| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Rollins College is getting its own hotel — one that echoes the liberal arts school's look and academic mission.
The Alfond Inn's first guests will arrive Sunday, but a Tuesday preview for the news media and other guests showed off the 112-room...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 12:14 PM
For Team Obama, the legendary I-4 corridor once again was a key destination during their 2012 campaign in Florida. Pres. Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and their campaign surrogates made dozens of trips, rallying supporters in Orlando, Brevard,...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Every Sunday morning, the Rev. Paula White stands in front of her congregation at New Destiny Christian Center in Apopka and looks out on thousands of brown faces.
"When people say things like, 'She is a white girl that preaches black' is when I...
| 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...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 9:09 AM
Ethos Vegan Kitchen, a consistent go-to place for those who follow a strict vegan diet, has settled nicely into its new location in Winter Park, and quality home-style fare is still the mainstay of the menu created by husband-and-wife team Kelly and Laina...