Mary Poppins wows audience in Venice

  She is famous for being practically perfect in every way, and the Venice Theatre production of her story is not far off. Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s “Mary Poppins,” on stage from Feb. 17 to March 15, is a well-rehearsed musical romp that closely follows…

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Indie makeup: an alternative for consumers

Cosmetics are a booming industry, generating more than $56 billion in the U.S. alone. Major brand names take most of the share, with companies like L’Oreal dominating the market. Big-name makeup brands including Nars, Urban Decay, Maybelline and Covergirl are familiar to makeup consumers. The…

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Gearing up for Gasparilla Music Festival

February 25, 2015 / Volume XXXVII / Issue 2 Gasparilla Music Festival is part of Tampa Bay’s Mardi Gras celebration, which includes the Gasparilla Children’s Parade and “Piratechnic” Extravaganza, and Gasparilla Pirate Fest Street Festival. This year, from March 7-8, Tampa gears up for one…

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New Politics reach dance rock heaven

Standing in front of The Beacham, a Downtown Orlando venue, for almost two hours before a concert was nothing new to me. As the line grew and the time before doors shortened, as band members passed and fans contained delight, as neon lights flickered and…

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Coral Skies Music Festival enchants Tampa

Music festival season allows northern states to prosper, leaving Floridians in its brightly colored, flower-dusted wake. Coral Skies Music Festival is hoping to change that by presenting its first ever event this past weekend in Tampa and West Palm Beach. The lineup was comprised of…

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Set It Off release Duality with in-store concert
Tampa-based Set It Off performed three songs from their new album Duality at Park Avenue CDs in Orlando.

Set It Off release Duality with in-store concert

Nowadays, it is somewhat of a luxury to have an independent record shop close by. A place where you can spend afternoons sifting through shelves of CDs, gawking at unique memorabilia, spending a little more money than you should. Orlando, Florida is lucky enough to…

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