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Winter With the Writers: Justin Cronin reading and master class tonight!

February 13, 2014
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Winter With the Writers: Justin Cronin reading and master class tonight!

Here’s your weekly reminder for Rollins College’s fabulous Winter With the Writers literary festival, which brings a different star author to Orlando each Thursday in February. I gave you the overview last week (here), but in case you forgot, today offers a master class and a reading/onstage interview with Justin Cronin, author of a...
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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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THE GIST: Links we love, Jan. 19

January 19, 2014
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THE GIST: Links we love, Jan. 19

Things we read and loved this week. Driver, roll up the partition please: Erstwhile Orlando performance artist Brian Feldman is back, and has announced a 10th-anniversary performance of The Feldman Dynamic, his signature piece. We wrote an article in 2011 comparing Feldman to Marina Abramovic. Here is a video of Abramovic explaining how to...
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Chef Tony Adams returns to Orlando: last-ever Big Wheel truck dinner Sunday?

January 17, 2014
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Chef Tony Adams returns to Orlando: last-ever Big Wheel truck dinner Sunday?

Big Wheel keep on turnin': As we mentioned this week in Tip Jar, chef Tony Adams (of Big Wheel Provisions and the Big Wheel Mobile food truck) is back in Orlando, though, alas, it’s only for a month or so, and then he heads back out into the wider world: a series of pop-up dinners in other states,...
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Get torqued … on caffeine, that is … with ‘Workaholics’ K-cups

January 15, 2014
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Get torqued … on caffeine, that is … with ‘Workaholics’ K-cups

Are you a member of K-Cup nation? Some take issue with the amount of waste the single-serve coffee pods leave behind, or their general lack of coffee quality, but there's no arguing they're damn convenient, especially in an office setting where no one wants to clean out the damn pot. Still, considering Blake, Ders...
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Buttercup Snickersbar. Boobytrap Crumplehorn. ‘Sherlock’ returns Sunday Jan. 19

January 15, 2014
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Buttercup Snickersbar. Boobytrap Crumplehorn. ‘Sherlock’ returns Sunday Jan. 19

Because of course you totally haven't already been blasted with that information from literally every media source on the planet. Also, your law-abiding friends totally haven't been pirating Sherlock since New Year's Day.
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Last day of our Thanksgiving countdown! Today’s advice: don’t freak out

November 27, 2013
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Last day of our Thanksgiving countdown! Today’s advice: don’t freak out

OK, so tomorrow is the big day. You're either completely ready, with groceries stuffing the fridge and a few items already prepped, or in wait-WHAT-tomorrow?? mode. If the latter, don't freak out. Below is a list of all the various suggestions we've pulled together here on Salivation Army in the last eight days, plus...
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