Here is a look at some of the best events taking place this weekend.
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Friday, January 13
Not your typical exhibition opening, Culture Pop! connects guests with the artists and the art itself. Culture Pop! on January 13 opens Meditations, Mapping and Memories, featuring artists Sharon Lee Hart, Marie Yoho Dorsey, Masha Ryskin and Serge Marchetta. Culture Pop! is presented by Maitland Vision Center. Join us for: • 10 Questions with the artists and A&H’s Chief Curator • Live music by Beth McKee • Literary readings by local & national writers • Meet Artists-in-Action & Art School…
Please join me and co-producer/curator Rebecca Ashe in a showing of photo shoots that I have art directed for Bohemian Post and other various other flashbacks. There will also be a raffle of items donated by local businesses for the cause. This project’s proceeds will go directly to One Heart for Women and Children (oneheartforwomenandchildren.org)
Snap! Space presents: ‘Posing Beauty in African American Culture.’ Photographic images from 1890 until today. Curated by Dr. Deborah Willis, this exhibition includes an esteemed roster of artists focused on African American art : Mickalene Thomas, Hank Willis Thomas, Carrie Mae Weems, Gordon Parks, Bruce Davidson, Leonard Freed, Jamel Shabazz, Omar Victor Diop, Bayeté Ross Smith, to name just a few… Shown for the first time in Florida, this exhibit has been featured in New York Times, LA Times.
“I believe jewelry can serve as soothing objects, can become physical reminders of love, of self-reliance, of mourning, of beauty.” – Jess Schnabel, bloodmilk Join us for our Friday the 13th trunk show featuring the works of renowned Philly based jewelry designer, blood milk jewelry We will also be curating a selection of inspired clothing especially for the event. Beer and wine provided by The Milk Bar Lounge with signature themed drinks plus $4 milk stout pints.
After Hurricane Matthew spoiled our fun, Emerald City Cabaret is back for their delayed anniversary show! Come join the cast of RESET as they ring in the new year with style, class and a whole lot of sass! With the closing of 2016, come out to the Venue us in celebration for another wonderful year and for many more to come.
The Central Florida Scottish Festival and Highland Games has something for everyone. There are Clans and Societies, Highland Games competitions, and vendors. The vendors have food/beverages and various Scottish and Irish wares to sell.
Saturday, January 14
The nation’s top pitmasters are comin’ to Central Florida to put their skills to the test. Come watch the action in person, plus enjoy live music by Frankie Ballard and other local acts, fun, and games for kids, and of course, delicious BBQ. General admission for adults is $5, and children 10 and under are FREE. Parking is free. Your admission will get you into the Zoo for free from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
We are so grateful for Ethel Hammond and Tina Crossley to offer FREE on-going yoga sessions EVERY SATURDAY at 9am. Everyone is welcome, mats are provided and no experience is necessary. Namaste’
Please join us as we cosplay as our favorite versions of Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) and our favorite characters played by Debbie Reynolds to honor two great women who are very loved and missed by so many of us. We will wear lovely outfits inspired by them and ride the attractions that were inspired by their wonderful careers.
FYND Fashion Sidewalk Sale. Department store and surf brands at $5-$20. One day only from 10 am to 4 pm in Downtown Orlando Sodo Target Plaza.
It’s here! We are celebrating 5 years of awesome beer, food, and friends! Please join us for a GIANT party as we say thank you to all those who have supported us over the years! Check out our insane draft lineup and keep an eye on this event page as we continue to add more info.
Come to The Gallery at Avalon Island Saturday January 14th at noon for the artists’ talks and the last day of the ARTBORNE Annual exhibition. Gallery at Avalon Island will supply coffee and Krispy Kreme doughnuts. ARTBORNE Annual features artists Gary Bolding, Matt Roberts- with poems by Terri Witek, Lesley Silvia, Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz, Scott Scheidly, Kyle, and Hannah Spector & Jacob Bailes. ARTBORNE Annual is a early exhibiton, published in collaboration with Artborne Magazine’s December issue.
The Buehler Planetarium at Seminole State College is proud to present the 2017 Winter Sky Festival on Saturday, Jan. 14, from 5 to 11 p.m.! Visitors will be treated to telescope viewings of the moon; the planets Venus, Mars, Uranus, and Neptune; and numerous galaxies, star clusters and nebulae. We are extremely fortunate to have the support of CFE Federal Credit Union as our community sponsor for this year’s Festival.
Crealdé’s Night of Fire & the opening of the Director’s Choice VI exhibition! Tour the campus and enjoy art workshops & demonstrations, including welding, kiln and raku firing, and painting and drawing. After sunset, watch a spectacular light painting photography display over Lake Sterling. Hands-on youth workshops from 5 – 6:30 p.m. Live music and workshops for adults until 8 p.m. Admission is free. Suggested donation of $5 per adult to cover direct expenses.
Live from Orlando, it’s Science Night Live featuring Otronicon! Get ready for one of the most spectacular adults-only Science Center events of the year! We’re very excited to present an Otronicon edition of our popular Science Night Live event! Experience Orlando’s favorite interactive technology expo in a whole new light… at night! This popular event has sold out frequently so get your tickets now before they’re all gone.
Sunday, January 15
We’ve hired our new Director, Robert Soviero, now it’s time for you to come rub elbows and schmooze it up! Interested in doing great things that involve The Milk District? Great, come and discuss! Let’s collab! Come and join The Milk District in welcoming our new Executive Director on Sunday, January 15th from 1-3 p.m. at Barley & Vine Biergarten. Located at 2406 E Washington St, Orlando FL 32803.
Come out and enloy some poke & pig! This is also a dog friendly event so bring the pups.
SFS 11yr Anniv Show w/ Hannah & Thomas Wynn, The Goldminers, Kaleigh Baker, Chuck Magid Trio & Rickey Dickens at Will’s Pub
Sunday January 15th, Hannah & Thomas Wynn, The Goldminers, Kaleigh Baker, Chuck Magid Trio and Rickey Dickens help celebrate 11 Years of Southern Fried Fun! SFS has always been about sharing dinner and a show together while supporting roots music and our community. Come to Will’s Pub and enjoy both for under $15 while remembering the last 11 years of good music with good food and good times! Cover charge is only $8.
Jack Williams is an evocative song-writer, distinctive vocalist, and a masterful guitarist. An authentic and memorable storyteller, Williams has been described as “…nothing short of amazing. Dazzling picking, expressive voice, unique and interesting songs. He is a showman in the best sense of the word…” – (Rich Warren, “Midnight Special” WFMT – Chicago). Featuring an exhibition of ceramic works by Richard Munster.