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Friday, May 29, 2015

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Best Bets podcast: What’s happening this weekend?

Best Bets podcast: What’s happening this weekend?

Tribune entertainment editor Kim MacCormack talks weekend events with Jack Harris and Tedd Webb on 970-WFLA AM, including Florida Georgia Line at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amhitheatre and the Florida Orchestra’s season finale at the Mahaffey...
Updated: 3 hours ago
Lynae to perform before Storm hit Amalie Arena

Lynae to perform before Storm hit Amalie Arena

Country artist Rachele Lynae, who just released a new single, “Whole Lotta Nothin’,” will perform as part of Country Night on Saturday before the Tampa Bay Storm game at Amalie Arena.
Published: 05/29/15
National Spelling Bee ends in tie for second straight year

National Spelling Bee ends in tie for second straight year

OXON HILL, Md. – They couldn’t be rattled. They couldn’t be denied. Gokul Venkatachalam and Vanya Shivashankar had worked too hard and come close too many times not to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday.
Updated: 6 hours ago
ABC’s latest ‘Bachelor’ Chris Soules splits from his fiancee

ABC’s latest ‘Bachelor’ Chris Soules splits from his fiancee

NEW YORK – Another couple from ABC’s “The Bachelor” has broken up.
Published: 05/28/15
Comics collective aims to create stand-up scene in Tampa

Comics collective aims to create stand-up scene in Tampa

They sell out shows, open for touring comedians, appear on MTV and rated a mention on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”
Published: 05/28/15
Spin coaster, Cobra’s Curse, to open at Busch Gardens in 2016

Spin coaster, Cobra’s Curse, to open at Busch Gardens in 2016

TAMPA — Families will creep past snake-wielding “archaeologists,” making their way to Cobra’s Curse. Strapping into an eight-passenger train in the Egypt section of Busch Gardens, they’ll rise 70 feet into the air o...
Published: 05/28/15
‘The Illusionists’ at the Straz leave you scratching your head in wonder

‘The Illusionists’ at the Straz leave you scratching your head in wonder

An illusion is defined as something that deceives by producing a false or misleading impression of reality. That’s really the point of what the traveling deceivers known as “The Illusionists” do during their show at the Straz Cen...
Published: 05/28/15
Volcano Bay, Universal’s third water park, opening in 2017

Volcano Bay, Universal’s third water park, opening in 2017

The Universal family of theme parks will be opening its third water park in 2017.
Published: 05/28/15
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, from a block party in Clearwater to “Menopause the Musical.”
Published: 05/28/15
'Aloha' feels like 'goodbye' in Crowe calamity

'Aloha' feels like 'goodbye' in Crowe calamity

Cameron Crowe fans — and that includes most movie critics — have cut him a lot of slack over the years.
Published: 05/28/15