This Week In Art : 05.14.18

Orlando Fringe, the world's longest running fringe theater festival, opens May 15 and runs through May 21 and features 700+ shows across Orlando.

Here's what you need to know:

- Fringe buttons are $10 and get you into the festival.

- From there, each show is individual ticketed, the average price being $10.

- Create your Fringe schedule with, Fringe-O-Matic, a tool that helps you see what shows are playing at times you're available. Try it at FringeOMatic.com

There's a Fringe show for everyone. Kids, adults, music lovers, comedy fans, ballet enthusiados, technology geeks, EVERYONE needs to get out and experience Orlando Fringe. See more info at OrlandoFringe.com

Got a show picked out? Share it with us in the comments!

This Week In Art : 05.07.18

From orchestras to punk bands, it's an incredible week of music in the Greater Orlando Area, and we are here to break it down for you!

- Tuesday at the Bob Carr Theater, the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestracelebrates with their 25th Anniversary Concert Featuring Yo-Yo Ma and Colin Jacobsen.

- Thursday & Friday, Central Florida Community Arts presents Icons: A Salute to the Kings & Queens of Music, featuring 300 voices singing the music of Madonna, Elton John, and so many more.

- Running Thursday through Saturday, the Florida Music Festival at Blackstar showcases 20+ bands and is free for everybody 18+.

Get out and hear what your music community has to offer!

This Week In Art : 04.30.18

ORLANDO! We're back breaking down a trifecta of artistic events happening this week. There's no excuse to be bored.

Know of anything else happening this week? Drop it in the comments.

Art Gallery at Mills Park has a new show opening Monday.

- Friday through Sunday, Orlando Ballet presents, Contemporary Wonders, a night with three distinct performance: NY-based choreographer Jessica Lang’s From Foreign Lands and People, Arcadian Broad's Mad Hatter’s Wonderland, and Robert Hill and Sisaundra Lewis's Love Is.

- Friday, listen to your own currated playist while watching improv dance at Coby Project presents Unspecified at The Orange Studio.

Get out and experience someting new!

This Week In Art : 04.23.18

Our Orlando arts community continuously proves we're more than our theme parks. And Creative City Project is here to break down this week in art, music, and more.

- This Friday at The MEZZOpera del Sol presents Mozart's Muses: An evening of Opera & Burlesque, a mashup of two beautiful artforms. 

- This week (Wednesday - Sunday) is your last chance to see The Luckiest People from Orlando Shakes

- UCF Director of Jazz Studies and huge talent Jeff Rupert and his quartet perform at Blue Bamboo Center For The Arts this Thursday. 

- Saturday, the Orlando Science Center hosts Science of Wine Fundraiser! 150 different wines and bites from restaurants throughout Central Florida. 

Get out and live a life of creativity and adventure!

This Week In Art : 04.16.18

There's way too much happening in the Greater Orlando Area this week to stay home. We're breaking down four art, ballet, and music events happening in your backyard. 

- The 3rd Thursday Gallery Hop is happening this week. The Gallery at Avalon Island,Gallery Eola,Orange County Regional History CenterCityArts Factory, and many other art hot spots are open to the public.

- Tuesday, Uncorked at The Abbey, Orlando Balletwill let you get up close and personal with some of the performers from the Orlando Ballet Company and School.

- Saturday and Sunday, the African American Masterpieces: Symphonic Spirituals, in collaboration with The Bethune-Cookman University Concert Chorale, performers work by three of the 20th centuries most influental black composers.

- Lastly, Saturday is the 9th Annual Hannibal Square Folk and Urban Art Festival. 25 folk artists showcasing their skills. Free for the entire family!

Get out and experience your community.

This Week In Art : 04.09.18

Cole is live from the Enzian Theater to walk you through this year's Florida Film Festival and three other events happening this week in Orlando.

- The Florida Film Festival is running through April 15 and features 180+ films of all genres. 

- Starting Thursday, come celebrate the art of storytelling at the Florida Storytelling Festival in Mount Dora with workshops, storytelling concerts, story swaps, and story slams.

- Friday, UCF Celebrates the Arts 2018 continues with The Flying Horse Big Band and UCF Orchestra, featuring special guests T-Bone, Veronica Swift, and The Jazz Professors. 

- On Sunday, the Asian Cultural Association presents An Evening of Indian Music at the Orlando Museum of Art. 

Get out and enjoy your city!

This Week In Art : 04.02.18

Looking to overcome a mundane life? Try one of these art/music events happening this week in Orlando.

Don't see your event? Post it for us in the comments!

- Starting this Friday, UCF Celebrates the Arts 2018 kicks off two weeks of performances at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts with Leonard Bernstein's MASS, featuring 200 performers from UCF chorus, theatre department, and orchestra.

- Also Friday, Central Florida Community Arts opens Company, and WPRK 91.5 FM Presents Frequencies: A Benefit for WPRK and IDEAS for Us at Blackstar.

- Saturday, Orlando Museum of Art hosts its FREE Family Day.

Get out and experience something new!

This Week In Art : 03.26.18

There's tons going on this week in the Greater Orlando Area, and two of our three featured events our F-R-E-E!

- Mad Cow Theatre presents A View From the Bridge, continuing this Thursday with performances through April 22.

- On Thursday, the UCF New Music Ensemble plays new compositions at UCF. It's FREE!

- This Friday, the Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens is FREE for Good Friday!

Go out and experience something creative!

