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Orange County Convention Center

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  • What's ahead in 2015 on the Orlando arts scene

     What's ahead in 2015 on the Orlando arts scene
    With 2014 wrapping up, it's time to look ahead to what 2015 offers: • Theater: In an encouraging sign of Orlando's artistic growth, the cabaret scene continues to grow. Winter Park Playhouse continues its long-running series featuring local talent,...
  • 12/29: Conventions

    12/29: Conventions
    This week Advertising Specialty Institute Show, Sunday-Jan. 5, Orange County Convention Center, 5,600. Not open to the public. Upcoming Surf Expo, Jan. 8-10, Orange County Convention Center, 20,000. Not open to the public. Florida United...
  • 01/05: Conventions

    01/05: Conventions
    This week Advertising Specialty Institute Show, today, Orange County Convention Center, 5,600. Not open to the public. Surf Expo, Thursday-Saturday, Orange County Convention Center, 20,000. Not open to the public. Florida United Numismatists,...
  • October tourist tax collections rise nearly 13 percent

    October tourist tax collections rise nearly 13 percent
    Orange County tourist tax collections rose nearly 13 percent in October compared with the previous year, Comptroller Martha Haynie reported Tuesday. The county collected $17.2 million. Tourist taxes are charged on short-term rentals, mostly hotels and...
  • Navy simulation programs to provide more UCF internships

    Navy simulation programs to provide more UCF internships
    The University of Central Florida has signed a new agreement with the U.S. Navy to cooperate more on training and military simulation programs. The agreement, signed Tuesday, allows employees from both institutions to share laboratories and other...
  • 12/08: Conventions

    12/08: Conventions
    This week AKC/Eukanuba National Championship, Tuesday-Sunday, Orange County Convention Center, 25,000. Open to the public. POWER-GEN International, Tuesday-Thursday, Orange County Convention Center, 20,000. Not open to the public. Upcoming...
  • Central Florida Ballet's annual 'Nutcracker' returns

     Central Florida Ballet's annual 'Nutcracker' returns
    Central Florida Ballet's production of "The Nutcracker" is performed this weekend at the Orange County Convention Center. The story of the maiden who visits the Land of Sweets with a magical friend, is told through dance and Tchaikovsky's music. Central...
  • It's a dog's life at Celebrate Dogs! show in Orlando

    It's a dog's life at Celebrate Dogs! show in Orlando
    For Gabriel Rangel, "puppy love" means more than a fleeting infatuation. The professional dog handler is a rock star at events such as this weekend's Celebrate Dogs! show at the Orange County Convention Center. The annual event is billed as "the nation'...
  • Orlando brews up micro-roasted coffee outlets

    Orlando brews up micro-roasted coffee outlets
    Coffee beans in Jose Estorino's small-batch roaster crackled quietly as they turned from light green to rich dark brown. It was a medium roast of a fair-trade bean from Papua New Guinea — made to order for a specific customer. Estorino had the...
  • Cape Coral dog sets new dock diving world record

    Cape Coral dog sets new dock diving world record
    Bo knows how to jump. And how to set world records. Trainer Crystal McClaren and her dog Bo set a new world record in Air Retrieve of 26 feet in the inaugural North America AKC Diving Dog championship at the second AKC/Eukanuba National Championship...
  • 'Persistence, perseverance' gave birth to performing arts center

    'Persistence, perseverance' gave birth to performing arts center
    The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts opens its doors to the public for the first time next week, but the story of its birth is a long one — more than 30 years in the making — full of shifting allegiances, uneasy partnerships,...