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Thursday, Nov. 5

The Power of Storytelling: Written, Spoken, Lived with LeVar Burton

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Rollins College; 1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Reading Rainbow and Star Trek’s LeVar Burton will share his life’s narrative. Seating is on a first-come basis. Burton will do a book signing after the event, in which he will only sign The Rhino Who Swallowed A Storm.

Project Spotlight’s One-Act Festival

When: 8 p.m.

Where: Theatre UCF

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Project Spotlight will host a festival of new one-acts.

Friday, Nov. 6

Electric Daisy Carnival

When: 1 p.m.

Where: Tinker Field; 287 S. Tampa Ave.,

Orlando

Cost: $169

The Buzz: Two days of one of Orlando’s most popular electronic dance music festival will be taking over Tinker Field.

Sufjan Stevens with special guest Gallant

When: 8 p.m.

Where: Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts; 445 S. Magnolia Ave., Orlando

Cost: Tickets start at $35

The Buzz: The Brooklyn singer-songwriter is taking the Dr. Phillips stage, where $1 from every ticket sold will be going to Plus One.

Saturday, Nov. 7

Electric Daisy Carnival

When: 1 p.m.

Where: Tinker Field; 287 S. Tampa Ave., Orlando

Cost: $169

The Buzz: Two days of one of Orlando’s most popular electronic dance music festival will be taking over Tinker Field.

Mary J. Blige with special guest Tamar Braxton

When: 8 p.m.

Where: CFE Arena

Cost: $59 to $129

The Buzz: The Grammy award-winning R&B singer Mary J. Blige will be performing at the CFE Arena. Tamar Braxton, of Braxton Family Values fame, will be opening.

Sunday, Nov. 8

Lunafest

When: 11 a.m.

Where: Enzian Theater; 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland

Cost: $50 to $75

The Buzz: Lunafest will feature short films and a brunch catered by the Enzian. The event’s proceeds will benefit Girls on the Run, a nonprofit fitness and empowerment program for girls.

“The Luckiest People” — A New Play Reading at PlayFest 2015

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Lowndes Shakespeare Center; 812 E. Rollins St., Orlando

Cost: $8

The Buzz: PlayFest offers guests an opportunity to participate in the development of new plays. Converse with playwrights, directors, and actors while absorbing groundbreaking new works.

Monday, Nov. 9

Wakayama Performance Troupe

When: 9:30 a.m.

Where: Pegasus Ballroom

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Traditional Japanese dance performed by the Wakayama Performance Troupe.

Kindertransport

When: 10 a.m.

Where: Roth Jewish Community Center of Greater Orlando, 851 N. Maitland Ave.,

Maitland

Cost: Free

The Buzz: This award-winning play explores the life of unaccompanied Jewish children who took refuge in England during WWII.

Tuesday, Nov. 10

UCF Jazz Ensemble II Concert

When: 8 p.m.

Where: Rehearsal Hall Auditorium

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Concert performance from UCF Jazz Ensemble II under the direction of Michael Wilkinson.

The Art of Beer

When: 5 p.m.

Where: Artegon Marketplace; 5250

International Drive, Orlando

Cost: Free to attend

The Buzz: Music, beer and free treats while supplies last.

Wednesday, Nov. 11

Orlando Magic vs. Los Angeles Lakers

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Amway Center, 400 W. Church St., Orlando

Cost: Tickets start at $35

The Buzz: Watch the Orlando Magic play the L.A. Lakers.

Oviedo Healthy Fall Festival

When: 5 p.m.

Where: Florida Hospital Oviedo; 8000 Red Bug Lake Road, Oviedo

Cost: Free

The Buzz: Complimentary chair massages, joint screenings, a photo booth and food giveaways.

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Eric Gutierrez is a Digital Producer for the Central Florida Future. Follow him on Twitter at @atticus_adrift or email him at EricG@CentralFloridaFuture.com.

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