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MUSIC 32 Picks This Week Great live music rattles Orlando every night

9 Pulse: In Memoriam

21 Semi conductors

A profile of Pulse Nightclub shooting victim Paul Terrell Henry

Local restaurateurs Rosario Spagnolo and Antonio Martino score with their latest venture, Maestro Cucina Napoletana

9 This Modern World 9 ICYMI

32 Le freak c’est chic Freak folk pioneer Devendra Banhart takes on multiple personalities at the Beacham

33 This Little Underground

21 Tip Jar

News you need to know but may have missed in the past week

11 Art, gone After the dramatic shutdown of Orlando’s Artegon “anti-mall,” the artists and vendors left behind wonder how it all went wrong


The restored legacy of Detroit proto-punks Death; Jamestown Revival and the Record Company rock dads

South Korean fried chicken arrives with the area’s first Bonchon, King Bao branches out with a new lobster roll concept, plus more in our weekly food roundup

22 Bar Exam New Waterford Lakes outpost of the Brass Tap chain appeals to fans of now-closed Underground Bluz

25 Recently Reviewed Short takes on restaurants we’ve visited recently

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ARTS + CULTURE 17 A star behind the stage




29 Fruitless

34 Selections

Something went very wrong in the filming of ambitious historical drama Bitter Harvest

36 The Week 37 Down the Road

Orlando Ballet honors longtime supporter Harriett Lake with booming Broadway performance

29 Film Listings

19 Live Active Cultures

30 On Screens in Orlando

Brian Feldman’s conceptual show, Dishwasher, explores the tension between what you want to do and what you have to do


Cinema-oriented events to go see this week

Back Pages

53 Gimme Shelter

Movies playing this week: Collide, Get Out, Toni Erdmann and more

53 Savage Love 54 Classifieds

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IN MEMORIAM: THE ORLANDO 49 Every week between now and the one-year anniversary of the Pulse Nightclub shootings, Orlando Weekly will profile a person killed on June 12, 2016. This week: Paul Terrell Henry

To his friends, Paul Terrell Henry was a bright light, a fun-loving person with a heart of gold. He was a regular at the Parliament House, where he loved to dance. But it was at the pool table where you’d be most like to find him. “He taught me,” says Angel Laroyale Lewis, a friend of Henry’s. “I wasn’t as good as him, but he would teach me a couple of things. He was good. He would beat everybody in that whole pool hall that challenged him.” Lewis says Henry was always putting others first. The 41-year-old Chicago native talked

fondly about his mother and his children often, especially his daughter, Alicia, who graduated from high school shortly before his death. Jaymie Glaspie, another friend, agreed with Lewis. She says Henry touched every person he met. He was a foodie, and loved cooking and making drinks for his loved ones. Glaspie, a chef, found out after Henry’s death that he liked to steal her recipes to cook for his other friends. Just thinking about it makes her laugh. He loved to sing and taught himself to play the piano. Lewis says that they often would swap songs back and forth, singing hymns to one another. Henry encouraged her, she says. He respected her decision to save up for a house, to get her degree. He always said she “had her head on straight.” The morning of June 12, Lewis says, she was there at the Pulse nightclub with Henry. She says they were supposed to leave the club earlier, but decided to stay late. It’s something she still struggles with. He was a man of God, once a pastor, with a voice as sweet as an angel’s, says Glaspie. “I want people to remember that he had a heart full of gold,” Glaspie says. “He was a pure person, just loving. He would do anything for you if it was in his power.”



Donald Trump returns to Florida, a federal court strikes down “Docs vs. Glocks,” a new flag for Orlando and other things you may have missed this week. »

One month into his presidency, Donald Trump campaigns for 2020 in Melbourne: Thirty days after becoming the 45th president of the United States, Trump kicked off his re-election campaign in front of an estimated 9,000 people inside a hangar at the Orlando Melbourne International Airport. Without a political opponent, Trump has found a new enemy for himself and the American people in the media and started off by attacking journalists, telling the crowd he wanted to speak “without the filter of the fake news.” Outside, hundreds of people protested, chanting “Hey hey! Ho ho! Donald Trump has got to go!”

– Deanna Ferrante


Federal court strikes down Florida law that stopped doctors from asking patients about their guns: In an 8-3 decision, the U.S. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals found that the Firearm Owners’ Privacy Act, also known as the “Docs vs. Glocks” law, violates medical professionals’ right to free speech because it threatens physicians with severe penalties for asking their patients direct questions about guns in their homes. Marion Hammer, the National Rifle Association’s top lobbyist in Florida, says the court “treats gun owners as second-class citizens.”


Florida Supreme Court blocks 24-hour abortion waiting period: The court stopped a 2015 Florida law that requires women to wait 24 hours after their first visit to a healthcare provider before having an abortion. Writing for the majority, Justice Barbara Pariente said, “The mandatory delay law impacts only those women who have already made the choice to end their pregnancies. … No other medical procedure, even those with greater health consequences, requires a 24-hour waiting period in the informed consent process.”


City of Orlando wants your help to create a new flag:


Valencia College creates Pulse Memorial LGBT Scholarship honoring student victims:

City officials want the community’s help in giving a new look to a pretty dated flag, so they’re launching a public design competition to create a new one. The competition is open until March 22. For more information, visit flag.

Valencia is trying to raise $25,000 for a scholarship to honor its students that died in the massacre at the gay nightclub Pulse. People who apply may be members or supporters of the LGBTQ and/or Latinx community who promote diversity and social justice for all people.

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After the dramatic shutdown of Orlando’s Artegon “anti-mall,” the artists and vendors left behind wonder how it all went wrong BY MO N I V E TTE CO R D E I R O


ozens of artists and vendors arrived the morning of Jan. 12 for what they thought was a routine meeting between themselves and the management staff of Artegon Marketplace, Orlando’s two-year-old “anti-mall” on International Drive. In hindsight, maybe the presence of Orlando Police officers and bodyguards should have tipped them off something was out of the ordinary. Instead, the group known for its eclectic art sat crowded in front of the Book Warehouse to listen to David Miskin, the chief marketing officer at Lightstone Group, Artegon’s New York-based parent company, which owns $2.5 billion in real estate projects. After a few pleasantries, Sina Sutter remembers the gasps in the room when Miskin told them it was over – Artegon was closing. “When he said we had to leave, that whole group of 60 to 70 people got up and started asking, ‘What? No! How? Why?’” she says in Spanish. “Everyone was left uncertain. These were people that had invested millions of dollars into this. What do you mean I have to move in 10 to 15 days?” Since closing, Artegon has only released a short statement from its end, saying,


“Lightstone will be taking its Artegon Marketplace property in a new direction. While it was a difficult decision to discontinue operations, we are thankful to our team in Orlando, and to our tenants, for their hard work and dedication over the past several years.” OPD spokeswoman Wanda Miglio confirmed Artegon actually hired police officers to work there for the closing, though she couldn’t immediately confirm how many. Sutter, who opened a fine art gallery called Pinturas that featured her canvas paintings with hand-cut glass, says she felt like she lost family. “Artegon was the ideal place for artists in Orlando because there was nothing like it,” she says. “There’s festivals and events, but no organization, no institution, had given a space like that for artists to develop their talent and sell their products in a fixed place. And to me, this was more than just a business. It was a way of life. We all were dedicated to what we did, and we were always sharing with one another. It was a space for creation.” Months earlier, Artegon staff had calmed down vendors who were worried because the mall was up for sale, assuring them that if someone bought the property they would let them know, says Sutter’s friend Carmen Lopez. The owner of Bleu Beach Fashion, Lopez created bags, jewelry and clothes out

of recycled materials, such as old maps, at Artegon. “They told us we could keep working and that they were getting new vendors and signing new contracts,” she says in Spanish. “Logically, you’d think, ‘If they’re leaving, they wouldn’t be bringing in new people.’ So we stayed calm – until that meeting where they told us we had to leave. I asked, ‘Who did you sell it to?’ They said, ‘It’s not sold. We’re just closing it.’” Weeks after the “anti-ordinary anti-mall” was shut down, the fallout continues, with larger vendors filing several lawsuits against Artegon for terminating leases without warning and allegedly causing them millions of dollars in damages. Meanwhile, smaller vendors and artists, still grappling with the loss of their second homes and livelihoods, wonder how one of Orlando’s most innovative ideas came crashing down.


rtegon was built on the decaying remains of the Festival Bay Mall, a floundering shopping center that never managed to catch a crowd, which was a pretty rare feat given its prime location in the tourist district. Perpetually empty, the mall that opened in the early 2000s couldn’t fill its empty retail spaces, and at times, had entire corridors closed. Festival Bay, like many “Class C” malls around the country, was in

ger of dying and needed to reinvent itself, says Steven Kirn, the executive director of Miller Center for Retailing Education and Research at the University of Florida. Unlike a “Class A” mall, like the Mall at Millenia, or even a “Class B” mall, like the Florida Mall, Kirn says Class C malls are usually on the brink of extinction and try to stay relevant by adding movie theaters, health clubs, community centers or even DMV bureaus. Sometimes they’ll add more restaurants, or try to create a food hall or artisan market. Festival Bay took the artisanal route by reinventing itself as Artegon after it was acquired by Paragon Outlets, a subsidiary of Lightstone. When it opened in 2014, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer predicted the 1.1 million-square-foot shopping center would be an “icon” in the city and an overnight go-to destination for the millions that visit every year. Alberto Quintero arrived there a few months after the mall’s opening to start a gallery called Fusion Art Group in one of the smaller central spaces, which were a maze of chainlink-fenced stalls. The more than 100 vendors varied in their crafts (from professional glassblowing to collectible comics), but they all were excited and eager to get to work, Quintero says. But CONTINUED ON PAGE 13

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The Artegon sign is no longer lit up PHOTO BY CHRIS TOBAR RODRIGUEZ


then the revolving door started: Smaller pop-up shops would leave Artegon as more filtered in. Rent was affordable, but single owners struggled to sell to the small crowds and abide by Artegon’s strict hours, which obligated them to be at the mall seven days a week, from 11

“IT WAS A SPACE FOR CREATION. IT WAS A WAY OF LIFE.” a.m. to 9 p.m. on most days. “I loved the space, the concept, the people that were around me, but the management was a bit brisk,” he says in Spanish. “They never really listened to us or took our ideas into account. Bad marketing and a lack of human quality made that project fail. But I was happy, in spite of everything. People enjoyed my gallery, and I invested a lot in it.” In 2015, the Orlando Sentinel reported control of Artegon had shifted to the parent company Lightstone and its employees, including chief creative officer David Miskin. Miskin helped reinvent the stores by adding more colorful art pieces throughout and replacing the vendors’ wire cages with actual storefronts. Artegon also announced plans for a food hall that would bring in unique restaurants. When Doug Snider arrived there 11 months ago to open a pop-up shop dedicated to wood sculptures, his rent equaled about $700 every month; he was simply charged a percentage of his sales. Snider says it was a good deal until he decided to join with other artists and expand into a co-op called Wild Life Gallery. In addition to raising his rent with a base fee, Artegon made him pay

thousands to have the visual team decorate his store and into a security deposit from which the mall could deduct $100 for each hour his store failed to operate. Snider adds that the mall included terms in his contract that allowed them to terminate his lease at any time. (It may sound draconian, but UF’s Steve Kirn says leases for smaller shops in most malls usually include a base rate and a percentage of sales, along with charges for amenities and open-hours requirements.) “The marketplace was like a revolving door for vendors,” Snider says. “The nine months that I was there I saw at least 25 stores open and close because the first three months the rent would be only 20 percent of all sales, which is the bait. Then, they would make the owners pay a large deposit, visual team fees, sign fees and make a good investment thinking they would not leave when the threemonth lease was up and the much higher rent kicked in.” Multiple Artegon shop owners told Orlando Weekly that several times, Artegon told them a new restaurant or business was coming that never materialized. Different owners also complained that they never understood the marketing of Artegon as an “anti-mall” and believed it confused people. OW reached out to Artegon management and the Lightstone Group for comment but did not hear back from either by press time. Still, Snider says he liked his work, and last December he signed a six-month contract with Artegon that lowered his rent slightly. “But I thought I smelled a rat when they negotiated to lower it,” he says. “My lease started on Jan. 1 and they gave us notice of termination on Jan. 12. This has cost me approximately $50,000 to $60,000 in lost revenue and additional equipment and decoration I purchased CONTINUED ON PAGE 14

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Shuttered spaces inside Artegon PHOTO BY CHRIS TOBAR RODRIGUEZ


after I renewed my lease. It’s inhumane.” Artegon was more successful for some than others, like Jeffrey and Kristin Howard, owners of Kick Bright Shop & Buttons. “It just doesn’t make any sense that it shut down because everything was better,” Jeffrey Howard says. “Traffic was better, money was coming into my business, my neighbor’s business. We stuck through the times when Artegon wasn’t doing so great and just when it was hitting its stride, they just stopped.” Some well-known stores, like Gods & Monsters, have found new locations after the mall closed, but smaller shops like Kick Bright are still looking for a home a month after the shut down. “I’m still booking orders out of the house and pop-up markets, but we can’t open a physical brick-and-mortar,” Kristin Howard says. “We couldn’t afford that type of rent.” It may never be clear why Artegon failed, but what we do know is that it’s part of the decades-long trend of the declining mall. “Places where you built a mall before have entirely different communities and markets than what was there 50 years ago,” Kirn says. “Populations change, income levels change. … Virtually no enclosed malls have been built in the last five years. That style of shopping is going away.”


eidi and Tony Wentzell opened their first business knowing they would be evicted in two weeks. The Wentzells opened the Hoppy Cellar, a craft beer and wine bar, the night of Jan. 12, just hours after other vendors heard the news that Artegon was closing. They were supposed to open at the mall the following week, but after hearing from a friend that Artegon was shutting down, the couple rushed to open so they could sell the inven-


