City Council approved the new flag design in today's Council meeting, just in time for the City's 142 birthday, on July 31. The new flag will be raised at 1 p.m. at City Hall, on the city's "birthday." The new design...
Cindy Wilson of the B-52's will take the stage with The Pauses, and the Sh-Booms at Will's Pub on Thursday, July 27 at 9 p.m. Wilson's new song styling is being described as, "Cindy Wilson’s current endeavor is as far...
CFCArts (Website) is looking for teachers to work at their School of Performing Arts. Instructors in all methods of performing arts are also being hired to teach in applied lessons. Duties and responsibilities include bringing in new students, preparing lessons,...
The Mills 50 Main Street program is installing six new bike-shaped bike racks along the Mills corridor this month. The bikes are each a different color and have the Mills 50 branding on the front tire.  The orange bike rack was the...
At 11 a.m. on July 20, three cars were involved in an accident at the entrance of the Mennello Museum (Website). One of the cars managed to hop the curb and strike the museum's iconic trumpeting angel sign and launch...
Pop-up dinner event company, the Dinner Party Project (Website), has partnered with local ceramics artist LeAnn Siefferman, on a series of dinners where people will share a meal and ideas on topics not often discussed around the dinner table. The new...
The Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation (Website), via a gift to United Arts (Website), has established the Jerry Hilbrich Arts Leadership Award for "outstanding community leaders who support the arts." The award comes with a $5,000 gift that each recipient will...
Encore Cast Performing Arts (Website) will be presenting Hairspray at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, July 22-23. The award-winning musical won eight Tony Awards and is set in 1962 Baltimore, starring a "plus-size" teen, Tracy Turnblad who wants to...
The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra will perform live to a screening of Star Wars: A New Hope in the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, October 8, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. The score of the film, composed by John Williams,...
World-renowned artist and urban designer, Candy Chang, will speak at Rollins College on January 18 at 7:30 p.m., thanks to the on-going generosity of the Winter Park Institute's free public lecture. Chang has spearheaded a number of game-changing community engagement...
Mayor Buddy Dyer has announced that the City of Orlando, through a partnership with United Arts of Central Florida and local indie-publisher Burrow Press, is looking to appoint their first Poet Laureate. The new appointment is ceremonial in nature and...
Following a City-wide call for submissions, the  Downtown Development Board has chosen their finalists for the Best of DTO photography contest. Orlandoans can now vote for their favorite photo simply by following the link below and clicking the corresponding box. The top 10...
EDITOR'S NOTE: NOT SAFE FOR WORK The Orlando Fringe Theatre Festival (Website) is giving away year's worth of accumulated things this week in honor of World Fringe Day, which was July 11. Fringe-lovers can donate $5 and receive a random box full of Fringe-related stuff.  Donors...
SPONSORED by lil indies: Inhabit is a series by local photographer David Lawrence (Website), that shares stories about the people who call Orlando home. It’s an exploration of where people live and spend their days, whether that be at home, in an office,...
A petition on Change.org is asking the City of Orlando to install a rainbow crosswalk at the intersection of South Orange Avenue and Kaley Street, in recognition of the Pulse shootings. Orange Avenue itself is a State Road and outside...
Award-winning rapper and recording artist Jay-Z will be performing at the Amway Center on November 11 at 8 p.m. The 4:44 Tour is Jay-Z's 13th platinum album. It was highly anticipated to be his response to wife Beyonce's Lemonade album. Tickets run $26-$266...
A solar eclipse will be occurring on August 21, 2017, and to commemorate the event, the United States Postal Service is issueing a special Total Eclipse of the Sun postage stamp. The Orlando Science Center will be one of...
IMMERSE (Website) is accepting artist applications through July 16 for their fall, 2017 festival. IMMERSE, formerly known as Creative City Project, is one of the largest festivals of the year and transforms Downtown Orlando into an interactive art experience, showcasing...
Townie Tourist (Facebook | Website) is a weekly series of tours, hosted by Orlando-native Jenny De Witt. De Witt takes viewers on a walking tour of a different neighborhood or cultural event each Saturday at 10 a.m. and broadcasts it using...
Jeremy Seghers is directing a production of Bernard Shaw's (almost) 100-year-old dramatic telling of Joan of Arc, in Saint Joan at the Fred Stone Theatre later this month. The show tells the story of Joan of Arc from farm girl to commander...
SPONSORED by Muddy Waters: This is our latest rundown of the top ten things you need to know this week, in Orlando’s Bungalow Neighborhood news. We’ve also started including some of the headlines you may have missed in last...
Each week on Bungalower and the Bus, Jon Busdeker and Brendan O’Connor discuss the top headlines of the week, restaurant openings and closings, and the top events of the coming week. This week, the B&B hosts talk all about tacos and...
The Homegrown Local Food Cooperative (Website) is hosting a summer art fundraiser on Sunday, July 16 at their Health Village venue, 2310 N. Orange Avenue . The evening will include local art, a coloring contest, and refreshments. Individuals who would like...
This is the fourth year in a row that the City of Orlando's Parks department has allowed Orlando residents to view the Fourth of July fireworks from the privacy of a swan boat. Two weeks before the event, the Lake...
SPONSORED: The Florida Prize in Contemporary Art exhibit is still going strong at the Orlando Museum of Art (Facebook | Website). The exhibit, featuring some of the top artists in the state of Florida, will run through August 20. Click HERE...