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Archive for Friday, August 28, 2015

Snap! Orlando, Toy & Comics and Harry Potter

Snap! Orlando brings a little LA, a little Miami and a LOT of French accent to Orlando at all their swanky events. Somehow this gaggle of sophisticates seem always connected to whats new, now and not cheap. At their next event, a day long print shopping opportunity, guests can select from tons of prints by local artists like Thomas Thorspecken, Nathan Selikoff, and Chris Tobar Rodriguez. The print sale is Saturday 11 to 4 at Snap Space on East Colonial Drive in Mills50. Toys, Comics, Costume Contest, Face Painting, Raffles and Special Guests John Beatty from Secret Wars and Billy Tucci, the creator of Shi and Sgt. Rock, are all part of The Infinity Toy and Comic Con Saturday 10 ...
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FL Senate Offers House Olive Branch With Map Proposal

In Tallahassee, the chair of the senate committee tapped to redraw congressional district maps has offered an olive branch to his counterpart in the Florida House. The Senate and House are in a deadlock over the maps, each with their own idea on what they should look like.
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Orlando Comedy Scene

A funny things happening in Orlando. In the tourist entertainment capital of the world, there are plenty of big-name comics playing to large audiences, and there are comedy open mics every night of the week for beginners. But there hasnt been much of a home-grown stand-up scene until recently. Unlike acknowledged comedy hubs like Austin or Chicago, its tough here for rising comics to find a place where they can polish their skills. So a few locals have launched a new wave of curated showcases. Matt Gersting books one twice a month at the Bull & Bush. He says, Its a huge leap from doing five minutes at an open mic, to 20, in front of people from out ...
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