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Tuesday, Sep 01, 2015

Arts & Music

As the celebrated producer comes to St. Pete, Babyface remains devoted to love songs

As the celebrated producer comes to St. Pete, Babyface remains devoted to love songs

When most music aficionados think Babyface, the images conjured up are of one of the most lionized producers in pop history. Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds has written and produced 26 No. 1 R&B hits and has won 11 Grammy awards for his wo...
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Ringwald sets Clearwater date to discuss ‘Breakfast Club’ screening

Ringwald sets Clearwater date to discuss ‘Breakfast Club’ screening

One of the most celebrated works from the iconic “Brat Pack” of the 1980s will be honored during an October viewing at Capitol Theatre in Clearwater, followed by an interactive discussion with star Molly Ringwald.
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Review: “Watchman’ presents darker side of Atticus Finch

Review: “Watchman’ presents darker side of Atticus Finch

“Go Set a Watchman” by Harper Lee; Harper (278 pages, $27.99)
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Pasco ‘80s band revives, tunes up for festval gig

Pasco ‘80s band revives, tunes up for festval gig

ZEPHYRHILLS — The old metal garage doesn’t offer much in terms of ambience, or air-conditioning, and that’s how the guys in Teer want it.
Updated: 2 months ago
Ariana Grande makes Tampa fans forget about doughnut problem

Ariana Grande makes Tampa fans forget about doughnut problem

TAMPA — Pop star Ariana Grande moved past last week’s doughnut shop controversies, kicking off the second North American leg of her “Honeymoon Tour” at Amalie Arena on Thursday night.
Updated: 2 months ago
‘Cool Art’ on display in St. Petersburg

‘Cool Art’ on display in St. Petersburg

Show of hands: Who is tired of 90-plus degree heat, wiping sweat from your brow and wondering if that smell is your deodorant failing?
Updated: 2 months ago
Foreigner: Concert feels like a good time to longtime band

Foreigner: Concert feels like a good time to longtime band

“Feels Like The First Time” is the name of the band’s initial single and the 2011 compilation album, but odds are that’s not how it feels for lone original band member Mick Jones.
Updated: 2 months ago
GM won’t pull Kid Rock sponsorship as rocker prepares for Tampa

GM won’t pull Kid Rock sponsorship as rocker prepares for Tampa

DETROIT – General Motors said today it’ll continue its sponsorship of Kid Rock’s summer concert tour, despite a request by a Detroit activist group that the automaker cut financial ties with the musician if he displays the Confed...
Updated: 2 months ago
Grande headed to Tampa without criminal charges in doughnut licking

Grande headed to Tampa without criminal charges in doughnut licking

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. – It brought on two long YouTube apologies, but Ariana Grande’s doughnut licking video won’t lead to criminal charges.
Updated: 2 months ago
Ariana Grande apologizes again  ahead of Tampa concert

Ariana Grande apologizes again ahead of Tampa concert

NEW YORK – Ariana Grande has apologized for a second time for licking doughnuts and saying “I hate America.”
Updated: 2 months ago