Category Archives: Arts and Entertainment
Bob McPeek learns about the sacrifices his veteran father made throughout his life time after discovering a hand-written book of poems. The poems in the book, entitled “Rain or Mud, Shine or Blow,” told stories of his father’s time in war.
(Photo credit: Kim Walsh-Childers)
The NHS Band of Pride placed first in the 1A division at the Kingdom of the Sun Marching Band Festival at North Marion High School on Nov. 9 and will compete at the state competition Saturday.
The 32nd annual Fall Downtown Festival and Art Show drew artists to Gainesville from around Florida and beyond.
A street banner hanging between the Pi Kappa Alpha House and Ben Hill Griffin Stadium proclaims the festival for Oct. 16 and 17, a month behind the actual date: this Saturday and Sunday.
This weekend’s 32nd annual Downtown Festival and Art Show in Gainesville climbed into the number-10 spot on Sunshine Artist magazine’s “200 Best” list of fine arts festivals, moving up three spaces from last year.
MacArthur Fellow and mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile is performing Friday night 7:30 in the University Auditorium.
The Spirit of Suwannee Music Park will have a halloween-themed music festival from Thursday to Saturday. “Hulaween” is hosted by the band String Cheese Incident and is expected to bring many tourists to Suwannee County and nearby Live Oak.
Rachel Carson’s newest biographer, William Souder, will visit UF at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. He spoke with WUFT News about his book on Carson, the craft of biography, and his next project: a biography of John Steinbeck.
Get to know some of North Central Florida’s oldest bookstores, including places like O. Brisky Books and Book Gallery West, which in 2013 celebrates its 30th year in business.
Gainesville’s Civic Media Center is hosting a celebration Friday in honor of a milestone it has reached.