Just minutes from downtown's bustling shops and overlooking the glassy waters of Tampa Bay, The Mahaffey's picturesque building hosts some of Florida's most entertaining art and performance offerings. Originally built in 1965, the renovated building's floor-to-ceiling glass façade pierces the night with softly glowing light, cordially inviting patrons inside and awakening desires in moths that can never be fulfilled. The box-style seating of the theater ensures clear sightlines for all patrons, and its excellent acoustics make the venue suitable for both thunderous rock bands and delicate chamber ensembles.
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311 and Sublime with Rome bring their blends of chugging rock and sauntering reggae outside, coating the coasts in good vibes on their summer Unity Tour 2011. Known for hits such as “Down” and “Don’t Tread on Me,” 311 inspires legions of fans to bob their heads, nod their feet, and jam city switchboards with reports of dance-induced potholes. Touring behind its latest album, Universal Pulse, 311 provide a rhythm-heavy soundtrack for the summer. Tag-teaming the stage, Sublime with Rome shoots hits from the band’s supernal cannon up into the grateful skies, as new frontman Rome Ramirez upholds the seminal band’s legacy with tantamount vocals and a swagger found only in John Wayne’s rasta period.
American Ballroom NC’s instructors, Dawn Killam and Jim Sigona bring a combined 30 years of experience as they transform double-left-footed beginners into fleet-footed social dancers. They specialize in American-ballroom style, which adapts easily to any social situation, and teach everything from foxtrots and sambas to the lindy hop. Wedding dance lessons prevent newlyweds from taking to the dance floor only knowing the mashed potato, and other focused programs help students brush up on casual social dancing and performance and competitive routines.