Friday, August 14, 2015

Weekend Top 6 Picks for August 15th and 16th.

Saturday August 15, 2015
5pm to 9pm Free. End of Summer Bash. Center Lake Park Oviedo, Florida. Helpful Hands, Inc. in Partnership with the City of Oviedo is pleased to announce a Free Concert at Center Lake Park featuring The 13th Floor Band!
Food, Beer, & Wine for sale!
All proceeds help fund the Athletic Program administered by Helpful Hands, Inc. which provides scholarships to the City of Oviedo Department of Parks and Recreation Youth Programs.

6pm to 10pm Free. Starchild's Odyssey: A Retrospective View Into the Imaginative World of Toni Taylor. Gods and Monsters 5250 International Drive; Suite E8, Orlando, Florida. Join us for a reception for artist, Toni L Taylor at the Transmetropolitan Gallery inside Gods and Monsters.
Toni Taylor began her professional illustration career in 1985 as a cover artist for Heavy Metal Magazine. She is a visionary artist whose work travels through the realms of fantasy and mysticism. She feels a special kinship with the mysteries of Ancient Egypt as well as the spirit of Native America. Goddess imagery is represented powerfully in her collection and as a lover of all things celestial, the beauty and limitlessness of the Cosmos often finds its way into her paintings...
Read this interview to learn more about Toni and see examples of her work.

7pm to 9pm Free.  The Orlando Shuffle. Beardall Senior Center, 800 Delaney Avenue, Orlando, FL. The Orlando Shuffle is always free, family-friendly, and fun. It takes place the 1st and 3rd Saturdays every month. Come play, learn, or just hangout. Retro attire is encouraged.

Sunday August 16, 2015
10am to 12:30pm $10. $10 Crealde Sketch Class. Crealdé School of Art, 600 St Andrews Blvd, Winter Park, FL. Life drawing from nude model. No instruction.

4pm to 6pm Free. Rodrigo Garcia- US Premier Concert Performance. Audubon Park Covenant Church 3219 Chelsea St, Orlando, Florida. 17 year old Rodrigo Garcia is a classical pianist prodigy from Cuba making his U.S. premier in concert this August in Orlando, FL at Audubon Park Covenant Church. You will not want to miss this special concert with Rodrigo! Check out this video of him performing.

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.

Free Ticket giveaway. I have one FREE ticket to see an advance screening of M. Night Shamalan's "The Visit" at 7:30pm August 17th 2015, at Cinemark Artegon Marketplace 5150 International Drive Orlando FL 32819.  The ticket admits two for the screening. Just answer the following question and the ticket is yours. At what age did M. Night Shamalan first start making films?

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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