Wednesday, August 31, 2011

DC’s “New 52”: Off to a drowsing start

Posted By on Wed, Aug 31, 2011 at 4:31 PM

Ordinarily, it’d take an act of Jesus to get me out and about after 11 p.m. on a Tuesday. I’d rather just stay home and catch up on all my favorite reality programs -- like Who Not to Wear, Step Away from the Dress and So You Think You Can...

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Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Selection Reminder: Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown at Enzian!

Posted By on Tue, Aug 30, 2011 at 12:00 PM

Tuesday, August 30 – Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown Now that the weird Broadway musical version of this Pedro Almodóvar sexual farce from 1988 has gone the way of the gazpacho, it’s time to refocus attention on the proper, Oscar-nominated film. Starring Carmen Maura as...

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Selection Reminder: Fill the Grill finals tonight at Whole Foods!

Posted By on Tue, Aug 30, 2011 at 9:00 AM

Tuesday, August 30 – Fill the Grill For the everyday home cook, $20 could stretch into several months worth of ramen noodles and Uncle Ben’s. For gourmet chefs like Alec Cheak and Steve Saelg, that same amount of cash might only go as far as one, single ingredient....

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Monday, August 29, 2011

7th Annual Red Chair Affair Fills Bob Carr

Posted By on Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 7:52 PM

Last Saturday evening (Aug. 27, 2011), the seeming entirety of Orlando's arts community – or at least those not busy performing across town – attended the 7th Annual Red Chair Affair at the Bob Carr. The event, ostensibly a revenue raiser for the Red Chair Project's cultural marketing...

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Sunday, August 28, 2011

Selection Reminder: Holiday Shores tonight at Will's Pub!

Posted By on Sun, Aug 28, 2011 at 1:00 PM

Sunday, August 28 – Holiday Shores Consider this remarkably exciting show a kind of indie State of the State address as breakout Tally beach-rockers Holiday Shores headline a night of loose-limbed garage, breezy surf and melancholic soundscapists from all over this crazy swampland of ours. Tallahassee’s Pitchfork-courting five-piece...

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Sunday Film News Roundup -- August 28th, 2011

Posted By on Sun, Aug 28, 2011 at 10:00 AM

So, my big deal of the week (aside from the earthquake and hurricane and cats and dogs living together) was that I signed up for a month trial of Hulu+ to see about cancelling Netflix discs (since their spat with Criterion, the bluray selection has been severely disappointing...

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Saturday, August 27, 2011

Emerging Artist: JSHIH

Posted By on Sat, Aug 27, 2011 at 8:01 PM

Orlando beatsmith JSHIH is on his way up. Producing a solid blend of trance, IDM, and chill-wave, JSHIH matches syncopated glitch-hop rhythms with cathedral hall vocals, or balances dirty, aggressive bass lines with warm synth pads. Slow evolutions in atmosphere and casually delicate song-crafting make for some extremely...

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Selection Reminder: Vinyl, Books and Food Trucks at Park Ave CDs!

Posted By on Sat, Aug 27, 2011 at 2:00 PM

Saturday, August 27 – Vinyl, Books and Food Trucks It’s not the most creative name, but it’s certainly compelling – add cats and bacon and it could be a list of Orlando’s top five favorite things. The Audubon Park Garden District is taking over the parking lot in...

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The Pauses AMAZING Tour-O-Blog

Posted By on Sat, Aug 27, 2011 at 1:21 PM

While The Pauses are off touring this great nation, barely escaping the clutches of a Hurricane (we'll see...) on their "Come On Irene" Tour, they continue to entertain us even while they are away. Keep up to date with their ramblings, photos, and videos posted on their Tour-O-Blog....

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Selection Reminder: Never Not Lurking photography show at Spacebar!

Posted By on Sat, Aug 27, 2011 at 12:00 PM

Saturday, August 27 – Never Not Lurking “A rock star, a single mom, a couple of professional BMX riders, a few designers, a few bloggers and a grip of others from all over the country and right here in Central Florida – all of whom have a habit...

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