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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Latest Disney rumors have Indiana Jones dealing with dinosaurs at Animal Kingdom

Posted By on Tue, May 22, 2018 at 6:00 AM

Rumors of Indiana Jones heading to Animal Kingdom date back to even before the park opened, more than twenty years ago. Last fall, the rumors got louder as Disney looked to rebound from the failure that is Rivers of Light. The less than popular nighttime lagoon show showed how little...

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Monday, May 21, 2018

Orlando's Lake Eola fountain is getting new lights

Posted By on Mon, May 21, 2018 at 3:26 PM

Downtown Orlando's Lake Eola fountain will be getting new lights in time for the celebrations on July 4. The Orlando Sentinel reports City Council approved spending $343,849 last month to repair the fountain's underwater LED lights. About 32 percent of those lights have already failed, and more could go out...

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Fringe 2018 review: 'A Solo From the Pit' combines music, comedy and candor

Posted By on Mon, May 21, 2018 at 1:41 PM

The exhortation to follow your dreams is deployed with charming practicality.

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A hyperloop connecting Orlando and Tampa along the I-4 may be in the works

Posted By on Mon, May 21, 2018 at 11:07 AM

While much of the recent mass transit focus has been on SunRail’s Phase 2 expansion, there are plenty of other transit projects in the works throughout the region. One of the most innovative is a hyperloop that’s being proposed between Orlando and Miami. Last year, that route was one of...

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Sunday, May 20, 2018

Fringe 2018 review: 'Multiple Organism' is a kinky cartoon about art and gender

Posted By on Sun, May 20, 2018 at 9:45 PM

This sex-positive, queer-friendly, nudity-dotted performance isn’t intended for children ... or prudish adults.

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Fringe 2018 review: 'Forgotten Memoirs' is a must-see for fans of modern movement

Posted By on Sun, May 20, 2018 at 9:32 PM

Amanda Cox is a choreographer to keep an eye on.

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Fringe 2018 review: Let the verbal and visual imagery of 'Van Gogh Find Yourself' wash over you

Posted By on Sun, May 20, 2018 at 9:25 PM

The one-man production is equal parts historical monologue and interactive art class.

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Fringe 2018 review: Revival of Michael Wanzie's 'Monorail Inferno' gets its most lavish mounting ever

Posted By on Sun, May 20, 2018 at 9:19 PM

The 1985 near-tragedy at Walt Disney World was rewritten as a disaster-movie spoof during a cocaine bender.

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Fringe 2018 review: ‘The Haunting of Saint River’ is an odd musical experiment

Posted By on Sun, May 20, 2018 at 12:22 PM

A ghostly and experimental cabaret narrative gets its world premiere at Orlando Fringe.

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Fringe 2018 review: ‘Nashville Hurricane’ makes triumphant return

Posted By on Sun, May 20, 2018 at 12:22 PM

Fringe legend Chase Padgett wows us again.

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