Weekend Top Ten 1/21-24: Op art, fossil finds, Scott & Patti & The Bucs

Oh, Mother! The gifted comic singing duo of Matthew McGee and Scott Daniel (pictured above) bring the latest edition of their “mother-and-son” nightclub act, Scott & Patti: Get a Real Job!, to freeFall Theatre’s drive-in theater series. It’s billed as “an irreverent and topical look at what it takes to make a buck in this […]

Weekend Top Ten 1/14-18: Bucs, Boats, “Doubt” & MLK

Celebrations of the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will have a different feeling this year, with Tampa’s parade postponed till June and St. Pete’s being held virtually. (See details in this Tampa Bay Times roundup.) But there are still some notable related events to watch for this weekend, plus some exciting doings on […]

Weekend Top Ten Jan. 8-10: Kids’ photos, beach polo, Second Saturday and more

Never has a week needed a week-end more than this one, eh? Per usual, there’s a variety of virtual and in-person options in arts, entertainment and general fun — but whatever you do, wear your mask and keep your distance. COVID ain’t foolin’ around. Virtually Through Our Eyes: Midtown and Beyond (pictured above). One of […]

Hoppin' John.

Ten Things to Do on New Year’s Weekend

Conditions being what they are, many of us may lay low, binge-watch and eat a batch of Hoppin’ John (pictured above) instead of partying hearty this weekend. You do you (but wear a mask if you’re out and about). Watch the ball (virtually): Crowds won’t be allowed to gather in Times Square on New Year’s […]

Weekend Top Ten 12/24-27: Have a Merry Movie Christmas!

If your Christmas weekend usually includes a trip to the movies, you’re in luck this year — and you might not even have to leave the house.

Weekend Top Ten 12/17-20: Long Nights, Super Kids, Holiday Jazz & more

An exquisite arts installation in a real estate office. A project to inspire generosity in kids, courtesy the Super Bowl. These are just a few of the seasonal treats on tap this weekend.

Weekend Top Ten 12/10-13: Floridarama, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and holiday cheer

The holidays are in full spin, including the opening of a major new arts center in St. Pete, live music at Ruth Eckerd and lots more. The Factory First Look & #Floridarama Pop-up. A 6.5-acre swath of South St. Pete is the site of The Factory, a new center for local arts and literary exploration, […]

Tampa Bay Burger Week

Weekend Top Ten 11/5-8: SHINE Murals, Ragtime Kings, SarasotaMOD and… Burgers!

Take a break from obsessing about election results. Have a burger! Take a walking tour! Or just rest serenely above it all, in the clouds. Tampa Bay Burger Week. Find burger deals for $10 or less at more than 35 restaurants from Nov. 5-15. The offerings range from Plain Jane (the award-winning burger at Safety Harbor’s Gigglewaters) […]

Lucinda Williams. Photo by David McClister.

Weekend Top Ten Oct. 29-Nov. 1: Frankenstein & Florida Orchestra live, Lucinda Williams & James Suggs livestreamed!

However you’re planning to spend your Halloween weekend — cowering at home with the lights off or roaming about in search of mischief — there are lots of ways to make either choice an entertaining one. Fall Magic at Imagine Museum. Saturday scavenger hunts, Sunday bargains and “Positive Reversals,” a new exhibition of sandcast glass […]

On the Firestone Grand Prix race track in 2019. Photo by Gabe Loewenberg.

Weekend Top Ten 10/22-25: Martians, Grand Prix, Patti Lupone, and oh yeah, the World Series

Ghouls and ghosties are afoot, and I’m not just talking about the L.A. Dodgers! It’s a weekend with range — like Brandon Lowe’s homers in Game 2. You’ll have more choices than Kevin Cash trying to figure out a roster. Can you tell I’ve been watching the Series? Let’s Talk About Art — and Politics! Cindy […]