| 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...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 4:28 PM
Eight months after mold forced the Orlando Ballet from its longtime home, the dance company could be moving to new headquarters in a prime location, Orlando's Loch Haven Park.
Leaders of the city and the ballet have struck a deal that will let the dance...
| 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 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 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...
| May 28, 2014
| 7:59 AM
Orlando Science Center again will charge $5 for admission for a day. Five bucks per person will get folks into the museum on Sunday, June 1.
The usual price is $19 ($13 for ages 3-11).
The Walmart $5 Day gives access to the museum’s big-screen...
| 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...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 6:25 AM
Check out festivals and events in January across the state.
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County)
Nov. 29, 2013 - Jan. 5 2014: Carillon...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 9:32 AM
It's the time of year for looking back on 2013's memorable moments and trends from Central Florida arts scene.
• Star of the Year: God. We had a lot of religion on our stages this year. Theatre Downtown presented "Godspell" with Vine Theatre....