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Spotlight: Film Fest, Shakespeare, Ballet, Folk Fest and Sample Dishes from Food Trucks

Image: Shakespeare in Love, Orlando Shakes FB Page.
Image: Shakespeare in Love, Orlando Shakes FB Page.

A festival devoted to short films screening 80 shorts over four days is coming your way this weekend called the Love your shorts festival at the Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center in Sanford. Go to loveyourshorts.com.

Young William Shakespeare's life is changed after meeting a woman who inspires him to write one of his greatest plays in the stage adaptation of the film “Shakespeare in Love” playing all weekend at the Orlando Shakespeare Theatre. Go to orlandoshakes.org.

And speaking of Shakespeare, Orlando Ballet is doing “Romeo and Juliet” set to Prokofiev’s rich score all weekend. For details google Orlando Ballet.

Indie Folk Fest is back this year with live music, crafts, art and food Saturday noon to 5 at Mennello Museum. Go to mennellomuseum.org

And finally, I rarely ever do this and full disclosure this is my company: This Sunday night the Orlando Food Truck Bazaar returns with a TON of improvements over last year: Each truck will have a $5 tasting plate so you can taste your way around the Bazaar! This has never been done in Orlando not to mention Central Florida. We really want to improve the food truck event experience so we’ll have a lot of tables you can put your food on and enjoy your dinner, a kid’s area to stash your kids and live music from a singer/guitarist! Food Truck Bazaar is this Sunday 5 to 8 in front of Fashion Square Mall.