Josh Garrick Columns


Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

It’s more than coincidental that Orlando Shakes will present the “Jekyll/Hyde” story by Robert Louis Stevenson near All Hollow’s Eve.

Fascinating and deviant, "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" captivates audiences who experience the play’s moral lesson while watching the lead actor transform before them.

Josh Garrick: Culture for your Calendar

For your Halloween season, trick or treat yourself to the all-new Phantasmagoria VII "The Cards They Are Dealt" at the Shakespeare Center.

Be very afraid. Phantasmagoria’s troupe of “Steampunk Survivors” are more dangerous than gypsy fortune-tellers, and they are joined by dancers, soldiers, puppeteers, and fire-breathers.

Josh Garrick: Culture for your Calendar

The Dr. Phillips Center’s Great Lawn will be transformed into an 8-hour “Bacon Bonanza” from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. this Saturday.

On Oct. 8 thousands of people will descend on Orlando to celebrate all things covered, wrapped, and smothered in bacon.

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Josh Garrick unveils 22 new works at Henao Center

Artwork captures Greece

It’s three dimensions and three millennia of decayed marble, captured in two-dimensional photographs with the far more modern artistic technique of printing on brushed aluminum.

Josh Garrick: Culture for your Calendar

An art exhibit that began in Athens in 480 B.C.

Your Arts Editor – Josh Garrick – returns to the Henao Center with a free and open to the public opening on Oct. 1 beginning at 7 p.m.

Josh Garrick: Culture for your Calendar

Cirque du Soleil presents ‘OVO’

Cirque du Soleil presents its newest touring show, “OVO,” never before performed in Florida.

Josh Garrick: Culture for your Calendar

In the shadow of his great-grandfather’s singing tower, Dr. Tomas Bok recently dedicated 8 acres of new garden spaces at Bok Tower Gardens.

The largest expansion in 87 years of the gardens’ history, the new spaces include the Hammock Hollow Children’s Garden, the Wild Garden, the Outdoor Kitchen, the Edible Garden and the Alexander Discovery Center.

Josh Garrick: Culture for your Calendar

One Voice Orlando: A Celebration in Song, is the benefit concert from the opera community for the Pulse tragedy.

Come see 'One Voice Orlando: A Celebration in Song' at the Dr. Phillips Center on Sept. 11 for evening of beautiful music for a cause.

Josh Garrick: Culture for your Calendar

The annual Visit Orlando's Magical Dining Month includes more than 90 restaurants offering three-course meals for $33.

Even if you have champagne tastes, and a beer-bottle budget, we can all afford to indulge our palates in this glorious, month-long celebration of Orlando’s sophisticated dining universe.

Josh Garrick: Culture for your Calendar

You’ve seen the “Three Tenors.” Imagine that concept translated for men with deep voices.

Three Baritones – Gabriel Preisser, Nathan Stark and Bryan Myer – will share the bill at the University Club in Winter Park on Aug. 28.

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Restaurant review: Chuy’s Tex-Mex

Chuy's has earned the reputation as the most fun place to eat Tex-Mex at a great price.

Chuy’s is all that it’s supposed to be. When the food is good (and fresh) why not let it be fun too.

Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

The final free outdoor movie in Orlando’s Lake Eola Park begins at 6 p.m. with activities and music from Mix 105.1.

Bring the family, some chairs and a banana or two to Lake Eola Park on Friday, Aug. 26, at 6 p.m. as Orlando hosts a free screening of "Minions."

One Voice Orlando to benefit Pulse victims

Music for a cause

Residents can support the Pulse shooting victims while hear world-class opera by attending the One Voice Orlando benefit concert on Sept. 11.

Josh Garrick: Culture for your Calendar

Alice Cooper draws from horror movies and vaudeville for a stage show.

Alice Cooper will perform at the Dr. Phillips Center on Sunday, Aug. 14 at 8 p.m. with VIP “Insanity” packages available for the concert.

Josh Garrick: Culture for your Calendar

Showcasing Orlando’s eclectic culinary scene, the Orlando Main Street Restaurant program is offered now through Aug. 13.

Each restaurant offers a Main Street Restaurant Menu in conjunction with their everyday menu encouraging residents to dine out in one of Orlando’s Main Street restaurants.