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101 Things: Time to ruin resolutions

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Dorothy, Lana Del Ray and more at the clubs and arenas!

101 Things: UCF B-Ball and more

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UCF season is just beginning, going for another championship on the hardcourt.

aXis Feeling 23... Visual Retrospective

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We got it covered, for a little more than 23 years now.

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101 Things: What resolutions!?

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So much to do, and only 11 months left in the year to do them!

Corona’s Annual Hottest Bartender

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UCF Nation’s final word on the Champs

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NOISE • VISUALS • BALLS • MOTIVATION

in otown to FREEZE YOUR BUTT OFF

orlando-aXis.com | jan 2018 | p5 12 Acts of Violence

DRAMA/ACTION Friday, Jan.12 Three Midwestern brothers, a crime lord, and an incorruptible cop are on a deadly collision course when the youngest brother’s fiancée is kidnapped by human traffickers. To save her, the MacGregor boys call on their military training - and the strength of family - to fight the most important battle of their lives.

13 Parramore Farmers Market

ORLANDO CITY STADIUM 655 W. Church St., Orlando Cityoforlando.net/economic/parramore-farmers-market/ Saturday, Jan. 13• 8 a.m. / Prices vary

14 Adults Only Science Night Live featuring Otronicon

01 UCF KNIGHTS MENS BASKETBALL VS. TEMPLE OWLS

01 UCF Knights Mens Basketball vs. Temple Owls CFE ARENA 12777 Gemini Blvd. N., Orlando Cfearena.com Sunday, Jan. 7• 12 p.m. / Prices vary

The 2nd Thursday of every month, the crowds gather for the Thornton 2nd Thursday Wine + Art Walk.Attendees come to celebrate the community, art, and partake in an evening of sights, sounds, food, shopping, and some tasty tastings all along the walk.

06 2018 Florida Cup: Atletico vs. Rangers F.C

02 Say Anything In Defense Anniversary Tour

THE BEACHAM 46 N. Orange Avenue, Orlando Thebeacham.com Tuesday-Wednesday, Jan.9-10• 6:30 p.m. / Prices vary

03 2018 Florida Cup: SC Corinthians vs. PSV Eindhoven ORLANDO CITY STADIUM 655 W. Church St., Orlando Floridacup.com Wednesday, Jan, 10• 7 p.m. / Prices vary The Florida Cup will kick off its first match at Orlando City Stadium with the first ever meeting between Brazil’s SC Corinthians and Dutch powerhouse PSV Eindhoven

ORLANDO CITY STADIUM 655 W. Church St., Orlando Floridacup.com Thursday, Jan, 11• 7 p.m. / Prices vary

07 The Commuter

DRAMA/MYSTERY & SUSPENSE Friday, Jan.12 Michael is an insurance salesman is on his daily commute home, when it quickly becomes anything but routine. After being contacted by a mysterious stranger, Michael is forced to uncover the identity of a hidden passenger on his train before the last stop. As he works against the clock to solve the puzzle, he realizes a deadly plan is unfolding and is unwittingly caught up in a criminal conspiracy. One that carries life and death stakes for himself and his fellow passengers.

08 Moody Blues: Days of Future Passed-50th Anniversary Tour CFE ARENA 12777 Gemini Blvd. N., Orlando Cfearena.com Friday, Jan.12• 8 p.m. / Prices vary

04 The Zombies: Odessey and Oracle 50th Anniversary THE PLAZA LIVE 425 N. Bumby Ave., Orlando Plazaliveorlando.org Wednesday, Jan, 10• 8 p.m. / Prices vary

09 OTRONICON: Interactive Tech Expo

ORLANDO SCIENCE CENTER 777 E. Princeton St., Orlando Osc.org Saturday, Jan.13• 8 p.m.- 11:30 p.m. / Prices vary Get ready for one of the most spectacular adults-only Science Center events of the year. Experience Orlando’s favorite interactive technology expo in a whole new light... at night, and without the kids!

