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Top things to do in Tampa Bay Feb. 14

Oscar Shorts: Animation: Tampa Theatre is showing Oscar-nominated short animated films today, including Get a Horse!, Mr. Hublot, Feral, Possessions and Room on the Broom. All films are appropriate for ages 6 and older. It starts at 7:30 p.m. at Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St., Tampa. $11. (813) 274-8982.

Matthew Morris: The 11-year-old Youtube sensation known as MattyB will bring his love ballad rap songs to the Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. 7 p.m. $19.99-$39.99. (727) 822-3590.

Pavlo: For his ninth album, Six String Blvd, the PBS darling incorporates exotic instruments into his classic Mediterranean and pop sounds. Show is at 7:30 p.m. at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $29.50-$59.50. (727) 791-7400.

Chimaira: The heavy metal band from Cleveland performs at 7 p.m. at State Theatre, 687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $20.50. (727) 895-3045.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Florida State Fair: Today is Armband Day at the fair, and that means you can get an unlimited ride armband for $30 at the gate at the Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. Admission: $11-$13 adults, $7 seniors, $6-7 ages 6-11, 5 and younger free. (813) 621-7821.

TO WATCH

Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown, 8 p.m., ABC Poor Chuck just wants to be remembered on Valentine's Day. (We're looking at you, Little Red-Haired Girl.) Just as long as he doesn't get a rock.

Great Performances, 9 p.m., PBS For "National Theatre: 50 Years on Stage" Benedict Cumberbatch performs a scene from Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead. Sounds like a case for Sherlock Holmes.

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    Travel

    Day 19: El Burgo Ranero to Puente Villarente: 25.4 km, 7.5 hours (Total for Days 1-19 = 454 km (282 miles)

    This list pretty much sums up my day:

    Eat two bananas

    Walk 13.1 kilometers

    Nap

    Walk 6.2 kilometers

    Nap

    Eat half an apple

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    Travel

    Day 18: Lédigos to El Burgo Ranero: 34.3 km, 12.25 hours (Total for Days 1-18 = 428 km (266 miles)

    Today was a struggle.

  3. Actor John Heard dies at age 72

    Blogs

    John Heard, who played so many roles in the '80s but was probably best known as the dad in the Home Alone movies, has died, according to media reports. He was 72.

  4. On the Camino de Santiago, Day 17: Think 11 miles of nothing but straight trail and open, flat fields sounds easy? Think again.

    Travel

    Day 17: Villarmentero de Campos to Lédigos: 33.5 km, 10.25 hours. Total for Days 1-17 = 394 km (245 miles)

  5. Tom Sawyer with a revolver? Twain house has live 'Clue' game

    Attractions

    HARTFORD, Conn. — Was it Tom Sawyer in Samuel Clemens' billiard room with a revolver?

    In this July 14 photo, actor Dan Russell, left, portraying the character Arkansas from Mark Twain's book Roughing it, responds to a question from 10-year-old Emma Connell, center, of Arizona during a "Clue" tour at the Mark Twain House in Hartford, Conn. The tour allows visitors to interact with Twain characters while playing a live-action version of the board game. [AP Photo/Pat Eaton-Robb]