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Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

In this gripping drama, a family is caught up in a tug of war between justice and racism.

In this drama, told through the eyes of the 6-year-old daughter of small-town lawyer Atticus Finch, the family is caught up in a tug of war between justice and racism.

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Restaurant review: Scratch

Small space, big taste

Scratch’s humble storefront in no way prepares you for the charm you experience from the moment you step inside. But really it’s all about the food, and the food is wonderful.

Winter Park City Talk

Unity Heritage Festival

The city of Winter Park is proud to present the 13th annual Unity Heritage Festival on Sunday, Jan. 18, and Monday, Jan. 19.

Louis Roney: Pastimes of past times

The “will to live” took hold of me 93 years ago, and I ain’t never turned loose.

I figure it is that very “will” plus the love of my wife and friends that has contributed to that positive outlook.

Maitland City Talk

MAC National Historic Landmark Celebration

The temperatures may have dropped but the team at the Art & History Museums – Maitland was warmed by the number of people who braved the weather to join us our National Historic Landmark Celebration last Thursday, Jan. 8.

Chris Jepson: I propose a new national anthem

Do you ever wonder why America is forever at war? And is that – our forever warlike status – good for the nation, good for democracy?

Why does America forever engage in death and mayhem, jeopardizing our national treasury, sacrificing our servicemen and not come out the victor?

Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

In a celebration of the enduring relevance of past cultures and ideas, Art for All Spaces invites the public to the opening of “Reviving the Ancients” on Jan. 15.

eaturing the work of 24 artists, the works explore ways in which the human race has addressed questions of existence through image-making.

Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

The Casa Feliz Historic Home Museum will host an art exhibit in all mediums to celebrate Winter Park's historic architecture and to recognize the importance of historic preservation.

“Evoking a sense of Winter Park’s historic architecture,” the artworks will be displayed from Jan. 10 to 18.

Winter Park City Talk

Last weekend to ice skate!

The last day to skate at the city’s “Winter in the Park” ice skating rink is Sunday, Jan. 11. If you haven’t already taken a spin on the ice, there’s only a few days left.

Louis Roney: Words from the wise

We are so lucky to live in Florida while so much of the rest of the country has its winter.

Rollins’ President Hamilton Holt used to tell us kids not to brag about Winter Park if we visited relatives up north, because if we did everyone would flock to WP and our little secret haven would be a secret no more.

Maitland City Talk

Annual Testing of Residential Backflow Prevention Devices

Effective Jan. 1, 2015, employees of the City of Maitland Public Works Cross Connection Control Section will begin testing residential backflow preventers.

Chris Jepson: Wearing women's clothes

For the record I take an extra-large in a woman’s T-shirt.

So, I wear women’s clothing, oh, and I like interior design and decorating, wall coverings, furniture, art, flowers, architecture and Disco music. Any other stereotypes I can disabuse?

Keg 'n Cork dead; Is Keg 'n Cork alive?

Hoping for past charm

Winter Park doesn't have many places that you'd call a bar, let alone one that knows your name. We have restaurants with that characteristic polished wood high top. We have Fiddler's Green, Spatz and TAPS. And until today, we had the Keg 'n Cork.

Chris Jepson: Dear Mr. President

Mr. President, I have a few recommendations for the remaining two years of your presidency.

Dear Mr. President, Thank you for your service to America. I appreciate your sacrifice.

Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

The next exhibit at the Maitland Art Center tests that premise by pairing founder André Smith with the most prolific surrealist of the 20th century – Salvador Dalí.

Pushing the boundaries of the mysterious and irrational, we may visit the exhibit through Feb. 22.