| Oct 25, 2013
| 8:20 AM
The Neanderthal Ball, a fund-raiser for and at the Orlando Science Center, is set for Saturday, Nov. 2.
The seventh annual event carries a caveman vibe, with activities taking place in the center's DinoDigs and the Our Planet, Our Universe exhibit...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 1:12 PM
Orlando Science Center will salute the Red Tail pilots, a group of the famed Tuskegee Airmen, with activities building up to a Veterans Day ceremony for a new monument saluting the men.
The 12-foot spire, outside the east entrance of the science center,...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 10:51 AM
Independence Day reminded me I never had a chance to write about a University of Central Florida project that honored an American hero — the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. — this spring.
UCF students and faculty spent their spring break in...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 11:09 AM
If you notice construction dust at your favorite arts or other cultural institution in the coming months, the work will be in part thanks to this year's Orange County cultural-facilities grants.
In six years of the cultural-facilities program, the...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 1:27 PM
Rae Ward, the marketing director for the Arts and Cultural Alliance of Central Florida, has been named the new executive director.
The Alliance's board of directors announced her promotion today. Ward, who has been with the Alliance for more than a...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 1:28 PM
Members of the Florida Artists Registry will exhibit their work at the August 1st Thursday at the Orlando Museum of Art. The 1st Thursday events allow socializing with food, drink and live entertainment — while admiring art.
Among this month's...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 1:15 PM
Lizzie Borden took an ax
And gave her mother forty whacks…
So begins the gruesome rhyme used for generations by children skipping rope.
It's the prose that piqued the curiosity of local playwright-director Michael Wanzie and composer Rich...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 7:36 AM
Orlando Science Center and Blue Man Group are teaming up for a workshop about the science of music. There will be two half-hour sessions on Saturday, Aug. 17.
The Rhythm and Blue Man Group Workshops will feature a Blue Man performer -- in his everyday...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 10:05 AM
Orlando Science Center guests can meet Iron Man, watch "Iron Man 3" and take in the stars and the planets for the final time of the summer Saturday evening.
The 3-D film "Iron Man 3," starring Robert Downey Jr., begins at 7:50 p.m. in the Digital...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 3:14 PM
It's time once again for the Red Chair Affair, presented by the Arts and Cultural Alliance of Central Florida. That means summer is truly on the way out, and the arts season is about to kick into high gear.
Why "Red Chair" Affair? Because traditionally,...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 6:47 AM
Two traveling exhibits are nearly ready to move on from the Orlando Science Center.
The last day for "Blue Man Group -- Making Waves" will be Monday, Sept. 2. (The science center is open this weekend, including Labor Day.) The exhibit explores the...