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Sunday, Jan 25, 2015

Arts & Music

Martina McBride heads to Clearwater with country hits, R&B classics

Martina McBride heads to Clearwater with country hits, R&B classics

While coming of age in Kansas during the Reagan era, Martina McBride devoured a considerable amount of pop and hair metal, which reigned a generation ago.
Published: 01/22/15
Updated: 01/23/15
‘Radio Golf’ at American Stage shows a community in transition

‘Radio Golf’ at American Stage shows a community in transition

Actor Anthony Chisholm has a rich history with the late August Wilson, having worked with the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright for 15 years before Wilson’s death in 2005.
Published: 01/22/15
History center’s ‘Art of Piracy’ exhibition ties in with Gasparilla

History center’s ‘Art of Piracy’ exhibition ties in with Gasparilla

“Yo Ho (A Pirate’s Life for Me),” written in the 1960s for the Disney theme park’s Pirates of the Caribbean attraction, is typical of the romanticized notions about the swashbucklers who sailed on the high seas.
Published: 01/22/15

Five Finger Death Punch, Rise Against headline 98 Rockfest in Tampa

The area’s largest annual festival for metal, hardcore and hard rock is coming back to Tampa with Five Finger Death Punch headlining a bill that includes Rise Against, Breaking Benjamin, The Pretty Reckless and Nothing More.
Published: 01/20/15

Blues-rock group Black Crowes calls it quits after 24 years

NEW YORK – The blues-rock band the Black Crowes are fading to black.
Published: 01/15/15
On That Note: This week’s best concerts in the Tampa Bay area

On That Note: This week’s best concerts in the Tampa Bay area

Our picks for the top concerts coming to the Tampa Bay area from Jan. 16 to 22.
Published: 01/16/15
Productions celebrate heritage of Opera Tampa

Productions celebrate heritage of Opera Tampa

Long before radio and television and football and fast food, people got excited about going to the opera.
Published: 01/16/15
Sunshine Blues Festival has eclectic lineup for 2015

Sunshine Blues Festival has eclectic lineup for 2015

One of the concert highlights of 2015 is arriving early.
Published: 01/15/15
‘Book of Mormon’ returning to Tampa

‘Book of Mormon’ returning to Tampa

Still playing to sold-out venues, the sassy, irreverent musical comedy “The Book of Mormon” is coming back to town. The “Second National Tour” lands at David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday and runs ...
Published: 01/16/15
Modest Mouse to headline Gasparilla Music Festival

Modest Mouse to headline Gasparilla Music Festival

Modest Mouse will headline the Gasparilla Music Festival in March, organizers announced today.
Published: 01/13/15