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October 16, 2017

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in association with AEG Presents presents JAKE OWEN The Good Company Tour

Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 8 p.m.
Tickets on sale Friday, October 20, 2017 at 10 a.m.


October 16, 2017 – Orlando, FL –  Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts and AEG Presents announce the Orlando concert date of Jake Owen. The country music singer-songwriter will bring The Good Company Tour to Dr. Phillips Center’s Walt Disney Theater on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale to the general public Friday, October 20, 2017 at 10 a.m. Tickets start at $35.00 and may be purchased online at drphillipscenter.org, by calling 844.513.2014 or by visiting the Dr. Phillips Center Box Office at 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, or 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday. Online and phone ticket purchases are subject to handling fees.

Owen has had six No. 1 singles to date: the two-time Platinum anthem, “Barefoot Blue Jean Night,” Platinum-certified hits, “Beachin’,” “Anywhere with You,” “Alone with You” and “The One That Got Away,” in addition to the Gold-certified “American Country Love Song.” The RCA Nashville recording artist recently released his fifth studio album, “American Love,” which debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart and No. 4 on the Billboard 200 chart. The album was produced by award-winning songwriters/producers Shane McAnally and Ross Copperman. Owen co-produced three tracks, which marks his first time as a co-producer with Lukas Bracewell. The Vero Beach, Florida native is well-known for his high-energy performances and laid-back style.

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in association with AEG Presents presents BILL BURR

Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 7 p.m. at Bob Carr Theater
Tickets on sale Friday, October 20, 2017 at 10 a.m.

October 16, 2017 – Orlando, FL –  Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts and AEG Presents announce comedian Bill Burr will play Orlando this December. The stand-up, actor, writer, podcaster and social critic will offer his brand of comedy to audiences at the Bob Carr Theater on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 7 p.m. Tickets go on sale to the general public Friday, October 20, 2017 at 10 a.m. Tickets start at $34.50 and may be purchased online at drphillipscenter.org, by calling 844.513.2014 or by visiting the Dr. Phillips Center Box Office at 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, or 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday. Online and phone ticket purchases are subject to handling fees. The Bob Carr Theater is located off the Dr. Phillips Center campus at 401 W. Livingston Street in Orlando.

Bill Burr is one of the top comedic voices of his generation, achieving success in television and film, as well as the live stage. He sells out theaters internationally, and his Monday Morning Podcast is one of the most downloaded comedy podcasts on iTunes. The second season of his hit animated Netflix series, “F is for Family,” premiered on May 30, 2017, featuring Burr, Laura Dern and Justin Long as the Murphy family. Bill was seen in the Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell film, “Daddy’s Home,” co-starred opposite Kevin Costner in the indie film, “Black or White,” appeared in the Paul Feig film, “The Heat” alongside Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy, as well as the Al Pacino/Christopher Walken film, “Stand Up Guys.” Burr received raves for his recurring role as “Kuby” on the hit AMC-TV show, “Breaking Bad.” On December 5, 2014, he premiered his fourth hour-long comedy special, “I’m Sorry You Feel That Way” on Netflix, and on September 30, 2014, he released the vinyl album, “Live at Andrew’s House,” a recording of his 2011 Carnegie Hall performance.

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in association with AEG Presents presents TREVOR NOAH

Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 7 p.m. at Bob Carr Theater
Tickets on sale Friday, October 20, 2017 at 10 a.m.

October 16, 2017 – Orlando, FL –  Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts and AEG Presents announce the Orlando appearance of comedian and television host Trevor Noah. The most successful comedian in Africa and host of the Emmy® and Peabody® Award-winning “The Daily Show” on Comedy Central will play the Bob Carr Theater on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 7 p.m. Tickets go on sale to the general public Friday, October 20, 2017 at 10 a.m. Tickets start at $39.50 and may be purchased online at drphillipscenter.org, by calling 844.513.2014 or by visiting the Dr. Phillips Center Box Office at 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, or 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday. Online and phone ticket purchases are subject to handling fees. The Bob Carr Theater is located off the Dr. Phillips Center campus at 401 W. Livingston Street in Orlando.

