Friday, June 13, 2014

Weekend Top 6 Picks

Saturday June 14, 2014
Noon to 2pm. Free. Artist Talks for Reality for Beginners Show. The Gallery at Avalon Island 39 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, Fl. Sarah Bender, Victor Bokas, Ed Wilcox, Donna Dowless and Monte Olinger will be discussing their art and process. This is also the last day to see the show.

8pm to 10pm $20 at the door, $15 for Students-Seniors. Art Evolution. Emotions Dance Company is proud to announce the premiere of Art Evolution, a collaborative arts experience. This contemporary dance, visual art, and spoken word collaboration will be performed at The Lowndes Shakespeare Center’s Mandell Theatre (812 E. Rollins St. Orlando).
Art Evolution is inspired by the famous works of well-known artists such as Leonardo da Vinci, Salvador Dali, Andy Warhol and more. Audiences will experience live contemporary dance by Emotions Dance Company, including a piece created by special guest choreographer, Genevieve Bernard of Voci, visual art by Orlando’s celebrated sketch artist, Thomas Thorspecken, and spoken word poetry by J. Bradley.

9pm to midnight Free. Monochromic Body Paint Jam. House Of Beer!! 13526 Village Park Drive #208-210, Orlando, Fl. An evening of body art.

Sunday June 15, 2014
 11am to 1pm Free Yoga. Lake Eola Park, North Rosalind Avenue, Orlando, FL. Every week.

5pm to 9pm. Free to attend but get some grub. Orlando Food Truck Bazaar. Orlando Fashion Square, 3201 East Colonial Drive, Orlando, FL.

5:30pm to ? $7. Southern Fried Sunday with Paleface, Mercer and Johnson, Beartoe, Wheeler Newman and The Cosmic Roots Collective. Will's Pub 1042 N. Mill's Ave., Orlando, Fl. Southern Fried Sunday will be laid back and folk'd out with 4 uniquely different folk derived acts: Ramseur Records recording artist, North Carolina based high-energy folk rock duo PALEFACE, The self proclaimed "DIY Hillbilly Pop" of New Mexico's Mercer and Johnson, The spaced out folk rock of Orlando's Wheeler Newman and The Cosmic Roots Collective and the blues driven experimental folk, roots rock of DeLand's Beartoe.
Doors open at 5:30pm with the show at 6:30pm. Free BBQ Dinner will be served to everyone in attendance. Will's Pub will have specials on Cigar City Brewing's Florida Cracker White Ale and Miller High Life.

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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