The 30th Annual Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival Starts TODAY! .. @OrlandoFringe #OFringe30 #OrlandoArts

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The 30th annual Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival returns May 18th-31st to Orlando’s Loch Haven Park, with a wealth of artistic endeavors, music, and more.

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Orlando Museum of Art Plans Downtown Orlando Expansion and More for Centennial Celebration .. @OMAOrlando #OrlandoMuseumOfArt #DowntownOrlando #OrlandoArts

Orlando Museum of Art Plans Downtown Orlando Expansion

The Orlando Museum of Art (OMA) announces three new initiatives as part of an aggressive relaunch leading up to its centennial celebration in 2024.

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Orlando Fringe Announces Limited Party Pods For Upcoming Festival .. @OrlandoFringe #OrlandoArts

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Orlando Fringe is shaking things up a bit and have announced this year there will be some Party Pods available in these socially distant times at the festival.

What are Party Pods you ask? They are ten-foot by ten-foot tents and each comes with a table, four chairs, a personal cooler with ice, a souvenir Fringe beer pitcher, and four cans of your beverage choice, plus they are equipped with lights, so the party doesn’t stop when the sun goes down. Each Party Pod will also have its own personal cocktail server so patrons won’t have to get up to walk to the bar.

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Orlando Science Center Unveils New Tiny Green Home at Loch Haven Park .. @CityBeautiful @OrlandoScience @OUCreliableone #TinyGreenHome

The Tiny Green Home is a partnership between OUC, the City of Orlando and Orlando Science Center.

This weekend, Orlando Science Center is unveiling a Tiny Green Home during Otronicon, Feb 12-15.

The Tiny Green Home, a partnership between OUC, the City of Orlando and Orlando Science Center, is an educational resource showcasing the benefits of energy and water conservation, renewable energy, sustainability rebates, vehicle electrification, composting, growing your own food and sustainability programs from the trio.

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Orlando Fringe Festival Returns To Thrill And Entertain May 14-27, 2019 #OFringe28 @orlandofringe

The 28th annual Orlando Fringe Festival returns May 14th-27th.

The 28th annual Orlando Fringe Festival returns May 14th-27th to Orlando’s Ivanhoe Village and Loch Haven Park, with a wealth of artistic endeavors, music, and more.

What is the Fringe? It is a 14-day arts festival that is founded on the concept of being 100% unjuried, uncensored, and accessible.

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Orlando Fringe Festival Returns To Amaze And Entertain May 16-29, 2017

The 26th Annual Orlando Fringe Festival returns May 16th-29th in Orlando’s Ivanhoe Village and Loch Haven Park, with a wealth of artistic endeavors, music, and more.

The 26th Annual Orlando Fringe Festival returns May 16th-29th in Orlando’s Ivanhoe Village and Loch Haven Park, with a wealth of artistic endeavors, music, and more.

What is the Fringe? It is a 14-day arts festival that is founded on the concept of being 100% unjuried, uncensored, and accessible. Fringe Festivals began in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1947, and made its way to Orlando where it was started 24 years ago, in 1991.

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ARTlando 2016 Returns to Orlando for Free Show Oct 1

ARTlando - free Orlando Arts festival

ARTlando, an annual free one-day art festival, returns to take over Loch Haven Park on Saturday, October 1, 2016.

The day, which starts at 11am, features an art walk and competition, and interactive exhibits, with the Orlando Museum of Art as a base.

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Maker Faire Orlando Expands to Orlando Museum of Art

Maker Faire Orlando has gotten so big, it will be expanding into the Orlando Museum of Art for the 2015 edition.

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Thanks to a new partnership between Orlando Museum of Art, The Maker Effect Foundation and Orlando Science Center, Maker Faire Orlando 2015 will be held on September 12 and 13 in the Orlando Science Center, Loch Haven Park and the neighboring Orlando Museum of Art.

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24th Orlando Fringe Festival Returns to Amaze and Entertain May 13-25, 2015

The 24th Annual Orlando Fringe Festival returns May13th-25th in Orlando’s Ivanhoe Village and Loch Haven Park, with a wealth of artistic endeavors, music, and more.

24th Orlando Fringe Festival

What is the Fringe? It is a 14-day arts festival that is founded on the concept of being 100% unjuried, uncensored, and accessible. Fringe Festivals began in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1947, and made its way to Orlando where it was started 24 years ago, in 1991.

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Dr. Phillips Charities and the Orlando Philharmonic Present a Free Outdoor Concert in Loch Haven Park on April 12, 2014

Join Dr. Phillips Charities and the Orlando Philharmonic for a free outdoor concert of “Peter & the Wolf and Other Musical Stories” in Loch Haven Park on Saturday, April 12, 2014.

