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Stomp arrives in Tallahassee

Stomp, the international percussion sensation, makes its Tallahassee premiere tonight (Friday, April 17) at Donald L. Tucker Civic Center. From its beginnings as a street performance in the UK, Stomp…

Review: ‘Furious 7’ hits a few bumps in the road as it says goodbye to a friend

Review: ‘Furious 7’ hits a few bumps in the road as it says goodbye to a friend

By MARK VIOLA When it was announced that “Furious 7” would indeed go forward after the death of actor Paul Walker, with computers and his brothers helping to finish his…

Monster Jam rolling into Tallahassee

Monster Jam is returning to Tallahassee to “Tear up the Tuck!” this weekend. Performances are scheduled at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center today (Friday) and Saturday, April 10-11, at…

Review: ‘Home’ has some laughs, action, but story is paper-thin and full of holes

Review: ‘Home’ has some laughs, action, but story is paper-thin and full of holes

By MARK VIOLA I’m sure Dreamworks executives were pleased with “Home,” their latest offering, which debuted to a solid $52 million opening weekend with an global take topping $100 million…

Flying High Circus at FSU will present its spring showcase

For more than 60 years, Florida State University’s (FSU) Flying High Circus has been dazzling audiences with its annual spring showcase. Each showcase offers a different theme while the acts…

Review: Despite performance from Woodley, ‘Insurgent’ fails to live up to promise

Review: Despite performance from Woodley, ‘Insurgent’ fails to live up to promise

By MARK VIOLA In the wake of “Harry Potter” and “Twilight,” we continue to receive a glut of cinematic adaptations of popular young adult book series. Unfortunately, most have left…

‘Almost, Maine’ opens March 27 in Tallahassee

‘Almost, Maine’ opens March 27 in Tallahassee

The School of Theatre at Florida State University presents “Almost, Maine,” written by John Cariani and opening tonight (March 27). Directed by School of Theatre Assistant Professor Michael Hayden, the…

Jest Fest! returns the laughs to Gainesville March 29

Jest Fest!, a free, fun, family-friendly event produced by the City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department. returns Sunday, March 29, from 12 noon to 6 p.m. for…

20 to perform in Suwannee River Jam’s audition finals

Delbert Britton and the Country Hustlers Band will perform at The Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park & Campground in Live Oak tonight (Friday). The free concert will be in…

Review: ‘Cinderella’ proves some classics work just fine without updating

Review: ‘Cinderella’ proves some classics work just fine without updating

By MARK VIOLA This may be sacrilegious, but I’ve always found the story of “Cinderella” somewhat shallow. By this, of course, I mean the famed 1950 animated Disney classic, so…