WMFE is Central Florida's primary provider of NPR programming on 90.7 FM and Classical Music on 90.7 HD2. Part of the community since 1965, WMFE focuses on providing quality national and local news and programming. We inspire and empower all Central Floridians to discover, grow and engage within and beyond their world.
Support for 90.7 WMFE is provided by
Image: Bad Santa Bike Pub Crawl FB Page
The Daily City

Spotlight: Zine Fest, Bad Santa Bike Pub Crawl, Holiday & Social Events


You think print is dead? Nope. Orlando has Zines, short for magazines. A Zine is a small-circulation self-published work of original or appropriated texts and images, usually reproduced via photocopier. Browse through a wide selection of local Orlando zines for free at the Orlando Zine Fest Saturday 5pm at Will’s Pub. A Santa-themed bike ride and pub crawl from Johnny’s Other Side to Thornton Park and Ivanhoe Village called Bad Santa Bike Pub Crawl will take place Saturday 12 to 6. Meet at Johnny’s other Side. Enjoy a quirky holiday gathering with live holiday music, food, entertainment and celebrity hosts Santa played by Fringe Festival favorite Logan Donahoo and Krampus played by Bruce Costella. I don’t know who he is …
Read More »



Image: previous Grandma Party from events Facebook page.
Spotlight

Zine Fest, Grandma Party and Irish Pub


Orlando Zine Fest is back all weekend long to celebrate independent print media in all forms. Saturday at 1 you can browse and meet the owners of dozens of local zines at the Wills Pub Dirty Laundry amphitheater and snatch up a few zines as unique holiday gifts for those who value the value of valuable independent print media value. And Sunday they’ll have zines on sale at the Grandma Party Bazaar 10 to dusk in the Stardust Coffee front parking lot. And speaking of Grandma Party, Sunday 10 to dusk creative artists and makers hand-picked by Grandma herself will have on display some of the best of the best to crafts, oddball gifts and insanely creative stuff to buy …
Read More »



Support for 90.7 News is provided by
Zine makers by Liv Jonse, orlandoweekly.com
From the Pages of Orlando Weekly

Local Zine Culture


Print, despite what you may have read online recently, is not dead. In particular, and in Orlando, the DIY zine is becoming a standard-bearer for print’s continued vigor. Zines are self-published magazines that reflect the individual views or obsessions of their creators. Because there’s no publisher to answer to, zines can represent and disseminate voices that might otherwise go unheard in the mainstream. American zine culture might begin with Benjamin Franklin’s pamphlets, printed on his own press, but the humble handmade form reached its peak in the ’90s, when music fans circumvented the mainstream press to document their scene on their own terms. Then the internet happened, and with it was supposed to come the death of the printed word. …
Read More »



LIBCON logo, facebook page
Archives

LIBCON, ZINE FEST, WALKING DEAD, COOKING CLASS & ASHLEY BROWN


A day-long celebration of books! Go for the bestselling author book signings, stay for the panel discussions, and writing workshops! Rick Yancey, author of “The 5th Wave,” will kick off the day with a keynote address at LIBCON Saturday at 10 at the Orlando Public Library. #hot nerds. Folks who love zines and the folks who make zines who love zines will love loving zines together at Orlando Zine Fest Saturday and Sunday starting at 5 at The Space Station at 2539 Coolidge Avenue. Inspired by the Walker Stalkers Podcast with James & Eric, there’s a zombie, horror and sci-fi convention and meetup for fans of the Walking Dead TV series. Meet stars from the Walking Dead, Lost, Gotham and …
Read More »




TOP