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For over 10 years, The Arts Connection has provided Central Florida with in-depth coverage of local cultural events, and interviews on the creative process. Each program also includes a calendar of upcoming performances, audition notices and a poem by a local author.

For over 10 years, The Arts Connection has provided Central Florida with in-depth coverage of local cultural events, and interviews on the creative process. Each program also includes a calendar of upcoming performances, audition notices and a poem by a local author.

Location:

Orlando, FL

Description:

For over 10 years, The Arts Connection has provided Central Florida with in-depth coverage of local cultural events, and interviews on the creative process. Each program also includes a calendar of upcoming performances, audition notices and a poem by a local author.

Language:

English


Episodes

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5/25/2008
Meko and two Venezuelan harpists give a benefit concert for the International Harp Museum; tips for Orlange Fringe Festival shows; the Titanic Experience at the Orlando Science Center and the culture of Turpentine.

Duration:00:28:01

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5/25/2008
Funding problems have hit the arts in Florida schools and in the community. A look at Orange County's Lee Middle School and Daytona's Seaside Music Theatre. Also how the arts can help in non-traditional settings, such as hospitals. A forum Friday invites leaders in business, healthcare, social services and juvenile justice to explore the power of the arts.

Duration:00:28:00

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5/9/2008
From the archives - Tune-in-to-Reading software was designed to help you sing better, but instead helps struggling readers. Also, author Paula Huntley and her book, The Hemmingway Bookclub of Kosovo; and a conversation with country music songwriter, Bobby Braddock.

Duration:00:28:22

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5/1/2008
From the archives: Disney's Voices of Liberty celebrate an anniversary; and conversations with jazz guitarist Larry Coryell and author Russell Banks.

Duration:00:26:04

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4/30/2008
Barrettwerks, a modern dance program featuring choreography by and former students of Ellie Potts Barrett. Also, highlights from this week's cultural calendar, and a report on the late singer/songwriter Bobby Hicks.

Duration:00:28:03

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4/18/2008
Johnny Guitar the Musical comes to the Plaza Theater; Irene Zabytko speaks with John Hemmingway about his new memoir; we take a look at the Persian Visions exhibit at the Southeast Museum of Photography and a Grady Kimsey exhibit at the Comma Gallery.

Duration:00:28:02

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4/13/2008
Empty Spaces Theatre Company presents a Samuel Beckett Festival. Also, ballet stars Lloyd Riggins and Niurka Moredo return to Orlando; and highlights from the cultural calendar.

Duration:00:27:58

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4/13/2008
News on state arts funding; the new Florida International Piano Competition and a fundraising recital by Ji-Yong; the new Youth Brass Band of Central Florida; and Kathleen Radebaugh's debut novel, Walker's Island.

Duration:00:27:58

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3/28/2008
The Florida Film Festival and a look at the competition documentaries with UCF film professor Lisa Mills. Also, the Norman Rockwell exhibit at Orlando Museum of Art; and concerts & productions by the Bach Festival, Orlando Rep, the Orlando Gay Chorus and David McElroy's 1-man play about Jack Kerouac.

Duration:00:27:59

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3/21/2008
The Orlando Theater Project and its first show of the season. Also, Katie Ball talks to the band D Street and commentary by Margot Knight. The higlights section includes Spamalot; the Bach Birthday Celebration at Rollins, and the Guitar Series at UCF.

Duration:00:27:59