The Downtown Arts District hosted an exhibition of a donated collection of modern art, gifted by the Walt Disney World. Over 50 pieces of art, created by 27 artists, were given to the Downtown Arts District in the hopes of...
By Sarah Bolandi The "story of Thornton Park" is now officially on display on select walls of the Thornton Park Central parking garage. Earlier this year, Thornton Park Main Street District (Website) sent out a call to artists to participate in...
New kid on the Downtown block Blackstar (Website) is hosting RuPaul alum Naomi "look at those gams" Smalls and DJ Dani Toro this Friday. The event is part of a Brink throwback takeover in honor of the short-lived gay bar/LGBTQ...
Orlando was host to the first racially-integrated Little League baseball game in the South in 1955. The all-black Pensacola Jaycees played against the all-white Orlando Kiwanis at Lake Lorna Doone roughly 63 years ago. Up until that point, white youth...
A new ice cream shop has opened in the 420 Building in South Eola that specializes in imaginative, scratch-made recipes. Greenery Creamery (Facebook | Website) serves both dairy-based and vegan options that are handcrafted in small batches so some of...
Timucua Arts Foundation is hosting  the Orlando debut of Venezuela's Betsayda Machado and Parranda El Clavo at their Downtown South house-turned-concert hall on April 19. This band has been acting as the voice of Venezuela for the past 31 years...
Puerto Rican reggaeton duo Jowell y Randy, Jowel Munoz and Randy Ortiz, were spotted in Parramore recording a new video featuring MC Ceja this past Tuesday, April 3. The video above was filmed by Janessa Gursky, Executive Director of ArtReach...
Local artist Doug Rhodehamel (Website) has launched an Etsy page to sell his "robots and whatnot's." Rhodehamel is a familiar face for patrons of Stardust and Video and Coffee and he specializes in upcycled art pieces using discarded materials. The...
"Hey Bungalower, do you know why a bunch of dudes were wearing giant hats this past weekend in ivanhoe village?" - Bungalower reader The Extravagant Easter Bonnet Jubilee came back for its second year of fundraising greatness this past weekend and...
As first reported HERE by the Orlando Weekly, Tako Cheena has announced that they will be opening a new location in Stonewall Bar, just across the street from the Orlando City Soccer Stadium at 741 W. Church Street . The manager of...
The following statement was issued in an email to Rollins faculty concerning the sudden death of Rollins College student, Brennan Roye Bennett: "Late last night, we lost a member of the Rollins family. Brennan Bennett, a transfer student from Furman,...
The Court of Master Sommeliers (Website) inducted 20 new Advanced Sommeliers this month following an exam in Portland, Oregon, including an Orlando resident. Melissa J. McAvoy, the owner of The Swirlery Wine Bar (Facebook | Website) just south of Downtown...
Orlando City Soccer midfielder Sacha Kljestan announced on his Twitter page yesterday that he and his wife had bought out a showing of the recently released Love, Simon at the Regal Winter Park Village movie theater so his fan could see...
The Downtown Arts District (Website) will be hosting Baltimore-born artist Derrick Adams at their upcoming In The Artist's Studio event on Friday, April 20 from 6-9 p.m. at the Mezz in South Eola. Adams currently lives and works out of...
The upcoming Enduring Beauty: Seminole Art and Culture exhibit at the Orlando Museum of Art is considered to be the largest collection of Florida Seminole material held in private hands. The pieces are drawn from the collection of I.S.K. "Keith" Reeves V...
The Orlando Museum of Art was gifted 24 pieces for their collection by Florida artist Purvis Young. The donation, by New York-based collector Daniel Aubry, came with an additional ten paintings that are on long-term loan to the museum. "Purvis Young...
Tha Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens (Facebook | Website) is hosting their tenth annual Winter Park Paint Out (Website) from April 22-28 in their Winter Park campus. The festival will feature 25 plein air artists  that will be painting at...
Central Florida Social Enterprise Accelerator's inaugural cohort of do-good businesses pitched for a $25,000 prize package Thursday night to a room full of local investors. The winner of the night was Omnimodal, a local tech company looking to make...
Paramount Network's reality tattoo competition series, Ink Master, will feature a local ink artist in their upcoming season. Roly T-Rex, owner of The Divine Canvas Tattoos (Facebook) will face off against other tattoo artists from across the country in a series of...
Marshall Ellis Dance School, or ME Dance (Website) is a dance studio that specializes in fusion dance; combining contemporary style with ballet, jazz, and performance art. As seen in the above video, the music selection is current and contemporary. The school...
As first reported by Jessica Bryce Young of Orlando Weekly, Pom Moongauklang of Pom Pom's Teahouse and Sandwicheria will be guest starring on guy Fieri's Food Network game show, Guy's Grocery Games.  The episode will air on 8 p.m. Sunday, March 11 starring Moongauklang...
Six-time veteran astronaut Story Musgrave will present “Farm Kid to Rocketman and Beyond: Personal Exploration, Excellence and Evolution,” on Tuesday, March 6, at 7:30 p.m. at the Bush Auditorium, Bush Science Center as part of the Rollins College Winter Park Institute Speaker Series. Musgrave...
McRae Art Studios (Facebook | Website) is looking to onboard two new visual artists into their Parramore-based artist collective. Located in a 10,000 SF building at 1000 Arlington Street , McRae Art Studios is a group of 23 visual artists that have existed...
Actress, author, and neuroscientist Dr. Mayim Bialik will kick-off the second season of the OUC Speakers at Dr. Phillips Center on Saturday, April 14 in the Walt Disney Theater. Bialik, best known for her role in Big Bang Theory and Blossom, will explore topics...
The City of Orlando's Green Works Orlando team is seeking public input and feedback concerning an impending update to the City's Community Sustainability Action Plan, as part of the Mayor's mission to become one of the most sustainable cities...