Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Weekend Planner

Review: G. Neri’s ‘Grand Theft Horse’ a thrilling true tale of a woman on a mission

Review: G. Neri’s ‘Grand Theft Horse’ a thrilling true tale of a woman on a mission

The real-life main character of "Grand Theft Horse," a new graphic biography for middle-grade readers, gave up almost everything to rescue a racehorse she trained.
Published: 10/05/18
Plan your weekend Oct. 5-7: Celebration of Prince, Bernstein’s Broadway, Tailgate Taste Fest, Halloween parties

Plan your weekend Oct. 5-7: Celebration of Prince, Bernstein’s Broadway, Tailgate Taste Fest, Halloween parties

Concerts of note4U: A Symphonic Celebration of Prince: The Roots bandleader Questlove was tapped by the Prince estate for the first-ever symphonic tribute to Prince on Friday at the Yuengling Center (formerly the SunDome). He is mixing into the hit ...
Published: 10/04/18
Updated: 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
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
Top things to do in Tampa Bay on Oct. 5

Top things to do in Tampa Bay on Oct. 5

4U: A Symphonic Celebration of Prince: A tour featuring the extensive music of Prince with a full symphony orchestra and a live band with world class musicians and vocalists who will perform some musical arrangements, some of which the Roots’ band le...
Published: 10/04/18
Free beer is back again at Busch Gardens in 2019

Free beer is back again at Busch Gardens in 2019

Busch Gardens is toasting its upcoming 60th anniversary in 2019 by giving two free beers to all visitors, a return to the park’s roots as a vehicle to promote former owner Anheuser-Busch.The Tampa theme park announced the deal Thursday. The park’s pa...
Published: 10/04/18
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