GASPARILLA WEEKEND – FLORIDA’S MARDI GRAS
January 27 through 29, tickets available at www.GANCHOTAMPA.com or at Urban Body (SoHo – 711 S. Howard Avenue. Tampa); MC Film Fest (Ybor – 1901 North 15th Street); Hamburger Mary’s (Ybor – 1600 E. 7th Avenue).
MAIN EVENTS: – “Havok” with DJ Abel at Amphitheater Ybor, Friday, January 27, 10 p.m. to 3 a.m., $30 in advance, $35 at the door. – “Urban Body” at Gasparilla Headquarters Party at Urban Body, Saturday, January 28, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Free. – “Gancho” with DJ Ralphi Rosario at Ritz Ybor, Saturday, January 28, 10 p.m. to 3 a.m., $45 in advance, $55 at the door. – “Mutiny” Afterhours with DJ Power Infiniti and DJ Scorpio following Gancho, 2:30 a.m. to 8 a.m., 5718 E. Adamo Dr., $20 at the door. – “Unleashed” with DJ Oren Nizri at Rise Sundays, Sunday, January 29, 10 p.m. to 3 a.m., $3 at the door. – Hamburger Mary’s Balcony Pre- Pary each night from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Free.
Cosmopolitan, a Square One Creative Event, will be held at The Ritz Ybor, 1503 E 7th Ave. in Tampa on Friday and Saturday, November 18 and 19. The largest and most popular, awardwinning art event in Tampa: Square One’s 4th annual fall 2011 Creative and Performing Arts Showcase expands to two nights and will revolve around an international world theme. Friday, November 18 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.–Over 75 local artists on display with ten other participating venues. Saturday, November 19 – The Main Event with over 75 local artists on display and live performances from VYB Dance Company, Jeremy Gloff, The James- Lange Theory, On Carlton Row and more with a debut fashion show by Ricky Lindsay. From 7 p.m. to midnight. Proceeds of this event to help benefit Pediatric Cancer Fund (PCF). For more information, please visit www.squareoneflorida.com/cosmopolitan.html.
GANCHO WEEKEND TAMPA 2012
January 27 through 29, 2012 in the Ybor City Historic District. Main events include “Havoc” with DJ Abel at the Amphitheater Ybor on Friday, January 27, 10 p.m. to 3 a.m. “Gancho” with DJ Ralphi Rosario at the Ritz Ybor on Saturday, January 28 from 10 p.m. to 3 a.m. “Unleashed with DJ Oren Nizri at Rise, Sunday, January 29 from 10 p.m. to 3 a.m. and “Urban Body” Gasparilla Headquarters Party at Urban Body, Saturday, January 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For tickets, hotels and info visit: www.ganchotampa.com.
THE SUNDAY BBQ
Ybor Resort and Spa, 1512 8th Ave. (15th Street) in Ybor City. Every Sunday at 5 p.m. Lots of hot flavorful guys here lining up for some buns, wieners and other tasty items. Come on down and put some sun on those buns in our open-air tropical Asian-themed patio with Jacuzzi. Remember: what happens at the resort, stays at the resort.
THE NEARLYWED GAME
Every Thursday night from 8 to 11:55 p.m. at Hamburger Mary’s (1600 7th Avenue in Ybor City). With host Michael Dixon. You won’t want to miss all the fun and laughs as couples who think they know each other find out if they really do. Come watch, or get in on the fun. If you want to be a contestant, call (813) 241-MARY. Reservations are highly recommended!