Arts & Culture

New Summer Festival Dedicated to Emerging Playwrights

New Summer Festival Dedicated to Emerging Playwrights

UCF is launching Pegasus PlayLab, a new summer theatre festival dedicated to developing new plays by emerging playwrights. The festival, which runs June 2-24 and Aug. 23-25 on the UCF campus, comprises three workshops and one fully mounted play. Two years ago when Julia Listengarten became artistic director for Theatre UCF, her goals were to […]

UCF-Designed Solar-Powered Sculpture to be Installed at Orlando City Stadium

A solar-powered art sculpture designed by a multi-disciplinary team of UCF students has been selected to grace the entryway of Orlando City Stadium, home of the Orlando City Soccer Club in Major League Soccer and the Orlando Pride in the National Women’s Soccer League. The sculpture, after lighting effects, will produce 1,264 kilowatt-hours annually, more […]

Looking for Summer Camps in Orlando? Here Are 25 that Will Be Held at UCF

From athletics to the arts, there are plenty of summer camps for learning and play affiliated with UCF that can help keep students busy during the summer break. UCF employees are offered a discount on some camp rates, so be sure to sign up early to take advantage of this benefit. ATHLETICS Knights Cheer and […]

Cinco de Mayo: How a Small Mexican Battle Became a Major U.S. Holiday

Cinco de Mayo is one of the biggest celebrations in the United States, with estimates for beer sales on the holiday outweighing even the Super Bowl. While many people think May 5 is the Mexican Day of Independence, the date actually marks the country’s small, but significant battle against the French in Mexico’s city of […]