Tuesday, May 22, 2018
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Get your 'Spring Breakers' DVDs July 9, y'all

Get your 'Spring Breakers' DVDs on July 9, y'all

This is the bleepin' Tampa Bay dream, ya'll! All this news coming out about Spring Breakers, that movie that was filmed here, so much cool (bleep) that it makes you start typing like James Franco talks in the movie, all strange and (bleep) like his drugged-up character Alien, whose real name is Al but, truth be told, he's not from this planet. Anyway, Spring Breakers drops July 9 on Blu-ray and DVD, with all kinds of extras including deleted scenes, outtakes and behind-the-scenes (bleep). Now everyone can brag: "I got Spring Breakers. On repeat! Spring Breakers ON REPEAT! Constant, ya'll," like Alien does Scarface. To prepare for this digital slice of heaven, check out Twitter for @aliengatsby, hilariously moshing dialogue from Spring Breakers and The Great Gatsby like bikinis and big booties, ya'll. Mix it up with your Calvin Klein Escape and Calvin Klein Be and smell nice. — Steve Persall, Times movie critic

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Review: Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Championship Tour’ brings good sportsmanship, great rhymes to Tampa’s MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre

Review: Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Championship Tour’ brings good sportsmanship, great rhymes to Tampa’s MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre

Do they give Pulitzer Prizes for concerts featuring golf cart rides, cartoon sports-card backdrops and a slam-dunking doggie mascot?If so, Kendrick Lamar might want to start clearing shelf space for plaque No. 2.Weeks after the rapturous adulation th...
Updated: 1 hour ago
All Children’s CEO: Not telling parents about needle left behind was “complete failure”

All Children’s CEO: Not telling parents about needle left behind was “complete failure”

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital halted most pediatric heart surgeries last year, the hospital’s top administrator said Tuesday, providing new details about its response to problems within its Heart Institute.The only operations curr...
Updated: 6 hours ago
SZA will not appear at tonight’s Kendrick Lamar Championship Tour

SZA will not appear at tonight’s Kendrick Lamar Championship Tour

Singer SZA will not perform at Kendrick Lamar's Championship Tour at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa Tuesday, organizers announced shortly before the concert. Lamar's Top Dawg Entertainment label posted the news on Twitter. The Gra...
Updated: 8 hours ago
The Dirty Heads talk backyard barbecues, shedding the ‘reggae rock’ label and more

The Dirty Heads talk backyard barbecues, shedding the ‘reggae rock’ label and more

It's hard to say, exactly, how many 97X events the Dirty Heads have played at this point. There were three Next Big Things, at least, plus an acoustic Green Room performance or two.And if you want to talk about shows in St. Petersburg, forget about i...
Updated: 12 hours ago
The Dirty Heads talk backyard barbecues, shedding the 'reggae rock' label and more

The Dirty Heads talk backyard barbecues, shedding the 'reggae rock' label and more

It's hard to say, exactly, how many 97X events the Dirty Heads have played at this point. There were three Next Big Things, at least, plus an acoustic Green Room performance or two.
Published: 05/22/18
Despite hurdles, Ballet Nacional de Cuba returns to Tampa after 15 years

Despite hurdles, Ballet Nacional de Cuba returns to Tampa after 15 years

For decades, the reputation of the Ballet de Nacional de Cuba has never dropped below excellent.
Published: 05/22/18
Cress Williams of 'Black Lightning' talks Season 2, being recognized as a superhero before MegaCon Orlando

Cress Williams of 'Black Lightning' talks Season 2, being recognized as a superhero before MegaCon Orlando

No matter what Cress Williams does the rest of his acting career, he'll always be remembered as the first to play Black Lightning.
Published: 05/22/18
Despite Walt Disney's wishes, you can now buy alcohol at every Magic Kingdom restaurant

Despite Walt Disney's wishes, you can now buy alcohol at every Magic Kingdom restaurant

Well, you did it millennials. As of this month, every sit-down restaurant in the Magic Kingdom now serves alcohol.
Published: 05/22/18
8 ways to get on the water in Tampa Bay if you don't own a boat

8 ways to get on the water in Tampa Bay if you don't own a boat

According to the old wisdom, the two happiest days of a boater’s life are the day they buy a boat and the day they sell it. There’s also an argument to be made for the day when a generous friend buys one. Boating, from the sun to the bre...
Published: 05/22/18
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for May 23

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for May 23

Ballet Nacional de Cuba: Making its first return since 2003, the acclaimed company founded nearly 60 years ago by prima ballerina Alicia Alonso survived the Cuban revolution and the subsequent decline in the economy. Ballet remains a principal export...
Published: 05/22/18