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Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014

Arts & Music

MTV Video Music Awards to open with a ‘Bang’

NEW YORK – The MTV Video Music Awards will open with a “Bang.”
Updated: 2 hours ago
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. ...
Updated: 22 hours ago
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
‘Little House’ memoir to give gritty view of prairie life

‘Little House’ memoir to give gritty view of prairie life

PIERRE, S.D. – Laura Ingalls Wilder penned one of the most beloved children’s series of the 20th century, but her forthcoming autobiography will show devoted “Little House on the Prairie” fans a more realistic, grittier vi...
Published: 08/16/14
Best Bets: Fun things to do in Tampa Bay area this week

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

Not sure what to do this week? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here are our editors’ picks for things to do in Tampa this week, from Motley Crue’s final tour, to rum of every variety in Ybor City.
Published: 08/14/14
Motley Crue offers last chance to shout at the devil in Tampa

Motley Crue offers last chance to shout at the devil in Tampa

After three decades of making headlines for a variety of reasons, Motley Crue, the glam-metal prototype, is finally hanging it up.
Published: 08/14/14