| Jul 22, 2014
| 8:19 AM
Florida Gov. Rick Scott used the Orlando Science Center as a backdrop today to pitch permanent manufacturing tax cuts and increasing science, technology, engineering and math training.
Scott's "Jobs for the Next Generation" statewide tour started...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 5:31 PM
There's a new effort afoot in Central Florida to connect the struggling space industry to young, innovative tech minds in Orlando, which could boost interest in space and bring fresh ideas to Kennedy Space Center.
Sparked by an event over the weekend at...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 7:39 AM
Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida.
1. George Diaz wrote about gay-marriage bashing on Monday, today he's writing about Tony Dungy's comments on the NFL's first openly gay player Michael Sam. How do you feel about the former NFL coach'...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 2:06 PM
United Arts has announced its second batch of mini-grants for 2014. More than $4,450 was distributed among three organizations in regular mini-grants. Nine organizations were awarded a total of $20,000 for grants specifically designated for arts...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Orlando's Mini Maker Faire is getting an upgrade. The event, featuring do-it-yourself enthusiasts, will lose its "mini," becoming "Maker Faire Orlando" and expanding into a two-day occasion at the Orlando Science Center.
Maker Faire, set for Sept 14-15,...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 7:04 AM
Orlando Science Center's adults-only night comes back to the lineup this Saturday. The Science Night Live event, for folks 21 years and older, includes the return of the laser-light shows and two performances by the rock band Twitchy.
The entire science...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 1:58 PM
When Gov. Rick Scott signed the state budget today, he made a lot of Central Florida arts groups happy. More than $5 million will benefit arts and cultural programs in Orange, Seminole, Lake, Osceola and Volusia counties under the 2014-15 budget.
| May 15, 2014
| 9:24 AM
WHAT: Literature's little monkey is back at Orlando Science Center. The "Curious George: Let's Get Curious!" exhibit, which passed through the museum in 2011, begins its return engagement Saturday. The exhibit, set where George and The Man with the Yellow...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 12:02 PM
It’s not every day that people can play a life-sized Angry Birds game on the front lawn at the Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control plant.
In the name of Take Your Child to Work Day, access to the plant was broadened on Thursday for a brief...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 8:18 AM
For today's live event, we'll be broadcasting from the Orlando Science Center and getting a preview of the new traveling exhibit, "Zoom Into Nano," a look at how scientists view and make things that are too small to see.
Tune in at noon to see the...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 6:23 AM
On Day Four of Orlando Sentinel Live, we go to a place where the TVs are black-and-white and the cars are pure muscle.
In honor of Throwback Thursday, we're going to the Mount Dora Museum of Speed. Housed in a replica Art Deco building, the attraction...