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  1. Gasparilla Music Festival: The bands to watch, and the best spots to see them

    Music & Concerts

    On a clear afternoon in March, it's hard to picture a better setting for a music festival than Curtis Hixon Park. Museums to your right, the Beer Can to your left, the minarets and sunset straight ahead — no matter where you throw down your blanket, you'll find a postcard photo op waiting. • "They're all …

  2. Hot to trot: How Ginuwine's 'Pony' became a throbbing, thrilling, bump 'n' grind anthem

    Music & Concerts

    There are slow jams, there are slooow jams, and there are jams so slow that, much like the God Particle, their sexiness cannot be measured by conventional science.

    LAS VEGAS, NV - NOVEMBER 08:  Recording artist Ginuwine of TGT performs performs during the Soul Train Awards 2012 at PH Live at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on November 8, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  )
  3. Column: What Netanyahu didn't say


    Now that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has made his case on Iran before Congress, with all the circus atmosphere it involved, let's get to the serious questions: What is America's interest in striking a deal with Iran? Because our interests and Israel's are not fully aligned. What is the minimum we need to …

  4. New Adventure Island slide Colossal Curl is a scream (w/video)


    TAMPA — When Adventure Island opens for the soaking season this Saturday, the perfectly fine waterpark will finally have its first perfectly star-making attraction: Colossal Curl, a 622-foot-long thrill slide with a "weightless wave wall" as its looming gutcheck finale.

    Sean Daly rides the wave wall Wednesday on Colossal Curl at Tampa's Adventure Island water park. [Busch Gardens]
  5. Ticket window: Alanis Morissette, John Fogerty, Florida Georgia Line, John Waters


    Tickets for the following events go on sale this week:

    Alanis Morissette performs onstage at the 25th anniversary MusiCares 2015 Person Of The Year Gala honoring Bob Dylan.
    Marcus Mariota, left, and Jameis Winston, right, will appear on Jon Gruden's QB Camp segment on ESPN.

    Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota coming to Jon Gruden's QB camp

    Two of the Bucs’ possible targets for the No. 1 pick will be on ESPN’s Jon Gruden QB Camp later this spring....


    Jeb Bush tries to cool the perception he's all about raising money

    The following is from the Washington Post:...


    Video: Cobb on being named Rays opening day starter

    Pitcher Alex Cobb on being named the Rays' starter for the April 6 season opener against Baltimore at the Trop:...