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Thursday, Dec 18, 2014

Christopher Spata


Review: The Black Keys bring their brawny rock to Amalie Arena


TAMPA — The last time the Black Keys headlined a show in Tampa it was at Skipper’s Smokehouse, a quirky little restaurant with a capacity of around 800. Things change in nine years. A lot.

Pop Rocks: ‘American Horror Story’ disses Tampa, but loves St. Pete’s snacks


We knew there would be plenty of Florida references with FX’s

Pop Rocks: Is CMT’s ‘Party Down South’ partying in Tampa?


If you haven’t seen the CMT reality series “Party Down South,” the quickest way to sum it up is “Jersey Shore” with sweet tea.

'Dirty Dancing' lives up to pop culture legacy at Straz


Full disclosure: the original “Dirty Dancing” was not a cultural touchstone of my youth.

Most popular baby names of 2014 familiar to Netflix, ‘Frozen’ fans


Babycenter.com released its annual top baby names of the year list this week, and it looks like many of 2014’s new parents are fans of Netflix, baseball ...

MTV reality show 'Growing Up Greek' filmed in Tarpon Springs


Garfunkel and Oates sing of sex, drugs and smug pregnant women

- The disarmingly girlish duo with the often-filthy lyrics performs at the Straz Center’s Ferguson Hall tonight, a show Kate Micucci says will be a combo of songs, stories and improv — half stand-up show, half c...

No tickets needed to see One Direction in Orlando


If you couldn’t score those pricey tickets to see One Direction in Tampa last month, it may be worth taking a drive down Interstate 4 on Monday (just follow the screams, if you’re not sure how to get there)...

Thousands of free video games now playable on the Internet Archive


Imagine it’s some date between 1978 and 1998, you know, back when video arcades were a thing that existed.

There's something old, something new for Guavaween 2014

- The new incarnation of the once notoriously wild street party is incorporating some of the old, a lot of new, and a dash of the really old .

Tyson shares ‘Undisputed Truth’ before Tampa show

- Mike Tyson’s one-man show “Undisputed Truth” is billed as 90 minutes of those stories. Here’s what he had to say in an interview before his Saturday appearance at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and...