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101 Things: It’s already February!?

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Damn, this year is going fast, and it’s time for Super Bowl parties!

101 Things: Ball, Bands & Brew

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V-Day and other sad things going on around town this month.

101 Things: 5K anyone?

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So many people running, just not sure what they are running from!

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Craft Beer Week... Week... Month

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All the Craft Brew Fests coming to town this month and in Pt Canaveral.

Enter to Win VIP Tix to Okeechobee

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Enter to win a chance to hang front row during your favorite act with half dozen friends!

Corona’s Hottest Bartender(s)

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NOISE • VISUALS • BALLS • MOTIVATION

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aXismag.com | feb 2018 | p5 12 UCF Outdoor Adventure: Adventure Race

UCF FECREATION AND WELLNESS CENTER 4000 Central Florida Blvd., Orlando Rec.ucf.edu Friday, Feb.9• 8 a.m. / Prices vary Get ready for the 2018 Adventure Race. In teams of four, Knights will face intense challenges scattered throughout the UCF campus. Free shirts and food will be given out after the race.

13 Gilberto Santa Rosa HARD ROCK LIVE ORLANDO 6050 Universal Blvd., Orlando Hardrock.com Friday, Feb.9• 9 p.m. / Prices vary

14 Fifty Shades Freed

05 AUGUST BURNS RED THE PHANTOM ANTHEM TOUR @ THE BEACHAM

01 Universal Studios Mardi Gras

UNIVERSAL STUDIOS ORLANDO 6000 Universal Blvd, Orlando Universalorlando.com Saturday, Feb.3-Apr. 7• Times / Prices vary Experience an authentic New Orleans celebration filled with dazzling entertainment at Universal Studios Florida™. Enjoy parades each night with outrageous street performers, colorful costumes and countless beads flying through the air. Hear tunes from authentic New Orleans bands and chow down on mouthwatering Cajun food available for purchase. Plus, on select nights you can catch some of the biggest names in music live in concert. It’s unforgettable springtime fun for everyone.

02 Orlando Magic vs Atlanta Hawks AMWAY CENTER 400 W. Church St. #200, Orlando Amwaycenter.com Thursday, Feb.8• 7 p.m. / Prices vary

06 Orlando Mari Gras 2018 Bar Crawl WALL ST. PLAZA 25 Wall St.,Orlando Showclix.com Friday, Feb.9• 8 p.m. / Prices vary Can you make it to every bar, Mardi Gras style? Prove it and we’ll hook you up with the official T-shirt.Get your beads and feathered masks ready because we’re teaming up with Coors Light and thousands of Orlando partygoers to host a Mardi Gras bar crawl where anything goes!

15 Blues Traveler 30th Anniversary Tour

07 JJ Grey & Mofro

LAKE EOLA PARK Washington Park, FL Petallianceorlando.org Saturday, Feb.10• 10 a.m.-4 p.m. / Prices vary Be a part of something BIG! Join us on February 10th, as pet lovers from all over Central Florida gather at beautiful Lake Eola and walk to support the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando!

HOUSE OF BLUES 1490 Buena Vista Dr., Lake Buena Vista Hob.com/orlando Friday, Feb.9• 7:30 p.m. / Prices vary

08 Star-Studded Evenings at OSC

03 Chase Rice-Lambs & Lions Tour

ORLANDO SCIENCE CENTER 777 E. Princeton St., Orlando Osc.org Friday, Feb.9• 5-9 p.m. / Prices vary Star-Studded Evenings are your opportunity to experience some of Orlando Science Center’s programming after dark!

04 Scott H.Biram,The Hooten Hallers, & Amy Robbins

Learn a little more about our place in outer space through the Crosby Observatory, weather permitting. Our 10″ Byers refracting telescope is used to look at various celestial objects, depending on what is visible in the night sky during the season, as well as 8″ and 10″ reflecting telescopes. Our knowledgeable staff can even give you tips on how to stargaze at home!

HOUSE OF BLUES 1490 Buena Vista Dr., Lake Buena Vista Hob.com/orlando Thursday, Feb.8• 7 p.m. / Prices vary

WILL’S PUB 1042 N. Mills Ave, Orlando Willspub.org Thursday, Feb.8• 9 p.m. / Prices vary

09 Art After Dark

05 August Burns Red The Phantom Anthem Tour

THE BEACHAM 46 N. Orange Avenue, Orlando Thebeacham.com Thursday, Feb.8• 6:30 p.m. / Prices vary

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DRAMA Fri., Feb.9 Believing they have left behind shadowy figures from their past, newlyweds Christian and Ana fully embrace an inextricable connection and shared life of luxury. But just as she steps into her role as Mrs. Grey and he relaxes into an unfamiliar stability, new threats could jeopardize their happy ending before it even begins.

