Orlando Story Club Presents ‘What A Mess!’ at The Abbey July 18, 2018

Orlando Story Club returns to The Abbey on July 18, giving anyone who wishes to tell a personal story a chance. The July event theme is What a Mess!

Orlando Story Club returns to The Abbey on July 18, giving anyone who wishes to tell a personal story a chance.

The July event theme is “What a Mess!,” and those who wish to be storytellers for the evening put their name in a hat. Selected individuals chosen at random get to showcase their story telling for the local community.

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Orlando Story Club Says ‘Make My Day’ at The Abbey in Orlando Apr 4, 2018

Orlando Story Club returns to The Abbey on April 4, giving anyone who wishes to tell a personal story a chance. The April event theme is Make My Day, and we have all the details.

Orlando Story Club returns to The Abbey on April 4, giving anyone who wishes to tell a personal story a chance.

The April event theme is “Make My Day,” and those who wish to be storytellers for the evening put their name in a hat. Selected individuals chosen at random get to showcase their story telling for the local community.

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Orlando Ballet Uncorked! at The Abbey September 24, 2013

Orlando BalletBallet fans will want to experience Orlando Ballet Uncorked! at The Abbey on September 24.

This series, in the more intimate setting, includes a night of ballet, with wine, and allows insight into the artistic process and motivations of Orlando Ballet’s Artistic Director Robert Hill.

The performance is followed by a question and answer session with Hill and the dancers.

Tickets are $30 and are available online or by calling 407-426-1739.

Hit Musical DISENCHANTED! to Run September 19 – October 27 at The Abbey in Orlando

DISENCHANTED!, the musical that won the Orlando International Fringe Festival’s 2011 Producer’s Award, makes its return to Orlando at The Abbey, September 19th-October 27th.

DISENCHANTED!The show is a musical comedy about angry princesses desperate to wrestle their lives back from today’s pop culture. The original fairytale princesses are none too happy with the exploitation they’ve suffered in today’s films, books and dolls, so Snow White, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Belle, Hua Mulan, The Little Mermaid, Pocahontas and more, are “storming the castle” in order to take their lives back.

Tickets are $40 for general admission and $50 for VIP (includes up-front seating at a cabaret table and a glass of wine). Tickets are available online, or at the box office. The story is made for mature audiences (rated PG-13), and patrons under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Valet parking is an additional $5.

The Abbey is located at 100 S. Eola, in downtown Orlando.

Win 2 Tickets to Coupled: The Game Show & Game Night at The Abbey in Orlando

Combine the Newlywed Game, classic board games, and a dance floor, and you have the makings of Coupled: The Game Show & Game Night that will take place September 14 at The Abbey in downtown Orlando.

Coupled: The Game Show & Game Night This interactive date night event begins with a hilarious interpretation of the classic he said/she said Newlywed Game. Six couples will compete on stage for prizes (including an overnight at Bohemian Hotel Celebration and two tickets to the Sunday Jazz Brunch at the Grand Bohemian Hotel) as they demonstrate how well they really know each other.

After this 90-minute show, couples can continue to play classic board games, or take a turn on the dance floor, even playing rounds of Twister, the True or False Derby, and Dance Freeze.

Tickets are $10 per person in advance, and can be purchased at coupled.eventbrite.com. Tickets will be $13 at the door. Doors open at 6:45pm, and the show starts at 7:30pm. The Abbey is located at 100 S. Eola Dr.

The event is sponsored by Great Dates Orlando, which has been kind enough to give us two tickets to give away to our readers.

So if you’re looking for a fun date night, scroll down and leave a comment on this post to the following question:

What is your idea of a fun date night?

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Zach Deputy Brings His One Man Dance Party to The Abbey on December 01, 2012

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Though he usually sits alone on stage, Zach Deputy’s one-man show of “Island-infused, Drum ‘n’ Bass, Gospel-Ninja-Soul” has the energy and sound of a 6-piece band.

Using a technique called “live looping,” he uses technology to back himself and his guitar. His high energy performances have earned him spots in many festivals, like Wanee Festival and Bear Creek Music Fest (both in Live Oak, FL).

Deputy released his latest CD, Another Day, in September 2012, and features 11 tracks produced with Grammy award-winning Scott Jacoby over the course of just five days. You can visit his site for some free downloads to check out his music.

On December 01, 2012, Deputy will be performing downtown at The Abbey. Tickets are $15 in advance/$18 at the door. Show starts at 8pm.

If you want a taste of what he’s like live, here’s a video shot at Bear Creek Music Festival earlier this month:

RAW Orlando RAWards Semi-Finals at The Abbey on November 8

RAW:natural born artists is an independent arts organization with branches throughout the country. They are hosting their 2012 RAWards for the Indie Arts, and on November 8, will hold the Orlando semi-finals.

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There are several categories of competition, including:

  • RAW:CITY Filmmaker of the Year
  • RAW:CITY Fashion Designer of the Year
  • RAW:CITY Musician(s) of the Year
  • RAW:CITY Visual Artist of the Year
  • RAW:CITY Photographer of the Year
  • RAW:CITY Hairstylist of the Year
  • RAW:CITY Makeup Artist of the Year
  • RAW:CITY Performing Artist of the Year

The show takes place at The Abbey (100 S. Eola Dr), and both the local community and a panel of judges will decide who goes on to the Finals on November 18, 2012. Scores and votes will be tallied that evening and announced live at the end of the showcase.

The national RAWards winners receive big career boosting prizes like distribution, store placement, studio time, gallery placement and consultation with industry executives and professionals.

Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. To purchase or for more information, visit rawartists.org/orlando.

Local Rockers Afterglow Radio to Film Live Video at August 4 Show

One of my favorite bands on the Orlando scene is Afterglow Radio.

This weekend, the quartet will be playing live at The Abbey on August 4. During the show, they will be shooting some live video for their upcoming music video for the song, “American Beauty.”

If you want to be part of the video, the show starts at 9pm. AGR is playing with Fell On Deaf Ears. Cover is $8 and it is 18 and over.

The Abbey is at 100 S. Eola Drive. For more info, call 407-704-6103.

Afterglow Radio is also playing August 25 at the House of Blues Downtown Disney with Junkie Rush and Beebs & Her $$ Makers. Tickets are free from any of the bands in advance, or you can get in for $5 at the HOB door.

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