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Sunday, May 01, 2016

Things To Do

Defiant Beyoncé thrills fans at Raymond James Stadium
Tampa was the second stop of Beyoncé’s “Formation” tour. Friday night at Raymond James Stadium, all of the singer’s attitude, cockiness and Southern sweetness was on display. PARKWOOD ENTERTAINMENT
Less than a week after dropping a surprise album, Queen Bey’s subjects were already chanting along as the extravagant “Formation” tour came to Tampa.
Fans of Prince can pay their respects to the music legend during a special showing of his 1984 film, “Purple Rain,” on April 30 at Tampa Theatre. PHOTO PROVIDED
Best Bets: Fun things to do this week in Tampa Bay area
People strolled the Tampa Riverwalk Saturday during the First Annual Riverfest . The festival, which returns for a second year on Saturday and Sunday, features a variety of events along the Hillsborough River. TRIBUNE FILE
Mac and Cheese Throwdown, free concerts and hot air balloons set for RiverFest 2016
Ra Ra Riot, an indie-rock band that originated at Syracuse University, takes the stage at 11:45 p.m. Saturday.
Ra Ra Riot headlining the new-look Tropical Heatwave in Ybor
5 can’t miss concerts in the Tampa area this weekend

5 can’t miss concerts in the Tampa area this weekend

Looking to enjoy some live music this weekend? Maybe a comedy show is more your forte? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here are five can’t miss events around the Tampa Bay Area this weekend.
Published: 04/22/16
Feel the Earth move: Mueller brings Carole King’s music to Straz

Feel the Earth move: Mueller brings Carole King’s music to Straz

Actress Abby Mueller knew full well she was stepping into the shoes of an icon when she landed the title role in “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical.”
Published: 04/22/16
The ‘beautiful’ and life-changing music of Carole King

The ‘beautiful’ and life-changing music of Carole King

Several years ago now, one of my colleagues here at the Trib asked a job candidate to name the album that changed her life.
Published: 04/22/16
Popular seafood fest returns with a new name: SeaFest

Popular seafood fest returns with a new name: SeaFest

NEW PORT RICHEY — For the 17th year, the Cotee River SeaFest will entertain thousands of spectators today through Sunday at newly renovated Sims Park in downtown New Port Richey.
Published: 04/22/16
St. Pete rolls out bike share program

St. Pete rolls out bike share program

ST. PETERSBURG – Downtown workers, patrons, residents, sightseers and others will have the option to move about city streets on two wheels rather than four by this fall.
Published: 04/21/16
Updated: 04/22/16
Beer Knights: Warm weather means beer fests are plentiful in Tampa Bay area

Beer Knights: Warm weather means beer fests are plentiful in Tampa Bay area

With two big beer events this weekend and the annual Wazoo beer fest, benefiting Lowry Park Zoo, being moved up to May 7, the Beer Knights are keeping busy this spring — not to mention the chance to savor a few Mexican pours during Cinco De Mayo.
Published: 04/21/16
Updated: 04/22/16
Best Bets: Fun things to do in Tampa Bay area this week

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

Not sure what to do this week? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here are our editors’ picks for things to do in Tampa this week, from Garrison Keillor at The Straz to The Tampa Grilled Cheese Festival.
Published: 04/21/16
Updated: 04/22/16
Havana dance company delights Tampa teacher who left Cuba

Havana dance company delights Tampa teacher who left Cuba

TAMPA — The dancers from Havana stomped their feet and clapped their hands to a rumba beat while their audience of young students at the Patel Conservatory stared wide eyed and smiled.
Published: 04/21/16
Updated: 04/22/16
Watch This: Tribute sculpted in sand for Prince

Watch This: Tribute sculpted in sand for Prince

The city of Clearwater and the organizers of the Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival honored the musical genius of Prince by sculpting a memorial.
Published: 04/21/16
Pop superstar Prince found dead at his Minnesota estate at age 57

Pop superstar Prince found dead at his Minnesota estate at age 57

CHANHASSEN, Minn. – Prince, one of the most inventive and influential musicians of modern times with hits including “Little Red Corvette,” “Let’s Go Crazy” and “When Doves Cry,” was found dead a...
Published: 04/21/16