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September 1, 2014

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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
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
‘The History Boys’ offers a nuanced version of schoolboy angst

‘The History Boys’ offers a nuanced version of schoolboy angst

Arts & Culture: Despite surface similarities to ‘Dead Poets Society,’ the Mad Cow production is more subtle By Seth Kubersky 8/20/2014
TrIP shows humans of Orlando at Gallery at Avalon Island

TrIP shows humans of Orlando at Gallery at Avalon Island

Arts & Culture: The public transit-inspired project opens its portrait show Thursday By Richard Reep 8/20/2014
Music
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
This Little Underground: Orlando music from Obliterati to Sales

This Little Underground: Orlando music from Obliterati to Sales

Music: : Live reviews from the Obliterati reunion, Sales By Bao Le-Huu 8/27/2014
How important is college radio to today’s underground bands?

How important is college radio to today’s underground bands?

Music: An exploration of modern radio’s role in music discovery with WPRK’s “Local Heroes” and the Modern Music Movement By Ashley Belanger 8/27/2014
Beach Day charts new creative territory on ‘Native Echoes’

Beach Day charts new creative territory on ‘Native Echoes’

Music: Album review: Beach Day’s ‘Native Echoes’ By Nick McGregor 8/20/2014
Golden Pelicans discuss the necessity of visceral shows

Golden Pelicans discuss the necessity of visceral shows

Music: The Total Punk band’s frontman Erik Grincewicz on their debut self-titled LP By Ashley Belanger 8/20/2014
This Little Underground: The Ted Nugent dilemma

This Little Underground: The Ted Nugent dilemma

Music: Plus live reviews of OFF!, Gay Kiss, Bad Antics By Bao Le-Huu 8/20/2014
Food & Drink
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
Seven new restos: Pig Floyd’s, Mynt, Two Chefs Seafood and more

Seven new restos: Pig Floyd’s, Mynt, Two Chefs Seafood and more

Food & Drink: Plus a couple of closings and some September food events By Faiyaz Kara 8/27/2014
Drinking, Nightlife and Parties

Drinking, Nightlife and Parties

Drink: Where to drink and party in Orlando this week 8/27/2014
Quantum Leap makes wine tasting modern

Quantum Leap makes wine tasting modern

Drink: Bar Exam: The what, where and why of Orlando drinking spots 8/20/2014
Film
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
Opening in Orlando

Opening in Orlando

Film & DVD: ‘As Above, So Below,’ ‘Land Ho!’ ‘The November Man’ and ‘The Trip to Italy’ By Steve Schneider 8/27/2014
Movies opening in Orlando theaters this week

Movies opening in Orlando theaters this week

Film & DVD: ‘Are You Here,’ ‘Calvary,’ ‘Frank Miller’s Sin City: A Dame to Kill For,’ ‘If I Stay’ and ‘When the Game Stands Tall’ By Steve Schneider 8/20/2014
Comics

This Modern World

Comics: By Tom Tomorrow 8/27/2014

Lulu Eightball

Comics: By Emily Flake 8/27/2014
Columns
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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