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tory they had invested in. On Jan. 26, the Hoppy Cellar closed, along with the rest of the mall, except for retail anchors like Bass Pro Shops, Ron Jon Surf Shop, the Cinemark theater, Putting Edge mini-golf course, Boot Barn, Fuddruckers and Sky Zone. “It was a terrible experience,” Tony Wentzell writes in an email. “We were completely misled in bad faith.” The Wentzells say they quit their corporate jobs last year to fulfill their dream of opening the Hoppy Cellar and signed a contract with Artegon in October 2016. They were excited about the new venture and thought things were going well. Three days before Artegon announced it was closing, the couple was still receiving emails from their leasing agent about an invoice for the store signs. “Higher-ups within the mall and Lightstone knew that it was going to close and they could have put a stop to us spending more of our money,” Wentzell says. “All they cared about was collecting as much money from us as they could before they closed.” The couple emailed the senior general manager of the mall to ask for the return of their security deposit and other investments into the bar. The Wentzells say they have not received a response or money from anyone at Artegon or Lightstone. (Again, Orlando Weekly reached out multiple times to both Artegon and Lightstone for a comment but did not hear back from either by press time.) The Wentzells couldn’t provide a copy of their contract due to their traveling schedule, but another Artegon contract OW obtained says Artegon was a shopping center that was “undergoing redevelopment,” and that if the owners decided not to continue the mall’s redevelopment, Artegon could terminate anyone’s lease or license via a written notice. The contract says the licensee would have no right to recover any costs or damages from Artegon. Multiple vendors from Artegon ●

say each of their contracts were slightly different, though all of them mentioned a similar policy. Some of Artegon’s contracts also differentiate between “licenses” and “leases.” “I also personally called the asset manager of Lightstone Group and left him a voicemail and wrote him an email requesting they write us a check for the money we lost since they had screwed us over so bad,” Wentzell says. “Of course we never heard from him. I’ve spoken with attorneys and they all say it’s not worth the legal costs to recover the money we put into the business.” While the Wentzells have decided not to sue as they relocate their business, other vendors are getting ready for a fight. So far, Sky Zone Trampoline Park, Sky Trail, NYZ at Orlando (a zombie survival attraction that was scheduled to open) and Seed of Joy LLC have filed lawsuits against Artegon’s owner, FB Orlando Acquisition Company LLC, a subsidiary of Lightstone Group. Winter Park lawyer Tucker Byrd represents the first three plaintiffs and says he has more clients that plan to file. “No explanation was given to them,” Byrd says. “They were just told to get out, and get out fast.” In the 102-page complaint filed by Sky Zone, the trampoline park alleges it invested $2 million in capital improvements to its 25,000-square-foot unit when it received a notice on Jan. 12, without prior warning, that Artegon had terminated all leases and demanded vendors vacate the premise within two weeks – meaning the number of visitors was likely to drop precipitously. “[Artegon] attempted to justify its actions by concocting the excuse that the center was still under ‘redevelopment,’ and thus terminable under the leases,” the lawsuit says. “Defendant had ‘redeveloped’ the center years ago, even holding a ‘grand opening,’ to celebrate the repurposing and re-theming of the center, converting it from the failed ‘Festival Bay Mall,’ into the Artegon Marketplace. “The recent attempt to contradict themselves, all part of a thinly-veiled attempt to absolve itself of lawful obligations under leases with tenants in the center, has interfered with Sky Zone’s lease, adversely impacted its right to quiet enjoyment, and caused damages.” Byrd says it’s pretty clear Artegon was “looking for any reason to try to empty the mall.” “Sky Trail, for example, was never told their lease was being terminated and was being allowed to continue, but Artegon locked the front doors,” Byrd says. “How can you possibly tell them, ‘You can continue to use your space,’ but then not let any patrons into the mall?” Sky Zone also alleges after it entered into its lease with Artegon, several of the larger tenants that the mall had said would move

in, like the Radbourne Center skate park or Berghoff’s Oktoberfest brewery, never materialized. By the time Sky Zone opened in 2015, Artegon had sold the Cinemark theater and Bass Pro Shops. The mall “became the constant source of rumors about a potential sale to theme park developers in the Orlando tourist market,” the lawsuit says, prompting Artegon to assure its tenants in September 2016 that it would continue operating. “The combined pressures of challenges with tenant occupation, the liquidation of outparcels, and the prospects of reaping a substantial sum from selling off the property, impelled [Artegon] to look for and pursue a strategy to terminate leases in the center, even without justification,” the lawsuit says. “Defendant’s actions have

“IT WAS A TERRIBLE EXPERIENCE. WE WERE COMPLETELY MISLED.” cast a pall over the center, interfering with Sky Zone’s right to quiet enjoyment of the premises, by discouraging customers from continuing to use or book for future use the Sky Zone facilities for events, including charity events and children’s birthday parties, many of which have already been scheduled.” Byrd says some of his clients are still getting notices from Artegon to pay for this month’s rent. Byrd says it may have been cheaper for the mall’s owner to pay off breached contracts and sell to a developer than to keep running the artisan mall. “I guess you’d risk losing millions if you can still make multiple of millions,” he says. “Maybe they thought we’d give up and go away. But they picked on the wrong group of tenants because we fully intend to protect their interests. Sometimes the underdog does have a chance.” Meanwhile, smaller vendors like Sina Sutter and Carmen Lopez don’t plan to sue, but are still looking for a space to practice their craft. Lopez misses the little things about Artegon – seeing her friends every morning, getting hugs from clients. She doesn’t regret her two years there. “A lot of bad stuff happened, but that didn’t interest us,” she says. “When you’re an artist, you see things differently. I loved showing my clients how I make my bags. People went there to find their creativity and we helped them find it.”

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“I adore the woman, not only because she’s so generous, but she’s become a friend,” he says. “She respects me and loves the work that I do, and I respect what she does. … It felt like an appropriate time to do a tribute to honor her.” Lake picked every song in the performance and their sequence in the show. She has continually offered commentary on the numbers, and has even donated a few items from her famous wardrobe to be used during the performance. The show itself will be a fast-paced one-act, a collage of Lake’s handpicked Broadway show tunes ranging from “It’s Orlando Ballet honors longtime supporter Harriett Lake with booming Broadway performance a Hard Knock Life” from Annie to Louis Prima’s “Sing, Sing, Sing” as used in Contact (Lake’s absolute favorite show). BY DE ANNA FERRAN T E Numbers choreographed by Hill, Arcadian Broad, Telmo he Orlando Ballet began in 1974. Back place for the ballet to rehearse and practice … and that will Moreira and Chiaki Yasukawa have been set to some of then, it was called the Performing be the last thing I probably do. I’m dedicated to the ballet.” the most popular songs from Singin’ in the Rain, Cabaret, A To honor Lake’s commitment to the company, the Chorus Line, Chicago, An American in Paris, West Side Story, Arts Company of Florida and had only 12 unpaid dancers and $4,000 to Orlando Ballet is hosting a tribute gala and performance on Footloose and more. Every level of the company will be a part of the perits name. It has grown to be Central Feb. 25 called the Best of Broadway. Lake has always been formance, from Orlando Ballet’s 25 Florida’s only fully residential pro- a passionate lover of dance and musical professional dancers to the pre-profesfessional ballet company. But, as a theater, so the company decided last A TRIBUTE TO HARRIETT: sional dancers from Orlando Ballet II 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, April that they would create an event BEST OF BROADWAY and students from the Orlando Ballet the company relies on philanthropic support from commu- honoring Lake and her contributions 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25 School. nity members to continue to put on performances. No one with a collection of her favorites. Dr. Phillips Center for the For the company to have grown to this “I think for a lot of arts organizations, understands this better than longtime supporter Harriett Performing Arts size, Hill says, would not have been posHarriett Lake is an angel,” says Robert Lake. 445 S. Magnolia Ave. sible without contributions from people Lake and her husband made millions in various endeav- Hill, Orlando Ballet’s artistic director. 844-513-2014 like Lake, someone who realizes the ors, including the development of the Sky Lake community. “Without her support, it’s very possible $29-$99 importance of funding arts programs in Now, Lake has a list of nearly 200 charities and hospitals we would not have survived some of the metropolitan places. she regularly donates to. She gives more than a million dol- challenging moments along the way.” “There’s that expression, that several people mention Hill says that Lake was instrumental in putting the show lars every year to various arts organizations and medical centers throughout Central Florida. One of the projects she together. Everything, from the gala decorations to the per- and that I agree with … ‘Every great city in the world has a formance itself, will be appropriately Harriett-esque. For great ballet company,’” Hill says. “I think [the ballet] adds feels most strongly about is the Orlando Ballet. In an oral history interview back in 2014, Lake told example, a boring red carpet just won’t do for a fashionista to the credibility of Orlando becoming an important interOrlando Memory ( that she considers giving to like Lake. Guests will instead enter walking down a glamor- national destination.” these causes her job. She said, “I refuse to die until I have a ous pink carpet, Lake’s favorite color.



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Fun fact: I first started writing

for Orlando Weekly just over 10 years ago, and in my fourth-ever OW article I mentioned a live reality show called The Feldman Dynamic, featuring local actor Brian Feldman and his dysfunctional family bickering around a dinner table. A little over a year later, I devoted the sixth installment of my fledgling Live Active Cultures column to Leap Year Day, a performance art project that featured Feldman falling off a ladder 366 times. Fast forward a decade, and I’ve now mentioned Feldman and his surreal stunts – from marrying a random stranger to trapping himself inside a skill crane arcade machine – on nearly 40 occasions, making him the single most covered subject of my arts journalism career. In that time, I’ve followed Feldman from one unconventional venue to another, including IKEA, Walt Disney World’s Carousel of Progress and the Loving Hut vegan restaurant. About the only thing I hadn’t done was invite him into my own abode for a performance. Well, I can now tick another box on my bizarro bucket list, because last week my house was transformed into a stop on the Orange County tour of Brian’s acclaimed conceptual experiment, Dishwasher.


Feldman, who relocated to Washington, D.C., in 2012 but frequently returns to Central Florida, originated Dishwasher at the 2015 Capital Fringe, earning rave reviews in The Washington Post, City Paper and from other D.C. critics. When he announced a local run, I snapped up a booking for the day before Valentine’s and started plotting how to make it as challenging as possible. Step one: Bake a couple of trays of enchiladas for myself and my eight guests (including fellow theater producers, directors and playwrights).

Brian Feldman’s conceptual show, Dishwasher, explores the tension between what you want to do and what you have to do ACT 1: THE WASH

Once dinner had been consumed, the crusty baked-on stage was set for the first act of the evening’s entertainment, in which Feldman diligently scrubbed our plates while I interrogated him about his dishwashing career. “When you’re in high school, you’re asked to get some kind of job to build character and have money for the weekend, so I got a job in a fast food chain,” said Brian, explaining the piece’s origin. “I didn’t last very long, because I got cast in a show, and I was having a tough time being able to show up for work and remain in character 24/7. I considered myself a method actor back then.” Prior dishwashing performances have ranged in difficulty from a student’s apartment in Georgetown that took under 20 minutes (“I felt so bad at how short it was”) to a Philadelphia appearance that took more than three hours: “I didn’t get to their house until 11:30 p.m. There were piles of dishes everywhere, the entire sink and counter was full … I finished at 3 in the morning and had to bike back.”


Chez moi, the dishes were spotless 44 minutes later and Feldman’s hands were scalded, shriveled lobster claws. After an intermission for cake and coffee (which we didn’t make Brian clean up after) it

was time for the second act, in which Feldman performs a monologue of his host’s choosing. Previous audiences have selected everything from Shakespeare to “things that are completely outside the realm of theater,” such as the time he was asked to read Beyoncé’s “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)” with a Scottish brogue. I decided to torture Feldman with a notorious Samuel Beckett: Lucky’s nonsensical diatribe from Waiting for Godot. Cold reading the eight-minute unpunctuated rant off an iPad, Brian bravely bored through the dense gobbledygook while I chased him around my house with a hat (you had to be there). I tackled Feldman to the floor at the finale, and kicked him out the front door while we deliberated the evening’s ultimate question: Is Brian a better dishwasher or actor? There was a brief but spirited debate, and while we were all impressed with his scrubbing skills, the monologue’s difficulty factor ultimately informed our unanimous verdict that his thespian talents carried the day. So, what the heck does Dishwasher mean? “I don’t want to tell anybody how to think about what they are seeing,” Feldman demurred when asked, but conceded that he’s commenting on the tension “between what you want to do, and what you have to do.” For a followup, he says “anything that has ‘washer’ in the second half has potential to become a series, like ‘Carwasher’ or ‘Dogwasher.’” Until then, tickets are still available at for Dishwasher’s remaining dates. Finally, Feldman’s parting advice to any actors attempting to follow his footsteps into the cleansing arts: “Don’t do it. Do anything other than this.” That’s right, leave it to the professionals.

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and will in all likelihood, be polished off in a matter of minutes. Same goes for one half of the panzarotti e zeppole ($9.50), served in a toppled paper bag for added presentational rusticity. Savory dough balls (zeppole) were mwah!, and we would’ve liked the potato croquettes (panzarotti) Local restaurateurs Rosario Spagnolo and Antonio Martino even more had they not been so incredibly salty. score with their latest venture Salt mars, albeit to a far lesser degree, BY FAIYAZ KARA an otherwise wonderful plating of veal stew ($19.50) tossed with potatoes, peas, At Maestro, it all makes for very chill onions and tarragon. The spezzatino took f you’ve been to TerraMia in either Altamonte Springs or Lake Mary, you and breezy dining, and the folding glass us back to a similar meal we enjoyed on the know restaurateur Rosario Spagnolo doors that open out onto Park Avenue only Tuscan hillside a few years back, and that’s isn’t big on Americanizing anything – not accentuate the vibe. You’ll see Martino, the thing with Maestro’s dishes – even the food, not the waitstaff and certainly who also serves as executive chef, patrol- the simplest can induce reverie, even tranot the experience. The interiors of his ling the kitchen and manning the Marra ditional polpette ($13.50). “The meatballs restaurants are as thickly accented as many Forni oven in the back of the restaurant, are dense without being dry, just like the way my grandmother of his servers, and not much is different at where Neapolitan pizmade them,” said my Maestro Cucina Napoletana – his joint Park zas are fired up in 90 MAESTRO CUCINA dining comrade, “and Avenue venture with fellow Neapolitan seconds. There might NAPOLETANA the penne is perfect.” be better NeapolitanAntonio Martino. 528 S. Park Ave., Her nonna certainly Martino managed and cooked at res- style pizzas to be had in Winter Park would have approved taurants from New York to Boston for town, but you won’t find 407-335-4548 of the profiteroles three decades before moving to Florida. a better spot in which ($8.50) in all their Spagnolo’s been at it for nearly three to enjoy them. Not that $$ chocolatey, Chantillydecades himself, and in a climate where the pies here are subpar cream-filled glory. chef-owners are becoming increasingly by any means. Perfectly Just as good was the worried about labor and operating costs, blistered margherita rising rents and depleting margins, this pizzas ($12.50 13-inch; $16.50 16-inch) are pastiera ($8.50), a special Neapolitan dessanguine chap seems to be reveling in a thoroughly satisfying, though the connois- sert usually eaten during Easter made of winning formula of blending authentic- seur might take jabs at the insipid crust, grano cotto (cooked wheat), sweet ricotta, ity with populist fare. Massimo Bottura he unadulterated sauce or skimpy amount of orange zest and candied fruits. It begs to be enjoyed with a doppio macchiato ($4) is not, yet that doesn’t stop loyal hordes basil. I will say that the pie passed the “day brewed with Julius Meinl coffee. The pairfrom indulging in generous plates served by courteously mannered servers who after” test, though don’t expect the same ing, much like my newfound relationship never fail to proffer a “prego” or a “buon from the plate of fried calamari, shrimp with Maestro, is totally simpatico. and banana peppers ($12.50) which should, appetito” or a “piacere mio.”


