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Review: Bradenton's Sam Woolf covers Shania Twain, Imagine Dragons on 'Idol'

Local student covers Shania Twain, Imagine Dragons on Top 6 episode of ‘American Idol’… Read more »

Music | Sunday 

John Legend sells out Van Wezel

John Legend brings his current pop hit “All of Me” to Sarasota venue. … Read more »

Friday | Music | Saturday | Soundboard | Sunday 

Soundboard live music calendar, April 24-30

Who’s playing where and when … including The Lotus Fire… Read more »


DeSoto Parade party guide

Celebrate Bradenton’s big bash by visiting downtown’s many drinking destinations. … Read more »

The Bar Tab 

Bar Tab: Clancy’s Irish Sports Pub & Grill

Having fun at the “Freaki Teaki.”… Read more »

The Scenestress discovers The Blue-Eyed Bettys

A trio of New York actors take the stage at Growler’s…. Read more »

Cheap Eats | Restaurant Reviews & News 

Cheap Eats: Opa! Opa!

Killer octopus, even if it’s not technically cheap eats…. Read more »

Eat Near 

Eat Near: Moon and mead classes coming to Crowley Folk School

Making mead, and another farm-to-fork dinner…. Read more »

Liquid Love 

Liquid Love: Whiskey Pickle Martini

Pickles and whiskey in perfect harmony…. Read more »

Chef Talk 

Chef Talk: 'Top Chef’s' Gail Simmons

The “Top Chef” judge talks about cooking…. Read more »


Bradenton's Sam Woolf advances to Top 6 on 'American Idol'

Bradenton student makes Top 6 days before his 18th birthday. … Read more »

Music | Saturday 

Celebrate Record Store Day at shops in Sarasota, Bradenton and Venice

Celebrate Saturday at independent record shops in Sarasota, Bradenton and Venice…. Read more »

Music | Saturday 

Top 10: Beach songs that are better than 'Margaritaville'

That are better than Jimmy Buffett’s ‘Margaritaville’… Read more »

The Bar Tab 

Bar Tab: The Bearded Clam

Waterfront restaurant and tiki bar offers strong drinks, escape from a rough stretch of Tamiami Trail. … Read more »


Bradenton's Sam Woolf to play Van Wezel with 'American Idol Live!' tour

Bradenton’s Sam Woolf and rest of Top 10 finalists to play Sarasota … Read more »

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