|Cover Story: An invasion of art
More than 300 artists will be represented at one of Florida's top outdoor shows, the annual Gasparilla Festival of the Arts. Story
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A movie with real 'get up and go' -- so I did
Cradle 2 the Grave isn't worth sitting through at the theater and should have gone straight to home video.
Top five movies and upcoming releases
Top five movies
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.
Indie Flix: Spiraling downward
Love Liza (R) (93 min.) -- Something makes Todd Louiso's Love Liza feel like a film from the 1970s, and it isn't just Philip Seymour Hoffman's careless hair.
Video / DVD
Upcoming releases and current rankings
Tuesday: Knockaround Guys, The Mystic Masseur, Road to Perdition, Tuck Everlasting, The Tuxedo
New releases: 'Perdition' is a road less traveled
Road to Perdition (R)
Rewind: A big helping of the Big Easy
Filmmakers have long been attracted to the party city and its dark shadows.
Team Pop Trivia
This week's winner: Dorothy Hopkins of St. Petersburg knew that Indian sitarist Ravi Shankar is the father of multiple Grammy winner Norah Jones.
DOWN THE ROAD
Breaking out of the box
Mime master Marcel Marceau extols the "the art of silence" and discounts those for whom mime may be a four-letter word.
'Chicago' comes to Largo stage
The popularity of the film boosts this show, in talent and ticket sales.
Moses Pendleton's first performance piece, in the late 1960s, took the audience on a six-mile trip around his family's Vermont dairy farm. At one point, audience members stood in the path of 50 charging Holsteins.
A hearty welcome to new neighbors
Two Italian restaurants are already waking up taste buds in Tampa.
I've had enough ...
Food and drink events
Tastes of Italy -- 4:30-6:30 p.m. Sun., Alfano's Restaurant, 1702 Clearwater-Largo Road, Clearwater. Four-course menu featuring the regions of Italy, with wines to match. $65 inclusive. (727) 712-2760 to RSVP.
Comedy's managing editor
Jon Stewart's finds his humor in the headlines as he and his staff crank out Comedy Central's Daily Show.
Comics coming soon
Bobcat Goldthwait -- March 6-8, Tampa Improv, 1600 E Eighth Ave. $18-$20. (813) 864-4000.
Ripe for recreation
The Florida Strawberry Festival has a lot on its menu, including rides, animals, headline entertainment and, of course, its namesake.
Lowry Park Zoo welcomes spring
Bubblegum and cereal
In one of the more alarming commercial tie-ins we've seen lately, 1970s teen idol David Cassidy is scheduled to sing his Partridge Family hit I Think I Love You at the "wedding" of a 6-foot Cheerio and a strawberry character.