Author Archives: Donna Green-Townsend
Robert “Hutch” Hutchinson was the only county commissioner serving when a nationwide search was last conducted to choose Alachua County’s manager.
A fiddle competition, banjo contest, and plenty of quintessential Florida food can be found at the 61st Florida Folk Festival this Memorial Day weekend.
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.
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.
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.
The tragedy in Boston really struck home with Gainesville resident and local writer Shelley Fraser Mickle.
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.
WUFT’s Donna Green-Townsend spoke this afternoon with Dan Katz, morning producer in WSHU in Fairfield County, Ct., and former WUFT producer.
The Acrosstown Repertory Theatre is running its production of the Tony Award Winning play.