Things to do in Orlando, Sept. 15-21: Santana, Hasan Minaj, ‘Fun Home,’ Tacos + Tequila | Arts Stories & Interviews | Orlando

Our alternatives of the ideal stuff to do this 7 days.

Friday, Sept. 17
Santana
Famous guitarist Carlos Santana holds courtroom at the Amway Heart Friday as part of his “Blessings and Miracles” tour. And we could use a minimal of the two these days. The Grammy-successful and Rock & Roll Corridor of Fame-residing guitarist will lead his band — which includes his wife, Cindy Blackman Santana, on drums — via a set of hits and new substance from the new Blessings and Miracles album. It can be a hectic 12 months for Santana, as he divides his time among these tour dates and his residency at the Property of Blues at Mandalay Bay Resort and On line casino in Las Vegas. Contact us mad, but we think he can most likely take care of. 8 p.m., Amway Centre, 400 W. Church St., amwaycenter.com, $47-$326

Saturday, Sept. 18
Black Tusk
Southern “swamp rockers” Black Tusk wrap up their East Coast trek with a thrash at Will’s. Professional suggestion: Do not pass up the return of sinister and theatrical touring openers Savage Grasp to the Town Gorgeous.
8 p.m., Will’s Pub, 1042 N. Mills Ave., willspub.org, $13-$15.

Saturday, Sept. 18
CeCe Teneal
Bombastic regional soul singer pays tribute to her roots with “Portrait of a Queen,” a night of musical homage to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin. With a number of decades’ well worth of anthems to decide on from — “Respect,” “Organic Lady,” “Chain of Fools” and potentially hundreds more — Teneal ought to have no challenge placing on an unforgettable night. 7 p.m., Tuffy’s Tunes Box, 200 Myrtle Ave., Sanford, tuffyscider.com, $20.

Saturday, Sept. 18
The Orlando Vegan Encounter
Community herbivorous foodies are encouraged to trek down to Osceola County for the Orlando Vegan Encounter. There will be scores of sellers on deck, plying you with all fashion of plant-based mostly foodstuff, drinks and relevant wares. Include to that a extra than balanced dose of presentations and talks, a manner exhibit from Girl Galore Boutique, dance, health demos, spoken phrase and comedy, and even some live audio all leaning towards the vegan way of life. 10 a.m., Osceola County School for the Arts, 3151 N. Orange Blossom Trail, Kissimmee, eventbrite.com, $10–$300.

Saturday, Sept. 18
Puerto Rican Day Parade & Pageant
It’s the fifth anniversary of this celebration of Puerto Rican tradition and its enrichment of our life below in City Wonderful. It kicks off with a parade through downtown Orlando at 11 a.m., then at 3 p.m. starts the “Pageant” portion of the party (also downtown in front of the Dr. Phillips Centre), likely very long into the night time. Expect sellers aplenty, specifically of the foods and consume wide variety, as nicely as a heavyweight lineup of musical performers which includes Limi-T 21, Frankie Negrón, Los Nenes de Johnny and Banda Algarete. It is really exterior, so remain hydrated and mindful of both of those your own security and that of your group. 11 a.m., downtown Orlando, floridapuertoricanparade.org, totally free.

Saturday, Sept. 18
Tacos & Tequila
Orlando Weekly’s comeback event provides attendees the tasty chance to sample Orlando’s very best tacos (and the world’s greatest tequilas), then vote for their favourite taco to crown a winner among the food stuff trucks and set up taquerias that contact the Metropolis Gorgeous residence. VIP guests will get in at midday, an hour ahead of the rest of the group, to take their time chomping and have entry to a private bar with complete-sized cocktails (as nicely as special tequilas for tasting). All tickets arrive with limitless Pacifico, tequila and taco sampling. Participating sellers include Jimmy Hula’s, Serious Tacos, Agave Azul, F&D Cantina and lots of a lot more. Tequila will be offered from Don Julio, Cutwater, Monaco and DeLeon. The party will also function live entertainment and online games.
1 p.m., Cheyenne Saloon, 128 W. Church St., orlandoweeklytickets.com, $45-$85.

Saturday, Sept. 18
Hasan Minhaj
Previous tv host and present-day standup comic star Hasan Minhaj is on the highway touring his new a person-person show, The King’s Jester, notably his initially new established of product in 4 many years. Attendees are required to transform about phones and cameras, so make sure you might be living in the metaphorical second, as the young children say.
5:30 p.m. & 8 p.m., Walt Disney Theater, Dr. Phillips Centre, 445 S. Magnolia Ave., drphillipscenter.org, $45.25-$95.25.

ONGOING:

Via Oct. 31
Pleasurable Dwelling
Alison Bechdel’s graphic novel turned Tony-winning musical about family members and the techniques they hold from a person a different and the entire world.
Theater West Close, 115 W. 1st St., Sanford, theaterwestend.com, $33-$64.

Sept. 17-Oct. 24
Joybox
This interactive art exhibition — teased as “pleasure incarnate” — opens ahead of the upcoming Immerse celebration in downtown Orlando as an ebullient herald of sorts.
Fulcrum, 150 N. Orange Ave., immersefest.com, no cost.

Through Sept. 26
Long lasting Impressions 3D
A new twist on the superior-tech immersive art trend as operates by the likes of Renoir and Van Gogh are rendered massive by bleeding-edge 3D LED and paired with new music from Debussy, Ravel, Piaf, Aznavour and additional.
Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater, Dr. Phillips Middle for the Doing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Ave., drphillipscenter.org, $40-$192.