Monday, October 08, 2018

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Aziz Ansari announces second ‘pop-up show’ at the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg

Aziz Ansari announces second ‘pop-up show’ at the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg

If Aziz Ansari is still facing blowback over being pulled into comedy's #MeToo debate, it isn't being reflected in his ticket sales in St. Petersburg.Ansari last week announced an Oct. 22 performance at the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg. After t...
Published: 10/05/18
Top things to do in Tampa Bay on Sunday Oct. 7

Top things to do in Tampa Bay on Sunday Oct. 7

An Evening with Pete Rose: Using multi-media, the stage is transformed into a World Series baseball field on which the legend shares stories of his career. 7 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $29.50-$39.50. (727) 791-7400.Danny Go...
Published: 10/05/18

Top things to do in Tampa Bay on Saturday Oct. 6

Florida Orchestra Pops: Bernstein’s Broadway: Michael Francis opens the orchestra’s pops series conducting a performance celebrating what would have been Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday. One of America’s greatest composers and musicians, the show ...
Published: 10/05/18
Country Music on the Bay festival bringing Scotty McCreery, Wynonna, Jerrod Niemann to St. Petersburg

Country Music on the Bay festival bringing Scotty McCreery, Wynonna, Jerrod Niemann to St. Petersburg

An all-new country music festival is coming to St. Petersburg.Country Music on the Bay will hit Vinoy Park on Oct. 14, with a lineup that includes American Idol alum Scotty McCreery, Jerrod Niemann (Drink to That All Night), Wynonna and the Big Noise...
Published: 09/19/18
Updated: 10/05/18

Hernando briefs for Oct. 5

COUNTYWIDEFunds are needed to make over playgroundThe Boys and Girls Clubs of Hernando County is seeking donations to help repair the playground at its Westside Preschool, which is in desperate need of a makeover. Funds are needed for a new PlayPour ...
Published: 10/01/18
Updated: 10/05/18
Hernando Pet of the Week for Oct. 5

Hernando Pet of the Week for Oct. 5

Mr. Meowgi is a gorgeous gray, brown and white 3-year-old domestic short hair. He was fearful upon arrival, but has blossomed into a very sweet, loving boy. Mr. Meowgi enjoys visiting residents at local nursing homes in his stroller. Since he is Feli...
Published: 10/05/18
Hometown Hernando for Oct. 5

Hometown Hernando for Oct. 5

We want your news!Hometown Hernando is devoted to everyday life in our county, whether it’s snapshots from your family reunion, recreational sporting event, news from your last club meeting or just a few lines thanking someone for a job well d...
Published: 10/01/18
Updated: 10/05/18
Aquarium unveils new tanks for rescued turtles

Aquarium unveils new tanks for rescued turtles

Starting Saturday, the Florida Aquarium’s second largest exhibit called "Heart of the Sea" will be opened to the public. The exhibit shares the story of conservation and veterinary efforts made by Aquarium staff. The 100,000-gallon tank holds 410 sea...
Published: 10/05/18
Zev Buffman retires as Ruth Eckerd Hall president and CEO

Zev Buffman retires as Ruth Eckerd Hall president and CEO

After seven years as the CEO and president of Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater, Zev Buffman has announced his retirement. The veteran theater impresario, who turns 88 next week, made the announcement on Thursday, but said he and his wife had reached t...
Published: 10/04/18
Updated: 10/05/18
Tampa Bay LGBTQ events for Oct. 4-10

Tampa Bay LGBTQ events for Oct. 4-10

There are plenty of LGBTQ-related events happening in Tampa Bay this week. Here are a few to check out.Come Out + Stay Out, LGBTQ Senior Resource Fair Attorney Catherine Blackburn serves as keynote speaker for the event with LGBTQ-friendly vendors, f...
Published: 10/04/18