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Arts & Music

Los Lonely Boys to play Tampa Bay Margarita Festival

Los Lonely Boys to play Tampa Bay Margarita Festival

The first annual Tampa Bay Margarita Festival was a big hit in 2013. Now promoters are bringing in a band that knows something about hits for the festival’s second year.
Published: 04/17/14
Best Bets: Fun stuff to do in the Tampa Bay area this week

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

Here are our editors' picks for things to do in Tampa and beyond, from the Florida Orchestra's mash-up with classic video games to Record Store Day at shops around the area.
Published: 04/17/14
LeAnn Rimes sets concert date at Hard Rock Tampa

LeAnn Rimes sets concert date at Hard Rock Tampa

Country music and soon-to-be reality TV star LeAnn Rimes is coming to the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Tampa.
Published: 04/17/14
Florida Orchestra embraces video games for ‘rePlay: Symphony of Heroes’

Florida Orchestra embraces video games for ‘rePlay: Symphony of Heroes’

Predictions on the demise of American orchestras are greatly exaggerated. They also ignore why so many of these grand organizations manage to stay healthy.
Published: 04/17/14
Eclectic musician GRiZ will mix it up at Ritz Ybor

Eclectic musician GRiZ will mix it up at Ritz Ybor

GRiZ is a refreshingly complicated recording artist. The Michigan native formerly known as Grant Kwiecinski is a young visionary, who crafts contemporary dance music with funk, soul and classic rock.
Published: 04/17/14
Special effects bring ‘Ghost’ musical to life

Special effects bring ‘Ghost’ musical to life

Playing a character acting as if they can’t see a “dead” person takes some practice.
Published: 04/17/14
‘Brief History of Beer’ is tale told live at Ybor City pub

‘Brief History of Beer’ is tale told live at Ybor City pub

The idea for writing the stage show “A Brief History of Beer” came to Trish Parry and William Glenn, perhaps not surprisingly, over pints of beer in Great Britain.
Published: 04/17/14
Ailing Malcolm Young taking break from AC/DC

Ailing Malcolm Young taking break from AC/DC

NEW YORK – Malcolm Young of AC/DC is taking a break from the band to focus on his health.
Published: 04/16/14
Impressive ‘Wizard’ gets standing ovation at Ruth Eckerd Hall

Impressive ‘Wizard’ gets standing ovation at Ruth Eckerd Hall

The audience so loved the traveling incarnation of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s version of “The Wizard of Oz” that even Toto took a bow on opening night Tuesday. The whole cast got a standing ovation from a crowd that included more than...
Published: 04/16/14
Bollywood Oscars opening song ‘Do Da Tampa’ released online

Bollywood Oscars opening song ‘Do Da Tampa’ released online

Hundreds of millions of television viewers around the world are expected to be watching the opening dance routine when the “Bollywood Oscars” broadcast live from Raymond James Stadium in Tampa next week.
Published: 04/16/14