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Archive for Friday, March 30, 2018

Spotlight: The Melanin Code, SciFi Drama and Taiwanese Food Festival

The Parramore Farmers Market will not be happening Saturday due to the Orlando City Soccer game. The market takes place every Saturday 9am to 1pm on the Soccer Stadium property. So anytime theres a game the market doesnt happen, but please go next weekend. A documentary about white supremacy is premiering in Winter Park called The Melanin Code Saturday at 1:30 at Cobb Plaza Cinema Cafe. Tickets will not be sold at the box office. Theyre only available at themelanincode.com. After the viewing, guests are invited to an after party at Muddy Waters Restaurant in Thornton Park. Big Frieda, star of Beyonces song Formation, is bouncing her way to Orlando for a performance in Mills50 at Wills Pub Saturday evening ...
Published in Commentaries, Spotlight, The Daily City

Intersection: Mental Health & Criminal Justice; Kareem Abdul-Jabbar On Activism; Singer Songwriter Nicholas Roberts

https://wmfeintersection.s3.amazonaws.com/033018_Intersection.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSWhat happens when someone exhibiting mental health issues becomes a neighborhood menace? During our Sunshine Week series, 90.7 News Director Catherine Welch tracked one mans journey through the criminal justice system and the frustration of neighbors worried for their safety. On this episode of Intersection Welch joins us to explore the overlap between criminal justice and mental health treatment with Orange County Public Defender Robert Wesley and Frankie Berger from the Treatment Advocacy Center.  Kareem Abdul-Jabbar reflects on his post NBA career as a writer and advocate for social justice ...
Published in Intersection Podcast

Spotlight: Jiko- The Cooking Place

Jiko – The Cooking Place is among the restaurants that will be participating in this year’s Chef’s Gala. I was asked if I’d like to sample the dish that Jiko’s chef, Edward T. Mendoza, would be offering at the April 14 event, so I said sure, why not? I hadn’t been to Jiko in a long time, it would be nice to see what’s going on there these days. Good things, it turns out. Let me put it this way: As soon as the bus drops you off at the World Showplace at the beginning of Chef’s Gala, head directly to the station, or cooking place, if you will, where Mendoza and his team will be serving their Isitambu. Isitambu ...
Published in Scott Josephs Restaurant Guide, Spotlight