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Globetrotters face off against rival Generals

Globetrotters face off against rival Generals

The world famous Harlem Globetrotters, featuring “some of the greatest athletes and entertainers on the planet,” will bring their family show to the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center in Tallahassee…

Broadway Series draws Blue Man Group to Tucker Center

The Tallahassee Broadway Series continues with the Blue Man Group’s new theatrical touring production, which will visit the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center at Florida State University on Tuesday, March…

Review: ‘Kingsman’ is a wild, crazy and bloody spy adventure

Review: ‘Kingsman’ is a wild, crazy and bloody spy adventure

By MARK VIOLA What if you could have a movie that had all of the style and sophistication of the Bond films, the physicality of the Bourne films, with the…

“You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” opens Feb. 27

“You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” opens Feb. 27

The Suwannee Valley Players’ production of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” will open Friday, Feb. 27, at the Chief Theatre in Chiefland. Showtimes will be Feb. 27-28, March 6-7…

Review: ‘Jupiter Ascending’ features too much story to tell in the time it has

Review: ‘Jupiter Ascending’ features too much story to tell in the time it has

By MARK VIOLA In my preview last week for the Wachowski sibling’s “Jupiter Ascending,” I said I tend to like their movies more than most. Of course, they hit the…

Tallahassee Museum will host Matinee of the Arts

In conjunction with Florida State University’s prestigious Opening Nights, Tallahassee Museum will present Saturday Matinee of the Arts on Valentine’s Day. The all-day event will be held Saturday, Feb. 14,…

Review: ‘Project Almanac’ provides a solid time-travel adventure

Review: ‘Project Almanac’ provides a solid time-travel adventure

By MARK VIOLA Time travel is an amazingly versatile concept when it comes to movies, and there have been some really fun and exciting films to use it, including “Back…

Review: ‘Strange Magic’ has pop songs, pretty animation, nothing else

Review: ‘Strange Magic’ has pop songs, pretty animation, nothing else

By MARK VIOLA I’m really glad there wasn’t a camera pointed at me during the first 20 minutes of “Strange Magic,” the animated film from LucasFilms based on a story…

Diverse families face love, loss in ‘Ragtime’

The Florida State University (FSU) School of Theatre presents “Ragtime,” written by Terrence McNally with music by Stephen Flaherty and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, and based on the novel “Ragtime”…

Review: ‘Paddington’ is great family fun for children and adults

Review: ‘Paddington’ is great family fun for children and adults

By MARK VIOLA I sat down to watch “Paddington”–based on the character who first appeared in Michael Bond’s children books–with mild optimism but prepared for the worst. What I got…