Saturday, October 21, 2017

Don’t miss foreign short dramas at Orlando Film Festival

Posted By on Sat, Oct 21, 2017 at 11:17 AM

With roughly 400 films, the Orlando Film Festival has grown into one of the largest movie festivals in the world. So chances are you will find something that suits your taste, especially if you’re into short films, which range from comedy to drama to science fiction to horror, and to...

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Friday, October 20, 2017

YouTube comedian films brutal fight at downtown Orlando nightclub

Posted By on Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 4:04 PM

While filming his weekly YouTube comedy show, Braxton Goes to Church, the a local comedia also caught on a camera a particularly awful bar fight outside of the Ono Nightclub in downtown Orlando. In between candid answers from drunk people, the above episode shows a group of men outside of...

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Chris King was the only Florida governor candidate to protest Richard Spencer

Posted By on Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 2:51 PM

Winter Park businessman Chris King was the only Florida gubernatorial candidate to attend yesterday's protest of white supremacist Richard Spencer at University of Florida. Dressed in all black, King joined the estimated 3,000 marchers as they gathered outside of the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts and chanted down Spencer and...

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'The Florida Project' child stars will host a Q & A after Enzian screening tonight

Posted By on Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 1:53 PM

The young stars of the critically acclaimed film The Florida Project will be hosting a question-and-answer session after Friday night's 6:30 p.m. screening of the movie at the Enzian Theater. Child actresses Brooklynn Prince and Valeria Cotto will be attending tonight's screening. Brooklynn, 7, of Winter Springs, plays Moonee, the film's...

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Deputies break up rally of Disney union workers demanding living wages

Posted By on Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 1:03 PM

Orange County Sheriff's deputies broke up a rally of more than 1,200 Disney union workers Thursday demanding living wages from the Orlando theme park. Laborers with one of six local unions that make the Service Trades Council Union protested for two hours at the intersection in front the Crossroads...

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Topgolf Orlando officially opens today

Posted By on Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 11:14 AM

As we reported last week, Topgolf Orlando will finally opens its 65,000-square-foot complex today. The three floor driving range-arcade-restaurant-bar hybrid allows guests to smack microchipped golf balls at targets, while a server brings cold ones and grub to their "hitting bay." Topgolf, which is located at 9295 Universal Blvd., won't be taking reservations...

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Mild High Club gives Ugly Orange first sellout, Pearl & the Oysters debut

Posted By on Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 11:07 AM

THIS LITTLE UNDERGROUND Mild High Club and Pearl and the Oysters, Will’s Pub, Oct. 18 Esteemed L.A. indie imprint Stones Throw Records may be one of the most open-minded and expansive hip-hop labels around, but even Mild High Club sits out on one of the further branches of the family...

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White supremacist Richard Spencer drowned out by shouts at UF speech

Posted By on Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 9:43 AM

White-nationalist Richard Spencer brought his “alt-right” movement to the University of Florida Thursday, calling America a “white country,” but his message was drowned out. Attempting to speak over the derisive shouts and chants from a diverse and hostile crowd at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, Spencer and others...

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Jessica Pawli and DJ Cub pay tribute to Charles Bradley at a special 'Dappy Hour' at Lil Indies

Posted By on Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 8:00 AM

Soul machine Charles Bradley passed away far too early last month, but superfan Jessica Pawli and funkmaster DJ Cub pay tribute to him with an early DJ set at Lil Indies on Saturday. Find out why Bradley was known as the “Screaming Eagle of Soul” while sipping on some fancy...

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Halsey returns to Amway with electropop hooks from her latest album

Posted By on Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 8:00 AM

Electropop chanteuse Halsey is currently crossing the country in the company of fellow pop formidables Charli XCX and PartyNextDoor to promote her new album, Hopeless Fountain Kingdom, the follow-up to 2015’s concept album-with-hooks, Badlands. The 22-year-old has come a long way since her first big hit, the Chainsmokers collaboration “Closer,”...

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