HOUSE OF BLUES 1490 Buena Vista Dr., Lake Buena Vista Hob.com/orlando Saturday, Feb.10• 7 p.m. / Prices vary

16 Paws in the Park 2018

17 Indie-Folkfest

MENNELLO MUSEUM 900 E. Princeton ST.,Orlando Mennellomuseum.org Saturday, Feb.10• 12-5 p.m. / Prices vary Get ready for the fourth annual Indie-Folkfest presented by PLR Florida at The Mennello Museum of American Art! This annual FREE family-and pet-friendly event takes place on February 10, 2018, from 12 to 5 p.m. The Mennello Museum is excited to bring the community together again in our lakeside sculpture garden to showcase local, national and regional art, music and culinary talent.

LAKE NONA 6900 Tavistock Lakes Blvd., Orlando Lakenona.com Friday, Feb.9• 6-9 p.m. / Prices vary Join us every Friday as Art After Dark takes over Lake Nona Town Center. This is your night to mingle amongst local artists from Orlando’s bustling art scene. Enjoy their latest creations while sipping your favorite wine. Perfectly nestled between delicious Chroma Modern Bar + Kitchen and Bosphorous Turkish Cuisine, Art After Dark is a perfect evening out for the whole family.

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10 Entanglement

COMEDY/ROMANCE Fri., Feb.9 While searching for the meaning of his existence, Ben Layten uncovers a family secret that leads him to a woman named Hanna.. But when he and Hanna inadvertently fall in love, his life becomes increasingly and strangely complicated. Ben starts to realize that everything is amazingly and incredibly connected - and that the world might just be more inexplicable than he ever imagined.

11 The WildTones & Jittery Jack INDIE-FOLKFEST • SAT, FEB.10 • 12-5 P.M.

WILL’S PUB 1042 N. Mills Ave, Orlando Willspub.org Friday, Feb.9• 9 p.m. / Prices vary

ENTANGLEMENT • FRI., FEB.9


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NOISE • VISUALS • BALLS • MOTIVATION 18 The Mardi Gras Pub Crawl

BAR B 9 W. Washington St.,Orlando Orlandopubcrawl.com Saturday, Feb.10• 8 p.m. / Prices vary No need to go to Burbon Street this year as OPC brings all of the fun from New Orleans to Downtown Orlando. So crawlers dust off your beads, balloons, and jester hats and get ready to start Crawlin like we are in New Orleans. Huricanes, beads, and masks will abound on this OPC favorite

19 Electric Dawn Album Release Party

WILL’S PUB 1042 N. Mills Ave, Orlando Willspub.org Saturday, Feb.10• 9 p.m. / Prices vary

20 DVSN- Morning After World tour THE BEACHAM 46 N. Orange Avenue, Orlando Thebeacham.com Saturday, Feb.10• 6 p.m. / Prices vary

31 AJR: THE CLICK TOUR @ HOUSE OF BLUES • TUESDAY, FEB.13 • 6:30 P.M

28 UCF Fitness: Partner Yoga Workshop

21 2nd Love Festival

ORLANDO FESTIVAL PARK 2911 E. Robinson St., Orlando Gopartylive.com Saturday, Feb.10• 2-10 p.m. / Prices vary Live Entertainment | Food | Games | Lounges | Fun & More

UCF FECREATION AND WELLNESS CENTER 4000 Central Florida Blvd., Orlando Rec.ucf.edu Monday,Feb.12• 3 p.m. / Prices vary Learn how to share your yoga experience with a fellow yogi! Work with certified RWC Yoga instructors as they show you how to safely work with a partner to enhance your yoga practice. Sign up by 2/7/18 to secure your spot in this workshop.

22 Orlando Solar Bears vs. Wheeling Nailers

AMWAY CENTER 400 W. Church St. #200, Orlando Amwaycenter.com Sunday, Feb.11• 9:30 a.m. / Prices vary

29 Uncontrollable Urge Test Run! WILL’S PUB 1042 N. Mills Ave, Orlando Willspub.org Monday,Feb.12• 10 p.m. / Prices vary

23 Direct Hit!

WILL’S PUB 1042 N. Mills Ave, Orlando Willspub.org Sunday, Feb.11• 7 p.m. / Prices vary

30 John Moreland

THE SOCIAL 54 N. Orange Avenue, Orlando Thesocial.org Tuesday, Feb.13• 7 p.m. / Prices vary

24 HOB and Disco Donnie Present Excision

HOUSE OF BLUES 1490 Buena Vista Dr., Lake Buena Vista Hob.com/orlando Sunday, Feb.11• 7:30 p.m. / Prices vary

