News of the Weird – 1/23/20

By the Editors of Andrews McMeel EXTREME MEASURES David Ostrom, 40, and his ex-wife, Bridgette Ostrom, 38, have been tussling over custody and visitation issues and property taxes for some time, but a frustrated David, of Paola, Kansas, has come up with a unique way of settling their differences. He has challenged his ex, of […]

Free Will Astrology – 1/23/20

By Rob Brezsny Week of January 23 ARIES (March 21-April 19): German writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749–1832) declared that English writer Lord Byron (1788–1824) was the greatest genius of the 19th century. Here’s an interesting coincidence—Byron regarded Goethe as the greatest genius of the 19th century. I bring this to your attention, Aries, in […]

Why Whitney is ‘Forever Turned Around’

By Savannah Evanoff It’s a Tuesday afternoon and Max Kakacek has all sorts of plans. He might check out the Andy Warhol exhibit at The Art Institute of Chicago. He might catch a showing “1917” with his parents. Or he might even hit another Bulls basketball game—which are apparently a bargain these days. “They’re terrible,” […]

Calendar – 1/23/20

THURSDAY 1.23 WORK ON THE FLORIDA TRAIL 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Every Thursday. Three miles north of Deaton Bridge Road. meetup.com/ftawesterngate YOGA WITHIN REACH 9-10 a.m. Free. Community Health Northwest Florida, 2315 W. Jackson St., Room A. healthcarewithinreach.org SNOWBIRD BEACH BASH 9-11 a.m. $1 admission benefits Pensacola Beach Jr. Lifeguard program. Our Lady of Assumption Mission, […]

Free Will Astrology – 1/16/19

By Rob Brezsny Week of January 16 ARIES (March 21-April 19): Comedian John Cleese has an insight I hope you’ll consider. He says, “It’s easier to do trivial things that are urgent than it is to do important things that are not urgent. It’s also easier to do little things we know we can do […]

A Timely Yet Timeless Tale

Pensacola Opera Brings Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” to the Stage By Savannah Evanoff The #MeToo Movement wasn’t around when Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart created the opera “Don Giovanni,” but uniting against sexual harassment and assault was. Jerome Shannon, the artistic director of the Pensacola Opera, said the opera opens with the character Don Giovanni trying to force […]