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  1. Plan your weekend, Thanksgiving edition: Turkey Trot, Black Friday alternative, Seaboard Seafood Fest


    Plan your weekend

    Get moving

    Turkey Trots: Earn your Thanksgiving calories at Turkey Day races. The Goody Goody Turkey Gobble, a 5K out and back course across the Platt Street bridge and along Bayshore Boulevard, benefits Tampa YMCA. $32 on activ …
  2. Review: 'Brooklyn' an understated immigrant tale with a shining star


    Despite recent hotheads and headlines, the immigrant experience is what America is all about. Brooklyn is a lovely, classically constructed reminder of our best melting pot instincts.

    Saoirse Ronan as Irish immigrant Eilis delivers a performance commanding a movie by understatement, tamping down sentimentality without extinguishing it.
  3. Review: 'The Good Dinosaur' is just that — good, not great


    The Good Dinosaur is Disney-Pixar's obligation gift for the holidays, hoping moviegoers remember it's the thought that counts.

    The Good Dinosaur pairs wild child human Spot (voice of Jack Bright) with and agriculturalist Apatosaurus Arlo (Raymond Ochoa) in a quest to get back home after a flash flood.
  4. Review: 'Creed' hit the same beats as 'Rocky' movies with respect


    "You look real hard, you can see your whole life from up here," says the old man to the kid. So can we, watching in the dark.

    Michael B. Jordan plays Adonis Johnson, who never knew his famous father, boxing champion Apollo Creed.
  5. Celebrity chef Marc Murphy takes us on a tour of Tampa's Grey Salt

    Food & Dining

    TAMPA — Tampa Bay restaurateurs could be sniffy. "Sure," they could say, "just as the area's red hot restaurant scene shifts into high gear and high season, Johnny-come-latelies from New York City go carpetbagging south to set up shop."

    Celebrity chef and Chopped judge Marc Murphy shows off Grey Salt, a Mediterranean restaurant he opened this week at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa.
  6. Plan your weekend Nov. 20-22: Sand sculptures on Treasure Island, TobyMac at the Sun Dome, Shopapalooza


    Plan your weekend

    More than castles

    Sanding Ovations Sand Sculpting Competition and Music Festival: Master sand sculptors have been working all week on works of art on Treasure Island's white sandy beach as they compete for $12,000 in cash prize and a "people's choice" pick at the …

  7. Famed artist Christo to speak at Tampa Museum of Art Friday

    Visual Arts

    Christo, the great wrap artist, is coming to the Tampa Museum of Art.

    Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Running Fence, 1972-76. Photograh by Wolfgang Volz.
  8. Review: 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2' is dark, organic and deep


    The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 concludes the scrappiest movie franchise to emerge from the post-Harry Potter run on young adult lit adaptations.

    Natalie Dormer as Cressida, left, and Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen in a scene from “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2.” (Murray Close/Lionsgate via AP)
  9. Movie Planner: Keaton talks 'Spotlight'; 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2' and other openings


    ACTING JOURNALIST: Michael Keaton talks 'Spotlight'

    Michael Keaton attends the LA premiere of Spotlight.
  10. Stage Planner: 'The 39 Steps' at American Stage, Sinatra tribute and Sebastian Maniscalco



    Richard Hannay gets an important message from a love interest in The 39 Steps, one of three characters played by Juliana Davis. Photo by Chad Jacobs.