Downtown After Hours

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Thursday, June 15

Railway Kings Duo
Begins 5pm
The Vault
The Railway Kings go far beyond merely presenting covers in the typical “bar backdrop” format, and instead motivate audiences to stay for the music. Their re-inventions are thick with originality, while still ringing true with everything listeners love about the songs and want to hear. Railway Kings Duo

Creative Loafing’s Meet The Chefs 2017
6pm to 9pm
The Vault
Foodies, you won’t want to miss this unique opportunity to rub elbows with the chefs behind some of your favorite restaurants and menu items during an intimate meet and greet with more than ten of the area’s amazing, local chefs! Creative Loafing’s Meet The Chefs 2017

Flicks and Food Trucks
6pm to 10pm
Grand Central at Kennedy
Gourmet food truck fun paired with independent short flicks and live music! This urban, hip event features microbrews and tasty cocktails from the Pour House and City Dog Cantina. Gourmet food trucks line up to offer everything from burgers to vegetarian bites. There will be something for everyone! Flicks and Food Trucks

My Cousin Rachel
7pm to 8:45pm
Tampa Theatre
Phillip is in correspondence with Ambrose, his long-time guardian and father figure, who has moved to a countryside villa for his health, where he lives with his beloved Rachel, one of Phillip’s cousins. However, Ambrose’s last few letters seem to indicate Rachel is trying to dominate or harm him. And when Rachel finally meets Phillip, how will he resist the simultaneous attraction and powerful rage he feels towards her? My Cousin Rachel

mad Theatre presents Company
Begins 8pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
On the night of his 35th birthday, confirmed bachelor Robert contemplates his unmarried state. Over the course of a series of dinners, drinks, and even a wedding, his friends explain the pro’s and con’s of taking on a spouse. The habitually single Robert is forced to question his adamant retention of bachelorhood during a hilarious array of interactions. mad Theatre presents Company

Friday, June 16

Hey There, Small Business Neighbor
Begins 8:30am
Seacoast Bank
Meet, greet, eat and drink throughout the day. Join Seacoast Bank for Donut Date Breakfast, Lunch is on Seacoast, and Happy Hour with Seacoast. Hey There, Small Business Neighbor

Splash Pad Opening
Begins at Noon
The Florida Aquarium
The Aquarium’s new rain forest-themed Splash Pad is complete! The zero-depth water play area features all-new water elements including water dump buckets, spray zones and a designated water play area for toddlers. Splash Pad Opening

Showstoppers, Jr. : Thunder Mountain Revue
Begins 3pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Performed by students in grades 5-8. Head for the hills and join an optimistic ensemble of Thespians, two Slapstick Squirrels, and the Tragedy Trio as they put on a foot-stompin’ musical revue featuring Disney songs with a country and folk twist. Showstoppers, Jr. : Thunder Mountain Revue

Junior Intensive Showcase
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. Junior Intensive Showcase

Grown Up Night
Begins 5pm
Glazer Children’s Museum
Feel like a kid again at this 90’s throwback evening. Enjoy grown up play in MathAlive! and a beer garden on the terrace overlooking Curtis Hixon Park. Race a snowboard, control a Mars rover, create a 360 degree freeze-motion video and more. Grown Up Night

My Cousin Rachel
Shows at 5:15pm and 8pm
Tampa Theatre
Phillip is in correspondence with Ambrose, his long-time guardian and father figure, who has moved to a countryside villa for his health, where he lives with his beloved Rachel, one of Phillip’s cousins. However, Ambrose’s last few letters seem to indicate Rachel is trying to dominate or harm him. And when Rachel finally meets Phillip, how will he resist the simultaneous attraction and powerful rage he feels towards her? My Cousin Rachel

Sip Sessions with Carlos Pena
6pm to 10pm
Bizou Brasserie
Carlos Pena will perform live at this free event. Arrive early and enjoy Night Court, Bizou Brasserie’s historic Happy Hour, with special deals on drinks. Sip Sessions with Carlos Pena

mad Theatre presents Company
Begins 8pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
On the night of his 35th birthday, confirmed bachelor Robert contemplates his unmarried state. Over the course of a series of dinners, drinks, and even a wedding, his friends explain the pro’s and con’s of taking on a spouse. The habitually single Robert is forced to question his adamant retention of bachelorhood during a hilarious array of interactions. mad Theatre presents Company

The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity
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

Tig Notaro
Begins 8pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
One of Rolling Stone’s 50 best stand-up comics of all time, the sensational Tig Notaro’s riotous take on some of life’s most don’t-talk-about-it topics makes her beloved by audiences around the world. Tig Notaro

Jim Jefferies: The Unusual Punishment Tour
Begins 8:30pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Comedian Jim Jefferies has firmly established himself as one of the most popular and respected comedians of his generation, with a controversial and belief-challenging standup style that continues to surprise and entertain audiences across the globe. Jim Jefferies: The Unusual Punishment Tour

Last Action Hero
10:30pm to 12:45am
Tampa Theatre
In this action-satire starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, a boy is magically drawn into a movie and tries to convince his biggest hero, the guns-blazing Jack Slater, of his own nature as a fictional character while Slater fights to take down a drug kingpin. Last Action Hero

Saturday, June 17

Father’s Day Weekend
9:30am to 5pm
The Florida Aquarium
On Father’s Day Weekend, dad gets in free with the purchase of a full paid admission. Take the whole family and encounter more than 20,000 amazing creatures and plants while making real lasting memories. Father’s Day Weekend

Science Tastic Day: Space!
10am to 8pm
Glazer Children’s Museum
This day is all about space! Meet NASA engineer George Haddad and drive a Mars rover in Math Alive. Science Tastic Day: Space!

