The Short List: August




A lot of R2 units

ACROPOLIS

UNSTOPPABLE FORCE
8/23-/26  A multitude of fans of The Force are expected at the Orange County Convention Center for Star Wars Celebration VI, featuring appearances by stars of the movie series (including Carrie Fisher and Ian McDiarmid), collector exhibits, lookalike contests and much more. Feel the mania, Luke.


 

CELEBRATING CELLULOID
8/31-9/2 In its seventh year, the Central Florida Film Festival, or CENFLO, gets bigger and better. The acclaimed three-day festival will present 80 films from around the world. Catch When You Find Me, a short film produced by Ron Howard and directed by his daughter Bryce Dallas Howard, making its Central Florida premiere. Screenings and events take place at West Orange 5 Cinemas in Ocoee. 

 


AERIAL ARTS: PHELAN EBENHACK
PULL UP A CHAIR
8/25 The Red Chair Affair is an enriching one-stop cultural extravaganza featuring dozens of Central Florida arts groups and organizations showcasing their upcoming seasons (including Orlando Aerial Arts, above). The event takes place at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre; general admission is $22, with VIP packages available that offer food, drink and a chance to mingle with the artists. 

 


FRESH BEAT BAND: KING CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
FRESH ROCK
8/23 Shout, Twist, Marina and Kiki—aka The Fresh Beat Band—are jumping through the small screen and onto the live stage. The stars of their namesake hit show on the Nick Jr. network will bring their songs and dance moves to the King Center for the Performing Arts in Melbourne. 

 


Coming Up...

 

ALL ABOARD 


DISCOVER BOATING

9/7-9 The Orlando Boat Show’s motto is “Two Great Shows Under One Roof.” Included with your admission to the Orlando Home and Garden Show is your chance to see offerings from local boat dealers and almost 50 manufacturers. Gaze upon bow riders, pontoons, ski boats, cruisers, and fishing boats. At the Orange County Convention Center. orlandoboatshow.com 

 

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