This Week In Art : 03.19.18

Exhibition openings, operas, and orchestras - oh my! Cole is live from The Mennello Museum of American Art to tell you about three art events happening this week in the Greater Orlando Area. 

- Friday at The Mennello, don't miss the Julie Heffernan Opening Reception & Gallery Talk, featuring a tour from Heffernan herself. 

- Running Wednesday through Sunday, Opera Orlando presents Gioachino Rossini's Cinderella at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

- Thursday night, Alterity Chamber Orchestra featuring Ariadne Greif is performing in Loch Haven Park. 

As always, let us know what you're doing this week. And your own events in the comments for a chance to be featured on a future "This Week In Art."

This Week In Art : 03.12.18

Cole takes center stage at the Orlando Repertory Theatre to bring you three events happening this week in the Greater Orlando Area.

- Running every Saturday & Sunday through April 8, the Orlando Rep presents Madagascar - A Musical Adventure.

- This weekend only, a classic love story is given new life in Orlando Ballet presents Arcadian Broad's, Beauty & the Beast at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.

- Starting on Friday, the 85th Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival showcases 225 artists all across Winter Park's Central Park.

What are you doing this week? Let us know which of these events you cannot miss, or better yet, share even more art events in the comments.

This Week In Art : 03.05.18

Spring has sprung, so 'This Week In Art' is bringing you three outdoor events happening in the Greater Orlando Area.

Help get others outside! Let us know your favorite local outdoor activity.

- Saturday & Sunday, come pick up a new friend at Harry P. Leu Gardens' annual Plant Sale.

- Also Saturday, Rockin Robinson in The Milk District shuts down the street to bring you 18 bands for $10.

- Sunday, Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra is hosting a FREE concert in Winter Park's Central Park.

Get out and experience Orlando!

This Week In Art : 02.26.18

It's "This Week In Art", breaking down the creative events happening over the next seven days in the Greater Orlando Area.

If you know of other events happening this week, post them in the comments below! Now get out and experience something new!

Here's what's happening "This Week In Art":

- Thursday through Monday, the Orlando Indie Comedy Festival 2018showcases 70 comedians from across the country. Headliners include Sam TallentJanelle JamesRhea Butcher, and more.

- This Friday, Art & History Museums - Maitland presents Culture Pop! opening Art31:Fiber.

- Friday at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing ArtsPechaKucha Night Orlando v22 is eight Orlando speakers presenting on the topic "Rising Up."

This Week In Art : 02.19.2018

Live from the Orlando Science Center, Cole brings you this weeks can't miss events.

Keep the conversation going by dropping the events your attending this week in the comments.

- This Friday and Saturday, OSC hosts Star-Studded Evenings. Peek into the universe through Florida's most powerful telescopes.

- Also in Loch Haven Park, Orlando Shakes is hosting two concurrent plays, Shakespeare in Love and Twelfth Night.

- Sunday, be a part of a cultural celebration at Dragon Parade Lunar New Year Festival, happening all day in the MIlls 50 district.

Get out and experience something creative!

This Week In Art : 02.12.2018

"This Week In Art" : The Winter Park Weekend of the Arts Edition

Here’s what’s going on:

The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art is free all weekend with live music Friday night from 5 to 8 p.m.

- Experience more visual arts at Crealdé School of Art, the Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens, and the Winter Park Public Library.

- Art tours at the Cornell Fine Arts Museum and The Alfond Inn.

- The Bach Festival Society of Winter Park is hosting a series of concerts: 
- Friday : Stephen Tharp Organ Recital (FREE)
- Saturday : Insights & Sounds
- Sunday : Spiritual Spaces: Musical Meditations

- Enjoy theatrical performances at Winter Park Playhouse and Annie Russell Theatre.

- The Mead Botanical Garden is hosting activities for the whole family.

More info at cityofwinterpark.org

Get out and experience something creative!

This Week In Art : 02.05.18

Had enough football? Central Florida is booming with art-centric events this week, and we're breaking them down for you!

Need help spreading the word about your upcoming event? Drop it in the comments and we might cover it in our next "This Week In Art" video! 

- Beginning this Thursday, it's the second weekend of The Lieutenant of Inishmore, a dark comedy about an Irish terrorist, at the Garden Theatre

- Friday, see jazz master Kid Dutch and His New Orleans Music at Blue Bamboo Center For The Arts.

- Saturday, don't miss the opening of Smithsonian exhibition "Things Come Apart" at the Orange County Regional History Center. Learn about the design of the technology you carry with you every day.

Make sure you find something interesting and go do it!

This Week In Art : 01.29.18

Movies, musicals, museums, and more! It's another exciting week for the arts in the Orlando area.

- Tuesday, the Enzian Theater hosts Cult Classics: Malcolm X

- This weekend is your last opportunity to see Central Florida Community Arts's production of 'Rumors' featuring Theater Director Donald Rupe.

- Friday, The Mennello Museum of American Art is hosting a FREE guided tour of their collection at 11 a.m. 

As always, go experience something interesting.

This Week In Art : 01.22.18

This weekend, the Orlando Museum of Art hosts Exhibition Opening Reception for "State of Excellence" -- a new exhibition featuring more than 100 works from private collections from around the state.

This weekend is your last opportunity to catch DRIP's i-Drive shows.

And the Mount Dora Arts Festival is Saturday and Sunday.

Go experience something interesting. And if you know of other things happening this week, post them in the comments below!