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Weekend Planner

Our insiders help you plan your weekend: dining, movies, music, arts, stage, things to do, shopping, and outdoors:

  1. Interview: WWE's Bayley talks defending her title at WrestleMania in Orlando

    Events

    Women's matches in professional wrestling once endured a regrettable reputation as popcorn breaks, bra and panties pillow fights populated with so-called "divas."

    As kids, Bayley and her brother wrestle and make up names.
  2. From a megafan, reasons to see WrestleMania 33 in Orlando

    Events

    It's not just a wrestling match.

    When World Wrestling Entertainment brings its largest event of the year, WrestleMania, it is a pop culture extravaganza. All the drama, the glitz and the pageantry that surrounds the ring is just as important as the athleticism inside. It's six hours of elaborate …

    Goldberg vs. Brock Lesnar 
w/ Paul Heyman
  3. Plan your weekend: Tampa Pride, Disney on Ice, Tampa's Fourth Fridays, Drumline Live

    Events

    Plan your weekend

    Parade

    Tampa Pride: Even though Tampa's modestly sized Pride parade and festival is affectionately known in the community as the "baby pride," this year's event is expected by organizers to top last year's crowd of 30,000. Things get started Saturday at the …

    Tod Macofsky and Gina Young in "It Gets Better" at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on October 10th, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California.
  4. Movie Planner: 'The Last Word,' 'Life,' 'CHiPs' and 'Power Rangers'

    Movies

    INDIE FLICKS: THE LAST WORD

    Shirley MacLaine joins a gratifying trend of aging legends finding work in independent films like The Last Word (R). MacLaine's vehicle lands somewhere between Sally Field's smartly oddball Hello, My Name Is Doris and the maudlin egotism of Jerry …

    From left, Amanda Seyfried, Shirley MacLaine and AnnJewel Lee Dixon star in The Last Word.
  5. Music Planner: St. Paul and the Broken Bones, Don't Stop St. Pete, Charlie Wilson

    Music & Concerts

    SOUL REBELS: St. Paul and the Broken Bones

    Courtesy of Kwaku Alston
  6. Things to Do Planner: Disney on Ice, Drumline Live, National Geographic photographer

    Events

    DISNEY ON ICE: Worlds of Enchantment

    The Disney On Ice show coming to the Amalie Arena March 24-26 is called Worlds of Enchantment.
  7. Stage Planner: St. Pete native comes home with Momix, Anton Coppola turns 100

    Stage

    LOCAL TALENT: AUTUMN BURNETTE

    For one member of the acrobatic dance troupe Momix, this tour date is a stopover close to home. Autumn Burnette, right, who performs a variety of gravity-defying feats, was born in St. Petersburg 30 years ago.

    Autumn Burnette, who studied gymnastics and dance at Pinellas County Center for the Arts at Gibbs High School, joined the MOMIX dance troupe in 2010.
  8. 5 things to do under $5: Chasco Fiesta, Tampa's Fourth Fridays, Easter egg hunt

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    1 Chasco Fiesta: This year's nine-day festival runs Friday through April 1 with a carnival midway. There are also a series of events surrounding the festival including a street parade at 1 p.m. Saturday, a car show around Orange Lake 1-8 p.m. Sunday, concerts, a Native American Festival (March 30-April 1) …

    The Chasco Fiesta runs March 24-April 1 in downtown New Port Richey featuring 9 days of activities including carnival rides, music, boat and street parades, a Native American Festival and more.