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• Tonight, Mad Cow Theatre is partnering with the Association for Theatre in Higher Education and a troupe from Saint Louis called That Uppity Theatre Company to produce a reading of “After Orlando: An International Theatre Action In Response To The Pulse Nightclub Shooting.” Read More »
• Local Café’s Proper & Wild and The Sanctum are competing to take home the coveted “Golden Spatula” in a Veggie Burger Brawl! I envision Ron Swanson from Parks and Rec showing up and cooking his plain beef burger, but since he’s a fictional character – that’s not going to happen. Read More »
• Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody fired off two tweets this past weekend offering her thoughts and prayers to the victims of mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas. “Horrified and saddened by the tragic and senseless shooting in El Paso,” tweeted Moody last Saturday night, referring to the man who killed 22 and critically injured 24 using an AK-variant semi-automatic rifle with a 30-round magazine. Less than 24 hours later, Moody tweeted, “Tragic news out of Dayton, Ohio.” That news was that a man wearing body armor shot and killed 9 people and seriously wounded 26 with an AR-15 type semi-automatic rifle equipped with a 100-round “double drum” magazine. These tweets went out just after the newly elected … Read More »
• A concert version of Gilbert and Sullivan’s “The Mikado” takes the stage at Orlando Repertory Theatre Friday, with an associated visual art opening on Monday, August 5th, a few days in advance of the show. Read More »
• Enjoy a free preview screening of the documentary Woodstock: Three days that defined a generation which features never-before-seen footage that tells the story of the political and social upheaval leading up to those three historic days. The free screening of Woodstock takes place Saturday at 7:30 at Timucua House. Get a one of a kind instant film portrait of yourself and loved ones this weekend when photographer David Lawrence sets up his camera in two different locations to create portraits photographed using square Polaroid Original film and the old school “Peel Apart” film that’s no longer in production. Photos are the cost of at least 3 venti blonde roasts add almond milk. Polaroid pop up takes place Saturday 10 to … Read More »
• Anyone who has traveled in recent years knows how difficult it is to find the true cost of a hotel room when booking online, because “resort fees” are often revealed well into the booking process. These fees cover pool use, gym access, Wi-Fi, newspapers, and so on, whether the guest uses them or not. Resort fees are illegal in many countries, and since 2016, 47 state attorneys general have sued various hotel chains, on the basis that they’re engaging in deceptive bait-and-switch tactics. Lauren Wolfe of Travelers United, a consumer advocacy organization, says excessive resort fees can be especially harmful to an economy like Orlando’s, which is dependent on the hotel and lodging industry. Wolfe warns against dismissing resort fees … Read More »
• Lake Washington is Brevard County’s largest lake and for Melbourne, a primary source of drinking water.
90.7 economic analyst Hank Fishkind says a large bloom of toxic algae on the lake points to bigger problems with Central Florida’s drinking water. He talked with 90.7 environmental reporter Amy Green. Read More »