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11 royal films to watch before Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s big day

11 royal films to watch before Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s big day

It’s safe to say Meghan Markle took the road less traveled on her way to becoming British royalty. For starters, she’s American (an Angeleno, to be specific). Second, she’s an actress (not exactly a noble profession, no offense Hollywood). And last b...
Published: 05/10/18
Plan your weekend May 11-13: Mother’s Day fun, AirFest, Third Eye Blind, Darci Lynne Farmer, Florida Orchestra salutes Michael Jackson

Plan your weekend May 11-13: Mother’s Day fun, AirFest, Third Eye Blind, Darci Lynne Farmer, Florida Orchestra salutes Michael Jackson

Plan your weekendHoliday Mother’s Day: While breakfast in bed and a bunch of flowers are nice, consider treating your mother to a day of fun together this Sunday. Mom can get in free with a paid loved one for a range of experiences, from the beautif...
Published: 05/09/18
Freefall’s adaptation of ‘The Machine Stops,’ a story from 1909, just might foretell the future

Freefall’s adaptation of ‘The Machine Stops,’ a story from 1909, just might foretell the future

ST. PETERSBURGImagine a world in which people live underground because the air is too polluted to breathe; humans communicate through a vast "Machine" that connects anyone in the world through undersea cables but exacts a price in lost intimacy.Of co...
Published: 05/09/18
Best in art this week: ‘Yellow Submarine’ animator, Morean shows

Best in art this week: ‘Yellow Submarine’ animator, Morean shows

ARTISTIC COMMUNITY: THE PEARL PROJECTSome years ago, artist Maria Saraceno began a project by inviting members of her neighborhood to cook and share meals in a congested commercial parking lot every Sunday afternoon. As more and more curious passers-...
Published: 05/09/18
What’s in theaters this weekend: ‘RBG,’ ‘Life of the Party,’ ‘Breaking In’

What’s in theaters this weekend: ‘RBG,’ ‘Life of the Party,’ ‘Breaking In’

INDIE FLICKS: RBGThe notion of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the diminutive and soft-spoken Supreme Court justice, as a judicial "rock star" — at least in the eyes of progressives who love her sharply worded dissents to opinions rendered by the increasingly c...
Published: 05/09/18
What’s on stage this week: Darci Lynne Farmer, Florida Orchestra does Michael Jackson

What’s on stage this week: Darci Lynne Farmer, Florida Orchestra does Michael Jackson

AGT WINNER: DARCI LYNNE FARMERBy the time Darci Lynne Farmer took the America’s Got Talent stage with her puppet, Petunia, the young ventriloquist had already won entertainer of the year honors at American Kids in Branson, Mo., and an International M...
Published: 05/09/18
Documentary ‘RBG’ looks at whether Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a judicial ‘rock star’

Documentary ‘RBG’ looks at whether Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a judicial ‘rock star’

The notion of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the diminutive and soft-spoken Supreme Court justice, as a judicial "rock star" - at least in the eyes of progressives who love her sharply worded dissents to opinions rendered by the increasingly conservative court...
Published: 05/09/18

Stage West announces 2018-19 season, ticket prices

SPRING HILL — A 15-year-old comedy by comedian/banjo player Steve Martin that is new to this area is one of eight shows announced for the 2018-19 season at Stage West Community Playhouse in Spring Hill.It’s The Underpants, an adaptation of the 1910 G...
Published: 05/07/18
Updated: 05/08/18

Richey Suncoast announces changes, 2018-19 seasons

NEW PORT RICHEY — Richey Suncoast Theatre has announced major changes for the 2018-19 season at its Grand Boulevard venue, as well as the return of a four-show season geared toward mature audiences in an intimate Black Box Theatre setting.The most ob...
Published: 05/07/18
Fringe Festival’s ‘Hamlet’ is drunken Shakespeare. Literally.

Fringe Festival’s ‘Hamlet’ is drunken Shakespeare. Literally.

TAMPA — Ten minutes before curtain, Jaime Giangrande-Holcom didn’t mind admitting the truth."I’m more nervous now than I’ve ever been in my life."The woman who would play four roles in Hamlet, including Polonius and Hamlet’s mother, Gertrude, already...
Published: 05/04/18
Updated: 05/07/18