Incredibles 2 Sneak Peek Comes to Disney’s Hollywood Studios in May 

For a limited time, guests at Disney’s Hollywood Studios will experience a sneak peek of Disney•Pixar’s “Incredibles 2," including an exclusive glimpse at the first ten minutes of the film.

For a limited time, guests at Disney’s Hollywood Studios will experience a sneak peek of Disney•Pixar’s “Incredibles 2,” including an exclusive glimpse at the first ten minutes of the film.

The sneak peek will arrive on May 18, where guests to the park can visit the Walt Disney Presents theater for the viewing.

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CitySurfing Orlando’s Picks for Cinco de Mayo 2018 in Central Florida

In the Orlando-area, there are several bars and restaurants that participate in Cinco de Mayo with parties and drink specials. Here are some of the best options we've found.

Cinco de Mayo is a national drinking holiday in America, which commemorates the Mexican army’s unlikely victory over the French forces of Napoleon III on May 5, 1862, at the Battle of Puebla.

But let’s be honest…it’s mostly an opportunity to enjoy adult Mexican beverages. Luckily in the Orlando-area, there are several bars and restaurants that participate in Cinco de Mayo with parties and drink specials.

Here are some of the best options we’ve found for imbibing during Cinco de Mayo weekend:

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Out and About: Enjoying Brews and Food at The Polite Pig at Disney Springs

Coffee-Rubbed Brisket and Whiskey Caramel Brussels Sprouts

You might not think you can get good BBQ at Disney Springs, but thanks to the opening of The Polite Pig in April 2017, you now can.

I recently attended a beer and food pairing at the eatery, but they were nice enough to let me try a few other items, as well.

The Polite Pig is from the same people that brought you the outstanding Ravenous Pig and Cask & Larder, so I expected a quality selection of BBQ, and I wasn’t disappointed.

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Theatre UCF Announces 2018-2019 Season Productions

Theatre UCF at the UCF School of Performing Arts Theatre

From classic productions to new plays, Theatre UCF has announced its 2018-2019 schedule of performances.

The season features everything from John Steinbeck to Titanic The Musical, and is sure to have something of interest for every theater afficionado.

Here is the list of productions for the 2018-2019 season:

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Major Arena Soccer League Announces New Team Name: Orlando Sea Wolves  @MCOSeaWolves

Central Florida’s new Major Arena Soccer League team has its name: The Orlando Sea Wolves.

Central Florida’s new Major Arena Soccer League team has its name: The Orlando SeaWolves. The team unveiled their name, colors, and logo at a press conference Wednesday afternoon (April 25) at the Heritage Club at Osceola Heritage Park.

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Eat To The Beat Bands Revealed For 2018 Epcot Food & Wine Festival at Walt Disney World

David Cook at Epcot

We’re still a few months off from the start of the 2018 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, but Walt Disney World has released the line-up for this year’s Eat to the Beat concert series.

The line-up is a great mix of 80s, 90s and early-00s superstars. There are a lot of returning favorites, but there are also five new ones playing the fest this year, including two Christian artists, a first for the festival.

The festival’s 23rd year runs from August 30 to November 12, 2018. There are still six slots to be filled, but here is the announced line-up for the 2018 Eat to the Beat concert series:

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Orlando Area Dining News Roundup April 26, 2018: Fresh Kitchen, Teak Neighborhood Grill, K Restaurant, and More

Healthy eating on the east side of Orlando just got easier as Fresh Kitchen opens in Waterford Lakes Town Center this weekend.

In this week’s Orlando dining news round-up: several new soon-to-be open restaurants, a closing, anniversaries, and a chef dinner. Are you hungry? Let’s dive in…

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Fresh Kitchen will open their newest location on May 7 in SoDo at 2855 South Orange Avenue. It will be the healthy, build-your-own-bowl concept’s second Orlando location and seventh in Florida. You can read our review of the Waterford Lakes location to learn more about it.

