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Clybourne Park

Thursdays-Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. and Sundays, 2:30 p.m. Continues through Sept. 6

Many of us don’t go a day without seeing something in the news about race relations. These issues have been going on for decades, as can be seen in Bruce Norris’ Tony Award-winning Clybourne Park, which debuts at Mad Cow this weekend. The play begins in 1959 as a white, middle-class neighborhood called Clybourne Park is shaken by new black residents. Fast-forward 50 years and Clybourne Park, which has become predominantly black, is now dealing with potential gentrification. Follow the community as their story unfolds with personal histories intertwining and prejudices colliding along the way. Floridian actress Trenell Mooring, who has appeared in 10 other shows at Mad Cow, including Donald Margulies’ Shipwrecked! An Entertainment and Thornton Wilder’s The Matchmaker, is set to star in the monthlong run. – Caroline Fernandez $24.25-$36.75

http://madcowtheatre.com
Mad Cow Theatre (map)
54 W. Church St.
Winter Park Area
phone 407-297-8788
<i>Clybourne Park</i>

Happy Hour Tour of the Alfond Inn

First Wednesday of every month, 5:30 p.m.

In the eternal quest to gorge your eyes with beauty while sticking to a diet budget-wise, the monthly free tours of the Alfond Inn’s collection of contemporary art are a vital new activity. You can wander in and look at the art on your own any time, of course – donated by Rollins alums Barbara and Ted Alfond, the Alfond Collection is an ever-growing body of works by significant contemporary artists, most of which are installed at the hotel (though pieces are rotated fairly often, and sometimes they make their way into shows at Rollins’ Cornell Fine Arts Museum). But on the first Wednesday of each month, CFAM staff lead a tour of the art, giving insight and background into the works scattered throughout the five-floor hotel. Conveniently, it’s scheduled right around happy hour, and the hotel just so happens to have a cozy little bar offering happy-hour specials … the perfect place to discuss your new knowledge over a drink or two. – Jessica Bryce Young free

http://cfam.rollins.edu
The Alfond Inn (map)
300 E. New England Ave.
Winter Park Area
phone 407-998-8090
Happy Hour Tour of the Alfond Inn

Give Kids the World Charity Event

Wed., Sept. 2, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

An evening of raffles and auctions to raise money for Give Kids the World. free

http://gktw.org

Black Pussy, Ape Machine, Bloody Jug Band

Wed., Sept. 2, 7 p.m.

Stoner metal. $10-$12

Buy from TicketWeb
Backbooth (map)
37 W. Pine St.
Downtown
phone 407-999-2570

Comedy School Showcase

Wed., Sept. 2, 7 p.m.

Graduates of the Improv's comedy school perform. $5

http://theimprovorlando.com
Orlando Improv (map)
9101 International Drive
I-DriveUniversal
phone 407-480-5233

Artists Den Presents alt-J

Wed., Sept. 2, 7:30 p.m.

Concert movie filmed at the Hollywood American Legion. $13.31

http://fathomevents.com
Multiple locations (map)
Various local venues
Elsewhere

Earth, Holy Sons, Secret Tracers

Wed., Sept. 2, 8 p.m.

Seattle-based instrumental band. $15

Buy Tickets
Will's Pub (map)
1042 N. Mills Ave.
Mills 50 Earth, Holy Sons, Secret Tracers

Kevin White

Wed., Sept. 2, 8 p.m.

As seen on HBO. With Rauce Padgett. $10

http://bonkerzcomedy.com
Bonkerz Comedy Club (map)
9700 International Drive
I-DriveUniversal

Wednesday Night Pitcher Show: UHF

Wed., Sept. 2, 8 p.m.

"Weird" Al Yankovic stars in this story about a man who runs his own TV station. free

http://enzian.org
Enzian Theater (map)
1300 S. Orlando Ave.
Winter Park Area
phone 407-629-0054
Wednesday Night Pitcher Show: <i>UHF</i>
The Imperial at Washburn Imports (map)
1800 N. Orange Ave.
Central
phone 407-228-4992

Sickmark, Constraint, I'm an Intestine, Mindscar

Wed., Sept. 2, 10 p.m.

Powerviolence, doomgrind, grind terror, psychedelic death metal. $6 suggested donation

Uncle Lou's Entertainment Hall (map)
1016 N. Mills Ave.
Mills 50
phone 407-270-9104

Spiff TV Birthday Bash: French Montana

Wed., Sept. 2, 10 p.m.

Hip-hop. $20-$30

The Beacham (map)
46 N. Orange Ave.
Downtown
phone 407-648-8363

Torque: Brett Evans & Shipp'oh, Aaron Marana

Wed., Sept. 2, 10 p.m.

Drum and bass. $5

Native Social Bar (map)
27 W. Church St.
Winter Park Area
phone 407-403-2938

Liquid Spiral

Wed., Sept. 2, 10:30 p.m.

Jam band. free

Tanqueray's (map)
100 S. Orange Ave.
Winter Park Area
phone 407-649-8540
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