An Evening with Elayne Boosler Comes to Dr Phillips Center March 8

Dr Phillips Center Presents An Evening with Elayne Boosler March 8

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts announces an evening of laughter and conversation with comedian/writer/animal activist Elayne Boosler on Wednesday, March 8, 2017.

Named one of Comedy Central’s “Greatest 100 Standup Comedians of All Time,” Boosler has amassed quite a resume over her 4 decades plus career, including many TV appearances and live comedy specials. This year, she will be featured in CNN’s eight-part documentary series, “The History of Standup Comedy.”

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Dr Phillips Center Presents An Evening with Elayne Boosler March 8

Dr Phillips Center Presents An Evening with Elayne Boosler March 8

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts announces a night of laughter and conversation with comedian, writer, and animal activist Elayne Boosler on Wednesday, March 8, 2017.

Named one of Comedy Central’s “Greatest 100 Standup Comedians of All Time,” Boosler has written and starred in five of her own one-hour Showtime standup comedy specials, written and directed two movies for Cinemax, appeared regularly on HBO’s “Comic Relief,” on “Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher” over 30 times, and has hosted specials, series and events live and on television.

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24th Orlando Fringe Festival Returns to Amaze and Entertain May 13-25, 2015

The 24th Annual Orlando Fringe Festival returns May13th-25th in Orlando’s Ivanhoe Village and Loch Haven Park, with a wealth of artistic endeavors, music, and more.

24th Orlando Fringe Festival

What is the Fringe? It is a 14-day arts festival that is founded on the concept of being 100% unjuried, uncensored, and accessible. Fringe Festivals began in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1947, and made its way to Orlando where it was started 24 years ago, in 1991.

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Orlando Improv Club Announces October 2013 Comedy Line-Up @ImprovOrlando

Looking for a night of laughs? The Orlando Improv has released their line-up of comedians for October 2013.

Orlando ImprovHere are the comics that will be performing at the club:

  • Oct 2 – Pink Collar Comedy Show – $5
  • Oct 3-6 – Loni Love – $17-$20
  • Oct 10-12 – Chris Porter – $11-$13
  • Oct 17-20 – Tommy Davidson – $20
  • Oct 25-27 – Sommore – $25
  • Oct 29 – Miranda Sings – $22
  • Oct 30 – Mick Foley (WWE Wrestler) – $20
  • Oct 31 – Rick Vos – $12

All shows are 21 and over. Tickets are available online or at the Improv box office.

The Orlando Improv is located at the Pointe Orlando shopping center at 9101 International Dr.

Orlando Improv Club Announces September 2013 Comedy Line-Up @ImprovOrlando

Looking for a night of laughs? The Orlando Improv has released their line-up of comedians for September 2013.

Orlando ImprovHere is the schedule for the month:

  • Sep 1 – Cristela Alonzo – $11
  • Sep 4 – Pro & Am Showcase (feat local talent) – $2
  • Sep 6-8 – John Witherspoon – $25
  • Sep 11-12 – Comedy Central’s UP NEXT Certified Talent Search – $10
  • Sep 18 – A Joke Off with Carmen Vallone – $2
  • Sep 19-22 – Pablo Francisco – $20
  • Sep 25 – Shawn Banks – $2
  • Sep 26-28 – Tony Roberts – $17-$20

All shows are 21 and over. Tickets are available online or at the Improv box office.

The Orlando Improv is located at the Pointe Orlando shopping center at 9101 International Dr.

Orlando Improv Club Announces August 2013 Comedy Line-Up

Looking for a night of laughs? The Orlando Improv has released their line-up of comedians for August 2013.

Orlando ImprovHere are the comics that will be performing at the club:

  • Aug 1-4 – John Heffron – $15-$17
  • Aug 8-11 – EARTHQUAKE –
  • Aug 14 – Gabriel Iglesias Presents: Stand-Up Revolution – $40
  • Aug 16-18 – Michael McDonald –
  • Aug 22-24 – Jo Koy – $25-$50
  • Aug 30 – Rodney Perry – $20

All shows are 21 and over. Tickets are available online or at the Improv box office.

The Orlando Improv is located at the Pointe Orlando shopping center at 9101 International Dr.

Orlando Improv Club Announces July 2013 Comedy Line-Up

Looking for a night of laughs? The Orlando Improv has released their line-up of comedians for July 2013.

