Sunday, January 21, 2018
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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 18

Icona Pop: This Swedish electro-house duo is behind one of the year's most popular songs, I Love It. Rappers Sirah and K-Flay also perform. Concert starts at 7 p.m. at the Ritz Ybor, 1503 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. $22. (813) 247-2555.

My Name Is Asher Lev: Pay what you can at this performance of the drama about a young Jewish painter torn between his Hasidic upbringing and his artistic goals. Curtain is at 8 p.m. at American Stage Theatre, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 823-7529.

Gone with the Wind: Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh star in the 1939 classic and first color film to ever win the Academy Award for Best Picture. Movie starts at 3 p.m. at Tampa Theatre, 711  Franklin St., Tampa. $9; $7 members. (813) 274-8982.

Tampa Bay Rays vs. Toronto Blue Jays: Victoria Justice performs after today's game as part of the Rays Concert Series (it's free with game ticket). It's also Bark in the Park day, with special seating for dog owners and their pets. Kids 14 and under get a free Rays lunchbox. Game starts at 1:40 p.m. at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg. Ticket prices vary by game; for info call toll-free 1-888-326-7297 or visit tampabay.rays.mlb.com.

Summer Marly Music Series: The series begins with guitarist David Burgess performing eight pieces. It's at 2 p.m. at the Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive, St. Petersburg. $20 for adults; $10 for students; $15 for members. (727) 896-2667.

USF Bulls Fan Fest: Grab your footballs, hats, jerseys and any other memorabilia because there will be plenty of opportunities for autographs and pictures with your favorite Bulls players and coaches. The event will go on rain or shine. It starts at 2 p.m. at Raymond James Stadium, 4201 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. Free. (813) 350-6500.

TO WATCH

SEASON PREMIERE The Great Food Truck Race, 9 p.m., Food The season kicks off with a challenge to create something that can be sold for $20. We can probably count the hot dog vendor down for the count for this one.

Oprah's Next Chapter: Lindsay Lohan, 9 p.m., OWN In case you wondered what Lindsay Lohan is up to now that she's out of her court-ordered rehab. Or even if you didn't wonder, because the media machine commands you to care what Lohan is doing at all hours of the day.

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At end of the Gasparilla Children’s Parade, excitement builds

At end of the Gasparilla Children’s Parade, excitement builds

TAMPALife’s quite different at the tail end of the Gasparilla Children’s Parade than at the launching point.The funnel cakes and corn dogs are a bit less omnipresent. When the first cars and floats begin to journey down Bayshore Boulevard, you’re onl...
Published: 01/20/18
Gasparilla may be a raucous party to you, but it’s art to Charles Hessemer

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Published: 01/19/18
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Jan. 20

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Jan. 20

Tweed Ride: This popular leisurely bike ride around downtown St. Petersburg brings out ladies and gents in derby hats, vests, petticoats, lace-up boots and other fashionable vintage choices. Tea and scones served before the ride. After the ride, gath...
Published: 01/19/18
Banksy’s Haight Street Rat coming to Winter Haven gallery

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‘Year in Provence’ author Peter Mayle dies at 78

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Published: 01/18/18

Things to Do in Pasco and Hernando counties starting Jan. 19

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Published: 01/18/18
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Jan. 19

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Jan. 19

Steve Martin and Martin Short: The longtime actor-comedians and frequent collaborators present, An Evening You Will Forget For the Rest of Your Life, featuring Martin’s bluegrass band, the Steep Canyon Rangers and Jeff Babko. 7 p.m., Mahaffey Theater...
Published: 01/18/18
Inside American Stage’s plan to offer free or reduced admission to young people

Inside American Stage’s plan to offer free or reduced admission to young people

ST. PETERSBURG An air compressor did most of the talking as the small crew stapled down flooring to the stage. A master carpenter kept unskilled but eager workers on track, telling them where to line up edges. An astringent smell of glue permeated t...
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2018 Children’s Gasparilla Parade: Guide and insider tips

2018 Children’s Gasparilla Parade: Guide and insider tips

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Published: 01/18/18
‘Piratically speaking,’ NHL thrilled to don Gasparilla garb for All-Star Game

‘Piratically speaking,’ NHL thrilled to don Gasparilla garb for All-Star Game

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