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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Feb. 16

Rays Fan Fest: If only the team could draw these typically huge crowds during games maybe we wouldn't be having such an awkward time with stadium talks. This year's activities include clinics for kids by Rays coaches, running the bases, high-five stations with Rays players, photos with Rays mascot Raymond and DJ Kitty, and Reading with the Rays. It all starts at 10 a.m. at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg. Free. (888) 326-7297.

Aries Spears: As a principal cast member on Fox's sketch comedy show MADtv, Aries brought a fresh, hip style to the already-edgy program and created the popular bit "Talkin' American." Shows are at 7:30 and 10 p.m. at the Improv, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $22-$24. (813) 864-4000.

Florida Superstars Dancesport Championships: Top Ballroom and Latin dancers from around the country gather to compete for prizes at this annual competition. Events start at 9 a.m. at the Vinoy, 501 Fifth Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. $25 day, $45-$110 evening. (863) 668-9668.

The Rhonda Shear Comedy PJ Party: Comedy, clothing and consumerism collide in this event hosted by Shear, which features more than 20 boutique shopping vendors and comedians Carole Montgomery and Vicki Barbolak. The show begins at 7 p.m. at the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg. $22.50-$69. (727) 892-5798.


Life is but a Dream, 9 p.m., HBO Beyonce co-directed this doc that boasts an inside look at the only real diva who can back up her reputation. Sorry, Gaga.

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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Feb. 16 02/15/13 [Last modified: Friday, February 15, 2013 1:03pm]
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