Gasparilla International Film Festival Begins 5pm Tampa Theatre A cultural arts institution that inspires, educates, and entertains Tampa Bay’s diverse population through an annual celebration of film, year-round events, and community outreach. Tampa Theatre will host the Opening Night Reception, screening of Burn Your Maps, and Opening Night After Party. Gasparilla International Film Festival.
Rock the Park 6:30pm to 9:30pm Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park Listen to great local talent, including Fount, All Day Tuck, and FR33DBACK. With stadium styled seating within the park, food and drinks on the premises, and an exciting vibe, this event is guaranteed not to disappoint! Rock the Park.
Burn Your Maps 7:30pm to 9:15pm Tampa Theatre The opening film of the Suncoast Credit Union Gasparilla International Film Festival. A cross-cultural comedic drama about an eight-year old American boy who declares to his parents that he is actually a Mongolian goat herder, born in the wrong place. When he meets a similarly displaced Indian filmmaker, they journey east, seeking what they believe to be their true place in the world. Director John Roberts will be in attendance. Burn Your Maps.
Masterworks Choral Concert Begins 7:30pm University of Tampa – Sykes Chapel Enjoy the melodic styling of some of the finest voices the University of Tampa has to offer. This masterful music event is free and open to the public. Masterworks Choral Concert.
Do the Local Motion Noon to 1pm Poe Plaza Join us this week for our “Amble to the Arena” walking tour featuring Amalie Arena. Tours remain free; however, a suggested donation of $5.00 is appreciated to help feed a hungry child in our community. 100% of the proceeds will directly benefit programs of Where Love Grows. Do the Local Motion.
UT Track Invite Begins 6pm The University of Tampa This annual invite will include a number of colleges and universities from across the state of Florida. The event will feature predominantly distance events, with a small number of sprints and hurdles, along with relay races. UT Track Invite.
Forbidden Broadway Begins 7:30pm Straz Center for the Performing Arts Famous for its sharp spoofs of all things Broadway, including show tunes, characters, and plots of beloved musicals, this skewering of everything from Hamilton to The Lion King has audiences rolling in the aisles. Forbidden Broadway. Save $10 on select performances using promo code: SAVE10
Taj Express: The Bollywood Musical Revue Begins 7:30pm Straz Center for the Performing Arts This evening explodes with the sounds of India, capturing the vibrant, expressive spirit of the world of Bollywood movies that have been entertaining billions of people for generations. This high-energy celebration extols new India’s pop music, Bollywood culture and its deep traditions. Taj Express: The Bollywood Musical Revue.
Amos Lee Begins 8pm Tampa Theatre Amos Lee has performed all over the country, including appearances on some of late night’s most popular shows. Lee’s sixth album has bolstered his strong following, and he will bring his strong live performance to Downtown Tampa. Amos Lee.
The Dali Experience – The Florida Orchestra Begins 8pm Straz Center for the Performing Arts A surreal concert for the senses, devoted to music that inspired Salvador Dali. Cañizares will perform Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez. The night also features musical performances paired with visual arts. The Dali Experience – The Florida Orchestra.
47th Annual Gasparilla Festival of the Arts 9am to 6pm Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park This festival attracts visitors from all over the world to its delightful, culture-rich experience. You can delight in artistic inspiration in a versatile range of mediums, from watercolor to wood, painting to printmaking, all outdoors in Tampa’s showcase waterfront park. 47th Annual Gasparilla Festival of the Arts.
History Bike Tampa Tour Begins 9:30am Kahwa Espresso Bar at Element The tour is back for another ride through Tampa. Join the fun and learn about the important role that women played in our city’s history. History Bike Tampa Tour.
UT Women’s Lacrosse vs. Montevallo Begins at Noon University of Tampa The Spartans take the field to battle the visiting competitors from Montevallo. UT Womens Lacrosse vs. Montevallo.
The Salesman Shows at 1:30pm, 4:30pm, and 7:30pm Tampa Theatre After their home gets ruined, a young couple living in Tehran are forced to move to a new place. However, an incident linked to the previous resident of their new home changes the couple’s life in a major way. The Salesman.
Streetcar Live Begins 5pm Downtown Tampa An exciting concert series on board the Streetcar! This month hear from The Getbye and Gypsy Folk Rock. Streetcar Live.