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

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

My Cousin Rachel
Shows at 3:15pm, 6pm, and 8:45pm
Tampa Theatre
Phillip is in correspondence with Ambrose, his long-time guardian and father figure, who has moved to a countryside villa for his health, where he lives with his beloved Rachel, one of Phillip’s cousins. However, Ambrose’s last few letters seem to indicate Rachel is trying to dominate or harm him. And when Rachel finally meets Phillip, how will he resist the simultaneous attraction and powerful rage he feels towards her? My Cousin Rachel

mad Theatre presents Company
Begins 8pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
On the night of his 35th birthday, confirmed bachelor Robert contemplates his unmarried state. Over the course of a series of dinners, drinks, and even a wedding, his friends explain the pro’s and con’s of taking on a spouse. The habitually single Robert is forced to question his adamant retention of bachelorhood during a hilarious array of interactions. mad Theatre presents Company

Sunday, June 18

Richard’s Father’s Day Walk & Jog
Begins 7am
Ulele
This is a non-timed fun run. Choose a 5K or 1 mile course on the beautiful Tampa Riverwalk. In this family-friendly event, parents are encouraged to bring their children and stroll together. Or, you can pick up the pace and jog. 100% of the proceeds will benefit the Advanced Prostate Cancer Collaboration at Moffitt Cancer Center and other cancer centers around the country. Richard’s Father’s Day Walk & Jog

Father’s Day Weekend
9:30am to 5pm
The Florida Aquarium
On Father’s Day Weekend, dad gets in free with the purchase of a full paid admission. Take the whole family and encounter more than 20,000 amazing creatures and plants while making real lasting memories. Father’s Day Weekend

Papa’s Day Hemingway Book Event
9:30am to 5pm
Oxford Exchange
Celebrate Father’s Day with a special presentation and discussion about Ernest Hemingway with acclaimed biographer, Mary V. Dearborn-author, of “Ernest Hemingway,” the first full biography of his life and work in more than fifteen years. Papa’s Day Hemingway Book Event

mad Theatre presents Company
Begins 2pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
On the night of his 35th birthday, confirmed bachelor Robert contemplates his unmarried state. Over the course of a series of dinners, drinks, and even a wedding, his friends explain the pro’s and con’s of taking on a spouse. The habitually single Robert is forced to question his adamant retention of bachelorhood during a hilarious array of interactions. mad Theatre presents Company

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

Raising Arizona
3pm to 4:30pm
Tampa Theatre
Nicholas Cage plays a bumbling criminal who wants to go straight and start a family with his doting wife. However, his felonious buddies tempt him back to shenanigans with a way to solve both problems at once. Raising Arizona

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

My Cousin Rachel
6:30pm to 8:15pm
Tampa Theatre
Phillip is in correspondence with Ambrose, his long-time guardian and father figure, who has moved to a countryside villa for his health, where he lives with his beloved Rachel, one of Phillip’s cousins. However, Ambrose’s last few letters seem to indicate Rachel is trying to dominate or harm him. And when Rachel finally meets Phillip, how will he resist the simultaneous attraction and powerful rage he feels towards her? My Cousin Rachel

 

Nightlife & Music

Beyond This Weekend - Upcoming Events

Tampa Bay Bloody Mary Festival
Sunday, June 25
Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
Enjoy unlimited samples of the tastiest bloody mary concoctions from Tampa Bay’s best restaurants and vote for the best one to win the Golden Celery Award! Mimosas and brunch food will also be available for purchase! Tampa Bay Bloody Mary Festival

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
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
Summer Movie @ The Library- Captain America: Civil War – June 16
Yoga for Everyone – June 19
Into the Fold: Flowers – June 20
Outside the Lines:  Coloring for Adults – June 30

Glazer Children’s Museum
Make it Monday – Weekly 
Toddler Tuesday – Weekly 
Worldly Wednesday – Weekly
Tinker and Tech Thursday – Weekly
Fun Fridays – Weekly
Grown Up Night – June 16
Science Tastic Day: Space – June 17
Movie on the Green: Hidden Figures – June 23
Pets and Vets – June 26 to 30
MathAlive! – Through July 9
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
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 – Through June 18
Proof – July 21 to 30

Straz Center for the Performing Arts
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
Blue Star Museum Program, Presented by USAA – Through September 4
Book Group: Back Roads of Paradise: A Journey to Rediscover Old Florida – June 15
History Adventure Camp: American Girl – Through June 16
Father’s Day at the History Center – June 18
Tap Talks: Jai Alai India Pale Ale – June 20
History Adventure Camp: Archaeology Mysteries – June 26 to 30
4th of July at the History Center – July 4
History Adventure Camp: Pirates & Explorers – July 10 to 14
Archives Awareness Week – The History of Tampa – July 12
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
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
Kiss and Tell by Wolfgang Flad – Through December 10

Tampa Theatre
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 –
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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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