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April 16, 2014

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News
The perils of Florida’s refusal to expand Medicaid

The perils of Florida’s refusal to expand Medicaid

News: Charlene Dill is one of an estimated 2,000 people who expected to face dire health issues due to lack of access to care By Billy Manes 4/9/2014
Woman accidentally brings gun to Orlando airport

Woman accidentally brings gun to Orlando airport

News: Police arrest her because she did not have permit to carry the weapon By Fred Lambert 4/9/2014
Florida legislature expands Stand Your Ground

Florida legislature expands Stand Your Ground

News: State decides that Stand Your Ground cases should no longer be public record By Billy Manes 4/9/2014
Blocking Gov. Rick Scott’s vote block

Blocking Gov. Rick Scott’s vote block

News: Despite its attempts to defend its position on voter purge, court of appeals calls action unconstitutional By Billy Manes 4/9/2014
Planned Parenthood of Greater Orlando to open Kissimmee clinic

Planned Parenthood of Greater Orlando to open Kissimmee clinic

News: Despite some vocal protests, city says it has no legal grounds to try to block clinic By Erin Sullivan 4/9/2014
Graffiti walls in Orlando: Love or hate?

Graffiti walls in Orlando: Love or hate?

News: Letters to the editor 4/9/2014
Arts & Culture
Future Bear wants to save the world

Future Bear wants to save the world

Arts & Culture: Rollins professors Rachel Simmons and Julian Chambliss create an environmental superhero By Richard Reep 4/16/2014
Three Orlando illusionists may hold the key to the future of magic

Three Orlando illusionists may hold the key to the future of magic

Arts & Culture: Live Active Cultures By Seth Kubersky 4/16/2014
A roundup of DPAC news, plus what’s next on local stages

A roundup of DPAC news, plus what’s next on local stages

Arts & Culture: Legler leaves town, Cowie films local creatives, Orlando Ballet to move into ‘the Doc’ By Seth Kubersky 4/9/2014
Robert Pruitt’s work pulls so many different threads

Robert Pruitt’s work pulls so many different threads

Arts & Culture: Acclaimed Afrofuturist at Zora Neale Hurston Museum through July By Richard Reep 4/9/2014
Top 10 reasons to love Cabana Bay Beach Resort

Top 10 reasons to love Cabana Bay Beach Resort

Arts & Culture: Universal Orlando’s new retro-revival hotel complex gets the details right By Seth Kubersky 4/9/2014
‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’ at Mad Cow Theatre

‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’ at Mad Cow Theatre

ARTS & CULTURE: Mad Cow raises the roof on a Tennessee Williams classic By Cameron Meier 4/2/2014
Music
Few moments worth relishing on Pup’s freshman album

Few moments worth relishing on Pup’s freshman album

Music: Album review: Pup’s self-titled By James Greene, Jr. 4/16/2014
Off! slogs along with their signature snarl on ‘Wasted Years’

Off! slogs along with their signature snarl on ‘Wasted Years’

Music: Album review: Off!’s ‘Wasted Years’ By James Greene, Jr. 4/16/2014
Sonata Arctica’s latest is a rousing power metal triumph

Sonata Arctica’s latest is a rousing power metal triumph

Music: Album review: Sonata Arctica’s ‘Pariah’s Child’ By James Greene, Jr. 4/16/2014
Cleveland indie rockers Cloud Nothings shoot straight sonically

Cleveland indie rockers Cloud Nothings shoot straight sonically

Music: Gloom never sounded so good as on 'Here and Nowhere Else' By Nick McGregor 4/16/2014
This Little Underground: A farewell salute to Orlandooom

This Little Underground: A farewell salute to Orlandooom

Music: Kadavar, Mothership, Bloodshot Bill, the Wildtones, J.D. Wilkes and the Dirt Daubers By Bao Le-Huu 4/16/2014
This Little Underground: Sapphire Supper Club revisited

This Little Underground: Sapphire Supper Club revisited

Music: Cherlene live, Deltron 3030 By Bao Le-Huu 4/9/2014
Bloodshot Bill’s music takes a cue from Jack Kerouac

Bloodshot Bill’s music takes a cue from Jack Kerouac

Music: Montreal’s Bloodshot Bill specializes in a primal mix of blues, country and rockabilly By Nick McGregor 4/9/2014
Food & Drink
Bar Exam: Barley and Vine Biergarten

Bar Exam: Barley and Vine Biergarten

Drink: Because beer plus patio equals fun 4/16/2014
Bright, airy Kasa offers an ambitious sampling of small plates

Bright, airy Kasa offers an ambitious sampling of small plates

Food & Drink: Chefs Josh Lyons and Shawn Kaplan are the trendy boîte’s secret weapons By Faiyaz Kara 4/16/2014
Tip Jar: Brian’s Restaurant gets new owner; Nora’s Wine & Cigars to close

Tip Jar: Brian’s Restaurant gets new owner; Nora’s Wine & Cigars to close

Food & Drink: Plus lunch tips, beer flings, foraged foods and new pizza joints By Faiyaz Kara 4/16/2014
Drinking, Nightlife and Parties

Drinking, Nightlife and Parties

Drink: Where to drink and party in Orlando this week 4/16/2014
Bar Exam: Will’s Pub

Bar Exam: Will’s Pub

Drink: The what, where, why and how of this Mills 50 mainstay 4/9/2014
Film
‘The Lunchbox’ is a touching tale of love and longing

‘The Lunchbox’ is a touching tale of love and longing

Film & DVD: Movie that makes Mumbai’s lunchbox-delivery system a central plot point is a cinematic meal worth savoring By Cameron Meier 4/16/2014
Opening in Orlando: ’13 Sins,’ ‘Bears,’ ‘A Haunted House 2,’ ‘Heaven Is For Real’ and ‘Transcendence

Opening in Orlando: ’13 Sins,’ ‘Bears,’ ‘A Haunted House 2,’ ‘Heaven Is For Real’ and ‘Transcendence

Film & DVD: Movies opening in local theaters this week By Steve Schneider 4/16/2014
Paul Sorvino to screen ‘Goodfellas’ at Florida Film Festival

Paul Sorvino to screen ‘Goodfellas’ at Florida Film Festival

Film & DVD: An interview with the veteran actor, who says he tries to evade the gangster stereotype By Cameron Meier 4/9/2014
Opening in Orlando: ‘Rio 2,’ ‘Oculus’ and ‘Draft Day’

Opening in Orlando: ‘Rio 2,’ ‘Oculus’ and ‘Draft Day’

Film & DVD: Movies opening in Orlando theaters this week By Steve Schneider 4/9/2014
Comics

This Modern World

Comics: By Tom Tomorrow 4/16/2014

Lulu Eightball

Comics: By Emily Flake 4/16/2014
Columns
Savage Love

Savage Love

COLUMN: I’m a 26-year-old girl, and my boyfriend is bi. I assumed he would be less jealous than the average man, but my BF is more jealous than average. He accuses me of having slept with my male friends in the past. He makes negative comments about how many people By Dan Savage 4/16/2014
Free Will Astrology

Free Will Astrology

COLUMN: By Rob Brezsny 4/16/2014
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