Tag Archives: Gainesville events

Locals Protest Shutdown at Yoho’s Office

By and on October 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: October 8, 2013 at 9:28 am

Locals protested the government shutdown and furlough on over 800,000 federal employees at Rep.Ted Yoho’s Gainesville office.

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Photos: Gainesville’s 44th annual Santa Fe College Spring Arts Festival

By on April 7th, 2013 | Last updated: April 16, 2013 at 1:43 pm

Thousands strolled the streets of downtown Gainesville Saturday and Sunday to peruse and purchase works of art in the 44th annual Santa Fe College Spring Arts Festival.

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Experimental Film Festival comes to Gainesville for ninth year

By on February 12th, 2013 | Last updated: February 12, 2013 at 8:09 am

The Florida Experimental Film Festival starts on Friday. The festival staff narrowed down more than 800 film entries to 71.

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Third annual Florida Earthskills Gathering starts today

By on January 31st, 2013 | Last updated: January 31, 2013 at 12:52 pm

About 30 minutes north of downtown Gainesville, past farm land and dirt roads, under shady trees and the bright sun, Finca Mycol bustled with volunteers Wednesday.

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Sunday Soirees are back at the Doris Bardon Community Cultural Center

By on July 13th, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:11 pm

The Doris Bardon Community Cultural Center is bringing back its Sunday Soirees.  The soirees were made popular by the late Gainesville activist Doris Bardon.  Gainesville musician Cathy Dewitt is helping to plan these weekend events, and says it’s great to [...]

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Civic Media Center celebrates Woody Guthrie’s 100th birthday for a cause

By on July 13th, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:12 pm

Saturday night from 8 p.m. to midnight the Civic Media Center and the Harvest of Hope Foundation will present the North Florida Woody Guthrie Centennial Celebration.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Donna Green-Townsend talked with Civic Media Center Founder and Board Member, [...]

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Gainesville Community Playhouse brings Hairspray to the stage Friday night

By on July 13th, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:13 pm

Jump back into time during the 1960s Civil Rights movement. That’s the time frame of the eight time Tony Award winning musical comedy Hairspray. The play opens Friday at the Gainesville Community Playhouse at the Vam York Theater. Florida’s 89.1. WUFT-FM’s Alexandra Morales [...]

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