Best Of 2019

Arts & Culture: Best of Orlando 2019: Orlando's best artists, writers, comedians, museums and more

Arts & Culture

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Arts & Culture

Best Adult Art Classes

1. Crealdé School of Art, crealde.org

2. SAK Comedy Lab, sak.com

3. Sam Flax, samflaxorlando.com

Best Arts Event or Festival

1. Orlando Fringe Festival, orlandofringe.org

2. Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival, wpsaf.org

3. Mount Dora Arts Festival, mountdoraartsfestival.org

Best Burlesque Troupe

1. Les Vixens Burlesque, facebook.com/lvburlesque

2. Corsets and Cuties, corsetsandcuties.com

3 Cherry Bomb Burlesque, cherrybombburlesque.com

Best Comedy Club or Night

1. SAK Comedy Lab, sak.com

2. Orlando Improv, theimprovorlando.com

3. Bull & Bush Shit Sandwich, bullandbushorlando.com

Best Dance Company

1. Orlando Ballet, orlandoballet.org

2. Phantasmagoria, phantasmagoriaorlando.com

3. VarieTease, thevenueorlando.com

Best Film Fest or Series

1. Florida Film Festival, floridafilmfestival.com

2. Orlando Film Festival, orlandofilmfest.com

3. FilmSlam at Enzian, facebook.com/filmslam

Best Gallery

1 CityArts, facebook.com/cityartsfactory

2 Snap! Orlando, snaporlando.com

3 Downtown Arts Collective, downtownartscollective.com

Best Literary Reading Series

1. Orlando Story Club, orlandostoryclub.com

2. Get Lit: Closed Mic, facebook.com/ncbekpoet

3. Queer Quills, facebook.com/queerquills

Best Local Actor/Actress

1. Benjamin Ptashinsky

2. Carlos Navarro, iamcarlosnavarro.com

3. Blue Star, facebook.com/babybluestar