Tampa's famed strip clubs brace for an unusual Super Bowl
Now I face away from the customer a majority of the time.”Still, she’s hopeful she’ll make $1,000 a night during Super Bowl week, and she’ll wear sequined masks that match her outfits. When Tampa was chosen host of this year’s Super Bowl, strip club owners anticipated a windfall week. That leaves the owners and dancers of Tampa’s numerous strip clubs worried about how this year will shake out. Strip clubs, like bars and restaurants, have struggled in the COVID-19 era. Ron DeSantis allowed bars and nightclubs to reopen, some strip clubs began offering food.
Banana, duct tape add up to $150,000 at Art Basel Miami
In this Dec. 4, 2019 photo, gallery owner Emmanuel Perrotin poses next to Maurizio Cattlelan's "Comedian" at the Art Basel exhibition in Miami Beach, Fla. The most talked-about artwork of the week was titled “Comedian” — a spotty banana duct-taped to a wall by artist Maurizio Cattelan. The Paris-based Perrotin gallery raised the price to $150,000 for the third piece, which will be sold to a museum. On Saturday, David Datuna removed the banana from the wall, unpeeled it and took a bite as a large crowd documented it with their phones. The city of Miami Beach commissioned a million-dollar traffic jam by artist Leandro Erlich.
Notable benefit concerts
Hope for Haiti Now This Jan. 22, 2010, charity telethon featured celebrities like George Clooney, Wyclef Jean, Clint Eastwood and Rihanna. The telethon, which was also conceived and developed by Clooney and Jean along with producer and director Joel Gallen, helped raise funds in the aftermath of the Haiti earthquake that claimed the lives of nearly 200,000 people. Hide Caption