15 2018 Florida Cup: Rangers FC vs. Corinthians

SPECTRUM STADIUM Floridacup.com Saturday, Jan.13• 1 p.m. / Prices vary

16 Writing in the Galleries

ORLANDO MUSEUM OF ART 2416 N. Mills Avenue, Orlando Omart.org Saturday, Jan.13• 10 a.m. / Prices vary Explore connections between the visual and literary arts through this series of writing workshops offered in the Museum galleries.At each session, students will learn the rich histories behind works in the collection, and then respond to writing prompts that relate to the artwork. Locally-based writer Lezlie Laws will lead the writing portion of this program.

17 Central Florida Scottish Highland Games

CENTRAL WINDS PARK 1000 E. SR 434, Winter Springs Flascot.com Saturday-Sunday, Jan.13-14• 10 a.m./ Prices vary

18 Body/Talk at The Iron Cow ft. Trails

IRON COW 2438 E. Robinson St., Orlando Ironcowcafe.business.site Saturday, Jan.13• 9 p.m. / Prices vary Meet us in our spiritual home (The Milk District) as we take over a brand spankin’ new venue–The Iron Cow!

ORLANDO SCIENCE CENTER 777 E. Princeton St., Orlando Osc.org Friday-Monday, Jan.12-15• 10 a.m.-5 p.m. / Prices vary At Otronicon, guests walk on the cutting edge through state-of-the-art gaming and simulation technologies, including military and medical simulators not typically available to the public.

05 Thornton 2nd Thursday Wine & Art Walk

THORNTON PARK DISTRICT 608 E. Central Blvd., Orlando Thorntonparkdistrict.com Thursday, Jan, 11• 6:30 p.m. / Prices vary

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10 2018 Florida Cup: Eindhoven vs. Fluminense FC SPECTRUM STADIUM 4465 Knights Victory Way, Orlando Floridacup.com Friday, Jan.12• 7 p.m. / Prices vary

11 The Sibling Rivalry Tour featuring Hannah Wicklund & The Steppin Stones, and The High Divers THE SOCIAL 54 N. Orange Avenue, Orlando Thesocial.org Friday, Jan.12• 7:30 p.m. / Prices vary THE ZOMBIES: ODESSEY AND ORACLE 50TH ANNIVERSARY

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in otown to ROCK YOUR SOCKS OFF

NOISE • VISUALS • BALLS • MOTIVATION 19 Rumours-Fleetwood Mac Tribute HOUSE OF BLUES 1490 Buena Vista Dr., Lake Buena Vista Hob.com/orlando Saturday, Jan.13• 7:30 p.m. / Prices vary

20 Book of Love

THE SOCIAL 54 N. Orange Avenue, Orlando • Thesocial.org Sunday, Jan.14• 6 p.m. / Prices vary

21 UCF Outdoor Adventure: Wekiva River Canoeing Trip UCF RECREATION AND WELLNESS CENTER 4000 Central Florida Blvd. Orlando Rec.ucf.edu Sunday, Jan.14• 8 a.m.-6 p.m. / Prices vary Join Outdoor Adventure on a trip to Wekiva Springs for a one day River Canoeing trip for the low cost of $15. Open to currently enrolled UCF students.

22 DJ Magic Mike

36 ILUMINATE @ THE PLAZA LIVE THE SOCIAL 54 N. Orange Avenue, Orlando Thesocial.org Wednesday, Jan.17• 8 p.m. / Prices vary

HOUSE OF BLUES 1490 Buena Vista Dr., Lake Buena Vista Hob.com/orlando Sunday, Jan.14• 9 p.m. / Prices vary

23 2018 Florida Cup: Fluminense FC vs. Barcelona SC SPECTRUM STADIUM 4465 Knights Victory Way, Orlando Floridacup.com Monday, Jan. 15• 4 p.m. / Prices vary

24 UCF Intramural Sports: Sports Trivia

UCF RECREATION AND WELLNESS CENTER 4000 Central Florida Blvd.Orlando Rec.ucf.edu Tuesday, Jan.16• 1-4 p.m. / Prices vary Are you good at sports? What about trivia? Well it’s time to put your knowledge to the test on January 16 where teams of four will compete for the coveted IM Champs shirt!

