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 artist Lee Brice, 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.
Visitors to this year's Mainsail Art Festival will find the beloved and familiar mix at work. But specific artists? You never know.
By his count, John Travolta visits Clearwater five days a week when possible yet hasn't entered the revitalized Capitol Theatre.