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Def Leppard will be out for fun at Tampa concert

Def Leppard will be out for fun at Tampa concert

Joe Elliott is a blast, and it shouldn’t be surprising that the Def Leppard vocalist is a fun chat since the British band always has been about writing good-time music.
Published: 07/18/14

Prepare to laugh at coconuts, kazoos and medieval tomfoolery

VALRICO — The Village Players' zany new comedy, “The Canterbury Tales Or ... Geoffrey Chaucer's Flying Circus” by Burton Bumgarner, is a mash-up of Monty Python humor with Chaucer's medieval bawdiness. ...
Published: 07/16/14
Updated: 07/18/14
'Purge 2' tackles race, class

'Purge 2' tackles race, class

The clever conceit behind James DeMonaco's 2013 sleeper hit “The Purge” was not that American society had resolved its crime/inequality/population problems with an annual free-pass-for-murder “purge.”
Published: 07/17/14
Updated: 07/18/14
Terra Ceia yields Hollywood talent

Terra Ceia yields Hollywood talent

For Dori Sperko, becoming an independent film producer in Hollywood wasn’t that big of a jump from running her family’s Bradenton-based employee management company.
Published: 07/18/14
Busch Gardens, SeaWorld offer apps for park purchases

Busch Gardens, SeaWorld offer apps for park purchases

TAMPA — Busch Gardens and SeaWorld visitors can now purchase food and merchandise using their smart phone park apps.
Published: 07/17/14
Best Bets: Fun stuff to do in Tampa Bay area this week

Best Bets: Fun stuff 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 this week in the Tampa area, from KISS and Def Leppard to adult temper tantrums on stage.
Published: 07/17/14
Beyonce leads MTV Video Music Awards with eight nods

Beyonce leads MTV Video Music Awards with eight nods

NEW YORK – Doing a visual album has paid off for Beyonce: She’s the leading nominee at the MTV Video Music Awards.
Published: 07/17/14
Parents spiral out of control on stage in ‘God of Carnage’

Parents spiral out of control on stage in ‘God of Carnage’

In “God of Carnage,” two couples meet to discuss a playground fight that took place beween their 11-year-old sons.
Published: 07/17/14
Five Tampa area restaurants that make bingo night cool

Five Tampa area restaurants that make bingo night cool

From Drag Queen Bingo at Hamburger Mary's to Beer Bingo at World of Beer in SoHo, bingo nights are becoming more popular around the Tampa Bay area.
Published: 07/16/14
Updated: 07/17/14
Blues legend Johnny Winter dies at 70 in Zurich

Blues legend Johnny Winter dies at 70 in Zurich

GENEVA — Texas blues icon Johnny Winter, who rose to fame in the late 1960s and ‘70s for his energetic performances and musical collaborations including with childhood hero Muddy Waters, has died. He was 70.
Published: 07/17/14