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UCF Professor Launches New Cryptocurrency



A new kind of cryptocurrency is being developed right here in Central Florida with the aim of changing the way people use the virtual currency.


Visitors leave hand made memorials at the site of the Pulse nightclub, July 2016. Photo: Matthew Peddie, WMFE

Filmmaker Charlie Minn Re-Releases “49 Pulses” Five Years After The Shooting



Five years after the Pulse nightclub shooting, documentary filmmaker Charlie Minn is re-releasing his film “49 Pulses” at the Fashion Square Mall. Minn joins Intersection to discuss the re-release and what he hopes to achieve through his storytelling. Joining the conversation to talk about the impact of the documentary is Orlando Torres, who was among the survivors interviewed by Minn.






Lindsay Taylor (top left), theatre producer for Orlando Fringe, Alauna Friskics (top right), Orlando Fringe executive director, and Lena Feliciano  (bottom), artistic director of Celebration Theatre Co. Photo: Clarissa Moon

Orlando Fringe Festival returns for its 30th anniversary



The Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. The 14-day festival, which features hundreds of theatrical performances, was canceled last year due to COVID-19. This May, it’s back with an in-person festival in Loch Haven Park, along with an all-new online “DigiFringe” festival in June.  Alauna Friskics, executive director of Fringe, Lindsay Taylor, the festival’s theatre producer, and Lena Feliciano, artistic director of Celebration Theatre Co., join Intersection to discuss how the festival is adapting to the pandemic, expanding their diversity and inclusion efforts, and celebrating 30 years of Fringe. 


As captured by Ian Adams’ GoPro camera Monday night by I-Drive, a screenshot of the viral TikTok video showing Jonathan Medina, 21, complying with Orlando Police orders to get on ground. The officers had guns drawn on the two men, mistaking them for armed robbery suspects.

Local amateur bike rider who faced OPD at gunpoint shares his story



The TikTok video showing Orlando police drawing their guns on two innocent bikers has now close to 5 million views. OPD officers were investigating a robbery and said the men matched the suspects’ description. Ian Adams spoke with WMFE about what the situation felt like from where he was standing.