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Archive for Thursday, March 31, 2016

Voter Application For Dead Pet Sparks Seminole Co. Elections Supervisor To Launch Website

The Seminole County Supervisor of Elections has launched a new website to help residents tell the difference between mailings that are really from his officeand mailings from outside political groups that just look official. Elections Supervisor Mike Ertel says he made the move after learning a county resident was mailed a voter registration application for a deceased pet.
Published in Central Florida News, SwingVote16

Orlando Museum of Art Candyland fantasias

Depicting women as edibles is a dicey proposition, no matter how beautifully theyre painted. A new exhibition running to June 5th at the Orlando Museum of Art shows the work of New York artist Will Cotton, whose stock in trade is images of nubile girls dressed in pastry, whipped cream, and candy. This could easily offend. Some might think it sexist to portray women as empty creatures obsessed with empty calories. Or, seeing the sets and costumes Cotton designed for Katy Perrys California Gurls video, they might just be grossed out by the whipped-cream-squirting bra. And yet, the way Cotton creates his Candyland fantasias is undeniably rigorous. He bakes the pastry in his studio; he builds the cotton candy clouds ...
Published in Commentaries, From the Pages of Orlando Weekly