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Best Bets: Fun things to do in Tampa Bay area this week

Best Bets: Fun things to do in Tampa Bay area this week

Not sure what to do this week? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here are our editors’ picks for things to do in Tampa this week, from stand-up comedy legends at Amalie Arena to some of TV’s most popular dancers in St. P...
Published: 01/22/15
‘Radio Golf’ at American Stage shows a community in transition

‘Radio Golf’ at American Stage shows a community in transition

Actor Anthony Chisholm has a rich history with the late August Wilson, having worked with the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright for 15 years before Wilson’s death in 2005.
Published: 01/22/15
See ‘Better Off Dead’ Sunday at Tampa Theatre

See ‘Better Off Dead’ Sunday at Tampa Theatre

Ready to see another 80s classic on the big screen?
Published: 01/22/15
George Lopez ready for Tampa arena show, and maybe a run for mayor

George Lopez ready for Tampa arena show, and maybe a run for mayor

In more than 35 years as a stand-up comedian, George Lopez has mastered his craft, earned rewards most comics only dream of (a sitcom in syndication, for starters) and performed for audiences as large as they get in that business.
Published: 01/22/15
Busch Gardens expecting baby gorilla, releases ultrasound footage

Busch Gardens expecting baby gorilla, releases ultrasound footage

Busch Gardens is expecting another furry bundle of joy.
Published: 01/22/15
‘The Humbling’ gives Pacino one last chance to roar

‘The Humbling’ gives Pacino one last chance to roar

We have forgotten how subtle Al Pacino could be, pre “Hoo Hah!” Something about his Oscar winning turn in “Scent of a Woman” unleashed the beast, a performer as big, broad and puffed up as that mountain of hair he keeps teased...
Published: 01/22/15
History center’s ‘Art of Piracy’ exhibition ties in with Gasparilla

History center’s ‘Art of Piracy’ exhibition ties in with Gasparilla

“Yo Ho (A Pirate’s Life for Me),” written in the 1960s for the Disney theme park’s Pirates of the Caribbean attraction, is typical of the romanticized notions about the swashbucklers who sailed on the high seas.
Published: 01/22/15
Gasparilla children’s parade is swashbuckling fun for whole family

Gasparilla children’s parade is swashbuckling fun for whole family

Bid ahoy to young mateys along Bayshore Boulevard as they pick up all the plastic bead booty they can carry at Saturday’s Children’s Gasparilla Extravaganza, the official kickoff of the city’s annual pirate-themed festivities.
Published: 01/22/15
Brandon TopGolf a hit among players of all levels

Brandon TopGolf a hit among players of all levels

To call Tampa’s new TopGolf a “driving range” is an understatement. It’s more like the largest sports bar in Florida.
Published: 01/22/15
'Boy Next Door' shows how low J.Lo can go

'Boy Next Door' shows how low J.Lo can go

Universal's “The Boy Next Door” is almost so bad it's good. Well, at least they got the “bad” part of that equation right.
Published: 01/22/15