Josh Garrick Columns


Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Holiday Calendar

Christmas in the Park is a way for the museum to share their rare Tiffany collection with the public, and in this, its 38th year, the event is still free.

Today at 6:15 p.m., a signal will be given to turn on the Morse Museum window lights – which look particularly magical in the Park – and Winter Park’s holiday season begins.

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With a host of festive events, there is something for everyone to enjoy this Christmas at Bok Tower Gardens!

Celebrate the season with the historic Holiday Home Tour at Pinewood Estate, special carillon concerts, winter garden tours, and the colorful poinsettia displays lining the River of Stone.

Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

Presented by the Garden Theatre in Winter Garden, the Orlando Ballet's “Beauty & the Beast” is a re-interpretation of the classic tale.

With original music composed by Orlando’s own Arcadian Broad, young Broad literally made history as he created both the music and the choreography for this highly recommended new ballet.

Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

Beginning in 1976, the Rotary Club of Maitland has consistently produced the only art festival in Florida with nighttime hours.

With original, juried art surrounding beautiful Lake Lily, families and friends enjoy the lights that enhance an evening of art buying on Nov. 11-13.

Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

The Orlando Science Center’s Neanderthal Ball offers a blend of cocktail party with prehistoric mixer.

Celebrate our evolution! It’s a night of Neanderthal revelry at the most fun gala this side of the Stone Age.

Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

This familiar story of seduction and transformation is on pointe and as expressive as a silent movie.

The Orlando Ballet always has fun with Halloween, and choreographer Michael Pink’s celebrated ballet “Dracula” combines the horror of Bram Stoker’s classic 1897 story with dramatic choreography, theatrical sets, and a colorful score by Philip Feeney.

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.