Monday, May 22, 2017

Newborn Commerson's dolphin calf dies at SeaWorld

Posted By on Mon, May 22, 2017 at 11:25 AM

A newborn Commerson's dolphin calf, whose mother made headlines earlier this month for getting pregnant while on birth control, died only minutes after being born last weekend at SeaWorld's Aquatica water park. The calf died Saturday, May 20, says SeaWorld.  The current pod of Commerson's dolphins at SeaWorld is...

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Starbucks is finally doing what Brooklyn Water Bagel figured out long ago

Posted By on Mon, May 22, 2017 at 10:50 AM

The word circulating around business and barista circles is Starbucks finally figured out what we all knew about ice cubes: They dilute coffee. The chain is now testing frozen coffee cubes that won't water down your cold brew at some stores in Baltimore and Philadelphia, but here's the kicker, there's...

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Orlando Fringe 2017 review: 'The Unrepentant Necrophile'

Posted By on Mon, May 22, 2017 at 10:17 AM

As a punk rock experience, the show explodes with all the anarchistic passion you could ask for. (May 22-28)

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Night of Joy tickets no longer include theme park admission, but there is an upcharge for that

Posted By on Mon, May 22, 2017 at 10:14 AM

After more than three decades in the Magic Kingdom, Disney has moved its annual Christian music festival, Night of Joy, to the ESPN Wide World of Sports. The new venue means that the concerts could be held indoors and would allow for more activities to be added to the event, including...

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Orlando Fringe 2017 review: 'Chase Padgett: Five Stars'

Posted By on Mon, May 22, 2017 at 10:07 AM

World premiere of the popular Fringe performer's first new solo show in four years. (May 24-28)

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Commemorate National Brisket Day on May 28 with specials at 4 Rivers Smokehouse this week

Posted By on Mon, May 22, 2017 at 10:07 AM

This coming Sunday, May 28, is National Brisket Day, but since 4 Rivers Smokehouse isn't open on Sundays, they've decided to offer specials featuring their signature protein all week long through Saturday, May 27. Specials include: John's "Big Dog" Loaded Chili-Cheese Brisket Burger ($8)I mean, do you really need to...

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Google Street View cameras spotted in the new Pandora: The World of Avatar land

Posted By on Mon, May 22, 2017 at 10:03 AM

Just over a year ago, Google Street View cameras were spotted walking around the Magic Kingdom. Google Street View has added all of the area theme parks in recent years, but even after the sightings early last year, Google Maps has yet to update the new in-park street view. Despite...

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Band of the Week: Colorvision

Posted By on Mon, May 22, 2017 at 10:00 AM

Welcome to Orlando Weekly's "Band of the Week." Every week, we highlight one of our favorite local bands. This week, we're pleased to bring you Colorvision. Colorvision is playing Uncle Lou's on May 24. Just the facts: Who's in the band?It's been difficult to find people who share the...

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Del the Funky Homosapien shows off his signature style at the Social

Posted By on Mon, May 22, 2017 at 7:00 AM

At a recent NYC gig promoting the release of the new Gorillaz album, Humanz, frontman Damon Albarn invited a fan from the audience to come up onstage to perform Del the Funky Homosapien’s verse from their breakout hit, 2001’s “Clint Eastwood.” The young woman who got pulled out of the...

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Friday, May 19, 2017

Orlando Fringe 2017 review: 'Black in the Box'

Posted By on Fri, May 19, 2017 at 5:03 PM

Marlon Burnley's boundary-pushing performance art piece explores the black experience in America. (May 19-28)

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