Around Osceola

Entertainment » Local

Come and fly with Peter Pan

Posted on August 14, 2014 at 4:32 pm

By Peter Covino A&E Editor You are never to old for Peter Pan, and adults and youngsters can get to see the latest version of this classic tale as the Osceola Center for the Arts presents Peter Pan, weekends through Aug. 31. Based on J.M. Barrie’s classic tale, Peter Pan, the show, will be presented just as you remember it when you were a kid. Peter and the sometimes-not-so-nice Tinkerbell,

Read Full Story

Local » Older Stories

  • He did seize the day — goodbye, Robin

    Posted on August 12, 2014 at 10:58 am

              By Peter Covino A&E Editor/Film Critic Before moving on to this week’s  movie/DVD column, I have to say a few words about the tragic  passing of Robin Williams. Williams, who I guess was always a troubled figure, will now, unfortunately, be added to Hollywood’s growing list of tragic stars  like Elvis,  Marilyn,  James  Dean  and  Judy  Garland. Whether his flame will burn as bright as

    Read Full Story
  • Hip Hop legends are in town Saturday night

    Posted on August 8, 2014 at 4:31 pm

              By Peter Covino A&E Editor The big night for hip hop fans has finally arrived. Osceola Heritage Park and the Silver Spurs Arena presents the Hip Hop Legends Summer Jam 2014 featuring DMX, Doug E. Fresh, Slick Rick, Rakim, Biz Markie, Black Sheep and Special Ed. Tickets for tonight’s show (Saturday)  are available through Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000, and the Silver Spurs Arena Box Office.

    Read Full Story
  • Don’t be afraid, it’s only Godzilla. Awful 1998 film gets Rifftrax Crew treatment

    Posted on August 8, 2014 at 4:12 pm

              By Peter Covino A&E Editor Godzilla, the 1998 version starring Matthew Broderick, was most certainly one of the worst big box office films of 1998, if not the entire decade. Now, you can relive its awfulness and then some, as RiffTrax will skewer this gargantuan dud starring the world’s most famous lizard. The RiffTrax crew,  Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy and Bill Corbett, best known

    Read Full Story
  • One million riders have been on Universal’s Hogswarts Express

    Posted on August 7, 2014 at 3:20 pm

            By Peter Covino A&E Editor It didn’t take very long for the Hogwarts Express to get its millionth rider. The train at Universal Orlando Resort celebrated rider No. 1 million with free Butterbeer ice-cream for everyone, well at least everyone that was lucky enough to be at the Hogsmeade Station. Potter fans whooped it up and showed off their certificates for the sweet treat, after Universal

    Read Full Story
  • El Rey is newest offering on Bright House and getting retro TV in 2014

    Posted on August 1, 2014 at 1:15 pm

            By Peter Covino A&E Editor I can never have too many TV channels. In addition to HBO and Showtime (I had to drop Cinemax and The Movie Channel a while ago, the cable bill was just getting ridiculous), I also have Netflix and Amazon Prime for even more movie and TV series choices. But it is always exciting to find a new and unexpected option in

    Read Full Story
  • Guardians are galaxy’s new super heroes

    Posted on July 31, 2014 at 3:18 pm

              By Peter Covino A&E Editor Move over Star Wars and Indiana Jones. The next great movie franchise is here. It wouldn’t seem possible that this second-rung group of Marvel super heroes could lend itself to that kind of pedigree (especially when one is a raccoon and another a barely talking tree), but Guardians of the Galaxy transcends the usual trappings of comic book super guys.

    Read Full Story

Headlines of the Day

News Videos