OPENINGS South Korean fried chicken chain Bonchon will open its first Florida outpost on Semoran Boulevard near the airport later this summer … Highend Italian coffeehouse Tutto Caffe will open in Baldwin Park later next month. In addition to coffee, focaccia, panini, pastries and imported gelato will also be served … Gaviota Brasas, from the folks who brought us Gaviota Seafood & Fine Peruvian Cuisine in Thornton Park, has opened in the former Casa Barcelona/California Burrito Express location on East Colonial Drive … The owners of King Bao will open lobsterroll joint Colonial Lobster next to Mamak on Colonial Drive. King Bao, by the way, is now open Sundays from noon-9:30 p.m. … The Farmhouse Espresso Bar will open next door to Foxtail Coffee Co. later this year. In addition to offering overflow seating for Foxtail customers, the space will feature a small market and host coffeerelated classes … Insomnia Cookies has opened on North Orange Avenue downtown and is delivering cookies until 3 a.m. every day … Geyser Point Bar & Grill has opened inside Disney’s Wilderness Lodge … On the Border Mexican Grill & Cantina on State Road 535 celebrates its grand opening at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 27. NEWS/EVENTS Kathleen Blake (the Rusty Spoon) and Brandon McGlamery (Luma on Park) are James Beard Foundation award semifinalists in the Best Chef: South category. Tony Mantuano, consulting chef for Portobello at Disney Springs, is a semifinalist for Outstanding Chef. Finalists will be announced March 15 … Tapas Before Take-off allows you to enjoy a three-course prix fixe meal and a complimentary drink at Tapa Toro plus a ticket to ride the Orlando Eye for $49.95 … Luke’s Kitchen & Bar is now serving lunch every day from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. … The Samurai Supper March 1 at Baoery Asian Gastropub features a six-course meal plus two cocktails. Cost is $50 per person … The 5 Chefs, 5 Courses, 5 Charities event returns to the Alfond Inn March 12 with chefs Kathleen Blake, Kevin Fonzo, Greg Richie, Henry Salgado and Jason Klingensmith participating. Cost is $150 … Foodstock Orlando, a multi-day food and music festival, goes on March 1-4 at various venues around the city. Visit for more.

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BRASS TAP WATERFORD LAKES 781 N. Alafaya Trail, 407-420-7479, An East Orlando gem that will appeal to fans of the now-closed University Plaza haunt Underground Bluz, Brass Tap’s Waterford perch delivers exquisite craft brews in an approachable, casual environment. Beer geeks will marvel at the draft and bottle lists, and their non-beer-geek friends have access to delicious cocktails to cope with the incessant beer chatter. ESSAY QUESTION: WHY SHOULD I DRINK HERE?




TVS? YES WHAT’S ON? The sport is strong with this one.

CHECK ALL THAT APPLY: fancy cocktails make ’em strong and keep ’em coming wine list (5 choices or more) craft beer beer: the usual suspects wide selection of bottles/cans (more than 8) wide selection on tap (more than 8) FOOD SERVED? YES Sliders, tacos and German pretzels rule this roost. SMOKING ALLOWED INSIDE? NO OUTSIDE DRINKING? YES DOG-FRIENDLY? YES Pooches welcome on patio 22

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BATHROOMS: NIGHTMARE OR NOT BAD? It’s Waterford Lakes … of course not bad

DJS? YES For special events LIVE MUSIC? YES Every Saturday LOUD MUSIC OR BACKGROUND MUSIC? Background music A FEW SONGS HEARD HERE: “When You Were Young” by the Killers, “Billie Jean” by Michael Jackson GAMES? CHECK ALL THAT APPLY: pinball video games pool darts other:

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DOMU Popular ramen joint lives up to the hype offering near-perfect bowls of tonkotsu, shoyu, miso and curry ramen. There’s an uni pasta for those who want to forgo broth for the richness of sea urchin, but don’t overlook other soupless options like the crackling good Korean fried chicken with Korean butter sauce, the grilled octopus, and Sichuan cucumbers. Cocktails crafted by Rene Nguyen (Herman’s Loan Office) are taken seriously here. 3201 Corrine Drive, 407-960-1228; $$


The folks who brought us RusTeak are behind this casual Thornton Park eatery where dishes veer toward the weighty, and beverages toward the crafty. Fried Wisconsin cheese curds and equally addicting pork belly slicked in an “Asian” sticky sauce make fine starters, while burgers, Reuben tacos, and the catch of the day make fine entrée choices. Ending with a cronut topped with vanilla bean ice cream will only cement your decision to return. Closed Mondays. 100 S. Eola Drive, 407-930-1166; $$$


South Florida Spanish joint serves up some mighty fine tapas and tipples. Chef Felix Plasencia gets it going with marvy croquetas, stellar octopus salad, and pintxos of charcoal-fired cuminmarinated pork. Jamon ibérico de bellota and Leonora cheese are good any time of day. For more substantial plates, consider the seafood paella, arroz marinero cooked with plankton, and the red snapper fired up in a charcoal oven. Torrijas (Spanish-style French toast) drizzled with honey and served with turrón ice cream is our choice to end the meal. Open daily. 110 S. Orlando Ave., Winter Park, 321-214-6120; $$$


No-frills Mexican joint serves up a taste of Yucatán cuisine with a grand selection of tacos, salbutes (deep-fried tacos) and panuchos (salbutes stuffed with CONTINUED ON PAGE 26

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refried beans), as well as tortas, quesadillas and rice bowls. Fillings you’ll fancy: cochinita pibil, al pastor, barbacoa and vegetarian rajas poblanas. Pollo adobado can be a tad dry, but superb housemade salsas, like tamarind-habañero and salsa macha, counter the effects. Closed Mondays. 1375 S. Semoran Blvd., 407-704-2248; $



Beach-themed taquería fuses Mexican tradition with Latin, Mediterranean and Asian flavors and, for the most part, does so successfully. Tacos are on the small side, but when corn tortillas are filled with such succulent meats as duck confit in tamarind glaze, rotisserie pork pastor, and soy-, sesame- and sriracha-marinated Angus ribeye topped with kimchi, substance tends to trump size. Vegetarian options (falafel, cauliflower, portobello) abound, but don’t overlook other items like grilled corn rolled in lime, cayenne and cotija. Cocktails please even when desserts don’t wow. Open daily. 7600 Dr. Phillips Blvd., 407-801-8226; $$


As in other cities, Canadian import Earls Kitchen + Bar “unchains the chain” with way-cool interior design, and that verve finds its way into the kitchen as well, with a menu of global greatest hits ranging from bibimbap to poke. English sticky toffee pudding makes a great ending (just ask for more toffee sauce), while an above-average cocktail program keeps it interesting on the libationary front. Open daily (until 2 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays). 4200 Conroy Road, 407-345-8260; $$


Southern fare and French technique fuse at chef-owner Nat Russell’s down-home Sanford resto. His biscuits and gravy might be the best in Central Florida, and the same could be said of his maque-choux and creamed corn. Biscuit sandwiches, like the BLT and chicken salad, are wholly satisfying, though be wary of palateshreddingly firm biscuits. A scoop of house-made ice cream (brown butter and buttered popcorn, specifically) is the way to end. Breakfast and lunch only. Closed Sundays and Mondays. 125 W. First St., Sanford, 407-942-3977; $


This chill MetroWest hang developed a loyal following for its hefty half-pound burgers and craft brews, and it’s no wonder. Purists can indulge in the “Plain Jane” with American cheese, Bibb lettuce and tomato on a brioche bun, while braver souls can feel the heat with the peppery “Wholey Hell!!!”. There’s even a donut burger for heart haters. Open daily until 2 a.m. 6400 Time Square Ave., 407-313-5111; $$ n


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Cult Classics: Friday “It’s Friday, you ain’t got no

job, and you ain’t got shit to do.” Ice Cube and Chris Tucker star in this stoner comedy classic. Tuesday, 9:30 pm; Enzian Theater, 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland; $8; 407-629-0054; Indie Lens Pop-Up: Newtown Documentary

about the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting that uses deeply personal testimonies to tell the story of the aftermath of the deadliest school shooting in American history. False-flag conspiracy a-holes not welcome. Friday, 6:30 pm; Bush Auditorium, Rollins College, 1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park; free; 407-646-2000. Is Genesis History? Spoiler alert: No. Thursday, 7

pm; multiple locations; $13.31; More Q Than A: Floyd Norman: An Animated Life Documentary about the first

African-American animator at Disney. Wednesday, 7 pm; The Gallery at Avalon Island, 39 S. Magnolia Ave.; $5-$7. Oscar Shorts 2017: Animated Short ani-



as the Holodomor seems to begin with the death of Lenin in 1924 but actually happened in 1932-33, a fact we learn only at the film’s end. Irons (Red Riding Hood, The Host and yes, son of Jeremy) and Barks (Eponine from Les Miserables) are competent – Something went very wrong in the filming of this ambitious and young Jack Hollington is superb as an orphan – but they get little help from historical drama the supporting cast. Playing Yuri’s grandBY CAMERON MEIE R father is veteran Terence Stamp, who is almost entirely wasted, as is Barry Pepper he Ukrainian Holodomor, or “death with a script from Hoover, a Ukrainian- as Yuri’s father. Also unimpressive are by hunger,” was one of history’s Canadian who passionately championed it Tamer Hassan as a cardboard cutout of most horrible genocides, rivaling for years. Fellow Ukrainian Ian Ihnatowycz a Russian villain and Aneurin Barnard as the Holocaust in numbers. Yet you’ll gain ultimately agreed to produce and fully Yuri’s best friend and leader of the promore appreciation of it by reading a few finance the film, which shot extensively Ukrainian political movement. The latter’s paragraphs of the Wikipedia article than by in Kiev. Though the staid screenplay is love for Natalka would have made an interfilled with pat lines like “no one can ever esting subplot but, thanks to poor writing watching Bitter Harvest. or editing, is barely noticeThe romantic drama attempts to relay take away your freedom,” able. The same is true for the struggles of Ukrainians during Stalin’s the blame seems to fall BITTER HARVEST other potentially intrigubrutal enforcement of agricultural collec- more on Mendeluk, whose opens Friday, Feb. 24 ing elements, such as Yuri tivization. As their storytelling vehicles, 72 directorial credits on being forced to subvert his director George Mendeluk and writer IMDb read more like a artistic creativity to create Richard Bachynsky Hoover have chosen recipe for B-level enterpropaganda paintings. two fictional characters: young peasants tainment than a requisite The worst scenes Yuri (Max Irons) and Natalka (Samantha for a period epic. Editors Stuart Baird and Lenka Svab feature Stalin. Played without a hint of Barks). “My Ukraine was a world where legends should also be faulted, as the story is some- believability by Gary Oliver, he reminds one lived and anything was possible,” Yuri, an how whittled down to just one hour and 43 of Seinfeld’s Saddam Hussein, who doubleaspiring painter, tells us in voice-over. But minutes, forcing scenes to flow confusingly parks and blocks in Kramer’s car in “The as oppression sets in, it’s not the endless into one another, lacking clarity and emo- Dinner Party” episode. (Oliver’s “Damn possibilities that occupy their minds – it’s tion. Not lacking are stiff performances, those Ukrainians!” is the film’s comedic survival. At least they have their love, which overbearing music and unpredictable dia- highlight.) Bitter Harvest does offer pretty cinemais unwavering from childhood, through lects ranging from Russian to a mix of marriage, through Yuri’s journey to Kiev to British sounds that include modern Estuary tography and respectable battle scenes, and and Cockney. These flaws turn people into it gains credibility with its book-end finale, find work. It sounds like a noble, necessary tale, and caricatures and cloud our comprehension but the victims of the Holodomor deserve it is in theory, but the ambitious produc- of character motivations and the tragedy an infinitely better cinematic epitaph. tion went wrong somewhere. It started itself. They also muddy the film’s timeline,



mated films nominated for this year’s Academy Awards. Through Thursday; Enzian Theater, 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland; $11; 407-629-0054; Oscar Shorts 2017: Live Action Short films nominated for this year’s Academy Awards. Through Thursday; Enzian Theater, 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland; $11; 407-629-0054; Oscar Watch Party Watch the Oscars on

the Enzian’s big screen while enjoying dinner and drink specials. Sunday, 7 pm; Enzian Theater, 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland; free; 407-629-0054; Peanut Butter Matinee: The Last Starfighter 

Teenager Alex Rogan discovers that his favorite video game is actually a recruitment tool for the intergalactic Rylan Star League, and must help them defend against the Ko-Dan Armada. Sunday, noon; Enzian Theater, 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland; $8; 407-629-0054; Pride Celebrate Black History Month with

films that highlight the achievements of black Americans. Friday, 11 am; Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd.; free; 407-835-7323; Ten Nights in a Bar Room A man turns to drink after being swindled out of his mill business. Screened with Two Knights of Vaudeville, a 1915 short film. Wednesday, 6 pm; Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona State College, Daytona Beach; free; 386-506-4475; Toni Erdmann German black comedy about a father who creates an alter ego to insert himself into his adult daughter’s life. Opens Friday; Enzian Theater, 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland; $11; 407-629-0054; Video Vengeance: The Night Brings Charlie Screening of a locally made 1990 shot-

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OPENING THIS WEEK: Collide This isn’t funny anymore. Why do people keep making movies about heists that go terribly wrong, putting the antihero protagonist and his girlfriend in grave danger? How are we even supposed to know which one of these pictures is which when we’re scrolling disinterestedly past all of them on Netflix? What I wouldn’t give for a movie about a heist that goes completely right for a change. Sure, it would last about 15 minutes, but think of the novelty! Anyway, this time, the action leads to a high-speed pursuit on the German Autobahn. In fact, the movie itself was originally titled Autobahn, but it had to be changed – apparently because nobody in America who doesn’t own Kraftwerk albums has any idea what that word means. Now, collisions? That they know! (PG-13) Get Out The Hollywood Reporter calls it a







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timely skewering of Trump-era racial division, while Variety thinks it’s a send-up of the white liberals who elected Obama twice. Yep, Caucasian folks gon’ see what they wanna see in Jordan Peele’s directorial debut, Get Out – a sort of Stepford Wives/Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? mashup about a young black man who discovers a sinister conspiracy when he goes to meet his white girlfriend’s parents. Whichever of us crackers the picture is actually aimed at, I’m sure glad it’s here, because horror with a social conscience is something we could always use more of. Even better, critical reaction to the film’s Sundance sneak preview indicates that it’s actually extremely well-made, which is a luxury you can’t always count on when it comes to politically wellintended genre outings. (R) Rock Dog The most expensive Chinese-

funded animated feature in history was a flop there, but maybe not because of any artistic shortcomings: Bitter corporate rivalries led to the film getting almost no play from the nation’s leading theater chain. Will it fare better

here in America, where it was actually made? Will stateside audiences take to the story of a Tibetan mastiff who puts his sheep-guarding duties aside to pursue his artistic muse as a rock & roller? Before you answer, check this out: The movie includes a voice performance by Sam Elliott, as a character named Fleetwood Yak. Not so sure of your weekend plans now, are ya? (PG) Toni Erdmann Get a last-minute look at another of this year’s foreign-made Oscar contenders, in which a divorced dad repairs his relationship with his business-minded daughter by adopting a goofy, bewigged alter ego. See, and you thought it was all just to win the White House. (R)

ALSO PLAYING: Everybody Loves Somebody The last time I can remember seeing an on-screen Californian head to Mexico for a family wedding, Cheech Marin’s relatives were calling the INS on themselves in Up In Smoke. This time, it’s a commitment-averse Latina who crosses the border to attend a big soiree, only to find herself in the middle of a romantic triangle with a co-worker and her ex. Cheech says that’s a lot of complications for a throwaway gag. (PG-13) In Dubious Battle Ed Harris, Bryan Cranston

and Robert Duvall all have supporting roles in this adaptation of John Steinbeck’s novel about union fruit workers in the 1930s. But it was directed by James Franco, which means it may not actually exist. (R) The Red Turtle An Oscar-nominated animated feature that follows a shipwrecked man who befriends a red turtle. Their relationship plays out entirely without dialogue – and boy, don’t the guys who work at Turtle Talk With Crush over at Epcot wish they could luck into a cushy gig like that. (PG)

