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  • With 'Interstellar,' Imax Takes Aim at the Bigger Picture

    A puzzling quiet blankets Imax's sprawling Santa Monica complex on a recent October afternoon. Trailers for "Dracula Untold" and "Jupiter Ascending," screaming, "See it in Imax!" play in a loop, but most of the company's employees are absent. Stacks of...
  • Last-minute Halloween roundup

    Last-minute Halloween roundup
    Alright, you slowpoke spirits. There's too many Halloween events to choose from this year, but time to buckle down. After the kids are in their sugar coma, here's a few party options for the big kids. - An early one first: Tonight's the night for the...
  • Universal Studios to open Beijing theme park in 2019

    Universal Studios to open Beijing theme park in 2019
    After 13 years of negotiations and planning, Universal Parks & Resorts said Monday it would open a $3.3-billion, 300-acre theme park in Beijing. The company and its Chinese partners did not set an opening date, but state-run media said the complex would...
  • Sister Hazel celebrates 20 years

    Sister Hazel celebrates 20 years
    Here's an idea that not too many rock bands last long enough to execute: Sister Hazel's "20 Stages" is a new CD/DVD and two-disc vinyl release that celebrates the Gainesville group's 20th anniversary with 20 songs recorded on 20 different tour stops....
  • 'Steve Harvey' coming to Universal Orlando

    'Steve Harvey' coming to Universal Orlando
    Steve Harvey is taking his Chicago-based daytime talk show on the road for the first time, and he is coming to Universal Orlando Resort next month. He will tape five shows Nov. 4-6 in front of a live audience at Universal's CityWalk Lagoon Stage....
  • Don't fear: Plenty of memorable October concerts in Orlando

    October is a month for frights, but there's no need to fear a lack of options on the concert scene. Music fans can choose among an array of musical styles and venues. There will be a return performance by a salsa king and a two-night homecoming stand by...
  • NASCAR restaurant closing at Universal CityWalk

    NASCAR Sports Grille, a mainstay at Universal CityWalk since the entertainment complex opened in 1999, will close Nov. 1. The racing-themed restaurant, which serves American-style food such as burgers, ribs, sandwiches and pasta, will continue lunch and...
  • Universal unveils military discount

    Universal unveils military discount
    Universal Orlando Resort has announced new discounts exclusively for active duty and retired members of the military. They can get two free days at Universal parks with the purchase of a one-day, park-to-park ticket.  Tickets are available until Nov. 30...
  • 'Plastic' a slick, 'Ocean's Eleven'-type crime caper

     'Plastic' a slick, 'Ocean's Eleven'-type crime caper
    The slick, fast-paced "Plastic" is a guilty pleasure of a crime thriller involving an intrepid quartet of credit card-scamming young Brits. As mindless entertainment goes, it's a pretty watchable time-passer. Based in part on a true story, the film...
  • Universal Orlando's 5th hotel, Sapphire Falls, to have 1,000 rooms

    Universal Orlando will add a fifth resort hotel on its property, the company confirmed Tuesday in an announcement with Loews Corp. The 1,000-room hotel, to be operated by Loews, will be called Sapphire Falls and will open in the summer of 2016. It...
  • Check it out: Retro Futura Tour in Orlando

    Check it out: Retro Futura Tour in Orlando
    WHAT: It's unclear how the "Futura" part figures into it, but the "retro" label makes perfect sense. This package tour turns the clock back to the glorious 1980s, with music by Howard Jones (pictured), Katrina Leskanich (of Katrina and the Waves fame),...