29 Mary and the Witch’s Flower

ANIMATION/INTERNATIONAL Thursday, Jan.18 Mary is a plain, young girl, stuck in a rural British village with her GreatAunt Charlotte and seemingly no adventures or friends in sight. But a chance encounter with a pair of mysterious cats leads Mary into the nearby forest, where she finds an old broom stuck in the overgrowth of nearby tree, and the strange blue glow of the fly-by-night flower, a rare plant that blossoms only once every seven years. As the broom comes to life and lifts Mary high into the skies, she discovers a mysterious school for witches above the clouds.

30 DATSIK Ninja Nation Tour 2018 HOUSE OF BLUES 1490 Buena Vista Dr., Lake Buena Vista Hob.com/orlando Thursday, Jan.18• 6 p.m. / Prices vary

31 3rd Thursday Gallery Hop

25 Lee Scratch Perry

THE SOCIAL 54 N. Orange Avenue, Orlando Thesocial.org Tuesday, Jan.16• 8 p.m. / Prices vary

26 Orlando Magic vs. Minnesota Timberwolves

AMWAY CENTER Amwaycenter.com Tuesday, Jan.16• 7 p.m. / Prices vary

DRAMA Friday, Jan. 19

36 ILuminate

THE PLAZA LIVE 425 N. Bumby Ave., Orlando Plazaliveorlando.org Friday, Jan.19• 8 p.m. / Prices vary Come with us on an action filled journey of light and sound as we join a clique of 20- somethings who thrive to the beat of life in a city of glowing colors and heart-pounding musical tempos.

37 Miranda Lambert: Livin’ Like Hippies

AMWAY CENTER Amwaycenter.com Friday, Jan.19• 7 p.m. / Prices vary

38 Den of Thieves

ACTION & ADVENTURE/DRAMA Friday, Jan. 19

DOWNTOWN ARTS DISTRICT ORLANDO 29 S. Orange Ave., Orlando Orlandoslice.com/group/cityartsfactory Thursday, Jan.18• 6-9 p.m. / Prices vary Join thousands of visitors who converge in Downtown Orlando for 3rd Thursday Orlando’s Gallery Hop and Business Networking events!

39 Jonny Lang Signs World Tour

32 Yung Gravy

GALLERY ON FIRST 211 E 1st. ST., Sanford Galleryonfirst.com

THE SOCIAL 54 N. Orange Avenue, Orlando • Thesocial.org Thursday, Jan.18• 8 p.m. / Prices vary

27 UCF Women’s Basketball vs. Tulane

35 12 Strong

HOUSE OF BLUES Hob.com/orlando Friday, Jan.19• 7 p.m. / Prices vary

40 Sanford Art Walk

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33 Gintama

ACTION & ADVENTURE/INTERNATIONAL/ COMEDY Friday, Jan. 19 Based on the best-selling action comedy manga by Hideaki Sorachi, GINTAMA takes place in an alternate Edo-period Japan, where an Alien race has taken control, forcing Samurai to lay down their swords. Once feared as the “White Demon,” former samurai Gintoki Sakata now works as an everyday handyman--until a master swordsman tasks Gintoki and his friends with finding the cursed sword Benizakura to keep it from falling into the wrong hands.

CFE ARENA Cfearena.com Wednesday, Jan.17• 7 p.m. / Prices vary

28 Big Something w/ Bobby Lee Rogers

34 Star-Studded Evenings at OSC

19 RUMOURS-FLEETWOOD MAC TRIBUTE @ HOB

ORLANDO SCIENCE CENTER 777 E. Princeton St., Orlando • Osc.org Friday, Jan.19• 5-9 p.m. / Prices vary Star-Studded Evenings are your opportunity to experience some of Orlando Science Center’s programming after dark! Learn a little more about our place in outer space through the Crosby Observatory, weather permitting. Our 10″ Byers refracting telescope is used to look at various celestial objects, depending on what is visible in the night sky during the season, as well as 8″ and 10″ reflecting telescopes. Our knowledgeable staff can even give you tips on how to stargaze at home!

