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Arts All Day, Sanford Music Fest, Used Books and Vocal Ensemble

A full day of arts and cultural experiences presented by 60 local arts organizations ranging from Shakespeare to modern dance are happening during the first annual “Arts for All Day.” And hey there’s free admission! The fun takes place at Loch Haven Cultural Park Saturday 10 to 4. A giant music mega-show with over 50 live acts is quickly making a name for itself as Sanford’s Official Music and Art Show featuring live entertainment, vendors, local art and more. Sanford Music Fest takes place Saturday in front of the West End Trading Company in Sanford noon to midnight. Used book purveyor Dead Beat Books is doing a pop up day-long shopping opportunity inside Vita Luna Cafe inside Little Indies inside …
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From the Pages of Orlando Weekly

Modern Classical Music in Orlando

The wave of appreciation for modern classical music in Orlando shows no signs of cresting. In the past couple of years, we’ve witnessed an unusual sight: adventurous, young listeners – well, young-ish – filling seats at classical concerts – or even standing at rock clubs – to hear music by Philip Glass, Steve Reich and other living composers. No one group can claim credit for the shift – the Bach Festival Society, the Civic Minded Five, the Central Florida Composers Forum, New Score Chamber Orchestra and Accidental Music Festival have all had a hand in it. Those last two groups are involved in this summer’s most ambitious new music event: the Marathon AMF, happening May 7th at Timucua Arts White …
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