Civic Media Center celebrates Woody Guthrie’s 100th birthday for a cause
Saturday night from 8 p.m. to midnight the Civic Media Center and the Harvest of Hope Foundation will present the North Florida Woody Guthrie Centennial Celebration. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Donna Green-Townsend talked with Civic Media Center Founder and Board Member, Joe Courter and President of the Harvest of Hope Foundation, Phil Kellerman about the special night of music for a cause.
The special Woody Guthrie Centennial Celebration gets underway tomorrow night at 8 p.m. at the Repurpose Project on South Main Street in Gainesville.
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Cedar Key held its 51st annual Cedar Key Fine Arts Festival this past Saturday and Sunday, and experienced a large turnout from supporting counties and out-of-state visitors. The Festival showcased a number of different arts including jewelry, photography, wood making, and mixed media.
During Artwalk Gainesville, art and sculptures filled the streets around downtown Gainesville. The event provided visitors the opportunity to purchase different art and paintings while they visited the venues.
Gainesville couple Mark and Barbara Armbrecht travel North Central Florida to teach the blues in schools. Their work is a part of a blues society program aiming to spread blues education to school children.
The third Annual Gainesville Record Fair took place Sudnay at The Wooly in Downtown Gainesville. The fair featured 20 sellers and 25 tables.
Bo Diddley Plaza in downtown Gainesville is closing Sunday for renovations. The renovations are expected to last one year and will include additions to the performance area, a new café, an informational kiosk and relocating an existing bus stop.