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Gwyneth Paltrow dances with Joseph Finnes in a scene from the film ''Shakespeare in Love,'' screening on Valentine's Day at Tampa Theatre. FILE
BARF, but in a good way: The Bay Area Renaissance Festival has an unfortunate acronym, but it’s still a fun trip to a time of kings, queens, jousting, jugglers, mimes, archery and...
Patty Griffin comes to St. Pete with eclectic new collection of love songs

Patty Griffin comes to St. Pete with eclectic new collection of love songs

There’s a different type of love song in contemporary music, particularly in the hip-hop world. For some, the love of objects reigns supreme. Dreams of conspicuous consumption and elite status in song is common.
Published: 02/11/16
‘Dali & Disney’ reflects on the lives of Spanish surrealist and animation pioneer

‘Dali & Disney’ reflects on the lives of Spanish surrealist and animation pioneer

ST. PETERSBURG — In its continuing quest to present uniquely complex exhibits connecting legendary artist Salvador Dali to the world’s greatest visionaries such as Leonardo da Vinci and Picasso, the Dali Museum’s newest show ...
Published: 02/11/16
Alan Parsons recounts learning from Beatles, Pink Floyd ahead of Clearwater concert

Alan Parsons recounts learning from Beatles, Pink Floyd ahead of Clearwater concert

It’s been a half-century since Alan Parsons entered the music business. Although most recording artists pay their dues playing forgettable gigs and working unglamorous jobs, Parsons’ career commenced in memorable fashion.
Published: 02/11/16
Art Splash brings funky assortment of local art to Hidden Springs Ale Works

Art Splash brings funky assortment of local art to Hidden Springs Ale Works

A pair of local artists are working together to bring an eclectic show to the Tampa Bay area.
Published: 02/11/16
‘Sex Tips For Straight Women From a Gay Man’ a comedic play with real moves

‘Sex Tips For Straight Women From a Gay Man’ a comedic play with real moves

The off-Broadway hit “Sex Tips For Straight Women From a Gay Man” makes its Florida debut when the risque romantic comedy loosely adapted from the book of the same name runs today through Sunday at the Straz Center in Tampa.
Published: 02/11/16
‘Zoolander 2’: Comedy is not really, really ridiculously  funny

‘Zoolander 2’: Comedy is not really, really ridiculously funny

A film cannot live on celebrity cameos alone. But “Zoolander 2” is certainly going to try. Because cameos are low in calories, and “Zoolander 2” hates calories, because they make you fat, and “Zoolander 2” hates fa...
Published: 02/11/16
‘Where to Invade Next’: Moore ‘invades’ Europe to teach us all some lessons

‘Where to Invade Next’: Moore ‘invades’ Europe to teach us all some lessons

Of course, Michael Moore exaggerates. Of course, he engages in cheerful, unabashed cherry-picking. Of course, he sees black and white where most of us see shades of gray.
Published: 02/11/16
‘Deadpool’: Action film not afraid of spoofing anyone or anything

‘Deadpool’: Action film not afraid of spoofing anyone or anything

“Deadpool” hates its audience, and that’s not necessarily a bad thing.
Published: 02/11/16
Photos: Florida State Fair food, rides and animals

Photos: Florida State Fair food, rides and animals

From the food, animals, interesting sights and, by the way, the food, here is just a quick glimpse at all the Florida State Fair has to offer.
Published: 02/11/16
Director named for stage version of ‘Frozen’

Director named for stage version of ‘Frozen’

NEW YORK — Disney has tapped one of Broadway’s freshest talents to direct one of its most eagerly awaited musicals, “Frozen.”
Published: 02/11/16