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  • FLCreatives Happy Hour at BART   5 years 22 weeks ago

    This event has been moved to November 20th.

  • Ben Hosmer   5 years 49 weeks ago


    Are you still having the Maker meetings? I am an arduino tinkerer and had some ideas I needed help with. I would love to meet others with similar interests. What time/place are the meetings?


  • Paralounge Drum Gathering   5 years 50 weeks ago

    Greetings beautiful people,
    It’s time for another Paralounge Drum Gathering! We’ve prepared an amazing line up of instructors and percussion artist that will fill your weekend with a plethora of drum & dance styles from all over the planet!

    Paralounge Drum Gathering
    May 10-12, 2013
    Camp Kiwanis
    Silver Springs, Florida

    This is a family friendly event that promotes community interaction, cultural understanding and music through drum circle activities. Spend your weekend camping with hundreds of drum circle enthusiast from around the world.

    All night Drum Circle!

    See live performances by professional percussion artist!
    Orlando Sanchez presents “The percussive sounds of Santana”. (A tribute to Santana’s percussion)
    Tuatha Dea “Tribal Celtic Music”
    John Scalici’s Juka Tribe “World Boogie”
    Mostafa Chebani present’s music from the Middle East

    Enjoy fully interactive workshops! Learn about indigenous instruments, the cultures that developed them, and the traditions they were used for. Develop rhythmic skills and learn new techniques for playing these instruments. The workshops are presented at all levels of experience and encourage full family participation!

    Workshops presented:
    African Dunun with Mark J. Demaio
    Native American style Flute with Ray Wood
    Facilitator’s Meeting with Jana Broder
    Facilitated Drum Circle with John Scalici
    Gong Flow Meditation with Martin “Greywolf”
    Yoga with Sandy Palmer
    Facilitated Drum Circle with Jana Broder
    Tribal Bellydance with Keiya Mavita
    Hoop Dance with Bonnie Brown
    Learn to play the Darbuka with Mostafa Chebani
    Learn to play the Conga drum with Orlando Sanchez
    Children’s workshop and performance with Jana Broder
    Crystal Bowl meditation with Jessica Hope
    Learn to play the Australian Didgeridoo with Jeremy Lembo
    Rhythm Church with Clint Tipton

    Vendors will be present with an amazing selection of percussion instruments from all over the world! You can choose from a huge variety of hand crafted instruments and drum circle related items.
    More vendors listed at
    Don’t miss the Paralounge give-away! Each drum gathering we give away drums and other awesome drum circle related items. You must be present to win.
    Here is the menu for next weekend. Wolverine Concessions always serves amazing food! Dan and his team provide quality food and wonderful service. The food is worth leaving the grill at home.

    Italian Sausage
    Cheese steaks
    Chicken Tenders
    Veggie Burgers
    Blackened Fish Wraps
    Veggie Wraps
    Zucchini Grinders
    Bourbon Chicken
    Fresh Veggies
    Brown Rice
    French Fries

    Breakfast- Fr, Sa,Su

    Funnel Cakes

    And we always have: Mike's Gourmet Coffee
    Where you can get coffee, tea, Cappuccinos’ and other drinks and snacks. He's got the caffeine!

    Gate prices
    $70.00 per person Thursday – Sunday
    $60.00 per person Friday – Sunday
    $50.00 per person Saturday – Sunday
    (Children up to 12 years of age are Free with legal guardian present.)

    No Day Passes are available. All passes include camping.
    Be sure to visit for full schedule and details on the event, and don’t forget to watch the videos of past events.

  • SWFL Open Mic   6 years 5 weeks ago

    I went a few weeks ago, still going on and still pretty good. More of a music venue tho there are the occasional comedian and poet. The guy that plays the violin is incredible.

  • OneSpark Crowdfunding   6 years 24 weeks ago

    By the way, OneSpark was successful in their funding. Looks like their conference will take place!

  • FLCreatives Happy Hour #71 at the Courtesy   6 years 27 weeks ago

    Option for future get together?
    Rocco's Tacos Opens in Orlando
    $12-$14 a plate

  • Global Peace Film Festival showing of Haiti: Land of Hope   6 years 30 weeks ago

    It is getting close to the showing of Haiti: Land of Hope. Come out and show your support and learn about Haiti from someones up close experiences. If you are not able to make it to this Wednesday showing there will be another showing at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 20th at the Winter Park Library.

  • Global Peace Film Festival showing of Haiti: Land of Hope   6 years 31 weeks ago

    While your at the Global Peace Film Festival be sure to check out the screening of the film PLANEAT. A quest for three men searching for a diet good for their health, the environment and the future of this planet. Experts examine the link between our food choices and global warming and how the problems we face today can be solved while eating great food!

    This movie can be seen Saturday 9/22 at 8:30pm at the Winter Park Library
    460 East New England Avenue
    Winter Park, FL 32789

    Can't make it on Saturday? Come see it on Sunday 9/23 at 1:30pm at the Winter Park Plaza at Rollins College.
    330 W Fairbanks Ave
    Winter Park, FL 32789

  • Coworking Space   6 years 34 weeks ago

    There are a couple of places that we locals like to go. I like some of the restaurants in Cocoa Village:


    And my new home away from home: Cafe' Unique,+607+Flo...