31 AJR: The Click Tour

HOUSE OF BLUES 1490 Buena Vista Dr., Lake Buena Vista Hob.com/orlando Tuesday, Feb.13• 6:30 p.m. / Prices vary

25 Nicky Jam & Plan B

AMWAY CENTER 400 W. Church St. #200, Orlando Amwaycenter.com Sunday, Feb.11• 8 p.m. / Prices vary

32 Orlando Magic vs Charlotte Hornets

26 Reggae Love Fest: Tarrus Riley w/ Dean Fraser and The Blak Soil Band HARD ROCK LIVE ORLANDO 6050 Universal Blvd., Orlando Hardrock.com Sunday, Feb.11• 6:30 p.m. / Prices vary

AMWAY CENTER 400 W. Church St. #200, Orlando Amwaycenter.com Wednesday, Feb.14• 7 p.m. / Prices vary

33 Uriah Heep

HOUSE OF BLUES 1490 Buena Vista Dr., Lake Buena Vista Hob.com/orlando Wednesday, Feb.14• 7 p.m. / Prices vary

27 Silverstein & Tonight Alive: The Get Free Tour THE BEACHAM 46 N. Orange Avenue, Orlando Thebeacham.com Monday,Feb.12• 6 p.m. / Prices vary

36 Valentine’s Concert

LEU GARDENS 1920 N. forest Ave., Orlando Leugardens.org Wednesday, Feb.14• 7 p.m. / Prices vary Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a special, outdoor concert at beautiful Leu Gardens featuring Ricky & the Buzzcatz on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 from 7 – 10 p.m. Pack a dinner picnic of your favorite bites and bring seating, alcohol is permitted.

37 BLACK HEART SOCIAL CLUB: An Anti-Valentines Day Party

WILL’S PUB 1042 N. Mills Ave, Orlando Willspub.org Wednesday, Feb.14• 9 p.m. / Prices vary Forget to refill your prozac and come get sad af to the most emotional songs ever written. Featuring live performances of your favorite emo classics (The Get Up Kids, Jimmy Eat World, Saves The Day…), drink specials to drown your tears, and a DJ closing the night to soundtrack drunk texting your ex. Forever alone, together. Or whatever.

38 3rd Thursday Gallery Hop

DOWNTOWN ARTS DISTRICT ORLANDO 29 S. Orange Ave., Orlando Orlandoslice.com/group/cityartsfactory Thursday ,Feb. 15• 4-10 p.m. / Prices vary Join thousands of visitors who converge in Downtown Orlando for 3rd Thursday Orlando’s Gallery Hop and Business Networking events!

39 GALentines Ladies Day!

THE BRASS TAP-WATERFORD LAKES 781 N. Alafaya Trail, Orlando Brasstapbeer.com Thursday ,Feb. 15• 4-10 p.m. / Prices vary Join us for a themed ladies day! In honor of all of our single ladies, we will have ladies day specials and the back section of the bar decorated for you to take photos or hang out with other single ladies! Specials are $4 Sangria, $4 House Wines and $5 Well Vodka.

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34 Valentine’s Day Wine and Doughnut Pairing!

THE THIRSTY TOPHER 601 Virginia Dr., Orlando Thethirstytopher.com Wednesday, Feb.14• 7-10p.m. / Prices vary It’s Valentine’s Day, and what better way to spend time with your significant other (or just a friend) than having a beautiful wine pairing with some locally crafted artisan doughnuts!Orlandough has joined with us to make this a reality.We will be officially starting at 7pm so enjoy your dinner plans, then come join us for dessert!

35 UCF Knights Men’s Basketball vs. USF

39 GALENTINES LADIES DAY! @ THE BRASS TAP

CFE ARENA 12777 Gemini Blvd. N., Orlando Cfearena.com Wednesday, Feb.14• 6 p.m. / Prices vary

REGGAE LOVE FEST • SUN, FEB.11 • 6:30 P.M.


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HARD ROCK LIVE PRESENTS REGGAE LOVE FEST: TARRUS RILEY WITH DEAN FRASER AND THE BLAK SOIL BAND + GYPTIAN & WAYNE WONDER

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101.1 WJRR PRESENTS MINISTRY WITH CHELSEA WOLFE

COMING SOON 2/3

LISA LAMPANELLI

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ALICE COOPER

GILBERTO SANTA ROSA

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ANDRES CEPEDA & KANY GARCIA

4/20 FOUNDATION AND HRL

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GEORGE LOPEZ

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RICARDO MONTANER

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CLASSIC ALBUMS LIVE LED ZEPPELIN led zeppelin ii

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DAN RATHER

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CECF PRESENTS REO SPEEDWAGON PRESENT MODEST MOUSE

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JIM NORTON ALWAYS & FOREVER: AN EVENING OF LUTHER VANDROSS STARRING RUBEN STUDDARD

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48 Alexandre Pires

53 Cupid’s Undie Run

HOUSE OF BLUES 1490 Buena Vista Dr., Lake Buena Vista Hob.com/orlando Friday, Feb.16• 8 p.m. / Prices vary

49 Early Man

ANIMATION/COMEDY Fri., Feb. 16 Set at the dawn of time, when dinosaurs and woolly mammoths roamed the earth, EARLY MAN tells the story of how one brave caveman unites his tribe against a mighty enemy and saves the day!