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he released his first comprehensive project, an experimental folk album called The Charles C. Leary, in 2002. The project was as ambitious as it was unique; it piqued the interest of Michael Gira, of Swans and Young God Records, who signed Banhart soon after hearing the Leary. Together the two quickly compiled a second album from Banhart’s other existing works. This follow-up album, titled Oh Me Oh My, was released later that same year, in the fall of 2002. Today, Banhart has more than a dozen albums under his belt. His indie sound is warm, yet variable, and leans heavily on influences from Latin American culture and classic folk music. He is widely credited with being a figurehead of the revival of “freak folk” music in the early ’00s but, almost stereotypically, he rejects any formal classifications. When asked by to describe his sound, Banhart said, “I think my responsibility is to make it. You can describe it for people that need that in order to listen to it. I understand the significance and the importance of describing it but I don’t know how to do that.” Banhart’s music, like his identity, is mutable. Sometimes his sound evokes the spirit of ’60s crooners, and at other times, his vocal profile seems more like that of PHOTO BY SEBASTIAN SMITH any alternative rock musician. Witnessing his evolution as an artist as you work through his catalog is one of the most engaging journeys through indie music one can make. Currently he’s on tour promoting his latest album, Ape in Pink Marble. Banhart likened the creation of his Ape in Pink Marble to writing a film. The Freak folk pioneer Devendra Banhart takes on multiple “plot” is based around the vision of an old, personalities at the Beacham run-down motel that sits on the outskirts of Tokyo. Each track is representative of BY ALMA HILL a different guest in the motel. “It’s really fun to create these imaginary narratives hen Devendra Obi Banhart returned to the United States, settling in and to think of the song itself as a kind decided to be a songwriter at Los Angeles. After high school, Banhart of little scene in a movie or a story,” he 9 years old, his family was far attended classes at the San Francisco explained to McEvers on NPR. Banhart takes the Art Institute on a from enthusiastic. Beacham stage this “Their reaction was, ‘Never do that scholarship. While DEVENDRA BANHART Friday. Attendance again,’” Banhart told Kelly McEvers on there, he lived in the 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24 is mandatory for any NPR’s All Things Considered, laughing Castro District, a preThe Beacham, 46 N. Orange Ave. freak folk fans loiterat the memory of his first performance. dominantly LGBTQ ing in the boutiques of “They were horrified. I mean you can’t neighborhood. $22.50-$25 Winter Park or the Milk Eventually blame them. It was a song called ‘We’re District. The Ape in Pink dropped All Gonna Die’,” he chuckled. Instead of Banhart Marble album is just as being defeated, the Venezuelan-American out of school; street singer was inspired, and decided at that performing was a much more appeal- ambitious, yet completely different from ing endeavor for the young musician. He his first. His show promises to be an moment to dedicate his life to music. Born in Texas, Banhart spent most of began doing shows in Los Angeles and San intriguing change of pace, a worthwhile his childhood in Caracas, the capital city Francisco before making his way to Paris venture to witness this variable creative of his mother’s native Venezuela. When in 2000 to open for indie rock bands like do what he does best. he was 14, she remarried and the family Sonic Youth over the summer. Soon after,

Black Ant Blown-out, paranoid beatscapes from this South Florida enigma. The sound of dancing and nodding out in a graveyard. 10 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, at Spacebar, donations accepted

Agent Orange Elder statesmen Cali punks could coast until the end of time on the strength of nervy surf-punk classic “Bloodstains.” And here they are blowing through town with Guttermouth and the Queers. 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, at Will’s Pub, $25

Gary Lazer Eyes Local “creepy beachy groove grunge” quartet has just dropped a new music video for “Galapagos” and is throwing a free show to warm up for a gig with the Wailers. 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, at Copper Rocket, free

Tight Genes Star-studded release show for the new 7-inch (Prison Wallet) from these lethal


Germs-indebted Orlando punks. Out-oftowners the Mold and Cray Bags are heading down for the fun too. 10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at Uncle Lou’s, $5

Gwadcip$ Now a couple of weeks into his weekly residency at Indies, this experimental, sample-based soundscaper and beatmaker should be hitting a particularly ambitious stride. 9 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26, at Lil’ Indies, free


AK1200 U.S. drum & bass veteran/true believer and Big Riddim Recordings label head doesn’t really want to bring back the classic D&B sound as much as persuasively show you that it never went away. 10 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, at Native, contact for price

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Over the years, there have been some nice instances of important but overlooked bands finally getting their due. But few are as righteous as Death (Feb. 13, Will’s Pub), who have become perhaps one of the greatest history-righting rock stories of all time. Emerging from the Detroit underground that was coursing with the blood of the Stooges and the MC5, these three pioneering brothers, by dint of both their place and race, should’ve been etched in the seminal and absolutely essential proto-punk chapter in the history books. Instead, their stars were crossed, and despite some majorlabel interest, they went nowhere and folded in 1977 right before punk erupted and changed the world. But these guys were doing it way before Bad Brains. Fortunately, their place in the music canon has now been restored, thanks primarily to excellent indie label Drag City, who brought the band from footnote to headline in 2009 by finally giving a proper release to their 1970s recordings. Death has since reunited (minus the late David Hackney), gotten the documentary treatment (2012’s A Band Called Death) and released new music (2015’s N.E.W.). After an unlikely climb from an abyss of memory and time, they finally made their Florida debut. Like most of the world, I never saw Death’s original lineup with band visionary David Hackney, who died nearly a decade before they reformed. In his stead was guitarist Bobbie Duncan

Death beamed with the joy and gratitude of guys who’ve been granted a second, even bigger, lease on artistic life and are taking a victory lap they probably never thought they’d see.

– a bandmate of the other two Hackney brothers (Bobby and Dannis) in reggae project Lambsbread – who laid down the licks respectably. The rhythm section of Bobby and Dannis, however, was O.G. With them leading the charge, the pulse of Death is still alive with all its economy, kick and clarity. Right there, in that room, it was vintage Detroit brought back to miraculous life. The show was a monumental opportunity to see not just living history but history reclaimed. For underground music heads, it almost doesn’t get any more significant than this. Fortunately, there are a lot of us in Orlando, enough to pack the room with respect, raptness and full appreciation of the momentousness of the occasion. But the vibes coming off the stage were just as beautiful. The players beamed with the joy and gratitude of guys who’ve been granted a second, even bigger, lease on artistic life and are taking a victory lap they probably never thought they’d see. Thankfully, black punk isn’t such a

unicorn nowadays, as the great annual Afropunk Festival attests. But it’s not been historically common. And back in 1973, it was practically revolutionary. Had that bit of history on Death been duly recognized all along, think about how much more interesting and forward punk would be now. Luckily, a more chromatic new era is on the rise, and Death can be counted in it as both a reinstated historical cornerstone and a living part. Sometimes the cosmos is just, if a little late. Indie folk band Jamestown Revival, who just made their Orlando debut (Feb. 16, the Social), are part of the class of young folk gentry steering the genre toward wider, more pop-oriented horizons. No question, this is polished stuff. But it’s not as twee as their contemporaries the Avett Brothers, the Lumineers, et al. They fuse country, soul and blues with a big rock wingspan. What’s more, there’s some of that good Texas swagger in their sound. And that’s awfully tough to deny. Sharing the marquee was Los Angeles band the Record Company. The bluesrock trio has similarly glossy and centrist propensities, though they tend to lean on genre tropes. This ain’t no Black Keys here. But, luckily, they, too, delivered with thump and gusto on rubber-burning jams and decently greasy slide action. All of it was spirited, devout and professional. And even though it’s done by young guys, it’s something even your parents could get down to, which is telling. Judging from the crowd makeup, odds are more than reasonable that I saw your dad at the show.

FEB. 22-28, 2017



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Friday, 24



We love a good slam poetry jam or modern dance performance as much as the next gal, but sometimes we want more flavor on our cultural palate, and NXT never fails to deliver. As the minor league branch of the WWE universe, NXT is where independent wrestlers hoping to be signed and make their way to superstardom start out – giving the audience a chance to see how wrestlers develop their character and storyline, as well as the fun bloopers that happen along the way. Wrestling gets a lot of flak for being “scripted” and not enough credit for the performers’ athleticism and creativity – it’s more accurate to think of it as professional stunt men and women working within a storyline than calling it a fake sport. The acrobatics are impressive and the crowd’s energy at a live taping is contagious, but what keeps us coming back are the scenes involving the stars’ management. At first we were bewildered: Why would a high-energy live performance cut away from the action for extended conversations between wrestlers and their agents? Why do 20-minute arguments over contract signings need to take place in front of an audience? Why are video feeds of backstage disagreements over the wrestler’s next career move playing on a Jumbotron? Professional wrestling repeatedly body-slams an imaginary fourth wall, and if we went looking for a highbrow art event that pulls that off as well as NXT, we’d end up tapping out. – Abby Stassen

A sadly less-heralded visual corollary of the DIY underground music and self-publishing boomlets of the late ’80s was the revolutionary freedom offered to budding and not-so-budding filmmakers by the video medium. Suddenly all manner of malcontents could plump down a nominal fee to score their own VHS camcorder and start shooting their own Citizen Kane … or Pink Flamingos. Tampa’s Video Vengeance crew celebrates what they dub the S.O.V. (“shot on video”) genre, in all its gloriously amateur immediacy and flawed quality. (Reconceptualize tracking lines and tape skips as pops and crackles on an LP.) On Friday, they present a Central Florida-themed program of VHS goodness. Opening up the night is perpetual underdog wrestling promoter “Struggling Jay,” screening his short promo film for wrestler Garbage Mike. The main attraction, however, is the 1990 cult slasher gem The Night Brings Charlie, by Tom Logan. Logan filmed the whole thing in the Orlando area, so keep an eye out for local landmarks while taking in the murderous Technicolor rampage of Jasonas-deranged-tree-surgeon Charlie. Celebrate our local DIY grindhouse heritage. Free Pepsi is promised. – Matthew Moyer


Video Vengeance: The Night Brings Charlie

7 p.m. | CFE Arena, 12777 N. Gemini Blvd. | 407-823-6006 | | $20

9:30 p.m. | Stardust Video & Coffee, 1842 E. Winter Park Road | | free

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Orlando City Stadium House Party

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Field Trip South




This studded garage-rock festival is the first of its kind to happen in Orlando that we know of, and it’s as legitimately national as it is local. The two-day event is organized by Baltimore garage label Hidden Volume Records, which is the brainchild of former local Scott Sugiuchi of the legendary Hate Bombs. With great taste and deep Southern Culture on the Skids scene connections, he’s rustled up an extraordinary stampede of talent from coast to coast including the Woggles, the Little Richards (featuring the amazing El Vez), Southern Culture on the Skids, Subsonics, the Ar-Kaics, the Schizophonics, Midnight Larks and the Stents. Alongside will be homegrown prides like the Woolly Bushmen, the BellTowers, Tampa’s Little Sheba & the Shamans and, of course, a reunion of the beloved Hate Bombs. To really blow out the festivities, there will be DJs (some from WFMU), the colorful and slightly insane Nadeem Khan as MC, and a Hidden Volume pop-up shop stocked with rarities and showonly exclusives. Expect maximum sweat and style. – Bao Le-Huu with Southern Culture on the Skids, the Hate Bombs, the Woolly Bushmen and more | 7 p.m. | Will’s Pub, 1042 N. Mills Ave. | | $20-$35

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The seesaw of Orlando sports interest may see Magic fans dragging their butts in the dirt on one end, but Orlando City fans couldn’t hoist their famous purple flags any higher on the other. That is, before 25,500 impassioned fans welcome (strong word) New York City FC in their brand-spanking-new soccer-specific stadium, local hype is at full mast. In case you “can’t even” contain your purple pride, Orlando City’s Open House stadium sneak preview offers a chance to let off some pre-season steam. The open house features locker room and premium space tours, food tastings, photo opportunities, tailgate games and player autographs. Be sure to RSVP on the team website to book your spot at the most in-demand house party in town. – Joshua Kennedy 9 a.m.-1 p.m. | Orlando City Stadium, 655 W. Church St. | 855-675-2489 | | free

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Talbert T. Gray: Breaking Barriers

Indie Lens Pop-up: Newtown


Though certain demagogues may disagree, “the media” plays many important roles in a free and civilized society. In addition to contributing to an informed – or willfully ignorant, whatever – public, the media often reflects changing times and attitudes, particularly as it grows to include underrepresented groups and viewpoints. Talbert T. Gray filled that role in 1969 when he joined WESH-TV, becoming the first black newsman in the state of Florida. The downtown Orlando Public Library, in conjunction with the Orange County History Center, hosts Gray this week for a talk about his career, covering everything from interviewing civil rights leaders to publishing the first magazine celebrating diversity in Central Florida. It promises to be an in-depth look at an important local figure who’s anything but “fake news.” – Thaddeus McCollum FILM


More than eight months ago, on June 5, 2016, we encouraged our readers to go attend a free screening of the documentary Making a Killing: Guns, Greed and the NRA, which focuses on America’s culture of gun violence and the gun lobby that resists stricter regulations. In a cruel twist, Orlando became the epicenter of conversations about gun violence a week after the screening when a gunman shot and killed 49 people at the gay nightclub Pulse. And as the months go by, we’ve learned how deep and lingering grief can be, even with the passage of time. The 2016 documentary Newtown explores those lasting effects as it follows the lives of several people impacted by the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, where 20 children and six adult school staffers were gunned down. Filmmaker Kim A. Snyder shows the effects of gun violence are more than bullets and blood; it’s a cold, haunting absence that doesn’t go away when the media trucks leave. The screening of this documentary – co-sponsored by the Florida Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence, WUCF and the Global Peace Film Festival – isn’t about searching for peace; rather, it’s about acknowledging the pain and working to change the future. – Monivette Cordeiro

2 p.m. | Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd. | 407-835-7323 | | free

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Jonathan Richman

6:30 p.m. Friday | Bush Auditorium, Rollins College, 1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park | 407-646-2000 | | free

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Ladies Get (2)Lit


Local feminist anthology zine Tittie Thyme, already known for its raucous zine release parties, is joining up with two other DIY tomes – the stellar perzine Phosphene Girl and the singular literary/photography zine Let’s Kiss – to put on an evening of readings and music billed as a celebration of “local ladies in literature.” The somewhat confined and cavernous surroundings of Lil Indies are an excellent setting – not least because the intimate scale keeps the readers and readings front and center – and the curiously strong alcoholic beverages at Indies may conjure up an atmosphere far removed from more restrained and academic readings. So much the better. Confirmed performers at press time include Alexia Clarke, Karina Curto, Zoya Zafar and Kayla Gordon. It’s safe to assume that new zines will be on offer, among sundry other art; a portion of the proceeds from the evening will be donated to Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida. – MM

What to say about Jonathan Richman, the most trusted Velvet Underground camp follower ever to insist “I’m Straight”? As a straitlaced but noise-addicted youth, Richman moved to New York to crash on VU’s couch and haunt their rehearsals, soaking up their sound. But when it came to his own band, the Modern Lovers, his sonic tributes were philosophical inversions. “Sister Ray,” the Velvets’ propulsive 1968 scuzz-hymn to shooting smack, when filtered through Richman’s brain, turned into the Modern Lovers’ “Roadrunner”: same structure, different chords; same urgency, but lyrically, a sweetly naive ode to driving around with the radio on. Despite their earnest, drug-free ethos, Modern Lovers were an early force in U.K. punk rock – the Sex Pistols recorded a demo of “Roadrunner” – but all these years later, Richman sans Lovers has shed the speed and noise to become, as so many elder statesmen do, a lovable oddball storyteller. He prophesied on that first album, “Someday I think I’ll be dignified and old”; he is, and so are a lot of his listeners, who should appreciate the early-bird timing of this Sunday evening show at the Social. – Jessica Bryce Young

7 p.m. | Lil Indies, 1036 N. Mills Ave. | | free

5:30 p.m. | The Social, 54 N. Orange Ave. | 407-246-1419 | the | $15-$17


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CONCERTS/EVENTS Aadmzz, Gentle Giant 10 pm; Peek Downtown, 50 E. Central Blvd. Suite B; $5. AJR 7 pm; The Social, 54 N. Orange Ave.; $15$50; 407-246-1419. Alright, Late Bloomer, Harsh Radish, Heartburnd 9 pm; Uncle Lou’s Entertainment Hall, 1016 N. Mills Ave.; contact for price; 407-270-9104. Back II Earth: King Carlow, Black Ant, Moody, Raf Comp 10 pm; Spacebar, 2428 E. Robinson St.; free; 407-228-0804. Dave LaRue Band 8 pm; Will’s Pub, 1042 N. Mills Ave.; $7. Eugene Snowden’s Ten Pints of Truth 10 pm; Lil Indies, 1036 N. Mills Ave.; free. Jane Bunnett and Maqueque 8 pm; Blue Bamboo Center for the Arts, 1905 Kentucky Ave., Winter Park; $20$30; 407-636-9951.



