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Paula is out and about at birthday parties for the Orlando Ballet and the Orlando Museum of Art, plus a housewarming for the Philharmonic and an event celebrating some courageous children. |READ|

It’s attention to the little details, and the dedication of its young chef-owner, that makes Kabooki Sushi a hit. |READ|

It’s the Year of the Newbie in Orlando. Change is in the air, and our annual compendium of the region’s top people and places reflects it. |READ|

Spring fashion is on display in dazzling pastels and patterns. |READ|

America’s best-known documentary filmmaker, set to lecture for the Winter Park Institute in April, expounds on one of his favorite subjects, America’s national parks. |READ|

At this year’s Florida Film Festival, the hottest topic may not be the films themselves. Naturally, those films — as well as the usual fancy parties and celebrity programs — will be on the minds of festivalgoers at Enzian’s 10-day movie orgy, which begins April 4. |READ|

Now heading into its 23rd year, the Florida Film Festival is Central Florida’s most prestigious celebration of cinema — and among the most admired in the country. |READ|

It isn’t every day you get the chance to watch professional landscape artists at work. But during the last week of April you’ll have a host of such chances at the Sixth Annual Winter Park Paint Out. |READ|

Eva Perón packed plenty of life into her 33 years. Growing up poor and illegitimate in rural Argentina, she left her family at age 15 for Buenos Aires and the dream of becoming an actress. |READ|

For most of my career as a journalist, I moved methodically and unquestioningly from smaller publications to bigger ones. I wanted to interview national celebrities, earn more money, reach more readers, write about major issues and events. |READ|

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Its payload bay is empty now, but the Atlantis space shuttle still carries a message. |READ|

If accepting a remodeling project could be compared to accepting a dare, then Nathan Cross accepted a double dare when tackling the rehab of a ’50s block home that other contractors had suggested be torn down. |READ|

Rona has her happy face on after a visit to The Smiling Bison. |READ|

When a florist plans her own wedding celebration, she knows enough to let the experts do the decorating. |READ|

Or don’t. Wedding cakes often have sugary accompaniment these days, as couples add cupcakes and other diminutive delicacies to round out the celebration. |READ|

It’s the best of times for New York actor John Keller, who has the lead role in the Orlando Shakes production of a lengthy Dickensian masterpiece. |READ|

A half-dozen wedding gowns evoke a timeless grace. |READ|

Charlene Hoffman likes to think of herself as a “tomboy” who enjoys “cheering on her favorite NFL teams” and “cruising in her 1970 Ford Mustang.” |READ|

No, it isn’t just your imagination. We’re bigger, wider by nearly an inch. If you are a regular reader of this magazine, I’m guessing that you noticed the change. It’s not the only one. |READ|

The area’s hotels are among the most inventive in the world, turning Central Florida into a high-stakes incubator of novel themes and amenities meant to attract potential guests. |READ|

Paula is out and about at the Mylan WTT Smash Hits celebrity tennis tourney, the Headdress Ball and ATHENA International’s award ceremony. |READ|

So what should Orlando do about its bear problem? Our Restless Native has a few suggestions. |READ|

Santiago’s Bodega near Lake Ivanhoe serves up tapas in a warm, welcoming setting. |READ|