Weekly-Weekday-What-To-Do (03.13-16.17)


Tampa Bay Rowdies vs Orlando City B – March 25
The Tampa Bay Rowdies begin their USL season by stoking the flames of an old rivalry with Orlando City B. The educated feet and unmatched passion from both clubs will make this a match not to miss. The match begins at 7:30pm. Arrive early for one of the best tailgate parties in Tampa Bay! Click HERE for tickets or call 727.222.2000. Al Lang Stadium, 230 1st Street Southeast.

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St. Pete Seafood and Music Festival at North Straub Park – March 25 & 26
Join us on March 25-26 in North Straub Park for the premiere of a new St. Petersburg tradition: the St. Petersburg Seafood & Music Festival. The festival runs both Saturday and Sunday from 10am-6pm. General admission is $3 and the VIP Tent admission is $50. North Straub Park, 310 Bayshore Drive Northeast.




Monday, March 13

Mangia Monday at BellaBrava
Every Monday, enjoy half price pizzas and flatbreads at BellaBrava. This deal is for dine-in only. Cannot be combined with other promotions. Tax and gratuity not included. Good all day: 11:30am-10pm. Click HERE for reservations. BellaBrava, 204 Beach Drive Northeast.

Keep St. Pete Lit Presents Silent Reading/Writing Party at Metta Center of St. Pete
Join Keep St. Pete Lit for an hour and a half of silent reading and writing in the comfort and silence of the Metta Center of St. Pete. Phones and electronic devices will be checked at the door. 7:30-9pm. Metta Center of St. Pete, 4554 Central Avenue.


Tuesday, March 14

Half Price Burgers at Stillwaters Tavern
Every Tuesday, enjoy half price burgers at Stillwaters Tavern. Deal is good for dine-in only. 11:30am-10pm. Stillwaters Tavern, 224 Beach Drive Northeast.

Special Meeting — Citizen Advisory Committee at City Hall
On Tuesday, the CAC will be making recommendations for the Community Redevelopment Agency regarding the FY2017 South St. Pete CRA budget and revisions to the CRA grant process and programs. Click HERE for a full agenda. Meeting begins at 5pm. Free parking is available north of City Hall in the lot on 2nd Avenue North near 5th Street. City Hall, 175 5th Street North.

$10 Burger + Beer Tuesday at Beach Restaurant – Bay Harbor Hotel
For the month of March, order a burger and 16 ounce Bud Light or house wine for just $10. Your choice of the All-American, Doughnut or Cajun Burger. Beach Restaurant at Bay Harbor Hotel, 7700 West Courtney Campbell Causeway.

The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek by Naomi Wallace at Morean Arts Center for Clay
In a small town in 1936 life is so dull the only thing that Dalton and Pace can think to do to entertain themselves is outrun the 7:10 train across a trestle track suspended a hundred feet over a dry creek bed. Produced and performed at the Morean Arts Center for Clay. 7pm. Morean Arts Center for Clay at the Historic Train Station, 420 22nd Street South.


Wednesday, March 15

Sewer Symposium Public Forum at Azalea Recreation Center
This symposium offers residents the chance to ask questions and share ideas with city staff and project consultants during both forums. Attendees will also be given the chance to hear the proposed Florida Department of Environmental Protection Consent Order will provide increased accountability and oversight into the city’s wastewater infrastructure projects over the next several years. Begins at 6pm. Azalea Recreation Center, 1600 72nd Street North.

Henrick Smith: The Populist Revolution of 2017 at USF St. Pete
Henrick Smith, Pulitzer Prize-winner whose 1971 expose of the Pentagon Papers altered America’s role in the Vietnam War and whose 2013 book presaged the populist movement that helped Donald Trump win the U.S. presidency, will discuss populism, protestes and political promises in a forum on March 15. Smith, one of America’s leading journalists and writers, will be joined by a local panel in a program titled The Populist Revolution of 2017. Reception begins at 6pm, panel discussion begins at 7pm. Admission to the event is free but advance registration is encouraged. Takes place at the Kate Tiedemann College of Business, 140 7th Avenue South.

Informed Consent at American Stage Theatre (March 15-April 9)
With genomic breakthroughs happening at breakneck speed, we can learn more about what our futures may hold than ever before. But how much should we know? And who gets to decide? An electrifying new play by one of the most exciting voices in American theater, INFORMED CONSENT is a powerful drama about one woman’s quest to answer the mysteries of science and her own life. Performance times: Wednesday at 7pm, Thursday and Friday at 8pm, Saturday at 3pm and 8pm, Sunday at 3pm. Click HERE for tickets. American Stage Theatre, 163 3rd Street North.

The Body Electric Presents Yoga on Tap at 3 Daughters Brewing
Join Katelyn Grady for yoga with live music in the 3DB warehouse. Class runs from 6-7pm. $10 in advance, $5 in advance for BE members, $15 at the door. 3 Daughters Brewing, 222 22nd Street South.

Sunshine City Disco Vinyl Night at Iberian Rooster
Sunshine City Disco DJs Boomarang and Sugarbear join Iberian for a Vinyl only set at Iberian’s SubCentral Speakeasy. 10pm-1am. Iberian Rooster, 475 Central Avenue.

