Friday, May 19, 2017

Weekend Top 6 Picks for May 20th and 21st.

Saturday May 20, 2017
1pm to 10pm Accidental Music Festival Marathon! 80 West Grant Street, Suite 11, Orlando, FL 32806. Accidental Music Festival's Marathon AMF celebrates the emergence of Orlando as a hotbed of contemporary classical and creative music on May 20th. Featuring 18 ensembles and soloists performing a day-long concert of music almost exclusively by living composers at the Sodo Shopping Center, the event seeks to highlight the work of new and established groups dedicated to new music. This year there will also be family-friendly events during the day, including acoustic and electronic instrument petting zoos, where kids of all ages can test out instruments and learn about making music.
Lineup:
1:00p - Valhalla Quartet (student ensemble)
1:30p - Opera Orlando
2:00p - nullstate
2:30p - UCF Percussion Ensemble
3:00p - Yen-Yaw
3:30p - Alterity Woodwind Quintet
4:00p - Elizabeth Baker
4:30p - Continuum Quartet
5:00p - Helena
5:30p - dbDuo
6:00p - Luis Guerrero
6:30p - Belt & Ramirez
7:00p - blacksunblackmoon
7:30p - Lush Agave
8:00p - Hippocrene Saxophone Quartet
8:30p - Moloko Plus
9:00p - Thomas Milovac Unit Colossus
9:30p - Ensemble AMF

3pm to 11pm Free. Swamp Sistas La La at Orlando Fringe 2017. Outdoor stage Lock Haven Park. Orlando songwriter Beth McKee and Park Ave CDs are co-presenting the fifth annual Swamp Sistas La La, a family friendly, musical gathering of female-fronted acts, on May 20 from 3 to 11 p.m. on the Fringe Lawn Stage in Loch Haven Park. The musically diverse lineup ranges from singer songwriter to folk rock, a capella, rhythm and blues (both kinds) and Hip Hop, plus Orlando's best story teller.
The event is part of the Orlando Fringe Festival and will raise money to help Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida fight local hunger with a virtual fund drive at www.lalasummerhope.com. Funds raised will go to Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida Summer Hope for Kids program to feed kids from low income families this summer, when no school means no school breakfast or lunch to many who need it. The campaign will run from April 26 until the end of the day on May 20th, cash and check donations will also be accepted at the La La.
Performing at the La La are:
LUVU, E-Turn, Terri Binion, Lynn Drury Music, Beth McKee, Sybil Gage & her Catahoulas, O-Sky, Helena, Renee is a Zombie, storyteller Madeline Pots, Kayonne Riley Music, Ka Malinalli and Loi Jeannette.

7pm $12. O-Town: Voices from Orlando. Fringe Brown Venue Orlando International Fringe Festival 812 Rollins Street Orlando Fl. David Lee, recipient of the 2016 Orlando International Fringe Festival’s Lifetime Achievement Award has created an original theatrical event that shares stories and experiences from the days, weeks and months following the aftermath of the Pulse nightclub attack that occurred in Orlando on June 12th, 2016. Interviews, blog postings and stories from the Orlando Sentinel newspaper come to life on stage in a very personal and intimate way through a company of 18 local Theatre Artists.

Sunday May 21, 2017
11pm to 5pm. Free. Streetscape Arts Market on Pine Street. CityArts Factory 29 S Orange Ave, Orlando, Florida 32801. We are starting a quarterly arts market downtown on Pine Street. We are looking for artists, artisans, crafters, jewelry makers, musicians, and food vendors.
Our goal is to continue growing the arts scene downtown. This will be a fun outdoor event that happens once a quarter. Spread the word and get in on the ground floor. 10x10 spots are going for $10. Email today for an application.

2:30pm to 1pm $12. Phantasmagoria's "Wickedest Tales of All". Fringe Orange Venue Orlando Shakespeare theater, 812 East Rollins Street Orlando Fl. Called “One of the most unique theater troupes in the country.” by Good Day Atlanta, Phantasmagoria returns to Fringe with its all new touring show “Wickedest Tales of All” - Haunted Storytelling, Phantastical Dance, explosive stage combat and puppetry all woven into a tapestry of macabre and whimsical horror. Featuring works by Poe, Dickens, and tales of legend and folklore, this acclaimed Victorian Horror Troupe is sure to chill and thrill all audiences!

10:30pm to 3:30pm $12. Corsets and Cuties- A Burlesque Cabaret- #Flawless. Fringe Black Venue, The Venue 511 Virginia Drive Orlando FL. Corsets & Cuties are back for round 3 of Fringe in an all-new review. Listed among the Best of Orlando Burlesque (Orlando Weekly), the Cuties are celebrating the best of the City Beautiful bringing their unique mix of talent & cheeky humor to the stage. Sponsored by Premier Couples Superstore, audiences have the chance to win fun take home prizes. With a different guest star featured each show- we invite you to see why the Cuties are #flawless. 18 and Up - Nudity, Sexual Content. 60 minutes.

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