| Mar 28, 2013
| 10:34 AM
Ever since 104.1 FM (WTKS) canceled his roots-music weekend radio show "Sunday Morning Coming Down" in 2010, Orlando singer-songwriter Joseph Martens has been considering the possibility of taking the concept into the concert realm.
On April 7, the idea...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 10:44 AM
What our museums lack in size, they make up for in creativity, moxie and searching the world for excellent exhibitions that may be just a little too small for some of the behemoths in larger cities.
The Mennello Museum of American Art in Orlando and...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Ever since the unfortunate demise of the weekend roots-music radio show "Sunday Morning Coming Down" in 2010, host Joseph Martens has been considering a way to take the concept into the concert realm.
The notion becomes reality on Sunday, April 7,...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney says banks feel the same things as people. Don't know about that, but this weekend at least, Bank of America is offering an admission break to museums for its card holders as part of its “Museums on Us...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 3:25 PM
Gazing at the walls of the Mennello Museum of American Art, visitors to its newest exhibition won't just be looking at great works of art.
They'll be looking at a love story.
"I fell in love with her the moment I met her," says Michael Mennello of his...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 10:17 AM
On Monday, Dec. 5, five Central Florida art teachers met at the Orlando Sentinel to judge almost 1,300 pieces of artwork entered into the Sentinel's 24th annual Holiday Art Contest.
Three hours (and a few cookies) later, the judges had selected one Grand...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 7:06 AM
Are you getting holiday cabin fever? Tired of being cooped up with the kids and visiting family, and party after party? Well, there are lots of art places you can go during the holiday week, some with extended hours.
For an extreme get-out-of-the-house...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 8:07 AM
The five judges in the Orlando Sentinel's 24th annual Holiday Art Contest had no easy task as they sorted through almost 1,300 pieces of artwork.
They were looking for outstanding work that captured the spirit of the season as interpreted by young...
| May 28, 2012
| 4:55 PM
The Orlando Fringe Festival had a banner year, its first under new producer Michael Marinaccio — breaking several records.
More than $250,000 was earned by the performers this year, an all-time high, reports Fringe general manager George Wallace....
| Aug 8, 2012
| 5:58 AM
Coming off the most successful season in its 21-year history, the Orlando International Fringe Festival will expand into a nearby neighborhood and increase the number of shows it offers next spring.
The move follows a 23 percent increase in attendance at...
| Apr 29, 2010
| 3:44 AM
A downtown fire station will be demolished today to make way for the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, a long-awaited first step delayed for months while the city cemented a financing plan.
Organizers behind the ambitious arts center also will...