50 Orlando Solar Bears vs. Worcester Railers

54 The Molly Ringwalds

AMWAY CENTER 400 W. Church St. #200, Orlando Amwaycenter.com Saturday, Feb.17• 7 p.m. / Prices vary

HOUSE OF BLUES 1490 Buena Vista Dr., Lake Buena Vista Hob.com/Orlando Sunday, Feb.18• 7:30 p.m. / Prices vary

51 Color in Motion 5k

COLOR IN MOTION 5K • SAT, FEB.17 • 9-12 P.M.

40 Valentine Vixens: A Burlesque Cabaret

WILL’S PUB 1042 N. Mills Ave, Orlando Willspub.org Thursday ,Feb. 15• 9 p.m. / Prices vary

BILL FREDERICK PARK AT TURKEY LAKE 3401 S. Hiawassee Rd. Orlando Colorinmotion5k.com Saturday, Feb.17• 9-12 p.m. / Prices vary You and thousands of others will start out in clean white shirts that quickly get covered in color with our Mega Color Blaster at the race’s start.Throughout the course, you will run through four more color stations where more of our color powder gets thrown onto them. New this year, music at each color station will pump you up

41 3rd Thursday Gallery Hop

DOWNTOWN ARTS DISTRICT 29 S. Orange Ave, Orlando Orlandoslice.com Thursday ,Feb. 15• 6-9 p.m. / Prices vary Join thousands of visitors who converge in Downtown Orlando for 3rd Thursday Orlando’s Gallery Hop and Business Networking events! HOUSE OF BLUES 1490 Buena Vista Dr., Lake Buena Vista Hob.com/orlando Friday, Feb.16• 7 p.m. / Prices vary CFE ARENA 12777 Gemini Blvd. N., Orlando Cfearena.com Friday, Feb.16• 8 p.m. / Prices vary

44 Black Panther

ACTION & ADVENTURE/SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY Fri., Feb. 16 “Black Panther” follows T’Challa who, after the events of “Captain America: Civil War,” returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to take his place as King. However, when an old enemy reappears on the radar, T’Challa’s mettle as King and Black Panther is tested when he is drawn into a conflict that puts the entire fate of Wakanda and the world at risk.

55 UCF Knights Women’s Basketball vs. USF

CFE ARENA 12777 Gemini Blvd. N., Orlando Cfearena.com Sunday, Feb.18• 12 p.m. / Prices vary

56 FAIRWINDS Broadway Orlando Presents Disney’s The Lion King

DR. PHILLIPS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS 445 S. Magnolia Ave., Orlando Drphillipscenter.org Tuesday, Feb.14-Feb 18• Times / Prices vary Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. This is Disney’s THE LION KING, making its triumphant return to the (Theatre)!

57 Dancing with the Stars Live!

42 Dave Mathews Tribute Band

43 Platinum Comedy Tour

ELIXIR ORLANDO 9 W. Washington St., Orlando My.cupids.org Saturday, Feb.17• 12-4 p.m. / Prices vary This February, be part of something great. Cupid’s Undie Run is a “brief” fun run that takes place in the middle of a BIG party.That’s right: party, run (a mile-ish, at your own pace), party – all to find a cure to Neurofibromatosis, a genetic disorder that affects 1 in every 3,000 children born.We encourage undies, but we get that it’s not for everyone, maybe costumes are more your style? So whether you start a team with your friends, join a team, or run solo, just come out, have a blast, and raise some money for NF research!

