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Weekly-Weekend-What-To-Do (07.29-31.16)

Friday, July 29

Patel Conservatory presents Disney’s Cinderella KIDS at TECO Theater (All Weekend)
Now’s your chance to see one of the most beloved shows in musical theater history!! Professionally produced and student performed, the Patel Conservatory brings this fairy tale classic to life on the TECO stage. With a little help from her mice friends and a lot of help from her Fairy Godmother, Cinderella’s dreams come true in the Disney version of this rags-to-riches story. Click HERE for showtimes. Tickets are $20. TECO Theater at Straz Center, 1010 North W.C. MacInnes Place.

Critical Mass Tampa Ride at Curtis Hixon Park
Critical Mass welcomes anything human powered: skates, boards, (yes, even bikes!) to move at a casual pace of ~10mph. The rides are 10-11 miles. The rides are at night, so lights are highly recommended (LOTS of lights!). Critical Mass is a large group ride to have FUN, meet new people, and to promote urban bicycle safety, skills, & confidence. Ride respectfully and responsibly, and of course, you ride at your OWN risk. The route begins at Curtis Hixon, goes through UT, downtown, Ybor, the Meridian Trail, around Harbor Island, Bayshore, & SoHo, then back to Curtis Hixon. Lights, helmets, hi-vis clothing, and lots of silly horns, bells, lights, kazoos, duck calls, and costumes are highly suggested. 7:45-10pm. Click HERE to RSVP and for more details. Curtis Hixon Park, 600 North Ashley Drive.


Summer Fantasy at Ferguson Hall
Next Generation Ballet will feature emerging dancers from around the Nation in a performance representing both classical and contemporary work. 200 dancers selected from a 25-city audition tour of more than 800 hopefuls will be highlighted. Begins at 7pm. Click HERE for tickets. Ferguson Hall at Straz Center, 1010 North W.C. MacInnes Place.

WMNF Presents Heatwave Favorites at Skipper’s Smokehouse
Trae Pierce and the T-Stone Band, Vanessa Collier, and The War and Treaty perform live at Skipper’s this Friday night! Doors open at 8pm. $12 in advance, $15 at the door. Skipper’s Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road.




Saturday, July 30

Summer Breeze Music Festival at Water Works Park
Lenny Williams, Chubb Rock, comedian Red Bone, and Calvin Richardson will perform live in the park this Saturday night. Begins at 4pm. General admission $45, preferred $75. Water Works Park, 1710 North Highland Avenue.

Pool Party at Sheraton Riverwalk
305 meet the 813! The Sheraton Riverwalk hosts a massive party this Saturday. The Sheraton Chill out and enjoy the tunes of DJ Felix poolside. Noon-6pm. FREE. Sheraton Riverwalk, 200 North Ashley Drive.

One Jam Nation at Channelside Plaza
Special guest artists: SELFLESS, Emberlasting, 7th Surrender, Tim Serdynski Music, Gravity, LoveCollide, Roy Tosh, Epic Love & Everything New! Noon-2pm. Channelside Bay Plaza, 615 Channelside Drive.

Dive-In Movie: A Night at The Roxbury at Epicurean Hotel
Cinema Squatch presents the classic SNL inspired film A Night at the Roxbury at the Epicurean Hotel’s pool Saturday night! Starts at 7pm. Epicurean Hotel, 1207 South Howard Avenue.

Halcyon with The Cheaters at Skipper’s Smokehouse
Deb Hunseder and Steph Callahan (Halcyon) met in 1989 and had their first gig two weeks later. The harmonies were magic. From the first note, they knew they had something that could not be matched. Since 1989 the duo has opened for national acts including John Mayer, Pat Benatar, India.Irie, Joan Osborne, Tabithas Secret (now Matchbox 20), Sister Hazel, Crosby, Stills, and Nash, Joan Bias, Cheryl Wheeler, Wynona Judd, Patrice Pike, Sarah Bettens, Melissa Ferrick, and Koko Taylor. The Cheaters will open. 8pm. $12. Skipper’s Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road.

Pitbull at Amalie Arena
Global superstar and GRAMMY Award-winning artist, Pitbull, brings his massive North American tour this summer with Latin megastar, singer-songwriter, Prince Royce, to Amalie Arena. Doors open at 7pm. Click HERE for tickets. Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive.

Sleeves Up, Pants Down: The Naked Magic Show at Ferguson Hall (Saturday and Sunday)
Following sold out shows and rave reviews in Australia and New Zealand the world’s boldest and cheekiest magic show “The Naked Magic Show” is returning to Tampa by popular demand! The show features magic, mirth and more than a touch of mayhem as these two hot and hilarious magicians say abracadabra and take magic to a whole new level. Left without sleeves or pockets, their saucy magic is baffling and entertaining, bringing a new meaning to “now you see it”. Shows begin at 7:30pm both Saturday and Sunday. Click HERE for tickets. Ferguson Hall at Straz Center, 1010 North W.C. MacInnes Place.


Sunday, July 31

Summer Movie Classics: Swing Time at Tampa Theatre
Come see Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire’s masterful dancing in this classic film. Swing Time is actor’s shared masterpiece of filmed dance. USF film professor Harriet Deer and her son, musical theater expert Joe Deer, will lead a short discussion of Swing Time immediately after the film. Begins at 3pm. $10. Tampa Theatre, 711 North Franklin Street.

Yoga in the Park at Curtis Hixon
Get out to the park this Sunday for FREE yoga. 6-7pm. Curtis Hixon Park, 600 North Ashley Drive.

DieDra, The Alabama Blues Queen and The Ruff Pro Band at Skipper’s Smokehouse
DieDra’s career began in 2008, after her debut Album “Overcoming Hurdles” was release. The single “Hip Swing’in Blues” topped the charts at #4 for 9 months, in Beach Music. Her husband, producer and adviser, Keithen Ruff decided she needed a band. In 2009, DieDra and the band entered the International Blues Challenges, in Memphis, Tennessee. 5pm. $5 in advance, $8 at the door.

Rock the Yacht: Latin Salsa Dance Party featuring Aramis y Sol Caribe’
Rock the Yacht is BACK aboard Yacht StarShip with special musical theme nights to stretch your sea legs and get you moving! Choose from themes like Island Fever, Latin Salsa, Motown, or all of the above! Pick your pleasure cruise and have a rocking good time on the high seas. Yacht Cafe and Drink Specials are available on each cruise so you can Party like a Yacht Star. 21+ event. Departs at 10pm and returns at midnight. Click HERE for ticket details. Yacht Starship, 603 Channelside Drive.


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