| Jul 28, 2011
| 3:01 PM
"High Voltage," a new show that revolves around the electron, begins a limited run at the Orlando Science Center on Friday, July 29.
The show looks at the principles of electricity through demontrations using a Singing Tesla Coil, an eight-foot tall...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 11:38 AM
Orlando Science Center is reviving its seasonal nighttime star-gazing sessions at its Crosby Observatory, beginning Saturday, Nov. 19. The public will also have access to its powerful, 10-inch refractor telescope on first and third Saturdays of December,...
| Apr 29, 2011
| 6:35 AM
A new big-screen movie will be added to the Orlando Science Center lineup as of May 14. "Animalopolis," a documentary about wildlife, will be seen on its Dr. Phillips CineDome throughout the summer.
The film features cheetahs, lions, bears, otters,...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 7:53 AM
Orlando Science Center will be serving up bug-based snacks on Saturdays and Sunday through the remainder of 2011. The eats are in conjunction with its current exhibit "Harry's Big Adventure: My Bug Life."
Among the menu items the science center cooks up:...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Orlando Science Center has added holiday-themed laser-light shows to its lineup. The show, projected onto the giant screen of the Dr. Phillips CineDome, will run daily through Jan. 8.
The music is range from traditional classics ("Dance of the Sugar Plum...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 10:36 AM
Jim Bell, a member of the Mars Exploration Rover team, will present "Postcards From Mars: Using Rovers to Explore the Mysteries of the Red Planet" at the Orlando Science Center on Saturday, Nov. 26.
Bell was the lead scientist in charge of the...
| Jan 14, 2012
Childhood entertainment has morphed into grownup art for Patrick Towers. Hours of video-game play influenced the Orlando graphic designer's style and art, which will be on display this weekend during Otronicon, an annual celebration of hands-on technology...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 2:43 PM
We have quite a handful of beginnings and endings in the coming days at Orlando's theme parks and attractions.
+ We're in the final days of Star Wars Weekends at Disney's Hollywood Studios. Special guests on Friday, Saturday and Sunday include Peter...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 8:06 AM
Here's a quick look at this week's events at Orlando's theme parks and attractions:
+ Legoland Florida begins its first-ever Christmas Bricktacular on Monday night at the Winter Haven theme park. Activities include the official tree-lighting ceremony,...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 8:33 AM
Where to go / what to do this week at Orlando theme parks.
+ Celebrity narrators this week at Epcot's Candlelight Processional: Neil Patrick Harris (Monday), Lorraine Bracco (Tuesday-Thursday), Chita Rivera (Friday-Sunday). Show times are 5 p.m., 6:45 p....
| Dec 15, 2011
| 8:14 AM
The Orlando Science Center has added an eight-necked monster to its current exhibit "Guitar: The Instrument That Rocked the World." Guests can now take a look at Rock Ock, the world's only fully playable, eight-necked stringed instrument.
It was built by...