Friday, March 24, 2017

Questlove is coming to Orlando for Phat-n-Jazzy 23rd Anniversary party

Posted By on Fri, Mar 24, 2017 at 12:38 PM

Questlove, the eccentric drummer of the Legendary Roots Crew, will headline the upcoming Phat-n-Jazzy 23rd Anniversary party at The Social. Phat N Jazzy, a popular club night that ran for 17 years, will host Questlove for two nights, April 4-5. Local funk curator DJ BMF is also on the bill....

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Florida man ticketed after eating pancakes in middle of intersection

Posted By on Fri, Mar 24, 2017 at 12:14 PM

A Florida man was ticketed this week for eating the most important meal of the day in arguably the worst place possible. On March 21, officers with the Lakeland Police Department were notified of a man eating pancakes in the middle of the intersection of Memorial Boulevard and Brunnell Parkway....

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Florida woman told to remove Blue Lives Matter flag because of HOA rules

Posted By on Fri, Mar 24, 2017 at 11:32 AM

One St. John County woman has decided to fight her neighborhood homeowners association over the display of a Blue Lives Matter flag outside her house. Jeff Gaddie told Action News Jax that his daughter, who did not want to be identified in the article, has flown a Blue Lives Matter...

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Florida authorities remove massive water snake from elderly woman's home

Posted By on Fri, Mar 24, 2017 at 11:25 AM

Though a cobra is still on the loose in Ocala, authorities did locate a 6-foot water snake inside an elderly woman's home early Friday morning. According to the Polk County Sheriff's office, this impressive, non-venomous, banded water snake was removed by the Agriculture Crimes Unit at her home in...

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A Chinese company just bought 21 percent of SeaWorld stocks

Posted By on Fri, Mar 24, 2017 at 10:58 AM

Ever since the 2013 documentary "Blackfish," SeaWorld has seen its stock prices plummet as the general public scrutinized how it cared for its famous killer whales. According to the Tampa Bay Times, shares of SeaWorld went up 12 percent before the opening bell on Friday, March 24, after it...

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Stanley Tucci and Rosanna Arquette to attend Sarasota Film Festival

Posted By on Fri, Mar 24, 2017 at 10:10 AM

Stanley Tucci and Rosanna Arquette plan to attend the upcoming Sarasota Film Festival as part of the event’s “In Conversation With” series, it was announced Thursday. Tucci’s production company, Olive Productions, will be screening Amber Tamblyn's directorial debut, Paint it Black, at the 19th annual festival, while Arquette will attend...

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Señor Frog's begins weekly Drag Brunch extravaganza this weekend

Posted By on Fri, Mar 24, 2017 at 9:00 AM

Señor Frog’s on I-Drive attempts to fill the hole that Mills 50’s dearly departed Bananas left gaping wide open. Stars from RuPaul’s Drag Race, like Trinity Taylor and our own Ginger Minj, star in a lavish production that should raise the bar for boozy brunch entertainment on the south side...

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Brian Wilson performs the Beach Boys masterpiece 'Pet Sounds' at the Dr. Phillips Center

Posted By on Fri, Mar 24, 2017 at 8:00 AM

If you’re fully vested in the Beach Boys Pet Sounds album, witnessing a re-creation is a gamble. The 1966 offering was one of the first of that era in which a few striving pop artists attempted to elevate all songs on the LP format to holistic parity, rather than polishing...

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LA's Cherry Glazerr put their money where their mouth is at the Social

Posted By on Fri, Mar 24, 2017 at 7:00 AM

They’re actually named after a real person (a vamped-up riff on SoCal NPR morning anchor Chery Glaser), and they’re the brainchild of 19-year-old rocker Clementine Creevy, whose own name is almost as evocative. Most importantly, this Los Angeles band is on the rise. With gathering momentum and music that pumps...

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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Florida House Speaker asks Rick Scott to suspend Aramis Ayala

Posted By on Thu, Mar 23, 2017 at 6:07 PM

Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran called on governor Rick Scott to suspend Orlando state attorney Aramis Ayala. Last week, Ayala said she would not pursue any death penalty cases while in office, including the case surrounding accused cop-killer Markeith Loyd. According to the Miami Herald, Corcoran says Ayala's stance on the...

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