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New skeleton museum has a bone to pick with you

Posted on February 26, 2015 at 2:52 pm

      By Peter Covino A&E Editor With attractions that go under the sea, way above the ground and now, under the skin, the new I-Drive 360 Complex, has got just about every angle covered. Skeletons: Animals Unveiled,  a fourth destination at the new Merlin Attractions mega complex, has announced an April 25 opening. The animal skeleton museum, the second of its kind in the world, will actually get

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  • Olive Kitteridge is must see viewing; Star 80 also new on DVD

    Posted on February 25, 2015 at 1:56 pm

                By Peter Covino A&E Editor You just might say we are living in a second golden age of television. Almost everyone is producing quality programming, from AMC’s Breaking Bad to Netflix’ House of Cards, networks big and small have gotten into series and made-for-TV movies, an area that was once completely dominated by the likes of HBO and Showtime. With so many choices, how

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  • Stormtroopers will wait until dark, Dark Sky Fest returns Saturday

    Posted on February 25, 2015 at 1:40 pm

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                        By Peter Covino A&E Editor Like many life-long Star Wars fans, Jerry Testa had more than his share of battles defending the Empire or fighting against it growing up as a kid. But it wasn’t until he went to Star Wars Weekends at Walt Disney World and saw all those stormtroopers at the event that he actually thought about dressing

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  • Escape the Room at Universal Orlando, online game a reality at the theme park, March 3-8.

    Posted on February 25, 2015 at 1:13 pm

                          By Peter Covino A&E Editor Maybe you have heard about Escape the Room. It’s a popular online game (android and iPhone apps) that puts you in a room, and with clues you have to find a way out. The game is so popular, that New York City has an Escape the Room attraction where you and nine others are

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  • Redmayne will win Oscar, in theory, also reviewed, Alexander’s terrible day

    Posted on February 18, 2015 at 4:24 pm

                  By Peter Covino A&E Editor It looks as though Eddie Redmayne is probably the favorite now in the Oscar race over the likes of Benedict Cumberbatch, even if that other Brit is more convincing. I saw The Imitation Game, also a Best Picture nominee several weeks ago, and found it considerably more satisfying than The Theory of Everything, another Best Picture nominee. It

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  • Clownin’ around at the rodeo. And lots of stuff to eat at the county fair as well

    Posted on February 18, 2015 at 3:49 pm

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              By Peter Covino A&E Editor It may not be the greatest show on Earth, but it certainly is the biggest show in Central Florida this weekend as the Osceola County Fair and the Silver Spurs Rodeo come to town. The fair, which opened last Friday, continues through Sunday, with all kinds of special events, the midway, and of course, all that fair food. More on

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  • The Eye is almost open

    Posted on February 17, 2015 at 1:49 pm

                By Peter Covino A&E Editor Central Florida’s biggest and newest icon, The Orlando Eye, is getting ever closer to that opening date. Merlin Entertainment announced today that The Orlando Eye, along with Madame Tussauds Orlando and SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium, will also be opening May 4. Guests who sign up for the attraction newsletters will have a chance to be among the first to

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