Plan your weekend
One Direction They were the biggest boy band on the planet when tickets went on sale almost a year ago. Now there's argument to made that Friday's show opener, the Aussie cuties in 5 Seconds of Summer, are the buzzier hunks. There's a power shift going on for sure, and yet …
Gillian Flynn's twisty novel Gone Girl was a movie waiting to happen, practically smelling of popcorn with each compulsively turned page. It's less of a whodunit than a whodunwhat that's easier to spoil than egg salad at a picnic, so we'll tread lightly.
Details: Friday 8 p.m. Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $39.50-$150. (727) 791-7400.
Arts people, the coming two weeks will be the most packed with things to do and see in my memory: five new exhibitions and several events that range from north Tampa through Pinellas County. Here's what's happening in the next week. Look for more in the Oct. 9 issue of Weekend. You can also find it all at …
The past 25 years brought an abundance of change for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities worldwide. Yet in Tampa Bay one thing remained constant: A celebration of cinema reflecting LGBT lives, dreams and desires, a quarter century of pride through projector lenses.
Much to the confusion of fans everywhere, Bollywood apparently had the same titling idea as Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj and Jessie J.
Plan your weekend
Howl-O-Scream Busch Gardens kicks off the scare season with a "Freaky Preview" at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. New haunted houses include Deadfall, set in a ghostly Victorian landscape (the word they're using for this one is intense), and Zombie Containment Unit …
Universal's Halloween Horror Nights is now in its 24th year of its ever-expanding, top-notch scare fest, but the huge crowds could end up being the biggest horror.
Details: Monday 8 p.m. Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $43.25-$125. (727) 791-7400.
The term "emerging artist" is perplexing. It implies youthful talent that is still developing and the absence of significant professional exposure. Given the number of exhibitions I've seen featuring emerging artists, I find the label all over the map and misleading. After all, talent should never cease …