Thursday, May 28, 2015

Orlando Weekend Preview: May 29th - 31st, 2015

DarkMatter: Anomaly, Photo by Bonnie Stanley
Friday, May 29th

The Dinner Party Project presents Food + Drink + Film, a free potluck dinner at The Lodge, this Friday at 6:30pm. Sign up to bring a dish and get ready for Jurassic Park. Cocktails and beer available for purchase. 

Twelve21 Gallery invites you to the opening reception of Kenji Nakayama's cheeky The Quick Brown Fox exhibit, this Friday from 6:00 to 9:00pm; free. 

Snap! Orlando presents Father Figure, one of the last events of this month's YOU ARE HERE series. The exhibit opens this Friday at 8:00pm at the Hannibal Square Heritage Center. 

Movieola is back this weekend with a free outdoor showing of Brave at Lake Eola. BYOBlanket; food available for purchase; event begins at 6:00pm with a movie start time of 8:00pm. 

The Social presents a soulful evening with Kaleigh Baker, Jonnie Morgan Band, The Groove Orient, and Liquid Spiral, this Friday at 8:00pm; tickets are $10. 

Saturday, May 30th

DarkMatter: Anomaly reminds me of something Stefon from SNL might recommend: pay $20 and find out the day of when and where this black-light, body-painting, trance party / art exhibit takes place. Food and drinks are included, LSD is not.

All of your favorite Orlando makers are getting together at the Spring into Summer Pop Up Shop this Saturday from noon to 4:00pm at West Elm.

Stretching the cultures of southern and southeastern Asia, the Asian Cultural Festival is happening this Saturday from 11:00am to 4:00pm at Fashion Square Mall. This free event includes entertainment, arts, and food for purchase.

This quarter's Functionally Literate reading series features readings and book signings by Shane Hinton (who is celebrating the release of his new book Pinkies), author Jeff Parker, and poet Erica Dawson. What's a reading series and why is it traveling the state? Check out our interview! The event is at 1300 Brookhaven (7:00pm) with an after-party at Lil Indies. 

Sunday, May 31st

End your weekend at the Orlando Farmers Market from 10:00am to 4:00pm. Not-hungover people can also enjoy Yoga in Lake Eola Park at 11:00am. 

What are you up to this weekend? Leave a comment below!


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