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Friday, Aug 22, 2014

Arts & Music

Songwriters have long been in tune with Tampa

Songwriters have long been in tune with Tampa

Few things get a concert crowd going like a rock star lyrically name-dropping city they’re playing in.
Updated: 38 mins ago
Tori Amos brings her engaging live show to Clearwater

Tori Amos brings her engaging live show to Clearwater

There’s no recording artist like Tori Amos. The veteran vocalist-keyboardist is imaginative, unpredictable and, at times, inscrutable. Check out the title of her latest album, “Unrepentant Geraldines.”
Published: 08/21/14
Tampa’s Jobsite Theater a finalist for national grant

Tampa’s Jobsite Theater a finalist for national grant

Long known as a treasure to theater fans in the Tampa area, the Jobsite Theater company may soon have some national recognition.
Published: 08/20/14

MTV Video Music Awards to open with a ‘Bang’

NEW YORK – The MTV Video Music Awards will open with a “Bang.”
Published: 08/20/14
Prohibition artifacts going on display at Tampa Bay History Center

Prohibition artifacts going on display at Tampa Bay History Center

A new exhibit at the Tampa Bay History Center looks to transport visitors back to a time of speakeasies, gangsters and flappers, when the “battle against the bottle” was shaping and dividing American culture on both sides of the law. ...
Published: 08/19/14
Brantley Gilbert leads lineup of country stars headed to Tampa

Brantley Gilbert leads lineup of country stars headed to Tampa

A major country music concert dubbed the “Throwdown by the Bay” is coming to the Forum this winter.
Published: 08/19/14
Taylor Swift leaving country behind on new album

Taylor Swift leaving country behind on new album

NEW YORK – Taylor Swift is saying goodbye to country music, for now: The singer says she’s releasing her first full-length pop album on Oct. 27.
Published: 08/19/14
Motley Crue didn’t leave quietly at farewell Tampa show

Motley Crue didn’t leave quietly at farewell Tampa show

There are bands you like for a song or two, bands you follow for an album or three and bands that you form a love affair with that spans decades. Motley Crue is a love affair band.
Published: 08/17/14
Updated: 08/18/14
Sculptures becoming a popular tourist draw in Plant City’s downtown

Sculptures becoming a popular tourist draw in Plant City’s downtown

Editor’s note: A version of this story appeared earlier in the community sections of The Tampa Tribune.
Published: 08/17/14
Mural art thrives in downtown St. Pete’s alleyways

Mural art thrives in downtown St. Pete’s alleyways

ST. PETERSBURG — One of the best ways to get a taste of Central Avenue’s eclectic visual arts scene is to duck off the street and into the back alleys.
Published: 08/16/14