Tag Archives: music

Tax referendum allows voters to decide on arts education

By on November 1st, 2012 | Last updated: December 17, 2012 at 4:51 pm

A tax referendum on the November ballot allows Alachua County voters to decide whether to continue publicly funding arts and music programs in local schools.

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Country rapper talks about his struggles with mainstream radio

By on October 18th, 2012 | Last updated: October 19, 2012 at 1:48 pm

Country music artist Colt Ford, who is scheduled to perform at the Florida Theater of Gainesville tonight, with doors opening at 8 p.m., spoke to a group of about 20 UF telecommunications students about his experiences in the music business Thursday afternoon.

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Marion County School District facing more cuts

By on August 16th, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:04 pm

Another round of budget cuts is hitting the Marion County school district, and as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Sanika Dange reports, this one could have significant effects on the county’s art and music programs.

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Remembering legendary guitarist Doc Watson

By on May 30th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:50 am

Doc Watson, the grammy award-winning guitarist who has influenced and been revered by virtually every great bluegrass flatpicker in the country has died. The 89-year-old musician, who was blind from age 1, had recently undergone abdominal surgery at a hospital in […]

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