Harry P. Leu Gardens Hosts Award-Winning Florida Artist Francine Levy Exhibit Through October 28 .. #LeuGardens #OrlandoArts #FrancineLevy

Harry P. Leu Gardens in Orlando

The City of Orlando Public Art Program is now hosting a solo exhibit of award-winning Florida artist Francine Levy through October 28, 2021 at the Garden House Gallery at Harry P. Leu Gardens.

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Mid-Week Break: Orlando Around the Web for April 21, 2011

While I’m working hard to bring you news and reviews of things happening around Orlando and its surroundings, there are some other great blogs out there who are doing the same.

So here are some recent posts that you might enjoy reading:

The Orlando Sentinel reports the Orlando thrill-ride park planned for upper I-Drive was rejected by the city planning board over noise concerns.

Lady Gaga played the Amway Center last Friday and both Pulse of Central Florida and Adventures with Ben were there (photos, too!). If you missed the show, HBO will be showing the concert on May 7, 2011.

Food critic Scott Joseph reviews Cuba de Cuba Bistro on N. Orange Ave.

This week, Tasty Chomps visits Eastside Asian Market on E. Colonial.

Sunday is Easter and The Orlando Blog has a rundown of holiday events in Orlando.

Back at the Orlando Sentinel, read about an upcoming charity photo exhibit by OS concert photographer Jim Carchidi to benefit the American Cancer Society.

Have you written something about Orlando online, or have you read something worth sharing? Drop us a note with the link and we could share it here next week.

The 52nd Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival Will Appeal to all Art Lovers

The Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival is one of the nation’s most prestigious outdoor art festivals, and is one of the largest outdoor events held in Orange County drawing approximately 350,000 visitors during the three-day show.

The 52nd edition of this festival, which originated in 1960, will take place this weekend, March 18-20, 2011.

From over 1,100 artists who applied for space, only 225 were selected to exhibit during this art festival. They represent a multitude of artistic mediums, including clay, digital art, drawing/graphics, glass, jewelry, metal, painting, photography, and more.

In addition to the art, musical entertainment is supplied each day. Headliners include Rick Braun (Friday), Chieli Minnuci and Special EFX (Saturday), and Brian Simpson (Sunday).

The Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival takes place at Central Park (401 Park Avenue South) in Winter Park. The event is free to attend.

This weekend should be nice and sunny, but not too warm, making it perfect weather to check this out.

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