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Spooky ol’ classic on DVD, believe it or not, One Step Beyond

Posted on April 17, 2015 at 1:47 pm

          By Peter Covino A&E Editor Saturday night was always the scariest night of the week growing up. Alone in my room, up later than I was supposed to be, the lights were out with just the black and white flickering of some late night horror film. Even a shadow on the wall or a dog barking outside would pretty much guarantee I would be up

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  • Kissimmee Underground Artists getting a foothold

    Posted on April 16, 2015 at 10:16 am


    By Charlie Reed Staff Writer Ryan Reese got sick of going to Orlando every time he wanted to connect with other artists. The events and the people were inspiring and worth the drive. But Reese had a feeling there was a scene closer to home, a potential scene anyway. Hoping to fan the flame of creativity in his own backyard, the 22-year-old Kissimmee resident started fishing for other artists in

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  • Into the Woods, to Blu-ray and DVDland, new King Julien on Netflix

    Posted on April 1, 2015 at 1:53 pm

                By Peter Covino A&E Editor The forest hasn’t been this spooky since the Wicked Witch got on her broom and headed west. But it isn’t all dark and gloomy. For Disney fans, Into the Woods on Blu-ray and DVD is a cause for celebration. Based on the Tony-award winning Broadway show by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine, the fantasy musical drama is a treat

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  • Final Hobbit, Unbroken arrive on DVD, Blu-ray

    Posted on March 26, 2015 at 10:50 am

            By Peter Covino A&E Editor Christmas Day is always one of the busiest days at movie theaters, with as many as five blockbuster-type films debuting on the holiday. 2014 certainly was no exception with mega-hits like The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies, Disney’s Into the Woods (review coming soon, hopefully) and Unbroken all making their debuts. All three films made a ton of money at

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  • Students shine in Arts Alive

    Posted on March 20, 2015 at 12:31 pm

    By Charlie Reed Staff Writer They sang, they danced, they played music, they drew and painted. And this year they wrote, too. For 21 years, Arts Alive of Osceola County has brought together the area’s best and brightest arts students for a contest, including a scholarship race for senior participants – all of it culminating with an annual spring showcase. About 200 students from throughout Osceola County submitted portfolios and

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  • Marketplace still growing, The Artegon Marketplace adds more food, fun

    Posted on March 20, 2015 at 10:26 am

    If you haven’t been to Artegon Marketplace Orlando lately, you haven’t been to Artegon Marketplace. The shopping attraction, which has been opening in phases, continues to add new places to see  as well as eating establishments. The 1.1 million-square-foot shopping attraction and artisan marketplace will add four new food kiosks this month at  the center’s Great Hall. At Florida’s first U Roll Express, customers can create their own sushi roll

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  • Award winning art on display, Osceola Arts has two exhibits featuring local art

    Posted on March 20, 2015 at 10:15 am

                    By Peter Covino A&E Editor If a picture is worth a thousands words, then Osceola Arts has an entire library on display this month. The Kissimmee art center complex is currently home to two exhibits featuring award-winning, local art. Currently on display is artwork from the Images of Osceola juried art show as well as the inaugural Kenton’s Kowboy Classics High School

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