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Category Archives: Arts and Entertainment
By Colette DuChanois on November 15th, 2013 | Last updated: November 15, 2013 at 4:13 pm
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.
By Donna Green-Townsend on October 31st, 2013 | Last updated: October 31, 2013 at 4:25 pm
MacArthur Fellow and mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile is performing Friday night 7:30 in the University Auditorium.
By Jaime Sloane on October 30th, 2013 | Last updated: October 30, 2013 at 4:20 pm
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.
By Ethan Magoc on October 24th, 2013 | Last updated: October 24, 2013 at 3:06 pm
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.
By Chabeli Herrera on October 21st, 2013 | Last updated: December 4, 2013 at 5:24 pm
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.
By Brittany Bokzam on October 19th, 2013 | Last updated: October 19, 2013 at 9:44 pm
Gainesville’s Civic Media Center is hosting a celebration Friday in honor of a milestone it has reached.
By Erica A. Hernandez on October 16th, 2013 | Last updated: October 16, 2013 at 3:20 pm
“We’ll premiere it a festival hopefully in early 2014,” Bowers said of the new movie. “Yeah, we’ll definitely have a screening in Gainesville.”
By Sarah Daly 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.
By Patrick Kelly 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.
By Katina Prokos 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.