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Thomas Thorspecken
426 followers - I am an Illustrator and journalist discovering Orlando and the world one sketch at a time. I am an Illustrator and journalist discovering Orlando and the world one sketch at a time.

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Soul Function at Dexter's.
I used to hang out at Dexter's ( 558 W New England Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789) to hear the musicians who would perform there. It was a good way to unwind at the end of the week. Soul Function out of Myrtle Beach, S.C. dubs themselves the ultimate party band...

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The Inbetween Series, David Vassalotti.
The Inbetween Series , ( The Gallery At Avalon Island , 39 S Magnolia Ave, Orlando, FL) hosted David Vassalotti . The Inbetween Series happens once a month when one art show is removed from the gallery walls, and another show goes up. Unique musicians use t...

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Pop Up Art Sale in Winter Park
Winter Park has adopted an ordinance that makes it illegal to create art on the merchant side of Park Avenue . If you were found creating or performing on Park Avenue, an artist could face a $500 fine and or 30 days in jail. Winter Park's Central Park howev...

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The Bloody Jug Band at the Florida Music Festival
The Florida Music Festival at (Wall Street Plaza II Stage, 266 Wall Street, Orlando, Florida) boasted over 125 individual showcases and promoted the community of music. Each night, the fesival invited individuals, artists and all music enthusiasts to come ...

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Blue Box Zombies.
Downtown Orlando has 27 blue boxes painted on sidewalks which are the only places where begging or panhandling is allowed. The blue boxes can only be occupied during day light hours. They tend to be at intersections where there is very little foot traffic. ...

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Dance Theatre of Orlando presents Change
I went to a rehearsal for Change at ME Theatre (Marshall Ellis Theatre)
1300 La Quinta Drive #3, Orlando, Florida 32809. The choreography was by Marshall Ellis , and the show featured the popular hard hitting music of Bon Jovi . I recognized every tune. Man...

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Weekend Top 6 Picks for March 25th and 26th.
Saturday March 25, 2017 8pm to 11:30pm Free. Later Never Now - Album Release Show. The Geek Easy 114 S Semoran Blvd, Ste 6, Winter Park, Florida 32792. Milk Carton Superstars celebrate the release of their new album, Later Never Now, with this show at The G...

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Mike Quick Band at Dexters.
I once had a friend in Winter Park who liked to hang out at Dexter's (558 West New England Avenue Winter Park FL 32789). She liked to sit at the bar and read. Men would always approach to find out what she was reading. It was her form of a Venus Fly Trap. T...

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I teach drawing fundamentals at Elite Animation Academy , (8933 Conroy Windermere Road Orlando Fl). Sometimes I teach story boarding, digital painting in Photoshop, and traditional hand drawn animation. This Academy has been growing with a new space opened ...

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Elite Perspective Class
At Elite Animation Academy , 8933 Conroy Windermere Road, I teach a drawing fundamentals class for middle school and high school kids who are getting portfolios together for college. In the last class I was pleased that an adult was brace enough to sit in w...
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