July 21, 2000
[Times photo: Jamie Francis]
The three Wright siblings sport belt buckles as big as coffee saucers. The gold-plated hardware sparkles in the glowing twilight that blankets their ranch near Arcadia. Story
Illuminating the reasons for suicide
A writer tries to educate the public and fight misconceptions about mental illness.
Entertainment News, Reviews from the Times
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At the Cool Art Show this weekend, chat with congenial artists in the comfort of an air-conditioned venue. Story
||What lies beneath? Not much
This shallow film has some of Hitchcock's style but little of his class. Harrison Ford and Michelle Pfeiffer brighten the picture a bit.
Aspiring filmmakers can go for the green
In Hollywood parlance, the term "greenlighting" means a studio approves a film project idea and will begin production.
Oh, by the way, there's a new 'Pokemon'
Does anyone beyond elementary school -- or the parents pacifying them -- care that a new Pokemon film opens today?
Loser is a tale of college decadence without humor or irony that treats serious issues in a shamefully casual manner.
Family movie guide
The singles scene sizzles outdoors
The Hyde Park Live Music Series offers a three-hour window of meeting and greeting for visitors who come to listen to cool music.
Santana marvels at 'Supernatural' success
He wanted to make "spiritually healing" music to counteract the depressing stuff he says pervades today's music. But he never dreamed his latest album would gain such a following of young and old alike.
Swinging with Brian Setzer
Before it was hip, before the Gap ads and that Swingers flick, Setzer single-handedly resurrected the swing set. The former Stray Cat took his electric guitar, gathered up a big band and taught twentysomethings the name Louis Prima.
Veteran makes moves to strike up senior band
After more than 50 years of playing in bands, Buddy Verdi, 74, wants to give inexperienced peers a chance to enjoy their moonlighting years by learning musical instruments and forming their own band.
The Caribbean comes to you
Downtown St. Petersburg goes Caribbean this weekend with song, dance, food, parades and traditional costumes in the "Socallenium 2000" Caribbean Carnival from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in Vinoy Park, along the downtown waterfront.
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Plenty of delights in this deli
The Lucky Dill piles on the taste, with hearty meats and delectable-looking desserts, all at a good price. It's generous in another way, too: service.
S Howard: Where fine dining abounds
From upscale spots to pizza joints, there's an eclectic flavor about the culture -- and the appetizing cuisine -- in Tampa's SoHo.