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Holiday tradition lives with ‘The Nutcracker’

Pas de Vie Ballet rings in the holiday season with its original version of “The Nutcracker,” choreographed by artistic directors Natalia Botha and Charles Hagan. Theatre-goers will behold the richness…

Review: ‘Interstellar’ is Nolan’s most ambitious, powerful film yet

Review: ‘Interstellar’ is Nolan’s most ambitious, powerful film yet

By MARK VIOLA Director Christopher Nolan’s latest, and perhaps most ambitious project to date, is “Interstellar,” which combines elements of science fiction, science fact and space adventure to tell a…

‘James and the Giant Peach’ sets sail at FSU

The School of Theatre at Florida State University presents “James and the Giant Peach,” written by Roald Dahl and dramatized by Richard R. George. Directed by FSU alum Jason Chimonides,…

Festival celebrates Bach

The “C. P. E Bach at 300” festival features three days of concerts and lectures celebrating the life, music and influence of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Johann Sebastian Bach’s fifth…

Review: ‘Dracula Untold’ gives a new twist on an old horror legend

Review: ‘Dracula Untold’ gives a new twist on an old horror legend

By MARK VIOLA With zombies roaming all over television and occasionally in movies these days, vampires may seem a little 2012, but there is still a bit of blood to…

Mannheim Steamroller sets off on 30th anniversary tour

Mannheim Steamroller will perform live for one performance only in Tallahassee at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center on Monday, Nov. 17. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the…

‘Cabaret’ opens in Tallahasee at the Lab

The School of Theatre at Florida State University’s production of “Cabaret,” written by Joe Masteroff with lyrics by Fred Ebb and music by John Kander, opens tonight (Friday) at the…

Gainesville fills the weekend with blues music and artists

The soulful sound of blues will usher in the Downtown Festival & Art Show tonight (Friday) with a free Downtown Blues Concert in Gainevsille at the Bo Diddley Community Plaza…

Review: ‘John Wick’ has plenty of style making it a fun and crazy ride

Review: ‘John Wick’ has plenty of style making it a fun and crazy ride

By MARK VIOLA Even when a movie is all style with almost no substance, however, it can still be a rocking good time. That is the case with “John Wick,”…

Review: Murray is still at the top of his game in heartfelt ‘St. Vincent’

Review: Murray is still at the top of his game in heartfelt ‘St. Vincent’

By MARK VIOLA Bill Murray is one of those actors who is so good at what he does that it’s often hard to tell if he is playing a role…