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From the Pages of Orlando Weekly

From the Pages of Orlando Weekly: The HBO Original Documentary 537 Votes


An adage Florida would do well to keep in mind this month: Those who forget history are doomed to repeat it. A newly released documentary called ‘537 Votes’ takes us back to the 2000 presidential race between George W. Bush and Al Gore, which ended in a tally too close to call. The entire thing came down to, yes, 537 votes in Florida, cementing our reputation as a must-watch state in every major election ever since. The filmmaker, who is based in Miami, blames the voting fiasco on Miami’s then-Mayor being unwilling to stand up to the heavily Republican and influential Cuban-American population of South Florida. This had something to do with it, to be sure, but ‘537 Votes’ doesn’t …
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Mira Lehr.  Photo: Matthew Peddie, WMFE
Intersection

Tackling Climate Change Through Art


Artist Mira Lehr has been making environmentally themed art for sixty years. Her Miami Studio is on the water, and with King Tides and the threat of climate change, there’s even more of a sense of urgency about her art. Lehr talks about her new exhibition, High Water Mark, opening in Orlando this weekend at the Menello Museum of American Art.
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