Downtown After Hours

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Thursday, September 14

Shattering Barriers
Begins 6pm
Sheraton Riverwalk Hotel
An elegant evening benefiting MacDonald Training Center with a cocktail hour and silent auction before a multi-course dinner. MacDonald Training Center provides employment training and placement services, in-home support, and activities for over 500 individuals with disabilities in our community. Shattering Barriers

Deconstructing The Beatles’ Rubber Soul
Begins 7:30pm
Tampa Theatre
Composer and producer Scott Freiman walks Beatles fans through the creation of the chart-topping album. Learn the stories behind the creation of classic Beatles songs. Freiman conducts an educational journey into the creative process of The Beatles’ performances and recording sessions, and introduces fans to their work in a new way. Deconstructing The Beatles’ Rubber Soul

The Flick
Begins 8pm
Jobsite Theatre
In a run-down movie theater in central Massachusetts, three underpaid employees mop the floors and attend to one of the last 35-millimeter film projectors in the state. Their tiny battles and not-so-tiny heartbreaks play out in the empty aisles, becoming more gripping than the lackluster, second-run movies on screen. The Flick

Latin Nights
Begins 9pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
An evening of food and dancing. Meet new friends, experience Latin-inspired tapas and drink specials, and dance to the thrilling rhythms of a live salsa band and DJ. Dance guidance provided by Simone Amaral of Simone Salsa dance studios. Latin Nights

Friday, September 15

Realistic Drawing
9am to 11:30am
Tampa Museum of Art
Join artist Doug Land for the fundamentals of realistic drawing of figures, still life, and landscapes. Capture the world around you as your eye sees it. Realistic Drawing

Movies @ The Library – The Fate of the Furious
3pm to 5pm
John F. Germany Public Library
Head to the library for an afternoon movie! When a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of terrorism and a betrayal of those closest to him, the crew faces trials that will test them like never before. Movies @ The Library

UT Volleyball vs. Saint Leo
Begins 7pm
University of Tampa
The University of Tampa Spartans welcome the Saint Leo Lions for a volleyball showdown. Get your tickets to support the hometown team! UT Volleyball vs. Saint Leo

Beach Rats
Shows at 7:30pm and 10pm
Tampa Theatre
Frankie, an aimless teenager, suffocates under the oppressive glare cast by his family and a toxic group of delinquent friends. Frankie begins to scour hookup sites for older men. As his chatting and webcam extroversion intensifies, he begins meeting men at a nearby cruising beach while simultaneously entering into a cautious relationship with a young woman. As Frankie struggles to reconcile his competing desires, his decisions leave him hurtling toward irreparable consequences. Beach Rats

The Flick
Begins 8pm
Jobsite Theatre
In a run-down movie theater in central Massachusetts, three underpaid employees mop the floors and attend to one of the last 35-millimeter film projectors in the state. Their tiny battles and not-so-tiny heartbreaks play out in the empty aisles, becoming more gripping than the lackluster, second-run movies on screen. The Flick

Saturday, September 16

Kai Water Fitness
10am to Noon
Urban Kai on the Riverwalk
Are you ready to get an amazing core conditioning workout and have fun at the same time? This workout is taught entirely on paddleboards using mostly body weight exercises like planks, sit-ups, burpees, prone paddles and even plyo jumps! Please RSVP if you need a paddleboard. Kai Water Fitness

Lit-up, Motorized Sculpture
10am to 2pm
Tampa Museum of Art
Adult studio courses inspired by the Museum’s special exhibitions! Experience engaging small classes taught by professional teachers and active artists in the Tampa Bay community. Lit-up, Motorized Sculpture

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

Navigating Mental Healthcare in Tampa Bay
Noon to 4pm
Tampa Museum of Art
This program is open to the community and intended to help attendees understand the different types of resources available. Local providers, institutions, and organizations will be present to share information and resources. Additionally, two panels of experts will take place to answer your questions on the topics of child and adolescent mental health and adult and geriatric mental health. Navigating Mental Healthcare in Tampa Bay

100th Anniversary – Founding of the Burgert Brothers Studio
Begins 2pm
John F. Germany Public Library
The culmination of a month-long series of events celebrating the 100 year anniversary of the opening of Alfred and Jean Burgert’s photographic studio. Five speakers will address different aspects of the Burgert Brothers Photographic Collection and its uses, and the afternoon will conclude with a cake cutting. 100th Anniversary – Founding of the Burgert Brothers Studio

