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  • New Florida Prize could raise profile of art, Orlando

     New Florida Prize could raise profile of art, Orlando
    A new award established by the Orlando Museum of Art could boost an appreciation for contemporary art, as well as Orlando's cultural reputation. That's the hope of Glen Gentele, the museum's director, who has instituted the Florida Prize, open to...
  • Agustina Woodgate wins 1st Florida Prize for art

     Agustina Woodgate wins 1<sup>s</sup><sup>t</sup> Florida Prize for art
    Agustina Woodgate, whose works include rug-like wall hangings made from stuffed-animal "skins," has won the first Florida Prize in Contemporary Art. The Miami-based artist was awarded the $20,000 prize at a reception Friday at the Orlando Museum of Art,...
  • Circle of Friends concert salutes the 'Awesome '80s'

     Circle of Friends concert salutes the 'Awesome '80s'
    Orlando's Circle of Friends presents its spring concert, "The Awesome '80s…like totally." The show features music from Madonna to Bon Jovi to Starship to Billy Joel. The group's publicity says, "We'll be Under Pressure, go to Africa and we'll...
  • Video: Voci Dance, DJ Nigel present 'Whisper/Roar'

    Video: Voci Dance, DJ Nigel present 'Whisper/Roar'
    Voci Dance will present "Whisper/Roar" this weekend, Sept. 5-6 — it's described as a mashup of dance, music, film and installation art. "We haven't had a show that was ours for a while," says Genevieve Bernard, artistic director for Voci Dance....
  • Lamar Peterson: Suburbia Sublime

    Lamar Peterson: Suburbia Sublime
    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...
  • Winter Park Institute 2014-15 season of speakers

     Winter Park Institute 2014-15 season of speakers
    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,...
  • Orlando Museum of Art 2014-15 season

     Orlando Museum of Art 2014-15 season
    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. Favorite...
  • Check it out: Orlando Story Club at Orlando Museum of Art

    Check it out: Orlando Story Club at Orlando Museum of Art
    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...
  • Divas unite to introduce kids to music

     Divas unite to introduce kids to music
    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."...
  • Painting the town: Orlando gallery bars have art on tap

    Painting the town: Orlando gallery bars have art on tap
    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...
  • Having an entire year to binge on Fringe

    Having an entire year to binge on Fringe
    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...