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49 1st Anniversary-Women’s March Day of Action-Orlando WALT DISNEY AMPHITHEATRE AT LAKE EOLA 99 N. Rosalind Ave., ORlando Womensmarchwashingtonfl.org Sunday, Jan.21• 11 a.m. / Prices vary

50 CeCe Teneal & Soul Kamotion-Orlando Health AMP’d Series

DR. PHILLIPS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS 445 S. Magnolia Ave., Orlando Drphillipscenter.org Monday, Jan.22• 7:30 p.m. / Prices vary

51 Enter Shikari

THE SOCIAL 54 N. Orange Avenue, Orlando Thesocial.org Monday, Jan.22• 7 p.m. / Prices vary

DOROTHY @ THE SOCIAL

41 The Faine House Run for Hope LAKE EOLA PARK 99 N. Rosalind Ave, Orlando Fainehouse5k.org Saturday, Jan.20• 8 a.m. / Prices vary

52 Orlando Magic vs. Sacramento Kings

AMWAY CENTER 400 W. Church St. #200, Orlando Amwaycenter.com Tuesday, Jan.23• 7 p.m. / Prices vary

42 Dorothy

43 Ellipsis Brewing Grand Opening

44 Carlos Daniel-Homenaje A Juan Gabriel Una Noche De Pasion HOUSE OF BLUES Hob.com/orlando Saturday, Jan.20• 7 p.m. / Prices vary

45 Monster Jam

CAMPING WORLD STADIUM Campingworldstadium.com Saturday, Jan.20-21• 7 p.m. / Prices vary Monster Jam® is adrenaline-charged family entertainment providing jaw-dropping displays and gravity-defying feats that promises to always leave fans entertained. Monster Jam events feature some of the most recognizable trucks in the world including Grave Digger®, Max-D, El Toro Loco® and many more.

HARD ROCK LIVE ORLANDO 6050 Universal Blvd., Orlando Hardrock.com Thursday, Jan.25• 8 p.m. / Prices vary

56 Drowning Pool

HOUSE OF BLUES 1490 Buena Vista Dr., Lake Buena Vista Hob.com/orlando Thursday, Jan.25• 7 p.m. / Prices vary

57 Mason Jennings

THE SOCIAL 54 N. Orange Avenue, Orlando Thesocial.org Thursday, Jan.25• 7 p.m. / Prices vary

58 Musical Thrones: A Parody of Ice and Fire

DR. PHILLIPS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS 445 S. Magnolia Ave., Orlando Drphillipscenter.org Friday-Monday, Jan. 26-29• Times / Prices vary A Parody of Ice and Fire brings your most beloved and be-hated characters to life as you journey through 7 seasons of the Emmy Award winning Game of Thrones series.

59 Like Me

THE SOCIAL 54 N. Orange Avenue, Orlando Thesocial.org Saturday, Jan.20• 7:30 p.m. / Prices vary ELLIPSIS BREWING 7500 TPC Blvd Suite #8, Orlando Ellipsisbrewing.com Saturday, Jan.20• 1 p.m. / Prices vary

55 The 2018 BARocker Finals

51 ENTER SHIKARI @ THE SOCIAL

53 The Killers with special guest Alex Cameron HARD ROCK LIVE ORLANDO Hardrock.com Wednesday, Jan.24• 8 p.m. / Prices vary

54 They Might Be Giants

THE BEACHAM 46 N. Orange Avenue, Orlando Thebeacham.com Thursday, Jan.25• 8 p.m. / Prices vary

DRAMA/MYSTERY & SUSPENSE Friday, Jan. 26 A reckless loner sets out on a crime spree that she broadcasts on social media. After releasing a video of herself robbing a convenience store, she amasses a huge following.While traveling along the coast, she encounters a drifter, an Internet troll, and a paint huffing outsider who are all pulled into her circle of chaos, junk food, and drugs.

60 Riverdance 20th Anniversary

DR. PHILLIPS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS 445 S. Magnolia Ave., Orlando Drphillipscenter.org Friday-Sunday, Jan.26-28• Times / Prices vary

61 Black Rebel Motorcycle Club THE BEACHAM 46 N. Orange Avenue, Orlando Thebeacham.com Friday, Jan.26• 8 p.m. / Prices vary

46 The 90’s Pub Crawl

WALL ST-SIDESHOW Orlandopubcrawls.com Saturday, Jan.20-21• 8 p.m.-1 a.m. / Prices vary We all remember the 90’s with all of the classic TV shows, movies, tunes and of course who could forget the little car chase involving O.J. Simpson. For one night only we can relive that incredible decade. The 90’s had some of the best music so we will have all of the venues on the crawl playing just your favorite hits from the 90’s.