Noah debuted his 9th new comedy special, “Afraid of the Dark” in February of this year on Netflix. The special was shot before a packed house in New York City at the Beacon Theatre on November 5, 2016. Last year, Noah debuted his one-hour stand-up special, “Trevor Noah: Lost in Translation,” on Comedy Central. He was the subject of David Paul Meyer’s award-winning documentary film, “You Laugh, But It’s True,” which tells the story of his remarkable career in post-apartheid South Africa. His Showtime comedy special, “Trevor Noah: African American,” premiered in 2013. He was nominated for “Personality of the Year” at the 2014 and 2015 MTV Africa Music Awards and won the award in 2015. Trevor’s success has also spanned to sold-out shows over 5 continents.

Topgolf Debuting New Game Technology at Orlando Opening this Friday

Topgolf’s third Florida venue will be the first to open with Toptracer technology that tracks the flight path, height, speed and distance of every golf shot


ORLANDO – Oct. 16, 2017 – Global sports entertainment leader Topgolf® opens the doors to its Orlando venue on Friday at 9 a.m. The new three level, 65,000-square-foot venue is the company’s 36th location worldwide and first location to open with Toptracer technology. Made famous by televised broadcasts of Ryder Cup and The Open Championship on Golf Channel and NBC, Toptracer tracks the flight path of each golf ball hit and displays its path in video. Guests at Topgolf Orlando will see an instant replay of their golf shots on a HDTV screen in their hitting bay.

THE KEVIN HART IRRESPONSIBLE TOUR ANNOUNCES 2018 DATES - Orlando, FL CFE Arena December 31, 2017

Tickets go on sale Friday, October 20
Tickets will be available through LiveNation.com, Ticketmaster.com, Ticketmaster outlets, 
by calling 800-745-3000 or at the CFE Arena Box Office


Los AngelesCA (October 16, 2017) – It’s going to be a happy new year for Kevin Hart fans when The Kevin Hart Irresponsible Tour kicks off December 31 in Orlando, FL. The initial 16-date run, produced by Live Nation, will feature new material from the comedy superstar! Kevin comes to Orlando, FL to the CFE Arena on December 31, 2017 and you don’t want to miss him. Tickets go on sale Friday, October 20.

Many more dates around the world will be added and announced soon!

FLORIDA - Because It’s Happy! BRIO Tuscan Grille Miami-Dade and Broward Locations Unveil Tantalizing Bar Bites & Cocktails on New Happy Hour Menu

South Florida — (Oct. 12, 2017) — There is so much to be happy about at BRIO Tuscan Grille, and now guests have more to celebrate with the restaurant’s new Bar Bites and cocktails! Available now on the new Happy Hour menu at BRIO’s Miami-Dade and Broward locations, the delicious chef-inspired Bar Bites and hand-crafted drinks are certain to bring a smile to guests’ faces.

BRIO locations in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties are at The Falls in Miami, Dolphin Mall in Miami, The Village at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, The Shops at Pembroke Gardens in Pembroke Pines, and Westfield Broward Mall in Plantation!

The new Happy Hour menu, available Monday–Friday during select hours, includes the following new additions:

Bar Bites
  • Shishito Pepper Hash: Crispy fingerling potatoes, feta, green onions, and Sriracha aioli ($5)
  • House-made Pickles: Fried crisp, with chile lime ranch ($4)
  • Potato Skins: Cheddar cheese sauce, Applewood bacon, green onions, and lime crema ($5)    

October 15, 2017

As Halloween Creeps Up, 60-foot Spider Arrives on Orlando’s Biggest Web

Halloween Vacation Capital Celebrates Most-Instagrammed Holiday 
With Spider Selfies, Social Media Tricks & Treats



ORLANDO, Fla. – Friday the 13th brings the arrival of the newest addition to Orlando’s Halloween scene: An invasion of spider-centric social media opportunities, including a 60-foot arachnid and 400-foot web (the largest on the East Coast), tailor made for sharing on the “Web.”