    We are actually having a few local user group meetups at Cafe' Unique in the near future, so if I could recommend a place, Cafe' Unique would be my first choice.

    They aren't coworking places per se, but if you eat and drink while you are there, they generally don't mind if you work too.

  • FLCreatives Happy Hour #67 at Falcon Bar   6 years 43 weeks ago

    Some people prefer to RSVP on Facebook. If you'd like to, check out this page:

  • SWFL Open Mic   6 years 45 weeks ago

    Anyone in the area planning on attending? I'm 90% sure I'm going to get there

  • FLCreatives Happy Hour #66 at Orlando Fringe Beer Tent   6 years 47 weeks ago

    TONIGHT! See you at the beer tent!

    Here is a snap of the schedule for tonight:

    It's impossible to pick just one show I would recommend. This is a snapshot of what is happening tonight. I've seen Bad Connections, GGG: Dominatrix for Dummies, I'm Saving it for Paul, and Theme Park Diva - all of the above would be a great entry into the world of Fringe. Later shows are those like The Compleat Repertory: Criteria, Medicine, Strange Dreamz and 9/11 - We Will Forget. A great one I have seen at other venues is The Habit.

    In short, spin the wheel - there is so much good stuff out there. You excited about any of these?

  • Hilary Mason: Social Data for Social Good   6 years 50 weeks ago

    I had the opportunity to see Ms. Mason speak while a participant in Betaspring last summer and enjoyed going over data analysis and reporting possibilities for the app I was working on with her after. She is a great lady, very smart and very nice, and her talk and suggestions were enlightening. If you can make this event I'd suggest it.

  • Hilary Mason: Social Data for Social Good   6 years 50 weeks ago

    The venue for this event is now URBAN RETHINK, 625 E Central Bvd, Orlando, FL 32801

    Parking Map:

  • Hacker Music Workshop + Jam Session   7 years 37 min ago

    we have a member named Brian who is very interested in the Hacker Sound Workshop and is hoping someone can carpool from Melbourne - any takers?

  • Record Player that plays a tree's rings   7 years 4 weeks ago

    This is so neat! I'm building the ultimate sustainable house right now, and this would work so well with the whole "green" theme! I'm so glad I stumbled upon this. I'm going to make it a mission to get my hands on this - nature's music!

  • FVS Workshop: How to Raise Money For Your New Venture   7 years 5 weeks ago

    Hi Stacey,


    We believe that there is so much talent and new venture potential throughout Florida that would benefit from the experience of those of us who have travelled the road of founding and building companies.

    We certainly want to expand throughout Florida - traveling to your area to teach or perhaps teaming up with local mentors and sharing our knowledge so they become teachers. Let's talk about ideas. What do you suggest?

    There are, by the way, some wonderful resources on the web - including courses. Check out But none of these that I have found offer the one-on-one interaction you need to really incorporate the information into your new venture.



  • FVS Workshop: How to Raise Money For Your New Venture   7 years 6 weeks ago

    Yeah, Dennis, looks like we got you a new batch of customers!

  • FVS Workshop: How to Raise Money For Your New Venture   7 years 6 weeks ago

    I am the "organizer" (loose term, truly) of the SW FL Creates group (FT. Myers/Naples)...any chance we can get this workshop down south? I know a lot of people in this area who would benefit from something like this, myself included.
    I am hoping to get something up down here that will help locals in the creative industries with such things as funding, development, etc.

    You can message me via this site.


  • Instagram Photowalk   7 years 6 weeks ago

    Just spoke to Dave Vanz on the phone - he has updated the location - we will be meeting at the Ceviche Tapas Restaurant on Church Street at 4:30 on Sunday. I suggested we hit up the Rusty Spoon afterwards for some onion rings and craft beer. He says they have an app that reads the feed out of instagram, so if you tag your photos with #phlier they will show up in their feed.

  • epublishing   7 years 7 weeks ago

    much thanks!

    Quick overview...the story is about the aftereffects of 9/11 on a man that loses his girlfriend on one of the planes.  The final draft (without any editorial input is 22000 words as calculated by MS Works..

    Yeah, I want to get it published and hope to get other things published.  I write in a variety of genres; sci-fi, fiction, fantasy, poetry.


  • FLCreatives Happy Hour #64 at Tailgaters UCF   7 years 7 weeks ago

    Anybody want to volunteer to make a generic flyer - that we can plug dates and locations in to, or to improve the print stylesheet for this page?

  • epublishing   7 years 7 weeks ago


  • epublishing   7 years 7 weeks ago

    Chuck, what genre is it? What is the length (in words)? What are your goals for it? Do you want to continue to try to publish other pieces?

    Feel free to email me at sarah.nicolas.ya at; I'd be happy to talk to you about this in more depth.

  • epublishing   7 years 7 weeks ago

    Chuck, I'm going to refer you to Sarah Nicolas, my resident writer friend. She might have some tips.

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