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Saturday, Apr 18, 2015

Arts & Music

’Blurred Lines’ verdict likely to alter music business

’Blurred Lines’ verdict likely to alter music business

LOS ANGELES – A verdict saying Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke copied Marvin Gaye’s music to create their hit song “Blurred Lines” could ripple across the music industry, potentially changing how artists work and openin...
Updated: 1 months ago
Artist shares her happy art found on flip side of depression

Artist shares her happy art found on flip side of depression

YBOR CITY – Nicole La Rosa could be described as an old soul. Many of the Ybor City artist’s paintings that are part of her art exhibit – “A Lotus Blooms in Tampa Bay” – portray the color, hope and happiness ...
Updated: 1 months ago
Freestyle Explosion bringing ‘80s dance pop to Amalie Arena

Freestyle Explosion bringing ‘80s dance pop to Amalie Arena

It will be a massive, neon flashback at Amalie Arena this fall as the stars of freestyle — the synth-heavy genre of dance music that arose from New York and Miami for a brief heyday the late 80s and early ‘90s — come to Tampa for...
Updated: 1 months ago
On That Note: This week’s best concerts in the Tampa Bay area

On That Note: This week’s best concerts in the Tampa Bay area

LORETTA LYNN AND BOYS II MEN
Updated: 1 months ago
Gasparilla Music Festival performer Gaslight Anthem adds new wrinkles

Gasparilla Music Festival performer Gaslight Anthem adds new wrinkles

Benny Horowitz has a hard time swallowing the angst-ridden tunes penned by teenage pop stars over recent years.
Updated: 1 months ago
Norman Rockwell’s American ideal reflected at Tampa exhibit

Norman Rockwell’s American ideal reflected at Tampa exhibit

“I showed the America I knew,” Norman Rockwell once declared. His America, of course, is the one many of us know and love. We recognize in his famous images the energetic and optimistic folks who are emblematic of this nation’s spir...
Updated: 1 months ago
Jobsite tackles gender bending with ‘Orlando’

Jobsite tackles gender bending with ‘Orlando’

When a young, womanizing English nobleman wakes up as a woman, she begins a centuries-long journey of self-discovery in “Orlando,” the current production of the Jobsite Theater at the Straz Center in Tampa.
Updated: 1 months ago
John Fogerty to play MidFlorida amphitheater in May

John Fogerty to play MidFlorida amphitheater in May

John Fogerty, a singer/songwriter who was part of Creedence Clearwater Revival, will perform at MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre on May 16.
Updated: 1 months ago
Tickets for Florida Georgia Line in Tampa on sale Friday

Tickets for Florida Georgia Line in Tampa on sale Friday

Tickets for country superstar duo Florida Georgia Line’s May appearance in Tampa go on sale on Friday.
Updated: 1 months ago

Gasparilla Festival of Arts award winners

The 45th Annual Raymond James Gasparilla Festival of the Arts took place at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park over the weekend. The winners:
Updated: 1 months ago