Today is April 20, or 4/20, the unofficial holiday of marijuana fans, and while other cities have some pretty big 420 Day parties — Atlanta has Snoop Dogg as the headliner and weed-friendly Colorado braced for an influx of tourists this weekend — the Tampa Bay area has a few touches of reefer madness today. …
ST. PETERSBURG — Michel Delgado, a soft-spoken artist who creates powerful mixed-media paintings, won his first Best of Mainsail award and $10,000 at the 40th annual Mainsail Art Festival. It validates an already successful career and recognition by private collectors around the world.
Three different sorts of musical stories comprised the Florida Orchestra's concert Friday evening in Tampa, one more deeply pleasing than the rest.
The Jacksons, pop star Cody Simpson, country artists Lee Brice and Kacey Musgraves, superstar DJ Steve Aoki and the kids from KIDZ BOP don't have much in common except this: They've all been signed by the Tampa Bay Rays for the 2015 Summer Concert Series.
The best thing about Busch Gardens Food and Wine Festival might be the collection of new topiaries that dot the park, from a huge octopus rising from a fountain to a ginormous spring maiden to a funny collection of "topirazzi" photographers — so you have bushes snapping pictures from the bushes.
TAMPA — Ruby Bridges couldn't have imagined the millions of lives she would change that day, Nov. 14, 1960, when U.S. marshals walked her into first grade. Nor was it likely Norman Rockwell anticipated the effect his painting of those historic steps would have.
When Shenita Berrian sings, she does more than entertain an audience.
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Chillounge This year's outdoor lounge party in Tampa takes on a Cirque du Soleil twist, adding contortionists, aerialists, jugglers, hand balancers, a high-flying daredevil and from America's Got Talent, John Nock's Aerosphere Aerial Balloon Show with the …
TAMPA — Because Pippin doesn't have much of a plot, it needs a strong director. In 1972, when it opened on Broadway, legendary director-choreographer Bob Fosse put his stamp on the musical, and it became one of the longest-running shows ever.
He's not, of course. A god, I mean.
But heaven knows there has been an inordinate amount of time spent in the last 50 years or so trying to classify, quantify and otherwise demystify Bob Dylan's impact on society.