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  1. Are guitars dead at music festivals? A Big Guava primer

    Music & Concerts

    Joey Santiago is stumped. Asked to name an up-and-coming rock band he could see headlining a major music festival in five years, he draws an utter blank. • "God, that's a good question," said the guitarist for influential alternative legends the Pixies. "Well, it wouldn't be a band. It'd be Kanye West, crashing a …

    Grammy nominee Hozier will play the Big Guava Music Festival on Saturday night.
  2. Harold Pinter's 'Betrayal' takes the stage at Tampa Repertory Theatre


    Tampa Repertory Theatre continues its season of treachery and deceit when Betrayal by Nobel Prize-winning playwright Harold Pinter opens today. The production of Pinter's emotionally biting 1978 play stars Emilia Sargent, Ned Averill-Snell and Greg Thompson as Emma, Robert and Jerry across a seven-year …

    Emilia Sargent in Harold Pinter’s Betrayal at Tampa Repertory Theatre.
  3. Here are things to do with mom for Mother's Day


    Free for Moms

    Moms can get in free at lots of area attractions with at lease one paid admission at the following:

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  4. Bette Midler talks girl groups and her 20th concert tour


    Three weeks before her 20th concert tour, Bette Midler isn't feeling entirely divine. • "You don't even want to know," Midler sighed by telephone from California. "The story is much too sad to be told … I'm wearing hats to cheer myself up." • Costumes still must be fitted, rehearsals endured. Midler, …

    Bette Midler’s Divine Intervention tour celebrates women’s groups from the ’30s to the ’90s. “The singing suffragettes, I call them,” Midler said. “To me it’s all the sound of angels singing.”
  5. 'Welcome to Me' stars Kristen Wiig as a mentally ill lottery winner


    Kristen Wiig continues moving toward edgier movie comedy than she could get away with on television in Welcome to Me (R), a Sundance entry playing out its shoestring budget.

    Kristen Wiig stars as a mentally ill lottery winner in the dark comedy Welcome to Me.
    Kwon Alexander could be challenging veteran Danny Lansanah for the starting role at strongside linebacker.

    Coach: LB Kwon Alexander can make quick impact for Bucs

    John Chavis has been coaching college football since 1979, and the former LSU defensive coordinator says the Bucs found a playmaker in Tigers linebacker Kwon Alexander, a fourth-round draft pick who could make an impact this fall even though he's still only 20 years old....


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    For starters: Rays at Red Sox, with the same new look

    Having scored five runs Monday after shaking up the lineup, manager Kevin Cash is sticking with what worked as the Rays ta: Kiermaier cf, Souza rf, Loney 1b, Longoria 3b, DeJesus lf, Forsythe 2b, Cabrera ss, Butler dh, Wilson c, Smyly p ke on the Red Sox again tonight....