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  • Timeline: Building Orlando an arts center

    Timeline: Building Orlando an arts center
    Here's a look at milestone moments on the long quest to provide Orlando with a high-quality performing-arts center. 1926: Orlando Municipal Auditorium, later Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre, is built for $175,000. 1962: A front-page Orlando Sentinel...
  • Orlando November concerts range from festivals to farewells

    Orlando November concerts range from festivals to farewells
    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...
  • Over budget, behind schedule, arts center and builder settle legal claims

    Over budget, behind schedule, arts center and builder settle legal claims
    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...
  • Dr. Phillips Center opening acts: Norm Lewis, Sheryl Crow, Emmylou Harris

     Dr. Phillips Center opening acts: Norm Lewis, Sheryl Crow, Emmylou Harris
    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'...
  • Q&A: With 3 months to go, Dr. Phillips Center takes shape

    Q&A: With 3 months to go, Dr. Phillips Center takes shape
    Three months from today — on Nov. 6 — Orlando's entertainment scene will enter a new era when government and arts-center officials gather to cut the ribbon on downtown's Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. While the $514 million...
  • Orlando's Dr. Phillips Center will open in November

    Orlando's Dr. Phillips Center will open in November
    The long-awaited Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts at last has an official opening date. The ribbon-cutting on the downtown Orlando theater complex will be Nov. 6, with an opening gala the following night, center president Kathy Ramsberger...
  • Dr. Phillips president asks for Winter Park's support in the future

    Dr. Phillips president asks for Winter Park's support in the future
    When it comes to the new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, Kathy Ramsberger said, it’s important to note that location isn’t all that important, but what is significant in the long run is how well this facility in downtown Orlando...
  • Broadway talks restart amid dissent at arts center

    Broadway talks restart amid dissent at arts center
    After each side vowed to go it alone, the leaders of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts and the organization that presents touring Broadway shows in Orlando are back at the negotiating table. The renewed negotiations represent a last-...
  • The 25 Most Powerful People in Central Florida

     
    Over two days, we revealed this year's list of “The 25 Most Powerful People in Central Florida” — as chosen by a panel of leaders from the business, nonprofit and political communities. Below is the full list of 25 - with nutshell...
  • Not all regulations bad for business

    With a wave of his new gubernatorial wand as if he were casting off an evil spell over Florida's economy, Rick Scott's first move was to freeze all pending state business regulations. It marked the beginning of the new governor's mission to...
  • Another $500,000 for Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

     
    The Dr. P. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts announced its second large pledge in a week this morning — this time a half million dollars more from Tupperware Brands Corp. The Tupperware pledge is on top of an earlier $1 million pledge by the...