As the world’s Halloween Vacation Capital, Orlando features an unparalleled 10 weeks of highly-themed holiday experiences including seasonal attractions, special events, hotel packages, and even the largest horror convention in the nation.

All-New Sounds of the Season Concert Series joins Christmas at Gaylord Palms Lineup!

Holiday concerts during December will feature local performance groups inside the resort’s signature atrium.


KISSIMMEE, Fla. – (October 13, 2017)  Christmas at Gaylord Palms will welcome much joyful noise this holiday season with the new Sounds of the Season Concert Series featuring a capella concerts from Gaylord Palms STARS (resort staff), Orlando Gay Chorus and local group Voctave, along with a very special collaboration between Opera Orlando, Orlando Philharmonic and the Orlando Ballet. All performances will be onstage in the grand St. Augustine Atrium and will include a special concert patron-exclusive visit to the resort’s popular ICE! attraction after the performance. Tickets for each concert start at $29.99, plus tax and fees.

October 12, 2017

NEW FAMILY RAFT SLIDE OFFERS THREE-IN-ONE THRILLS FOR GUESTS OF ALL AGES

Ray Rush Coming to Aquatica Orlando in 2018


ORLANDO, Fla. (October 12, 2017) – A brand-new family raft slide is splashing into Aquatica, SeaWorld’s Waterpark in spring 2018. Ray Rush promises to be a fully-loaded water adventure which will combine three unique slide elements, never before seen at Aquatica, into one action-packed attraction the entire family can enjoy together.

At nearly 60 feet tall, Ray Rush is where family and friends can take on three exciting thrills as they slide, splash and soar like never before. First, riders will be launched at 33 feet per second with water jets designed to propel rafts into the first of several enclosed tube sections. Next, riders will swirl into a colossal translucent sphere which spins the raft around the slide walls before entering another enclosed tube section. Finally, riders will drop into an open-air halfpipe that resembles the shape of a manta ray. Rafts will soar back and forth on the wings of the manta before entering the final enclosed tube section that ends with a splash.

Philanthropic Retailer BoxLunch Opens 5th Florida Location at Altamonte Mall

Get Some & Give Back When You Shop at the Newest BoxLunch Location at Altamonte Mall


October 12th, 2017 - BoxLunch, a pop culture gift store with a cause, announces that it will open its newest location in Altamonte Springs, FL on Wednesday, October 18th at Altamonte Mall. BoxLunch offers a thoughtfully curated selection of the world’s most popular licensed shirts, accessories, collectibles, beauty, home goods and gift and novelty merchandise for everyone from the most dedicated fan to the more casual pop culture enthusiast.The new store will celebrate its grand opening weekend, Saturday, October 21st – Sunday, October 22nd from 12-4PM, with DJs spinning live music, in-store giveaways and trivia games.

To fulfill its civic mission of “Get Some. Give Back”, BoxLunch will donate one meal* to Feeding America® for every $10 spent in-store or online. BoxLunch is proud to support national hunger-relief efforts as well as local efforts through Feeding America’s nationwide network of food banks,including the Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida, which will directly receive a percentage of the donations raised at the Altamonte Mall BoxLunch store. 

Coca-Cola Orlando Eye launches Spooky Nights and Spider Frights Halloween Experience


Orlando, Fla. – October, 12, 2017 – This October, the Coca-Cola Orlando Eye is set to become the home of Halloween and the spookiest sight in all of Central Florida transforming into a 400-foot tall spider web with giant creepy-crawlies, an all-new light and music show, themed Snapchat filter and more family fun as part of “Spooky Nights and Spider Frights”, Friday, October 13th to Saturday, November 4th.

The itsy bitsy spider may climb up the water spout, but this month, it’s an enormous 60-foot spider and ten of its eight-legged friends that will take over the top of the Coca-Cola Orlando Eye building creating quite the creepy sight for all to see ­– and take a selfie with of course!

