Orlando Philharmonic Welcomes Third Music Director Finalist & Chinese Lute Musician for January concert


This January, the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra continues its FAIRWINDS Credit Union Classics Series with a concert of East-meets-West music, conducted by Orlando Philharmonic Music Director finalist Eric Jacobsen. The program includes Russian composer Rimsky Korsakov’s Scheherazade—a musical setting of One Thousand and One Nights—Debussy’s Prelude to The Afternoon of a Faun, and Chinese film composer…

Meet the Brains behind Orion’s Spacecraft


Learn All About the Orion Spacecraft from Those Who Built It Saturday, Dec. 6 – Sunday, Dec. 7 Orlando Science Center hosts some key players who paved the way for Orion’s test launch and made its premiere journey a success. Guests can enjoy special presentations from Lockheed Martin’s Joe Mayer, Adam Ayala and Barry Bohnsack.

Oath of Office Ceremony Draws Hundreds to Orange County Convention Center


The Oath of Office ceremony was recently held for the second terms of Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and District 4 Commissioner Jennifer Thompson; additionally District 2 Commissioner Bryan Nelson and District 6 Commissioner Victoria P. Siplin were sworn in for their first terms at the Orange County Convention Center. The ceremony, held at the…

At the end of the day …. “Falling through the Rain”!!


Originally posted on It Is What It Is:
~~December 5, 2014~~  After the rain the air is sweet With glist`ning pools beneath my feet Raindrops dripping down from the eaves Teardrops slipping off shining leaves And silken webs with crystals strung Which span across the ivy hung Around the trellised arbours green A shimm`ring, luminescent…