| Dec 9, 2013
| 3:13 PM
Signature arts groups such as the Orlando Ballet, Orlando Shakespeare Theater and the Bach Festival Society of Winter Park will receive more money for operating expenses from United Arts than last year. But others, such as Orlando Museum of Art, the...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Who doesn't want to go to Sesame Street?
A real-life version of the famed address is part of a new Orlando Science Center exhibit called "Sesame Street Presents The Body," which opens to the public on Saturday. I had a sneak peek of the area, and I'm...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 7:23 AM
The Orlando Mini Maker Faire, a festival of do-it-yourself technology and creativity, is set for Orlando Science Center on Saturday.
The event spotlights more than 100 unique projects from local "Makers" of various ages and backgrounds. Among the...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 10:30 AM
In a truly dark sky, meteors scorch the blackness every few minutes, satellites race by in all directions and the dazzling Milky Way appears as an electrified cloud.
None of those things is visible from Orlando because its urban lighting smudges the...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 10:41 AM
Two dozen arts and cultural organizations received cultural tourism grants from Orange County this week. In total, $1,870,171 was given out by the Orange County Arts & Cultural Affairs office.
The money is geared toward programs and projects that will...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Who: Kim L. Cavendish of Boca Raton. The president and chief executive officer of the Museum of Discovery and Science and the AutoNation IMAX 3D Theater in Fort Lauderdale received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual Florida Association of...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 10:13 AM
Orlando Science Center will host another $5-admission day this Sunday.
The event, produced in partnership with the Walmart Foundation, includes all regular exhibits and offerings of the museum. Admission is usually $19 ($13 for ages 3-11).
| 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....
| Apr 1, 2013
| 7:13 AM
It's the beginning of April, but the end is near for two productions at Disney's Hollywood Studios and one exhibit at Orlando Science Center. Meanwhile, the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival and Universal's Mardi Gras keep calm and carry on....
| Apr 3, 2013
| 1:44 PM
Orlando Science Center will welcome Stormtroopers, Jedi knights, six R2-D2 units and other characters as a farewell to its "Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination" exhibit.
The droids, presented by the R2 Builders Club, along with costumed members...