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Thursday, Jun 30, 2016

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Beyonce will build on her legacy during concert in Tampa

Beyonce will build on her legacy during concert in Tampa

Beyonce was already a star by the time she shared the Grammy stage with Prince in 2004, but the former focal point of Destiny’s Child moved up an echelon after that performance.
Updated: 2 months ago
Nicky Jam, Enrique Iglesias top Billboard Latin Music Awards

Nicky Jam, Enrique Iglesias top Billboard Latin Music Awards

MIAMI – Nicky Jam and Enrique Iglesias took home seven awards apiece, including six shared awards for their hit duet “El Perdon,” at the Billboard Latin Music Awards in Miami.
Updated: 2 months ago
‘The Maids’ means to spark debate among Straz Center audiences

‘The Maids’ means to spark debate among Straz Center audiences

Jean Genet’s play “The Maids,” released in 1947, was inspired by a famed French murder trial of two sisters who killed two women, their employer and her daughter, while working as maids in the early 1930s.
Updated: 2 months ago
Best Bets: Fun things to do this week in Tampa Bay area

Best Bets: Fun things to do this week in Tampa Bay area

Not sure what to do this week? Don’t worry. Here are our editors’ picks for things to do in the Tampa area, from so much mac and cheese at RiverFest to a screening of “Purple Rain” to honor Prince.
Updated: 2 months ago
Tampa native BK Jackson talks about touring with Prince

Tampa native BK Jackson talks about touring with Prince

It’s been one week since the world lost pop icon Prince.
Updated: 2 months ago
Sprinkles cupcake shop opens to waiting customers at Hyde Park Village

Sprinkles cupcake shop opens to waiting customers at Hyde Park Village

About a dozen people were lined up on the sidewalk waiting when Sprinkles opened for business this morning at Hyde Park Village. Missing, though, was the cupcake ATM, which should arrive in about a month.
Updated: 2 months ago
Ra Ra Riot headlining the new-look Tropical Heatwave in Ybor

Ra Ra Riot headlining the new-look Tropical Heatwave in Ybor

As Tropical Heatwave steams up Ybor City for the 35th year on Saturday night with 40-plus bands, WMNF Program Director Randy Wynne wonders about the future of Tampa’s longest-running musical festival.
Updated: 2 months ago
Review: Multilayered ‘Mr. Burns’ is some excellent theater

Review: Multilayered ‘Mr. Burns’ is some excellent theater

An episode of “The Simpsons” achieves mythical status and eventually becomes high art in a musical comedy opening Saturday at the freeFall theatre in St. Petersburg.
Updated: 2 months ago
Blink 182 coming to Tampa with new singer and A Day to Remember

Blink 182 coming to Tampa with new singer and A Day to Remember

It looks like Blink 182 has finally sorted things out with founding member Tom DeLonge — they’re hitting the road without him.
Updated: 2 months ago
‘Ratchet & Clank’:  Duo jumps from video games to big screen

‘Ratchet & Clank’: Duo jumps from video games to big screen

Based on a popular Playstation game, the sci-fi animated feature “Ratchet & Clank” seeks to capture the kid-friendly audience this weekend, as well as the gamer crowd who have a familiarity with the space-based game characters. The fi...
Updated: 2 months ago