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Friday, Jan 30, 2015

Arts & Music

Still the one we want: Newton-John to play Capitol Theatre

Still the one we want: Newton-John to play Capitol Theatre

From being a big-screen sweetheart to getting “Physical” in an ’80s music video, Olivia Newton-John has rarely missed a beat when it comes to making audiences swoon with her angelic voice and girl-next-door charm.
Updated: 13 hours ago
Universal Studios’ Mardi Gras concert lineup includes Kelly Clarkson, Band Perry

Universal Studios’ Mardi Gras concert lineup includes Kelly Clarkson, Band Perry

Universal Studios Orlando rounded out the lineup for its 2015 Mardi Gras concerts today by adding “American Idol” winner Phillip Phillips and the pop-rap duo MKTO to the list, the theme park announced.
Published: 01/29/15
Jeff Bridges wants to help you sleep during the Super Bowl

Jeff Bridges wants to help you sleep during the Super Bowl

Ever wanted to lay in bed while The Dude peacefully lulls you to dreamland.
Published: 01/29/15
Rush tickets for Amalie Arena concert go on sale Feb. 6

Rush tickets for Amalie Arena concert go on sale Feb. 6

Tickets for the Rush concert at Amalie Arena on May 24 go on sale at 10 a.m. Feb 6.
Published: 01/29/15
Lil Wayne sues mentor’s record label for $51M, seeking split

Lil Wayne sues mentor’s record label for $51M, seeking split

NEW YORK – Rapper Lil Wayne has had it with his record label. He’s suing Cash Money in New York for $51 million after claiming that it stiffed him for $8 million on a record he delivered last month.
Published: 01/29/15
Boston Pops ready to mix it up musically at Amalie Arena

Boston Pops ready to mix it up musically at Amalie Arena

There was once a time when a band’s sonic output was almost as diverse as Manhattan. The Beatles, usually a fine example in the world of pop music regardless of subject matter, ranged from dance hall to psychedelia to elements of classical to ...
Published: 01/29/15
Penguins may spark talks on parenting in Stageworks’ ‘Birds of a Feather’

Penguins may spark talks on parenting in Stageworks’ ‘Birds of a Feather’

A smart and funny take on parenting and relationships between couples (gay and straight) is told through the eyes of penguins and hawks in “Birds of a Feather,” opening Friday at Stageworks Theatre in Channelside.
Published: 01/29/15
Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett among duets set for Grammy Awards

Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett among duets set for Grammy Awards

NEW YORK – The Grammy Awards will feature a number of collaborative performances, including Lady Gaga with Tony Bennett and Adam Levine with Gwen Stefani.
Published: 01/28/15
Black Lips, giant slide on tap for Spring Beer Fling in Tampa

Black Lips, giant slide on tap for Spring Beer Fling in Tampa

Psychadelic-leaning punk band The Black Lips will headline the Spring Beer Fling when it returns to Tampa’s Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park for a second year on March 21.
Published: 01/27/15
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