Orlando’s rapidly expanding cultural scene presents a fresh array of theater, music, art, comedy, dance—even a stellar speaker.
Sharing and serving are at the heart of the Swamp Sistas, a grassroots movement made up of women who give back.
Ashley Priselac keeps the celebrities at Madame Tussauds Orlando looking their best.
One-hit wonders? Hardly. Records are relevant again, and the Orlando faithful aim to keep it that way.
For four years, Jeff Sonksen has blazed a mile-long trail for public art along a Seminole County bikeway. And he’s nowhere near finished.
The festival of relevant irreverence celebrates 25 years.
The Florida Film Festival took root 25 years ago in an art movie house named after an Alpine flower. The story of how it became a crowd pleaser is one of family ties and a dedication to goodness over glitz.
A peek at some of the films being featured at the 25th annual Florida Film Festival.
In pursuing one passion, Jennifer Erickson finds another—students.
How Scott Thompson, aka Carrot Top, went from oyster shucker to comedic headliner—and why he still calls Central Florida home.
Verse captures the encounters and thoughts of those who heal for a living.
The new kid in town grew up fast. Here’s a look back at the stellar first year of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.
Take a ride behind the scenes to examine the engineering and physics of Orlando’s most popular roller coasters.
David Bobola, 30, has won swordfights, horseback battles and the heart of a princess at Medieval Times.
A young cellist and conductor with the world on a string leads the Orlando Philharmonic into a new era.
Benoit Glazer, Timucua have given us 15 years of beautiful music.
The Orlando Eye is open for business, along with an abundance of other treats, at I-Drive 360, the $200 million entertainment destination that has something for everyone—tourists and locals alike. Here are some best bets.
For more than half his life, Brian Bradley, 60, has made others laugh—and learned to master tough crowds.
Orlando boasts a half-dozen attractions that challenge you to think outside the box in order to leave the room. Puzzled? Read on.
The Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival runs May 13-26, with most venues located in Orlando’s Loch Haven Park.
Baba Brinkman has the musical genre down to a science, with enlightened riffs on evolution and religion.
Zurich, Paris, Los Angeles—Patrick Kahn has had many stops on his visual arts journey. Now he is bringing the works of master photographers to Orlando through his Snap! Space gallery and an annual festival.
A grassroots group keeps opera alive through the commitment of arts angels like Kathy Miller, whose living room has become a stage.
Richard Peeples, 53, and his quirky songs have delighted thousands of youngsters over the past decade.
Tired of dinner and a movie? Score some new skills with these five paths to education and enlightenment.
Music lessons can benefit children for life.
Clean or crude? Take your pick. Radio veterans Daniel Dennis and Tom Vann deliver humor on a variety of levels and have a more-than-mediocre time doing it.
Maitland Art Center honored as National Historic Landmark.
Wes Hamrick, 52, hits the right note among audiences with his musical serenades.
The world’s best in ballet, opera and theater coming to a movie screen near you.
Greg Dawson feels right at home with his addiction to HGTV.
The upper end of International Drive is getting some eye-popping additions.
Bob Kealing’s Tupperware-themed book heads for the big screen.
Patience pays off for UCF professor Pat Rushin, as director Terry Gilliam transforms his futuristic novella into The Zero Theorem.
Our annual sneak peek at what’s to come in Central Florida, including museum exhibits and musical, theatrical and dance performances.