Save Ferris 7:30 pm; Backbooth, 37 W. Pine St.; $20; 407-999-2570.

Entertainment Hall, 1016 N. Mills Ave.; contact for price; 407-270-9104.

Library, 200 E. Kennedy Blvd., Eatonville; free; 407-835-7323.

SpikMetal 7 pm; Orlando Brewing, 1301 Atlanta Ave.; free; 407-872-1117.

The Timothy Eerie Band 10:30 pm; Tanqueray’s, 100 S. Orange Ave.; free; 407-649-8540.

Kaleigh Baker 10 pm; Lil Indies, 1036 N. Mills Ave.; free.

Polyphia, Jason Richardson, Covet 6 pm; Backbooth, 37 W. Pine St.; $12; 407-999-2570.

Artist Invasion: Bobby Koelble 10 pm; Will’s Dirty Laundry, 1036 N. Mills Ave.; free.

Sacha Robotti, Sirus Hood 10 pm; Tier Nightclub, 20 E. Central Ave.; $15; 407-317-9129.

Bryant Myers 10 pm; Gilt Nightclub, 740 Bennett Road; $10$40; 407-504-7699.

Velvet Sessions: Howard Jones Thursday 6:30 pm; Hard Rock Hotel, Universal Orlando; $29$50; 407-503-7625.

Crosstown Sounds: The Cypher 10 pm; Sandwich Bar, 2432 E. Robinson St.; contact for price; 407-421-1670.


Mai Tatro 9 pm; Copper Rocket Pub, 106 Lake Ave., Maitland; free; 407-636-3171.

Agent Orange, the Queers, Guttermouth, Atom Age 7 pm; Will’s Pub, 1042 N. Mills Ave.; $25.

The Mellow Relics 10:30 pm; Tanqueray’s, 100 S. Orange Ave.; free; 407-649-8540.

Create: Bixel Boys, Quix, Ciszak 10 pm; Venue 578, 578 N. Orange Ave.; $5-$10; 407-872-0066.

Moloko Plus: Kozza, Jupiter Valley, Pressurewave, Exatari 7:30 pm; Spacebar, 2428 E. Robinson St.; free; 407-228-0804.



[MUSIC] 311 Monday at House of Blues

Doktor Faux & the Right Angles, the Sugar Fathers, Bluesferbones, Really Fast Horses 8 pm; Uncle Lou’s FEB. 22-28, 2017 ●

Music in the Library: Evan Taylor Jones 6 pm; Eatonville Branch


CONCERTS/EVENTS Arakara, the D.O.O.D., Murdurface, Severed Sun, Any Day Now,

Devendra Banhart 7 pm; The Beacham, 46 N. Orange Ave.; $22.50$25; 407-648-8363. Field Trip South: The Little Richards, the Woolly

Bushmen, Subsonics, the Wildtones, Little Sheba & the Shamans 7 pm; Will’s Pub, 1042 N. Mills Ave.; $20-$35. Gary Lazer Eyes 9 pm; Copper Rocket Pub, 106 Lake Ave., Maitland; free; 407-636-3171. Holey Miss Moley 10:30 pm; Tanqueray’s, 100 S. Orange Ave.; free; 407-649-8540. Kimball Collins, Michael Rosa 10 pm; Vinyl Arts Bar, 75 E. Colonial Drive; contact for price. Orlando Rocks! Country: Back the Blue, Jill’s Cashbox, Melissa Crispo, Johnny Reed Foley 7:30 pm; House of Blues, CONTINUED ON PAGE 39

Memento Mori

Dreamcatcher Bottle Release Inoculum Ale Works, based out of Spring Hill, Florida, releases a limited edition batch of Dreamcatcher, an absinthe-inspired farmhouse sour that incorporates wormwood, hyssop and anise along with lemon peel and coriander. Only 300 bottles are available at this release, so show up early. 11:30 a.m. Wednesday; Ten10 Brewing, 1010 Virginia Drive; $17 per bottle;

Kimball Collins Vinyl Arts Bar hosts DJ Kimball Collins, one of the big names from Orlando’s dance music heyday, alongside

The Avett Brothers

up-and-comer Michael Rosa. It’s a cross-

May 25 at Houise of Blues

generational dance party in one of downtown’s most unique venues. What’s not to love? 10 contact for price;

Smokey Robinson, March 3 at the Dr. Phillips Center

St. Paul & the Broken Bones, March 23 at the Beacham

Chronixx, April 12 at the Beacham

Memento Mori This month’s edition of

Potty Mouth, March 7 at the Social

Demetri Martin, March 23 at the Plaza Live

Dropkick Murphys, March 8 at House of Blues

The Menzingers, March 23-24 at the Social

Killswitch Engage, Anthrax, April 13 at House of Blues

Dua Lipa, March 8 at the Social

Brian Wilson, March 27 at the Dr. Phillips Center

p.m. Friday; Vinyl Arts Bar, 75 E. Colonial Drive;

Independent Bar’s goth night features an Edgar Allan Poe theme, along with an exhortation to come “dressed to impress.” Whether that means donning a corset decorated with the blackest raven feathers, barrel staves to make yourself a cask of amontillado, or just doing the old saw-yourselfin-half trick, avail yourself of the special “Red Death” cocktail served that night. 10 p.m. Monday; Independent Bar, 70 N. Orange Ave.; free;

Fat Tuesday Voodoo Masquerade Mardi Gras, everyone’s favorite excuse to start Lent with a hangover, descends upon St. Matthew’s Tavern with a themed show that features live music, singing, burlesque performances and more. Wear a mask and be in the running for a prize from Fairvilla Megastore. 9:30 p.m. Tuesday; St. Matthew’s Tavern, 1300 N. Mills Ave.; $5;

Norah Jones, March 8 at Bob Carr Theater A Tribe Called Red, March 9 at the Social

Hans-Joachim Roedelius, March 29 at Timucua White House

You Blew It!, March 10-11 at Will’s Pub

Dinosaur Jr., March 30 at the Beacham

Bryan Ferry, March 12 at Hard Rock Live

Steve Miller Band, March 31 at the Dr. Phillips Center

City and Colour, March 14 at the Beacham

We the Kings, April 1 at the Beacham

Voodoo Glow Skulls, March 16 at Will’s Pub

Clipping., April 3 at the Social

Minus the Bear, March 20 at the Beacham

Flaming Lips, April 3 at House of Blues

Tortoise, March 20 at the Social

Portugal, the Man, April 7 at the Plaza Live

Stevie Nicks & the Pretenders, March 21 at Amway Center

Shovels & Rope, April 7 at the Beacham

Ben Harper, May 1 at Hard Rock Live State Champs, May 5 at the Beacham Steve Winwood, May 6 at Hard Rock Live

Acid Mothers Temple, April 14 at the Social

New Found Glory, May 8-10 at the Social

Testament, Sepultura, April 14 at House of Blues

New Found Glory, May 14 at House of Blues Bishop Briggs, May 16 at the Social

Ariana Grande, April 15 at Amway Center

Richard Cheese, May 19 at the Beacham

Chris Rock, April 1617 at the Dr. Phillips Center

Nora En Pure, May 19 at the Social

Red Hot Chili Peppers, April 26 at Amway Center

Morbid Angel, May 23 at the Beacham

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, April 27 at the Social

Real Friends, May 24 at the Beacham

Umphrey’s McGee, April 27 at House of Blues Big Wild, April 28 at the Social

Say Anything, the Avett Brothers, May 25 at House of Blues

Sheryl Crow, April 29 at Bob Carr Theater

Beach House, May 26 at the Social

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Lemuria MUSIC

How does time pass so quickly and haphazardly? Here it is, 10 years since angular indie-punk trio Lemuria released their seminal debut album Get Better, and now even they’re having to bow to the inevitable heartstring tug of nostalgia, scheduling an extensive tour to air out that body of songs in full. The sound of Get Better is a headrush of raw feeling in line with the Breeders and Discount but with a serrated punkoid bite. Get Better expanded Lemuria’s audience far outwards – beyond those underground heads already seduced by a steady stream of singles and split releases – uniting indie fans, hardcore kids and emo obsessives alike. Things have been somewhat quiet in the Lemuria camp of late, so it’s gratifying to see the New Yorkers get a (better late than never) victory lap. – Matthew Moyer with Cayetana, Mikey Erg, Teen Agers | 7 p.m. | Backbooth, 37 W. Pine St. | 407-999-2570 | $10


Disney Springs, Lake Buena Vista; $5; 407-934-2583. Sick of It All, Murphy’s Law, Destructonomicon 7 pm; Backbooth, 37 W. Pine St.; $18; 407-999-2570. Tiger Fawn, Someday River, Pleasures 9 pm; Spacebar, 2428 E. Robinson St.; free; 407-228-0804. Van Darien, Erica Blinn 9:30 pm; Little Fish Huge Pond, 401 S. Sanford Ave., Sanford; free; 407-221-1499.

Viceroy, Rainer & Grimm 10 pm; The Social, 54 N. Orange Ave.; $15-$18; 407-246-1419.


Waka Flocka Flame 10 pm; Vain, 22 S. Magnolia Ave.; $25-$50; 407-835-3590.

A-Trak 10 pm; Gilt Nightclub, 740 Bennett Road; $10$30; 407-504-7699.

Woolbright, Expert Timing, Far Too Young, Paige Coley 8 pm; The Falcon, 819 E. Washington St.; $5 donation; 407-423-3060.

Bible Girl 8 pm; Parliament House, 410 N. Orange Blossom Trail; contact for price; 407-425-7571.

OPERA/CLASSICAL Concertos by Candlelight: Duo Concertos 7:30 pm; Rollins College, Knowles Memorial Chapel, 1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park; $25-$65; 407-646-2000.


The Company 10:30 pm; Tanqueray’s, 100 S. Orange Ave.; free; 407-649-8540. Donna the Buffalo, Bess Greenberg 8 pm; The CONTINUED ON PAGE 40

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Social, 54 N. Orange Ave.; $17-$20; 407-246-1419. Drivin’ N’ Cryin’, Doc Ellis Orchestra 8 pm; West End Trading Company, 202 S. Sanford Ave., Sanford; $15-$18; 407-322-7475. East End Sessions: Sarah Purser 2-5 pm; East End Market, 3201 Corrine Drive; free; 321-236-3316. Field Trip South: Southern Culture on the Skids, the Woggles, the Ar-Kaics, the Schizophonics, the Belltowers, Midnight Larks, the Stints 7 pm; Will’s Pub, 1042 N. Mills Ave.; $20-$35. Jam Jones 8 pm; Blue Bamboo Center for the Arts, 1905 Kentucky Ave., Winter Park; $15-$50; 407-636-9951. King Britt 10 pm; Vinyl Arts Bar, 75 E. Colonial Drive; $15-$20. Lemuria, Cayetana, Mikey Erg, Teen Agers 7 pm; Backbooth, 37 W. Pine St.; $10; 407-999-2570. Meiuuswe 8 pm; Wop’s Hops, 419 S. Sanford Ave., Sanford; free; 407-878-7819. Redlyte 8 pm; Copper Rocket Pub, 106 Lake Ave., Maitland; $5; 407-636-3171. The Showdown 9 pm; Austin’s Coffee, 929 W. Fairbanks Ave., Winter Park; $10; 321-512-8605. Sista Otis 9:30 pm; Little Fish Huge Pond, 401 S. Sanford Ave., Sanford; free; 407-221-1499. Tears of a Tyrant 10 pm; Belle Isle Yacht Pub, 7521 S. Orange Ave.; free; 407-850-3491. Tool & A Perfect Circle Tribute Night 9 pm; The Haven, 6700 Aloma Ave., Winter Park; $8$10; 407-673-2712.

OPERA/CLASSICAL The Met Live in HD: Rusalka 12:55 pm; Sir Mark Elder conducts Mary Zimmerman’s new staging, which stars Kristine Opolais as a tragic water 40

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nymph. Multiple locations; $25.56; UCF Clarinet Day Noon; Features activities designed for high school, college and community clarinet players, including performances, a master class, and a mass clarinet choir reading session. University of Central Florida Rehearsal Hall, 4000 Central Florida Blvd.; $25; 407-823-1500; SUNDAY, FEB. 26

CONCERTS/EVENTS Ancient Sun 10:30 pm; Tanqueray’s, 100 S. Orange Ave.; free; 407-649-8540. Bubble Boys, Janani, the Catalystix, Shadow Wall, FortuneDodoBird 5 pm; Uncle Lou’s Entertainment Hall, 1016 N. Mills Ave.; $8; 407-270-9104. Christian Lopez, Poppsy Cole, Christina Wagner 8 pm; Will’s Pub, 1042 N. Mills Ave.; $10-$12.


CONCERTS/EVENTS 311, the Movement 7 pm; House of Blues, Disney Springs, Lake Buena Vista; $41.50; 407-934-2583. Chrmng, Linqo, Frequent Seas 8 pm; 64 North, 64 N. Orange Ave.; free; 321-245-7730. Memento Mori 10 pm; Independent Bar, 70 N. Orange Ave.; free; 407-839-0457. Phoenix Jazz Orchestra 8 pm; Blue Bamboo Center for the Arts, 1905 Kentucky Ave., Winter Park; free; 407-636-9951. Reggae Mondae With Kash’d Out 10:30 pm; Tanqueray’s, 100 S. Orange Ave.; free; 407-649-8540. Torque: AK1200 10 pm; Native Social Bar, 27 W. Church St.; contact for price; 407-403-2938.

