| Jan 17, 2013
| 8:21 AM
Like many musicians, Orlando singer, songwriter and bandleader Andy Matchett has spent time searching for chords and melodies that no one has ever heard.
In his latest project, however, Matchett — known for his work in such highly regarded Orlando...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 10:38 AM
It's my final column of the year and, for that matter, the new millennium — not to mention of all time.
Unless it isn't.
I'm so confused.
Anyhow, let's look at the highs and lows of 2012 — not that you have much choice if you're going to...
| May 31, 2013
Hungry visitors have plenty of dining options at this year's Orlando Fringe Festival, two weeks of theatrical revelry continuing through May 28.
There are food and beverage vendors on the lawn between the various performing-arts facilities in Loch Haven...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 10:53 AM
Bob Kodzis is sitting across from me in a coffee shop. And he is on.
His hands are flying. His topics are ever-changing.
Over the course of 60 seconds, he does a magic trick, teaches me the Japanese symbol for "listening" and introduces me to a word...
| May 16, 2013
| 7:31 AM
If you're allergic to culture, good luck avoiding the Orlando Fringe Festival, currently in full swing through May 28. The annual celebration of theater, music, dance and art is expanding beyond Loch Haven Park this year, with performances at Theatre...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 2:16 PM
Not only do they have to put up with unknowing and uncaring Muggles at every turn, but hard-core Harry Potter fans are now, alas, out of new books to anticipate. So in the absence of a costly trip to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 8:22 AM
Orlando musician Dave Mann always looks happy.
Even in the midst of organizing a slate of more than 20 local bands for Saturday's Jambando concert series, Mann is rarely seen without his Cheshire-cat grin.
One of the founders of that series, which...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Liz Casebolt and Joel Smith on their latest show “O(h),” where they spend an hour humorously dissecting their creative process and which will run for six weeks at the Actors Company Theatre in West Hollywood....
| Jan 18, 2012
| 4:33 PM
"The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" actor Julian Sands talks about Harold Pinter. Sands is currently tackling the life and writing of Pinter in a new one-man show concluding its limited run Sunday at the Odyssey Theatre Ensemble....
| Jun 23, 2010
| 4:34 PM
You can still get your ticket to hell (insert hot Florida summer joke here) for the reprise of Orlando Fringe Festival hit Hell Freezes Over!, being staged at Parliament House's Footlights Theatre this July. The gates of Hell are opening once more as...
| Jun 24, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Another Fringe Fave returns: This time, The Great American Trailer Park Musical. The Theatreworks production of this wrong-side-of-the-tracks musical comedy cleaned up at the 2010 Orlando International Fringe Festival, walking off with a slew of awards...