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Archive for Monday, July 30, 2018

Spotlight: Playwrights’ Round Table Showcasing ‘Concentrated Theater’

Playwrights Round Table presents the final weekend of its Summer Shorts 2018 at Lowndes Shakespeare Center. PRT is in its 21st season. The Summer Shorts are 10 minute plays. There are four plays in the first act, four in the second act. “I call it concentrated theater because you have to hit the ground running, you have to establish your characters and the situation very quickly and then you have to resolve it within the 10 minutes and still be realistic and believable,” said PRT President Chuck Dent. Listen to the Spotlight interview in the audio player above.
Published in Spotlight

Spotlight: Eastside Asian Market

Theres an interesting little Asian market on the East side. Its called Eastside Asian Market. What makes it more interesting is that along with the aisles and shelves of specialty foods and dry goods that you wont find in your basic Publix, a corner of the store is dedicated to a small cafe with an exclusively vegetarian menu. In fact, a note at the top of the menu board next to the kitchen reads, Everything is vegetarian. Deal with it. There isnt a whole lot to deal with. The menu is succinct and the food is good. Despite the vegetarian note, some ingredients are referred to by their meatarian names, such as ham and beef. It was ham in the ...
Published in Scott Josephs Restaurant Guide, Spotlight

Water On Mars

The discovery of water evidence is a huge discovery on the red planet but what does it mean for our future exploration on Mars?
Published in Are We There Yet

Spotlight: Xanadu, Planetarium, and Janelle Monae

Eleven years ago the musical version of the cult classic movie Xanadu opened on Broadway. This weekend the Garden Theatre is strapping on their roller skates and telling the tale in which Ancient mythology collides with the 1980s. The Greek muse Kira descends from Mount Olympus to Venice Beach, California to help struggling artist Sonny to achieve the greatest artistic creation of his life the worlds first roller disco. The stage musical Xanadu is being performed Saturday at 2 and 8, and Sunday at 2 at the Garden Theatre in Winter Garden. Mars makes its closest approach to Earth since 2003 this weekend! The staff of the Emil Buehler Planetarium and the members of the Central Florida Astronomical Society are ...
Published in Commentaries, Spotlight, The Daily City

Intersection: Summer In The Emergency Room

Emergency rooms are busy places especially during the summer. More people are outside playing sports or enjoying the outdoors which can lead to sometimes getting injured. Dr. Christopher Hunter, assistant program director of the Orlando Health emergency medicine residency and the associate medical director of Orange County EMS, joins us to talk about why ER's tend to get busy during the summer and why Orlando has unique patients.
Published in Central Florida News, Intersection

Intersection: Combating Domestic Violence; Summer At The ER; Zoya Zafar

https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/072718_Intersection.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSResponding to a domestic violence call is the most dangerous call a law enforcement officer can get. This was highlighted by an incident last month in Orlando that ended with the death of four children and the perpetrator, and left a police officer critically injured. On this episode of Intersection, 90.7’s Brendan Byrne takes a closer look at domestic violence calls and the dangers they pose to law enforcement officers. And we talk to agent Cyndi Young with the Brevard County Sheriff’s ...
Published in Intersection Podcast

Intersection: Law Enforcement and Domestic Violence Calls

The most dangerous call a law enforcement officer can get is a domestic violence call. What dangers do officers face when responding to a domestic violence call? Joining us is Agent Cyndi Young with the Brevard County Sheriff's Office to talk about what they've been doing to identify domestic violence cases early and stop the perpetrators.
Published in Central Florida News, Intersection