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Thursday, Aug 27, 2015

Arts & Music

Country music acts quietly abandon Confederate flag

Country music acts quietly abandon Confederate flag

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Confederate flag was once a familiar symbol in country music, representing the rural South and the renegade spirit of artists such as David Allan Coe and Hank Williams Jr.
Updated: 2 months ago
Imagine Dragons once opened for a mime, now ready for Amalie Arena

Imagine Dragons once opened for a mime, now ready for Amalie Arena

LOS ANGELES — Grammy winners Imagine Dragons launched their second headlining world tour recently, but they remember the days when they opened up for anyone — including a mime.
Updated: 2 months ago
Plant Museum’s 125-year-old dog statue gets a touch-up

Plant Museum’s 125-year-old dog statue gets a touch-up

Art conservation technician Natalya Swanson with Gulf Coast Art Conservation worked on the restoration of a cast iron statue of two dogs outside the H. B. Plant Museum at the University of Tampa on Tuesday.
Updated: 2 months ago
Additional tickets available for Taylor Swift’s Tampa show

Additional tickets available for Taylor Swift’s Tampa show

More tickets are being made available for Taylor Swift’s show at Raymond James Stadium on Halloween night.
Updated: 2 months ago
Public art project placing colorful streetcars throughout Tampa

Public art project placing colorful streetcars throughout Tampa

TAMPA — A procession of colorful streetcar sculptures will roll into downtown Tampa this fall as a way to celebrate the culture and history of the city and promote local attractions and businesses.
Updated: 2 months ago
Mathis’ 60th anniversary tour coming to Clearwater

Mathis’ 60th anniversary tour coming to Clearwater

Chances are, you will want to check out Johnny Mathis when he brings his 60th anniversary tour to Clearwater in March.
Updated: 2 months ago
Thousands truckin’ to Chicago for final Grateful Dead shows

Thousands truckin’ to Chicago for final Grateful Dead shows

CHICAGO – The Grateful Dead is closing the lid on its storied half-century of concerts this weekend in Chicago, where a museum has captured the band’s prankster heart by displaying its artifacts, skeletons-and-roses iconography included, ...
Updated: 2 months ago
On That Note: This week’s best concerts around Tampa

On That Note: This week’s best concerts around Tampa

A look at some of the top live performances coming to the Tampa Bay area this week.
Updated: 2 months ago
Matchbox Romance lured back to stage for Vans Warped Tour

Matchbox Romance lured back to stage for Vans Warped Tour

The allure of the Warped Tour should be appealing to any band, as well as music fans. The egalitarian tour, in which “headliners” can play at any time during the all-day event, is a blast for most musicians.
Updated: 2 months ago
Sister Hazel added to Rays Summer Concert Series lineup

Sister Hazel added to Rays Summer Concert Series lineup

Sister Hazel has been added to the Rays Summer Concert Series lineup.
Updated: 2 months ago