Science Center Presents Cocktails and Cosmos

June 14, 2011, 10:58 pm

Saturday, June 18 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Orlando Science Center

Event for 18 and up Features Cocktails, Food, a Fashion Show, Art, and More!

ORLANDO, Fla. – June 7, 2011 – Orlando Science Center will host its quarterly event Cocktails and Cosmos on June 18 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. for guests 18 and up. An event known for its scientifically inclined social experience, Cocktails and Cosmos will be themed “Where Science Meets Rock n’ Roll” with a Happy Hour featuring a wide array of food and drink specials, followed by an evening of art, fashion and music, including access to the world premiere of the new exhibit, “GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked the World.

This popular social extravaganza kicks off with happy hour specials from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Science Park where the socially inclined are invited to enjoy a cash bar of Happy Hour drink specials provided by Ember, located in the heart of downtown Orlando. Light hors d’oeuvres will be provided by Sushi 101, known for their unique ROLL – EAT – PLAY concept created by two college graduates, John Nelson and Rami Omar

Don’t miss the fashion show brought to you by Alta Moda Salon and Be Boutique and Hair Design. Alta Moda Salon will be using their commitment to achieving “a higher sense of style” in order to encourage the growth of inspirational culture that helps to motivate their design teams located along Lake Eola in the beautiful Thornton Park, downtown Orlando. Be Boutique and Hair Salon, also located in the heart of Thornton Park, will be adding their touch of European-style warmth to the show with creator and fashionista Edith Colon and hair stylist Mychael Peters Humphries

Prepare to rock-out with product specialist for Taylor Guitars and accomplished artist, Marc Seal. He will perform an acoustic set inside the new “GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked the World” exhibit at 8 p.m. To check out his music, please visit: This exhibit makes a wonderful backdrop for Seal’s performance with its displays of classic and contemporary guitars. “GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked the World” is a journey through the history and evolution of the guitar and an examination of the science of sound. It also boasts a display of celebrity guitars like Johnny Winter’s Gibson Firebird and Vic Flick’s Essex Paragon used to create the memorable “James Bond” theme.

Todd Morgan and his brother Scott, creators of Harmonious Universe Inc., will be setting the scene of the night with their Art Mural Project (AMP) experience. Harmonious Universe is known for their event entertainment and team building exercises. The AMP experience combines multi-media elements and music, rewarding participants with a visceral experience that lives beyond the moment through stories and the mural itself.

Later in the evening, visitors can also venture atop the Science Center and enjoy stargazing in the Crosby Observatory through the largest publicly accessible refractor telescope in the state. Tickets to Cocktails & Cosmos are $13 and include admission to “GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked the World” as well as the fashion show and all the event’s activities. Admission is free for Science Center members. Please note that this event is for guests ages 18 and older. For more info on Cocktails & Cosmos, please call 407.514.2000 or visit

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