Things to do in Orlando, Feb. 24-March 2, 2021: Danez Smith, Monster Jam, and Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5 | Arts Stories & Interviews | Orlando

Our picks of the 7 days for harmless, socially distanced, and digital activities

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 24
Muriel Anderson
Composer and “harp guitarist” Anderson is an real champion fingerstyle guitar participant, and will just take you on a sensory journey with her taking part in matched to stunning visual backdrops. Livestreaming alternative also offered. 7 p.m., $5-$25. Timucua Arts Foundation, 2000 S. Summerlin Ave., timucua.com

THURSDAY, FEB. 25
Celebrating African American Lifestyle in Artwork, Music and Dance
Virtual Black Background Thirty day period party featuring the Standing Ovation Dance troupe, the Jazz Orchestra at Dr. Phillips Centre and area artist Chris Santos offering a tour of his present exhibition at CityArts, Roots/Raizes. 6 p.m., free of charge. Central Florida City League, cful.org

Entrance Porch Collection featuring Midnight Ramblers
Rockabilly survivors the Midnight Ramblers headline the Plaza Live’s outdoor phase. Pleasurable actuality: This band as soon as opened for the almighty Cramps. 6:30 p.m., $15-$80. Plaza Reside, 425 N. Bumby Ave., plazaliveorlando.org

SATURDAY, FEB. 27
Danez Smith
Virtual party wherever creator and spoken-phrase performer Smith will read from their latest e-book — and finalist for the Countrywide Guide Critics Circle award — Homie. Adhering to the reading there will be a Q&A. 4 p.m., free of charge. Hosted by Valencia School and the University of Central Florida, tinyurl.com/smithdanez

Opera Orlando Offers The Secret River
This digital storytime event pulls the curtain back again on Orlando Opera and their forthcoming production The Top secret River, a commissioned perform based mostly on the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings novel of the exact same title. 11 a.m., totally free. Orange County Library Procedure, ocls.details

SATURDAY-SUNDAY, FEB. 27-28
Monster Jam
Grave Digger and his 4-wheeled buddies just take more than downtown for a socially distanced smash-a-thon. $25-$80. Camping Environment Stadium, 1 Citrus Bowl Spot, monsterjam.com

SUNDAY, FEB. 28
Frontyard Pageant: Ángel López Featuring Metro Latino
Rise and glow! This daytime celebration is billed as a “Salsa brunch,” and the primary program on the auditory menu is Latin Grammy winner Ángel López backed by the 11-piece Metro Latino. Midday, $15. Plaza Reside, 425 N. Bumby Ave., plazaliveorlando.org

MONDAY, MARCH 1
Beethoven’s “Emperor” Concerto
Visitor conductor Corrado Rovaris leads the Orlando Philharmonic via a program of Mozart, Vasks and Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5 at the Phil’s Plaza Dwell property base. 7 p.m., $10-$25. Plaza Dwell, 425 N. Bumby Ave., orlandophil.org

ONGOING:

Through MARCH 25
Down the Rabbit Gap
Immersive, outside, Alice in Wonderland-motivated theatrical working experience introduced to you by Creative Metropolis Job. $22-$25. Mead Botanical Yard, 1300 S. Denning Push, Wintertime Park, meadgarden.org

FEB. 26-MARCH 14
Conclude of the Rainbow
Experience Judy Garland in the midst of one particular of her legendary comebacks in Peter Quilter’s Tony-nominated Broadway perform. $48-$64 for a two-individual desk. Theater West Stop, 115 W. 1st St., Sanford, theaterwestend.com

By means of MARCH 21
Josephine
Orlando Shakes’ 1st in-particular person creation of 2021 is centered on the lifetime of Josephine Baker. $70 for a two-person table. Darden Courtyard, Lowndes Shakespeare Centre, 812 E. Rollins St., orlandoshakes.org