ARNOLD PALMER’S BAY HILL CLUB AND LODGE CELEBRATES EXCELLENT FALL COURSE CONDITIONS AND GOLF TRAVEL VALUES


ORLANDO, FL – October, 2017 –  Sunny skies, green fairways and perfect course conditions have returned and are being enjoyed by Florida residents and those who love visiting our popular state. Arnold Palmer’s Bay Hill Club and Lodge is welcoming golfers back to enjoy the highly coveted Championship Course, the home of the Arnold Palmer Invitational, presented by mastercard.   If you have dreamed of walking the same fairways the PGA TOUR professionals play, you can check this one off your Bucket List.  Arnold Palmer’s Bay Hill Club and Lodge has announced the 2017 Fall Bucket List Golf Package, which includes a comfortable lodge guest room, full breakfast, and one round of championship golf.  The Bucket List Package is offered from $253 per person, per night based on double occupancy, making it surprisingly affordable to plan your trip to this legendary venue.   The package is available now thru December 22, 2017.  Reservations can be made by calling (888) 422-9445 or visiting www.bayhill.com.  (Applicable taxes not included.)

October 11, 2017

FLORIDA - iFLY Fort Lauderdale To Host Not-So-Spooky “Halloween Boogie” Saturday, October 28 at 6 p.m.


Who/What:
iFLY Fort Lauderdale Indoor Skydiving is kicking off Halloween weekend for ghouls of all ages on Saturday, October 28, 2017. First time and experienced flyers are invited to a family-friendly event with gentle frights, flying heights, and savory bites. Park your brooms at the door and participate in our spooktacular festivities including an indoor costume flight and pumpkin grab!

  • Costume Flights will take place from 7-8 p.m. Don your most horrific, hilarious, or original costume for a chance to win fun prizes! (Must be a level 1 to participate in Costume Flight.)
  • The Pumpkin Grab will take place at 8 p.m. Flyers have 60 seconds to grab and hold as many pumpkins as they can!

LEGOLAND® Florida Resort Announces 12 Months of Awesome Events for 2018, Starting with LEGO® NINJAGO® Days in January

New NINJAGO ‘4D’ Film, Great LEGO Race VR Coaster, LEGO® Star Wars™, KIDZ BOP, Seasonal Parties and Return of Brick Dash 5K Highlight Year Full of Fun


WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (Oct. 11, 2017) — In 2018, LEGOLAND® Florida Resort will deliver 12 months of awesomeness with a blockbuster lineup of special events and grand openings throughout the year. It all kicks off in January with LEGO® NINJAGO® Days, three consecutive weekends of exclusive activities and entertainment devoted to the popular LEGO franchise, and the NINJAGO action continues with the opening of an exciting new theatrical attraction starring the cast of TV’s “LEGO NINJAGO: Masters of Spinjitzu.”

Mark your calendars for another brick-tastic year of fun at the place #BuiltForKids:

FLORIDA - Thrills and Chills! Bokamper’s 4th Annual Halloween Bash Brings Spooktacular Fun for Adults

Who/What:
Why let kids have all the fun on Halloween? Buy a one-of-a-kind costume and mark your calendars because Bokamper’s Fort Lauderdale will be celebrating its fourth annual Halloween Bash on Friday, October 27, 2017. At no cost, join BIG 105.9’s Paul Castronovo for a Halloween party unlike any other!

Dance and mingle the night away as you enjoy a live DJ, Halloween drink specials, signature cocktails crafted by our sponsors­­­, and a notoriously competitive costume contest with $10,000 worth of prizes. Don your most horrific, hilarious, sexy, or original costume for a chance to win unbelievable cash prizes including:

  • 1st Place – $5,000
  • 2nd place – $1,000
  • 3rd place – $750
  • Fan Favorite – $750
  • Best Group – $500
  • Funniest – $500
  • Most Original – $500
  • Scariest – $500
  • Sexiest – $500

October 10, 2017

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Pumpkin Spice Original Glazed® Doughnut is Back by Popular Demand for ‘Friday Night Spice’ and National Pumpkin Day


ORLANDO, Fla – (October 10, 2017) - Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is bringing back its popular fall treat, the Pumpkin Spice Original Glazed® doughnut, for a limited time in October, answering customers’ calls for more opportunities to enjoy this delicious fall indulgence.
 
