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Review: ‘Fast & Furious’ may be six, but it hasn’t lost any speed

Review: ‘Fast & Furious’ may be six, but it hasn’t lost any speed

If there has been a theme laced through the entire “Fast and Furious” series, it’s one of family. They may be a family of criminals, but they are still a…

Review: ‘Epic’ is a fun, action-filled animated adventure film

Review: ‘Epic’ is a fun, action-filled animated adventure film

“Epic,” from Blue Sky Animation, the studio which gave us the “Ice Age” series and “Rio,” is a noticeable departure from those efforts, and while it may not entirely live…

Tallahassee offers free jazz concert June 1

The Downtown Tallahassee Business Association (DTBA) and the Tallahassee Downtown Improvement Authority (TDIA) will host its third jazz concert in its 2013 “Saturday in the Park” concert series on Saturday,…

Review: Story issues hard to ignore in ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’

Review: Story issues hard to ignore in ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’

By MARK VIOLA / Staff writer Veteran “Star Trek” fans and new ones alike have been eagerly anticipating director J.J. Abrams’ sequel, the ominously titled “Star Trek Into Darkness,”  to…

Gainesville Jazz Band will perform May 24

Gainesville Jazz Band will perform May 24

The Gainesville Community Jazz Band will perform at the Bo Diddley Community Plaza Friday, May 24, at 8 p.m. as part of the “Free Fridays” Concert Series. Formed in the…

Little Theatre presents ‘The Miracle Worker’

Little Theatre presents ‘The Miracle Worker’

Tallahassee Little Theatre’s production of “The Miracle Worker,” based on the early life of Helen Keller and her teacher, Annie Sullivan, continues for two more weekends. After a childhood illness…

Review: Director Luhrmann proves he can film a great ‘Gatsby’

Review: Director Luhrmann proves he can film a great ‘Gatsby’

Having never read F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby” means I was able to go into the latest adaptation from director Baz Luhrmann (“Romeo + Juliet,” “Moulin Rouge”), without no…

Mission San Luis to host family art day

Mission San Luis to host family art day

On Saturday, May 18, Mission San Luis in Tallahassee will welcome all art-loving families for a one-time event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. During “Across Generations: A Family Art…

Free concert series offers tribute to The Band

Free concert series offers tribute to The Band

From 1968 through 1975, The Band was one of the world’s most successful and creative rock groups. From their days as folk hero Bob Dylan’s backing band to their numerous…

Review: ‘Iron Man 3’ proves Part III doesn’t have to disappoint

Review: ‘Iron Man 3’ proves Part III doesn’t have to disappoint

With the Summer 2013 Blockbuster Season upon us, we have “Iron Man 3,” yet another third installment to a comic book adaptation franchise, this time of the series which helped…