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Live Active Cultures | 10/21/2010 | By Seth Kubersky

James Brown is gone, but if they ever crown the Hardest Working Musician In Orlando Show Business, John deHaas has to be in the running. Have you been to the Treasure Tavern dinner show near I-Drive?...[MORE]

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Live Active Cultures | 10/14/2010 | By Seth Kubersky

I donít often say this, but you almost have to feel sorry for Disney. (Seriously, stop laughing.) Think about it: All summer long, while Mouse managers were struggling mightily (along with the rest of...[MORE]

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Live Active Cultures | 10/7/2010 | By Seth Kubersky

Whoever coined the clichť ďthe more the merrierĒ never visited Orlandoís haunted attractions. Last week, I praised Uni-versalís 20th anniversary Halloween Horror Nights, and while I stand by my assess...[MORE]

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Live Active Cultures | 9/30/2010 | By Seth Kubersky

After Universalís two decades† of building the tourism calendarís unprofitable dead zone into a monstrously successful gorehound magnet, I half-expected the company to rest on its moneybags for All ...[MORE]

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Live Active Cultures | 9/16/2010 | By Seth Kubersky

NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2010 Ė Nine years ago today, I awoke to Howard Stern talking on my clock radio, working some tastelessly ridiculous bit about an airplane allegedly striking the Twin Towers. Annoye...[MORE]

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Live Active Cultures | 9/9/2010 | By Seth Kubersky

Thereís no argument over the fact that Orlando is Americaís theme-park epicenter, with more world-class attractions per capita than anywhere on Earth outside of Japan or Dubai. But just because Centr...[MORE]

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Live Active Cultures | 9/2/2010 | By Seth Kubersky

A whoís-who of Orlandoís† arts scene assembled last Saturday night (Aug. 28) in the Bob Carr auditorium for the annual Red Chair Affair, the unofficial kickoff of the local cultural season. With an ov...[MORE]

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Live Active Cultures | 8/26/2010 | By Seth Kubersky

Print is dead. I know thatís a pessimistic proclamation from someone trying to scratch out a living as a writer, but all around I see signs that the end of ink on pulp is nigh. I hear it in the desper...[MORE]

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Live Active Cultures | 8/19/2010 | By Seth Kubersky

A long time ago, in a New Jersey suburb far, far away ... a pre-preschool mini-me gazed at a newspaper and pointed at the picture of the metal man and his trash-can companion. That moment, one of my e...[MORE]

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Live Active Cultures | 8/11/2010 | By Seth Kubersky

High culture, low culture, pop culture: When it comes to arts and amusements, I like to think Iíve seen and done it all. But last weekend I was indoctrinated into a genre that was almost entirely fore...[MORE]

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Live Active Cultures | 8/4/2010 | By Seth Kubersky

Lately Iíve been exploring entertainment options in the I-Drive area south of the city. But this week Iím back in Orlando proper, because there are certain things you can only get downtown. For exampl...[MORE]

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Live Active Cultures | 7/28/2010 | By Seth Kubersky

Last week I remarked on the scarcity of live shows in south Orlando. This weekend I encountered someone who came to the same conclusion and decided to mount an ambitious new endeavor in response. The ...[MORE]

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Live Active Cultures | 7/21/2010 | By Seth Kubersky

Itís an oddly traditional Orlando truism that theater doesnít travel below the 408. Strange as it seems, nearly every successful stage in town is situated to the north of the East-West Expressway. Su...[MORE]

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Live Active Cultures | 7/14/2010 | By Seth Kubersky

Please pardon this pastoral interruption, but itís tough to focus with a cartoon-cute red squirrel snacking on birdseed 4 feet in front of you. This weekís edition of Live Active Cultures comes to you...[MORE]

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Live Active Cultures | 7/7/2010 | By Seth Kubersky

For this weekís column, Iím taking you with me on my latest theme-park adventure, in which I follow an internationally adored man-child on a magical virtual voyage. No, Iím not talking about that Pott...[MORE]

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Live Active Cultures | 6/30/2010 | By Seth Kubersky

Iím home after a week away,† but between you and me, Iíd rather be back at the beach. Itís unseemly for someone unemployed to take a vacation, but my trip followed a week of Universalís Wizarding Worl...[MORE]

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Live Active Cultures | 6/24/2010 | By Seth Kubersky

Anyone following my food-tweets from Universalís meat-tastic Harry Potter media buffets last week knows Iím a committed carnivore. Lately Iíve been spotted snacking on soy and salad at downtownís Dand...[MORE]

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Live Active Cultures | 6/17/2010 | By Seth Kubersky

This weekís column kicks off with a confession: Iím Caucasian. Shocking, I know. Thereís more: Iím a male, middle-class, college-educated, socially liberal secularized Jew from the Northeast. That ma...[MORE]

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Live Active Cultures | 6/9/2010 | By Seth Kubersky

ďTrust me, I can 100% guarantee we will not be opening to the general public. If you stand here all day, you will go home disappointed.Ē Itís early morning June 2, and Universalís Harry Potter attra...[MORE]

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Live Active Cultures | 6/3/2010 | By Seth Kubersky

It is Sunday afternoon of the final weekend of the 2010 Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival, and so many intoxicating elements of the 30-ish shows Iíve seen this week are swirling through my...[MORE]

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