Thursday, December 18, 2014

"The Millenia Takeover" protest against police brutality is tonight

Posted By on Thu, Dec 18, 2014 at 10:36 AM

Eight days ago, we witnessed an amazing sight downtown when nearly 300 people staged a die-in outside of the Amway Center. The cause, rather obviously, was the wave of police brutality cases that have inspired the hashtag "#blacklivesmatter." Well, tonight, some of the same groups involved in that protest will...

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Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Sony Pictures Entertainment cancels theatrical release of The Interview

Posted By on Wed, Dec 17, 2014 at 7:02 PM

Allied Integrated Marketing has just announced that it's canceling its Orlando screenings of the The Interview, the Seth Rogan directed comedy starring James Franco about two tabloid journalists who are recruited by the CIA to assassinate North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un (played by Randall Park). The very premise...

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Guess what state puts up the most obnoxious Christmas lights

Posted By on Wed, Dec 17, 2014 at 5:30 PM

Christmastime in Florida can be, well, a little un-Christmas-y. Want to go on a sleigh ride? Fat chance. Dreaming of a white Christmas? Tough titty. But there is one holiday tradition that Floridians get to take part in, and that's decking the halls (and eaves and garages and lawns and...

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You guys, there's a Backstreet Boys movie coming out and we just lost our Scrunchie

Posted By on Wed, Dec 17, 2014 at 5:05 PM

(image via  thecoast.ca) So, we're not afraid to admit that "I Want It That Way" was quite the tune, or that we feel like we're somehow woven into Backstreet Boys history (yeah, that's right, we used to hang out with BSB and NSync in the day, because, uh, ballers...

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This Little Underground: Oneida's Kid Millions brings his Man Forever drum project to Will's Pub

Posted By on Wed, Dec 17, 2014 at 3:32 PM

This Little Underground is Orlando Weekly's music column providing perspective, live reviews and news on the city's music scene. Read the latest column here. Recently, the erudite Accidental Music Festival made the shift toward a concert series format à la the Civic Minded 5. The latest installment (Dec. 15,...

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This Little Underground: Nikki Lane and Trampled by Turtles at HOB

Posted By on Wed, Dec 17, 2014 at 3:00 PM

This Little Underground is Orlando Weekly's music column providing perspective, live reviews and news on the city's music scene. Read the latest column here. As you may know from our 2014 highlights, the current album by Nikki Lane, All or Nothin’ (New West Records), made my personal Top 10...

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CBC warns of future Floridian 'climate refugees' fleeing from rising sea levels

Posted By on Wed, Dec 17, 2014 at 1:35 PM

Here in Orlando, we love our Canadian snowbirds — mostly. Getting stuck behind one in traffic may cause you to tear your hair out, but they make up for it by pumping thousands of their loonies (and toonies!) into the local economy.  This week, though, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation published...

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Redlight Redlight saves Christmas!

Posted By on Wed, Dec 17, 2014 at 11:02 AM

Redlight Redlight hosts Christmas pop-up shop for last-minute shoppers who need a beer.

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This Little Underground: Florida-connected Greyhounds at Backbooth

Posted By on Wed, Dec 17, 2014 at 9:03 AM

This Little Underground is Orlando Weekly's music column providing perspective, live reviews and news on the city's music scene. Read the latest column here. Austin band Greyhounds isn’t terribly well-known and the attendance showed at their recent concert (Dec. 12, Backbooth), which is unfortunate because it was a pretty knockout...

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Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Astronautalis comes back to his Florida roots with Backbooth performance

Posted By on Tue, Dec 16, 2014 at 5:59 PM

Though Astronautalis is famously from Jacksonville, Florida – seemingly one of the least likely places for a verbose alternative rapper to make his mark – he still has some roots in Orlando. His 2003 debut, You and Yer Good Ideas, was released by Orlando-based independent label Fighting Records. Tonight, the...

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