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Orlando International Fringe Festival

The Orlando Fringe Festival takes over Loch Haven Park for the last two weeks of May with 800 non-juried performances, an outdoor stage, Visual Fringe, Kids’ Fringe and a beer tent.

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Restaurant review: Sprinkles

And he said, “Let it be known,” Sprinkles, the cupcakery is open.

The much-anticipated opening of the Disney Springs Town Center on May 15 was so much sweeter for this foodie, because I was invited to stop in and have a personal taste at the brand-new Sprinkles.

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Come out to Northland Church on May 12 and 13 for 'A Night on the Red Carpet.'

The Central Florida Community Arts' Choir and Symphony Orchestra will perform excerpts from award-winning shows of stage and screen from the past 50 years.

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Orlando Ballet's “Beauty & the Beast” is a re-interpretation of this classic tale.

From the Beast’s imposing castle to the enchanted forest, this ancient love story illustrates the power of love through inventive choreography and a mythic cast of characters.

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Restaurant Review: Boca Kitchen Bar

Fresh and tasty

Open for a year and a half, Boca has claimed its niche in a corner that has not always been kind to ‘concept’ eateries.

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It's a celebration as opera returns to the Dr. Phillips Center with the newly renamed Opera Orlando.

Their “Boisterous Rebirth” is a double bill of a play-within-a-play featuring Mozart’s “Impresario” (updated to modern-day Orlando) and Poulenc's “Les Mamelles De Tiresias.”

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I can’t wait to see the Rollins College Theatre and Music Departments take on one of the biggest Broadway musicals of all time.

We all hope for great things as we enjoy the story of the beloved matchmaker Dolly Levi hatch a plan to marry Horace Vandergelder, the famous “half a millionaire.”

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The first free spring Florida Blue Concert at 5 p.m. on April 9 features Jill’s Cashbox, a six-piece band with a deep love of rock/country music.

Telling the stories of their lives through their music, the concert is free – no tickets required.

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Commentary: Envisioning a 21st Century Orlando

A bold plan for a 21st Century Orlando

"Orlando is going to lead America through the 21st Century,” Dyer said.

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I admit it. “Heathers the Musical” is one of my guilty pleasures.

This hilariously homicidal new musical mixes murder, kinky love, comedy and some great songs with the anguish of high school bullying.

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Restaurant Review: BoiBrazil

Take your tastebuds to Brazil

Step into BoiBrazil, a new concept restaurant on Lyman Avenue (just off Park Avenue) in Winter Park, and you step into a total Brazilian meat-lover’s experience.

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The much-loved Jerry Herman’s hit Broadway shows will sing and dance their way onto the Winter Park Playhouse stage with “Showtune!"

Recipient of the 2009 Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the theater, Jerry Herman wrote the hit Broadway musicals “Hello Dolly!,” “Mame,” “La Cage aux Folles,” “Mack and Mabel,” and more.

Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

The much-loved Jerry Herman’s hit Broadway shows will sing and dance their way onto the Winter Park Playhouse stage with “Showtune!"

Michael Edwards will direct, Roy Alan will choreograph and Chris Leavy will music direct.

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Here is a clever way to donate to five charities while eating one spectacular dinner.

We are all invited to enjoy the offerings of five of the finest chefs in Florida at the annual 5C Charity Event to be held at The Alfond Inn on March 13.

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A tribute to one of the most beloved singers of all time, this Orlando Philharmonic concert relives the highlights of Judy Garland’s 1961 concert at Carnegie Hall.

Broadway, television and recording star Karen Mason brings to life favorite tunes by Judy Garland.

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