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Steve Blair, curator for Sea Life Orlando, checks out the first batch of fish and other sea creatures to be released into one of the attraction’s aquariums.
Steve Blair, curator for Sea Life Orlando, checks out the first batch of fish and other sea creatures to be released into one of the attraction’s aquariums. Sea Life Orlando

Clyde and Seamore fans, take heart. The sea lion duo returns to SeaWorld this week with a new show, Clyde and Seamore's Sea Lion High, which takes place in an aquatic-themed high school. The show will replace Clyde and Seamore Take Pirate Island, which closed last summer after a 15-year run. The new show opens Thursday.

Universal Studios has announced the line-up for Rock the Universe, a Christian music festival to take place Sept. 11-12. Performers include Switchfoot, Newsboys and Crowder the first night, and the Casting Crowns, Jesus Culture and Planetshakers the second.

Universal Studios’ final Mardi Gras event of the season will be on Saturday, April 18, with a parade, Cajun food, zydeco music and a concert by Trey Songz. This Saturday: The Band Perry.

With less than a month before the grand opening, fish and marine animals are arriving at Sea Life Aquarium, a new attraction on International Drive in Orlando. The first group included Everglades Pygmy Sunfish, Butterflyfish and Triggerfish, Moray Eels and several sea snakes. The aquarium is in a complex with the Orlando Eye and Madame Tussauds, all of which are set to open May 4.

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