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Blue Bamboo Center For the Arts

Winter Park's newest performing arts center.

Orlando's Music Beat: Part 1

From jazz to rock, blues to metal, we present 20 music acts that call Orlando home.

Orlando's Music Beat: Part 2

From jazz to rock, blues to metal, we present 20 music acts that call Orlando home.

The Stage Is Set

A guide to live music venues in Orlando.

Sense of Community

Joshua Vickery’s group gives artists a place to perform, a family to join and the chance to give back through the arts.

Halloween Happenings 2016

11 Halloween events happening in the month of October.

Arts & Entertainment Season Preview

Orlando’s rapidly expanding cultural scene presents a fresh array of theater, music, art, comedy, dance—even a stellar speaker.

Music With a Mission

Sharing and serving are at the heart of the Swamp Sistas, a grassroots movement made up of women who give back.

Story of a… Wax Figure Artist

Ashley Priselac keeps the celebrities at Madame Tussauds Orlando looking their best.

Forever Vinyl

One-hit wonders? Hardly. Records are relevant again, and the Orlando faithful aim to keep it that way.

Rebel Without a Pause

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.

Fringe-tastic

The festival of relevant irreverence celebrates 25 years.

Still Blooming

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.

Florida Film Festival

A peek at some of the films being featured at the 25th annual Florida Film Festival.

Story of a… Music Teacher

In pursuing one passion, Jennifer Erickson finds another—students.

On Top of the World

How Scott Thompson, aka Carrot Top, went from oyster shucker to comedic headliner—and why he still calls Central Florida home.

Physician Poets Society

Verse captures the encounters and thoughts of those who heal for a living.

A Really Big Show

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.

Science of Screams

Take a ride behind the scenes to examine the engineering and physics of Orlando’s most popular roller coasters.

Story of a… Knight

David Bobola, 30, has won swordfights, horseback battles and the heart of a princess at Medieval Times.

Millennial Maestro

A young cellist and conductor with the world on a string leads the Orlando Philharmonic into a new era.

Sonic Celebration

Benoit Glazer, Timucua have given us 15 years of beautiful music.

7 Things to Love About I-Drive 360

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.

Story of a... Comic

For more than half his life, Brian Bradley, 60, has made others laugh—and learned to master tough crowds.

Escape Acts

Orlando boasts a half-dozen attractions that challenge you to think outside the box in order to leave the room. Puzzled? Read on.

A Fringe Sampler

The Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival runs May 13-26, with most venues located in Orlando’s Loch Haven Park.

Rap Scholar

Baba Brinkman has the musical genre down to a science, with enlightened riffs on evolution and religion.

The Path of Kahn

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.

Open House

A grassroots group keeps opera alive through the commitment of arts angels like Kathy Miller, whose living room has become a stage.

Story of...a Children's Entertainer

Richard Peeples, 53, and his quirky songs have delighted thousands of youngsters over the past decade.

Save the Date

Tired of dinner and a movie? Score some new skills with these five paths to education and enlightenment.

Rock Your Kid's World

Music lessons can benefit children for life.

Laugh Tracks

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.

A Jewel in Our Midst

Maitland Art Center honored as National Historic Landmark.

Story of a...Pianist

Wes Hamrick, 52, hits the right note among audiences with his musical serenades.

Show Time

The world’s best in ballet, opera and theater coming to a movie screen near you.
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Orlando's Best Lawyers 2016

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Orlando's Top Dentists of 2016

Our annual list featuring 224 of the area's finest dental professionals.

Guide to Private Schools 2016

Our searchable annual database will help you chart an educational course for your family.
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