| 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...
| 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...
| 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 29, 2013
| 7:23 AM
There's an eclectic mix of entertainment options this week at Orlando's theme parks and attractions.
+ The traveling exhibit "Adventures With Clifford the Big Red Dog" opens Saturday at Orlando Science Center. The displays teach Clifford's Big Ideas,...
| May 1, 2013
| 2:53 PM
Artists participating in this year's Orlando Fringe Festival will give a sneak peek of what's in store this Thursday at the Orlando Museum of Art.
It's the museum's monthly 1st Thursday social event, and it should be a stylish time — the theme...
| 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...
| May 21, 2013
| 7:31 AM
A Blue Man Group-based exhibit joins the Orlando Science Center lineup on Saturday.
"Blue Man Group -- Making Waves" is a 1,500-square-foot traveling exhibit that's designed to merge science and art through an exploration of sound. The displays are...
| 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...