| Oct 15, 2014
| 9:04 AM
Orlando is a youngster when compared with cities such as New York, Boston or even Baltimore. They are full of landmarks, old-moneyed philanthropists and highly respected cultural institutions. All of this makes some recent happenings in our area even more...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 4:02 PM
A former Orlando resident famed for his fashion illustrations has given the 90-year-old Orlando Museum of Art its largest gift ever.
The bequest of nine paintings from J. Hyde Crawford is valued at $8.3 million — dwarfing any previous gift —...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 8:46 AM
Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida: FHP trooper's U-turn causes terrible accident; development restarts near Lake Apopka; congratulations for doing the right thing; and more.
1. An 8-year-old girl was truck by a truck Wednesday night...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 2:25 PM
WHAT: With ink, oil paint, and watercolor, David Rathman examines the notion of masculinity. Images of rock 'n' roll and the American frontier, sports and cars fill his works, which often capture a single, crucial moment in time.
The Orlando Museum of...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 8:13 AM
This Saturday is the most wonderful day of the year: The Smithsonian Magazine sponsors the 10th annual “Museum Day Live,” during which admission to many of your favorite museums is free.
All you have to do is get your “ticket”...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 7:46 PM
If you’re planning a trip to Disneyland soon, you can take in another kind of Disneyana-themed excursion through a unique art show at the La Luz de Jesus Gallery in Los Angeles.
On Friday, artist Jose Rodolfo Loaiza Ontiveros will present his so-...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 5:21 PM
The students at Warrior One Power Yoga glide through their poses on brightly colored mats squeezed side by side in the narrow studio in Audubon Park.
The Orlando business, which celebrated its first anniversary last month, has been so successful that...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 8:01 AM
It’s called Art’s the Spark@OMA – and if it sounds high tech to those still adjusting to how to use a laptop or smartphone, it’s actually highly visual – only, not in the video game manner.
Art’s the Spark is an...
| 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."...