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Friday, Apr 18, 2014
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Things to do in the South Tampa area this weekend

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Disney idols on ice: See an all-star lineup of some favorite Disney characters when Disney on Ice presents “Rockin’ Ever After” at the Forum, 401 Channelside Drive, at 7 p.m. The show features scenes from Disney-Pixar’s “Brave,” “Tangled,” “The Little Mermaid” and “Beauty and the Beast.”

Performance times are 7 p.m. today and Friday; 11 a.m., 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday; and 1 and 5 p.m. Sunday. Tickets range from $16 to $75 plus service charges, and are available at the Forum box office, through Ticketmaster or online at www.disneyonice.com. For discount use offer code SAVED13.

Calling all captains: Chart your course to the Tampa Bay Boat Show at the Florida State Fairgrounds, 4800 U.S. 301 N. The event showcases boat dealers and manufacturers, the latest in boating and fishing supplies, and myriads of accessories. Admission is free.

Event hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Parking is $5, or $12 for an RV or bus. For details, call (727) 755-3509 or go to www.tampabayboatshows.com.

Celebrate Cuba: The inaugural Cuban Cultural Fest, a celebration featuring music, dancing, food, art and cigars, will take place at The Cuban Club, 2010 Avenida Republica de Cuba. The festival will celebrate the rich heritage and traditions of the island nation.

Festivities kick off at 11 a.m. both days. For details, go to cubanculturalfest.org.

Be home by midnight: The Patel Conservatory will present Next Generation Ballet’s “Cinderella,” a story ballet featuring nearly 200 dancers, at 6:30 p.m. in Ferguson Hall at the Straz Center, 1010 N. MacInnes Place.

The show features all of the familiar characters, including the humorously wicked stepsisters, the handsome prince, a magical godmother and, of course, Cinderella.

Tickets start at $15 (plus service charges), and may be purchased online at strazcenter.org or call (813) 229-7827.

Extra special: Tampa Theatre wraps up its Family Favorites classic films at 2 p.m. with Steven Spielberg’s “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.”

When a little boy finds a stranded alien, he enlists his sister and brother to help it find a way back home.

Tickets are $9 for adults and $7 for children, and are available at the Tampa Theatre box office, 711 N. Franklin St. For information call (813) 274-8981 or go to www.tampatheatre.org.


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