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Every Friday afternoon, Mark Baratelli, publisher of  The Daily City, shares his picks for can’t-miss weekend events in Central Florida.
The Daily City

Spotlight: Culture Pop, Silver Spurs Rodeo, Eatonville Craft & Culture Market, Orchids, and Florida Highwaymen


Printmaking activities for all ages, live performances, a makers market, pop up exhibition, and the unveiling of the new telephone museum can all be found at Culture Pop – A Celebration of Printmaking Saturday 1 to 10 at Art & History Museums – Maitland Enjoy watching bull riding, bareback bronc riding, barrel racing, steer wrestling and more tonight and Saturday starting at 7:30 at the 75th Annual Silver Spurs Rodeo at Osceola Heritage Park. For tickets and details go to silverspursrodeo.com. Enjoy crafts, makers, music and food at the Eatonville Craft & Culture Market Sunday 1 to 5 at the Eatonville Cultural and Heritage Foundation. Orchids, growers, people speaking about orchids, and an orchid hunt take place at the 63rd …
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The 49 memorial crosses hat were placed outside ORMC in 2016 are among the items collected for display by the Orange County Regional History Center.  Photo: Matthew Peddie, WMFE
Intersection

Intersection: Curating Pulse Memorial Items


In the last two years there’s been an outpouring of grief and support for the victims, families and survivors of the Pulse shooting. And with that comes thousands of memorial items. So just how do you preserve and display those items?
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Image: Art from The 49 Portraits Project facebook page
Spotlight

Spotlight: The 49 Portraits Project, Deaf Art Show, FL Highwaymen and Disney Gay Days


49 artists across the country created portraits of each of the Pulse victims for an Orlando art show currently on view at Orlando City Hall’s Terrace Gallery now through June 14.The show opens Saturday at 4:30 at the Orlando City Hall gallery just off the rotunda. Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and Commissioner Patty Sheehan will be there. MORE INFO The Florida Deaf Art Show is a nonprofit organization dedicated to showcasing Deaf artists to the deaf and hard of hearing. Guests will meet amazing Deaf Artists and their art work up close! The show happens Saturday at 6pm, at the Orange Studio in Mills50. MORE INFO A group of 26 African Americans found success as artists in the …
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Image: Exhibit at A Place Gallery, A Place Gallery & Studios facebook page
Spotlight

A Place Gallery, Papermaking And Muscle Cars


An art gallery you’ve never heard of because you’re old… is closing up for good. Their studios will remain open for artists for now but the owners, Time Waste Management, will be exploring new endeavors and looking for new venues. Attend the final open gallery show Saturday 8 to 11 at “A Place Gallery” at 649 Mills Ave North. You don’t know where that is because… well you know why. A hands-on workshop on papermaking and the art and history of papermaking is taking place at Orange County Regional History Center Saturday 10 to 1. Register for the workshop at thehistorycenter.org. After you make that paper, take a printmaking workshop designed as an easy and enjoyable introduction to relief printmaking …
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Pulse. Photo by Amy Green
Pulse Shooting

SLIDESHOW: After Mass Shooting, An Effort To Collect And Preserve An Outpouring Of Pulse Memorial Items


Pam Schwartz kneels and pulls from a bush a weathered piece of red construction paper decorated with hand-made hearts. “Sending love and support during this difficult time,” the paper reads. “New Jersey loves Orlando.” “This kind of piece we’ll kind of try to clear as much of the sand and dirt and dried leaves and things off of it, and then we’ll go over and put it in our press to try to flatten it out, and if there is any moisture, to start to pull that out,” Schwartz says.
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