Do It Today: Art, beer, movies and music

This week's installment in the Dalí and Beyond Film Series is Marc Caro and Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s City of Lost Children, a "fairy tale for adults" about a circus strongman who wanders a port town in search of his missing baby brother, and an evil scientist who robs dreams from the children he captures. Thurs., Oct. 1, 6 p.m., Salvador Dali Museum, 1000 Third St. S., St. Petersburg, $5 after 5 p.m.,

St. Petersburg Opera Maestro Mark Sforzini presents "What's the Fach?" for the new series, Evenings with the Maestro. Learn how to determine fach (a German word denoting the classification of voice types) -- what’s the difference between a full dramatic soprano and a light lyric coloratura soprano? An ideal tutorial for opera novices and buffs alike, live performances by professional singers bring the fach-ing concept to life. Visit for more info. Thu., Oct. 1, 6 p.m., The Music Gallery, 5990 Ulmerton Rd., Clearwater, $10, $5 seniors and students.

The Morean Arts Center and The Studio@620 continue to bring current art and issues to the community — this time, with a month's worth of advance screenings of Art21-Art in the Twenty-First Century, the national TV series with a focus on contemporary art. After the show, the host of WMNF's "Art in Your Ear," JoEllen Schilke, moderates a panel discussion on the episode's themes. Visit or for more info. (Pictured: Art:21 production still of artst Oliver Herring at work) Thursdays through Oct. 23, 7:30-9:30 p.m., The Studio@620,  620 First Ave. S., St. Petersburg, free.

If local craft brew floats your sudsy boat, then the ninth annual OktoBEERfest is your cup of tea. Or, well, beer. The line-up of events include the brewery's Liter Release and Appreciation night, and a huge party that spills out onto the streets from Dunedin's tasting room. "Notoriously German food" and live music by Bump accompany the constantly flowing beers. Visit for more info. Thurs.-Sun., Oct.1-4, Dunedin Brewery, 937 Douglas Ave., Dunedin.


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