| Jan 28, 2014
| 3:31 PM
Five award-winning authors will take part in the this year's Winter With the Writers, A Festival of the Literary Arts. For several decades the Rollins College series has hosted renowned writers who share their work and expertise with students and the...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 6:23 PM
The Miró Quartet, one of America's highest-profile chamber-music ensembles, will play in Winter Park on Sunday as part of the Bach Festival Society's Visiting Artist Series.
On the program will be Franz Schubert's well-known "Death and the Maiden,"...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 6:24 PM
WHAT: Quirky Broadway musical "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" takes the stage at Rollins College's Annie Russell Theatre. In the show, misfit students compete to be the champion speller. Also in on the competition: a few hand-picked...
| Oct 18, 2013
Renowned pianist Emanuel Ax is the first artist to perform this season in the Visiting Artist Series of the Bach Festival Society of Winter Park.
"Emanuel Ax is one of America's most prolific virtuosi," says John Sinclair, artistic director of the...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 3:12 PM
It seems politicians these days are always telling us how they're working to make Orlando a world-class city for the arts. Yes, it's true that local arts organizations can always use more support. But for a world-class example of what they do with their...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Crealdé School of Art will hold its 17th Annual Benefit Auction on Saturday, Oct. 19. The fundraising event, a soiree of "Art & Soul," is to feature live entertainment, food, fare, and silent and live auctions of original artwork by noted local and...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Activist Alan Bounville will soon travel from his New York City home to give a talk at Rollins College.
It's not a long trip, a few hours by plane.
That's nothing for Bounville. The former Orlando resident spent two years walking more than 6,000 miles...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 3:55 PM
I stopped by the Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College this week for the opening of its exhibit looking at Nazi-looted art.
Titled "Auktion 392: Reclaiming the Galerie Stern, Dusseldorf," the traveling exhibit reminds us of a dark time in art...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:51 PM
The Tectonic Theatre Company's original "Laramie Project" was moving in part because it took a huge national event and downsized it to the personal — to the actual words of small-town residents affected by the 1998 murder of Matthew Shepard. A gay...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Science fiction and space physics will collide at the Enzian Theater next month as part of a prestigious national program that hopes to motivate the next generation of scientists through the arts.
The Maitland cinema is among 20 independent theaters...
| May 29, 2013
A different view on the gay Scouts policy.
On Thursday, the national Boy Scouts of America Council voted to allow openly gay Scouts in the organization.
Though it is hard to believe that in 2013 this would even be controversial, an affirmative vote is...
| Apr 27, 2013
On April 17, I got a call around 3 a.m. My friend Melissa said, "It's here! It's here!"
I was half asleep, but I knew exactly what she was talking about. I started up my computer before I even turned on the light in my dorm room.
I had been waiting...