Things to do in Orlando, Feb. 23-27: Lucinda Williams, Sanford Porchfest, Whiskey Business, Sam Flax Wall Project, Rally for Our Rights | Arts Stories + Interviews | Orlando

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  • Last probability to see this mural by Andrew Spear prior to it truly is painted over on Saturday!


Wednesday, Feb. 23
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
World-renowned Black modern-day dance troupe performs at the Steinmetz. Must be a feast for the eyes and ears. 7:30 p.m., Steinmetz Hall, Dr. Phillips Middle, 445 S. Magnolia Ave., drphillipscenter.org, $39-$125

Thursday, Feb. 24
Art Speaks: A Celebration of Black Architects, Artists and Designers
Showcase featuring the distinctive talents and techniques of our community’s Black architects, artists and designers. 10 a.m., Orlando Science Middle, 777 E. Princeton St., osc.org, $21

Lucinda Williams
Williams delivers her hard-luck anthems to Orlando for a headlining look in in between a stint on the “Outlaw Cruise.” Honestly, sounds like we bought the improved close of the live bargain. 8 p.m.,  The Plaza Reside, 425 N. Bumby Ave., plazaliveorlando.org, $29-$75

The Question A long time
Pop-punk band celebrates the twin anniversaries of album The Upsides & Suburbia with whole album sets. 6 p.m., Household of Blues, Disney Springs, houseofblues.com/orlando, $27.50-$65

Thursday, Feb. 24-Sunday, Feb. 27
Dirtybird CampInn
When a music festival and a resort collide, you get the Dirtybird CampInn. Anticipate nonstop new music and DJs, pool games, brunch with beats and a cell DJ cart that shifts about the vacation resort. Wyndham Orlando Resort, 8001 Worldwide Travel, dirtybirdrecords.com, $200-$300

Thursday, Feb. 24-Sunday, March 6
Disney’s “Frozen”
For the first time in endlessly, Disney’s Frozen musical will open in Orlando. The Broadway present will make its inaugural neighborhood performance run with all the acquainted hits and a few new music. Walt Disney Theater, Dr. Phillips Center, 445 S. Magnolia Ave., drphillipscenter.org, $40-$160

Friday, Feb. 25
Tiny Black
Touring invoice of cinematic and swooning synth-pop worthies. Really don’t slumber on this less than-the-radar bill. 8 p.m., Will’s Pub, 1042 N. Mills Ave., willspub.org, $15

Whiskey Business
Sip on some whisky when sampling dishes from Bulla Gastrobar and Jimmy Hula’s. Whisky, bourbon and rye will selection from neighborhood distilleries to solitary malts from Scotland. 6 p.m., Cheyenne Saloon, 128 W. Church St., whiskeybusinessorlando.com, $62.35

Saturday, Feb. 26
Andy Shauf
Young and hotly tipped singer-songwriter Shauf has been raking in the favorable comparisons to Elliott Smith and Nick Drake. 6 pm The Social, 54 N. Orange Ave., beachamorlando.com, $20

Circuit Church
Outdoors electronics explorations courtesy Jacksonville’s Creep Metropolis, Pressurewave and She Dreamed in Pixels. 7 p.m., The Nook on Robinson, 2432 E. Robinson St., instagram.com/circuit_church, free

Mardi Gras 2022 German Design
Love a entertaining-crammed evening entire with meal, drinks, a costume contest, and tunes by the Europa Band. 5 p.m., German American Modern society of Central Florida, 381 Orange Lane, Casselberry, orlandogermanclub.com, $10-$23

Rally For Our Collective Legal rights
Rally protesting the anti-LGBTQ laws at present pending in the Florida legislature. Party sponsored by Bros in Convos, Equality Florida, Just one Orlando Alliance and far more. Noon, Orlando Town Hall, 400 S. Orange Ave., brosinconvo.org, absolutely free

The Sam Flax Wall Job
“Orlando’s largest” daylong mural celebration returns with 14 artists — which include Boy Kong and Andrew Spear — performing their point alongside with tunes, food vehicles and much more. 10 a.m., Sam Flax of Orlando, 1800 E. Colonial Push, samflaxorlando.com, free

Sanford Porchfest
The fifth iteration of this Sanford staple promises 50 bands undertaking in front of 12 historic residences. Wonderful for the regional tunes fiend and relaxed household outing alike. 11 a.m., 800 S. Park Ave., Sanford, sanfordporchfest.org, free

Saturday-Sunday, Feb. 26-27
Orlando Taco Competition
Get all set for major taco and beverage motion from more than 26 food items suppliers, a margarita bar and a “Tequila Expo.” Other enticements consist of Lucha Libre wrestling and chili pepper and taco ingesting contest. sDrive Shack Orlando, 7285 Corner Drive, eventbrite.com, $14.99-$59.99

Sunday, Feb. 27
Joy-Crammed Noise: A Musical Celebration of Black HeritageTunes director Kevin Harris potential customers a vocal and instrumental ensemble of some of the region’s top rated talent in a survey of Black American audio, from the South African hymn “Siyahamba” to African American spirituals, jazz, blues and gospel tunes previous and new. 7:30 p.m., Timucua Arts Basis, 2000 S. Summerlin Ave., timucua.com, $20 prompt donation

The 7th Once-a-year MLK Live performance: “The Promised Land”
The Promised Land” musical plan is manufactured and directed by Grammy award-winner Dr. Jeffery Redding with Dr. Kelly Miller and Dr. Terrance Lane and that includes UCF Gospel Singers, UCF College Singers and UCF Women’s Choir. 6 p.m., Steinmetz Corridor, Dr. Phillips Middle, 445 S. Magnolia Ave, drphillipscenter.org, absolutely free