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Arts & Music

Athleticism meets contemporary with Parsons Dance Company

Athleticism meets contemporary with Parsons Dance Company

The dancer athletes of the Internationally renowned, New York based Parsons Dance Company, founded by David Parsons will take the stage at the Straz Center Thursday.
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Review: David Bowie's final album a fitting epitaph

Review: David Bowie's final album a fitting epitaph

Two days before his death, David Bowie released “Blackstar,” his 25th album, which serves as a fitting musical epitaph.
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David Bowie changed the very meaning of being a rock star

David Bowie changed the very meaning of being a rock star

NEW YORK — David Bowie made clear, in a way that was exhilarating and sometimes frightening, what every rock star since Elvis Presley and Little Richard had been telling us all along — that anything was possible.
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Iconic singer David Bowie dies at age 69 after lengthy cancer battle

Iconic singer David Bowie dies at age 69 after lengthy cancer battle

NEW YORK — David Bowie, the other-worldly musician who broke pop and rock boundaries with his creative musicianship, nonconformity, striking visuals and a genre-bending persona he christened Ziggy Stardust, died of cancer Sunday. He was 69 and...
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‘Lebensraum’:  Play about German guilt and returning Jews is amusing and moving

‘Lebensraum’: Play about German guilt and returning Jews is amusing and moving

In playwright Israel Horovitz’s thought-provoking drama “Lebensraum,” three actors play more than 50 characters in a fanciful tale set in modern day Germany where 6 million Jews have been invited to “come home” with...
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Sam Shepard play ‘True West,’ about brawling brothers, opens in Tampa

Sam Shepard play ‘True West,’ about brawling brothers, opens in Tampa

Sibling rivalry is taken to new heights in The Tampa Repertory Theatre presentation of playwright Sam Shepard’s “True West,” running through Jan. 24 on the University of South Florida campus.
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2016 planner: Concerts, festivals, movies and more coming to Tampa

2016 planner: Concerts, festivals, movies and more coming to Tampa

The Christmas tree is down and the holiday decorations are packed away for another year. The tree is down, right?
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Artist’s metal sculptures show his creative mettle

Artist’s metal sculptures show his creative mettle

You may not recognize Dominique Martinez’s name, but chances are good that you have seen the work of the welding artist and his company, Rustic Steel Creations.
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Guns N' Roses reuniting after decades to headline Coachella

Guns N' Roses reuniting after decades to headline Coachella

Welcome back to the jungle.
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Music Year in Review: Ranking the top 10 albums of 2015

Music Year in Review: Ranking the top 10 albums of 2015

NEW YORK — More than hit singles, albums are works of art that move you to think, reflect, dance and smile. Here are 10 albums that did that in 2015, according to Associated Press music editor Mesfin Fekadu.
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