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Gone with the Wind exhibit is coming to Central Florida

Posted on April 11, 2014 at 12:41 pm

The Orange County Regional History Center’s exhibition Gone With the Wind: Reel to Real, commemorates the 75th anniversary of the film adaptation of Margaret Mitchell’s Civil War novel. The exhibition features the original gowns, costumes and artifacts of the film and is derived entirely from one collector, James Tumblin, who has the largest private collection of memorabilia from the film. The exhibition runs August 16 – November 30. James Tumblin,

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  • It’s the St. Cloud picture show. St. Cloud Twin theater gets a facelift and a fresh interior in its auditoriums

    Posted on April 11, 2014 at 9:47 am

    By Peter Covino A&E Editor The oldest movie theater in Osceola County is about to get a lot better. The St. Cloud Twin, the county’s only locally-owned movie theater has a new look inside, and is about to get a facelift outside as well. With the help from a grant by the St. Cloud CRA and St. Cloud Main Street, the hometown theater, which has been part of the city’s

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  • And the Oscar goes to….documentary on history of Academy Awards is at theaters for two days only

    Posted on April 11, 2014 at 9:34 am

        By Peter Covino A&E Editor Whether you love them or hate them, the annual Academy Awards telecast is the year’s biggest and most talked about awards event. Fathom Events and Turner Classic Movies will give you an inside look at the Academy Awards, including a journey through its history at And the Oscars Goes To…, a documentary being screened for two days only Sunday and Wednesday at theaters

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  • Sex Pistols’ Johnny Rotten is King Herod in reimagined arena-rock spectacular Jesus Christ Superstar

    Posted on April 4, 2014 at 3:16 pm

    “Jesus Christ Superstar,” the global phenomenon that has wowed audiences for over 40 years, is reimagined for the 21st century as an arena-rock spectacular.  The biggest ever North American arena tour of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s groundbreaking rock musical is coming to Orlando at the Amway Center on Saturday, June 14 with an extraordinary cast of rock, pop and R&B superstars. Tickets go on sale Friday, April 11

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  • Susan Sarandon, Paul Sorvino headline Florida Film Festival with more than 170 films from 26 countries

    Posted on April 4, 2014 at 1:24 pm

    By Peter Covino A&E Editor Here comes the Florida Film Festival. The 23rd annual festival kicks off this weekend and continues through April 13 with more than 170 feature and short films from 26 countries, along with celebrity guest appearances, forums and parties. Festival films feature familiar talent, both in front of and behind the camera, including Steve Coogan, Bill Plympton, Jude Law, Demian Bichir, Jesse Eisenberg, Mia Wasikowska, Wallace

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  • It’s enough to make a bunny hop. Upcoming Easter events, plus some tips on making your eggs something to dye for

    Posted on April 4, 2014 at 12:57 pm

    By Peter Covino A&E Editor It isn’t always the Easter Bunny who pays a visit on Easter. Youngsters will get an inside look at some holiday traditions, especially when it comes to the egg, as a holiday workshop just for kids at the Orlando Science Center, Saturday, April 12. The special workshop is $25 ($20 for Orlando Science Center members and the fee covers both a preschool-aged child and an

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  • Brandon Arrington named new arts center director

    Posted on April 2, 2014 at 10:18 am

    Osceola County district 3 Commissioner Brandon Arrington began his career performing for a different crowd than what he sees at Commission meetings. Now he’s going back to serving those fans as his full-time gig. The former improvisation performer, who graduated from Auburn University with a bachelor’s of fine arts degree in theatre performance, has taken the role as The Osceola Center for the Arts’ new executive director effective immediately, taking

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