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Archive for Friday, June 29, 2018

Spotlight: Wine Bar George

This is not your average wine bar. But then knowing George Miliotes, no one would have expected it to be. Miliotes is the George of Wine Bar George, the latest venue to spring up at Disney Springs. It’s big, situated in a newly constructed two-level building with a balcony overlooking the walkway below and part of the lagoon just beyond. Wine, of course, is the main draw here, and the list, personally curated by Miliotes, is extensive and varied. He wisely included popular names, go-to wines that people order out of habit or because they’re intimidated by some of the more obscure names. But if Miliotes gets to those people before they place their order, chances are they’re going to ...
Published in Scott Josephs Restaurant Guide, Spotlight

Spotlight: Orlando Philharmonic, PechaKucha, Vegan Potluck, and Osmonds

Join the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra, led by Christopher Confessore, for a free patriotic concert called God Bless America Saturday 8pm at the Orlando International Airport. Enjoy 30 artists, a beer tasting and more during Arts and Crafts Beer Saturday 1 to 5 at the Ivanhoe Village shopping center with Retro City Cycles and Blue Bonnet. Enjoy an evening of intelligent talks presentations from a group of local thought leaders including an Artist in Residence with Orlando Ballet, the Executive Director of Teach for America-Orlando, the Founder of Timucua Arts Foundation, a Hairdresser and more during the special event called PechaKucha Saturday 6 to 9 at the Dr Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. Enjoy a completely meatless and cruelty free ...
Published in Commentaries, Spotlight, The Daily City

Intersection Sessions: The Pauses

Orlando rockers The Pauses join us in studio for a performance and to talk about their new album, "Unbuilding." The Pauses are singer, bassist and keyboard player Tierney Tough, Jason Kupfer on guitar and keyboards, and Jim Nefferdorf on drums and samples.
Published in Central Florida News, Intersection Sessions

Intersection: Immigrant Advocates React To The Travel Ban

The Supreme Court upheld the Trump administrations travel ban that restricts entry to travelers from five Muslim majority countries. The White House says its immigration policies are designed to shore up national security, but opponents of the ban say its discriminatory and dangerous. Rasha Mubarak of the Council on American Islamic Relations and Kira Romero-Craft of Latino Justice join us to explain how immigrant and civil rights organizations are planning to respond to the ruling.
Published in Central Florida News, Intersection