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Beauty and Faith: Alabaster Co. Redesigns Bible with Stunning Imagery

What would the Bible look like if it were designed today? Alabaster has one answer, as they welcome a new way to experience the word of God.

Youngsta – The Defiant Voice

When asked what being a colored rapper means to him personally, he ventures “Being a coloured rapper means I can’t talk about the kasi.

Longwood Chili Cook Off: The HEAT is on

Last year’s winner from the fire department is scheduled to receive spicy challenges from across the region. Newcomers to this competition, Baby Mo’s Chili, sponsored by Tropical Air of Central Florida...

Enrique Iglesias & Pitbull Coming to Orlando

WHO: THE ENRIQUE IGLESIAS & PITBULL FALL TOUR with special guest J BALVIN   WHEN: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2014 | 7:30 P.M.   WHERE: AMWAY CENTER | ORLANDO, FLORIDA   ON SALE: TO BE ANNOUNCED Earlier today, international superstars Enrique Iglesias & Pitbull surprised their Twitter followers and allowed fans from all over North America to help announce the duo’s fall tour dates. The social...

The Orlando Eye, other attractions to open on International Drive, March 2015

Three new attractions will open on International Drive in the Spring of 2015, officials announced Wednesday. Called I-Drive 360, the centerpiece of the project will be The Orlando Eye, a 400-foot observation wheel which will provide breathtaking views of Central Florida in all directions within fully enclosed, air-conditioned glass capsules....

Dr. Phillips Center calling Local Filmmakers, Performing Artists

Local feature film and television producer Robin Cowie, the newly appointed Creative Director for the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, will produce a series of short films for the center titled Focus On Local.

Disney’s NEWSIES looking for dancers

The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts and Broadway Across America are excited to announce a unique opportunity for local performing artists.

Orlando Ballet: A Magical Holiday Tradition

To rousing applauses, Orlando Ballet confirmed magic and appreciation resides in the heart of Central Florida, with or without a grand ball.

Blackfish continues to make waves, fourth band cancels SeaWorld performance

A fourth band has joined the growing list of groups who have cancelled their upcoming performances at SeaWorld owing to the controversy around the popular documentary film Blackfish.

ZORA! Festival: Celebrity Lineup announced for 25th Anniversary

Music, literature, theater, fashion and the visual arts come together for a nine day explosion of culture at the 25th annual Zora Neale Hurston Festival of Arts and Humanities.

Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly to Perform at ZORA! Festival 2014

The Association to Preserve Eatonville Community (P.E.C.), the historic preservation/cultural arts organization which presents the annual of the Zora Neale Hurston Festival of Arts and Humanities (ZORA! Festival) has announced that Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly will be the Headline Act on the Center Stage at the Outdoor Festival of the Arts on Saturday, February 1, 3:00 PM.

Local Music Spotlight: John David Williams

Looking for soulful Indie Rock that works its way into Grunge, John Williams is the one to see this Saturday at Sanford's "The Vine."

Uncorking Orlando Ballet at The Abbey: 2013 – 2014 Season

After 40 years of magnificence, the Orlando Ballet begins her majestic display October 18th, 19th, and 20th with a Tribute at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Center.

Travis Tritt to headline Ocoee Founders’ Day Festival

The City of Ocoee is celebrating its 20th Annual Founders’ Day Festival on November 8-9, at Bill Breeze Park, 125 North Lakeshore Drive.

“I Wear Panties!”

Whatever the hell happened to Hannah Montana?

Hard Rock Live Orlando, Satriani, and Momma

How the hell does Satriani stroke six strings to such depth, caressing each bar with life from an otherwise inorganic slip of metal?

Joe Satriani Set to Rock Hard Rock

Looking for melodious intemperance and a venue of flogging vibration focused around a once in a lifetime release, the tag-team of Joe Satriani and Steve Morse requires no request… just be there.

Florida Man Saves Detroit Jazz Festival

Florida native Terro Fenderson was smart enough to know that Jazz festival sponsors, artists and media members covering and publicizing the event are all very important and should be made as happy as possible.

Maybe I am just Getting Old

Tuning into the VMA’s is usually my one opportunity each year to see where exactly MTV and music in general is at.

Documentary Announced: 40 Years Later: Our People

Forty years since the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., to the election of Barack Obama, what have been the advancements of African-Americans?

Strong Song is “Pick of the Month”

Gospel music artist Renee Strong is quickly rising to the top of America’s favorite gospel singers and her music is topping gospel music playlists!

Sanford Art Walk

The Sanford Art Walk is a fantastic display of diverse local art in the downtown historic Sanford area. While taking a stroll toward the galleries in walking...

RAW: One Year Older

Not only did this collection of creative arts at The Downtown Abbey make an explosive impression at this once-a-month event...

Local Fine Art Photographer Makes International Museum History

Local fine art photographer Josh Garrick has been given a rare opportunity to showcase his photographic work highlighting treasured Greek monuments at the National Archeological Museum in Athens, Greece.

“Orlando Radio Personality’s Teen Pop Time Machine”

Boy band sensations New Kids on the Block (NKOTB) and Boyz II Men are back in the news.

Star Wars Weekend Beams Down to Disney

Star Wars Weekend returns for its yearly go-round at Disney on May 17th through June 9th, allowing geeks everywhere (well, in the Orlando area) to come down to the center of Orlando tourism and experience an interstellar good time.

Florida Shoppers Unite Against Abercrombie

Florida shoppers find Abercrombie and Fitch CEO Mike Jeffries' comments that the company's clothes are only for 'cool kids with lots of friends' very distasteful.

Inching Forward: DPAC Cement Pour for Walt Disney Theater Stage

With a year-and-a-half from opening day, the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts marked another milestone with the pouring of concrete on Friday, for the 2,700-seat Walt Disney Theater stage.

Disney, Netflix Ink New Multi-Year Agreement

Netflix, the world's leading Internet television network, and Disney/ABC Television Group inked a new multi-year licensing agreement that will make Netflix the exclusive U.S. subscription television service for one of the most popular shows on Disney Junior, Jake and the Never Land Pirates, as well as fan favorite Disney XD show Tron: Uprising.

Transformers Strike Downtown Orlando

This week, buzz around downtown Orlando has been swirling around the giant Transformer Megatron on the Fairwinds Building right along I-4.