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Friday, Apr 29, 2016

Things To Do

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Fans of Prince can pay their respects to the music legend during a special showing of his 1984 film, “Purple Rain,” on April 30 at Tampa Theatre. PHOTO PROVIDED
Not sure what to do this week? Don’t worry. Here are our editors’ picks for things to do in the Tampa area, from so much mac and cheese at RiverFest to a screening of “Purple...
People strolled the Tampa Riverwalk Saturday during the First Annual Riverfest . The festival, which returns for a second year on Saturday and Sunday, features a variety of events along the Hillsborough River. TRIBUNE FILE
Mac and Cheese Throwdown, free concerts and hot air balloons set for RiverFest 2016
Ra Ra Riot, an indie-rock band that originated at Syracuse University, takes the stage at 11:45 p.m. Saturday.
Ra Ra Riot headlining the new-look Tropical Heatwave in Ybor
Abby Mueller embodies the role of Carole King in “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical,’ playing at the Straz Center.
Review: Carole King musical ‘Beautiful’ takes you on a far away journey
Blink 182 coming to Tampa with new singer and A Day to Remember

Blink 182 coming to Tampa with new singer and A Day to Remember

It looks like Blink 182 has finally sorted things out with founding member Tom DeLonge — they’re hitting the road without him.
Published: 04/28/16
‘Ratchet & Clank’:  Duo jumps from video games to big screen

‘Ratchet & Clank’: Duo jumps from video games to big screen

Based on a popular Playstation game, the sci-fi animated feature “Ratchet & Clank” seeks to capture the kid-friendly audience this weekend, as well as the gamer crowd who have a familiarity with the space-based game characters. The fi...
Published: 04/28/16
‘Mother’s Day’: Not heartwarming or really that much about mothers

‘Mother’s Day’: Not heartwarming or really that much about mothers

It seems there’s no stopping Garry Marshall’s terrifying cinematic rampage on our nation’s treasured holidays. Having ruined both “Valentine’s Day” and “New Year’s Eve” with his star-packed omnibu...
Published: 04/28/16
Beyonce slays at Miami tour opening, offers no insight into album

Beyonce slays at Miami tour opening, offers no insight into album

MIAMI — Whether scorned woman or confident seductress, Beyonce moved seamlessly between the two on the opening night of her Formation World Tour in Miami, offering no insight into the rumors of marital infidelity fueled by her latest album.
Published: 04/28/16
Review: Carole King musical ‘Beautiful’ takes you on a far away journey

Review: Carole King musical ‘Beautiful’ takes you on a far away journey

So far away ...The words to that melancholy ballad from 1971 seemed apropos for the opening-night production of “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical” Tuesday at the Straz Center.
Published: 04/27/16
Tempus Projects planning Prince dance party in Seminole Heights

Tempus Projects planning Prince dance party in Seminole Heights

Prince, among so many other things, was legendary for throwing dance parties.
Published: 04/27/16
Fun n Sun Festival brings free concerts, local market to Clearwater through weekend

Fun n Sun Festival brings free concerts, local market to Clearwater through weekend

Clearwater’s Fun n Sun Festival, which officials say draws around 50,000 people annually, returns this weekend with events stretching from the Cleveland Street District to Coachman Park.
Published: 04/27/16
Local artists celebrate moms with ‘Spring Fling’

Local artists celebrate moms with ‘Spring Fling’

YBOR CITY — Fifteen local artists will share their collections and creativity during a “Spring Fling: Celebrating Moms,” event on May 6 and May 7, the day before Mother’s Day. The art event takes place at Coppertail Brewin...
Published: 04/27/16
New brewery looks to add to Ybor’s beer, music culture

New brewery looks to add to Ybor’s beer, music culture

YBOR CITY — Sweet-smelling cigar smoke and sounds of crowing roosters has long been a part of the Ybor City experience, but the taste of craft beer is cementing its place around the historic neighborhood.
Published: 04/27/16
It’s a Sunscreen Film Festival encore in St. Petersburg

It’s a Sunscreen Film Festival encore in St. Petersburg

An Oscar-nominated journey along the Amazon River, an inspirational tale about teen robotics whizzes and a father’s trek into the madness of his son’s twisted romance are just a taste of the 24 films to be featured at the 11th annual Su...
Published: 04/27/16