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Pictures: Thousands Attend 33rd Gainesville Downtown Festival And Art Show

By on November 10th, 2014 | Last updated: November 10, 2014 at 12:08 pm

The 33rd Downtown Festival and Art Show drew artists, musicians, food vendors and attendees to the streets of downtown Gainesville this weekend.

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Pictures: FEST 13

By on November 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: November 3, 2014 at 3:07 pm

Independent music festival FEST celebrated its 13th year this weekend in downtown Gainesville.

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Ocala Symphony Orchestra Renovates Old Auditorium

By on October 16th, 2014 | Last updated: October 14, 2014 at 8:59 pm

The Ocala Symphony Orchestra is renovating the City Auditorium and renaming it The Reilly Arts Center. The renovations are part of the “Reinvent Tuscawilla Park” project, which aims to attract more people to the community.

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Florida Theater Renovations A Bright Spot In Limited Music Venue Options

By on October 14th, 2014 | Last updated: October 15, 2014 at 8:34 pm

The downtown Gainesville music venue formerly known as The Florida Theater will reopen as The Venue in early October.

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Mermaid Tail Tailors ‘Make Dreams Come True’

By on October 7th, 2014 | Last updated: October 16, 2014 at 12:06 pm

Mertailor, a Crystal River-based company, offers individuals a chance to become mermaids. Eric Ducharme, founder of the company, crafts spandex and silicon tails to make dreams come true.

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Puerto Rican Migrant Becomes Prominent Local Art Collector

By on October 1st, 2014 | Last updated: October 1, 2014 at 11:24 am

Hector Puig has always had a knack for art. Yet Puig would have never imagined he would be one of Gainesville’s most well-known art collectors. Puig grew up in Utuado, Puerto Rico. When he was 13, he and his family [...]

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GALLERY: Groundskeeping for the Gators

By on September 1st, 2014 | Last updated: September 1, 2014 at 1:58 pm
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GALLERY: Pizza Not Satchel Raye’s Only Passion

By on April 30th, 2014 | Last updated: April 30, 2014 at 4:50 pm

Though “Satch” is affectionately known around Gainesville for his pizza restaurant, his true passion lies in his art.

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GALLERY: Duck Derby

By on April 15th, 2014 | Last updated: April 15, 2014 at 1:50 pm

The sun was shining and fun was in abundance at Gainesville’s 3rd annual Duck Derby Sunday afternoon.

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GALLERY: Gainesville’s Weekend Arts Festivals

By on April 10th, 2014 | Last updated: April 10, 2014 at 10:00 am

Explore the Santa Fe Community Arts Festival and Gainesville’s Viva Europe Festival.

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