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Thursday, January 20, 2022

311 coming to Orlando for headlining show at the House of Blues in March

Posted By on Thu, Jan 20, 2022 at 6:06 PM

311 this week announced a Spring 2022 North American tour and 'they'll be here for awhile" in Florida — including Orlando. The alternative rock hitmakers are heading out on the road in March and April for a stretch of dates that include 311 Day in Las Vegas and a spot...

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Science Fiction, Science Future exhibition opens at Orlando Science Center Jan. 29

Posted By on Thu, Jan 20, 2022 at 3:16 PM

A new exhibition called "Science Fiction, Science Future" will premiere at the Orlando Science Center on Jan. 29 and will run through May 9. The exhibition will focus on new and interesting interactions with technology via exhibits that allow guests to seemingly do the impossible. Visitors can become invisible,...

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Mills 50 Korean spot Chi-Kin expands into former Matcha House space with Clukers Side Bar

Posted By on Thu, Jan 20, 2022 at 2:23 PM

Korean fried chicken joint Chi-Kin is expanding into the former home of Matcha House Tea & Creamery in Mills 50. Chef and owner Hoi Nguyen is building out his Chi-Kin concept into the now-empty space. The new offering will be called Clukers Side Bar and presumably will carry much...

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Orlando to reopen emergency rental assistance portal, provide $6.8 million in back rent starting Feb. 1

Posted By on Thu, Jan 20, 2022 at 2:05 PM

The city of Orlando will reopen the portal for its emergency rental assistance program on Feb. 1. The U.S. Department of Treasury gave the city $6.8 million in COVID-19 relief funds for households that have been financially impacted during the pandemic. As before, the rental assistance payments will go directly...

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Florida House moves forward with 15-week abortion ban proposal over objection of Democrats

Posted By on Thu, Jan 20, 2022 at 1:24 PM

Despite fierce objections from Democrats who argued the proposal is unconstitutional, a Florida House panel on Wednesday approved a controversial bill that would prohibit doctors from performing abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. The proposal, approved by the House Professions and Public Health Subcommittee in a 12-6 vote Wednesday,...

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Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings supports Department of Health head after staff vaccine fallout

Posted By on Thu, Jan 20, 2022 at 10:37 AM

Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings threw his support behind the head of the county's Department of Health after the latter was placed on leave by the state for criticizing his staff's vaccination rate. “Dr. Raul Pino has been our trusted partner and friend throughout the pandemic,” the mayor shared....

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Winter Park Police Chief arrested on domestic violence charges, placed on leave

Posted By on Thu, Jan 20, 2022 at 10:14 AM

Winter Park Police Chief Michael Deal was arrested on domestic violence charges on Wednesday evening. He is currently being held at the Seminole County jail with out bond on charges of battery. The city has placed him on administrative leave, announcing Division Chief Pam Marcum will act as the...

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Orlando Opera's 'The Secret River' set for televised encore performance this month

Posted By on Thu, Jan 20, 2022 at 9:52 AM

You've got one (?) more chance to see Opera Orlando's recent original production of The Secret River in the form of a televised "encore" screening on local public television station WUCF. The Secret River, Opera Orlando's first commissioned opera, was staged at the Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater at the...

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Barry Bostwick knows that 'Rocky Horror Picture Show' will kick off his obituary

Posted By on Wed, Jan 19, 2022 at 5:10 PM

Barry Bostwick has enjoyed a rich career on stage and screen over the past half-century, originating characters from Danny Zuko in Broadway’s Grease to Mayor Winston on Spin City. But despite that wide range, he’s well aware that the role he’ll forever be best remembered for is Brad Majors,...

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The Flaming Lips are coming to Orlando this autumn

Posted By on Wed, Jan 19, 2022 at 4:03 PM

We didn't realize that the Flaming Lips were set to play Orlando in the spring of this year, but since a number of U.S. dates have been pushed back a few months (including the Orlando stop) there's plenty of time to listen to Zaireeka on repeat to pregame. Originally...

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