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Monday, Jan 26, 2015

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Cannons will boom before Buckhorn’s pirate faceoff

Cannons will boom before Buckhorn’s pirate faceoff

You’ll know pirates have arrived in downtown Tampa by the blast of their cannons Tuesday morning.
Updated: 33 mins ago

Gasp! Gasparilla Fringe Festival returning to Tampa Museum of Art

The offbeat smorgasbord of music, dance, theater, improv and performance art known as Gasp! The Gasparilla Fringe Festival returns to the Tampa Museum of Art for a second year on March 27.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Voters choose name for Busch Gardens’ baby gorilla

Voters choose name for Busch Gardens’ baby gorilla

The votes are in and the newest addition to Busch Gardens has a name.
Updated: 6 hours ago
Miss Colombia crowned Miss Universe in Miami

Miss Colombia crowned Miss Universe in Miami

MIAMI — Miss Colombia Paulina Vega, a relative pageant newcomer, has been crowned Miss Universe, beating out first runner-up Miss USA Nia Sanchez and contestants from more than 80 other countries at Sunday’s pageant in Miami.
Updated: 14 hours ago
SAG Awards win sends ‘Birdman’ Oscar hopes soaring

SAG Awards win sends ‘Birdman’ Oscar hopes soaring

Oscar hopes for “Birdman” got an enormous updraft over the weekend with big wins from the acting and producing guilds, possibly sending the comedy soaring over the perceived Academy Awards front-runner “Boyhood.”
Updated: 14 hours ago
Tampa store owner gets surprised with visit from “Undercover Boss”

Tampa store owner gets surprised with visit from “Undercover Boss”

Marianne Banales was probably having as ordinary of a day in July as you can when you own a colorful soda and candy shop called Rocket Fizz.
Published: 01/23/15
Rush’s 40th anniversary tour stops May 24 in Tampa

Rush’s 40th anniversary tour stops May 24 in Tampa

After 40 years of rocking out together and 20 platinum and gold albums, Rush is ready to embark on its 21st tour.
Published: 01/23/15
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.
Published: 01/22/15
Updated: 01/23/15
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 this week, from stand-up comedy legends at Amalie Arena to some of TV’s most popular dancers in St. P...
Published: 01/22/15
‘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.
Published: 01/22/15