Friday, May 15, 2015

Weekend Top 6 Picks for May 16th and 17th.

Saturday May 16, 2015
 9:30am to 11pm Free. Haiku Be Bop. Rollins College Bush Building Room 201. Stamford M. Forrester speaker.

1pm to 3pm Free. Family Days at the Maitland Museum. Maitland Art Center, 231 Packwood Avenue West, Maitland, FL. Gather your family for an afternoon of quality time together at the A&H's Family Days at the Museum!  Families are encouraged to stay and enjoy the A&H museums after the program concludes. Family Days at the Museum is held on the 3rd Saturday of every month, and each program is held in a different location within the A&H Museums. Join us for this afternoon of family fun!

3pm to 11pm Free. Swamp Sistas La La @ Fringe Fest. Green Lawn 900 E Princeton St, Orlando, FL. Park Ave CD's and Beth McKee present Swamp Sista La La on the Green Lawn @ Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival: A free, day long music event to raise awareness and $ for fighting local hunger with healthy food. Artists performing at the La La include: Beth McKee, Laney Jones & the Spirits, Kaleigh Baker (star of Fringe show Janis Joplin, Little Girl Blue), A Caché, Multiple Me (Lauren Carder ), O-Sky, Rebekah Pulley & the Reluctant Prophets, E-Turn, and Beth's Swamp Sista Songwriting Circle featuring Loi Jeannette,Shadow Pearson, Gail Jijon and Kattya Graham.

Sunday May 17, 2015
10am to 4pm Free. Lake Eola Farmers Market. Lake Eola Park, East Washington Street, Orlando, FL. Weekly.

1pm to 3pm Free. Yoga. Lake Eola Park, 195 N Rosalind Ave, Orlando, FL East lawn near the playground. Weekly.

8pm to 9pm Free. There Will Be Madness. The Orlando Fringe Festival outdoor stage Lock Haven Park. here Will Be Madness, the official flash fiction slam of There Will Be Words, makes its debut at the Outdoor Stage of the Orlando Fringe Festival.
Eight amazing flash fiction writers will face off head-to-head audience-judged slam in three rounds of literary combat until there is only one (think Highlander, but without the beheadings and the swords).
The format for this show is
1st round: 250 words max
2nd round: 375 words max
Championship Round: 500 words max
Scheduled to appear (so far)
Sam Slaughter
Jared Silvia
Danielle Isaiah
Curtis X Meyer
Meg Sefton
and you? perhaps. Spots are limited. If interested, send an email to or comment on this event page.
The winner will be crowned Outdoor There Will Be Madness Champion, and may face this year's Indoor champion in a unification bout later this year.
For more details about There Will Be Words, check out

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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