56 DISNEY’S THE LION KING @ DR. PHILLIPS CENTER

52 Andres Cepeda/Kany Garcia: Mil Ciudades Tour HARD ROCK LIVE ORLANDO 6050 Universal Blvd., Orlando Hardrock.com Saturday, Feb.17• 7 p.m. / Prices vary

BOB CARR THEATER 401 W. Livingston ST., Orlando Drphillipscenter.org Sunday, Feb.18• 8 p.m. / Prices vary

58 Eidola, Capstan, and Andres WILL’S PUB 1042 N. Mills Ave, Orlando Willspub.org Monday, Feb.19• 8 p.m./ Prices vary

59 Milo w/Elucid, JPEGmafia, and Mag.Lo WILL’S PUB 1042 N. Mills Ave, Orlando Willspub.org

45 Field Trip South 2018

WILL’S PUB 1042 N. Mills Ave, Orlando Willspub.org Friday-Saturday, Feb.16-17• 7 Times / Prices vary

46 Runaway Gin-Tribute to Phish THE SOCIAL 54 N. Orange Avenue, Orlando Thesocial.org Friday, Feb.16• 7:30 p.m. / Prices vary

47 Yoga Under the Stars

ORLANDO BREWING 1301 Atlanta Ave.,Orlando Orlandobrewing.com Friday, Feb.16• 7-9 p.m. / Prices vary Our monthly Yoga Under the Stars with Sarah Burnett aka AcroSarah! 1 pint of beer + 1 hour of all-levels yoga = $12.

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mixture that you won’t want to miss! Let the Sorting Lanyards decide if you belong to Gryffindor, Slytherin, Ravenclaw or Hufflepuff! Accio beer!

71 Josh Garrels

THE BEACHAM 46 N. Orange Avenue, Orlando Thebeacham.com Saturday, Feb.24• 6 p.m. / Prices vary

72 UFC Fight Night

AMWAY CENTER 400 W. Church St. #200, Orlando Amwaycenter.com Saturday, Feb.24• 3:30 p.m. / Prices vary

73 10th Annual Downtown Food & Wine Fest

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DOWNTOWN ORLANDO Robinson St., Orlando Downtownfoodandwinefest.com Saturday-Sunday, Feb.24-25• 12-9 p.m. / Prices vary The tradition continues as Orlando foodies and wine lovers experience unique local cuisine paired with wines from around the globe at the 10th Annual Downtown Food & Wine Fest! Located in the heart of downtown Orlando at Lake Eola on Robinson Street, the two-day Fest features mouth-watering dishes from 30 of Orlando’s premier restaurants, domestic and international wines, and live entertainment that includes local and national performers.

GOD SAVE THE QUEEN @ HOUSE OF BLUES • THURS, FEB.22 • 7 P.M. Tuesday, Feb.20• 6 p.m. / Prices vary

60 Art Night Out: All Tied Up Adventures in String Art

ORLANDO MUSUEM OF ART 2416 N. Mills Ave., Orlando Omart.org Wednesday, Feb.21• 6 p.m. / Prices vary Fit to be tied? Strung out? Strung along? Unravel your stress and explore the possibilities of string as a medium in this workshop.We’ll create colorful string design on a wooden wall-hanging. Students are asked to bring their own hammer to this workshop.

61 Lights-We Were Here Tour THE BEACHAM 46 N. Orange Avenue, Orlando Thebeacham.com Wednesday, Feb.21• 7 p.m. / Prices vary

62 The Stolen, Patternist, Linqo, and Brendan Pafford WILL’S PUB 1042 N. Mills Ave, Orlando Willspub.org Wednesday,Feb.21• 8 p.m. / Prices vary

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Friday, Feb.23• 7p.m. / Prices vary

67 Southern Culture on the Skids WILL’S PUB 1042 N. Mills Ave, Orlando Willspub.org Friday, Feb.23• 8 p.m. / Prices vary

68 George Lopez: The Wall World Tour HARD ROCK LIVE ORLANDO 6050 Universal Blvd., Orlando Hardrock.com Friday, Feb.23• 8 p.m. / Prices vary

69 Tommy Torres-Tu Y Yo Tour HOUSE OF BLUES 1490 Buena Vista Dr., Lake Buena Vista Hob.com/orlando Friday, Feb.23• 7 p.m. / Prices vary

70 Expecto Bar Crawl

WALL ST. PLAZA 25 Wall St.,Orlando Orlandopubcrawl.com Saturday, Feb.24• 3-9 p.m. / Prices vary Grab your robes and wands, head to the nearest portkey and transport yourself to Orlando because Expecto Bar Crawl will commence on February 24th.Wizards, Halfbloods and Muggles, you’ve heard correctly, EpicEventz is combining Potter theme and booze for an utterly magical

TOMMY TORRES @ HOUSE OF BLUES

74 DNA FEST w/ The Exploding Boy & Astari Nite WILL’S PUB 1042 N. Mills Ave, Orlando Willspub.org Saturday, Feb.24• 8:30 p.m. / Prices vary

63 Orlando Magic vs New York Knicks AMWAY CENTER 400 W. Church St. #200, Orlando Amwaycenter.com Thursday, Feb.22• 7 p.m. / Prices vary

64 God Save the Queen

HOUSE OF BLUES 1490 Buena Vista Dr., Lake Buena Vista Hob.com/orlando Thursday, Feb.22• 7 p.m. / Prices vary

65 Shining Mirrors w/ Glowing Nowhere, and Gamma Waves WILL’S PUB 1042 N. Mills Ave, Orlando Willspub.org Thursday, Feb.22• 8 p.m. / Prices vary

66 Rhye

THE SOCIAL 54 N. Orange Avenue, Orlando Thesocial.org

LIGHTS-WE WERE HERE TOUR @ THE BEACHAM • WED, FEB.21 • 7 P.M.

