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Orange County Convention Center

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  • Overnited cinna’ buns, or how Mayor Jacobs became Princess Leia

     
    What's the universe coming to when you can't find a good pair of cinnamon bun hair pieces? That's what Orange County officials found themselves muttering when they tried to outfit Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs with the requisite hair-do to play...
  • T.D. Jakes leadership conference in Orlando on May 3-5

     
    Bishop T.D. Jakes, senior pastor at The Potter’s House, will address the most pressing needs of today’s church during hisInternational Pastors & Leadership Conference on May 3-5 at theOrange County Convention Center,800 International...
  • Economist Fishkind weighs in on venues v. convention center

     
    A leading local economist said he's skeptical of diverting any tourist tax revenues away from maintaining the convention center in order to help fund $175 million of delayed upgrades to the aging downtown stadium. “It gets to be ever more...
  • Southern Women’s Show offers 4 days of fashion events

     
    The Southern Women's Show will be back at the Orange County convention Center in Orlando this Thursday through Sunday. for all you fashion followers, here is the runway-show schedule: Thursday: 5: 30 p.m.: Handsome Heroes Take the Runway. Orange County...
  • Harriett donates 2 dozen vintage purses to Sentinel’s handbag sale

     
    We're STILL collecting handbags, which we'll be selling at a giant Handbag Sale in The Florida Mall at 10 a.m. on Oct. 30. All proceeds will benefit our newspapers in Education (NIE) program, which promotes literacy in local schools. Today we got a...
  • Handbag sale & silent auction benefit literacy programs in local schools

     
    Fourteen hundred. Count ‘em: 1,400!  That's approximately how many new and gently-used handbags will be up for grabs at the Orlando Sentinel's blowout Handbag Sale in the Center Court at The Florida Mall on Saturday, Oct. 30.  The sale runs f...
  • VP Biden to headline Grayson fundraiser

     
    Just days before Election Day, Vice President Joe Biden plans to help U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, with an exclusive fundraiser at the Orange County Convention Center, according to the Grayson campaign. On Monday morning, after Biden finishes...
  • > Photos: Biden in Orlando, stumps for Grayson

     
    Vice President Joe Biden addressed the International Association of Chiefs of Police during their annual convention at the Orange County Convention Center, in Orlando, Monday. Other notables attending included Janet Napolitano, U.S. Secretary of...
  • Don Quijote Awards honor attorney for lifetime’s work

     
    What do a Catholic nun, an astronomer and the owner of a bike-taxi startup have in common? They are all nominees for this year’s Don Quijote Awards, the prize bestowed by Hispanic business groups in Orlando to entrepreneurs, professionals and leaders...
  • IAAPA: Take a look at Ripley’s wood Ferrari and a maze of theme-park products

     
    The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions convention — a.k.a. IAAPA — is back in town, setting up shop at the Orange County Convention Center. The gathering, which is closed to the general public, includes a gigantic...
  • Orlando ballet troupes turn to ‘The Nutcracker’ for Christmas

     
    For many children, holiday staple “The Nutcracker” is their entrance into the dreamy world of ballet. And what an entrance it is, with “Nutcracker’s” whirling snowflakes, toy soldiers and beautiful fairy, all seen through a...