Friday, March 11, 2016

Weekend Top 6 Picks for March 12th and 13th

Saturday March 12, 2016 
7:30pm to 9:30pm Free. Erik Deckers Potluck. Kerouac House 1418 Cloister Street Orlando FL.  Bring a dish or some wine. Meet the new resident author and mingle with Orlando Literati.

8pm to 10pm $5 Second Saturdays in Sanford. 202 S Sanford Ave, Sanford, FL. Live music event featuring 2 stages, drink specials and more.

10:30pm to 12:30pm Free but get drinks or food. Son Flamenco. Ceviche Tapas Orlando, 125 W Church St, Orlando, FL. Hot Flamenco dancing live on stage.

Sunday March 13, 2016
Noon to 2pm Donation based. Community YogART class: 7 Chakra series. Artegon Marketplace 5250 International Dr, Orlando, Florida. Every 2nd Sunday of the month YogART will be hosting FREE Color Therapy Yoga classes for the community at Artegon Marketplace (located in the community room across from section B6 - use movie theater entrance).
The "7 Chakra Series" will focus each class on each individual chakra: breaking down it's color, meaning, location and function. This particular class will revolve around our second major energy point known as "The Sacral Chakra".
Color Therapy glasses will also be provided for those who wish to experience the effects of color therapy. Orange will be the primary focus for our Root Chakra but you may wear any color you want to work with.
This is an ALL LEVELS class which incorporates stretching, breathing exercises and light yoga poses geared around the Sacral Chakra.
 We also have a color wheel on our site that explains the benefit of each color (glasses) Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, Violet.
Please bring your own yoga mat and prepare to unwind
Check out our lovely YogART instructor's website for more info on her, and some great articles. *Any children who attend must be able to participate in the session quietly to respect the space of other guests. If your child is unable to partake without disruption we ask that you please refrain from bringing them. Thank you! Namaste ~
For more info contact us.


1pm to 4 pm Free. Inclusion Day Open House. Albin Polasek Museum And Sculpture Gardens 633 Osceola Ave, Winter Park, Florida. If you love our current HANDS-ON sculpture exhibition then you don’t want to miss experiencing Inclusion Day! Switch up how you normally experience art and the world around you in this activity-filled day. In celebration of all of our individual uniqueness and in conjunction with our current exhibit, “Sight Unseen: Touchable Sculpture,” the Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens announces its first ever Inclusion Day. The Polasek historic home, gallery, sculpture gardens will be FREE admission for this special open-house event. Join us for a memorable Sunday afternoon exploring what’s on trend in contemporary sculpture, and learn about modern approaches to art and disabilities. We believe art is for everyone, so bring the whole family and sit down in the beautiful gardens and enjoy complimentary, therapeutic art activities. All skill levels, ages, and disabilities welcome!
The VSA, the State Organization on Arts and Disabilities, will be showcasing their student’s work all day, in addition to the interactive sculpture on display in the Polasek Gallery. Come see the sculpture created by these brilliant VSA and UCP students, and see how their creations were inspired. A special presentation by VSA guest speaker will be held at 1:30 p.m. in the Historic Capen House. Participate in hands-on art projects in the garden with museum curator, Rachel Frisby, where you use the braille alphabet to create art to take home. At 2:00 p.m. members of The Greater Orlando Council for the Blind will lead a walk through sculpture tour and expose both sighted and non-sighted visitors alike to a new way of experiencing art. Try using a cane and feel the world of texture around you in this blindfolded, eye-opening experience you’ll want to try! Talk and describe what you’re “seeing” with your hands. Members of the local drumming group “Rhythm Metamorphosis” will give an informal drumming performance at 3:00 in the garden. Throughout the day, visitors are encouraged to FEEL the beat and participate with the group! Drum circles are a fantastic way to express your own unique rhythms and have fun playing a tactical instrument. Members of the Florida Sculptor’s Guild will also on site to show sculpture being made LIVE. Watch them create as they demo throughout the afternoon, and learn more about their process. Bring a camera and your friends and family for this special open-house celebrating our senses!

2pm to 4pm $5, free to MMAA members. Artist Talk: Albert Paley. The Mennello Museum of American Art, 900 East Princeton Street, Orlando, FL. Internationally renowned metal artist Albert Paley talks about the works in his new traveling exhibition: Albert Paley: Forging Sculpture 1979-2015. Exhibition continues through April 10.


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