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  1. Plan your weekend March 27-29


    Plan your weekend


    Firestone Grand Prix: Can you hear the buzz already? The Verizon IndyCar Series season takes off this week in the streets of downtown St. Petersburg, with the big race Sunday. The city is throwing a Fast Friday block party on Central Avenue between Second and Third …

    Indy car driver Will Power won the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg last year.
  2. Cuban Sangwich Show celebrates Tampa art, literature


    MUY SABROSO: Cuban Sangwich Show

    The show will feature a reading of Tampa poet laureate James B. Tokley's Epic of the Sandwiche Cubano. [Times files 2007]
  3. 'It Follows' is refreshing take on the horror flick


    Someone who took a film course in college once told me the first shot in any movie is its most important. Seldom is that more evident than with It Follows, which opens with a doozy.

Maika Monroe in a scene from "It Follows."
  4. New Tampa Riverwalk segment gets pop-up bar, family fun for weekend


    Five Tampa mayors, a pop-up bar and a family fun zone will welcome the ribbon cutting for the Kennedy segment of Tampa's Riverwalk this weekend.

     Runners make their way down the Tampa Riverwalk in 2014.
  5. A year after leaving 'Tonight Show,' Jay Leno brings finely tuned comedy to Tampa


    It was, Jay Leno insists, a weekend of gigs like any other.

    Luis Santana/tbt*
  6. Sarah McLachlan hits Ruth Eckerd Hall with thoughts on motherhood, Lilith Fair and more

    Music & Concerts

    Even a singer with the voice of an angel — the voice, in fact, behind Angel — can get a little cranky when it comes to The Kids These Days.

    Sarah McLachlan will perform at Ruth Eckerd Hall on Sunday.
  7. Yard sale is all about art

    Visual Arts

    Many people who finish spring cleaning with an abundance of unwanted household items have a yard sale. When an artist such as Coralette Damme cleans house, the result is a trove of past work that lands in her "yART Sale." "It's like a yard sale but for art," she writes. Damme creates and exhibits in galleries and at art …

    Coralette Damme, Barred Owl, acrylic.
  8. Movie theaters to show 'Breakfast Club' for 30th anniversary


    The Breakfast Club, the ultimate Gen X teen comedy, welcomes middle age and its 30th anniversary with a big-screen showing Thursday and March 31 in movie theaters, with a special feature about cast members and filmmakers. If you want to feel old, think about how Judd Nelson is now eight years older than Principal Vernon …

    Molly Ringwald, right, and Ally Sheedy talk to the media on the red carpet for The Breakfast Club 30th Anniversary Restoration premier.
  9. Sarasota Film Festival lineup features Blythe Danner, Jane Seymour


    A touch of gray suits the 17th annual Sarasota Film Festival, which on Monday announced its opening and closing selections, starring a pair of silver-haired celebrities.

  10. Soundcheck: Nickelback, Eric Church among top live music picks

    Music & Concerts


    With Pop Evil

    Details: Friday 7:30 p.m. MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, 4802 U.S. 301 N., Tampa. $19-$95.90. (813) 740-2446.

    Ryan Peake, from left, Chad Kroeger and Daniel Adair of Nickelback will be at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre on Friday.