Thursday, January 19, 2017

MOVE Beyond featuring Julianne and Derek Hough coming to Dr. Phillips Center

Posted By on Thu, Jan 19, 2017 at 7:14 PM

Triple-threats Julianne and Derek Hough are hitting Orlando's Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts this May during their nationwide dance tour MOVE Beyond. The tour consists of over 40 shows throughout 2017 following the success of two sold-out tours in 2014 and 2015. The show will feature the elements of...

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Jason Isaacs joins Warwick Davis, Matthew Lewis at 'A Celebration of Harry Potter'

Posted By on Thu, Jan 19, 2017 at 7:04 PM

As if Harry Potter World couldn't get better, Universal Orlando and Warner Bros. revealed Thursday that Jason Isaacs (known for playing Lucius Malfoy in the films) will attending "A Celebration of Harry Potter." This is fourth year Universal Orlando will be hosting the event, a three-day extravaganza full of wizardly wonders...

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Orlando Police release aerial video of Markeith Loyd's arrest

Posted By on Thu, Jan 19, 2017 at 6:54 PM

Orlando Police released aerial video footage of the moment law enforcement agencies captured murder suspect Markeith Loyd, who is accused of killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend Sade Dixon and OPD Lt. Debra Clayton. The video appears to show officers kicking Loyd in the head after he crawls toward them from...

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Wall Street Plaza will host benefit tonight for fallen Orlando officers

Posted By on Thu, Jan 19, 2017 at 4:00 PM

Wall Street Plaza is hosting a benefit tonight for the families of Orlando Police Lt. Debra Clayton and Orange County Sheriff's Deputy Norman Lewis, two local officers killed in the line of duty. A $10 donation at the door will get you two drinks at your choice of four different bars,...

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Madame Tussauds Orlando unveils Donald Trump wax figure

Posted By on Thu, Jan 19, 2017 at 3:28 PM

If you're just jumping to spot Donald Trump at his Inauguration Day tomorrow, you can pay the president-elect an early visit and see him in all his orange glory at Madame Tussauds Orlando. A wax figure of Trump will be on display on Jan. 19 in the Oval Office-themed room, taking the...

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More details about seafood spot Reel Fish Coastal Kitchen + Bar, opening Feb. 9

Posted By on Thu, Jan 19, 2017 at 3:12 PM

In the next few weeks, expect the spot on Orange Ave. that formerly housed the Ravenous Pig to open as Reel Fish Coastal Kitchen + Bar. The seafood restaurant, helmed by Houston's Restaurants alum Michael Zajac and his partner Michael Huffler, is expected to be a kind of "high-end fish...

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U.K. dubstep weirdo Funtcase plays Venue 578 tonight

Posted By on Thu, Jan 19, 2017 at 1:39 PM

U.K.-based dubstep/drum and bass trickster Funtcase jumps behind his decks and various electronics with a child’s Halloween mask (somewhere between Leatherface and a koala) concealing his mug; it gets even weirder from there. Funtcase (get it?) plays at 10 p.m. tonight at Venue 578. Tickets are $10-$20. ...

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Florida gator reminds tourists who's boss by jumping onto their boat

Posted By on Thu, Jan 19, 2017 at 12:55 PM

As Floridians will tell you, a seemingly happy gator sunning itself on a swamp bank will still try to take a little bite out of unsuspecting passerby, no matter how placid it looks. A Missouri couple learned that during their trip to the Sunshine State, according to TV news...

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Noor Salman, widow of Pulse mass shooter, pleads not guilty to charges

Posted By on Thu, Jan 19, 2017 at 11:34 AM

Noor Salman, the widow of mass shooter who killed 49 people at the gay nightclub Pulse, pleaded not guilty in a California court to federal charges alleging she helped her husband. Earlier this week, Salman was arrested by FBI agents at her home outside of San Francisco for obstruction of justice and aiding and...

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Florida AG Pam Bondi goes to court for tobacco payments

Posted By on Thu, Jan 19, 2017 at 10:32 AM

Attorney General Pam Bondi on Wednesday asked a Palm Beach County circuit court to resolve a dispute about whether two tobacco companies have improperly avoided paying tens of millions of dollars to the state under a landmark 1997 settlement with the tobacco industry. Bondi's office filed a motion to...

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