Friday, June 5, 2015

Weekend Top 6 Picks for May 6th and 7th.

Saturday May 6, 2015
3pm to 8pm Free. SMASHINGTON 2015 Interactive Art And Music Festival. Orlando Fashion Square 3201 E Colonial Dr, Orlando, Florida. Soul of the City - The Culture Xchange, and The Orlando Fashion Square Mall have started an exciting new partnership! Our vision is to bring a diverse, and interactive art experience to one of Orlando’s premier retail establishments.Smashington Arts & Music Festival, is an all day celebration of progressive music, art, and culture.
This years' festival will feature over 60 acts including: live performance art, dozens of local business vendors, and activities. Which makes this the biggest mix of Central Florida’s up and coming artistic talent.
We will be showcasing Urban and Street Art styles by incorporating: a graffiti wall, a sticker wall, and spray painting a school bus!
There will be live performances, acoustic duos, bands, improv comedy and a collection of Central Florida’s rising musical groups featured across 4 stages. With the help of an exciting lineup of Performers, Creators and Progressive brands to share the stage with, we are displaying a new look and feel on community culture events.
The goal of Smashington, is to create more consumer awareness in Orlando. By connecting local bands, artists and businesses. This allows us to network among one another, so that our growing audience is able to connect with one another.
Together we are a Cultural Marketplace.

6pm to 8pm Free. The Originals. Stardust Video and Coffee, 1842 Winter Park Road, Orlando, FL. For 15 years Stardust Video & Coffee has provided Orlando with a multitude of performances, acts, musical numbers, wacked out zaininess and, of course, art shows.
For 15 years we have hosted some of the best, oddest, coolest, weirdest, exhibits while vhs turned to dvd to blueray and then to digital.
Yep, our gallery is 15 years old which makes it the longest running gallery in Orlando. To celebrate we are bringing back many of the original artists, and some of the newer kids, to celebrate 15 years of art shows at the Dust.
Art from featured artists, Anna McCambridge, Terry Hummel, Katherine Bennett, Kim Darovec, Brigan Gresh, Andrew White, Doug Rhodehamel and many more will be on display for your viewing enjoy enjoyment!
It's been a decade and a half and the gallery never got a name. This summer it finally will. See you there okay?
There will be cheese.

8pm to 11pm General admission to Science Night Live is $15. Members can always enjoy Science Night Live for FREE. It’s an “adult swim” of the science variety! An evening reserved only for adults, enjoy everything you love about Orlando Science Center.

  • Enjoy a presentation all about mummies from our guest speaker
  • Sample craft beer from local and national distributors
  • Discover the science of craft beer through a series of short seminars
  • Immerse yourself in the Pink Floyd "Best of Echoes" laser light show
  • View stars and planets through the giant refractor telescope in the Crosby Observatory
  • Conduct lab experiments in Dr. Dare's Laboratory
  • Participate in Science Trivia
  • Delight in food and adult beverages available for purchase

  • Sunday May 7, 2015
    10am to 12:30pm  $10 Crealde Sketch Class. Crealdé School of Art, 600 St Andrews Blvd, Winter Park, FL. Life drawing from the nude model.

    2pm to 4pm Free. Drawing Fundamentals class. Elite Animation Academy, 8933 Conroy Windermere Road, Orlando, FL. I will be giving a drawing fundamentals workshop to introduce people to the Elite Animation Academy. Summer workshops are filling up fast.

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

    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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