguel de Cervantes’ seventeenth-century masterpiece Don Quixote, Man of La Mancha is one of the most successful musicals in Broadway history. Powerful, brutal, hilarious, and heartbreaking, Man of La Mancha celebrates the perseverance of a dying old man who refuses to relinquish his ideals or his passion. mad Theatre presents Man of La Mancha

Upstairs/ Downstairs Live Theater
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 on actual hotel staff and guests. From the reminiscences of Henry Plant himself to the letters of a Spanish-American War soldier, you will learn more about the time period through each character’s particular vantage point. Upstairs/ Downstairs Live Theater

Four Guys Named Jose and Una Mujer Named Maria
Begins 3pm
Stageworks Theatre
Four young Latino men have a chance meeting at Burrito World in Omaha and discover they share the same name! Even though their ancestral roots are different, not only do they share a common name, they share a common dream: to stage a show of Latin standards that puts forth a positive image to counteract Latino stereotypes. Enter Maria, a beautiful woman who provides a romantic interest as the gentlemen vie for her attentions. Performed in Spanish and English, this show features some of the most evocative Latin music ever written, sung in four and five-part harmony. Four Guys Named Jose and Una Mujer Named Maria

Jaws (1975)
3pm to 5pm
Tampa Theatre
Grab a seat for a screening of the Spielberg summer classic. Immediately after the screening, University of Tampa Associate Professor of Film, Animation and New Media Aaron Walker will lead a short discussion and audience Q&A. The session is included with film admission. Jaws (1975)

Yoga in the Park
Begins 6pm
Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
In operation since 2010, the Tampa Downtown Partnership is proud to continue it’s Sunday Yoga in the Park tradition with our newest addition, seasoned yoga instructors from Lucky Cat Yoga. Yoga in the Park

Non-Fiction (2019)
7pm to 8:45pm
Tampa Theatre
Set amidst the bohemian intelligentsia of the Parisian publishing world, Non-Fiction traces the romantic and emotional fallout that results when a controversial writer begins blurring the line between fact and fiction, using his real-life love affairs – including a passionate fling with an actress who happens to be married to his editor – as fodder for his explosive new novel. Balancing dry wit with keen observations on the tensions between art, commerce, and technology, Non-Fiction is a buoyant, breezy delight from a master director at his most effortlessly brilliant. French with English Subtitles. Non-Fiction (2019)

Nightlife & Music

Many of Downtown’s pubs, restaurants, and bars feature live music.
Check out this week’s line up! Be sure to check with each location to confirm.

Beyond This Weekend - Upcoming Events

33rd Annual Meeting and Luncheon

Wednesday, June 19

Hilton Tampa Downtown
At this event, the Tampa Downtown Partnership inducts new leadership and celebrates the organization’s accomplishments with our members, stakeholders, and the community-at-large. This event includes a plated lunch and keynote presentation. 33rd Annual Meeting and 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 and Culture Spotlight

Amalie Arena
Luis Miguel – June 25
Adam Sandler – June 29
Hugh Jackman – July 5
Jeff Lynne’s ELO – July 7
Anuel AA – July 21
Shawn Mendes – July 27
Lionel Richie – July 28
Queen + Adam Lambert – August 18
Hope 2019 – September 7
Disturbed – September 21
The Who – September 22
Phil Collins – September 26
The Chainsmokers – October 25
Cirque du Soleil presents AXEL – October 31 – November 3
Elton John – November 4
Bad Bunny – December 8

Florida Museum of Photographic Arts
Contemporary Performance – Through August 31
Olivia Parker: Vanishing in Plain Sight – Through August 31
Viktor Freso – Through June 15

