Orlando Ballet Breaks Ground for Harriett’s Orlando Ballet Centre

All in pink hardhats, donors, Orlando Ballet officials, ballerinas, friends of Lake, Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, and Lake’s daughter Shelly came together to share how Lake’s generosity toward the ballet influenced the arts culture in Orlando for years to come.

Academic Center for Excellence (ACE) partners with Junior Achievement

On Friday, October 5, every K-5 classroom at the OCPS Academic Center for Excellence (ACE) had the opportunity to partner with Junior Achievement for “JA in a Day.” The focus for the day was to teach elementary students about financial literacy. Volunteers from Junior Achievement of Central Florida (JACF) and the Ernst and Young (EY) Orlando office generously donated their […]

LYMMO — A downtown lifeline: Will it expand?

Did you know that there’s a convenient, fare-free way to get around downtown Orlando? It’s the LYMMO Bus! Think of LYMMO as downtown Orlando’s above-ground subway, since we can’t dig very far down without hitting water. LYMMO is run by LYNX, Central Florida’s public transportation authority, and currently has three (actually four) lines that circulate through downtown: the Orange Line, […]

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 […]

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