Weekly-Weekend-What-to-Do (07.19-21.13)

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Friday, July 19

Tampa Bay Home Show (Through the Weekend)
The Home Show at Tropicana Field will feature hundreds of area home specialists – all in one location. Everything from furniture to decorating ideas to landscaping to remodeling to interior design, and the list goes on. See the latest in kitchen design and the hottest fashions in window coverings and flooring. Don’t miss this grand opportunity to meet with the area’s top home improvement experts! They’re ready to meet you with great demonstrations, giveaways, tips and so much more. Whether you’re looking for new home ideas or just looking for a few creative ideas to dress up your current residence…the Home Show is the place to be. FREE Admission, FREE Parking. 10am-7pm. Tropicana Field, 1 Tropicana Dr.

Jannus Live: Swiss Sauce Vol. 1 with Figure, Candyland
also with Luminox, Matt G, Exodus and Mayhem. $30 21+, $35 under 21. 4-11pm. Jannus Live, 1st Ave. N. and 2nd St.

Sunscreen Film Institute Open House

Expanding on the Sunscreen Film Festival’s track record of outstanding educational programming the festival is now launching a Film Institute with a full college curriculum. Cash bar, (beer and wine) plus light hors d’oeuvres will be available. The public is welcome to check out the studio and learn more about the program. 6pm. Indie Studios, 1776 11th Ave. N.

freeFall Theatre: Spring Awakening (Through the Weekend)

The ground-breaking rock musical that took Broadway by storm, with a powerful score by Duncan Sheik, will take to the stage as the finale of our season. This daring evening of musical theatre draws stunning parallels between the youth of the late 19th century (when the original play was written) and the youth of today. Fearlessly employing anachronism and a dynamic expressionistic style, don’t miss freeFall’s bold take on this modern classic. (This show contains adult language and situations and is intended for mature audiences only.) Tickets are $37. 8pm. freeFall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave.

My Name is Asher Lev (Through the Weekend)
My Name is Asher Lev follows the journey of a young Jewish painter torn between his Hassidic upbringing and his desperate need to fulfill his artistic promise. When his artistic genius threatens to destroy his relationship with his parents and community, young Asher realizes he must make a difficult choice between art and faith. This stirring adaptation of a modern classic presents a heartbreaking and triumphant vision of what it means to be an artist. 8pm. American Stage, 163 3rd St. N.

George Lopez

George Lopez, whose career spans standup comedy, sitcom television, film and late-night TV, is one of the premier comedic talents in the entertainment industry who is praised by both audiences and critics alike. Lopez brings his It’s Not Me, It’s You comedy show to The Mahaffey Theater for a mid-summer performance. The show is a presentation by The Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts. Buy your tix here. 8pm. The Mahaffey, 400 1st St. S.

Around the Burg: Good Egg (Through the Weekend)

A Simple Theatre is St. Pete’s newest professional theatre company. Good Egg: Responsible Meg has always taken care of her bipolar, younger brother Matt. But when she decides to get pregnant and have her embryos screened for bipolar disorder, is she taking the idea of “being responsible” too far? A funny and surprising play about bioethics, siblings, and the limits of unconditional love. $25, $20 students. This production starts at 8pm. Bininger Theatre at Eckerd College, 4200 54th Ave. S.

Coo Coo Ca Choo & Tin Pan Alley, Classic Rock ‘N’ Roll

Benefit for St. Petersburg Free Clinic. Put your dancing shoes on, grab a partner and rock out for the St. Petersburg Free Clinic. Don’t miss this great bill with two of Tampa Bay’s fave classic rock bands, Coo Coo Ca Choo and Tin Pan Alley, playing their hearts out for this great charity! $25. 8pm. The Palladium, 253 Fifth Ave. N.

The Black Honkeys
Tampa Bay area natives The Black Honkeys will play at The Local 662, 8pm. $5 presale tickets in front of The Local 662 before doors. $8 when doors open. The Local 662, 662 Central Ave.

Saturday, July 20

Azalea Fresh Market

The market is an indoor/ outdoor market featuring fresh produce, arts n’ crafts, foods of all sorts, activities for the kids, variety of live music and much more. 9am-3pm. Science Center, 7701 22nd Ave. N.

Williams Park Summer Market
The Market will feature more than 40 vendors providing a wide variety of
produce, food and crafts. You’ll love shopping in the tree-shaded comfort of Williams Park. In addition to food, visitors can select from a variety of plants, clothing, decorative products, jewelry, personal care products, and Adirondacks furniture. 9am-1pm. Williams Park, 1st Ave N. between 3rd and 4th St.

Cool Art Show (Sat & Sun)
Get out of the heat and take in some cool art. This annual show is a juried fine art and craft show hosted by PAVA, the Professional Association of Visual Artists. About 80 artists will present works in paint, wood, ceramics, photography, metal, glass, mixed media and jewelry. FREE. 10am-5pm. The Coliseum, 535 4th Ave. N.

600 Block: LiveArts

Support your LOCAL artists and shops on the third Saturday of every month. Come check out some of your favorite local artists making magic happen right on the streets of downtown St Pete. On the 600 Block of Central Ave some of St Pete’s finest Creatives will be bringing their imagination to life, right in front of your eyes. Shops and Galleries on the block will be open, as always, to fulfill your need for unique items. Art, crafty handmade and locally produced items, vintage ware, mens and womens clothing and accessories are just a few of the great things offered on this block. So come down, pop in your favorite stores, say hi to your local shop girls & boys, chat with your favorite local artists, and hang out for some really great music! 10am-6pm. 600 Block, downtown St. Pete

Falling Leaf Project

The Fall’s Cut, Fold, Shred paper exhibition will feature a cascade of thousands of decorative leaves and you are invited to create the leaves. Come join the fun every Wednesday and Saturday during July and August. Free. 10:30am. Florida Craftsmen Gallery, 501 Central Ave.