FEB. 26-APRIL 4
Mamma Mia
It really is extremely hard to watch this jukebox musical without offering in to the pure campy joy of it. $11-$30. Athens Theatre, 124 E. Florida Ave., DeLand, athensdeland.com

MUSEUMS + GALLERIES:

Through APRIL 11
American Artists in the Southwest from the Melanson Holt Assortment
Operate by painters and printmakers who lived in Taos and Santa Fe throughout the 20th century, including several indigenous artists. $5. Mennello Museum of American Artwork, 900 E. Princeton St., mennellomuseum.org

By JUNE 30
American Journey: Two Centuries of Art and Lifestyle
Take a look at the ever-switching visions of The united states in artwork drawn from OMA’s long lasting selection. $15. Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N. Mills Ave., omart.org

As a result of DEC. 31
Artwork Encounters: Local community or Chaos
Will work from CFAM’s collection reflecting on the systemic mother nature of racial injustice in the United States. Totally free. Cornell Fine Arts Museum, 1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park, rollins.edu/cfam

By May well 2
A Boundless Drop to a Boundless Ocean
This collaborative exhibition involving OMA and the American University in Cairo provides you is effective by 21 U.S.-primarily based artists of Arab and Iranian heritage. $15. Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N. Mills Ave., omart.org

By way of May 29
Jane Turner: The Evolution of an Artist
A retrospective exhibition of portray and sculpture from this self-taught Eatonville artist. No cost. Hannibal Sq. Heritage Middle, 642 W. New England Ave., Winter Park, hannibalsquareheritagecenter.org

By FEB. 28
New Wild
Team exhibition from youthful Orlando-based arts collective the Option. No cost. Kissimmee City Hall, 101 Church St., Kissimmee, thesolutionart.com

By way of May well 8
A single Planet: International Girls Artists of Florida
A showcase of perform from 9 functioning artists throughout the point out of Florida. Absolutely free. Crealdé University of Artwork, 600 St. Andrews Blvd., Winter Park, crealde.org

By MARCH 3
Paper Home
Exhibition showcasing the thesis work of MFA candidates in the UCF College of Visual Arts and Structure. Absolutely free. UCF Art Gallery, 12400 Aquarius Agora Push, gallery.cah.ucf.edu

By way of May 28
Pushing the Envelope: Mail Artwork From the Archives of American Art
Inside the concealed planet of Do-it-yourself “correspondence” artwork. (Browse extra about the show on webpage 22.) Free of charge. Cornell Fantastic Arts Museum, 1000 Holt Ave., Wintertime Park, rollins.edu/cfam

Through May 9
Rania Matar: On Both Facet of the Window, Portraits Through COVID-19
Lebanese American photographer Matar provides an impacting and very well timed twist on the idea of a portrait. Totally free. Cornell High-quality Arts Museum, 1000 Holt Ave., Winter season Park, rollins.edu/cfam

By way of APRIL 11
Robert Reedy: Revival
An exhibition of painting, sculpture, ceramics, metalwork and collage from this distinctive Orlando artist. $10. Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens, 633 Osceola Ave., Winter season Park, polasek.org

Via Could 2
2nd Prospect: Artwork by Bryce Hammond
Artist and educator Hammond offers a collection of combined-media get the job done that was totally reimagined and reworked as a reaction to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. $10. Museum of
Art DeLand, 600 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand, moartdeland.org

By FEB. 28
Themers and Dreamers
Multimedia team exhibition of artwork from area Imagineers and innovative personnel from Disney and Common Studios, several of who were laid off due to the pandemic. Free of charge. Orlando General public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd., ocls.facts

By MARCH 7
Yesterday This Was Household: The Ocoee Massacre of 1920
Landmark exhibition marking the 100-yr remembrance of the Ocoee Election Day Massacre, the largest incident of racist voting-working day violence in U.S. record. A should-see. $8. Orange County Regional History Heart, 65 E. Central Blvd., thehistorycenter.org