Wednesday, October 26, 2016

SeaWorld Orlando penguin has its own wetsuit and it's adorable

Posted By on Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 11:10 AM

A female penguin at SeaWorld Orlando suffering from feather loss was given a cute little wetsuit, that will undoubtedly save its life.  According to SeaWorld, the adelie penguin, which lives in the "Antartica: Empire of the Penguin" exhibit, was having a tough time regulating her body temperature, so naturally, the wardrobe...

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Florida AG Pam Bondi says Trump will be 'excellent role model'

Posted By on Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 10:48 AM

Hours before heading to a Donald Trump political rally on the outskirts of the state capital, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi said Tuesday she remains firmly in the Republican presidential candidate's corner despite some of his controversial remarks. Bondi, a two-term Cabinet member who was the first statewide Florida...

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Trump speaks to Tallahassee crowd while sitting on top of haystack

Posted By on Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 10:26 AM

While speaking in front of a lively crowd in Tallahassee, Florida, Tuesday evening, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump abandoned his podium and decided to rest his round orange body on a stack of hay.  In front of thousand os supporters, Trump wasted no time slamming rising Obamacare premiums and...

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Surf punk trio Daikaiju crash lands into St. Matthew's Tavern tonight

Posted By on Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Get a jump on Oct. 31 with this pre-Halloween show starring the Kiss-meets-Great-Muta-meets-Ventures trio Daikaiju, who may very well burn St. Matthews to the ground (figuratively, literally, whatever). Show starts at 9 p.m. tonight and is FREE. Support comes from Radicalized Youth (releasing their new tape) and Tight Genes. ...

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Foreign Dissent funnels world punk rock into Orlando, No Fun takes the gold (Will's Pub)

Posted By on Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 9:54 AM

THIS LITTLE UNDERGROUND There are many events each year that ramp up to the massive punk-rock reveille of the Fest in Gainesville but none are as intently global as Foreign Dissent, the international punk showcase organized by Orlando promoter Punching Babies. And it’s one affair that has thankfully bloomed...

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16 free concerts happening in Orlando this week (10/26-11/1)

Posted By on Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 9:00 AM

Wednesday, Oct. 26 Eugene Snowden's Ten Pints Of Truth 10 pm at Lil Indies, 1036 N. Mills Ave. Reggae Night with Hor!zen and DJ Red I 10 pm at the Caboose, 1827 N. Orange Ave. Daikaiju, Radicalized Youth, Tight Genes 9 pm at St. Matthew's Tavern, 1300 N. Mills Ave. Thursday,...

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Orlando Ballet serves up plenty of thrills, chills and blood spills at their performance of 'Dracula'

Posted By on Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 7:00 AM

Whether you’re a full-on balletomane or you’re just looking for a new way to celebrate Halloween this year, Orlando Ballet’s presentation of Dracula should be on your radar. Hard-core ballet fans will already know that choreographer Michael Pink’s version of Bram Stoker’s vampire story is full of thrills, chills and plenty of...

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Culture Pop at the Maitland Art Center pays tribute to Art Under the Stars

Posted By on Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 7:00 AM

The Rotary Club of Maitland’s art festival, Art Under the Stars, began 40 years ago as an outdoor celebration of fine art. Participation in the festival has helped lead several artists to success, including John Petrey and Derek Gores. In the Maitland Art Center's new exhibit, Marking 40 Years of the...

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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Gov. Rick Scott and state Cabinet agree to preserve thousands of acres in Florida

Posted By on Tue, Oct 25, 2016 at 4:46 PM

With little comment, Gov. Rick Scott and the state Cabinet agreed Tuesday to spend more than $22 million to preserve three pieces of land covering 14,000 acres, with much of the money coming from the Florida Forever conservation program. Two of the deals, involving cattle ranches in Polk and Okeechobee...

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Experimental composer Thad Anderson set to perform 'Northbound' twice this week

Posted By on Tue, Oct 25, 2016 at 4:40 PM

Avant-percussionist and Assistant Professor of Music at UCF Thad Anderson is reprising his adventurous "Northbound" piece of music - originally conceived as a soundtrack for a SunRail trip, combining electronics and live percussion. This Little Underground's Bao Le-Huu was impressed enough by this piece to call it a "a rich work...

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