47 Orlando Solar Bears vs. Florida Everblades AMWAY CENTER Amwaycenter.com Saturday-Sunday, Jan.20-21• 7 p.m. & 1:30 p.m. / Prices vary

48 Orlando Farmers Market

LAKE EOLA PARK 512 E. Washington ST., Orlando Orlandofarmersmarket.com Sunday, Jan 21• 8 a.m. / Prices vary The Orlando Farmers Market is much more than just your average farmers market. Find seasonal fresh produce, a wide variety of indoor and outdoor plants, artwork, and handmade craft items like jewelry, pottery, and soap.

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p10 | jan 2018 | orlando-axis.com 71 Trevor Noah

BOB CARR THEATER 401 W. Livingston ST., Orlando Drphillipscenter.org Saturday, Jan.27• 7 p.m. / Prices vary

72 Majid Jordan

THE BEACHAM 46 N. Orange Avenue, Orlando Thebeacham.com Saturday, Jan.27• 7 p.m. / Prices vary

73 NFL Pro Bowl

CAMPING WORLD STADIUM 1 Citrus Bowl Place, Orlando Campingworldstadium.com Sunday, Jan.28• Time / Prices vary

74 Love Fest

MILLS 50 DISTRICT 1312 Wilfred Drive, Orlando Sunday, Jan.28• 11 a.m. / Prices vary It’s a festival all about love! Celebrate the love of the environment, the arts, music and food!

75 Orlando Toy and Comic Con 2018

65 YONDER MOUNT STRING BAND @ THE PLAZA LIVE

62 Exhibition Opening Reception for “State of Excellence”

ORLANDO MUSEUM OF ART 2416 N. Mills Avenue, Orlando Omart.org Friday, Jan.26• 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. / Prices vary Join us as we celebrate the opening of our spring exhibition “State of Excellence:Treasures from Florida Private Collections.” “State of Excellence” presents more than 100 works of art from outstanding private collections throughout the state of Florida. Focusing on American and European art, the exhibition will include paintings, drawings, sculpture, photography and significant decorative works from the 16th century through the mid-20th century.

63 NIRVANNA-Sounds of Seattle Tribute Tour HOUSE OF BLUES 1490 Buena Vista Dr., Lake Buena Vista Hob.com/orlando Friday, Jan.26• 7:30 p.m. / Prices vary

64 The Maze Runner: The Death Cure

68 5th Annual Fire in the Park Chili Cook off TO CURE

TOWN PARK at AVALON PARK Avalon Park, Orlando Avalonparkchilicookoff.com Saturday, Jan.27• 8 a.m. / Prices vary A wonderful day filled with award winning chili, music, games, local restaurants and family fun with a FOCUS on raising funds for Florida Hospital For Children - Pediatric Oncology.

THE FLORIDA HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTER 1500 Sand Lake Road, Orlando Mikes-comics.com Sunday, Jan.28• 10 a.m. / Prices vary Guests include artists Tony Moore (The Walking Dead co-creator,Venom), Ryan Stegman (X-23, Superior Spider-Man), Nick Bradshaw (Venomverse, X-Men), Ryan Ottley (Invincible), writer Frank Tieri (Harley Quinn) and artist/writer Kyle Starks (Rick & Morty)!

76 In This Moment

HARD ROCK LIVE ORLANDO 6050 Universal Blvd., Orlando Hardrock.com Sunday, Jan.28• 6:30 p.m. / Prices vary

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69 World/Inferno Friendship Society THE SOCIAL 54 N. Orange Avenue, Orlando Thesocial.org Saturday, Jan.27• 7 p.m. / Prices vary

70 NF-Perception Tour

HOUSE OF BLUES 1490 Buena Vista Dr., Lake Buena Vista Hob.com/orlando Saturday, Jan.27• 7 p.m. / Prices vary

NF-PERCEPTION TOUR @ HOUSE OF BLUES

ACTION & ADVENTURE/SCIENCE FICTION Friday, Jan. 26 In the epic finale to the Maze Runner saga,Thomas leads his group of escaped Gladers on their final and most dangerous mission yet.To save their friends, they must break into the legendary Last City, a WCKD-controlled labyrinth that may turn out to be the deadliest maze of all.Anyone who makes it out alive will get answers to the questions the Gladers have been asking since they first arrived in the maze.

