Archive for the ‘Entertainment’ Category

Orlando Philharmonic brings audiences Home for the Holidays

ORLANDO — Tradition is a key word this time of year, when late November is filled with events that have been held around this time for decades, meant to usher area residents and visitors into the Christmas spirit. The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra did just that on Saturday, when they used the final weekend in November [...]

Central Florida Vocal Arts opening “Grimmly Ever After” tonight

ORLANDO — Central Florida Vocal Arts was born in 2012 at a kitchen table in a Baldwin Park apartment, according to founder and current Chief Executive Director Theresa Leigh Smith-Levin. It’s focus is “to provide paid performance opportunities for professional and pre professional young artists and to train and nurture the artists of tomorrow,” according [...]

Historic Bob Carr Theater undergoing big changes

ORLANDO — There are plenty of changes going on at the Bob Carr Theater. Some of the changes are cosmetic, particularly to the interior. Other changes have to do with the mix of talent being booked there, which is increasingly diverse. At the same time, the theater at 401 W. Livingston St. in downtown Orlando [...]

Polanski and the supernatural: the horror of evil

Sunday marks the 50th anniversary of the release on Nov. 13, 1967 of director Roman Polanski’s movie The Fearless Vampire Killers. As the director has noted in numerous interviews and in his autobiography, “Roman by Polanski,” the making of this film marked one of the happiest times in his life, while the film’s release was [...]

Orlando Philharmonic brings Broadway back to Bob Carr Theater

ORLANDO — For years, touring Broadway productions always made a stop in Orlando at the Bob Carr Theater, until those shows shifted to the new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. On Saturday, though, Broadway made a return to the Bob Carr Theater, courtesy of the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra, which revived classic songs from [...]

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