Orlando PhilharmonicPre-concert activities begin at 4:30pm. The concert itself starts at 7:30pm, and the Orlando Philharmonic will be joined by Mr. Richard and the Pound Hounds, and special guests from Orlando Repertory Theatre.

It is suggested to bring blankets to sit on. There is plenty of parking in and around Loch Haven Park.

For more information, visit OrlandoPhil.org.

Orlando Shakespeare Theater presents The True Story of the Three Little Pigs from March 27 – April 27, 2014

The Orlando Shakespeare Theater in partnership with UCF presents The True Story of the Three Little Pigs, March 27 through April 27, at Lowndes Shakespeare Center at Loch Haven Park in Orlando.

The True Story of the Three Little PigsThis production offers audiences the opportunity to hear the wolf’s side of the story in this dynamite rock musical for the entire family.

Alexander T. Wolf (aka the Big Bad Wolf) is accused of deplorable crimes. Facing a jury of his piggy peers and a tough-as-nails judge with a weakness for musical theater, can the Wolf ever hope for a fair trial? The audience decides the ending of this play – guilty or not guilty?

Directed by Steve MacKinnon, this musical features actors Sophie Bell, Bridgette Hoover, Chris Metz, Jeffrey Todd Parrott, and Seth Wallen.

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Orlando Shakespeare Theater presents Julius Caesar Through April 20, 2014

The Orlando Shakespeare Theater presents the bard’s classic play, Julius Caesar, through April 20, at Lowndes Shakespeare Center at Loch Haven Park in Orlando.

Orlando Shakespeare Theater presents Julius CaesarBased on true events, Julius Caesar is a dazzling masterpiece of betrayal, violence, and even love, mixed up in the politics of Ancient Rome.

Directed by Tina Packer, the cast features Jason Asprey, Anne Hering, Paul Bernardo, Nigel Gore, Jim Ireland, Esau Pritchett, and A. Ross Neal.

Starting 30 minutes before each performance of Julius Caesar, an Orlando Shakes actor leads the audience in a discussion of the plot, themes, and major characters in the production.

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Orlando Shakespeare Theater Presents Pluto February 27 – March 23, 2014

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF is proud to present Steve Yockey’s Pluto, part of Harriett’s New Play Series, from February 27 – March 23, 2014.

Pluto - Suzanne O'Donnell, Heather Leonardi, & Chris Metz
Suzanne O’Donnell, Heather Leonardi, & Chris Metz

In the play, single mother Elizabeth Miller is having a bad day. A tree has crashed through her ceiling, the fridge is on the fritz, a forceful crowd threatens to invade her family’s kitchen — and then there’s the odd new family pet! At the center of this chaos, time stands still as mother and son jump-start their relationship and try to confront reality together across the breakfast table.

Directed by Mark Routhier, the production features Orlando actors John Connon, Jillian Gizzi, Heather Leonardi, Chris Metz, and Suzanne O’Donnell.

Tickets are $25, and can be purchased by calling the Box Office at (407) 447-1700, online at orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center in Loch Haven Park.

Preview shows on February 27 and 28, as well as a senior matinee on March 5, are only $17.

Photo courtesy Orlando Shakespeare Theater/Landon St. Gordon, photographer.

The Mennello Museum of American Art Presents the 12th Annual Orlando Folk Festival February 8 & 9, 2014

The 12th Annual Orlando Folk Festival returns to The Mennello Museum of American Art at Loch Haven Park, the weekend of February 8 and 9.

orlandofolkfest2014This is a celebration of art, music, and traditional crafts. Local musician/promoter Joseph Martens has booked a varied lineup of local musicians this year, including Bing Futch, Terri Binion, Drums of Umoja, The JCs Trio, JUNOSmile, and Beartoe.

Dozens of artists and artisans from around the country will feature their paintings, sculpture, ceramics, wood carvings, traditional crafts and other creations and inventions during the festival.

There will also be a Kids Corner featuring interactive artistic activities, food trucks, and other vendors.

The festival is free to attend, and runs from 10am-5pm both days. Admission to the museum itself is $5 for adults and $1 for students and children ages 6-18.

For more information, visit the Orlando Folk Festival website.

Orlando Shakespeare Theater Presents It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play Through December 29, 2013

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF presents the holiday cheer of Joe Landry’s It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play through December 29 at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center in Loch Haven Park.

It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio PlayPerformed as a 1940s live radio broadcast in front of a studio audience, five actors play the dozens of characters in Bedford Falls as well as produce all the sound effects.

Prior to the performance, theater-goers will take part in a holiday singalong amongst busy telegram boys, popcorn girls, and 1940’s paparazzi.

Tickets are $17-$40, and may be purchased by calling the Box Office at (407) 447-1700 or online at orlandoshakes.org. Senior matinees are December 11 and 18, with tickets for $17. Shows are at 7:30pm Wednesday through Saturday, and 2pm on Sundays.

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