Few of his peers can stand up to a comparison to Pablo Picasso. He competes only with Henri Matisse as the greatest artist of the 20th century. So we shouldn't take in the large collection of prints by Francoise Gilot with an eye to comparisons between them and a smaller group of Picasso prints, …
Steve Martin, as Steve Martin is wont to do, gets his first joke in early. The one-time Wild and Crazy Guy is a full-time banjo player these days — clawhammer style, for the diehard pickers out there — and his current album, Love Has Come for You, is an old-timey Americana gem made with wispy …
Never dreamed it could happen, but there's a chance that I'm becoming a Trekkie. Or perhaps I should say Trekker. This is all so new and confusing.
Some principal players in symphony orchestras who are excellent musicians don't necessarily thrive when they are featured in concertos or other solo works in front of their colleagues. Perhaps they are too used to being part of the group to shine in the spotlight.
Museum news: The fun and now famous Pride and Passion is at the Tampa Museum of Art on Saturday. It's a great party that's part of the annual Pride festivities and it benefits the museum. Yes, the $85 ticket is pricey but it includes a $50 membership along with great food, drink and entertainment. It usually sells out …
The rock musical has been around since Hair in the 1960s, and some of them have rocked pretty hard, such as Spring Awakening and Rock of Ages. But none rock as hard as American Idiot.
The '20s roar until they're hoarse in Baz Luhrmann's splashy, slap-dashy adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, a movie to divide moviegoers into camps of swooners and groaners, and occasionally make them switch sides.
With Brantley Gilbert, Love and Theft
Details: Saturday 7 p.m., Live Nation Amphitheatre, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $40.75-$84.70. (813) 740-2446.
Crosby, Stills and Nash
Details: Tuesday 8 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $62.50-$214.50. Very limited tickets available. (727) 791-7400.
Lena Horne was a movie star, one of the most glamorous women in the world and a stylish singer. She was also important as a civil rights pioneer.