Things to do in Orlando, April 21-27: Needtobreathe, Mount Dora Blueberry Festival and Mr. Eddy Mumma | Arts Stories & Interviews | Orlando

Our choices of the most effective functions this week.

Thursday, April 22
Frontyard Festival: Grace Potter
A few-time Grammy nominee and gutsy belter Potter is kicking off her solo tour proper in this article in the Frontyard. And, as normally, that did in fact sense surreal to type. (Go through additional in our characteristic on web site 49.) 8 p.m., $35-$60. Dr. Phillips Centre for the Carrying out Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Ave.,

Friday, April 23
The Grand Portraits of Mr. Eddy Mumma
Opening reception for this unusual public exhibition of paintings from a genuine Florida authentic, outsider artist Eddy Mumma. The self-taught Mumma began portray at the age of 60 and established almost 1,000 singular works inspite of his late get started. 6:30 p.m., $15. Mennello Museum of American Art, 900 E. Princeton St.,

Saturday, April 24
Hannibal Sq. Heritage Center Folk & Urban Art Festival
On the net and in-human being routines featuring regional artists, cultural edutainment, storytelling, and a lot more pleasurable for the complete family. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., cost-free. Hannibal Square Heritage Center, 642 W. New England Ave., Wintertime Park,

Saturday-Sunday, April 24-25
Mount Dora Blueberry Competition
Neighborhood blueberry farmers, distributors and crafters display off the several types and uses of that bluest of berries. But you had us at “blueberry-pie consuming contest.” 9 a.m., free of charge. Donnelly Park, North Baker Avenue and East Fifth Avenue, Mount Dora,

Sunday, April 25
Greg Parnell Trio
Vocalist and particular guest Ashley Locheed prospects the Trio via a exclusive tribute to the immortal tunes of Peggy Lee. 3 p.m., $25. Blue Bamboo Heart for the Arts, 1905 Kentucky Ave., Winter season Park,

Monday, April 26
Frontyard Pageant: Needtobreathe
This is a pretty rare opportunity to see young stadium rockers Needtobreathe in an intimate room — when touring starts up all over again in earnest, they will most probable be way far too big. In all likelihood this exhibit will offer out, so soar on it. 7:30 p.m., $51-$76. Dr. Phillips Middle for the Executing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Ave.,

Tuesday, April 27
History in a Glass: To Pajama or Not to Pajama?
The Woods craft cocktail bar results in a particular libation centered on a certain tale from Orlando’s earlier, and the Historical past Center hosts an online gathering demonstrating how to make it, additionally a dive into the heritage that motivated it. 6-7:30 p.m., $15, online at

Tech Talks with Magazine.Lo
Buzzy young Central Floridian rapper/producer pulls the curtain again on the equipment of his trade and engineering traits … for the library!? This must be a superior a single. 7:30 p.m., free, on the web at

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  • Photograph by Eric Philcox / Mennello Museum
  • “Untitled (The Afghan Girl, Nationwide Geographic 1985),” by Mr. Eddy Mumma (American, 1908—1986). Acrylic on canvas board. Collection of the Mennello Museum of American Artwork, Present of Josh Feldstein, 2015-001-001a,b. © Josh Feldstein


By May 2
Generally … Patsy Cline
A musical participate in chronicling the tragic existence and deep catalog of the famous place star. Yes, you will hear “Ridiculous,” certain. 8 p.m., $24-$36. Theater West Finish, 115 W. Very first St.,

As a result of May possibly 9
The legendary musical, staged in historic downtown DeLand. 7:30 p.m., $11-$30. Athens Theatre, 124 N. Florida Ave., DeLand,


By Dec. 31
Art Encounters: Community or Chaos
Is effective from CFAM’s selection reflecting on the systemic mother nature of racial injustice in the United States. Free. Cornell Great Arts Museum, 1000 Holt Ave., Wintertime Park,

As a result of May perhaps 2
A Boundless Drop to a Boundless Ocean
This exhibition delivers you is effective by 21 U.S.-based mostly artists of Arab and Iranian heritage. $15. Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N. Mills Ave.,

As a result of July 11
Cynthia Holmes: Sweet Surrealism
Florida-primarily based contemporary artist Holmes normally takes you into a environment of fantastical botanicals. $10. Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens, 633 Osceola Ave., Wintertime Park,

April 23-Aug. 1
The Grand Portraits of Mr. Eddy Mumma
An exhibition of paintings from the self-taught Florida artist, from the Mennello’s lasting collection. $5. Mennello Museum of American Art, 900 E. Princeton St.,

As a result of Might 9
Really like & Compassion: Illustrations or photos of Mom and Youngster
Group exhibition of Floridian artists visually musing on “time-honored themes of motherhood, unconditional love, and sacrifice.” $6. Maitland Artwork Center, Art & Record Museums Maitland, 231 W. Packwood Ave., Maitland,

As a result of Could 23
The New Urban Present-day
Group exhibition of community and international artists, all with roots in urban road artwork. No cost. Osceola Arts, 2411 E. Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway, Kissimmee,

Through June 6
Storytellers: Religion Ringgold + Aminah Robinson
A study of mixed media functions by the famous African American woman artists Faith Ringgold and Aminah Robinson. $5. Museum of Art DeLand, 100 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand,