Orlando Shakes (Website) will produce The Mystery of Irma Vep - A Penny Dreadful beginning October 10, featuring vampires, werewolves, and a resurrected Egyptian princess. The show features two actors playing multiple roles in a play set in mystical Gothic England, in...
Stir Restaurant and Bar (Facebook | Website) has closed. Blake Levison, co-owner of the Ivanhoe Village eatery told Bungalower that the difficult decision to close was made following the announcement that the building would be listed for sale this past weekend. The ownership...
PROMO: Ivanhoe Park Brewing Company will host a weekend-long grand opening party both October 13 and 14. Ivanhoe Park Brewing Co.'s (IPBC) Return to Joyland Days will feature a full lineup of the brewery's new in-house beers and a limited release, bottle-only...
The Mennello Museum of American Art (Website) will soon host a new exhibition featuring the work of 25 international artists called Shifting Gaze: A Reconstruction of The Black & Hispanic Body in Contemporary Art from the collection of Dr. Robert B. Feldman. This exhibition will...
Barbara Solomon, a valued member of the Orlando theatre community, has passed away. Solomon was the owner of the now-closed Oldies But Goodies vintage shop in Ivanhoe Village, located at 2020 N. Orange Avenue . She was infamous for keeping...
The Orlando Museum of Art (Website) will present Nick Cave: Feat., an exhibition featuring the whimsical creations of renowned artist, Nick Cave, from September 14 to December 31.   Cave is known for his practice in exploring with a variety of color and...
Orlando Shakes is producing Lin-Manuel Miranda's In the Heights, running from September 5 to October 7 in their Loch Haven Park venue. In the Heights tells the story of a vibrant community in New York’s Washington Heights neighborhood, "where the coffee from the...
"I was driving down Virginia this morning and there is a Herbal something sign covering the sign at the planned parenthood building. Looks like it may become a weed dispensary. Any idea what happened to planned parenthood and what...
Orlando's own Ashley Eckstein will be coming to town to visit the Orlando Repertory Theatre, where she got her start in acting when it was still known as the Civic Theatre of Central Florida. Eckstein, who has performed in local productions of The Miracle...
The Ivanhoe Village Main Street has finally announced the hiring of a new Executive Director. Juliet Ricci comes to the district after a stint as the Acting Director of the Modernism Museum Mount Dora, and even earlier as the Director of...
A new maker studio space cum retail shop is opening in a bungalow in Ivanhoe Village this fall called Beaux Studios. Beaux Studios (Facebook | Website), located at 542 Virginia Drive , will function as a jewelry "makery space" and a...
UPDATE: Jessica Kinnee of Retro City Cycles has informed us that they have taken over the Blue Bonnet space and that Harmon's Photo has signed on for their old space, which is next door. Blue Bonnet, a small retail shop...
We told you back in May that Korean-American multi-media artist, Jiha Moon, would be exhibiting at the Mennello Museum, HERE. Well, the opening is this Friday, June 29, preceded by an Artist Talk at 5:30 p.m. Moon's work is whimsical and...
Gypset (Facebook | Website), the popular handcrafted jewelry business based out of a mobile boutique, has just opened a brick and mortar shop in Ivanhoe Village. Tucked away in the rear of the A&T Antiques building at 1620, Gypset already hosted...
EDIT: The cask-tapping event with the Mayor is invite-only. Public beer drinkers are invited to come by at 4 p.m. Ivanhoe Park Brewing Company (Facebook | Website) is hosting a private, Inaugural Cask Tapping event on Friday, June 29, which will also...
Edit: We're fully aware of the typo. But we think it's funny. No need to email us.  The Creative City Project (Website), the group behind Immerse, will be hosting a standalone event on Friday, June 29 called, Projected: A Creative...
TEDxOrlando (Facebook | Website) will be hosting a salon (mini TED Talk event) on Wednesday, July 18 at the Orlando Science Center. This month's theme is "Using Business as a Force for Good" and will feature five speakers: Rob Panepinto,...
The Orlando Museum of Art (Website) has announced that Kenya (Robinson) has been named as the recipient of the 2018 Florida Prize in Contemporary Art.  Kenya (Robinson) is a Gainesville-based artist specializing in multimedia like performance, sculpture, and installation works. Her...
If you follow our Instagram page, you already knew that the Orlando Science Center has been working on a new Makerspace called "The Hive." The Hive is a new hands-on, collaborative workspace that allows guests to use high tech equipment...
The Orlando Ballet (Website) has issued plans to the Municipal Planning Board for approvals to raze their current home at the Loch Haven Community Center and to replace it with a new building. The City of Orlando approved a 50-year...
The Ivanhoe Village Main Street (Website) has issued a Call to Artists for their Art Box initiative; a program pushed by the City of Orlando to help brand the city's Main Streets. Whereas the subject matter for Mills 50's art...
The Orlando Science Center unveiled a new mixed-media art installation on May 10, utilizing a former installation of origami hearts. Local artist Christy McCutchen (Website) was asked to create a tribute to Pulse victims and survivors using hearts that had...
SPONSORED: The Orlando Museum of Art will be celebrating the opening of the 2018 Florida Prize in Contemporary Art from 6-10 p.m. Friday, June 1. In this celebration of the fifth year of the Florida Prize exhibition, the Museum will feature the culinary creativity of some of Orlando's premier restaurants and...
SPONSORED: As we announced earlier in the month, the Orlando Museum of Art (Facebook | Website) has released their 2018 artist lineup for their annual blockbuster exhibit, Florida Prize in Contemporary Art.  As in previous years, the chosen artists range from emerging to mid-career, with...
The Orlando Museum of Art is hosting a workshop to teach Orlandoans how to embrace their inner drag queen on Wednesday, May 23. The two-hour workshop will be led by Sorcha Mercy, a regular face in the Ladyboys of Peek-a-Boo...