GWADCIP$ 9 pm; Lil Indies, 1036 N. Mills Ave.; free.

Veda 10 pm; Lil Indies, 1036 N. Mills Ave.; free.

Jonathan Richman 5:30 pm; The Social, 54 N. Orange Ave.; $15-$17; 407-246-1419.

Walker Lukens, Weston Howard 8 pm; Will’s Pub, 1042 N. Mills Ave.; $8-$10.

Rick Springfield 8 pm; Hard Rock Live, 6050 Universal Blvd.; $35-$65; 407-351-5483.

Westside Lucas, CIR, Shavac, Pope, Lo DiCaprio, Charli 8 pm; Backbooth, 37 W. Pine St.; $10; 407-999-2570.

Set Your Goals, Can’t Swim, Bright Green 5:30 pm; Backbooth, 37 W. Pine St.; $19.99; 407-999-2570. Zoya Zafar, TV Dinner 7:30 pm; Spacebar, 2428 E. Robinson St.; donations accepted; 407-2280804

OPERA/CLASSICAL Orlando Concert Band: Song of Democracy 2 pm; A joint concert with the Cathedral Church of St. Luke’s Cathedral Choir joined by high school choirs from Lake Brantley, Colonial, and Lake Nona. The Cathedral Church of St. Luke, 130 N. Magnolia Ave.; free; 407-849-0680;

OPERA/CLASSICAL Orlando Philharmonic: East Meets West 7 pm; The Phil is joined by Kayhan Kalhor, an Iranian kamancheh player, composer and master of classical Kurdish and Iranian traditional music. The Plaza Live, 425 N. Bumby Ave.; $18-$54; 407228-1220; TUESDAY, FEB. 28

CONCERTS/EVENTS Great American Ghost, Bungler, Until We Are Ghosts 6 pm; Backbooth, 37 W. Pine St.; $12; 407-999-2570.


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The Groove Orient 10:30 pm; Tanqueray’s, 100 S. Orange Ave.; free; 407-649-8540. Mardi Gras Soiree: The Brown Bag Brass Band 5-9 pm; Dexter’s of Winter Park, 558 W. New England Ave., Winter Park; free; 407-629-1150.

OPERA/CLASSICAL Pergolesi: Stabat Mater 3 pm; Classical. All Saints Episcopal Church, 338 E Lyman Ave, Winter Park; $25.


[MUSIC] Agent Orange Thursday at Will’s Pub

2020 Vision: A Survival Guide for the New World With comedic songs, videos and her unique take on audience participation, Miss Richfield helps calm any post-election panic, and provides tools to prevent the apocalypse. WednesdayThursday, 8 pm; Footlight Theatre, The Parliament House, 410 N. Orange Blossom Trail; $25-$40; 407-425-7571;

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Thursdays-Sundays, 8 pm; Garden Theatre, 160 W. Plant St., Winter Garden; $25-$33; 407-877-4736; The Blue Sky Boys An exhilarating romp through the innovating minds of the maverick engineers who stopped at nothing to get a man on the moon. Part of the Science Play Festival. Friday, 7:30 pm; Mad Cow Theatre, 54 W. Church St.; $12; 407-2978788; Brighton Beach Memoirs Neil Simon’s autobiographical play about a young man living with his family in a crowded Brooklyn household. FridaySaturday, 8 pm, Sunday, 3 pm, Monday, 8 pm; Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park, 419A W. Fairbanks Ave., Winter Park; $20; 407-920-4034. Central Florida Vocal Arts: Vino and Voce Torch songs, ballads and Broadway favorites with Orlando’s best vocal talent. Thursday, 8 pm; Blue

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Bamboo Center for the Arts, 1905 Kentucky Ave., Winter Park; $10; 407-636-9951; Constellations Sparks fly between a physicist and a beekeeper in this explorations of love’s many manifestations in the multiverse. Thursday-Saturday, 8 pm, Saturday-Sunday, 3 pm; Mad Cow Theatre, 54 W. Church St.; $30-$40; 407-297-8788; Dishwasher Brian Feldman comes to your home and washes dishes. Times and locations determined when you sign up. Through Tuesday; multiple locations; $10; The Diva’s Diva: Tales of a Drag Queen Assistant Onewoman show from Janine Klein about her experiences on tour with Ginger Minj. Saturday, 8 pm; Footlight Theatre, The Parliament House, 410 N. Orange Blossom Trail; $15; 407-425-7571; CONTINUED ON PAGE 44




The Dynamic Duo Cabaret from Gerianne and Eric, a dueling piano sing-along act. Sunday, 7:30 pm; Footlight Theatre, The Parliament House, 410 N. Orange Blossom Trail; $15; 407-425-7571; An Enemy of the People Ibsen play about a local doctor discovering poisoned waters in his town’s medicinal springs. Part of the Science Play Festival. Saturday, 7:30 pm; Mad Cow Theatre, 54 W. Church St.; $12; 407-297-8788;

The Fantasticks Musical about two neighboring fathers who trick their children into falling in love by pretending to feud. Thursday, 7:30 pm, Saturday, 7:30 pm, Sunday, 3 pm; Roth Jewish Community Center of Greater Orlando, 851 N. Maitland Ave., Maitland; $10-$20; 407-645-5933; Geronimo Stilton: Mouse in Space Reluctant mouse hero Geronimo Stilton must overcome his fears of heights, flying and the dark to save the day in this outer space adventure. Saturday-Sunday, 2 & 5:30 pm; Orlando Repertory Theatre, 1001 E. Princeton St.; $14-$20; 407-896-7365;

Godspell A musical tale of friendship, loyalty and love based on the Gospel according to St. Matthew. Friday, 8 pm, Saturday, 2 & 8 pm, Sunday, 7 pm; Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater, Dr. Phillips Center, 445 S. Magnolia Ave.; $25-$30; Josephine A play by Tod Kimbro about the iconic Josephine Baker. Thursday, 8 pm, Saturday, 8 pm; The Venue, 511 Virginia Drive; $20; 321-438-3059; Living Room Theater A series of vignettes reflecting on humanity. Friday, 8 pm; Blue Bamboo Center for the Arts, 1905 Kentucky Ave., Winter Park; $20.20; 518-328-4773;

Love’s Labours Lost Shakespeare’s boisterous romantic comedy about love and marriage. Wednesday-Friday, 7:30 pm, Saturday, 2 & 7:30 pm, Sunday, 2 pm; Margeson Theater, Lowndes Shakespeare Center, 812 E. Rollins St.; $25-$50; 407-447-1700; Newsies: The Broadway Musical Filmed performance of the Broadway musical based on the Disney film about a bunch of Socialist paperboys who throw their bodies on the gears of capitalism. Wednesday, 7 pm; multiple locations; $21.30; A Piece of My Heart This powerful play portrays the lives of five nurses and a country western singer before, during, and after their deployment in the Vietnam War. Wednesday-Friday, 8 pm, Saturday, 2 & 8 pm; Rollins College, Annie Russell Theatre, 1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park; $20; 407-646-2145; Romeo and Juliet Thursday-Saturday, 7:30 pm, Sunday, 2 pm; Theatre UCF, 4000 Central Florida Blvd.; $20; 407-823-1500; The Seven Year Itch Friday-Saturday, 7:30 pm, Sunday, 2 pm; Valencia East Campus Black Box Theater, 701 N. Econlockhatchee Trail; $12; 407-582-2900; Silent Sky Play about overlooked astronomer Henrietta Leavitt. Part of the Science Play Festival. Sunday, 2:30 pm; Mad Cow Theatre, 54 W. Church St.; $12; 407-297-8788; This Is Our Youth In 1982, on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, three pot-smoking teenagers are resoundingly rejecting the 1960s ideals of their affluent parents. Thursday-Saturday, 8 pm; Macbeth Studio, 37 N. Orange Ave.; $23; 407-961-2858;

COMEDY Earthquake Friday, 6:30 & 9:45 pm, Saturday, 6 & 9:45 pm, Sunday, 6 pm; Orlando Improv, 9101 International Drive; $25; 407480-5233; High Tide News Network Comedians add commentary to clips from recent news broadcasts. Wednesday 8 pm; Spacebar, 2428 E. Robinson St.; $5; 407-228-0804. Latin Queens of Comedy Drag queen comedy show. Saturday, 9 pm; The Abbey, 100 S. Eola Drive; contact for price; 407-704-6261; Terry Fator Singing, comedy and celebrity impressions. Sunday, 7:30 pm; Walt Disney Theater, Dr. Phillips Center, 445 S. Magnolia Ave.; $39.50$69.50; 844-513-2014; Whitney Cummings, Daniel Sloss Tuesday, 7 pm; CFE Arena, 12777 N. Gemini Blvd.; $25; 407-823-3294. CONTINUED ON PAGE 47


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DANCE Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Performance by the world’s most popular modern dance company. Monday, 7:30 pm; Walt Disney Theater, Dr. Phillips Center, 445 S. Magnolia Ave.; SOLD OUT; 844-5132014; Fat Tuesday Voodoo Masquerade Mardi Grasthemed burlesque cabaret. Tuesday, 9:30 pm; St. Matthew’s Tavern, 1300 N. Mills Ave.; $5. House Dance Workshop Evening of dance workshops focusing on house music, followed by a dance party. Friday, 7 pm; DGBEK Studios, 4677 LB McLeod Road; $5-$40. Moving Through A visual story about life, pain, courage and art’s healing power. Monday, 7 pm; The Venue, 511 Virginia Drive; $15; 407-4126895; Rhythm of the Dance Irish step dancing show from the National Dance Company of Ireland. Friday-Saturday, 8 pm; Orlando Live Events, 6405 S. U.S. Highway 17-92, Fern Park; $27-$50; 407-951-8751; A Tribute to Harriett: Best of Broadway Tribute to benefactor Harriett Lake, featuring choreography to her favorite showtunes from Broadway. Saturday, 7 pm; Walt Disney Theater, Dr. Phillips Center, 445 S. Magnolia Ave.; $29-$99; 844513-2014;

ART OPENINGS/EVENTS Art History Trending Lunch and Learn Take a closer look at how images evolved from the hieroglyphics of Ancient Egypt to the memes of today. Thursday, 11:30 am-1 pm; Modernism Museum Mount Dora, 145 E. Fourth Ave., Mount Dora; $25; 352-385-0034;

Art Night Out: Petals & Pigments After creating floral inks, explore handlettering techniques to create embellished paper wall art. Wednesday, 6 pm; Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N. Mills Ave.; $30; 407-896-4231. BASE Orlando: Love Struck Body painting themed exhibition. Thursday, 8 pm; DRIP, 8747 International Drive; $10; 347-855-3747. In the Eyes of the Hungry: Florida’s Changing Landscape Sculptures, paintings, videos, quilting, photography and more exploring the demographic, geographic, and environmental shifts in Florida. Opens Monday, 5-7 pm, through March 3; UCF Art Gallery, 12400 Aquarius Agora Drive; free; 407-8233161; Lecture: Environmental Concerns on the Little Econ John Fauth, Associate Professor of Biology at UCF, gives a talk on environmental issues and the Econ River. Tuesday, 3-4 pm; UCF Art Gallery, 12400 Aquarius Agora Drive; free; 407-8233161;

CONTINUING THIS WEEK AfroFantastic: Black Imagination and Agency in the American Experience Through April 2; Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College, 1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park; free; 407-646-2526; An Awareness of Gravity Through April 2; Museum of Art DeLand, 600 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand; $10; 386-7344371; B-Side: Unrecorded Through Tuesday, 10 am-6 pm; Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd.; free; 407-835-7323; The Black Figure in the European Imaginary Through May 14; Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College, 1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park; free; 407-646-2526;

Bo Bartlett: American Artist Through May 7; Mennello Museum of American Art, 900 E. Princeton St.; $5; 407-2464278; Celebrating Abuela Raquel’s Life and Her Art Through Tuesday; Southwest Library, 7255 Della Drive; free; 407-835-7323; Contemporary Visions of Frantz Zéphirin: Haitian Mystic Through April 16; Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens, 633 Osceola Ave., Winter Park; $5; 407-647-6294. Dancers Through April 9; Museum of Art DeLand, 600 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand; $10; 386-7344371; Good Vibes Through Tuesday; Dandelion Communitea Cafe, 618 N. Thornton Ave.; free; 407-362-1864; Jack King: Searching for Truth Through April 29; Crealdé School of Art, 600 St. Andrews Blvd., Winter Park; free; 407-671-1886; Kujichagulia Through March 11; CityArts Factory, 29 S. Orange Ave.; free; 407-648-7060. Learning Contentment From the Dutch Through March 5; The Art Gallery at Mills Park, 1650 N. Mills Ave.; free; 855-336-3653; Mennello Museum Invitational Through March 3; Mennello Museum of American Art, 900 E. Princeton St.; $5; 407-2464278; Pablo Picasso: The Diary of a Master Mondays-Fridays, 10 am-5 pm; Baterby’s Art Gallery, 6848 Stapoint Ct., Winter Park; $5-$50; 888682-9995; Painting and Sculpture Through April 2; Museum of Art DeLand, 600 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand; $10; 386-7344371; Philip Evergood & William Gropper: Social Realists CONTINUED ON PAGE 48

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[MUSIC] Walker Lukens Monday at Will’s Pub



Through April 2; Museum of Art DeLand, 600 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand; $10; 386-7344371; Reframing the Picture, Reclaiming the Past Through April 2; Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College, 1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park; free; 407-646-2526; Shapeless Hunger Through March 11; Redefine Gallery, 29 S. Orange Ave.; free; 407-648-7060. Virunga Through March 17; Snap Downtown, 420 E. Church St.; free; The Wyeths and American Artists in Maine Through April 23; Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N. Mills Ave.; $15; 407-896-4231; Youth in Focus: Moments in Nature Through July 18; Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona State College, Daytona Beach; free; 386-506-4475; Zombie Dog Through March 4; Lil Indies, 1036 N. Mills Ave.; free;

EVENTS 7 Courses, 7 Countries Familystyle meal with cuisine from the seven countries singled out by the recently blocked travel ban. Sunday, 4-6 pm; Cress Restaurant, 103 W. Indiana 48

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Ave., DeLand; $40; 386-7343740; Bell’s Brewing Spotlight Saturday, 7 pm; Lil Indies, 1036 N. Mills Ave.; free; Craft Beer Dinner Five-course menu paired with five different beers. Reservations required. Thursday, 7 pm; Sea Dog Brewing Co., 8496 Palm Parkway; $40; 321-3295306; DFPF Tapping Tapping of J Wakefield’s DFPF Berliner weiss. Wednesday, 6-9 pm; The Thirsty Topher, 601 Virginia Drive; various menu prices; 407-491-4342; facebook. com/thethirstytopher. Downtown Food & Wine Fest Sample dozens of small bites from area restaurants. Saturday, noon-9 pm, Sunday, noon-7 pm; Lake Eola Park, 200 E. Robinson St.; $20; 407-919-1010; downtownfoodandwinefest. com. Dreamcatcher Bottle Release Inoculum Ale Works releases a limited batch of Dreamcatcher, an absinthe sour. Wednesday 11:30 am; Ten10 Brewing, 1010 Virginia Drive; $17; 407-9308993; Drink and Think: Philosophy and Discussion Presentation and discussion on topics related to economic justice. Tuesday, 8 pm; Lil Indies, 1036 N. Mills Ave.; free;

