| Jun 18, 2014
| 2:56 PM
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...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 7:44 PM
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,...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 3:18 PM
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...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 4:11 PM
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....
| 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...