On Friday, October 13 and 20, the Pumpkin Spice Original Glazed® doughnut will be available only after 6 p.m. for “Friday Night Spice.”
 
On Thursday, October 26, customers can enjoy the Pumpkin Spice Original Glazed® doughnut all day in celebration of National Pumpkin Day at participating Krispy Kreme shops across Central Florida:

Festival of Trees kicks-off holiday season in Central Florida

Long-running annual tradition provides visitors chance to
purchase exquisite pieces and benefit the arts

ORLANDO, Fla. (October 10, 2017) – Tickets are now on sale for one of Central Florida’s favorite holiday traditions, Festival of Trees.

Each year, Council of 101 transforms the Orlando Museum of Art into a sparkling wonderland of trees, wreaths and gingerbread houses. Now in its 31st year, Festival of Trees offers the Central Florida community the chance to experience the joy of the season. Visitors also have an opportunity to purchase any of the designer-decorated trees, elegant holiday wreaths, elaborate gingerbread houses and holiday centerpieces.

ORLANDO PERFORMANCES OF DISNEY ON ICE PRESENTS DARE TO DREAM AT AMWAY CENTER RESCHEDULED FOR MAY 11-13, 2018


ORLANDO, FLORIDA [October 10, 2017] – All performances of Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream originally scheduled for September 8-10 at Amway Center and postponed due to Hurricane Irma, have been rescheduled for Friday, May 11 through Sunday, May 13, 2018. Tickets purchased for the September dates will be honored in May for the exact same day of the week and show time. Customers simply hold onto their tickets for the new dates and times. Good seats are still available. 

Show Times For Orlando’s Rescheduled Dates: 
Friday, May 11, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 12, 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Sunday, May 13, 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.

October 9, 2017

FLORIDA - A Party for All the Senses - MOCA Shakers Silent Disco Party Takes Place Oct. 25

Attendees to Enjoy After-Hours Access to “Edouard Duval-Carrié: Metamorphosis” Exhibition

What/Who:
The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), North Miami invites guests to become a MOCA Shaker on Wednesday, October 25 and enjoy a Silent Disco Party. The MOCA Shakers series features unique, after-hours experiences for those who enjoy art, culture and meeting new people.  Attendees will enjoy after-hours access to the exhibition “Edouard Duval-Carrié: Metamorphosis,” as well as drinks from Oak & Cane American Craft Rum, and bites from Café Crème.  Event partners include Soundoff™, Oak & Cane American Craft Rum, and Café Crème. 

The MOCA Shakers enjoy a schedule of unique and exclusive events centered on cultural happenings and exhibition openings.

“Metamorphosis” features 37 new paintings and sculptures by Edouard Duval-Carrié, who is Haitian-born but calls Miami home. Centering on the symbolic and cultural histories of Haiti and the Caribbean, Duval-Carrié’s artistic themes are many variations on the historic life of the region, blending his distinct aesthetic with the everyday. Curated by Anthony Bogues, Ph.D. and Professor of Africana Studies at Brown University, the exhibition is on display Sept. 7–Nov. 5, 2017.

Crescent Hotels and Resorts Partnered with Rise Against Hunger to Package 10,000 Dry Meals

FAIRFAX, Va. (Oct. 9, 2017) – Crescent Hotels and Resorts a leading hotel and resort management company that manages more than 100 properties nationwide, partnered with international hunger relief organization Rise Against Hunger to package over 10,000 highly nutritious dry meals.
Executives and team members from Crescent Hotels and Resorts, along with community volunteers, came together on Oct. 4 at the Cascades Conference Center in The Colony, Texas, to assemble the meals. More than 100 volunteers, including Crescent Hotels and Resorts’ chief financial officer Rob Smith, chief operating officer Mike Metcalf, and chief sales and marketing officer Dawn Gallagher, joined the assembly line to help package the meals.
“Crescent Hotels and Resorts believes in the sense of community and social responsibility,” Metcalf said. “The recent hurricanes affected so many, and we were honored to partner with Rise Against Hunger to assist those in need.”