The Short List

An A&E pocket guide for April




THE CIRCLE OF LIFE
4/17-5/13
The Lion King leaps onto the Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre stage with fanciful giraffes and gazelles, dazzling dancers and sets and, of course, the king of the jungle.
 


 


 

SUGAR, BABY!
4/27-4/29
It’s a necessary evil to forget the low-carb meal plan—for three days anyway. Besides the obvious yummies, The Festival of Chocolate (April 27-29 at UCF Arena) features chocolate trivia, wine and chocolate pairings and Chocoland—a chocolate museum. The Great American Pie Festival (April 28-29 in Celebration) boasts a never-ending pie buffet and vendors touting their crusty creations.
 


 

KICK THIS AROUND
4/15-5/5
Orlando City Soccer, champs of the United Soccer Leagues in their first year, play several home games the next few weeks at the Florida Citrus Bowl. These guys are good. You’ll be kicking yourself if you don’t catch a game.
 


 

EXTENDED PLAY
4/14-5/5
SeaWorld Orlando lives la vida loca with three weeks of music, food and celebration at the annual event Viva La Musica. Among the acts: Elvis Crespo (right) and Grupo Niche.
 


 

FILM. FOOD. FRIENDS.
4/13-4/22
Step 1: Flip off TCM and get off of the couch. Step 2: Go to floridafilmfestival.com and start planning. The Florida Film Festival is your chance to experience movies the way they were meant to be experienced—in theaters filled with fellow cinephiles munching on popcorn. This year, the festival might be as much about edibles as it is about cinema, with Marcel Vigneron, of Top Chef fame, making a special appearance.
 


 

WILD PAPARAZZO
5/10-13
Snap! Orlando 2012 will be four days of all things photography, with this year’s “UrbanWild’’ theme focusing on street/documentary-style imagery.
 

Edit Module
Want to read the whole issue? Download and read this issue and others on Magzter.

Add your comment:
Edit Module Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow TagsEdit ModuleShow Tags

Guides & Resources

Premier Realtors

Let Orlando's best realtors help you find your dream home!

Wedding Resource Guide

Find the best wedding vendors in Orlando.

Summer Getaways 2015

Summer is finally on its way and now is the perfect time to plan your getaway. Check out some of these great deals and special destinations just a short drive from Orlando.

Shattering Myths of Better Business Bureau

2015 Best Lawyers

When you need an attorney, you want someone with a strong reputation and a proven track record. The annual Best Lawyers® list provides the names of Orlando-area attorneys most recommended by their colleagues in the field.

Orlando's Top Dentists of 2015

Our annual list featuring 216 of the area’s finest dental professionals.

Dentists Q&As

We selected 4 dentists to weigh in on questions related to dental health.

Guide to Private Schools 2015

Our annual guide to private schools will help you chart an educational course for your family.
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags

MoreRecent Blog Posts

Weekend Happenings in Orlando July 3 to 5

Find the best events in and around Orlando for the holiday with our Fourth of July Celebrations Guide!

Weekend Happenings in Orlando June 19 to 21

Find the best events in and around town for the weekend including a Father's Day Sunday guide.

Weekend Happenings in Orlando June 12 to 14

Find the best events in and around the city for the weekend.

2015 Father's Day Gift Guide

Check out local shops Cloak & Dapper, Uncle Tony's Donut Shoppe, and Lure Design Inc. to find the perfect gift for Father's Day. (Video)

Weekend Happenings in Orlando June 5 to 7

Find the best events in and around town for the weekend.
Edit Module