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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

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Michael McDonald and Kenny Loggins: Yacht rock paradise at the Clearwater Jazz Holiday

Michael McDonald and Kenny Loggins: Yacht rock paradise at the Clearwater Jazz Holiday

Frosty wine coolers and a misty sunset sea breeze. White linen pants and a tilted captain’s hat. Coconut milk and an awful lot of rum. Memories of the smooth, soft-rock ’70s are thick with tantalizing pairings, some best left in the faded, crackling ...
Updated: 9 hours ago
As Faith Hill and Tim McGraw come to Tampa, here’s why their love fascinates and endures

As Faith Hill and Tim McGraw come to Tampa, here’s why their love fascinates and endures

I couldn’t tell you if any of this made it to air, though, because I didn’t see it on TV. I was standing a few feet away, watching Hill and McGraw cuddle live.As Nashville’s pre-eminent power couple, Hill and McGraw, both 50, have seen their love scr...
Updated: 9 hours ago
Ruth Eckerd Hall scores another record-breaking year, gears up for another

Ruth Eckerd Hall scores another record-breaking year, gears up for another

CLEARWATER — Since establishing itself in the 1980s as a key player in the Tampa Bay performing arts scene, Ruth Eckerd Hall has staked out a niche with popular music, jazz and hit musicals. That formula appears to be working.The venue Thursday annou...
Published: 10/12/17
Updated: 10/13/17
It’s time to hoist a stein for Oktoberfest in Tampa Bay

It’s time to hoist a stein for Oktoberfest in Tampa Bay

Even though the official Oktoberfest celebration in Germany wrapped up already, that doesn’t stop parties around the globe from mimicking the celebration, including loads of Bavarian-flavored parties in Tampa Bay.With flowing pints of beer, giant pre...
Published: 10/11/17
Updated: 10/13/17
Plan your weekend Oct. 13-15: Oktoberfest, Florida Georgia Line and Nelly, free shows at Tampa Theatre, Florida Orchestra pops

Plan your weekend Oct. 13-15: Oktoberfest, Florida Georgia Line and Nelly, free shows at Tampa Theatre, Florida Orchestra pops

Plan your weekendProstOktoberfest: It’s time to hoist a stein and yell, "Prost!" for Oktoberfest in Tampa Bay. Tampa’s competition-heavy party this weekend in Curtis Hixon Park expects some 10,000 people for the largest Oktoberfest gathering in the a...
Published: 10/11/17
Somehow Thurgood Marshall isn’t even the star in his own biopic ‘Marshall’

Somehow Thurgood Marshall isn’t even the star in his own biopic ‘Marshall’

Truth is an obstacle that the Thurgood Marshall biopic never overcomes.It’s true that a prejudiced judge in 1941 banned the NAACP lawyer and future Supreme Court Justice from addressing the court during the career-shaping case this movie depicts. Mar...
Published: 10/11/17
Vinoy reinvents Fred’s Cellar for one night Thursday as a fundraiser for Puerto Rico

Vinoy reinvents Fred’s Cellar for one night Thursday as a fundraiser for Puerto Rico

The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort’s Fred’s Cellar has been underutilized for some time, starting as a private club for members and more recently re-envisioned as a speakeasy. But here’s something — for one night only — that seems to be a gl...
Published: 10/11/17
Dali Museum will have $10 admission on Saturday

Dali Museum will have $10 admission on Saturday

The Dalí Museum is giving art aficionados a treat this Saturday, when admission at the door will be reduced to $10, more than half off its regular admission price of $22. In anticipation of its upcoming "In Daring Fashion: Dalí and Schiaparelli" exh...
Published: 10/11/17
‘Professor Marston and the Wonder Women’ is comic book heroine’s R-rated back story

‘Professor Marston and the Wonder Women’ is comic book heroine’s R-rated back story

Wonder Woman was a PG-13 blockbuster but her real origins are for adults only, as depicted in Professor Marston & the Wonder Women (R). Writer-director Angela Robinson dramatizes her comic book creator’s erotic inspirations; you’ll never think of Won...
Published: 10/11/17
From Coppertail to Crooked Thumb, 5 Tampa Bay Oktoberfest craft beers to try

From Coppertail to Crooked Thumb, 5 Tampa Bay Oktoberfest craft beers to try

Local breweries are going strong with traditional Oktoberfest brews, perfect for the transition from summer to fall. Food pairing: a giant pretzel, of course.The classic Oktoberfest brew is marzen, a medium-to full-bodied lager that lands firmly on t...
Published: 10/11/17