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Orlando Outdoor Activities, March 31-April 6: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Everclear, and Park Spring Festival | Art Stories & Interviews | Orlando

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Wednesday March 31st
Frontyard Festival: Hedwig & the Angry Inch
20th anniversary of John Cameron Mitchell’s love letter to glam rock. Hot Take: It beats Rocky Horror in the rock musical inserts. 8 p.m., $ 10. Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Ave., drphillipscenter.org

Wednesday March 31st
A midsummer night’s dream
Orlando Shakes presents an outdoor production of the fantastic Shakespearean comedy. The sticky, humid outdoor environment should be perfect for the fever dream aesthetic of the piece. Through April 17, $ 22-56. Walt Disney Amphitheater, Lake Eola Park, 195 N. Rosalind Ave., orlandoshakes.org

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  • Photo by Tony Firriolo

  • Kristin Shirilla in Orlando Shakes’ 2011 ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

Thursday April 1st and Saturday April 3rd
Opera Orlando presents Carmen
Opera Orlando courageously transposes Bizet’s traditional Carmen from Spain into the Port-au-Prince of the 1960s in Haiti, which is performed in French and Creole with English surtitles. Walt Disney Theater, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Ave., drphillipscenter.org

Friday April 2nd
Beebs & their moneymakers
Orlando’s own Michelle Beebs plays with a Last Waltz-great musical talent, including members of her Orlando band, current Californian staff, and the respected Norwood Fisher of alt-rock legends Fishbone.
7 p.m., $ 14- $ 100. Ace Cafe, 100 W. Livingston St., acecafeusa.com

Friday April 2nd
Bakey & Betty
The musical duo of man and woman creates a cloud of country, jazz and ragtime fun. 8 p.m., $ 20. Blue Bamboo Center for the Arts, 1905 Kentucky Ave., Winter Park, bluebambooartcenter.com

Friday April 2nd
Frontyard Festival: A Knight of the Opera
As part of the multi-day UCF Celebrates the Arts residence, UCF opera students perform one for the children: Carmonella. This humorous production features the bull taking on George Thorogood’s “Bad to the Bone” and a mashup of the greatest opera hits. 7:30 p.m., $ 15. Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Ave., drphillipscenter.org

Saturday 3rd April
CuBop
This sextet deals with the “Latin American side of the Blue Note catalog”. 8 p.m., $ 25. Blue Bamboo Center for the Arts, 1905 Kentucky Ave., Winter Park, bluebambooartcenter.com

Saturday 3rd April
Always clear
MTV Buzz Bin Lifers return to City Beautiful to headline the large outdoor back yard of the Ace Cafe. The hits are played. 6:45 pm, $ 20- $ 59. Ace Cafe, 100 W. Livingston St., acecafeusa.com

Saturday 3rd April
Orlando Book Festival
The festival is virtual this year, with a list of top-selling writers including Angie Thomas (The Hate U Give) and Alyssa Cole (An Extraordinary Union), plus a day of chalkboards and workshops. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., free of charge, but registration required, ocls.info/obf

Saturday-Sunday, 3rd-4th April
Spring festival in the park
The 32nd iteration of the annual downtown Spring Beauty Presentation. Mingle with artists from all over the country, enjoy flavors from various food vendors, and enjoy family-friendly live entertainment.
9 a.m. to 5 p.m., free of charge. Lake Eola Park, fiestainthepark.com

Monday April 5th
Frontyard Festival: a knight to shine
Senior students at the BFA Musical Theater at UCF walk the spotlight on the city’s hottest stage to catch some of Broadway’s greatest moments. Before long, you will be asking yourself this immortal question: are you a shark or a jet? 7:30 p.m., $ 15. Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Ave., drphillipscenter.org

Tuesday April 6th
Arte y Café Con La Curadora (art and coffee with the curator)
Acompaña a la curadora del CFAM, Gisela Carbonell, para visitas guiadas en español (accompany CFAM curator Gisela Carbonell on exhibition tours in Spanish). Free of charge, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Online at facebook.com/cfamrollins

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