Orlando ImprovHere are the comics that will be performing at the club:

  • Jul 3 – Hurricane Andrew – $2
  • Jul 5-7 – Ian Bagg – $16
  • Jul 10 – Eddie Bryant – $2
  • Jul 11-14 – Shawn & Marlon Wayans – $40
  • Jul 17 – Marvin Dixon – $15
  • Jul 18-21 – Tommy Johnagin – $15
  • Jul 26-28 – Bobby Lee – $20

All shows are 21 and over. Tickets are available online or at the Improv box office.

The Orlando Improv is located at the Pointe Orlando shopping center at 9101 International Dr.

Shawn and Marlon Wayans to Appear at Orlando Improv in July

Comedians Shawn and Marlon Wayans will be bringing their live show to Orlando at the end of this month.

 The brothers will be appearing at the Orlando Improv for six shows from July 26 – 29, 2012. They will be doing one show each on Thursday and Sunday, and two shows each on Friday and Saturday.

Shawn and Marlon first rose to fame as cast members of the Emmy Award-winning comedy series, “In Living Color.” They also created and starred in “The Wayans Bros.” TV sitcom.

The brothers have also appeaared both together and separately in films like White Chicks, Scary Movie and G.I.Joe.

Tickets are $40, but for $10 more, you can get upgraded to VIP and get a 20-minute meet and greet with Shawn and Marlon.

The Orlando Improv is located at Pointe Orlando on International Dr. For more show details, visit theimprovorlando.com

May 2012 Concert Highlights for Orlando

May 2012 is a busy month for musical artists bringing their tours through Orlando. Here’s our picks for shows to check out:

May 3 – The Fray – Hard Rock Live – $41.50-$76.50
This American band is often compared to England’s Coldplay due to the use of the piano as the lead instrument in their sound. They are currently touring for their third CD, Scars andStories.

..|: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

May 3 – Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers – Amway Center – $35-$85
Hailing from nearby Gainesville, Florida, Petty and his band have spent the last several decades helping to shape the sound of American rock’n’roll. In 2002, they were inducted into the Rock’n’Roll Hall of Fame for doing so. They don’t tour very often anymore, so this is a rare chance to catch them live.

May 4 – All American Rejects – The Beacham – $25/$40
This pop punk band behind hits like “Gives You Hell” is back together and touring. Opening forthem is A Rocket To The Moon.

May 4 – Nickelback – Amway Center – $44-$88.50
Everyone claims to hate them, but their songs still dominate the charts and radio airplay, so they are laughing all the way to the bank. Also on this tour are Bush, Seether and My Darkest Days.

May 4 – Rusted Root – Plaza Live – $20 advance/$25 day of
One of the biggest jam bands to come out of the 90s, Rusted Root just celebrated their 20th anniversary together. They’re still going strong, with a new CD called Fortunate Freaks, due in stores this summer.

May 6 – Megadeth – Hard Rock Live – $30-$60
Forming Megadeth after a short stint with Metallica, frontman Dave Mustaine elevated his band to the top ranks of the metal genre. Don’t miss your chance to rock out to one of the original masters of the mosh pit. Lacuna Coil opens

May 7 – Slash featuring Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators – Hard Rock Live – $30-$45
He rose to fame as lead guitarist of bands like Guns ‘n’ Roses and Velvet Revolver, but even on hisown, Slash has command of the six-string that makes others weep in envy. He has a brand new CD due in stores later this month.
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Orlando This Weekend: November 25-27, 2011

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Here’s a round-up of concerts and other events happening in the Orlando area this weekend.

Friday, November 25:

  • 2012 Central Florida Auto Show at Orange County Convention Center – $9 adults/$5 military, senior citizens/$3 kids age 3-12
  • CIA at Garage Bar in Sanford – Free
  • ...|: Mira Sorvino

    Britt Daley (EP release party) w/guests at BackBooth – $7

  • Candlelight Processional feat. Mira Sorvino at Epcot at Walt Disney World – Free with park admission
  • Harbor Nights – Holiday Edition at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando – $35 advance/$45 at door
  • The Legendary JC’s at The Social – $10
  • The Ludes w/guests at Will’s Pub – $5
  • Don Omar w/guests at House of Blues – $52
  • Raw Dawg Comedy presents Kevin James and Steve Lazlow at Route 46 in Sanford – $10
  • Sanford Art Walk in downtown Sanford – Free

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Orlando This Weekend: November 18-20, 2011

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Here’s a round-up of concerts and other events happening in the Orlando area this weekend.

