| 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...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 9:38 AM
I skipped the recent "Lone Ranger" movie, even though nothing thrilled me more in childhood than the cry of "Hi Ho Silver" on the radio. I'm fascinated by the idea of Johnny Depp as Tonto — and that crow on his head. But these days, I'm fascinated...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 2:42 PM
The Mennello Museum of American Art has announced its schedule of exhibitions and events for the 2013-14 season. The Mennello is located in Orlando's Loch Haven Park and run by the city. It offers regular classes and free family days and events that are...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 2:13 PM
The Mennello Museum of American Art will have a special visitor beginning July 7: An Earl Cunningham painting on loan from President Kennedy's library.
"The Everglades," will take center stage at the Mennello's enhanced display of Cunningham works....
| Aug 8, 2012
| 5:58 AM
Coming off the most successful season in its 21-year history, the Orlando International Fringe Festival will expand into a nearby neighborhood and increase the number of shows it offers next spring.
The move follows a 23 percent increase in attendance at...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 3:10 PM
WHAT: Bank of America's Museums on Us will offer free weekend access to Bank of America and Merrill Lynch cardholders in Orlando and announce the launch of the program's brand new mobile site (http://museums.bankofamerica.com), giving customers access...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 12:04 PM
WHAT: The Mennello Museum of American Art pays tribute to Florida's Seminole tribe with its current exhibition "Art and Artifacts of the Seminole: Selections from the Collection of I.S.K. Reeves V and Sara W. Reeves."
The history of humans in Florida...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 4:04 PM
The Downtown Arts District's annual signature fundraiser will feature guest artist Terry Hummel.
It will be the district's fourth annual "In the Artist's Studio" program, in which guests can learn more about an artist's background and art career. WKMG...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 6:19 AM
The Orlando Sentinel's 2012 Holiday Art Contest has been judged and the winners honored at an Awards Program last week at the Sentinel. One grand prize, four merit awards and 10 honorable mention winners in each of the three age groups were chosen by five...
| May 9, 2013
| 1:03 PM
More than 100 ticketed shows? Additional venues outside Loch Haven Park? An expansion of Visual Fringe?
Yes, it's a huge year for the Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival, known affectionately as "The Fringe." Its 22nd edition is the biggest...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Ever since the unfortunate demise of the weekend roots-music radio show "Sunday Morning Coming Down" in 2010, host Joseph Martens has been considering a way to take the concept into the concert realm.
The notion becomes reality on Sunday, April 7,...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 3:56 PM
It started as a fleeting thought brought on by cooler temperatures and sunny skies.
"It's interesting how all these museums are so close together," I muse aloud, flipping through a Calendar section.
My editor's head swivels toward me. Her eyes light...