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The 39 Steps at Osceola Arts

Posted on January 23, 2015 at 4:00 pm

The 39 Steps, directed by Jennifer Henderson, is now on stage at Osceola Arts, weekends, through Feb. 1. Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have The 39 Steps. The play’s concept calls for the entirety of the 1935 adventure film” The 39 Steps” to be performed with a cast of only four. One actor plays the hero, Richard Hannay,

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  • St. Cloud to host games, dancing, movies

    Posted on January 23, 2015 at 11:58 am


    The city of St. Cloud Parks and Recreation staff is eagerly preparing for many February events for all age groups. • Flag Football: The registration period for the Brent Fullwood Adult Flag Football League ends Feb. 2. Team packets are available at the Civic Center (3001 17th St.) and the cost per team is $325. Teams will consist of seven players minimum and 14 players maximum. A mandatory coaches meeting

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  • Oscar-nominated The Boxtrolls is a visual delight

    Posted on January 23, 2015 at 9:17 am

      By Peter Covino A&E Editor Maybe it’s because it was released over the Christmas holidays that The Boxtrolls came and left theaters, and I completely missed it. Fortunately, The Boxtrolls was not snubbed by Oscar. The stop-action animation film received a much deserved Best Animated film nominaiton and, now, the film as available on Blu-ray and DVD too (Universal Home Entertainment). This is a really clever film, with a

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Sugar Ray, fireworks part of the Kissimmee Lakefront Park official grand opening, Jan. 31

Posted on January 19, 2015 at 3:14 pm

            By Peter Covino A&E Editor If you have been needing a reason to visit the completely revamped Kissimmee Lakefront Park, the city of Kissimmee has just come up with several good reasons, including a free concert by alternative rock band Sugar Ray. The park, which has been opening in phases for the past few years and was officially ready for business in November, will

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  • Celebration Foundation hosts mentoring mixer

    Posted on January 16, 2015 at 12:13 pm

    By Michelle Saldivar For the News-Gazette As a former Celebration High School student, the Celebration Foundation has been a great blessing to not only me, but many of my peers as well. The Celebration Foundation helps Celebration High School seniors through internships and scholarship opportunities in hopes of giving them some experience and financial support to succeed in college and their future careers. At an end-of-the-year reunion, the foundation invited

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  • Ortronicon returns this weekend to the Orlando Science Center

    Posted on January 14, 2015 at 10:11 am

                By Peter Covino A&E Editor One of Central Florida’s favorite science events, Otronicon, returns to the Orlando Science Center starting tomorrow and continuing through Jan. 19. This is the 10th consecutive year the center has been joined by multiple industry partners to host the interactive technology event and the role technology plays in how we live, learn, work and play. This year’s partners include

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