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May 31, 2001

Summer Sounds The season’s hottest tours are heading our way.

Cover story
Summer's sure things
Pop concert promoters are betting that if the crowd loved 'em before, tried and true entertainment draws will wow 'em again.

Film
Moulin Rouge
'Moulin Rouge' dazzles and disappoints
As it impudently reaches beyond the limits of genre, the film generates a delirious excitement. But intoxication hints at hangover when the pace begins to flag.

Movies: Top Five
Current movies recommended by the Times.

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. Only films rated G, PG or PG-13 are included in this weekly listing, along with occasional R-rated films that may have entertainment or educational value for older children with parental guidance. Compiled by St. Petersburg Times film critic Steve Persall.

Also in Theaters
Is this a trick question?

Indie Flix
Movies in limited release:

Video
Get caught in 'Traffic'
NEW RELEASES

Video / DVD upcoming attractions and rankings
UPCOMING DVD/VIDEO ATTRACTIONS

Pop
Pop: Ticket Window
On the horizon

Hair-raising rock 'n' roll
10 PRESSING QUESTIONS

Pop: Hot Ticket
Your handyman

Team Pop Trivia
This week's winner: Charles Moriarity, a former local boy who now resides in Lawrenceville, Ga., and still reads the Times every day online, knew thatAl Kooper, who played on Bob Dylan's early electric albums, went on to form Blood, Sweat & Tears.

Get Away
Performing suits his taste
Whether he's working with Bruce Springsteen or helping kids in need, sax man Clarence Clemons gives it his all. He and his Band of Faith will headline the Taste of Pinellas.

Get Away: Down the road
Events to watch for; details in future editions of Weekend

Art
Beyond reality to the fantastic
Local artists use life experiences as a springboard into expressive work.

Art: Best bets
Art critic Mary Ann Marger's recommendations for this weekend. Please refer to the Art Calendar for details.

Dine
Taste of Pinellas
Grazing for a good cause
The Taste of Pinellas enters its 15th year this weekend, and, like a good restaurant, it keeps updating its menu.

Side dish
TIP OF THE TOQUE

Nite Out
A stand-up guy
Comedian Ray Romano has a hit network TV show, but he says it's stage work that keeps him creatively juiced.

Stage
Stage: On the horizon
Flames -- Michael Flatley stars in Feet of Flames June 10 at the Ice Palace. $35-$85.

Stage: Hot Ticket
Nine concerts in Sarasota

Shop
The great outdoors
Quick: Before the humidity hits 100 percent and the temperatures rise to the mid-90s, revel in a few more al fresco celebrations. Whether at a gathering for graduates or a cookout, these items should add a merry note to any open-air festivity.

Time Out
A classic admonition to make love, not war
Centuries before the advent of marriage counselors, sex therapists and Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus, women and men were battling out their differences.

Take back the night in Ybor City
Spring Break is done. The relatives and old friends from up North are gone. It's just you now. No longer do you have to pick out the just-can't-miss places for your guests. No more obligatory late nights and crazy weekends. So what do you do now? If you're suffering from empty-nest syndrome, you can soothe your troubled soul by rubbing elbows at any one of these places. After all, there's no way you made it to all these venues -- is there?

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