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Lil Wayne sues mentor’s record label for $51M, seeking split

Lil Wayne sues mentor’s record label for $51M, seeking split

NEW YORK – Rapper Lil Wayne has had it with his record label. He’s suing Cash Money in New York for $51 million after claiming that it stiffed him for $8 million on a record he delivered last month.
Published: 01/29/15
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 around Tampa, from Bob Seger at Amalie Arena to the Kumquat Festival in Dade City.
Published: 01/29/15
Boston Pops ready to mix it up musically at Amalie Arena

Boston Pops ready to mix it up musically at Amalie Arena

There was once a time when a band’s sonic output was almost as diverse as Manhattan. The Beatles, usually a fine example in the world of pop music regardless of subject matter, ranged from dance hall to psychedelia to elements of classical to ...
Published: 01/29/15
Tom Petty: No hard feelings for Sam Smith

Tom Petty: No hard feelings for Sam Smith

NEW YORK – Tom Petty says he has no hard feelings toward singer Sam Smith and called the similarities between Smith’s Grammy-nominated hit “Stay With Me” and Petty’s 1989 song “I Won’t Back Down”...
Published: 01/29/15
WTFork: Cru Cellars — more than just a wine bar with a former Sidebern’s chef

WTFork: Cru Cellars — more than just a wine bar with a former Sidebern’s chef

Who misses SideBern’s? I know I’m not the only one with my hand in the air.
Published: 01/29/15
Penguins may spark talks on parenting in Stageworks’ ‘Birds of a Feather’

Penguins may spark talks on parenting in Stageworks’ ‘Birds of a Feather’

A smart and funny take on parenting and relationships between couples (gay and straight) is told through the eyes of penguins and hawks in “Birds of a Feather,” opening Friday at Stageworks Theatre in Channelside.
Published: 01/29/15
Law can’t keep ‘Black Sea’ afloat

Law can’t keep ‘Black Sea’ afloat

His hair is thinning and his features are thickening, and Jude Law is evolving into a more interesting actor as this happens. He's more at home in tough guy roles such as “Dom Hemingway,” and the gritty submarine thriller “Black Sea...
Published: 01/29/15
Dirty work of mainstream business portrayed in ‘Most Violent Year’

Dirty work of mainstream business portrayed in ‘Most Violent Year’

In his exciting first three films, writer-director J.C. Chandor, the son of a Merrill Lynch investment banker, has proven to be a canny, clear-eyed studier of capitalism, sensitive to its strivers and alert to its ethical storms.
Published: 01/29/15
Dramatic promise in gray areas of American race relations

Dramatic promise in gray areas of American race relations

“Selma” wasn't the only film about race to get short shrift from Oscar voters this past year. “Black or White” is a frank, touching and very well-acted melodrama about child custody and cultural perceptions of “blackness...
Published: 01/29/15
‘Infiltrator’ begins hiring cast for Tampa filming

‘Infiltrator’ begins hiring cast for Tampa filming

TAMPA — Think you oughta be in pictures?
Published: 01/28/15
Updated: 01/29/15