Friday, January 3, 2014

Weekend Top 6 Picks

Saturday January 4, 2013
9am to Noon Free Shine On 'Healing Garden' Installation. Shine On Yoga (619 N Thorton Ave, Orlando, Florida 32803.) If you are interested in getting up early on a Saturday morning to help dig 24 holes (for all of the posts), help carry/move wooden structures, help level/reassemble structures (all ratcheting/bolts, no nails or screws), dig-up/move plants and share in the joy of space creating, please come on out.

10am to 1pm $10 Dessin de Figures. Maitland Art Center (Studio 6, 231 W Packwood Ave,  Maitland,, FL.) This is the return of this workshop from last year. It will be an on going figure drawing session that has been offered by Steve Pi, one of the Sculpture Instructors at the Maitland Art Center and one of our members. This is part of the Orlando Artist inspiration activities that this group was founded on.

7pm to 9pm Free Sion Dayson Pot Luck. Kerouac House (1418 Clouser Ave., Orlando, FL.)  Please join us in welcoming Sion Dayson to Orlando and the Kerouac Project! Bring a dish, a drink and a smile. Sion Dayson is an American writer living in Paris, France. Her work has appeared in Hunger Mountain, Utne Reader, The Wall Street Journal, Numero Cinq and several anthologies including Strangers in Paris and Seek It: Writers and Artists Do Sleep, among other venues. She has been a past winner of a Barbara Deming Memorial Fund grant for her fiction and her novel manuscript placed on the short list for finalists in the William Faulkner Wisdom Competition. She earned her MFA in Writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts. You can find out more about her work at her website,

Sunday January 5, 2013
5:30pm to 9pm $10 Southern Fried Sunday. Will's Pub (1042 N. Mills Avenue, Orlando, Florida 32803.) Thomas Wynn & Friends, Hymn for Her, Bad Santa & The Angry Elves and The Bloody Jug Band will be entertaining you with some great music!  BBQ from The Smiling Bison!

9pm to 11pm Free “Comedy Open Mic”. Austin's Coffee (929 W Fairbanks Ave Winter Park, FL 32789.)  Free comedy show! Come out & laugh, or give it a try yourself.

10pm to Midnight Free Sick Of It Presents: Rancid Karaoke Cover Set. Will's Pub (1042 N. Mills Avenue, Orlando, Florida 32803.) You come up out of the crowd and sing your favorite Rancid songs with a live band...YOU'RE the singer!

Prints are available for each sketch for $250 and many originals can be purchased for $400. White museum grade shadow box frames are $100 more. You can e-mail Thor at

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