Downtown After Hours

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Thursday, June 22

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

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast
Begins 7pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Step into the enchanted world of the modern classic, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, where Patel Conservatory students grade 9 through college bring this “tale as old as time” to life. Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull
Begins 7:30pm
Amalie Arena
Two of music’s most captivating live performers will share the stage for an exciting show. The multi-platinum selling, Grammy Award-winning global superstars reunite for a co-headlining tour with CNCO as support. Get your tickets and get ready to sing along to some of your favorite hits! Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull

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

Latin Nights
Begins 8pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Meet new friends, experience Latin-inspired tapas and drink specials, and dance to the thrilling rhythms of a live salsa band and DJ. Latin Nights

Friday, June 23

Art of the Brick: Opening Day
10am to 6pm through September 4, Wednesday through Sunday
District 3 Arts and Events Venue
The Art of the Brick is a global touring exhibition rated by CNN as one of the world’s “Must See Exhibitions.” These are the first art exhibitions to focus exclusively on the use of LEGO® bricks as an art medium and artist Nathan Sawaya has taken it to new heights. Art of the Brick

International Photography Competition 2017: Exhibition Opening
Begins 11am
Florida Museum of Photographic Arts
Photographers from around the world are able to submit as many images of their choice. Winners will be showcased in the community gallery. International Photography Competition 2017: Exhibition Opening

Fourth Friday
4pm to 10pm
Downtown Tampa and Ybor City
When the sun goes down, the streets of Tampa and Ybor light up with music, laughter, art, friends and FREE fun the Fourth Friday of every month. Special programming for June includes a Scavenger Crawl through Downtown and Ybor, a free movie under the stars, and the Buccaneers Women of RED. Fourth Friday

Carol Henry Lecture
Begins 6pm
Florida Museum of Photographic Arts
Carol Henry will be giving a lecture on her upcoming exhibition, which features 12 prominent female photographers. The featured photographers represent different eras, styles, and techniques, but they all share the same subject: men. By switching the traditional roles of the male artist and the female subject, the collection flips the male-dominated narrative of the art world and establishes an individual space for female artists. Carol Henry Lecture

An Evening of Song with Leslie Odom Jr.
Begins 7pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Direct from his Tony®-winning role as Aaron Burr in Broadway’s hottest hit, Hamilton, Leslie Odom, Jr. appears in this solo concert for one performance only. His self-titled album dropped in June 2016 to wild critical and popular acclaim, launching an exclusive tour of his original works and beloved jazz standards. An Evening of Song with Leslie Odom Jr.

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast
Begins 7pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Step into the enchanted world of the modern classic, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, where Patel Conservatory students grade 9 through college bring this “tale as old as time” to life. Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

SKEL ART Exhibit & Fashion by Jason Skeldon
7pm to 11pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Become immersed in art, fashion, and music. Sounds and vibes provided by Miami Beach LIV All-Star DJ Jason Perez, live music from Corrine Oliviia, and Tampa’s own DJ Brian Ferrito. Special guest performers, stilt walkers, neon dancers, aerialist performers, mermaids, and more. Like nothing you’ve seen before! Skel Art Exhibit & Fashion by Jason Skeldon

Wakefield (2017)
7:30pm to 9:15pm
Tampa Theatre
One day, Howard Wakefield disappears. The train he takes home from work is late, his cellphone battery is dead, and so rather than arrive late and explain himself, he slips into a room above his own garage where he can observe the consequences of his own absence. But as he watches his wife adjust to his absence, the momentary fantasy turns into something much more destructive. Starring Bryan Cranston and Jennifer Garner. Wakefield (2017)

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

Movie On The Green: Hidden Figures
Begins 8pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Play in the Museum until showtime, then celebrate girls and women with a free screening of Hidden Figures under the stars! Movie On The Green: Hidden Figures

Saturday, June 24

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

Be Our Guest Etiquette Tea
Noon to 1pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Lumiere, Cogsworth, and Mrs. Potts will teach you the proper etiquette to dine at the Beast’s table. The enchanted objects of Patel Conservatory Theater’s production of Beauty and the Beast come alive in this one-of-a-kind tea party experience. Be Our Guest Etiquette Tea

Tampa’s Last Saturday Bar Crawl
Noon to 1pm
The Franklin Manor
Spend the day visiting a number of bars and getting plenty of free goodies. The legendary Crawler Bus will be on stand-by to shuttle crawlers from bar to bar as they visit the finest bars in Tampa. Tampa’s Last Saturday Bar Crawl

