TAMPABAY.COM: April 21, 2000
Entertainment News, Reviews from the Times
- They met, they browserd, they clicked. The budding romance between Hollywood and the Internet has moviegoers hearts atwitter around the world with movie Web sites, fun links, movie clips and just good 24/7 industry buzz
- If you're going to the movies, the Internet offers just about everything you need -- except a ride to the multiplex.
In the news today
'Love and Basketball' and everyday people
The most striking aspect of Love and Basketball is how ordinary it is. Attractive people dodge romance until they can't anymore, underdogs win, favorites are humbled.
Setting their sites on movie buffs
LAS VEGAS -- Today's cover story on Internet movie marketing focuses on popular, all-purpose sites plastered with studio ads and promotional links.
Rumor has it: Avoid this movie
From the start, Gossip is one long mean-spirited tale with callous characters and a fumbling plot.
Sub saga haunts shallow waters
Meanwhile, back in World War II . . . The action is suitably noisy and fierce, the Nazis menacing, the American sailors brave and patriotic. And isn't that just the point?
All that jazz
The University of South Florida's Jazz Ensemble 1 will cut a wide swath through the art form at its concert Wednesday.
The letter 'J' dominates in quiz win
The Pop Notes column will resume next week. But as always, here's the winner of last week's Team Pop Trivia question, and a question for next week.
From young playwrights, a refreshing exercise
One of my favorite events of the year is the Florida State Thespians Festival, which took place last week. Almost 4,000 high school theater students, teachers and others from around the state descended on Tampa for four days of virtually round-the-clock theater in assorted venues, from hotel meeting rooms to the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center.
Get to know some potential 'masters'
A visiting exhibit of top artists from the past two decades shows the diverse richness pervading contemporary art. These works may well have the staying power to make them art for the ages.
Art auction sells slices of the future
Notes from the art world
Back to nature on Earth Day 2000
Celebrate Earth Day 2000 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday in the Lowry Park Bandshell, at Sligh Avenue and Boulevard in front of Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa.
Web site we like
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Mojo's working up an appetite
This gastronomic oasis along the highway is the next best thing to a Caribbean cruise, with its restful surroundings, efficient staff and, above all, savory servings.
Don your bonnet, head to brunch
Searching for a place to take your family for the Easter holiday? Here are some suggestions.
Girls vs. Boys
ROUND 2: To determine the winner, use our ultra-scientific point system: An A = 5 points (A- = 4.5), B = 4 (B+ = 4.2). The Boys total: 12.5. The Girls total: 12.9. So GIRLS WIN!
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