MEET THE STARS OF PAGLIACCI/PULCINELLA

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The cast of Pagliacci/Pulcinella share their vocal talents in a program of arias, ensembles, and song.
Light refreshments and wine included.

Creative Cravings: Narrative Tableaux: The Fine Art of Visual Storytelling

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Searching for an extra helping of art in your life? This monthly teen program focuses on careers in the humanities, current exhibitions at the OMA and supporting creative curiosity. Each month will include a studio activity that relates to our topic of interest. Come prepared for an afternoon of casual conversation and artistic experimentation. Our season will conclude with a teen-curated exhibition of artwork created within the program.

For high school students.

After visiting the galleries to discuss the work of Matthew Capaldo, we will discuss narrative techniques within visual art. Our studio session will include writing exercises and the creation of collaged, layered works to tell a story. From these works, we will curate an exhibition that investigates the collective interaction of each artwork’s unique narrative element.

Creative Cravings: Designing and Drawing the Urban Landscape

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Searching for an extra helping of art in your life? This monthly teen program focuses on careers in the humanities, current exhibitions at the OMA and supporting creative curiosity. Each month will include a studio activity that relates to our topic of interest. Come prepared for an afternoon of casual conversation and artistic experimentation. Our season will conclude with a teen-curated exhibition of artwork created within the program.

For high school students.

Our conversation will focus on sustainable design in response to urban sprawl—those may seem like intimidating concepts, but all that’s required is an interest in city design. Urban development is a growing career field that blends environmental studies and design principles. We’ll move our conversation outdoors to enjoy the Florida fall weather and draw in Loch Haven Park.

Creative Cravings: Plaster Party: Portraits and Casting Techniques

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Searching for an extra helping of art in your life? This monthly teen program focuses on careers in the humanities, current exhibitions at the OMA and supporting creative curiosity. Each month will include a studio activity that relates to our topic of interest. Come prepared for an afternoon of casual conversation and artistic experimentation. Our season will conclude with a teen-curated exhibition of artwork created within the program.

For high school students.

Following a gallery tour of portraits and sculptures, we will use plaster bandages to cast our own body parts. We’ll look to artists like George Segal and Rigoberto Torres for interpretation and inspiration. This one is sure to be a mess, so dress accordingly.

Creative Cravings: Hand-lettering and Zines: a Punk Intro to Graphic Design

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Searching for an extra helping of art in your life? This monthly teen program focuses on careers in the humanities, current exhibitions at the OMA and supporting creative curiosity. Each month will include a studio activity that relates to our topic of interest. Come prepared for an afternoon of casual conversation and artistic experimentation. Our season will conclude with a teen-curated exhibition of artwork created within the program.

For high school students.

This month we will discuss the history of graphic design and the current expectations of those in the field. The Museum’s graphic designer will lead our discussion of this popular, ever-changing career. We will spend our time in the studio creating the content for a collective zine and exploring the fine art of hand-lettering.

Orlando Derby Girls’ LGBT-inclusiveness puts them on track to compete internationally

By : Ciara Varone
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Orlando Psycho City Derby Girls are skating their way to high-stakes competition. On Jan. 22, the league was accepted alongside nine other teams – ranging in location from across the country in Hood River, Oregon to across the world in New Zealand –into an apprentice program for the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association, the international governing body of a sport considered by many to be the fastest-growing in the world.

Completion of the apprentice program typically takes from six months to a year. If the league is then accepted into WFTDA, it will play against the best teams in the country and even the world.

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Paddy’s grand opening

By : Jamie Hyman
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Paddy’s Gay Piano and Entertainment Lounge in Winter Park hosted a grand opening party all weekend Jan. 8 – 10, 2015.

In addition to full liquor and live piano and singing, Paddy’s offers a customer reward and loyalty program and each day, will support a charity or local cause. 

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TLC to air ‘My Husband’s Not Gay’ show about Mormons

By : Samantha Rosenthal
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Gay Mormons… is that even possible? That is what one TLC program will be looking into.

A special program titled “My Husband’s Not Gay” will air on Jan. 10, and it will follow the lives of four men in Salt Lake City, Utah who are attracted to the same sex despite being married to women. The men, though, say they don’t identify themselves as being gay.

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Zebra Coalition hosts event to reveal new scholarship program for LGBT youth

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Zebra Coalition is hosting an event that will unveil a new scholarship program that will financially assist local LGBT youths reach their educational goals.

The Zebra Foundation for Youth is founding a scholarship program that will allow for Zebra Coalition to fund GED completion or provide financial support for college students that wish to attend schools like UCF, technical schools or a community college.

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