| Aug 29, 2014
WHAT: Lamar Peterson isn't afraid of bright colors, but his surreal paintings present a melancholy rainbow. The Orlando Museum of Art offers a comprehensive look at the work of this St. Petersburg-born artist in "Suburbia Sublime," where themes of...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 12:37 PM
Rollins Winter Park Institute, which each year brings world-renowned speakers to Central Florida, has announced its schedule for the 2014-2015 school year. Headliners include author and journalist Eric Schlosser, two-term U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins,...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 11:53 AM
The Orlando Museum of Art continues celebrating its 90 years by looking forward and back. A substantial new collection and contemporary-art shows have an eye on the future, while a special exhibit pays tribute to the museum's Acquisition Trust.
| Aug 20, 2014
| 10:27 AM
WHAT: Gather around the metaphorical campfire and warm yourself to some tales by your fellow locals — or share your own. Magician Travis Winkler hosts another installment of the Orlando Story Club's public story slam, where anyone with a tale to...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 1:40 PM
When Carol Stein wrangles the divas in a fundraiser for the Steinway Society of Central Florida, the egos are checked at the door.
"There's never a 'diva' problem," Stein says with hearty laugh. "Everyone wants to help. These are divas with a heart."...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Want to take the pulse of Orlando culture?
Sure, you can check out the city's many art mixers. Monthly events such as downtown's 3rd Thursday art walks, the Orlando Museum of Art's 1st Thursdays parties or — more recently — the swanky art...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 7:12 AM
Anyone who loves theater in the Orlando area knows instantly what the word “Fringe” means.
Just say the word to a theater-going crowd, and someone will say the full title: the Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival, held every May...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Orlando Museum of Art's monthly 1st Thursday program is a little more serious than usual in August as it examines equality among the usual socializing.
"Art in Equality" features Orange County Property Appraiser Rick Singh as honorary chairman. He...
| May 24, 2014
| 8:52 AM
TALLAHASSEE – It was the biggest binge on hometown projects since the pre-Great Recession days.
The Florida Legislature used its best financial outlook in nearly a decade this spring to sprinkle in more taxpayer-funded hometown projects –...
| May 5, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Activities for People with Alzheimer's Disease
When organizing an activity for a family member who has Alzheimer’s, always plan ahead of time. A well-thought out activity makes for a productive aftermath for both patient and caregiver. Even if...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 9:31 AM
The new year brings with it much anticipation as big events crowd the Central Florida arts scene.
The biggest news will be the opening of the long-awaited downtown Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in late fall.