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Michael Kramer - The Johnny Appleseed of Jazz
Michael Kramer is a performer and teacher beyond compare but he came to this in a round about way.Mr. Kramer attended Rutgers University and was an accountant in New York City for 18 years. He was a self-taught pianist but also had some formal trainin ... Read more
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Backstreet Boys - Howie Dorough
 In the old days (15 years ago around 2000) the Backstreet Boys would record at Parc Records' recording studios owned by Pat Armstrong in Altamonte Springs when there were at home here in Orlando.Ashley Peters and Ashleigh Teicher just happened to ... Read more
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EPCOT Space Celebration October 1997
In October 1997 EPCOT hosted meet and greets with a number of Astronauts from Mercury to Space Shuttle and I met most of them! It was great fun for me as I grew up in the 1960s as the country - through NASA - raced to make our slain President's challen ... Read more
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Key West at Sea World
In 1996 Sea World opened Key West at Sea World here in Orlando, featuring sea turtles, a dolphin petting area, a ray petting area, Key West style entertainment and more. They advertised a contest open to middle schoolers to create a billboard to promote t ... Read more
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Osborne Family Lights 2009
On Saturday, December 5, 2009, my daughter and I spent the day park hopping at Walt Disney World. This was our Christmas present to each other. It rained the first half of the day and then it got cold and windy, but we had a great time. At Animal Kingd ... Read more
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Orlando Opera - Elixir - Review Orlando Sentinel
Orlando opera `Elixir' light but satisfying; [FINAL Edition] ORLANDO SENTINEL Feb 12, 2006, pg. B.3 Scott Warfield is an assistant professor of music history at the University of Central Florida. To be honest, the operas of Gaetano Donizetti can ... Read more
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Elixir of Love - Orlando Opera Company
Orlando Opera Company (Orlando, FL)Dr. Dulcamara (Rod Nelman) arrives in the village and peddles a magic elixir to townsfolk in the Orlando Opera Company's production of L'Elisir d'Amore. Photo by Tony FirrioloBringing people to the opera is much easier ... Read more