Arts Stories + Interviews

UCF art gallery exhibition ‘Covering Carbon’ explores the mysteries of coal, oil and plastic

Kathleen Thum takes an unsettling look at the fossil fuel industry

By Richard Reep

This season, University of Central Florida's art gallery squeezed the pump handle before anyone else did. Kathleen Thum's Covering Carbon opened in August, and it's a fitting solo exhibit now, what with gas prices and an uneasy self-awareness rising together...

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Orlando area pumpkin patches, corn mazes and autumn festivals to visit

While fall feels can be hard to come by here in the Sunshine State, there's still plenty of ways to get in…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

Amber Brooke Farms Fall Festival
36111 County Road 44A, Eustis
Weekends Sept. 23-Oct. 29
Amber Brooke Farms hosts their largest festival of the year during the fall season. Guests can enjoy the pumpkin patch, petting zoo, live music and family friendly farm activities on weekends from Sept. 23 to Oct. 29.
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All the undead performers and haunted sights at Halloween Horror Nights 2023

Arguably Orlando's biggest haunted event, Halloween Horror Nights is now in full swing for its 32nd year. The event runs for more…

By Orlando Weekly Staff, Seth Kubersky

All the undead performers and haunted sights at Halloween Horror Nights 2023
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The Ringling Bros. and Barnum + Bailey circus returns to Orlando in 2024 — minus animals

Attending the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus was a cherished yearly ritual throughout my childhood, and I faithfully covered its…

By Seth Kubersky

Feld Entertainment previews the new Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus. The circus premieres in Louisiana in September ahead of a January 2024 Amway Center engagement.
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23 scenic hiking trails to explore in the Orlando area

As Central Florida looks forward to some hopefully cooler weather this autumn, it's time to start planning all the outdoor activities you…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

Twin Oaks Conservation Area
2001 Macy Island Road, Kissimmee
This grassy trail is perfect for the less experienced hikers, although it is geared toward all abilities. Along the 1.9-mile path, hikers are almost guaranteed to spot plenty of birds throughout the tall grasses and oak trees that line the board walk trail.
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