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Photo Gallery: Cardboard Art Festival Closing Party with Andy Matchett & Dog Powered Robot

January 28, 2013
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Orlando's first-ever Cardboard Art Festival inspired corrugated craziness in Orange Avenue's Say It Loud studio over the weekend. As detailed in this week's issue of OW, producer Mark Baratelli of The Daily City collaborated with curators Doug Rhodehamel and Brendan O'Connor to assemble artists including Jessica Earley, Nathan Selikoff, Adriaan Mol, and Evan &...
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Multicolored rock formation stage display at Peacock Room

January 28, 2013
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Multicolored rock formation stage display at Peacock Room

Last weekend’s Cardboard Art Festival reminded us all of how fantastic simple materials can be with the right manipulation, but if there was anyone in town who already knew the potential of recycled materials, it’s the kind folks at Shine Shed, who dazzled us last year on a number of occasions with impressive stage...
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Cute video of animals playing dead

January 28, 2013
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We’re getting ready for our Puppy Love issue (coming out on Feb. 6), and while we were doing some “research” on YouTube, we found this adorable video of animals playing dead. Our fave is the hamster. He’s a better actor than Hugh Grant.
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Sunday Film News Roundup — January 27th, 2013

January 27, 2013
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Sunday Film News Roundup — January 27th, 2013

It’s really hard to not go on a rant about the news that JJ Abrams is directing the new Star Wars. The news is too old by this point to feel like anything but nerd rage. It’s not the cross-pollination with Star Trek I mind as much as the fact that JJ Abrams just isn’t...
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Paul Baribeau’s folky punk makes us wish we were in a relationship with him

January 27, 2013
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Paul Baribeau’s folky punk makes us wish we were in a relationship with him

There really isn’t a more perfect venue for his music, either, than the eclectic backdrop of the Stardust main room, where surely many burdened minds have met to have the sort of discussions and share the boring secrets that Baribeau’s lyrics present almost as pastiche.
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Orlando resident Bari Musawwir drives to forefront of Monster Jam

January 26, 2013
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Orlando resident Bari Musawwir drives to forefront of Monster Jam

If you’ve never witnessed a monster truck rally, it’s one of those high-adrenaline-type rushes only best experienced in person – though it is at times a tad terrifying.
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