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  • Darden CEO Clarence Otis Jr. honored for supporting the arts

    Clarence Otis Jr., chairman and chief executive officer of Orlando-based Darden Restaurants, has received a prestigious national award for his company’s support of the performing arts, including a $5 million commitment to the Dr. Phillips Performing Art
  • It’s Zora Neale Hurston Festival time

    My colleague Kelly Fitzpatrick has put together a guide to this year's Zora! Fest, which shines its artistic spotlight on Haiti, a year after that nation's devastating earthquake. This year's Zora! Fest — officially the Zora Neale Hurston Festival...

    Leadership change for Zora Neale Hurston Festival

    My colleague Joseph Freeman looked at the recent organizational changes to the leadership team at the annual Zora Neale Hurston Festival. Eatonville native N.Y. Nathiri will no longer hold the top post at the festival, which has been running a deficit....

    Google doodle honors Eatonville's Zora Neale Hurston

    Google doodle honors Eatonville's Zora Neale Hurston
    If you looked at Google's homepage this morning, you may have seen a familiar face. Today's Google doodle honors author and anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston, a longtime resident of Central Florida's Eatonville. Hurston was born 123 years ago today in...

    Orange County hands out $2 million in arts and cultural grants

    Orange County hands out $2 million in arts and cultural grants
    The Orange County Board of County Commissioners this week accepted the recommendations of the Arts & Cultural Affairs Advisory Board to provide $2,085,400 to a long list of arts organizations. The money comes from the Tourist Development Tax. About 2...