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Arts & Music

Review: Jobsite Theatre delivers on ‘Last Night of Ballyhoo’

Review: Jobsite Theatre delivers on ‘Last Night of Ballyhoo’

You’ll feel the first gust of storm clouds early on in “The Last Night of Ballyhoo.” That’s when Boo Levy, a towering rock-solid Jewish matron, bellows at her daughter, “Jewish Christmas trees don’t have star...
Published: 09/09/14
Lee Majors, ‘Walking Dead’ actors among guests at Tampa Fanboy Expo

Lee Majors, ‘Walking Dead’ actors among guests at Tampa Fanboy Expo

A buffet of pop culture personalities from TV and movies past and present will visit downtown Tampa this weekend for Fanboy Expo.
Published: 09/08/14
Review: Maroon 5 choose ‘V’ for victorious

Review: Maroon 5 choose ‘V’ for victorious Video

Maroon 5, “V” (Interscope Records)
Published: 09/08/14
See history come alive at Plant Museum’s ‘Upstairs Downstairs’

See history come alive at Plant Museum’s ‘Upstairs Downstairs’

Fans of the popular Sunday night PBS series Downton Abbey need not wait until Season 5 starts in January to get their fix. A visit to “Upstairs Downstairs” at the Plant Museum provides a taste of the life when there were servants and se...
Published: 09/07/14
Production firm has faith in ‘Holy Ghost’

Production firm has faith in ‘Holy Ghost’

TAMPA — The mainstream appeal of faith-based films has been surging, with “God Is Not Dead” earning $60 million at the box office, “Heaven Is for Real” over $90 million and “Noah” $100 million plus....
Published: 09/06/14
Jewish family immersed in Southern culture in award-winning comedy

Jewish family immersed in Southern culture in award-winning comedy

Playwright Alfred Uhry's award-winning comedy “The Last Night of Ballyhoo” opens in the Shimberg Playhouse at the Straz Center and runs through Sept. 28.
Published: 09/04/14
Updated: 09/05/14
Best Bets: Fun things to do in Tampa Bay area this week

Best Bets: Fun things 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 for things to do in Tampa, from the “blue carpet” premiere of “Dolphin Tale 2” to Steve Martin and Martin Short in conversation in S...
Published: 09/04/14
Kings of Leon back on the road for Tampa concert

Kings of Leon back on the road for Tampa concert

It’s not easy to take a break when you’re part of one of the most successful bands in the world. But Kings of Leon needed to take a hiatus after touring behind its 2010 album, “Come Around Sundown.”
Published: 09/04/14
Lambert, Bryan, Urban early CMA nomination leaders

Lambert, Bryan, Urban early CMA nomination leaders

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Miranda Lambert, Luke Bryan and Keith Urban are the initial top nominees for this year’s Country Music Association Awards.
Published: 09/03/14
Sold-out shows delight founder of Tampa’s first theater fest

Sold-out shows delight founder of Tampa’s first theater fest

TAMPA — In the days before the first Tampa Bay Theatre Festival last weekend, founder Rory Lawrence was struck by stage fright.
Published: 09/02/14