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Plan your weekend: Clearwater Jazz Holiday, Faith Hill and Tim McGraw, MarineQuest, Florida Orchestra pops in the park, rodeo

Plan your weekend: Clearwater Jazz Holiday, Faith Hill and Tim McGraw, MarineQuest, Florida Orchestra pops in the park, rodeo

Plan your weekend ConcertsMusic weekend: Clearwater Jazz Holiday, Faith Hill and Tim McGraw and Bruno Mars all in one weekend? We have a playlist of a weekend coming up. Thursday brings Bruno’s sold-out 24K Magic World Tour to Amalie Arena. The next...
Published: 10/18/17
What’s new in theaters: ‘The Snowman,’ ‘Only the Brave,’ ‘Boo 2! A Madea Halloween’

What’s new in theaters: ‘The Snowman,’ ‘Only the Brave,’ ‘Boo 2! A Madea Halloween’

OPENING FRIDAY:THE SNOWMANUnlike Frosty, The Snowman (R) isn’t a jolly, happy soul. He’s a serial killer who murders after snowfalls, keeping him busy in Norway where an alcoholic detective (Michael Fassbender) specializes in — wait for it — cold cas...
Published: 10/15/17
Updated: 10/18/17
New tour reveals artists of Seminole Heights and Jack Barrett is remembered at ARTicles

New tour reveals artists of Seminole Heights and Jack Barrett is remembered at ARTicles

Arty Area: The Heights Arts Studio and Gallery TourTampa’s Seminole Heights neighborhood is not only home to cool restaurants and funky shops, but is also a headquarters of sorts to art studios and galleries featuring Tampa artists. Many studios are ...
Published: 10/15/17
Updated: 10/18/17
‘On Your Feet!.’ ‘SIRO-A’ and ‘Threepenny Opera’ at the Straz, ‘Faust’ in St. Pete

‘On Your Feet!.’ ‘SIRO-A’ and ‘Threepenny Opera’ at the Straz, ‘Faust’ in St. Pete

NEW TOUR: ON YOUR FEET!Gloria Estefan launched a stellar career on talent and heart, becoming a role model."I remember my mother playing Gloria’s CDs in the car," said Christie Prades, the Cuban-American actor who is playing Estefan in On Your Feet! ...
Published: 10/13/17
Updated: 10/18/17
5 things to do under $5: Wiener dog racing, Streetcar Festival, Clearwater chalk art, postcard show

5 things to do under $5: Wiener dog racing, Streetcar Festival, Clearwater chalk art, postcard show

1Wienerfest: They had us at wiener dog racing. This day devoted to dachshunds features racing, a dog costume contest, food trucks, photo booth and raffles at the Florida State Fairgrounds on Saturday. Leashed dogs of all breeds welcome. 10 a.m.-4 p.m...
Published: 10/11/17
Updated: 10/19/17
Authors R.L. Stine, Neil DeGrasse Tyson coming to Tampa Bay this week

Authors R.L. Stine, Neil DeGrasse Tyson coming to Tampa Bay this week

AUTHORS: Neil deGrasse Tyson, R. L. Stine, Finn Murphy This is a good week for pop culture bookworms. America’s favorite scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson, Goosebumps author R. L. Stine and long haul trucker Finn Murphy are giving talks around Tampa Bay...
Published: 10/11/17
Updated: 10/18/17
Top things to do this week: Shopkins Live, Florida Birding and Nature Fest, authors Lisa Under, Rhonda Shear, Friday the 13th

Top things to do this week: Shopkins Live, Florida Birding and Nature Fest, authors Lisa Under, Rhonda Shear, Friday the 13th

AUTHOR TALKS:Lisa Unger, Rhonda ShearTwo Tampa Bay residents who also have bestselling books will be giving talks this weekend. New York Times bestselling author Lisa Unger will talk about her inventive character-driven thrillers in a fundraiser for ...
Published: 10/11/17
Updated: 10/16/17
Plan your weekend Oct. 13-15: Oktoberfest, Florida Georgia Line and Nelly, free shows at Tampa Theatre, Florida Orchestra pops

Plan your weekend Oct. 13-15: Oktoberfest, Florida Georgia Line and Nelly, free shows at Tampa Theatre, Florida Orchestra pops

Plan your weekendProstOktoberfest: It's time to hoist a stein and yell, "Prost!" (cheers) for Oktoberfest in Tampa Bay. Tampa's competition-heavy party this weekend in Curtis Hixon Park expects some 10,000 people for the largest Oktoberfest gathering...
Published: 10/11/17
From Brews by the Bay to the Slider Showdown, this week is all about food fights

From Brews by the Bay to the Slider Showdown, this week is all about food fights

  DRINK FOR THE FISH: BREWS BY THE BAY   Dive into the Brews by the Bay beer and food festival, a benefit for the Florida Aquarium's education, animal rescue and rehabilitation programs. Enjoy the aquarium's exhibits as you nibble dishes fr...
Published: 10/11/17
It's time to hoist a stein for Oktoberfest in Tampa Bay

It's time to hoist a stein for Oktoberfest in Tampa Bay

Xyxyx xyxyxy xyxyxyx xyxyxyx xyxyxyx xyxyxyx xyxyxyx xyxyxyx xyxyxyxyx xyxyxx.Dust off your lederhosen, it's time to celebrate Oktoberfest in Tampa Bay. Here's where to snack on some schnitzel and grab a giant beer.
Published: 10/11/17