Q and A’s Photography Workshop
3pm to 5pm
Florida Museum of Photographic Arts
This event offers local photographers the opportunity to bring photography-related questions to a panel of instructors and professionals in the area. Questions can be anything from photography issues, artistic questions, equipment questions, getting into shows, and submitting to art competitions. Q and A’s Photography Workshop

UT Volleyball vs. Eckerd
Begins 4pm
University of Tampa
The University of Tampa Spartans welcome the Eckerd College Tritons for a volleyball showdown. Get your tickets to support the hometown team! UT Volleyball vs. Eckerd

Kennedy-King Dinner
Begins 5:30pm
Hilton Tampa Downtown
Former State of Florida Representative Gwen Graham serves as keynote speaker for this celebration of freedom, liberty and equality honoring the legacy of President John F. Kennedy and Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. The event will benefit the Hillsborough County Democratic Party. Kennedy-King Dinner

UT Men’s Soccer vs. Nova Southeastern
Begins 6pm
University of Tampa
The University of Tampa Spartans welcome the Nova Southeastern Sharks for a battle on the soccer pitch. Get your tickets to support the hometown team! UT Men’s Soccer vs. Nova Southeastern

Beach Rats
6:30pm to 8pm
Tampa Theatre
Frankie, an aimless teenager, suffocates under the oppressive glare cast by his family and a toxic group of delinquent friends. Frankie begins to scour hookup sites for older men. As his chatting and webcam extroversion intensifies, he begins meeting men at a nearby cruising beach while simultaneously entering into a cautious relationship with a young woman. As Frankie struggles to reconcile his competing desires, his decisions leave him hurtling toward irreparable consequences. Beach Rats

The Flick
Begins 8pm
Jobsite Theatre
In a run-down movie theater in central Massachusetts, three underpaid employees mop the floors and attend to one of the last 35-millimeter film projectors in the state. Their tiny battles and not-so-tiny heartbreaks play out in the empty aisles, becoming more gripping than the lackluster, second-run movies on screen. The Flick

Sunday, September 17

Upstairs/Downstairs
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 wholly or in part on actual hotel staff and guests. Upstairs/Downstairs

The Air We Breathe
Begins 2pm
Oxford Exchange
Join Dr. Yogi Goswami of USF for an urgent presentation about the most essential and most overlooked part of our lives: the air we breathe. He will discuss his motivation, research, and the singular way his Molekule air purifier has integrated foundational science and groundbreaking technology, with state-of-the-art software and inspired design. The Air We Breathe

The Flick
Begins 4pm
Jobsite Theatre
In a run-down movie theater in central Massachusetts, three underpaid employees mop the floors and attend to one of the last 35-millimeter film projectors in the state. Their tiny battles and not-so-tiny heartbreaks play out in the empty aisles, becoming more gripping than the lackluster, second-run movies on screen. The Flick

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

Beach Rats
6:30pm to 8pm
Tampa Theatre
Frankie, an aimless teenager, suffocates under the oppressive glare cast by his family and a toxic group of delinquent friends. Frankie begins to scour hookup sites for older men. As his chatting and webcam extroversion intensifies, he begins meeting men at a nearby cruising beach while simultaneously entering into a cautious relationship with a young woman. As Frankie struggles to reconcile his competing desires, his decisions leave him hurtling toward irreparable consequences. Beach Rats

War on the Catwalk – The Queens from Season 9
Begins 8pm
Straz Center for the Performing
Contestants from Season 9 of RuPaul’s Drag Race on VH-1 will perform live on stage and rock the catwalk. Enjoy outstanding drag performances with your favorite queens. All ages welcome. War on the Catwalk

Nightlife & Music

Beyond This Weekend - Upcoming Events

Tailgate Taste Fest

Saturday, September 30
Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
Top restaurants from the Tampa Bay area will be cooking up some of the best tailgate foods around in a variety of categories. Each restaurant will compete to win a series of awards, including People’s Choice. Meanwhile, guests who purchase food sample wristbands can enjoy generously sized samples from any of the participating restaurants. Tailgate Taste Fest

