Sunday, November 18, 2018
Events

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 7

Ed Sheeran: The blockbuster British busker returns to Tampa Bay for the sixth time in seven years, this time playing his biggest venue yet. Snow Patrol will open the show. 7 p.m., Raymond James Stadium, 4201 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $37-$107. (813) 350-6500.

99.5 QYK Guitar Pull: A annual concert celebrating a handful of country stars to perform hits and favorite cuts unplugged in a round. Top names on this year lineup include Dustin Lynch (Small Town Boy), Dylan Scott (My Girl), Cam (Burning House) and 2016 American Idol winner Trent Harmon. 7:30 p.m., Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $55-$100. (727) 893-7832; mahaffeytheater.com.

Amy Ray: Singer-songwriter and member of contemporary folk duo Indigo Girls will perform backed by a full band. 8 p.m., Crowbar, 1812 N 17th St., Tampa. $15-$18. (813) 241-8600; crowbarybor.com.

Drag Queen Bingo: Gretta Gripp hosts this night of free bingo for prizes. Dress in drag and get 10 percent off your food and drink bill. 8 p.m., Caddy’s on Central, 217 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 575-7939.

Tampa Am: Considered the premiere amateur event in skateboarding, the Skatepark of Tampa’s annual contest is the place some of the world‘s best street skateboarders were first brought into the spotlight. The event runs through the weekend with parties, bowl jams, concrete jams, tricks and plenty of PBR. 12 p.m., Skatepark of Tampa, 4215 E Columbus Drive, Tampa. $5-$10 daily, $30 weekend. (813) 621-6793; skateparkoftampa.com.

Stick to Your Guns and Emmure: Hardcore punk band and metalcore join forces to perform on their Fall 2018 North American Tour with special guests Wage War and Sanction. 6 p.m., The Orpheum, 1915 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. $20-$35. (813) 248-9500; theorpheum.com.

Coffee with a Curator: In this portion, historian Clotilde Roth-Meyer Berry and forensic expert Max Houck analyze the work of Dutch artist Hieronymus Bosch. 10:30 a.m., Dali Museum, 1 Dali Blvd. (Bayshore Drive SE and Fifth Avenue SE), St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 823-3767; thedali.org.

UT/TMA Performing Art Series: The University of Tampa and the Tampa Museum of Art have teamed up to bring this series. Today brings a Pirates of Penzance preview. 12 p.m., Tampa Museum of Art, 120 Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa. Free. (813) 274-8130; tampamuseum.org.

Whole Damn Mess: Musical artist will perform. 8 p.m., The Attic, 1510 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $20. (828) 773-9481; theatticybor.com.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Mayor’s Food Truck Fiesta: Choose from the food truck line up at downtown Tampa lunch gathering. 11 a.m., Lykes Gaslight Square Park, 410 Franklin St., Tampa. Menu prices vary. tampagov.net.

TO WATCH

Riverdale, 8 p.m., The CW: The young cast members pull double duty in what should be a fun flashback episode inspired by The Breakfast Club. They appear as their parents’ teen selves during their 1990s high school days. Anthony Michael Hall guest stars.

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Sunday, Nov. 18

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Saturday, Nov. 17

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LOVE and other passions: Robert Indiana’s sculpture retrospective at the Tampa Museum of Art

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Published: 11/16/18
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 16

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 16

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Out of the circus business, Feld aims to get into theme parks

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Tampa Bay LGBTQ events for Nov. 15-21

Tampa Bay LGBTQ events for Nov. 15-21

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Published: 11/15/18
John Legend, Barry Manilow, Trans-Siberian Orchestra lead Tampa Bay’s packed Christmas concert season

John Legend, Barry Manilow, Trans-Siberian Orchestra lead Tampa Bay’s packed Christmas concert season

John Legend’s Clearwater show kicks off a six-week holiday hit parade: Barry Manilow, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Michael McDonald, For King and Country, Jane Lynch, Kenny G and more. Plus: Nutcrackers!
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