Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Events

Why are there so many Tangerine Dream CDs at the St. Petersburg library?

Why are there so many Tangerine Dream CDs at the St. Petersburg library?

ST. PETERSBURG — The mystery begins on the top shelf of a section labeled MISC, between JAZZ and LATIN and RAP AND REGGAE.This is where the St. Petersburg Main Library keeps its Tangerine Dream. Thirteen CDs by the group’s founder, Edgar Froese, and ...
Published: 10/04/18
Food events this week: Tailgate Taste Fest, Red Tide relief for Bradenton restaurants

Food events this week: Tailgate Taste Fest, Red Tide relief for Bradenton restaurants

PICK YOUR FAVORITE: TAILGATE TASTE FESTWhile college football games are playing on large screens, restaurants from around the Tampa Bay area serve up tailgate foods and compete to win People’s Choice and other categories at this year’s Tailgate Taste...
Published: 10/03/18
This week’s best Tampa Bay concerts: Tributes to Prince, Dire Straits lead the way

This week’s best Tampa Bay concerts: Tributes to Prince, Dire Straits lead the way

SEX AND VIOLINS: 4U: A Symphonic Celebration of PrinceAlways trust Questlove. That’s probably the best advice about 4U: A Symphonic Celebration of Prince, which comes to the Yuengling Center (formerly the University of South Florida Sun Dome). The Ro...
Published: 10/03/18
Tampa Bay LGBTQ film fest reviews: ‘Good Manners,’ ‘TransMilitary,’ ‘Ideal Home’

Tampa Bay LGBTQ film fest reviews: ‘Good Manners,’ ‘TransMilitary,’ ‘Ideal Home’

The 29th annual Tampa Bay International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival kicks off Friday with 31 feature films and 31 shorts. Feeling overwhelmed by the selection? tbt* correspondent Steve Warren has seen many of the films screening through Oct. 13. Here...
Published: 10/03/18
This weekend, the Tampa International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival returns

This weekend, the Tampa International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival returns

OPENING FRIDAY: VenomThe Marvel Cinematic Universe’s norm is to leave no doubt about who’s good and who’s bad. Think of Thanos, the Vulture or Dr. Doom. There’s plenty of conflict in director Ruben Fleischer’s Venom, but there’s a lot more gray area ...
Published: 10/03/18
Tampa Bay film festival showcases mosaic of LGBTQ life

Tampa Bay film festival showcases mosaic of LGBTQ life

You don’t have to be lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender to attend the 29th annual Tampa Bay International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival. Once I would have added "but it helps," half in jest, but that’s not so true anymore.In the ’70s, open-minded st...
Published: 10/03/18
What ‘Venom’ reviews are saying: ‘A fun, fascinating mess,’ and more

What ‘Venom’ reviews are saying: ‘A fun, fascinating mess,’ and more

That seems to be the closest thing to a consensus among the first wave of reviews for “Venom,” which represents Sony’s effort to build out its own superhero universe.Now, to be clear, the critics’ scores as tallied are abo...
Published: 10/03/18
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Oct. 4

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Oct. 4

Movies in the Park: The popular series in Straub Park features live music and classic films every Thursday this month. Bring a picnic and enjoy live music by Este Loves and Friends at 6 p.m., followed by Mr. Smith Goes to Washington. Free and secure ...
Published: 10/03/18
This week on stage: American Stage’s ‘Between Riverside and Crazy,’ lots of comedy

This week on stage: American Stage’s ‘Between Riverside and Crazy,’ lots of comedy

AMERICAN STAGE: BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZYWalter "Pops" Johnson, a retired New York City police officer, has his hands full in Between Riverside and Crazy, Stephen Adly Guirgis’ 2015 Pulitzer-winning play. American Stage opens the season with L. Pet...
Published: 10/03/18
Shine Mural Festival returns to St. Pete, Puerto Rico is explored and Graphicstudio turns 50

Shine Mural Festival returns to St. Pete, Puerto Rico is explored and Graphicstudio turns 50

Paint the Town: Shine Mural FestivalThe Shine Mural Festival returns to St. Petersburg starting Saturday, bringing more than 17 new murals to the already-vibrant streets and introducing us to mural artists from around the world and here at home. Inte...
Published: 10/03/18