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Gasparilla arts festival could draw big crowd downtown

Gasparilla arts festival could draw big crowd downtown

More than 100,000 people are expected to stroll through the 45th annual Raymond James Gasparilla Festival of the Arts at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park on Saturday and Sunday.
Published: 02/26/15
‘The Big Con’ a con job on moviegoers

‘The Big Con’ a con job on moviegoers

The trouble with movies about “The Big Con” is that they condition us to not believe anything we see up on screen — relationships, who is conning whom, deaths, etc.
Published: 02/26/15
‘Dance Lessons’ needs  to be lighter on its feet

‘Dance Lessons’ needs to be lighter on its feet

The dust rises in puffy clouds over every scene in the limply-named “Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks.” To call this comedy old fashioned, old school or just old and creaky doesn't do this fusty farce justice. Even the cobwebs have cobwebs....
Published: 02/26/15
Florida Strawberry Festival looks forward to sweet success

Florida Strawberry Festival looks forward to sweet success

PLANT CITY — The carnival rides are in place.
Published: 02/26/15
Kevin Hart adds second Tampa show

Kevin Hart adds second Tampa show

Actor/comedian Kevin Hart will perform a second stand-up show on May 8 at Amalie Arena in Tampa, the venue announced on Wednesday.
Published: 02/25/15
‘Blood, Sweat and Beer’ to screen during Tampa Bay Beer Week

‘Blood, Sweat and Beer’ to screen during Tampa Bay Beer Week

A new craft beer documentary set to screen during Tampa Bay Beer Week is about more than just cold gold, says director Chip Hiden.
Published: 02/25/15
‘Party Down South’ cast jumps out of helicopter at Pasco park

‘Party Down South’ cast jumps out of helicopter at Pasco park

Back in December we told you that the cast of CMT’s most popular show, the southern-fried reality series “Party Down South,” had been spotted in Tampa, fueling speculation that Season 3 could take place here. ...
Published: 02/25/15
Savion Glover in step with his legacy ahead of Straz debut

Savion Glover in step with his legacy ahead of Straz debut

Since making his 1985 Broadway debut, Savion Glover has become the reigning king of tap.
Published: 02/25/15

ESPN’s Olbermann suspended after Penn State comments

BRISTOL, Conn. — Keith Olbermann was taken off his ESPN show for the rest of the week after making insulting comments about Penn State students on Twitter.
Published: 02/24/15
Cuban sandwich fest reigniting Tampa vs. Miami food rivalry

Cuban sandwich fest reigniting Tampa vs. Miami food rivalry

The popular Cuban Sandwich Festival will stretch over three days for the first time when it returns to Ybor City on March 20 to 22.
Published: 02/24/15