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Summer movie guide

The summer of 2015 is rapidly approaching. It is the perfect time of year to break out the suntan lotion, grab the lawn chairs and drive out to enjoy a beautiful day on the beach. Or, if you're like me, it's the time of year to stay balled up and alone in a pitch-black theater to check out some of the most anticipa …

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  1. Summer movie guide

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    The summer of 2015 is rapidly approaching. It is the perfect time of year to break out the suntan lotion, grab the lawn chairs and drive out to enjoy a beautiful day on the beach. Or, if you're like me, it's the time of year to stay balled up and alone in a pitch-black theater to check out some of the most …

    Pitch Perfect 2
  2. Highly anticipated summer albums

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    With the hottest time of the year, also comes some of the best album releases. As an added bonus, July holds a (very) highly anticipated one. Here's tb-two*s snippets on a few summer releases:

  3. Review: With 'The Magic Whip'Blur doesn't miss a beat

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    After 12 years, one hiatus and multiple solo projects, Blur is putting itself back on the map. The British group of 1990s fame and their newest record, The Magic Whip, are already storming up the charts in the United Kingdom toward the No. 1 spot.

  4. Review: 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' is the comic book movie we've been waiting for

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    Avengers: Age of Ultron: No introductions are required for one of the most anticipated films in the last few years. The sequel to 2012's The Avengers, one of the highest grossing films ever, looks to propel Marvel not only to becoming the highest grossing franchise ever, but permanently establish the Marvel …

    Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Captain America (Chris Evans), Thor (Chris Hemsworth) and Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) in Avengers: Age of Ultron.
  5. That's what we said: All about apps

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    Fiona Nematbakhsh, St. Petersburg High

    "Angry Birds because it helps me relax and it helps me relieve frustration with school."

    "Spotify and Yelp because I like music and finding places to eat."

    "The surf report app because I can look at it and within minutes know what the surf is like …

    Angry Birds helps Rohit Mittal, junior, St. Petersurg High relax.
  6. Best (free) music apps to download before summer

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    Summer is coming, and with long, lazy days comes long hours of listening to music. Whether you're taking a road trip or hanging out in your room, music is a summer essential. Rather than paying for songs on iTunes or searching for them on YouTube, here are a few great free music apps for every situation. From looking …

  7. Review: Ben Williams really is 'Coming of Age'

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    At age 30, Ben Williams is a rising star on not only the D.C. music scene but also on the national jazz scene. Relatively young for an acclaimed jazz musician, he's already on his second album, Coming Of Age, which is capturing major attention from critics and jazz fans alike.

  8. Listen up: What you really need is a record player

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    Today we live in a world where our music library is also our calendar, contact book, cellphone and computer. But before that technology came into existence, people carried their music on CDs or cassette tapes. Cars from 2002 still have tape deck players. Back then, people would plug headphones into their CD player or …

    Vinyl albums and the turntables that play them have taken on a niche role in the modern music scene.
  9. Review: Tyler, the Creator chills out in new album with songs of love

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    I honestly never thought that I'd see Tyler, the Creator, mature musically like he has on his new album, Cherry Bomb. With a track record of outlandish tactics and borderline overboard lyrics, a shift has been hard to see. But it's actually happened and the result is definitely worth a listen.

    Tyler, the Creator’s new album, Cherry Bomb, features a calmer, less erratic Tyler. One of its themes is Tyler being in love.
  10. 'Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children' a bizarre tale for the fantasy lover

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    Consorting with ghosts, magical children with haunting abilities and women who morph into giant birds isn't exactly my daily routine, but this lifestyle slowly becomes the norm for Jacob Portman, a teenage boy whose life upends upon the murder of his beloved grandfather. Dramatic, gripping and especially rousing if read …

    Director Tim Burton’s crew during filming of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children in Harbor Bluffs, near Belleair Beach in February. The movie is slated to come out March 6, 2016.