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By Donna Green-Townsend on May 17th, 2013 | Last updated: May 17, 2013 at 4:15 pm
WUFT’s Donna Green-Townsend interviewed Hausch for nearly 35 minutes about topics spanning the theatre’s history, pivotal moments, famous plays and playwrights, and her plans for life beyond the Hippodrome.
By Virginia Hamrick and Donna Green-Townsend on April 26th, 2013 | Last updated: April 26, 2013 at 5:10 pm
A University of Florida team dedicated to researching the recent decline of oysters in Florida have discovered that the shortage is not due to the 2010 Gulf oil spill. Rather, the decline, which is affecting many fishermen and those involved in the industry, is due to drought and high salinity in the waters.
By Donna Green-Townsend on April 19th, 2013 | Last updated: April 19, 2013 at 8:48 pm
Earth Day will be celebrated Monday with the event, “Of Thirst, Beauty and Vision: Writing to save Our Waters.” Four Gainesville water writers, Cynthia Barnett, Jack E. Davis, Lola Haskins and Margaret Ross Tolbert will read excerpts from their books and participate in a discussion with Ron Cunningham.
By Donna Green-Townsend on April 16th, 2013 | Last updated: April 16, 2013 at 4:27 pm
The tragedy in Boston really struck home with Gainesville resident and local writer Shelley Fraser Mickle.
By Donna Green-Townsend on April 12th, 2013 | Last updated: April 12, 2013 at 6:16 pm
It’s opening night for the Hippodrome State Theatre’s production of “Robin Hood.” The action-packed play brings to life the adventures of the historic hero who is dedicated to taking a stance against injustice.
By Donna Green-Townsend on December 14th, 2012 | Last updated: December 17, 2012 at 10:21 am
WUFT’s Donna Green-Townsend spoke this afternoon with Dan Katz, morning producer in WSHU in Fairfield County, Ct., and former WUFT producer.
By Donna Green-Townsend on December 6th, 2012 | Last updated: December 7, 2012 at 6:58 pm
The Acrosstown Repertory Theatre is running its production of the Tony Award Winning play.
By Donna Green-Townsend and Mina Radman on November 26th, 2012 | Last updated: November 27, 2012 at 10:08 am
Lennie Kesl painted until the day he died. Kesl died Friday night after falling on stairs in his house.
By Donna Green-Townsend on November 13th, 2012 | Last updated: November 27, 2012 at 4:01 pm
From 1985 through the late 1990s, environmental activists fought to save the Redwoods in California. One of the leaders of the effort, Judi Bari, suffered critical injuries when someone bombed her car.
By Donna Green-Townsend on October 12th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 5:10 pm
The Hippodrome Theatre is launching what they call a “campy twist” on the Stephen King novel Carrie. The show, which opens tonight and runs through Nov. 4, is a comedic version of the classic King novel involving a young woman dealing with her peers and her fundamentalist mother.