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  • Meet Orlando’s Lindsay Phillips, creator of SwitchFlops shoes, scarves and bags

     
    I've been wanting for ages to meet Lindsay Phillips, the Orlando designer who invented SwitchFlops — those cute flip-flops with interchangeable straps. It finally happened over a lemonade at Citrus yesterday. What a remarkable young woman....
  • Happy birthday, Rollins!

     
    Rollins College invites the public to its extended Founders' Day celebration today through Sunday marking the Winter Park institution's 125th anniversary There's birthday cake at 12:30 p.m. today on campus. Other scheduled events include panels fea...
  • Student fashions at Rollins through 125 years

     
    Rollins College is celebrating its 125th anniversary — and the fashions worn by students past and present have not been overlooked. Mannequins positioned throughout the Olin Library are dressed in period costume, and are accompanied by placards...
  • Congregational Church celebrates anniversay of Rollins College

     
    First Congregational Church of Winter Park will celebrate the 125th anniversary of the founding of Rollins College with worship and celebration on Sunday, Nov. 7, at 10 a.m. in Knowles Chapel on campus. Both Sunday school and worship service for the...
  • Rollins College celebrates 125 years and a guy wears a shirt

     
    Today is Rollins College’s 125th Anniversary. To celebrate the school’s big day, a guy is wearing a Rollins shirt all day in Jacksonville and did a podcast with Rollins’ alum Frank Greene, senior immunology specialist in gastroenterology w...
  • Rollins College’s Annie Russell Theatre presents ‘Grease’

     
    Here's a peek at Friday's Calendar-section theater-page spotlight: “Grease” at Annie Russell Theatre. WHAT: The kids of Rydell High School know “Grease” is the word. The hand-jivin’ musical, turned into a cultural phenomenon b...
  • Genre-bending Brooklyn Rider to perform Saturday

     
    My Sentinel colleague Jim Abbott writes about the group Brooklyn Rider, performing Saturday as part of a residency thanks to the Bach Festival Society. Here's his story: By Jim Abbott, Orlando Sentinel music writer Equally comfortable in nightclubs and...
  • Bach Festival Society’s Young Artist Competition free recital Saturday

     
    The final round of the Young Artist Competition from the Bach Festival Society takes place this Saturday, Nov. 20. Twelve finalists from four categories — piano, strings, brass/woodwinds, and voice — will compete in the final round of the Young A...
  • Orange’s gay rights ordinance vote was emotion packed moment

     
    The vote by Orange County commissioners to pass an expanded human rights ordinance Tuesday was one of those rare political moments when supporters of the gay rights measure didn't have to share the stage with opponents. Yet the participants still...
  • Bach Festival Society’s Young Artist Competition winners

     
    The Bach Festival Society has announced the winners of the 18th annual Young Artist Competition, which took place Nov. 20.  More than 50 entrants from around the state competed, with 12 prize-winning contestants advancing to the finalist round. The...
  • Bach Festival Society presents ‘A Classic Christmas’

     
    The Bach Festival Society of Winter Park presents its annual Christmas program, A Classic Christmas, to the community in a concert featuring the Bach Festival Choir and Orchestra. In addition to traditional holiday favorites, conductor John V. Sinclair...
  • Rollins receives $12.5 million to build hotel

     
    Rollins College just announced a $12.5 million gift from the Harold Alfond Foundation to build a hotel that will be known as the Alfond Inn. The hotel will be built about a block from the Winter Park campus off of Interlachen and New England on land the...