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January at a glance

By Times staff

© St. Petersburg Times, published December 27, 2001


Jan. 1

Jan. 1

Disney's reissued Beauty and the Beast opens, IMAX Dome Theatre, MOSI. $6-$9.95.

The Music Man, musical, 7:30 p.m. Through Jan. 6. TBPAC. $20.50-$62.50.

Outback Bowl, Ohio State Buckeyes vs. University of South Carolina Gamecocks) 11 a.m. Raymond James Stadium. $50.

Jan. 2

Duquesne University Tamburitzans, music and dance of eastern Europe, 7:30 p.m. Also Jan. 3. Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center. $16-$18.

Rent, 8 p.m. Also Jan. 3. Van Wezel. $39-$55.

Jan. 3

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, Through Jan. 6, Ice Palace. Then Jan. 9-13, Times Arena at Bayfront Center. $11.75-$28.

Tony Orlando, 2:30 and 7:30 p.m., Lakeland Center, 700 W Lemon St. $22.50-$25.50. (863) 834-8111.

Jan. 4

Bernadette Peters, 8 p.m. Ruth Eckerd Hall. $50.

Maxwell, rock opera, 8 p.m. Through Jan. 20. TBPAC. $15.

Florida Orchestra, Brahms' Romantic First, Maximiano Valdez, guest conductor, 8 p.m. TBPAC. Also 8 p.m. Jan. 5, Mahaffey Theater and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 6, Ruth Eckerd Hall. $20-$38.

Greater Tuna, comedy, 7:30 p.m. Through Jan. 20. Stageworks' production at Hillsborough Community College, Palm Avenue and 15th Street, Ybor City. (813) 258-6757. $12-$15.

Jan. 5

The Sunshine Boys, comedy, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall. $25-$30.

Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers Reunion, country, 8 p.m. Van Wezel. $30-$40.

Lyceum of Kalymnos: Greek Dance and Music, 7 p.m., Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center. $11-$13. (727) 942-5605.

Opera Tampa Chorus, 8 p.m. Palladium. $8-$12.

Jan. 6

My Fair Lady, musical, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Van Wezel. $35-$45.

Tentative reopening date of Ca d'Zan, historic home of John and Mable Ringling, after extensive renovation. Ringling Museum of Art, 5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota. (941) 351-1660.

Bobby Mercer's 100 Years of American Music, 2 p.m., Performing Arts Center, Pasco-Hernando Community College, New Port Richey. $12-$16. (727) 847-2727 ext. 3241.

Jan. 7

In One Act and Out the Other, new one-act play readings, 7:30 p.m. Palladium. Free.

Jan. 8

The Manhattan Rhythm Kings, 1 p.m. Ruth Eckerd Hall. $12.

Jan. 10

The Women, 8 p.m. Through Jan. 27. Eight O'Clock Theatre production. Largo Cultural Center. $6-$12.50.

The Mousetrap, Through Jan. 27. Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Lakes Blvd., Spring Hill. (352) 683-5113. $12-$14.

Robert Cray Band, 7 p.m. Jannus Landing. $20.

Jan. 11

Jerry Seinfeld, 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Ruth Eckerd Hall. Sold out.

Lipizzaner Stallions, 7:30 p.m. Ice Palace. $17.50-$24.50.

Byron's Beppo: A Venetian Love Story, one-man show starring Ian Frost, 8 p.m., Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center. $11-$13.

Jan. 12

The Merry Widow, London City Opera, 8 p.m. Ruth Eckerd Hall. $30-$40.

Violinist Maxim Vengerov, 7:30 p.m. Palladium. $10-$15.

Animal Tales, children's show, 10 a.m. and noon. TBPAC. $5.50.

Jan. 13

Huey Lewis and the News, 7:30 p.m. TBPAC. $28.50-$38.50.

Jan. 15

Brian McKnight, 7:30 p.m. TBPAC. $27.75-$37.75.

Jan. 16

Jose Carreras, 8 p.m. TBPAC. $45-$150.

The Center's Seventh Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Tribute, 7:30 p.m. TBPAC. Free.

Jan. 17

Twyla Tharp Dance, 8 p.m. Ruth Eckerd Hall. $30-$40.

Florida Orchestra, Orchestra Smorgasbord, Thomas Wilkins, conductor, 11 a.m. Mahaffey Theater. $17-$26.

Doc Severinsen and His Big Band, 8 p.m. Van Wezel. $30-$40.

River Myths: A Multimedia Gallery Installation by Thermon Statom opens. Through April 7. Tampa Museum of Art. $3-$5.

Jan. 18

Blast, 8 p.m. Through Jan. 27. TBPAC. $20.50-$62.50.

John Tesh, 8 p.m. Ruth Eckerd Hall. $34-$38.

Florida Orchestra, A Tribute to Mario Lanza, Mark McVey, tenor, Ernest Green, guest conductor, 8 p.m. TBPAC. Also 7:30 p.m. Jan. 20, Ruth Eckerd Hall, and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 21, Mahaffey Theater. $20-$38.

Guys and Dolls, musical, 8 p.m. Through Jan. 20. Mahaffey Theater. $24-$49.

Jan. 19

Don Rickles and Debbie Reynolds, 8 p.m. Ruth Eckerd Hall. $40-$55.

