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Anberlin will begin farewell with Warped Tour in St. Petersburg

Anberlin will begin farewell with Warped Tour in St. Petersburg

Entering the studio to make one last album is an unusual concept for a band after it announces that it’s splintering. But that’s what Anberlin decided to do in January after explaining to its fans that it would call it a day after a doz...
Updated: 5 hours ago
‘Whitney’ star Chris D’Elia bringing stand-up to Straz Center

‘Whitney’ star Chris D’Elia bringing stand-up to Straz Center

Comedian Chris D’Elia, best known for portraying boozy boyfriend Alex on the now-defunct NBC sitcom “Whitney,” is bringing his stand-up act to the Straz Center’s Ferguson Hall on Oct. 25 at 8 p.m....
Updated: 5 hours ago
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.
Updated: 6 hours ago
‘Dolphin Tale’ sequel has a new tale to tell

‘Dolphin Tale’ sequel has a new tale to tell

CLEARWATER — In December 2010, cast and crew of the film “A Dolphin Tale” were in the middle of their wrap party at a nearby restaurant when rescuers pulled up to Clearwater Marine Aquarium in a wildlife ambulance with a dolphin ...
Updated: 11 hours ago
Concert review: Fray put Clearwater in eye of ‘Hurricane’

Concert review: Fray put Clearwater in eye of ‘Hurricane’

CLEARWATER — From the looks of Monday night’s performance at Ruth Eckerd Hall, The Fray have undergone a makeover.
Published: 07/21/14
Louis C.K., Ansari to headline comedy tour in Tampa

Louis C.K., Ansari to headline comedy tour in Tampa

Louis C.K. and Aziz Ansari are among the acts coming to the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in August for what is being billed as “the world’s biggest comedy tour.”
Published: 07/21/14
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.
Published: 07/20/14
Film, TV legend James Garner dies at 86

Film, TV legend James Garner dies at 86

NEW YORK – Few actors could register disbelief, exasperation or annoyance with more comic subtlety.
Published: 07/20/14
'Apes' outmuscles 'The Purge' at box office

'Apes' outmuscles 'The Purge' at box office

NEW YORK — The summer box office continued to lack mojo, as the R-rated “Sex Tape” failed to turn on moviegoers on a weekend where “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” maintained its rule.
Published: 07/20/14
Local Elvis fans show burning love for idol

Local Elvis fans show burning love for idol

PLANT CITY — Some of the area's biggest Elvis fans showed off their best pelvis thrusts and lip curls Saturday as they vied for the chance to represent the Tampa Bay area in a national impersonator contest next month. ...
Published: 07/19/14
Updated: 07/20/14