Saturday, August 18, 2018

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What’s on stage: Countdown Improv Festival, comics Michael Coylar and Alonzo Bodden

What’s on stage: Countdown Improv Festival, comics Michael Coylar and Alonzo Bodden

The best things on stage in Tampa Bay this week.
Published: 08/16/18
Corey Castellano, one of Hollywood’s top makeup effects artists, calls Tampa home

Corey Castellano, one of Hollywood’s top makeup effects artists, calls Tampa home

He has bloodied Adonis Creed, brought comic book mutants to life, zombified an 18th century pirate quartermaster, and brutalized Civil War soldiers.With credits to his name that include working as a special makeup effects artist on X-Men, Pirates of ...
Published: 08/07/18
Updated: 08/16/18
Remembering the Queen of Soul: Photos from the life of Aretha Franklin

Remembering the Queen of Soul: Photos from the life of Aretha Franklin

World-renowned soul singer and songwriter Aretha Franklin died Thursday at her home in Detroit. She was 76.Times pop music critic Jay Cridlin called Franklin the greatest singer in the world, praising both her skills onstage and her work as a Civil R...
Published: 08/16/18
Paul McCartney’s ‘raunchy’ new song: ‘Fuh You’

Paul McCartney’s ‘raunchy’ new song: ‘Fuh You’

NEW YORK (AP) — The man who co-wrote I Want to Hold Your Hand more than a half century ago is speaking more directly these days. Sir Paul McCartney released a new single on Wednesday called Fuh You, where the key line — "I want to fuh you" — contains...
Published: 08/16/18
Steve Perry surprises music world with new single

Steve Perry surprises music world with new single

It's been rumored pretty much since the day he stopped singing for Journey 20 years ago: Steve Perry has finally released some new music. A new song and video – No Erasin' – dropped on Wednesday.The former Journey frontman's return has be...
Published: 08/16/18
Dining events: Bolts Brew Fest, Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Month

Dining events: Bolts Brew Fest, Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Month

BOLTS: BREW FESTI was going to list all the craft brewers whose wares will be on offer at 7 p.m. Friday at this year’s Bolts Brew Fest, a Tampa Bay Lightning benefit for the Humane Society of Tampa Bay. But with 50 local breweries alone, and another ...
Published: 08/15/18
Updated: 08/16/18
An Aretha Franklin tribute from the Lightning anthem singer

An Aretha Franklin tribute from the Lightning anthem singer

The Tampa woman who sings the national anthem before Lightning games at Amalie Arena has joined the chorus.Retired Air Force technical sergeant Sonya Bryson-Kirksey took to Twitter on Thursday morning following the news of Aretha Franklin's death at ...
Published: 08/16/18
Installation of Aphrodite Reimagined at the Tampa Museum of Art

Installation of Aphrodite Reimagined at the Tampa Museum of Art

MONICA HERNDON | TimesArtist Patricia Cronin talks with Seth Pevnick, Tampa Museum of Art Chief Curator and Richard E. Perry Curator of Greek and Roman Art, about her sculpture, Aphrodite Reimagined during the final stages of installation on Augu...
Published: 08/16/18
‘Designing Women’ reboot in the works

‘Designing Women’ reboot in the works

Here's a surprise from Hollywood: The creator of the TV show Designing Women has been searching for a home for a revival of the late '80s series.The Hollywood Reporter says Linda Bloodworth-Thomason has been working for months on a revival. The origi...
Published: 08/16/18

Sports on TV/radio for Thursday, August 16

TODAYAutosTrucks: UNOH 200 qualifying4 p.m.FS1Trucks: UNOH 2008:30 p.m.FoxBaseballRays at Yankees1 p.m.Fox Sun; 620-AMCubs at Pirates7 p.m.MLBDiamondbacks at Padres10 p.m.MLBBaseball, Little League World SeriesCaribbean vs. Asia-Pacific1 p.m.ESPNStat...
Published: 08/15/18
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