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
Preseason: Tampa Bay Lightning vs Carolina Hurricanes – September 19
Mumford & Sons – September 20
Preseason: Tampa Bay Lightning vs Nashville Predators – September 22
The Spin Stops Here Tour 2017 – September 23
Preseason – Tampa Bay Lightning vs Florida Panthers – September 24
Disney On Ice presents Frozen – September 29 to October 1
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Florida Panthers – October 6
Chris Tucker with Special Guest D.L. Hughley – October 7
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Washington Capitals – October 9
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Pittsburgh Penguins – October 12
Tampa Bay Lightning vs St. Louis Blues – October 14
Scorpions: Crazy World Tour – October 15
Bruno Mars – October 19
Soul2Soul The World Tour 2017 – October 20
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Pittsburgh Penguins – October 21
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Detroit Red Wings – October 26
Santana – October 27
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Anaheim Ducks – October 28
André Rieu – November 1
Tampa Bay Lightning vs New York Rangers – November 2
WiLD 94.1’s Last Damn Show – November 3
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Columbus Blue Jackets – November 4
Fall Out Boy – November 5
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Dallas Stars – November 16
Tampa Bay Lightning vs New York Islanders – November 18
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Chicago Blackhawks – November 22
Christmas with Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith with Full Symphony – November 26
Lady Gaga – December 1
Tampa Bay Lightning vs San Jose Sharks – December 2
Tampa Bay Lightning vs New York Islanders – December 5
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Colorado Avalanche – December 7
Harlem Globetrotters – December 8
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Winnipeg Jets – December 9
Katy Perry – December 15
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Ottawa Senators – December 21
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Minnesota Wild – December 23
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Montreal Canadiens – December 28
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Philadelphia Flyers – December 29
Jim Gaffigan – December 31
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Carolina Hurricanes – January 9
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Calgary Flames – January 11
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Las Vegas Golden Knights – January 18

Florida Museum of Photographic Arts
By the Yard, Cirkut Camera Photography – Through December 31
The Business of Art – Through September 16
Photoshop for Beginners – September 11 to October 2
iPhoneography – October 21

The John F. Germany Public Library
Walk-In Tech Help – Wednesdays
Toddler Time – Wednesdays
Crafternoon – Thursdays
Baby Sign – Thursdays
Movies @ the Library: The Fate of the Furious – September 15
100th Anniversary – Founding of the Burgert Brothers Studio – September 16
Oh the Place We Will Go: Civil War – September 19
Book Discussion: Lolita – September 20
Meanwhile… Comic Book Club – September 23
Introduction to Backpacking – September 24
Techsplorers – September 26
Mini-Makers – September 27
Movies @ the Library: The Founder – September 29

Glazer Children’s Museum
Make it Monday – Weekly 
Toddler Tuesday – Weekly 
Worldly Wednesday – Weekly
Tinker and Tech Thursday – Weekly
Fun Fridays – Weekly
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

Jobsite Theater
The Flick – Through September 24

Patel Conservatory
The Threepenny Opera – October 20 to November 12

Stageworks Theatre
The Speak! Tank: Spoken Word Sundays – First Sunday of every month
Christ Fellowship – Wednesdays
The Marvelous Wonderettes – September 21 to October 8
Jackie Beat and Sherry Vine in Battle of the Bitches – October 22
The Year of Magical Thinking – November 2 to 19

Straz Center for the Performing Arts
War on the Catwalk – The Queens from Season 9 – September 17
RENT – 20th Anniversary Tour – September 19 to 24
Coyote Peterson – Brave Adventures Tour – September 22
Combustion Live Presents “Christopher Titus, Amerigeddon” – September 23
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone – In Concert – September 29 to October 1
11th Annual Crack Up Cancer Comedy Show – September 30
The Florida Orchestra – Camina Burana – October 6

Tampa Bay History Center
My Doll and Me – Kit Kittredge – September 16
History Center Book Group: Florida in Poetry – September 21
9th Annual Duckwall Lecture – September 27
Walk Tampa: Tampa Bay Black History Tour – September 30

Tampa Museum of Art
Skyway: A Contemporary Collection – 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
Photorealism: 50 years of Hyperrealistic Painting – Through October 22
Susanne Bartsch: Art-a-Porter – July 30 to November 12

Tampa Theatre
Deconstructing The Beatles’ Rubber Soul – September 14
Beach Rats – September 15 to 21
Challenge Cup Tampa – September 19
Rooted in Peace – September 20
The Trip to Spain – September 22 to 28
Vampire’s Kiss – September 22
Snap Judgement – September 29
Let’s Play Two – October 3
Scott Freiman: Deconstructing the Beatles – October 5
Julie Scardina Presents MISSION: WILDLIFE – October 13
Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter – October 13
Manolo: the Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards – October 16
Scott Kelly: A Year in Space, A Night in Tampa – November 2
My Favorite Murder Live – November 3
Magic Men Live – November 4
Darlene Love – January 18
In the Mood – February 3

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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