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Category Archives: Arts and Entertainment
By James Thieke 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.
By Stephanie Fuenmayor on September 4th, 2013 | Last updated: September 5, 2013 at 7:29 am
The founder of a local music center has been providing lessons to at-risk and low-income students for more than a decade. Students play on the drum line for the ongoing University of Florida Gators’ soccer home games.
By Elise Giordano on September 4th, 2013 | Last updated: September 5, 2013 at 9:25 pm
A risqué variety show, featuring fire acts, dance routines, comedy and a live band, performed this week at The JAM.
By Brianna Donet on August 30th, 2013 | Last updated: August 30, 2013 at 12:32 pm
This weekend marks the 15th anniversary of the U.S. release of the popular “Harry Potter” series. The books still casts spells in North Florida and elsewhere.
By Donna Green-Townsend on August 16th, 2013 | Last updated: August 16, 2013 at 11:56 am
Musicians Gabe Valla and Sam Pacetti will give their long-awaited second performance at Gainesville’s Thomas Center on Saturday at 6:30 p.m.
Alan and Janet Alligood used Kickstarter in High Springs during April and May, raising more than $87,000 to fund renovations and a new projector at the Priest Theatre. The Hippodrome also began fundraising Monday, as both theaters need to transition from film to digital projector units.
By Donna Green-Townsend on July 10th, 2013 | Last updated: July 10, 2013 at 4:05 pm
Actors Jennifer Lauren Brown and Michael Hull of “Avenue Q.” The play, which is not recommended for children, runs through July 28 at the Hippodrome State Theatre.
By Ashira Morris on July 5th, 2013 | Last updated: July 5, 2013 at 3:26 pm
Less than a decade ago, the 400 block of South Main Street was not a destination for art. Today, it’s a thriving community of locally owned art spaces, the Civic Media Center and the Citizens Co-Op.
By Donna Green-Townsend on July 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: July 3, 2013 at 10:20 am
Fanfares and Fireworks will kick off the Fourth of July celebrations for Alachua County Wednesday night, and a host of other events are planned for the rest of the week.
By Kasey Greenhalgh on May 31st, 2013 | Last updated: May 31, 2013 at 4:46 pm
Avenue Q won three Tony Awards for best musical, best score, and best book. University of Florida professor of theatre and dance, Charlie Mitchell is co-directing the play in partnership with the Hippodrome,