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Things to do planner: Naked Magic Show, Hunter Hayes at the Rays

TAMPA BAY RAYS: AND HUNTER HAYES On Saturday after the Rays play the Yankees, stick around for a free post-game concert by Hunter Hayes. The country-rock-blues singer was hailed as the next coming of Brad Paisley in 2012 when he won the Country Music Association's New Artist of the Year award and a Grammy nominatio …


  1. MOSI teaches kids the science of sport with indoor Olympic challenges


    As the world gets ready for the Olympic Games to open Aug. 5, Tampa's Museum of Science and Industry has created indoor versions of some favorite events. And the museum is sneaking in some science lessons in the daily event it calls the MOSI Summer Games.

    Malia Ramsey, front, and Amelia Bugge play on the balance beam during MOSI’s Summer Games.
  2. Plan your weekend: Pitbull, Hunter Hayes at the Rays, Naked Magic Show


    Plan your weekend


    Naked Magic Show: They've got their wands up and nothing up their sleeves — and little else on, either — at the Naked Magic Show returning to the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa this weekend. Comic stripper-magicians …

  3. For actors, convention brings personal connection with fans


    LAMECon 2016, the free anime convention in Land O'Lakes, will offer fans the opportunity to meet and interact with artists and performers who — through their vocal and dramatic talents — bring their favorite fictional and fantasy worlds to life.

    Robert Axelrod says he knew at an early age that this was the life for him.
  4. LAMEcon anime festival to offer weekend of 'super nerdy' fun in Land O'Lakes


    LAND O'LAKES — Whether you're a fan of the new mobile game Pokémon GO, or you have more than a passing interest in Star Wars, ThunderCats or anime of any kind, there's something to take in this weekend at the Land O'Lakes Library's eighth annual LAMEcon (Library Anime and Manga Enthusiasts).

    Anime characters Leafa and Kirito, styled by Kira Chi Cosplay and Char Exia Cosplay.
  5. Hernando Events for July 29


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    Back to School Bash: Rev Up Your Engines, sponsored by the Hernando County Education Foundation, will kick off the new school year with fun and entertainment. Event includes a Teachers' Supply Drive and free haircuts for all students. Sports physicals will be available for $25 per …

  6. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for July 28


    The Pitmen Painters: Young American Night: Based on the true story of British miners who unexpectedly become art-world sensations. Through Aug. 14. Tickets for people ages 21-29 are reduced to $15, and get a drink voucher for the after party at Station House, where they can mingle with the cast, crew and American …

    Photo by Joey Clay. (From left) Derrick Phillips, Ally Farzetta and Gavin Hawk are cast members in American Stage's production of The Pitmen Painters.