Celebrating zoo keepers at Santa Fe College
You may not know it, but if you like visiting zoos and aquariums, you depend on these people. We’re talking zoo keepers, who are being recognized this week as part of National Zoo Keeper week. Many of the people who work in those facilities, come from Santa Fe College in Gainesville. Director of Santa Fe’s teaching zoo Jonathon Miot told Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Tom Krynski that the college is celebrating its program and students this week:
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Gainesville’s Thomas Center Galleries are hosting the exhibit AQUIFERious: Enter the Springs starting October 1. The exhibit features art, photography and map’s of Florida’s springs from various artists.
Lake Butler resident Steven Spitzer published his first three books in September. Inspired by a series of events in his life and the lives of his friends, his books contain twisted and dark humor.
The Harn is celebrating its 25th anniversary with an exhibit, opening Friday, that will encourage visitors to discuss the works across time periods and cultures. The exhibit will run through Jan. 3.
Less Than Jake, a Gainesville-born punk-rock band popular since the ’90s, played their annual Gainesville show on Labor Day weekend. Fans came from across the state and across the country to see the band.
Gainesville native D.A. Jackson has released his second short film based on Marvel Comics’ superhero Black Panther which has gotten positive feedback from fans and movie festivals alike. Jackson and his crew at Workhorse Pictures have been honored with the opportunity to be panelists at Urban Action Expo in November.