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Arts & Music

St. Petersburg exhibit shows feat of building Panama Canal

St. Petersburg exhibit shows feat of building Panama Canal

A new exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts will give visitors a look at the Herculean endeavor to construct the Panama Canal, a pivotal feat of engineering that opened 100 years ago this year.
Updated: 18 hours ago
Actress from ‘24’ ready to show comedic side at Tampa club

Actress from ‘24’ ready to show comedic side at Tampa club

Having helped Jack Bauer save the world again on “24: Live Another Day,” Chloe O’Brian, Jack’s quirky, faithful friend and computer whiz, is somewhere awaiting her next adventure.
Updated: 19 hours ago
Tampa-based Kickstarter launched for MP3 player for dogs, cats

Tampa-based Kickstarter launched for MP3 player for dogs, cats

Tampa has produced some pretty unique Kickstarter campaigns.
Published: 07/23/14
Anberlin will begin farewell with Warped Tour in St. Petersburg

Anberlin will begin farewell with Warped Tour in St. Petersburg

Entering the studio to make one last album is an unusual concept for a band after it announces that it's splintering. But that's what Anberlin decided to do in January after explaining to its fans that it would call it a day after a dozen productive ...
Published: 07/23/14
‘Whitney’ star Chris D’Elia bringing stand-up to Straz Center

‘Whitney’ star Chris D’Elia bringing stand-up to Straz Center

Comedian Chris D’Elia, best known for portraying boozy boyfriend Alex on the now-defunct NBC sitcom “Whitney,” is bringing his stand-up act to the Straz Center’s Ferguson Hall on Oct. 25 at 8 p.m....
Published: 07/23/14
Comic Con kicks off in San Diego; ‘Ant-Man,’ ‘Avengers’ previews expected

Comic Con kicks off in San Diego; ‘Ant-Man,’ ‘Avengers’ previews expected

SAN DIEGO – Like Batman responding to a beaming Bat signal in the sky, fans are streaming to San Diego for the 45th annual Comic-Con pop culture extravaganza.
Published: 07/23/14
West Coast Players festival packs entertainment into one act

West Coast Players festival packs entertainment into one act

Hidden behind an unassuming strip mall storefront, lawyers, college kids, retirees and children as young as 9 brought their dreams to life Sunday afternoon, performing for their final sold out fundraising show.
Published: 07/20/14
Tween metal band plans book after signing $1.8 million record deal

Tween metal band plans book after signing $1.8 million record deal

NEW YORK – The teen metal band Unlocking the Truth, which recently signed a multi-album deal with Sony worth up to $1.8 million, plans to release a book next year.
Published: 07/19/14
Broadway lights will be dimmed in Stritch’s memory

Broadway lights will be dimmed in Stritch’s memory

NEW YORK – Broadway marquees will be dimmed in memory of a Tony- and Emmy-winning actress who epitomized New York and the theater world.
Published: 07/18/14
Rev. Billy Wirtz brings humor to faithful fans

Rev. Billy Wirtz brings humor to faithful fans

In 1977, an irreverent prankster named William McLean Wirths, a special education major at James Madison University, became an ordained minister via a mail order certificate from what he recalls was “The First Universal Life Christian Kingdom....
Published: 07/18/14