Quick Hits 06.04.15

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Quick Hits 06.04.15
Quick Hits 06.04.15
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“Top Choice” Summer Exhibition Opening Reception — 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 4, at SOBO Gallery, 127 S. Boyd St., Winter Garden. All media are being represented, and awards will be given in four categories. A special “People’s Choice Award” will be given, so visit the gallery, see the show and vote for your favorite artist. Exhibit runs through Aug. 1. For more, visit wgart.org.


Between the Brushes — Adult class will be from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, June 5, and the children’s class will be from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 6, at The Art Room, 709 Main St., Windermere. Cost is $35 for each session. Reservations required, (407) 909-1869.

Jazz Performance — 7 to 9 p.m. at the downtown Winter Garden gazebo on Plant Street. Residents can take a lawn chair and enjoy the jazzy sounds of Jazzway Express.


The Creative Spirit of Palette Knives: Explore Oils with Sally Shisler — Saturday, June 6, and Sunday, June 7, at SOBO Gallery, 127 S. Boyd St., Winter Garden. This beginner/intermediate workshop explores the excitement and passion of palette-knife painting. Learn how to apply oil paint in a masterful way. For more, visit wgart.org.


Without Fear Theatre’s “How to Say, ‘I Love You’ in ...” — 8 p.m. Friday, June 12, and Saturday, June 13, and 2 p.m. Sunday, June 14, at The Venue, 511 Virginia Drive, Orlando. Tickets are $12 plus tax and can be purchased in advance at withoutfeartheatre.bpt.me or The Venue 30 minutes prior to each performance.


Bluegrass Concert Series — 8 p.m. on five Saturdays, June 13, 20 and 27 and July 11 and 18, at the Garden Theatre, 160 W. Plant St., Winter Garden. Series will include Helen Highwater Stringband, Tony Trischka & Brittany Haas, Travers Chandler & Avery County, Ernie Evans & The Florida State Bluegrass Band and Nothin’ Fancy. A five-concert pass is $75, and individual tickets range from $20 to $25. Tickets can be purchased at gardentheatre.org or by calling (407) 877-4736.

Escape Through Sound: Accordion Craze — 11 a.m. at the Winter Garden Library, 805 E. Plant St. Join members of the Central Florida Accordion Club for an educational performance with the unique musical instrument, the accordion. Escape ordinary instruments and learn all about the accordion and how it works to make fun music. Presented in honor of National Accordion Awareness Month. (407) 835-7323.

Ninth Annual Town of Oakland Arts and Music Festival — 4 to 10 p.m. at Speer Park, 331 N. Tubb St. Enjoy jazz, R&B and blues music with Mud Rooster, Silkee Smoove, D’Mo Brass, Lenard Rutledge, Justin Felton & The PRAYze Team and local church gospel choirs; plus youth performances. Florida Highwaymen artists R.L. Lewis, Issac Knight and Mary Ann Carroll will present live art. There will be an area for youth, food trucks, vendors and more. Admission is free.


Drumming Around the World — 11 a.m. at the Windermere Library, 530 Main St. Heart rhythms from around the world during this interactive performance from the drumming professionals of 3rd Wheel dot Org. For ages 6 to 12. (407) 835-7323.


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