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Saturday, Apr 30, 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
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

Bayless latest big personality to leave ESPN

Skip Bayless will leave ESPN when his contract expires in August, the network announced in a statement. His last appearance on “First Take” will be the day the NBA Finals conclude in June.
Published: 04/27/16

Prince’s old band The Revolution plans to reunite for ‘some shows’

MINNEAPOLIS – Prince’s old band is reuniting for some live shows following his death.
Published: 04/26/16
Dozens of food trucks rolling into Tampa this weekend

Dozens of food trucks rolling into Tampa this weekend

More than 75 food trucks will roll into the Florida State Fairgrounds this weekend for the first Discover the Food Festival.
Published: 04/26/16
Is this Beyonce's shopping list from Crate and Barrel in Tampa?

Is this Beyonce's shopping list from Crate and Barrel in Tampa?

Why does Beyonce need six tea kettles?
Published: 04/26/16
‘Orange Is the New Black’’s Ruby Rose coming to Tampa, Orlando to DJ

‘Orange Is the New Black’’s Ruby Rose coming to Tampa, Orlando to DJ

There are plenty of celebrities who moonlight as DJs. Christian Nairn (Hodor) from “Game of Thrones” and Pauly D from “Jersey Shore” are a couple who have stepped behind the ones and twos in Tampa area in recent years. So ...
Published: 04/26/16
Ripa, on ‘Live,’ says uproar over exiting co-host settled

Ripa, on ‘Live,’ says uproar over exiting co-host settled

NEW YORK — Kelly Ripa returned to her daytime talk show Tuesday after time off to “gather (her) thoughts” after learning her co-host Michael Strahan was leaving, saying the incident had started a conversation about workplace resp...
Published: 04/26/16
98 Degrees lead boy band revival tour coming to Tampa

98 Degrees lead boy band revival tour coming to Tampa

A nostalgia-fueled tour led by late-‘90s boy band standouts 98 Degrees is coming to the MidFlorida Amphitheatre this summer.
Published: 04/25/16
Mac and Cheese Throwdown, free concerts and hot air balloons set for RiverFest 2016

Mac and Cheese Throwdown, free concerts and hot air balloons set for RiverFest 2016

Tens of thousands are expected to descend on downtown Tampa this weekend to celebrate the city’s culture and the Hillsborough River.
Published: 04/25/16