Friday, June 6, 2014

Weekend Top 6 Picks

Saturday June 7, 2014
2pm to 5pm Free.  Artist Day at Snap! Space 1013 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, Fl. Join artists Fahan Sky McDonagh, Elise Bloom and Sydney Cash (Sydney via Skype NY) as they walk us through their work, their process, experiences and answer any questions. It is the last day of our 'Edge of a Dream' exhibit. www.snaporlando.com

4pm to 6pm Free. Red Bull BC One Orlando Cypher 2014. Full Sail Live, 141 University Park Drive, Winter Park, Fl. Red Bull BC One was founded in 2004 in Biel, Switzerland. Over the years, the championship has moved from Germany to Brazil, South Africa, France, the USA, Japan, Russia and South Korea. Today it remains a key event in Hip Hop culture, pushing the art forward to new levels while holding true to the original one-on-one battle format.
Last year marked the biggest year yet for Red Bull BC One, with its eight past champions competing against eight new challengers. Millions tuned in from around the globe to watch the battle go down in South Korea, where Seoul’s own Hong 10 took home his second World Champion belt.
RedBullBCone.com represents the largest online network of B-Boys and fans; and the event is home to the biggest Facebook community in the scene, with more than 1.2 million fans. The Finals and World Final will be live-streamed at redbullbcone.com.

6:30pm to 9:30pm Free. Singer Levi Jardim's “The Road” EP Release and Benefit Concert. The Venue, 511 Virginia Drive, Orlando, FL. Experience the Young Talent’s Powerful Vocals with Proceeds to Support RIPPLE Africa and The Road Foundation. After two years of hard work in the studio and five years of dreaming, Central Florida singer/songwriter Levi Jardim is ready to release his extended play (EP) and kick off his exciting philanthropic endeavor “The Road Project” combining music and giving.  Backed by an all-star band of top local musicians, Jardim will take the stage and perform his powerful original songs with his signature alternative rock sound including the album’s moving title track “Stay Strong.”  Show proceeds support the organizations RIPPLE Africa, which serves to better a Malawi community through education, housing and other environmental efforts, and announcing The Road Foundation led by Jardim, which aims to encourage kids to use their creative talents to make a difference and will give back to local and national causes.

Sunday June 8, 2014
10am to 6pm Free. Fashion Square Art Fair. Orlando Fashion Square 3201 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, Fl. On the 2nd Sunday of every month Gallery Fresh Art Markets and Orlando Fashion Square Mall proudly present our "Fashion Square Art Fair." This is an indoor event showcasing 30 to 60 artists and fine crafts persons located throughout Fashion Square Mall.

4:30pm to 6:30pm Free but buy a beer or two. Open-Mic Comedy. Red Lion Pub 3784 Howell Branch Rd, Winter Park, Fl. an evening of hilarity hosted by Ivon Dee . Pros, first timers, drunken fools, everyone is welcome to grab the mic and give it a shot. I can't promise you won't be heckled by Erick Feiling though. Ha! No cover, cheap beer and a fun, laid back atmosphere.

9pm to 11pm Free. Solo Acoustic Spoken Word. Natura Coffee and Tea, 12078 Collegiate Way, Orlando, FL. 407 482-5000

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