Friday, November 18:

  • 14th Annual Classic Greek Step Show at Bob Carr P.A.C. – $15-$25
  • 15th Annual Jingle Eve in Ivanhoe Village – Free
  • Alesana w/guests at Firestone Live – $18
  • Avalon Jubilee Fall Carnival at Tanja King Memorial Park at Avalon Park – Free (rides/food extra)
  • ...|: Josh Turner

    Boom Chick at McRaney’s Tavern – $5

  • Burning Fair Verona w/guests at The Haven in Winter Park – Free
  • Cephalic w/guests at BackBooth – $8
  • Flicks on the Bricks feat. “Little Giants” in downtown Kissimmee – Free
  • Florida Classic Battle of the Bands at the Amway Center – $15-$27
  • Jim O’Rourke and The Rugs w/guests at Will’s Pub – $7
  • Kings County at Kitty O’Sheas in Lake Buena Vista – Free
  • Last Damn Show 13 feat Drake, Public Enemy and more at the St Pete Times Forum in Tampa – $25-$175
  • Light Up UCF 2011 feat. “Elf” at Knight’s Plaza at UCF Arena – Free
  • Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World – $62.95 adult/$57.95 age 3-9
  • Movie Under the Stars feat. “Zookeeper” at Town Park in Avalon Park – Free
  • Papa Grows Funk at Plaza Live – $15-$18
  • Bob Saget at Hard Rock Live – $35-$45
  • Sixty Watt Sun at Garage Bar in Sanford – Free
  • Southern Culture on the Skids w/guests at The Social – $15
  • Southern Pinball Festival at the Maitland Civic Center in Maitland -$15 adult (13 and older)/$5 children 12 and under/$35 3-day weekend pass
  • Josh Turner w/guest at House of Blues – $44

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Orlando Event Highlights – Week of November 14-17, 2011

Who says all the fun stuff to do happens on the weekends? In Orlando there’s plenty of stuff to do all week long.

Check out these concerts and events:

Monday, November 14:

  • ...|: Former President Bill Clinton

    Author Event: Former President Bill Clinton signing (8pm) at Barnes & Noble (E. Colonial) – Free

  • DailyCity.com Food Truck College Park Pod at Alchemy – Free (food extra)
  • Food Truck Crave feat. live entertainment from Emily Kopp and Chris Burns at Plaza Live – Free (food extra)
  • Hellbender w/guests at Will’s Pub – $6
  • Impact Wrestling at Universal Orlando – Free (no park admission required)
  • Low Dough Mondays presents Rocksteady Soundsystem at Will’s Pub- Free
  • Miller Music Mondays w/Jeff White at WaiTiki at the Wall Street Plaza – Free

Tuesday, November 15:

  • AP Tour feat. Four Year Strong w/guests at The Beacham – $18
  • CFL Blogger Tweet Up at Amigos Waterford Lakes – Free
  • ...|: Impact Wrestling

    Diverse Word Poetry Night at Dandelion Communitea Cafe – Free

  • Impact Wrestling at Universal Orlando – Free (no park admission required)
  • Korndogg’s Rock Band Karaoke at One Eyed Jacks at Wall St Plaza – Free
  • Sondre Lerche w/Peter Wolf Crier at The Social – $17
  • Maitland Food Truck Pod at Lake Lilly in Maitland – Free/Food extra
  • Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World – $56.95 adult/$51.95 age 3-9
  • The Protomen w/guests at The Haven in Winter Park – $12
  • Josh Ritter w/guest at Plaza Live – $18
  • Rockstar Karaoke w/the Leonard Brothers at Blue Martini at Mall at Millenia – Free
  • Taco Tuesday at Wall St. Cantina – Free w/$2 food & drink specials

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Orlando This Weekend: November 11-13, 2011

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Here’s a round-up of concerts and other events happening in the Orlando area this weekend.

