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Arts & Music

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.
Updated: 1 months ago
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.
Updated: 1 months ago
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.
Updated: 1 months ago
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....
Updated: 1 months ago
Beyonce leads MTV Video Music Awards with eight nods

Beyonce leads MTV Video Music Awards with eight nods

NEW YORK – Doing a visual album has paid off for Beyonce: She’s the leading nominee at the MTV Video Music Awards.
Updated: 1 months ago
Parents spiral out of control on stage in ‘God of Carnage’

Parents spiral out of control on stage in ‘God of Carnage’

In “God of Carnage,” two couples meet to discuss a playground fight that took place beween their 11-year-old sons.
Updated: 1 months ago
Blues legend Johnny Winter dies at 70 in Zurich

Blues legend Johnny Winter dies at 70 in Zurich

GENEVA — Texas blues icon Johnny Winter, who rose to fame in the late 1960s and ‘70s for his energetic performances and musical collaborations including with childhood hero Muddy Waters, has died. He was 70.
Updated: 1 months ago
Q&A: Gene Simmons explains how he'd fix the Rock Hall

Q&A: Gene Simmons explains how he'd fix the Rock Hall

As KISS prepares to play Tampa with Def Leppard, we talked to Gene Simmons about the changes he'd make if he bought the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Updated: 1 months ago
Keep your cool at annual Cool Art Show in St. Pete

Keep your cool at annual Cool Art Show in St. Pete

With daily temperatures exceeding 90 degrees and breezes few and far between, we’ve hit the time of year when air conditioning is on the checklist that helps determine our weekend activities.
Updated: 1 months ago