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Will’s Pub Hosts Poca’s Hottest 7th Annual Sauce Cook-Off & Food Drive April 29, 2018

If you like it hot, you'll want to check out Poca's Hottest 7th Annual Sauce Cook-Off & Food Drive at Will's Pub on Sunday, April 29.

If you like it hot, you’ll want to check out Poca’s Hottest 7th Annual Sauce Cook-Off & Food Drive at Will’s Pub on Sunday, April 29.

There will be plenty of food, from the cook-off recipes featuring Poca’s Hot Sauces, to free tacos from 2:30-5:30pm.

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Science of Wine Returns to Orlando Science Center on April 28, 2018 @orlandoscience

Uncork your inner sommelier and scientist at the 8th annual Science of Wine at the Orlando Science Center on Saturday, April 28, 2018.

Uncork your inner sommelier and scientist at the 8th annual Science of Wine at the Orlando Science Center on Saturday, April 28, 2018.

Presented by Southern Glazer’s Wines and Spirits, Science of Wine is not just another wine tasting, but an oenological odyssey with presentations on multiple aspects of wine growing and wine tasting.

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Theatre UCF Announces New Pegasus Lab Summer 2018 Productions

Theatre UCF at the UCF School of Performing Arts Theatre

Starting in 2018, Theatre UCF presents Pegasus PlayLab, a new summer theatre festival dedicated to developing plays by emerging playwrights.

It will offer three staged readings of new plays in the Black Box and one fully-mounted production on the Main Stage. The workshop process will span six weeks from mid-May through the end of June, with performances running through August.

This is your opportunity to be involved in a play development process with playwrights from across the country, and support emerging voices!

Here are the scheduled performances:

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Beth McKee and Her Swamp Sistas Launch The La La Summer Hope Virtual Food Drive for 2018 #lalasummer

Beth McKee and the Swamp Sistas Songwriter Circle will launch the La La Summer Hope Virtual Food Drive

Aiming to fight hunger for a third year, Beth McKee and the Swamp Sistas Songwriter Circle will launch the La La Summer Hope Virtual Food Drive at Casselberry’s Earth Fest in Lake Concord Park on Saturday, April 28.

Admission to the Earth Fest and the Swamp Sistas Songwriter Circle is free.

The campaign will run from April 28 until the end of the La La May 19 at Orlando Fringe, where cash and check donations will also be accepted.

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Thomas D. Jones, PhD and Captain Scott D. Altman Inducted into U. S. Astronaut Hall of Fame® at Kennedy Space Center  @ExploreSpaceKSC

Saturday, April 21, in a ceremony set beneath space shuttle Atlantis at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, two veteran astronauts, Thomas D. Jones, PhD and Captain Scott D. Altman, were inducted into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame

Saturday, April 21, in a ceremony set beneath space shuttle Atlantis at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, two veteran astronauts were inducted into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame®.

Thomas D. Jones, PhD and Captain Scott D. Altman, who have each demonstrated outstanding accomplishments in furthering NASA’s mission of exploration and discovery, brought the total number of astronauts in this prestigious society to 97.

Both Dr. Jones and Captain Altman have had illustrious careers centered around their love of space and science:

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Orlando Area Dining News Roundup April 22, 2018: Krispy Kreme, Susuru, Little Blue Donut Co, and More

Earlier this year, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts held a poll and let fans vote on what the next specialty glaze should be. Lemon won, and it will be available in all Central Florida Krispy Kreme locations for one week only from April 23-29, 2018.

In this week’s Orlando dining news round-up: several new soon-to-be open restaurants, a new happy hour, and doughnuts. Are you hungry? Let’s dive in…

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Earlier this year, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts held a poll and let fans vote on what the next specialty glaze should be. Lemon won, and it will be available in all Central Florida Krispy Kreme locations for one week only from April 23-29, 2018.

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