Things to do in Orlando, March 10-16: Preacher Lawson, ‘Ladies of Eola Heights,’ Oak Hill Drifters and more | Arts Stories & Interviews | Orlando

Choices of the week:

Wednesday, March 10
The neighborhood Victorian horror-overall performance troupe will take above the library’s virtual phase for a St. Patrick’s-themed party delving into “the Irish aspect of haunted poetry, tales of terror, ghostly legends, folklore and a lot more.”
9 p.m., totally free. Orange County Library Program, ocls.details

Thursday, March 11
Entrance Porch Sequence: Oak Hill Drifters
Neighborhood rootsy rockabilly palms not frightened to traipse down to the dim end of the street. Verify them out on the outdoors Plaza Are living stage. 6:30 p.m., $15-$80. Plaza Stay, 425 N. Bumby Ave.,

Frontyard Pageant: Female in Movement: Nichelle Nichols, Star Trek and the Remaking of NASA|
To mark Women’s Record Month, the Frontyard Fest screens nearby Todd Thompson’s documentary chronicle of how Star Trek actress Nichelle Nichols diversified NASA in the 1970s and over and above by assisting recruit far more than 8,000 Black, Asian and Latinx males and females. 7:30 p.m., free of charge. Dr. Phillips Centre for the Carrying out Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Ave.,

Popcorn Flicks in the Park: Again to the Long term
More outside film choices this 7 days! This time it’s the 1985 time-touring vintage starring Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd, additionally outsider auteur Crispin Glover as title character Marty’s dad, circa large college. 7 p.m., no cost. Central Park, North Park Avenue and West Morse Boulevard, Winter season Park,

Friday, March 12
Exhibition Tour: Pushing the Envelope: Mail Artwork from the Archives of American Artwork
Digital guided tour by CFAM curator Gisela Carbonell, having viewers by way of this adventurous show showcasing the freewheeling concealed environment of correspondence artwork spanning many years. 11 a.m., no cost. Cornell Museum of Fantastic Artwork,

Saturday, March 13
Frontyard Pageant: Preacher Lawson
Self-determined (and proud of it) Orlando indigenous Preacher Lawson arrives back again house for an outside headlining location at the Frontyard Pageant. It really is been really a trip for this comic, from open up mics at Austin’s Coffee to a spot on America’s Obtained Talent to a socially distanced competition display during a pandemic, but Lawson generally leaves ’em laughing. 7:30 p.m., $25-$50. Dr. Phillips Heart for the Doing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Ave.,

Sunday, March 14
Central Florida Film Slam
Bimonthly screening showcase and networking chance for regional filmmakers and cinephiles eager to get in new sights and seems. 1 p.m., $9. Enzian Theater, 1300 Orlando Ave., Maitland,

A engage in from area wordsmith Joseph Hayes, closely affected by the last 12 months of pandemic isolation, follows a compact solid of figures coming to grips with a new and lonely typical. 7 p.m., $10-$20. Timucua Arts Basis, 2000 S. Summerlin Ave.,

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  • Photograph courtesy of Michael Wanzie
  • Skip Sammy in ‘Ladies of Eola Heights: Zoom Reunion’

Ongoing activities:

As a result of March 14:
Central Florida Reasonable
The Central Florida Truthful is celebrating its 109th anniversary with a great deal of amusement selections like the Sea Lion Splash, Pirates of the Colombian Caribbean, racing pigs and new health and security recommendations. $6-$100. Central Florida Fairgrounds, 4603 W. Colonial Travel,

Through March 25:
Down the Rabbit Hole
Immersive, outdoors, Alice in Wonderland-motivated theatrical knowledge introduced to you by Imaginative City Undertaking. $22-$25. Mead Botanical Backyard, 1300 S. Denning Generate, Winter Park,

As a result of March 14:
End of the Rainbow
Encounter Judy Garland in the midst of just one of her iconic comebacks in Peter Quilter’s Tony-nominated Broadway participate in. $48-$64 for a two-individual table. Theater West End, 115 W. 1st St., Sanford,

By means of March 14:
Florida Strawberry Pageant
Strawberry shortcake, strawberry milkshakes, chocolate-dipped strawberries, strawberry pie, fudge, cobbler, cheesecake and tacos can all be yours at this venerable Central Florida competition. 2209 W. Oak Ave., Plant Town, $10,

As a result of March 21:
Orlando Shakes’ to start with in-person production of 2021 is centered on the lifetime of Josephine Baker. $70 for a two-particular person table. Darden Courtyard, Lowndes Shakespeare Heart, 812 E. Rollins St.,

Through March 16:
Women of Eola Heights: Zoom Reunion
An encore on-need screening of Michael Wanzie’s ensemble comedy reuniting his females for a single past(?) socially distanced fling. This episode functions the final performance of Overlook Sammy. $15 per home,

Via April 4:
Mamma Mia
It truly is difficult to check out this jukebox musical without the need of supplying in to the pure campy joy of it. $11-$30. Athens Theatre, 124 E. Florida Ave., DeLand,

Museums + galleries:

Via April 11:
American Artists in the Southwest From the Melanson Holt Selection
Operate by painters and printmakers who lived in Taos and Santa Fe in the course of the 20th century, such as many indigenous artists. $5. Mennello Museum of American Artwork, 900 E. Princeton St.,

By way of June 30:
American Journey: Two Generations of Artwork and Culture
Investigate the ever-altering visions of The us in artwork drawn from OMA’s long-lasting assortment. $15. Orlando Museum of Artwork, 2416 N. Mills Ave.,

By Dec. 31:
Art Encounters: Neighborhood or Chaos
Performs from CFAM’s collection reflecting on the systemic nature of racial injustice in the United States. No cost. Cornell Fine Arts Museum, 1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park,

As a result of May possibly 2:
A Boundless Fall to a Boundless Ocean
This collaborative exhibition among OMA and the American College in Cairo brings you works 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 April 23:
Celebrating the Genius of Ladies – 10 12 months Retrospective
Look at performs from winners of the yearly Celebrating the Genius of Female arts opposition in excess of the past ten years. Free. 101 E. Central Blvd.,

By means of May perhaps 29:
Jane Turner: The Evolution of an Artist
A retrospective exhibition of portray and sculpture from this self-taught Eatonville artist. Totally free. Hannibal Square Heritage Middle, 642 W. New England Ave., Winter season Park,

By Could 8:
One World: International Girls Artists of Florida
A showcase of get the job done from nine doing the job artists across the point out of Florida. Free of charge. Crealdé College of Artwork, 600 St. Andrews Blvd., Winter Park,

Via May perhaps 28:
Pushing the Envelope: Mail Art From the Archives of American Artwork
Inside the hidden Diy entire world of international “correspondence” artwork by way of several a long time. Cost-free. Cornell Great Arts Museum, 1000 Holt Ave., Winter season Park,

By May 9:
Rania Matar: On Both Facet of the Window, Portraits During COVID-19
Lebanese American photographer Matar provides an influencing and really timely twist on the idea of a portrait. Free of charge. Cornell Fantastic Arts Museum, 1000 Holt Ave., Winter season Park,