Glazer Children’s Museum
Make it Monday – Weekly 
Toddler Tuesday – Weekly 
Worldly Wednesday – Weekly
Tinker and Tech Thursday – Weekly
Fun Fridays – Weekly
Worldwide Wednesday: Cuba – Through June 26
Father’s Day! Dads Play Free – June 16
Bats Meet ‘n Greet with Tampa Bay Bats – June 21
Developmental Checkups – June 24
Insects Meet ‘n Greet with Boyd Hill Nature Preserve – June 28
Last One! Fourth Friday Drop-Off Camp – June 28
Sunshine Sunday – June 30
Reptile Meet ‘n Greet with Reptile Discovery – July 1
Children’s Board Free Tuesday – July 2
Cooking with SaltBlock – July 3
4th of July! $4 Admission & Free Admission for Military and Veterans – July 4

Check the Museum’s website for a full list of weekday programming.

Henry B. Plant Museum
First Fridays – First Friday of the Month
Blue Star Museums – Through September 1
Archives Awareness Week – July 16
Teacher Appreciation Day – August 3

Jobsite Theater
Constellations – July 12 to August 4

The John F. Germany Public Library
Exploration Club – Tuesdays
Walk-In Tech Help – Wednesdays
Toddler Time – Wednesdays
Crafternoon – Thursdays
Baby Sign – Thursdays
Sewing at the Library: Constellation Embroidery – June 13
Movies @ the Library – June 14
3D-Printing Open House – June 17
Aliens! – June 19
Motorized Spacecrafts – June 19
Book Discussion: Hazards of Time Travel by Joyce Carol Oates – June 19
The Readers’ Guide to the Galaxy – June 20
The Red Planet in Science and Science Fiction – June 20
Movies @ the Library: The Dark Knight Rises – June 21
Constellation Canvas – June 25
Cinderella, Secret Agent – June 26
Learn to Code… Websites – June 26
Flight! – June 27

Stageworks Theatre
The Speak! Tank: Spoken Word Sundays – First Sunday of every month
Christ Fellowship – Wednesdays
Four Guys Named Jose and Una Mujer Named Maria – Through June 16

Straz Center for the Performing Arts
mad Theatre presents Man of La Mancha – Through June 23
Rock of Ages – June 11 to June 15
Live & Local – Frankie Raye – June 15
Patel Conservatory presents Junior Intensive – June 14
Live & Local – Jariah Higgins – June 15
Latin Nights – June 20
Youth Opera Intensive Performance: Falling Skies – June 21
Test Drive a Seat – June 22
Little Black Dress – June 28 to 30
Patel Conservatory presents Newsies – July 6 and 7
The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical – July 9 to 14
We Are Two Different People Tour – September 18

Tampa Bay History Center
History Adventure Camp: Swashbuckling Summer – June 10 to 14
Father’s Day at the History Center – June 16
History Adventure Camp: American Girl© – June 24 to 28

Tampa Museum of Art
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
Teen Open Studio – Tuesdays
Art on the House – Fridays
Art Spot – Saturdays
Ancient and Modern Glass from the Collection – Through August 19
Abstract Expressionism: A Social Revolution – Through August 11
Echoing Forms: American Abstraction – Through August 18
Tableau and Transformation: Photography from the Permanent Collection – June 20 to October 6

Tampa Theatre
Jaws – June 16
Cool Hand Luke – June 23
Sing-Along The Greatest Showman – June 29
Dial M for Murder – June 30
Sing-Along Grease – July 7
All That Jazz – July 14
Jurassic Park – July 21
An Evening with Colson Whitehead – July 25
BeerFest 2019: Ferris Brewer’s Day Off – July 27
The Wizard of Oz – July 28
Because of Sam “First Look” Screening – July 29
WarGames – July 30
The Philadelphia Story – August 4
9 to 5 – August 11
The Shawshank Redemption – August 18
The Silent Clowns – August 25
Casablanca – August 31 and September 1
Jim Jefferies – September 13
SuicideGirls: Blackheart Burlesque – September 28
Nate Bargatze – October 17

Father’s Day Weekend at the Aquarium – June 15 and 16

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 –

VKNG PRIMAL MVMT – 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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