Super Special Saturday: Glass
Enriching the lives of children and families is an MFA tradition. Join us the third Saturday of the month for Encore and MFA: Hands-On. This Month’s Encore, 12–12:30pm, Nan Colton’s “Stories from the Collection of Steuben Glass.” MFA: Hands-On! Create your own decorated art glass, 11am-3pm. Free with MFA admission. The Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Dr. NE.

Life Forms Art Exhibit – New Works By Pale Horse

The completed “Life Forms” collection is the realization of the visions “dreamed up.” The series seeks to take non-physical concepts like lucid dreaming, astral projection, spirit guides and alternate dimensions to the physical level through illustration. Come explore this mysterious world of monstrous beings, spirit animals and altered states from the mind of Pale Horse during this one-night-only exhibit! 6-11pm. Pale Horse Design, 611 Central Ave.

Jannus Live: Marilyn Manson
with Picture Me Broken. Tickets available at Daddy Kool Records. Doors 7pm. Jannus Live, 1st Ave. N. and 2nd St.

Studio@620: Memoirs of a Painted Woman
The Studio@620 welcomes Karleigh Chase as she gives us a glimpse into the imagined inner workings of such notable women subjects like Marilyn, Mona Lisa, Gala, or The Girl with the Pearl Earring. "Memoirs of a Painted Woman" is a one-woman show that delves into the private lives of the women in some of the most famous paintings in history. What is it like to be immortalized in a painting? Are these women really who we think they are? Hear what they have to say about the true life of being a muse. You won’t read these stories in an art history textbook…$15. 7:30pm. Studio@620, 620 1st Ave. S.

Pacific Dub
with Sidereal and Jahguar. Doors at 8pm. $11 presale, $13 at the door. The Local 662, 662 Central Ave.


Blue Lucy Gallery: Sup Cones *Opening Night*

HIP HOP meets ICE CREAM Art Exhibit
Artist Lineup: BASK, Victoria Berrios , Phillip Clark, Matt Deterior, Diamond C, Derek Donnelly, Todd Frain, Scott Hillis, Reid Jenkins, Jesse Kiebzak, Joanna Ledingham, Marc Levasseur, Dylan Marvin, Mark Mitchell, Chad Mize, Sharon Norwood, Johannah O’Donnell, Stephen Palladino, Casey Paquet, Joshua Pearson, Lauren Rasch, Efren Rebugio Jr, Mishou Sanchez, Sarah Schiller, Frank Strunk III, John Taormina, Melisa Taylor, Joey Vitale, John Vitale, Paul Vitale, Krysteena Wakefield, Ceri Watkins, Cheryl Weber, Rachel Weirich, Jamison Waddell, and Jameson Wilkins. OPENING will feature HIP HOP JAMS by LADY D, DFUNKDAMAGER and DELLY! Ice Cream Cone Treats by Dairy Inn.
7pm. Blue Lucy Gallery, 653 Central Ave.

6th Annual Trashion Fashion Runway Showcase Event
Our biggest show to date, bring the family and enjoy an amazing night of art on the runway like no other. All ages welcome. Avant garde, extreme, out of this world designs by Tampa Bay’s top talent!The Biggest Fashion Event of the Summer! Trashion Fashion 6 – one night only. Advanced tickets through Friday $20 general admission at www.artpoolgallery.com $25 general admission day of the event and $45 for VIP seats. 8pm-midnight. ARTpool Gallery, 2030 Central Ave.

Side Door Blues: Sarasota Slim

Bluesman Gene Hardage is best known as Sarasota Slim, this extraordinary guitarist mixes swing, blue-eyed soul, and even calypso, all of which mesh well with his blues tunes. Some of his work sounds as if it’s straight out of the Elmore James songbook, some has 50s-era Chicago feel, and a good deal of it, funky. $12 advance, $15 day of show. 8pm. The Palladium, 253 Fifth Ave. N.


Sunday, July 21


Jannus: Free Reggae Summer Series

Free food and live Reggae bands. Every Sunday in July. Summer concert series sponsored by Sailor Jerry. 6pm. Jannus Live, 200 1st Ave. N.

State Theatre: Oceanstone
with Redemption, Roots For Change, BlessEd and Tangled Mangos. $5. 7pm. State Theatre, 687 Central Ave.

*You have to be 21 or over to drink alcohol. Don’t drink and drive.

This Weekend at Muvico 20 at The Shops at St. Pete
Girl Most Likely

Kristen Wiig stars as Imogene, once a promising young New York playwright whose promise has fizzled, thanks to a crisis of confidence. Heavily in denial about being dumped by her society boyfriend, Imogene uses her skill for drama to stage an elaborate fake suicide as an appeal for his sympathy. But her attempt backfires when she’s put into the custody of Zelda, her estranged gambling addict mother (Annette Bening), and must return home with her to the Jersey shore.

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Brian Bailey is the founder of I Love the Burg and That's So Tampa. In addition to regular contributions to each blog, he's been featured as a commentator to Bay New 9, The Tampa Tribune, The Tampa Bay Times, The Tampa Bay Business Journal and The Business Observer as well as national outlets including The Huffington Post and The Wall Street Journal.