| Jul 5, 2011
| 2:48 PM
Local businesses deserve a big share of the credit for keeping SunRail alive and pushing for Gov. Rick Scott's approval of the commuter train.
Now, those businesses will be even more critical in determining whether the train is the boon for the local...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 7:43 AM
We're in taking-a-breather mode at the theme parks in the wake of so many Independence Day activities last weekend. But there still are options:
+ The rock band known as Boys Like Girls performs in the Summer Concert Series at Universal Studios on...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 8:50 AM
Famed guitarist Angelo Jannotti will play host to a guitar clinic at the Orlando Science Center on Saturday, July 16.
Jannotti, known for the acclaimed "Guitar Wizard," will include discussions and demonstrations of Carvin guitars during the clinic,...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 6:35 AM
The Baron Sisters will be making a special appearance at the Orlando Science Center on Saturday. The contemporary folk duo, who recently sang at the 2011 Florida Music Festival, have opened for Alan Jackson, Sugarland, Jo Dee Messina and Phil Vassar.
| Aug 1, 2011
| 10:54 AM
The Garbage Men, a group of Sarasota teens (pictured), have fashioned musical instruments out of discarded items -- guitars from cereal boxes, a drum from a garbage-can lid, and others from PVC pipes, wires and old bottles. The recycled band has...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 9:25 AM
Saturday's Cocktail and Cosmos event at the Orlando Science Center will sport a Middle Eastern theme and feature the debut of film "Arabia." Among the highlights:
+ The film, narrated by Helen Mirren, covers 21 centuries of Arabia history. Film student...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 8:48 AM
The Gibson Tour Bus, a rolling museum with interactive exhibits about guitars, is making a four-day stop at the Orlando Science Center, beginning Friday.
The bus includes contributions from U2, Slash, Paul McCartney and others. Visitors will be able to...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 1:40 PM
Orlando Sentinel attractions columnist Dewayne Bevil has news out of the Orlando Science Center, plus previews the Christian rock concerts at Disney and Universal and covers what's new park-by-park .
It's this week's Theme Park Rangers Roundup.
| Sep 14, 2011
| 8:26 AM
Orlando Science Center has extended the run of the exhibit "Guitar: The Instrument That Rocked the World." The 5,000-square-foot exhibition, which follows the history and evolution of the guitar and related stringed instruments, will remain in place...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 7:55 AM
Here's a quick look at entertainment options this week at Orlando's theme parks and attractions:
+ Cyndi Lauper will be the musical guest at Universal's Mardi Gras celebration on Saturday. Parade time is 9 p.m., show time 9:30 p.m. It's included in...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 8:44 AM
Now that we're out of Santa season, new events are set at Central Florida theme parks and attractions this week.
+ Otronicon, a salute to all things tech, begins its annual four-day run at Orlando Science Center beginning Friday. Activities range from...