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February 9, 2016

Arts & Entertainment

Florida Southern College: A campus done Wright

Ludd M. Spivey was convinced that prospective students would take notice and enroll if he could expand Florida Southern's Lakeland campus and fill it with dynamic, spectacular new buildings. So he sent a telegram to Frank Lloyd Wright, then the nation's most acclaimed architect, and offered him the job. Spivey was right. Read more »
Published on 1/27/2016

The art of the deal: Art fairs seeing record attendance in Miami

Several of the more than 20 fairs that make up early December's Miami Art Week saw record attendance in 2015. Read more »
Published on 1/27/2016

Writing on the wall: Graffiti helps Miami's Wynwood

In the Wynwood neighborhood of Miami, graffiti covers some 80,000 square feet of walls. It's been that way since 2009, and neighborhood businesses are quite happy about it. Read more »
Published on 7/24/2015

New batons: Orchestras shine with new music directors

Over the past two years, all of the top five professional symphony orchestras in the state have appointed new music directors. Read more »
Published on 6/26/2015

Hooray for Bollywood: Indian filmmakers coming to Tampa

Next summer, some 30,000 stars, producers, directors and writers of Indian filmmaking, plus fans from around the world, will travel for the industry's annual awards ceremony weekend — to Tampa... Read more »
Published on 10/8/2013

Crawford Entertainment

Seminole County native Chad Crawford graduated from Full Sail University but bounced around doing odd jobs until... Read more »
Published on 7/23/2013

Sun-Ray Cinema

Tim Massett decided to renovate an 86-year-old theater in the city's 5 Points area and open a single-screen 200-person venue that offers beer, wine and non-traditional movie food. Read more »
Published on 3/22/2013

Disney Moves

A reorganization of top ranks at Walt Disney World has brought Disney veteran George A. Kalogridis back to Orlando as president of the Disney Co.'s largest resort. Read more »
Published on 3/14/2013

Gear 1 Music

From Mozart to Metallica, business for Kenny Stinnett is all about music. Read more »
Published on 3/12/2013

Renaissance Man

As March begins, event producer Bobby Rodriguez casts an eye on the weather for the remaining weekends that his 21st annual Florida Renaissance Festival will run. Read more »
Published on 3/8/2013

Shaquille O'Neal is a 'Florida Icon'

(Former NBA player, TV basketball analyst, Orlando; age 41) Read more »
Published on 3/5/2013

Guy Harvey and the Art of the Deal

Guy Harvey's fish paintings have made his T-shirts and name synonymous with fishing and Florida's casual lifestyle. Can he push the brand nationally? Read more »
Published on 2/25/2013

Naples Wine Fest

Nowhere else in the wine world do so few give so much with the speed and noise of the bidders at the Naples Winter Wine Fest. They did it again last weekend raising more than $8.5 million in six hours for thousands of at-risk children within 20 miles of 500 donors under an inflated white tent on the lawn of the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. Read more »
Published on 1/28/2013

Impressions of Art Basel Miami Beach, 2012

The international art fair spanned four days and featured art on many levels: high-end art for sale, public performance pieces, artist talks, art films and outdoor sculptures. Read more »
Published on 12/9/2012

Hobbies with a ROI

The IRS has strict rules on claiming losses or profits from hobbies. Read more »
Published on 11/2/2012

Viva Florida! In 2013, Florida celebrates 500 years

Florida leaders are hoping the state's 500th anniversary celebration will instill a sense of state identiy and generate an economic boost. Read more »
Published on 7/23/2012

Act 1 for the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

Update about arts in Orlando Read more »
Published on 5/23/2012

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