Brooksville Raid, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Also Jan. 20. Sand Hill Scout Reservation, Brooksville. $2-$5. (352) 799-0129.

Superbowl of Motorsports, 7:30 p.m. Raymond James Stadium. $11-$14.

Marcia Ball and Lloyd Jones, 8 p.m. Skipper's Smokehouse. $15-$18.

Leo Kottke, 8 p.m. Tampa Theatre. $26.50.

Madame Butterfly, Sunstate Opera Society, Also Jan. 20. $10-$15. Palladium.

Scotland Conquers Europe and America, Robert Burns' birthday celebration featuring Scottish opera, operetta and songs. 8 p.m., Tarpon Springs Cultural Center. $11-$13.

A Swinging Affair with the 42nd Street Orchestra, 2 p.m., Performing Arts Center, Pasco-Hernando Community College, New Port Richey. $12-$16. (727) 847-2727, ext. 3241.

Jan. 20

Ceramic Art of the Southwest opens. Through April 14. Museum of Fine Arts

Jan. 21

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drum Major for Justice Parade, 1:15 p.m. along Bayshore Drive to Central Avenue, then west to Dr. M.L. King (Ninth) St. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 327-0085. Free.

Jan. 22

Leepa-Rattner Museum opens at St. Petersburg College, Tarpon Springs. 10 a.m.

A Musical Salute to Benny Goodman, 1 p.m. Ruth Eckerd Hall. Sold out.

Jan. 23

Donald Byrd/The Group, dance, 7:30 p.m. TBPAC. $24.50-$34.50.

Jan. 24

Rent, 8 p.m. Also Jan. 25-26. Ruth Eckerd Hall. $37-$42.

Dean Shostak and Glass Armonica: Music of Colonial America, 7:30 p.m., Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center. $11-$13.

Jan. 25

Professional Bull Riders Bud Light Cup, 8 p.m. Also Jan. 26. Ice Palace. $8.25-$98.25.

GWAR, 7 p.m. Masquerade. $13.

Hair, The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical, 8 p.m. Through Jan. 27. M.A.D. Theatre of Tampa presentation. Palladium. $25-$29.

Jan. 26

Pinellas Folk Festival, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Heritage Village, 11909 125th St. N, Largo. (727) 582-2123. Free.

Art Festival Beth-El, 7-10 p.m. $20. Also 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 27 and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 28, free. 400 Pasadena Ave. S. (727) 347-6136.

Florida Orchestra, Spotlight on Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, Pavel Kogan, guest conductor, 8 p.m. Mahaffey Theater. Also 7:30 p.m. Jan. 27, Ruth Eckerd Hall and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 28, TBPAC. $20-$38.

Little Shop of Horrors, 7:30 p.m. Through April 28. TBPAC. $25.50-$28.50.

The Three Billy Goats Gruff, 10 a.m. and noon. TBPAC. $5.50.

Einstein on Wine, 6-9 p.m. MOSI. $50.

A Tribute to Harry James and the Andrews Sisters with the Charly Raymond Orchestra, 8 p.m. Coliseum. $12.

Jan. 27

An Afternoon with Edward Albee, appearance by Albee and performance of Albee's The Sandbox by SPC theater department. 2:30-5 p.m. Leepa-Rattner Museum.

Charlie Daniels Angelus Country Concert with Montgomery Gentry, Confederate Railroad, Molly Hatchet, others. 11 a.m. Coachman Park, downtown Clearwater. $15-$25.

Douglas Fairbanks in The Black Pirate with Rosa Rio on the Mighty Wurlitzer Theatre Organ, 8 p.m. Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St. (813) 274-8982. $5-$8.

Jan. 29

Pieces of 8, a cappella, 1 p.m. Ruth Eckerd Hall. $12.

Jan. 30

Mandy Patinkin, 7:30 p.m. TBPAC. $23.75-$49.75.

Jan. 31

Florida Orchestra, Rachmaninoff's Beloved Second Concerto, 8 p.m. Mahaffey Theater. Also 8 p.m. Feb. 1, TBPAC and 7:30 p.m. Feb. 4, Ruth Eckerd Hall.

Venues and Organizations

The Coliseum 535 Fourth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 892-5202, www.stpete.org/coliseum.htm

The Florida Orchestra, 101 S Hoover Blvd., Tampa, (813) 286-2403 or toll-free 1-800-662-7286, www.floridaorchestra.org

Ice Palace, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa, (813) 223-1000, www.icepalace.com

Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo, (727) 587-6793

Mahaffey Theater at Bayfront Center, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. (727) 892-5767, www.stpete.org/bayfront.htm

Masquerade, 1503 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. (813) 247-3319

Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI), 4801 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. (813) 987-6100, www.mosi.org

Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 822-3590.

Raymond James Stadium, 4201 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, (813) 350-6500.

Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. (727) 791-7400, www.rutheckerdhall.com

Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. (813) 977-6474, www.skipperssmokehouse.com

Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center (TBPAC), 1010 N MacInnes Place, near Ashley Drive and Tyler Street, downtown Tampa. (813) 229-7827, www.tbpac.org.

Tampa Museum of Art, 600 N Ashley Drive, Tampa. (813) 274-8130.

Tarpon Springs Cultural Center, 101 S Pinellas Ave. (727) 942-5605.

Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St. (727) 942-5605

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, 777 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, (800) 826-9303, www.vanwezel.org.

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