ORLANDO MAGIC PRESEASON TICKETS ON SALE NOW


 

 

ORLANDO MAGIC PRESEASON TICKETS ON SALE NOW

 

 Preseason tickets for the 2012-13 Orlando Magic season are on sale now to the general public.  The Magic will make its preseason debut in the Amway Center when they host the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday, October 11.  Tip-off is 7:00 p.m.  Continue reading

Six Flags Fiesta Texas Announces Record-Breaking Iron Rattler for 2013


 

Innovative Technology Drives Taller Drops, Faster Speeds and Steeper Banks and Turns

Six Flags Fiesta Texas announces plans to unveil its newest addition and structural landmark as the highly anticipated hybrid coaster Iron Rattler will make its dashing debut next spring at Six Flags Fiesta Texas.  Continue reading

Mayor Buddy Dyer Announces Public Art Project and Call for Artists SEE ART ORLANDO


 

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer is proud to join with community leaders for the launch of SEE ART ORLANDO, a public sculpture community project designed to enhance the aesthetic experience and cultural image of Downtown Orlando through the installation of iconic works of art throughout the city core.  This new initiative builds on Orlando’s already vibrant arts community that was recently reported to generate approximately $94 million worth of spending by tourists, residents and nonprofit organizations helping to support nearly 3,487 local jobs according to a study done by Americans for the Arts. Continue reading

The Orlando Magic Youth Foundation Community Spotlight: Conductive Education Center of Orlando


 

By John Denton, orlandomagic.com

 Throughout the past year, the Conductive Education Center of Orlando (CECO) has seen increases to its school-day numbers by 10 percent and its after-school programs by 20 percent.

 Without grant assistance from the Orlando Magic Youth Fund, a McCormick Foundation Fund (OMYF-MFF), those numbers might be in reverse and more children with motor disabilities might be in need.

 A $100,000 grant from the OMYF-MFF helped CECO add an additional conductor, more supplies and greatly expand the numbers of children that they can reach. And those aren’t the only numbers on the rise at CECO. Test scores among children with motor and cognitive disabilities have also steadily climbed the past year. Continue reading

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer hosts the 6th Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Kickoff


 

The kickoff will feature food from local Hispanic vendors as well as a colorful showcase of Hispanic art and performances. 
The City of Orlando recognizes the important role our Hispanic community plays in our society and continues to reach out to our growing and vibrant Hispanic residents through the creation of two municipal offices:  The Multicultural Affairs Office, created this year to generate community partnerships, build strong communications bonds and provide a point of contact to multicultural community organizations and residents towards enhance the quality of life of constituents;   Continue reading

Marta Cerqueira – The Art of Paper Sculpture


 

Marta Cerqueira- DREAMS IN PAPER.
Marta is an artist with a deep imagination,her work shows how high she can go, and for sure flies higher and faster than she can realize.The many talents she has are deeply tuned to her route in life. Born in Brazil, in João Pessoa, as a little girl she developed a passion for colors. Marriage, children and religion, took her to different Countries and also to the need of express herself. Oil painting at first, then watercolors,silhouettes, and later paper sculpture her latest find. Continue reading