Experience top quality entertainment as you enjoy drinks & snacks in a relaxed, intimate space. Live music of nearly every genre from jazz to show tunes, comedy shows and more are all on tap at the Firehouse Pub!
Oct. 4: The Big Draw
Join us for this community celebration of drawing in an event for all ages. Firehouse Cultural Center will be hosting The Big Draw, along with partners SouthShore Arts Council, and Tampa Museum of Art on Saturday, October 4th, 3:00- 6:30 PM! Drawing into Stop Motion Animation! Photography meets Drawing! Print Making! And more Family Arts Activities! Indoor and outdoor! Other Sponsorship from the Arts Council of Hillsborough County and Community Foundation of Tampa Bay make this 7th Annual event FREE and open to all ages. Food truck vendors will be on-site! Come join the journey!
Oct. 9: FCC/GIFF Fall Film Series
This extraordinary film kicks off the FCC/GIFF Fall Film Series. A Korean exchange student, suffering from the loss of his brother, finds himself marooned in small-town USA, where he is irrevocably swept up into the brave new world and bizarre philosophies of Butch Blossom, a touchingly militant performance artist. Chu & Blossom is one film you will not want to miss! This film was MADE IN TAMPA, Coming of Age film….audience is all ages!
Oct. 10: Firehouse Pub
This comedic-opera by The Red Rose Parlour Theatre breaks the barrier between the audience and performer with an interactive twist, where the audience becomes part of the performance! The combination of comedy and culture creates an enjoyable show for opera and non-opera fans alike.
Oct. 11: Workshops & Classes
This Cuban-born but Miami-based ensemble creates a joyous mix of traditional Cuban timba with classical training and an ear for new sounds emerging in the United States. Their “addictive, rhythmic concoction” (Creative Loafing Charlotte) of horns, percussion, guitars and warm, chocolatey vocals emerges from a deep enthusiasm for music’s ability to free the spirit. Reservations are recommended to secure a seat!
Oct. 18: Firehouse Pub
Victoria will be joined by bassist Mike Ivey, providing interesting and solid bass, acoustic guitar, and some lead and harmony vocals. Ed Wright, guitarist extraordinaire and vocalist, is a regular at Orlando’s House of Blues and is one of the state’s most highly regarded guitarists. AND as a special treat they are joined by Victoria’s former Blue Angel bandmate Phyllis Erck for a portion of this performance featuring Erck’s lead, harmony vocals, and dobro playing. They will be performing a mix of Modern Blues, Country and Americana throughout the show.
Oct. 24: Firehouse Theater
Firehouse Cultural Center will mark the 76th anniversary of Mercury Theatre’s original radio broadcast of Howard Knoch’s adaptation of H.G. Wells’ “War of the Worlds.” To celebrate, MAS Community Theatre will perform a live staged recreation of the broadcast. Actors will portray the original 1938 broadcast of the “The War of the Worlds” in the style of period broadcasting, which is directed by James Rayfield.
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