Monday, October 08, 2018

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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
Top things to do this week: Halloween scares creep out, Disney Junior Dance Party, Pete Rose

Top things to do this week: Halloween scares creep out, Disney Junior Dance Party, Pete Rose

HALLOWEEN: Creatures of the Night and moreIt’s officially October, so Halloween events are jumping out at us left and right this week. ZooTampa at Lowry Park opens its Creatures of the Night, a party running weekends through Oct. 27. There’s trick or...
Published: 10/03/18
5 things to do under $5: Straz Live on the River, Movies in the Park, Howl-O-Ween for dogs

5 things to do under $5: Straz Live on the River, Movies in the Park, Howl-O-Ween for dogs

1 Canine Estates Howl-O-Ween: A Halloween party for dogs with goodie bags, rescue groups, music, games, a "Tricks for Treats" contest, auction, raffles, costume contest and Halloween photos. Kids and owners should come in costume too because they qua...
Published: 10/03/18
Five recipe ideas for National Taco Day on October 4

Five recipe ideas for National Taco Day on October 4

"As long as tacos exist, the world is a good place," says my friend Nathan, who claims to exist on a diet composed mainly of the classic Mexican dish.In case you haven’t heard, Thursday is National Taco Day — which means the world is going to be an e...
Published: 10/03/18
Rays-Rowdies deal: Concerts at Al Lang Stadium will expand in 2019

Rays-Rowdies deal: Concerts at Al Lang Stadium will expand in 2019

The concerts will continue at Al Lang Stadium. Even more of them, actually.In announcing Tuesday that the Rays are purchasing the Rowdies from St. Petersburg business and entertainment magnate Bill Edwards, officials on both sides said Edwards will c...
Published: 10/02/18
Mary Chapin Carpenter talks 30 years of songs and connecting in a digital age

Mary Chapin Carpenter talks 30 years of songs and connecting in a digital age

Mary Chapin Carpenter has something to say about the little black rectangle she calls "that tracking device in your back pocket." You might know it as your phone."You can find any song, any book, any movie, any television show, any painting, any poem...
Published: 10/03/18
Leon Bridges coming to Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater

Leon Bridges coming to Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater

Hours after John Legend announced a show at Clearwater's Ruth Eckerd Hall, another modern soul legend-in-the-making has followed suit.Leon Bridges, the vintage-inspired Texas soul singer often compared to Marvin Gaye and Sam Cooke, has announced a sh...
Published: 10/02/18
Twenty One Pilots coming to the Amway Center in Orlando

Twenty One Pilots coming to the Amway Center in Orlando

Did you miss out on tickets to Twenty One Pilots' Nov. 3 concert at Amalie Arena in Tampa? You probably did, considering the show sold out in a matter of hours.But here's some good news: The wildly popular alt-pop duo is coming back to Central Florid...
Published: 10/02/18
Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga’s hotly anticipated ‘A Star is Born’ is here — and it is lavishly delightful

Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga’s hotly anticipated ‘A Star is Born’ is here — and it is lavishly delightful

The skeptics scoffed when they heard Bradley Cooper had decided to make his directorial debut with yet another remake of A Star Is Born. What could this relative newcomer to the Hollywood hierarchy possibly bring to one of show business’ ur-myths of ...
Published: 10/02/18