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Wednesday, Mar 04, 2015

Arts & Music

Lil Wayne sues mentor’s record label for $51M, seeking split

Lil Wayne sues mentor’s record label for $51M, seeking split

NEW YORK – Rapper Lil Wayne has had it with his record label. He’s suing Cash Money in New York for $51 million after claiming that it stiffed him for $8 million on a record he delivered last month.
Updated: 1 months ago
Boston Pops ready to mix it up musically at Amalie Arena

Boston Pops ready to mix it up musically at Amalie Arena

There was once a time when a band’s sonic output was almost as diverse as Manhattan. The Beatles, usually a fine example in the world of pop music regardless of subject matter, ranged from dance hall to psychedelia to elements of classical to ...
Updated: 1 months ago
Penguins may spark talks on parenting in Stageworks’ ‘Birds of a Feather’

Penguins may spark talks on parenting in Stageworks’ ‘Birds of a Feather’

A smart and funny take on parenting and relationships between couples (gay and straight) is told through the eyes of penguins and hawks in “Birds of a Feather,” opening Friday at Stageworks Theatre in Channelside.
Updated: 1 months ago
Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett among duets set for Grammy Awards

Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett among duets set for Grammy Awards

NEW YORK – The Grammy Awards will feature a number of collaborative performances, including Lady Gaga with Tony Bennett and Adam Levine with Gwen Stefani.
Updated: 1 months ago
Black Lips, giant slide on tap for Spring Beer Fling in Tampa

Black Lips, giant slide on tap for Spring Beer Fling in Tampa

Psychadelic-leaning punk band The Black Lips will headline the Spring Beer Fling when it returns to Tampa’s Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park for a second year on March 21.
Updated: 1 months ago
Martina McBride heads to Clearwater with country hits, R&B classics

Martina McBride heads to Clearwater with country hits, R&B classics

While coming of age in Kansas during the Reagan era, Martina McBride devoured a considerable amount of pop and hair metal, which reigned a generation ago.
Updated: 1 months ago
‘Radio Golf’ at American Stage shows a community in transition

‘Radio Golf’ at American Stage shows a community in transition

Actor Anthony Chisholm has a rich history with the late August Wilson, having worked with the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright for 15 years before Wilson’s death in 2005.
Updated: 1 months ago
History center’s ‘Art of Piracy’ exhibition ties in with Gasparilla

History center’s ‘Art of Piracy’ exhibition ties in with Gasparilla

“Yo Ho (A Pirate’s Life for Me),” written in the 1960s for the Disney theme park’s Pirates of the Caribbean attraction, is typical of the romanticized notions about the swashbucklers who sailed on the high seas.
Updated: 1 months ago

Five Finger Death Punch, Rise Against headline 98 Rockfest in Tampa

The area’s largest annual festival for metal, hardcore and hard rock is coming back to Tampa with Five Finger Death Punch headlining a bill that includes Rise Against, Breaking Benjamin, The Pretty Reckless and Nothing More.
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

Our picks for the top concerts coming to the Tampa Bay area from Jan. 16 to 22.
Updated: 1 months ago