Fat Tuesday Block Party Mardi Gras party with themed drinks, food and music. Tuesday, 5 pm; Wall Street Plaza, Wall and Court streets; free; 407849-0471; Florida’s Fear Market Horrorthemed swap meet with seminars, a Q&A session, make up demos and door prizes for aspiring haunted house keepers. Saturday, 10 am-6 pm; The Shallow Grave, 701 42nd St. NW, Winter Haven; free; Guest Chef Series: Kathleen Blake and John Rivers Cooking demonstration and tasting. Wednesday, 6:30-7:30 pm; The Coop, 610 W. Morse Blvd., Winter Park; free; 407-8432667; Heroes in Blue Celebrity bartenders serve drinks to honor officers Debra Clayton and Norman Lewis. Monday, 5 pm; The Hammered Lamb, 1235 N. Orange Ave.; various menu prices; 407-704-3200. Jazz and Art Winter Festival Enjoy the beautiful creations of local artists and artisans, live jazz from some of the best Central Florida performers, antique cars, bouncy houses and more. Saturday, noon-10 pm; I-Drive 360, 8445 International Drive; free; 407936-4332; LGBT Music & Arts Festival Free festival with more than 150 CONTINUED ON PAGE 51

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[COMEDY] Whitney Cummings Memphis TuesdayMay at CFE FireArena 6 pm; House of Blues, Downtown Disney West Side, Lake Buena Vista; $17-$20; 407-934-2583.


vendors, 20 bands, food trucks, classes, demonstrations and more. Saturday-Sunday, noon8 pm; Parliament House, 410 N. Orange Blossom Trail; free; 407-425-7571; Local Brews Local Grooves Craft beer and music festival. Saturday, 4 pm; House of Blues, Disney Springs, Lake Buena Vista; $11-$55; 407-9342583; Orlando City Stadium House Party Tour Orlando City’s new stadium, including the locker room and premium spaces, meet players, sample food and more. Saturday, 9 am-1 pm; Orlando City Stadium, 655 W. Church St.; free; 855-6752489; Podfest Multimedia Expo Convention for podcasters with panels, vendors, speakers and more. Thursday, 9 am, Friday, 7:45 am, Saturday, 8:15 am; Caribe Royale Resort Suites Hotel, 8101 World Center Drive; $349-$397; Winter Carnival Midway carnival with rides, games and food. Wednesday-Thursday, 5-10 pm, Friday, 5-11 pm, Saturday, 3-11 pm, Sunday, 3-10 pm; Orlando Live Events, 6405 S. U.S. Highway 17-92, Fern Park; free-$20; 407-9518751;

LEARNING Talbert Gray: Breaking Barriers From interviewing celebrities

and Civil Rights legends to publishing the first black magazine to celebrate diversity in Central Florida, Talbert Gray has compelling stories to tell from his fascinating life as a change-maker. Sunday 2-3 pm; Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd.; free; 407835-7323;

LITERARY Diverse Word Spoken word open mic. Tuesdays, 8 pm; Dandelion Communitea Cafe, 618 N. Thornton Ave.; free; 407-362-1864; Functionally Literate: Lisa Lucas Wednesday, 8 pm; Lowndes Shakespeare Center, 812 E. Rollins St.; free; 407-447-1700; Ladies Get (2)Lit Zine release party with readings, cocktails and literature. Saturday, 7 pm; Lil Indies, 1036 N. Mills Ave.; free; Winter With the Writers: Jay Hopler and Chris Bachelder Thursday, 7:30 pm; Bush Auditorium, Rollins College, 1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park; free; 407-646-2000. Writer’s Workshop With Jason Reynolds A writing workshop for teens. Ages 13-18. Registration required. Wednesday, 3 pm; Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd.; free; 407-835-7323;

SPORTS Harlem Globetrotters Exhibition game and stunts. Saturday noon; Amway Center, 400 W. Church St.; $25.50$143.50; 800-745-3000; Orlando Magic vs. Atlanta Hawks NBA basketball. Saturday, 7 pm; Amway Center, 400 W. Church St.; $13-$169; 800-745-3000; Orlando Magic vs. Portland Trail Blazers NBA basketball. Thursday, 7 pm; Amway Center, 400 W. Church St.; $13-$161; 800-745-3000; Orlando Solar Bears vs. Atlanta Gladiators Ice hockey. Wednesday, 7 pm, Friday, 7 pm, Sunday, 1:30 pm; Amway Center, 400 W. Church St.; $12$45; 800-745-3000; Purple Pride 5K Starting and finishing at the Stadium, the Purple Pride 5K is capped at 2,500 runners and features a commemorative die-cast medal for all finishers. Saturday, 9 am; Orlando City Stadium, 655 W. Church St.; $32; 855-6752489; WWE NXT Live WWE’s next generation of superstars. Wednesday, 7 pm; CFE Arena, 12777 N. Gemini Blvd.; $20; 407-823-3070. ■

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“ FA N TA S Y S C E N A R I O S ”


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I am a straight married man. My wife and I have a 4-year-old and a 3-monthold. We’ve just started having intercourse again. For Valentine’s Day, we spent the night in a B&B while grandma watched the kids. We had edibles, drank sparkling wine and then fucked. It was amazing. After we came and while we were still stoned and drunk, my wife mentioned she was open to inviting others into our sex life. I asked about getting a professional sex worker. She said no. But maybe if we were in a bar (we’re never in bars) and met someone (a unicorn), she might be into it. Anal came up. She’s always said she’s up for trying anything once. I have a desire to experiment with anal. (Not just me entering her, but her pegging me as well.) I asked if she would use the vibrator we brought on me, just to experiment. She said she was too high to do anything. I felt let down. I feel she unknowingly teased me with fantasies I have, not knowing I actually have them. We have a good sex life, and I’m willing to write off the fantasies we discussed while high and drunk. It’s the teasing that drove me crazy. Having And Realizing Desires P.S. I’m in no hurry. We just had a baby, and I don’t want to pressure my wife right now. My fear is that she may only like the idea of exploring our sexuality together and not the reality of it. Some people think about, talk about and masturbate about certain fantasies without ever wanting to realize them. Let’s call them Team Fantasize. Some people think about, etc., certain fantasies and would very much like to realize them. Let’s call them Team Realize. There’s nothing wrong with either team. But when someone on Team Fantasize is married to someone on Team Realize, well, that can be a problem. Knowing your spouse is turned on by fantasies you share but rules out realizing them – or sets impossible conditions for realizing them – can be extremely frustrating. And sometimes a frustrated Team Realize spouse will say something like this to their Team Fantasize mate: “Talking about these fantasies together – this kind of dirty talk – it gets my hopes up about actually doing it. If it’s never going to happen, we have to stop talking about it, because it’s frustrating.” The problem with that approach? Swingers clubs, BDSM parties and the strapon-dildo sections of your finer sex-positive sex-toy stores everywhere are filled with couples who used to be on opposite teams – one from Team Fantasize, the other from Team Realize – but they’re both on Team Realize now. And what got them on the same team? Continuing to discuss and share fantasies, even at the risk of frustrating the Team Realize spouse. So if you ever want to have that threesome or experiment with anal, HARD, you

need to keep talking with your wife about these fantasies – and you need to tell her your fantasies too! Tell her you’re not pressuring her, of course, but let her know these are things you would actually like to do, and the more you talk about them, the more you want to do them. If she keeps talking with you about them, that’s a sign. Not a sign that she’s a cruel tease, HARD, but a sign that she’s inching closer toward pulling on a Team Realize jersey. P.S. If your wife doesn’t know you have these fantasies – and is consequently teasing you “unknowingly” – that’s your fault, HARD, not hers.

us to go beyond that. Nothing extreme, I just want to switch things up a bit. Talking about sex makes my husband REALLY uncomfortable. If I ask him what he’d like me to do to him while we’re having sex, he shuts down. He’ll say, “Everything you do is good,” and leave it there. In the very few conversations we’ve had about this stuff, he’s said that he feels intimidated and doesn’t know what to say. This is incredibly frustrating for me. How do I get him to loosen up and feel more comfortable about talking to me so that we can eventually progress to some new experiences? Why Husband Is Prudish

I wanted to tell you about something that happened to my friend. (Really!) She was going to bang this dude from OkCupid but wasn’t getting a great feeling, so she went to bed and let him crash on the couch. She woke up the next day to find her underwear drawer empty on the floor and all of her underwear wrapped around this dude’s feet. She stealthily removed all the panties from his perv hooves and put her shit away. When the morning actualized itself, they parted amicably with no mention of the underwear slippers. Men In Alaska

Have you told him what you want? If you haven’t – if you’re as vague in your conversations with him as you were in your letter to me – you’re essentially asking your husband to guess at your undisclosed interests or kinks. Your husband is probably terrified of guessing wrong. He doesn’t know what to do, he doesn’t know what to say – but he’s told you he’s fine with whatever you want to do. So stop asking him what he wants to do to you, WHIP, and start doing whatever it is you want to do. Take the initiative, be the change you want to see in the sack, lean in or bend over or whatever. From your sign-off, WHIP, I’m guessing you’re interested in some type of BDSM play, most likely with you in the sub role. So lay your kink cards on the table and offer to dominate him first. A lot of subs do some topping, i.e., doing unto others as they would like done unto them, and some subs become tops exclusively. But take baby steps, it’s mild before wild, you gotta nail those juniorvarsity kinks before moving up to varsitylevel kinks, etc.

Ask yourself which is the likelier scenario, MIA. Scenario No. 1: This guy stumbled around your friend’s dark apartment in the middle of the night, managed to find her underwear drawer, pulled it out and set it on the floor, made himself a pair of pantiebooties, had himself a wank and fell back to sleep. All without waking your friend. Then your friend got up in the morning, saw her panties wrapped around his hooves, peeled them off one by one and returned her panties to their drawer. All without waking Perv Hooves up. Scenario No. 2: Your friend got pervy with this guy, wanted to tell you about this guy’s kink, but was too embarrassed to admit that she played along and possibly got into it. My money is on Scenario No. 2, MIA, because I’ve heard this song before: “I met this pervert who did these perverted things in front of me while I was asleep, and I wasn’t in any way involved and I wasn’t harmed. Isn’t that pervert crazy?” Yeah, no. In most cases, the person relaying the story played an active role in the evening’s perversions but edited the story to make themselves look like a passive bystander, not a willing participant.

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I’m a 30-year-old straight woman who has been with the same guy (high-school sweetheart!) for the last 13 years. We love each other deeply, best friends, etc. The problem isn’t that the sex isn’t good – he’s very good at making me come. But the sex is vanilla and routine, and I would like

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Legal, Public Notices NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned intends to sell the personal property described below to enforce a lien imposed on said property under The Florida Self Storage Facility Act Statutes (Section 83.801-83.809). The undersigned will sell at public sale by competitive bidding on,Monday the 27th day of February, thru, the 6th day of March 2017 at 1:00 P.M., on said property has been stored and which are located at: 3400 Forsyth Rd, Winter Park FL 32792 Name, Unit #, Contents: Charles NewBerry, 949, Maverick Car- VIN-J2X92F274199J Tamika Arthur, 621, Household items-furniture Josh Havorka, 993, 2005 Ford Five Hundred 4Dr- VIN-1FAFP25185611 Norma Ferrer, 269, Bed FrameTools- Car Parts Randy McNair, 998, Monte CarloVIN-1G3AR47A5DM53957 Purchases must be paid for at the time of purchase by cash only. All purchased items are sold as is, where is, and must be removed at the time of the sale. Sale is subject to cancellation in the event of settlement between owner and obligated party. Dated the 22nd day of February, and the 1st day of March 2017.

NOTICE OF SALE The following vehicles will be sold at Public Auction for cash to satisfy lien pursuant to F.S. 713.78 on MARCH 6TH, 2017 at 9:00 am at Dynamic Towing, 6408 Old Cheney Hwy., Orlando, FL. 407-273-5880 2003 FORD 1FAFP45X73F417447

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR ORANGE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2016-CA-008687 VENTURES TRUST 2013-I-H-R BY MCM CAPITAL PARTNERS, LLLP F/K/A MCM CAPITAL PARTNERS, LLC, ITS TRUSTEE, Plaintiff, v. OLIVER TITRE; PHYLLIS TITRE; STATE OF FLORIDA; ORANGE COUNTY, FLORIDA;UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; together with any grantees, assignees, creditors, lienors, heirs, devisees or trustees of said defendants, and all other persons claiming by, through, under or against defendants, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: PHYLLIS TITRE, 4457 La Vista Drive, Orlando, FL 32808, YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose the following property in Orange County, Florida: LOT(S) 10, BLOCK A, ELDORADO HILLS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE(S) 34, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF ORANGE COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 4457 La Vista Drive, Orlando, FL 32808 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on JASON R. HAWKINS, ESQUIRE, the plaintiff’s attorney, whose address is: Suite 1200, 1000 Legions Place, Orlando, Florida 32801 on or before 30 days from the date of the first publication of this notice, and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on the plaintiff’s attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. Dated on 2/17/17. Tiffany Moore Russell Orange County Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s Sandra Jackson, Deputy Clerk, 2017.02.17 09:25:49 -05’00’. As Deputy Clerk. Civil Division, 425 N Orange Avenue Room 310, Orlando, Florida 32801.

NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned, Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc., of 2465 Ameriprise Financial Ctr., Minneapolis, MN 55474, pursuant to the requirements of the Florida Department of State, Division of Corporations, is hereby advertising the following fictitious name: Molnar Wealth Advisory Group It is the intent of the undersigned to register Molnar Wealth Advisory Group with the Florida Department of State, Division of Corporations. Dated: 2/11/17 NOTICE OF SALE Vehicles will be sold as is, no warranty. Seller reserves the right to refuse any bid. Terms of bids are cash only. Buyer must have funds on hand at time of sale: 1993 Buick 1G4HP53L4PH549516 To be sold at auction at 8:00 a.m. on March 8, 2017, 9881 Recycle Center Rd. Orlando Florida 32428 New Generation Towing

LOST OR ABANDONED PROPERTY FOUND OR RECOVERED WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS OF ORLANDO, FLORIDA. PROPERTY NOT CLAIMED WILL EITHER BE SURRENDERED TO THE FINDERS OR RETAINED FOR USE BY THE DEPARTMENT. CITY LIMITS OF ORLANDO, FLORIDA PICTURE IDENTIFICATION IS REQUIRED. FEBRUARY 2017 1.Bike, La Costa/Semoran 2. Bike, 5700 Blk St. Charles Prado 3. Bike, 3700 Blk Millenia Bv 4. Bike, 3700 Blk Millenia Bv 5. Money, 3900 E. Colonial 6. Money, Colonial/Bumby 7. Bag, Princeton/Brengle 8. Purse with BaG, 100 Blk George De Salvia 9. Cell Phone, 5400 Blk N OBT 10. KeyFob, 6200 Blk Pershing 11. Cell Phone, Magnolia/South 12. Walle,t 6400 Blk Raleigh St 13. Keys, 3800 Blk S. Semoran 14. Cell Phone, 3800 S Semoran 15. Bag, 3800 Blk S. Semoran 16. Headphones, 3800 Blk S. Semoran 17. Sunglasses, 3800 Blk S Semoran 18. Charger, 1200 Blk S Hiawassee 19. Cell phone, Hughey/Central 20. Cell Phone, 800 Blk Don Quixote 21. Tablet, 700 Blk Hardman 22. Clothes, 5400 Blk DelVerde 23. Musical Instrument in case, 5400 Blk Del Verde 24. Tool, 10000 Blk Granite Bay 25. Cell Phone, Tampa/Washington 26. WalkieTalkie, Hughey/Central 27. Tablet and Keyboard, 1400 Blk Mt. Vernon 28. Tablet, 6800 Blk EagleWAtch 29. Cell phone, Colonial/Primrose 30. Bag with misc Items, 4500 Blk Lake Martin Ln FOR INFO CALL (407) 246-2445, MONDAYS – THRU- THURSDAYS, 8:00 AM TILL 4:30 PM

Notice of Public Sale: Pursuant to F.S. 713.78 on March 10, 2017 at 9:00 am, Riker’s Roadside Services, LLC, 630 E Landstreet Rd, Orlando, FL 32824, will sell the following vehicles and/ or vessels. Seller reserves the right to bid. Sold as is, no warranty. Seller guarantees no title, terms cash. Seller reserves the right to refuse any or all bids; 1FMDU34X7TUC58815 1996 FORD ; 1J4G248N7YC298177 2000 JEEP ; 1MELM624XTH635221 1996 MERCURY ; 2FMZA5140WBD46202 1998 FORD ; 2G1WF52E549328503 2004 CHEVROLET ; 4T1BG22K4WU363199 1998 TOYOTA ; 7U62H129282 1977 FORD ; JHMEJ6578VS006926 1997 HONDA ; KNDUP131X36345447 2003 KIA JA3AU1679U039505, 2009 MITSUBISHI.

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR ORANGE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2016-CA-007844-O ASHINGTON PARK HOMEOWNERS’ ASSOCIATION, INC., Plaintiff, vs. JONATHAN S. BLAEDE, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JONATHAN S. BLAEDE, and UNKNOWN PARTIES IN POSSESSION, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: JONATHAN S. BLAEDE 14562 Greydale Circle, Orlando, Florida 32826 Current residence unknown, if living, and ALL OTHER UNKNOWN PARTIES, including if a named Defendant is deceased, the personal representatives, the surviving spouse, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and all other parties claiming, by, through, under or against that Defendant, and all claimants persons or parties, natural or corporate, whose exact legal status is unknown, claiming under any of the above named or described Defendants. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a lien on the following property located in Orange County, Florida: LOT 22, STONEMEADE, PHASE 1, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 33, PAGE 113, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF ORANGE COUNTY, FLORIDA. Street address of: 14562 Greydale Circle, Orlando, Florida 32826, has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to Peter Hagood, Esquire, Hagood & Garvey, LLC., Plaintiff’s attorney, at 451 Maitland Avenue, Altamonte Springs, Florida 32701, within 30 days of the first date of publication of this notice, and file the original with clerk of this court (425 North Orange Avenue, Orlando, Florida 32801) either before March 2, 2017 on Plaintiff’s attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. Dated January 31, 2017. Tiffany Moore Russell, Orange County Clerk of Court. BY: /s/ Sandra Jackson , Deputy Clerk, 2017.01.31 13:17:29 -05’00’, Deputy Clerk. Civil Division, 425 N. Orange Avenue, Room 310, Orlando, Florida 32801.

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR SEMINOLE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION IN RE: ESTATE OF HELEN ELAINE KEMP a/k/a ELAINE KEMP, Deceased. File No.2017-CP- 000178-FA- B NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Helen Elaine Kemp a/k/a Elaine Kemp, deceased, whose date of death was October 30, 2016, is pending in the Circuit Court for Seminole County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 301 N. Park Avenue, Sanford, FL 32771. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative’s attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court ON OR BEFORE THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN FLORIDA STATUTES SECTION 733.702 WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is 2/15/17. Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Alexander J. Ombres, Attorney, Florida Bar Number: 278521 MATEER & HARBERT, TWO LANDMARK CTR, 225 E ROBINSON ST STE 600, ORLANDO, FL 32801, Telephone: (407) 425-9044, Fax: (407) 4232016, E-Mail:, Secondary: LDana@ Personal Representative: /s/ Edwin Stanley Kemp, Jr., 8366 Seven Oaks Drive, Jonesboro, GA 30236.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION FOR MONIES DUE ON STORAGE LOCKERS LOCATED AT UHAUL COMPANY FACILITIES. STORAGE LOCATIONS AND TIMES ARE LISTED BELOW. ALL GOODS SOLD ARE HOUSEHOLD CONTENTS, MISCELLANEOUS OR RECOVERED GOODS. ALL AUCTIONS ARE HELD TO SATISFY OWNER’S LIEN FOR RENT AND FEES IN ACCORDANCE WITH FLORIDA STATUTES, SELF STORAGE ACT, SECTIONS 83.806 AND 83.807, STARTS AT 8 am and RUNS CONTINOUSLY. Uhaul Ctr Ocoee-11410 W. Colonial Drive-Ocoee 03/15/17 - 2432 Darryl Ayers, 3478 Jeffrey Mcdonough, 2332 Shawn Johnson, 2379-83 Laura Allen 3550 Trishana Smith, 1568 Michael Barrett Uhaul Stg Haines City-3307 Hwy 17-92 W-Haines City 03/15/17 - G0793 William Marsh, F0637 Gabriella Hernandez, E0515 Claude Laguerre, H0901Amanda Miller Uhaul Ctr Hunters Creek-13301 S. Orange Blossom Trail-Orlando 03/15/17 - 1719 Belgret King, 3334 Nethpali, 2519 Christian Figueroa, 3167 Bryan Mccullough, 3165 Sherry Sheila, 2510 Laura Davenport, 3112 Antonio Clemmons, 3038 Nelson Arias, 2054 Tracey Boss, 2201 Jodie Johnson, 2400 Tracey Boss, 2627 Samantha Ralat, 3012 Duane Jones Uhaul Stg Gatorland- 14651 Gatorland Dr-Orlando 03/15/17 550 Leah Mcqueary, 788 Michelle Pouerie, 887 Vivian Cabrera, 262 Hernan Figueroa, 671 Tillis Churchill, 243 Scott White, 1207 Ruben Ramos, 1033 Ralph Aldohar, 978 Paul Ramson, 257 Naomi Abreu. NOTICE OF SALE Vehicles will be sold as is, no warranty. Seller reserves the right to refuse any bid. Terms of bids are cash only. Buyer must have funds on hand at time of sale: 2003 Jeep VIN# 1J4GW48S43C505630 1998 BMW VIN# WBAGJ8320WDM18662 2015 Dodge VIN# 3C4PDCBG9FT565762 1995 Dodge VIN# 1B7HC16X8SS382595 2006 Ford VIN# 1FAHP25166G111427 2000 Saturn VIN# 1G8ZH5289YZ118713 2005 Ford VIN# 1FTRF12205KC25993 2008 Yamaha VIN# LPRSA20A48A812301 1998 Saturn VIN# 1G8ZH5283WZ236589 To be sold at auction at 8:00 a.m. on March 8, 2017, 7301 Gardner Street, Winter Park, FL. 32792 Constellation Towing & Recovery LLC NOTICE OF SALE Vehicles will be sold as is, no warranty. Seller reserves the right to refuse any bid. Terms of bids are cash only. Buyer must have funds on hand at time of sale: 2006 Toyota 5TDZA23C16S558712 2001 Mitsubishi 4A3AC34GX1E058963 To be sold at auction at 8:00 a.m. on March 9, 2017, 9881 Recycle Center Rd. Orlando Florida 32428 New Generation Towing

Notice of Public Auction for monies due on storage units located at U-Haul company facilities. Storage locations are listed below. All goods are household contents or miscellaneous and recovered goods. All auctions are hold to satisfy owner’s lien for rent and fees in accordance with Florida Statutes, Self-Storage Act, Sections 83.806 and 83.807. The auction will start at 8:00 a.m. on March 9, 2017 and i ti e ti is e U-Haul Moving and Storage of Maitland, 7815 North Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando, FL 32810; D21 Tex Quesenberry $305.40, D51 Tex Quesenberry $874.60, A40 Reneka Logan $223.61, B34 Raul Rodriguez $591.32, C66 Robert McCarty $733.35, B05 Melanie Burnside $399.25, E23 Tex Quesenberry $1091.50, C15 Billy Donathan $588.40, U115 Julie Fitzgerald $412.60 U-Haul Moving and Storage at Apopka, 1221 E Semoran Blvd, Apopka, FL 32703; 1113 Jeffrey Dwinal $697.48, 1131 David Desch $429.35, 1020 Freida Parker $811.75, 1231-33 Ronald Summey $836.07, 1358 Clarence Mott $576.92 U-Haul Moving and Storage at Altamonte Springs, 598 W Semoran Blvd, Altamonte Springs, FL 32714,AA3367F Billy Patterson $514.25 U-Haul Moving and Storage of Semoran, 2055 N Semoran Blvd, Winter Park, FL 32792; 1369 Paul Crane $443.60, 1402 Lizette McMillian $336.60, 1029 Kenneth Coleman $646.60, 1365 Kenneth Coleman $437.65 U-Haul Moving and Storage of Lake Mary, 3851 S Orlando Ave, Sanford, FL 32773; 2454 Lenora Gipson $486.30, 1007 Mary Thomas $680.00, 2545 Steven Brickhouse $312.35, 1407 Shakiyla Blake $518.90, 1752 Keith Baxter $374.00, 2528 Betty Schultz $321.35, 2425 Betty Schultz $513.20, 1043 NAtalie Paradise $610.65, 2063 Juan Cruze $312.35, 1777 Robie Warren $435.15, 2364 Luis Sandoval $452.35, 1410 Charity Havener $350.60, 1659 Jordan Bonilla $797.90, 2447 Lenora Gipson $486.30, 1460 Gerald Nelson $368.40, 1201 Donovan Mcgill $665.20 U-Haul Moving and Storage at Rinehart, 1811 Rinehart Road, Sanford, FL 32771;3035 Brian Revels $603.95, 3097 Jack Ortez $454.25, 3152 Michael White $868.50, 4111 Derek Marion $614.75, 1057 Heather Kelsey $833.60, 4176 Jeri Brannon $328.40, 2156 Mychaela Carmen $710.80, 2138 Elijah June III $518.20. NOTICE OF SALE Vehicles will be sold as is, no warranty. Seller reserves the right to refuse any bid. Terms of bids are cash only. Buyer must have funds on hand at time of sale: 2006 Nissan 1N4AL11D26C125498 To be sold at auction at 8:00 a.m. on March 1, 2017, 9881 Recycle Center Rd. Orlando Florida 32428 New Generation Towing

NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION FOR MONIES DUE ON STORAGE LOCKERS LOCATED AT UHAUL COMPANY FACILITIES. STORAGE LOCATIONS AND TIMES ARE LISTED BELOW. ALL GOODS SOLD ARE HOUSEHOLD CONTENTS, MISCELLANEOUS OR RECOVERED GOODS. ALL AUCTIONS ARE HELD TO SATISFY OWNER’S LIEN FOR RENT AND FEES IN ACCORDANCE WITH FLORIDA STATUTES, SELF STORAGE ACT, SECTIONS 83.806 AND 83.807, STARTS AT 8 am and RUNS CONTINOUSLY. Uhaul Ctr Kirkman-600 S Kirkman Rd-Orlando 03/08/17 2073 Ronald Smith, 8021 Antonio Collins, 2099 Janashia Carter, 5003 Shavonda Campbell, 4010 Heidi Hornsby 2118 Kashmir Haley- Palmore 3067 Randy Harmon, 3003 Frederick Dauley, 1122 Elaina Jacobs, 3054 Torri Ray, 3002 Wanda Jones, 2074 Nick Bradford, 2120 Winston Fortune, 2034 Katrina Edwards, 1009 Joyce Trimble, 3015 Jamie Mcintosh, 2002 Christian Vazquez, 3094 Jacklyn Baker, 4026, Desiree Ortiz 2097 Wagner Alves, 2111 Stephanie Uhaul Ctr Orange Ave-3500 S Orange Ave 03/08/17 - Orlando 1070 Dean Mosley, 1924 Matthew Nelson, 1704 Martha James, 1733 Natalie Graham, 2303 Rawn Haynes, 1210 Henry Roman, 1809 Oranusi Obiora, 1429 Michael Stefanavage, 1114 Susan Anderson, 1413 Patrick Skiffington, 1910 Reginald Hicks, 1837 Sam Pierre Uhaul Ctr Baldwin Park- 4001 E Colonial Drive-Orlando 03/08/17 - D186 Maria Bordao, D213 Kayla Hamm, C144 Kamesha Burgess, C170 Dawn Gregor, C135 Rhyan Clark, B117 Christina Hinson, C102 Carla Perez, A121-22 Fernando Bouffard, A103 Dave Desormeau, B146 Kristal Stewart Uhaul Ctr Goldenrod-508 N Goldenrod Rd-Orlando 03/08/17 - 532 Neftali Perales Pena, 642 Yahaira Colon, 1301 Chris Talbert, 744 Olga Martinez Gomez, 507 James Ashbridge, 512 Greg Brown, 606 Marissa Betz, 230 Diana Capetillo, 211 Adrain Robinson, 741 Hector Natan, 333 Heriberto Morlas, 518 Fritchie Bayan, 506 Jared Sylvia, 739 Santiago W Saavedra, 510 Lizette Mcmillian, Uhaul Ctr Alafaya-11815 E Colonial Drive-Orlando 03/08/17 - 1113 Sacha Comrie, 1262 Jacey Nicholes, 1201 Tyler Benson, 1516 Steve Camargo, 1213 Eduardo Avila, 1132 Jennifer Johnson, 1908 Ashley Taylor.

NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned, Patrice Simone, LLC, of 3601 Vineland Road, Suite 1, Orlando, FL 32811, pursuant to the requirements of the Florida Department of State, Division of Corporations, is hereby advertising the following fictitious name: Patrice Simone Patisserie It is the intent of the undersigned to register “Patrice Simone Patisserie” with the Florida Department of State, Division of Corporations. Dated: 2/14/17

NOTICE OF SALE Vehicles will be sold as is, no warranty. Seller reserves the right to refuse any bid. Terms of bids are cash only. Buyer must have funds on hand at time of sale. 1992 FORD VIN# 1FTCR10U3NPA89119 2000 HONDA VIN# 2HKRL1854YH544049 2003 CHEVROLET VIN# 1G1ND52J73M504175 2001 CHEVROLET VIN# 2G1WF52E019196018 1996 TOYOTA VIN# JT2AC52L7T0164262 2003 FORD VIN# 1FAFP55253A179718 To be sold at auction at 8:00AM on MARCH 6TH, 2017, at 2500 N. Forsyth rd, Orlando Fl 32807. Around The Clock Towing inc.

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