Wednesday, October 26, 2016

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...

Continue reading »

Culture Pop at the Maitland Art Center pays tribute to Art Under the Stars with a party celebrating two successful alumni

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...

Continue reading »

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...

Continue reading »

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...

Continue reading »

See new renderings of Disney's Paddlefish Restaurant, opening this winter

Posted By on Tue, Oct 25, 2016 at 3:21 PM

You'll doubtless recall the Empress Lily — the docked grande dame of a steamboat that once housed Fulton's Crab House at Disney Springs. Well, it's getting a multimillion-dollar bow-to-stern renovation and will reopen this winter as Paddlefish, a decidedly more contemporary seafood restaurant. New renderings were released today, and the...

Continue reading »

Orange County Sheriff actually thinks kids could get Halloween 'pot candy' if Amendment 2 passes

Posted By on Tue, Oct 25, 2016 at 2:00 PM

Florida is only a couple weeks away from potentially passing the pro-medical marijuana-friendly Amendment 2, so naturally anti-pot groups want you to worry about your kids getting "pot candy" this Halloween, something that absolutely never ever happens.  On Monday, October 24, Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings capitalized on parent's seasonal...

Continue reading »

Marco Rubio boo'd off stage at Orlando's Calle Orange fest

Posted By on Tue, Oct 25, 2016 at 12:45 PM

Last Sunday, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, a man who doesn't believe in climate change and who Donald Trump deemed too sweaty to be president, tried to win over a predominately Puerto Rican crowd at the Calle Orange street festival in downtown Orlando, but was instead overwhelmingly boo'd off the stage. ...

Continue reading »

Pre-pre-pare for the Fest with Orlando's Pre-Pre-Fest punk party tonight

Posted By on Tue, Oct 25, 2016 at 12:17 PM

If you can’t make it up to Gainesville for the big weekend take in this two-stage pregaming punkfest, Orlando Pre-Pre Fest. Two stages, sixteen+ acts from all over the country tonight at Will's Pub. Stacked ineup includes Timeshares, Dikembe, Dowsing, Joe McMahon (Smoke or Fire), Ratboys, Slingshot Dakota, Debt Neglector, You Vandal, Awkward Age, Dan Web and the Spiders, Henretta, Luvlost, Lost Boy, Irish Handcuffs, Aloha...

Continue reading »

Ravello at the Four Seasons celebrates Alba's coveted white truffle

Posted By on Tue, Oct 25, 2016 at 11:54 AM

If it's October, it must be white truffle season, and leave it to none other than the Four Seasons Resort to bring in one of the most prized and rare truffles known to man: the Alba white truffle. For the uninitiated, the white truffle's earthy pungency has been known to...

Continue reading »

Early voting in Florida shows how tight this race can still be

Posted By on Tue, Oct 25, 2016 at 11:35 AM

The first day of early voting has revealed a race that is still close, despite a large upswing in early Latino votes likely benefitting Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. Numbers released today by the Florida Division of Elections show that over 1.6 million Floridians voted on Monday - the first day...

Continue reading »



Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

© 2016 Orlando Weekly

Website powered by Foundation