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Orlando Shakespeare Theater’s “The True Story of the Three Little Pigs” tells the Wolf's side of the story in a rock musical for the entire family.

Alexander T. Wolf (a.k.a. Big Bad Wolf) is accused of deplorable crimes. Facing a jury of pigs and a judge (with a weakness for musical theater), can the Wolf possibly get a fair trial?

Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

The first Fairwinds Broadway Season at the new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts was unveiled in glittering Broadway fashion on March 18.

It’s an incredible season, and it’s your first chance to ‘subscribe’ for seats in the new Performing Arts Center.

Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

Set in the seedy East Village of New York City, “Rent” is about finding love, falling in love, and living for today.

Sensitively directed by Justin J. Scarlat, “Rent” runs through April 7 at The Breakthrough Theatre in Winter Park.

Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

The kick-off of Art Festival weekend is presented at Hannibal Square by the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce and Hannibal Square Merchants Association this evening beginning at 5 p.m.

Held the day before the Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival begins, the evening offers more than 40 varieties of wine and beer samples, appetizers from local eateries, and live music.

Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

As part of Art 31, a month-long series of events celebrating artistic creativity, the Art & History Museums Maitland will present two openings on March 14.

This will be followed by a Culture Pop! event called Roll, Repeat – in partnership with Enzian Theater and the Florida Film Festival beginning at 7 p.m.

Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

Peak bloom season has officially arrived at Bok Tower Gardens, and this is the best time of year to visit the National Historic Landmark.

Visitors observe hundreds of varieties of camellias and azaleas along with orchids, irises, and other flowering plants throughout the Gardens.

Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

The Art & History Museums – Maitland invites us to 31 days of artistic experimentation – throughout the month of March – focusing on the legacy of the Research Studio.

Highlights include wrapping the Maitland Art Center, an Art Car creation with Andrew Spear, workshops, and performance art.

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Review: Marlow's Tavern in Winter Park

A taste of New Orleans

Having joined the renaissance of classic American tavern fare, this inviting atmosphere is the perfect backdrop for a menu highlighting Louisiana cooking.

Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

Richard Scarry’s stories and characters come to life in “Busytown” through March 30 at the Orlando Repertory Theatre.

Using imaginative music and movement, Huckle Cat takes the audience on a tour of his neighborhood introducing you to all those who work together to keep Busytown ‘busy.’

Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Valentine's Calendar

Let this be the year you surprise your significant other with an evening that celebrates the creativity of Central Florida with tickets to a live performance or one of Orlando’s great restaurants.

Two of our favorite and most talented singing-actors, Natalie Cordone and Shawn Kilgore, will present a cabaret performance called “Hooray for Love!” for Valentine's Day.

Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

Decorators, brides, interior designers, and anyone who enjoys elegant entertaining will want to visit the Holy Trinity Conference Center in Maitland for Tables Extraordinaire.

This unique fundraiser showcases 30 lavishly decorated tables while offering luncheons or dinners reminiscent of a trip to Greece.

Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

“Once,” winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, will play the Bob Carr PAC from Jan. 28 through Feb. 2.

The celebrated new musical, based on the Academy Award-winning film “Once,” is about an Irish musician and a Czech immigrant drawn together by their shared love of music.

Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

In a series of talks offered free to the public, the Winter Park Institute at Rollins College begins its 2014 season with Sharon Robinson, daughter of major league baseball player Jackie Robinson.

Ms. Robinson will discuss her father’s legacy, highlighting his now-legendary values in sports and in life.

Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce and Park Avenue Merchants Association invite us to ‘kick off the New Year’ with networking, food and drinks at the 2014 Ovations Awards Ceremony.

The Chamber has joined with the Winter Park/Maitland Observer for this second annual 'best of' guide to Winter Park as voted by Chamber members, readers and the local community.

Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce begins its 2014 programming with a before work event that invites residents and business owners to learn about the non-profit New Hope for Kids.

New Hope’s mission is to bring healing and happiness to children and families suffering loss of a loved one or life-threatening illness.