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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 don’t 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 cliché “the more the merrier” never visited Orlando’s haunted attractions. Last week, I praised Uni-versal’s 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 Universal’s two decades  of building the tourism calendar’s 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 – 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

There’s no argument over the fact that Orlando is America’s 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 who’s-who of Orlando’s  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 that’s 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 I’ve 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 I’ve been exploring entertainment options in the I-Drive area south of the city. But this week I’m 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

It’s an oddly traditional Orlando truism that theater doesn’t 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 it’s tough to focus with a cartoon-cute red squirrel snacking on birdseed 4 feet in front of you. This week’s edition of Live Active Cultures comes to you...[MORE]

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

For this week’s column, I’m 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, I’m not talking about that Pott...[MORE]

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

I’m home after a week away,  but between you and me, I’d rather be back at the beach. It’s unseemly for someone unemployed to take a vacation, but my trip followed a week of Universal’s Wizarding Worl...[MORE]

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

Anyone following my food-tweets from Universal’s meat-tastic Harry Potter media buffets last week knows I’m a committed carnivore. Lately I’ve been spotted snacking on soy and salad at downtown’s Dand...[MORE]

Culture 2 Go: Islamic culture is a mystery to most Americans

Culture to Go | 6/24/2010 | By Lindy T. Shepherd, Al Krulick, Marc D. Allan

Women are the world 9 Parts of Desire Empty Spaces Theatre Co. Through June 27 at  Lowndes Shakespeare Center 812 E. Rollins St. 407-328-9005 www.emptyspacestheatre.org $20 Islamic culture is...[MORE]

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

This week’s column kicks off with a confession: I’m Caucasian. Shocking, I know. There’s more: I’m 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

“Trust 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.” It’s early morning June 2, and Universal’s Harry Potter attra...[MORE]

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