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Orlando's Art Season Preview: Welcome Back

With apologies to Orlando Shakes, we’d like to borrow their motto for the upcoming season, which they are calling “The Homecoming.” Welcome home one and all as we take a look at the highlights of the 2021-2022 arts and entertainment season as performing troupes and venues in Central Florida make a long-awaited comeback.

The Reader

Pat Williams hasn’t put a book down since he was a kid with a newspaper route, using the money he made from it to fund what became his passion—reading. Now 71, the Orlando Magic executive has read about 7,000 books and has a home library packed with all of them, including rare first printings. In other rooms are hundreds of other tomes anxiously waiting to be read. Be patient, Williams tells them, your time will come.