| Apr 25, 2014
More than 75 million diners will be making reservations for Mother's Day dinner, according to the National Restaurant Association. Central Florida has many options for celebrating on May 11 with family and friends. Here is just a sampling of local...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 4:07 PM
Patriotism and the arts are often connected — what American soul isn't lifted by hearing "The Stars and Stripes Forever," after all? — but music trumped politics Sunday afternoon in the Bach Festival Society of Winter Park's last concert of...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 2:55 PM
American organist Christopher Houlihan will give a free concert this Sunday, April 13, at Rollins College.
Houlihan has been labeled "gifted" (New York Times), "dazzling" (Wall Street Journal), and "one of the brightest stars in the new generation of...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 12:06 PM
I'm still recuperating from a busy arts weekend in Central Florida. There was a lot of ballet to see — "Carmen" on Friday night, then Orlando Ballet's charming "Beauty and the Beast" on Saturday. It was heartening to see so many parents...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 2:37 PM
William Shakespeare didn't write "The Lost Comedies of William Shakespeare," but he did inspire the production debuting Friday, April 18, at Rollins College. The real authors are in the audience, and they're different every night.
That's because "Lost...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 1:28 PM
When St. Mark's Presbyterian Church couldn't afford a new pipe organ, Fred Stewart Mauk had an idea: Why not find a used one?
Mauk, organist at the Altamonte Springs church, kept his eyes peeled and in 1986 found a used pipe organ for sale at a church...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 2:17 PM
Bush Auditorium at Rollins College in Winter Park is the location of a growing event focused on entrepreneurs of all stripes called One Million Cups.
The event is part of a national program sponsored by the Kauffman Foundation, one of the biggest...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 9:20 PM
So how did you celebrate William Shakespeare's birthday this year? What, you missed it?
Wednesday marked the 450th anniversary of the English writer's birth (at least as best as historians can tell; no one's sure of the exact day). That night, I...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 1:11 PM
A little more than a week ago, Jeb Bush delivered a speech at Rollins College that sounded a lot like a campaign speech.
It begin with sweeping promises of cooperation and bipartisanship -- yet led to repeated criticism of the current administration. It...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 5:40 AM
Senior Suncoast infielder Brianne Lint will play softball at Rollins College in Winter Park in the fall.
Lint, who plays travel ball with Lincoln Flannery's Gators Gold team, will be joined at Rollins by St. Thomas Aquinas senior shortstop Rachel...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 8:36 AM
Mickey Mouse looks dang good for an 85-year-old rodent, right? Not a gray hair to be seen. Disney fans mark his birth with the release of "Steamboat Willie," a black-and-white cartoon directed by Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks.
The Central Florida tourism...
| Dec 26, 2013
Picking up 815 assists kept Class 8A-7A-6A Player of the Year Chelsea Boretti busy this season.
What impressed her coach, Brian Bausch, was how she did it.
"There are very few teams who were balanced like we were," Bausch said of his setter. "We had a...