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Theme Park RangersÂ» Orlando Sentinel â Theme Park RangersIt's Thursday and we're daydreaming about the weekend activities at Central Florida's theme parks and attractions. It's the final weekend for a few events, including the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival, which wraps on Sunday. (Musical guest...
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelThe Daytime Emmys will salute Dick Clark and “American Bandstand” with tributes from “American Idol” host Ryan Seacrest, Donny Osmond, Chubby Checker and Tony Orlando. Regis Philbin hosts Â the Daytime Emmys liveÂ from 9 to 11...
This weekend: âTrue Bloodâ boils; âEntourageâ returns; âAmerican Bandstand,â Dick Clark and director Mike Nichols honoredThe TV Guy - Orlando SentinelIt's a good weekend for show-biz institutions. Dick Clark and “American Bandstand” will be saluted at the Daytime Emmys at 9 p.m. Sunday on CBS. Regis Philbin, another TV legend, will host from Las Vegas. Honoring Clark and “Bandstand...
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelYou have your choice of awards shows tonight. Queen Latifah hosts the BET Awards at 8 tonight on BET, of course. The awards are marking their 10th anniversary with a little help from Prince and Kanye West. Prince receives a well-deserved life...
As Chubby Checker sees it, his version of "The Twist" and the dance of the same name changed music history back in 1960. The song was originally sung by Hank Ballard, and then someone passed it along to Checker, who put his spin on it. "I just...
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BRAND BOULEVARD — Glendale secured a place in the Guinness Book of World Records on Saturday as nearly 1,700 people joined with singer Chubby Checker to dance "the Twist" — 50 years after the song dominated the airwaves. "We're going to...
Tags: Vehicles, Entertainment, Dance
If MTV's "Jersey Shore" becomes a franchise — and heaven help us if it already has — I hope they get around to doing a version that focuses on the shore I have come to know and love. The "Shore" I see on TV is a caricature, a fun-house mirror...
Another " American Idol" is Broadway bound. Taylor Hicks, who took the "American Idol" title in Season 5 with the help of his "Soul Patrol" fans, will make his New York stage debut as "Teen Angel" in the current revival of the musical "Grease" at the...
Gazette Staff WriterWednesday/29 Archaeological excavation at the Ravenscroft site--9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m., corner of Botetourt and Nicholson streets. Watch the excavation of an 18th century site by Colonial Williamsburg archaeologists and archaeological field school...
Special to The Morning CallMcDonald's meets Happy Days at Fuddrucker's in Bethlehem. This restaurant, which makes its M.O. that quintessential American food, the burger, delivers its supersized goods in a supersaturated decor devoted to '50s style nostalgia. Ironically, even...
Tags: Onions, Foods and Beverages, McDonald's, Jack Cheese, Bacon
WatchdogHappy 20th anniversary to ESPN's "Sports Reporters." The show came after the late, great "Sportswriters on TV," featuring a bunch of grouchy Chicago scribes, but ESPN's version was pioneering in its own right. I was going to mention this in......
Sentinel Staff WriterShopping malls, grocery stores, hospitals, housing developments -- even entertainers -- are shoring up support for Central Florida social agencies struggling to fill unprecedented demands for food, financial aid and clothing from victims of Hurricane...
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