UT Men’s Lacrosse vs. Chestnut Hill Begins 7pm University of Tampa The Spartans take up their sticks to challenge the visiting competitors from Chestnut Hill. UT Men’s Lacrosse vs. Chestnut Hill.
The Princess Bride: An Inconceivable Evening with Cary Elwes Begins 8pm Straz Center for the Performing Arts Fans of The Princess Bride join the heroic Westley (actor Cary Elwes) in a behind-the-scenes look at life on and off the set of the iconic film. After a screening of the movie, Elwes engages in a moderated discussion on classic scenes, revealing never before shared secrets and tales of inconceivable antics! The Princess Bride: An Inconceivable Evening with Cary Elwes.
47th Annual Gasparilla Festival of the Arts 10am to 5pm Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park This festival attracts visitors from all over the world to its delightful, culture-rich experience. You can delight in artistic inspiration in a versatile range of mediums, from watercolor to wood, painting to printmaking, all outdoors in Tampa’s showcase waterfront park. 47th Annual Gasparilla Festival of the Arts.
UT Tennis vs Bentley Begins 10am University of Tampa The Spartans take on visiting Bentley in a battle on the hardcourts. UT Tennis vs Bentley.
Forbidden Broadway Shows at 2pm and 7:30pm Straz Center for the Performing Arts Famous for its sharp spoofs of all things Broadway, including show tunes, characters, and plots of beloved musicals, this skewering of everything from Hamilton to The Lion King has audiences rolling in the aisles. Forbidden Broadway. Save $10 on select performances using promo code: SAVE10
The Salesman Shows at 3pm and 6pm Tampa Theatre After their home gets ruined, a young couple living in Tehran are forced to move to a new place. However, an incident linked to the previous resident of their new home changes the couple’s life in a major way. The Salesman.
Celtic Woman: Voices of Angels Begins 3pm Straz Center for the Performing Arts This inspiring live concert experience features all new stage designs, stunning wardrobes, superb choreography, and magnificent arrangements of timeless Irish traditional and contemporary standards. Celtic Woman: Voices of Angels.
Yoga in the Park 5pm to 6pm Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park Wind down the weekend with a free yoga session on the waterfront. Don’t forget your yoga mat and water bottle! Yoga in the Park.
An Evening with Carl Hiassen Begins 7:30pm Straz Center for the Performing Arts Native son of Florida, award-winning satirical author, and Miami Herald columnist Carl Hiaasen keeps the oddball, environmental, and often borderline (or outright) criminal goings-on of the Sunshine State at the forefront of his entertaining and unflinching commentary. An Evening with Carl Hiassen.
Mayor’s River O’Green Fest March 18 Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park The party is centered around the Hillsborough River, which will be transformed into a bright shade of green for the occasion (at 11am). The river provides a perfect backdrop to the celebration which includes live entertainment, games, kids activities, food trucks, and of course, beer! Mayor’s River O’Green Fest
Amalie Arena Tampa Bay Lightning vs New York Rangers – March 6 Tampa Bay Lightning vs Minnesota Wild – March 9 Tampa Bay Lightning vs Florida Panthers – March 11 Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience – March 12 Tampa Bay Lightning vs Toronto Maple Leafs – March 16 Tampa Bay Lightning vs Washington Capitals – March 18 Tampa Bay Lightning vs Arizona Coyotes – March 21 Disney On Ice Presents Worlds of Enchantment – March 24 to 26 Tampa Bay Lightning vs Chicago Blackhawks – March 27 Tampa Bay Lightning vs Detroit Red Wings – March 30 Tampa Bay Lightning vs Montreal Canadiens – April 1 Tampa Bay Lightning vs Dallas Stars – April 2 Arijit Singh Live in Concert – April 8 Tampa Bay Lightning vs Buffalo Sabres – April 9 The Chainsmokers – April 14 Tampa Bay Storm vs Philadelphia Soul – April 15 Tampa Bay Storm vs Cleveland Gladiators – April 22 Neil Diamond – April 23 Red Hot Chili Peppers – April 27 98ROCKFEST – April 28 Eric Church – May 4 Shawn Mendes Illuminate Tour – July 25
