| Mar 11, 2015
| 4:39 PM
Alex Martins, CEO of the Orlando Magic, wants you to know that he is not at all jealous of the civic buzz created by Central Florida's newest sports darling.
In fact, Martins says he is exhilarated by having a new professional sports franchise in town...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 3:40 PM
With private fundraising behind schedule, the next phase of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts will open at least a year later than planned.
On Tuesday, the arts center received a two-year extension from the Orange County Commission to...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 12:45 PM
With a subtle, occasionally ethereal twist on country music, Emmylou Harris and her band were an excellent test of the acoustics in the Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater at the new Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center in Orlando.
In a well-paced 90 minutes on...
| Nov 13, 2014
When Emmylou Harris christens the intimate Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater with a performance Friday, it will be more than a special occasion for the new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Orlando.
It'll be a night to remember for...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 8:34 AM
Amaze your friends! Astound your family!
When the new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Orlando opens Nov. 6, many of its attributes will be obvious. But if you want to sound like a real behind-the-scenes expert, check out these...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 7:38 AM
Tickets are now on sale for several upcoming shows at Orlando's new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts -- including "Potted Potter," a comic riff on the Harry Potter phenomenon, and "Motown the Musical," the Broadway hit stuffed full of famous...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 2:23 PM
Hometown Broadway star Norm Lewis will join veteran country singer Emmylou Harris and nine-time Grammy winner Sheryl Crow as headliners in a nearly three-week celebration of Orlando's new performing-arts center.
Dubbed the "Grand Premiere," next month'...
| Dec 25, 2014
From the arena-size antics of pop star Miley Cyrus to the pin-drop nuances of Emmylou Harris, the 2014 concert calendar was a diverse and pleasurable one.
Here are Central Florida's Top 10 musical moments:
Miley Cyrus (March 24, Amway Center, Orlando)...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 2:04 PM
The curtain is supposed to rise soon at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, but the project is over budget and behind schedule.
Contractor Balfour Beatty Construction and the center's managers have blamed each other, and now the parties...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 1:57 PM
With a gleaming new performance venue open in Orlando, the fall concert schedule is brimming with a diverse lineup of favorites. Music fans will have their first opportunity to check out the new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts at shows...
| Nov 2, 2014
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,...