“Imagining La Florida" at the St. Petersburg Museum of History is a history exhibit, but it has enough lovely visual components to make it a good-looker, along with its educational priorities and interactive elements.
Want to sit in a dark, cool room and let someone entertain you this hot September weekend? Thought so. Herewith, some picks from the performing arts iceboxes across town.
mUh, did you need to fly?
Tusk (R) (100 min.) — Kevin Smith whips up a shaggy walrus story, a horror comedy that's weird and wobbly, but winds up being pretty good, sick fun. And, yes, Fleetwood Mac's creepy song figures into it.
There's a climactic twist as promised in No Good Deed, but it doesn't make a difference except adding one more cue to applaud, if you feel so inclined.
If Tampa Bay wasn't already known for its bars and beaches, a new Ripley's Believe It or Not book solidifies that Tampa likes to party. No longer just the home of the popular Gasparilla Pirate Festival, Tampa is now also known as home to the largest sangria, according to Reality Shock, which chronicles strange …
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Dolphin Tale 2 opens In this sequel to the hit family film, it's a different sort of fun from the 2011 original. What hasn't changed is this franchise's knack for making Pinellas County — especially the Clearwater Marine Aquarium where most of the action occurs — …
Put yourself in Dennis Lehane's gumshoes. You're a celebrated mystery writer, among the best in the game, yet when Hollywood turns your books into movies someone else does the writing. Sooner or later that itch for full credit — or blame — needs scratching.
Ah, lost love. Ah, lost postage.
In Finding Fanny, an old postman (Naseeruddin Shah) finds out that the proposal letter he wrote 46 years ago to the love of his life, Stefanie "Fanny" Fernandes, was never delivered, meaning he has spent the last four and a half decades in dejection for no reason. (That's …
These days Pauly Shore, one of the biggest names in comedy in the '90s, makes fun of his cringe-worthy comedies (like Encino Man and Biodome) and the "Weasel" persona that first shot him into fame. He makes fun of himself on Funny or Die shorts and in his self-directed 2003 film, Pauly Shore Is …
With John Cable and Matt Cartsonis
Details: Friday 6 p.m. Hideaway Café, 1756 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $25. (727) 644-7895.