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Out and about

By Times Staff Writer
Published February 1, 2008


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Today

Winter art exhibit: The artwork of Tampa Bay artists, including those with mental and physical disabilities, is on display from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Florida Mental Health Institute at USF. The institute is at the northwest corner of the campus. From Bruce B. Downs Boulevard, enter the campus on Holly and make a left at the first street. The display is in the south hallway. Call 813 974-4484 or (813) 974-1992.

Art gallery gala: The February exhibition at Jacey Gallery will feature the artwork of Samantha Churchill, Joan Garcia, Tanja Harmon and Nancy Jacey. Join the artists for light refreshments during the exhibition's open gala from 7 to 10 p.m.at the gallery, 4802 Gunn Highway, Suite 114. Call (813) 960-5400 or visit www.nancyjacey.com.

Jazz at the lounge: Lisa Casalino will perform live from 8 to midnightat Take 2 Lounge inside the Tampa Pitcher Show, 14416 N Dale Mabry Highway. No cover charge. Call (813) 963-0578.

Drama at Stageworks: Stageworks presents A Picasso, a play about art, sex and politics, at 8 p.m. today and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday at Gorilla Theater, 4419 N Hubert Ave. For reservations, call (813) 879-2914.

Comedy all weekend: Comedian Ken Whitener will perform at 8 and 10:30 tonight; at 6, 8 and 10 Saturday night;at 7 Sunday night; and at 8:30 Thursday night at Sidesplitter's Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway. Call (813) 960-1197.

Saturday

Battle of the bands: Watch the 10th annual Teenage Battle of the Bands from noon to 10 p.m. at the Lowry Park Band Shell, 1101 W Sligh Ave. Admission is free. Call (813) 376-5778.

Skipper's got the blues: Guitarist Sean Chambers will play at 8 p.m. at Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road. $7 at the door. Call (813) 971-0666.

More jazz at the lounge: Corey Rubin will perform live from 8 p.m. to midnight at Take 2 Lounge inside the Tampa Pitcher Show, 14416 N Dale Mabry Highway. No cover charge. Call (813) 963-0578.

Looking Ahead

Casting call: Teens and adults are invited to audition for roles in Wise Men of Chelm, a comedy based on Yiddish folktales, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at the Tampa Jewish Community Center, 13009 Community Campus Drive. Be prepared to give a comedic monologue and bring a head shot and a personal information sheet from www.jewishtampa.com. Auditions will be five minutes each. Call (813) 446-6426 or send e-mail to ruth14905@aol.com

Send information for the entertainment calendar to St. Petersburg Times, 14358-B N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, FL 33618; fax (813) 269-5310; phone (813) 269-5316; or e-mail northtampa@sptimes.com two weeks before the event.

Entertainment calendar

Today

Live music at Skipper's: Tim Reynolds and his band, TR3, will play at 8 at Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road. The cost is $20 at the door. Call (813) 971-0666.

Today

Live music at Skipper's: Tim Reynolds and his band, TR3, will play at 8 tonightat Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road. The cost is $20 at the door. Call (813) 971-0666.

[Last modified January 31, 2008, 21:17:33]


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