Things to do in Orlando, Aug. 4-10: WWE Monday Night Raw, a hip-hop/Grateful Dead mashup, and an outdoor fest featuring Trina, Adina Howard and Lyfe Jennings | Arts Stories & Interviews | Orlando

Our editors’ picks of the ideal stuff this 7 days

Wednesday, Aug. 4
Artwork N’ Soul
Downtown’s CityArts teams up with Tyla Harrington for a new regular monthly new music/arts series dubbed, correctly, Artwork N’ Soul. The debut demonstrate features Central Floridian soul singer Jarred Armstrong and the ethereal but bluesy SoulBase. This collection is just one to insert to your recurring calendars.
8:30 p.m., CityArts, 39 S. Magnolia Ave.,, $10.

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  • Tyla Harrington of SoulBase curates Artwork N’ Soul Wednesday

Thursday, Aug. 5
1st Thursday: Crealdé Night time Out
“Orlando’s first artwork bash” returns with a takeover by artists affiliated with the nearby Crealdé College of Artwork — be they instructors or students — showcasing primary is effective throughout the visual arts and artisanal crafts. On web page dispensing snacks will be the Peru Energy foods truck, and live tunes arrives courtesy of singer/songwriter Daniel Drnach. All this in addition complimentary guided tours of the museum.
8 p.m., Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N. Mills Ave.,, $15.

Friday, Aug. 6
When you reside your life in assistance to the Horned One particular, a little thing like a pandemic is not heading to prevent you from spreading the musical anti-gospel. Consequently, these Central Florida demise metallic legends are kicking off their North American tour correct right here in the Metropolis Attractive. Is it bragging rights or nah for this remaining the only Florida exhibit of the tour? Also of be aware, the ridiculously stacked lineup of touring openers: Kataklysm, Inner Bleeding (!!) and Begat the Nephilim.
7 p.m., The Abbey, 100 S. Eola Travel,, $25.

Friday, Aug. 6
Appear, it really is time to get started re-prioritizing outdoor activities. Sorry. We don’t want to be outdoors in August that much either, but activities like this can be a great way to get out of the home and be around people today for the pretty basic safety-conscious. And even if this Mel Brooks takedown of Star Wars hasn’t exactly aged like a wonderful wine, Rick Moranis is transcendent as Darkish Helmet and at minimum there’s no Jar Jar Binks. Tickets should be bought in progress. Constrained capability clearly show. 8:30 p.m., Harry P. Leu Gardens, 1920 N. Forest Ave.,, $6.

Saturday, Aug. 7
Hip-Hop Is Lifeless
Not to take absent nearly anything from the other performers on the 9-working day Daze Involving fest at New Common, but this collaboration between percussionist-to-the-stars Rashid Williams (John Legend, Typical) and New Typical proprietor Nate Landwer intrigues us, promising to choose the new music and Jerry Garcia and the Grateful Dead and increase a modern-day spectrum of hip-hop flavor and beats. You can expect to by no means hear “Dim Star” (fingers crossed) this way once again.
11 p.m., The New Typical, 1035 Orlando Ave., Winter Park,, $10-$60.

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  • Trina plays Bass and R&B Xplosion Saturday

Saturday, Aug. 7
The 1st Once-a-year Bass and R&B Xplosion
Let us hope this is the initial of many. Consider in the clean air when you get in a classic lineup of musical heavyweights including Lyfe Jennings, Trina (!), Adina Howard (!!), Lil G of Sylk, Young Bloodz and Brother Marquis of Florida hip-hop pioneers the 2 Live Crew. Floored.
4 p.m., Tinker Industry, 287 S. Tampa Ave.,, $55-$175.

Monday, Aug. 9
Monday Evening Raw
Major-timing wrestling fed WWE has returned to touring demonstrates with true reside audiences, in distinction to the Thunderdome(s) built in Central Florida to weather conditions the pandemic. No matches have been declared as of this composing, mainly because which is not how the fed rolls creatively at present, but it truly is a harmless bet you can see Damian Priest, Bobby Lashley, AJ Designs and 3 of the most extraordinary women of all ages wrestlers in latest memory — scion of ring royalty Charlotte Aptitude, Rhea Ripley, and Asuka.
7:30 p.m., Amway Center, 400 W. Church Avenue,, $20-$250.


As a result of Aug. 8
Ain’t Misbehavin’
Famed musical tribute to the get the job done of Fats Waller and the swing musicians who adopted his guide all through the Harlem Renaissance. Athens Theatre, 124 N. Florida Ave., DeLand,, $26-$31.

By way of Aug. 8
The Bodyguard
Musical edition of the Whitney Houston/Kevin Costner typical. Garden Theatre, 160 W. Plant St., Winter season Back garden,, $25-$40.

Aug. 6-16
Clybourne Park
Community generation of Bruce Norris’ play, which serves as a sequel of sorts to the iconic A Raisin in the Sunshine. Penguin Issue Productions, 1220 Oviedo Shopping mall Blvd., Oviedo,, $20.

By way of Aug. 8
Mad for Gershwin
An night of the tunes of American songwriting giants George and Ira Gershwin and faucet-dancing aplenty. 7:30 p.m., Winter season Park Playhouse, 711 Orange Ave., Winter Park,, $20-$45.

As a result of Aug. 15
Hound of the Baskervilles
A reimagining of the moody Sherlock Holmes supernatural thriller as a “madcap comedy,” with three actors breathlessly having on 16 roles. Extended operate! $30-$52. The Harriett at Mad Cow Theatre, 54 W. Church St.,