| 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...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 8:56 AM
Orlando Science Center has added "Penguins 3D" to its movie lineup.
The film, narrated by David Attenborough, takes place on the island called Penguin City, home to 6 million of the black and white birds. Also on hand: hundreds of albatrosses, fur...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Folks can extend their Talk Like a Pirate Day fun with swashbuckling activities at the Orlando Science Center through Sunday.
There's a chestful of activities, although the emphasis will be on Saturday. Pirate costumes are encouraged.
| Sep 23, 2013
| 9:35 AM
Orlando Science Center's adults-only night returns Saturday, the same day, as fate would have it, that its "Sesame Street" exhibit opens.
These are separate events, for sure. Science Night Live, for the 21-and-up set, runs from 8 p.m. to 11 pm. on Sept....
| Jun 4, 2013
| 9:12 AM
Orlando Science Center will be adults-only for its Science Night Live event Saturday.
The evening will spotlight "grown-up-inspired" programming such as a "Music by the Numbers" presentation by UCF professor Scott Warfield, who will talk the points...
| 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 1, 2013
| 3:10 PM
WHAT: Bank of America's Museums on Us will offer free weekend access to Bank of America and Merrill Lynch cardholders in Orlando and announce the launch of the program's brand new mobile site (http://museums.bankofamerica.com), giving customers access...
| 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...