| May 4, 2013
| 9:02 PM
United Arts of Central Florida's annual public-fundraising campaign had its strongest result in five years, officials said, beating its 2013 goal by almost $390,000.
Individuals donated $1.96 million to the three-month fund drive that supports more than...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 7:20 AM
Actor Daniel Logan says this has been the "year of Orlando." He's making his fourth trip of 2012 to Central Florida, and they've all been "Star Wars"-related missions.
Logan, who appeared as the young Boba Fett in 2002's "Star Wars: Episode II —...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 8:16 AM
Darth Vader -- or at least his uniform -- is among the guests this week at Central Florida's theme parks and attractions.
+ The "Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination" exhibit opens at Orlando Science Center on Saturday. It includes props,...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 8:05 AM
Orlando Science Center has released the schedule for Daniel Logan, a "Star Wars" actor who will help kick off the new exhibit "Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination" this weekend.
Logan, who first appeared as the young Boba Fett in 2002's "Star...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Five Central Florida students who've already won top awards at county and state science fairs will compete this weekend in the Dr. Nelson Ying Science Competition.
The five competing for the "Ying Prize" will explain their research to a panel of judges ...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 7:46 AM
Music still dominates the special-event scene at Orlando's theme parks and attractions this week, but there's also some "Star Wars" and Angry Birds on the horizon.
+ Reigning "American Idol" winner Phillip Phillips performs at Universal's Mardi Gras...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 1:46 PM
It's a tripleheader of news related to the Orlando Science Center:
+ Thursday is Pi Day -- the whole 3.14 meets 3/14 thing, you know. The science center will mark the occasion with a pie walk (a variation on a cake walk); "crafty corner," devoted to...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 8:18 AM
It's an active week in Orlando theme parks and attractions, even though we're not in the eye of this hurricane.
+ Our long-lasting Halloween celebrations end, with the last evening of Universal's Halloween Horror Nights on Wednesday and the final Mickey'...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 1:14 PM
Nacho Rodriguez Bach, the man behind the "Play" exhibit currently showing at Orlando Science Center, will give a walkthrough of the exhibit during a visit at the science center on Saturday.
Rodriguez, known as an electronic media artist, composer and...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 10:55 AM
It's a short workweek for many people, so the weekend is approaching faster than usual. We're entering a busy time period at the theme parks, and even though we're not quite to Halloween season, there is an increase in special-event options this weekend....
| Sep 20, 2010
| 1:40 PM
I learned a couple of years ago that the Sentinel saves me money way beyond the traditional Sunday coupons and sales circulars. Sure, the Sunday paper is where you can get "bang for your buck" with the coupons inserts, but sometimes you find hidden gems...