65 Yonder Mount String Band THE PLAZA LIVE 425 N. Bumby Ave., Orlando Plazaliveorlando.org Friday, Jan.26• 8 p.m. / Prices vary

66 No Borders Art Competition presents Marvel vs DC THE GEEK EASY 114 S. Semoran Blvd, Ste 6, Winter Park Mygeekeasy.com Saturday, Jan.27• 8 p.m. / Prices vary

67 Classic Albums Live: The Eagles “Hotel California” HARD ROCK LIVE ORLANDO 6050 Universal Blvd., Orlando Hardrock.com Saturday, Jan.27• 8 p.m. / Prices vary

TREVOR NOAH @ BOB CARR THEATER

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G3 2018: JOE SATRIANI, JOHN PETRUCCI of dream theater, PHIL COLLEN of def leppard

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REGGAE LOVE FEST: TARRUS RILEY WITH DEAN FRASER AND THE BLAK SOIL BAND + GYPTIAN & WAYNE WONDER ANDRES CEPEDA & KANY GARCIA

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445 S. Magnolia Ave., Orlando Drphillipscenter.org Thursday, Feb.1• 7:30-10:30 p.m. / Prices vary

84 1st Thursdays: Unhinged!

ORLANDO MUSEUM OF ART 2416 N. Mills Avenue, Orlando Omart.org Thursday, Feb.1• 6-9 p.m. / Prices vary Windows are the visual bridge between the inside and outside. Doors are symbolic of new opportunities.This show will allow artists to create what is meaningful to them, whether it’s repurposing a piece or incorporating the theme into their works. Media such as painting, photography, and sculpture are accepted, and need to incorporate window and/or door symbolism.

85 Marching Orders Winter Tour 2018

THE BEACHAM 46 N. Orange Avenue, Orlando Thebeacham.com Thursday, Feb.1• 7 p.m. / Prices vary

STAR WARS: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK-IN CONCERT 77 G3 2018: Satriani/Petrucci/Collen HARD ROCK LIVE ORLANDO Hardrock.com Tuesday, Jan.30• 7 p.m. / Prices vary

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81 Blue Moon Night Time Paddle

78 Gaelic Storm

THE PLAZA LIVE 425 N. Bumby Ave., Orlando Plazaliveorlando.org Wednesday, Jan.31• 8 p.m. / Prices vary

ADVENTURES IN FLORIDA Adventuresinflorida.com Wednesday, Jan.31• 6 p.m. / Prices vary Every so often 2 full moons occur during the same month. The second full moon is named a “Blue Moon”. In 2018 there will be Blue Moons in both January and March and no full moon in the month of February. If this kind of cosmic event gets you excited join us for a three hour paddle to watch the sun set and the Blue Moon rise! We will break for an hour on Sunset Island for Tapas and drinks.

79 UCF Knights Mens Basketball vs. UConn Huskies

82 Orlando Magic vs. Los Angeles Lakers

CFE ARENA Cfearena.com Wednesday, Jan.31• 9 p.m. / Prices vary

80 Billy Gardell

THE BEACHAM 46 N. Orange Avenue, Orlando Thebeacham.com Wednesday, Jan.31• 8 p.m. / Prices vary

AMWAY CENTER 400 W. Church St. #200, Orlando Amwaycenter.com Wednesday, Jan.31• 7 p.m. / Prices vary

83 Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back-In Concert

DR. PHILLIPS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

86 Winchester: The House that Ghosts Built

MYSTERY & SUSPENSE/SCIENCE FICTION Friday, Feb. 2 Inspired by true events. On an isolated stretch of land 50 miles outside of San Francisco sits the most haunted house in the world. Built by Sarah Winchester, (Academy Award (R)-winner Helen Mirren) heiress to the Winchester fortune, it is a house that knows no end.

