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Review: Dan Auerbach, Benjamin Booker plumb the past for inspiration on new albums

Review: Dan Auerbach, Benjamin Booker plumb the past for inspiration on new albums

It didn't take Benjamin Booker long to get lumped in with the greats. The Tampa-raised singer-songwriter's 2014 self-titled blues-punk debut brought widespread acclaim, not to mention an appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman, a tour with J...
Updated: 9 minutes ago
How Sofia Coppola's 'The Beguiled' compares to the 1971 version

How Sofia Coppola's 'The Beguiled' compares to the 1971 version

It was a man's world in 1971 when Clint Eastwood starred in The Beguiled, a Southern gothic thriller that's as misogynistic in hindsight as old movies can be.A half-century later, director Sofia Coppola presents the feminist morality tale at the core...
Updated: 21 minutes ago
Shakira coming to the Amway Center in Orlando

Shakira coming to the Amway Center in Orlando

Don't lie, Shakira. Not your hips, not your lips, not anything. Tell us: Why won't you come back to Tampa? The Colombian singer was supposed to perform in Tampa in 2002, but canceled that date, and hasn't been back since. In the meantime, she's perfo...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Where to see Fourth of July fireworks across Tampa Bay

Where to see Fourth of July fireworks across Tampa Bay

Looking for Independence Day fireworks shows in the Tampa Bay area? There are plenty of options, including the massive shows in Tampa, Clearwater, St. Petersburg, and New Port Richey, as well as smaller shows across Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Her...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Future, Ruff Ryders reunion tour coming to the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa

Future, Ruff Ryders reunion tour coming to the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa

Tampa's MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre is in the midst of a killer summer of rock (Green Day, Muse, Linkin Park) and country (Sam Hunt, Lady Antebelleum, Dierks Bentley). Go ahead and throw a couple of big hip-hop shows on that slate, too. The ...
Updated: 10 hours ago
Looking for a cool  and good  workout? Suit up and head to the pool

Looking for a cool and good workout? Suit up and head to the pool

Want to get your exercise fix and remain cool? A water workout could very well be your answer. The constant resistance of the water offers a good workout. In the past, water fitness was believed to be for the older generation or pregnant women. That'...
Updated: 6 hours ago
For Fourth of July, an American feast inspired by founding father Alexander Hamilton

For Fourth of July, an American feast inspired by founding father Alexander Hamilton

Are there a million things you haven't done? Is one of them throwing a patriotic party inspired by one of the founding fathers?This Fourth of July, trade in those cliched burgers and hot dogs for an evening with Alexander Hamilton, best known as Amer...
Published: 06/26/17
From the food editor: Almond-Crusted Chicken Tenders will be your new favorite go-to

From the food editor: Almond-Crusted Chicken Tenders will be your new favorite go-to

I decided my almond chicken obsession was becoming a bit much. Whenever I needed a quick lunch, or didn't know what to eat, or wanted to be kind of healthy but not go all in on a lame salad, I opted for almond-coated chicken tenders over kale slaw an...
Published: 06/26/17
Restaurant review: Deccan Spice in Feather Sound is a gateway to the allures of Indian cuisine

Restaurant review: Deccan Spice in Feather Sound is a gateway to the allures of Indian cuisine

CLEARWATERFeather Sound's Tru Lounge, which was Flo Lounge before that, morphed into Grand Siam in 2012, a giant Thai restaurant owned by the folks who had Ban Thai restaurants in Tampa, Clearwater, Brandon and Lakeland. It was lavish with dramatic f...
Published: 06/26/17
Who topped the Billboard charts 35 years ago? Paul and Stevie, of course

Who topped the Billboard charts 35 years ago? Paul and Stevie, of course

We really did have it so much better in the early ‘80s. Just check out the Billboard top 5 songs for the week of June 26, 1982.  1. Ebony and Ivory (Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder)2. Don’t You Want Me (The Human League)3. Rosanna (...
Published: 06/26/17