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Jason Aldean tour to stop in Tampa

Jason Aldean tour to stop in Tampa

Jason Aldean is bringing his Burn it Down Tour to Tampa this fall.
Published: 07/15/14
Comic book icon Archie to be shot saving gay friend

Comic book icon Archie to be shot saving gay friend

LOS ANGELES — Archie Andrews will die taking a bullet for his gay best friend.
Published: 07/14/14
Jobsite’s ambitious ‘Inventing Van Gogh’ falls short

Jobsite’s ambitious ‘Inventing Van Gogh’ falls short

High-falutin’ ideas don’t make good theater unless they come with flesh-and-blood characters. That’s the problem with “Inventing Van Gogh,” the ambitious, highly intellectual play staged by Jobsite Theater: too many...
Published: 07/13/14
Tommy Ramone, last of the Ramones, dies

Tommy Ramone, last of the Ramones, dies

NEW YORK – The Ramones always seemed too fast. Their songs rushed by, often two minutes or less of pure adrenaline. Their influence outstripped their sales. And now, with the death of drummer Tommy, all four original members of the seminal punk...
Published: 07/12/14
Metrocon merges anime and video games in downtown Tampa

Metrocon merges anime and video games in downtown Tampa

Animation and video games will take center stage in Tampa starting Friday when Metrocon: Florida's Largest Anime Convention kicks off its 12th year, hoping for its largest attendance yet.
Published: 07/10/14
Updated: 07/11/14
Brooks’ music coming to digital via his own site

Brooks’ music coming to digital via his own site

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Garth Brooks is finally embracing digital music, but he’s doing it his own way.
Published: 07/10/14
Seek meaning of art and myth in ‘Inventing Van Gogh’ at the Straz

Seek meaning of art and myth in ‘Inventing Van Gogh’ at the Straz

A contemporary painter, who doesn’t seem to care for the great Vincent van Gogh’s work, is hired to create a forgery — a supposed last self-portrait of the famed artist.
Published: 07/10/14
Best Bets: Fun stuff to do in Tampa Bay area this week

Best Bets: Fun stuff 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, from the giant anime fest Metrocon at the Tampa Convention Center to the many hits of Lionel Richie at the MidFlorida Amphitheatre.
Published: 07/10/14
’Game of Thrones,’ ‘Fargo,’ ‘American Horror Story’ lead Emmy nominees

’Game of Thrones,’ ‘Fargo,’ ‘American Horror Story’ lead Emmy nominees

LOS ANGELES – The fantasy saga “Game of Thrones,” defying the Emmy Awards’ grudging respect for genre fare, emerged as the leader in the nominations announced Thursday with 19 bids, including best drama series.
Published: 07/10/14
USF Sun Dome among magazine's 'Florida Top Stops'

USF Sun Dome among magazine's 'Florida Top Stops'

Venues Today magazine has ranked the University of South Florida arena second in the state for centers its size in terms of gross ticket sales and attendance.
Published: 07/07/14