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Friday, Sep 04, 2015

Arts & Music

Sheeran knows how to connect with audience

Sheeran knows how to connect with audience

Ed Sheeran has grown up. While opening for Taylor Swift two-years ago in Newark, New Jersey, the ginger singer-songwriter lost his composure during a duet with the most popular vocalist on the planet. During “Everything Has Changed,” wh...
Published: 09/03/15
Plenty of choices as Tampa-area theater companies open seasons

Plenty of choices as Tampa-area theater companies open seasons

Drama, romance, laughs and tears are all in the Playbill this coming theater season, as local companies prepare to hit the boards with plays and musicals to broaden audience’s horizons.
Published: 09/03/15
Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson sets St. Petersburg concert

Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson sets St. Petersburg concert

The Beach Boys’ good vibrations will be felt throughout Mahaffey Theater on Nov. 17 when founding member Brian Wilson performs with fellow band member Al Jardine.
Published: 09/02/15
Tickets on sale Friday for Mary J. Blige show Nov. 8 at Sun Dome

Tickets on sale Friday for Mary J. Blige show Nov. 8 at Sun Dome

Tickets go on sale Friday for the Nov. 8 performance by R&B legend Mary J. Blige at the University of South Florida Sun Dome in Tampa.
Published: 09/02/15
Deen, Carter, Busey highlight ‘Dancing With the Stars’ cast

Deen, Carter, Busey highlight ‘Dancing With the Stars’ cast

Chef Paula Deen, whose career was derailed following her 2013 acknowledgment that she had used a racial slur in the past, and Backstreet Boys member Nick Carter will highlight the celebrity cast for the 21st season of ABC’s “Dancing Wit...
Published: 09/02/15
Kanye rants at VMAs, Miley Cyrus flashes breast

Kanye rants at VMAs, Miley Cyrus flashes breast

Taylor Swift won video of the year, Miley Cyrus briefly flashed one of her breasts and Kanye West ranted at the MTV Video Music Awards.
Published: 08/31/15
Women playwrights take center stage at Tampa Bay Theatre Festival

Women playwrights take center stage at Tampa Bay Theatre Festival

TAMPA — When she penned a play about a legendary theatrical scribe, Kris Bauske made the character a man.
Published: 08/30/15
After fall from ‘Beavis and Butthead,’ Winger has his game back

After fall from ‘Beavis and Butthead,’ Winger has his game back

The last time there was an emphatic and dramatic change in pop music was when grunge broke. When Nirvana and its serious, flannel-clad contemporaries became reluctant rock stars, the hair metal bubble burst.
Published: 08/27/15
Cuban act announced for Latin festival in Clearwater

Cuban act announced for Latin festival in Clearwater

Cuban-inspired recording group Gente De Zona will be the opening act at the Hispanic Heritage Concert, Oct. 11 at Coachman Park in Clearwater.
Published: 08/25/15
Artists will enliven Ashley Drive’s Poe garage

Artists will enliven Ashley Drive’s Poe garage

Marred by dark, dank spaces and unlovingly constructed from large concrete slabs, parking garages have long been the bane of city planners looking to beautify urban areas.
Published: 08/24/15