Red Velvet at freeFall Theatre
Edmund Kean, the greatest actor of his generation has collapsed on stage whilst playing Othello. A young black American actor has been asked to take over the role. But as the public is rioting in the streets over the abolition of slavery, how will the cast, critics, and audience react to the revolution taking place in the theatre? This award-winning new play, which premiered at London’s Tricycle Theatre in 2012, is an important work which paints a vivid picture of an early chapter in the ongoing struggle to bring diversity to the stage. Click HERE for tickets and showtimes. freeFall Theatre, 6099 Central Avenue.

Wined Down Wednesdays at The Beach
Enjoy great deals on cocktails, brews and half price wine bottles at The Beach on the Courtney Campbell Causeway. The venue also offers karaoke on Wednesday nights. Enjoy amazing sunset views and fresh foodie delights prepared by Chef Joe Garcia. The Beach, 7700 West Courtney Campbell Causeway.

Brain Candy Live! at The Mahaffey
Adam Savage, former co-host of the Emmy-nominated Discovery series MythBusters, and YouTube star Michael Stevens (“Vsauce”) will bring more than three tons of their crazy toys, incredible tools and mind-blowing demonstrations for a celebration of curiosity that’s been described as “A cross between TED Talks and the Blue Man Group.” Begins at 7:30pm. Tickets from $29.50-$59.50. Mahaffey Theater, 400 1st Street South.


Thursday, March 16

Wine Not Thursdays at Stillwaters Tavern
Cheers! Enjoy half price wines on tap all day at Stillwaters Tavern this and every Thursday. 11:30am-10pm. Stillwaters Tavern, 224 Beach Drive Northeast.

Ray Suarez Presents The Browning of America at Eckerd College
A celebrated journalist whose career features prominent roles at PBS, NPR and Al Jazeera America, Ray Suarez will speak about how the US will be a country with a “minority majority.” Suarez shows how this “browning of America” is a positivie continuation of our robust immigrant tradition and how we all have a stake in this cultural shift. 7-8pm. Fox Hall at Eckerd College, 4200 54th Avenue South.

Left Lane Entertainment Presents: ART & SOUL at Iberian Rooster
ART & SOUL is a platform for artists of all creative outlets. 9pm-2am. Iberian Rooster, 475 Central Avenue.

Infinite Third at Studio@620
Billy Mays III is currently on a mission to “inhabit” diverse local spaces for hours at a time to explore his improvisational ambient guitar craft. He is asking visitors to consider bringing a book, notebook, sketchbook, comfortable pillow, camera, or anything else that would help you interact with the living installation in a way that’s personally meaningful to you. Event begins at 7pm. Studio@620, 620 1st Avenue South.

Open Mic Poetry Circle at Black Crow
Poetry, coffee, pastries and the St. Pete creative community, what more could you ask for? Black Crow’s poetry open mic begins at 7pm. Black Crow, 722 2nd Street North.

John Prendergast to Discuss the Darfur Genocide at Florida Holocaust Museum
Internationally renowned human rights activist John Prendergast will discuss the first genocide in the 21st century, the Darfur Genocide, which began in 2003 and still continues today. Prendergast is a best-selling author who has focused on peace in Africa for over thirty years. 6:30-8:30pm. Limited seating. Call 727.820.0100 ext. 301 to reserve your seat. Florida Holocaust Museum, 55 5th Street South.

Odet Literary Journal Release Party at Wordier Than Thou Bookstore
This journal celebrates literary and visual arts in the region, and includes fiction, essays, memoir and poetry. 7-9pm. Wordier Than Thou, 5741 75th Avenue North.

Kids Eat Free Thursdays at Beach Restaurant – Bay Harbor Hotel
Every Thursday, kids enjoy a free meal with the purchase of an adult entree. It’s a fun night for the whole family on the waterfront with movies, popcorn, live music and games. Did we mention the restaurant also features an ice cream/donut buffet, too?! Beach Restaurant at Bay Harbor Hotel, 7700 West Courtney Campbell Causeway.

Deaf Poets (Miami) and Johnny Mile & The Kilometers at The Bends
Deaf Poets play wreck-the-joint garage rock somewhere between ’82-era Misfits and Supersuckers (Classic Rock Magazine). Johnny Mile & The Kilometers join them with straight forward pure rock and roll energy. This is a 21+ event. 10:30pm-2am. No cover. The Bends, 919 1st Avenue North.

The McCartney Project at The Palladium
The McCartney Project is America’s #1 tribute to The Beatles, Wings and Paul McCartney. It is more than a concert; it is an “experience!” The authentic tribute starts with left-handed, sound-alike, look-alike Tony Burlingame as Paul McCartney playing the iconic Hofner violin bass. The concert begins at 7:30pm. Reserved premium seats are $30 in advance and $35 day of show. Regular reserved seats are $25 in advance, $30 day of show. Palladium Theater, 253 5th Avenue North.


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Written by Dex Fabian

Dex Fabian is the co-founder of I Love the Burg and That's So Tampa. A graphic designer by trade, Dex has been witness to Tampa Bay's explosion to become one of the hottest regions in the nation. In 2009, he helped develop the brand for I Love the Burg and in 2014 developed the branding for That's So Tampa and has been a regular contributor to both ever since.