| 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...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 8:00 AM
If you're like me, you may still be dealing with plans for Spring Break and spring sports and spring schedules. But pick up the pace (that's my advice to myself) because it's summer camp sign-up time, never mind if actual summer is months away.
| 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...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 7:33 AM
Let's go ahead and use positive thinking and assuming that the weather is about to get better. Here are some happenings at area theme parks and attractions to take in before you settle into Super Bowl mode.
+ As scheduled, SeaWorld's Bands, Brew & BBQ...
| 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...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 12:58 PM
The first IndieGalactic Space Jam, held at the Orlando Science Center over the weekend, drew more than 100 game developers and engineers from NASA, SpaceX and Titusville-based Rocket Crafters.
Designed to connect the space industry with Orlando’...
| 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...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 11:59 AM
We’re just three months into 2013, and we are bursting with theme-park developments. And this is supposed to be the slow season. Instead of waiting nine months to compile a year-in-review post, I’ve decided to make quarterly reports that...