Downtown After Hours

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Thursday, June 8

World Oceans Weekend
9:30am to 5pm
The Florida Aquarium
Celebrate the ocean and everything it touches-explore ocean habitats, take part in fun ocean-themed activities, hear special presentations, and learn how the Aquarium is working to protect and restore our blue planet and how you can help! World Oceans Weekend

2017 Annual Members Reception
Begins 6pm
Tampa Theatre
Downtown’s oldest theatre will be showing appreciation for members’ continued patronage and support of the historic venue. The evening will include guided mini-tours, a complimentary glass of champagne, games, prizes, and a special screening of La La Land. 2017 Annual Members Reception

La La Land
7:30pm to 9:30pm
Tampa Theatre
This film struck a chord with audiences and critics last year, scoring 14 Oscar nominations with six wins. A true Hollywood musical of the most celebrated style, filled with huge ensemble performances and intimate songs, it calls back to the golden era of American film and the story of a boy and a girl, how they meet, where they go, and what they’re wishing for. La La Land

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 9

World Oceans Weekend
9:30am to 5pm
The Florida Aquarium
Celebrate the ocean and everything it touches-explore ocean habitats, take part in fun ocean-themed activities, hear special presentations, and learn how the Aquarium is working to protect and restore our blue planet and how you can help! World Oceans Weekend

In The Spotlight: The City of Tampa and Cando Inc. Dance & Gym Recital
Begins 6pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Take your seat for an enjoyable dance and gym recital from Cando Inc. and the City of Tampa. In The Spotlight: The City of Tampa and Cando Inc. Dance & Gym Recital

Brews & Bites at the SAIL
6pm to 11pm
SAIL Pavilion
A rolling celebration of food and fun, featuring a fleet of area food trucks, and live entertainment from local musicians at the venue’s unique 360-degree waterfront bar. Brews & Bites at the SAIL

Nappy Roots Returns to Ferg’s Live
Begins 7pm
Ferg’s Live
Nappy Roots makes its return to the “Stage in the Sky”! Gospel and R&B singer Natasha Cash will open. Nappy Roots Returns to Ferg’s Live

Summer Movie @ The Library: Jason Bourne
Begins 8pm
Stageworks Theatre
See a thrilling blockbuster at the library. The CIA’s most dangerous former operative is drawn out of hiding to uncover more explosive truths about his past. Summer Movie @ The Library: Jason Bourne

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

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

Saturday, June 10

She Loves Me She Loves Me Not – Exhibit Opening
Begins 8am
Florida Museum of Photographic Arts
A new exhibition featuring some of photography’s most famous female artists. See fine-art photographs from 12 prominent female photographers, including Dorothea Lange, Mary Ellen Mark, Judy Dater, and Imogen Cunningham. She Loves Me She Loves Me Not

World Oceans Weekend
9:30am to 5pm
The Florida Aquarium
Celebrate the ocean and everything it touches-explore ocean habitats, take part in fun ocean-themed activities, hear special presentations, and learn how the Aquarium is working to protect and restore our blue planet and how you can help! World Oceans Weekend

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

In The Spotlight: The City of Tampa and Cando Inc. Dance & Gym Recital
Shows at 1pm and 6pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Take your seat for an enjoyable dance and gym recital from Cando Inc. and the City of Tampa. In The Spotlight: The City of Tampa and Cando Inc. Dance & Gym Recital

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

Tampa Bay Storm vs Washington Valor
Begins 7:30pm
Amalie Arena
The Tampa Bay Storm host the returning expansion Washington Valor for the second time in Downtown Tampa. Tampa Bay Storm vs Washington Valor

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 11

World Oceans Weekend
9:30am to 5pm
The Florida Aquarium
Celebrate the ocean and everything it touches-explore ocean habitats, take part in fun ocean-themed activities, hear special presentations, and learn how the Aquarium is working to protect and restore our blue planet and how you can help! World Oceans Weekend

In The Spotlight: The City of Tampa and Cando Inc. Dance & Gym Recital
Shows at 1pm and 6pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Take your seat for an enjoyable dance and gym recital from Cando Inc. and the City of Tampa. In The Spotlight: The City of Tampa and Cando Inc. Dance & Gym Recital

Singin’ in the Rain (1952)
3pm to 4:45pm
Tampa Theatre
The story of a couple of Hollywood performers trying to make it in the scary new world of “talkies,” this film is full of songs and images that have entered the basic lexicon of American pop culture. Singin’ in the Rain (1952)

Victoria’s School of Dance 20th Annual Recital
Begins 3pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
The big 2-0! Victoria’s School of Dance will hold their 20th annual recital on one of Downtown Tampa’s finest stages. Victoria’s School of Dance 20th Annual Recital

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

Scream Machine
Begins 4pm
Ferg’s Live
Scream Machine has taken the Tampa Bay area by storm! We play your favorite 80’s,90’s and current hard rocking hits! Scream Machine

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

Iron Maiden: The Book of Souls
Begins 7:30pm
Amalie Arena
The heavy metal legends will take the Amalie Arena stage for a night that is sure to get downtown rocking! Iron Maiden brings over 40 years of experience and hits to this memorable show. Iron Maiden: The Book of Souls

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
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
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
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
Flag Day – June 14
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

Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Israel Horovitz’s Gloucester Blue – Through June 11
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
Kiss and Tell by Wolfgang Flad – Through December 10

Tampa Theatre
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 –
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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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