| Jul 5, 2013
| 10:51 AM
Independence Day reminded me I never had a chance to write about a University of Central Florida project that honored an American hero — the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. — this spring.
UCF students and faculty spent their spring break in...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 11:09 AM
If you notice construction dust at your favorite arts or other cultural institution in the coming months, the work will be in part thanks to this year's Orange County cultural-facilities grants.
In six years of the cultural-facilities program, the...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 1:27 PM
Rae Ward, the marketing director for the Arts and Cultural Alliance of Central Florida, has been named the new executive director.
The Alliance's board of directors announced her promotion today. Ward, who has been with the Alliance for more than a...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 8:12 AM
Orlando Science Center will stay open later on Fridays and Saturdays through mid-August.
In addition to its regular offering of exhibits, summer night-sky viewings will be held in the Crosby Observatory after 7 p.m. on those evenings. Guests can see...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 12:09 PM
The 17 organizations designated as cultural partners on the pledge form for United Arts' Campaign for the Arts mostly beat their goals in the annual spring fund drive. These partner organizations determine their individual goals and then report them to...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 7:00 AM
How did dinosaurs take to the sky? That’s the question addressed in “Flying Monsters 3D,” which debuts Monday at Orlando Science Center.
The film is narrated by filmmaker/naturalist David Attenborough, uses GCI technology to re-create...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 1:28 PM
Members of the Florida Artists Registry will exhibit their work at the August 1st Thursday at the Orlando Museum of Art. The 1st Thursday events allow socializing with food, drink and live entertainment — while admiring art.
Among this month's...
| 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...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 7:36 AM
Orlando Science Center and Blue Man Group are teaming up for a workshop about the science of music. There will be two half-hour sessions on Saturday, Aug. 17.
The Rhythm and Blue Man Group Workshops will feature a Blue Man performer -- in his everyday...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 10:05 AM
Orlando Science Center guests can meet Iron Man, watch "Iron Man 3" and take in the stars and the planets for the final time of the summer Saturday evening.
The 3-D film "Iron Man 3," starring Robert Downey Jr., begins at 7:50 p.m. in the Digital...
| 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,...