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The proposed Florida state budget would decrease the arts budget from 26 million dollars to five million. Nonprofit arts organizations, like Gainesville’s Hippodrome, face an increasing need for community support.
Many local actors in North Florida are preparing for their holiday productions. That includes Rusty Salling, who has been playing Ebenezer Scrooge for more than 20 years. He will do so again starting Saturday at the Hippodrome Theater in downtown Gainesville.
Dance Alive, a Gainesville-based ballet company, put a new twist on “Phantom of the Opera” at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Friday night. The ballet company performed “Phantom: a Tale of Obsession,” a production that told the classic love story without words.
The Hippodrome opens this Friday with award-winning play “Other Desert Cities.”