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80 Mustard Plug

WILL’S PUB 1042 N. Mills Ave, Orlando Willspub.org Sunday, Feb. 25• 7 p.m. / Prices vary

81 Yoga in the Mennello Museum Sculpture Garden THEMENNELLO MUSEUM OF ART 900 E. Princeton St.,Orlando Fullcircleyoga.com Sunday, Feb. 25• 9 -10 a.m. / Prices vary

82 2018 Dragon Parade Lunar New Year Festival

FLOR @ THE SOCIAL • SAT, FEB.24 • 6 P.M. 75 90s Bar Crawl

DOWNTOWN ORLANDO 90sbarcrawl.com Saturday, Feb.24• 2-10p.m. / Prices vary Remember AIM? Remember the Ninja Turtles? Remember when you were cool, back in the 90s? As if! We’re giving you a chance to redeem yourself. Relive the glory days at the 90s Bar Crawl.Lace up your LA Gears, slap on your bracelets and saddle up your Furbies. Let’s take on Orlando, 90s style.The largest national 90s tour is coming back to Orlando on Saturday, February 24, 2018.

76 The Super Run 5k

BILL FREDERICK PARK AT TURKEY LAKE 3401 S. Hiawassee Rd., Orlando Thesuperrun.com Saturday, Feb.24• 8-11 a.m. / Prices vary Be a Hero. Help a Cause. Join the Run. Grab your cape and fly over to The Super Run, a national series of Superhero-themed 5K fun runs that partner with nonprofit organizations to put on events to help raise funds and awareness for their cause. Heroes and villains are all welcome. Be sure to get your picture in front of the Superhero photo screen, get the official event Superhero Galactic Blaster Cuffs and finisher’s medal, and enjoy the fun for all ages.The Super Run is here to make your day! And to make your day more Super we’ve added our special Temporary Tattoos, Game Zone, DJ and more.

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THE SOCIAL 54 N. Orange Avenue, Orlando Thesocial.org Saturday, Feb.24• 6 p.m. / Prices vary

78 The Purple Madness Tribute to Prince

HOUSE OF BLUES 1490 Buena Vista Dr., Lake Buena Vista Hob.com/orlando Saturday, Feb.24• 7 p.m. / Prices vary

79 4th Annual Purple Pride 5k

ORLANDO CITY STADIUM 655 W. Church St., Orlando Universe.com Saturday, Feb.24• 8-11 p.m. / Prices vary The Purple Pride 5K presented by Orlando Health, SunPass, JetBlue and Publix returns for a 4th straight year with a start and finish taking place at Orlando City Stadium. This years’ 5K course will feature a lap within Orlando City Stadium’s main concourse.

MILLS 50 DISTRICT 728 N. Thornton Ave., Orlando Centralfloridadragonparade.org Sunday, Feb. 25• 9 -11 a.m.-5 p.m. / Prices vary Lunar New Year is the most celebrated holiday in East Asia. Although Chinese NewYear is not an official holiday in Western countries, many of the Asian organizations in America hold large celebrations and parades to share its spring festivity. Cities like Sydney, London, New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco have held many successful Lunar New Year Parades that attract thousands of attendees each year.

83 Dead & Company

AMWAY CENTER 400 W. Church St. #200, Orlando Amwaycenter.com Tuesday, Feb.27• 7:30 p.m. / Prices vary

84 1000mods

WILL’S PUB 1042 N. Mills Ave, Orlando Willspub.org Wednesday, Feb. 28• 8 p.m. / Prices vary

85 Central Florida Fair

CENTRAL FLORIDA FAIRGROUNDS 4603 W. Colonial Drive., Orlando Centralfloridafiar.com Thursday, Mar.1-18• Times / Prices vary

86 Andrea Gibson

THE SOCIAL 54 N. Orange Avenue, Orlando Thesocial.org Thursday, Mar.1• 7 p.m. / Prices vary

79 4TH ANNUAL PURPLE PRIDE 5K @ ORLANDO CITY STADIUM • SAT, FEB.24 • 8-11 P.M.


