Thursday, October 04, 2018

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Tampa Bay LGBTQ events for Oct. 4-10

Tampa Bay LGBTQ events for Oct. 4-10

There are plenty of LGBTQ-related events happening in Tampa Bay this week. Here are a few to check out.Come Out + Stay Out, LGBTQ Senior Resource Fair Attorney Catherine Blackburn serves as keynote speaker for the event with LGBTQ-friendly vendors, f...
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Plan your weekend Oct. 5-7: Celebration of Prince, Bernstein’s Broadway, Tailgate Taste Fest, Halloween parties

Plan your weekend Oct. 5-7: Celebration of Prince, Bernstein’s Broadway, Tailgate Taste Fest, Halloween parties

Concerts of note4U: A Symphonic Celebration of Prince: The Roots bandleader Questlove was tapped by the Prince estate for the first-ever symphonic tribute to Prince on Friday at the Yuengling Center (formerly the SunDome). He is mixing into the hit ...
Updated: 5 hours ago
Tampa Bay LGBTQ film fest reviews: ‘Good Manners,’ ‘TransMilitary,’ ‘Ideal Home’

Tampa Bay LGBTQ film fest reviews: ‘Good Manners,’ ‘TransMilitary,’ ‘Ideal Home’

The 29th annual Tampa Bay International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival kicks off Friday with 31 feature films and 31 shorts. Feeling overwhelmed by the selection? tbt* correspondent Steve Warren has seen many of the films screening through Oct. 13. Here...
Published: 10/03/18
Tampa Bay film festival showcases mosaic of LGBTQ life

Tampa Bay film festival showcases mosaic of LGBTQ life

You don’t have to be lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender to attend the 29th annual Tampa Bay International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival. Once I would have added "but it helps," half in jest, but that’s not so true anymore.In the ’70s, open-minded st...
Published: 10/03/18
What ‘Venom’ reviews are saying: ‘A fun, fascinating mess,’ and more

What ‘Venom’ reviews are saying: ‘A fun, fascinating mess,’ and more

That seems to be the closest thing to a consensus among the first wave of reviews for “Venom,” which represents Sony’s effort to build out its own superhero universe.Now, to be clear, the critics’ scores as tallied are abo...
Published: 10/03/18
Local craft beer of the week: Headbanger IPA, 7venth Sun Brewery

Local craft beer of the week: Headbanger IPA, 7venth Sun Brewery

The Spring of Tampa Bay and CASA are two local organizations specializing in the prevention of domestic violence, as well as support and shelter for its victims. This is a vital issue, to be sure, but it’s an issue even closer to home for 7venth Sun ...
Published: 10/04/18
Local craft beer of the week: Fitzmagic Double IPA, St. Pete Brewing Company

Local craft beer of the week: Fitzmagic Double IPA, St. Pete Brewing Company

It’s a smart bit of marketing, branding a freshly finished beer with the hype of the local football phenomenon. It’s low risk, too: If the surprise performance of Bucs backup quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick didn’t continue into a third and final week be...
Published: 09/27/18
Bar review: At Lolita’s Wine Market, go with the flow

Bar review: At Lolita’s Wine Market, go with the flow

It’s funny how different cultures are when it comes to specialty bars. Beer taprooms and breweries, while considerably varied, seem part of a cohesive group when compared to cocktail bars and high-end whiskey spots. Wine doesn’t lend itself especiall...
Published: 09/27/18
Bar review: Punk meets Pilsner at Antibrewery in Dunedin

Bar review: Punk meets Pilsner at Antibrewery in Dunedin

I’ve had readers jokingly complain that I’ve exposed their off-the-radar watering holes that already are a carful away from becoming overcrowded. It’s like watching your favorite indie band achieve mainstream success: It’s good for them, but now you’...
Published: 09/20/18
Local craft beer of the week: Solera Projekt #5, Dunderbräu

Local craft beer of the week: Solera Projekt #5, Dunderbräu

Mr. Dunderbak’s has been a staple for beer lovers for nearly as long as Tampa has had breweries. Even back in its former location at University Mall, Dunderbak’s was known as the place for import and craft beers, also doubling as a monthly meeting sp...
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