| 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...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 1:15 PM
Lizzie Borden took an ax
And gave her mother forty whacks…
So begins the gruesome rhyme used for generations by children skipping rope.
It's the prose that piqued the curiosity of local playwright-director Michael Wanzie and composer Rich...
| 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...