Thursday, November 15, 2018

Pop Culture

John Legend, Barry Manilow, Trans-Siberian Orchestra lead Tampa Bay’s packed Christmas concert season

John Legend, Barry Manilow, Trans-Siberian Orchestra lead Tampa Bay’s packed Christmas concert season

John Legend’s Clearwater show kicks off a six-week holiday hit parade: Barry Manilow, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Michael McDonald, For King and Country, Jane Lynch, Kenny G and more. Plus: Nutcrackers!
Published: 11/14/18
Weekend concert picks: John Legend, Roy Orbison’s hologram, St. Pete Beach BikeFest and more

Weekend concert picks: John Legend, Roy Orbison’s hologram, St. Pete Beach BikeFest and more

EGOT winner John Legend arrives for the season’s first holiday concert, and Roy Orbison comes to life as a hologram. Plus: Petula Clark, Playboi Carti, St. Pete Beach BikeFest and more.
Published: 11/14/18
Tampa Bay comic book artists and fans react to Stan Lee’s death

Tampa Bay comic book artists and fans react to Stan Lee’s death

Tampa Bay is home to comic book industry professionals and fans — even a superhero — who were impacted by the Marvel icon and his work.
Published: 11/14/18
Stan Lee, creator of a galaxy of Marvel superheroes, dies at 95

Stan Lee, creator of a galaxy of Marvel superheroes, dies at 95

Stan Lee, the creative dynamo who revolutionized the comic book and helped make billions for Hollywood by introducing human frailties in Marvel superheroes, died Monday at age 95.
Published: 11/12/18
Live music picks: Travis Scott, R. Kelly, Brian Wilson, Christina Aguilera, more

Live music picks: Travis Scott, R. Kelly, Brian Wilson, Christina Aguilera, more

Travis Scott launches 'Astroworld,' Brian Wilson retires 'Pet Sounds' and R. Kelly faces protests at USF. Plus: Christina Aguilera, Simple Minds, Tanya Tucker, Joe Diffie, (Sandy) Alex G and more.
Published: 11/07/18
Ribfest food lineup and music set times: Barenaked Ladies, Josh Turner lead the way

Ribfest food lineup and music set times: Barenaked Ladies, Josh Turner lead the way

Get the lowdown on when to get to Vinoy Park to see Los Lonely Boys, Chris Janson and Robby Steinhardt — and what night you can save the most money.
Published: 11/05/18
Nashville’s blue wave: 15 years after the Dixie Chicks, country artists make a liberal political shift

Nashville’s blue wave: 15 years after the Dixie Chicks, country artists make a liberal political shift

‘Liberal’ used to be a dirty word in country music. But today, more artists are speaking out on gun control, LGBTQ rights and immigration. And some are stumping for a Democratic wave on Election Day.
Published: 11/01/18
This week’s best concerts: Ed Sheeran, Twenty One Pilots, Beats By the Bay and more

This week’s best concerts: Ed Sheeran, Twenty One Pilots, Beats By the Bay and more

Two of the world's most popular artists, Ed Sheeran and Twenty One Pilots, lead a busy week, including Keith Sweat, Fantasia, Dustin Lynch, Jonathan Davis, Jessie Reyez, David Lee Murphy and more.
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Five Queen documentaries to stream before 'Bohemian Rhapsody'

Before seeing how Rami Malek does in Freddie Mercury’s shoes, here’s how to check out the real Mercury in action.
Updated one month ago
The Queen movie ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ survives impossible task of re-creating Freddie Mercury

The Queen movie ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ survives impossible task of re-creating Freddie Mercury

A decade in the making, the Queen biopic, arriving Friday, hinged on casting an actor who could capture their iconic singer's essence. Good thing Rami Malek came along.
Updated one month ago