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94 Orlando City SC vs. D.C United ORLANDO CITY STADIUM 655 W. Church St., Orlando Orlandocitysc.com Saturday, Mar.3• 7:30 p.m. / Prices vary

95 UCF Knights Men’s Basketball vs. Tulane CFE ARENA 12777 Gemini Blvd. N., Orlando Cfearena.com Sunday, Mar.4• 4:30 p.m. / Prices vary

96 4th Annual Eat Local, Sip Local Stroll

92 FLEET FOXES @ HOUSE OF BLUES • SATURDAY, MAR.3 • 7:30 P.M.

87 Baldwin park First Friday Festival

97 Urban Sketching

BALDWIN PARK New Broad St., Orlando Baldwinparkevents.com Friday, Mar.2• 5:30-9:30p.m. / Prices vary This FREE sidewalk festival is held the First Friday of every month, and is both family and pet friendly. Over 70 local artisans of all genres will display their art while guests shop and stroll through the heart of downtown Baldwin Park. Also featured are many Central Florida based small businesses and non-profit organizations with products and offerings ranging from health and fitness, to beauty and fashion, as well as community service opportunities.

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89 Flogging Molly

HOUSE OF BLUES 1490 Buena Vista Dr., Lake Buena Vista Hob.com/orlando Friday, Mar.2• 7 p.m. / Prices vary

90 4th Annual Orlando City Pub Crawl

DOWNTOWN ORLANDO Church St., Orlando Universe.com Friday, Mar.2• 5:30-10:30 p.m. / Prices vary As a Kickoff to Soccer, we want to get you prepped for Saturday’s home opener the only way City fans know how to. Put on their finest purple attire, drink for free, and crawl around the City Beautiful as if it were Gameday.The 2018 Orlando City Pub Crawl will get you geared up for just that!

ORLANDO MUSUEM OF ART 2416 N. Mills Ave., Orlando Omart.org Sunday, Mar.4• 10 a.m.-12p.m. / Prices vary

98 Orlando Solar Bears vs. Reading Royals

AMWAY CENTER 400 W. Church St. #200, Orlando Amwaycenter.com Sunday, Mar.4• 1:30 p.m. / Prices vary

88 Red Sparrow

MYSTERY & SUSPENSE Fri., Mar.2 Dominika Egorova is many things.A devoted daughter determined to protect her mother at all costs. A prima ballerina whose ferocity has pushed her body and mind to the absolute limit. A master of seductive and manipulative combat.When she suffers a career-ending injury, Dominika and her mother are facing a bleak and uncertain future.That is why she finds herself manipulated into becoming the newest recruit for Sparrow School, a secret intelligence service that trains exceptional young people like her to use their bodies and minds as weapons.

AUDUBON PARK GARDEN DISTRICT Audubon Park, Orlando Audubonparkgardens.com Sunday, Mar.4• 2-5 p.m. / Prices vary APGD’s 4th Annual Eat Local Sip Local Stroll will feature locally sourced fruits and veggies, sustainably produced Florida cheese and meats, in addition to Florida craft beer, boutique wine and some Florida distilled spirits to sample.All inclusive, with multiple stops and an educational map to guide your way, this stroll shouldn’t be missed.

99 Gutter Demons ORLANDO CITY SC VS. D.C UNITED • SAT, MAR.3 • 7:30 P.M.

93 Blackberry Smoke Concert

CHURCH STREET DISTRICT 55 W. Church St., Orlando Churchstreetdistrict.com Saturday, Mar.3• 5-10 p.m. / Prices vary Miller Lite and the Church Street District are proud to present BLACKBERRY SMOKE live in concert Saturday, March 3. Restaurants will be offering lunch specials and drink specials all day. Live music and bars in the street beginning at 3 p.m.VIP gates open at 5 p.m. Opening act (TBD) performs at 7:30 p.m. Blackberry Smoke takes the stage at 8:30 p.m.

WILL’S PUB 1042 N. Mills Ave, Orlando Willspub.org Tuesday, Mar. 6• 7 p.m. / Prices vary

100 Senses Fail

HOUSE OF BLUES 1490 Buena Vista Dr., Lake Buena Vista Hob.com/orlando Wednesday, Mar.7• 6 p.m. / Prices vary

101 Coast Modern

THE SOCIAL 54 N. Orange Avenue, Orlando Thesocial.org Wednesday, Mar.7• 8 p.m. / Prices vary

91 2018 Sonny’s Smokin’ Showdown

CAMPING WORLD STADIUM 1 Citrus Bowl Place, Orlando Campingworldstadium.com Saturday, Mar.3• 11 a.m. / Prices vary The nation’s top pitmasters are comin’ to Central Florida to put their skills to the test. Come watch the action in person on Tinker Field at Camping World Stadium! Join us and enjoy live music by Rodney Atkins, High Valley, and other local acts, fun, and games for kids, and of course, delicious BBQ.

