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Outlaws ready for a concert and reunion in Clearwater

Outlaws ready for a concert and reunion in Clearwater

The Outlaws are coming home again. The grizzled group and Blackhawk will perform Friday at the Capitol Theatre.
Published: 12/17/14
Review: ‘The Hobbit’ wraps with a Middle-earth melee

Review: ‘The Hobbit’ wraps with a Middle-earth melee

With a sum total of 1,032 minutes, Peter Jackson’s six J.R.R. Tolkien films have earned more than $5 billion worldwide. They have made New Zealand synonymous with Middle-earth. And they have slaughtered enough orcs to constitute genocide.
Published: 12/17/14
Review: The Black Keys bring their brawny rock to Amalie Arena

Review: The Black Keys bring their brawny rock to Amalie Arena

TAMPA — The last time the Black Keys headlined a show in Tampa it was at Skipper’s Smokehouse, a quirky little restaurant with a capacity of around 800. Things change in nine years. A lot.
Published: 12/16/14
Updated: 12/17/14
NYC premiere of ‘The Interview’ canceled as threats fly

NYC premiere of ‘The Interview’ canceled as threats fly

NEW YORK — The blow that the hacking attack has dealt Sony is spreading beyond the entertainment corporation itself to theater chains and movie goers alike. And the financial toll is adding up too.
Published: 12/17/14
This ‘Hobbit’ pushes Tolkien fiction too hard

This ‘Hobbit’ pushes Tolkien fiction too hard

Peter Jackson’s “Just Give the People What They Want,” aka “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,” sends this not-really-a-trilogy off in style.
Published: 12/17/14
Pop Rocks: ‘American Horror Story’ disses Tampa, but loves St. Pete’s snacks

Pop Rocks: ‘American Horror Story’ disses Tampa, but loves St. Pete’s snacks

We knew there would be plenty of Florida references with FX’s “American Horror Story: Freak Show” being set in Jupiter, but we didn’t know Tampa would get dissed so hard by one of the series’ main characters. ...
Published: 12/16/14
Pop Rocks: Is CMT’s ‘Party Down South’ partying in Tampa?

Pop Rocks: Is CMT’s ‘Party Down South’ partying in Tampa?

If you haven’t seen the CMT reality series “Party Down South,” the quickest way to sum it up is “Jersey Shore” with sweet tea.
Published: 12/16/14
Rock hall to add Starr, Reed, Green Day

Rock hall to add Starr, Reed, Green Day

The punk trio Green Day, poet of the New York underground Lou Reed and “Lean on Me” singer Bill Withers will lead a new class of inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year.
Published: 12/16/14
World War II ship offers view of Tampa lighted boat parade

World War II ship offers view of Tampa lighted boat parade

The historic World War II merchant steamship SS American Victory will offer a prime view from its deck during the annual Holiday Lighted Boat Parade returning to Tampa’s waterfront on Saturday.
Published: 12/15/14
Tampa reverses decision, will help fund gay pride parade

Tampa reverses decision, will help fund gay pride parade

TAMPA — After initially denying an application, city of Tampa leaders have agreed to co-sponsor an upcoming Tampa Pride festival that celebrates the LGBT community.
Published: 12/15/14