SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. are all set to release their fourth quarter and year end 2013 financial results when the market closes on Thursday, at 5:00 p.m. Eastern. In what is sure to be a spectacle where big wigs talk about how much money they've made even in the face of adversity from protester ... More >>
The Beach Boys and Pat Benatar have canceled their Brew & BBQ shows at Busch Gardens, Tampa, the park announced Thursday. Busch Gardens is owned by SeaWorld. Benatar and the Beach Boys join the likes of the Barenaked Ladies, Willie Nelson, Heart, and other artists who have decided to stiff-arm Se ... More >>
Just two days after SeaWorld took out a full page ad in several prominent U.S. newspapers to try and quell the damage being done over the Blackfish backlash, a string of activists showed up to the park in Orlando to protest outside its gates. Guests driving into the park were met with people holdin ... More >>
After calling the several petitions launched through Change.org "digital harassment" following the controversy of the documentary Blackfish, SeaWorld is now putting the full-court press on its critics. The Orlando-based theme park has placed a full-page ad in several newspapers across the country, ... More >>
Classic rock artists and country music acts have been bailing on SeaWorld's Bands, Brew & Barbecue music fest left and right ever since several Change.org petitions were launched in response to the documentary, Blackfish. And now, the park has finally issued a statement about the petitions and canc ... More >>
You can now add Joan Jett as the latest classic-rock artist to come at SeaWorld with anger and protest thanks to the Blackfish documentary. In the wake of acts like Barenaked Ladies, Willie Nelson, and Heart dropping out of the park's Bands, Brew & Barbecue music fest over the past week, Jett has s ... More >>
It looks like Heart is the latest act to drop out of SeaWorld's Bands, Brew & Barbecue music fest as a protest for the way the park allegedly treats orcas. The Barenaked Ladies was the first band to cancel on SeaWorld; then came Willie Nelson. Now, Heart is in on the Orca rights action. The classi ... More >>
First, the Barenaked Ladies, now the pigtailed man. About a week ago, the Barenaked Ladies cancelled their scheduled show at SeaWorld in order to protest the treatment of orcas in captivity. Willie Nelson has also cancelled a show at the theme park. A spokesperson at SeaWorld told New Times that ... More >>
Chipotle might have finally stumbled on a way to make Americans care about factory farms, GMO foods, and what one might call "the Monsanto problem": a heartbreakingly adorable Pixar-esque animated short film and an iPhone game titled, Scarecrow. Caring about the industrial food complex; there's an ... More >>
I'm riveted by Chipotle's jobs campaign, since I don't think of opportunity in the form of a wrapped burrito, presented in a thunk of rice-stuffed tin foil. But I may be the anomaly, considering that even Willie Nelson works for Chipotle. The job fair is this Friday from 8 to 11 a.m. For ... More >>
chipotlethetumblr.tumblr.comWith shared stage time with Snoop Dogg, Julio Iglesias, and Toby Keith, you might call country music pioneer Willie Nelson the king of the odd duet. So it should be no surprise that the oddities continue as Nelson pairs up with Chipotle Mexican Grill and Yeah Yeah Yeah ... More >>
WSVN"SEA WEED." That was Channel 7's heading for the news of a beachside discovery of 50 pounds of pot over the weekend at Lauderdale-by-the-Sea. This is as close as South Florida gets to a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow -- clandestine traffic by drug runners on boats leaves behind a wake ... More >>
From driving a biodiesel-powered bus to hangin' with the likes of Snoop Dogg and Ryan Adams, pretty much everything Country Music Hall of Famer Willie Nelson does is pure, inarguable badass. The OG of the outlaw country movement in the 1970s also continues to add to his considerable songbook, releas ... More >>
It's time to rank the best of what went around and came around again. BILLY JOEL The Stranger (Columbia/Legacy) As punk and disco exploded, the Piano Man's deeply unhip 1978 breakthrough proved that top-shelf Broadway/Brill Building songwriting could still sell - and, occasionally, rock. "Scene ... More >>
A pop quiz for the Fourth of July
Capsule reviews of current area art exhibitions.
Songbird (Lost Highway)
John Fogerty and Willie Nelson
No, its Karaoke by Sushi Man!
The Supersuckers ain't trippin'.
Willie Nelson goes gay (for a song).
Shel Silverstein was a man of contrasts. Even a 10-year-old can tell you that.
Bob Dylan and Willie Nelson
Population Me (Audium Entertainment)
Heaven isn't too far away, and neither is their Behind the Music
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