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Tempus Projects planning Prince dance party in Seminole Heights

Prince, among so many other things, was legendary for throwing dance parties.

He threw a massive one, open to the public, at his Paisley Park estate only five days before his death there, and the Minneapolis club First Avenue held a marathon series of all-night dance parties to honor the icon following his passing last week.

Tampa is getting in on the action on May 5 with a Prince-themed dance party at Tempus Projects in Seminole Heights.

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Is this Beyonce's shopping list from Crate and Barrel in Tampa?

Why does Beyonce need six tea kettles?

A manager for the Crate and Barrel store near International Plaza in Tampa claims that’s one of the items on a list left behind by an assistant who was there shopping for the pop megastar last Saturday.

Beyonce and her husband Jay-Z are rumored to be renting a home on Davis Islands as Beyonce preps for a massive tour kicking off in Miami Wednesday before stopping at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa on Friday.

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‘Orange Is the New Black’’s Ruby Rose coming to Tampa, Orlando to DJ

There are plenty of celebrities who moonlight as DJs. Christian Nairn (Hodor) from “Game of Thrones” and Pauly D from “Jersey Shore” are a couple who have stepped behind the ones and twos in Tampa area in recent years. So it’s not all that unusual to hear that Ruby Rose, aka every Netflix account holder’s celebrity crush, has DJ gigs scheduled in Tampa and Orlando coming up.

Rose, who starred in the most recent season of “Orange Is the New Black,” will DJ a party Sunday at Beach Bar on the Courtney Campbell Causeway (formerly Hogan’s Beach) as part of the beachside bar and restaurant’s Recess Sundays beginning at noon.

If you don’t get a chance to see the Australian model-turned-actress in Tampa, Rose will be back in Florida on June 3 for a gig at Tier Nightclub in Orlando.

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