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Tackling Climate Change Through Art

Artist Mira Lehr has been making environmentally themed art for sixty years. Her Miami Studio is on the water, and with King Tides and the threat of climate change, there’s even more of a sense of urgency about her art. Lehr talks about her new exhibition, High Water Mark, opening in Orlando this weekend at the Menello Museum of American Art.
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Pop Art, Fringe and MegaCon

The current exhibit “Pop Art Prints” at Menello Museum of Art presents a selection of 37 prints from the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s permanent collection. The installation includes works from primarily the 1960s by several artists including Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Rauschenberg and Andy Warhol. The installation is part of a series that highlights objects from the Smithsonian’s collection that are rarely on public view. This exhibition will be the first of only three museum engagements. For more information go to menellomuseum.com. Orlando Fringe, the 100 show festival of theatre is still going on this weekend and though this year I was not asked to perform in a show, go see some shows, lay down on the green grass …
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Dogs, Films, Music Legend and Folk Fest

5 dogs and a bird from Austin put on a live stage show involving a journey, a juggler and the Circus Chickendog’s Rehabilitation Home for Wayward Dogs in “Circus Chicken Dog” Thursdays thru Sundays now to February 21st at The Venue in Ivanhoe Village. For more info go to chickendog.net/stageshow. Short films play and you pay at the annual downtown Sanford Love Your Shorts Film Festival all weekend. For more info go to loveyourshorts.com. Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando does a fun community dog walk with dock diving, dog activity course, dog sports area and more Saturday 9 to 1 in Lake Eola Park. For more info go to pawsinthepark.org. Diana Ross is performing in Saturday night at Universal during …
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