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Norma Kamali retrospective at Tampa Museum of Art is back-to-the-future experience

Norma Kamali retrospective at Tampa Museum of Art is back-to-the-future experience

Norma Kamali has survived the roiling currents of the fashion industry for almost 50 years by being a genius at two contradictory impulses: She is a pioneer. She is a conservative. Many would disagree with that latter description, but hear me out.
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From the 305 to worldwide, Pitbull is Florida’s paid ambassador

From the 305 to worldwide, Pitbull is Florida’s paid ambassador

Two weeks ago, Pitbull stood surrounded by admirers in Los Angeles’ Celia Cruz Square, receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. As he often does, he brought up his childhood in South Florida.
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Dream of seeing last original ‘Hamilton’ cast performance becomes reality

Dream of seeing last original ‘Hamilton’ cast performance becomes reality

NEW YORK — Our heels click through Times Square, brushing against floor-length gowns as we anxiously make our way toward the Richard Rodgers Theatre. The marquee is out of sight until we’re right up on it, black letters and a familiar i...
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Artist’s exhibit in Carrollwood of Muslim women transcends faiths

Artist’s exhibit in Carrollwood of Muslim women transcends faiths

CARROLLWOOD — With garnet eyes and red-wine lips, a Muslim woman in white hijab stares sternly outward.
Updated: 2 months ago
‘Hamilton’s Leslie Odom Jr. among the highlights of 2016-17 season at the Straz

‘Hamilton’s Leslie Odom Jr. among the highlights of 2016-17 season at the Straz

TAMPA — Unless you hit the equivalent of a theatrical Lotto or were willing to pay a king’s ransom to ticket scalpers, chances are you missed the original cast of Hamilton, the hit musical that walked away with 11 Tony awards in June.
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