Friday, November 11:

  • 21st Annual Holiday Open House at Lakeridge Winery in Clermont – Free
  • Afterglow Radio at Wall Street Plaza in downtown Orlando – $5
  • “Altar Boyz” at The Abbey in downtown Orlando – $21
  • Bender at Garage Bar in Sanford – Free
  • Benise at Plaza Live – $27.50-$85.50
  • Classic Albums Live: The Beatles “White Album” at Hard Rock Live – $15-$30
    ...|: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
  • The David Crowder Band at House of Blues – $25
  • “Driving Miss Daisy” at Pointe Orlando P.A.C. – $20/$35 with dinner
  • Epcot International Food & Wine Festival feat. Big Bad Voodoo Daddy at Walt Disney World – Free with park admission (food & drink extra)
  • Festival of the Masters at Downtown Disney at Walt Disney World – Free
  • 5 Billion Dead w/guests at The Haven in Winter Park – $6
  • Light Up UCF 2011 opening night feat. “Home Alone” at Knight’s Plaza at UCF Arena – Free
  • Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World – $56.95 adult/$51.95 age 3-9
  • Ryan Montbleau Band w/guests at BackBooth – $12
  • Peter Murphy and She Wants Revenge at Firestone Live – $25
  • Not Just A Walk In The Dark! Downtown Orlando Ghost Tour at Orange County Regional History Center – $15-$30
  • Orlando Calling Launch Party at Wall St Plaza – $5
  • Servando y Florentino at Plaza Live – $35-$65
  • Volusia County Fair feat. Craig Campbell in Deland – $8 adults/$5 ages 6-12 (ride bracelets additional)
  • Worlds Within Us w/guests at Will’s Pub – $5

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Orlando This Weekend: November 04-06, 2011

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Here’s a round-up of concerts and other events happening in the Orlando area this weekend.

Friday, November 04:

  • 1st Friday Arts Stroll in Ivanhoe Village – Free
  • 1, 4, 5’s w/guests at Will’s Pub – $5
  • “Altar Boyz” at The Abbey in downtown Orlando – $21
  • Author Event: David McCullough (8pm) at Knowles Memorial Chapel at Rollins College in Winter Park – Free
  • ...|: Chris Cornell

    Broadway Across America presents “The Addams Family” at Bob Carr P.A.C. – $35.50$75.50

  • Chris Cornell at Hard Rock Live – $37-$82
  • Daddy Long Legs w/guests at McRaney’s Tavern – $5
  • Date Night feat. “Sherlock Holmes” at Harry P. Leu Gardens – $5 adult non-members/$2 children/Free adult members
  • “Driving Miss Daisy” at Pointe Orlando P.A.C. – $20/$35 with dinner
  • Epcot International Food & Wine Festival feat. Night Ranger at Walt Disney World – Free with park admission (food & drink extra)
  • Florida Metal Showcase V at Firestone Live – $10
  • “God of Carnage” at Lowndes Shakespeare Center – $26-$38
  • Iced Down at Garage Bar in Sanford – Free
  • J. Medicine Hat at Orlando Improv at Pointe Orlando – $19
  • Lady of the Lake Renaissance Faire in Tavares – $13 adults/$7 children
  • Yngwie Malmsteen w/guests at House of Blues – $27
  • Murphy Project (CD Release) w/guests at The Social – $8
  • Pinkberry Grand Opening at The Mall at Millenia – Free (food/drink extra)
  • Robotic Pirate Monkey w/guests at BackBooth – $15
  • Ryan Star w/guest at Plaza Live! – $12
  • Volusia County Fair in Deland – $8 adults/$5 ages 6-12 (ride bracelets additional)
  • Wednesday 13 w/guests at The Haven in Winter Park – $15

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Orlando Event Highlights – Week of October 31 – November 03, 2011

Who says all the fun stuff to do happens on the weekends? In Orlando there’s plenty of stuff to do all week long.

Check out these concerts and events:

Monday, October 31:

  • Brandt Brauer Frick w/guests at Plaza Live! – $12
  • ...|: Hanson
    Chimaira w/guests at Firestone Live – $18
  • DailyCity.com Food Truck College Park Pod at Alchemy – Free (food extra)
  • Epcot International Food & Wine Festival feat. Hanson at Walt Disney World – Free with park admission (food & drink extra)
  • Halloween Horror Nights XXI at Universal Studios – $81.99 single night/$41.99-$66.99 single night with Coke or Burger King FL resident coupon/$69.99-$219.99 multi-night passes
  • Haunted Swamp Walk of Terror at Enzian Theater in Maitland – $10 advance/$15 day of/$25 VIP
  • Low Dough Mondays presents Rocksteady Soundsystem at Will’s Pub- Free
  • Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World – $53.95-$67.95
  • Miller Music Mondays w/Jeff White at WaiTiki at the Wall Street Plaza – Free
  • An Old Town Halloween at Old Town in Kissimmee – Free
  • Kevin Seconds w/guests at McRaney’s Tavern – $10
  • Butch Walker and The Black Widows w/guests at The Social – $17

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