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast
Begins 7pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Step into the enchanted world of the modern classic, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, where Patel Conservatory students grade 9 through college bring this “tale as old as time” to life. Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

Barley’s Angels
Begins 7pm
Tampa Theatre
This event, centered around Charlie’s Angels, will feature craft beers and local brewers, plus snacks and samples from some of Tampa’s top independent restaurants. Barley’s Angels

SKEL ART Exhibit & Fashion by Jason Skeldon
8pm to Midnight
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Become immersed in art, fashion, and music. Sounds and vibes provided by Miami Beach LIV All-Star DJ Jason Perez, live music from Corrine Oliviia, and Tampa’s own DJ Brian Ferrito. Special guest performers, stilt walkers, neon dancers, aerialist performers, mermaids, and more. Like nothing you’ve seen before! Skel Art Exhibit & Fashion by Jason Skeldon

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 25

Tampa Bay Times Bridal Show
12pm to 4pm
Amalie Arena
Something old, something new, so many details…what to do? Make it easy on yourself! Spend the afternoon with the area’s bridal experts. Look for great fashions, tips, and wedding advice plus door prizes, giveaways and more. Tampa Bay Times Bridal Show

SKEL ART Exhibit & Fashion by Jason Skeldon
12pm to 5pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Become immersed in art, fashion, and music. Sounds and vibes provided by Miami Beach LIV All-Star DJ Jason Perez, live music from Corrine Oliviia, and Tampa’s own DJ Brian Ferrito. Special guest performers, stilt walkers, neon dancers, aerialist performers, mermaids, and more. Like nothing you’ve seen before! Skel Art Exhibit & Fashion by Jason Skeldon

A Conversation and Signing with Taylor Jenkins Reid
Begins 1pm
Oxford Exchange
Jenkins Reid’s new novel “The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo” may be her masterpiece. Boasting a scope that’s been unprecedented in her previous work, “Evelyn” is a fast-paced but complex tapestry of the sublimity and secrets of Hollywood’s golden age. Celebrate her work with a special dialogue and book signing. A Conversation and Signing with Taylor Jenkins Reid

Tea for Tots
Begins 2pm
Oxford Exchange
Bring the kids out for some afternoon tea and a read along of Three Billy Goats Gruff by Jerry Pinkney. Tea for Tots

The Graduate (1967)
Begins 2pm
Tampa Theatre
The timeless classic about a college graduate faced with the challenge of progressing into adulthood and dealing with feelings for his girlfriend’s mother. Starring Dustin Hoffman. Immediately after the film, USF film professor Harriet Deer will lead a short discussion of The Graduate and an audience Q&A. The Graduate (1967)

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

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast
Begins 2pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Step into the enchanted world of the modern classic, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, where Patel Conservatory students grade 9 through college bring this “tale as old as time” to life. Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

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

Wakefield (2017)
6:45pm to 8:30pm
Tampa Theatre
One day, Howard Wakefield disappears. The train he takes home from work is late, his cellphone battery is dead, and so rather than arrive late and explain himself, he slips into a room above his own garage where he can observe the consequences of his own absence. But as he watches his wife adjust to his absence, the momentary fantasy turns into something much more destructive. Starring Bryan Cranston and Jennifer Garner. Wakefield (2017)

Nightlife & Music

Beyond This Weekend - Upcoming Events

Tampa Red White & Blue Festival
Tuesday, July 4
Cotanchobee Fort Brooke Park
Celebrate the 4th of July downtown with hundreds of Bay area residents at this annual festival that will feature patriotic fun for the entire family! Tampa Red White & Blue 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
Katy Perry – December 15
Jim Gaffigan – December 31

Florida Museum of Photographic Arts
Photography 101 – Through June 28
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
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
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
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
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
mad Theatre presents Company – Through July 2
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
Bring It: Live! – July 2
Disney’s The Little Mermaid – July 11 to 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
Shevonne – July 16
Latin Nights – July 20
Next Generation Ballet’s Summer Intensive Showcase – July 21
Paw Patrol Live! – July 29 and 30

Tampa Bay History Center
Blue Star Museum Program, Presented by USAA – Through September 4
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
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
Wayne’s World – September 10

University of Tampa
Classes end for Summer session – June 29

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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