Florida Museum of Photographic Arts By the Yard: Cirkut Camera Photography – Through December Linda Connor: Gravity – Through March 31 The Physicians Photography Show – Begins March 24 The Boomer List, Photographs by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders – April 28 to June 16 Academy of the Holy Names: Defining Womanhood – May 13 to June 16 International Photography Competition 2017 – June 23 to August 18
The John F. Germany Public Library Walk-In Tech Help – Wednesdays Toddler Time – Wednesdays Crafternoon – Thursdays Baby Sign – Thursdays Tai Chi with Bonnie Birdsall – March 7 Movies @ The Library: The Light Between the Oceans – March 10 Laying out the Clues in Funeral Home Records – March 11 Brown Bag: Women’s History Month – March 15 Book Club: The Day the World Came to Town by – March 15 Movies @ The Library: Central Intelligence – March 17 Baseball in Tampa: A Storied History – March 18 Burgert Brothers Walking Tour of Tampa – March 25
Glazer Children’s Museum Make it Monday – Weekly Toddler Tuesday – Weekly Worldly Wednesday – Weekly Tinker and Tech Thursday – Weekly Fun Fridays – Weekly Dr. Seuss’s Birthday – March 2 Member Morning – March 5 Children’s Board of Hillsborough County Free Tuesday – March 7 Home School Days: Talent Show – March 8 Gasparilla Music Festival Kids Fest – March 12 Math + Arts + Bots Studio – March 13 to 17 Spring Break Workshops – March 13 to 17 Pi Day – March 14 Georgia Peach Smoothie – March 18 #GCMParents Series – March 23 Sunshine Sunday – March 26 Check the Museum’s website for a full list of weekday programming.
Henry B. Plant Museum First Fridays – First Friday of the Month
Patel Conservatory On the Edge – April 15 You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown – April 21 to 30 Broadway Star of the Future Awards Showcase – June 4
Stageworks Theatre The Speak! Tank: Spoken Word Sundays – First Sunday of every month An Intimate Evening with Jon and Sister Mae – March 23 to 26 Impromptu Players – Doublewide, Texas – April 7 and 8 Avenue Q – May 4 to 21 The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity – June 2 to 18
Straz Center for the Performing Arts Forbidden Broadway – Through March 12 Taj Express: The Bollywood Musical Revue – March 3 The Dali Experience – The Florida Orchestra – March 3 The Princess Bride: An Inconceivable Evening with Cary Elwes – March 4 An Evening with Carl Hiaasen – March 5 Celtic Woman: Voices of Angels – March 5 Something Rotten! – March 7 to 12 Tiempo Libre – March 10 Mike Tozier – Live & Local – March 11 Alton Brown Live: Eat Your Science – April 21
Tampa Bay History Center Celebrating Our Heritage: Thirty Years of Hispanic Themed Art – Through March 5 Advanced Placement Trivia Competition – February 25 Unlocking Your Family History – An Introduction to Genealogy – March 1 and 8 Walk Tampa: The Ybor City Story – March 11 Colonial Florida Digital History: Beyond Primary Resources – March 15 Girl Scout Workshop: Life in Ybor City – March 15 Tampa Bay’s Waterfront – Its History and Development – April 5
Tampa Museum of Art Sky – Ongoing 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 Pride & Passion – April 29
Tampa Theatre Burn Your Maps – March 2 Amos Lee – March 3 Kedi – March 10 Slap Shot – March 10 Get the Led Out – March 19 Brazil – March 24 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial – March 26 Space Jam – April 2 Look to the Sky – April 8 Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure – April 9 Chitty Chitty Bang Bang – April 16 Pete’s Dragon – April 23 The Princess Bride – April 30 Beerfest 2017: Barley’s Angels – June 24
University of Tampa Masterworks Choral Concert – March 2 UT Track Invite – March 3 Women’s Lacrosse vs. Montevallo – March 4 Men’s Lacrosse vs. Chestnut Hill – March 4 Spring Break – March 5 Tampa vs Bentley – March 5 Women’s Lacrosse vs. Tusculum – March 6 Softball vs. Southwest Minnesota State – March 6 Tampa vs Christian Brothers – March 7 Tampa vs Stonehill – March 8 Softball vs. Chestnut Hill – March 8 Men’s Lacrosse vs. Notre Dame de Namur – March 8 Women’s Lacrosse vs. Saint Anslem – March 9 Baseball vs. Saint Leo – March 10 Softball vs. Nova Southeastern – March 10