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Werewolves, Zombies And More: Zombie Town At The Hippodrome

By on October 10th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 11:04 am

This Halloween season, the Gainesville Hippodrome State Theatre is bringing Zombie Town: A Documentary Play to the stage. WUFT News sat down with actor Logan Wolfe to talk about the upcoming show.

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Ocala Artwalk Offers Folk Artists Local Outlet

By on October 7th, 2013 | Last updated: October 7, 2013 at 5:59 pm

Downtown Ocala’s First Friday Artwalk is a hotspot for local folk artists to display, sell and get feedback on their creations.

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Gainesville Resident Takes On New Name: American Ninja Warrior

By on October 7th, 2013 | Last updated: October 7, 2013 at 4:27 pm

Gainesville resident Joyce Shahboz (wife of Marc Shahboz, pictured above) competed on NBC’s show “American Ninja Warrior” and now her family of four is taking on the name of “Ninja Clan” as they practice all kinds of physical activity from swimming to parkour.

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Honda’s Project Drive-In Saves an Ocala American Tradition

By on September 30th, 2013 | Last updated: October 1, 2013 at 8:36 am

The Ocala Drive-­In was one of nine outdoor theaters across the nation to receive a free digital projection system from American Honda Motor Co., through its Project Drive‐In initiative.

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Ocala Carnival To Raise Money For Local Charities

By on September 27th, 2013 | Last updated: September 27, 2013 at 10:46 am

The Last Stop Carnival debuts mid-October in Ocala and will donate all proceeds to charity.

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Families Cheer On Legacy Cars At Gainesville Raceway

By on September 17th, 2013 | Last updated: September 19, 2013 at 3:47 pm

For $25, North Central Florida families can bring their prized vehicles for up to a 145-mile-per-hour adrenaline rush. About 50 drivers participate in the races at a time.

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Harn Museum Exhibit Recreates Florida Sunrises

By on September 13th, 2013 | Last updated: September 13, 2013 at 4:32 pm

A Florida college student’s experiences watching more than 200 Florida sunrises over the course of a year inspired him to create the Sunrise Cube, an art installation that will be featured at the Harn Museum on Sunday.

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The Magic Lives On: J.K. Rowling Announces Potter-Related Movie

By on September 12th, 2013 | Last updated: September 13, 2013 at 1:40 pm

Thursday, author J.K. Rowling announced a new series of films set in the world of her “Harry Potter” series, igniting excitement from fans worldwide.

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Artist Shares Experience With Illness Through Art In Melrose

By on September 6th, 2013 | Last updated: September 6, 2013 at 7:40 pm

Friday Sept. 6 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Melrose will host an Art Walk that is free and open to the public. The event will feature Darlene Hinkle’s art chronicling her experience with fibromyalgia, an illness causing constant pain.

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High School Student Brings ‘Girl Rising’ To Gainesville

By on September 5th, 2013 | Last updated: September 5, 2013 at 2:17 pm

Ariana Agrios, 17, organized a campaign to sponsor a special screening of “Girl Rising” in Gainesville. The movie was created for the 10×10 act, which promotes education of girls worldwide.

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