Friday, April 1, 2016

Weekend Top 6 Picks for April 2nd and 3rd.

Saturday April 2, 2016
7pm to 9pm $30 per person. Price includes all paint supplies, canvas and a free glass of wine. Wine and Paint with Bethany Myers. Vinyl Arts Bar 75 E Colonial Dr, Orlando, Florida. This is a fun and interactive experience where you get to be the artist. Guided by a professional artist, you'll get to paint your own piece of artwork and bring your canvas home with you. This event is great for couples, girl's night out, or just a group of friends wanting to socialize and meet new people.
Please arrive 15 minutes early. The painting begins at 7pm sharp.
About the Artist Instructor:
Bethany Myers is an Orlando artist best known for her brightly colored blind contour paintings and also works in photo realism, mixed media and line drawing. She has taught art to elementary school kids, senior citizens and all ages in-between. Project driven, Bethany has painted street art boxes for the Mills50 organization in downtown Orlando and completed a project in which she produced one painting a week for a year. She is currently working on a mural for a local women's/children's shelter.

9pm to 11pm No Cover. 1st Saturday Jamboree with the Bloody Jug Band (Special Guest Will Brack OMB). St. Matthew's Tavern at the Orlando Beer Garden 1300 N Mills Ave, Orlando, Florida. The Bloody Jug Band has Partnered Up with St. Matthew's Tavern at the Orlando Beer Garden for a MONTHLY Event. We're Calling it the '1st SATURDAY Jamboree' and will be Not Only performing at the Venue Each Month, but ALSO inviting a Local Musician to come Join the Jamboree with us.

8pm to 11pm Free but get food and drink. Jazz Saturdays. Cork & Fork American Grill 5180 S. Conway Road, Belle Isle, FL. Jazz Saturdays will feature live entertainment by Jazzanova musicians.

Sunday March 29, 2016
1pm to 3pm. Free. Reflecting Florida: Storytelling through Image and Word. Bookmark It 3201 Corrine Dr, Ste 109, Orlando, Florida. Bookmark It's Reflecting Florida author series returns with a double book launch event for both Gary Monroe's "E.G. Barnhill: Florida Photographer, Adventurer, Entrepreneur" and Jeff Kunerth's "Forty: Newspaper Stories 1970-2014". Looking back at Florida's unique history thought the public lens of journalism and tourism, these books each capture the art of storytelling through image and written word.
Author Q&A and booksigning to follow presentations. Rick Kilby, author of "Finding the Fountain of Youth: Ponce de Leon and Florida's Magical Waters" will be moderating the event.

4:30pm to 6:30pm $8 Orlando Roller Derby: Arkham Assailants VS. Sunnyland Slammers. Semoran Skateway 2670 Cassel Creek Blvd, Casselberry, Florida.Come watch Orlando Psycho City Roller Derby! Get ready for a KILLER rematch! The Sunnyland Slammers will be taking on the Arkham Assailants! Doors at 4:30pm, first whistle at 5:00pm. It'll all go down at our home rink, Semoran Skateway.
Food and BEER will be available at the snack bar; all beer and wine charitable contributions go to benefit the Greyhound Pets of America, Senior Sanctuary.
Help Orlando Psycho City Derby girls LIGHT IT UP BLUE!!! We will have a 50/50 raffle, bring some cash! Half will go to the winner and the other half will go to Autism Speaks! This internationally recognized charity raises funds for Autism Research. In March 2014, Autism was a part of 1 in 68 children's lives. Now that statistic is said to be 1 in every 45. Help bring awareness and funding to this cause by participating in our raffle and our donation station at the merchandise table!
Remember to bring your own chairs; chairs with rubber bottoms are allowed on the track, high heels are not.

10pm to Midnight. 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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