87 Lana Del Rey

AMWAY CENTER Amwaycenter.com Friday, Feb.2• 8 p.m. / Prices vary

88 Downtown Historic Walking Tour

DOWNTOWN INFORMATION CENTER 201 Orange Ave., Orlando Downtownorlando.com Friday, Feb.2• 9:30 a.m. / Prices vary The Downtown Historic Tour gives guests the opportunity to experience Orlando history first hand.The walking tour begins at the Downtown Orlando Information Center and ends at the Orange County Regional History Center. Leading the tour is our local Historic Preservation Officer, Richard Forbes. Join the Historic Walking Tour to see an assortment of buildings that have survived the test of time and adapted to modern uses.

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CONCERTS • MOVIES • SPORTS • TIX

That’s right! The same breweries that came together to bring you the Central Florida Ale Trail are now working together to bring you the best beer festival to kick off 2018! This won’t be your average fest as each brewery has been asked to bring some of their best and rarest offerings or to brew up something special just for the event, you won’t see any core beers at this fest!

97 Orlando Magic vs. Washington Wizards

AMWAY CENTER 400 W. Church St. #200, Orlando Amwaycenter.com Saturday, Feb.3• 7 p.m. / Prices vary

98 Jacob SartoriusThe Left Me Hangin’ Tour

91 COIN-THE NORTH AMERICAN TOUR 2018

89 Spafford

93 Cirque de la Symphonie: Cirque Goes to the Cinema

THE SOCIAL 54 N. Orange Avenue, Orlando Thesocial.org Friday, Feb.2• 7 p.m. / Prices vary

BOB CARR THEATER 401 W. Livingston ST., Orlando Orlandophil.org Saturday, Feb.3• 2 p.m. / Prices vary

90 Cloverfield Movie

MYSTERY & SUSPENSE/SCIENCE FICTION Friday, Feb. 2 A group of scientific researchers on a space station attempt to harness a new energy source called the “God Particle,” only to unleash something terrifying.

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94 Lisa Lampanelli

HARD ROCK LIVE ORLANDO 6050 Universal Blvd., Orlando Hardrock.com Saturday, Feb.3• 8 p.m. / Prices vary

95 Adam Ant: The Anthems Tour THE BEACHAM 46 N. Orange Avenue, Orlando Thebeacham.com Saturday, Feb.3• 6 p.m. / Prices vary

96 Central Florida Brewer’s Fest SEMINOLE HARLEY-DAVIDSON 620 Hickman Circ, Sanford Orlandoweeklytickets.com Saturday, Feb.3• 1 p.m. / Prices vary

HOUSE OF BLUES 1490 Buena Vista Dr., Lake Buena Vista Hob.com/orlando Sunday, Feb.4• 4:30 p.m. / Prices vary

99 Machine Head

THE PLAZA LIVE 425 N. Bumby Ave., Orlando Plazaliveorlando.org Monday, Feb. 5• 8 p.m. / Prices vary

100 Spring 2018 Career Expo at UCF

CFE ARENA 12777 Gemini Blvd. N., Orlando Cfearena.com Tuesday, Feb.6• 10 a.m.-3 p.m. / Prices vary The Career Expo gives students and alumni the chance to meet with employers face-to-face to discuss career opportunities.This fair is perfect for those seeking full and part time professional positions, internships, volunteer positions and more!

101 Orlando Magic vs. Cleveland Cavaliers

AMWAY CENTER 400 W. Church St. #200, Orlando Amwaycenter.com Tuesday, Feb.6• 7 p.m. / Prices vary

CIRQUE DE LA SYMPHONIE: CIRQUE GOES TO THE CINEMA

91 Coin-The North American Tour 2018 THE BEACHAM 46 N. Orange Avenue, Orlando Thebeacham.com Friday, Feb.2• 6 p.m. / Prices vary

92 Universal Studios Mardi Gras

UNIVERSAL STUDIOS ORLANDO 6000 Universal Blvd, Orlando Universalorlando.com Saturday, Feb.3-Apr. 7• Times / Prices vary Experience an authentic New Orleans celebration filled with dazzling entertainment at Universal Studios Florida™. Enjoy parades each night with outrageous street performers, colorful costumes and countless beads flying through the air. Hear tunes from authentic New Orleans bands and chow down on mouthwatering Cajun food available for purchase. Plus, on select nights you can catch some of the biggest names in music live in concert. It’s unforgettable springtime fun for everyone.

