This Saturday the City of Orlando will honor the courageous men and women of our armed forces at the 14th annual Orlando Veterans Day Parade in Downtown Orlando. The parade will kick off with a tribute to those who have fought for our...
The Orlando Main Streets along with City Arts Factory are working on an art exhibition called "Picturing Main Street." They are looking for artists who want to showcase their work depicting one or more of the Orlando Main Streets. The Orlando...
We've been telling you about the effort to fix the Tower of Light in front of City Hall so that it can be lit up again. On Tuesday, thanks to the efforts of the Commercial Real Estate Women organization, a...
The Dr. Phillips Center and Broadway Across America announced this week that "Newsies" will be part of the first Broadway series at the new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. The building is scheduled to be complete next Fall. "This is...
We've been covering the installation of the eight See Art Orlando sculptures. Tonight they will officially be unveiled at an event with Mayor Buddy Dyer. The eight sculptures are all in the downtown area with six at Lake Eola Park. They are...
What happens when you turn something ugly into art but that something ugly gets replaced? You go back and make it into art. At least that's what's happening in the Mills 50 district. Mills 50 started turning some of their...
The Urban Art Museum unveiled their first installation last night in Mills 50. The Urban Art Museum is a grassroots movement in Orlando to scatter public art throughout the area. The funding for the piece was raised through online crowd funding....
A team of Orlando residents created Art Starter (Website | Facebook) to help artists crowdfund, market and connect with their audience. The idea grew out of Orlando's participation in the National Day of Civic Hacking. "It was the perfect market on...
This week the Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival (Website | Facebook) held their lottery to determine which artists would perform at Orlando's 23rd Fringe Festival. The Orlando Fringe Festival is the longest running fringe festival in the US. The idea is that...
A new sculpture is being installed at the Orlando Museum of Art at Loch Haven Park. The new sculpture is titled Quark and is by sculptor John Henry. The 70 foot sculpture weighs over 20 tons and is described as an...
The Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts is set to open in the Fall of 2014. The first phase of the 330,000 square foot building will include two of the three main theaters, an outdoor plaza and performance space, an event...
We told you about "Quark" being installed at Loch Haven Park by the Orlando Museum of Art. The new piece by sculptor John Henry is now in place just along Mills Ave by the Museum. The 70 foot sculpture weighs over...
Orlando area arts, cultural and social service organizations celebrate the most read English author after Shakespeare with 202 event days celebrating his 202nd birthday. The series called "What the Dickens Orlando" beings this month with plays, exhibitions, trivia nights, pub...
The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts confirmed for Bungalower their opening date today. Up until this point the staff has been saying Fall 2014. Now we know the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts will officially hold...
Local artists Andrew Spear is creating a mural on the side of the building on Mills Ave and Lake Highland Drive . The mural is being sponsored by Red Bull as part of their #WingstoWalls campaign. Over the course of the...
We told you about the Red Bull Mural series being painted on the side of a building in Mills 50, now the first mural is complete. The mural by local artist Andrew Spear features local DJ M-Squared (Facebook) spinning at...
At yesterday's City Council meeting Commissioner Patty Sheehan criticized the Mayors office and the City for not being transparent in both the See Art Orlando project and the decision to demolish Tinker Field. Sheehan who represents District 4 which includes...
The College Park Neighborhood Arts & Theatre group (Website | Facebook) wants to build a community arts and theater center in College Park. The group has begun raising money for the new building and has had support from local businesses...
The Urban Art Museum (Website | Facebook) is looking to build their second sculpture as part of their museum without wall. The sculpture will be located on the side of the New Image Youth Center (Website | Facebook) building at 212 S Parramore in...
The Florida Theatrical Association and the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts announced the first Broadway America Season at the new Dr. Phillips Center. The Season will get started in December with The Phantom of the Opera. The Dr. Phillips Center...
The McNicholas family opened RT Art (Website) in Audubon Park this week to help artists create fine-art digital prints of their artwork. RT Art has been scanning and printing art for over twelve years but recently opened a physical shop...
Tonight is the opening reception for the Twitter Art Exhibit in Orlando. The idea is unique in that artists donate postcard size original art. The art is then shared and promoted on Twitter. At the exhibit community members can purchase the...
City Transportation Engineer Charles Ramdatt gave City Council members an overview of what the City along with the Dr. Phillips Center plan to do to get people to and from the new performing arts center. Self-Parking The main parking component is...
At an event this morning the Dr. Phillips Center announced their plans for the CNL Arts Plaza. They consider the plaza to be the center's fourth theater. "It's what we like to call the living room of the city," Dr. Phillips Center Chairman Jim...
  UPDATE April 28, 2014: The Orlando City Council approved the lease. Bungalower has learned the Orlando Ballet proposes to renovate and move into the Loch Haven Neighborhood Center. The center is located at 610 N Lake Formosa Ave. The Orlando Ballet will...