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  • Un debate: Diversity, Advertising and Creativity

     
    How do young professionals embrace the value of their diverse background and how can they turn that into meaningful objectives in their lives? Now, more than ever, companies are looking to hire fresh perspectives of young, diverse, individuals to help...
  • Magic players to appear at free reading event at Orlando library

     
    If you want a little taste of the NBA All-Star hoopla without (we hope) the craziness and expense of the big-ticket events, well the Orlando Public Library just might have an event for you. Magic players Glen Davis, Ryan Anderson and Earl Clark are to...
  • Glen ‘Big Baby’ Davis, WUCF TV team for reading program

     
    Glen “Big Baby” Davis of the Orlando Magic is going to help WUCF TV promote literacy. The PBS station and Davis' literacy foundation are supporting Soar With Reading, which offers age-appropriate books to children through the summer....
  • Listen to Stuart Milk, vote – and drink up

     
    Stuart Milk, nephew of slain civil rights pioneer Harvey Milk and co-founder of the Harvey Milk Foundation, is in Orlando Thursday and tomorrow to try to get out the LGBT vote for Barack Obama and other Democrats. Milk will hold a press conference at...
  • Early voting meet and greet with Republicans this morning

     
    U.S. Rep. Dan Webster, former U.S. Sen. Mel Martinez and  State Rep. Scott Plakon will be at the Orlando Public Library on Central Blvd. this morning at 11:15 a.m. to meet and greet early voters. It's part of a Romney for President effort to highlight...
  • Seed art show has opening reception Saturday

     
    Seed, Orlando's Art Alliance, will host an opening reception for its latest exhibition at the downtown Orlando Public Library on Saturday. The show is part of Seed's mission to promote local artists. The opening reception is from 4-6 p.m. Saturday, Jan....
  • Sale: 50 percent off used books, CDs, DVDs at Orlando library

     
    It's time for the annual Winter Book Sale at the Orlando Public Library's bookstore. That's a chance to buy books (both fiction and nonfiction), recorded books, DVDs and CDs at 50 percent off the bookstore's already-low prices.   A private preview...
  • Character actor and writer Ken Sagoes comes to local libraries

     
    The  Orange County Library's Black History Month events include three appearances by character actor and writer Ken Sagoes. You'll recognize him mostly from TV work, and he'll “discuss his experience as a black actor in films like his iconic roles...
  • Are school lunches making the obesity epidemic worse?

     
    An Orlando-based company called Wholesome Tummies is screening a documentary that takes a look at the contents of school lunch. Called “Lunch Line,”  it will be shown for free next Wednesday. The free event will be held at 10 a.m. on...
  • Lake Eola Charter School adding ninth-grade program

     
    Lake Eola Charter School, which has gotten an “A” grade from the state for the past nine years, has added a ninth grade, according to a newsletter put out by the Downtown Development Board. The school has recently acquired the Legal Arts...
  • UCF Opera presents free, child-friendly ‘Little Red Walking Hood’ downtown

     
    UCF Opera puts a new twist on a classic tale in “Little Red Walking Hood” on Saturday, April 9, at the Orlando Public Library. The program is free and appropriate for children of all ages. The 50-minute show will start at 2 p.m. at the...