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Seeing may not be believing at ‘The Illusionists’ show at the Straz

Seeing may not be believing at ‘The Illusionists’ show at the Straz

Ready to not believe your eyes? Some of the world’s most revered illusionists are coming to Tampa, and they have more than a few tricks up their sleeves.
Published: 05/21/15
Local reviewers list all-time favorite war movies for Memorial Day

Local reviewers list all-time favorite war movies for Memorial Day

As a kid, if I wasn’t outside playing baseball, football or army with the guys, I could usually be found watching a Mets game on Channel 9 or old war movies.
Published: 05/21/15
‘Lambert & Stamp’: The backstage story of The Who

‘Lambert & Stamp’: The backstage story of The Who

The teenage revolution was in full force on the fall 1964 night that Kit Lambert and Chris Stamp stumbled into the Railway Tavern, a London pub where a band called the High Numbers was playing and mods were gyrating. It was London’s Swinging &#...
Published: 05/21/15
‘Tomorrowland’: A sci-fi mini epic told in flashback by a girl genius

‘Tomorrowland’: A sci-fi mini epic told in flashback by a girl genius

“Tomorrowland” is Brad Bird’s Jeremiad against the dystopia that is modern culture, with its yen for zombie apocalypses, environmental catastrophes and the 24 hours of fear telecast by cable news.
Published: 05/21/15
YouTube phenom Cody Simpson challenging himself as writer, playing Rays concert

YouTube phenom Cody Simpson challenging himself as writer, playing Rays concert

Justin Bieber isn’t the only young recording artist to use the Internet as a springboard to fame.
Published: 05/21/15
WTFork: Beach Bistro not just for the rich and famous anymore

WTFork: Beach Bistro not just for the rich and famous anymore

Back in January, I included Beach Bistro — arguably one of the finest dining destinations in Florida with acclaimed chef/owner Sean Murphy at the helm — in my “12 Restaurants to Try in 2015.”...
Published: 05/21/15
Top 10 reasons why Dave is on an elite list

Top 10 reasons why Dave is on an elite list

NEW YORK — David Letterman left late night on Wednesday after 33 years when he retired from CBS’ “Late Show,” his TV home since 1993.
Published: 05/21/15

SeaWorld announces $2 increase for single-day tickets

ORLANDO — SeaWorld Entertainment has announced new ticket prices at its Orlando theme park.
Published: 05/21/15
Tears flow as Gayle Sierens says goodbye at Channel 8

Tears flow as Gayle Sierens says goodbye at Channel 8

TAMPA — With a quick brush of her hair and a playful grin to her family and coworkers, News Channel 8 anchor Gayle Sierens said goodbye Wednesday after 38 years with the station.
Published: 05/20/15
Updated: 05/21/15
David Letterman signs off as ‘Late Show’ host

David Letterman signs off as ‘Late Show’ host

NEW YORK — David Letterman ended his 33-year career as a late-night television host Wednesday, ushered into retirement by four presidents who declared “our long national nightmare is over” and saying there was nothing he could ev...
Published: 05/20/15
Updated: 05/21/15