| Feb 27, 2013
| 4:40 PM
The Orlando Science Center has formed a partnership with National Geographic Cinema Ventures that's tied to the museum's newly renovated theater. In the near future, that space will be known as the Digital Adventure Theater, A National Geographic...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Like a lot of people whose phones have been replaced by demanding little robots, I have had some difficulty adjusting to the new technology. Thanks to smartphone games such as Words With Friends, there are no longer awkward pauses in conversation, or...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 6:06 AM
News and notes from Central Florida's theme parks and attractions.
I've been watching the new non-turnstiles being put through their paces at the entrances of Walt Disney World theme parks. The change, part of Disney's MyMagic+...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 6:54 AM
A conglomeration of robotics, virtual reality, video games, digitally produced art, laser tag, career forums plus some "Star Wars" and "Tron" action in January can only mean one thing: It's Otronicon weekend at Orlando Science Center.
| Dec 20, 2012
| 6:51 AM
Orlando Science Center has opened its Digital Adventure Theater, which shows 3-D documentaries and second-run Hollywood films to guests.
The space, which was made available to the public last weekend, will feature works in 4K resolution, which is said...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 1:53 PM
Schools are closing for the holiday break, offering a great opportunity to introduce kids to art.
Many of Central Florida's museums and arts centers will be open during the holidays. Some admissions are free, and others are inexpensive — almost...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 6:02 AM
Here are my picks for the best happenings at theme parks and attractions for 2012.
•Best new costumes: Storybook Circus, Magic Kingdom. Step right up and see the red, ringmaster-inspired costumes — complete with tails — that fit the...
| May 4, 2013
| 9:02 PM
United Arts of Central Florida's annual public-fundraising campaign had its strongest result in five years, officials said, beating its 2013 goal by almost $390,000.
Individuals donated $1.96 million to the three-month fund drive that supports more than...
| May 6, 2013
| 10:10 AM
The Orlando Science Center is planning a monument-groundbreaking event that will honor Red Tail pilots of the Tuskegee Airmen at 2 p.m. Tuesday.
Three Red Tail pilots from World War II are scheduled to be in attendance. Leo Gray, George Hardy and Hiram...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Five Central Florida students who've already won top awards at county and state science fairs will compete this weekend in the Dr. Nelson Ying Science Competition.
The five competing for the "Ying Prize" will explain their research to a panel of judges ...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 6:15 AM
The corks will pop at 6 p.m. Thursday for Reading Between the Wines, a benefit for the Adult Literacy League, at the Orlando Science Center. Tickets are $75. Call 407-422-1540 or check out adultliteracyleague.org for information. In the meantime, let's...