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Arts & Music

Ex-jingle writers Capital Cities opening for Katy Perry in Tampa

Ex-jingle writers Capital Cities opening for Katy Perry in Tampa

Capital Cities has come full circle. It's apt that Mazda selected their breakout hit, “Safe and Sound” as the bed for its latest commercial since Capital Cities vocalists Ryan Merchant and Sebu Simonian wrote jingles together before they ...
Updated: 1 months ago
Busch Gardens adds Bridgit Mendler, more to Summer Nights concerts

Busch Gardens adds Bridgit Mendler, more to Summer Nights concerts

Disney star Bridgit Mendler, salsa orchestra El Gran Combo and bluesy singer-songwriter ZZ Ward are coming to Busch Gardens.
Updated: 1 months ago
Tampa Museum of Art gets up close and personal with Poseidon

Tampa Museum of Art gets up close and personal with Poseidon

The focus of a new exhibit is on one of the superstars of the museum's own collection: a five-foot tall marble sculpture of the Greek god of sea, Poseidon, who was called Neptune by the Romans.
Updated: 1 months ago
Florida Orchestra names new musical director

Florida Orchestra names new musical director

After a season of conductors playing musical chairs, so to speak, the Florida Orchestra announced Tuesday that British musician Michael Francis, Chief Conductor of Sweden's Norrköping Symphony Orchestra, will be the orchestra's next music director. ...
Updated: 1 months ago
Shooting involving rapper likely not random

Shooting involving rapper likely not random

DENVER – Authorities say they believe a shooting involving rapper ScHoolboy Q after a concert at the historic Red Rocks amphitheater west of Denver was not a random act of violence.
Updated: 1 months ago
Five years after death, Michael Jackson remains a provider

Five years after death, Michael Jackson remains a provider

LOS ANGELES – It’s been five years since Michael Jackson died, yet his career is more alive than it has been in decades.
Updated: 1 months ago
Lyle Lovett coming to St. Petersburg

Lyle Lovett coming to St. Petersburg

Country singer, songwriter and actor Lyle Lovett will bring his “Release Me” tour to St. Petersburg this fall.
Updated: 1 months ago
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 Daughtry and the Goo Goo Dolls at the MidFlorida Amphitheatre to Brian Regan's stand-up comedy at the Straz Center.
Updated: 1 months ago
With Fox apology in rearview, Daughtry ready for Tampa

With Fox apology in rearview, Daughtry ready for Tampa

Chris Daughtry’s first three albums might be on the earnest side but the singer-songwriter actually has a great sense of humor. Daughtry, who leads a crack band that tours behind his surname, loves to joke around. The bard, who is known for wr...
Updated: 1 months ago
‘True Blood’ headed for a musical afterlife

‘True Blood’ headed for a musical afterlife

LOS ANGELES – Like the vampires it portrays, “True Blood” won’t seem to die. Even if it means breaking out in song.
Updated: 1 months ago