TAMPABAY.COM: June 9, 2000
Entertainment News, Reviews from the Times
It started out small, La Fiesta de San Juan 2000, but careful planning and tending turned it into a big winner that sports some of the top talent in Latin music. Story
A little too straight and narrow
Too respectable for its own good, Gone in 60 Seconds lacks the reckless thrill of the original.
When the car's the star
Automobile chase movies were all the (road) rage a generation ago. Cars were the real stars, and they had short, memorable careers.
Remembering the Mambo King
The late Tito Puente was a familiar, well-loved visitor to Tampa.
Christian concert before the Rays game Saturday
He's hot, he's talented and he's Christian. Singer Michael W. Smith is the headliner of the Raise the Roof 2000 Christian Concert at Tropicana Field at 1 p.m. Saturday. Then catch the Devil Rays take on the Florida Marlins, beginning at 4:15 p.m.
Music moved him; his writing moves us
They who are to be judges must also be performers. - Aristotle
On your feet for 'Riverdance'
The craze for dance musicals -- from Chicago to Tap Dogs to the latest hit on Broadway, the Tony Award-winning Contact -- has created a cottage industry for chiropractors and masseurs. Dance-related injuries are among the biggest problems onstage nowadays.
Stageworks celebrates Kurt Weill
This year is the 100th anniversary of Kurt Weill's birth, and Stageworks is marking the occasion with Berlin to Broadway, a revue of his music ranging from Berlin cabaret songs to Broadway show tunes.
'Talking Leaves' tell a story
LARGO -- Concern for the environment and a deep reverence for plants has inspired Tallahassee artist Alexa Kleinbard to create her series "Talking Leaves" over the past 15 years.
A stroll among the art
Amid the relative quiet of the bay area art scene in summer, the St. Petersburg Downtown Art Association stages its monthly open house.
Show honors hotel's anniversary
Carrollwood's beautiful balloons
Kids and adults will find fun and food this weekend at the Carrollwood Balloon Fest.
Fun pervades Gay Pride Festival's opening
A weeklong Gay Pride Festival will be held in Sarasota beginning Sunday.
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