| Oct 30, 2013
| 7:55 PM
In the bygone era of TV variety shows and classic Las Vegas showrooms, singers worked shamelessly to be entertaining.
Somehow, that commitment was replaced with dim lighting that obscures the band, self-absorbed solos and rock stars that approach the...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 8:14 PM
With the possible exception of Alice Cooper (in town last week), it would be hard to imagine a more appropriate Halloween arena headliner than Nine Inch Nails.
Conveniently, the featured single on Nine Inch Nails’ new album, “Hesitation...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 12:00 PM
As coach of the New Orleans Pelicans, Monty Williams will be busy when the Orlando Magic honor Tracy McGrady during tonight's regular-season opener at Amway Center.
That's OK. Williams already knows how good McGrady was.
Williams was McGrady’s...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 3:15 PM
If One Direction had a thing for Andrea Bocelli’s songbook, the result might be something like Il Volo.
The trio of young Italian tenors, introduced to American audiences through cameo appearances on the 10th season of American Idol and a 2012 PBS...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 6:41 AM
Il Volo fans don't like me much since I confessed that I was bored during the Italian trio's concert on Sunday at Orlando's Amway Center.
On a brighter note, I did acknowledge in my review that "whatever Il Volo has yet to learn about showmanship, these...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 9:21 PM
Since mid-February of the 2005-06 season, the Orlando Magic have regarded Jameer Nelson as their first-string point guard. He started every game unless an injury plagued him. And if a game was close, and if Nelson didn't have foul trouble, the Magic...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 11:08 AM
Glen Davis and Tobias Harris scrimmaged full-contact with their Orlando Magic teammates Monday without any setbacks and were expected to practice again Tuesday.
Although their returns from injuries are not necessarily imminent, Davis and Harris are...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 8:46 AM
Just in time for the holiday gift-giving season, the Orlando Magic are now selling special four-game ticket plans.
People who buy the premier plan will:
• be able to select one game from any of the following: the Jan. 4 game against the Miami...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 12:10 PM
Understand this: Hands are the enemy. All hands. I never realized how often people touched each other until I stopped being bald. My sister thinks I should have known about the touching part . She thinks I should have known a lot of things.Hair has...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 2:33 PM
Jason Maxiell will change his look at some point in the next few weeks.
Because he underwent surgery late last season to repair a detached retina, Maxiell has worn protective eyewear during Magic practices.
Maxiell has worn a relatively fashionable...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 9:13 PM
If Arron Afflalo keeps producing at this rate, he'll be difficult to keep off the Eastern Conference All-Star team.
The Orlando Magic swingman entered Thursday ranked 12th in the NBA in scoring, averaging 22.5 points per game. He was fourth in the...