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Every Friday afternoon, Mark Baratelli, publisher of  The Daily City, shares his picks for can’t-miss weekend events in Central Florida.
The Daily City

Spotlight: Waterfront Festival, Book Festival, Vintage Market, and Fringe Festival


The sixth annual all-day Clermont Waterfront Festival includes food and crafts, entertainment, kid’s zone, dragon boat and canoe races. The fun takes place Saturday starting at 7:30 at Waterfront Park near downtown Clermont. The day long Orlando Book Festival put on by the Orlando Public Library includes panels, writing workshops, book signings, and more from bestselling authors from all over the country. From NYC to California, from Wyoming to Boston – The fun takes place Saturday 10 to 5 at the downtown Orlando public library. The Vintage Spring Market is a full day of local vintage clothing and vintage object vendors, food trucks, and drinks. Who doesn’t like old stuff? The fun takes place Saturday 11 to 5 at The …
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Every Friday afternoon, Mark Baratelli, publisher of  The Daily City, shares his picks for can’t-miss weekend events in Central Florida.
Spotlight

Spotlight: Winter Fringe, Marlon Wayans, Uncomfortable Brunch, and Orlando Shakes


Are you a lover of the Orlando Fringe Festival? Get a big heaping taste of it this weekend! The festival is putting on Winter Mini-Fest, which features 22 shows, many of which are from around the country. The festival takes place all weekend at the Orlando Shakespeare Center. For details go to orlandofringe.org. Marlon Wayans, the famous actor, stand-up comedian, and star of the NBC TV show “Marlon,” is performing Saturday at 4:45 p.m. at Orlando Improv. Watch a movie, enjoy brunch, and drink a cocktail all at the same time during Uncomfortable Brunch! This film buff afternoon event has been running for five years. The film this week is “Mulholland Drive”. Uncomfortable Brunch takes place Sunday at 1 …
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Image: Mike Delamon in Flori-DUH, orlandofringe.org
From the Pages of Orlando Weekly

The 26th Orlando Fringe Festival


The 26th Orlando Fringe Festival kicked off its 14-day run this week, welcoming the public to more than 150 different shows: comedy, drama, storytelling, burlesque, puppetry and even magic shows performed by artists from all over the world. The first Orlando Fringe theatre festival was in 1992, in downtown Orlando. In 2005, Fringe moved to the Loch Haven cultural campus, and in recent years, it’s expanded its borders, both geographic and temporal. Shows are no longer confined to the Shakespeare Center and the Orlando Rep, but happen all across town, from St. Matthew’s Tavern on Mills Avenue to the Breakthrough Theatre in Winter Park to, this year, a roving cargo van offering a twisted take on carpool karaoke. And the …
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Orlando Fringe Fest Logo, orlandofringe.org
Spotlight

Tips on Fringe


Full confession: I have been in a show at the Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival almost every single year since 2006. I love this festival so much that I wanted to take my entire segment and give you some tips for navigating the nation’s oldest fringe theatre festival. The annual Orlando fringe festival now in its 25th year is back this weekend and next. Before you arrive you can read schedules, reviews and descriptions on all the local news sites and you can even buy your tickets online and prep your whole fest experience beforehand. But I recommend doing what I do: just show up and pick a show! If it’s bad, you have something to talk about. If it’s …
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