92 Fleet Foxes

HOUSE OF BLUES 1490 Buena Vista Dr., Lake Buena Vista Hob.com/orlando Saturday, Mar.3• 7:30 p.m. / Prices vary

93 BLACKBERRY SMOKE CONCERT @ CHURCH STREET DISTRICT • SAT, MAR.3 • 5-10 P.M.


THE 6th Annual Sample 15 of the Tastiest American Craft Brews at 15 of your Favorite

Saturday, Feb 17th

DOWNTOWN ORLANDO

Downtown Drinking Destinations!

3pm-7pm

CALLED “THE BEST TIME YOUʻLL EVER HAVE IN DOWNTOWN ORLANDO!” Abita • Anchor • Boulevard • Cigar City • Crooked Can Dogfish Head • Funky Buddha • Harpoon Intuition • Lagunitas • New Belgium • Oskar Blues • Red Cypress • Sierra Nevada • Terrapin • 21st Amendment

Tix & More Info at www.orlando-craftbeer.com


It’s the greatest week of the year for Craft Beer lovers!

Craft Beer Week takes over Orlando for the rst time the week of

FEBRUARY 19th-25th!

ANCHOR BREWING:

Feb 21st... Anchor Liberty sponsors Brass Tap Trivia Feb 22nd... World of Beer Downtown Ladies Night spotlighting Anchor Steam, Liberty & Mango Wheat March 1st... GB Bottle Stop w/ Anchor Brewers Pale Ale

CIGAR CITY:

Beer of the Month @ Lucky Lure Feb 28th... Oskar Blues w/ Cigar City @ GB’s! FOUNDERS BREWING: Feb 22nd... Founders tasting at Total Wine


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Congratulations KayLynn Kissenberth

KayLynn K

issenberth

on being selected by thousands of your peers, and no doubt patrons, as Corona’s 2018 Hottest Bartender in Orlando! Please allow us to introduce you to the rest of Otown!

Where is your favorite place in Otown to enjoy a cold Corona Light? Knight Library’s very own beach bar! Where do you go to metaphorically #FindYourBeach? I find my beach by traveling to tropical places, my favorite is Hawaii. Who’s the bartender you would nominate as the Hottest in Otown? Riley Farrow! What is your favorite local REAL beach when “Finding your beach”? New Smyrna Beach!


Sharon from Casey’s on Central

Sharon Huang

Your favorite place in Otown to enjoy a cold Corona Light? Casey’s of course! It’s the Best place to start and end the night! Where do you go to metaphorically #FindYourBeach? Home. I can get lost for days working on art projects. Bartender you would nominate as the Hottest in Otown? Holly Long, Casey’s on Central. She’s beautiful, funny, personable, has a heart of gold, and she can sing! Favorite local REAL beach when “Finding your beach”? New Smyrna beach. It’s relaxing, it’s low key, and... there’s a great bar, Casey’s NSB!

Lauren from Cowboys Orlando

Lauren Zika

Favorite place in Otown to enjoy a cold Corona Light? With my happy hour regulars at Cowboys! Where do you go to metaphorically #FindYourBeach? Millenia Mall on a weekday with my life long bff Mackensie! Bartender you would nominate as the Hottest in Otown? Dani Erin - my favorite coworker/partner in crime! Favorite local REAL beach when “Finding your beach”? New Smyrna for lunch & drinks at the Breakers!

Jenn from The Attic

Jenn Dunn

Favorite place in Otown to enjoy a cold Corona Light? Anywhere I can get my hands on one! I’m bias because I’m really lucky to work at an establishment that I love so much, so Attic/Basement/Treehouse would be my real answer! Where do you go to metaphorically #FindYourBeach? I think the best place to metaphorically find my beach is when I clear my head and just relax. I imagine being at The Breakers in NSB enjoying a nice corona and their delicious corn nuggets! Bartender you would nominate as the Hottest in Otown? I would nominate Clare Kehoe again and again she is not only incredibly beautiful on the outside but the sweetest human being I’ve ever met! Favorite local REAL beach when “Finding your beach”? I love going to New Smyrna! It’s a beautiful beach town with locally owned restaurants and the people are all so nice!

KT from Ace Cafe Orlando

Your favorite place in Otown to enjoy a cold Corona Light? The Whiskey in Dr Phillips! Where do you go to metaphorically #FindYourBeach? Koh Phi Phi Thailand, where they filmed The Beach! Bartender you would nominate as the Hottest in Otown? Sharon from Casey’s- anyone who can bartend downtown for 20yrs is the boss!  Favorite local REAL beach when “Finding your beach”? Cocoa- fishing with a Corona in hand. 

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