Arts & Culture
Local dance group Flamenco Alborea performs at the Orlando Public Library at the end of the yearlong Viva Florida 500 celebration.
Meet the contestants at the July 2013 Teen Talent Show at the Orlando Public Library and watch them perform! This program was presented as part of the Summer Reading Program 2013: http://www.ocls.info/srp
Celebrate the unique dance, music and art of China with the talented students and teachers at the Chinese School of CAACF! Watch a handkerchief dance, see a singer with the Chinese pipa, and watch a calligraphist work with two brushes to commemorate the occasion. This program was presented as part of the 2013 Big Read, Amy Tan's "The Joy Luck Club."
The Talako Indian Dancers of Orlando, FL perform traditional Native American dances, including the men's and women's fancy dance, an eagle dance, a war dance, and hoop dances. This program was presented as part of the Summer Reading Program 2013: http://www.ocls.info/srp
Suzy Chan of the Wah Lum Kung Fu Temple in Orlando, FL, demonstrates the sword form of Tai Chi Chuan with some of her students to an audience at the Herndon Branch Library.
Students from the Russian Academy of Ballet perform at the Orlando Public Library in honor of the anniversary of the birth of Russian poet and author Alexander Pushkin.
Go on a gallery walk with Women in the Arts, Inc., and view the artworks of Faith Amon, Anna McCambridge, Beatrice Athanas, Phyllis Thomas, and Robin Fight, exhibited during the month of April 2013 at the Orlando Public Library.
Jump rope champion Adrienn Banhegyi of Hungary brings her talents to the Orlando Public Library in support of Cirque de Soleil's traveling show, "Quidam."
Central Florida elementary, middle, and high school steppers compete for the title of best step team at the 8th annual Step Off! competition at the Orlando Public Library.
Participants in Power2Improv's free improvisational comedy class held a hilarious showcase on October 27, 2012 at the Orlando Public Library.
Five very different dance groups exhibiting dance styles from around the globe compete at the 2012 adult Talent X-Travaganza at the Orlando Public Library on September 29, 2012.
Hear the poems, stories and real-life tales of the competitors in the 2012 Talent X-Travaganza, held at the Orlando Public Library!
Attendees of the Latin Cultural Expo at the Orlando Public Library enjoyed learning about the art, music and culture of the many countries of Latin America.
Doc Lucky Meisenheimer, Orlando resident and holder of the Guinness world record for the world's largest yo-yo collection, demonstrates yo-yo tricks at the Orlando Public Library. (1:35)
Central Florida elementary, middle, and high school steppers from are back in action at the 7th annual Step Off! competition at the Orlando Public Library. (33:59)
Chris Semtner, curator of the Edgar Allan Poe Museum in Richmond, Virginia, discusses the life, death, and legacy of America's most famous author. (26:27)
Han Yuzhen, hand balancer from Cirque du Soleil's Dralion, visits the Orlando Public Library to give a demonstration of her incredible talent. (3:00)
Elementary, middle, and high school steppers from all over Orange County are back for the sixth annual Step Off! competition at the Orlando Public Library. (35:46)
Kung Hei Fat Choy! (Happy New Year!) The Hung Fut Mung Man Fei Chinese Martial Arts & Lion Dance Association visits the Orlando Public Library to celebrate Chinese New Year on February 3, 2011. (1:04)
Watch world-famous balloon artist Addi Somekh in action at the Orlando Public Library in Orlando, Florida. (2:08)
Why were all those people reading books on the roof of the Orlando Public Library during National Library Week? Find out in this behind-the-scenes look at 67 Books. (6:31)
Step teams from Orange County, Florida schools bring their hottest and hardest moves to the Orlando Public Library for the 5th annual Step Off! competition. (9:57)
Enjoy this look at the 4th Annual Step Off! competition at OCLS, with schools from all around Orange County, Florida bringing their best moves to the stage. (1:49)
ArtsFest 2009 returns to the Orlando Public Library, with celebrations of dance from around the world! (1:17)
Enjoy this look back at the special Hispanic Heritage Month edition of Art After Hours, with works by Pablo Hernandez, Eddie Mora, Alberto Quintero, Wilson Romero, Julio Sanchez, and Maria Emma Fernandez.
Step is back at the Orlando Public Library for the 3rd Annual Step Off! competition. Watch high schools and middle schools from all over Orange County, Florida compete in this hip hop step show. (9:18)
Watch OCLS staff members compete in the Spectacular Spelling Bee for the chance to represent the Library at the Adult Literacy League's Great, Grown-Up Spelling Bee.
You won't believe the things that the Kenya Safari Acrobats can do! Check out the video of their performance at the Orlando Public Library.
Middle school and high school students from all around Orlando bring their best steps to the Orlando Public Library in the second annual Step Off Competition.
It's an afternoon of comedy with hilarious renditions of classic Gilbert & Sullivan operetta numbers. (7:55)
The Central Florida Ballroom Dancers show off various dance moves from around the world at the Orlando Public Library. (3:29)
The U-Turn Dance company performs at Library Central at the Orlando Public Library in Orlando, Florida. (3:21)
It's a day of poetry at the Orlando Public Library with readings and performances by the Orlando Poetry Troupe. (3:34)
Enjoy a performance of legendary writer Avi's "Who Was That Masked Man Anyway?" and more, presented by Scholastic Book Fairs. (16:46)