Monthly Archives: April 2013

Broadway is Coming to Orlando

The 25th anniversary season of Broadway Across America will open in Orlando with “Mamma Mia!” on October 3-9 at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Center. This will be followed by “The Book of Mormon” October 29-November 10, “Flashdance” December 3-8, … Continue reading

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Romanza Festivale – 10 Days of Art and Culture in St. Augustine

Romanza Festivale – a 10-day celebration of history, culture, art, theater, music, dance, exhibits, and cuisine – will take place in St. Augustine May 10-19. Visit the website  http://romanzastaugustine.org/index.html for a complete schedule and all the information. Photo by Ebyabe (Own … Continue reading

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Funshine Music Festival at Florida State Fairgrounds

The three-day music extravaganza featuring more than 30 artists on six stages will be held at the Florida State Fairgrounds May 3-5. Headliners include Cheap Trick, Ted Nugent, Train, Smashing Pumpkins, the Wallflowers, REO Speedwagon, Dashboard Confessional’s Chris Carrabba, Styx, New … Continue reading

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Florida Panthers are Latest Attraction at Gatorland

Neiko and Lucy, a brother and sister pair of Florida panthers are generating lots of new interest at their new home – Panther Springs – at Gatorland. The $200,000 exhibit allows an up close view of these endangered animals in … Continue reading

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Paul McCartney will play Two Concerts in Orlando

As part of his “Out There Tour,” Sir Paul McCartney will play two concerts at the Amway Center in Orlando on May 18 and 19. Both performances are at 8pm. Tickets range from $57.50 to $250 are are reported to … Continue reading

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Concert Under the Starts at Bok Gardens

Two outstanding bands are on tap as Concert Under the Stars returns for another season at Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales. The Duhks, a Canadian-based band featuring “a folk-rock, bluegrass fusion of Afro-Cuban soul and Jazz,” and the Alison … Continue reading

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Waves of Glory at Wet ‘n Wild

The Grammy-nominated band, Sanctus Real, will perform at this year’s all-day  Waves of Glory concert at Orlando’s Wet ‘n Wild on April 27 following a battle of the bands event featuring up and coming Christian music performers. The music starts at 10am with 12 … Continue reading

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Free Ringtones and Screensavers Promote Antarctica

One of the most unusual promotions offered by a theme park is now available from SeaWorld. Free ringtones and screensavers featuring Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin are now available at http://seaworldparks.com/en/seaworld-orlando/Antarctica/Explore/Antarctica-Downloads. Want more? A free Antarctica  app for your iPhone, iPad, … Continue reading

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Polk Museum of Art Offers C. Paul Jennewein Works

C. Paul Jennewein was an architectural sculptor during the mid-20th century and is recognized for introducing Art Deco into American architecture. When he died in 1978, his family donated over 2,000 of his works to the Tampa Museum of Art. … Continue reading

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Great American Pie Festival in Celebration

One of the most anticipated events in our area is the Great American Pie Festival in Celebration. This Lakeside Park pie-lovers-delight returns for the 12th year on Saturday and Sunday, April 27 and 28. Who can resist the Never-Ending Pie … Continue reading

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