| 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....
| 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...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 1:12 PM
Orlando Science Center will participate in the first nationwide Celebrate Science With Sid the Science Kid event with movie presentations this weekend.
"Sid the Science Kid" is a computer-animated PBS series produced by the Jim Henson Company. "Sid...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Orlando Science Center is presenting a limited run of National Geographic Movies' "The Last Lions" this weekend.
The movie, set in Botswana, follows a lionness's challenge in protecting her young. It takes place in an area that's one of the last...
| 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...