Thursday, January 19, 2017

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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Inveterate comic Kathleen Madigan delivers laughs at the Plaza Live

Posted By on Thu, Jan 19, 2017 at 9:55 AM

Kathleen Madigan is an inveterate comic. Many of her peers hope that stand-up will be a bridge to a sitcom. "But not me," Madigan told us in a recent interview. "I'm really good at knowing what I don't want to do." During the early '90s she was offered a gig...

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Miami punks No Dice play their first out-of-town show at Sandwich Bar

Posted By on Thu, Jan 19, 2017 at 9:55 AM

Part of a thankfully never-ending stream of weirdos burning up I-95 North from Miami to throw down at Orlando's most intimate dives, we've got No Dice. A new project featuring members of Nunhex, Antifaces and Bruiser, No Dice deals in an ultra-aggressive outsider strain of hardcore as indebted to Leather...

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Orlando joins in the national Women's Rally protest on Saturday

Posted By on Thu, Jan 19, 2017 at 9:54 AM

Despite all the pinching your arm has had to endure since Nov. 8, yes, Donald J. Trump and all the behaviors he displayed on the campaign trail will be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States this weekend. And the resistance isn't taking it quietly. A day...

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Holy Land Experience, which saves millions by not paying taxes, announces free day for 2017

Posted By on Wed, Jan 18, 2017 at 3:43 PM

The Holy Land Experience, which has saved $2.2 million since 2006 in property-tax exemptions, announced the 2017 free admission day it's required to have once a year. The park will be open to the public this year on Wednesday, Jan. 25. God doesn't require the Holy Land Experience to be...

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Artegon artists find new venue in Winter Park

Posted By on Wed, Jan 18, 2017 at 2:04 PM

A few artists from the soon-to-close Artegon Marketplace may have a new home in an office-turned-showroom in Winter Park, according to The Daily City. The former engineering firm on Palmetto Avenue will be offering a gallery space for artists from the former "anti-mall," which is set to officially close next...

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Garage rock vet Dex Romweber plays Will's Pub tonight

Posted By on Wed, Jan 18, 2017 at 12:38 PM

Dex Romweber, resident wildman lifer in both Flat Duo Jets (Do you like White Stripes and Black Keys? Romweber perfected the garage duo format with FDJ.) and Dex Romweber Duo, steps out on his own tonight in Orlando. It’s gonna get feral. Romweber plays Will's Pub tonight at 8 p.m. with...

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