Thursday, November 23, 2017

Opera del Sol mixes classic arias with space opera for 'Opera Wars' at the Abbey

Posted By on Thu, Nov 23, 2017 at 8:00 AM

Opera Del Sol founder Nicole Dupré is on a mission. “If we want people to fall in love with this art form, we’ve got to shake it up,” she told Orlando Weekly recently, and the group’s first local show seems solidly aimed to do just that. Opera Wars presents some...

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21 Savage hits Orlando just in time for Black Friday

Posted By on Thu, Nov 23, 2017 at 7:30 AM

Atlanta trap rapper 21 Savage is coming to Orlando’s Venue 578 with his “Numb the Pain” tour. His latest album, Without Warning, is the second collaboration between Savage and producer Metro Boomin’ and features rapper Offset. Take the name seriously; 21 Savage’s music isn’t always for the faint of heart,...

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Celebrate Black Friday with Blacklist Babes Cabaret at St. Matthew's Tavern

Posted By on Thu, Nov 23, 2017 at 7:00 AM

Whether you spend Black Friday fighting soccer moms for a Teddy Ruxpin or just clicking your way through Amazon, you can celebrate the end of the “biggest shopping day of the year” by heading to St. Matthew’s Tavern for a comedy musical burlesque show from Blacklist Babes Cabaret. This particular...

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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Not a drill: Publix now delivers booze straight to your door

Posted By on Wed, Nov 22, 2017 at 8:31 PM

Just when you thought you couldn't love Publix more than you already do, they pull at your alcoholic heartstrings by offering to deliver liquor straight to your door. Through Instacart, the Lakeland-based supermarket chain will now send spirits, beer, wine, mixers and other booze-related products from Publix Liquors to your home for a...

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The Leu House is ready for Christmas and a month's worth of holiday visitors

Posted By on Wed, Nov 22, 2017 at 5:54 PM

Egg nog, apple cider, holiday champagne – this Christmas, there are lots of reasons to take a trip to the Leu. And while you might have to bring your own beverages, you can be sure the bows, wreaths, lights, potted poinsettias, and gleaming, multicolored trees will be provided. The...

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'Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead' coming to Enzian Theater

Posted By on Wed, Nov 22, 2017 at 5:50 PM

Do it, Orlando! Daniel Radcliffe, Joshua McGuire and David Haig star in Tom Stoppard's brilliantly funny situation comedy. Recorded at the Old Vic Theatre in London, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern follows the journeys of its two hapless title characters living life on the sidelines of Shakespeare's Hamlet. The misadventures of these...

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Hashtags like #metoo opened the floodgates, and now it's time to believe women

Posted By on Wed, Nov 22, 2017 at 5:48 PM

In November 2014, comedian Hannibal Buress played Orlando. He was on a bit of a pop-culture high, having performed the biggest bit of his career thus far the previous month, when he stood on a stage in Philadelphia and dragged Bill Cosby with a joke whose punchline revolved around what was...

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Ray Allen tells Orlando courtroom he was 'catfished'

Posted By on Wed, Nov 22, 2017 at 5:04 PM

Former NBA player Ray Allen was accused Monday in an Orlando courtroom of stalking a man named Bryant Coleman, but in fact, he says, Coleman was catfishing him. Allen filed an emergency motion Tuesday to dismiss Coleman's case. Coleman contacted Allen online, presenting himself as "a number of attractive women interested...

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Supervisor's 'just a joke' KKK outfit gets poor reception from Orlando employee

Posted By on Wed, Nov 22, 2017 at 4:36 PM

Following what might amount to a stunningly tone-deaf attempt at humor and a stunningly silent corporate response, Orange County resident John Shipley has filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. As News 6 reports, Shipley claims he was recently subject to discrimination when a supervisor approached him...

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Ban on vaping in the workplace among proposed 2018 Florida amendments

Posted By on Wed, Nov 22, 2017 at 3:46 PM

Vaping could be banned in workplaces, and nursing-home and assisted-living facility residents could be guaranteed certain rights — including the ability to sue without limitations — as part of a series of health-care related proposals being considered by a Florida panel that has the power to place proposed constitutional amendments...

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