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Central Florida Veg Fest is straight up veg-tastic

October 21, 2014
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Art by Brendan O'Connor

The annual celebration of all things herbivore is back in town at Festival Park.
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Poet Charles Simic gives reading and free master class tonight at Rollins

February 6, 2014
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Poet Charles Simic gives reading and free master class tonight at Rollins

As the first event of this year’s Winter With the Writers literary festival, poet Charles Simic appears tonight at Bush Auditorium on the campus of Rollins College. From 4-5:30pm, Simic conducts a master class, which is free and open to the public. At 7pm, he’ll read, be interviewed onstage, and sign books for the...
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2014 Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival show lineup announced

December 9, 2013
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2014 Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival show lineup announced

Earlier this month, the lottery was held to select participants in the 2014 Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival, and today the final results were released to the public. Without further ado, here is the complete list direct from Fringe producer Michael Marinaccio of shows that will be presented at the festival this coming May:...
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GORELANDO: Here Comes The FREAK SHOW Horror Film Festival!

March 7, 2013
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GORELANDO: Here Comes The FREAK SHOW Horror Film Festival!

The FREAK SHOW Horror Film Festival is coming to town: Mark it on your calendars! Hey boys and ghouls. It’s almost that time of year again, and the freaks are out! With cameras! Here’s the official press release: The 8th Annual FREAK SHOW Horror Film Festival announces this year’s festival dates, Friday October 25...
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Game on at Southern Pinball Festival

November 15, 2012
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Game on at Southern Pinball Festival

Everyone, including “your family, grandma and kids” (according to the website), is welcome at the Southern Pinball Festival, where thousands of dollars will be at stake for the luckiest and bravest calluses in the room willing to enter one of several contests.
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Photo Gallery: Labyrinth Interactive Sing-Along at Brooklyn Academy of Music

November 11, 2012
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Photo Gallery: Labyrinth Interactive Sing-Along at Brooklyn Academy of Music

You won't find my usual Live Active Cultures column in this Wednesday's issue of Orlando Weekly because I've been out of town in New York City for the past week working on a very special project. On Friday November 8th, the Brooklyn Academy of Music hosted the New York premiere of a live interactive...
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German-American Society of Central Florida hosts annual Oktoberfest

October 5, 2012
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German-American Society of Central Florida hosts annual Oktoberfest

Expect live music by Alpine-folk six-piece Sonnenschein Express, dancing by Orlando’s own Schuhplattler Gruppe Alpenrose troupe, homemade Bavarian fare and an ever-flowing amount of beer in the biergarten.
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Orange County Animal Services hosts Barktoberfest pet-rescue event

September 28, 2012
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Orange County Animal Services hosts Barktoberfest pet-rescue event

Orange County Animal Services hosts Barktoberfest, a pet-rescue fest at which 50 local rescues bring adoptable pets out for you to meet, greet, pet, be slobbered on by … kind of like speed-dating, only your chance of meeting your match is probably better.
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Selection Reminder: Fiesta Medina today at Orlando Festival Park!

April 22, 2012
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Selection Reminder: Fiesta Medina today at Orlando Festival Park!

Fiesta Medina draws in more than 30,000 Central Florida residents looking for a little connection to their Hispanic roots.
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