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UCF 2017 National Champions

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What To Tell Anyone Who Says The UCF Knights Aren’t The National Champions

NATIONAL CHAMPS BABY! Never in my life, nor my son’s life, nor his son’s life, nor the lives of the

many handsome, brilliant Burns boys who will follow, until the Earth is demolished by a Vogon fleet, did I believe this day would come. The UCF Knights are the college football National Champions. This is not a self-proclaimed title. This is mother-f*cking fact. By finishing as the No. 1 team in the NCAA-recognized Colley Matrix, UCF has a claim to the National Championship, whether Nick Saban likes it or not. And Alabama’s coach already offered a smug faux-approval of UCF’s claim — “Doesn’t mean anything to anybody but them” — but do we really expect anything more from the NFL failure who eventually became the most powerful man in the heinously corrupt college football corporation? Hell, I’m shocked he knows who or what UCF is. Following his lead, there have expectedly been many, many championship truthers and trolls who would try to steal this from us. Legions of angry Alabama fans, still basking in the afterglow of what was undoubtedly one of the worst “national championship” games in college football history (Georgia choked against a true freshman, and the Tide played just well enough to take advantage), have spent more time taking dumps on UCF than they have learning how to pronounce their new quarterback’s name. Mouth-breathing keyboard mashers with the reading comprehension of toddlers refuse to accept that a little directional school full of nobodies in the heart of Mickey Mouse country could ever even take the field against the school considered by many to be the NFL’s biggest farm system. (Don’t bother reminding them what UCF’s all-time record is against Bama.) Beyond them, UCF is also being dragged by the always-pathetic SEC homers (fans, many in Gainesville, who believe conference glory is shared like television revenue), Miami fans who are mad we’re not all talking about how the U is back (most of them went to UCF), and the old guard media elite, like PAWWWWWWWWWL Finebaum, who is paid to bloviate about the SEC’s glory and would literally evaporate into a cloud of bald dust if he had to acknowledge that a non-SEC team is better than his beloved Tide. There are even so-called UCF fans who claim to be embarrassed by how the nation’s best athletic director, Danny White, is overdoing the celebration, despite the FACT that UCF has a legitimate claim to the title. You know all of these people well, because they’re replying to everything you post on Facebook. They use empty rhetoric and baseless trash talk to demean this accomplishment. I’ve even seen people dropping insults on pictures of children at UCF’s Disney parade. They’re your friends, family members, significant others, and total strangers. Simply put: They’re assholes. But this is what comes with being the champs, and what matters is that we know the truth.

With four first place votes in the final Top 25 AP Poll, UCF would have still kept the debate going. This is the first season of the CFP Cartel that does not have a unanimous No. 1 team in the AP ranking. But with the Colley Matrix, this isn’t just us stirring the pot. This is history. This is FACT. Still, it won’t silence the critics and trolls, nor will it stop SEC gremlins and orcs from pausing hour two of First Take to comment (in all-caps, likely) on a UCF Football Facebook post about how the Knights should play a tougher schedule, as if that’s something we can control. (Hell, if P5 officials had their way, they’d completely cut the G5 off, and there are G5 leaders who already want to roll over and die and allow that, leaving the corporation to continue hogging all the cash.) In the coming weeks, months, and maybe even years, there will be more and more people telling you and your UCF Knights why this championship is fake news. They will be arrogant and mean, and they will be unwavering. Nothing you can say will change their minds, even if our claim is as real as I4 traffic. So, as I have said since the clock expired at the Peach Bowl, the solution is simple. Do not argue. Do not feed the trolls. Simply tell them the truth and repeat the three sweetest words my ears have ever heard: National champs, baby.

- Ashley Burns / @MayorBurnsy


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