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Category Archives: Arts and Entertainment
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.
By Max Mattern 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.
By Hanna Marcus 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.
By Jordan Albright 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.
By Maria Llorens 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.
By Chabeli Herrera 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.
By Justin Galicz 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.
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.