Orlando Philharmonic Welcomes Violinist Midori, Music Director finalist Steven Jarvi for Nov 8 Concert


The program will feature Schumann’s Violin Concerto, and Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique

Next month, the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra continues its Classics Series with a concert under the direction of Music Director finalistSteven Jarvi. The program includes Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique, Wagner’s Prelude to Act III of Lohengrin, and the Schumann Violin Concerto, performed by world-renowned violinist Midori. Continue reading

The SeaWorld® & Busch Gardens® Conservation Fund Finalizes 2014 Grant Recipients


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Fifty-seven wildlife conservation projects around the world are receiving much needed funding from the SeaWorld® & Busch Gardens® Conservation Fund this year. Just over $1 million is being distributed among these projects bringing the amount awarded since the Fund was created in 2003, to more than $11 million. Continue reading

And The City Turned Purple…


By Laiz Rodrigues

Church Street was almost full, but they kept coming, more and more, nobody was more famous or happier, or richer, everyone was just the same, happy to witness one of the most important moments of Orlando history.  Continue reading

The Game of The Year Flamengo X Orlando Magic Amway Arena


By Laiz Rodrigues

I believe everything happen for a reason. This was an incredible moment, anyone present will say it, it was worth every second. Flamengo came, mingled with the community, performed well and met everyone they could, in a gentle manner. Brazil had the opportunity to watch closely from home, since most of their journey to the USA was televised.  Continue reading

2014 AIMExpo, North America’s Premier Motorcycling Industry Event – Open to Public Sat./Sun., October 18-19


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2014 AIMExpo, North America’s Premier
Motorcycling Industry Event – Open to Public Sat./Sun., October 18-19

Overview: Officially endorsed by the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) as the premier motorcycle trade and consumer event in North America, the American International Motorcycle Expo (www.AIMExpoUSA.com) unifies industry, dealers, media and consumers in a single arena that creates a grand stage for motorcycling and the greater powersports industry. Open to the public on Saturday, Oct 18 and Sunday, Oct.19, AIMExpo delivers a unique, inexpensive, and fun opportunity for the whole family to experience everything motorcycling has to offer. Continue reading

Orange County Celebrates AmeriCorps’ 20th Anniversary


Mayor Teresa Jacobs and her Chief of Staff Graciela Noriega Jacoby are pictured at a 2013 holiday gathering at Cypress Grove Estate House on Lake Jessamine.

Mayor Teresa Jacobs and her Chief of Staff Graciela Noriega Jacoby are pictured
at a 2013 holiday gathering at Cypress Grove Estate House on Lake Jessamine.

Orange County joined the nation in celebrating AmeriCorps’ 20th anniversary, proudly commemorating two decades of community service and citizen engagement across Florida and the United States. Continue reading