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Han Solo movie now in the hands of ... Ron Howard?

Han Solo movie now in the hands of ... Ron Howard?

Dear god, I love Ron Howard movies. All of them. Especially Cocoon and Night Shift in the '80s. Particularly The Paper, which is the most accurate comedy I've seen about the newspaper biz. And even Rush, which I was sad to learn was not about the ban...
Published: 06/22/17
Local craft beer of the week: Plongeur a L'eponge, Saint Somewhere Brewing Co.

Local craft beer of the week: Plongeur a L'eponge, Saint Somewhere Brewing Co.

Tarpon Springs' Saint Somewhere Brewing Co. has a somewhat idiosyncratic approach to wild ale brewing, utilizing an open brewing approach involving uncovered fermenters in order to brew beer with local ambient microbes, reminiscent in some ways to th...
Published: 06/22/17
3 new restaurants open: Deccan Spice Indian food, Farmacy Vegan Kitchen, the Cake Shop

3 new restaurants open: Deccan Spice Indian food, Farmacy Vegan Kitchen, the Cake Shop

DECCAN SPICEDeccan Spice has opened at 2325 Ulmerton Road, in what used to be the elegant and vast Grand Siam space in Feather Sound. It's getting high marks so far for its traditional Indian lunch buffet, and offers a range of southern Indian dishes...
Updated: 6 hours ago
Plan your weekend June 23-25: Pride parade, Lego art, Tampa Theatre beer fest 'Barley's Angels'

Plan your weekend June 23-25: Pride parade, Lego art, Tampa Theatre beer fest 'Barley's Angels'

Plan your weekendParadeSt. Pete Pride: More than 200,000 people are expected to revel on a new route Saturday along downtown St. Petersburg's scenic waterfront for a parade that has grown into the largest in the Southeast. There will be a free concer...
Updated: 7 hours ago
Top things to do in Tampa Bay this week: Lego exhibit (w/video), Rays Star War Night

Top things to do in Tampa Bay this week: Lego exhibit (w/video), Rays Star War Night

THE ART OF THE BRICK: More than child's playHere's an art exhibit worth a block of your time: Nathan Sawaya's ingenious use of Legos. The Art of the Brick is a free exhibit open Friday through Sept. 4 thanks to the Vinik Family Foundation. Named one ...
Published: 06/21/17
Updated: 06/22/17
Leslie Odom Jr.: 'Hamilton' was 'the ride of my life,' but today is better

Leslie Odom Jr.: 'Hamilton' was 'the ride of my life,' but today is better

TAMPA — For a few moments at the Tony Awards, Leslie Odom Jr. nearly made the world forget that a year had passed. The co-star of Hamilton, who had won for best actor in a musical in June 2016, was back in a duet with fellow winner Cynthia Eriv...
Published: 06/21/17
Updated: 06/22/17
Star Wars' Han Solo spinoff movie loses directors over 'creative differences'

Star Wars' Han Solo spinoff movie loses directors over 'creative differences'

"I've got a bad feeling about this" is right. Phil Lord and Christopher Miller are no longer directing the young Han Solo Star Wars spinoff. In a statement released Tuesday, Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy said the decision — which came in...
Published: 06/21/17
Ways to get involved with Tampa Bay's LGBTQ community after Pride is over

Ways to get involved with Tampa Bay's LGBTQ community after Pride is over

The most colorful parade in Florida is this weekend, and it's a fun time, to be sure.St. Pete Pride is back with a new location along St. Petersburg's waterfront. June is Pride month around the country, a time for the LGBTQ community and allies to co...
Published: 06/21/17
Cast and creator of 'The Mist' talk their favorite Stephen King stories, symbolism of deadly fog

Cast and creator of 'The Mist' talk their favorite Stephen King stories, symbolism of deadly fog

There's small-town drama underneath the hazy horror in The Mist, a new television adaptation of the Stephen King novel. The new series, premiering Thursday on Spike, follows the inhabitants of Bridgeville, Maine, after a mysterious mist descends on t...
Published: 06/21/17
In theaters this week: 'Beatriz at Dinner,' 'The Hero,' 'A Very Sordid Wedding'

In theaters this week: 'Beatriz at Dinner,' 'The Hero,' 'A Very Sordid Wedding'

INDIE FLICKS:BEATRIZ AT DINNERMiguel Arteta's culture war comedy Beatriz at Dinner (R) gets a lot off its chest in just 80 minutes. "Comedy" is a term loosely used since the laughs stick in your throat, using indelicate topics for sly purpose.Salma H...
Published: 06/21/17