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September 2, 2014

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News
Bar-BQ Sauced: An oral history of Bar-BQ-Bar

Bar-BQ Sauced: An oral history of Bar-BQ-Bar

News: The beloved downtown dive is closing; here's what its owners, staff and longtime patrons have to say By Ashley Belanger 8/27/2014
Orange County Commission mulls charter switch

Orange County Commission mulls charter switch

News: Considers making some offices appointed rather than elected By Billy Manes 8/27/2014
Gov. Rick Scott touts environmental record

Gov. Rick Scott touts environmental record

News: Despite criticisms about his cuts to environmental programs, Scott says he’s looking for solutions By Billy Manes 8/27/2014
We’ll miss you, Mount Vernon Inn

We’ll miss you, Mount Vernon Inn

News: Letters to the editor By Orlando Weekly readers 8/27/2014
Arts & Culture
Voci Dance’s ‘Whisper/Roar’ brings together film, music, dance and sculpture

Voci Dance’s ‘Whisper/Roar’ brings together film, music, dance and sculpture

Arts & Culture: A constellation of local voices coalesces in a multilayered two-nights-only show By Jessica Bryce Young 9/3/2014
Scottie Campbell leaves the Ivanhood

Scottie Campbell leaves the Ivanhood

Arts & Culture: An exit interview with the ex-director as he steps down from Ivanhoe Main Street District By Seth Kubersky 9/3/2014
10th anniversary screening of Paul Wegman doc both sad and satisfying

10th anniversary screening of Paul Wegman doc both sad and satisfying

Arts & Culture: Orlando theater community comes together to commemorate the local actor’s life By Seth Kubersky 8/27/2014
Downtown’s historic Round Building meets the wrecking ball next month

Downtown’s historic Round Building meets the wrecking ball next month

Arts & Culture: City to save and store concrete screen after teardown in hopes of reuse By Richard Reep 8/27/2014
Taut Soviet thriller ‘The Letters’ touches on privacy and paranoia

Taut Soviet thriller ‘The Letters’ touches on privacy and paranoia

Arts & Culture: Mad Cow period piece strums currently relevant themes By Seth Kubersky 8/27/2014
Brooklyn writer Maya Sloan admires Orlando’s spirit

Brooklyn writer Maya Sloan admires Orlando’s spirit

Arts & Culture: Current Kerouac House resident bids adieu to the ghost of Jack Saturday night By Jessica Bryce Young 8/20/2014
Music
Flashlights’ latest cuts a huge, swollen heart with a rusty knife

Flashlights’ latest cuts a huge, swollen heart with a rusty knife

Music: Album review: Flashlights’ ‘Bummer Summer’ By Bao Le-Huu 9/3/2014
Moonmen From Mars merge concept, levity and punk rock

Moonmen From Mars merge concept, levity and punk rock

Music: Album review: Moonmen From Mars’ ‘The Horrors of Dr. Jones’ By Bao Le-Huu 9/3/2014
The chill agility of Niko Is’ flow pops on ‘Good Blood’

The chill agility of Niko Is’ flow pops on ‘Good Blood’

Music: Album review: Niko Is’ ‘Good Blood’ By Bao Le-Huu 9/3/2014
Roadkill Ghost Choir’s debut shines like the moon through an oak canopy

Roadkill Ghost Choir’s debut shines like the moon through an oak canopy

Music: Album review: Roadkill Ghost Choir’s ‘In Tongues’ By Bao Le-Huu 9/3/2014
Will’s Pub anniversary reunites an eclectic sect of bygone bands

Will’s Pub anniversary reunites an eclectic sect of bygone bands

Music: Waking a scene: Resident Weirdo, History, Vostok, Hurrah, Backhand, Peterbuilt, Dragbody, Destination Daybreak By Ashley Belanger 9/3/2014
This Little Underground: Farewell to music scene clubhouse Bar-BQ-Bar

This Little Underground: Farewell to music scene clubhouse Bar-BQ-Bar

Music: Plus live reviews of Centuries, Jungbluth, Modern Music Movement’s R.E.M. tribute By Bao Le-Huu 9/3/2014
The many rock formations of classic-rock hit machine Deep Purple

The many rock formations of classic-rock hit machine Deep Purple

Music: Deep Purple survives and still surprises on stage, despite decades of lineup changes By Jason Ferguson 8/27/2014
Food & Drink
Remix: We flip the Bloody Mary

Remix: We flip the Bloody Mary

Drink: Celery up, tomatoes down in this cocktail By Jessica Bryce Young 9/3/2014
The sea’s bounty lures patrons to Thornton Park’s revamped Cityfish

The sea’s bounty lures patrons to Thornton Park’s revamped Cityfish

Food & Drink: Chef Greg Richie refreshes the menu and commits to transparency in seafood sourcing By Faiyaz Kara 9/3/2014
Drinking, Nightlife and Parties

Drinking, Nightlife and Parties

Drink: Where to drink and party in Orlando this week 9/3/2014
Make new friends at laid-back Fish on Fire

Make new friends at laid-back Fish on Fire

Drink: Bar Exam: The what, where and why of Orlando drinking spots 8/27/2014
Ararat takes traditional Eastern European fare to lofty heights

Ararat takes traditional Eastern European fare to lofty heights

Food & Drink: Hidden-away Armenian-Ukrainian restaurant offers a little slice of home By Faiyaz Kara 8/27/2014
Film
Despite outstanding visuals, ‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’ feels like a rehash

Despite outstanding visuals, ‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’ feels like a rehash

Film & DVD: Director Robert Rodriguez newest take on the Frank Miller graphic-novel genre feels formulaic By Patrick Cooper 9/3/2014
Neigh-saying: Netflix’s new original animated series Bojack Horseman offers up star-studded satire

Neigh-saying: Netflix’s new original animated series Bojack Horseman offers up star-studded satire

Film & DVD: Couchsurfing: Stuff to stream and download By Adam McCabe 9/3/2014
Opening in Orlando: ‘Forrest Gump: An IMAX Experience,’ ‘The Identical,’ ‘The Last of Robin Hood’ and ‘The Remaining’

Opening in Orlando: ‘Forrest Gump: An IMAX Experience,’ ‘The Identical,’ ‘The Last of Robin Hood’ and ‘The Remaining’

Film & DVD: Movies opening in theaters this week By Steve Schneider and Erin Sullivan 9/3/2014
Netflix original anime, ‘Knights of Sidonia,’ embraces humanity in the space-pocalypse

Netflix original anime, ‘Knights of Sidonia,’ embraces humanity in the space-pocalypse

Film & DVD: Couchsurfing: stuff to watch, stream and download By Adam McCabe 8/27/2014
Comics

This Modern World

Comics: By Tom Tomorrow 9/3/2014

Lulu Eightball

Comics: By Emily Flake 9/3/2014

This Modern World

Comics: By Tom Tomorrow 8/27/2014
Columns
Savage Love

Savage Love

COLUMN: By Dan Savage 9/3/2014
Free Will Astrology

Free Will Astrology

COLUMN: By Rob Brezsny 9/3/2014
Free Will Astrology

Free Will Astrology

COLUMN: By Rob Brezsny 8/27/2014
Savage Love

Savage Love

COLUMN: By Dan Savage 8/27/2014
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