||The Strawberry Festival puts up the freshest country sounds.
Harvesting the best of country
The Strawberry Festival's general manager has spent years cultivating ties to country music's top performers, and she's dished up a tasty 2002 lineup.
Strawberry Festival facts
The 67th annual Florida Strawberry Festival begins today and continues through March 10 at the Strawberry Festival Grounds in Plant City.
In memory of Jennifer
If he were looking for reasons, country star Vince Gill could come to the Florida Strawberry Festival simply to escape the winter chill of Nashville and squeeze in a few rounds of golf -- his favorite pastime when he's not making music and helping wife Amy Grant raise their new baby girl.
Times -- and Vietnam War movies -- have changed
We Were Soldiers, based on the first major battle with North Vietnamese forces, depicts the war's pride and pain without the politics.
Give up this movie for Lent
Cheap jokes and few surprises doom 40 Days and 40 Nights, in which a young man swears off sex, then meets the girl of his dreams.
Family Movie Guide
The Family Movie Guide should be used along with the Motion Picture Association of America rating system for selecting movies suitable for children.
A chilling adventure
Top 5 movies and Upcoming releases
Hard-core gore with funk
Upcoming video/DVD releases and rankings
Tuesday: A.I. Artificial Intelligence, The One, The Last Castle
Team Pop Trivia
This week's winner: Rich Whittle of Clearwater knew that the late, great legendary jazz trumpeter Miles Davis recorded an instrumental version of Cyndi Lauper's Time After Time.
DOWN THE ROAD
Pop: Hot Ticket
Book Binder sings the blues
Get Away: Down the road
Events to watch for; details in future editions of Weekend.
Get Away: Hot Ticket
Royal revels at the Swamp Festival
For acquiring minds
Buying a work of art is like buying a piece of the artist, says one couple who offer tips to those attending the Gasparilla Festival of the Arts this weekend.
Upcoming art events
Salvador Dali Museum 20th Anniversary Celebration -- March 8 to 10. Includes loan of The Persistance of Memory from the Museum of Modern Art, March 8 through June 8, St. Petersburg.
Art: Hot Ticket
Car and art lovers, zoom to Dunedin
Le Bouchon is a corker
Relax, enjoy, savor. This casual bistro has some of the best French cooking around the Tampa Bay area -- at any price.
I've had enough ...
Reservations without honor.
Nite Out: Hot Ticket
Eclectic country -- on a stage near you
Dance company never stands still
Stamina is essential for Philadanco dancers, not only because their profession demands it; they whirl throughout the country on tour for months each year.
Stage: Down the road
Jones -- Bob Devin Jones does his one-man show Uncle Bends: A Home-cooked Negro Narrative at American Stage March 8-24. $18.
Stage: Hot Ticket
Music and enchantment
Now you see it
Learn to amaze and impress your friends with a few sleight-of-hand maneuvers and you won't have to come up with live creatures that flutter and jump. If you're looking to draw a rabbit from a top hat, you may want to go faux.
PROTECTIVE PACKAGING: Easier to deal with than foam peanuts or bubble wrap, 3M's Inflata-Pak gives consumers a new way to protect fragile gifts sent by mail.