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  1. Plan your weekend

    Events
  2. Bollywood's Rani Mukherjee tackles child trafficking in 'Mardaani'

    Movies

    The Hindi film industry has a reputation for happy endings and song and dance, but it has its darker side too, as shown in this weekend's release.

    In Mardaani, senior police inspector Shivani Shivaji Roy, played by Rani Mukherjee, takes on the head of a human trafficking operation.
  3. Review: Just too hard to believe in 'Calvary'

    Movies

    Calvary (R) (100 min.) — John Michael McDonagh's bleak movie begins in gripping fashion, in a seaside Irish village where bearish Father James (Brendan Gleeson) hears a chilling confession.

    Brendan Gleeson does well with an absurd plot as Father James, a priest hunted in an Irish village.
  4. 10th Wearable Art Fashion Show is at Dunedin Fine Art Center

    Visual Arts

    A 10-year mark for an event makes it eligible for the tag "venerable," so the 10th annual Wearable Art Fashion Show on Saturday at the Dunedin Fine Art Center could indeed be considered venerable. But that's such a stately word for a show that remains fresh and fun and wears its decade lightly.

    Julian Hartzog came up with this little number.
  5. SoundCheck: Cassadee Pope among top live music picks

    Music & Concerts

    Cassadee Pope

    Details: Thursday at 8:30 p.m. Dallas Bull, 3322 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $10-$15. (813) 987-2855.

    Cassadee Pope performs at the Dallas Bull in Tampa on Thursday (Aug. 21).
  6. 'Divine Sister' brings funny nuns back to Stageworks

    Stage

    What the world needs now, is nuns, more nuns. And it's exactly what we'll get when The Divine Sister makes a short repeat appearance at Stageworks Theatre in Tampa this weekend. The satirical take on Hollywood films and faith by Charles Busch nods at a litany of old movies, including The Song of Bernadette, …

    Matthew McGee plays Mother Superior in Stageworks Theatre’s The Divine Sister.
  7. Provocative filmmaker John Waters coming to Tampa for gay film festival

    Events

    For its 25th anniversary this year, the Tampa International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival gets a special present: a visit from John Waters, filmmaker, author and filth connoisseur. Waters will perform his acclaimed one-man show This Filthy World: Filthier and Dirtier at Tampa Theatre at 6:30 p. m. Oct. 4. …

    Director John Waters of the film "This Filthy World" poses for portraits at the Intercontinental Hotel during the Toronto International Film Festival on September 14, 2006.  (Getty Images)
  8. Clearwater to get an early glimpse at 'Dolphin Tale 2'

    Events

    As with any sequel, Dolphin Tale 2 is repeating what worked the first time around.

    Hope, left, and Winter work with trainers at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium in 2012. Hope is also featured in the sequel.
  9. Rum will be flowing Saturday at Summer of Rum Festival in Ybor

    Events

    Yo-ho-ho and several bottles of rum will be flowing when the Cuban Club in Ybor City is awash in rum drinks Saturday at its island-themed party, the Summer of Rum Festival.

  10. Review: Woody Allen 'Magic' fizzles

    Movies

    Magic in the Moonlight (PG-13) (97 min.) — Woody Allen's 44th movie over slightly more years continues his later work's erraticism, with its initial charms gradually blunted by arcane ramblings on faith and romance. It feels like a rush job, needing another draft or two for cohesion's sake, or for Allen to decide …

    Magician Stanley (Colin Firth) falls in love with medium Sophie (Emma Stone) while trying to debunk her.