O-Town art in December

The holidays began in November Every year, the sights and sounds of the holidays begin with the Orlando Museum of Art Council of 101’s Festival of Trees. This year’s theme was the “Most Wonderful Time,” and as always, the festival delivered. It always ends the Sunday before Thanksgiving, which also offers many joyful events. The Central Florida Chapter of the […]

Well Hello, Dolly!

It’s so glad to see you back where you belong. Betty Buckley defines classic Broadway Theater at its best. Her heartfelt love of performing stretches well past the footlights and even to the farthest seat in a full second balcony of the Dr. Phillips Center’s 2,700 seat Disney Theater. Buckley (Dolly Gallagher Levi) and her costar, Lewis Standlen (Horace Vandergelder) […]

The Most Wonderful Time of Year: Festival of Trees

Each year Orlando Museum of Art’s Council 101 presents a festival featuring decorated trees, wreaths, gingerbread creations, decorated dining displays, boutiques, and best of all, SANTA! This past week was a beehive of activity setting it all up before last night’s Gala Opening. Many individuals and businesses participate in decorating these amazing trees. The Orlando Ballet even donated a tree […]

O-Town art: Downtown Arts District news

The Downtown Arts District (DAD) has a very busy autumn schedule. At the end of September, their annual fundraiser at the Abbey, “La Maschera,” was a big steampunk success, with even Mayor Dyer in attendance.

Oh, what a night

Last night, the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts was an interesting mix of entertainment. In the Pugh Theater was high opera with “Tales of Hoffman” done in Steampunk style. In the Disney Theater was Broadway’s best, “Jersey Boys,” the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. This Tony and Grammy Award “Best Musical” has been a favorite […]

O-Town Art: October arts scene

With autumn’s arrival, the 2018-2019 season of Orlando Arts has begun. The Orlando Shakespeare Theater is celebrating their 30th anniversary with a new name and logo. It is now the Orlando Shakes, still in partnership with UCF. The facility at Loch Haven Park is now the Lowndes Shakespeare Center and features a variety of plays and musicals besides the classics written by the famous bard.  Now playing through Oct. 7 is the musical […]

Augmented reality coming to an art installation near you

Calling all artists, technology fans, art lovers, or anyone who just wants to see something really cool! Downtown Orlando is about to have a very unique public art installation that you can experience on your walks around town. “CITY UNSEEN” produced and curated by Snap! Orlando opens artistic borders by launching the city into Augmented Reality (AR) experiences. This technology is cutting-edge and and is a fusion of art and technology in the 21st century.   Augmented […]

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